Curriculum Guide

The following are only examples of four-year English degree programs and are subject to change without notice. Students should consult a English program advisor to ensure that they have the most accurate and up-to-date information available about a particular four-year degree option.

View the English Major Curriculum Guide on the UW-Green Bay Catalog.

English Major with Literature Emphasis Curriculum Guide (PDF)
English with Literature Emphasis and HUS Minor Curriculum Guide (PDF)

An example: Four year plan for English Major with a Literature Emphasis; Minor in Humanities
120 credits necessary to graduate.
Plan is a representation and categories of classes can be switched. Check with your advisor.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallCredits
ENG COMP 105 English Composition II: Composition and Rhetoric 3
HUM STUD 201 Introduction to the Humanities 3
First Year Seminar 3
General Ed 3
General Ed 3
 Credits15
Spring
ENGLISH 219 World Literatures II 3
HUM STUD 101 Foundations of Western Culture I 3
General Ed 3
General Ed 3
Elective 3
 Credits15
Sophomore
Fall
ENGLISH 214 Introduction to English Literature I 3
ENGLISH 290 Literary Studies 3
General Ed 3
General Ed 3
Elective 3
 Credits15
Spring
ENGLISH 215 Introduction to English Literature II 3
General Ed 3
General Ed 3
General Ed 3
Elective 3
 Credits15
Junior
Fall
ENGLISH 216
or ENGLISH 217
Introduction to American Literature I
or Introduction to American Literature II
3
ENGLISH 3XX elective 3
Perspectives Classical course 3
General Ed 3
General Ed 3
 Credits15
Spring
ENGLISH 331 Major American Prose Fiction 3
Perspectives Medieval course 3
General Ed 3
General Ed 3
Elective 3
 Credits15
Senior
Fall
ENGLISH 431 Shakespeare 3
ENGLISH 3XX elective 3
ENGLISH 3XX elective 3
HUM STUD 3XX elective 3
Elective 3
 Credits15
Spring
ENGLISH 340 History of the English Language 3
HUM STUD 480 Humanities Seminar 3
ENGLISH 3XX elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
 Credits15
 Total Credits120