Prerequisite: 6 credit hours in first-year English literature (ENGL) or permission of Instructor.

As a language, English is a relative youngster, only dating back to about 500 C.E. or so. This course introduces students to the earliest poems and prose writings in the English language, the literature and cultural accomplishments of the Anglo-Saxons. Texts are studied in Old English.

3 lecture hours per week, one term.