A major in English leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree requires 11 three or four credit courses, exclusive of ENGL 101, 105, and 201. The credits must include:
The English faculty urges majors to craft their courses of study to include lyric poetry, narrative, nonfiction prose, and drama.
Students may petition the chair to include one cognate course at any level in the English major; this elective credit cannot count in a distribution area. Courses that may be appropriate for such credit, such as some literature courses in languages other than English, must:
A minor in creative writing requires six three- or fourcredit courses, exclusive of ENGL 101, 105, and 201. In meeting the requirements of this minor, a student may not use more than nine credits that are also used to meet the requirements of any other major or minor. The courses must include:
HONORS: An Honors Program in English is offered for qualified students; see the English Department Web site (english.wlu.edu) for details.