ENGL
     


English Department

Departmental Courses

English Course Level And Numbering

Lower-division English courses (100-200 level) are designed as introductions to the subject. Upper-division English courses (300-400 level) are more particularly focused and assume the student has the background specified by the course prerequisites. There is no difference in degree of difficulty or specialization between 300 level and 400 level courses; students should not assume, therefore, that a 400 level course is more advanced than one at the 300 level.

 

Lower Division

ENGL 102 WRITING FOR A LIBERAL EDUCATION (3) Learning the

critical methods of liberal education by writing college-level prose

about significant books in four areas: the natural sciences, the humanities,

the social sciences, and the fine arts. GenEd I.A

ENGL 152 SOLVING LITERARY PROBLEMS (3) Using information

effectively to solve textual, cultural and interpretive problems in literature.

Includes multimedia and interdisciplinary approaches. Content

varies. GenEd I.B.

 

ENGL 190 HONORS WRITING SEMINAR (3) Exploration of issues and

critical methods vital to a liberal education. Development of strategies

for effective writing. Emphasis on student essays and reports. Honors

College course. GenEd I.A.

 

ENGL 200 INTRODUCTION TO STUDYING ENGLISH (3) Concepts,

terms, and skills developed through reading in the basic genres.

Students are to take this course in the first two terms after declaring the

English major.

 

ENGL 205 SHAKESPEARE FOR NON-MAJORS (3) Shakespeare’s major

plays and poetry in their cultural context. Emphasis on plot, interpretation

and performance. GenEd II.C.1.

 

ENGL 217 DETECTIVE FICTION (3) Will trace the literary and cultural

development of the classical detective novel from Poe to MacDonald.

Will examine patterns of formulas in the works with an eye to determining

how the structure of the novels and their enduring popularity

contribute to an understanding of the cultures that produced them.

Students will write one short paper and will take a final examination.

 

ENGL 221 BRITISH LITERATURE TO 1798 (3) Survey of poetry, prose

and drama from the Middle Ages through the 18th century; emphasis

on works by such writers as Chaucer, Shakespeare, Milton, Pope and

Swift. GenEd II.C.1.

 

ENGL 222 BRITISH LITERATURE SINCE 1798 (3) Survey of poetry and

prose of the 19th and early 20th centuries, such as works by

Wordsworth, Keats, Dickens, Browning, Lawrence and Woolf. GenEd

II.C.1.

 

ENGL 228 FUTURE WORLDS (3) Novels and short stories presenting

alternative visions of the future. Writers include Huxley, Bradbury,

Orwell, Rand, Vonnegut, Berger, LeGuin and Atwood. Prerequisite:

two English courses.

 

ENGL 229 MODERN IRISH LITERATURE (3) 19th- and 20th-century

prose, poetry and drama.

 

ENGL 230 MAIN CURRENTS IN AMERICAN LITERATURE (3)

Historical and thematic approach to literature that has helped define

the national voice. Works by such authors as Hawthorne, Twain,

Dickinson, Faulkner, Morrison and Plath. GenEd II.B.1.

 

ENGL 231 AMERICAN LITERATURE TO 1865 (3) Major writers and

literary movements from the Colonial Period to the Civil War, such as

works by Taylor, Emerson, Poe, Hawthorne, Melville, and Whitman.

Prerequisite: ENGL 102. GenEd. II.B.1.

 

ENGL 232 AMERICAN LITERATURE SINCE 1865 (3) Literary movements

and major writers since the Civil War, such as Dickinson, Twain,

James, Frost, Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and Faulkner. Prerequisite:

ENGL 102. GenEd. II.B.1.

 

ENGL 233 SURVEY OF AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE (3) Slave

narratives, post-Civil War and 20th-century developments and such

writers as Wheatley, Douglass, Hughes and King. GenEd II.C.3.

