English (Literature Concentration) Course Plan

Catalog Year 2020-2021

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Major Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements.

Major Elective

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements, or replaced with an equivalent course.

Gen-Ed Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill general education requirements.

Elective

Can be chosen from a selection of courses.

See MyGFU for detailed academic requirements.

First Year

Fall Semester

Studies in Literature (LITR 200) 3 credits
Writing Elective (any WRIT course) 3 credits
Knowing and Being Known (LIBA 100) 3 credits
I Believe (THEO 101) 3 credits
Math GE Requirement 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 15 credits

Spring Semester

Studies in Writing (WRIT 200) 3 credits
World Literature II (LITR 242) 3 credits
I Believe (THEO 102) 3 credits
Natural Science GE Requirement 4 credits
Introduction to Communication (COMM 100) 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 31 credits

Second Year

Fall Semester

World Literature I (LITR 241) 3 credits
American Literature I (LITR 356) 3 credits
HUMA 290 or Fine Arts GE Requirements 3 credits
History or Politics GE Requirement 3 credits
Elective 4 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 47 credits

Spring Semester

American Literature II (LITR 357) 3 credits
Professional Seminar (LITR 290) 1 credits
HUMA 205 or Philosophy GE Requirement 3 credits
Bible Elective GE Requirement (THEO 215) 3 credits
Social Science GE Requirement 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 63 credits

Third Year

Fall Semester

British Literature I (LITR 381) 3 credits
Language/Grammar Requirement (LANG 340, WRIT 210 or World Language) 3 credits
Advanced Writing or Composition Theory (WRIT 465/WRIT 350) 3 credits
Lifelong Fitness (HHPA 120) 2 credits
Elective 6 credits
Semester Total 17 credits
Cumulative Total 80 credits

Spring Semester

Literary Criticism (LITR 350) 3 credits
British Literature II (LITR 382) 3 credits
Intercultural GE Requirement 3 credits
Elective 7 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 96 credits

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Advanced Literature (LITR 335 or 365) 3 credits
Engaging Christ in Transition (LIBA 400) 3 credits
Elective 9 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 111 credits

Spring Semester

Senior Experience (LITR 490) 2 credits
Navigating College to Career (CPAS 318) 1 credits
Elective 12 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 126 credits

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