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 19 is prerequisite to English 29. English 29 is prerequisite to English 167, 168, and 170.)
- English 103: British Literature
- English 104: British Literature II
- English 175: Shakespeare
- One course in Literary theory, chosen from the following: 167, 168, 170
- One course in American literature surveys, chosen from the following: 150, 151, 152
- One course in English or American literature before 1800
- One course in English or American literature before 1900
Four additional courses in English. No more than one of these may be lower division.