English: American Literature, B.A.

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The Bachelor of Arts degree in English: American Literature is available at the following locations:

About this Program

For students interested in studying a specifically American lit. curriculum, the American Literature specialization offers graduate preparation specific to the culture and literature of the Americas.

Courses in this specialization develop critical thinking, cultural awareness, and the ability to work creatively in a variety of environments related to public relations, teaching, the legal field, writing, and research.

These courses survey early American Literature, Colonial and Postcolonial Literature, 19th Century American Literature, and 20th Century American Literature.  The American Literature degree is a specialization of the Bachelor of Arts in English, which requires 37 hours in a student’s major field of study and a maintained major GPA of at least a 3.0.


A Bachelor of Arts degree in English: American Literature requires 124 course hours. A total of 42 hours must be from upper-level courses.

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The School of Languages & Literature has a highly qualified and experienced faculty.

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School of Languages and Literature Events

October 22, 2020

Board of Trustees Meeting

Board of Trustees meeting.Committee meetings at various locations on the Plainview Campus
8am - 5pm, Plainview Campus

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