Major Requirements

Recently the Department of English refined its major so that students could build on the solid core of requirements and develop a concentration in some specific disciplinary or interdisciplinary area of English Studies. With requirements and the nine-hour optional concentration built into the major, students can focus on writing—both creative and professional—or on literature and culture, which would include multicultural American and world literatures in English, criticism and theory, cultural studies (courses that focus on literary representations of race, gender, and ethnicity, on literature and film, popular culture, etc), and linguistics.

Find BA in English degree requirements in the VCU Bulletin.

Gretchen Comba, Director of Undergraduate Studies
R. Dale Smith, Coordinator of Undergraduate Advising


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