 

ENGL 234 MAJOR WRITERS IN AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE

(3) Literature of slavery, the Reconstruction, the Harlem

Renaissance, the Depression and after, with emphasis on Chesnutt,

Hughes, Wright and Alice Walker. Prerequisite: ENGL 102; ENGL 233

is recommended but not required as a prerequisite to ENGL 234.

GenEd II.C.3.

 

ENGL 235 ETHNIC-AMERICAN LITERATURE (3) Comparative survey

of Asian, European, Black, Jewish and other immigrant American literature,

with emphasis on literary, historical and sociological

approaches. GenEd II.C.3.

 

ENGL 236 AMERICAN INDIAN LITERATURE, 1772-PRESENT (3)

Emphasis on the contributions of American Indian writers to American

literature. Study of the genres in which American Indians have written,

the influences of both Indian and non-Indian world views, themes and

techniques represented in these works. GenEd II.B.1.

 

ENGL 239 A SURVEY OF MODERN JEWISH LITERATURE (3) Jewish

literature from Eastern Europe, the United States and Israel. Writers

vary. Not open to those who successfully completed ENGL 237. GenEd

II.C.3.

 

ENGL 240 CLASSICS OF THE WESTERN HERITAGE (3) Selections

from the most influential literature of the Western tradition. Authors

will vary but will be of the stature of Homer, Dante, Shakespeare,

Voltaire, George Eliot and Dostoevsky. GenEd II.C.1.

 

ENGL 243 INTRODUCTION TO CLASSICAL MYTHOLOGY (3) The

study of myth in selected works from Greek and Roman literature.

GenEd II.C.1.

 

ENGL 244 WORLD FOLKLORE (3) Study of folk expression throughout

the world. Focus on such folk narratives as fairy tale (marchen) and legend

from a variety of cultures. Characteristics of folklore, folk groups

and methodology. Children’s folklore, jokes, folk architecture and arts.

Prerequisite: ENGL 102. GenEd II.D.

 

ENGL 248 LITERATURE OF GLOBAL EXPERIENCE (3) A study of

modern literature in its cultural diversity from six continents. GenEd II.D.

 

ENGL 251 APPLIED GRAMMAR (3) Grammar, syntax and usage for

improvement of writing style.   Prerequisite: ENGL 102.

 

ENGL 253 THE BIBLE AND LITERATURE (3) Introduction to the Bible

and to its profound influence on secular literature. Texts will vary.

Biblical background is not required.  GenEd II.C.3.

 

ENGL 261 ELEMENTS OF POETRY (3) Elements and types of poetry in

the Western tradition through readings of American, English and

European works. Emphasis on imagery, diction, sound patterns, stanzaic

form, major modes and genres. GenEd II.C.1.

 

ENGL 263 ELEMENTS OF FICTION (3) Elements and types of fiction in

the Western tradition through close readings of American, English and

European works, especially short stories. Emphasis on point of view,

plot, character, setting, design and theme. GenEd II.C.1.

 

ENGL 265 ELEMENTS OF DRAMA (3) Elements and types of drama in

the Western tradition through close readings of American, English and

European works. Emphasis on structure, plot, character, setting, conventions,

stage history. GenEd II.C.1.

 

ENGL 270 IDEAS IN LITERATURE (3) Thematic approach to works of

American, British and world literature. Content varies. May be

repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

 

ENGL 283 INTRODUCTION TO CREATIVE WRITING (3) Theories

and technical considerations pertinent to writing poetry and fiction,

with discussion of student writing. Prerequisite: ENGL 102. GenEd I.E.

 

ENGL 290 HONORS SEMINAR IN LITERATURE (3) Small group discussion

and analysis of selected works from the Western tradition.

Content varies. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Honors

College course. GenEd II.C.1.

 

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Upper Division

ENGL 300 LITERARY RESEARCH AND APPLIED CRITICISM (3)

Bibliography and research methods and critical approaches to literature,

with emphasis on the formalistic, social, psychological and archetypal.

Not open to students who successfully completed ENGL 361.

Prerequisite: two ENGL courses.

