University of Dayton
Academic Catalog 2014-15

English

Major:

Minor:

The University requirement in English composition is satisfied by the completion of (or ENG 100A and ENG 100B), ENG 200 or ENG 200H or ASI 120. Completing this requirement is a prerequisite for most other English courses. For placement information, see Composition Competencies in the Degree Requirements section. For additional details, consult the department chairperson or the director of writing programs.

Students majoring in English must complete at least 36 semester hours of English courses, including first-year composition, and at least 24 semester hours at the 300/400 level.

A minor in English consists of 12 semester hours beyond the composition requirement.

Students in B.A. programs can pursue State of Ohio teacher licensing in Integrated Language Arts through the dual-degree B.A. and B.S.E. program conducted in conjunction with the Department of Teacher Education in the School of Education and Health Sciences. Candidates must meet set standards for admission to this program, which must be verified by the Transfer Officer in the Office of the Dean, School of Education and Allied Professions. For further information, consult the Department of English chairperson.

The English department awards a writing certificate to students who achieve a 3.0 grade-point average in 18 semester hours of approved writing and writing-related courses, including at least 12 semester hours of upper-divisional (300-400) courses, and who successfully complete an approved writing portfolio and an assigned, impromptu writing task. The English department also offers a writing internship program. For details on these advanced writing opportunities, consult the department chairperson.

Faculty

R. Andrew Slade, Chairperson
Tereza Szeghi, Director of Graduate Studies
Laura Vorachek, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Ann Biswas, Director of Writing Programs
Professors Emeriti: August, Henninger, Labadie, L. Marre, H. Martin, Means, Murphy, Palumbo, Patrouch, Stockum, Youngkin
Professors: Farrelly, Hughes, Kimbrough, K. Marre, McCombe, Pici, Strain, Wilhoit
Associate Professors: Bardine, Boehnlein, Carrillo, Krummel, Morgan, Potter, Slade, Trollinger, Vorachek
Assistant Professors: Esseili, Friedlander, Haan, Li, Naruse, Szeghi, Thomas
Lecturers: Adams, Biswas, Burnside, Butler, DeAloia, Doench, Getrost, Hohman, Keane-Sexton, MacKay, MacLeod, E. Martin, Patterson, Taaffe
 

Bachelor of Arts with a major in English (eng) Minimum 124 Hours

Common Academic Program (CAP)
*credit hours will vary depending on courses selected
First-Year Humanities Commons 112
West and the World
Introduction to Religious and Theological Studies
Intro To Philosophy
Writing Seminar I 2
Second-Year Writing Seminar 30-3
Writing Seminar II
Oral Communication3
Principles of Oral Communication
Mathematics3
Social Science3
Arts3
Natural Sciences 47
Crossing Boundariesvariable credit
Faith Traditions
Practical Ethical Action
Inquiry
Integrative
Advanced Studyvariable credit
Philosophy and/or Religious Studies
Historical Studies
Diversity and Social Justice3
Major Capstone0-3

1

Completed with ASI 110 and ASI 120.

2

Or ENG 100A and ENG 100B, orENG 200H, by placement.

3

Completed with ENG 200H or ASI 120.

4

Must include two different disciplines and accompanying lab.




Liberal Studies Curriculum
Creative and Performing Arts (May include CAP Arts)3
L2 Proficiency (Proficiency in a language other than English)0-11
Mathematics, excluding MTH 205 (Satisfies CAP Mathematics)3
Natural Sciences (Satisfies CAP Natural Science)11
Social Sciences (Includes CAP Social Science)12

Major Requirements 1, 2, 336
Writing Seminar I
   and Writing Seminar II
Writing Seminar II
The Development of Western Culture in a Global Context
Literary Analysis & Research - Poetry
Survey of Early English Literature
Survey of Later British Literature
Survey of American Literature
Shakespeare
Composition Theory 4
Literary Theory
Rhetorical Criticism
Research Seminar-Literature (Satisfies CAP Major Capstone)
Select one writing course (300/400 level)3
ENG electives6-12

Breadth
ASI 150Introduction to the University Experience1
Total Hours to total at least124

1

Satisfies CAP First and Second-Year Writing Seminar.

2

May include CAP Arts.

3

ENG 100A and 100B together will satisfy the requirement of 3 semester hours of ENG 100. ASI 120 satisfies the requirement of 3 semester hours of ENG 200H. Students exempt from ENG 200H due to ACT/SAT scores still need to complete 36 semester hours for the major.

4

ENG 476 is recommended for students who plan to teach English and writing; ENG 488 is recommended for students who plan to pursue graduate studies in literature; ENG 489 is appropriate as a primary theory course for students who do not plan to teach and/or those who may pursue law or graduate study in rhetoric-related fields.


 

Minor in English (eng)

English
Select four ENG courses (300/400 level) 112
Total Hours12

1

In addition to the composition requirement.


