Undergraduate Program

Pre- and Post-1800 Courses

As a rule, the following courses in English will always fulfill the major requirement for a course in English or American literature before 1800:

And the following numbers count for courses in English or American literature after 1800:

Other courses, such as ENG 230: Studies in American Literature, ENG 243: Studies in a Major Author, ENG 244: Studies in a Literary Mode, ENG 380: Advanced Seminar, will vary in fulfilling pre- or post-1800, depending on the topic or author(s) chosen. A course such as Dante's Divine Comedy, though cross-listed as ENG 206, will not fulfill the requirement for a pre-1800 course in English or American literature. Students with questions about such courses should contact the director of undergraduate studies.