English Program Degree Requirements


The school offers a major in English language and literature with a concentration in English language and literature or writing. The University’s basic core curriculum normally requires two semesters of English of all students, including ENWR1101, ENWR1102 English Composition I, II.

Competency in reading, writing and speaking is expected in courses throughout the University. Students revealing serious deficiencies will be assigned to appropriate courses. Students planning to major in English language and literature are required to complete the liberal arts core curriculum and 36 credits in either literature or writing. Qualified students may complete part of their undergraduate degree requirements at Wroxton College in England.

For any questions about the English degree or curriculum, please contact

Janet Boyd

Director, School of the Humanities

Voice: (201) 692-2263