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ENGL 0989 - Foundations for English Composition

An integrated reading and writing course designed to give students with Learning Support English requirements an opportunity to develop their basic skills in English and composition before they proceed with the freshman-level English course.  This is an individualized lecture/lab-based course designed to prepare students for college credit English and reading-intensive classes by providing exposure and practice in reading and writing expository, narrative, and persuasive texts.  Topics include applying critical reading skills for organizing, analyzing, and retaining material and developing written work appropriate to the audience, purpose, situation, and length of the assignment.  The course integrates fundamental reading skills - comprehension, vocabulary, and rate - with foundation skills in writing a variety of academic essays.

Hours:
3



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ENGL 0999 - Support for English Composition

This is a 1 credit hour, 1 contact hour, just-in-time remediation course which will have, as it co-requisite, English 1101, thus fulfilling national-, state-, and System-wide mandates.  The course will meet for one hour, once a week, for 16 weeks in addition to the class meeting of the co-requisite English 1101 course in which the student is enrolled.  The course has a required computer-based Adaptive Learning Software component that must be completed on the student's own time outside of the classroom.  This class is taken along with English 1101 as a co-requisite and may be facilitated by the same professor, although the course is malleable to different methods of delivery as deemed necessary by the department.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Corequisite:  ENGL 1101

Hours:
1



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ENGL 1101 - English Composition I

This course focuses on developing academic and professional written communication through a variety of rhetorical strategies. Using primarily nonfiction texts as models, the course emphasizes critical thinking and analysis, as well as introductory academic research skills. Student must meet placement requirements prior to enrolling.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: Placement requirements must be met

Hours:
3



Notes:
A grade of C or higher is required

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ENGL 1101H - Honors English Composition I

This course focuses on developing academic and professional written communication through a variety of rhetorical strategies. Using primarily nonfiction texts as models, the course emphasizes critical thinking and analysis, as well as introductory academic research skills. Students must meet placement requirements prior to enrolling. This course incorporates the academic standards maintained by the honors program.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: Acceptance to the Honors program

Hours:
3



Notes:
A grade of C or higher is required.

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ENGL 1102 - English Composition II

This course develops skills in written analysis, interpretation, and evaluation of texts and emphasizes critical thinking skills, increased stylistic sophistication, and the application of advanced research methods.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: ENGL1101 or ENGL1101H with a grade of C or higher

Hours:
3



Notes:
A grade of C or higher is required

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ENGL 1102H - Honors English Composition II

This course develops skills in written analysis, interpretation, and evaluation of texts and emphasizes critical thinking skills, increased stylistic sophistication, and the application of advanced research methods. This course incorporates the academic standards maintained by the honors program.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: ENGL 1101 or ENGL1101H with a grade of C or higher

Hours:
3



Notes:
A grade of C or higher is required.

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ENGL 2010 - Technical Communication

Introduction to organization, style, and mechanics of technical and professional writing. Includes practice in writing such typical documents as technical descriptions, instructions, proposals, and recommendation reports. Emphasis placed on planning, organizing, and writing reports; designing visual aids; and editing. Among other assignments, at least one complete technical report is required.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102H with a grade of C or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 2050 - Standard English Grammar

This course is an introductory study of structural grammar and Standard English usage.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: ENGL1102 or ENGL1102H with a grade of C or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 2111 - World Literature I

This course is a study of world literature from the beginnings through the seventeenth century, which involves reading, analyzing, and interpreting significant literary works within their historical, social, and cultural contexts.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102H with a grade of C or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 2111H - Honors World Literature I

This course is a study of world literature from the beginnings through the seventeenth century, which involves reading, analyzing, and interpreting significant literary works within their historical, social, and cultural contexts. This course incorporates the academic standards maintained by the honors program.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: Acceptance to the Honors program and ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102H with a grade of C or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 2112 - World Literature II

This course is a study of world literature from the eighteenth century to the present, which involves reading, analyzing, and interpreting significant literary works within their historical, social, and cultural contexts.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102H with a grade of C or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 2112H - Honors World Literature II

This course is a study of world literature from the eighteenth century to the present, which involves reading, analyzing, and interpreting significant literary works within their historical, social, and cultural contexts. This course incorporates the academic standards maintained by the honors program.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: Acceptance to the Honors program, and ENGL1102 or ENGL 1102H with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 2121 - British Literature I

This course is a survey of British literature from the Anglo-Saxon period to the end of the eighteenth century, which involves reading, analyzing, and interpreting significant texts within their historical, social, and cultural contexts.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 1102 or ENGL1102H with a grade of C or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 2121H - Honors English Literature I

This course is a survey of British Literature from the Anglo-Saxon period to the end of the eighteenth century, which involves reading, analyzing, and interpreting significant texts within their historical, social, and cultural contexts.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: Acceptance to the Honors program and ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102H with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



Notes:
ENGL 2121H, Honors British Literature I, will count for credit in AREA C of the Core Curriculum and in AREA F for English, English Education, and General Studies majors.

