English Courses

English (ENG) courses

  • ENG 601 Advanced Writing: Fiction

    Group discussion and criticism. Individual writing projects. May be repeated to a total of 6 hours. May be taught concurrently with ENG 501. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 501 and ENG 601.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 604 Advanced Writing: Nonfiction

    Group discussion and criticism. Individual writing projects. May be organized around one or more of the following non-fiction genres: creative nonfiction, magazine writing, stylistics, and popular science writing. May be repeated for a total of 6 hours. May be taught concurrently with ENG 500. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 500 and ENG 604.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 605 Methods in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

    Contemporary approaches to teaching grammar, reading, writing, listening, and speaking for students who are learning English as a second language. Includes material design, development, and evaluation; student assessment; integration of all components into a unified TESOL curriculum. May be taught concurrently with ENG 505. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 505 and ENG 605.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 606 Advanced Writing: Drama

    Group discussion and criticism. Individual writing projects. May be repeated to a total of 6 hours. May be taught concurrently with ENG 506. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 506 and ENG 606.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 607 Advanced Writing: Poetry

    Group discussion and criticism. Individual writing projects. May be repeated to a total of 6 hours. May be taught concurrently with ENG 503. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 503 and ENG 607.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 609 Creative Writing Project

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Directed development of a substantial work of poetry, fiction, or non-critical prose, prepared for publication. May be taught concurrently with ENG 508. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 508 and ENG 609.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 613 Shakespeare

    Selected plays and poems of Shakespeare, representative criticism, and Shakespeare's theatre and milieu. May be taught concurrently with ENG 513. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 513 and ENG 613.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 614 British Drama

    Representative British plays from pre-Renaissance times to present, including such authors as Marlowe, Congreve, Wilde, and Shaw. May be taught concurrently with ENG 514. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 514 and ENG 614.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 615 Chaucer

    The Canterbury Tales and other works by Chaucer; social, historical, literary, and linguistic background of late Middle Ages. May be taught concurrently with ENG 510. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 510 and ENG 615.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 617 The American Novel

    Works by major figures in the development of the American Novel, such as Twain, James, Howells, Dreiser, Lewis, Hemingway, Faulkner, and Warren; major criticism of the genre. May be taught concurrently with ENG 517. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 517 and ENG 617.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 618 The British Novel

    Works by major figures in the development of the British novel, such as Fielding, Austen, Dickens, George Eliot, Hardy, Lawrence, and Woolf; major criticism of the genre. May be taught concurrently with ENG 512. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 512 and ENG 618.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 619 American Drama

    Development of American Drama to the present; emphasis on 20th century, including such authors as O'Neill, Wilder, Hellman, Williams, Miller, and Albee; major criticism of the genre. May be taught concurrently with ENG 519. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 519 and ENG 619.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 623 Writing Center Theory and Practice

    Collaborative workshop designed to prepare individuals for teaching one-to-one in a writing center environment. May be taught concurrently with ENG 523. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 523 and ENG 623.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 627 History of Rhetoric

    Study of historical trends important to the development of written discourse and writing instruction. Survey of theory from classical antiquity through the nineteenth century. May be taught concurrently with ENG 525. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 525 and ENG 627.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 628 Modern Rhetorical Theory

    A continuation of ENG 627. Study of twentieth-century rhetorical theory and its applications in literary criticism, literacy, technical writing, and/or composition. May be taught concurrently with ENG 526. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 526 and ENG 628.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 629 Composition and Rhetoric in High School and Junior College

    Prerequisite: teacher certification students must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program.

