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  Dec 12, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 The department offers selected courses from this catalog as warranted by student needs and availability of faculty. Specific offerings for each term may be found in the Schedule of Classes.
 

 

English

   •  ENG 250 - Film and Formal Analysis
   •  ENG 260 - Masterpieces of World Cinema
   •  ENG 300 - Special Topics in Literature and Language
   •  ENG 301 - Poetry
   •  ENG 302 - Cultural Studies
   •  ENG 303 - Fiction
   •  ENG 304 - Studies in Literary Mode
   •  ENG 305 - The Bible as Literature
   •  ENG 306 - Drama
   •  ENG 307 - Modern Drama
   •  ENG 308 - Playwriting
   •  ENG 309 - Adaptation: Fiction, Drama, Film
   •  ENG 310 - Biography
   •  ENG 311 - Chaucer
   •  ENG 312 - Classical Mythology
   •  ENG 313 - Myth in Literature
   •  ENG 314 - Folklore in Literature
   •  ENG 315 - Shakespeare
   •  ENG 316 - Milton
   •  ENG 317 - Early American Literature
   •  ENG 318 - American Literature 1820-1865
   •  ENG 319 - American Literature 1865-1920
   •  ENG 320 - American Literature 1920-1950
   •  ENG 321 - American Literature 1950 to the Present
   •  ENG 324 - Issues in American Literature
   •  ENG 325 - Special Topics in Literary Nonfiction
   •  ENG 332 - Modern Fiction
   •  ENG 333 - Modern Poetry
   •  ENG 334 - Contemporary Fiction
   •  ENG 335 - Contemporary Poetry
   •  ENG 340 - Studies in Contemporary Literature
   •  ENG 341 - Selected Ethnic Literature
   •  ENG 342 - African American Literature
   •  ENG 343 - Irish Literature
   •  ENG 344 - Postcolonial Literature
   •  ENG 350 - Topics in Film
   •  ENG 354 - British Medieval Literature
   •  ENG 355 - British Literature of the Renaissance
   •  ENG 357 - British Literature from the Victorian Period to the Early 20th Century
   •  ENG 358 - British and Commonwealth Literature since 1900
   •  ENG 369 - The English Novel
   •  ENG 370 - British Literature of the Restoration and 18th Century
   •  ENG 371 - British Literature of the Romantic Period
   •  ENG 375 - Studies in Modern Literature
   •  ENG 376 - History of the English Language
   •  ENG 380 - Advanced Critical Writing
   •  ENG 383 - Workshop in Fiction
   •  ENG 384 - Workshop in Poetry
   •  ENG 387 - Screenwriting
   •  ENG 388 - Workshop in Dramatic Writing for Television
   •  ENG 391 - Literary Theory, Early 20th Century to the Present
   •  ENG 392 - Film Theory and Criticism
   •  ENG 395 - Workshop in Literary Nonfiction
   •  ENG 397 - Special Topics in Literature and Language
   •  ENG 398 - Approaches to Teaching Literature and Composition
   •  ENG 400 - Advanced Topics in Literature and Language
   •  ENG 401 - Studies in Literary Kinds
   •  ENG 410 - Advanced Workshop in Fiction
   •  ENG 411 - Advanced Workshop in Poetry
   •  ENG 412 - Advanced Playwriting
   •  ENG 413 - Advanced Workshop in Dramatic Writing for the Screen
   •  ENG 414 - Advanced Workshop in Dramatic Writing for Television
   •  ENG 415 - Advanced Workshop in Literary Nonfiction
   •  ENG 420 - Trans-Atlantic Traditions
   •  ENG 453 - Studies in Major Authors
   •  ENG 465 - Shakespeare Seminar
   •  ENG 491 - Internship
   •  ENG 499 - Independent Study

English as a Second Language

These courses cannot be used to satisfy any portion of the university requirement in writing proficiency. No more than 16 credits in courses numbered 050-099 may count toward graduation requirements. Course numbers beginning with 05 are elementary level courses; 06, intermediate level; and 07, advanced level. Courses beginning with 08 have a business focus, and those beginning with 09 are for graduate students.

   •  ESL 040 - Foundations in Listening and Speaking
   •  ESL 041 - Foundations in Reading and Vocabulary Development
   •  ESL 042 - Foundations in Writing and Sentence Structure for Academic Purposes
   •  ESL 044 - Foundations in Academic Communication
   •  ESL 050 - Listening and Speaking I
   •  ESL 051 - Reading and Vocabulary Development I
   •  ESL 052 - Writing and Sentence Structure for Academic Purposes I
   •  ESL 053 - Conversation I
   •  ESL 054 - Academic Communication I
   •  ESL 055 - Introduction to American Culture and Customs
   •  ESL 056 - Language Lab and Computer Literacy I
   •  ESL 057 - Topics in English as a Second Language I
   •  ESL 060 - Listening and Speaking II
   •  ESL 061 - Reading and Vocabulary Development II
   •  ESL 062 - Writing and Sentence Structure for Academic Purposes II
   •  ESL 063 - Conversation II
   •  ESL 064 - Academic Communication II
   •  ESL 066 - Language Lab and Computer Literacy II
   •  ESL 067 - Topics in English as a Second Language II
   •  ESL 068 - Intermediate and Advanced Grammar
   •  ESL 070 - Listening and Speaking III
   •  ESL 071 - Reading and Vocabulary Development III
   •  ESL 072 - Writing and Sentence Structure for Academic Purposes III
   •  ESL 073 - Conversation III
   •  ESL 074 - Academic Communication III
   •  ESL 075 - ESL Test Preparation
   •  ESL 076 - Language Lab and Computer Literacy III
   •  ESL 077 - Topics in English as a Second Language III
   •  ESL 079 - Independent Study in English as a Second Language
   •  ESL 080 - Listening and Speaking in the Business Setting
   •  ESL 081 - Reading and Vocabulary in the Business Setting
   •  ESL 082 - Writing and Grammar in the Business Setting
 

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