2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Writing, Literature, and Publishing: Literature Concentration, B.A.

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The undergraduate faculty of Writing, Literature, and Publishing is committed to the following learning objectives for the BA in the Writing, Literature and Publishing program with a Literature concentration.

Students will:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of literary history and of literary forms.
  2. Read, think, and write critically.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge in research skills.
  4. Apply their knowledge of literary and critical discourse through a culminating capstone project.

Students take courses in poetry, fiction, nonfiction, magazine writing, and publishing, in addition to the concentration’s increased number of courses in literature that ground them in the English-language tradition and introduce them to other traditions.

Required Courses

Students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Writing, Literature and Publishing with a Literature concentration complete 52 credit hours in the following:

One course from the following (4 credits):

Five courses from any of the 300- or 400-level Literature courses (20 credits)

One course from any of the 400-level Literature courses (4 credits)

One LI 490 - Senior Literature Thesis (Capstone project) (4 credits)

One course in Literature, Publishing, or Writing at the 200 level or above (4 credits)

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