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ENGL 2122 - British Literature II

This course is a survey of British literature from the end of the eighteenth century to the present, which involves reading, analyzing, and interpreting significant literary works within their historical, social, and cultural contexts.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102H with a grade of C or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 2122H - Honors British Literature II

This course is a survey of British literature from the end of the eighteenth century to the present, which involves reading, analyzing, and interpreting significant literary works within their historical, social, and cultural contexts. This course incorporates the academic standards maintained by the honors program.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: Acceptance to the Honors program, and ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102H with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



Notes:
ENGL 2122H, Honors British Literature II, will count for credit in AREA C of the Core Curriculum and in AREA F for English, English Education, and General Studies majors.

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ENGL 2131 - American Literature I

This course is a survey of American literature from the beginnings to the Civil War, which involves reading, analyzing, and interpreting significant literary works within their historical, social, and cultural contexts.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102H with a grade of C or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 2131H - Honors American Literature I

This course is a survey of American Literature from the beginnings to the Civil War, which involves reading, analyzing, and interpreting significant literary works within their historical. social, and cultural contexts.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: Acceptance to the Honors program, and ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102H with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



Notes:
ENGL 2131H, Honors American Literature I, will count for credit in AREA C of the Core Curriculum and in AREA F for English, English Education, and General Studies majors.

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ENGL 2132 - American Literature II

This course is a survey of American literature from the Civil War to the present, which involves reading, analyzing, and interpreting significant literary works within their historical, social, and cultural contexts.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 or ENGL1102H with a grade of C or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 2132H - Honors American Literature II

This course is a survey of American literature from the Civil War to the present, which involves reading, analyzing, and interpreting significant literary works within their historical, social, and cultural contexts. This course incorporates the academic standards maintained by the honors program.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: Acceptance to the Honors program, and ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102H with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



Notes:
ENGL 2132H, Honors American Literature II, will count for credit in AREA C of the Core Curriculum and in AREA F for English, English Education, and General Studies majors.

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ENGL 2135 - African American Literature

This course is a survey of African American texts from the slave narrative to contemporary poetry and fiction, exploring issues of identity and political and social agency. The course involves reading, analyzing, and interpreting significant texts within their historical, social, and cultural contexts.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102H with a grade of C or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 2140 - Gender and Literature

This course is a historical survey of literary texts with a focus on gender and its relationships to economics, religion, politics, art and culture. This survey involves reading, analyzing, and interpreting significant literary works within their historical, social, and cultural contexts.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102H with a grade of C or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 2150 - Literature and Film

This course is a study of the relationships between film and literature, which focuses primarily on cinematic adaptations of literary texts and/or cinema as text. It involves analyzing and interpreting significant texts within their historical, social, cultural, and generic contexts; and considers the influence of commercial factors on the artistic process.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102H with a grade of C or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 2160 - Multicultural American Literature

This course is a survey of American literature by writers with distinct national, social, or ethnic identities. This survey involves reading, analyzing, and interpreting significant literary works within their historical, social, and cultural contexts.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 or ENGL1102H with a grade of C or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 2210 - Magazine Production I

This course offers students instruction in writing, editing, and designing a literary and art publication. As a practicum, it allows students the opportunity to work on the production of the annual magazine.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor

Hours:
1



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ENGL 2215 - Magazine Production II

This course offers students instruction in writing, editing, and designing a literary and art publication. As a practicum, it allows students the opportunity to work on the production of the annual magazine.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor

Hours:
2



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ENGL 2230 - Intermediate Composition

This course is an introduction to a variety of academic, professional, and public genres. Emphasis is placed on evaluation and integrating various kinds of evidence. The course considers the composing process in light of rhetorical theory, current research in writing, and technological advancements.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 1101 and ENGL 1102 with grades of C or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 2238 - Business Communication

This course is an introduction to communication theory and principles and their applications to business documents and presentations. It includes extensive practice in writing and articulating ideas clearly, accurately, creatively, and ethically in business environments. Note: For non-English majors.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102H with a grade of C or higher, mastery of keyboarding skills, and proficiency with word processing software

Hours:
3



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ENGL 2270 - Introduction to Creative Writing

This is a course on creative writing-creative nonfiction, poetry, prose, and drama-with concern for the relation of form to content, viewpoint, narrative voice, audience, syntax, imagery, and diction. Issues related to publication and writing will be a significant focus of the course as well.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102H with a grade of C or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 2275 - Introduction to Poetry Writing

