To earn the equivalent of a minor in English, you must complete two foundational courses in English composition, four broad introductory-level courses, and two upper-level courses.
This course provides an in-depth view on new ways of approaching literature and culture, in an extended sense ranging from magazines to digital literature.
Learn how philosophy, art, literature, and history shaped the last century and the world today.
A survey of ancient Greek literature focusing on classical concepts of the hero and how they can inform our understanding of the human condition.
What is the nature of our relationship to others and the world? How can literature help us see these relationships more clearly? This course seeks to explore such questions through adventurous readings of ten great works of narrative fiction from the 18th to the 20th century.
The Medieval Period, or the Middle Ages, occurred between the fall of the Roman Empire and the beginning of the European Renaissance. In many ways, these “middle times” separate the ancient from the modern world, and although the Renaissance is traditionally touted as a period of particularly explosive creativity and cultural rebirth, we will discover that art and literature flourished in the Middle Ages as well.
The English Literature Major is designed to cultivate a broad knowledge of the evolution of cultural and literary expression in English as well as an ability to critically engage with texts of all media.