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B.A. in English: Literature

Contact Person:
Donald McNutt, Department Chair
118 Morey, (315) 267-2043

34 credit hours.

The Literature Major provides students with a liberal arts background through coursework emphasizing literature, literary analysis, and critical writing. Some graduates have continued on with careers in publishing, business, or government. Others continue with graduate or professional school in Education, Law, Library and Information Science, or Literature.

All courses are 3 credits unless noted. Credits are divided as follows:

Literature Core (Credits 13)
COMP 201 Writing Arguments (4 credits)
LITR 200 Literary Traditions
LITR 201 Patterns of Literature
LITR 300 Literary Analysis & Research

Geographic Distribution: select two (Credits 6)
LITR 301 American Writers*
LITR 302 British Writers*
LITR 303 World Writers*
*May substitute other 300-level Literature courses from appropriate geographic distribution as designated by department.