 

ENGL 301 RHETORIC AND SCIENCE (3) A study of the role language

plays in the making and unmaking of facts in the contemporary world

of science and technology. GenEd II.A.

 

ENGL 310 WRITING ARGUMENT (3) Establishing, defending and arguing

an opinion, focusing on structure, claims, evidence and warrants.

Prerequisite: ENGL 102. GenEd I.D.

 

ENGL 311 WRITING POETRY (3) Nature of the creative process and art

of imaginative expression in writing poetry. Advanced Writing Course.

Prerequisite: ENGL 102. GenEd I.E.

 

ENGL 312 WRITING FICTION (3) Nature of the creative process and art

of imaginative expression in writing short fiction. Prerquisite: ENGL

102. GenEd I.E.

 

ENGL 313 ACADEMIC ESSAY (3) Emphasizes expository writing within

an academic setting. Priorities include organizational support for

claims, correct usage and effective style, using conventional academic

models. Advanced Writing Course. Prerequisite: two ENGL courses.

GenEd I.D.

 

ENGL 315 THE LITERARY ESSAY (3) Creative use of language, using the

traditional literary essay as the model for personal expression and

exploration of the human experience. Advanced Writing Course.

Prerequisite: Two ENGL courses. GenEd I.D.

 

ENGL 316 WRITING ABOUT LITERATURE (3) Composition of the literary

essay, its structure and style. Emphasis on explication, character,

plot and thematic analysis of poetry, fiction and drama. Advanced

Writing Course. GenEd I.D

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ENGL 317 WRITING FOR BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY (3) Standard

written formats used in business and industry, including correspondence,

memoranda and reports. Projects individualized to meet student

needs and career interests. Advanced Writing Course. Prerequisite:

ENGL 102.

 

ENGL 318 ADVANCED INFORMATIONAL WRITING (3) Researching

and writing professional documents, including reports, manuals and

technical publications. Projects individualized to meet student needs

and interests. Advanced Writing Course. Prerequisite: ENGL 102.

GenEd I.D.

 

ENGL 319 ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS (3) Study of

factors influencing communication in organizations such as business,

industry and government, including the nature of communication,

organizational structure, downward and upward communication,

conflict, groups, interactions, and communication channels. Emphasis

will be on detailed analysis of communications, particularly written

communications.

ENGL 321[521] MEDIEVAL BRITISH LITERATURE (3) Major British

works of the Middle Ages, including Arthurian literature, the Pearl

Poet, William Langland and others. Prerequisite: 2 ENGL courses.

ENGL 322 [512] MEDIEVAL AND EARLY MODERN BRITISH

DRAMA (3) Development of English drama to 1642, excluding

Shakespeare, including authors such as Marlowe, Kyd, Jonson, Ford

and Webster. Prerequisite: two ENGL courses.

ENGL 323 [513] 16TH-CENTURY BRITISH LITERATURE (3)

Literature of the early English Renaissance in its historical context,

including authors such as More, Wyatt, Surrey, Spenser, Sidney,

Raleigh and Elizabeth I. Prerequisites: two ENGL courses.

ENGL 324 [514] EARLY 17TH-CENTURY BRITISH LITERATURE (3)

Major intellectual, political, and literary developments from the accession

of James I to the publication of Paradise Lost, including authors

such as Donne, Jonson, Herbert, Herrick, Wroth, Marvell, and

Milton. Prerequisite: two ENGL courses.

ENGL 325 [515] 18TH-CENTURY BRITISH LITERATURE (3) Social

and intellectual backgrounds, literary trends and significant authors,

such as Swift, Pope, Fielding, Johnson and Boswell, with emphasis on

satire. Prerequisite: two ENGL courses.

ENGL 326 [516] LITERATURE OF THE BRITISH ROMANTIC

PERIOD (3) Major writers from 1790 to 1830 such as Blake,

Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley and Keats with emphasis on

the philosophical and social backgrounds. Prerequisite: two ENGL

courses.