    A survey of current writing and evaluation practices. Training in the teaching and evaluating of oral and written composition. The student will have an opportunity to examine methods currently taught in area high schools. May be taught concurrently with ENG 520. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 629 and ENG 520.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 631 Writing for Teachers

    A course intended to develop the writing of prospective and in-service teachers and to explore the means by which writing can be encouraged, developed, and assessed. May be taught concurrently with ENG 521. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 631 and ENG 521.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 633 Studies in Children's Literature

    A study of significant themes (such as gender, ethnicity, or childhood) or genres (such as children's poetry, the picture book, and the literary folktale and historical fiction) in literature for the young. May be repeated when content varies. May be taught concurrently with ENG 533. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 533 and ENG 633.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 634 Historical Perspectives in Children's Literature

    Study of one or more periods in the historical development of children's literature, such as the Golden Age of children's classics, twentieth-century British children's literature, and the novels for children since 1950. May be repeated when content varies. May be taught concurrently with ENG 534. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 534 and ENG 634.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 636 Young Adult Novel

    Study of various kinds of novels written for young people; includes historical perspectives; emphasizes developments since the "New Realism" of the 1960s. May be taught concurrently with ENG 536. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 536 and ENG 636.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 639 Advanced Writing for Children and Young Adults

    Group discussion and criticism. Individual writing projects. May be taught concurrently with ENG 539. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 539 and ENG 639.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 641 Renaissance Literature

    Sidney, Spenser, Donne, Milton, and other major non-dramatic writers; literary developments, 1500-1660. May be taught concurrently with ENG 541. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 541 and ENG 641.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 642 British Romantic Literature

    Blake, Wollstonecraft, Dorothy Wordsworth, William Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Mary Shelley, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Keats; cultural backgrounds and literary developments, 1798-1837. May be taught concurrently with ENG 544. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 544 and ENG 642.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 643 Restoration and 18th Century Literature

    Dryden, Swift, Pope, Johnson, and other significant writers; literary developments, 1660-1798. May be taught concurrently with ENG 543. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 543 and ENG 643.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 645 Modern British Literature

    Significant works from several genres by authors such as Conrad, Yeats, Greene, Lessing, and Stoppard; literary developments, 1901-present. May be taught concurrently with ENG 547. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 547 and ENG 645.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 646 Victorian Literature

    Tennyson, Browning, the Rossettis, Hardy, and other British Victorian writers; literary developments, 1837-1901. May be taught concurrently with ENG 546. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 546 and ENG 646.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 649 Major British Authors

    Study of several major works by one or two British writers, such as Marlowe and Jonson, Johnson and Boswell, George Eliot and Hardy, Yeats and T.S. Eliot, Amis and Larkin; the intellectual milieu of their works. May be taught concurrently with ENG 548. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 548 and ENG 649.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 651 Literary Publication

    Practical experience with the literary publication process, including the editing work that goes into literary journals and the process of submitting and publishing creative work. Students will be introduced to various aspects of the literary market and other opportunities for creative writers, such as conferences and writing workshops. Students will learn about the publishing process through University publications projects such as the English Department's Moon City Press. May be taught concurrently with ENG 551. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 651 and ENG 551.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 652 American Romantic Literature

    Significant works from several genres by authors such as Cooper, Poe, Irving, Thoreau, Emerson, Hawthorne, Melville, and Whitman; literary developments to 1855. May be taught concurrently with ENG 553. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 553 and ENG 652.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 654 Topics in Ethnic American Literature

    Focus on one or more of the following: African American literature, Asian American literature, Latina/o literature, Native American literature, the literatures of European American immigrant groups, and relevant literary criticism. May be repeated up to 6 hours if content varies. May be taught concurrently with ENG 554. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 654 and ENG 554, for the same course content.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring (odd-numbered years)

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 656 American Realism

    Significant works from several genres by authors such as Twain, Howells, James, Crane, and Frost; literary developments, 1855-1914. May be taught concurrently with ENG 557. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 557 and ENG 656.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 659 Modern American Literature

    Significant works from several genres by authors such as Fitzgerald, Hemingway, Lowell, Roethke, Bellow, and O'Connor; literary developments, 1914-present. May be taught concurrently with ENG 559. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 559 and ENG 659.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 661 Major American Authors

    Study of several major works by one or two writers, such as Emerson and Thoreau, Frost and Dickinson, Sexton and Lowell; the intellectual milieu of their works. May be repeated when content varies. May be taught concurrently with ENG 558. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 558 and ENG 661.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 662 Contemporary American Poetry/Fiction

