ENGL - ENGLISH LANGUAGE &  LITERATURE

ENGL - 1020   WRITING AND GRAMMAR FOR STUDENTS OF ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE
[3 hours]  Course work focuses on  the major grammatical patterns of academic writing in English as well as accuracy  in the mechanics of academic writing.  The primary emphasis is on these features in the context of the students� own written work.  Eligibility by placement exam only.  A maximum of 3 semester hours in ENGL 1020 and 1120 may be counted toward fulfilling the 124 hour requirement for graduation.

ENGL - 1100   INTRODUCTORY WRITING
[5 hours]  Basic explanatory and persuasive writing;  emphasis on fundamental processes of invention, drafting, revision, and editing.  Placement through examination or portfolio evaluation.  Students receiving a grade of C or better enroll in Composition II; those who receive No Credit enroll in Composition I.  From Introductory Writing, Composition I, and Composition II, no more than 6 hours apply toward graduation.

ENGL - 1110   COLLEGE COMPOSITION I
[3 hours]  Explanatory and persuasive writing; instruction and practice in generating, focusing, developing, and presenting ideas in ways consistent with one�s subject, purposes, and intended audience.  Placement through examination or portfolio evaluation or through completion of English 1100 with grade of NC.  (ESL students must have completed 1020 with grade of Pass.  Students of ESL may be required to take 1120 as a corequisite.)  From Introductory Writing, Composition I, and Composition II, no more than 6 hours apply toward graduation.

ENGL - 1120   COLLEGE COMPOSITION I LABORATORY FOR STUDENTS OF ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE
[2 hours]  The co-requisite of ENGL 1120 is an ESL section of 1110.  Graded PS/NC.  Writing laboratory using  students� writings  from ENGL 1110 as well as other supplementary materials.  May be required based on  placement  exam or ENGL 1020 final exam score.  (Note:  A student required to take this course who does not receive a PS cannot receive a passing grade in an Engl 1110 taken concurrently.)  Eligibility by placement exam only.  A maximum of 3 semester hours in ENGL 1020 and 1120 may be counted toward fulfilling the 124 hour requirement for graduation.  Corequisite: ENGL 1110

NOTE: Only one College Composition II (ENGL 1130-1230) will apply towards a degree; each course requires a research paper.

ENGL - 1130   COLLEGE COMPOSITION II:  BOOKS AND IDEAS
[3 hours]  (Not for major credit.)  Analytical writing based on selected books.  Prerequisite: ENGL 1100 or 1110

ENGL - 1140   COLLEGE COMPOSITION II:  THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE
[3 hours]  (Not for major credit.)  Analytical writing based on aspects of American culture.  Prerequisite: ENGL 1100 or 1110

ENGL - 1170   COLLEGE COMPOSITION II:  WOMEN IN SOCIETY
[3 hours]  Course is crosslisted as WGST 1170.  Analytical writing about women�s roles and identities.  Prerequisite: ENGL 1100 or 1110

ENGL - 1180   COLLEGE COMPOSITION II:  FILM FOR COMPOSITION
[3 hours]  (Not for major credit.) Analytical writing about film.  Prerequisite: ENGL 1100 or 1110

ENGL - 1190   COLLEGE COMPOSITION II:  SCIENCE FICTION
[3 hours]  (Not for major credit.)  Analytical writing based on science fiction.  Prerequisite: ENGL 1100 or 1110

ENGL - 1210   COLLEGE COMPOSITION II:  AMERICAN ETHNICITY
[3 hours]  (Not for major credit.)  Analytical writing based on one ethnic group�s experiences.  Prerequisite: ENGL 1100 or 1110

ENGL - 1220   COLLEGE COMPOSITION II:  THE AFRICAN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE
[3 hours]  Analytical writing based on the experiences of African Americans.  Prerequisite: ENGL 1100 or 1110

ENGL - 1230   COLLEGE COMPOSITION II:  THE NATIVE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE
[3 hours]  (Not for major credit.)  Analytical writing based on the experiences of Native Americans.  Prerequisite: ENGL 1100 or 1110

ENGL - 1930   TECHNICAL WRITING FOR ENGINEERS
[3 hours]  Instruction and practice in writing technical reports and documents for the field of engineering.  Students will compose on the computer.  Prerequisite: MIME 1000; ENGL 1100 or 1110

ENGL - 2000   THE DOCUMENTED PAPER
[2 hours]  Planning and preparing a documented paper.  The student may choose a subject from another course taken concurrently.  Prerequisite: College Comp II

ENGL - 2010   ADVANCED COMPOSITION
[3 hours]  Instruction and practice in writing expository and persuasive prose for a variety of audiences with particular attention to the effect of content and style upon readers.  Prerequisite: College Comp II

ENGL - 2710   READING FICTION
[3 hours]  Exploration of various kinds of fiction with goals of literary appreciation and analytical insight. (not for major credit)  Prerequisite: ENGL 1100 or 1110

ENGL - 2720   READING DRAMA
[3 hours]  Exploration of various kinds of drama with goals of literary appreciation and analytical insight. (not for major credit)  Prerequisite: ENGL 1100 or 1110