ENGL 327 THE VICTORIAN AGE (3) Main currents of British literature

and society, 1830-1901, with emphasis on Tennyson, Browning,

Arnold, Carlyle, Ruskin, Dickens and Eliot. Prerequisite: two ENGL

courses.

ENGL 331 [517] AMERICAN DRAMA (3) American drama from the

Colonial Period to the present, with emphasis on 20th-century plays

by O’Neill, Williams, Miller, Bullins and Wilder. Prerequisite: two

ENGL courses.

ENGL 336 POST-COLONIAL LITERATURE (3) Literature of colonized

peoples from the beginning of colonization to present. Focus may be

on one area in the world, such as Africa or the Caribbean.

ENGL 341 [518] HISTORY AND LITERATURE OF THE OLD TESTAMENT

(3) The chief books of the Old Testament and the Apocrypha

studied from a literary and historical point of view. Prerequisite: two

ENGL courses.

ENGL 342 [519] FOLKLORE AND LITERATURE (3) How and why literary

artists draw plots, characters, themes and motifs from traditional

folk narratives. Distinctions between folk and literary tales.

Focus on literary versions of classic fairy tales by such writers as

Perrault, Baum, Coover, Carter, Yolen and Sexton. Prerequisite: two

ENGL courses.

ENGL 343 [543] MYTH AND LITERATURE (3) Literary reinterpretations

of themes and figures from Greek and Roman mythology.

Prerequisites: two ENGL courses.

ENGL 346 MODERN DRAMA (3) British, American, and European

plays, with attention to playwrights such as Ibsen, Strindberg,

Chekhov, Shaw, Pirandello, Brecht, Sartre, and Beckett. Prerequisite:

two ENGL courses.

ENGL 347 [547] WORLD LITERATURE WRITTEN IN ENGLISH (3)

Literature originally published in English from Africa, India,

Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the West Indies. Mainly 20thcentury

fiction, poetry and drama. Prerequisite: two ENGL courses.

ENGL 350 [550] COMPARATIVE GRAMMAR (3) Study of English

grammar: traditional, structural, transformational. Prerequisite: two

ENGL courses.

ENGL 351 HISTORICAL LINGUISTICS (3) An introduction to language

typology and Indo-European philology; historical development of linguistics

up to the 20th century.

ENGL 353 [503] HISTORY OF AMERICAN ENGLISH (3) Origins and

history of American dialects; development of elements of vocabulary,

sounds and grammar which distinguish American English, standards

of American English. Prerequisite: two ENGL courses.

ENGL 363 FILM AND LITERATURE (3) Comparative examination of

the complex relationships between film and literature. Prerequisite:

two ENGL courses.

ENGL 370 SPECIAL TOPICS: LITERATURE OF WOMEN (3) Selected

works by and/or about women, with emphasis on themes, issues or genres.

Content varies. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

Prerequisite: two ENGL courses.

ENGL 371 WOMEN POETS: THEMES AND IMAGES (3) Study of the

development of a distinctive body of poetry by women, including

Browning, Dickinson, Plath, and Rich. Emphasis on 20th century

American poets and historical background. Prerequisite: two ENGL

courses.

ENGL 372 WOMEN WRITERS (3) Development of women’s literary

traditions in the work of 19th- and 20th-century British and

American women, including Austen, Cather, Woolf and Lessing.

Prerequisite: two ENGL courses.

ENGL 373-379 THEMES IN LITERATURE (3) Thematic approach to

selected works of American, British and world literature. Content

varies. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Prerequisite: two

ENGL courses.

ENGL 380 VOICES OF MEDIEVAL WOMEN (3) Voices assumed by

and assigned to women in European literature of the10th to the 15th

centuries. Emphasis on medieval women authors, including Hortsvit

von Gendersheim, Hildegard von Bingen, Heloise, Marie de France,

Chrstine de Pizan, and Margery Kempe. Prerequisite: two ENGL

courses.

