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ENGL 1010 CC
Introduction to Writing
3:3:0
Fall, Spring, Summer
Prerequisite(s):
Appropriate test scores taken within the last three years or completion of ENGH 1000 with a grade of C- or higher.

Teaches rhetorical knowledge and skills, focusing on critical reading, writing, and thinking. Introduces writing for specific academic audiences and situations. Emphasizes writing as a process through multiple drafts and revisions. Includes major essay assignments, writing and collaboration, research writing, journals, and portfolios. May be delivered hybrid and/or online. Lab access fee of $12 for computers applies.

ENGL 101H CC
Introduction to Writing
3:3:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
Appropriate test scores taken within the last three years or completion of ENGH 1000 with a grade of C- or higher.

Teaches rhetorical knowledge and skills, focusing on critical reading, writing, and thinking. Introduces writing for specific academic audiences and situations. Emphasizes writing as a process through multiple drafts and revisions. Includes major essay assignments, writing and collaboration, research writing, journals, and portfolios. Honors sections challenge the student to take more qualitatively substantive and/or advanced approaches to course content and assignments. Lab access fee of $12 for computers applies.

ENGL 2010 CC
Intermediate Writing Humanities Social Sciences
3:3:0
Fall, Spring, Summer
Prerequisite(s):
Appropriate ACT test scores taken within the last three years or completion of ENGL 1010 or ENGL 101H with a grade of C- or higher.

Emphasizes academic inquiry and research in the humanities and social sciences. Explores issues from multiple perspectives. Teaches careful reasoning, argumentation, and rhetorical awareness of purpose, audience, and genre. Focuses on critically evaluating, effectively integrating, and properly documenting sources. In addition to major essay assignments, may include in-class writing and collaboration, an annotated bibliography, oral presentations, and portfolios. May be delivered hybrid and/or online. Lab access fee of $12 for computers applies.

ENGL 201H CC
Intermediate Writing Humanities/Social Sciences
3:3:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
Appropriate ACT test scores taken within the last three years or completion of ENGL 1010 or ENGL 101H with a grade of C- or higher.

Emphasizes academic inquiry and research in the humanities and social sciences. Explores issues from multiple perspectives. Teaches careful reasoning, argumentation, and rhetorical awareness of purpose, audience, and genre. Focuses on critically evaluating, effectively integrating, and properly documenting sources. In addition to major essay assignments, may include in-class writing and collaboration, an annotated bibliography, oral presentations, and portfolios. Honors sections challenge the student to take more qualitatively substantive and/or advanced approaches to course content and assignments. Lab access fee of $12 for computers applies.

ENGL 2020 CC
Intermediate Writing Science and Technology
3:3:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
Appropriate ACT test scores taken within the last three years or completion of ENGL 1010 or ENGL 101H with a grade of C- or higher.r

Emphasizes academic inquiry and research in science and technology fields. Explores issues from multiple perspectives. Teaches careful reasoning, argumentation, and rhetorical awareness of purpose, audience, and genre. Focuses on critically evaluating, effectively integrating, and properly documenting sources. In addition to major essay assignments, may include in-class writing and collaboration, an annotated bibliography, oral presentations, and portfolios. May be delivered online. Lab access fee of $12 for computers applies.

ENGL 202H CC
Intermediate Writing Science and Technology
3:3:0
Not Offered
Prerequisite(s):
Appropriate ACT test scores taken within the last three years or completion of ENGL 1010 or ENGL 101H with a grade of C- or higher.

Emphasizes academic inquiry and research in science and technology fields. Explores issues from multiple perspectives. Teaches careful reasoning, argumentation, and rhetorical awareness of purpose, audience, and genre. Focuses on critically evaluating, effectively integrating, and properly documenting sources. In addition to major essay assignments, may include in-class writing and collaboration, an annotated bibliography, oral presntations, and portfolios. Honors sections challenge the student to take more qualitatively substantive and/or advanced approaches to course content and assignments. Lab access fee of $12 for computers applies.

ENGL 2030 HH
Writing for Social Change
3:3:0
Fall
Prerequisite(s):
ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020 or instructor/ advisor approval

Introduces theories and strategies of persuasion to help students understand and use basic tools of civic literacy, including critical thinking, reading, and writing. Through analysis of sample texts, reading of scholarly works, engagement with activist rhetoric resources, class discussion, and written assignments, students will learn to use writing to engage with complex social issues in contemporary culture. Includes analysis and production of texts such as letters to the editor, opinion-editorials, writing for non-profit organizations, and political speeches. Additionally students may interact with activist rhetorics through digital media (i.e., blogs, social networking venues).

ENGL 2040
Introduction to Writing Studies
3:3:0
Spring
Prerequisite(s):
ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020

Introduces the academic discipline of Writing Studies by surveying the major historical developments in the field since its inception. Discusses contemporary concepts and methods available for study of the composing process. Examines the importance of writing as a social and communicative skill. Emphasizes the teaching of writing as a skill that may increase a student's opportunities for employment. Includes workshops, presentations, portfolios, and researching and composing a substantive semester project.

ENGL 2050
Editing
3:3:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
ENGL 1010

Covers the essentials of editing manuscripts for publication. Provides students with the necessary knowledge of punctuation, grammar and usage as well as the symbols and conventions of editing. Lab access fee of $12 for computers applies.

ENGL 2120
Fantasy Literature
3:3:0
Fall
Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s):
ENGL 1010

Surveys major fantasy authors from the 19th century to the present. Teaches key elements of the genre, including world creation, character, and significant themes. May include a creative writing component.

ENGL 2130 HH
Science Fiction
3:3:0
Spring
Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s):
ENGL 1010

Presents a chronological survey of major Science Fiction authors from Mary Shelley (1818) to the present. Emphasizes the importance of character, setting, plot, and scientific ideas in analyzing literature. Uses discussion, lectures, videos, and films to help students increase appreciation for the literary genre and its works. Completers will have a better understanding of science fiction, plus enhanced writing skills.

