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Degree Requirements

BA in English Literature & Writing

Literature Concentration

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
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:
Literature & Culture of the Romantic Period
Nineteenth-Century Literature & Culture
Modernist Literature & Culture
Postmodern Literature & Culture
Contemporary Literature & Culture

One Literary Genre course
Choose from:
Topics in Autobiography
Drama
Poetry
The Short Story
The Novel
The Graphic Novel

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.

 

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