This is a course on poetry writing, with concern for the relation of form to content, viewpoint, audience, syntax, imagery, and diction. Issues related to publication and writing for publication will be a significant focus of the course as well.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102H with a grade of C or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 2280 - Introduction to Fiction Writing

This is a course on fiction writing, with concern for the relation of form to content, viewpoint, narrative voice, audience, syntax, imagery and diction. Issues related to publication and writing for publication will be a significant focus of the course as well.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 or ENGL1102H with a grade of C or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 2285 - Introduction to Creative Non-Fiction Writing

This is a course on nonfiction genres, which includes personal essay, memoir, literary journalism, nature, travel, and science writing, cultural criticism, and other forms. Issues related to publication and writing for publication will be a significant focus of the course as well.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: ENGL 1102  or ENGL 1102H with a grade of C or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 2290 - Introduction to Playwriting

This is a course on developing the skills needed to write stage plays, with a concern for dramatic form and theory. Issues related to play development and production will be a significant focus of the course as well.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 1102 or ENGL1102H with a grade of C or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 2900 - Introduction to Literary Studies

This course functions as an introduction to upper-level coursework in literature, providing an initial survey of modern critical theories for interpreting literature and advanced instruction in literary research, writing, and presentation strategies.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 1102 with a grade of C or higher and one 2100-level literature survey course with a B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 3010 - History of the English Language

This course is a detailed introduction to the background, origins, development, and structure of the English language and the fundamental tools and concepts used in the study of a language's history.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 3020 - Introduction to English Linguistics

An introduction to English linguistics and some of its important subfields, including the structure of English (its phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics), psycholinguistics and sociolinguistics.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, all with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 3050 - Advanced English Grammar

This course is a study of the syntax of English and introduces theories of structural, generative, and functional grammars. This course assumes a mastery of prescriptive English Grammar.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, all with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 3120 - An Introduction to Rhetorical Theory

An introductory survey of rhetorical theory, with an emphasis on theories of political and civic discourse. Intensive study of classical and contemporary rhetoric, with some attention to theory from other historical periods. Works from the traditional canon of Western rhetoric and works that represent alternative Western traditions will be studied.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, all with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 3130 - Advanced Composition

Intensive analysis of and practice in writing varieties of creative nonfiction with attention to different audiences, purposes, and contexts. Emphasis is placed on exploring new genres and writing with increased effectiveness and sophistication. The course considers the writing process in light of the history of rhetoric and rhetorical theory (including principles of visual rhetoric), current research in composition studies, and changing writing technologies.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 1101 and ENGL 1102 with grades of C or higher and ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, all with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 3140 - Literary Research & Writing

A study of research methods and writing strategies essential to the criticism and interpretation of literary texts. Practice in writing and making public presentations on literary topics.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, all with grades of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 3160 - Technical & Professional Writing

This course involves advanced study of the principles and practices of technical and professional writing and includes planning, organizing, and writing technical descriptions, instructions, proposals, and recommendation reports, as well as designing visual aids and editing. Assignments include individual and group projects and at least one complete technical report.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, all with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 3170 - Advanced Creative Writing

This course will focus on the writing of poetry and/or fiction (focus will vary with semester/instructor.) Students will read and analyze a variety of published poetry. The course includes a workshop format for peer discussion and revision of students' work.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one ENGL 2100-level literature survey course with grades of B or higher, and ENGL 2270 with a grade of C or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 3175 - Poetry Writing Workshop

This course will focus on the writing of poetry. Students will read and analyze a variety of published poetry; further, the course includes a workshop format for peer discussion and revision of student poetry.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one ENGL 2100-level literature survey course with grades of B or higher, and ENGL 2275 with a grade of C or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 3180 - Fiction Writing Workshop

This course is an advanced study of fiction with concern for the relation of form to content, viewpoint, narrative voice, audience, syntax, imagery, and diction; further, the course includes a workshop format for peer discussion and revision of students' fiction.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one ENGL 2100-level literature survey course, each with a grade of B or higher, and ENGL 2280 with a grade of C or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 3185 - Creative Non-Fiction Writing Workshop

This course is a study of creative nonfiction, with an emphasis on formal analysis, the history of the genre, and its variations across cultures and includes a workshop format for peer-discussion and revision of student's nonfiction.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher, and ENGL 2285 with a grade of C or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 3190 - Playwriting Workshop

This course involves advanced study of playwriting with concern for dramatic form and theory and includes a workshop format for peer-discussion and revision of student plays.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher, and ENGL 2290 with a C or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 3195 - Intro to Publishing

