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  • English Language and Literature

    Degree offered: Bachelor of Arts 

    Minors offered:

    The English major offers students the opportunity to read and write about great works of literature from diverse historical periods and cultures. Through a wide variety of writing assignments, oral presentations, group projects, creative reflections, and technological innovations, students develop skills that will prepare them for lifelong learning and a number of professions. Ohio Dominican's majors have established successful careers in many areas such as business, publishing, teaching, law, and the arts.

     


    Requirements for a B.A. in English Literature & Language

    Courses
    See course descriptions for prerequisites and co-requisites
    Credits
       
    Students must complete the core requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree in addition to the major requirements listed below.  
       
    ENG 205 Literary Research Methods 3*
    ENG 215A Survey of British Literature I 3*
    ENG 215B Survey of British Literature II 3*
    ENG 216 Survey of American Literature 3*
    ENG 330 Major Authors 3*
       
    Select one course from the following: 3*
    ENG 357 World Literature  
    ENG 342 African Literature  
       
    Select one course from the following: 3*
    ENG 460 The Age of Chaucer  
    ENG 463 The Age of Shakespeare  
       
    ENG 479 CORE: Literature Theory/Practice 3*

    ENG electives (3 courses at the 300 and 400 level excluding
    ENG 342, 357, 460, 463, 479) 

    9*
       
    Total Credits Required 33
    *used to calculate the Major GPA  


     


    Requirements for a Minor in English

    Courses
    See course descriptions for prerequisites and co-requisites                                      
    Credits
       
    ENG 205 Literary Research Methods 3
    ENG Electives (12 credits) with at least 9 at the 300 and 400 levels 12
       
    Total Credits Required 15

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    Requirements for a Minor in Professional Writing

    Courses
    See course descriptions for prerequisites and co-requisites                                     
    Credits
       
    ENG 220 Professional Writing 3
    ENG 322 Creative Writing 3
    ENG 326 Advanced Critical Writing 3
    ENG elective at 300-400 level beyond general degree requirements  6
       
    Select one course from the following: 3
    PRS 205 News Writing  
    PRS 329 Public Relations Writing  
       
    Total Credits Required 18

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