English Literature

Description
Students pursuing a concentration English literature study British, American and global literatures in English from the earliest writings to the present.

Requirements

  • Students must complete a minimum of 24 credit hours including 12 of upper division hours for this concentration.
  • A minimum 6 upper division hours must be taken in courses offered by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
  • All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.
  • Internships (ENG 484) are encouraged; see English Internship Coordinator for more information.Students may select only one concentration from the Department of English for the Interdisciplinary Studies degree.
  • * These courses require prerequisites of ENG 200 with C or better AND one 200-level literature course with C or better.

Core

ENG 200 Critical Reading and Writing about Literature, L or HU (3)

Areas and Periods 9 hours (one of which must be 400 level)
Select one course from three of the following four clusters.

Literature and Culture Before 1800

ENG 201 World Literature, HU & H & G (3)

ENG 202 World Literature, HU & H (3)

ENG 221 Survey of English Literature, HU (3)

ENG 241 Literatures of the United States to 1860, HU (3)

ENG 303 Classical Backgrounds of English Literature, HU (3)

ENG 315 Medieval Literature in Translation, HU (3)

ENG 321 Shakespeare, L or HU

ENG 325 Restoration and the 18th Century (3)

ENG 326 English Drama 1660-1800, HU (3)

ENG 328 The Novel to Jane Austen, HU & H (3)

ENG 415 Studies in Medieval Literature and Culture, HU (3)*

ENG 416 Chaucer in Middle English, HU (3)*

ENG 418 Renaissance Literature, L or HU (3)*

ENG 421 Studies in Shakespeare, HU (3)*

ENG 422 Special Topics in Shakespeare, HU (3)*

ENG 423 Renaissance Drama, L or HU (3)*

ENG 424 Milton, HU (3)*

ENG 425 Studies in Romanticism, HU (3)*

ENG 427 Studies in 18th Century Literature and Culture, HU (3)*

ENG 476 Studies in Folklore, (L or HU or SB) & C (3)*

Literature and Culture After 1800

ENG 204 Introduction to Contemporary Literature, HU (3)

ENG 222 Survey of English Literature, HU & H (3)

ENG 242 Literatures of the United States, 1860 to Present, HU (3)

ENG 329 19th Century British Fiction, L or HU (3)

ENG 330 19th Century British Poetry (3)

ENG 333 American Ethnic Literature, (L or HU) & C (3)

ENG 335 American Poetry (3) (Prerequisite(s): ENG 102, ENG 105, or ENG 108 with C or better)

ENG 337 Major American Novels, L or HU (3)

ENG 338 Protest Literature (3) (Prerequisite(s): ENG 102, ENG 105, or ENG 108 with C or better; minimum 24 earned hours; credit is allowed for ENG 394 (Banned Literature), 338 or 440 (American Protest Novels))

ENG 342 20th Century British and Irish Literature, HU (3)

ENG 345 Selected Authors or Issues (3-4)

ENG 352 Short Story, L or HU (3)

ENG 353 African American literature: Beginnings through the Harlem Renaissance (L or HU) & C (3)

ENG 354 African American Literature: Harlem Renaissance to the Present (L or HU) & C (3)

ENG 359 Indigenous American Literature (L or HU) & C (3)

ENG 360 Western American Literature, L or HU (3)

ENG 363 Transborder Mexican and Chicano/a Literature of the Southwest North America, (L or HU) & C (3)

ENG 364 Women and Literature, HU (3)

ENG 369 Science Fiction Studies (3)

ENG 426 British Culture and Empire (3) (Prerequisites: One course in ARS, ENG, or HST at 200 level or higher with B or better)

ENG 429 Studies in European Literature and Culture (3)* (Credit is allowed for only ENG 429 or SLC 429)