First Year
FallHoursSpringHours
ASI 1501ASI 1208
ASI 1107MTH 1143
PSY 1013Language 1414
Language 1014 
 15 15
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours
SCI 190
  & 190L
4ENG 3623
Language contextual course3PSY at 300 or 400 level3
ENG 3003SCI 210 or 2203
Arts Study3SCI 210L or 220L1
Social Science Intro3CMM 100 (CAP Communication)3
 ENG 3013
 16 16
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours
ENG 3053ENG 3023
General elective3ENG writing course3
Inquiry3Social Science elective3
SCI 230 or 2403Faith Tradition3
General elective3General elective3
Pracitical Ethical Action3 
 18 15
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours
ENG 4883ENG 4903
Advanced PHL or REL3ENG elective3
ENG elective3Diversity and Social Justice3
Integrative3General elective (optional)3
ENG elective3General elective (optional)3
 15 15
Total credit hours: 125

Courses

ENG 100. Writing Seminar I. 3 Hours

Introductory composition course focused on personal and academic literacies, with an emphasis on expository writing. Instruction and practice in developing college-level reading, writing, research, and critical thinking skills. Emphasis is on a process approach to writing effective academic prose. Students must pass the course with a grade of C- or higher to satisfy College of Arts and Sciences' composition competency requirement.

ENG 100A. Writing Seminar 1A. 2 Hours

First half of two-semester introductory composition course sequence focused on personal and academic literacies, with an emphasis on expository writing. Instruction and practice in developing college-level reading, writing, research, and critical thinking skills. Emphasis is on a process approach to writing effective academic prose. Students must pass the course with a grade of C- or higher to satisfy College of Arts and Sciences' composition competency requirement. Prerequisite(s): Placement as determined by the Office of the Dean.

ENG 100B. Writing Seminar 1B. 2 Hours

Second half of year-long introductory composition course focused on personal and academic literacies, with an emphasis on expository writing. Instruction and practice in developing college-level reading, writing, research, and critical thinking skills. Emphasis is on a process approach to writing effective academic prose. Students must pass the course with a grade of C- or higher to satisfy College of Arts and Sciences' composition competency requirement. Prerequisite(s): ENG 100A.

ENG 101. College Composition I. 3 Hours

Analysis of the processes of reading and writing aimed at the development and refinement of critical thinking skills, critical reading skills, and critical writing skills. Students must pass course with a grade of C- or higher to satisfy the University requirement in general reading and writing competencies.

ENG 102. College Composition II. 3 Hours

Study of appropriate rhetorical structures and styles for analytic, synthetic, and argumentative essays. Practice in developing critical reading and writing skills with an emphasis on writing from sources. Students must pass the course with a grade of C- or higher to satisfy the University requirement in general reading and writing competencies. Prerequisite(s): ENG 101.

ENG 151. Introduction to Literature. 3 Hours

Critical study of literary forms - fiction, drama, and poetry - representative of various eras and cultures. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 101)or ASI 110) or equivalent. ENG 100 or ENG 100B may be taken as a corequisite.

ENG 198. English Scholars' Seminar. 3 Hours

Study and seminar discussion of selected literary masterworks and appropriate criticism thereof, with equal emphasis on composition. Open by permission only to first-year students in the Berry Scholars Program. Students must pass the course with a grade of C- or higher to satisfy the University requirement in general reading and writing competencies.

ENG 200. Writing Seminar II. 3 Hours

Variable topic composition course focused on academic discourse, research, and argumentation. Instruction and practice in developing reading, writing, and research skills introduced in ENG 100 and employed across the curriculum. Emphasis on rhetorical analysis and a process approach to writing effective academic arguments. Students must pass the course with a grade of C- or higher to satisfy College of Arts and Sciences' composition competency requirement. Prerequisite(s): ENG 100, or (ENG 100A and ENG 100B) or ENG 101, and sophomore status, or placement as determined by the Dean's Office.

ENG 200H. Writing Seminar II. 3 Hours

Variable theme composition course focused on academic discourse, research, and argumentation. Instruction and practice in developing reading, writing, and research skills introduced in ENG 100 and employed across the curriculum. Emphasis is on rhetorical analysis and a process approach to writing effective academic arguments. Students must pass the course with a grade of C- or higher to satisfy College of Arts and Sciences' composition competency requirement. Prerequisite(s): Placement as determined by the Office of the Dean.

ENG 203. Major British Writers. 3 Hours

Study of four or five writers representative of the principal periods in English literature. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 204. Major American Writers. 3 Hours

Study of four or five writers representative of the principal periods in American literature. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 205. Major World Writers. 3 Hours

Study (in translation) of four or five writers representative of the principal periods in (chiefly Western world) literature, exclusive of English and American literature. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 210. Poetry. 3 Hours

Study of representative examples of a major literary genre. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 220. Foundations of Textual Analysis & Research. 3 Hours

Introduction to the skills and habits of reading, writing, textual analysis and research that are central to the discipline of English. Prerequisite(s): ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200H or ASI 110 or equivalent.

