Introduction

The British Studies Minor (18 Credit Hours). Completion of the Minor requires at least 6 Credit Hours to be taken at Harlaxton. The recommended core courses for the Minor are BRIT 220/320 (3 Credits) and BRIT 230/330 (3 Credits) available at Harlaxton. The remaining 12 credit hours are from elective courses taken at either Harlaxton or UE.

The British Studies Certificate (12 Credit Hours). Completion of the Certificate requires at least 6 Credit Hours to be taken at Harlaxton. The recommended core courses for the Certificate are BRIT 220/320 (3 Credits) and BRIT 230/330 (3 Credits) available at Harlaxton. The remaining 12 credit hours are from elective courses taken at either Harlaxton or UE.

For questions concerning the minor or certificate, contact Edward Bujak at ebujak@harlaxton.ac.uk.

Courses with at least 60% British content will be considered for inclusion in the Minor and Certificate.

Currently Approved Courses for the British Studies Minor and Certificate

  • BRIT 220/320 — British Studies. Historical Perspectives (Elective)
  • BRIT 230/330 — British Studies. Literary Perspectives (Elective)
  • BRIT 290 — Special Topics in British Studies (Elective)
  • BRIT 295/395/495 – British Studies Internships (Elective)
  • ARTH H378 — British Romantic Art (Elective)
  • ARTH H379 — Art & Architecture in Victorian Britain (Elective)
  • ARTH H383 — Medieval Art (Elective)
  • ARTH H387 — English Art & Architecture (Elective)
  • ARTH H388 — English Art & Architecture (Elective)
  • EDUC H498 — Field Experience in English Schools (Elective)
  • ENGL 231 — Masterpieces of British Literature I (Elective)
  • ENGL 232 — Masterpieces of British Literature II (Elective)
  • ENGL 233 — Masterpieces of British Literature III (Elective)
  • ENGL 300 — Early English Writers (Elective)
  • ENGL 330 — Special Topics in Literature (with a British focus). (Elective)
  • ENGL 350 — Shakespeare (Elective)
  • ENGL 351 — The British Novel (Elective)
  • ENGL 370 — The Age of Enlightenment (Elective)
  • ENGL 375 — The Romantic Movement (Elective)
  • ENGL 380 — The Victorian Period (Elective)
  • ENGL 385 — The Twentieth Century (Elective)
  • HIST 318 — The First World War (Elective)
  • HIST 319 — The Second World War (Elective)
  • HIST 381 — Modern Britain (Elective)
  • HIST 383 — Modern Scotland (Elective)
  • HIST 385 — Ireland and the Irish Diaspora (Elective)
  • HIST 491 — Independent Study - Medieval History (Elective)
  • ID 235 — Sacred Architecture and its Liturgy (Elective)
  • BRIT 280 — Cultural Capitals (Elective)
  • PSCI H385 — Modern British Politics (Elective)
  • REL 250 — John Wesley and Methodists (Elective)

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