Literature and the Environment

Bachelor of Arts - English; Literature & The Environment Concentration

College Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 36

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2017-2018

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
A Designation: Medieval through early modern British Literature
B Designation: Enlightenment through Romantic British Literature or pre-1865 American Literature
C Designation: 400-level theory
D Designation: Diversity
Senior Seminar3
Foreign Language
An approved complementary course from a discipline other than English3
Total Hours36

English Core Courses

Rule: Must complete 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

Rule: Must complete three 300- or 400-level English courses

Select two courses from the following:6
Studies in Literary Forms
U.S. Writers of Color
Lit by & About Native Amer
The American Novel
Voices of the Am Renaissance
Major Author/s
Montana Writers
African American Lit
Asian American Literature
Medieval Lit
British Romanticism
Modern Poetry
Short Fiction
Science Fiction
Lit & Environment
Lit & Other Disciplines
Gay and Lesbian Studies
Literary Approaches to Drama
Special Topics
Literature in Place
Critical Theory
History of Criticism & Theory
Ecocritical Theory & Practice
Studies in Comparative Lit
Special Topics
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Senior Seminar

Rule: Must complete the following courses:

LIT 494Seminar: Lit Capstone3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Foreign Language

Note: Foreign Language: Two years of a SINGLE modern or classical language or the equivalent (200+ level) score on a competency exam is required.

An approved complementary course from a discipline other than English

Minimum Required Grade: C-

3 Total Credits Required