ENG 230. Topics in Literature. 1-6 Hours

Exploration of varying approaches to the study of literature. Can be repeated under special circumstances. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 242. Sophomore Honors. 3 Hours

Seminar in which selected works from the literature of Western civilization are studied. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 270. Reading & Writing in the American University. 4 Hours

Provides students who are English language learners with an understanding of rhetorical principles and the conventions of Western academic literacy as well as competence in applying those principles and conventions for success as writers in an American university. Prerequisite(s): Permission of department chairperson.

ENG 271. Technical Writing Laboratory. 2 Hours

Designed to complement Engineering Technology courses by analyzing representative technical reports and documents and by providing guidance in planning, drafting, and revising writing assignments. Its focus is on the discipline-specific types of writing in the professional technical/engineering fields including laboratory reports, correspondence, technical descriptions, specifications, and proposals. Prerequisite(s): ENG 270.

ENG 271L. Technical Writing Laboratory. 2 Hours

Designed to complement Engineering Technology courses by analyzing representative technical reports and documents and by providing guidance in planning, drafting, and revising writing assignments. Its focus is on the discipline-specific types of writing in the professional technical/engineering fields including laboratory reports, correspondence, technical descriptions, specifications, and proposals. Prerequisite(s): ENG 270.

ENG 272. Writing & Research. 3 Hours

Study and practice of research methods commonly required to complete writing assignments across the curriculum. Formulation of research questions, use of appropriate methods to gather data, analysis of information, and creation of effective written documents. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 120) or equivalent.

ENG 280. Introduction to Creative Writing. 3 Hours

Introduction to analyzing and writing poetry, short fiction, and creative non-fiction. Prerequisite(s): (ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200H) or ASI 110.

ENG 282. Introduction to Writing Poetry. 3 Hours

Beginning course in analyzing and writing poetry. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 284. Introduction to Writing Fiction. 3 Hours

Beginning course in analyzing and writing short fiction. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 286. Introduction to Writing Drama. 3 Hours

Beginning course in analyzing and writing short plays. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or EBG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 300. Literary Analysis & Research - Poetry. 3 Hours

Detailed analysis of selected poems, with attention to their use of traditional forms and conventions, combined with training in standard methods of interpretation and research. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 301. Survey of Early English Literature. 3 Hours

Survey of English literature from the Medieval period to the end of the eighteenth century. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 302. Survey of Later English. 3 Hours

Survey of English literature from the beginning of the Romantic period to the present. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 302H. Survey of Later English. 3 Hours

Survey of English literature from the beginning of the Romantic period to the present. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 303. Survey of Early American Lit. 3 Hours

Survey of American literature from the Colonial period to 1865. Prerequisite(s): ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200H or ASI 110 or equivalent.

ENG 304. Survey of Later American Lit. 3 Hours

Survey of American literature from 1865 to the present. Prerequisite(s): ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200H or ASI 110 or equivalent.

ENG 305. Survey of American Literature. 3 Hours

Survey of American literature from the Colonial period to the present. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 306. Survey of Continental Literature. 3 Hours

Survey of continental European literature from Homer to the present. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 308. Intermediate Poetry Workshop. 3 Hours

Intensive practice in the writing of poems. Prerequisite(s): ENG 282 or permission of department chairperson.

ENG 310. Intermediate Fiction Workshop. 3 Hours

Intensive practice in the writing of fiction. Prerequisite(s): ENG 284 or permission of department chairperson.

ENG 312. Advanced Writing of Drama. 3 Hours

Intensive practice in the writing of plays. Prerequisite(s): ENG 286 or permission of department chairperson.

ENG 315. Creative Nonfiction. 3 Hours

Study, analysis, and writing of a number of creative nonfiction forms, including memoir, personal essay, biography, opinion essay, and weblogs. Focus on writing process, rhetorical awareness, style, and voice in expressive writing. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 316. Elements of Style. 3 Hours

Study of stylistic options available to all writers. Examination of and practice in adapting writing style for various audiences and purposes, altering style to achieve desired effects, and developing a distinctive written voice. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 120) or equivalent.

ENG 316H. Elements of Style. 3 Hours

Study of stylistic options available to all writers. Examination of and practice in adapting writing style for various audiences and purposes, altering style to achieve desired effects, and developing a distinctive written voice. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 120) or equivalent.

