2017-18 University Bulletin 
    Dec 10, 2022  
2017-18 University Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English: Literature Track, B.A.

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NY State Program Code: 04132
HEGIS Code: 1501.00
CIP Code: 23.0101

(36 credits)

General Education Requirements

All students must satisfy the University’s General Education and foreign language requirements , in addition to the requirements for the major.

Mapping the Field (12 credits)

Explorations (21 credits total)

Literary History (6 credits)

At least 3 credits must be taken in Medieval to Renanissance, indicated by *. The other 3 credits can come from any of the classes in this category.

Additional Explorations (9 credits)

In addition to the above requirements, students will select from the department’s 200- and 300- level offerings to complete the Explorations portion of the Major. Of these 9 credits, at least 3 credits must be a 300-level “Literary History” or “Critical Perspectives” literature course.  Students may request approval from the chair for a class from outside the major to count as an “Explorations” class.

Semester Sequence

Degree: B.A.
Required GPA: 2.0
Credits Required for Major: 36
Credits Required to Graduate: 120

Course Credits Freshmen Sophomore Junior Senior
    Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring
ENG (0122) 231 Literature in English I* 3 or ✓            
ENG (0122) 232 Literature in English II* 3   or ✓          
ENG (0122) 233 Literature in English III* 3     or ✓        
ENG (0122) 250 The Study of Literature* 3     or ✓        
Literature Track
Creative Writing Track


Level I-IV Language ** 0-12 or ✓ or ✓ or ✓ or ✓
*Students must receive a C or better in these classes
**Students may elect to sit for the language competency examination to be exempt from the foreign language requirement

Literature Capstone Seminar (3 credits)

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