Courses

  • ENGL-1113 English Composition I

    The first course in college-level writing using contemporary technology. The course emphasizes the composing process, analytical thinking, various types of writing, basic research methods and documentation. Writing includes a journal, a personal essay, a research report, analytical essays and a short research paper sustaining a thesis. Students enrolled in ENGL-1113-English Composition I must make a grade of -C- or better in order to enroll in ENGL-1213-English Composition II. This course is normally offered every semester.

  • ENGL-1213 English Composition II

    The second and final course in the composition series, emphasizing written presentation of academic research supported argument using contemporary technology. Students are taught to read and think critically in analyzing texts and evaluating sources and to communicate their ideas in an appropriate medium and style. This course builds on skills learned in English Composition I, includes an extensive research project. Students enrolled in ENGL-1213-English Composition II must make a grade of -C- or better in order to enroll in ENGL-2213-Perspectives in Literature. This course is normally offered every semester.

  • ENGL-1331 TEFL Experience I

    Supervised private tutoring of non-native English speakers (Nness). To receive credit, a student will document 30 hours of instruction with a Nnes. With advisor approval, as an independent study every semester.

  • ENGL-2113 Communication III:Research/Presentation

    The final course in the communication series, emphasizing both oral and written presentation of research using contemporary technology. Students are taught to think critically in analyzing texts and evaluating sources and to communicate their ideas in an appropriate medium and style. This course includes both written and oral presentation of an extensive research project. This course is normally offered every semester.

  • ENGL-2213 Perspectives in Literature

    An introduction to great literature of the world, focusing on the deepening and broadening of the students- perspectives to help them become thinkers, readers, and writers for life. (CLEP test credit will not be accepted for this course.) This course is normally offered every semester.

  • ENGL-2223 Introduction to Writing About Literature

    An introduction to thinking critically and analyzing texts within the field of literature. This course explores primary sources and secondary research related to various genres and time periods of literature from around the world. The course includes both a written and oral presentation. This course is normally offered in the spring semester.

  • ENGL-2332 TEFL Experience II

    Introduction to English language teaching through supervised private tutoring of non-native English speakers (Nness) and interactions with English language teachers (Elts). To receive credit, a student will observe and interview experienced Elts, complete an intial job search, and document 30 hours of instruction with a Nnes. With advisor approval, this course is avalabile every semester.

  • ENGL-3013 Literary Criticism

    An introduction to critical and theoretical methods with special attention to the elements of literary study and analysis, the major critical documents, and present critical approaches. Recommended as the first course in the English major. This course is normally offered in the fall semester of odd numbered years.

  • ENGL-3123 World Literature I: Classical to Renaissance

    A study of representative world masterpieces through the Sixteenth Century. This course is normally offered in the fall semester of even numbered years.

  • ENGL-3133 World Literature II: Renaissance to Modern

    A study of representative world masterpieces from the past four centuries. This course is normally offered in the spring semester of odd numbered years.

  • ENGL-3153 English Literature Survey I

    A study of the major works of English literature from the Danish invasion to the close of the Sixteenth Century. This course is normally offered in the fall semester of odd numbered years.

  • ENGL-3253 English Literature Survey II

    A study of the major works of English literature from the late Renaissance through the Romantics. This course is normally offered in the spring semester of even numbered years.

  • ENGL-3313 Introduction to Linguistics

    The basic concepts, scope and methodology of the science of language in its descriptive and historical aspects as well as an introduction to the phonemic, morphemic and syntactical features of language. The course also considers the applications of modern linguistics. This course is normally offered in the fall semester of even numbered years.

  • ENGL-3353 English Literature Survey IIi

    A study of the major works of English literature from the Victorians to the present. This course is normally offered in the spring semester of odd numbered years.

  • ENGL-3413 Studies in World Literature

    A study of one major genre (fiction, poetry, drama, or film) as it appears in major world texts. The course may be repeated as the content changes. This course is normally offered in the spring semester.

  • ENGL-3443 Bible As Literature

    In this course students will exam the Bible not only as God-s inspired word, but also as a literary text. Critiques and analyses from Biblical scholars will be explored. In addition, students will write about their personal interpretations of the Bible. Same as BIBL-3443. This course is normally offered in the spring semester.

  • ENGL-3493 Technical Writing

    An introduction to scientific, business and technical writing, including experience in conducting research and writing major types of reports as well as letters and memos. The course also includes basic information regarding graphics and design. This course is normally offered in the fall semester.

  • ENGL-3523 Creative Writing I

    A study of the theory of creative writing and practice in a workshop setting in the composition of fiction and drama. The course serves as an introduction to the sources of creative writing, the characteristics of the major genres and the process of revising and editing. This course is normally offered in the spring semester of even numbered years.

