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ENGL-100: English Composition for International Students (3 hours)

Intensive work on the word, sentence and paragraph levels. Required of all non-native speakers of English as a prerequisite for ENGL 101 English Composition and ENGL 299 Introduction to Research Writing, but requirement can be satisfied by examination. Offered on A, B, C, No Credit basis only. Not counted toward the total hours required for a degree.



ENGL-101: English Composition (3 hours)

A laboratory approach to problems in composition and reading. Prerequisite: Non-native speakers of English must have credit in ENGL 100 English Composition for International Students. Offered on A, B, C, No Credit basis only.



ENGL-113: General Literature (3 hours)

An introduction to poetry, fiction and drama. Not open to students with credit in ENGL 304 Introduction to Writing About Literature.



ENGL-114: General Literature (Genre) (3 hours)

An introduction to literature through study of a single genre: poetry, fiction, or drama. Not open to students with credit in ENGL 304 Introduction to Writing About Literature.



ENGL-116: General Literature (Theme) (3 hours)

Exploration of a significant theme through an introduction to two or more genres: poetry, fiction, or drama. Not open to students with credit in ENGL 304 Introduction to Writing about Literature.



ENGL-190: Honors English Composition (3 hours)

A course in reading, discussion, and writing. Offered spring semesters only to freshmen who have earned advanced standing in English. Honors equivalent to ENGL 299 Introduction to Research Writing. Prerequisites: ACT English score of 28 or higher, credit for ENGL 101 English Composition and completion of one Writing To Learn course.



ENGL-199: Introduction to English Studies (2 hours)

An overview of English studies (literature, writing, language, and theory) and departmental programs, including degree and assessment requirements. Exploration of career opportunities. Required of students in their first or second semester as English majors.



ENGL-202: English Grammar and Usage (3 hours)

Concepts of traditional, structural, and transformational grammars; issues of English usage; conventions of written English. Prerequisite: ENGL 101 English Composition or permission of instructor.



ENGL-215: Topics in Literature (___) (1-3 hour)

Studies in literary themes of contemporary interest.



ENGL-220: World Masterpieces (3 hours)

Major works of both Eastern and Western literature. Open to all students without prerequisite.



ENGL-222: World Masterpieces Laboratory (1 hour)

Viewing and responding to video versions of works read in ENGL 220 World Masterpieces or materials related to the readings. Three contact hours per week. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 220 World Masterpieces.



ENGL-230: American Literature (3 hours)

Representative prose and poetry, including literature by minority writers, from colonial times to the present. Open to all students without prerequisite.



ENGL-241: British Literature I (3 hours)

Representative authors and works from the Old English period to the Eighteenth Century.



ENGL-242: British Literature II (3 hours)

Representative authors and works from the Romantic to the contemporary period.



ENGL-250: Introduction to Creative Writing (3 hours)

Learning methods of writing contemporary poetry and fiction; reading poetry and fiction as a writer. Prerequisite: ENGL 101 English Composition.



ENGL-299: Introduction to Research Writing (3 hours)

Research writing techniques, critical thinking and critical reading, with emphasis on rhetorical skills. Closed to students with credit in ENGL 102 or ENGL 103 English Composition. Prerequisite: ENGL 101 English Composition and two designated Writing To Learn courses. Exceptions require consent of Writing To Learn Coordinator. Offered on A,B,C, No Credit basis only.



ENGL-301: Technical/Professional Writing (3 hours)

Introduction to writing and designing technical/professional documents. Prerequisites: ENGL 101 English Composition and ENGL 299 Introduction to Research Writing or equivalent. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-302: Advanced Composition (3 hours)

Classical and contemporary rhetorical theory. Analysis of effective writing. Practice in solving standard writing problems. Prerequisites: ENGL 299 Introduction to Research Writing or equivalent and ENGL 202 English Grammar and Usage. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-304: Introduction to Writing About Literature (3 hours)

Contemporary and classical approaches to written explication of poetry, fiction, and drama. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-308: English Linguistics (3 hours)

