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Degree Requirements

BA in English Literature & Writing

Literature Concentration

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
Senior Thesis

Concentration Coursework - 39 credits

REQUIRED CONCENTRATION COURSES (12 crs.)
Shakespeare

One Pre-1800 Period Study
Choose from:
Medieval Literature & Culture
Early Modern Literature & Culture
Eighteenth-Century Literature & Culture

One Post-1800 Period Study
Choose from:
Nineteenth-Century Literature & Culture
Modernist Literature & Culture
Postmodern Literature & Culture
Contemporary Literature & Culture

One Literary Genre course
Choose from:
African-American Autobiography
Drama
Poetry
The Short Story
The Novel
The Graphic Novel

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.

 

 

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