This course is an introduction to the culture of and careers in publishing, providing broad professional knowledge of acquisitions, editing, design, publicity, and rights. Editorial principles, production, marketing problems, distribution methods and informational systems and techniques will be discussed. Literary tastes in publishing will also be examined.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 3220 - Poetry & Poetics

This course is a study of poetry, approaches to poetry, and theories of poetry.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 3230 - The Novel

This course is the study of the development of prose fiction from the eighteenth century to present.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 3240 - The Short Story

This course is a study of short stories from various cultures. This course emphasizes recognition of recurrent formal and thematic patterns and introduces methods of literary interpretation and analysis appropriate to understanding and teaching the short story.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 3250 - World Drama

A comprehensive study of the theatrical literature of the world, from ancient through modern.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, all with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 3260 - Creative Nonfiction

This course is a study of the creative nonfiction with the emphasis on formal analysis, the history of the genre, and its variations across cultures.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 3300 - Mythology

An introduction to the mythologies of the world and the uses that writers make of them.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, all with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 3310 - Immigrant Literature

This course examines how immigrant authors represent immigrant experiences across time and place. Students will analyze texts by men and women from several different primary cultures who are writing about first as well as second-generation immigrant experiences to several countries. Students will read appropriate works of theory and criticism and analyze how these theories can be applied to the primary texts for the course.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 3320 - Caribbean Literature

This course examines how Caribbean authors represent Caribbean culture and experiences across time and place. Students will analyze texts by men and women from several different Caribbean islands and read appropriate works of theory and criticism as well as analyze how these theories can be applied to the primary texts for the course.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: English 2050, ENGL 2230 and one 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 3330 - Indian Literature

This course examines how Indian authors represent Indian cultures and experiences across time and place. Students will analyze texts by men and women from several different areas of India and read appropriate works of theory and criticism as well as analyze how these theories can be applied to the primary texts.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 3340 - Women Writers in World Literature

The course will study the literary representation and self-representation of women and the question of the female identity-in a cultural, social, and psychological sense-in world literature. The class will encompass works from the 8th Century to the present. After a brief overview of gender theory, the course will offer students an understanding of how countries, cultures, and individuals approach the formation of an identity.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, all with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 3350 - Postcolonial World Literature

The course will study the question of identity-both personal and national-in postcolonial works around the globe. Postcolonial literature occurs at different times for different countries (and cultures), but the majority of the literature will be in the modern era. After a brief overview of the colonial mindset, including such concepts as mimicry and the Other, the course will offer students an understanding of how countries, cultures, and individuals approach the formation of an identity that is both separate from and linked to the former colonizer.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, all with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 3360 - African Literatures & Cultures

This course examines how African authors represent African culture and experiences across time and place. Students will analyze texts by men and women from four broad geographic areas (Northern, West, East, and Southern) and several individual countries to see how specific historical, cultural, colonial, linguistic, and religious influences shape African literary expressions. Additionally, we will read appropriate works of Postcolonial theory and criticism and analyze how these theories can be applied to the primary texts for the course.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, all with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 3370 - Chinese Literature in Translation

Chinese literature extends back thousands of years. This course, instead of a survey of Chinese literature, is designed to study a selection of Chinese literary masterpieces (prose, poetry, and drama) from different periods. Students will read these works in relation to their historical and social contexts, explore their meanings and ideas, analyze their artistic techniques, and discuss how they reflect a particular time and place and what they mean to us today. Topics may include family and tradition, individual and society, past and present, man and nature, the change of cultural and social values, and women's role in society. This course emphasizes interactive learning. The instructor will encourage students to raise questions, broaden their perspectives, and become self-aware through their reading activities.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, all with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 3410 - Medieval English Literature

This course is a study of major works of Old and Middle English literature.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, all with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 3430 - English Renaissance

This course is an examination of English Renaissance prose, poetry, and/or drama, exclusive of Shakespeare.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level Literature course, all with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 3450 - Restoration & 18th Century Literature

This course is a study of major British writers from 1660 to 1789.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one ENGL 2100-level Literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 3460 - English Literature of the 19th Century: Romanticism

This course is a study of Romanticism as a literary, social, and historical phenomenon.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, all with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 3470 - English Literature of the Victorian Era

This course is a study of the major writers in both prose and poetry in the context of the social conditions in England from 1832 to 1900.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 3480 - Modern & Contemporary British Literature

This course is a study of the major writers in both poetry and prose in the context of the social and political conditions in England beginning from the twentieth century.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 3650 - Early American Literature

This course is a study of American Literature and literary culture during the Colonial and Early National Periods.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 3660 - American Romanticism

