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English and Philosophy Professional Table II

NOTE: Every course will not be offered every semester. Students may opt for depth by selecting courses within thematic categories, or may opt for breadth by sampling broadly across those categories. Students considering Graduate studies are strongly advised to meet regularly with the Program Director to plan their course of study to ensure sufficient breadth and depth requirements.


English: A total of five (5) ENG courses must be taken.

Media + Cultural Studies

ENG 590 Studies in Word and Image
ENG 611 Film and Literature
ENG 703 Popular Literatures
ENG 705 Studies in Visual Cultures
ENG 706 Shakespeare and Performance
ENG 921 Narrative in a Digital Age
ENG 941 Gender and Sex in Literature and Culture

Urban + Global Literatures

ENG 223 Literatures of Exile and Migration
ENG 409 Urban Literatures
ENG 413 Literature and Colonization
ENG 416 American Literatures
ENG 417 Special Topics in American Literatures
ENG 620 Literatures of the Caribbean
ENG 621 Women's Texts, Global Contexts
ENG 623 Film/Literature: Middle East, North Africa
ENG 640 Literatures of Asia and its Diasporas
ENG 650 Indigenous World View
ENG 701 Canadian Literatures
ENG 710 Special Topics in Canadian Literatures
ENG 942 Decolonizing Literature

Literary Histories + Movements

ENG 421 16C Literature and Culture
ENG 422 17C Literature and Culture
ENG 531 18C Literature and Culture
ENG 624 20C Literature and Culture
ENG 632 19C Literature and Culture
ENG 634 Romantic Explorations
ENG 635 Modernism

Rhetoric, Writing + Culture

ENG 200 Writing as a Cultural Act
ENG 520 The Language of Persuasion
ENG 529 Controversies in Public Discourse
ENG 730 The Social Life of Books

Genre Studies

ENG 222 Fairy Tales and Fantasies
ENG 224 Children's Literature
ENG 230 Creativity, Writing and Everyday Life
ENG 402 Comics
ENG 517 Techniques and Topics in Creative Writing
ENG 540 The Novel
ENG 548 Parenting, Media and Culture 
ENG 550 Drama
ENG 560 Poetry and Poetics
ENG 570 Auto/Biography
ENG 580 The Gothic
ENG 530 Literary Non-Fiction
ENG 707 Shakespeare and His World

Independent Study

ENG 904 Independent Research Paper
ENG 907 Independent Research Project


Students must complete a total of seven (7) PHL courses from this table. A minimum of three (3) courses marked with an asterisk (*) must be completed.

PHL 101 Plato and the Roots of Western Philosophy
PHL 110 Philosophy of Religion I
PHL 187 Ancient Greek Philosophy
PHL 201 Problems in Philosophy
PHL 210 Introduction to Indian Philosophy
PHL 306 Freedom, Equality, Limits of Authority
PHL 307 Business Ethics
PHL 333 Philosophy of Human Nature
PHL 334 Ethics in Professional Life
PHL 365 Philosophy of Beauty
PHL 366 Existentialism and Art and Culture
PHL 400 Human Rights and Justice
PHL 401 Philosophy and Mass Culture
PHL 406 Issues of Life, Death and Poverty
PHL 420 Philosophy, Diversity and Recognition
PHL 449 Philosophy of Punishment
PHL 500 Philosophy of the Natural Environment
PHL 501 Oppression and the Critique of Power
PHL 502* Aristotle
PHL 504 Philosophy of Art
PHL 505* Hegel and Marx
PHL 506* The Rationalists
PHL 508* The Empiricists
PHL 509 Bioethics
PHL 511* Kant
PHL 512* Philosophy of the Emotions
PHL 513* Phenomenology
PHL 514* Mind and Agency
PHL 515* Topics in Metaphysics and Epistemology
PHL 516* Foundations of Analytic Philosophy
PHL 517* Special Topics
PHL 520 Social and Political Philosophy
PHL 521 Personal Identity East and West
PHL 522 Philosophy and Death
PHL 525 Environmental Ethics
PHL 530 Media Ethics
PHL 544 Feminist Philosophy
PHL 550 Knowledge, Truth and Belief
PHL 551 Metaphysics
PHL 552 Philosophy of Science
PHL 597* Introduction to Formal Logic
PHL 603* Fundamentals of Ethics
PHL 605 Existentialism
PHL 606 Philosophy of Love and Sex
PHL 607* Contemporary Continental Philosophy
PHL 611 Philosophy of Mind
PHL 612 Philosophy of Law
PHL 614 Philosophy of Human Rights
PHL 621 Non-Western Philosophy
PHL 639 Medieval Philosophy
PHL 648 Philosophy and Literature
PHL 650* Beyond Classical Logic
PHL 661 Marx, Nietzsche and Freud
PHL 700* Meta-Philosophy
PHL 707* Plato
PHL 709 Religion, Science and Philosophy
PHL 710 Philosophy and Film
PHL 711* Language, Meaning and Truth
PHL 714* Philosophy of Biology
PHL 718* Advanced Topics in Ethics
PHL 732* Topics in Political Philosophy
PHL 752* German Idealism
PHL 757* Major Figures in Western Philosophy
PHL 758* Major Figures in Eastern Philosophy
PHL 770* Law and Rights
PHL 802* Project in Applied Philosophy
PHL 803* Philosophy Engaging Communities
PHL 808* Language and Philosophy
PHL 810 Philosophy of Cinema
PHL 900* Senior Philosophy Seminar
PHL 910* Senior Philosophy Seminar
PHL 922* Religious Belief, Diversity, and Truth
PHL 923* Philosophy of Religion II
PHL 924* Critical Thinking II
PHL 950 Directed Research Course

PHL 201 is available as a Table I course for students admitted Fall 2018 and prior.

Note: PHL 639 will count as a course with an asterisk for students admitted Fall 2018 and prior.