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Curriculum

Attention to career development is integrated into our curriculum: develop critical readingwriting, research, and thinking skills essential for success not only in your academic work but also in your professional lives beyond the classroom.  Individualize your curriculum through independent studies. Broaden your global perspective through study abroad. Many students double major or minor at the college, finding that the skills gained in EWL extend to all their academic and creative pursuits.

See below for the course requirements for:


Curious to know what exactly you’ll be studying in the classroom? Below are some of our course titles. For fuller descriptions, see the MMC Catalog.

Literature Courses

  • AIP 305: Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man in Cultural Context
  • EWL 112: World Literature in Context Literature
  • EWL 120: Themes in World Literature
  • EWL 125: The Literary Imagination
  • EWL 128: African-American Literary Traditions
  • EWL 130: LGBTQ Literary Traditions
  • EWL 132: Ethnic Literary Traditions
  • EWL 136: Social Issues in Literature
  • EWL 138: Children’s Literature
  • EWL 207: Literary Analysis
  • EWL 211: Classical Literature
  • EWL 212: Medieval Literature
  • EWL 213: European Romanticism
  • EWL 215: Literature of the British Empire
  • EWL 217: Early Modern Literature
  • EWL 219: Literature of Early US Republic
  • EWL 221: US Literature: 1865-1914
  • EWL 225: Global Modernisms
  • EWL 305: The Spanish Inquisition in Literature and Film
  • EWL 306: Literature of the Pacific
  • EWL 307: The Visual Memoir
  • EWL 308: Trauma in Literature and Film
  • EWL 309: Women’s Writing
  • EWL 311: Reading While Black: Writing, Race, and Resistance
  • EWL 312: Bible as Literature
  • EWL 317: Reading the Eighteenth Century: Sex and the City
  • EWL 322: Literature & Human Rights
  • EWL 325: Gothic Fiction
  • EWL 327: Literature and Film of The Global Portuguese Empire
  • EWL 334: Literary New York
  • EWL 345: Shakespeare and Film
  • EWL 353: Modern European Fiction
  • EWL 357: Psychological Portraits in Literature
  • EWL 362: “Becoming American”: Immigrant Narratives
  • EWL 365: Reading Contemporary Africa
  • EWL 380: International Postmodernist Fiction
  • EWL 400+: Shakespeare, Chaucer, Austen, Hugo, and Woolf Seminars

Creative Writing Courses

  • CRW 201: Introduction to Creative Writing I
  • CRW 205: Introduction to Creative Writing I
  • CRW 310: Literary Magazine

    CRW 346: Intermediate Creative Writing

    CRW 441: Workshop in Writing Poetry
  • CRW 442: Workshop in Writing Fiction
  • CRW 443: Workshop in Writing Creative Nonfiction

Language Courses

  • ARAB 101: Elementary Arabic I
  • ARAB 102: Elementary Arabic II
  • CHIN 101: Elementary Chinese I
  • CHIN 102: Elementary Chinese II
  • FREN 101: Elementary French I
  • FREN 102: Elementary French II
  • FREN 201: Intermediate French I
  • FREN 202: Intermediate French II
  • SPAN 315: Hispanic Civilization

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