This course is a study of American prose and poetry between 1820 and 1860 with emphasis on Emerson, Hawthorne, Thoreau, Melville, and Whitman.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 3670 - American Realism & Naturalism

This course is a study of major works of American literary realism and naturalism.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one ENGL 2100-level literature, each with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 3675 - American Modernism

This course is a study of American texts written between 1900 and 1945/50 as part of the Modernist movement.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 3680 - Contemporary American Literature

This course is a study of American Literature from 1950 to the present, including texts, authors, and literary trends of the contemporary period.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 3895 - Peace in Global Cultures

This course leads students on an intellectual journey to examine the idea of peace, within different Eastern and Western historical and cultural contexts to reveal its complexities and ways that conditions of peace can unsettle political and social relationships.

Hours:
3



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ENGL 3910 - Tutoring English Composition I

This practicum provides instruction and supervised practice in skills and techniques to be used in one-on-one or small-group tutorials and teaching. The student will receive instruction and continued supervision throughout the semester. This course may not be repeated.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: ENGL 3050

Hours:
2



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ENGL 3915 - Tutoring English Composition II

This practicum provides advanced instruction and practice in skills and techniques to be used in one-on-one or small group tutorials and teaching. This course may not be repeated.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: ENGL 3910

Hours:
1



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ENGL 3925 - Tutoring English Composition III

This practicum provides advanced instruction and practice in skills and techniques to be used in one-on-one or small group tutorials and teaching. This course may not be repeated.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 3910 and ENGL 3915

Hours:
1



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ENGL 4100 - Seminar in English Writing

This course involves intensive analysis of and practice in a selected topic in writing. Emphasis is placed on writing professionally for publication and on professional and community outreach.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature, each with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 4110 - Introduction to Eastern Rhetoric

This course is an introductory survey of eastern rhetorics, with emphasis on theories of language and writing from historical and contemporary rhetorians. Emphasis will be placed on analyzing various understandings of rhetoric and placing these understandings within the historical and social context in which they arose.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and ENGL 3120, each with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 4140 - Literary Criticism: Selected Topics

This special topics course examines representative primary texts by significant literary theorists, arguments about the nature of literature and literary experience, and the historical roots of selected theories. May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher and ENGL 2900 with a grade of C or higher, or permission of the instructor.

Hours:
3



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ENGL 4160 - Technical Writing Internship

This internship allows students to utilize and develop writing skills in a professional setting. During the internship, students will be responsible for attending weekly group meetings with the instructor, arriving at their work site on time and prepared for the day's taks, and keeping a daily log of their activities at their designated jobs. At the end of the internship, students will write an evaluation of their experience, including an evaluation of the particular establishment at which they worked.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 3160 or departmental permission

Hours:
3



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ENGL 4310 - Asian Literature in English Translation

This course is an in-depth study of Asian literature in English and in English translation, which involves interpreting and writing about significant Asian literary works within their historical, social, and cultural contexts, along with relevant critical and theoretical readings.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 4411 - Chaucer

This course is a study of the major works of Chaucer, with emphasis on The Canterbury Tales, all studied in the original Middle English.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, all with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 4431 - Shakespeare I

This course is a study of the tragedies and romances with a focus on their historical contexts and on the major interpretive approaches.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 4432 - Shakespeare II

This course is study of the histories and comedies with a focus on their historical background and on the major interpretive approaches.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 4435 - Shakespeare

This course is a study of both Elizabethan and Jacobean Shakespeare. This course will include selections from Shakespeare's comedies, histories, tragedies, romances, and poetry. The focus of the course will be upon historical backgrounds and the major interpretive approaches.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, all with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 4437 - Exploring the Literary World

This course seeks to introduce the student to the literary and historical world of London (and in some cases England beyond London) through lecture, readings, and a trip to selected locations for a first-hand archeo-literary experience. Students may take this course more than once for credit only if the course covers a different period than the one already taken for credit.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 4441 - Milton

A study of Milton in the context of his classical background and late Renaissance environment. Major emphasis on the poetry.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, all with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 4640 - Literature of the American West

This course is an in-depth study of texts written west of the 100th meridian. Major catagories to be studied are Native American writing, Chicano writing, environmental literature and nature writing, texts of the Western exploration and the "Manifest Destiny" tradition, texts of the intermountain and urban west, as well as class "Westerns."

