AB Literature (English)

The AB Literature Program is designed for the student who seeks a profound and scholarly appreciation of literature written in the English Language. While in the program, the student will be introduced to literature from all over the globe, in order to develop competence in the analysis of literary texts, writing of critical essays, and evaluation of different literary traditions and orientations.

Course Requirements
The student fulfills the requirements for the AB Literature Program upon:
1.    Completing 30 units of required Literature subjects (10 subjects):
                      Lit 126.1    Western Literature I
                      Lit 126.2    Western Literature II
                      Lit 101       Introduction to Literary Studies
                      Lit 112.1    Literary Criticism I
                      Lit 112.2    Literary Criticism II
                      Lit 161       Philippine Literature in English
                      Lit 127.1    Third World Literature I
                      Lit 127.2    Third World Literature II
                      Lit 198       Independent Research I
                      Lit 199       Independent Research II
2.    Completing twelve units of Literature electives (4 electives)and six units of free electives (2 electives from any Department);
3.    And submitting a Creative Writing Thesis or an Independent Research on literature and satisfactory oral defense thereof. The Independent Research is to be written during senior year (Lit 198 & Lit 199).
The Lit Major can choose from diverse fields, among them: Creative Writing in Fiction, Poetry and Non-Fiction; Reading Children’s Literature; Romantic Literature; Shakespeare Tragedies, Shakespeare and Film; Fatal Fiction (a study of destiny in novels), Modern Poetry, Contemporary Drama; Gender and Genre courses; courses in Literary Theory and Criticism.
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