English & Modern Languages

English Literary Studies Major

The Literary Studies major option provides students with a strong background in writing and linguistics while engaging with literature across time periods, geographies, and literary movements. For specific information about requirements, including General Education, consult the Degree Curriculum Sheet linked at right for your curriculum year. For questions, please see an English Literary Studies advisor.

Degree Requirements

If you are a new major this year, see the English Literary Studies curriculum for 2023-2024, which lists Major/Option courses and General Education requirements.

If you started the major in an earlier year, see the Curriculum requirements for the academic year you started the major.