Linguistic concepts, including phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics; language acquisition; language change; regional, social, and ethnic dialects. Prerequisite: ENGL 202 English Grammar and Usage or permission of instructor. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-315: Mythology (3 hours)

A study of classical and non-classical myths and mythologies. Various theories of myth and its origins. Use of myth in literature, art, music, and film. Meets general education requirements. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-320: Literature and Film (3 hours)

A study of literature as adapted to film, including adaptation theory and techniques for analyzing both literature and film. Not open to students with credit in ENGL 120 Literature and Film. Meets general education requirements. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-346: The Craft of Poetry (3 hours)

Elements of poetry, emphasizing contemporary applications of traditional and experimental techniques. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-347: The Craft of Fiction (3 hours)

Elements of fiction, emphasizing contemporary applications of traditional and experimental techniques. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-351: Fiction Writing (3 hours)

Practicing the craft of fiction. Prerequisite: ENGL 250 Introduction to Creative Writing. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-352: Poetry Writing (3 hours)

Practicing the craft of poetry. Prerequisite: ENGL 250 Introduction to Creative Writing. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-451: Advanced Fiction Writing (3 hours)

Advanced work in fiction writing. Prerequisites: ENGL 250 Introduction to Creative Writing and ENGL 351 Fiction Writing. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-452: Advanced Poetry Writing (3 hours)

Advanced work in poetry writing. Prerequisites: ENGL 250 Introduction to Creative Writing and ENGL 352 Poetry Writing. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-478: Literature for Middle and Secondary Schools (3 hours)

Criteria and methods for selection, evaluation, analysis, and presentation of adolescent literature. Themes and trends in children's literature; history, tradition, and current themes and trends in adolescent literature. Prerequisite: ENGL 304 Introduction to Writing About Literature. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-479: Techniques for Teaching English in Middle and Secondary Schools (3 hours)

Concepts and strategies for teaching in the middle and secondary English classroom; roles and functions of non-verbal, written, and spoken media of communication. To be taken before the professional semester. Prerequisites: ENGL 202 English Grammar and Usage, admission to teacher education, and PSYCH 357 Educational Psychology. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-480: Internship (1 hour)

Field experience in the secondary classroom to complement competencies addressed in departmental methods courses. Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 478 Literature for Middle and Secondary Schools or ENGL 479 Techniques for Teaching English in Middle and Secondary Schools is required. Must be taken immediately prior to ENGL 579 Supervised Student Teaching and Follow-Up of Teachers.



ENGL-501: Document Design (3 hours)

Practice in designing documents for specific audiences, purposes, and contexts. Prerequisite: ENGL 301 Technical/Professional Writing. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-503: Technical/Professional Editing (3 hours)

Principles of editing technical/professional documents. Prerequisite: ENGL 301 Technical/Professional Writing. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-504: Advanced Technical/Professional Writing (3 hours)

Advanced instruction in applying technical writing style and in creating hypertext documents, software documentation, and Controlled English (for translation into other languages). May be taken for honors.



ENGL-505: Technical/Professional Writing Internship (1-3 hour)

Practical writing experience in area business or agency. A minimum of 40 work hours per credit hour. May be repeated for a total of 6 hours. Prerequisites: ENGL 301 Technical/Professional Writing, ENGL 501 Document Design, ENGL 503 Technical/Professional Editing and permission of instructor.



ENGL-506: General English Internship (1-3 hour)

Practical experience related to an English or teaching degree. International internships accepted upon approval. A minimum of 40 work hours per credit hour. Prerequisites: ENGL 199 Introduction to English Studies and permission of the instructor.