ENGL 411 ADVANCED POETRY WRITING (3) Intensive study of form

and technique. Portfolio development. Workshop format.

Prerequisite: ENGL 102.

ENGL 412 ADVANCED FICTION WRITING (3) Intensive study of

form and technique. Portfolio development. Workshop format.

Prerequisite: ENGL 312 or consent of instructor.

ENGL 413 IRISH LITERARY REVIVAL: THE SEARCH FOR A MYTH

(3) Anglo-Irish writing from 1889 to 1939. Special emphasis on

Yeats, Joyce and the Abbey Theatre. Examination of literary, social

and political backgrounds, as well as significant later writers.

ENGL 414 EDITING THE LITERARY MAGAZINE I (3) Acquisition

and practice of skills needed to produce a high-quality literary magazine.

Skills include writing effectively in both expository and imaginative

modes; understanding audience; analyzing and judging writing

by others; grasping practical aspects of production; practicing professional

conduct and ethics; refining a personal aesthetic. Prerequisites:

ENGL 102 and one other English course.

ENGL 415 EDITING THE LITERARY MAGAZINE II (3) Acquisition

and practice of skills needed to produce a high-quality literary magazine.

Skills include writing effectively in both expository and imaginative

modes; understanding audience; understanding ability to analyze

and judge writing by others; experiencing practical aspects of production

and post-production; practicing professional conduct and ethics;

refining a personal aesthetic. Prerequisites: ENGL 102 and one other

English course.

ENGL 417-419 TOPICS IN WRITING (3) Specialized topics for writers

of non-fiction, fiction and poetry. Content varies. May be repeated

for a maximum of 6 units. Prerequisite: two ENGL courses.

ENGL 420 [520] DEVELOPMENT OF THE BRITISH NOVEL: 18TH

CENTURY (3) Georgian fiction and its social background, especially

works by Defoe, Richardson, Fielding, Smollett, Sterne and Austen.

Prerequisite: two ENGL courses.

ENGL 421 [521] DEVELOPMENT OF THE BRITISH NOVEL: 19TH

CENTURY (3) Mainly Victorian fiction and its social background,

especially works by Scott, the Brontes, Thackeray, Dickens, Eliot and

Hardy. Prerequisite: two ENGL courses.

ENGL 422 [522] DEVELOPMENT OF THE BRITISH NOVEL: 20TH

CENTURY (3) Modern fiction and its social background, especially

works by Joyce, Lawrence, Woolf, Forster, Waugh and Greene.

Prerequisite: two ENGL courses.

ENGL 423 [523] MODERN BRITISH POETRY (3) Emphasis on

Hopkins, Hardy, Yeats, Auden, Spender, Sitwell, Thomas and Larkin.

Prerequisite: two ENGL courses.

ENGL 425 [525] CHAUCER (3) Major poems, especially “The

Canterbury Tales” and “Troilus and Criseyde.” Prerequisite: two

ENGL courses.

ENGL 426 [526] TOPICS IN SHAKESPEARE STUDIES (3) Topics and

issues related to Shakespeare, his times, his contemporaries, his reception

and performance history. Content varies. May be repeated for a

maximum of 6 credits. Prerequisite: two ENGL courses.

ENGL 427 [527] SHAKESPEAREAN COMEDY (3) Shakespeare’s development

as a poet and dramatist in the comedies and romances.

Prerequisite: two ENGL courses.

ENGL 428 [528] SHAKESPEAREAN TRAGEDY (3) Shakespeare’s

development as a poet and dramatist in the histories and tragedies.

Prerequisite: two ENGL courses.

ENGL 429 [529] MILTON (3) Selected poetry and prose in relation to

the literary tradition and the scientific, religious, cultural and political

developments of the 17th century. Prerequisites: two ENGL courses.

