English Language and Literature Major, BA

(NYC)

Offers three concentrations in writing, literature, and related disciplines in preparation for a wide variety of careers as well as for graduate study.

University Core – (44-55)

Major Courses – (36)

Students choose ONE of three concentrations:

Concentration In Literature (36)

LIT 319Introduction to Literary Studies for Majors

3 credits

ELEVEN 300-level LIT courses as follows: (33)

Note: This group of eleven 300-level courses must include at least two courses each in British and American Literature and a minimum of two courses each in pre-1800 LIT and post-1800 LIT.

TWO British LIT courses (pre-1800 and/or post-1800)

6 credits

TWO American LIT courses (pre-1800 and/or post-1800)

6 credits

SEVEN 300-level LIT courses

Concentration In Writing and Literature (36)

Note: With department chair's permission a student with a 3.0 QPA and 90 undergraduate credits may substitute 6 credits of coursework from the Graduate Publishing Program.

SIX 300-level ENG courses

18 credits

LIT 319Introduction to Literary Studies for Majors

3 credits

LIT

3 credits

LIT

3 credits

LIT

3 credits

LIT

3 credits

LIT

3 credits

Concentration In Literature And Culture (36)

LIT 303Introduction to Cultural Studies

3 credits

FOUR 300-level LIT courses: (12)

LIT 319Introduction to Literary Studies for Majors

3 credits

LIT

3 credits

LIT

3 credits

LIT

3 credits

TWO 300-level ENG courses (6)

TWO FSS film courses from the following list: (6)

FSS 202History of Film

3 credits

FSS 203The Art of Film

3 credits

LIT 348Literature and Film

3 credits

FSS 386Seminar on Film

3 credits

ONE Women’s and Gender Studies course from the following list: (3)

WS 220The Medieval Woman

3 credits

WS 266Gender, Race and Class

3 credits

WS 267Meanings and Models of Motherhood in European History and Literature

6 credits

WS 268Men and Masculinities

3 credits

WS 269Lesbians in Literature and Film

3 credits

WS 271Women in Jeopardy

3 credits

WS 380Seminar in Feminist Theory

3 credits

TWO additional courses from the following list: (6)

300-level Writing courses, 300-level Literature courses, FSS 200/300-level courses selected from above FSS list, WS 200/300-level courses from above WS list

Open Electives – (37-48)

Total Credit Hours: 128

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