Major in English Literature and Writing (B.A.)
ENL102Survey of British Literature I4
ENL202Survey of British Literature II4
ENL204American Literary Traditions4
ENW100AIntroduction to Creative Writing 13
Choose one from Prose Writing:3-4
Prose Studio 1
Travel Writing 1
Choose one from Capstone Experience:4
Research Seminar in English
and Senior Seminar in Literature
Internship in Writing
Choose two from Early British Readings:8
Chaucer and Writers of Arthurian Quests
Shakespeare: The Art of the Dramatist
or ENL321
Drama in Great Britain
Milton and the Seventeenth Century
Enlightenment and Romantic British Literature
Choose two from Modern/Contemporary Readings:8
Studies in American Literature: The Civil War
Studies in American Literature: The Harlem Renaissance
20th Century Literature
Contemporary Literature
Literature on Location: Major British Authors
Topics in Literary Studies
Major42-43
Electives from writing (ENW) courses (7 credits must be at 300 level or above)11
General Education51-52
Electives22-23
Total Credits126-129
1

This course meets a General Education requirement. 

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B.A. in English Literature and Writing 2016-2017: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ENL102 Survey of British Literature I4BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3ENW100A Introduction to Creative Writing3
GES106 Introduction to Liberal Arts1 GES130 Christianity Western Culture4
GES110 College Writing3 Mathematics (M) course 3
GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4 Second Language (S) course1 4
Nature of Persons (N) course 3  
 15 3 14
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ENL204 American Literary Traditions4Laboratory Science (D) course 4ENL202 Survey of British Literature II4
THE201 Christian Theology3 ENW205A or 303AZ Prose Studio4
Writing elective 3 PEA100 Physical Wellness for Life1
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3
Elective 3 Elective 3
 14 4 15
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
Writing Elective2 4Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3Literature area choice - ENL301, 303, 304, 309 or ENL321 (Englang term fall, odd years) , Shakespeare: The Art of the Dramatist, Milton and the Seventeenth Century, Enlightenment and Romantic British Literature4
World Cultures (U) course 4 Literature area choice - ENL311, 313, 365 , Studies in American Literature: The Harlem Renaissance, Topics in Literary Studies4
Electives3 7 Comparative Systems (G) course 3
  Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3
 15 3 14
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ENW481 (or ENL498/499 ENL498 fall only/ENL499 spring only) Internship in Writing4Interim Off Literature area choice - ENL301, 303, 304, 309 , Shakespeare: The Art of the Dramatist, Milton and the Seventeenth Century, Enlightenment and Romantic British Literature4
Literature area choice: ENL352 (fall odd years). or ENL354 (England term fall, odd years); or ENL365 (fall or spring, even years) , Topics in Literary Studies4 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3
Writing Elective2, 3 4 Elective and/or ENL499 (spring only)3 Senior Seminar in Literature7
Cross Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3
 12-15 0 14-17
Total Credits: 123-129
1

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

2

 These requirements can be met through participation in the New York City Program in 
Writing.

3

 Seven elective credits must be 300-level or above.

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 purposes only.)

B.A. in English Literature and Writing 2016-2017: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ENL102 Survey of British Literature I4GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4ENW100A Introduction to Creative Writing3
GES106 Introduction to Liberal Arts1 GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightment and American Culture to 18774
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3
Second Language (S) course1 4 Nature of Persons (N) course 3
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1  
 14 4 13
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ENL204 American Literary Traditions4Elective 3ENL202 Survey of British Literature II4
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 ENW205A Prose Studio4
PEA100 Physical Wellness for Life1 Laboratory Science (D) course 4
Writing elective 3 Elective 3
Mathematics (M) course 3  
 15 3 15
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
Writing elective 4Science, Technology and Society (K) course 3Literature area choice - ENL301, 303, 304, 309 or ENL321 (England term fall, odd years) , Shakespeare: The Art of the Dramatist, Milton and the Seventeenth Century, Enlightenment and Romantic British Literature4
World Cultures (U) course 3 Literature area choice - ENL311, 313, 365 , Studies in American Literature: The Harlem Renaissance, Topics in Literary Studies4
Electives 8 Comparative Systems (G) course 3
  Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3
 15 3 14
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ENW481 (or ENL498/499 sequence (ENL498 fall only/ENL499 spring only))2 Internship in Writing4Interim Off Literature area choice - ENL301, 303, 304, 309 , Shakespeare: The Art of the Dramatist, Milton and the Seventeenth Century, Enlightenment and Romantic British Literature4
Literature area choice - ENL352 (fall, odd years); ENL354 (England term fall, odd years); ENL350 (fall, odd years) ENL365 (fall or spring, even years) , 20th Century Literature, Topics in Literary Studies4 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3
Writing elective2 4 Electives and/or ENL 499 (spring only) Senior Seminar in Literature7
Cross Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3
 12-15 0 14-17
Total Credits: 122-128
1

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

2

 These requirements can be met through participation in the New York City Program in 
Writing.

 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 purposes only.