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ENG 101 Biography/Autobiography (HC) (4.00 SH). ENG 101-199 Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 102 Children's Literature (HC) (4.00 SH). ENG 101-199 Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 104 War Literature (HC) (4.00 SH). ENG 101-199 Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 104C C:War Literature (HC) (4.00 SH). Clustered with PS-215C - America at War in the Age of Rock and Roll This course will study war from a number of perspectives, including glimpses at the worst and the best that the human race has to offer. In addition, a variety of “cultures” will be examined, attempting to evaluate and determine the structures, values and achievements of those cultures. Specifically, WAR is examined as a cultural phenomenon. Clustered with HIS-302C - The American Civil War This course will study war from a number of perspectives, including glimpses at the worst and the best that the human race has to offer. In addition, a variety of “cultures” will be examined, attempting to evaluate and determine the structures, values and achievements of those cultures. Specifically, WAR is examined as a cultural phenomenon.

ENG 105 Who Am I? (HC) (4.00 SH). ENG 101-199 Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 108 American Playwrights (HC) (4.00 SH). ENG 101-199 Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 109 The Sporting Spirit (HC) (4.00 SH). ENG 101-199 Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 111 Women Writers (HC) (4.00 SH). ENG 101-199 Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 112 Adaptation of Literature/Film (HC) (4.00 SH). ENG 101-199 Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 113 Shakespeare (HC) (4.00 SH). ENG 101-199 Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 114 The Study of the Short Story (HC) (4.00 SH). ENG 101-199 Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 116 It's Monstrous (HC) (4.00 SH). ENG 101-199 Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 119 Arthurian Legend (HC) (2.00 SH). ENG 101-199 Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 124 African American Drama (HC) (4.00 SH). ENG 101-199 Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 127 British and Irish (HC) (4.00 SH). ENG 101-199 Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 133 Adolescent Literature (HC) (4.00 SH). ENG 101-199 Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 135 Southern Writers (HC) (4.00 SH). ENG 101-199 Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 136 Classic Greek Literature (HC) (4.00 SH). ENG 101-199 Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 138 19th Century Literature (HC) (4.00 SH). ENG 101-199 Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 141 Journalist in Lit & Film (HC) (4.00 SH). ENG 101-199 Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 142 Fantasy,Fairytales & Folklore (HC) (4.00 SH). ENG 101-199 Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 144 Contemporary Literature (HC) (4.00 SH). ENG 101-199 Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 152O The London Novel (HC) (4.00 SH).

ENG 155 Good War Stories (HC) (4.00 SH). ENG 101-199 Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 162 The Novel (HC) (4.00 SH). ENG 101-199 Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 198 20th Cent Brit Fict (HC) (4.00 SH). ENG 101-199 Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 199 Intro To Shakespeare (HC) (4.00 SH). ENG 101-199 Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 240 Into to Literary Studies (HC) (4.00 SH). This course is designed to immerse entering English majors and minors in the materials, methods, and current issues of the discipline. Working with British literature, students are introduced to critical approaches they will continue to use in upper level English courses. A variety of written and oral assignments help students develop their skills in the discipline. It is suggested, though not required, that students take this course before taking ENG 250. Required of all English majors and minors. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 250 Writing About Literature(HC) (4.00 SH). This course is designed to immerse entering English majors and minors in the materials, methods,­ and current issues of the discipline. Working with American literature, students are introduced to critical approaches they will continue to use in upper level English courses. A variety of written and oral assignments help students develop their skills in the discipline. It is suggested, though not required, that students take this course after taking ENG 240. Required of all English majors and minors.

ENG 301 Shakespeare & Company (4.00 SH). ENG 301-351 Prepared by the Introduction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 or 250.

ENG 302 American Landscape (4.00 SH). ENG 301-351 Prepared by the Introduction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 or 250.

ENG 303 The Victorians (4.00 SH). ENG 301-351 Prepared by the Introduction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 or 250.

ENG 304 American Poetry since 1945 (4.00 SH). ENG 301-351 Prepared by the Introduction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 or 250.

ENG 305 American Fiction since 1945 (4.00 SH). ENG 301-351 Prepared by the Introduction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 or 250.

ENG 307 The Family (4.00 SH). ENG 301-351 Prepared by the Introduction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 or 250.

ENG 310 Jane Austen (4.00 SH). ENG 301-351 Prepared by the Introduction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 or 250.

ENG 312 Women Writers (4.00 SH). ENG 301-351 Prepared by the Introduction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 or 250.

ENG 313 Children's Literature (4.00 SH). ENG 301-351 Prepared by the Introduction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 or 250.

ENG 314 American Modernism (4.00 SH). ENG 301-351 Prepared by the Introduction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 or 250.

ENG 316 Pan American Literature (4.00 SH). ENG 301-351 Prepared by the Introduction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 or 250.

