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(Archive) Literature (LIT)

Begin Date: Fall Semester 1998
End Date: Spring Semester 2000

Literature (LIT) - (ARCHIVE)

PROFESSOR WILLIAM J. MAHAR, Director, School of Humanities

This program is for students who love literature and want to study various aspects of it in depth. This major is more broadly based than most traditional English studies. Students will explore both individual writers and the cultural contexts of American, English, European, and Latin American literature. Faculty strengths are in Renaissance literature; nineteenth-and twentieth-century British and American literature; contemporary, Latin American, and African American literature.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem:1-2)

(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

Semesters 1-4 completed at another location.

ELECTIVES: 29 credits (Sem: 1-8)


Humanities Core Courses (9 credits)
HUM 311 (3), 312 (3), 313 (3) (Sem: 5-8)

Humanities Distribution Courses (9 credits)
Select 3 courses from AMSTD, C ART, C HIS, C MUS, ENLSH, HCOMM, PHLOS, THTRE (Sem: 5-8)

Literature Courses (24 credits)

Prescribed Course (3 credits)
LIT 315 (3) (Sem: 5-8)

Select 21 credits from LIT 345 (3), 372 (3), 415 (3), 427 (3), 429 (3), 440 (3), 445 (3), 447 (3), 450 (3), 460 (3), 470 (3), 475 (3), 477 (3), 480 (3), 482 (3), 485 (3), 487 (3), 491 (3), 494 (1-12), 496 (1-18), 497 (1-9), HUM 409 (3), 430 (3), 453 (3), AMSTD 452 (3), 459 (3) (Sem: 5-8)

Additional Courses (3 credits)
Select 3 credits of 100-200 level courses from AAA S, AM ST, ANTH, ECON, GEOG, H DEV, HIST, ITAG, INTST, INT U, HD FS, MN EC, PL SC, R SOC, SPCOM, SOC, SO SC, WMNST, HSTRY, LATAM, POLSC, S T S, ECNS, PSY, PSYCH (Sem: 1-4)

The Pennsylvania State University ©1998

The University reserves the right to change the requirements and regulations listed here and to determine whether a student has satisfactorily met its requirements for admission or graduation, and to reject any applicant for any reason the University determines to be material to the applicant's qualifications to pursue higher education. Nothing in this material should be considered a guarantee that completion of a program and graduation from the University will result in employment.

Effective Date: Fall Semester 1998

Review Date: 7/1/98



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