English Courses

ENG 101 - English Composition (3 hours)
Gen. Ed. C1
Principles of clear and effective writing; analysis of essays as models for writing. Required for all freshmen.

ENG 115 - Introduction to Literature (3 hours)
Gen. Ed. HL
Elements, techniques, and forms of fiction, drama, and poetry.

ENG 123 - European Writers (3 hours)
Gen. Ed. HL
Study of the representation of human values in significant texts (in translation) by European writers.

ENG 124 - American Writers (3 hours)
Gen. Ed. HL
Representative works by significant writers from early periods to the present.

ENG 127 - British Writers (3 hours)
Gen. Ed. HL
Representative works by significant writers from the Middle Ages to the present.

ENG 129 - Introduction to African American Literature (3 hours)
Gen. Ed. HL
Introduction to African American literature from the 1700's to the present.

ENG 130 - Introduction to Native American Literature (3 hours)
Gen. Ed. NW
Introduction to Native American literatures from oral storytelling traditions to contemporary genres.

ENG 180 - Introduction to English Education (1 hour)
Introduction to the curriculum, state and national standards, and professional expectations for English Education in secondary schools; registration open only to English Education majors or by consent of instructor.

ENG 181 - Introduction to English Studies (1 hour)
Introduction to the English major curriculum, professional expectations, curriculum planning (concentrations, minors, internships and practicum), and career exploration.

ENG 190 - Women in Literature (3 hours)
Gen. Ed. HL
Images of women as portrayed in literature. Readings selected from established classics, as well as more recent works by and about women. Women of diverse personalities meeting particular problems in particular environments and times.

ENG 207 - Creative Writing I (3 hours)
Introduction to imaginative writing. Writing and readings: fiction, poetry, plays.

ENG 233 - American Literature to 1865 (3 hours)
Introduction to the aesthetic and cultural history and to significant texts.

ENG 235 - American Literature 1865 to Present (3 hours)
Introduction to the aesthetic and cultural history and to significant texts.

ENG 237 - British Literature to 1800 (3 hours)
Introduction to the aesthetic and cultural history and to significant texts.

ENG 239 - British Literature: 1800 to Present (3 hours)
Introduction to the aesthetic and cultural history and to significant texts.

ENG 270 - Introduction to Literary Criticism and Theory (3 hours)
Introduction to the study and practice of multiple methods of literary interpretation, criticism, and theory.

ENG 300 - Advanced Writing--Exposition (3 hours)
Gen. Ed. C2
Intensive practice in major techniques of exposition. Practical writing situations. Prerequisite: ENG 101 and junior standing.

ENG 301 - Advanced Writing--Argumentative Writing (3 hours)
Gen. Ed. C2
Trains ability to think critically and write persuasively; logical and emotional appeals in writing. Prerequisite: ENG 101 and junior standing.

ENG 304 - Advanced Writing--Research in Individual Disciplines (3 hours)
Gen. Ed. C2
Major research paper on a topic related to student's major. Training in a variety of writing techniques. Prerequisite: ENG 101 and junior standing.

ENG 305 - Advanced Writing--Technical Writing (3 hours)
Gen. Ed. C2
For engineering and science students: techniques of exposition and report writing. Prerequisite: ENG 101 and junior standing.

ENG 306 - Advanced Writing--Business Communication (3 hours)
Gen. Ed. C2
Principal types of business letters and reports. Prerequisite: ENG 101 and junior standing.

ENG 307 - Intermediate Poetry Workshop (3 hours)
Intermediate-level study of the aesthetic theory and practice of writing poetry. Prerequisite: ENG 207 or consent of instructor.

ENG 308 - Intermediate Fiction Workshop (3 hours)
Intermediate-level study of the aesthetic theory and practice of writing fiction. Prerequisite: ENG 207 or consent of instructor

ENG 310 - Readings for Creative Writers (3 hours)
In-depth study of aesthetic foundations and specialized practices of literary forms such as poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and drama. Special emphasis given to the examination of texts from writerly perspectives. Prerequisite: ENG 207 or consent of instructor.

ENG 311 - Introduction to Language (3 hours)
Introduction to the study of language; its structure, acquisition, and function in society. Cross listed as FLL 311.