ENGL - 2730   READING POETRY
[3 hours]  Exploration of various kinds of poetry with goals of literary appreciation and analytical insight. (not for major credit)  Prerequisite: ENGL 1100 or 1110

ENGL - 2740   BRITISH LITERATURE: READINGS AND ANALYSIS
[3 hours]  This course offers students an opportunity to study British literature in a lecture/discussion format. Lectures provide historical and critical background, while discussion sections provide in-depth study of individual works. Prerequisite: Composition I; Co-requisite: Composition II

ENGL - 2760   AMERICAN LITERATURE: READINGS AND ANALYSIS
[3 hours]  This course offers students an opportunity to study American literature in a lecture/discussion format. Lectures provide historical and critical background, while discussion sections provide in-depth study of individual works. Prerequisite: Composition I; Co-requisite: Composition II

ENGL - 2800   WRITING ABOUT LITERATURE
[3 hours]  A writing-intensive (WAC) course introducing the process of writing various types of papers and analyzing literary works.  Special emphasis on discovering a topic and on revision and structure in expository writing.  Prerequisite: ENGL 1100 or 1110

ENGL - 2950   SCIENCE AND TECHNICAL REPORT WRITING
[3 hours]  Instruction and practice in writing informational and analytical reports to varied audiences in medical, scientific or technical fields.  Prerequisite: ENGL 1100 or 1110

ENGL - 2960   ORGANIZATIONAL REPORT WRITING
[3 hours]  Instruction and practice in report writing within an organizational context.  Emphasis on the analytical report based on research.  Prerequisite: ENGL 1100 or 1110

ENGL - 2990   INDEPENDENT STUDY
[2 hours]  Supervised independent study in special topics.

ENGL - 3000   HUMAN LANGUAGE
[3 hours]  A non-technical overview of the nature of human language, including issues relating to spoken and written language, language change and language development, and other aspects of language use in a variety of contexts.

ENGL - 3010   CREATIVE WRITING
[3 hours]  A basic introduction to creative writing.  Students write poems, stories or creative nonfiction which serve as the basis for classroom discussion and for conferences with instructor.  Prerequisite: College Comp II

ENGL - 3050   PERSUASIVE WRITING
[3 hours]  Analysis of and practice in the techniques of persuasive writing.  Emphasis varies from writing about legal issues to writing about issues of public controversy.  Prerequisite: College Comp II

ENGL - 3080   THE ART AND PROCESS OF THE BOOK
[3 hours]  This course examines all aspects of the printed book - from scrolls to Gutenburg to contemporary publishing - as students work  towards designing, printing and binding a finely printed edition. Prerequisite:Composition II

ENGL - 3150   LINGUISTIC PRINCIPLES
[3 hours]  Course is crosslisted as LING 3150.  An introduction to modern linguistic theories about the nature and structure of language with emphasis on English.

ENGL - 3250   THE DETECTIVE STORY
[3 hours]  A survey of the genre, giving special attention to differences in the British and American versions of the genre.  Includes Poe, Doyle, Christie, Sayers, Hammett and Chandler  Recommended: ENGL 2700, 2710, or 2800.

ENGL - 3260   CONTEMPORARY FICTION
[3 hours]  A study, primarily for non-majors, of recent trends in American, British and continental fiction.  Recommended: ENGL 2710, 2800, or 3790.

ENGL - 3280   CONTEMPORARY POETRY
[3 hours]  A study of recent trends in contemporary poetry.  Recommended: ENGL 2730, 2800, or 3790.

ENGL - 3360   MAJOR BRITISH AND AMERICAN POETS
[3 hours]  A course designed to enhance the student�s appreciation and understanding of the art of poetry.  Primarily for non-majors.  Recommended: ENGL 2730, 2800 or 3790.

ENGL - 3600   AMERICAN LITERARY MASTERPIECES
[3 hours]  A study, primarily for non-majors, of selected American literary works such as �The Scarlet Letter,� �Walden,� �Leaves of Grass,� �The American,� �The Great Gatsby� and �The Bear�.  Recommended: ENGL 2710 or 2800.

ENGL - 3710   LITERATURE OF THE OLD TESTAMENT
[3 hours]  A study of the Old Testament from the literary point of view, including ancient poetry, history, romance, short story, hymn, prophecy and wisdom writing.  Recommended: ENGL 2800.

ENGL - 3720   LITERATURE AND MYTHOLOGY
[3 hours]  Study of classical and biblical mythologies in modern Western literature, private mythologies and literary adaptations of patterns from legend and folklore.  Recommended: ENGL 2800.

ENGL - 3730   FOLKLORE
[3 hours]  Course is crosslisted as AMST 3730.  A survey of the field of folklore with an emphasis on folk narrative,  folk music and material culture in America.  Recommended: Consent of instructor and/or Composition II.

ENGL - 3740   FOLKLORE AND LITERATURE
[3 hours]  A study in the relationship of oral and written literature.  Focus is on the literary uses of folk forms and use of tradition by specific writers and schools.  Recommended: ENGL 3730.