ENGL 2150  (Cross-listed with: CINE 2150) HH
Critical Introduction to Cinema Studies
3:3:0
Spring
Prerequisite(s):
ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020

Studies film as an aesthetic and cultural medium. Teaches the fundamentals of film, including narrative form, mis en scene, cinematography, editing, sound, and non-narrative forms. Teaches film analysis, including ideological approaches, and considers film as a cultural institution. Includes discussion, lecture, film screenings, papers, and tests. May be delivered hybrid.

ENGL 217G  (Cross-listed with: CINE 217G, COMM 217G, COMM 217G) HH
Race Class and Gender in U S Cinema GI
3:3:0
Fall
Prerequisite(s):
ENGL 1010

Raises cultural awareness through aesthetic, critical, and interdisciplinary examination of the evolution of the representation of race, class, and gender in American cinema. Focuses on both Hollywood and independent minority filmmakers. Some films screened may carry an 'R' rating.

ENGL 2200 HH
Introduction to Literature
3:3:0
Fall, Spring, Summer
Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s):
ENGL 1010

Introduces literary appreciation. Teaches criticism and terminology as applied to various types of literature, including fiction, poetry, and drama. Uses discussion, lecture, films, videos, and tests.

ENGL 2210 HH
Introduction to Folklore
3:3:0
Spring
Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s):
ENGL 1010

Introduces the study of folklore. Presents the dynamics of the traditional expressions of a variety of folk groups. Emphasizes folklore performance and its cultural context. Provides practical experience in folklore collection.

ENGL 2230 HH
Myths and Legends in Literature
3:3:0
Fall
Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s):
ENGL 1010

Introduces students to myths and legends that are the foundation of literature. Uses discussion, storytelling, videos, journals, and portfolios.

ENGL 223H HH
Myths and Legends in Literature
3:3:0
On Sufficient Demand
Prerequisite(s):
ENGL 1010

Provides a thorough foundation for the study of classical mythology; explores common myth themes through guided research and projects in world myth; analyzes myth through a variety of theoretical perspectives. Focuses on lecture, discussion, written and oral presentations, myth analysis, exams, and papers.

ENGL 2250 HH
Creative Process and Imaginative Writing
3:3:0
Fall, Spring, Summer
Prerequisite(s):
ENGL 1010 with a grade of C- or higher

Introduces students to the basic literary elements of writing short fiction, drama, creative non-fiction, poetry, or combinations of these. Uses readings from a wide range of contemporary authors, guest speakers, workshops, and student writing to enhance the techniques and aesthetics of creative writing. Lab access fee of $12 for computers applies.

ENGL 225H HH
Creative Process and Imaginative Writing
3:3:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
ENGL 1010 with a grade of C- or higher

Introduces students to the basic literary elements of writing short fiction, drama, creative nonfiction, poetry, or combinations of these. Uses readings from a wide range of contemporary authors, guest speakers, workshops, and student writing to enhance the techniques and aesthetics of creative writing. Smaller class size to facilitate increased student interaction and inquiry. Lab access fee of $12 for computers applies.

ENGL 2300 HH
Shakespeare
3:3:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s):
ENGL 1010

For General Education students and English majors. Introduces several Shakespeare plays with particular attention to analysis and critical review of Shakespeare's works. Teaches comprehension of Shakespeare's works and their continued cultural stature. Explores aspects of dramatic performance and a selection of Shakespeare's poetry. May include discussion, lectures, films, papers, examinations, and attending or performing in plays or scenes from plays. Completers should be able to interpret Shakespearean literature and explain the relationship of Shakespeare's works to the world of today.

ENGL 230H HH
Shakespeare
3:3:0
On Sufficient Demand
Prerequisite(s):
ENGL 1010

For General Education students and English majors. Introduces several Shakespeare plays with particular attention to analysis and critical evaluation of Shakespeare's works. Teaches comprehension of Shakespeare's works and their continued cultural stature. Explores aspects of dramatic performance and a selection of Shakespeare's poetry. May include discussion, lectures, films, papers, examinations, and attending or performing in plays or scenes from plays. Completers should be able to interpret Shakespearean literature and explain the relationship of Shakespeare's works to the world of today.

ENGL 2310 HH
Technical Communication
3:3:0
Fall, Spring, Summer
Prerequisite(s):
ENGL 1010

For any student wishing to improve written communication skills. Teaches basic technical writing skills used in a variety of professional settings. Emphasizes audience analysis, page layout and document design and writing for the audience. Students will produce a variety of documents including technical reports, instructions, proposals, presentations, and other work-related documents.

ENGL 2510 HH
American Literature before 1865
3:3:0
Fall, Spring, Summer
Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s):
ENGL 1010

Surveys American essays, letters, biographies, fiction, and poetry up to 1865. Studies literature as a reaction to American and world events and to the general condition of the American people through discussion, lecture, videos, and writing.

ENGL 2520 HH
American Literature after 1865
3:3:0
Fall, Spring, Summer
Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s):
ENGL 1010

Surveys American essays, letters, biographies, fiction, drama, and poetry from 1865 to the present. Studies literature as a reaction to American and world events and to the general condition of the American people through discussion, lecture, videos, and writing.

ENGL 2600 HH
Critical Introduction to Literature
3:3:0
Fall, Spring, Summer
Prerequisite(s):
Completion of ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020 with a grade of C- or higher.

Surveys contemporary critical, theoretical, and ideological approaches to literature (such as structuralist, poststructuralist, psychoanalytical, feminist / gender, Marxist, new historical, postcolonial, etc.). Introduces key literary terms and engages close reading techniques. Includes lectures, screenings, student presentations, analyses and written reports, exams, and a final essay in MLA format and documentation. Required for English majors. Should be taken early in major.