ENG 317. Contemporary Poetry. 3 Hours

Study of selected poems by recent writers. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 319. Contemporary Fiction. 3 Hours

Study of selected novels and short fiction by recent writers. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 320. Contemporary Drama. 3 Hours

Study of selected plays to illustrate major tendencies of modern drama. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 321. Reading Popular Music. 3 Hours

A focus on popular music texts and scholarly approaches to these texts drawn from a wide range of academic disciplines. Assignments and in-class activities will emphasize critical reading and writing skills as applied to both the popular music texts and the secondary sources which analyze them. Course may be repeated as topics change. Prerequisite(s): ENG 200 or ENG 200H or ASI 120.

ENG 322. Masterpieces of World Literature. 3 Hours

Intensive study of major literary works representative of various cultures. Works are studied in translation, although an English language work or two may be included for appropriate comparison. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 322H. Masterpieces of World Literature. 3 Hours

Intensive study of major literary works representative of various cultures. Works are studied in translation, although an English language work or two may be included for appropriate comparison. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 323. Literature of the Christian Tradition. 3 Hours

Study of literary works that form part of the Christian religious tradition. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 324. The Novel. 3 Hours

Consideration of selected novels to illustrate various fictional modes. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 325. Science Fiction. 3 Hours

Survey of science fiction with detailed analysis of selected novels and short fiction. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 326. Sport & Literature. 3 Hours

An historical approach to analyzing the function of sport in society and literature, from Greek times to contemporary times. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 326H. Sport & Literature. 3 Hours

An historical approach to analyzing the function of sport in society and literature, from Greek times to contemporary times. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 327. Studies in Popular Fiction. 3 Hours

Analysis of selected artifacts of popular culture with reference to serious literature. May be repeated as topics change. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 328. American Nobel Authors. 3 Hours

Analysis and discussion of the works of several American Nobel Prize winners in the field of literature. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 329. Short Story. 3 Hours

Study of the techniques employed in the writing of the short story. Analysis of various models of the short story. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 330. Development of Drama. 3 Hours

Study of the historical development of the drama from its beginnings to the nineteenth century. Analysis of plays from each significant period. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 331. Studies in Film. 3 Hours

Analysis of selected films to show developments in film technique or criticism. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 332. Studies in Literature & Film. 3 Hours

Studies in literary texts and the film treatments of those texts. May be repeated as topics change. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 332H. Studies in Literature & Film. 3 Hours

Studies in literary texts and the film treatments of those texts. May be repeated as topics change. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 333. Images of Women in Literature. 3 Hours

Examination of significant literary works that present and respond to images of women, with critical attention to social and historical context, including application of feminist critical approaches. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 333H. Images of Women in Literature. 3 Hours

Examination of significant literary works that present and respond to images of women, with critical attention to social and historical context, including application of feminist critical approaches. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 334. Modern Men -- Images. 3 Hours

Critical examination of significant literary works that portray males in traditional and non-traditional roles. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 335. African American Literature. 3 Hours

Study of African American writers and their oral and literary traditions. Emphasis on issues such as race, gender, and religion. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 336. Gender in Fiction. 3 Hours

Study of major works of American and British male and female authors from different periods, analyzing the authors, their principal characters, themes, and narrative technique as they reflect different aspects of the issue of gender in literature. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 336H. Gender in Fiction. 3 Hours

Study of major works of American and British male and female authors from different periods, analyzing the authors, their principal characters, themes, and narrative technique as they reflect different aspects of the issue of gender in literature. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 337. Studies in Folklore. 3 Hours

Selected studies in American and/or world folklore. May be repeated as topics change. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 338. Images of Business. 3 Hours

Examination of the modern world of work, the image of the business 'professional', and the influence of organization on global society and values as these themes are revealed primarily in modern literature. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 339. American Indian Literature. 3 Hours

Study of American Indian writers and their oral and literary traditions. Emphasis on such issues as race, gender, and religion. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 340. The Prison in Literature. 3 Hours

Survey of prison literature from the rise of the modern prison in the late eighteenth century through the contemporary period. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 341. Asian-American Literature. 3 Hours

Study of Asian American writers and their literary traditions. Emphasis on issues of race, gender, and class. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 342. Literature & Environment. 3 Hours

Examination of nature and environment in literature, focusing on literary representations of nature; nature writing; fiction and ecocritcism; the environment and the literary imagination. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 343. Literature of the Fifties. 3 Hours

Study of three identifiable cultures of the 1950s in America that were concerned with dillusionment, conformity, alienation, and artistic standards in literature: African-American, Beat, and Jewish writers. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 344. Literature of the Sixties. 3 Hours

Examination of the Sixties from the perspectives of cultural and literary studies. To this end, it focuses on major works of fiction, essays, New Journalism, and film. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 345. Colonial & Postcolonial Literature. 3 Hours

Examination of significant literary works that reveal the diversity of human cultures shaped by colonial and postcolonial contexts. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 345H. Colonial & Postcolonial Literature. 3 Hours

Examination of significant literary works that reveal the diversity of human cultures shaped by colonial and postcolonial contexts. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 346. Literature & Human Rights. 3 Hours

Study of works of literature that address human rights concerns, supplemented with study of foundational philosophical, theological, and political texts that address the meaning and origin of human rights. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 347. Young Adult Literature. 3 Hours

Critical study of literature written for young adults, including an analysis of the historical trends, debates, and issues in the field. Prerequisite(s): ENG 100 or 100B or 200H or ASI 110.

