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  • Home / Academics / Find a Program / English Bachelor's Degree Program / English Bachelor's Degree Program Course Requirements | Ursuline - Liberal Arts College in OH

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    English Bachelor's Degree Program Course Requirements

    Core Course Requirements for the English Bachelor's Degree Program

    • EN 250 - European Literature I *WE/DC

      A survey of the literature of Europe through the Renaissance. Fulfills Ursuline Core Curriculum requirement of EN Literature and Western Culture (WE). *WE/DCPrerequisite: EN 123/124 OR EN 125.

    • EN 251 - European Literature II *WE/DC

      A survey of the literature of Europe from the Enlightenment to the present. Fulfills Ursuline Core Curriculum requirement of EN Literature and Western Culture (WE). *WE/DCPrerequisite: EN 123/124 OR EN 125. Fulfills core curriculum requirement of EN Literature and Western Culture (WE).

    • EN 254 - Post Colonial Literature*WO/DC

      Postcolonial Literature examines works produced by authors emerging from imperialist rule in the 20th and 21st centuries. It takes as its premise that literature plays a fundamental rule in understanding how individuals engage with the process of decolonization. Literature becomes the testing ground on which issues of race, national liberation, and questions of self-determination play out and where alternative futures can be imagined. The geographical areas of focus will depend on the instructor's expertise. Fulfills Ursuline Core Curriculum requirement of EN Literature and World Culture (WO).*WO/DCPrerequisite: EN 123/124 OR EN 125.

    • EN 303 - Creative Writing

      A study of the techniques of short fiction, poetry, and drama with practice in the writing of each genre.Prerequisite: EN 123/124 OR EN 125.

    • EN 328 - World Mythology* WO/DC

      A study of myths of representative cultures of the world with special attention given to the myth of the hero as well as mythic literary criticism as a tool for the analysis of literature. Fulfills Ursuline Core Curriculum requirement of EN Literature and World Culture (WO). *WO/DCPrerequisite: EN 123/124 OR EN 125.

    • EN 329 - American Lit I

      A survey of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and drama of the United States from the seventeenth century to 1865.Prerequisite: EN 123/124 OR EN 125.

    • EN 330 - American Literature II

      A survey of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and drama of the United States from 1865 to the present.Prerequisite: EN 123/124 OR EN 125

    • EN 331 - British Literature I

      A survey of the literature of England from the eighth to the late eighteenth centuryPrerequisite: EN 123/124 OR EN 125.

    • EN 332 - British LiteratureII

      A survey of the literature of England from the late eighteenth century to the mid-twentieth century.Prerequisite: EN 123/124 OR EN 125

    • EN 340 - Creative Nonfiction Writing

      An advanced study of the writing of nonfiction prose, including essays, reviews, and interviews.Prerequisite: EN 123/124 OR EN 125.

    • EN 348 - Latin American Woman's Lit* WO/DC

      A study of contemporary fiction, nonfiction, and poetry by women writers of Mexico, South and Central America, and the Caribbean as well as of the cultural and political forces that impact the literature. Fulfills Ursuline Core Curriculum requirement of EN Literature and World Culture (WO). *WO/DCPrerequisite: EN 123/124 OR EN 125.

    • EN 433 - Intro Hist Eng Lan

      Study of linguistic developments from Old English to Modern British and American English with attention to language history and language diversity.Prerequisite: EN 123/124 OR EN 125.

    • EN 437 - Shakespeare

      Intensive study of the major tragedies, comedies, and histories.Prerequisite: EN 123/124 OR EN 125.

    • EN 463 - Senior Research Seminar

      Directed independent study of a topic in English Studies (upon approval of the English faculty member directing the study) taken by English majors in the senior year, culminating in a research project for assessment. EN 463 will be offered as a class if a sufficient number of senior English majors are eligible to take the course.

    Select one class from:

    • EN 328 - World Mythology
    • EN 344 - Asian Literature
    • EN 347 - Major Authors of Africa
    • EN 348 - Latin American Women’s Literature

    EN 250 - European Literature I or EN 251 European Literature II

    Two English courses of your choice at the 200+ level

    In addition, undergraduate students are also required to complete the Ursuline Core Curriculum.