English B.A. - Literature and the Environment

Bachelor of Arts - English; Literature & The Environment Concentration

College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 40-54

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2019-2020

General Education Requirements

Information regarding these requirements can be found in the General Education Section of the catalog.


English Core Courses24
Upper-Division English Elective Courses6
Senior Seminar3
Modern & Classical Language Requirement4-18
Approved Complementary Course3
Total Hours40-54

English Core Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
LIT 110LIntro to Lit3
LIT 202LThe Environmental Imagination3
LIT 236LLiterary Histories3
or LIT 246L Genres, Themes, Approaches
LIT 300Literary Criticism3
LIT 327Shakespeare3
LIT 373Lit & Environment3
LIT 402Literature in Place3
LIT 422Ecocritical Theory & Practice3
Total Hours24

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Upper-Division English Elective Courses

Complete two of the following courses:6
LIT 301
Studies in Literary Forms
LIT 304
U.S. Writers of Color
LIT 305
Lit by & About Native Amer
LIT 314
The American Novel
LIT 315
Voices of the Am Renaissance
LIT 331
Major Author/s
LIT 342
Montana Writers
LIT 343
African American Lit
LIT 344
Asian American Literature
LIT 349L
Medieval Lit
LIT 350L
LIT 353L
LIT 355
British Romanticism
LIT 363
Modern Poetry
LIT 369
Short Fiction
LIT 370
Science Fiction
LIT 373
Lit & Environment
LIT 376
Lit & Other Disciplines
LIT 378L
Gay and Lesbian Studies
LIT 380
Literary Approaches to Drama
LIT 391
Special Topics
LIT 402
Literature in Place
LIT 420
Critical Theory
LIT 421
History of Criticism & Theory
LIT 422
Ecocritical Theory & Practice
LIT 430
Studies in Comparative Lit
LIT 491
Special Topics
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Senior Seminar

Complete the following course:
LIT 494Seminar: Lit Capstone3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Modern & Classical Language Requirement

Note: Students may either take four sequential semesters (101, 102, 201, 202) of a modern or classical language or exemplify proficiency through examination (available through the Modern and Classical Languages and Literature Department).

Complete the 202-level proficiency in either a modern or classical language other than English.4-18

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Approved Complementary Course

Complete an approved complementary course from a discipline other than English. See your advisor for a list of courses that fulfill this requirement. 3

Minimum Required Grade: C-