In their third year, students must take one unit from the following: Special Author Project; Special Topic; Dissertation. In their third year, students must also choose the equivalent of one third-year unit from the English Department and two third-year units in Media Arts, as negotiated with the Department of Media Arts.
For a full range of Special Author Projects and Special Topics in the English Department, as well as a list of full- and half-unit third year options, please see the Current Course Options.
N.B. In either their second or third year, students must take one half unit focusing on literature from before 1780 (i.e. Medieval or Renaissance, but excluding Shakespeare).