ENGL 2610 HH
British Literature before 1800
3:3:0
Fall, Spring, Summer
Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s):
ENGL 1010

Presents a survey of British literature with emphasis on the most important works of the best writers from 450-1800 A.D. Introduces Old English, Middle English, Renaissance, and Neo-Classical British literature. Uses discussion, lecture, films, videos, tests, and papers.

ENGL 2620 HH
British Literature after 1800
3:3:0
Fall, Spring, Summer
Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s):
ENGL 1010

Introduces British Romanticism, Victorianism, Modernism, and post-Modernism. Emphasizes important works of the best writers from approximately 1800 to the present. May include discussion, lecture, videos, films, tests, and papers.

ENGL 2730
Introduction to Gender Studies
3:3:0
On Sufficient Demand
Prerequisite(s):
ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020

Analyzes gender from an interdisciplinary model. Explores such issues as the definition of masculinity and femininity, the function of gender roles and stereotypes, and what it means to have sexed bodies and minds. Analyzes questions of gender through the different frameworks of literature, anthropology, sociology, history, biology, psychology, and philosophy.

ENGL 276R
Themes in Literature
3:3:0
Fall
Prerequisite(s):
ENGL 1010

Analyzes specific themes/topics in literature (generic or other). Requires reading and study of representative works. Includes short papers, tests and presentations. Possible course themes are: horror, fantasy, nonfiction, detective fiction, and western American literature, among others. May be repeated for up to 6 credits toward graduation.

ENGL 281R
Internship
1 to 8:0:5 to 40
Fall, Spring, Summer
Prerequisite(s):
Approval of Cooperative Coordinator

Designed for English majors. Provides experience in the student's major. Students who receive credit for an internship must establish learning objectives with their Faculty Sponsor at the beginning of their internship and reflect on their learning through academic work (i.e. papers, journal, etc.). Students are required to submit an evaluation of their experience at the end of the semester. Credit is determined by the number of hours a student works during the semester. May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits toward graduation. May be graded credit/no credit.

ENGL 290R
English Scholarly Forum
1:1:0
On Sufficient Demand
Prerequisite(s):
ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020

Requires attendance at academic campus events of student's choice (conferences, lectures, colloquia, symposia, workshops, reading groups, etc.) and composing reflective, written assignments. Includes informal meetings with instructor at the beginning and end of the course. May be taken three times for credit.

ENGL 299R
Independent Study
.5 to 3:0 to 3:0 to 12
On Sufficient Demand

Provides independent study as directed in reading and individual projects at the discretion and approval of the Dean and/or Department Chair. Limited to three credits toward graduation with an AS/AA degree.

ENGL 3000
Professional Considerations for the English Major
1:1:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
Completion of ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020 with a grade of C- or higher and University Advanced Standing

Discusses various career choices for English majors. Familiarizes students with curricular emphases and department faculty. Emphasizes internships and other activities available to help majors professionalize. Features a regular rotation of English faculty guest speakers. English majors must take the course as early as possible, no later than their junior year.

ENGL 3010
Rhetorical Theory
3:3:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020) with a grade of C- or higher and University Advanced Standing

Considers prominent theories of rhetoric and accompanying methods for the production of texts in various contexts, encouraging adopting, amending, and/or developing hybrid theories of rhetoric.

ENGL 3020
Modern English Grammars
3:3:0
Fall, Spring, Summer
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020) with a grade of C- or higher and University Advanced Standing

Explores language structures, discovering connections between grammar (linguistic structure) and language uses (discourse and/or rhetoric). Writing intensive. Includes the study of and practice in informed decision making in the process of developing language structures (grammatical choices) appropriate to a particular rhetorical aim.

ENGL 3030
Writing in the Disciplines
3:3:0
On Sufficient Demand
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020) and University Advanced Standing

Focuses on analysis and production of texts appropriate to a particular discipline (several kinds of disciplinary writing will be studied, modeled, and practiced). Teaches rhetorical knowledge and skills and emphasizes summarizing, paraphrasing, quoting, critical analysis, synthesizing ideas, and interrogating multiple perspectives. Includes written, oral, visual, and other modes of communication. Requires the completion of a portfolio. Lab access fee of $12 for computers applies.

ENGL 3040
History of the English Language
3:3:0
Fall
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020) with a grade of C- or higher and University Advanced Standing

Introduces historical origins of the English language and changes that produced our present speech in its many dialects, creoles and pidgins. Combines linguistic and rhetorical histories. For all English majors and others interested in the origins of our language and how it has grown and continues to change.

ENGL 3050
Advanced Editing and Design for Print Media
3:3:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020 or Instructor Approval) and University Advanced Standing; ENGL 2050 recommended

Refines student editing, design, and publishing skills. Provides students with the opportunity to take manuscripts from editing to press-ready. Teaches industry standards for state-of-the-art publishing tools using hands-on projects such as designing books and marketing literature/corporate identities. Topics include design, typography, and prepress issues as they relate to writing and editing documents. Recommended for students involved with student publications, including journals and campus newspaper. Lab access fee of $12 for computers applies.

ENGL 3060  (Cross-listed with: HUM 3060)
Visual Rhetoric
3:3:0
Fall
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020) and University Advanced Standing

Investigates the growing academic and cultural interest in the rhetorical nature of visual texts. Teaches critical thinking about the consumption and productions of images and multimodal texts. Explores visual grammars and other theories of visual rhetoric as articulated by contemporary image, language, and rhetoric scholars. Encourages the development of theoretical and practical knowledge through reading, discussion and analysis as well as through the production of visual texts and written work.

ENGL 3070
Public Rhetorics
3:3:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
University Advanced Standing

Investigates the structure and nature of rhetorical identities and arguments in public discourse. Introduces genres of public discourse (political, government, scholarly, religious, activist, and others) to examine their rhetorical construction and circulation to mass audiences. Explores and critiques theories of democratic deliberation. Studies texts in media such as advertising, blogs, film, social networking venues, television, and websites through specific theories of public rhetoric. Examines arguments regarding the complex nature of public ethos. Includes reading, discussion, analysis, research, and production of public rhetorics through a variety of media and methods.

