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(Archive) Literature (LIT)

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Begin Date: Summer Session 2000
End Date: Spring Semester 2001 (Name change to English - ENGCL)

Literature (LIT) - (ARCHIVE)

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR CHERI L. ROSS, Program Coordinator

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.

For a B. HUM. degree in Literature a minimum of 120 credits are required.

Entry to Major Requirements:
Entry to the Literature major requires a 2.00 or higher cumulative grade-point average.

Change of Assignment Recommendation:
Students should generally have completed most of their General Education requirements. A limited number of 001-200 level courses are offered at Penn State Harrisburg for students who meet entry to major requirements but need lower division courses.

Students should request a change-of-assignment to Penn State Harrisburg during their fourth semester, to be effective for the next semester of enrollment.

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

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(Included in ELECTIVES)

INTERCULTURAL AND INTERNATIONAL COMPETENCE:
(Included in ELECTIVES, GENERAL EDUCATION course selection, or REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

ELECTIVES: 11-12 credits

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 63-64 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES (12 credits) [1]
HUM 311(3), 312(3), 313(3) (Sem: 5-8)
LIT 315(3) (Sem: 5-8)
(At least 15 credits of Additional/Supporting courses must be taken at the 400 level.)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (33-34 credits)
Select 3-4 credits from the following: ENGL 221W(3), 222W(3), 231W(3), 232W(3), 487W(4) (Sem: 3-8)
Select 9 credits from the following: AMSTD 300-499, C ART 300-499, C HIS 300-499, C MUS 300-499, ENLSH 300-499, HCOMM 300-499, PHLOS 300-499, THTRE 300-499 (Sem: 5-8)
Select 21 credits from the following: LIT 345(3), 372(3), 415(3), 427(3), 429(3), 440(3), 445(3), 447(3), 450 DF(3), 460(3), 470(3), 475(3), 477 DF(3), 480(3), 482 DF(3), 485(3), 487 DF(3), 491(3), 494(1-12), 496(1-18), 497(1-9), HUM 430(3), 453(3), AMSTD 452(3), 459(3) (Sem: 5-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED COURSES (18 credits)
Select 18 credits from the School of Humanities approved list in consultation with an academic adviser or select a Capital College minor in support of the student's interests.

[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.

Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 2000

Blue Sheet #: 28-04-050

Review Date: 1/11/00

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