English Program Requirements Degree programs offered by the College of Liberal Arts and its departments share a common core of courses. Students in these programs must complete the Basic Curriculum, and the major curriculum listed below. The English core EH 301 Advanced Composition EH 302 Introduction to Research EH 422 Shakespeare The English distribution requirements EH 221 and 222 British Literature I and II EH 231 and 232 American Literature 1 and II (Basic Curriculum call for one of the sequences; here the student should take the other sequence) At least one 400-level course in British Literature before 1800 EH 421 Chaucer and Selected Medieval Literature EH 423 English Literature of the Seventeenth Century EH 424 Restoration and Eighteenth Century British Literature EH 426 The English Novel At least two 400-level courses in British literature after 1800 EH 410 Twentieth Century Poetry EH 425 Nineteenth-Century English Poetry EH 426 The English Novel EH 450 Contemporary Fiction EH 498 Selected Topics in English At least two of the following courses in American Lit EH 410 Twentieth Century Poetry EH 436 The American Novel EH 450 Contemporary Fiction EH 498 Selected topics in English The creative writing courses (EH 370, EH 379, and EH 470) may be used for one of the requirements. At least one of the following: EH 310 Popular Culture EH 311 Women’s Literature EH 330 African-American Literature EH 335 Southern Literature At least one of the following: EH 440 Literary Criticism EH 460 Advanced Grammar and Linguistics At least twelve (12) hours of a foreign language and a survey course in English history are also suggested for English majors, especially those intending to enter graduate school. The total number of hours in EH 370, EH 470, and EH 379 that an English major or minor may use in meeting major or minor requirements is limited to four (4).