Each semester, the English department prepares a chart showing how each offered course might fulfill your English major or minor requirements.

For example:

Course #


Literary Studies Concentration Requirement


Creative Writing Requirement Fulfilled

Film and Media Studies

Minor Requirement Fulfilled

ENGL 243.01

Elvish Writing: Chaucer and Spenser

Medieval or Early Modern Literature

Pre-19th Century Literature


British Literature


  • Courses numbered below ENGL 198 do not fulfill requirements for the English major.

See a complete list of course descriptions or additional details from the Online Course Catalog.


Do I need to take ENGL 101 if I want to be an English major, or ENGL 106 if I want to concentrate in creative writing?

Can ENGL seminars fulfill both the seminar requirement and a historical period requirement for the English major?

The Advising FAQ answers these questions and more.


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