Courses

| Summary of Requirements | Advising and Admission to the Minor | Independent Research |

Currently Eligible Courses:

Area A

English

  • English 3701. Introduction to Literary History I
  • English 3702. Introduction to Literary History II
  • English 3703. Introduction to Literary History III
  • English 3710. Studies in British Literature
  • English 3780. Global/Transnational Literature
  • English ____. (Courses taken as part of British Studies in London program)

With additional prerequisite English 2600 (Critical Introduction to Literary Forms) waived at discretion of instructor:

  • English 5620*.Honors Seminar-Special Topics (when there is substantial treatment of British literature; open to all minors)
  • English 5700. Studies in Medieval Literature
  • English 5701. Chaucer
  • English 5710. Studies in Renaissance Literature
  • English 5711. Shakespeare
  • English 5720. Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Literature
  • English 5721. Milton
  • English 5740. Studies in British Romanticism
  • English 5760. Studies in Victorian Literature
  • English 5770. Studies in Twentieth-Century British Literature
  • English 5790.Studies in Modernism (when there is substantial treatment of British literature)
  • English 5860.Studies in Post-colonial Literature
  • English 5870.Individual Authors (when British)

Film

  • Film 3750*. Third World Cinema (when there is substantial treatment of cinema from former colonies of British empire)
  • Film 3760*. Film and Culture (when there is substantial treatment of cinema from Britain and former colonies of British empire)
  • Film 4220*. Film Study (when there is substantial treatment of cinema from Britain and former colonies of British empire)

Theatre

  • Theatre 4010. Shakespeare in Performance (Study Abroad Program)
  • Theatre 4020. Dramatic Genres (Study Abroad Program)
  • Theatre 4030. Contemporary Drama (Study Abroad Program)

Area B

History

  • History 3040. Medieval England
  • History 3140. Victorian Britain
  • History 3200*. Age of Imperialism (when there is substantial treatment of British empire)
  • History 3210*. Age of Total War (when there is substantial treatment of Britain or British Empire)
  • History 3240. Twentieth Century Britain
  • History 3560. Modern India
  • History 3700. Colonial America
  • History 4095. The Body and the State in Modern Britain
  • History 4150. Modern London
  • History 4250*. Topics in European Social/Cultural History (when there is substantial treatment of British society/culture)
  • History 4440. British and French Colonialism in the Middle East
  • History 4701. The Darwinian Revolution
  • History 4990*. Senior Seminar (when there is substantial treatment of British society/culture or empire)

Political Science

  • Political Science 5010*. Political Thought from Machiavelli (when there is substantial treatment of British political thought)
  • Political Science 5035*. Contemporary Political Thought (when there is substantial treatment of British political thought)
  • Political Science 5810*. Rise and Fall / Great Powers (when there is substantial treatment of British political thought)
  • Political Science 5960*. Political Philosophy (when there is substantial treatment of British political thought)
  • Political Science 5967*.State and Society (when there is substantial treatment of British political thought)

Area C

Philosophy

  • Philosophy 3820*. The Meaning of Life (when there is substantial treatment of British philosophy)
  • Philosophy 4120*. Early Modern Philosophy (when there is substantial treatment of British philosophy)
  • Philosophy 4130*. Nineteenth-Century Philosophy (when there is substantial treatment of British philosophy)
  • Philosophy 5120*. Modern and Recent Philosophy (when there is substantial treatment of British philosophy)
  • Philosophy 5191/2/3*. Philosophy of ________ (when figure or movement addressed is primarily British)

For Fall 2008, add:

  • Philosophy 5193. Philosophy of John Stuart Mill.

For Spring 2009, add:

  • Film 3760. British Cinema.

* = course will be approved on a semester by semester basis. The complete list of approved courses for a given semester will appear at the beginning of each semester on the minor’s web site. Candidates wishing to have one of the asterisked courses approved from prior years must petition the Director of British Studies and include a syllabus from that year.