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2022-2023 Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Catalog

English: Concentration in Literature


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The concentration in Literature contains a combination of core courses and electives that emphasize interpretation, literary history, genre, and cultural identity. A mix of survey, readings, and seminar courses create a curriculum that combines breadth and depth, historical overviews, and close attention to particular authors and literary periods. Students will acquire experiences, abilities, and tools for a lifelong engagement with literature and ideas, as well as reading, writing, and discussion skills that will serve them well regardless of career path.


 

II. Required courses outside major—None


III. Other departmental requirements:


Major competency is demonstrated by successful completion of two courses from the following: LIT 440, 484, 488, or 490.

Liberal Arts Core (LAC)


For additional information about the Liberal Arts Core and the specific courses that fulfill the requirements, visit the Office of the Registrar website, https://registrar.unca.edu/liberal-arts-core.

Liberal Arts Core Requirements

Courses that satisfy some of the following LAC requirements can be found throughout the curriculum and may be used to fulfill multiple requirements.
 

Requirement Credits
First-Year Seminar 3-4
Academic Writing and Critical Inquiry 4
Humanities 12
Laboratory Science 4
Scientific Perspectives 3-4
Quantitative Perspectives 4
Social Science 3-4
Second Language (proficiency through the 2nd semester) 0-8
Arts and Ideas 3-4
Senior Capstone 4
Diversity Intensive 6-8

 

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