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ENGL 602. Literary and Critical Theory

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Major texts representing both historical background of the field and its current issues.
Semester Offered: Spring


ENGL 605. Introduction to Graduate Studies in Rhetoric

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Rhetoric and its primary subfields. Develops students' professional identities in terms of specific reading, writing, and analytical abilities necessary for success in rhetoric.
Semester Offered: Fall


ENGL 606. Introduction to Graduate Studies in English

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: English research methods and application of theories in fields of literature, language, and writing.
Semester Offered: Fall


ENGL 607. Research in English: Empirical Designs

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Empirical research as applied to rhetoric/composition and ESL: design, research methodology, and interpretation, with some attention to statistical procedures.
Prerequisites: ENGL 606
Semester Offered: Fall


ENGL 608. Seminar in World Literatures

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Literature from any region of the world except England or the United States: style, genre, historical, or regional.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ENGL 610. Seminar in American Literature through the Civil War

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Study of one or more important authors, such as Franklin, Poe, Thoreau, Hawthorne, and Whitman.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ENGL 611. Seminar in American Literature of the Later Nineteenth Century

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: The writings of one or more major literary figures, such as Twain, James, Dickinson, Howells, and Crane.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ENGL 612. Seminar in American Literature of the Early Twentieth Century

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Selected studies in American literature from early to mid twentieth century.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ENGL 613. Seminar in American Literature of the Later Twentieth Century

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Selected studies of American literature from mid twenieth century to the present.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ENGL 620. Topics in Early English Literature

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Selected major works in English literature from Beowulf to Malory. Varied content.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ENGL 622. Seminar in Literature of the Renaissance and Early Modern Period

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Study of genres, authors, and themes in the context of cultural movements: Renaissance, Enlightenment, and Revolutions from the 15th to the 18th centuries. Content varies.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ENGL 623. Shakespeare Studies

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: The text and sources, theories, and history of representative comedies, tragedies, and histories.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ENGL 627. Seminar in Nineteenth-Century British Literature

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: A selected aspect of nineteenth-century British literature. Content will vary.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ENGL 628. Seminar in Modern and Contemporary English Literature

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Selected aspects of modern or contemporary English literature and ideas in context.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ENGL 631. History of Rhetorical Theory

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: The development of rhetoric from its classical origins through the present. Focus on theories and how they affect our understanding of literacy and writing in contemporary applications.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ENGL 632. Specialized Studies in Critical Literacy

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Topics in specialized areas and practices of critical literacy such as cultural rhetorics, new media, and critical pedagogies. May be repeated up to a maximum of six credits.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ENGL 633. Specialized Studies in Professional Communication

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Topics in specialized areas and practices of Professional Communication such as visual rhetoric, rhetoric of science and technology, or special research methods.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ENGL 636. Rhetoric, Critical Theory, and Cultural Studies

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Cultural studies as a mode of rhetorical and critical inquiry. Analyzing cultural artifacts to understand the social, political, and economic impact on individuals and communities.
Semester Offered: Spring


ENGL 640. Advanced Creative Writing Seminar

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Projects in poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and playwriting. Course will focus on one genre.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ENGL 647. Issues in Writing Center Administration

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Administering a writing center for E-12 schools, 2-year colleges or 4-year universities, including funding, budget, technology, record-keeping, and assessment.
Prerequisites: ENGL 654
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ENGL 648. Writing Center Staffing and Training

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Developing position descriptions; hiring consultants; professional development; and designing modules for seminar, on-the-job, and semester-length training. Explore various delivery options.
Prerequisites: ENGL 654
Semester Offered: Summer


ENGL 649. Writing Center Case Studies

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Case studies exploring problem-solving contexts including, but not limited to, technology decisions, space issues, policies and procedures, diversity issues, and relationships with faculty and administration.
Prerequisites: ENGL 654
Semester Offered: Summer


ENGL 650. Topics in Teaching English

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Seminar in teaching English/Language Arts. Topics might include current research in teaching English/Language Arts, professional writing for educators, creative writing pedagogy, issues in teaching English in grades 5-12. May be repeated to a max. of 6 credits.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ENGL 652. Digital Rhetoric and Pedagogy

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Theoretical and practical issues using technology in English and composition classrooms. A wide range of multimodal pedagogy and applications appropriate to English and discourse studies.
Semester Offered: Spring


ENGL 653. Supervised Tutoring

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Ongoing training in tutoring in a writing center. Limited to writing center graduate assistants and required every semester they tutor. May be repeated to a max. 6 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring






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