 

ENGL 431 [531] LITERATURE OF THE AMERICAN ROMANTIC

PERIOD (3) Social and political backgrounds, 1819-1860, important

literary ideas, criticism and major authors, such as Irving, Cooper,

Emerson, Thoreau, Hawthorne, Melville and Poe. Prerequisite: two

ENGL courses.

 

ENGL 432 [532] LITERATURE OF THE AMERICAN REALISTIC

PERIOD (3) Major writers, such as Dickinson, Twain, Crane and

James; important secondary writers; social and political backgrounds;

important literary ideas and criticism, 1860-1914. Prerequisite: two

ENGL courses.

 

ENGL 433 [533] AMERICAN SHORT STORY (3) Authors and schools,

such as Irving, Hawthorne, Poe, Hemingway, Welty, Wright, Porter,

local color writers, realists and naturalists. Prerequisite: two ENGL

courses.

 

ENGL 435 [535] DEVELOPMENT OF THE AMERICAN NOVEL: 19TH

CENTURY (3) Major novelists, such as Cooper, Melville, Hawthorne,

Twain, Howells, James and Crane. Prerequisite: two ENGL courses.

 

ENGL 436 [536] DEVELOPMENT OF THE AMERICAN NOVEL: 20TH

CENTURY (3) Major novelists, such as Wharton, Fitzgerald, Faulkner

and Ellison. Prerequisite: two ENGL courses.

 

ENGL 437 [537] AMERICAN POETRY THROUGH FROST (3) Puritan

beginnings through the early 20th century, with emphasis on Emerson,

Poe, Whitman, Dickinson and Frost. Prerequisite: two ENGL courses.

 

ENGL 438 [538] MODERN AMERICAN POETRY (3) Poetic movements

from the 1920s to present, and major poets, such as Eliot, Stevens,

Williams, Lowell, Plath and Rich. Prerequisite: two ENGL courses.

 

ENGL 439 MODERN WORLD POETRY (3) International poets of the

20th century, such as Ranier Maria Rilke, Eugenio Montale and

Octavio Paz, and related literary movements. Prerequisite: two ENGL

courses.

 

ENGL 441 [541] MODERN FICTION TO WORLD WAR II (3) Work of

the modern masters of fiction, with emphasis on Proust, Mann and

Joyce. Prerequisite: two ENGL courses.

 

ENGL 442 [542] MODERN FICTION SINCE WORLD WAR II (3) Works

of the significant writers — English, American and Continental — of

the past 50 years, including such figures as Grass, Robbe-Grillet,

Solzhenitsyn and Burgess. Prerequisite: two ENGL courses.

 

ENGL 451 [551] HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE (3) Changes

and reasons for the changes in grammar, sound and vocabulary of the

language from Old English to modern times. Prerequisite: two ENGL

courses.

 

ENGL 452 [552] STRUCTURE OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE (3) A

linguistic approach to sounds, forms, syntax and usage. Prerequisite:

two ENGL courses.

 

ENGL 461 [561] HISTORY OF LITERARY CRITICISM (3) Major statements,

literary theory from Aristotle to the present, including Horace,

Sidney, Johnson, Coleridge, Eliot and Frye. Prerequisite: two ENGL

courses.

 

ENGL 462 MODERN LITERARY THEORY (3) Intensive study of modern

literary models, including formalism, structuralism, deconstruction,

hermeneutics and feminism. Prerequisite: two ENGL courses.

 

ENGL 463 SEMIOTICS: THE STUDY OF SIGNS (3) Study of the theory

of semiotics, the study of signs, and its application to both print and

non-print texts including photography, film, book illustration. The relationship

between written and visual languages. Prerequisite: two ENGL

courses.

 

ENGL 465 [565] BRITISH AND AMERICAN PROSE (3) Nonfiction prose,

with emphasis on form and style. Prerequisite: two ENGL courses.

 

ENGL 469 STUDIES IN ONE OR TWO AUTHORS (3) Intensive examination

of significant writer or comparative treatment of two.

