Specialization in English Studies

Graduation Requirements:

In addition to the program requirements listed below, students must also satisfy the Bachelor of Arts (four-year) degree requirements, which include regulations on first year and subject maximum and breadth requirements.

Program Requirements:

Students will need to achieve a minimum 60% average in the 54 credits presented for the Specialization in English Studies.

Students must complete the required three credits of introductory English Studies with a minimum grade of 60%.

Students must complete 120 credits including 54 credits in the Specialization as follows:
ENGL 1000 level   3 cr.
ENGL Literary History I   9 cr.
ENGL Literary History II   9 cr.
ENGL   33 cr.

Breadth Requirements and Electives:

ACAD 1601   3 cr.
Social Science and/or Professional Studies 6 cr.
Science   6 cr.
Electives   51 cr.


Students are limited to a maximum of 6 credits of English Studies Topics courses at the 1000 level.

A maximum of 30 credits at the 2000 level may be applied to the Specialization.

A maximum of 6 credits of 1 credit ENGL courses may count towards the Specialization.

A maximum of 6 credits of cross-listed courses may count toward an English Studies Specialization.

Group Requirements:

 Literary History I

ENGL 2256 Double Agents: Canadian Literature Before 1914  
ENGL 2266 Adventurers, Outlaws, or Pioneers of the Frontier: Early American Literature  
ENGL 2446 Children's Literature Before 1914***  
ENGL 2446 Children’s Literature Before 1914  
ENGL 2536 Shakespeare Before 1600  
ENGL 2537 Shakespeare After 1600  
ENGL 3096 Bawdy Politics: Writing the Restoration  
ENGL 3097 Vice and Folly: The Age of Satire, 1660-1730  
ENGL 3196 Dangerous Liaisons: The 18th Century Novel  
ENGL 3246 Desire and Identity in Early Modern Literature  
ENGL 3247 Transgressing Boundaries in Early Modern Literature  

Literary History II

ENGL 2007 British Literature After 1800  
ENGL 2056 North American Drama  
ENGL 2257 Hyphenated-Canadians: Canadian Literature After 1914  
ENGL 2267 “Make It New”: Contemporary American Literature  
ENGL 2447 Children's Literature After 1914  
ENGL 2816 Illness, Death, and Dying on Stage  
ENGL 3146 Topics in Postcolonial Literature  
ENGL 3176 Falling Apart: British Literature 1900-1950  
ENGL 3177 Contemporary British Literature, 1950 and Beyond  
ENGL 3276 Indigenous Literatures of North America  
ENGL 3346 The Romantics  
ENGL 3347 The Victorians  

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