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and minorities.

ENGL 122 Introduction to English Studies 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: ENGL major or minor; minimum grade of C in ENGL 101
Introduces students to English Studies by acquainting them with the critical
approaches appropriate to the varied subject areas of the discipline. The
assumptions and methods of these approaches will be considered, especially
in the interpretation of literature. At the conclusion of the course, students
will be able to critically analyze texts and demonstrate those skills in
discussion and writing. Required of all English majors.

ENGL 150 English for Foreign Students 3c-01-3cr

Provides international students with an opportunity to improve their
ability to speak and write English before they take ENGL 100 and 101.
Emphasizes individualized exercises and assignments. Carries graduation
credit but does not meet Liberal Studies English requirements.

ENGL 202 Research Writing 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: ENGL 101, sophomore standing

Teaches students to read, analyze, and evaluate nonfiction sources and to
present the results of their analysis in clear, organized, carefully docu-
mented research papers. The focus of reading and research in each section
is determined by the instructor.

ENGL 203 Introduction to Language Studies 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: ENGL 101

Introduces the study of linguistics and rhetoric. Considers cultural contexts
and issues of power, focusing on questions such as how out brains use
language, how language represents the world we live in, and how language
influences our actions.

ENGL 208 Introduction to Film Studies 3c-01-3cr

Concentrates on the film as an artistic medium, light to twelve motion
pictures are show n during semester and arc analyzed in class discussions.

ENGL 210 British Literature to 1660 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: ENGL 101. 122. or permission

Surveys British literature from its beginnings to about 1660, acquainting
students with the experience of reading main ot the primary materials
(whole works whenever possible or full, tree-standing parts) and provides
them with background information concerning the development and
[lowering of the various genres, the dominant ideas ol each period, and the
social and cultural context of the separate works.



ENGL 211 British Literature 1660-1900 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: I Mil 101, 122. or permission

Surveys British literature from about 16h() to the beginning of the twenti-
eth century, acquainting students with the experience ol reading man) "I
the primary materials (whole works whenever possible or lull. free-Standing
parts) and providing them with background information concerning the
development and flowering of the various genres, the dominant ideas of
each period, and the social and cultural context of the separate work.

ENGL 212 American Literature: Beginnings to 1900 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: ENGL 101. 122. 01 permission

Provides an understanding ol American literature from its beginning to

about 1900. Concentrates primaril) upon a relatively small number of

major works, each ol which helps to illustrate the "spirit of the age" it

represents.

ENGL 213 British and American Literature Since 1900 3c-0l-3cr
Prerequisites: ENGL 101. 122. or permission

A survey of major authors and works in British and American literature
since 1900. Begins with the shift from Victorianism and late nineteenth-
century literature into modernism, as exemplified bv writers such as Woolf,
Hemingway, and O'Neill, and continues with postmodernism and contem-
porary literature.

ENGL 214 The Novel 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: ENGL 101. 122. or permission

Survevs the development of the novel from Cervantes' Don Quixote to the
present with an emphasis on major writers and forms in English Includes
consideration of teaching the novel

ENGL 220 Advanced Composition 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: ENGL 202

Primaril) seeks to improve writing style, particularly in the more

utilitarian tonus, such as magazine article and personal essay.

ENGL 221 Creative W riting 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: ENGL 121 or 122 or FNLG 121

A seminar course in which students are expected to produce a substantial
bodv of written work in one or more of the creative genres, the particular
kind of writing chosen with regard to the special interests and abilities o\
each student.

ENGL 222 Technical Writing 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisite: ENGL 101

Focuses on helping the student to acquire and to applv communication
skills essential to the technical and professional writer (Offered as ENG1

322 prior to 2009-2010)

ENGL 225 Introduction to Literature b) Women 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: ENGL 121 or 122 and 202

Major trends and motifs across genres (fiction, nonliction. poetry, auto-
biography) which reflect themes and subjects of continuing interest to
women writers. I he intersection of genre with race, ethnicity, and social
class are of particular significance

ENGL 226 Survey of Global Literature Since I960 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: 1 NG1 122. 202

Survevs twentieth century and contemporary global literature in English

and or translation Readings will be organized around major contexts and

themes of colonialism, revolution, decolonization, nationalism, and

globalization.

