Jay Ponteri, English literature & writing faculty, won the Sarah Winnemucca Award for Creative Nonfiction for his memoir, Wedlocked, in March 2014.
BA in English Literature & Writing
Minimum of 180 total quarter credits
Minimum of 60 upper-division credits
Minimum of 45 credits from Marylhurst
60 credits required for major
Required Core Courses - 21 credits
Introduction to Literature & Writing
Introduction to Literary Genres
Literary & Critical Theory
Survey of American Literature
Survey of British Literature
One World or Ethnic Literature course
Concentration Coursework - 39 credits
Required concentration courses - 12 crs.
One Post-1800 Period Study
Literature & Culture of the Romantic Period
Nineteenth-Century Literature & Culture
Modernist Literature & Culture
Postmodern Literature & Culture
Contemporary Literature & Culture
Upper-division electives in literature - 9 crs.
Any 300- or 400- literature course
Electives - 18 crs.
Any literature or writing course
Please see the current Marylhurst University catalog for complete information.