ENGL - 3750   WOMEN AND LITERATURE
[3 hours]  Course is crosslisted as WGST 3750.  Offered as Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) course.  Examines literary works in light of major issues raised by feminist criticism.  Specific emphasis varies.  Recommended: ENGL 2800, or 3790.

ENGL - 3760   EUROPEAN LITERATURE TO THE RENAISSANCE
[3 hours]  The literary European heritage from its Biblical and Classical origins to the 16th century.  (In English translation) Includes such writers as Homer, Virgil and Dante.  Recommended: ENGL 2800, or 3790.

ENGL - 3770   WORLD LITERATURE AND CULTURES
[3 hours]  This course examines texts and cultures form around the world (and in particular the non-western world). The genres examined include autobiography, poetry, short fiction, novels, plays and histories.  Prerequisite: Composition II

ENGL - 3780   MODERN EUROPEAN LITERATURE
[3 hours]  Continental European literature from the l7th to the early 19th century. (In English translation.)  Includes such writers as Dostoyevsky, Baudelaire and Rilke.  Recommended: ENGL 2800, or 3790.

ENGL - 3790   CRITICAL APPROACHES TO LITERATURE
[4 hours]  Writing Across the Curriculum Course.  An introduction to critical methods based on the study of poetry and long fiction; some consideration of historical forms in those genres.  Extensive writing of short critiques and explications.  Recommended: Composition II or equivalent.

ENGL - 3800   VISUAL LANGUAGE
[3 hours]  Course is crosslisted as ART 3710.  Writing Across the Curriculum course.  Lecture/studio, utilizes Toledo Museum of Art collection.  Origins of writing, letterforms, artist�s books, medieval manuscripts, collaborations, journals, sketchbooks, writing about visual art, concrete poetry.

ENGL - 3810   SHAKESPEARE I
[3 hours]  A careful examination of several of Shakespeare�s plays and a rapid reading of others.  Recommended: ENGL 2720, 2800, or 3790.

ENGL - 3980   STUDIES IN ENGLISH OR AMERICAN LITERATURE
[3 hours]  Group study of a period, genre, author or special literary topic.  May be repeated with change of specialty number.  Topics will be announced in the semester Time Schedules.  Recommended: ENGL 2800, or 3790.

ENGL - 4030   WRITING WORKSHOP IN NONFICTIONAL PROSE
[3 hours]  Directed study of nonfiction genres, rhetorical forms and elements of style; extensive practice in the writing and critical evaluation of prose.  Prerequisite: ENGL 2010, 3010, or consent

ENGL - 4070   WRITING WORKSHOP IN POETRY
[3 hours]  An advanced workshop in writing poetry emphasizing a wider range of readings, craft and technique.  Prerequisite: ENGL 3010 or consent

ENGL - 4080   WRITING WORKSHOP IN FICTION
[3 hours]  An advanced workshop emphasizing a wider range of readings, craft and technique.  May be repeated once for credit.  Prerequisite: ENGL 3010 or consent

ENGL - 4090   CURRENT WRITING THEORY
[3 hours]  A study of current theory and research connecting reading, critical thinking and writing with applications of theory to students� writing practice.  Prerequisite: College Comp II, ENGL 3790

ENGL - 4100   THE HISTORY OF ENGLISH
[3 hours]  Course is crosslisted as LING 4100.  Description of the changes that have taken place in the English language from the earliest days to the present.  Prerequisite: ENGL or LING 3150

ENGL - 4110   OLD ENGLISH
[3 hours]  Course is crosslisted as LING 4110.  A study of phonology, morphology and syntax with representative readings in verse and prose.  Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor

ENGL - 4120   MIDDLE ENGLISH
[3 hours]  Course is crosslisted as LING 4120.  Study of the phonology, morphology and syntax of Middle English, with special attention to literary and cultural background.  Representative readings in verse and prose.  Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor

ENGL - 4130   AMERICAN DIALECTS
[3 hours]  Course is crosslisted as LING 4130.  A study of the major regional and social dialects of the United States, their origins, and the methods of modern dialectology.  Prerequisite: ENGL or LING 3150

ENGL - 4140   LANGUAGE IN THE AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY
[3 hours]  Course is crosslisted as AFST 4140 and LING 4140.  Focuses on the distinctive elements of African American Vernacular English, its historical origins, its sociocultural development, and its implications for pedagogy and language policy.

ENGL - 4150   APPLIED LINGUISTICS RESEARCH AND THEORY I
[3 hours]  Course is crosslisted as LING 4150.  Focus on the methods of applied linguistics in the broad sense, including their use in studies of first and second language acquisition, language teaching, the teaching of reading and writing, and other related areas.  Prerequisite: ENGL or LING 3150 or Permission of Instructor

ENGL - 4170   APPLIED LINGUISTICS RESEARCH AND THEORY II
[3 hours]  Course is crosslisted as LING 4170.  Focuses on theories of second/foreign language acquisition, especially, but not exclusively, as they relate to English as a Second Language.  Prerequisite: ENGL or LING 4150

ENGL - 4190   ENGLISH STRUCTURE AND LANGUAGE TEACHING
[3 hours]  Description of major elements of English structure and applications to language acquisition.  Prerequisite: ENGL or LING 3150

ENGL - 4200   BRITISH FICTION: 18TH CENTURY
[3 hours]  The development and achievement of British fiction in the 18th Century, including Defoe, Richardson, Fielding, Smollett and Sterne.  Recommended: ENGL 2710, 2800, or 3790.

