In an effort to help students better plan their course loads as they work toward an M.A. in Language & Literature or one of our Certificate Programs, we are providing a preliminary list of courses for the upcoming academic year on this page.

Please note that this list is subject to change and may not reflect the final course offerings for any given semester. For current and historical course offerings, please refer to our course catalog.

Fall 2017 Courses

Fall 2017 Courses
(Start Date: Aug. 28)
Course Lecturer(s)
Beowulf in Old English Dr. Nelson Goering & Dr. Karl Persson
Chaucer I: Visions of Love Dr. Corey Olsen
Elementary Latin II Dr. Philip Walsh
Germanic Philology Nelson Goering
Norse Sagas
Research Methods Various Faculty
Tolkien’s Wars and Middle-earth John Garth

Spring 2018 Courses

Spring 2018 Courses
(Start Date: Jan. 15)
Course Lecturer(s)
Beowulf Through Tolkien Dr. Tom Shippey & Dr. Nelson Goering
Chaucer II: The Canterbury Tales Dr. Corey Olsen
Introduction to Old Norse Dr. Carl Edlund Anderson
Philology II Dr. Nelson Goering
Science Fiction, Part I Dr. Amy H. Sturgis
Tolkien’s Poetry Dr. Corey Olsen

Summer 2018 Courses

Summer 2018 Courses
(Start Date: May 7)
Course Lecturer(s)
Eddaic Translation Seminar TBD
Elementary Latin I Dr. Philip Walsh
Introduction to Anglo-Saxon Dr. Michael Drout & Dr. Nelson Goering
Science Fiction, Part II Dr. Amy H. Sturgis
The Story of The Hobbit Dr. Corey Olsen