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English Major Four-Year Plan 2016-17

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Suggested Four-Year Curriculum for a Major in English

Course Number Course Name Course Hours
BTGE-1720 Spiritual Formation 3
COM-1100 Fundamentals of Speech 3
ENG-1400 Composition 3
GBIO-1000 Principles of Biology 3.5
GSS-1100 Politics and American Culture 3
HUM-1400 Introduction to the Humanities 3
LIT-1990 First-Year Seminar 3
PEF-1990 Physical Activity and the Christian Life 2
History Elective 3
Quantitative Elective 3
Social Science/Global Awareness Elective 3
Total 32.5
Course Number Course Name Course Hours
BTGE-2730 Old Testament Literature 3
BTGE-2740 New Testament Literature 3
ENG-2230 Advanced Composition 3
LIT-2090 Literary Analysis 3
LIT-2390 Survey of American Literature to 1800 3
LIT-2430 Survey of British Literature to 1800 3
LIT-2440 Survey of British Literature from 1800 to present 3
Physical Science Elective 3.5
Electives 7
Total 31.5
Course Number Course Name Course Hours
BTGE-3755 Theology I 3
BTGE-3765 Theology II 3
LIT-3350 Shakespeare 3
Literature Electives: Historical Studies in English 6
Literature Electives: Studies in Modern Literature 6
Electives 12
Total 33
Course Number Course Name Course Hours
LIT-4220 English Seminar 3
Literature Electives: Genre Studies 6
Electives in English/Literature 10
Humanities Elective 3
Electives 9
Total 31

English Electives

Course Number Course Name Course Hours
Select two of the following courses:
LIT-3380 Contemporary British Literature 3
LIT-3400 Contemporary Studies in World Literature 3
LIT-3510 Modern American Literature 3
LIT-4510 Recent American Literature 3
Course Number Course Name Course Hours
Select two of the following courses:
ENG-3060 The English Language 3
LIT-3170 American Literature: 1820 - 1865 3
LIT-3180 American Literature: 1865 - 1914 3
LIT-3320 Renaissance Literature 3
LIT-3330 18th Century British Literature 3
LIT-3340 British Romantic and Victorian Literature 3
LIT-4450 Milton: Poetry and Selected Prose 3
Course Number Course Name Course Hours
Select two of the following courses:
LIT-2120 History of Literary Criticism 3
LIT-2130 Dramatic Literature 3
LIT-3310 English Novel 3
LIT-3420 American Novel 3
LIT-4310 Literary Theory 3
LIT-4420 European Novel 3