ENGL - 4220   BRITISH FICTION: EARLY 19TH CENTURY
[3 hours]  The development and achievement of British fiction from Romanticism to the mid-19th Century, including  Austen, Scott, early Dickens and Thackeray.  Recommended: ENGL 2710, 2800, or 3790.

ENGL - 4230   BRITISH FICTION: LATER 19TH CENTURY
[3 hours]  The development and achievement of British fiction in the later 19th century, including the later Dickens, Bronte, Eliot, Hardy and Trollope.  Recommended: ENGL 2710, 2800, or 3790.

ENGL - 4240   BRITISH FICTION:  20TH CENTURY
[3 hours]  A study of the major trends in 20th century British fiction with particular emphasis on changes in technique and approach. Includes Woolf, Joyce, Lawrence and Conrad.  Recommended: ENGL 2710, 2800, or 3790.

ENGL - 4280   AMERICAN FICTION:  20TH CENTURY
[3 hours]  Major developments in content and form of the 20th century American short story and novel.  Writers studied include Hemingway, Faulkner, Fitzgerald and Steinbeck.  Recommended: ENGL 2710, 2800, or 3790.

ENGL - 4310   BRITISH DRAMA TO 1642
[3 hours]  A study of the drama in England to the closing of the theaters, excluding Shakespeare but including Marlowe, Jonson and Webster.  Recommended: ENGL 2710, 2800, or 3790.

ENGL - 4340   MODERN DRAMA
[3 hours]  A study of Western Drama from the 1870�s to the 1930�s.  Special emphasis on Ibsen, Strindberg, Chekhov, Brecht, O�Neill, Beckett, Pinter, and Shepard.  Recommended: ENGL 2710, 2720, 2800, or 3790.

ENGL - 4400   EARLY ENGLISH LITERATURE
[3 hours]  Reading of �Beowulf,� �Sir Gawain and the Green Knight,� �Pearl,� �Morte d�Arthur� and other representative works in translation.  Recommended: ENGL 2800, or 3790.

ENGL - 4420   BRITISH LITERATURE: RENAISSANCE
[3 hours]  Poetry and prose of the English Renaissance.  Authors may include Spenser, Sidney, Shakespeare (nondramatic works), More, Ralegh, Queen Elizabeth I and others.  Recommended: ENGL 2730, 2800, or 3790.

ENGL - 4440   EARLY 17TH CENTURY ENGLISH LITERATURE
[3 hours]  Poetry and prose from 1603 to 1660 and beyond, including such authors as Milton, Donne, Jonson, Herrick, Herbert, Bacon, Cary, Lanyer, Marvell, and others.  Recommended: ENGL 2730, 2800, or 3790.

ENGL - 4460   BRITISH LITERATURE: RESTORATION AND 18TH CENTURY
[3 hours]  Drama, poetry, and essays of the Restoration, neo-classical, and pre-Romantic periods.  Recommended: ENGL 2730, 2800, or 3790.

ENGL - 4500   BRITISH LITERATURE:  EARLY ROMANTIC AGE
[3 hours]  Poetry, essays and criticism of the early Romantic movement with emphasis on the writings of Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge and Lamb.  Recommended: ENGL 2730, 2800, or 3790.

ENGL - 4510   BRITISH LITERATURE:  LATER ROMANTIC AGE
[3 hours]  Poetry, essays and criticism of the later Romantic movement with emphasis on the writings of Byron, Shelley, Keats, Hazlitt and DeQuincey.  Recommended: ENGL 2730, 2800, or 3790.

ENGL - 4520   BRITISH LITERATURE:  THE VICTORIAN AGE
[3 hours]  Extensive reading in the poetry of Tennyson, Browning, Arnold and Hopkins and in the prose of Carlyle, Ruskin, Arnold, Pater and Wilde.  Recommended: ENGL 2730, 2800, or 3790.

ENGL - 4540   BRITISH LITERATURE:  THE 20TH CENTURY
[3 hours]  Twentieth century British poetry and criticism with particular attention to the works of Hardy, Woolf, Yeats, Lawrence, Auden and Thomas.  Recommended: ENGL 2730, 2800, or 3790.

ENGL - 4600   EARLY AMERICAN LITERATURE
[3 hours]  The poetry and theology of the New England Puritans, especially Bradstreet and Taylor; the literature of the American Enlightenment, the beginnings of American Romanticism in Bryant and Cooper.  Recommended: ENGL 2800, or 3790.

ENGL - 4620   AMERICAN ROMANTICISM
[3 hours]  This course focuses on the literature of the United States from the early nineteenth century through about 1865, with concentration on the literary production between 1840 and 1865.  Recommended: ENGL 2800, or 3790.