Frequently studied writers include D.H. Lawrence, Virginia Woolf,

William Faulkner and Emily Dickinson. May be repeated for a maximum

of 6 units under different topics.

 

ENGL 471 [571] TOPICS IN WORLD LITERATURE (3) Authors, periods,

genres or conventions. Content varies. May be repeated for a maximum

of 6 units. Prerequisite: two ENGL courses.

 

ENGL 472 [572] TOPICS IN BRITISH LITERATURE (3) Authors, periods,

genres or conventions. Content varies. May be repeated for a maximum

of 6 units. Prerequisite: two ENGL courses.

 

ENGL 473 [573] TOPICS IN AMERICAN LITERATURE (3) Authors,

periods, genres or conventions. Content varies. May be repeated for a

maximum of 6 units. Prerequisite: two ENGL courses.

 

ENGL 475 [575] TOPICS IN LINGUISTICS (3) Topics and issues in contemporary

linguistics theory, with particular attention to recent interdisciplinary

subspecialty developments: psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics,

etc. Topics vary. Prerequisite: one linguistics course or consent of

the instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

 

ENGL 476 [576] TOPICS IN MULTI-ETHNIC AMERICAN LITERATURE

(3) Possible topics include women in ethnic literature, Jewish

writers, the Catholic novel. Content varies. May be repeated for a maximum

of 6 units. Prerequisite: two ENGL courses.

 

ENGL 477 [577] TOPICS IN BLACK AMERICAN LITERATURE (3)

Authors, periods, genres or conventions. Content varies. May be

repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Prerequisites: two ENGL courses.

 

ENGL 485-486 SEMINAR IN ENGLISH STUDIES (3) Intensive study of

one area of English studies including British, American or world literature,

rhetoric, linguistics, creative writing or critical theory. The completion

of the major portfolio. Prerequisite: ENGL 200 and senior English major.

 

ENGL 490 [590] DIRECTED STUDIES IN ENGLISH (3) Independent

reading of a specific author, period, topic, problem or school of literature.

Topic selected by student in consultation with professor. May be repeated

for a maximum of 6 units. Prerequisites: 18 units in English, or 12 units

in English and 6 in a related discipline; minimum 3.00 GPA in English and

the related discipline; consent of department chair and instructor.

 

ENGL 494 [594] TRAVEL AND STUDY (3-6) Places and topics to be

selected by student in consultation with instructor. Prerequisite: two

ENGL courses.

 

ENGL 497 ENGLISH INTERNSHIP (3) On-the-job experience in

research, editing and writing in government, public relations, journalism,

industry and other professional positions. ENGL 497 may be

repeated or taken in combination with ENGL 498 for a maximum of 6

units. Graded S/U. Consent of coordinator required.

 

ENGL 498 INTERNSHIP AS CAPSTONE (1-3) On-the-job experience in

research, editing and writing in government, public relations, journalism,

industry and other professional positions. Completion of the

major portfolio. ENGL 498 may be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

Prerequisite: ENGL 200 and consent of English internship coordinator.

 

ENGL 499 HONORS THESIS IN ENGLISH (4) Intensive treatment of a

topic in such areas as literary criticism, creative writing and expository

writing chosen by the student in consultation with the thesis adviser.

Restricted to candidates for Honors in English.


Graduate Division

See TU Graduate Catalog for course descriptions.


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ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESOL)

ESOL 105 ENGLISH FOR SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES:

INTERMEDIATE (3) Advanced grammar review with emphasis on

sentence and short-paragraph construction.

 

ESOL 106 ENGLISH FOR SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES:

ADVANCED (3) Introduction to English style; emphasis on reading

and writing skills. Prerequisite: ESOL 105 or permission of ESOL coordinator.

 

ESOL 107 LISTENING AND SPEAKING FOR ADVANCED ESOL STUDENTS

(3) Intensive listening and speaking practice for high intermediate

and advanced students of ESOL; formal oral presentation pronunciation

and conversation practice. Prerequisite: examination or

consent of professor.

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