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 4651 - Seminar in 19th Century American Literature

This course is a detailed study of a body of texts, literary movements, author(s), or themes in nineteenth-century American literature not otherwise covered in other course offerings.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one ENGL 2100-level literature, each with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 4652 - Seminar in 20th Century American Literature

This is a a detailed study of a body of texts, literary movements, author(s), or themes in twentieth-century American literature not otherwise covered in other course offerings.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, all with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 4685 - Readings in American Cultures

This course is an study of literatures from a variety of non-mainstream American cultures, including an examination of texts, authors, and themes from these literatures.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 4690 - Southern Literature

This course is an examination of the literature of the South with a background study of the literary tends of the nineteenth century and a concentration on writers of the Southern Renaissance and beyond.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 4810 - Selected Topics in English

This course is a detailed study of a body of texts which encompass a literary movement, theme, or trend not covered in other catalog listings.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
1-3



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ENGL 4820 - Selected English Topics

This course is a detailed study of a body of texts which encompass a literary movement, theme, or trend not covered in other catalog listings. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level Lit, each with a grade of B or higher.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
ENGL 2050 with B or greater and ENGL 2230 with B or greater and (ENGL 2111 with B or greater or ENGL 2111H with B or greater or ENGL 2112 with B or greater or ENGL 2121 with B or greater or ENGL 2122 with B or greater or ENGL 2131 with B or greater or ENGL 2132 with B or greater or ENGL 2135 with B or greater or ENGL 2140 with B or greater)

Hours:
1-3



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ENGL 4830 - Selected English Topics

This course is a detailed study of a body of texts which encompass a literary movement, theme, or trend not covered in other catalog listings. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level Lit, each with a grade of B or higher.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
ENGL 2050 with B or greater and ENGL 2230 with B or greater and (ENGL 2111 with B or greater or ENGL 2111H with B or greater or ENGL 2112 with B or greater or ENGL 2121 with B or greater or ENGL 2122 with B or greater or ENGL 2131 with B or greater or ENGL 2132 with B or greater or ENGL 2135 with B or greater or ENGL 2140 with B or greater)

Hours:
1-3



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ENGL 4880 - Senior Seminar in English: Writing

This is the capstone class for the English Major with a Writing Concentration. Review of training in scholarship, review of personal writing portfolio, extensive discussion of writing theory and preparation for professional careers as well as graduate school. Development of a sound sense of identity as a professional in writing will be encouraged. Pre-requisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one ENGL 2100-level Lit, each with a grade of B or higher, and at least 18 hours of upper-level credit in the English major. It is recommended that students take the Senior Seminar in their final semester; however, to accomodate unusual circumstances, advanced students may request instructor's permission to take the class as juniors.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
ENGL 2050 with B or greater and ENGL 2230 with B or greater and (ENGL 2111 with B or greater or ENGL 2111H with B or greater or ENGL 2112 with B or greater or ENGL 2121 with B or greater or ENGL 2122 with B or greater or ENGL 2131 with B or greater or ENGL 2132 with B or greater or ENGL 2135 with B or greater or ENGL 2140 with B or greater)

Hours:
3



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ENGL 4890 - Senior Seminar in English: Literature

This capstone class is for the English major with a Literature Concentration and includes review of training in scholarship, review of personal reading schedules, and preparation for professional careers as well as graduate school. Development of a sound sense of identity as a professional in the field of English will be encouraged. It is recommended that students take the Senior seminar in their final semester; however, to accomodate unusual circumstances, advanced students may request instructor's permission to take the class as juniors.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level Literature course, each with a grade of B or higher; and at least 18 hours of upper-level credit in the English major

Hours:
3



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ENGL 4901 - Teaching English

Students preparing to be English teachers will learn about methods and materials for teaching reading, writing, and speaking in grades 6-12, including the use of technology. Students will analyze and assess student writing, design an English course, and demonstrate effective teaching. Students will also observe and teach English classes in the public schools, under the direction of the professor.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 4950 - Composition Study for Teachers

This course includes study of composition theory and its application to the teaching of composition. Students will analyze and assess student essays and design a writing course and program.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 4960 - Internship

This course involves practical experience and written reflection in a seminar setting. May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

Hours:
3



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ENGL 5100 - Special Topics in Writing

Intensive analysis of and practice in a selected topic in writing. Emphasis is placed on writing for publication and on professional and community outreach.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6010 - History of the English Lang

A detailed introduction to the background, origins, development, and structure of the English language and the fundamental tools and concepts used in the study of a language's history.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6020 - English Linguistics

An introduction to English linguistics and some of its important subfields, including the structure of English (its phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics), psycholinguistics, and sociolinguistics.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6050 - Applied English Grammar

Assumes a mastery of prescriptive English grammar. A study of the grammatical structure of English in relation to rhetorical and logical structural linguistics, transformational-generative grammar, and rhetorical grammar.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6100 - Special Topics in Writing

Intensive analysis of and practice in a selected topic in writing. Emphasis is placed on writing for publication and on professional and community outreach.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6120 - An Intro to Rhetorical Theory

