Ph.D. students in English may choose a concentration in American Studies, involving a transdisciplinary approach. Students will work closely with a faculty advisor in the Department of English to pursue an intellectually unified course of study that will include seminars offered in the Department of English as well as seminars cross-listed with participating CGU departments and The Claremont Colleges. For detailed requirements, information, and policies regarding this concentration, please review the CGU Bulletin and the English Department Handbook.
Early Modern Studies
The Early Modern Studies concentration encompasses study in the disciplines of English, History, and Philosophy, while retaining disciplinary focus in one of those fields.
For master’s students, this discrete course of study complements coursework in archival and museum studies and/or prepares students for application to doctoral programs in early modern, Renaissance, or Reformation Literature, History, or Philosophy.
For doctoral students, the concentration prepares students for research and teaching at the college or university level.
For these concentrations, students will work closely with an English faculty advisor to pursue an intellectually unified course of study that will include seminars cross listed with participating CGU humanities departments and The Claremont Colleges.