ENGL 3085
Rhetorical Approaches to Popular Culture
3:3:0
Spring
Prerequisite(s):
University Advanced Standing

Explores popular culture as a contested site of meaning-making, identity formation, and shared experiences. Reviews historical theories that construct the status of the popular or the mainstream versus the comparative labels of the "highbrow" and the "subcultural." Analyzes how media access, socio-economic context, cultural movements, and generational differences formulate taste preferences and different styles of engagement with popular texts. Focuses on the rhetorical practices of pop culture creation and consumption with an emphasis on personal and political ramifications. Examines texts that are industry produced and texts created through the practices of fans, critics, and theorists. Requires students to produce their own remixed and repurposed works of popular culture to distribute and share with various communities.

ENGL 3090
Academic Writing for English Majors
3:3:0
Fall, Spring, Summer
Prerequisite(s):
ENGL 2600 with a grade of C- or higher and University Advanced Standing
Corequisite(s):
ENGL 3000 Recommended

Centers on scholarly research and writing in fields related to English Studies, drawing on students' areas of focus. Emphasizes analysis, rhetorical theories of writing, development, style, oral presentations, and primary and secondary research techniques. Prepares students to extend their abilities with researched writing in other upper-division courses and teaches students advanced scholarly attitudes toward researched writing. Lab access fee of $12 for computers applies.

ENGL 3110  (Cross-listed with: COMM 3110, THEA 3110)
Non Fiction Cinema History
3:2:3
On Sufficient Demand
Prerequisite(s):
ENGL 2150 and University Advanced Standing

Surveys the history of non-fiction/documentary film from 1896 to the present. Includes study of early pioneers from Flaherty's NANOOK OF THE NORTH to the current trend of reality television and popular documentaries. Some films screened may carry an "R" rating.

ENGL 314G  (Cross-listed with: COMM 314G, THEA 314G)
Global Cinema History
3:2:3
On Sufficient Demand
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2150 or THEA 1023) and University Advanced Standing

Studies the evolution of global film styles, movements, stars, and genres with a focus on international cinema chronologies outside the United States. Some films screened may be considered controversial and carry an "R" rating.

ENGL 3150  (Cross-listed with: CINE 3150, COMM 3150, COMM 3150)
Film Theory
3:3:0
On Sufficient Demand
Prerequisite(s):
(CINE 2150 or ENGL 2150) and University Advanced Standing

Emphasizes film theory as cultural analysis. Relates cultural phenomena to films that reflect elements of contemporary film theory focusing on spectatorship, stars, narration, authorship, genre, and film production. Includes lecture, film screenings, and critical discussions of assigned readings. Some films screened may be considered controversial and carry an "R" rating.

ENGL 3300
Collaborative Communication for Technology Professions
3:3:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020) and University Advanced Standing

Teaches technical communication skills and methodologies in demand by business and industry. Provides collaborative experience in the development of a professional caliber, team-oriented project, using suitable technology. Teaches writing and editing skills and integration of textual and visual rhetorics through effective design practices. Emphasizes primary and secondary research and usability testing. Lab access fee of $12 for computers applies.

ENGL 3320
Grant and Proposal Writing
3:3:0
Not Offered
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020) and University Advanced Standing

For interested upper-division students and Technical Writing emphases and minors. Introduces students to private and governmental funding sources. Demonstrates successful proposal and grant writing strategies. Lab access fee of $12 for computers applies.

ENGL 3340
Digital Document Design
3:3:0
Fall
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020) and University Advanced Standing

Teaches web-based document design and other digital genres. Introduces HTML, CSS, and industry standard tools. Emphasizes rhetorical differences between digital and print documents and focuses on the collaborative and viral nature of web texts. Requires collaboratively written web-based documentation with a community partner. Lab access fee of $12 for computers applies.

ENGL 3420
Intermediate Fiction Writing
3:3:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
[(ENGL 2250 or ENGL 225H) and ENGL 2600 each with a C- or higher] and University Advanced Standing

Implements a variety of intermediate techniques for generating, writing, and revising stories for publication and public readings, along with readings in theory and fiction. Lab access fee of $12 for computers applies.

ENGL 3430
Play Writing for Creative Writers
3:3:0
On Sufficient Demand
Prerequisite(s):
[(ENGL 2250 or ENGL 225H) and ENGL 2600 each with a C- or higher] and University Advanced Standing

Teaches the skills and processes of a variety of styles of playwriting presented through textual analysis of written plays and play attendance. Includes workshops, lectures, discussions, and a final revised portfolio of original dramatic works.

ENGL 3440
Intermediate Poetry Writing
3:3:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
[(ENGL 2250 or ENGL 225H) and ENGL 2600 each with a C- or higher] and University Advanced Standing

Provides practices and techniques for generating, writing, and revising original poetry. Includes poetry readings, memorizations, and submission of original poetry to literary journals. Focuses on contemporary poetry and critical theories associated with contemporary poetry.

ENGL 3450
Intermediate Creative Nonfiction Writing
3:3:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
[(ENGL 2250 or ENGL 225H) and ENGL 2600 each with a C- or higher] and University Advanced Standing

Provides intermediate instruction for writing nonfiction prose. Explores and provides practice in various categories of nonfiction, including, for example, narrative, memoir, interpretive reporting, found text, and experimental forms. Addresses the stylistic and compositional challenges of transforming experience into writing.