ENG 430 Studies in Victorian Literature and Culture, L or HU (3)*

ENG 434 Studies in the Literature and Culture of the Americas, HU & C (3)*

ENG 436 Studies in Anglophone Literature and Culture (3)*

ENG 440 Studies in American Literature and Culture, HU (3)*

ENG 442 Studies in 20th Century British and Irish Literature and Culture (3)*

ENG 444 Studies in American Romanticism, HU (3)*

ENG 445 Studies in American Realism, L or HU (3)

ENG 452 Studies in the Novel, HU (3)

ENG 457 Studies in American Poetry, HU (3)

ENG 461 Studies in Women and Literature, HU (3)

ENG 465 Studies in Film (3-4)

ENG 469 Science and Literature, L or HU (3)*

ENG 470 Symbols and Archetypes in Children's Literature, L or HU (3)

ENG 471 Literature for Young Adults, HU (3)*

Literary Theory and Interdisciplinary Studies

ENG 400 History of Literary Criticism, (L or HU) & H (3)*

ENG 401 Topics in Critical Theory (3) (Prerequisite(s): ENG 200 with C or better and one 200-level literature course with C or better OR New College or Integrative Sciences and Arts undergraduate student and minimum junior academic level and one 200-level (or higher) English course with C or better)

ENG 434 Studies in the Literature and Culture of the Americas, HU & C (3)*

ENG 436 Studies in Anglophone Literature and Culture (3)*

ENG 469 Science and Literature, L or HU (3)*

ENG 472 Rhetorical Studies, L (3) (Prerequisites: Completed ENG 102, 105, or 108 with C or better; Minimum 56 hours)

Transnational, Postcolonial and Global Literatures

ENG 201 World Literature, HU & H & G (3)

ENG 202 World Literature, HU & H (3)

ENG 359 Indigenous American Literature (L or HU) & C (3)

ENG 363 Transborder Mexican and Chicano/a Literature of the Southwest North America, (L or HU) & C (3)

ENG 429 Studies in European Literature and Culture (3)

ENG 434 Studies in the Literature and Culture of the Americas, HU & C (3)*

ENG 436 Studies in Anglophone Literature and Culture (3)*

ENG 457 Studies in American Poetry, HU (3)

ENG 461 Studies in Women and Literature, HU (3)

Electives 12 hours
Three to nine hours must be upper division.

Any ENG 200, 300 or 400 level course.

 

All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 12 credit hour core.

BIS 301, BIS 302 and BIS 402 courses require:

  • A meeting with your academic advisor to:
    Ensure both of your concentration areas have been declared
    Are working towards completing (or have completed) 1-2 courses in each declared concentration

  • One course meeting general studies MA requirement
  • ENG 102 or ENG 105 or ENG 108 or First Year Composition Completed
  • Minimum 2.00 GPA

Required Courses (12 credit hours):

BIS 301 Foundations of Interdisciplinary Studies, L (3)

BIS 302 Interdisciplinary Inquiry (3)
     Prerequisite(s): BIS 301 with C or better

BIS 401 Applied Interdisciplinary Studies (3) (requires application)
     Prerequisites: BIS 301 with C or better; BIS 302 with C or better; Minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

BIS 402 Senior Seminar, L (3)
     Prerequisite(s): BIS 301 with C or better; BIS 302 with C or better

For important information, additional major requirements, course descriptions, and application deadlines: Interdisciplinary Studies Core Courses

For assistance in selecting your concentration areas of study complete the Interdisciplinary Studies concentration workshop: Interdisciplinary Studies Pre-Advising Workshop

Transfer to ASU transfer.asu.edu

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students transfer.asu.edu/maricopa

  • Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
  • MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
  • Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult transfer.asu.edu/maricopa for verification.

Year

Year

2016-17

Campus

Campus

Tempe

Advising

Advising

Interdisciplinary Studies Advising
cisa.asu.edu/advising
All appointments:
480-965-4464

Downtown Phoenix
Arizona Center, Suite 380

Polytechnic
Santa Catalina Hall

Tempe
Urban Systems Engineering

Online
480-965-4464

 

DARs Code

DARs Code

LAENGEMPT

College/School

College/School

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Concentration Contact

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