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ENGL
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ENGL101
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: FSAW
Additional information: Any student who has not successfully completed this course by Fall 2017 must complete this course with a minimum grade of C- in order to fulfill the General Education Fundamental Studies Academic Writing requirement.
An introductory course in expository writing.
An introductory course in academic writing.
ENGL234
African-American Literature and Culture
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: HL, D
GenEd: DSHU, DVUP
Cross-listed with: AASP298L.
Credit only granted for: ENGL234 or AASP298L.
An exploration of the stories black authors tell about themselves, their communities, and the nation as informed by time and place, gender, sexuality, and class. African American perspective themes such as art, childhood, sexuality, marriage, alienation and mortality, as well as representations of slavery, Reconstruction, racial violence and the Nadir, legalized racism and segregation, black patriotism and black ex-patriots, the optimism of integration, and the prospects of a post-racial America.
ENGL245
Film Form and Culture
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: HA
GenEd: DSHU
Cross-listed with FILM245.
Credit only granted for: ENGL245 or FILM245.
Introduction to film as art form and how films create meaning. Basic film terminology; fundamental principles of film form, film narrative, and film history. Examination of film technique and style over past one hundred years. Social and economic functions of film within broader institutional, economic, and cultural contexts.
ENGL294
Persuasion and Cleverness in Social Media
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSHU or DSSP
Prerequisite: Must have satisfied Fundamental Studies Academic Writing requirement.
Exploration of various persuasive media encountered in daily life through the lens of rhetorical and critical theories. Principles of rhetoric and analysis of how persuasion functions across media. Invention of effective multimedia works appropriate to purpose, audience, and context. Concepts from cultural studies used to develop critical awareness about power and ideology and how they influence the way people produce and understand messages. By integration of technology, rhetoric, and cultural studies, students become more critically-rhetorically informed thinkers, authors, and audiences of arguments and culture in the digital age. Writing intensive course. No prior multimedia experience is expected.
ENGL348G
Literary Works by Women; Jane Austen: Novels, Films, Adaptations
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: D
ENGL359F
Special Topics in LGBTQ+ Literatures and Media; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Film and Video
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU, DVUP
Also offered as LGBT327. Credit granted for LBGT327 or ENGL359F.
ENGL376
The Speculative Imagination: Science Fiction on Page and Screen
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Credit only granted for: ENGL379Y or ENGL376.
Formerly: ENGL379Y.
Examines a global cross-section of science fiction in literature, film, television, comics, and other media. Studies the unique formal qualities of science fiction and traces its history from its origin in the eighteenth century to the present. Explores how the twenty-first century has brought new prominence to science fiction by creators of color, women creators, and queer creators, as well as intersections of these. Considers how science fiction addresses a range of phenomena--from environmental destruction to surveillance to imperialism and militarism. Students learn how to analyze and write about the formal and historical dimensions of the genre.
ENGL379N
Special Topics in Literature; Multimedia Shakespeares
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
ENGL388P
(Perm Req)
Writing, Research, and Media Internships; Pre-professional Writing Skills Internship
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
GenEd: DSSP
ENGL391
Advanced Composition
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: FSPW
Prerequisite: Must have fulfilled the Academic Writing (FSAW) requirement.
Restriction: Must have earned a minimum of 60 credits.
An advanced composition course which emphasizes constructing written arguments accommodated to real audiences.
ENGL393
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: FSPW
Prerequisite: Must have fulfilled the Academic Writing (FSAW) requirement.
Restriction: Must have earned a minimum of 60 credits.
Focuses on the writing of technical papers and reports.
ENGL394
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: FSPW
Prerequisite: Must have fulfilled the Academic Writing (FSAW) requirement.
Restriction: Must have earned a minimum of 60 credits.
Intensive practice in the forms of written communication common in the business world: letters, memos, short reports, and proposals. Focus on the principles of rhetoric and effective style.
ENGL395
Writing for Health Professions
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: FSPW
Prerequisite: Must have fulfilled the Academic Writing (FSAW) requirement.
Restriction: Must have earned a minimum of 60 credits.
Focus on accommodating health-related technical material and empirical studies to lay audiences, and helping writers to achieve stylistic flexibility and correctness.
ENGL403
Shakespeare: The Early Works
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.
Close study of selected works from the first half of Shakespeare's career. Generic issues of early histories, comedies, tragedies. Language, theme, dramatic technique, sources, and early modern English social-historical context.
ENGL429
(Perm Req)
Independent Research in English
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ENGL433
American Literature: 1914 to the Present, the Modern Period
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.
Modernism, Postmodernism. Writers such as Stevens, Stein, Ellison.
ENGL679
Professional and Career Mentoring for Master's Students
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: S-F
ENGL699
(Perm Req)
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ENGL799
Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg
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ENGL879
Professional Mentoring for Doctoral Students
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ENGL898
ENGL899
Doctoral Dissertation Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.