Francesca G. Varela, a graduate of show:tell, Marylhurst's summer camp for teen writers and artists, published her first novel in 2014.
BA in English Literature & Writing
60 credits required for major
54 credits required for Marylhurst Core
66 credits general electives
180 TOTAL CREDITS required for degree
Core Courses - 21 credits
Introduction to Literature & Writing
Introduction to Literary Genres
Literary & Critical Theory
Survey of American Literature
Survey of British Literature
A World/Ethnic Literature or Gender Studies course
Concentration Coursework - 39 credits
REQUIRED CONCENTRATION COURSES (12 crs.)
UPPER-DIVISION ELECTIVES IN LITERATURE (9 crs.)
Any 300- or 400-level literature course
ELECTIVES (18 crs.)
Any literature or writing course. Select courses in career services, communication studies and culture & media studies also fulfill this requirement.
Please see the current Marylhurst University catalog for complete information.