ENGL - 4630   AMERICAN LITERARY REALISM
[3 hours]  American literature from the post-Civil War period to the early 20th Century, particularly the fiction of Twain, James, Howells and Stephen Crane; some attention to humor, �naturalism� (in Kate Chopin or Dreiser) and poetry.  Recommended: ENGL 2710, 2800, or 3790.

ENGL - 4640   EARLY 20TH CENTURY AMERICAN POETRY
[3 hours]  Significant developments in American poetry 1900-50 from the perspective of other literary and intellectual movements; includes, among others, such major writers as Frost, Pound, Eliot, Stevens, H. Crane and Williams.  Recommended: ENGL 2730, 2800, or 3790.

ENGL - 4650   AFRICAN AMERICAN WRITERS BEFORE THE 20TH CENTURY
[3 hours]  Course is crosslisted as AFST 4650. A survey of African-American prose, poetry, drama and fiction from 1760 to 1915.  Recommended: ENGL 2800, or 3790.

ENGL - 4660   AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE IN THE 20TH CENTURY
[3 hours]  Course is crosslisted as AFST 4660. Study of the literary achievement of major African-American writers beginning with DuBois and ending with Gwendolyn Brooks and Ed Bullins.  Recommended: ENGL 2800, or 3790.

ENGL - 4680   AMERICAN LITERATURE SINCE WORLD WAR II
[3 hours]  The postwar literary sensibility in poetry and fiction; the influence of existentialism and naturalism; includes such writers as Albee, Barthelme, Bellow, Lowell, Plath and Updike.  Recommended: ENGL 2800, or 3790.

ENGL - 4690   NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE AND CULTURE
[3 hours]  Native American literature interrogates a selection of texts by and about Native Americans, including the oral traditions of storytelling and mythology.  Prerequisite: Composition II- one of ENGL 2800 or 3790

ENGL - 4730   WORLD CINEMAS AND CULTURES
[3 hours]  World Cinema focuses on the question of representation across cultures in terms of the relations between film, its subjects, and the camera.  Prerequisite: Composition II-one of ENGL 2800 or 3790

ENGL - 4750   THE FOLK BALLAD AND BLUES
[3 hours]  Historical development of folk narrative in the form of ballads from England and America. Development of the blues as an American form of folk lyric.

ENGL - 4780   PRINCIPLES OF LITERARY CRITICISM
[3 hours]  A comparative study of the principles of literary criticism, including readings from representative critics of all ages, and of basic aesthetic theories underlying the major approaches to literature.  Recommended: ENGL 2800, or 3790.

ENGL - 4800   CHAUCER
[3 hours]  A study of Chaucer�s major poetry with emphasis on the Canterbury Tales.  Recommended: ENGL 2730, 2800, or 3790.

ENGL - 4810   SHAKESPEARE II
[3 hours]  A study of Shakespeare�s plays with emphasis on his development as a dramatist.  Recommended: ENGL 3810.

ENGL - 4820   MILTON
[3 hours]  A study of the poetry and selected prose of Milton.  Recommended: ENGL 2730, 2800, or 3790.

ENGL - 4850   STUDIES IN THE WORK OF A BRITISH AUTHOR
[3 hours]  Author changes with each offering. Consult Time Schedules for authors to be studied.  Recommended: ENGL 2800, 3790.

ENGL - 4860   STUDIES IN THE WORK OF AN AMERICAN AUTHOR
[3 hours]  Author changes with each offering. Consult Time Schedules for authors to be studied.  Recommended: ENGL 2800, or 3790.

ENGL - 4870   CAPSTONE COURSE FOR COLLEGE OF EDUCATION ENGLISH MAJORS
[3 hours]  Literary seminar/writing workshop in which students formulate critical judgments, polish, and synthesize knowledge and skills gathered in the course of the major.

ENGL - 4880   SENIOR SEMINAR IN LITERATURE (CAPSTONE)
[3 hours]  Focused study of a significant literary theme, topic, or group of writings. Course work normally includes concentrated reading, discussion, and a substantial writing project.

ENGL - 4890   CAPSTONE: SENIOR SEMINAR IN WRITING
[3 hours]  Focusing on a single topic which varies term-by-term, this capstone course offers students the opportunity to demonstrate the ability to write in a variety of genres, e.g. personal essay, poem, documented paper, reportage.  Prerequisite: ENGL 3010, or consent of instructor

ENGL - 4900   ENGLISH HONORS SEMINAR
[2 hours]  The Honors Seminar is taken in conjunction with the Honors Thesis (English 4960). Required of all candidates for departmental honors.  Prerequisite: Approval of the Honors Committee
ENGL - 4950   SPECIAL TOPICS FOR WRITERS
[3 hours]  An advanced course in genre writing.  Content varies with each offering.  May be repeated once for credit.  Prerequisite: College Comp II

ENGL - 4960   ENGLISH HONORS THESIS
[1 - 4 hours]  Research and writing of a thesis on a topic in English or linguistics required of all candidates for departmental honors.  Prerequisite: Approval of the Honors Committee

ENGL - 4980   SPECIAL TOPICS IN LITERATURE
[3 hours]  An undergraduate course on a special topic. Consult Time Schedules for topic to be studied and quarter offered.  Recommended: ENGL 2800, or 3790.