ENG 348. Modern Irish Literature. 3 Hours

Consideration principally of the Irish literary revival of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries with appropriate background material. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 350. European Literature of Antiquity. 3 Hours

Study of significant works from the Old Testament and Greek, Roman, English, Irish, and/or Scandinavian writers. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 351. European Literature of Middle Ages. 3 Hours

Study of selected literary masterpieces of western civilization in the Middle Ages. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 353. Literature of the Renaissance. 3 Hours

Study of selected literary masterpieces from England and the Continent that illustrate the culture and ideas of the Renaissance. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 354. Literature of the Enlightenment. 3 Hours

Study of selected English and European literature from the Age of Reason. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 355. Literature of the Romantic Age. 3 Hours

Study of the Romantic Revolution as illustrated in representative writings of English and European authors. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 356. European Literature of the 19th Century. 3 Hours

Study of representative masterpieces from the literature of England and the Continent during the nineteenth century. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 357. European Literature of the Early 20th Century. 3 Hours

Study of significant English and European literature that illustrates the ideas and culture of the early modern period. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 358. Contemporary Literature of Europe. 3 Hours

Study of selected western European literature that illustrates the ideas and culture of the present age. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 360. US Latina/Latino Literature. 3 Hours

Study of U.S. Latina/o authors writing in English and their literary traditions. Emphasis on issues of race, gender, and class. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 362. Shakespeare. 3 Hours

Study of selected plays and poems of Shakespeare. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 362H. Shakespeare. 3 Hours

Study of selected plays and poems of Shakespeare. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 362L. Shakespeare Performance Laboratory. 1 Hour

Study of Shakespearean performances through films, video tapes, and recordings. Three hours a week. Students in 362L must have already taken or be registered for ENG 362 or an equivalent Shakespeare course. Corequisite(s): ENG 362 or equivalent Shakespeare course.

ENG 363. Shakespeare's Worlds. 3 Hours

Concentrated analysis of the various worlds created in Shakespeare's plays and their interconnection with and depiction of the major elements of the historical world of early modern England. In the process of this integrated analysis, the Historical Study and Arts Study domains will be respected and taught as separate disciplines. This course is cross-listed with HST 308.

ENG 365. Studies in an Author. 3 Hours

The study and analysis of a significant author's work, literary achievement and influence. May be repeated as topics change. Prerequisite(s): ENG 200 or ENG 200H or ASI 120.

ENG 368. Introduction to Professional and Technical Writing. 3 Hours

Examination of the histories, theories, processes, functions, and tools of writing in field-specific workplace contexts such as corporate, legal, medical, scientific, technical, and non-profit settings. Prerequisite(s): ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200H or ASI 110 or equivalent.

ENG 369. Writing in Organizations. 3 Hours

Intensive study and production of rhetorically effective texts for a variety of professional purposes and audiences. Emphasis on strategically employing technology and writing skills to analyze, create, and edit print and digital texts such as web documents, grant proposals, reports, newsletters, instructions, and other forms of internal and external communication reflective of current workplace practices. (English majors only). Prerequisite(s): ENG 220, ENG 368, English majors only.

ENG 370. Report & Proposal Writing. 3 Hours

Analysis and practice in effective report and proposal writing. Emphasis on employing appropriate rhetorical and technological tools to analyze, produce, and edit proposals and reports for both business and non-profit audiences. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 120) or equivalent; junior or senior standing.

ENG 370H. Report & Proposal Writing. 3 Hours

Analysis and practice in effective report and proposal writing. Emphasis on employing appropriate rhetorical and technological tools to analyze, produce, and edit proposals and reports for both business and non-profit audiences. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 120) or equivalent; junior or senior standing.

ENG 371. Technical Communication. 3 Hours

Study and practice of effective written communication in technical professions. Emphasis on rhetorical and technological tools and editing skills needed to analyze and create technical documents with written and visual elements. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 120) or equivalent; junior or senior standing.

ENG 372. Business Communication. 3 Hours

Study and practice in the principles and processes of effective written communication typically encountered in business and other professions. Focus on use of appropriate rhetorical and technological tools to analyze, write, and edit a range of texts including letters, memos, policies, procedures, job descriptions, resumes, performance reviews, reports, and proposals. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 120) or equivalent; junior or senior standing.

