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Degree Requirements

BA in English Literature & Writing

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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
One World/Ethnic Literature or Gender Studies course
Senior Thesis

Concentration Coursework - 39 credits

REQUIRED CONCENTRATION COURSES (27 crs.)
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The Graphic Novel
Hypertext & E-Literature
One Studio Art course (drawing, photography, design, painting)
One Film course
One Writing Seminar I seminar
Shakespeare or one Period Study course

Choose two of the following:
Medieval Literature & Culture
Modernist Literature & Culture
Postmodern Literature & Culture
Literature & Maps
New Media & Digital Culture
Topics in Media Studies
Special Topics in Digital Humanities

Digital Storytelling
Writing Seminar II: Creative Nonfiction
Writing Seminar II: Poetry
Writing Seminar II: Short Fiction
Writing Seminar II: Dramatic Writing
One additional Writing Seminar I course
One additional Studio Art course

ELECTIVES (12 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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