A student majoring in English takes courses emphasizing both breadth and depth of knowledge and addressing a variety of literary periods and genres. She may compose her program with a specific focus in mind, or she may aim at a broad and balanced course of literary study. A student may also plan a program of concentrated study in which she emphasizes her major interests in literature and chooses related courses from other disciplines (for example, medieval studies or American studies). English majors may participate in both credit and noncredit internships, in faculty-led Global Awareness programs, or in any other college-approved study-abroad program.
Please consult the main catalog page for a supplement with course changes approved by the faculty after the publication of the 2014-15 Catalog.