ENG 373. Medical Writing. 3 Hours

Intensive practice in reading and writing for the healthcare professions. Designed for pre-medicine, pre-dentistry, pre-veterinary, and pre-physical therapy students. Practice in research and workplace writing, uses of narrative in medicine, the personal essay, and MCAT essay. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 120) or equivalent; junior or senior standing.

ENG 373H. Medical Writing. 3 Hours

Intensive practice in reading and writing for the healthcare professions. Designed for pre-medicine, pre-dentistry, pre-veterinary, and pre-physical therapy students. Practice in research and workplace writing, uses of narrative in medicine, the personal essay, and MCAT essay. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 120) or equivalent; junior or senior standing.

ENG 374. Visual Rhetoric. 3 Hours

Exploration of theories of visual rhetoric and application of those theories to specific instances of visual rhetoric in culture and history. Prerequisite(s): ENG 200 or ENG 200H or ASI 120 or equivalent.

ENG 375. Writing for the Web. 3 Hours

Study of the theory and practice of writing rhetorically effective website content and producing websites. Focus on writing and editing effective web content that engages users. Prerequisite(s): ENG 200, ENG 200H, or ASI 120.

ENG 376. Topics in Writing. 1-6 Hours

Analysis of and practice in specific forms of writing. May be repeated as forms change. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 120) or equivalent.

ENG 377. Writing in Social Contexts. 3 Hours

Examination of the role writing plays in establishing, maintaining, and regulating social relationships in a specified social context. Involves rhetorical analysis of discourse conventions common to those contexts, original research of writing practices in those contexts, and practice writing within those contexts with attention to audience, genre, and style. Prerequisite(s): ENG 100 or ENG 200H or ASI 110.

ENG 378. Professional & Technical Writing. 3 Hours

Professional and Technical Writing.

ENG 379. Rhetoric of Science. 3 Hours

Introduction to the role rhetoric and language play in science writing. Focus on the rhetorical analysis of public policy controversies involving science and technology and the role rhetoric plays in the public's understanding of these issues. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 120) or equivalent.

ENG 380. Studies in Literature. 1-6 Hours

Study of special topics or themes in literature. May be repeated as topics change. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 380H. Studies in Literature. 1-6 Hours

Study of special topics or themes in literature. May be repeated as topics change. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 382. Mozart's Operas. 3 Hours

An interdisciplinary survey of Mozart's operas - German and Italian, serious and comic. Class discussions will be supplemented by extensive listening and/or viewing of recorded performances and, when possible, attendance at live performances. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 383. Tragic Dilemma. 3 Hours

Examination of tragedy from ancient times to modern times, with emphasis on both the form(s) of tragedy and the tragic vision of life. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 383H. Tragic Dilemma. 3 Hours

ENG 384. Christianity & Modern Poetry. 3 Hours

Study of selected poets from the modern period whose work draws from the major literary, intellectual, cultural, and theological traditions of Christianity. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 385. Religion & Literature. 3 Hours

Interdisciplinary study of literature and religion, seeking the sacred in the secular, discussing the doctrines of humans and of God in major writings, especially those of current collegiate interest. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 100 or ENG 100B or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 110) or equivalent.

ENG 386. Genre in Writing. 3 Hours

Survey of various approaches to the study of genre, with emphasis on analysis and production of texts within academic and/or professional genres. Prerequisite(s): ENG 220.

ENG 387. Literature & Ethics. 3 Hours

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ENG 388. Introduction to Literary Theory. 3 Hours

Introduction to Literary Theory, its historical development, rhetorical and argumentative strategies, and practice. Prerequisite(s): ENG 220.

ENG 389. Introduction to Poetics and Narrative Theory. 3 Hours

Examination of a variety of poetic and narrative theories and their application to the study of creative writing. Prerequisite(s): ENG 220 or permission of department chairperson.

ENG 390. Introduction to Rhetorical Theory. 3 Hours

Examination of a variety of rhetorical theories from classical, modern, and contemporary times. Students explore the limits and possibilities of these theories for explaining persuasion, identification, and affect across texts aimed at diverse audiences. Prerequisite(s): ENG 220 or permission of the department chairperson.

ENG 391. Introduction to Composition Theory. 3 Hours

Study of the principal current theories of composition, with application to the teaching and evaluating of writing. Prerequisite(s): ENG 220 or permission of the department chairperson.

ENG 393. Approaches to Literature for Middle and High School. 3 Hours

The theory and practice of introducing literature and language arts to a diverse middle and high school student population. Strategies for planning and implementing textual interpretation techniques appropriate to secondary education settings. The investigation and use of literary analysis, critical theory, and approaches to writing about multiple genres of literature. Prerequisite(s): (ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 120 or equivalent.

ENG 395. Junior Honors Tutorial. 3 Hours

Independent directed study on special topics for selected students. May be repeated as topic or instructor changes. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 120) or equivalent; junior standing; permission of instructor.

