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English Studies - Language & Literature


Bachelor of Arts

English Department Website.

The English language and literature curriculum is designed to develop language skills and to teach analytical skills and research methods necessary in approaching English studies as a discipline. The program encourages an appreciation of cultural heritage through literary works and stimulates the imagination. This major prepares students for graduate school in English or library science, and for positions in government services and public relations.

To complete the Language & Literature major successfully, the following course work is required:

  • 33 credits of Major Requirements
  • 3 credits of Writing Skills Component
  • 18-20 credits in either Literature, Language and Literature, or Literacy and Learning Focus Areas
  • 34-37 credits of CORE Curriculum courses
  • 32-35 credits of General Electives

A minimum of 120 credits is required for graduation, the last 30 of which must be earned at La Roche College.

Language and Literature Focus: includes 2 semesters of the same foreign language

ENGL3XXX Literature Elective
ENGL3XXX Literature Elective
ENGLXXXX Writing Course beyond ENGL1012
ENGLXXXX Writing Course beyond ENGL1012
  Literacy and Learning Focus:

EDML3010 Developing Reading Communities
ENED3010 Methods of Teaching and Evaluating English
ENED3030 Adolescent Literature
ENGL1050 Methods of Teaching Writing: Composition
MLED2000 English Language Learners in the Multicultural Classroom
PSYC2061 Educational Psychology
  Literature Focus:

ENGL2XXX Literature Elective
ENGL3XXX Literature Elective
ENGL3XXX Literature Elective
ENGLXXXX Film or Drama Course
ENGLXXXX Writing Course beyond ENGL1012
ENGLXXXX Writing Course beyond ENGL1012
  Major Requirements: 33 credits (includes one Writing Course beyond ENGL1012)

ENGL2010 Introduction to Literary Study
ENGL2036 Issues in American Literature I
ENGL2039 Issues in American Literature II
ENGL3014 World Mythology
ENGL3023 Shakespeare
ENGL3029 Introduction to Literary Theory & Criticism
ENGL3033 American English: Its History & Development
ENGL4055 Senior Seminar
ENGLXXXX Film or Drama Course
ENGLXXXX British Literature Course