Bachelor Minor in English (60 ECTS): Module Groups

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Module Groups

In the Bachelor Minor in English Literature and Linguistics (60 ECTS), there are four different module groups.

At the end of each semester, students will receive a semester transcript with all the modules that they have completed so far. On the transcript, the modules will be listed under the module group to which they belong.

The modules belonging to each of the six groups are listed below.

Introduction to English Literature and Linguistics

Modules offered on a regular basis

  • starting in the fall semester
440xxx

English Literature: Textual Analysis

8 ECTS

440xxx

Introduction to English Linguistics

8 ECTS

440xxx

Language Skills and Culture: Introduction

12 ECTS

English Linguistics

Modules offered on a regular basis

  • starting in the fall semester:

440xxx

History of Engl. Language 1: Focus on Old English

6 ECTS

440xxx

Focus on Language Structure

6 ECTS

440xxx

Focus on Language Use

6 ECTS

  • starting in the spring semester:

440xxx

History of Engl. Language 2: Focus on Middle English

6 ECTS

440xxx

Focus on Variation and Change

6 ECTS

440xxx

Focus on Language and the Mind

6 ECTS

440xxx

Focus on Phonetics and Phonology

6 ECTS

Other types of modules

440xxx

Elective Lecture in Linguistics*

3 ECTS

Note: The modules listed in this group should only be taken by students who have successfully completed both "Language Skills and Culture: Introduction" and "Introduction to English Linguistics."

Exception: Modules marked with an asterisk (*) may also be taken earlier.

English Literature

Modules offered on a regular basis

  • starting in the fall semester:

440xxx

Literature in Context: History and Theory

6 ECTS

440xxx

Literary Histories: Renaissance and Early Modern Period

6 ECTS

440xxx

Literary Histories: The Long Nineteenth Century

6 ECTS

440xxx

Literary Histories: The Long Twentieth Century

6 ECTS

440xxx

Literary Histories: Cultural Contexts

6 ECTS

440xxx

Literary Histories: Genres and Themes in Literary History

6 ECTS

  • starting in the spring semester:

440xxx

Literary & Cultural Analysis: Introduction to Theory

6 ECTS

440xxx

Literary & Cultural Analysis: Texts and Their Afterlives

6 ECTS

440xxx

Literary & Cultural Analysis: Intermediality

6 ECTS

440xxx

Literary & Cultural Analysis: (Post-)Colonial Perspectives

6 ECTS

440xxx

Literary & Cultural Analysis: Identities

6 ECTS

Other types of modules

440xxx

Elective Lecture in Literature*

3 ECTS

440xxx

Colloquium in Literature

3 ECTS

Note: The modules listed in this group should only be taken by students who have successfully completed both "Language Skills and Culture: Introduction" and "English Literature: Textual Analysis."

Exception: Modules marked with an asterisk (*) may also be taken earlier.

Language Skills and Culture

Modules offered on a regular basis

  • starting each semester

440xxx

Writing Skills and Media Analysis

6 ECTS

  • in alternate spring semesters

440xxx

Writing Skills and Media Analysis: Focus

6 ECTS

440xxx

Writing Skills and Media Analysis: Explorations

6 ECTS

Other types of modules

440xxx

Elective Lecture in LS&C (Cultural Studies)*

3 ECTS

Note: The modules listed in this group should only be taken by students who have successfully completed "Language Skills and Culture: Introduction."

Exception: Modules marked with an asterisk (*) may also be taken earlier.