ENG 405. Chaucer. 3 Hours

Study of Chaucer's life, world, language, and literary achievement, concentrating on The Canterbury Tales (in Middle English). Prerequisite(s): 200- or 300-level English course excluding ENG 200, ENG 200H.

ENG 407. Medieval English Literature. 3 Hours

Study of the dominant types in the literature of England from the beginning to 1500. Prerequisite(s): 200- or 300-level English course excluding ENG 200, ENG 200H.

ENG 410. Early Renaissance Literature. 3 Hours

Survey of the literature of the sixteenth century from Thomas More to Sidney and Spenser. Prerequisite(s): 200- or 300-level English course excluding ENG 200, ENG 200H.

ENG 414. Later Renaissance Literature. 3 Hours

Survey of the literature of the early seventeenth century from Bacon, Jonson, and Donne to Marvell, exclusive of Milton. Prerequisite(s): 200- or 300-level English course excluding ENG 200, ENG 200H.

ENG 431. Milton. 3 Hours

Study of the major and minor poems and selected prose of Milton. Prerequisite(s): 200- or 300-level English course excluding ENG 200, ENG 200H.

ENG 433. Studies in Neo-Classical Literature. 3 Hours

Study of English literature from Dryden to Johnson. May be repeated as topics change. Prerequisite(s): 200- or 300-level English course excluding ENG 200, ENG 200H.

ENG 438. English Romanticism. 3 Hours

Study of the major poets and critics of the Romantic Age. Prerequisite(s): 200- or 300-level English course excluding ENG 200, ENG 200H.

ENG 444. Studies in 19th Century English Literature. 3 Hours

Study of English literature in the nineteenth century. May be repeated as topics change. Prerequisite(s): 200- or 300-level English course excluding ENG 200, ENG 200H.

ENG 448. 20th Century British Literature. 3 Hours

Study of significant developments in modern British literature. Prerequisite(s): 200- or 300-level English course excluding ENG 200, ENG 200H.

ENG 451. American Romanticism. 3 Hours

Study of significant developments in American literature of the mid-19th century. Prerequisite(s): 200- or 300-level English course excluding ENG 200, ENG 200H.

ENG 453. American Realism & Naturalism. 3 Hours

Study of representative writers from the post-Civil War period in American literature. Prerequisite(s): 200- or 300-level English course excluding ENG 200, ENG 200H.

ENG 455. 20th Century American Literature. 3 Hours

Study of significant developments in American literature of the twentieth century. Prerequisite(s): 200- or 300-level English course excluding ENG 200, ENG 200H.

ENG 460. Advanced Poetry Workshop. 3 Hours

Intensive practice in writing of poetry and production of a chapbook. Prerequisite(s): ENG 308.

ENG 462. Advanced Fiction Workshop. 3 Hours

Intensive practice in writing of fiction and production of a novella or short story cycle. Prerequisite(s): ENG 310.

ENG 466. TESOL Methods for Teaching English Language Learners. 3 Hours

Introduction to key concepts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.. Theoretical perspectives on second language (ESL) and literacy instruction will be interwoven with practical techniques for classroom instruction. Students will investigate approaches to teaching the four skills of English (reading, writing, listening, speaking) across varying contexts and proficiency levels. Prerequisite(s): ENG 200 or ENG 200H or ASI 120; and junior or senior standing or permission of Department chairperson.

ENG 468. Introduction to Linguistics. 3 Hours

Introduction to the basic concepts and procedures of general linguistics, including language description, history, variation, theory, and acquisition. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 102 or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 120) or equivalent; junior or senior standing or permission of department chairperson.

ENG 470. History of English. 3 Hours

Study of stages in the development of the English language and of influences shaping its development from the beginning to the present. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 102 or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 120) or equivalent; junior or senior standing or permission of department chairperson.

ENG 470H. History of English. 3 Hours

Study of stages in the development of the English language and of influences shaping its development from the beginning to the present. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 102 or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 120) or equivalent; junior or senior standing or permission of department chairperson.

ENG 472. The Structure of English. 3 Hours

Study of the grammatical structure of modern English from traditional and modern linguistic points of view. Prerequisite(s): ((ENG 102 or ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 120) or equivalent; junior or senior standing or permission of department chairperson.

ENG 474. Argument and Style. 3 Hours

Intensive study of argumentative writing with emphasis on different methods of argumentation and appropriate stylistic choices for each. Prerequisite(s): (ENG 200 or ENG 200H) or ASI 120.

ENG 475. Usability in Technical Writing. 3 Hours

Examination of theory and methods of usability testing in technical writing. Students survey approaches to usability testing in print and online technical writing. Students plan, conduct, and analyze usability tests for selected print and digital texts. Students analyze and design test plans, conduct testing sessions, write reports, and present recommendations. Prerequisite(s): (ENG 200 or ENG 200H or ASI 120) and ENG 368.

