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Fall 2018 Courses by Requirements

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English 200 Intensive Literary Studies Seminar:

English 200, Section 1

English 200, Section 2

English 200, Section 3

English 200, Section 4

English 200, Section 5

One course in British Literature and Culture before 1700 (221 Shakespeare counts):

English 221 Shakespeare

English 391CT Chaucer, His Tales, and The Birth of England

English 412 History of the English Language

Two courses total: One course each in two of the following categories:

  • British Literature and Culture after 1700
  • American Literature and Culture before 1865
  • American Literature and Culture after 1865

English 202 Later British Literature and Culture (category 1)

English 204 Intro to Asian American Literature (category 3)

English 269 American Literature and Culture After 1865 (category 3)

English 300 Junior Year Writing, section 6: U.S. Literature in Global Context (category 3)

English 349 Nineteenth-Century British fiction (category 1)

English 361 The Modern Novel 1900-1945 (category 3)

English 368 Modern American Drama (category 3)

English 373 American Indian Literature (category 3)

English 374 20th Century American Literature (category 3)

One course in global Anglophone or ethnic American literature, culture or rhetorics 200+ level:

English 204 Intro to Asian American Literature

English 269 American Literature and Culture After 1865

English 300 Junior Year Writing, Section 1: Island Fictions: From Paradise to Ice

English 300 Junior Year Writing, Section 3: América’s Fictions

English 300 Junior Year Writing, Section 4: Literatures of Conflict

English 300 Junior Year Writing, Section 6: Outsiders in Literature and Film

English 315 Speculative Fiction: Science and Speculation

English 329H Tutoring Writing: Theory and Practice

English 365 The Literature of Ireland

English 372 Caribbean Literature

English 373 American Indian Literature

English 374 20th Century American Literature

English 391ML Multilingualism and Literacy

English 491SA Amandla! South African Literature and Politics, Apartheid and Postapartheid

English 521 Introduction to Old Irish

200-400+ English electives:

English 203 Bible, Myth, Literature and Society

English 204 Intro to Asian American literature

English 221 Shakespeare

English 254 Writing and Reading Imaginative Literature

English 254H Writing and Reading Imaginative Literature Honors

English 269 American Literature and Culture after 1865

English 300 Junior Year Writing, Section 1: Island Fictions: From Paradise to Ice

English 300 Junior Year Writing, Section 3: América’s Fictions

English 300 Junior Year Writing, Section 4: Literatures of Conflict

English 300 Junior Year Writing, Section 5: US Literature in a Global Context

English 300 Junior Year Writing, Section 6: Outsiders in Literature and Film

English 315 Speculative Fiction: Science and Speculation

English 319 Representing the Holocaust

English 329H Tutoring Writing: Theory and Practice Honors

English 349 Nineteenth-Century British Fiction

English 350 Expository Writing

English 350H Expository Writing Honors

English 354, Section 1 Creative Writing: Intro to Fiction

English 354, Section 2 Creative Writing: Intro to Poetry

English 354, Section 3 Creative Writing

English 361 Modern Novel 1900-1945

English 365 20th Century Literature of Ireland

English 372 Caribbean Literature

English 373 American Indian Literature

English 374 20th Century American Literature

English 379 Intro to Professional Writing

English 380 Professional Writing and Technical Communication

English 388 Rhetoric, Writing, and Society

English 391CT Chaucer, his Tales, and the Birth of England

English 391D Writing & Emerging Technologies

English 391ML Multilingualism & Literacy

English 391NM Narrative Medicine: How Writing Can Heal

English 412 History of the English Language

English 491SA Amandla! South African Literature and Politics, Apartheid and Postapartheid

English 499C Honors Thesis: Foundations and Departures in Creative Writing: Fiction, Poetry and Literary Non-fiction.

English 521 Introduction to Old Irish

Junior Year Writing:

English 300 Junior Year Writing, Section 1: Island Fictions: From Paradise to Ice

English 300 Junior Year Writing, Section 3: América’s Fictions

English 300 Junior Year Writing, Section 4: Literatures of Conflict

English 300 Junior Year Writing, Section 5: US Literature in a Global Context

English 300 Junior Year Writing, Section 6: Outsiders in Literature and Film

Integrative Experience:

English 494D Dystopian Games, Comics, Media

English 494FI Philosophizing Your Future

English 494MI Virtual Medieval: Fictions and Fantasies of the Middle Ages

Important: If you wish to apply 1 course toward 2 approved requirements, you must pick up 1 extra 300+ English elective and notify the English Undergraduate Office so that we can make the exception on your ARR. For instance, if you would like to count English 300 Junior Year Writing, Section 5 US Literature in a Global Context toward both the American literature before 1865 requirement and also toward Junior Year Writing, you must take one extra 300+ English elective. It can be a writing or literature course.

Second majors in English are not required to fulfill their junior year writing or integrative experience requirements in English as they will fulfill them in their primary major.

Dual degree 2nd majors must take junior year writing with us (but are still waived from the Integrative Experience

We accept no more than three pre-approved transfer, exchange and/or five college courses toward our major requirements.

Please contact Celeste (cstuart@english.umass.edu) at the English Undergraduate office if you have any questions about the requirements or to get transfer courses pre-approved.