ENG 312 - English Grammar (3 hours)
Study of English grammatical structures. Applications of grammatical theory to written texts. Of particular value to elementary teaching majors and secondary English teaching majors.

ENG 320 - Young Adult Literature (3 hours)
Intensive study and analysis of literature for young adults. Prerequisite: ENG 270

ENG 329 - African American Literature (3 hours)
Intensive study of selected literary works, authors, and movements in African American literature. Prerequisite: ENG 270

ENG 330 - Native American Literature (3 hours)
Intensive study of the diverse literatures of Native American peoples. Novels, short stories, poetry, literary criticism. Prerequisite: ENG 270

ENG 331 - Studies in Women Writers (3 hours)
Intensive study of literary and critical texts written by women. Prerequisite: ENG 270

ENG 332 - Early American Literature (3 hours)
Intensive study of issues, movements, or themes characteristic of the period. Prerequisite: ENG 270

ENG 334 - 19th Century American Literature (3 hours)
Intensive study of issues, movements, or themes characteristic of the period. Prerequisite: ENG 270

ENG 336 - 20th Century American Literature (3 hours)
Intensive study of issues, movements, or themes characteristic of the period. Prerequisite: ENG 270

ENG 341 - Medieval English Literature (3 hours)
Intensive study of issues, movements, or themes characteristic of the period. Prerequisite: ENG 270

ENG 344 - Renaissance English Literature (3 hours)
Intensive study of issues, movements, or themes characteristic of the period. Prerequisite: ENG 270

ENG 347 - Shakespeare (3 hours)
Intensive study of selected plays and poetry of Shakespeare. Prerequisite: ENG 270

ENG 358 - 18th-Century British Literature (3 hours)
Intensive study of issues, movements, or themes characteristic of the period. Prerequisite: ENG 270

ENG 361 - British Romantic Literature (3 hours)
Intensive study of issues, movements, or themes characteristic of the period. Prerequisite: ENG 270

ENG 363 - British Victorian Literature (3 hours)
Intensive study of issues, movements, or themes characteristic of the period. Prerequisite: ENG 270

ENG 364 - 20th Century British Literature (3 hours)
Intensive study of issues, movements, or themes characteristic of the period. Prerequisite: ENG 270

ENG 365 - Irish Literatures (3 hours)
Intensive study of issues, movements, or themes characteristic of Irish literatures. Prerequisite: ENG 270

ENG 368 - Science Fiction and Fantasy (3 hours)
Study of theories and significant examples of science fiction and fantasy. Prerequisite: ENG 270

ENG 370 - Literary Criticism and Theory (3 hours)
Survey of literary criticism and theory from classical Greece to the 20th century. Emphasis on development of philosophies of literature and literary criticisms and theories. Prerequisite: ENG 270

ENG 372 - Poetry As Genre (3 hours)
Study of theories and significant examples of poetry as genre. Prerequisite: ENG 270

ENG 373 - Fiction As Genre (3 hours)
Study of theories and significant examples of fiction as genre. Prerequisite: ENG 270

ENG 374 - Drama As Genre (3 hours)
Intensive study of movements, theories, and forms in the genre of drama. Prerequisite: ENG 270.

ENG 378 - Individual Authors (3 hours)
Studies in the works of a selected author or authors. Course content of individual sections to be selected by instructor. May be repeated with a different author(s) for a maximum of nine hours, only six of which will count for English requirement. Prerequisite: ENG 270

ENG 380 - Topics in Language and Literature (3 hours)
Topics of special interest which may vary each time course is offered. Topic stated in current Schedule of Classes. May be repeated under different topics for a maximum of 6 hours credit. Prerequisite: ENG 270

ENG 381 - Literatures of Asia (3 hours)
Gen. Ed. NW
Study of the cultural traditions of Asia through selected literary classics. Prerequisite: 3 hrs. of college-level literature or consent of instructor.

ENG 385 - Literatures of Europe (3 hours)
Gen. Ed. HL
Focuses on the cultural contexts of significant texts (read in translation) from Europe. Prerequisite: one college-level course in literature and junior-level standing, or permission of instructor.