ENGL 265 I. aw and Literature 3e-01-3cr

Prerequisites: Minimum grade oft in I Mil HH and 202
I xplorcs the historical and cultural connections between selected legal
texts and themes as the) relate to novels, poems, films, drama, essays, and
other literary genres

ENGL 281 Special Topics var-l-3cr

Prerequisite: \s appropriate to course content
Offered on an experimental or temporary basis to explore topics not
included in the established curriculum A given topic mav be offered under



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,in\ special topic identity no more than three time* Special lopi< i
numbered 281 are offered primarily foi lowci level undergraduate studenu

I \(.i 101 British Medieval t Iteraturc k 01 lei

Prerequisites: i NGI

I namines particulai literary traditions in I ngland from the eleventh to the
fifteenth centuries, excluding < haucei Acquaints students with the diversity
<>i materials, ranging from prose to verse, oral to written, and serious i<>
comic Most u\i~. are taught in the original Middle l nglish, accompanied
bj side glosses rranslations are used where appropriate Rathei than
survey the period comprehensively, the purpose is to focus close!) on
particulai aspects oi writers as selected bj the instructoi

I \(.i 102 Renaissance Literature 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: I m.i 122, 202; and one ol 210 213 oi 226
I gamines majoi works and genres in Elizabethan literature such as pastoral
and tragedy and kev fiction writers, dramatists, and poets during i^ss
1603 Rathei than survey the period comprehensively, the purpose here is
to focus closely onaspecifu literary period and on the writers of this
period .is selected by the instructoi

l M.l 303 British Enlightenment Literature 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: I NGI 122, 202; and one ol 210-213 or 226
British I nlightenmenl l iterature refers to the imitation ol the Greek and
Roman authors ol antiquity Begins with the assumptions and goals ol neo-
classical literature and integrates the intellectual debates and contemporary
poh ins (patriarchy, nascent capitalism, empire, slavery, class divisions)
thai flourished alongside of (and that shaped the emergence of) new genres
(the slave narrative, the novel, gothic tales, the periodical css.iv i Rather
than survey the pen.ni comprehensively, the purpose here is to focus
closely on particulai aspects or writers as selected by the instructor.

tMil 304 British Romantic literature 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: I NGI 122, 202; and one of 210-213 or 226

Emphasizes the relationship between literature and its milieu Focuses pri-
marily on English Romantic Poets but considers development in Germany,
France, and America and examines its continuing manifestations in

literature, culture, and polities Rather than survey the period comprehen-
sively, the purpose here is to locus closely on a specific literary period and
on the writers of this period as selected bv the instructor.

I NGL 305 British Victorian Literature 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: INCiL 122. 202: and one of 210-213 or 226
Examines literary works against a background oi rapidly changing social,
economic, religious, and political forces Counterculture movements, such

as the Pre-Raphaelites, will he examined against "high Yictonanism" to
develop a sense of the tremendous intellectual and political energy of the
period Roots of recent concerns such as feminism, political literalism, and
capitalism will be explored to help us belter understand our own as well as
the Victorian age Rather than survey the period comprehensively, the
purpose here is to locus closely on particular aspects or writers as selected
bv the instructoi

I NGL 306 Modern British Literature 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: ENG1 122. 202; ami one of 210-213 or 226

I xamines major works and trends in modern British literature, such as
modernism or key fiction writers, dramatists, Ol poets during the first half
of the twentieth century Rather than survey the period comprehensively,
the purpose here is to focus closely on particular aspects or writers as
selected by the instructor.

ENGL 307 Contemporary British Literature 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: I \(,1 122. 202. and one of 210-213 or 226
Examines major works and trends in contemporary British literature, such
as late modernism, postmodernism, the age of diminishment, or key

novelists, dramatists, and or poets from the period 1945 to the present.
Rather than survey the period comprehensively, the purpose here is to
focus closely on particular aspects or writers as selected bv the instructor



ENGL -<0S Critical Theory

Prerequisites: Minimum grade ofC in ENCil 122



3c-01-3cr



I Kplores the majoi writings, wnti technical md

critical methods in literary textual, and cultural sin
students with how such theoretical methods affect the way lil
cultural texts are read studied and taught and enables the student