ENGL-555: Topics in Literature (____) (1-3 hour)

Studies in a particular period, movement, genre, theme, or writer. May be repeated if topic varies. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-556: Topics in Writing (____) (3 hours)

Studies in composition, professional writing, editing, or creative writing. May be repeated if topic varies. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-557: Topics in English (___) (3 hours)

Studies in rhetoric, linguistics, or some other non-literature, non-writing aspect of English studies. May be repeated if topic varies. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-560: British Genre (____) (3 hours)

A broad study of representative works in a single genre--novel, poetry, drama, short story, or non-fiction--from all major literary periods. May be repeated if genre varies. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-561: British Theme (____) (3 hours)

A study of a theme or idea in two or more genres in British literature. May be repeated if topic varies. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-565: American Genre (____) (3 hours)

A broad study of representative works in a single genre--novel, poetry, drama, short story, or non-fiction--from all major literary periods. May be repeated if genre varies. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-566: American Theme (____) (3 hours)

A study of a theme or idea in two or more genres in American literature. May be repeated if topic varies. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-570: International Literatures Genre (____) (3 hours)

A cross-national study of a single genre--novel, poetry, drama, short story, or non-fiction--with a substantial selection from literatures other than British and American. May be repeated if genre varies. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-571: International Literatures Theme (____) (3 hours)

A cross-national study of a theme or idea in two or more genres, with a substantial selection from literatures other than British and American. May by repeated if topic varies. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-575: Video Laboratory (1 hour)

Viewing and responding to adaptations of literary works and related audiovisual materials. Offered in conjunction with select literature courses. Three contact hours per week. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in the literature course that the laboratory accompanies. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-579: Supervised Student Teaching and Follow-Up of Teachers (2 hours)

Departmental representatives will visit each student teacher during the professional semester. Additionally, departmental representatives will follow up with each area student during the first year of teaching with assistance and support. Concurrent enrollment in the professional semester is required.



ENGL-601: Senior Honors Project 1 (3 hours)

The Senior Honors Project is an optional way to earn Departmental Academic Honors for students who are members of the Honors College. The course is a two semester sequence where the student undertakes a year-long research project or creative endeavor under the guidance of a faculty member to expand their knowledge in an area integral to their academic growth and development. The Senior Honors Project 1 is the first course in the sequence and will focus on the fundamental development of the project and preliminary scope of work to be completed. Students will receive a grade of A, B, IP (in progress) or NC (no credit) for each enrollment of the Senior Honors Project. A grade of NC voids the process and the student must then complete their Departmental Academic Honors in the traditional way. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-603: History of the English Language (3 hours)

The origin and development of the English language. Prerequisites: ENGL 202 English Grammar and Usage or ENGL 308 English Linguistics or permission of instructor. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-604: Senior Honors Project 2 (3 hours)

The Senior Honors Project is an optional way to earn Departmental Academic Honors for students who are members of the Honors College. The course is a two semester sequence where the student undertakes a year-long research project or creative endeavor under the guidance of a faculty member to expand their knowledge in an area integral to their academic growth and development. The Senior Honors Project 2 is the culmination of the project started in Senior Honors Project 1 and will result in a public presentation of the work. Students must earn a grade of A or B to receive credit for this course. Failure to complete the course with a grade of A or B will void this option and students will have to satisfy their Departmental Academic Honors requirement in the traditional way. There will be no IP (in progress) or IN (incomplete) grades for this course. Projects must be done by the end of the spring term to count towards Departmental Academic Honors requirements. Prerequisite: Senior Honors Project 1. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-619: Shakespeare (3 hours)

An intensive reading of selected comedies, histories and tragedies. Prerequisite: ENGL 241 British Literature I or permission of instructor. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-620: Shakespeare Laboratory (1 hour)

Viewing and responding to videotaped plays of Shakespeare. Three contact hours per week. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 619 Shakespeare. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-699: Senior Seminar in English (1 hour)

An assessment seminar for senior English majors. Exploration of career opportunities. Required of all senior English majors. Prerequisite: 85 credit hours or more.



