Major Requirements – Track H

Listed below are the requirements for the English major. In addition to the requirements for the major, students must also satisfy all of the university general education requirements and the College of Letters & Science breadth and other degree requirements. Degree requirements will vary depending on when you took your first college class. You are strongly advised to consult your advisor to ensure you stay on track towards a degree. Read more about our degree requirements.

Track H: Media, Cinema, and Digital Studies

ENGLISH 215Introduction to English Studies3
Select two of the following:6
ENGLISH 290
Introduction to Film Studies
ENGLISH 291
Introduction to Television Studies
ENGLISH 294
Game Culture
Select one of the following:3
ENGLISH 301
Survey of English Literature, Beginnings to 1500
ENGLISH 302
Survey of English Literature, 1500-1660
ENGLISH 303
Survey of English Literature, 1660-1798
ENGLISH 304
Survey of English Literature, 1798-1900
ENGLISH 305
Survey of English Literature: 1900 to the Present
ENGLISH 306
Survey of Irish Literature
ENGLISH 307
Survey of American Literature to 1865
ENGLISH 308
Survey of American Literature, 1865-1965
ENGLISH 309
Survey of Contemporary American Literature
ENGLISH 325
The Art of Fiction:
ENGLISH 326
The Development of the Novel:
ENGLISH 327
The Development of the Short Story
ENGLISH 328
Forms of Experimental Literature:
ENGLISH 332
Gay and Lesbian Literature:
ENGLISH 381
World Literatures Written in English:
ENGLISH 404
Language, Power, and Identity
ENGLISH 414
Special Topics in Creative Writing:
ENGLISH 415
Fiction Workshop
ENGLISH 425 - ENGLISH 438
ENGLISH 451 - ENGLISH 547
ENGLISH 390Classical Film Criticism and Theory3
or ENGLISH 391 Television Criticism and Theory
Select 12 credits in media, cinema, and digital studies (including at least 3 credits from each area and no more than 3 credits in 200-level courses): 12
Media
ENGLISH/FILMSTD 286
Writing about Film and Television
ENGLISH/FILMSTD 291
Introduction to Television Studies (if not selected above)
ENGLISH/FILMSTD 380
Media and Society:
ENGLISH/FILMSTD 391
Television Criticism and Theory
ENGLISH/FILMSTD 393
Entertainment Industries:
ENGLISH 414
Special Topics in Creative Writing: (Zines and Self-Publishing)
ENGLISH 431
Topics in Advanced Communications: (with appropriate subtitle) (Contact Track H Coordinator)
FILMSTD 212
Intermediate Topics in Film and Television Studies: (with appropriate subtitle)
Cinema
ENGLISH/FILMSTD 286
Writing about Film and Television
ENGLISH/FILMSTD 290
Introduction to Film Studies (if not selected above)
ENGLISH/FILMSTD 295
Women in Film, Television, and Digital Media
ENGLISH/FILMSTD 312
Topics in Film, Television and Digital Studies:
ENGLISH/FILMSTD 316
World Cinema:
ENGLISH/FILMSTD 320
Studies in Film and Television Authorship:
ENGLISH/FILMSTD 329
Film and Literature
ENGLISH/FILMSTD 383
Cinema, Television, and Genre:
ENGLISH/FILMSTD 390
Classical Film Criticism and Theory
ENGLISH/FILMSTD 394
Theories of Digital Culture:
ENGLISH 414
Special Topics in Creative Writing: (Screenwriting – Story/Structure)
FILMSTD 212
Intermediate Topics in Film and Television Studies: (with appropriate subtitle)
FILMSTD/JEWISH 350
Global Jewish Film and Television:
FILMSTD 412
Global Cinema and Media:
FILMSTD 669
Screening Sexuality:
FILMSTD 690
Seminar in Contemporary Cinema and Media: (if not selected as capstone)
Digital Studies
ENGLISH 394
Theories of Digital Culture:
ENGLISH 294
Game Culture (if not selected above)
ENGLISH/FILMSTD 312
Topics in Film, Television and Digital Studies: (Cinema and Digital Studies)
ENGLISH 414
Special Topics in Creative Writing: (Animated Texts)
ENGLISH 436
Technical Documentation
ENGLISH 515
Literature and the Other Arts: (From Dada to the Web)
FILMSTD 212
Intermediate Topics in Film and Television Studies: (with appropriate subtitle)
Select 6 credits in upper-level electives6
FILMSTD 690Seminar in Contemporary Cinema and Media: (capstone seminar experience) (satisfies L&S research requirement)3
Total Credits36