■i/c and engage in theoretical piaxi . ol various kinds l( Mlci.
I M.l 401 pnoi 010)

I m.i HO Public Speaking <> ui-tcr

Prerequisite: i NGI 101

I undamental principles ol public speaking, audience anal', sis interest, and
attention and selection and organization ol speech material

I m.i tn Oral Interpretation U-oi lei

Prerequisite: I Md 110

I mphasizes understanding and appreciation ol literature through develop-
ing skill in reading aloud

I M.I 313 Rhetorical I rinds anil traditions 3c-OI-3ci

Prerequisite: I M.I loi

\ survey of the major issues in and uses ol rhetorical theory and criticism

in contemporary culture, using rhetorical concepts from ancient through
contemporary nines Rhetoric is the humanistic study of the ways people

manipulate language and lr> to persuade others in the social world

ENGL 315 Vmerican Literature to 1820 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: ENG1 122. 202. and one of 210-213 OI 226

I he beginnings of American literary cultures from sixteenth-century pre-
Columbian indigenous contacts with I uropean explorations, through
diverse colonializations (Hispanic. French, and British) including the im-
portation ol Mucin slaves, up to the American Revolution and emergent

U.S. literary nationalism in the first decades of the nineteenth century.
Rather than survey the period comprehensively, the purpose here is to
focus closely on particular aspects or writers as selected bv ihe instructor.

ENGL 316 American Literature 1820-1880 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: EM, I 122. 202; and one of 210-213 or 226
Examines major works and trends in U.S. literature, from the Federalist,
Romantic, and or Realistic periods. Rather than survey the period
comprehensively, the purpose here is to locus closely on particular aspects

or writers as selected by the instructor.

ENGL 317 American Literature 1880-1940 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: 1 NGI 122. 202. and one of 210-213 or 226
Examines representative U.S. writers during ISKO-I040 [ncfades tradi-
tional figures as well as writers who have recently entered the canon.
Rather than survey the period comprehensively, the purpose here is to
focus closely on particular aspects or writers as selected by the instructor.

ENGL 318 Literature for Adolescents 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: ENGL 101. 122. or permission. English Education major
Surveys poetry, drama, and fiction with which the adolescent is familiar
through school work and personal reading.

ENGL 319 American Literature 1940-Present 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: ENGL 122. 202: and one of 210-213 or ::<<
Additional focuses on various movements, themes, genres, and authors
writing in the United States since 1^40 Not a survcv course: each section
will develop an extended treatment of a particular topic selected by the
instructor. Emphasizes writing bv hv ing writers to develop an understanding
of the diversity, formally and thematically, of current U S literary
production across genders and ethnicities

ENGL 321 Persuasive Speech and Writing 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisite: I M.l 202

focuses on the practice of persuasive discourse in speech, writing, and
v isual media. C ourscw ork includes projects and readings in debate, w nltcn
argument, and rehearsed and extemporaneous speaking Students will
investigate such subjects as rhetorical foundations and applications,
language choice and stylistic variations, popular culture, literature, and
communication dynamics



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ENGL 323 Teaching Literature and Reading in the
Secondary School 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: ENGL 122, 202

Introduces the theory and research on teaching literature and reading in the
secondary school. Reviews reader-response literary theory and classroom-
based research on leaching literature. Also reviews socio-psycholinguistic
reading theory and classroom-based research on teaching reading.

ENGL 324 Teaching and Evaluating Writing 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: ENGL 122. 202, English Education major or permission
A study of modem approaches to the teaching of writing, including current
theories on the composing process, as well as instruction in evaluating.
including holistic scoring. Includes practice in writing.

ENGL 325 Writing Poetry 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: ENGL 221 or instructor permission
A writing workshop for students who wish to focus intensively on the
writing and revision of poetry and on developing an audience for one's
creative work.

ENGL 326 Writing Fiction 3c-0l-3er

Prerequisites: ENGL 221 or instructor permission
A writing workshop for students who wish to focus intensively on the
writing and revision of fiction and on developing an audience for one's
creative work.

r .Mil. 327 Writing Creative Nonfiction 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: ENGL 221 or instructor permission
A writing workshop for students who wish to focus intensively on the
writing and revision of literary nonfiction forms and on developing an
audience for one's creative work.

