Number of Henry Ford credits that transfer toward the English major: 6

Take the prerequisite for the major.

  • There is not a Henry Ford course approved as equivalent to the prerequisite.  You will need to take it after you transfer.

Take two courses from the list below.

  • ENG 243: Women's Lives in Literature transfers as ENGLISH 215: Introduction to Women and Literature for 3 credits
  • ENG 232: Introduction to the Short Story transfers as ENGLISH 230: Introduction to Short Story and Novel for 3 credits
  • ENG 231: Introduction to Literature: Poetry transfers as ENGLISH 240: Introduction to Reading Poetry for 3 credits
  • ENG 245: The Bible as Literature transfers as ENGLISH 258: The Bible as Literature for 3 credits
  • ENG 241: Shakespeare transfers as ENGLISH 267: World of Shakespeare for 3 credits
  • ENG 235: American Literature Before 1900 transfers as ENGLISH 270: Introduction to American Literature for 3 credits
  • ENG 237: American Literature Since 1900 transfers as ENGLISH 270: Introduction to American Literature for 3 credits
  • ENG 248: African American Literature transfers as ENGLISH 274: Introduction to Afro-American Literature for 3 credits

Number of credits that you will have to complete after transfer to complete the English major: 27

  • Prerequisite for the major: ENGLISH 298: Introduction to Literary Studies (3 credits)
  • 24 additional credits at the 300 and 400 level to include the following requirements:
    • Three courses on literature written primarily before 1900, at least one of which must be on literature written primarily before 1830, and at least one of which must be on literature written primarily before 1642
    • One course in American literature
    • One poetry course
    • One course designated "Identity and Difference"
    • Additional coursework to reach 30 total credits including the 6 credits transferred in

Completing General Degree Requirements as an English Major

  • Courses that transfer with the U-M subject ENGLISH cannot be used for Area Distribution for English majors. Therefore the following Henry Ford classes cannot be used for area distribution as they are listed on the General Degree Requirement Transfer Guide.

    • ENG  231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 236, 237, 239, 241, 243, 245, 248 cannot be used to fulfill humanities distribution
  • First Year Writing Requirement (FYWR): ENG 132, ENG 132H and ENG 135 can fulfill the FYWR for English majors.

 

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