An introductory survey of rhetorical theory, with an emphasis on theories of political and civic discourse. Intensive study of classical and contemporary rhetoric, with some attention to theory from other historical periods. Works from the traditional canon of Western rhetoric and works that represent alternative Western traditions will be studied.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6130 - Advanced Composition

Intensive analysis of and practice in the various approaches to writing including defining, summarizing, classifying, comparing, and persuading. The course also considers the composing process in light of rhetorical theory, current research, and technological advancements.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6140 - Literary Criticism: Selected Topics

This special topics course examines representative primary texts by significant literary theorists, arguments about the nature of literature and literary experience, and the historical roots of selected theories. May be repeated for credit.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6160 - Technical and Professional Writing

This course involves advanced study of the principles and practices of technical and professional writing and includes planning, organizing, and writing technical descriptions, instructions, proposals, and recommendation reports, as well as designing visual aids and editing. Assignments include individual and group projects and at least one complete technical report.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6220 - Poetry and Poetics

A study of poetry, approaches to poetry, and theories of poetry.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6230 - The Novel

Studies in the development of prose fiction from the eighteenth century to the present.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6240 - The Short Story

A study of short stories from various cultures. The course emphasizes recognition of recurrent formal and thematic patterns, and introduces methods of literary interpretation and analysis appropriate to understanding and teaching the short story.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6250 - World Drama

A comprehensive study of the theatrical literature of the world, from ancient through modern.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6260 - Creative Nonfiction

A study of the 'fourth genre,' creative nonfiction, with emphasis on formal analysis, the history of the genre, and its variations across cultures. This course introduces methods of literary interpretation and analysis appropriate to understanding and teaching various forms of creative nonfiction.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6300 - Mythology in Literature

An introduction to the mythologies of the world and the uses that writers make of them.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6310 - Immigrant Literature

This course examines how immigrant authors represent immigrant experiences across time and place. This is not to say, however, that these are monolithic representations. Rather, we will analyze texts by men and women from several different primary cultures who are writing about first as well as second generation immigrant experiences to several countries. Additionally, we will read appropriate works of theory and criticism and analyze how these theories can be applied to the primary texts for the course.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6320 - Caribbean Literature

This course examines how Caribbean authors represent Caribbean culture and experiences across time and place. This is not to say, however, that these are monolithic representations. Rather, we will analyze texts by men and women from several different Caribbean islands. Additionally, we will read appropriate works of theory and criticism and analyze how these theories can be applied to the primary texts for the course.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6330 - Indian Literature

This course examines how Indian authors represent Indian culture and experiences across time and place. This is not to say, however, that these are monolithic representations. Rather, we will analyze texts by men and women from different areas of India. Additionally, we will read appropriate works of theory and criticism and analyze how these theories can be applied to the primary texts for the course.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6340 - Women Writers in World Lit

This course will study the literary representation and self- representation of women and the question of the female identity-in a cultural, social, and psychological sense-in world literature. The class will encompass works from the 8th century to the present. After a brief overview of gender theory, the course will offer students an understanding of how countries, cultures, and individuals approach the formation of an identity.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6350 - Postcolonial World Literature

This course will study the question of identity-both personal and national-in postcolonial works around the globe. Postcolonial literature occurs at different times for different countries (and cultures), but the majority of the literature will be in the modern era. After a brief overview of the colonial mindset, including such concepts as mimicry and the Other, the course will offer students an understanding of how countries, cultures, and individuals approach the formation of an identity that is both separate from and linked to the former colonizer.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6360 - African Literatures & Cultures

This course examines how African authors represent African culture and experiences across time and place. This is not to say, however, that these are monolithic representations. Rather, we will analyze texts by men and women from four broad geographic areas (Northern, West, East, and Southern) and several individual countries to see how specific historical, cultural, colonial, linguistic, and religious influences shape African literary expressions. Additionally, we will read appropriate works of Postcolonial theory and criticism and analyze how these theories can be applied to the primary texts for the course.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6370 - Chinese Lit in Translation

Chinese literature extends back thousands of years. This course, instead of a survey of Chinese literature, is designed to study a selection of Chinese literary masterpieces (prose, poetry, and drama) from different periods. Students will read these works in relation to their historical and social contexts, explore their meanings and ideas, analyze their artistic techniques, and discuss how they reflect a particular time and place and what they mean to us today. Topics may include family and tradition, individual and society, past and present, man and nature, the change of cultural and social values, and women's role in society. This course emphasizes interactive learning. The instructor will encourage students to raise questions, broaden their perspectives, and become self-aware through their reading activities.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6410 - Medieval English Literature

