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2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English, Dramatic and Film Arts Emphasis, BA

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English Major Requirements

Subject areas

The remaining NINE courses will be taken from the following five subject areas. Students must take at least ONE course in each subject area.

Students must also take

Students must also take at least one course that fulfills each of the four following areas (these will be satisfied in the above subject categories):

  • British literature
  • American literature
  • Pre-1800 literature
  • Diverse literatures

The department recommends the study of foreign languages. Especially those students who plan to do graduate work should consult their advisors about work in other languages (e.g., German, French, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, Latin and Greek).

Dramatic and Film Arts Emphasis

The English major provides a broad foundation in the discipline. Students who desire to focus on a specific area of interest may do so by choosing electives within the major that meet the following requirements:


Other English and upper-division January Term courses with film or drama-based content may also apply to the emphasis.

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