ENGL 3460
Wilderness and Environmental Writing
3:3:0
Fall
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020) and University Advanced Standing

Introduces students to the literary conversation of appreciation and responsibility for our natural world and teaches them how to engage meaningfully in that conversation. Requires (1) extensive readings in literature of the natural world, including scientific, polemic, creative non-fiction, and fiction writing modes bearing on environmental stewardship and (2) a writing portfolio that includes polemic, creative non-fiction, fiction, and poetry. Includes discussion of assigned readings and workshopping of student manuscripts. Requires overnight wilderness field trips; students with disabilities will be accommodated on field trips.

ENGL 3510
Early American Literature
3:3:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020), and (ENGL 2510 or ENGL 2520), both with a grade of C- or higher and University Advanced Standing

Examines selected authors and themes in American literature from its beginnings through the 1820s. Locates texts within their cultural and historical contexts. Explores multiple genres, including autobiography, essay, poetry, drama, and fiction. Requires discussion, presentations, informal and formal writing, and exams.

ENGL 3520
Literature of the American Renaissance
3:3:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020), and (ENGL 2510 or ENGL 2520), both with a grade of C- or higher and University Advanced Standing

Studies American literary works during the Romantic period, roughly 1830-1870. Authors may include Hawthorne, Melville, Poe, Emerson, Thoreau, Douglass, Jacobs, Stowe, Whitman, and Dickinson. Locates the contribution of both canonical and lesser-known authors within cultural and historical contexts. Requires informal and formal writing, presentations, and exams.

ENGL 3525
American Literary Realism and Naturalism
3:3:0
On Sufficient Demand
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020), and (ENGL 2510 or ENGL 2520), both with a grade of C- or higher and University Advanced Standing

Studies literature associated with the American realist and naturalist movements between the Civil War and the early twentieth century, by authors such as Mark Twain, Henry James, Kate Chopin, Theodore Dreiser, and Edith Wharton. Explores aesthetic and philosophical issues encountered by authors who attempt to depict social and natural environments realistically.

ENGL 3530
Modern American Literature
3:3:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020), and (ENGL 2510 or ENGL 2520), both with a grade of C- or higher and University Advanced Standing

Studies modern American literature (c. 1900-1945) in relation to intellectual and historical developments. Emphasizes important works by major writers responding to radical changes in America brought on by shifting demographics, artistic experimentation, and world war. Involves lecture, discussion, presentations, written assignments, and exams.

ENGL 3540
Contemporary American Literature
3:3:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020), and (ENGL 2510 or ENGL 2520), both with a grade of C- or higher and University Advanced Standing

Studies significant authors, themes, and topics in American literature (c. 1945 to present) in relation to historical and intellectual developments and contemporary literary theory. Explores multiple genres, including fiction, poetry, drama, and film. Involves lecture, discussions, presentations, written assignments, and exams.

ENGL 357G
Native American Literature
3:3:0
Fall
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020) and University Advanced Standing

Surveys a wide range of Native American literature. Examines the cultures and identities of Native Americans through the study of literary texts including mythology and works by contemporary writers such as N. Scott Momaday, Leslie Marmon Silko, Louise Erdrich, and Sherman Alexie, among others.

ENGL 3610
Medieval Literature
3:3:0
Spring
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020), and (ENGL 2610 or ENGL 2620), both with a grade of C- or higher and University Advanced Standing

Covers major authors, works, and themes from Anglo Saxon, Middle English, up to the Tudor period (750 to 1485 AD). Studies selected authors. May include "Beowulf" poet, Julian of Norwich, Langland, Margery Kempe, Malory, Marie De France, the "Pearl" poet, and the Wakefield Master. Includes brief discussion of Chaucer. Analyzes relevant cultural, philosophical, and historical aspects of the period. Includes lectures, discussions, oral presentations, films, tests, journal writing, and papers.

ENGL 3620
Tudor British Literature
3:3:0
Fall
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020), and (ENGL 2610 or ENGL 2620), both with a grade of C- or higher and University Advanced Standing

Covers major authors, works, and themes from the Tudor period (1485-1603). Studies selected authors. May include Surrey, Wyatt, Skelton, Moore, Marlowe, Sydney, Spenser, Queen Elizabeth I, Ralegh, Mary Herbert, Shakespeare, Drayton, Campion, and Nashe. Briefly discusses Shakespeare. Analyzes relevant cultural, philosophical, and historical aspects of the period. Includes lectures, discussions, oral presentations, films, tests, journal writing, and papers.

ENGL 3630
Stuart British Literature
3:3:0
Spring
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020), and (ENGL 2610 or ENGL 2620), both with a grade of C- or higher and University Advanced Standing

Covers major authors, works, and themes from the Stuart period (Jacobean, English Civil War, and Restoration eras). Studies selected authors. May include Shakespeare, Jonson, Lanyer, Donne, Wroth, Herbert, Herrick, Vaughn, Marvell, Cavendish, Philips, Milton, Behn, and Dryden. Discusses relevant cultural, philosophical, and historical aspects of the period. Includes lectures, discussion, oral presentations, films, journal or response writing, and papers.

ENGL 3640
Restoration and 18th Century British Literature
3:3:0
Fall
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020), and (ENGL 2610 or ENGL 2620), both with a grade of C- or higher and University Advanced Standing

Surveys major authors and works from the Augustan and Johnsonian eras of British literature, including literary, political, historical, religious, and social trends and ideas. Studies selected authors. May include Defoe, Swift, Pope, Johnson, Thompson, Gray, Collins, Goldsmith, Montague, Burney, and others. Includes lectures, discussion, oral presentations, papers, and tests.

ENGL 3650
Romantic British Literature
3:3:0
Spring
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020), and (ENGL 2610 or ENGL 2620), both with a grade of C- or higher and University Advanced Standing

Explores British poetry, fiction, and nonfiction of the Romantic era (approx. 1780-1830) by authors including Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Keats, the Shelleys, and Austen. Examines historical and philosophical trends that shaped the era's literature and were shaped by it. Involves lecture, discussion, small group work, audiovisual presentations, examinations, and writing.

ENGL 3655
Victorian British Literature
3:3:0
Fall
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020), and (ENGL 2610 or ENGL 2620), both with a grade of C- or higher and University Advanced Standing

Explores British poetry, drama, fiction, and nonfiction of the Victorian age (approx. 1830-1900) by authors including Dickens, Tennyson, Eliot, the Brownings and Rossettis, Hardy, and Wilde. Examines historical and philosophical trends that shaped the era's literature and were shaped by it. Involves lecture, discussion, small group work, audiovisual presentations, examinations, and writing.

ENGL 3660
Modern British Literature
3:3:0
Spring
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020), and (ENGL 2610 or ENGL 2620), both with a grade of C- or higher.

Explores modern British literature (c. 1900-1945) in relation to intellectual and historical developments. Emphasizes the literature of empire and of the world wars, modernist experimental writing, and reactions against modernism. Involves lectures, discussion, audiovisual presentations, written assignments, and exams.

ENGL 3670
Contemporary British Literature
3:3:0
Fall
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020), and (ENGL 2610 or ENGL 2620), both with a grade of C- or higher and University Advanced Standing

Explores contemporary British literature (1945-present) in relation to intellectual and historical developments. Emphasizes postmodern and postcolonial writing alongside traditional forms that, together, characterize recent British literature. Involves lectures, discussion, audiovisual presentations, written assignments, and exams.

ENGL 3710
Literature by Women
3:3:0
Spring
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020) and University Advanced Standing

Provides a substantive framework of important critical issues regarding literature by or about women. Studies applications of feminist critical theory to fiction, poetry, personal essays, or drama written by women. Requires oral presentations or discussions by students, written reports, and exams.

ENGL 373R
Literature of Cultures and Places
3:3:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020) and University Advanced Standing

Studies one of the literatures that has developed using the English language but that are based on nations other than England or the United States (such as Canada or India) or in cultures within the British Isles or North America that are defined by ethnic or religious culture or by geography (such as African-American, Mormon, Southern, or Irish). May survey the literature of the culture or region as a whole or focus on representative works. May be repeated twice with different designations. Uses lectures, discussion, visiting writers, videos, tests, and papers.

ENGL 374G
Literature of the Sacred
3:3:0
Fall
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020) and University Advanced Standing

Focuses on reading and interpreting primary texts of Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and others emphasizing resonances of these texts in later works of literature. Discusses texts from a literary standpoint within the genre of "religious writings." Requires reading. informal and formal writing, and tests.

ENGL 376G HH
World Literature
3:3:0
Spring
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020) and University Advanced Standing

Studies selected works of World Literature from a variety of authors, geographic regions, or time periods. Introduces cultures and ideas of world literature. Focuses on careful, critical readings on a particular region or culture, time period, or author or closely related authors.

ENGL 377G
Latina/o Literature in America
3:3:0
Fall
Prerequisite(s):
University Advanced Standing

Studies Latina/o literature written in and about the United States and North America through close readings of novels, poetry, and other media from a variety of national, ethnic, and cultural traditions and perspectives including Mexico, the Caribbean, and the Brazuca/o experience. Examines issues such as identity, language, culture, race, ethnicity, and national borders, alongside questions of style, form, symbolism, and narrative. Integrates active class discussions, film screenings, student presentations, examinations, and papers. All texts are either written in English or taught in translation.

ENGL 3780
Mormon Literature
3:3:0
Spring
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020) and University Advanced Standing

Surveys the foundations of Mormon literature as expressed through short fiction, novels, personal essays, drama, history and criticism. Includes readings, quizzes, presentations, papers, and exams.

ENGL 3790
Contemporary LGBT/Q Literature
3:3:0
On Sufficient Demand
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020) and University Advanced Standing

Addresses interrelated issues of gender, ethnicity, geography, and social class. Surveys literary, historical, critical, and cultural texts that reflect the diversity inherent among sexually marginal communities in the United States. Includes, but is not limited to works of fiction (primarily novels and short stories), drama, poetry, film and visual art.

ENGL 3820
History of Literary Criticism
3:3:0
Spring
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020) and University Advanced Standing

Explores rhetorical strategies and philosophical ideas influencing the reading and writing of literary texts from Plato and Aristotle to the present. Includes lectures, discussions, oral presentations, films, tests, journal writing, and papers.

ENGL 3890
Contemporary Critical Approaches to Literature
3:3:0
Fall, Spring, Summer
Prerequisite(s):
Completion of ENGL 2600 with a grade of C- or higher and University Advanced Standing
Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s):
ENGL 3090

Provides in-depth study of one contemporary theoretical and critical approach to literature using primary texts. Explicates how interpretive techniques function within the discipline of English Studies. Includes lectures, screenings, student presentations, assigned readings, written reports, exams and a research essay that employs MLA documentation. Required for English majors. Should be taken beginning of junior year.

ENGL 401R
Topics in Rhetoric
3:3:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020) with a grade of C- or higher and University Advanced Standing

Examines advanced topics in rhetoric and writing (instructor designates specific semester focus). Studies writing's central role in education, communication, and culture. Emphasizes discourse communities and genres. Analyzes how writing constructs meaning in academic, professional, media, and personal texts. Situates writing as an instrument for community engagement and service learning. Requires a substantive semester research and writing project. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits toward graduation.

ENGL 412R
Studies in Literary Genres
3:3:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
[(ENGL 2250 or ENGL 225H) and ENGL 2600 each with a C- or higher] and University Advanced Standing

Examines various literary genres, with a different focus each semester. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credits toward graduation.

ENGL 414R  (Cross-listed with: THEA 414R)
Special Topics in Cinema History
3:2:3
On Sufficient Demand
Prerequisite(s):
ENGL 2150 and University Advanced Standing

Focuses study on a specific U.S. or International period or movement. Representative topics may include German Expressionism, Italian Neorealism, New Hollywood Cinema, and etc. May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credits toward graduation. Some films screened may carry an "R" rating.

