British Studies


This more structured humanities concentration is designed for students who wish to spend at least a semester at FDU’s Wroxton College campus in England.   Such students will have a strong interest in the cultural heritage of Britain and will be interested in the United Kingdom’s place in the world today.  WR indicates that the course is offered at Wroxton.  To complete this concentration, students need to take eight courses or twenty-four credits below.

The following courses count towards the British Studies in a Global Perspective concentration:

  • ART 3415: Development of British Painting in Britain and North America (WR)
  • COMM 3026: Communication:  Culture and the Media in Britain (WR)
  • ENGL 2203: British Literature I
  • ENGL 2204: British Literature II
  • ENGL 3351: Medieval Literature
  • ENGL 3353: Chaucer
  • ENGL 3355: Renaissance Literature
  • ENGL 3357: Shakespeare I
  • ENGL 3358: Shakespeare II
  • ENGL 3359: 17th Century Literature
  • ENGL 3361: Milton
  • ENGL 3363: 18th-Century Literature
  • ENGL 3365: The Romantic Era I
  • ENGL 3366: The Romantic Era II
  • ENGL 3367: The Victorian Era I
  • ENGL 3368: The Victorian Era II
  • ENGL 3421: Not of an Age… But for All Time (WR)
  • ENGL 3422: The Play’s the Thing (WR)
  • ENGL 3463: England’s Green and Pleasant Land (WR)
  • ENGL 3466: Three 19th Century Writers (WR)
  • ENGL 3467: 18th Century Literature (WR)
  • ENGL 4447: “The Tempest”: Music Rich and Strange
  • HIST 3333: History of Britain, Ireland, and the Empire-Commonwealth I
  • HIST 3334: History of Britain, Ireland, and the Empire-Commonwealth II
  • HIST 3422: Britain in the Modern Era (WR)
  • HUMN 4408: The British Mind
  • HUMN 4409: The British Imagination
  • INTER 3430: The Anatomy of Contemporary Britain (WR)
  • POLS 3450: British Government and Politics (WR)
  • POLS 3454: Descent from Power: British Foreign Policy Since 1900 (WR)
  • POLS 3456: The Power and Personality of the British Prime Minister (not global) (WR)
  • SOCI 3440: Women in Race in Modern Britain (WR)
  • SOCI 3445: Social Policy in Contemporary Britain (WR)