American Literature & Culture

  • One course in English composition (expository writing)
  • One course in critical reading and writing (composition and literature)
  • One year survey of literatures in English
    • British literature to 1850
    • British literature from 1850 to the present or a survey of American literature
  • Two years of one foreign language or a combination of courses in foreign language and foreign literature

Note: Effective for fall 2020 admission and thereafter, to be considered for the American Literature & Culture major, students will need to complete the following major prep: One course in English composition (expository writing), One course in critical reading and writing (composition and literature), the equivalent of UCLA’s English 11 (American Cultures) , the equivalent of UCLA’s English 87 (Topics in American Cultures), and two years of one foreign language or a combination of courses in foreign language and foreign literature. Effective fall 2020, one year of British literature will no longer be approved for major preparation for this major.

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