The American Literature and Culture Major
The Major: 10 Upper Division Courses
- All courses used to fulfill requirements for the American Literature and Culture major must be 4 or 5 units
and taken for a letter grade.
- Seminars may not be applied toward requirements A (American Literature Courses) or C (GREDS).
- When choosing classes to fulfill requirements for the major, students are expected to select those courses
which best reflect their own interests and simultaneously contribute towards a coherent program in literary
A. 5 American Literature Courses:
English 166A-C, 167A-B, 170A-C, 172C, 173A-C, 174A-C, 175, 176, 177 (2 of the 5 courses must be prior to 1900:
English 166A-C, 167A-B, 170A; and 175, 176, 177 if on a pre-1900 topic) Please Note: 168 cannot apply
B. 1 Senior Capstone/Seminar:
English 183A-C, M191A-C; (and 180, 181A-B, 182E-F, 184, M191D-F if on an American topic)
C. 2 Gender, Race, Ethnicity, Disability, and Sexuality Studies
in American Literature Courses:
English M102A-B, M104A-E, M105 A-E, 106; (and 100, M101B-D, M103, M107A-B, 108, 109 if on an American topic)
2 English Electives: English 100-199