    A survey of contemporary American poetry or fiction, which encompasses a selection of significant authors and traces the history and development of various literacy theories, schools and movements, from new Criticism through more recent trends in both narrative and lyric modes (poetry) and Post-Modern narrative techniques (fiction). Variable content course. May be repeated up to 6 hours if topic is different. May be taught concurrently with ENG 562. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 562 and ENG 662.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 663 Literature and Medicine

    This course examines literary representations of health and illness, ability and disability, and cultural practices of healing. Drawing on major theoretical movements in medical humanities, students will situate literary texts within the ethical situations and institutional structures of their community and culture. May be taught concurrently with ENG 563. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 563 and ENG 663.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 665 Literature and Language Workshop

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Variable topics related to the use of writing and literature in the classroom. Number of class hours determined by length of workshop. May be repeated for a total of 6 hours. May be taught concurrently with ENG 565. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 665 and ENG 565.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 668 Major World Authors

    Study of several major works by one or two writers, such as Aristophanes and Sophocles; Ibsen and Strindberg; the intellectual milieu of their works. May be repeated when content varies. May be taught concurrently with ENG 568. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 568 and ENG 668.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 672 Writing Grant Proposals

    Studying and applying basic elements of grant-proposal writing, including identifying potential funding sources, aligning projects with goals of funders, writing a compelling statement of need, and establishing a credible method of accomplishing goals as well as a reasonable budget and timeline. Emphasis on tailoring proposals to prospective funders in concise, persuasive writing. May be taught concurrently with ENG 572. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 572 and ENG 672.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 678 Writing in the Health Professions

    Rhetorical analysis and production of a broad range of document genres, including public health campaigns, grant proposals, medical reports, and patient information materials. Students research and present their findings on current issues in the field. Emphasis on audience analysis, document design principles, and ethical considerations. May be taught concurrently with ENG 570. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 570 and ENG 678.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 679 Writing for the Web

    Explores the professional writer's role in creating web pages and sites designed to deliver information. Topics include planning, user analysis, organization, structure, presentation, content development, writing style, and accessibility accommodation. May be taught concurrently with ENG 573. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 573 and ENG 679. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 682 Gender Issues in Language and Literature

    Consideration of gender issues from the standpoint of literary history, genre, composition/rhetoric, linguistics, or feminist theory. May be repeated to a total of 6 hours if topic is different. May be taught concurrently with ENG 580. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 580 and ENG 682.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 683 Themes in Folkloristics

    A topical course investigating the relationship of folklore and daily life through reading and examination of the field and its genres as a global discipline. Consideration of lived-environments such as occupational, educational, and popular culture settings or themes. May be repeated to a total of 9 hours if topic is different. May be taught concurrently with ENG 583. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 583 and ENG 683.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 684 Topics in Professional Writing

    Covers a single topic within the field of professional writing. The subject will vary according to student demand and faculty availability. Examples include writing for the legal profession, writing proposals, regulatory writing, developing training materials, and ethics in professional writing. May be repeated to a total of 6 hours when the topic varies. Variable content course. May be taught concurrently with ENG 575. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 575 and ENG 684.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 688 Sociolinguistics for Language Teaching

    Various sociolinguistic topics, with an emphasis on those relevant for language teaching, such as language altitudes; standard languages; literacy; language variation; multilingualism; language planning and policy; and language maintenance and loss. May be taught concurrently with ENG 592. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 592 and ENG 688.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 689 Studies in Linguistics

    Topics in linguistics including history of linguistics, language acquisition, or transformational grammars. May be repeated to a total of 9 hours if topic is different. May be taught concurrently with ENG 593. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 593 and ENG 689.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 690 Grammatical Analysis

    Advanced study of English morphology and syntax using a variety of current approaches, including phrase-structure, transformational, discourse-based, and semantic-based grammars. May be taught concurrently with ENG 590. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 590 and ENG 690.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 691 Linguistic Theory

    A specialized survey of linguistics intended for graduate and advanced undergraduate students. Areas covered include, but are not limited to, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, discourse, pragmatics, language change, and language variation. Students cannot receive credit for both ENG 296 and ENG 691. May be taught concurrently with ENG 591. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 591 and ENG 691.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 694 Technical Writing Internship

