BLA Concentration in Literature

The BLA concentration in Literature enables students to develop skills in literary analysis while exploring literary genres and periods of particular interest, from Great Books of Antiquity to Contemporary Fiction. Special topics courses, such as Children’s Literature, the Horror Story, Turning Fiction into Film, or Selected Authors may also be taken as part of this concentration. The BLA Concentration in Literature prepares students for graduate studies and careers in teaching, law, business, as well as careers with a range of cultural organizations including theatres, libraries, museums, non-profit organizations, etc.

Required Courses

A minimum of 6 courses in Literature.

  • ENGL.2000 Critical Methods of Literary Inquiry
  • ENGL.2820 American Literary Traditions
  • ENGL.2810 British Literary Traditions
  • 3 Literature courses at the 3000 level

Please refer to course listing in undergraduate catalog for a complete list of Literature courses.