Students can either fulfill the requirements of the Calendar year in which they declared a major/minor in English, or under the present 2018/2019 Undergraduate Calendar. Under Calendars 2014/2015 or earlier, a student must complete courses from 3 lists. Under Calendar 2015/2016 and later, a student must fulfill the Historical Breadth requirement. Historical Breadth courses are listed below with an HB. See Calendars or contact the Department Chair for further details and other degree requirements.
Please note that there is a separate tentative list for courses in Creative Writing.
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Both term courses, September – April (6 credit hours):
30.235 Early Women Writers (Robson, slot 4). HB
Fall term courses, September – December (3 credit hours):
30.271 Film I: The Silver Screen (Kramer, slot 13).
30.361 Middle English Romance (Gasse, slot 3). HB
30.364 Canadian Literature since 1990 (Kramer, slot 6).
30.379 20th-Century American Drama (Rose, slot 5).
30.383 Between Men: Literature and Masculinity (Allan, slot 8).
30.350 Early 20th-century American Poets (Tryphonopoulos, slot 7).
30.4xx American Abolitionism (Rose, slot 14). new course!
Winter term courses, January – April (3 credit hours):
30.256 20th-Century British Novel (Rose, slot 5)
30.273 Film II: Night Visions (Kramer, slot 13)
30.373 Medieval Drama (Gasse, slot 3). HB
30.386 History of Literary Criticism (Kramer, slot 6). HB
30.451 Jane Austen (Robson, slot 13)
30.4xx The Birds and the Bees: Animals in Early English Literature (Smid, slot 14). HB, and new course!