BA in English Literature

General

Program Description

The BA in English Literature emphasizes the historical and cultural understanding of the development of literature in English from the Anglo-Saxon period to the 21st century, in addition to the theory of various literary genres.

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Requirements for the Degree

  • Introduction to Literature
  • Introduction to Literature
  • Introduction to the Novel
  • Introduction to Poetry and Poetics
  • Introduction to Literary and Cultural Theories
  • American Literature
  • English Literature I: Literary Beginnings to Milton
  • English Literature II: The Enlightenment to Romanticism
  • English Literature III: The Victorians to the Modernists
  • Shakespeare or Shakespeare in Italy
  • Classical Influences on English Literature or Italian Visions
  • Senior Thesis
  • Six major electives; at least four in English Literature, plus up to two relevant courses chosen from a list of approved courses.

Last updated Oct 2020

About the School

John Cabot University, founded in 1972, is an American liberal arts university offering undergraduate degrees to English-speaking students from all over the world. You will study in the heart of Rome, ... Read More

John Cabot University, founded in 1972, is an American liberal arts university offering undergraduate degrees to English-speaking students from all over the world. You will study in the heart of Rome, surrounded by culture, history, art, business, and politics. Read less