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English Curriculum - Literature, Film, and Culture Option

Current Students:

See the Recommended Academic Plans and Checksheets for more detailed course recommendations and refer to the University Bulletin for course descriptions and more degree requirements.

Prospective Students:

Typical Course Sequence

This is meant to be representative of a typical course sequence for the English-Literature, Film, and Culture bachelor's degree program. Schedules will vary by student, depending on areas of interest.

Semester 1 Credits   Semester 2 Credits
Foreign Language I 3 The Graphic Novel (example) 3
Math course 3 Social and Behavioral Science course 3
Rhetoric and Composition 3 Humanities course 3
Arts course 3 Natural Science course 3
First-Year Seminar 1 Foreign Language II 4
Health and Physical Activity 1.5 Total Credits 16
Total Credits 15.5    
 
Semester 3     Semester 4  
Introduction to Critical Reading 3 Literature and Culture 3
Globality and Literature 3 Effective Writing: Writing in the Humanities 3
Math course 3 Literature and Empire (example) 3
Foreign Language III 3 Humanities course 3
Effective Speech 3 Natural Science course w/lab 3-4
Total Credits 16 Total Credits 15-16
 
Semester 5     Semester 6  
Aesthetics 3 Contemporary Literary and Cultural Theory 3
Shakespeare or the English Renaissance 3 Narrative Theory: Film and Literature 3
Intro to Film Studies 3 Social and Behavioral Science course 3
Natural Science course 3 The Short Story (example) 3
Other Culture course 3 Elective 3
Total Credits 15 Total Credits 15
 
Semester 7     Semester 8  
Teaching Children's Literature (example) 3 Senior Thesis in English 3
Mapping Identity, Difference, and Place (example) 3 Writing for the Web 3
Arts course 3 Arts course 3
Humanities course 3 Elective 3
Health and Physical Activity 1.5 Social and Behavioral Science course 3
Total Credits 13.5 Total Credits 15
       
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