ENGL - 4990   INDEPENDENT STUDY
[1 - 3 hours]  Supervised independent study in special topics of British and American language and literature.  Courses may be repeated more than once for credit.

ENGL - 5010/7010   WRITER�S WORKSHOP
[3 hours]  Students present their poetry and/or creative prose for peer critique and discussion. Readings in primary texts. Portfolio.

ENGL - 5050/7050   COMPARATIVE STUDY OF LITERATURE
[3 hours]  An introduction to the methods, history and practice of Comparative Literature, with special attention to the areas of this discipline useful to the student specializing in the study of English or American literature.

ENGL - 5090/7090   CURRENT WRITING THEORY
[3 hours]  An intensive study of current theories and research connecting reading, critical thinking, and writing with applications of theory to students� literate practices and research.

ENGL - 5100/7100   HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
[3 hours]  Course is crosslisted as LING 5100.  Study of the origins and development of the English language.  Prerequisite: ENGL or LING 3150/5150/7150, 4110/5110/7110, 4120/5120/7120, or consent.

ENGL - 5110/7110   OLD ENGLISH
[3 hours]  Course is crosslisted as LING 5110.  Study of the phonology, morphology and syntax of Old English, with special attention to literary and cultural backgrounds.  Representative readings in verse and prose.

ENGL - 5120/7120   MIDDLE ENGLISH
[3 hours]  Course is crosslisted as LING 5120.  Study of the phonology, morphology and syntax of Middle English, with special attention to literary and cultural background. Representative readings in verse and prose.

ENGL - 5130/7130   AMERICAN DIALECTS
[3 hours]  Course is crosslisted as LING 5130.  A study of the major regional and social dialects of the United States, their origins, and the methods of modern dialectology.  Prerequisite: ENGL or LING 5150/7150

ENGL - 5140/7140   LANGUAGE IN THE AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY
[3 hours]  Course is crosslisted as LING 5140/7140.  Focuses on the distinctive elements of African American Vernacular English, its historical origins, its sociocultural development, and its implications for pedagogy and language policy.

ENGL - 5150/7150   LINGUISTIC PRINCIPLES
[3 hours]  Course is cross-listed as LING 5150.  Intensive study of modern linguistic theories about the nature and structure of language, with emphasis on English.

ENGL - 5190/7190   ENGLISH STRUCTURE AND LANGUAGE TEACHING
[3 hours]  Description of major elements of English structure and applications to language acquisition.  Prerequisite: ENGL or LING 3150/5150/7150

ENGL - 5200/7200   BRITISH FICTION:  18TH CENTURY
[3 hours]  A course in 18th Century fiction with emphasis on the novels of Defoe, Richardson, Fielding, Smollett, and Sterne and their relation to historical background and literary theory.

ENGL - 5220/7220   BRITISH FICTION:  EARLY 19TH CENTURY
[3 hours]  Major developments in British fiction beginning with Scott and concluding with novels of the 1840�s; particular attention to the works of one author.

ENGL - 5230/7230   BRITISH FICTION:  LATER 19TH CENTURY
[3 hours]  Critical study of 19th Century British fiction, particular attention to the works of one author.

ENGL - 5240/7240   BRITISH FICTION:  20TH CENTURY
[3 hours]  Major developments in British fiction from Conrad to the present, with particular emphasis on changes in technique and approach.

ENGL - 5280/7280   AMERICAN FICTION:  20TH CENTURY
[3 hours]  A study of the chief developments in content and form of the American short story and novel since World War I, partly through intensive analysis of works by selected major writers.

ENGL - 5310/7310   BRITISH DRAMA:  1580-1642
[3 hours]  A study of early British drama exclusive of Shakespeare, with particular attention to Elizabethan drama and its background.

ENGL - 5340/7340   MODERN DRAMA
[3 hours]  A study of Western Drama from the l870�s to the 1980�s, concentrating on Ibsen, Strindberg, Chekhov, Brecht, O�Neill, Williams, Pinter, Shepard and other dramatists, with special attention to modern theories of theater and performance.

ENGL - 5410/7410   OLD AND MIDDLE ENGLISH LITERATURE
[3 hours]  Study of Old and Middle English Literature, using translations where necessary, with emphasis on major works and genres, cultural, philosophical, and historical contexts and backgrounds.

ENGL - 5420/7420   ENGLISH RENAISSANCE
[3 hours]  Poetry and prose of the English Renaissance, including the sonnet tradition; �Spenser�s Fairie Queene�; Shakespeare�s longer poems; the prose of Ralegh, Hoby, Ascham, and Elyot; �Defense of Poesy�; More�s �Utopia.�

ENGL - 5440/7440   EARLY 17TH CENTURY ENGLISH LITERATURE
[3 hours]  Early and mid-17th Century non-dramatic texts.  Including such authors as Milton, Donne, Jonson, Herrick,Herbert, Marvell, Bacon, and Browne.  Non-canonical writing by women and figures of historical as well as literary importance.

