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21-22 Courses for 1st-Year Students

COURSE NAME COURSE NUMBER
Journalism Workshop (ENGL 005, W)
Literature and Law (ENGL 009A, FYS*)
Why College? The Past and Future of Liberal Arts (ENGL 009C, FYS*)
Narcissus and the History of Reflection (ENGL 009E, FYS*)
Intro to Latinx Lit & Culture (ENGL 009F, FYS*)
Portraits of the Artist (ENGL 009H, FYS*)
Revolution and Revolt (ENGL 009J, FYS*)
Grendel’s Workshop (ENGL 009R, FYS*) 
Monsters, Marvels, and Mysteries: Beowulf to Paradise Lost (ENGL 010, Gateway**)
Shakespeare (ENGL 020, Gateway**)
The Rise of the Novel (ENGL 035, Gateway**)
Tolkien and Pullman & Their Literary Roots (ENGL 046, Gateway**)
Asian American Literature and Culture (ENGL 047A, Gateway**)
The New Negro Versus Jim Crow (ENGL 064A, Gateway**)
Black Renaissance and Resistance (ENGL 064B, Gateway**)
The Lyric Poem in English (ENGL 071B, Gateway**)
Global Modernisms (ENGL 072, Gateway**)
What is Cultural Studies? (ENGL 079, Gateway**)
Race, Gender, Class, and Environment (ENGL 089, Gateway**)
Environmentally Engaged Literature (ENGL 089B, Gateway**)

* FYS – First Year Seminar

** Gateway – Open to first-year students through seniors, Gateway courses are designed to be excellent first (or second) English literature courses for any student; there are no prerequisites. Gateway courses pay special attention to one or more of the following: close reading, historical context, secondary (i.e., theoretical or critical) reading, or genre.