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ENGL 321. British Literature: Medieval

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: The emergence of literary traditions from Beowulf through the fifteenth-century, with special emphasis on Chaucer.
Semester Offered: Odd Fall


ENGL 322. British Literature: Renaissance

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Literature of the sixteenth-century and the seventeenth-century to the Restoration, concentrating on poetry, drama, and selected prose works in their historical and cultural contexts.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ENGL 323. Shakespeare I

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: The histories, comedies, and tragedies.
Semester Offered: Fall


ENGL 325. British Literature of the Restoration and Eighteenth Century

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: The reinvention of literary forms in the context of artistic, political, and intellectual culture between 1660 and the French Revolution. Swift, Pope, satire, and the origins of literary criticism.
Semester Offered: Even Fall


ENGL 326. British Literature: Romantics

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: The literary works, historical and cultural contexts, and criticism of Wollstonecraft, Blake, the Wordsworths, Coleridge, Byron, the Shelleys, Keats, and others. Focus of the course may vary.
Semester Offered: Even Spring


ENGL 327. British Literature: Victorian

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Literary works, historical and cultural context, and criticism of novelists, poets, and essayists of the Victorian age, such as Dickens, G. Eliot, Hardy, Tennyson, and Arnold.
Semester Offered: Fall


ENGL 328. British Literature: Modern and Contemporary

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Literary works, historical and cultural contexts, and criticism of novelists, poets, essayists, and playwrights of twentieth century Great Britain, such as Joyce, Woolf, Yeats, Eliot, Lessing, and Stoppard.
Semester Offered: Spring


ENGL 331. Advanced Academic Writing

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Multiple definitions, purposes, audiences, genres and ethics in academic writing; relationship to workplace and civic writing. Historical and theoretical assumptions. Writing practice in various written and electronic genres.
Prerequisites: ENGL 191
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ENGL 332. Writing for the Professions

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Rhetorical situations, purposes, audience and ethical issues in workplace writing genres. Collaboration processes, layout/format conventions, clarity and correctness. May include oral presentations, usability testing, portfolios.
Prerequisites: ENGL 191
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ENGL 333. Advanced Civic Writing

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Review of rhetorical theory. Purposes, audiences, ethical issues in various writing and electronic genres related to political/civic engagement. Attention to conventions of style, layout and format, clarity and correctness.
Prerequisites: ENGL 191
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ENGL 334. Grammar and Style in Writing

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Description: Writing about current issues with an emphasis on learning to recognize and describe grammar and the parts of speech; designed to prepare students for writing, tutoring, and teaching.
Semester Offered: Fall


ENGL 340. Creative Writing: Drama

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: The writing of plays at the beginning level.
Prerequisites: ART 198, ENGL 191, ENGL 198, ENGL 291, HONS 160, TH 198
Semester Offered: Fall


ENGL 341. Creative Writing: Nonfiction

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Principles, practices and purposes of nonfiction creative writing, including focused reading and analysis of relevant nonfiction prose.
Prerequisites: ART 198, ENGL 190, ENGL 191, ENGL 198, ENGL 291, HONS 160, TH 198
Semester Offered: Fall


ENGL 342. Creative Writing: Fiction

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Practice of fiction writing. Description, dialogue, and characterization in the complete short story. Reading of contemporary fiction as models.
Prerequisites: ART 198, ENGL 191, ENGL 198, ENGL 291, HONS 160, TH 198
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ENGL 343. Creative Writing: Poetry

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: The writing of poetry at the beginning level.
Prerequisites: ART 198, ENGL 190, ENGL 191, ENGL 198, ENGL 291, HONS 160, TH 198
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ENGL 344. Creative Writing: Screenwriting

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Introduction to writing scripts for film. Analysis of successful screenplays. Writing and revision of original screenplays.
Semester Offered: Fall


ENGL 351. Introduction to Language Arts Pedagogy Theory

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Theory, pedagogy, and practice: rhetorical situations, composition, literature, and languages applied to 5-12 grade teaching. Initial preparation for field experiences/student teaching and licensure. Demonstrate development through portfolio.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ENGL 353. Introduction to Writing Center Theory and Practice

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Writing center scholarship and pedagogy: literacy theory, composition theory, history of individualized writing instruction; diversity and politics of literacy education; development of reflective tutoring practices. Required of all undergraduate students seeking employment as tutors in the writing center.
Prerequisites: ENGL 191
Semester Offered: Spring


ENGL 361. Introduction to Linguistics Systematic Study of Language

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Systematic study of language: nature and acquisition of language; linguistic analysis of sound patterns; word and sentence structures, meanings; writing systems; linguistic variation, history and language families.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ENGL 400. Special Problems in English

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: A seminar or conference course for advanced students wishing to work out a special problem in academic area.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ENGL 402. Literary Theory and Criticism

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: The concepts which apply to such problems as the writer's creative process, the various purposes of literary art, form, and technique, and the responses that literature elicits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ENGL 403. Digital Rhetoric, Discourse, and Culture

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Impact of technology in humanities and English studies: history, theory, and practice of electronically mediated communication; print and electronic literacies; modes of discourse and theories of language, community, and self.
Semester Offered: Fall


ENGL 405. Principles and Theories of Professional Communication

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Historical, cultural and social exploration of Professional Communication as a situated discourse practice in job and portfolio preparation. Consent of instructor required for undergraduates.
Semester Offered: Spring


ENGL 414. Advanced Studies in American Multicultural Literature

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: In-depth study of the literature of one or more groups, such as American Indian, African American, Asian American, Jewish American, Chicano/a Mexican American, and European American.
Prerequisites: ENGL 215, ENGL 216, ENGL 315, ENGL 316, or ENGL 317.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ENGL 423. Shakespeare II

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: The texts, background and criticism of Shakespeare.
Semester Offered: DEMAND






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