Curriculum and Courses

Major in English

(Minimum at Elms College: 15 credits/Minimum GPA: 2.0)

All courses carry three credits, unless otherwise indicated. 

Major Requirements (33 credits)

A. Choose six credits:

ENG 201 World Literature I and ENG 202 World Literature II 
OR
ENG 211 Survey of English Literature I and ENG 212 Survey of English Literature II 

B. Choose eight upper-level (300+) English courses (24 credits)
During this course work, the student is responsible for assembling a portfolio of written work representing:

1. British, American, and world literature
2. Six of the following areas:

  • Medieval Literature
  • Renaissance Literature
  • Restoration-18th Century British Literature
  • 19th Century British Literature
  • 20th Century British Literature
  • 19th Century American Literature
  • 20th Century American Literature
  • World Literature
  • Genre: film/journalism/theatre/writing

Note: Secondary education majors need ENG 391 History of the English Language.

Minor in History (18 credits)

A. Choose six credits:
ENG 201 World Literature I  and ENG 202 World Literature II 
OR
ENG 211 Survey of English Literature I  and ENG 212 Survey of English Literature II 
B. Choose four upper-level (300+) English courses (12 credits)