E 321 - Shakespeare: Selected Plays

Course Number Course Title Day & Time Course Fee Register
E 321 Shakespeare: Selected Plays Online $850.00
Course Type:
Self-Paced Online

In this course students are introduced to a selection of Shakespeare's sonnets and plays, among them A Midsummer Night's Dream, Richard II, 1 Henry IV, Henry V, Twelfth Night, Othello, King Lear, Antony and Cleopatra, and The Winter's Tale.

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This course is independent study and is self-paced. Students have five months upon registration in which to complete all coursework. Exams must be taken in person at an approved testing center (learn more). Proctoring fees vary by site and are not included in the course fee.

Graded Assessments and Learning Modules

  • 3 learning modules
  • 10 assignments
  • 1 exam (taken at approved testing site)

Textbook(s) and Materials

  • Bevington, David. The Complete Works of Shakespeare, 4th ed. Addison, Wesley, and Longman, 1997. ISBN 0-321-01254-2
  • Shakespeare: Selected Plays - Collection of Selected Readings. Available as digital course pack from XanEdu, Inc. at www.xanedu.com.
Official UT Austin Description:
A representative selection of Shakespeare's best comedies, tragedies, and histories.

Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

Students should contact the University Extension advisor with any questions about prerequisites or placement in our courses. All students should contact their academic advisor with any questions about how this course fulfills their degree requirements.