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Two 400-level courses taken after 4 credits of 300-level courses
The remainder of the courses may be taken according to interest and category so that the student takes:
Four courses in British and American literature with at least one from each
Two courses in comparative/global literature (but only one of ENG 220 or ENG 360)
Three courses in writing, rhetoric and/or theory
Students with a major or minor in English must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 for all coursework in the major or minor.
Creative Writing Concentration
English majors may apply for a concentration in creative writing. To be considered, students must have completed two creative writing courses and submit an application with two writing samples of poetry, prose or playscripts. See department chair for application. The concentration requires 20 credits (two courses beyond the standard major requirements).