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B.A. in English Literature

This page lists courses offered in the Department of English Literature by category. For a list of courses organized according to program requirements, visit the Bachelor of Arts in English Literature┬ásection of Boise State University’s Undergraduate Catalog.

Core Courses for the B.A. in English Literature

  • ENGL 261 Literary History I
  • ENGL 262 Literary History II
  • ENGL 275 Methods of Literary Study (CID requirement)
  • ENGL 393 Literary Criticism and Theory
  • ENGL 498 Senior Capstone in Literary Studies (FF requirement)

British Literatures

  • ENGL 267 Survey of British Literature I
  • ENGL 268 Survey of British Literature II
  • ENGL 340 Chaucer
  • ENGL 341 Medieval Literature
  • ENGL 345 Shakespeare
  • ENGL 350 British Renaissance Literature
  • ENGL 351 Milton
  • ENGL 358 Eighteenth-Century British Literature
  • ENGL 360 British Romantic Literature
  • ENGL 365 Victorian Literature
  • ENGL 386 Modern and Contemporary British Literature

American Literatures

  • ENGL 277 Survey of American Literature I
  • ENGL 278 Survey of American Literature II
  • HCS 316 Contemporary American Literature
  • ENGL 375 Early American Literature
  • ENGL 377 American Renaissance
  • ENGL 378 American Realism
  • ENGL 384 Literature of the American West
  • ENGL 387 Modern and Post-Modern American Literature

World Literatures

  • ENGL 211 Sacred Texts
  • ENGL 220 Children’s and Young Adult Literature
  • HCS 216 Literature and Global Consciousness
  • ENGL 217 Mythology
  • HCS 300 Studies in World Literature
  • CW 307 Literary Translation
  • ENGL 338 Literature in Translation

Literature and Cultural Studies

  • HCS 221: Literature and Advocacy
  • HCS 318: Body Politics
  • HCS 390: Ethnic Literature
  • HCS 392: Film and Literature
  • ENGL 394 Literature and the Environment
  • ENGL 395 Women Writers
  • HCS 396 Postcolonial Literature

Advanced Seminars

  • ENGL 398 Honors Symposium in English
  • ENGL 424: Advanced Topics in Literature
  • ENGL 430 Seminar in Fiction
  • ENGL 431 Seminar in Poetry
  • ENGL 432 Seminar in Nonfiction
  • ENGL 433 Seminar in Drama
  • ENGL 497 Special Topics