Course Descriptions

Current and recent English undergraduate and graduate course offerings and course descriptions are available below. Courses under certain rubrics (e.g., English 491, Senior Seminar, or English 627, Literature in Society) vary semester to semester, depending on the instructor.

If you are a prospective student, you are invited to browse through past offerings to get a better idea of the variety of courses the department offers.

For more detailed registration information, see the VCU Schedule of Classes.


Undergraduate Courses (pdf)

2017 Fall
2017 Spring


Graduate Courses (pdf)

2017 Fall
2017 Spring


Gretchen Comba, Director of Undergraduate Studies
R. Dale Smith, Coordinator of Undergraduate Advising

Upcoming Deadlines

Fall Break
OCTOBER 19, 2017

Course Withdrawal Deadline
NOVEMBER 03, 2017

Thanksgiving Holiday Break
NOVEMBER 22, 2017

Last Day of Classes
DECEMBER 08, 2017



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