ENGL - 5460/7460   RESTORATION AND 18TH CENTURY BRITISH LITERATURE
[3 hours]  Drama, poetry, and prose of the Restoration, Neo-classical, and pre-Romantic periods, focusing on literary strategies and themes, political and cultural contexts.

ENGL - 5500/7500   BRITISH ROMANTIC LITERATURE
[3 hours]  Study of British Romantic poetry and prose and the historical and intellectual backgrounds of the period, focusing on a broad range of authors.

ENGL - 5520/7520   BRITISH VICTORIAN LITERATURE
[3 hours]  Study of Victorian poetry and prose may include the works of such authors as Tennyson, Browning, Arnold, and others.

ENGL - 5540/7540   20TH CENTURY BRITISH LITERATURE
[3 hours]  British poetry of the early 20th century, including the works of such poets as Hopkins, Housman, Hardy, Yeats, Owen, Lawrence, Auden, and Thomas, and the research and criticism relevant to them.

ENGL - 5600/7600   EARLY AMERICAN LITERATURE
[3 hours]  The poetry and prose writings of the New England Puritans and the American Enlightenment with emphasis on Bradford, Bradstreet, Taylor, Franklin, Jefferson, Paine, and Wheatley.

ENGL - 5620/7620   AMERICAN LITERARY ROMANTICISM
[3 hours]  American literature from 1798 to 1865, from the beginnings of Romanticism in Bryant and Cooper through the Transcendental movement, with emphasis on Hawthorne, Melville, Stowe and Douglass.

ENGL - 5630/7630   AMERICAN LITERARY REALISM
[3 hours]  American literature from the post-Civil War period to the early 20th century:  some emphasis on naturalism and humor; such writers as Twain, James, Howells, Dreiser, and Wharton.

ENGL - 5640/7640   EARLY 20TH CENTURY AMERICAN LITERATURE
[3 hours]  Study of American literature from 1900 to World War II, focusing on literary modernism and its social, political, and philosophical contexts.

ENGL - 5650/7650   AFRICAN AMERICAN WRITING BEFORE THE 20TH CENTURY
[3 hours]  Study of African American prose, poetry, drama, and fiction from 1760 to 1915.

ENGL - 5660/7660   AFRICAN AMERICAN WRITING IN THE 20TH CENTURY
[3 hours]  A literary, historical and social consideration of the achievement of black American writers since 1915.

ENGL - 5680/7680   AMERICAN LITERATURE SINCE WORLD WAR II
[3 hours]  Major trends in postwar American literature, including traditional and uncanonical writers.  Emphasis may be on poetry or prose by instructor�s option.

ENGL - 5690   NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE AND CULTURE
[3 hours]  Native American literature interrogates a selection of texts by and about Native Americans, including the oral traditions of storytelling and mythology.  Prerequisite: Composition II- one of ENGL 2700-2800 or 3790

ENGL - 5730   WORLD CINEMAS AND CULTURES
[3 hours]  World Cinema focuses on the question of representation across cultures in terms of the relations between film, its subjects, and the camera.  Prerequisite: Composition II-one of ENGL 2700-2800 or 3790

ENGL - 5750/7750   HISTORY OF LITERARY CRITICISM
[3 hours]  A chronological examination of literary criticism, analyzing the variety of claims and practices which contribute to the current frameworks used to interpret and analyze literary texts.

ENGL - 5770/7770   FOLK POETRY: BALLAD AND BLUES
[3 hours]  The focus is first the British and American folk and broadside ballad and then the downhome and urban blues.

ENGL - 5780/7780   CONTEMPORARY LITERARY THEORIES AND CRITICISM
[3 hours]  An intensive examination of contemporary literary theories and criticism, focusing on selected issues and on representative theorists and critics.

ENGL - 5790/7790   APPROACHES TO RESEARCH IN ENGLISH
[3 hours]  An introduction to the discipline(s) of English, the methods and resources of scholarship in the field.

ENGL - 5800/7800   CHAUCER
[3 hours]  An examination of selected works in the light of important theories about medieval literature.

ENGL - 5810/7810   SHAKESPEARE
[3 hours]  A study of Shakespeare�s plays with emphasis on his development as a dramatist and with readings in major Shakespearean criticism.

ENGL - 5820/7820   MILTON
[3 hours]  A study of the poetry and selected prose.  Particular attention is given to biography and criticism.

ENGL - 5850/7850   STUDIES IN THE WORK OF A BRITISH AUTHOR
[3 hours]  Author changes with each offering.  Consult Time Schedules for authors to be studied.

ENGL - 5860/7860   STUDIES IN THE WORK OF AN AMERICAN AUTHOR
[3 hours]  Author changes with each offering.  Consult Time Schedules for authors to be studied.