ENGL 328 Introduction to Linguistics 3c-0l-3cr

An introduction to the study of languages as complex sets of interacting
systems needed for human communication in a variety of interpersonal,
academic, and professional contexts. Focuses on the fundamentals of sound
s\ stems, word structures, sentence structures, text structures, meaning
systems, and language-related power systems. Also considers questions of
how language develops over time, how languages are made up of a number
of varieties, how languages are learned and used, how language use varies for
different groups of users, and how these issues are related to cultural
contexts including issues of power.

ENGL 329 The History of the English Language lc-01-lcr

Prerequisite: ENGL 202

Studies historical development of the English language, as a basis for a bet-
ter understanding of modern American English.

ENGL 330 The Structure of English 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisite: ENGL 202

An introduction to the fundamentals of language study with an equal
emphasis on the sound, word, sentence, meaning, and discourse patterns of
English. Educationally relevant topics, such as applications of linguistics to
the teaching of English language and literature, varieties of grammar, and
linguistic descriptions of styles and registers are an integral part of the
course. Course is a prerequisite for EDUC 452.

ENGL 332 Film Genres 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: ENGL 101. 208

offers a close examination of classic and contemporary films and film
theory from a variety of critical perspectives for example, spectatorship,
auteunsm. feminism, historiography, and cultural studies through a focus
on genre.

ENGL 333 Psycholinguistics 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: ENGL 202

Concerns the interrelation between language system and behavior and vari-
ous factors of human psychology. Surveys developments since the 1940s,
including relationships between language and perception, biology, memory,
meaning, and cognition, as well as oral and written hcha\ ioi Students of
language and literature may improve their assumptions about how hum. in
beings use language.



ENGL 335 Literary Nonfiction 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: ENGL 202

focuses on the study of forms of literary nonfiction, in English, which may

include traditional essays, lyric essays, memoir, and or creative nonfiction
depending on the instructor's expertise

ENGL 336 Language, Gender, and Society 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: ENGL 202. junioi Standing

Investigates the various ways that language and gender interact and inter-
sect in society. Examines such questions as: Does society use language to
favor one sex over the othei ' W hy is language a crucial component in
formulating constructs of masculinity and femininity? What stereotypes of
gender-based language arc promoted in our society? How can we analyze
language to reveal disparate views and treatment of the sexes?

ENGL 337 Myth 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: ENGL 202; at least two from ENGL 210, 211, 212, 213
Additional prerequisites for B.A. English majors: ENGL 210. 211.
212, 213

Examines the nature and function of the mythic experience and explores
the archetypal patterns of myths from various cultures.

ENGL 338 Oral Literature 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: ENGL 101. 122. or permission
Acquaints students with the nature of oral composition, the habits of
thought that orality fosters, and the particular mode of awareness the oral
dimension of literature demands of an audience (and awakens in a reader).
At the conclusion of the course students should have an understanding of
the formulaic nature of such purely oral forms as the ballad and the epic
and an awareness of the manner in which orality patterns thought
differently from writing, and they should be able to detect oral features and
patterns in works of literature from cultures not primarily oral but
containing a high "oral residue "

ENGL 340 The Novel 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: ENGL 101. 122. or permission

Focuses on the forms and theories of the novel as a genre. Emphasizes
major writers and movements as well as significant historical develop-
ments. (Offered as ENGL 214 prior to 2009-2010)

ENGL 341 Poetry 3c-OI-3cr

Prerequisites: ENGI. 101. 122. or permission

Studies the forms and theories of poetry as a genre. Includes study of major
writers, movements, and aesthetic developments (Offered as INCH. 215
prior to 2009-2010)

ENGL 342 Short Fiction 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: ENGL 101.122. or permission

Studies the form and theory of short fiction as a genre. Emphasizes major
writers and movements as well as significant historical developments.
(Offered as ENGL 216 prior to 2009-2010)

ENGL 343 Drama 3c-(H-3cr

Prerequisites: ENGL 101. 122. or permission
Focuses on the forms and theories of drama .i^ .i genre I mphasizes major
writers and movements as well as significant historical developments
(Offered as ENGL 217 prior to 2009-2010)