    Projects in technical writing, combining academic training and supervised work experience in business, industry, government, academia, or nonprofit organizations. Students are required to work a minimum of 135 hours. May be taught concurrently with ENG 574. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 574 and ENG 694.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 695 Principles of Second Language Acquisition

    The processes of both first and second language acquisition, with an emphasis on Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and bilingualism. Includes the theory behind and history of TESOL methodologies, as well as contemporary theoretical issues in TESOL. May be taught concurrently with ENG 595. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 595 and ENG 695.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 696 Materials and Assessment in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

    Practical and theoretical perspectives in specific areas in TESOL, including speaking, grammar, composition, and critical reading. Consideration of material design and student assessment. May be taught concurrently with ENG 596. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 596 and ENG 696.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 697 Practicum in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

    Application of coursework in TESOL with individualized experience based on students' needs and background, especially in composition, grammar, and pronunciation. May be taught concurrently with ENG 597. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 597 and ENG 697.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 698 Early English Language and Literature

    Special topics in Old and Middle English language and literature, including an understanding of the linguistic structure of early English, experience in working with a variety of medieval English texts, and application of various linguistic and literary theories to the study of Old and Middle English writing. May be repeated to 6 hours if topic is different. Will not count toward any teacher certification requirement. May be taught concurrently with ENG 598. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 598 and ENG 698.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 700 Introduction to Research Methods in English

    Provides an introduction to research methods and writing within the broadly defined discipline of English Studies. It focuses on ways of developing research problems and questions, designing studies, and conducting, reading and evaluating research. Students will also learn to present their research in verbal and written formats including the abstract, proposal, conference presentation, and publishable essay.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 701 Graduate Fiction Workshop

    Prerequisite: ENG 601 or permission of instructor.

    Group discussion and criticism. Individual writing projects. Intensive reading and writing assignments designed to enhance students' ability to compete in the publishing world and in application to further graduate study.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 702 Service Learning in English II

    Prerequisite: concurrent enrollment in an English course designated as a service-learning offering.

    This service component for an existing course incorporates community service with classroom instruction. It provides an integrated learning experience, addressing the practice of citizenship and promoting an awareness of and participation in public affairs. It includes a minimum of 40 hours of service that benefits an external community organization or public-service provider. Approved service placements and assignments will vary depending on the course topic. May be taken once for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 703 Practicum in Teaching Composition

    Writing, evaluation of student essays, discussion of current theory and practice in teaching college composition. Credit from this course will not count toward the MA in English or the MS in Ed (ENG) degrees. Required of graduate teaching assistants their first two semesters of appointment. May be repeated up to 6 hours.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 704 Teaching Writing Online

    An intensive study of the theory and practice associated with teaching composition online. Students will examine key ideas in the field as well as the benefits and challenges of online pedagogy. Students will have the opportunity to study and design online instructional materials.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Summer, Spring (odd-numbered years)

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 707 Graduate Poetry Workshop

    Prerequisite: ENG 607 or permission of instructor.

    Group discussion and criticism. Individual writing projects. Intensive reading and writing assignments designed to enhance students' ability to compete in the publishing world and in application to further graduate study.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 708 Creative Writing Project II

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Directed development of a substantial work of poetry, fiction, or non-critical prose. This work may be submitted as a degree paper in partial fulfillment of the research requirement in English.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 710 Seminar: Fiction

    Significant genres, authors, and developments in prose fiction. May be repeated to a total of 9 hours if topic is different.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 711 Seminar: Poetry

    Significant genres, authors, and developments in poetry. May be repeated to a total of 9 hours if topic is different.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 712 Seminar: Drama

    Detailed study of selected plays and dramatists. May be repeated to a total of 9 hours if topic is different.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 720 Seminar: Composition Theory

    Detailed study of contemporary composition theory in university freshman writing. Open to all graduate students. Graduate teaching assistants must take ENG 720 during their first year of appointment, unless they have taken ENG 520 as undergraduates.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 721 Theory of Basic Writing

