IONA

English Majors

The following requirements apply to all English majors who entered Iona College prior to the Fall 2016 term:

Courses that fulfill both College Core Options and Major Requirements
Course Number
Course Name
Credits
ENG 120 Communication Skills: Writing I
3
ENG 203 Foundations and Traditions of Literature
3
ENG 204 Literature of the Modern World
3

Departmental Courses required for the Major
Course Number
Course Name
Credits
ENG 308 Major Works of Shakespeare
3
ENG 314 Introduction to Literary Studies
3
ENG 401 or 407 Chaucer: Canterbury Tales or Chaucer: Troilus & Criseyde and the Minor Poems
3
ENG 300 - 499 Choose six courses from this level, only one of which may be in creative writing, and one must be in American Literature
18
ENG 499 Capstone: Literature and Criticism
3


Total credits required for this major: 30



The following requirements apply to all English majors who entered Iona College at or after the Fall 2016 term:

Courses that fulfill both College Core Options and Major Requirements
Course Number Course Name
Credits
ENG 120 Communication Skills: Writing I
3
ENG 212
or ENG 213
or ENG 214
Self and Society
Transformations
New Worlds
3

Departmental Courses required for the Major
Requirements
Credits
ENG 314: Introduction to Literary Studies
3
ENG 315: New Contexts and Voices in Literary Studies
3
Two 300-400 level ENG courses in literature prior to 1660*
6
One 300-400 level ENG course in literature between 1660 and 1900* 3
One 300-400 level ENG course in literature between 1900 and the present* 3
Three 300-400 level ENG electives* 9
ENG 499: Capstone: Literature and Criticism 3
*at least one period or elective course must focus primarily on gender,
ethnicity, race and/or post-colonialism
 


Total credits required for this major: 30