ENG 317 Traditions (4.00 SH). ENG 301-351 Prepared by the Introduction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 or 250.

ENG 321 American Bestsellers (4.00 SH). ENG 301-351 Prepared by the Introduction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 or 250.

ENG 324 Whitman & Dickinson (4.00 SH). ENG 301-351 Prepared by the Introduction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 or 250.

ENG 325 World Fiction (4.00 SH). ENG 301-351 Prepared by the Introduction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 or 250.

ENG 326 Contemporary Poetry (4.00 SH). ENG 301-351 Prepared by the Introduction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 or 250.

ENG 327 British Drama (4.00 SH). ENG 301-351 Prepared by the Introduction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 or 250.

ENG 328 Empire Writes Back (4.00 SH). Prepared by the Introduction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read individual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign challenges students to take part in an investigation of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 or 250.

ENG 329 American Gothic (4.00 SH). ENG 301-351 Prepared by the Introduction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 or 250.

ENG 330 All The King's Men (4.00 SH). ENG 301-351 Prepared by the Introduction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 or 250.

ENG 331 The Roaring Twenties (4.00 SH). ENG 301-351 Prepared by the Introduction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 or 250.

ENG 332 Auto/Biography (4.00 SH). ENG 301-351 Prepared by the Introduction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 or 250.

ENG 333 Confessions (4.00 SH). ENG 301-351 Prepared by the Introduction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 or 250.

ENG 335 Science Fiction (4.00 SH). ENG 301-351 Prepared by the Introduction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 or 250.

ENG 336 Modernism (4.00 SH). ENG 301-351 Prepared by the Introduction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 or 250.

ENG 337 The Short Story (4.00 SH). ENG 301-351 Prepared by the Introduction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 or 250.

ENG 338 Best Sellers (4.00 SH). ENG 301-351 Prepared by the Introduction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 or 250.

ENG 340 Romanticism (4.00 SH). ENG 301-351 Prepared by the Introduction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 or 250.

ENG 401 Drama Criticism (4.00 SH). ENG 401-451 - These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers, and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s seminars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do studetns in these seminars complete a higher degree of coreative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropiate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of ENG 240, ENG 250, and one ENG 300.

ENG 403 Cultural Criticism (4.00 SH). ENG 401-451 - These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers, and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s seminars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do studetns in these seminars complete a higher degree of coreative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropiate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of ENG 240, ENG 250, and one ENG 300.

ENG 404 Film Criticism (4.00 SH). ENG 401-451 - These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers, and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s seminars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do studetns in these seminars complete a higher degree of coreative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropiate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of ENG 240, ENG 250, and one ENG 300.

ENG 405 Feminism (4.00 SH). ENG 401-451 - These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers, and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s seminars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do studetns in these seminars complete a higher degree of coreative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropiate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of ENG 240, ENG 250, and one ENG 300.

ENG 407 Autobiography/Biography (4.00 SH). ENG 401-451 - These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers, and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s seminars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do studetns in these seminars complete a higher degree of coreative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropiate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of ENG 240, ENG 250, and one ENG 300.

ENG 408 Reader Response (4.00 SH). ENG 401-451 - These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers, and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s seminars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do studetns in these seminars complete a higher degree of coreative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropiate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of ENG 240, ENG 250, and one ENG 300.

ENG 410 Art & The Artist (4.00 SH). ENG 401-451 - These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers, and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s seminars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do studetns in these seminars complete a higher degree of coreative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropiate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of ENG 240, ENG 250, and one ENG 300.

ENG 414 Tragedy (4.00 SH). ENG 401-451 - These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers, and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s seminars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do studetns in these seminars complete a higher degree of coreative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropiate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of ENG 240, ENG 250, and one ENG 300.

ENG 415 John Irving (4.00 SH). ENG 401-451 - These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers, and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s seminars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do studetns in these seminars complete a higher degree of coreative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropiate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of ENG 240, ENG 250, and one ENG 300.

ENG 417 The Epic (4.00 SH). ENG 401-451 - These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers, and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s seminars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do studetns in these seminars complete a higher degree of coreative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropiate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of ENG 240, ENG 250, and one ENG 300.

ENG 418 Shakespeare:The History Plays (4.00 SH). ENG 401-451 - These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers, and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s seminars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do studetns in these seminars complete a higher degree of coreative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropiate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of ENG 240, ENG 250, and one ENG 300.

ENG 419 Shakespeare:Tragedy (4.00 SH). ENG 401-451 - These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers, and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s seminars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do studetns in these seminars complete a higher degree of coreative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropiate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of ENG 240, ENG 250, and one ENG 300.