    Study of issues, problems, and pedagogical strategies appropriate to teaching composition to students with limited English proficiency.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 722 Literacy Theory and Composition

    An introduction to literacy theory and its application to the teaching of composition.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 725 Seminar: Composition and Rhetoric

    Topics in the application of rhetorical theory to the teaching of writing. May be repeated up to 9 hours if the content is different.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring, Summer

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 726 Issues in Professional Writing

    Study of some aspect of professional writing not ordinarily offered in the curriculum. Students read, discuss, and write about selected books or other documents related to the field. May be repeated to a total of 6 hours if topic is different. Variable content course.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 730 Ozarks Writing Project

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    An intensive course in the writing process and the writing curriculum, designed for experienced K-16 teachers across the disciplines using the National Writing Project model. Readings of current theory and research will be related to participants' experiences as writers and as teachers. May be repeated for up to six hours.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Summer

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 732 Seminar: Issues and Trends in English Education

    Study of some aspects of English Education not ordinarily in the curriculum. Students read, discuss, and write about selected books and articles related to the field. Variable content course. May be repeated for a total of 9 hours if topic is different.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 735 Seminar: Children's Literature

    Detailed study of selected works, authors, or themes in children's/young adult literature. May be repeated to a total of 9 hours if topic is different. Variable content course.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 744 Seminar: English Literature Before 1798

    Detailed study of selected works, authors, or themes in English literature up to the Romantic Movement. May be repeated to a total of 9 hours if topic is different.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 748 Seminar: English Literature After 1798

    Detailed study of selected works, authors, or themes in English literature since 1798, including the Romantic Movement. May be repeated to a total of 9 hours if the topic is different.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 757 Seminar: Early American Literature

    Detailed study of selected works, authors, or themes in American Literature to 1900. May be repeated to a total of 9 hours if topic is different.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 758 Seminar: 20th Century American Literature

    Detailed study of selected works, authors, or themes in American Literature, 1900 to the present. May be repeated to a total of 9 hours if topic is different.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 770 The Teaching of Technical and Professional Writing

    Theory and practice of teaching college courses in technical and professional writing. Some consideration of in-service writing courses for business, science, industry, and government.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 771 Professional Writing

    Theory and practice of writing and analyzing documents in business, science, and industry.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 773 Writing for the Computer Industry

    Study and practice in developing user-centered computer system documentation. Topics include working with workplace and user communities to develop content; formatting, organizing, and designing information; and user analysis and testing. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 774 Professional Writing Internship

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Projects in technical and professional writing, combining academic training and supervised work experience in business and industry. Students are required to work a minimum of 150 hours.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 775 Designing Technical Documents

    Producing, analyzing, and adapting technical documents to meet the needs of diverse clients. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 777 Scientific and Technical Editing

    Current practices in editing and electronic publishing. Group and individual projects involving diverse fields, audiences, and formats; topics include copyediting, content editing, usability editing, author-editor relations, and the production process.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 780 Seminar: Intellectual Backgrounds of Literature in English

    Relation of basic intellectual and social ideas to the form, content, production/publication, and distribution of selected literary works or genres. May be repeated to a total of 9 hours if topic is different.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 781 Rhetorical Criticism

    Study of rhetorical and metalinguistic approaches to analyzing literature, with applications of theory to particular works.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 785 Seminar: Critical Theories

    Literary criticism, with emphasis upon modern, critical practice; application of theory to particular problems. May be repeated to a total of 9 hours if topic is different.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 786 Seminar: Form and Theory of Poetry and Prose

    Designed for creative writers. Detailed study of traditional literary forms in poetry, drama, or fiction and the new forms that have grown out of them. Discussion of interaction between structure and content. Variable Content Course.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 792 Linguistics in Rhetoric and Composition

    Applications of linguistic models to rhetorical theory and/or the teaching of composition.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 793 Seminar: Linguistics

    Topics in historical, theoretical, or applied linguistics. May be repeated to a total of 9 hours if topic is different.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 799 Thesis

    Prerequisite: permission of the Director of Graduate Studies in English.

    Independent research and study connected with preparation of thesis.

    Credit hours:
    1-6
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings