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

Take the prerequisite for the major.

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

Take two courses from the list below.

  • ENGL 227: Fiction transfers as ENGLISH 230: Introduction to Short Story and Novel for 3 credits
  • ENGL 271: Film as Literature transfers as ENGLISH 232: Introduction to Visual Culture for 3 credits
  • ENGL 225: Poetry transfers as ENGLISH 240: Introduction to Reading Poetry for 3 credits
  • ENGL 222: Science Fiction transfers as ENGLISH 242. Interdisciplinary Studies in English for 3 credits
  • ENGL 226: Drama transfers as ENGLISH 245: Introduction to Drama and Theatre for 3 credits
  • ENGL 253: The Bible as Literature  transfers as ENGLISH 258: The Bible as Literature for 3 credits
  • ENGL 242: English Literature II transfers as ENGLISH 260: Introduction to British Literature for 3 credits
  • ENGL 240: Shakespeare transfers as ENGLISH 267: World of Shakespeare for 3 credits
  • ENGL 231: American Literature transfers as ENGLISH 270: Introduction to American Literature for 3 credits
  • ENGL 232: Modern American Literature transfers as ENGLISH 270: Introduction to American Literature for 3 credits
  • ENGL 223: American Black Literature transfers as ENGLISH 274: Introduction to Afro-American Literature for 3 credits
  • ENGL 220: World Literature transfers as ENGLISH 275: World Literature In English for 3 credits
  • ENGL 220: World Literature transfers as ENGLISH 282: Native American 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: 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 Mott classes cannot be used for area distribution as they are listed on the General Degree Requirement Transfer Guide.
    • ENGL 220, 221, 222, 223, 225, 227, 231, 232, 235, 240, 242, 243, 253, 261, 271 cannot be used to fulfill humanities distribution
    • ENGL 205 cannot be used to fulfill creative expression distribution

TRANSFER STUDENT CENTER

Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm