Undergraduate Areas of Study

Literature Concentration for Students Matriculated Before Sept. 1, 2013

Feb. 1, 1993 — AOS Guidelines: Cultural Studies

Concentration: Literature

Framework: Disciplinary

Concentrations in literature generally include studies that will broaden a student's understanding of literary genres, periods, themes and major authors. Well-developed concentrations in literature generally contain studies of:

  • a substantial body of literary texts including literature of different periods
  • the relationships between literature and the historical/literary contexts in which it developed
  • studies of authors outside the traditional canon
  • critical approaches to literature.