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ENGL 100. Introduction to Expository Writing

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: For students wanting a full year of freshman-level writing instruction. Writing processes, self-assessment, and revision strategies. Attention to individual problems. Not a general education course; cannot be taken for university credit after receiving credit for 191.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ENGL 151. Administrative Orientation for International Students

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Administrative procedures and socio-academic realities of SCSU and St. Cloud: immigration law, health services, library services, registration and advising, security, sexual violence and harassment issues, racism and xenophobia. Required of all entering international students.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


ENGL 184. Introduction to Literature

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: A study of imaginative literature to improve the understanding and increase enjoyment through reading, writing, and discussion. Emphasis on thematic organization, historical period, cultural representation, and type of literature will be option of instructor.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring| Summer
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 6: HUMANITIES AND FINE ARTS


ENGL 190. Introduction to Rhetorical and Analytical Writing: Supplemental

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Analytical reading, writing, and critical reasoning in various rhetorical situations. Argumentative research project comprising analysis and interpretation of information, texts, and perspectives. This course fulfills the liberal education goal area 1 requirement. For students who do not meet the Accuplacer minimum requirements. Requires an additional hour of tutoring per week.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 1: COMMUNICATE ORALLY & IN WRITING


ENGL 191. Introduction to Rhetorical and Analytical Writing

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Analytical reading, writing, and critical reasoning in various rhetorical situations. Argumentative research project comprising analysis and interpretation of information, texts, and perspectives.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring| Summer
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 1: COMMUNICATE ORALLY & IN WRITING


ENGL 198. Analytical and Research Writing in the Humanities

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Analytical reading, writing, and critical reasoning in various rhetorical situations based on literature. Argumentative research project comprising analysis and interpretation of information, texts, and perspectives found in literature. This course fulfills the liberal education goal area 1 requirement.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 1: COMMUNICATE ORALLY & IN WRITING


ENGL 201. Classics of Literature

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Introduces non-English majors to in-depth study of rich literary traditions of Great Britain, the United States, and/or other nations or cultures; including at least two genres and historical periods. Does not count toward the English major or minor.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring| Summer
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 6: HUMANITIES AND FINE ARTS


ENGL 202. Myth, Legend, and Sacred Literatures

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: A study of mythology based on Greek, Roman, other legends in relation to literature. Sacred texts may be included.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring| Summer
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 6: HUMANITIES AND FINE ARTS


ENGL 203. Gender Issues in Literature (Diversity)

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: In works by female and male writers, course explores literary depiction of gender roles, gender and sexual identity/orientation, and/or gender relations in context of social structures and values.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring| Summer
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 6: HUMANITIES AND FINE ARTS


ENGL 205. Bible as Literature

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Selections from the Bible that relate to literary traditions of subsequent centuries. Literary forms in the Old and New Testaments (e.g. Psalms and Hebrew poetry).
Semester Offered: Fall


ENGL 215. American Indian Literature (Diversity)

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Contemporary American Indian literature in poetry, short stories, essays and novels. Consideration of tradition, history and current realities from an Indian viewpoint as well as negative stereotypes and discrimination that Native people face.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring| Summer
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 6: HUMANITIES AND FINE ARTS


ENGL 216. African American Literature (Diversity)

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Studies in African American literature from the slave narrative to contemporary writers. Content and focus to vary.
Semester Offered: Fall| Summer
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 6: HUMANITIES AND FINE ARTS| GOAL AREA 7: RACIAL AND ETHNIC DIVERSITY IN THE U.S.


ENGL 291. Introduction to Analytical and Rhetorical Writing (for transfer students)

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Attention to analytical, argumentative, and research writing. Specific requirements based on individual need. For transfer students who have met at least 50% of English 191 objectives through previous course work in writing. By permission only.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 1: COMMUNICATE ORALLY & IN WRITING


ENGL 300. Introduction to English Studies

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: English as a field of study with emphasis on literary and rhetorical analysis. Strategies by which we interpret and create texts, including poetry, fiction, drama, and essay. This course is a prerequisite for all 400-level courses.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


ENGL 302. Holocaust Literature

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Literature of the Jewish Holocaust and its historical context; examines nonfiction writing such as journals and other first-hand accounts as well as fiction, poetry, and essays.
Semester Offered: Fall


ENGL 303. Global and Regional Topics in Literature

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Literature of a region or nation, excluding the United States and England. May consider a specific period, genre, or theme. May be repeated with a different topic.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ENGL 304. Literature and Film

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Study of literature and film made from that literature. Uses film to define and demonstrate literary techniques and how they are changed and adapted by film.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ENGL 305. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Literature (Diversity)

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Literary representations of LGBT and other non-dominant sexualities, gender identities, and relationships. Particular attention to literary strategies and theoretical approaches in historical and social context.
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 6: HUMANITIES AND FINE ARTS


ENGL 306. Rhetoric in Popular Culture

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Rhetorical influences of popular culture; critical interpretation and analysis of print, digital, and visual texts; multi-media technologies; and organizational systems.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 2: CRITICAL REASONING| GOAL AREA 6: HUMANITIES AND FINE ARTS


ENGL 307. African Literature

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: A survey of contemporary African literature from the following regions of the continent: East Africa, West Africa (French and English-speaking), and South Africa.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ENGL 308. Introduction to Rhetorical Theories

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Classical and modern rhetorical theories and concepts applied to contemporary cultural contexts and rhetorical situations. Critical approaches to analyzing historical, popular or scholarly written, visual and multi-modal texts.
Semester Offered: Fall


ENGL 310. Early American Literature Through 1830

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Studies in American authors and literary and rhetorical traditions from the beginning to 1830.
Semester Offered: Fall


ENGL 311. American Literature: 1830-1900

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Studies in American literary and rhetorical traditions and movements from the early nineteenth-century to 1900.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


ENGL 312. Twentieth Century American Literature Through World War II

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Studies in twentieth-century literary movements and authors through World War II.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


ENGL 313. American Literature Since World War II

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Recent American literature of all genres (poetry, drama, short story, novel, essay, and mixed genres) from World War II to the present, represented selectively.
Semester Offered: Spring


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