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Literature

These are the course and credit requirements for a Literature Emphasis. View the Literature Emphasis on the UW-Green Bay Catalog.

ENGLISH Major
Supporting Courses12
ENG COMP 105
English Composition II: Composition and Rhetoric 1
ENGLISH 290
Literary Studies
Choose a minimum of 6 credits from the following supporting-level English electives:
ENGLISH 104
Introduction to Literature
ENGLISH 206
Women in Literature
ENGLISH 212
Introduction to Creative Writing
ENGLISH 214
Introduction to English Literature I
ENGLISH 215
Introduction to English Literature II
ENGLISH 216
Introduction to American Literature I
ENGLISH 217
Introduction to American Literature II
ENGLISH 218
World Literatures
ENGLISH 219
World Literatures II
ENGLISH 224
Practicum in Literary Publishing
Upper-Level Courses24
ENGLISH 431
Shakespeare
Choose a minumum of 21 credits from the following upper-level English electives: 2
ENGLISH 301
Intermediate Creative Writing
ENGLISH 302
Short Fiction Writing Workshop
ENGLISH 303
Advanced Poetry Writing Workshop
ENGLISH 304
Creative Nonfiction Writing
ENGLISH 315
The British Novel
ENGLISH 320
Major Drama
ENGLISH 322
Major Poetry
ENGLISH 323
Topics in Literary Criticism
ENGLISH 324
Sheepshead Review Practicum
ENGLISH 331
Major American Prose Fiction
ENGLISH 333
Literary Themes
ENGLISH 335
Literary Eras
ENGLISH 336
American Ethnic Literature
ENGLISH 338
World Literatures
ENGLISH 340
History of the English Language
ENGLISH 344
African American Literature
ENGLISH 436
Major Author(s)
Total Credits36

The courses used to fulfill the required 6 credits of supporting-level English electives and the 21 credits of upper-level English electives must be distributed so that the five criteria below are satisfied.

Criterion 1
Choose a minimum of 3 credits (either upper level or supporting level) from any primarily pre-1800 British literature course besides Shakespeare, such as:
ENGLISH 214
Introduction to English Literature I
ENGLISH 315
The British Novel
ENGLISH 320
Major Drama
ENGLISH 335
Literary Eras
Criterion 2
Choose a minimum of 3 credits (either upper level or supporting level) from any primarily post-1800 British literature course, such as:
ENGLISH 215
Introduction to English Literature II
ENGLISH 335
Literary Eras
ENGLISH 436
Major Author(s)
Criterion 3
Choose a minimum of 6 credits (either upper level or supporting level) from any American literature course, such as:
ENGLISH 216
Introduction to American Literature I
ENGLISH 217
Introduction to American Literature II
ENGLISH 322
Major Poetry
ENGLISH 331
Major American Prose Fiction
Criterion 4
Choose a minimum of 3 credits on the Study of Language, such as:
ENGLISH 340
History of the English Language
HUM STUD 321
Sociolinguistics
Minimum of six credits of college-level, non-English language courses
Criterion 5
Choose a minimum of 3 credits (either upper level or supporting level) from any world literature course, such as:
ENGLISH 218
World Literatures
ENGLISH 219
World Literatures II
ENGLISH 338
World Literatures