ENGL - 5950/7950   TOPICS IN COMPARATIVE AND GENERAL LITERATURE
[3 hours]  A seminar in which special problems, specific authors, the foreign relations of English literature, and other subjects can be considered from a comparative perspective.  Prerequisite: Reading knowledge of an appropriate foreign language

ENGL - 5980/7980   SPECIAL TOPICS
[3 hours]  Consideration of a special topic in literature and language.

ENGL - 6010/8010   SEMINAR IN ENGLISH INSTRUCTION:  COMPOSITION
[3 hours]  For prospective college instructors of composition.  Includes supervised teaching of composition.  Graded S/U only.

ENGL - 6060/8060   SEMINAR IN ENGLISH INSTRUCTION:  ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE
[4 hours]  Seminar and extensive supervised practice teaching/observation for prospective teachers of English as a Second Language.  Graded S/U only.  Prerequisite: ENGL or LING 6150/8150, ENGL 5190/7190

ENGL - 6150/8150   APPLIED LINGUISTICS I
[3 hours]  Course is crosslisted as LING 6150/8150.  Focus on the methods of �applied linguistics� in the broad sense, through case studies including research on first and second language acquisition, language teaching, the teaching of reading and writing, and other related areas.  Prerequisite: ENGL or LING 5150, or Permission of Instructor.  Corequisite: ENGL or LING 6160/8160.

ENGL - 6160/8160   APPLIED LINGUISTICS LAB
[1 hour]  Course is crosslisted as LING 6160/8160.  Computer lab for Applied Linguistics Research and Theory I.  Corequisite: ENGL or LING 6150/8150.

ENGL - 6170/8170   APPLIED LINGUISTICS RESEARCH AND THEORY II
[3 hours]  Course is crosslisted as LING 6170/8170.  Focuses on theories of second/foreign language acquisition, especially, but not exclusively, as they relate to English as a Second Language.  Prerequisite: ENGL or LING 6150/8150.

ENGL - 6410/8140   SEMINAR:  STUDIES IN EARLY ENGLISH LITERATURE
[3 hours]  Seminar on a specialized topic in Old and/or Middle English literature.

ENGL - 6420/8420   SEMINAR:  STUDIES IN ENGLISH RENAISSANCE LITERATURE
[3 hours]  Seminar on a specialized topic in English Renaissance literature.

ENGL - 6440/8440   SEMINAR:  STUDIES IN RESTORATION AND 18TH CENTURY BRITISH LITERATURE
[3 hours]  Seminar on a specialized topic in early 17th century English literature.

ENGL - 6460/8460  SEMINAR: STUDIES IN RESTORATION AND 18TH CENTURY BRITISH LITERATURE
[3 hours]  Seminar on a specialized topic in Restoration and 18th century British literature.

ENGL - 6500/8500   SEMINAR:  STUDIES IN BRITISH ROMANTIC LITERATURE
[3 hours]  Seminar on a specialized topic in British Romantic literature.

ENGL - 6520/8520   SEMINAR:  STUDIES IN VICTORIAN LITERATURE
[3 hours]  Seminar on a specialized topic in Victorian literature.

ENGL - 6540/8540   SEMINAR:  STUDIES IN 20TH CENTURY BRITISH LITERATURE
[3 hours]  Seminar on a specialized topic in 20th century British literature.

ENGL - 6600/8600   SEMINAR:  STUDIES IN EARLY AMERICAN LITERATURE
[3 hours]  Seminar on a specialized topic in early American literature.

ENGL - 6620/8620   SEMINAR:  STUDIES IN AMERICAN LITERARY ROMANTICISM
[3 hours]  Seminar on a specialized topic in American literary Romanticism.

ENGL - 6630/8630   SEMINAR:  STUDIES IN AMERICAN LITERARY REALISM
[3 hours]  Seminar on a specialized topic in American literary realism.

ENGL - 6640/8640   SEMINAR:  STUDIES IN 20TH CENTURY AMERICAN LITERATURE
[3 hours]  Seminar on a specialized topic in 20th century American literature.

ENGL - 6960   MASTER�S RESEARCH
[1 - 3 hours]  Research on, and writing of the master�s paper or thesis.

ENGL - 6980/8980   SEMINAR:  LITERARY TYPES AND SPECIAL TOPICS
[3 hours]  Seminar on a specialized topic in English studies.

ENGL - 6990/8990   INDEPENDENT STUDY
[1 - 3 hours]  By permission of department; may be repeated for additional credit.

ENGL - 7960   DOCTORAL READINGS
[1 - 10 hours]  Graded S/U only.

ENGL - 8020   SEMINAR IN ENGLISH INSTRUCTION: LITERATURE
[3 hours]  Seminar for prospective college instructors of literature in English. Includes supervised teaching of an introductory literature course. Graded S/U only.

ENGL - 8030   SEMINAR IN ENGLISH INSTRUCTION: LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS
[3 hours]  Seminar for prospective college instructors of linguistics and English language. Includes supervised teaching of an introductory courses in grammar and language. Graded S/U only.

ENGL - 8960   DISSERTATION RESEARCH
[1 - 15 hours]  Graded S/U only - Maximum of 30 hours.

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