ENGL 416R  (Cross-listed with: CINE 416R, THEA 416R, THEA 416R)
Special Topics in Film Studies
3:3:0
On Sufficient Demand
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2150 or CINE 2150 or THEA 1023) and University Advanced Standing

Covers cinema directors, genre, theory, and social change on a rotating basis. Explains course focus, defines terminology involved, then studies evolution and/or specific texts or contexts, and considers theoretical discourse. May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credits toward graduation. Some films screened may carry an "R" rating. Course fee of $40 for support applies.

ENGL 4210
Methods in Teaching Literacy I
3:3:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
[ENGL 2600 and (ENGL 3010 or ENGL 3020 or ENGL 3040)] and University Advanced Standing

Explores issues related to teaching English in secondary schools. Focuses on using the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) to design engaging units in each of the core strands: Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening, and Language. Focuses on curriculum design, including teaching methods and assessment. Entails class discussion, field observations, and creation of teaching materials.

ENGL 4220
Methods in Teaching Literacy II
3:3:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
ENGL 4210 and University Advanced Standing
Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s):
EDSC 4550

Emphasizes the teaching of reading and literature in the secondary English classroom. Presents strategies for teaching skills and concepts outlined in the Utah Core State Standards (UCSS). Explores issues and research related to adolescent literacy through reading and discussion. Requires students to create teaching materials, including unit and lesson plans, and participate in teaching demonstrations. Preparatory to student teaching for English Secondary Education students.

ENGL 4230
Methods in Teaching Literacy III Teaching the Conventions of Writing
3:3:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
ENGL 4210 and University Advanced Standing
Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s):
EDSC 4550

Emphasizes developing a writing program in the secondary English classroom, including assigning and assessing student writing. Presents strategies for teaching writing to secondary students, as outlined in the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), which have been adopted by the Utah Office of Education. Includes designing lessons for each of the modes specified in the CCSS: Argument, Informative/Explanatory, and Narrative writing. Integrates the six-trait model, with specific focus on teaching Conventions. Entails class discussion, micro-teaching, and creation of teaching materials.

ENGL 4250
Adolescent Literature
3:3:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020) and University Advanced Standing

Engages secondary education majors and other interested students in the study of literature written explicitly for adolescent readers. Explores attitudes towards adolescence as a distinctive psychological, social and moral state using contemporary and time-honored works from various cultures. Particular attention paid to contemporary adolescent issues, history of young adult literature, value instruction, and the role of young adult literature in the literacy development process.

ENGL 4340
Advanced Technical Communication
3:3:0
On Sufficient Demand
Prerequisite(s):
[(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020) and ENGL 2310] and University Advanced Standing

Continues work begun in previous technical communication courses. Introduces advanced theory to critically reflect upon workplace genres and values to situate technical communication into broader political and global contexts. Teaches user-centered document design through a full-length project, including initial proposals and research, drafting, collaboration, usability testing, and document management. Emphasizes designing documents for clients around the University and local community.

ENGL 436R
Topics in Technical Communication
3:3:0
On Sufficient Demand
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020) and University Advanced Standing

Examines key issues and theories in technical communication. Topics vary each semester and include financial, environmental, and medical writing, science writing, and ethical issues in technical writing. May be taken twice with different topics. Lab access fee of $12 for computers applies.

ENGL 4420
Advanced Fiction Writing
3:3:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
ENGL 3420 and University Advanced Standing

Applies a variety of advanced techniques for generating, writing, and revising fiction which includes readings in form, theory, and published works, with an emphasis on workshopping and writing for publication and public readings. Lab access fee of $12 for computers applies

ENGL 4425
Advanced Fiction Writing II
3:3:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
ENGL 4420 and University Advanced Standing

Applies a variety of advanced techniques for writing and especially revising fiction which includes readings in form, theory, and published works, with an emphasis on workshopping, revising, and preparing for publication, public readings, and graduate school.

ENGL 4440
Advanced Poetry Writing I
3:3:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
ENGL 3440 and University Advanced Standing

Provides further practices and techniques for generating, writing, and revising original poetry. Includes poetry readings, memorizations, workshopping and submission of original poetry to literary journals. Focuses on contemporary poetry and critical theories associated with contemporary poetry.

ENGL 4445
Advanced Poetry Writing II
3:3:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
ENGL 4440 and University Advanced Standing

Puts into practice a variety of techniques for writing and revising original poetry. Includes poetry readings, memorizations, workshopping, and submission of original poetry to literary journals. Focuses on contemporary poetry and critical theories associated with contemporary poetry. Includes workshop methodology.

ENGL 4450
Advanced Creative Nonfiction Writing I
3:3:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
ENGL 3450 and University Advanced Standing

Provides advanced instruction for writing nonfiction prose. Explores and provides practice in various categories of nonfiction, including, for example, narrative, memoir, interpretive reporting, found text, and experimental forms. Addresses the stylistic and compositional challenges of transforming experience into writing.

ENGL 4455
Advanced Creative Nonfiction Writing II
3:3:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
ENGL 4450 and University Advanced Standing

Provides advanced instruction in revising, editing, and preparing Creative Nonfiction manuscripts for submissions in well-selected quality venues. Provides practice in finishing work previously shaped in ENGL 3450 and ENGL 4450. Addresses challenges of style, balance, compositional complexity, tradition, and experimentation.

ENGL 4570
Studies in the American Novel
3:3:0
On Sufficient Demand
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020) and University Advanced Standing

Surveys the "great American novel," providing historical, regional, and cultural perspectives of one of the richest genres in literary history.

ENGL 4620
Chaucer
3:3:0
Spring
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020) and University Advanced Standing

Studies selected works by Chaucer investigating selections primarily from The Canterbury Tales, with some use of Chaucer's other major and minor poetry. Considers context of cultural and historical perspectives of the Middle Ages. Includes lectures, discussions, oral presentations, films, tests, journal writing, and papers.

