Major in English Literature (B.A.)
ENL102Survey of British Literature I4
ENL202Survey of British Literature II4
ENL204American Literary Traditions4
ENL498
ENL499
Research Seminar in English
and Senior Seminar in Literature
4
Choose one of the following from Shakespeare courses:4
Shakespeare: The Art of the Dramatist
Drama in Great Britain
Choose one of the following from Pre-Modern British Literature courses:4
Chaucer and Writers of Arthurian Quests
Milton and the Seventeenth Century
Enlightenment and Romantic British Literature
Choose two of the following from Modern and Contemporary Literature courses:8
Studies in American Literature: The Civil War
Stories of Refugees and Migrants in America
20th Century Literature
Contemporary Literature
Literature on Location: Major British Authors
Topics in Literary Studies
Major32
General Education49-50
Electives41-43
Total Credits122-125
1

This course meets a General Education requirement. 

2

This requirement can be fulfilled by LAT102S, SPA300, SPA305, SPA312, SPA313 or SPA318.

Ministry Scholars B.A. to M.A. Academic Plans

B.A. in English Literature 2017-2018: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ENL102 Survey of British Literature I4Elective 3GES130 Christianity Western Culture4
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 Mathematics (M) course 3
GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4 GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3
GES160 Inquiry Seminar3 Second Language (S) course1 4
 14 3 14
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ENL204 American Literary Traditions4Elective 3ENL202 Survey of British Literature II4
Laboratory Science (D) course 4 THE201 Christian Theology3
Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3 World Cultures (U) course 3
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 Elective 3
Elective 3 Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3
 15 3 13-16
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ENL215U or 365 (fall or spring, even years)2 World Literature, Topics in Literary Studies4Science, Technology and Society (K) course 3ENL303 or 321 (England Term, fall odd years) Shakespeare: The Art of the Dramatist4
Electives 12 ENL313 or 311 (spring, odd years) Studies in American Literature: The Harlem Renaissance, Studies in American Literature: The Civil War4
  Literature choice: ENL301, 304, or 309 (courses alternate by year - spring only) , Milton and the Seventeenth Century, or Enlightenment and Romantic British Literature4
  Electives 3
 16 3 15
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ENL498 Research Seminar in English1Interim Off ENL499 Senior Seminar in Literature3
Literature choice: ENL350 (fall, even years), or ENL352 (fall, odd years), or ENL354 (England term fall, odd years) , Contemporary Literature4 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3
Comparative Systems (G) course 3 Electives 6
Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 Cross Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3
Elective 3  
 14 0 12-15
Total Credits: 122-128
1

 Students must compete through the second semester of a first year course or equivalent.

2

 This requirement can also be fulfilled by  LAT102S, SPA300,SPA305, SPA312, SPA313, or SPA318.

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant only.)

B.A. in English Literature 2017-2018: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ENL102 Survey of British Literature I4GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3
Elective 3 Mathematics (M) course 3
GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 Second Language (S) course1 4
 14 4 14
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ENL204 American Literary Traditions4Elective 3ENL202 Survey of British Literature II4
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 World Cultures (U) course 3
Laboratory Science (D) course 4 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1
Elective 3 Electives 6
 15 3 14
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ENL215U or 365 (fall or spring, even years)2 World Literature, Topics in Literary Studies4Science, Technology and Society (K) course 3ENL321 Drama in Great Britain4
Electives 9 ENL311 or 313 Studies in American Literature: The Civil War or Studies in American Literature: The Harlem Renaissance4
Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3 Literature choice: ENL301, 304, or 309 (courses alternate by year - spring only) , Milton and the Seventeenth Century, or Enlightenment and Romantic British Literature4
  Elective 3
 13-16 3 15
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ENL498 Research Seminar in English1Interim Off ENL499 Senior Seminar in Literature3
Literature choice: ENL350 (fall, even years), or ENL352 (fall, odd years), or ENL354 (England term fall, odd years) , Contemporary Literature4 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3
Comparative Systems (G) course 3 Electives 6
Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 Cross Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3
Elective 4  
 15 0 12-15
Total Credits: 122-128
1

 Students must compete through the second semester of a first year course or equivalent.

2

 This requirement can also be fulfilled by LAT102S, SPA300, SPA305, SPA312, SPA313, or SPA318.

 Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant only.