Designed for majors and prospective majors. Historical survey treating the development of American letters from the beginnings through the twentieth century.
Students entering 2012 and after: satisfies the Literary Studies, Creative Writing, and Rhetoric distribution requirement.
Students entering before 2012: satisfies the Literature distribution requirement.
Students who major in English should complete 280 by the end of the junior year. Those who cannot meet this deadline must make special arrangements with the Chair.