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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


ENGL 537. Topics in Professional Writing

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Focus on a specific field within professional writing such as grant writing, social media writing, or strategies for digital content. Content varies.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ENGL 540. Advanced Creative Writing: Drama

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: The writing of plays at the advanced level.
Prerequisites: ENGL 340
Semester Offered: Spring


ENGL 541. Advanced Creative Writing: Nonfiction

Credits: 1-4 View Details
Description: The writing of nonfiction at the advanced level.
Prerequisites: ENGL 341
Semester Offered: Fall


ENGL 542. Advanced Creative Writing: Fiction

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: The writing of fiction at the advanced level.
Prerequisites: ENGL 342
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ENGL 543. Advanced Creative Writing: Poetry

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: The writing of poetry at the advanced level.
Prerequisites: ENGL 343
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ENGL 545. Mississippi River Creative Writing Workshop

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Writing and discussion of poetry, fiction, and other forms. Presentations by visiting professional authors. No prerequisites. Not a substitute for 340, 341, 342, or 343. May be repeated to 4 credits.
Semester Offered: Summer


ENGL 547. Practicum in Creative Writing

Credits: 1-4 View Details
Description: Advanced projects in creative writing, including literary magazine editing and other advanced editing or writing projects. Repeatable to a maximum of 8 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ENGL 551. Advanced Language Arts Pedagogy

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Theory and pedagogy in rhetoric, composition, literature, and language for grades 5-12. Professional development demonstrated in protfolios. May be repeated to max. of 6 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ENGL 553. Topics in Teaching Composition

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Strategies and theories for teachers of English/Language Arts. Themes and format vary. Sample topics: recent theory and practice, evaluation methods, portfolio development. May be repeated to a max. of 6 credits.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ENGL 554. Teaching Young Adult Literature

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Theory, background and reading of young adult literature as applied to 5-8 grade teaching. Focus on genres and reading strategies.
Prerequisites: ED 200 or ED 300
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ENGL 559. Seminar in Teaching Literature

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Methods, theory, and practice for teaching grades 5-12. Variable topics and format. Sample topics: multicultural literature, the canon, young adult literature, genre, theme, literacy. May be repeated to a max. of 6 credits.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ENGL 560. Teaching English Language Learners in K-12

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Theory and methods for English Language Learners and bilingual education for non-ESL and non-bilingual teachers. Issues for English Language Learners and instructional strategies.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer






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