Requirements for Irish Studies Concentration
1. Six Irish Studies courses may be chosen from the following list:
·AMST 405: The Immigrant Experience: Aliens and Anglo-Saxons in American Society, 1830-1930*
·ENGL 377L/AMST 377L: Irish-American Literature and Culture
·ENGL 391: James Joyce
·ENGL 392: William Butler Yeats
·ENGL 415: Irish Literature
·ENGL 417: Irish Short Story
·ENGL 418: Modern Irish Novel
·ENGL 419: Recent Irish Literature
·ENGL 461: Advanced Studies in Drama*
·ENGL 462: Advanced Studies in Poetry*
·ENGL 463: Advanced Studies in Prose*
·ENGL 465: Advanced Studies in Literature and Society*
·ENGL 466: Advanced Studies in Special Topics*
·ENGL 478, 479: Independent Study I and II*
·HIST C230: Nationalism in the Modern World*
·HIST 339: Irish History, 1688 to Present
·HIST 395: History of Boston*
* These courses may count towards the Minor/Concentration when approved by
the Director of Irish Studies. A substantial portion of the student’s work in the
course must be on an Irish topic.
2. Advising from the Director of Irish Studies:
Students must plan their course of study in consultation with the Director of Irish Studies to ensure a broad exposure to the field of Irish Studies. Non-English Majors who are pursuing a Minor in Irish Studies will need assistance with negotiating English course prerequisites and planning an appropriate sequence of upper-level English courses.
Grade Requirements for the Irish Studies Concentration/Minor:
·Grade requirement:† Courses must receive a 'minimum' grade of C- (C minus)
·Pass/Fail restriction:† Courses can NOT be taken pass/fail
Residency Requirements for the Irish Studies Concentration/Minor:
·Five courses must be completed “in residence” at UMass Boston.
·One course can be transferred in towards the minor with permission of the
Director of the Undergraduate Major.
Director of Irish Studies Concentration/Minor: Tom O'Grady; Thomas.firstname.lastname@example.org