Course Number Course Title Day & Time Course Fee Register
E 321 Shakespeare: Selected Plays Online $895.00
Course Type
Self-Paced Online
Class Description

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.

View syllabus.

This course is independent study and is self-paced. Students have five months upon registration in which to complete all coursework and exams.

Textbooks 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

Technical Requirements

Students are required to use a laptop or desktop computer with a high-speed internet connection. Tablets and smartphones are not supported. The computer should have a modern and updated operating system, at least 2GB of RAM, a webcam, a microphone and also meet Honorlock's system requirements for online testing.

Official UT Austin Course Description

A selection from the works of William Shakespeare.

Class Prerequisites

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.