ENGL-704: Advanced Technical/Professional Writing (3 hours)

Advanced instruction in applying technical writing style and in creating hypertext documents, software documentation, and Controlled English (for translation into other languages). Prerequisite: ENGL 301 Technical/Professional Writing or permission of instructor. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-714: Applied Linguistics for English for Speakers of Other Languages (3 hours)

Contrastive analysis of English phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics with other languages. Applications for English for Speakers of Other Languages. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-715: Topics in Teaching Literature (____) (1-3 hour)

Issues in teaching literature at various levels. May be repeated if topic varies. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-716: Topics in Teaching Writing (____) (1-3 hour)

Issues in teaching composition at various levels. May be repeated if topic varies. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-717: Topics in Teaching English (1-3 hour)

Issues in teaching English studies at various levels. May be repeated if topic varies. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-751: Senior Fiction Writing (3 hours)

Further advanced work in fiction writing. Prerequisites: ENGL 250 Introduction to Creative Writing, ENGL 351 Fiction Writing and ENGL 451 Advanced Fiction Writing or permission of Director of Creative Writing. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-752: Senior Poetry Writing (3 hours)

Further advanced work in poetry writing. Prerequisites: ENGL 250 Introduction to Creative Writing, ENGL 352 Poetry Writing and ENGL 452 Advanced Poetry Writing or permission of Director of Creative Writing. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-753: Multi-Genre Writing (3 hours)

Advanced work in traditional and experimental techniques in poetry, fiction, and other genres. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 351 Fiction Writing or ENGL 352 Poetry Writing or permission of the Director of Creative Writing. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-755: Topics in Literature (____) (1-3 hour)

Studies in a particular period, movement, genre, theme, or writer. May be repeated if topic varies. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-756: Topics in Writing (____) (1-3 hour)

Studies in composition, professional writing, editing, or creative writing. May be repeated if topic varies. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-757: Topics in English (1-3 hour)

Studies in rhetoric, linguistics, or some other non-literature, non-writing aspect of English studies. May be repeated if topic varies. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-771: Major Author(s) (____) (3 hours)

Study of one or more major British or American authors. May be repeated if topic varies. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-772: Periods in Literature (____) (3 hours)

Study of a major period in British or American literature. May be repeated if topic varies. May be taken for honors.



ENGL-805: Directed Study (____) (1-3 hour)

Intensive individual or small-group study in literature, language or writing for persons with sufficient academic backgrounds. May be repeated if subject varies up to a total of 6 hours. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor and chairperson.



ENGL-810: Research Methods (3 hours)

Traditional and electronic methods and sources; evaluation of materials; forms of documentation; writing from sources.



ENGL-815: Writing for the Profession (____) (3 hours)

Composition for professional audiences and purposes: Literary/Creative or Professional/Technical. Successful completion of the Professional/Technical version requires at least a moderate level of computer skills. May be repeated if topic varies.



ENGL-820: Theory (____) (3 hours)

Study of theory of the discipline: Literary, Creative Writing, or Composition/Rhetoric. May be repeated if topic varies.



ENGL-845: Problems in Teaching of Composition (1 hour)

A consideration of the problems of teaching composition, with emphasis on rhetorical theory, current research in the teaching of composition, and evaluation of student writing. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. May be repeated.



ENGL-850: Creative Writing Workshop (___) (3 hours)

Advanced work in writing fiction, poetry, or another genre. May be repeated.



ENGL-875: Seminar (____) (3 hours)

Selected authors, ideas, or issues in British, American, and/or International literatures; rhetoric and composition; or professional/technical writing. May be repeated if topic varies.



ENGL-890: Research and Thesis (3 hours)

Researching, organizing, and writing a graduate thesis. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours. Required for Option I of the Master of Arts in English.



ENGL-891: Research Problem (3 hours)

Field and library research project and appropriately documented report. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours. Required for Option II of Master of Arts in English.



ENGL-895: Professional/Technical Writing Internship (3 hours)

Practical writing experience in area business or agency. A minimum of 40 work hours per credit hour. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 890 Research and Thesis or ENGL 891 Research Problem.



ENGL-905: Readings in English (1-3 hour)

Intensive individual readings on a subject in literature; rhetoric and composition; or professional/technical writing. May be repeated if topic varies.


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