ENGL 344 Ethnic American Literature 3c-(ll-3cr

Prerequisites: ENGL 122 and 202 or permission
Concerned with ethnic U.S. experiences as expressed in poetry, fiction,
drama, and autobiography. The topic will vary and be announced in
advance. Examples include Asian-American, Hispanic. Irish-American,
Jewish- American, ami Native-American literatures

ENGL 348 African-American literature 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: I Mil 121 or 122 and 202

Primarily nineteenth- and twentieth-century African-American literature
(poetry, fiction, nonfiction): includes works bj I rederick Douglass, W.E.B.
Du Bois, spirituals ami folk poetry, rlarriei it Wilson, lean roomer,
Richard Wright, Audrey Lorde, and roni Morrison Emphasizes historical
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i \(.i 149 I ngllsh Bible .■- i korarure <. 0l-3cr

Prerequisite!: ENG1 121 01 122 and

i onsiders literal) aspects ol the I nglish Bible In relating eariiei tmnsla
lions to the Authorized Version ol loll .mil b) tracing some ol the majoi
influences ol the King lames Bible upon writers and speakers ol modern
English t mas .i close reading ol the majoi narrative and poetic portions
ol the < 'ill [estameni

i NGI 3>n Gendei and Seiual Orientation in Literature,

IhiiiiN. and I ilni 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisite: I \« .1 202

Introduces literature, film, and theory that focus primarily on lesbian, gay
bisexual, and transgendei perspectives Inquires into the representation <>i
gendei and sexualit) within historical and cultural contexts

I \(.i '^.4 ( lasslcal Literature In translation 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: I NGI 122

Masterpieces studied range from those ol ant ienl i rreece to Middle Ages
English literature and American literature excluded

ENGI 360 Editing and Publishing 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: i NGI 202 and 220 or 221

\ project-based careei preparation course Focused on creating, editing, and
publishing in print and <>r electronic tonus Includes theorj and practice o(
editing, practice with publication tools, and group collaboration

I nci .'61 Environmental Literature 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: I NGI 121 or 122, 202

I ocuses on literature devoted to natural and constructed environments,
exploring connections among such topics as nature writing, environmental-
ism, ecocriticism, place studies, bioregionalism, and environmental justice.

I NGL 385 Advanced studies in Women's Literature 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: ENGI 121 oi 122, 202

( onsiders issues oi genre and canon rc\ ision and whj particular genres may
have particular appeal lor women writers. Also considers major feminist

literal) theories and their applications. While man) ol out readings are by
"literary women," we also max consider works by women who are

professionals in nonliterary disciplines.

ENGL 38ft Regional Literature in English 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: I NGI 122 and 2ti2 or permission

1 gamines the contributions ol a particular region to national literature.
The locus of the course might be an) of the following Appalachian
writers, local color writers. New England writers. Southern writers, writers
iif the American West, or ( an.idian writers.

I NGL 387 Irish Literature 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisite: ENGL 121 or 122

Additional Prerequisite for B.A. English majors: ENGL 213

An introduction to Irish literature since 1800, with particular emphasis on

the Literal) Revival in the earl) twentieth century Key authors include

Veals. Joyce. Syngc. ( )'C asey. Edgcworth. Somer\ die and Ross. Gregory.

Beckett, and llcancx I he development of Irish writing is examined within

the contexts ol lush history, language, culture, and politics.

I M.I 390 Literary lour: Britain \ar-3cr

< Mlered selected summers, tor Use weeks during the lirst or second summer
session \isits 1 otulon. Snatlotd. and Cambridge or Oxford, as well as other
places important in English literature

ENGL 391 Selected Works from the Medieval Period 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: ENGL FNLG 121 oi I \< d 122. 202

A comparative stud\ ol selected works of major importance per se and as

representative of majoi themes of medieval European literature Vlso listed
as FN LG 391.

ENGI. 393 Romanticism 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: I NGI I Nl (. 121 or ENGL 122. 202

A stuck of the principal authors and works of late eighteenth-century and
early nineteenth-century Europe and the unique national characteristics of
the Romantic movement in lyric, drama, and prose Also listed as FNLG



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