English Major

A course may only be used under one designation. Other courses may apply to requirements below with permission from the Director of Undergraduate Studies.

Requirements: 10 Courses

One of the following gateway courses:
English 182S Reading Historically
English 184S Readings in Genre
English 186S Reading Thematically​

Four Area Study Courses, as follows:
Two courses from Area I: Medieval and Early Modern
One course from Area II: 18th and 19th Century
One course from Area III: Modern and Contemporary
One Criticism, Theory or Methodology (CTM) course

Four English courses as electives, at the 200-level or above

Requirements for the Major offered Fall 2016

Requirements for the Major offered Spring 2017

Requirements for the Major offered Fall 2017

For full course descriptions visienglish.duke.edu/courses

Plan-of-Study Worksheet

DOWNLOAD: Major Worksheet (pdf)