A coordinated study which serves as the culmination of an English major’s undergraduate study. There are two options: literary criticism or creative writing. For either option, the student will demonstrate wide reading, critical thinking, knowledge and application of research techniques, and skill in writing. For the critical option, the student produces a final critical paper/project on a literary subject chosen in consultation with a faculty supervisor. For the creative writing option, the student produces a critical preface and a portfolio of original work in consultation with a faculty supervisor. Prerequisites: Senior status and permission of the instructor. Credit, 3 hours.