ENGL 463R
Topics in Shakespeare
3:3:0
Fall, Spring, Summer
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020) and University Advanced Standing

Examines various topics related to Shakespeare's works. May include study of his genres, poems, sonnets, theater, and/or relevant cultural and historical aspects of his times. May use lectures, discussions, group work, oral presentations, papers, tests, and film. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits for graduation with different topics.

ENGL 4640
Milton
3:3:0
Fall
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020) and University Advanced Standing

Surveys John Milton's major prose and poetry, including an intensive study of "Paradise Lost," placed in context with the important social, political, and religious trends of his time. May include lectures, discussion, oral presentations, papers, tests, and films.

ENGL 471R
Eminent Authors
3:3:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020) and University Advanced Standing

Introduces important works of eminent authors. Emphasizes forms of literary expression and place in the historical development of world literature. Studies relevant cultural and historical aspects of the authors' milieu. Includes lectures, discussions, oral presentations, films, tests, and papers. May be repeated twice with different topics.

ENGL 473R
Topics in Gender Studies
3:3:0
On Sufficient Demand
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020), ENGL 2600, and University Advanced Standing

Focuses student reading, research, and discussion on specific areas of concentration within the field of gender studies. (Specific areas of focus will change as the instructor and his or her focus or expertise changes.) Analyzes how gender affects and is affected by culture, ideology, socio-economic factors, history, etc. Possible course focuses include: Gender and Popular Culture, Gender and the Canon, and Gender in Literary Theory, among others. May be repeated for up to 6 credits toward graduation.

ENGL 474R
Topics in Folklore
3:3:0
On Sufficient Demand
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2210 or instructor/advisor approval) and University Advanced Standing

Studies one folk genre, one folk group, or one theme which crosses genres and/or groups. Students will collect folklore related to topic under discussion. Uses discussion, readings, folk events, and students' writings. May be repeated twice with different topics.

ENGL 476G
Multi-ethnic Literature in America
3:3:0
Fall
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020) and University Advanced Standing

Surveys multi-ethnic literature reflecting the rich diversity inherent in American experience. Includes but is not limited to works by Native American, Hispanic American, Asian American, African American authors.

ENGL 481R
Internship
1 to 8:0:5 to 40
Fall, Spring, Summer
Prerequisite(s):
Departmental approval, senior status, and University Advanced Standing

For senior English majors and minors. Internships are intended to offer students opportunities to work with instructors and other professionals on task related to the field of English. Students who receive credit for an internship must establish learning objectives with their Faculty Sponsor at the beginning of their internship and reflect on their learning through academic work (i.e., papers, journal, etc.). Students are required to submit an evaluation of their experience at the end of the semester. May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits toward graduation. May be graded credit/no credit.

ENGL 486R
Topics in Literature
3:3:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020) and University Advanced Standing

Studies various topics/themes in fiction, poetry, drama, essay, film, or other art forms such as ethics in literature, queer literature, literature and the environment, literature and war, literature and the civil rights movement, etc. Subject matter will vary each semester. May be repeated twice for different topics.

ENGL 488H
English Honors Seminar
3:3:0
Not Offered
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 3090 and ENGL 3890) and University Advanced Standing

Emphasizes rigorous analysis and synthesis of topics in British and American literature, rhetoric, and writing, with specific content varying by semester. Uses a seminar approach to enable significant participation by students through discussion, presentations, and written analyses.

ENGL 490R
Directed Readings
1 to 3:0:3 to 9
Fall, Spring, Summer
Prerequisite(s):
Department Chair, Instructor Approval, and University Advanced Standing

Reading and writing assignments designed in consultation with a faculty member to meet special needs or interests not available through regular course work. May be repeated two times for a total of up to 9 credits.

ENGL 4950
Senior Seminar
3:3:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
ENGL 3000, ENGL 3090, and ENGL 3890, all with a grade of C- or higher and Explores the value and relevance of an English degree. Professionalizes students by assisting them with career or graduate school preparation. Offers students the opportunity to reflect on their major and to optimize writing and communication skills. Includes revision of an existing paper as a scholarly writing sample and creation of a professional portfolio to display knowledge and abilities. Culminates with submission of a reflective portfolio to the department.

Lab access fee of $12 for computers applies.

ENGL 498H
Honors Thesis Preparation
3:3:0
Not Offered
Prerequisite(s):
University Advanced Standing
Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s):
ENGL 488H

Serves as the first half of the thesis experience for Departmental Honors in English. Reviews and improves students' research methodologies. Requires that students initiate collaboration with one or more instructors in a directed research and writing project. Explores and develops thesis topic in consultation with faculty. Builds on skills and knowledge gained in earlier courses, including research skills in primary and secondary sources, critical thinking, and literary analysis.

ENGL 499H
Honors Thesis
3:3:0
Not Offered
Prerequisite(s):
ENGL 498H and University Advanced Standing

Serves as the second half of the thesis experience for English Honors. Operates as an independent study. Continues the research begun in ENGL 498H. Requires students to write a high-quality, publishable/presentable senior thesis. Requires defense of the thesis and its method before a committee of three faculty.

ENGL 5340
Technical Communication Theory and Practice
3:3:0
Not Offered
Prerequisite(s):
Acceptance into a Graduate Program or Instructor Approval

Emphasizes the application of technical writing theory through composing a variety of documents commonly used by professionals in technical fields, which may include life sciences, engineering, and pharmacology. Builds off previous work in technical writing classes and/or industry experience to foster a rhetorical foundation for ethical and legal decision making in bureaucratic and global contexts. Stresses critical analysis of successful documents and their place within networks of relevant stakeholders, compliance expectations, and historical restraints. Places further emphasis on managing complex documents and satisfying the needs of diverse audiences. Topics may include: regulatory affairs, environmental hazards, and protocol specification.