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 and Film
    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