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Inclement Weather Update

Due to current weather conditions, Skidmore College will suspend operations Sunday, January 20, 2019.

Residence halls and the dining hall will remain open for students on campus and those who are able to return to campus on Sunday. However, all other scheduled activities have been cancelled.

Essential staff should report as scheduled. Facilities Services will continue to work throughout the storm. Read more at www.skidmore.edu/alert/

English Department

English Major's Checklist

Major Requirements

1.  Introductory Requirement

a. ______ EN 110: Introduction to Literary Studies. This course satisfies the college Writing Requirement.

*Prospective English majors are strongly encouraged to take EN 110 prior to enrolling in 200-level courses.

b. ______ One from Forms of Language and Literature (207, 208, 211, 213, 215, 217, 219, 225, 228, 280, 281, 282) 

c. ______ One from Language and Literature in Context (223, 226, 227, 229, 230, 231, 232, 243)

2. ______ Five from Advanced Courses in Language and Literature (311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 316, 322, 323, 324, 325, 327, 337, 338, 341, 342, 343, 344, 345, 346, 347, 348, 350, 351, 352, 359, 360, 361, 362, 363, 364, 371, 377 [can only be counted once])

*Prerequisites: Before taking 300-level classes, students must fulfill requirements a, b, and c above.

3. ______ One Capstone Experience, satisfied in most cases by a Senior Seminar. Students with appropriate preparation and faculty permission may instead choose the senior thesis or project options. Capstone options are restricted to senior English majors.

4. ______ One additional course at the 200 or 300 level (excluding the Senior Seminars)

5. Early Period requirement: Two courses, at either the 200 or the 300 level, must be designated "early period" (EN 225, 228E, 229E, 230, 231, 315, 341, 342, 343, 344, 345, 346, 347, 348, 350, 362).

Total courses: Ten courses

Total credit hours: 32–34 (one 200-level Forms course at 3 or 4 hours; one additional course at 3 or 4 hours)