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Columbus State University

English Options

ENGL 4000. Baccalaureate Survey (0-0-0) Satisfactory grade in this course indicates completion of the baccalaureate examination for the BA degree in English Language and Literature. Survey can be taken more than once. (S/U grading.)

ENGL 4555. Selected Authors - Capstone Course (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 and ENGL 2157 with a grade of "C" or better and Prerequisite: or Corequisite: ENGL 2155 and ENGL 2156 with a grade of "C" or better. Students must take the capstone course either in the semester they plan to graduate or the semester before they graduate. An intensive study of one or two major authors. Students will read a substantial body of the author's work in the context of social, political, historical, and religious issues of the age. The course will also include an opportunity for students to read and discuss secondary critical works, especially as they increase understanding of theoretical approaches to literature (formalist, psychological, materialist, feminist, cultural/historical, etc.).