  • ENGL-3533 Creative Writing II

    An advanced study and practice of the craft of one major genre (poetry). The course is a workshop in practicing the particular features of the genre under study and a study of the process of revising, editing and marketing manuscripts. This course is normally offered in the spring semester of odd numbered years.

  • ENGL-3673 American Literature Survey I, Before 1865

    A study of early American literature from the writings of the explorers and colonists through Edgar Allan Poe. This course is normally offered in the fall semester of even numbered years.

  • ENGL-3713 Structure of the English Language

    An advanced analysis of English grammar, emphasizing constituent structure, instruction to non-native English speakers, and application to writing. This course is normally offered in the fall semester.

  • ENGL-3723 Methods of TEFL I

    An introduction to the techniques and methods of teaching english as a second language including the development of teaching materials and participation in a mini practicum. This course is normally offered in the spring semester of odd numbered years.

  • ENGL-3773 American Literature Survey II, 1865-1914

    A study of the major American authors of Romanticism, Realism, and Naturalism. This course is normally offered in the spring semester of odd numbered years.

  • ENGL-3803 Literature of the Pacific Rim

    A survey of poetry, fiction and drama of the cultures visited as a part of the Pacific Rim Study Abroad Program. Notes on all readings will be kept in a journal. A major paper will be submitted on a topic related to the readings. (Counts as a core literature course and for a major or minor in English). This course is normally offered every fall in conjunction with the Pacific Rim Program.

  • ENGL-3813 Individualized Writing

    Extensive practice, analysis and evaluation of writing in a seminar setting. Designed for beginning and advanced expository writers. This course is normally offered in the fall semester of odd numbered years.

  • ENGL-3873 American Literature Survey IIi, 1914-Present

    A study of major American authors and literary movements from Wwi to the present with English Lit II. This course is normally offered in the spring semester of even numbered years.

  • ENGL-4103 Modern Drama

    A study of major works, themes, and movements in modern drama. This course is offered as needed.

  • ENGL-4113 Studies in Chaucer

    A detailed study of Chaucer-s works and the modern criticism of Chaucer in the original Middle English. This course is normally offered in the fall semester of even numbered years.

  • ENGL-4213 Studies in Shakespeare

    A thorough analysis of at least 11 of Shakespeare-s plays and the major criticism. This course is normally offered in the spring semester odd numbered years.

  • ENGL-4413 Studies in English Literature

    A detailed study of a specific genre, movement or writer in English literature. This course may be repeated as the content is changed. This course is normally offered in the spring semester.

  • ENGL-4513 Studies in American Literature

    A detailed study of a specific genre, movement or writer in American literature. This course may be repeated as the content is changed. This course is normally offered in the fall semester.

  • ENGL-4633 Intercultural Communication I

    A survey of the basic concepts of how people communicate effectively across cultural boundaries, with special attention given to the complex nature culture plays in communication. ENGL-4633 fosters in students an understanding and appreciation of their own culture and cultural patterns of communication and those of other cultures. Same as COMM-4633, MISS-4633 and SOCI-4633. This course is normally offered in the fall semester of odd numbered years.

  • ENGL-4643 Intercultural Communication II

    A continuation of ENGL-4633, typically taught while a student is living in a foreign culture. Same as MISS-4643 and SOCI-4643. This course is normally offered in the fall semester of odd numbered years.

  • ENGL-4713 Methods of TEFL II

    Survey of methods and philosophies of teaching english as a second language. Attention to Second Language Acquisition research makes this course appropriate for teaching other foreign languages besides English. This course is normally offered in the spring semester of even numbered years.

  • ENGL-4733 Senior Capstone

    A capstone course giving Language and Literature majors the opportunity to synthesize previous work, to interact with the faculty at an advanced level and to practice research skills in preparation for graduate school or for entry into their profession. This course is normally offered every fall semester.

  • ENGL-4813 Special Studies

    A detailed study of a specific genre, movement or writer in literature, of genre writing or rhetoric; of culture, language or methodology. This course may be repeated as the content is changed. This course is normally offered every semester.

  • ENGL-4851 Practicum in Writing/Research/Editing

    Practical experience working with a publisher of books or periodicals (e.g., work with a textbook publisher, Soundings or Christian Chronicle.) This course is normally offered as needed.

  • ENGL-4863 TEFL Student Teaching Practicum

    A student teaching experience with non-native English speakers (Nness). Students complete 45 class hours of teaching Nnes. Additionally, students complete a resume and cover letter in reference to a job search for an English language teaching position. This course is normally offered as needed.

  • ENGL-4900 Independent Study

    A reading, research or writing project related to a student-s special interest or need. The course may be taken only by juniors or seniors with approval of the departmental chair and agreement by an English instructor to direct the project. This course is normally offered as needed.

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