A study of major works of old and middle English literature.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6411 - Chaucer

A study of the major works of Chaucer, with emphasis on the Canterbury Tales, all studied in the original Middle English

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6430 - English Renaissance

An examination of English Renaissance prose, poetry, and/or drama, exclusive of Shakespeare.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6431 - Shakespeare I

A study of the tragedies and romances with a focus on their historical contexts and on the major interpretive approaches

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6432 - Shakespeare II

A study of the histories and comedies with a focus on their historical background and on the major interpretive approaches.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6435 - Shakespeare

A study of both Elizabethan and Jacobean Shakespeare. This course will include selections from Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, Romances, and Poetry. The focus of the course will be upon historical backgrounds and the major interpretive approaches. Graduate students will be required to take on extra reading and participation in class in addition to added research and writing assignments.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6437 - Exploring the Literary World

This course seeks to introduce the student to the literary and historical world through lecture, readings, and a trip to selected locations for a first-hand archeo-literary experience.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6441 - Milton

A study of Milton in the context of his classical background and late Renaissance environment. Major emphasis on the poetry.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6450 - Restoration & 18th Cent Lit

A study of major British writers from 1660 to 1789.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6460 - 19th Cent Lit:Romanticism

A study of Romanticism with emphasis on the major poets.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6461 - 19th-Century British Romanticism

An intensive study of Wordsworth and Coleridge, or Byron, Shelley, and Keats.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6462 - 19th-Century British Romanticism

An intensive study of Wordsworth and Coleridge, or Byron, Shelley, and Keats.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6470 - English Lit: Victorian Era

A study of the major writers in both prose and poetry in the context of the social conditions in England from 1832 to 1900.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6480 - Modern & Contemporary Brit Lit

A study of British literature beginning with the twentieth century.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6640 - Lit of the American West

An in-depth study of the diverse literary traditions of the American West.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6650 - Early American Literature

Advanced study of American literature and literary culture during the Colonial and Early National Periods, with emphasis on the Enlightenment and on development of the gothic, picaresque, and sentimental novel in America.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6651 - Seminar in 19th Century Am Lit

Advanced study of a body of texts, literary movements, author(s), or themes in nineteenth-century American literature not otherwise covered in other course offerings.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6652 - Seminar in 20th Century Am Lit

Advanced study of a body of texts, literary movements, author(s), or themes in twentieth-century American literature not otherwise covered in other course offerings.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6660 - American Romanticism

American prose and poetry between 1820 and 1860 with emphasis on Emerson, Hawthorne, Thoreau, Melville, and Whitman.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6670 - American Realism & Naturalism

A study of major works of American literary realism and naturalism.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6675 - American Modernism

An in-depth study of the cultural background and major figures of the Modernist movement, 1900-1950.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6680 - Contemporary American Lit

Thematic exploration of American literature from 1950 to the present, including the study of texts, authors, and literary trends of the contemporary period.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6681 - Modern and Contemporary American Literature

Content will vary according to writers and movements studied

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6682 - Modern and Contemporary American Literature

Content will vary according to writers and movements studied

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6685 - Readings in American Cultures

Study of literatures from a variety of non-mainstream American cultures, including an examination of texts, authors, and themes from these literatures.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6690 - Southern Literature

An examination of the literature of the South with a background study of the literary trends of the nineteenth century and a concentration on writers of the Southern Renaissance and beyond.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6810 - Selected Topics

A detailed study of a body of texts which encompass a literary movement, theme, or trend not covered in other catalog listing.

Hours:
1 - 3

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ENGL 6820 - Selected Topics

A detailed study of a body of texts which encompass a literary movement, theme, or trend not covered in other catalog listings.

Hours:
1 - 3

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ENGL 6830 - Selected Topics

A detailed study of a body of texts which encompass a literary movement, theme, or trend not covered in other catalog listing.

Hours:
1 - 3

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ENGL 6901 - Teaching English

Students preparing to be English teachers will learn about methods and materials for teaching, reading, writing, and speaking in middle grades and high school, including the use of technology. Students will analyze and assess student writing and design an English course. Directed observation in the schools is a required part of this course.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 6950 - Composition Studies/Teachers

The course includes study of composition theory and its applications to the teaching of composition. Students will analyze and assess student essays and design a writing course and program.

Hours:
3

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ENGL 7990 - Dir Readings/English Teachers

This capstone course involves a study of ten book-length works in the English discipline, which will culminate in a guest lecture, a portfolio, a written exam, and an oral exam. The student will work in conjunction with a committee chosen from the English graduate faculty; however, the course will be completed as an independent study for the most part. Through the process, the student will develop methods of independent inquiry and self-directed study.

Hours:
3

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