ENG 476. Composition Theory. 3 Hours

Study of the principal current theories of composition, with application to the teaching and evaluating of writing. Prerequisite(s): ENG 316 or permission of instructor.

ENG 477H. Honors Thesis. 3 Hours

First of two courses leading to the selection, design, investigation, and completion of an independent, original Honors Thesis project under the guidance of a faculty research advisor. Restricted to students in the University Honors Program with permission of the program director and department chairperson. Students pursuing an interdisciplinary thesis topic may register for three semester hours each in two separate disciplines in consultation with the department chairpersons. Prerequisite(s): Approval of University Honors Program.

ENG 478H. Honors Thesis. 3 Hours

Second of two courses leading to the selection, design, investigation, and completion of an independent, original Honors Thesis project under the guidance of a faculty research advisor. Restricted to students in the University Honors Program with permission of the program director and department chairperson. Students pursuing an interdisciplinary thesis topic may register for three semester hours each in two separate disciplines in consultation with the department chairpersons. Prerequisite(s): Approved ENG 477; approval of University Honors Program.

ENG 480. Independent Study. 1-6 Hours

Individual investigations of special topics under faculty direction. May be repeated under special circumstances. Prerequisite(s): At least fifteen semester hours of English; permission of department chairperson.

ENG 481. Topics in English Studies. 1-6 Hours

Systematic study of a specialized topic in English Studies. Prerequisite(s): 200- or 300-level English course excluding ENG 200, ENG 200H.

ENG 482. Modern Poetry. 3 Hours

Concentrated, advanced study in the development of modern poetry, both English and American. Prerequisite(s): 200- or 300-level English course excluding ENG 200, ENG 200H.

ENG 485. Internshp in Writing. 1-6 Hours

Application of writing skills to specific projects of an approved organization. Practical and professional experience offered to juniors and seniors (particularly English majors and minors) as a supplement to the writing curriculum. Option 2 grading only. Prerequisite(s): ENG 370, ENG 371, ENG 372; junior or senior standing; 2.5 cumulative GPA and at least 3.0 GPA in English courses; permission of Internship Coordinator.

ENG 488. Literary Theory. 3 Hours

Comparative critical reading of classical and modern theoretical texts and analysis of critical methodology. Prerequisite(s): 200- or 300-level English course excluding ENG 200, ENG 200H.

ENG 489. Rhetorical Criticism. 3 Hours

Study and practice of classical and contemporary rhetorical theories and techniques. Focus on writing rhetorical analyses of non-literary texts, including political discourse, advertising, scholarly essays, and visual images. Prerequisite(s): (ENG 272 or ENG 316) or permission of instructor; junior or senior standing.

ENG 490. Research Seminar-Literature. 3 Hours

Concentrated study of a topic designed to integrate selected aspects of literary history, critical approaches, and research skills developed by English majors in previous required courses. May be repeated as topics change. Prerequisite(s): (ENG 220 or 300) and (ENG 301 or 302 or 303 or 304 or 305) and(ENG 388 or 476 or 488 or 489) and (junior or senior standing or permission of department chairperson).

ENG 495. Senior Honors Tutorial. 3 Hours

Independent directed study on special topics for selected students. May be repeated as topic or instructor changes. Prerequisite(s): Permission of department chairperson.

ENG 496. Research Seminar-Teaching. 3 Hours

Examination of methods for teacher research in the field of English/Language Arts. Students will practice various methods and create research proposals for their capstone course project. Prerequisite(s): (ENG 220 or 300) and (ENG 301 or 302 or 303 or 304 or 305) and(ENG 391 or 476 or 488 or 489)and (ENG 393 or 466)and (junior or senior standing or permission of department chairperson).

ENG 497. Research Seminar-Writing. 3 Hours

Advanced study of one or more theories or research methodologies from the fields of creative writing, rhetoric and composition, or professional and technical writing and their application to an appropriate research question in the field. May be repeated as topic changes. Prerequisite(s): (ENG 220 or ENG 300)and (ENG 389 or ENG 390 or ENG 391 or ENG 476 or ENG 489) and (junior or senior standing or permission of department chairperson).

ENG 498. Capstone I-Project. 3 Hours

Part one of the capstone for English majors. Independent project (research or other form of scholarship) under the direction of an individual faculty mentor. English majors only. Prerequisite(s): ENG 490 or ENG 496 or ENG 497.

ENG 499. Capstone II-Seminar. 0 Hours

Part two of the English major capstone. Weekly seminar integrating the work of the capstone project (ENG 498) with students’ past experiences and future goals. Students prepare their capstone projects for public presentation, present those projects in a public forum, and reflect upon the process and product of their work. Prerequisite(s): ENG 498.