Number of Mid Michigan credits that transfer toward the English major: 9

Take the prerequisite for the major.

  • ENG 112: Introduction to Literature transfers as ENGLISH 298: Introduction to Literary Studies for 3 credits

Take two courses from the list below.

  • ENG 201: English Literature I transfers as ENGLISH 260: Introduction to British Literature for 3 credits
  • ENG 205: American Literature to 1870 transfers as ENGLISH 270: Introduction to American Literature for 3 credits
  • ENG 206: American Literature from 1870 transfers as ENGLISH 270: Introduction to American Literature for 3 credits
  • ENG 213: Contemporary Literature transfers as ENGLISH 285: Introduction to 20th Century Literature for 3 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: 24

  • 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 Mid Michigan classes cannot be used for area distribution as they are listed on the General Degree Requirement Transfer Guide.
    • ENG 112, 201, 202, 205, 206, 211, 212, 213 cannot be used to fulfill humanities distribution
    • ENG 225 cannot be used to fulfill creative expression distribution

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