ENG 420 Romanticism (4.00 SH). ENG 401-451 - These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers, and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s seminars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do studetns in these seminars complete a higher degree of coreative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropiate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of ENG 240, ENG 250, and one ENG 300.

ENG 421 Sylvia Plath & Feminism (4.00 SH). ENG 401-451 - These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers, and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s seminars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do studetns in these seminars complete a higher degree of coreative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropiate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of ENG 240, ENG 250, and one ENG 300.

ENG 422 Psychoanalysis,Gender & Culture (4.00 SH). ENG 401-451 - These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers, and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s seminars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do studetns in these seminars complete a higher degree of coreative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropiate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of ENG 240, ENG 250, and one ENG 300.

ENG 423 Hemingway and Faulkner (4.00 SH). ENG 401-451 - These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers, and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s seminars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do studetns in these seminars complete a higher degree of coreative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropiate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of ENG 240, ENG 250, and one ENG 300.

ENG 424 Taken!American Captivity Narratives (4.00 SH). ENG 401-451 - These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers, and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s seminars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do studetns in these seminars complete a higher degree of coreative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropiate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of ENG 240, ENG 250, and one ENG 300.

ENG 425 Modern American Poets (4.00 SH). ENG 401-451 - These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers, and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s seminars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do studetns in these seminars complete a higher degree of coreative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropiate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of ENG 240, ENG 250, and one ENG 300.

ENG 426 Medieval Literature (4.00 SH). ENG 401-451 - These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers, and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s seminars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do studetns in these seminars complete a higher degree of coreative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropiate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of ENG 240, ENG 250, and one ENG 300.

ENG 427 Empire, Revised (4.00 SH). ENG 401-451 - These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers, and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s seminars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do studetns in these seminars complete a higher degree of coreative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropiate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of ENG 240, ENG 250, and one ENG 300.

ENG 428 Shakespeare (4.00 SH). ENG 401-451 - These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers, and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s seminars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do studetns in these seminars complete a higher degree of coreative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropiate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of ENG 240, ENG 250, and one ENG 300.

ENG 429 Tragic Visions (4.00 SH). ENG 401-455 Prepared by the Introduction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 400s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 or 250.

ENG 431 The Brontes (4.00 SH). ENG 401-451 - These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers, and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s seminars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do studetns in these seminars complete a higher degree of coreative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropiate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of ENG 240, ENG 250, and one ENG 300.

ENG 432 Tudor Literature (4.00 SH). ENG 401-451 - These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers, and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s seminars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do studetns in these seminars complete a higher degree of coreative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropiate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of ENG 240, ENG 250, and one ENG 300.

ENG 433 Visiting with Writers (4.00 SH). ENG 401-451 - These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers, and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s seminars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do studetns in these seminars complete a higher degree of coreative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropiate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of ENG 240, ENG 250, and one ENG 300.

ENG 592 Field Experience/Internship (2.00 SH). These courses are designed to foster on-campus or off-campus participation in a variety of areas. Students select experiences under the guidance of an adviser and are encouraged to consider community service projects as well as more traditional­ internships and field experiences related more closely to the English major. Prerequisite: junior standing.

ENG 594 Field Experience/Internship (4.00 SH). These courses are designed to foster on-campus or off-campus participation in a variety of areas. Students select experiences under the guidance of an adviser and are encouraged to consider community service projects as well as more traditional­ internships and field experiences related more closely to the English major. Prerequisite: junior standing.

ENG 601 English Capstone I (4.00 SH). A course concentrating on the advanced bibliographical tools available to students of literary texts. Students will review, expand, deepen, and broaden their familiarity with library resources and research methods suited particularly to the creation and study of literary texts. The course will culminate in each student’s production of a comprehensive proposal­ for the final independent study project to be completed as part of the requirement for ENG 602. (See also guidelines for College Honors in English.) Prerequisites: advanced junior standing and permission of the department. Prerequisite/co-requisite: ENG 400.

ENG 602 English Capstone II (4.00 SH). An independent study, supervised by a department member, which com­pletes the research proposal developed in ENG 601. The student produces a major paper, series of essays, and creative work and presents the results to the department in an appropriate forum. Prerequisites: successful completion of ENG 601 and senior standing.

ENG 664 Honors Research (4.00 SH). Honors Research (4 SH)

ENG 674 Honors Research (4.00 SH). Honors Research (4 SH)

 

Supporting Courses


LENG 139 Literature 18th Cent England (HC) (4.00 SH).

LENG 152 The London Novel (HC) (4.00 SH).

LENG 334 The London Novel (4.00 SH).

LNDN 3323 Shakespeare & London (4.00 SH).

LNDN 3324 British 20th Century Fiction (4.00 SH).

 

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