ENG 391 - Methods of Teaching Writing (3 hours)
Methods for incorporating composition and writing theory, research in writing pedagogy, and a range of writing tasks into language arts curriculum; registration open only to English education majors or by consent of instructor. Prerequisite: ENG 101 and ENG 180.

ENG 392 - Methods of Teaching Literature and Reading (3 hours)
Methods for incorporating literary theory, a range of literary texts, and research in reading and literary studies pedagogy into secondary school language arts curriculum; registration open only to English education majors or by consent of instructor. Prerequisite: ENG 180; ENG 233 or ENG 235; ENG 237 or ENG 239; ENG 270; ENG 320; ETE 360; advancement to candidacy in teacher education.

ENG 403 - Advanced Creative Nonfiction Workshop (3 hours)
Craft and theory of creative nonfiction. Chapbook construction. Cross-listed with ENG 503. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 hours. Prerequisite: ENG 207 or consent of instructor after submission of acceptable manuscript

ENG 407 - Advanced Poetry Workshop (3 hours)
Advanced study of the the aesthetic theory and practice of writing poetry. Individual projects. Emphasis on chapbook manuscript preparation. Cross-listed with ENG 507. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 hours. Prerequisite: ENG 307 or consent of instructor

ENG 408 - Advanced Fiction Workshop (3 hours)
Advanced study of the aesthetic theory and practice of writing fiction. Cross-listed with ENG 510. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 hours.

ENG 409 - Advanced Screenwriting Workshop (3 hours)
Creative writing workshop in screenwriting taught by English faculty member in collaboration with professionals in the entertainment industry. Cross-listed with COM 409 and ENG 509. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 hours. Prerequisite: ENG 207 and/or consent of instructor.

ENG 472 - Methods of Teaching Integrated Language Arts (3 hours)
Study of the inter-relationships among writing, reading and interpreting texts, speaking, listening, speech, and technology for diverse student populations and diverse professional contexts in secondary language arts instruction; registration open only to English education majors or by consent of instructor. Prerequisite: ENG 347, ENG 391, ENG 392, COM 103; Concurrent registration in ETE 379.

ENG 481 - Senior Project (2 hours)
Systematic practice in research methods and development, production, and presentation of an individual project focused on students' career goals. Cannot be taken in addition to ENG 480. Prerequisite: Senior standing.

ENG 492 - Practicum in English (1-3 hours)
Supervised writing projects in conjunction with student service, volunteer, or work activities. Pass/Fail. Prerequisite: Completion of junior-level composition requirement; consent of Department Chair.

ENG 495 - Independent Study (1-3 hours)
Independent study and research in a specific field of English language or phase of literary production. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hrs. credit. Prerequisite: consent of Department Chair.

ENG 503 - Intensive Creative Nonfiction Workshop (3 hours)
Craft and theory of writing creative nonfiction. Manuscript construction. Cross-listed with ENG 403. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 hours. Prerequisite: ENG 403 or consent of instructor after submission of 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 - Intensive Poetry Workshop (3 hours)
Craft and theory of writing poetry. Manuscript construction. Course repeatable to a maximum of 6 hours. Cross-listed with ENG 407. Prerequisite: Open to graduate students by consent of instructor. Open to undergraduate students with credit for ENG 407 or consent of instructor

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 509 - Intensive Screenwriting Workshop (3 hours)
Creative writing workshop in screenwriting taught by English faculty member in collaboration with professionals in the entertainment industry. Manuscript construction. Cross-listed with COM 409 and ENG 409. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 hours. Prerequisite: Open to graduate students by consent of instructor. Open to undergraduate students with credit for ENG 207 or consent of instructor

ENG 510 - Intensive Fiction Workshop (3 hours)
Craft and theory of writing fiction. Manuscript construction. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 hours. Cross-listed with ENG 408. Prerequisite: Open to graduate students by consent of instructor. Open to undergraduate students with credit for ENG 408 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 600 - 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 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 680 - Advanced Topics in Writing (3 hours)
Advanced study of the theory and practice of compositional processes, with focus on a particular genre or area of writing. May be repeated 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.