English A.B. - Literature Concentration

A Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in English and a concentration in Literature requires the completion of the Elon Core Curriculum as well as the Major Requirements listed below.

Major Requirements

Literature requirements:

ENG 2900LITERARY STUDIES: THEORIES AND METHODS

4 sh

ENG 4970SENIOR SEMINAR: LITERATURE

4 sh

ENG 0070SENIOR COMPREHENSIVE EVALUATION

0 sh

Choose one course from the following: 4 sh

ENG 2210BRITISH LITERATURE BEFORE 1800

4 sh

ENG 2220BRITISH LITERATURE AFTER 1800

4 sh

ENG 2230AMERICAN LITERATURE BEFORE 1865

4 sh

ENG 2240AMERICAN LITERATURE AFTER 1865

4 sh

ENG 2250AFRICAN-AMERICAN LITERATURE BEFORE 1945

4 sh

ENG 2260AFRICAN-AMERICAN LITERATURE SINCE 1945

4 sh

Choose five courses from the following; at least three must be at the 300-level or above: 20 sh

ENG 2210BRITISH LITERATURE BEFORE 1800

4 sh

ENG 2220BRITISH LITERATURE AFTER 1800

4 sh

ENG 2230AMERICAN LITERATURE BEFORE 1865

4 sh

ENG 2240AMERICAN LITERATURE AFTER 1865

4 sh

ENG 2250AFRICAN-AMERICAN LITERATURE BEFORE 1945

4 sh

ENG 2260AFRICAN-AMERICAN LITERATURE SINCE 1945

4 sh

ENG 2320LITERATURE OF EAST ASIA

4 sh

ENG 2330THE BEAT GENERATION

4 sh

ENG 2360AFRICAN-AMERICAN MUSICAL AND LITERARY TRADITIONS

4 sh

ENG 2340CARIBBEAN LITERATURE

4 sh

ENG 2350ASIAN-AMERICAN LITERATURE

4 sh

ENG 2580MODERN DRAMA

4 sh

ENG 2590LITERATURE OF THE HOLOCAUST

4 sh

ENG 2600LITERATURE AND THE LAW

4 sh

ENG 3200CLASSICAL LITERATURE

4 sh

ENG 3210RENAISSANCE LITERATURE

4 sh

ENG 3300THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE

4 sh

ENG 3310APPALACHIAN LITERATURE

4 sh

ENG 3800ADVANCED WORLD LITERATURE

4 sh

ENG 3320LITERATURE OF THE SOUTH

4 sh

ENG 3920WOMEN IN LITERATURE: FEMINIST APPROACHES

4 sh

ENG 3340NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE

4 sh

ENG 3810LATIN AMERICAN LITERATURE AND CULTURE

4 sh

ENG 3301PARIS AND THE EXPATRIATES

4 sh

ENG 3820ASIAN LITERATURE

4 sh

ENG 3830AFRICAN EXPERIENCE IN LITERATURE

4 sh

ENG 3330AMERICAN ENVIRONMENTAL WRITERS

4 sh

ENG 3420SHAKESPEARE

4 sh

ENG 3510THE NOVEL

4 sh

ENG 3520DRAMA

4 sh

ENG 3530POETRY

4 sh

ENG 3540THE SHORT STORY

4 sh

ENG 3560NONFICTION

4 sh

ENG 3590AFRICAN-AMERICAN NOVELS

4 sh

ENG 3900TEACHING LITERATURE: CANONS, CULTURES AND CLASSROOMS

4 sh

ENG 3840MIDDLE EASTERN LITERATURE

4 sh

ENG 3580YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE

4 sh

Additional Major requirements outside of the literature concentration: 12 sh

  • Choose one ENG language course 4 sh
  • Choose one ENG or PWR writing course 4 sh
  • Choose one additional ENG writing or ENG language course (ENG/PWR double majors may choose an additional PWR writing course to fulfill this requirement) 4 sh

 

ENG Language Courses

ENG 2040LANGUAGE IN SOCIETY

4 sh

ENG 2050GRAMMAR

4 sh

ENG 3010INTRODUCTION TO LINGUISTICS

4 sh

ENG 3020HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE

4 sh

ENG 3050AMERICAN ENGLISH

4 sh

ENG 3060TEACHING ENGLISH TO SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES (TESOL): THEORY AND PRACTICE

4 sh

Writing Courses

PWR 2130PUBLISHING AND EDITING I

4 sh

PWR 2120MULTIMEDIA AND VISUAL RHETORICS I

4 sh

ENG 2130INTRODUCTION TO CREATIVE WRITING

4 sh

ENG 2140CREATIVE WRITING: POETRY READING/WRITING

4 sh

PWR 2110PROFESSIONAL WRITING AND RHETORIC

4 sh

PWR 2100PROFESSIONAL WRITING AND TECHNOLOGY STUDIO

4 sh

ENG 2090WRITING STUDIES SURVEY

4 sh

PWR 2170WRITING AS INQUIRY

4 sh

PWR 3110UNDERSTANDING RHETORIC

4 sh

PWR 3130PUBLISHING AND EDITING II

4 sh

PWR 3120MULTIMEDIA AND VISUAL RHETORICS II

4 sh

PWR 3190SPECIAL TOPICS IN PROFESSIONAL WRITING AND RHETORIC

4 sh

ENG 3150INTERMEDIATE CREATIVE WRITING: NONFICTION

4 sh

ENG 3160INTERMEDIATE CREATIVE WRITING: POETRY

4 sh

ENG 3170INTERMEDIATE CREATIVE WRITING: FICTION

4 sh

ENG 3090WRITING CENTER WORKSHOP

4 sh

PWR 3210WRITING GRANTS

4 sh

PWR 3220WRITING SCIENCE

4 sh

PWR 3230WRITING CIVIC ACTION

4 sh

ENG 3910MEDIA STORM

4 sh

ENG 4130ADVANCED CREATIVE WRITING

4 sh

ENG 4160TEACHING CREATIVE WRITING IN THE COMMUNITY

4 sh

Double Concentrations and Double Majors

Students are encouraged to pursue a double concentration to study the interconnectedness of writing and reading literature (literature/creative writing) or a double major in English to combine liberal arts and pre-professional training (ENG/PWR). Completing a dual concentration or double major in English requires a capstone experience in each area. For more information, see your English or PWR major advisor or the English department chair.

Total Credit Hours: 44

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