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  • Objectives
    The Program offers students an opportunity to take a wide range of courses reflecting the diverse nature of literature. Courses like Bob Dylan and the Literature of the 60s are offered, along with Literary Landmarks, Narrative in the Cinema, and African-American Literature. Arthur, the Age and The Legend traces the stories of Arthur that have fascinated readers from the Middle Ages to the present. Canadian Literature, Shakespeare, Tragedy, and Satire are examples of classes dealing with central concerns of literary study. In practical terms, the Undergraduate English Program requires students to think, to read and listen critically, and to use language with clarity, judgment, and imagination. These are invaluable human skills that will only serve to enhance one's success and enjoyment in whatever career he or she chooses.
  • Academic Title
    Bachelor of Arts with Concentration in English
  • Course description
    15-Credit BA with Concentration in English

    Students must meet the faculty requirements, which include 4-8 credits in English above the 1000-level, including 2 credits above the 2000-level; within these 4 to 8 credits, they must take the following:
                
    1.     one of 3000.03, 3001.03 or 3002.03
    2.     at least two (one full credit) of the six 2000-level surveys (ENGL 2001.03, 2002.03, 2003.03, 2004.03, 2005,03, 2006.03)
    3.     three credit hours (or one half credit) in each of the following two groups
        a)     Old English, Middle English, Renaissance (ENGL 2018.03, 2020.03, 2214.06, 3005.03, 3007.03, 3008.03, 3010.03, 3011.03, 3015.03)
        b)     Restoration, Eighteenth-Century, Romantic, Victorian, American (pre 1914) (ENGL 3017.03, 3019.03, 3020.03, 3022.03, 3025.06, 3029.03, 3031.03, 3032.03, 3061.03, 3062.03)
    • ENGL 2001.03: British Literature to 1800.
    • ENGL 2002.03: British Literature after 1800.
    • ENGL 2003.03: American Literature.
    • ENGL 2004.03: Canadian Literature.
    • ENGL 2005.03: World Literature.
    • ENGL 2006.03: Cultural Studies.
    • ENGL 2018.03: Arthur.
    • ENGL 2020.03: Sampling Medieval Literature.
    • ENGL 2028.03: Short Poems in English.
    • ENGL 2029.03: Framed Narratives.
    • ENGL 2030.03: Literature, Health and Healing.
    • ENGL 2034.03: The Short Story.
    • ENGL 2040.03: Mystery and Detective Fiction.
    • ENGL 2050.03: Literature and Propaganda.
    • ENGL 2060.03: Sports Literature.
    • ENGL 2070.03: African American Literature.
    • ENGL 2080.03: Cartoons and Comics.
    • ENGL 2088.03: Images and Texts.
    • ENGL 2090.03: Literature, Migration, and Citizenship.
    • ENGL 2095.03: Narrative in the Cinema.
    • ENGL 2100.03: Communication Skills: Oral and Written.
    • ENGL 2110.03: Introduction to Professional Writing.
    • ENGL 2201X/Y.06: The English Language.
    • ENGL 2214X/Y.06: Shakespeare.
    • ENGL 2218.03: Gothic Fiction.
    • ENGL 2221X/Y.06: Fictions of Development.
    • ENGL 2229.03: Tragedy.
    • ENGL 2230.03: Satire.
    • ENGL 2233X/Y.06: Science Fiction.
    • ENGL 2235.03: Tolkien: Fantasy and Medievalism.
    • ENGL 2236.03: Fantasy after Tolkien.
    • ENGL 2250X/Y.06: Bob Dylan and the Literature of the Sixties.
    • ENGL 3000.03: Close Reading.
    • ENGL 3001.03: History of Literary Criticism.
    • ENGL 3002.03: Contemporary Critical Theory.
    • ENGL 3005.03: Canterbury Tales.
    • ENGL 3007X/Y.06: Old English.
    • ENGL 3008.03: Introduction to Nordic Saga.
    • ENGL 3010.03: Renaissance Poetry and Culture I: More to Jonson.
    • ENGL 3011.03: Renaissance Poetry and Culture II: Donne to Milton.
    • ENGL 3015.03: Renaissance Drama.
    • ENGL 3017.03: English Poetry and Prose, 1660-1740.
    • ENGL 3019.03: Poetry and Prose, 1740-1789.
    • ENGL 3020.03: English Drama, 1660-1800.
    • ENGL 3022.03: English Fiction to 1820.
    • ENGL 3025X/Y.06: Literature of the Romantic Era 1789-1832.
    • ENGL 3029.03: Victorian Poetry.
    • ENGL 3031.03: The 19th-Century British Novel from Austen to Dickens.
    • ENGL 3032.03: The 19th Century British Novel from Dickens to Hardy.
    • ENGL 3061.03: American Literature to 1865.
    • ENGL 3062.03: American Literature, 1865-1914.
    • ENGL 3070.03: Twentieth-Century African American Novel.
    • ENGL 3086.03: Post-Colonial Literatures.
    • ENGL 3098.03: Creative Writing: Poetry.
    • ENGL 3099.03: Creative Writing: Fiction.
    • ENGL 3112.06X/Y: Writing Theory.
    • ENGL 3113.03: Writing Practice.
    • ENGL 3220.03: American Literature of the Earlier Twentieth Century.
    • ENGL 3221.03: American Literature of the Later Twentieth Century.
    • ENGL 3231.03: Modern Canadian Literature.
    • ENGL 3234.03: British Literature of the Earlier Twentieth Century.
    • ENGL 3235.03: British Literature of the Later Twentieth Century.
    • ENGL 3238.03: Fiction of the Earlier Twentieth Century.
    • ENGL 3239.03: Fiction of the Later Twentieth Century.
    • ENGL 3240.03: Modern Drama.
    • ENGL 3241.03: Contemporary Drama.
    • ENGL 3242.03: Poetry of the Earlier Twentieth Century.
    • ENGL 3243.03: Poetry of the Later Twentieth Century.
    • ENGL 3245.03: The Beat Generation.
    • ENGL 3250.03: Contemporary Women Poets.
    • ENGL 3270.03: Contemporary Canadian Literature.
    • ENGL 3300.03: TV: Theory and Criticism.
    • ENGL 3310.03: Writing in a Digital Age.
    • ENGL 3820.03: Nabokov.
    • ENGL 3916.06: Introduction to Applied Linguistics and Language Teaching.
    • Studies In Major Authors-4011-4099
    • Studies in Genre-4200-4299
    • Studies in National Literatures-4400-4499
    • Studies in Literary History?4600?4699
    • Studies in Culture and Theory-4800-4899

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