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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. May be repeated if subject matter is different.



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-120: Literature and Film (3 hours)

A study of literature as adapted to film, including adaptation theory and techniques for analyzing both literature and film. Offered concurrently with ENGL 320 Literature and Film; students cannot receive credit for both ENGL 120 and ENGL 320. Meets General Education requirements.



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-227: Workshop (___) (1/2 - 5 hour)

Specialized instruction offered as a short-term workshop. May be repeated when the title is different. Neither course nor credit hours can be counted toward a degree, but may be utilized in creation of a credential certificate. May be graded as pass/fail or letter grade.



ENGL-228: Workshop (___) (1/2 - 5 hour)

Specialized instruction offered as a short-term workshop. May be repeated when the title is different. Neither course nor credit hours can be counted toward a degree, but may be utilized in creation of a credential certificate. May be graded as pass/fail or letter grade.



ENGL-231: American Literature I (3 hours)

Representative authors and works from origins to 19th century. A survey of American literary genres, periods, and movements reflecting the diversity of American culture.



ENGL-232: American Literature II (3 hours)

Representative authors and works from the 19th century to the present. A survey of American literary genres, periods, and movements reflecting the diversity of American culture.



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.



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.



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

Contemporary and classical approaches to written explication of poetry, fiction, and drama.



ENGL-305: Introduction to Film Studies (3 hours)

Introduction to the basics of film aesthetics, including mise-en-scene, cinematography, editing, narrative, sound, and critical and historical approaches to film.



ENGL-306: Theories and Technologies of Writing (3 hours)

Development of research approaches to theories of the writing process, the history and materiality of writing, and technologies and the future of writing. Includes hands-on experiences with writing technologies.



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.



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.



ENGL-320: Literature and Film (3 hours)

An upper-division study of literature as adapted to film, including adaptation theory and techniques for analyzing both literature and film. Offered concurrently with ENGL 120 Literature and Film; students cannot receive credit for both ENGL 120 and ENGL 320. Meets General Education requirements.



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

Elements of poetry, emphasizing contemporary applications of traditional and experimental techniques.



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

Elements of fiction, emphasizing contemporary applications of traditional and experimental techniques.



ENGL-351: Fiction Writing (3 hours)

Practicing the craft of fiction. Prerequisite: ENGL 250 Introduction to Creative Writing.



ENGL-352: Poetry Writing (3 hours)

Practicing the craft of poetry. Prerequisite: ENGL 250 Introduction to Creative Writing.



ENGL-451: Advanced Fiction Writing (3 hours)

Advanced work in fiction writing. Prerequisites: ENGL 250 Introduction to Creative Writing and ENGL 351 Fiction Writing.



ENGL-452: Advanced Poetry Writing (3 hours)

Advanced work in poetry writing. Prerequisites: ENGL 250 Introduction to Creative Writing and ENGL 352 Poetry Writing.



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.



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.



ENGL-480: Internship in Teaching English (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-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-526: Writing in Electronic Environments I (___) (3 hours)

Development of digital literacies by examining and practicing digital writing.



ENGL-527: Writing for the Public I (___) (3 hours)

Studies in the practice of writing in the public sphere and examining public discourse.



ENGL-528: Writing for Publication I (___) (3 hours)

Studies in theoretical and practical methods for writing, designing, reading, editing, and managing complex and sophisticated texts with the critical attention a writer brings to the scene of reading.



ENGL-529: The Art of Discourse I (___) (3 hours)

Studies in historical and contemporary theories of composing and rhetorical canons: writing processes, style and arrangement, and relationships among writing, learning social contexts, technology, and publication.



ENGL-539: Workshop (___) (1/2 - 5 hour)

Specialized instruction offered as a short-term workshop. May be repeated when the title is different. Neither course nor credit hours can be counted toward a degree, but may be utilized in creation of a credential certificate. May be graded as pass/fail or letter grade.



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

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



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

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



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.



ENGL-558: Topics in Film and Media Studies (3 hours)

Studies in a period, movement, genre, theme, or director. May be repeated if topic varies.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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

Available only to students enrolled in the professional semester. A supervising professor will visit each student teacher. Additional mentoring, outreach, and support are available to first-year teachers who maintain contact with the department. Concurrent enrollment in the professional semester is required.



ENGL-589: Workshop (___) (1/2 - 5 hour)

Specialized instruction offered as a short-term workshop. May be repeated when the title is different. Neither course nor credit hours can be counted toward a degree, but may be utilized in creation of a credential certificate. May be graded as pass/fail or letter grade.



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.



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.



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.



ENGL-619: Shakespeare (3 hours)

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



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.



ENGL-626: Writing in Electronic Environments II (___) (3 hours)

Advanced instruction in the development of digital literacies by examining and practicing digital writing. Includes student mentoring and a fieldwork project on a site of writing or a set of writing artifacts. Prerequisite: ENGL 526 Writing in Electronic Environments I (___).



ENGL-627: Writing for the Public II (___) (3 hours)

Advanced studies in the practice of writing in the public sphere and examining public discourse. Includes student mentoring and a fieldwork project on a site of writing or a set of writing artifacts. Prerequisite: ENGL 527 Writing for the Public I (___).



ENGL-628: Writing for Publication II (___) (3 hours)

Advanced studies in theoretical and practical methods for writing, designing, reading, editing, and managing complex and sophisticated texts with the critical attention a writer brings to the scene of reading. Includes student mentoring and a fieldwork project on a site of writing or a set of writing artifacts. Prerequisite: ENGL 528 Writing for Publication I (___).



ENGL-695: Professional Writing Internship (1-3 hour)

Practical writing experience in area business or agency. Includes the creation of a portfolio. A minimum of 40 work hours per credit hour. May be repeated for a total of six hours. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.



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.



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.



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

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



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

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



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

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



ENGL-726: Advanced Writing in Electronic Environments (___) (3 hours)

Instruction in the development of digital literacies by examining and practicing digital writing. Includes student mentoring and a student-developed fieldwork project on a site of writing or a set of writing artifacts. May be repeated if topic varies.



ENGL-727: Advanced Writing for the Public (___) (3 hours)

Studies in the practice of writing in the public sphere and examining public discourse. Includes student mentoring and a student-developed fieldwork project on a site of writing or a set of writing artifacts. May be repeated if topic varies.



ENGL-728: Advanced Writing for Publication (___) (3 hours)

Studies in theoretical and practical methods for writing, designing, reading, editing, and managing complex and sophisticated texts with the critical attention a writer brings to the scene of reading. Includes student mentoring and a student-developed fieldwork project on a site of writing or a set of writing artifacts. May be repeated if topic varies.



ENGL-729: The Art of Discourse II (___) (3 hours)

Advanced studies in historical and contemporary theories of composing and rhetorical canons: writing processes, style and arrangement, and relationships among writing, learning social contexts, technology, and publication. Includes student mentoring and a fieldwork project on a site of writing or a set of writing artifacts.



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.



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.



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.



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

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



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

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



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.



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

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



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

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



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: Internship (3 hours)

Practical experience in a business, agency, or educational institution. A minimum of 40 work hours per credit hour. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.



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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