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ENGL 466. American English

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Spoken American English, its historical development, contemporary social, ethnic, gendered, and regional varieties, and the implications of language variation for education.
Prerequisites: ENGL 361
Semester Offered: Fall


ENGL 467. Topics in TESL

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Variable topics in teaching English as a second language and second language acquisition, stressing the integration of theory, method, and practice.
Prerequisites: ENGL 461
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ENGL 468. An Introduction to Testing for Language Teachers

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Assessment methods of language skills of non-native English speakers: receptive (listening and reading) and productive (speaking, writing, structure). Kinds of tests, test validity, test reliability, and test washback/backwash.
Semester Offered: Fall


ENGL 469. Topics in Linguistics

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: One or more topics of current importance in linguistics.
Prerequisites: ENGL 361
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ENGL 473. Introduction to Phonology

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Application of phonological theories to the description of sounds, sound structure, phonological processes with application to speaking and reading.
Prerequisites: ENGL 361
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ENGL 477. TESL Student Teaching

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Supervised teaching for students with the TESL minor leading to Pre K-12 ESL licensure.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ENGL 478. TESL Internship

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Capstone course for Linguistics emphasis in English major. Supervised tutoring or teaching in linguistics or English as a second language. By permission only.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ENGL 481. Topics in Literature

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: A literary theme, genre, or major author considered in the relevant historical, cultural, and critical contexts. May be repeated with a different topic.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ENGL 490. Portfolio-Seminar

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Capstone experience for English BA majors that integrates knowledge, skills, and concepts from their major program. May take the form of a seminar, portfolio, research project, or an advanced paper.
Prerequisites: ENGL 300 or ENGL 331 or ENGL 332 or ENGL 333
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ENGL 491. Senior Thesis

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Research project designed in consultation with a project adviser and involving the writing of an extended documented paper. Satisfies the Upper Division Writing Requirement in English and may be substituted for the ENGL 490 requirement for the B.A. in English. Arranged with consent of adviser.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ENGL 493. Women in Literature

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Women's literature in multiple genres in at least two time periods and with a comparative view of at least two cultures, preferably also including a non-Western culture.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ENGL 497. Workplace Writing Internship

Credits: 4-16 View Details
Description: Department approved and directed field experience in a professional environment requiring the research, writing, editing, technology, and analytical skills of an undergraduate English student. May be repeated to a maximum of 16 credits.
Prerequisites: 16 credits in ENGL above ENGL 201 and ENGL 332
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


ENGL 500. 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 an academic area. Can be repeated to a maximum of 6 credits.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ENGL 501. Credit By Arrangement

Credits: 1-4 View Details
Description: Credit By Arrangement.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


ENGL 502. 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 techniques, and the responses that literature elicits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ENGL 503. 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 505. 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 514. 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, Latino/a Mexican American, and European American. May be repeated up to 6 credits.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ENGL 523. Shakespeare II

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


ENGL 524. Milton

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Comus, Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained, Samson Agonistes, Areopagitica, and the minor poetry.
Semester Offered: Spring


ENGL 530. Principles of Document Content and Design

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Theoretical and cultural perspectives on the visual content and design of genres and media in Professional Communication. Instruction and practice in creating print and digital workplace documents.
Semester Offered: Spring


ENGL 531. The Rhetoric of Style

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Theories, principles, and practices of style and its political and ethical relationship to the production of meaning in a variety of discourse communities. Development of effective stylistic competencies and evaluation of style in cultural artifacts.
Semester Offered: Fall


ENGL 532. Rhetoric for Diverse Audiences

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Composing and delivery strategies for diverse audiences. Writing for audiences of different cultures, ethnicities, gender and sexual identities, and abilities. Cultural sensitivity and the ethical implications of intercultural rhetorical situations.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ENGL 534. Editing and Publishing

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Editor's responsibilities and relationships to writers, political and ethical dimensions of editing and editorial processes, and changing purposes and rhetorical constraints of writing for publication.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ENGL 536. Topics in the History of Rhetoric

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: The development of rhetoric from its classical origins through the present. May focus on key figures, periods, or concepts.
Semester Offered: DEMAND






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