English Courses by Category for Spring 2019 (Old Major)

English majors following the old major requirements are required to take at least one course at or above the 100 level from each of the below categories as part of the completion of their major requirements. Category A includes the study of the English Language, creative writing, rhetoric and composition, critical theory, and cultural studies. Category B includes study in ancient, medieval, 16th or 17th-century literary traditions. Category C includes study in 18th or 19th-century literary traditions. Category D includes study in 20th or 21st-century literary traditions.

Category A Category B Category C Category D

ENGS 107

Writing for the Digital Age

ENGS 133


ENGS 158

Representing Women

ENGS 182

Global Literature

ENGS 114

Writing Narrative Essays

ENGS 138


ENGS 330 A

Austen and the Ordinary

ENGS 252

The Rise of the Modernist Novel

ENGS 117

Advanced Creative Nonfiction

ENGS 295

Dante and Modern Poetry

ENGS 330 B

The Early US Novel


ENGS 177 A

Resistance and Humanity in African-American Art , Poetry, and Music

ENGS 118

Advanced Writing: Fiction


ENGS 177 B

Jazz and the Cultural Imagination

ENGS 119

Advanced Writing: Poetry


ENGS 360

Queer American Literature

ENGS 212

Capstone Seminar in Writing