The following courses are required for students pursuing an English Degree.
- English 19: Introduction to Literary Analysis
- English 29: Issues in Literary Study (These courses must be taken in sequence)
- English 103: British Literature
- English 104: British Literature II
- English 175: Shakespeare
- One course from the following Literary criticism courses: 167, 168, 170;
- One course from the following American literature surveys: 150, 151, 152;
- One course in English or American literature before 1800;
- One course in English or American literature before 1900; and
- Four additional courses in English. No more than one of these may be lower division.