Requirements for the Double Major

Courses only fulfill the requirement under which they are listed. See the full course listing. For other restrictions, please see the section "Special Notes Relating to Undergraduates" in the Bulletin.

This major may be declared upon the completion of three courses in directed writing and a course focused on close reading. Fourteen semester courses are required; fifteen if pursuing honors in literature or the poetry or fiction thesis option.

Course Requirements

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Majors as of Fall 2016

Required

  • Close Reading Course: ENG 10b, ENG 11a or ENG 11b

  • Two courses Pre-1800

  • Two courses Post-1800

  • One course in Literary Theory

  • One course in Media/Film

  • One Multicultural/World Anglophone course

  • One elective course

  • One course in a studio or performing art

  • At least two of the above courses must be 100-level courses (excluding courses ending in 9).

  • At least two courses in which students must write papers of 12+ pages (courses ending in 9 are excluded).

  • Four Directed Writing courses

Not Required

  • One Foundational Text course (can be taken as an elective)

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Majors Before Fall 2016

Required

  • Close Reading Course: ENG 1a or ENG 11a

  • One Foundational Text course: ENG 10a, ENG 10b, ENG 11b, ENG 132b, or HUM 10a.

  • Two courses Pre-1800

  • Two courses Post-1800

  • One course in Literary Theory OR one course in Media/Film

  • One Multicultural/World Anglophone course

  • One elective course

  • One course in a studio or performing art

At least two of the above courses must be 100-level courses (excluding courses ending in 9).

  • Four Directed Writing courses