Liberal Arts and Sciences - English

Description

The English Concentration offers students the opportunity to work on their reading, writing, and analytical skills while preparing for the English major at a four-year college.  In addition to EN 230, Introduction to Literary Studies, which meets the requirement for the English major throughout CUNY, students can choose from a large variety of literature and writing courses, including courses on Film and Literature, Creative Writing, Popular Culture, and different literary genres and historical time periods. 

Advisement Notes

To complete a concentration in English, students must complete the major requirements below:

  • Complete 8-9 credits in English courses: Take EN-230 Introduction to Literary Studies, and choose from EN-200, EN-300, or EN-400 series or EN-901.

  • Two Foreign Language courses (two sequential courses are required, level and sequence to be determined by Foreign Languages & Literature department placement)

  • SP-211 (if already taken in common core, one additional course from the EN-200, EN-300, or EN-400 series is recommended)

  • One science lab. course (STEM variant in common core satisfies this requirement): Applicable courses include BI-132, BI-171; CH-102, CH-111, CH-121, ET-842, PH-112.

  • One Social Sciences course from ANTH-101, SOCY-101, SOCY-125, PLSC-101, CRIM-101 or CRIM-102 (if already taken in common core, one additional course from choices above recommended; if two of these Social Sciences courses have been taken in common core, one additional course from EN-200, EN-300, or EN-400 series is recommended)

  • One History course from HI-110 or HI-111 or HI-112 (if already taken in common core, one additional History course is recom­mended; if two History courses have been taken in common core, one additional course from EN-200, EN-300, or EN-400 series is recommended)

Campus Cultural Centers

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