English Courses

ENG 500 - Theory and Practice of English (3 hours)
Overview of the practices, theories, and history of the field of English and an introduction to the Bradley program. Required of all graduate students in English. Must be taken in the first nine hours.

ENG 503 - Creative Nonfiction (3 hours)
Practice in writing literary non-fiction genres, such as autobiography, biography, nature writing, and travel writing. Prerequisite: submission to instructor of an acceptable manuscript.

ENG 506 - Writing in the Professions (3 hours)
Study and practice of the writing conventions and rhetorical characteristics of individual professions.

ENG 507 - Workshop for Writers (3 hours)
Individual guidance in creative writing projects. May be repeated for a maximum of six hours credit. Prerequisite: consent of instructor, after submission of an acceptable manuscript.

ENG 508 - Composing Hypertext (3 hours)
Elements of hypertext composition, mechanics, style, and theory. Prerequisite: graduate standing; or specially qualified junior or senior; or completion of C2 general education requirement; or consent of instructor.

ENG 550 - Language Theory (3 hours)
Study of the relationships between language and writing, thinking, and society. Prerequisite: senior or graduate standing.

ENG 560 - Writing Theory (3 hours)
Theoretical approaches to the study of writing. Prerequisite: senior or graduate standing.

ENG 570 - Contemporary Literary Criticism (3 hours)
Advanced study of contemporary critical approaches to literature, including, but not limited to, feminism, semiotics, cultural criticism, poststructuralism. Study of the critical theories and applications of the criticisms to literary texts.

ENG 580 - Theories and Methods of Teaching Composition (3 hours)
Theoretical and pedagogical issues and approaches in teaching composition.

ENG 630 - American Periods (3 hours)
Study of selected periods or movements from the 17th century to the present. May be repeated under a different topic for a maximum of six hours credit.

ENG 640 - English Periods (3 hours)
Study of selected periods or movements from the 7th century to the present. May be repeated under a different topic for a maximum of six hours credit.

ENG 650 - Selected Authors (3 hours)
Study of one or two authors who write in English. May be repeated under different authors for a maximum of six hours credit.

ENG 660 - Genres (3 hours)
Study of a single genre: fiction, prose, poetry, or drama. May be repeated under a different genre for a maximum of six hours credit.

ENG 690 - Internship in Literature (3 hours)
Theory, analysis, and practice of literature within the context of an undergraduate literature course. Prerequisite: 21 hrs. English graduate courses.

ENG 691 - Internship in Writing (3 hours)
Theory, analysis, and practice of writing within the context of an undergraduate composition class. Prerequisite: 21 hrs. English graduate courses.

ENG 695 - Independent Study (1-3 hours)
Independent research in literature, writing, or theory.