Major in English Literature and Secondary Education (B.A.S.)

To earn the double major in English literature and secondary education, students complete the courses required for a B.A. in English literature and must also meet the requirements for secondary education.

Foundation courses:

  • ENG190: Introduction to Literature
  • ENG247: Introduction to Literary Theory and Criticism
  • ENG281: Advanced Composition
  • ENG325: Studies in Shakespeare
  • ENG489: Critical Writing and Research
  • ENG490: Senior Research/Seminar

Two courses in American literature, chosen from:

  • ENG215: Elements of Modernism in Twentieth-Century American Literature
  • ENG313: The American Literary Renaissance
  • ENG314: Realism and Naturalism in Nineteenth-Century American Literature
  • ENG315: The Harlem Renaissance
  • ENG330: Literary Landscape of Newport

Two courses in British literature, chosen from:

  • ENG228: The Romantic Revolution
  • ENG229: Victorian Literature
  • ENG230: British Modernism and the End of Empire
  • ENG321: British Literature from Beowulf to Everyman
  • ENG322: Literature of the English Renaissance from Wyatt to Marvel
  • ENG326: Restoration and Eighteenth-Century British Literature
  • ENG329: The Inklings: C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien and Their Circle

One course in world literature, chosen from:

  • ENG345: Studies in World Literature
  • ENG346: Post-Colonial Literature
  • ENG349: Literature From the Middle East

Three courses in literature or writing, chosen from:

  • ENG303: History of the English language
  • ENG320: The Art of Nonfiction
  • ENG327: Young Adult Literature
  • ENG329: The Inklings: C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien and Their Circle
  • ENG336: The Catholic Imagination in Modern Literature
  • ENG337: Modern Irish Writers
  • ENG349: Literature From the Middle East
  • ENG350: Special Topics in Creative Writing
  • ENG398: Special Topics in Literature
  • ENG410: British and American Novels after 9/11
  • ENG412: Seminar in Major Authors
  • ENG491: Internship