Number of LCC credits that transfer toward the English major: 6

Take the prerequisite for the major.

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

Take two courses from the list below.

  • ENGL 270: Gender and Literature transfers as ENGLISH 215: Introduction to Women and Literature for 4 credits
  • ENGL 201: Introduction to Poetry transfers as ENGLISH 240: Introduction to Reading Poetry for 4 credits
  • ENGL 202: World Drama transfers as ENGLISH 245: Introduction to Drama and Theatre for 4 credits
  • ENGL 266: British Lit to 1800 transfers as ENGLISH 260: Introduction to British Literature for 4 credits
  • ENGL 266: British Lit to 1800 transfers as ENGLISH 267: World of Shakespeare for 4 credits
  • ENGL 255: American Lit to 1865 transfers as ENGLISH 270: Introduction to American Literature for 4 credits
  • ENGL 255: American Lit 1865 to Present transfers as ENGLISH 270: Introduction to American Literature for 4 credits
  • ENGL 260: African-American Literature transfers as ENGLISH 274: Introduction to Afro-American Literature for 4 credits
  • ENGL 211: World Literature I transfers as ENGLISH 275: World Literature In English for 4 credits

Note: You can take more than two of these classes and they will transfer to count for your LSA degree as elective credit.  However, only two of the classes will count for the English major.

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 LCC classes cannot be used for area distribution as they are listed on the General Degree Requirement Transfer Guide.
    • ENGL  200, 201, 202, 203, 211, 212, 220, 240, 245, 255, 256, 260, 266, 267, 270, 290 cannot be used to fulfill humanities distribution
    • ENGL 261  cannot be used to fulfill creative expression distribution
  • First Year Writing Requirement (FYWR): WRIT 122 and 132 can fulfill the FYWR for English majors.

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