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Program Requirements

Major Requirements

To fulfill the requirements of the major, all students in this program will take the following coursework in a sequence determined in collaboration with a faculty advisor. All students also must fulfill Liberal Arts Core and University requirements, and some of the following courses may also satisfy those requirements.

  • EN 200 Approaches to Literary Study
  • EN 400 Internship or GMD 400 Internship
  • EN 424 Senior Seminar or GMD 404 Performance Media Lab

All majors also complete coursework in a chosen Track. Majors can choose from Literature, Writing, Media & Performance Studies, or Secondary Education Licensure.  Learn about our Tracks of study here!

Minor Requirements (Effective Fall 2020)

An English minor can enhance and complement study in a variety of areas, especially communications, history, political science, business, and psychology. However, students can choose to complete a minor in English regardless of their fields of study. Students majoring in Liberal Studies can also choose English as a concentration. Learn more about our minors here!

Honors

Students who meet honors requirements are eligible for membership in the international English Honor Society, Sigma Tau Delta.

Department of Literature & Languages

Dr. Tonya Howe, Chair
(703) 284-5762

G126 Butler Hall
Marymount University
2807 N. Glebe Road
Arlington, VA 22207

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