English

ENG 1110: Literature and Faith (5)

Offerings

Examines the treatment of belief and disbelief in literature shaped by various Christian traditions and by a variety of social and literary contexts. Instructor may choose to focus on American, British, or contemporary literature.

Attributes: WK Humanities

ENG 1220: Film and Faith (5)

Offerings

Explores the issue of faith through the medium of film. Examines how belief and disbelief are expressed in culture through this dominant form of contemporary storytelling.

Attributes: WK Humanities

ENG 2215: Imaginative Writing (3)

Offerings

Fosters the vision and skills necessary for effective creative writing.

ENG 2221: Good Poems (5)

Offerings

Explores poetry of all kinds as a means of expressing what it means to be human including especially the capacity for love.

Attributes: WK Humanities

ENG 2223: Fantasy and Science Fiction (5)

Offerings

Explores how the literary genres of fantasy and/or science fiction re-conceive the concerns of the present using imaginary worlds of space and time. Themes may include nature, technology, war, utopia/dystopia, and the conflicts of moral duty.

Attributes: WK Humanities

ENG 2225: Literary Interpretation (5)

Offerings

Prepares students for majoring in English with university-level practice in literary interpretive strategies, including close attention to craft as well as writing and academic research. Recommended especially for freshmen and sophomore students.

Attributes: Writing "W" Course

ENG 2234: Literature by Women (5)

Offerings

A study of poems, stories, plays, and essays written in English by women. The course will include classic as well as rediscovered women writers, and will examine the significant themes, the literary forms, and the social contexts of literature written by women.

Attributes: WK Humanities

ENG 2248: International Fiction (5)

Offerings

Explores recent fiction from around the world, featuring international authors who write in English such as Salman Rushdie, J.M. Coetzee, Ishiguro, Desai, or Dangarembga.

Attributes: Cultural Understand&Engagement, WK Humanities

ENG 2251: English Literature: Beginnings through Milton (5)

Offerings

Surveys the first three periods of English literary history: Old English, including the eighth-century Anglo-Saxon epic Beowulf; Middle English, including Chaucer's Canterbury Tales; and English Renaissance, concluding with Milton's 17th-century Paradise Lost.

Restrictions: English, English-INT, Integrated Studies, Integrated Studies-INT Majors only.

ENG 2252: English Literature: Restoration through Victorian (5)

Offerings

Continues the survey of English literary history, from the Enlightenment through to the end of Victoria's reign. Authors include satirists such as Swift and Wilde, poets such as Pope and Wordsworth, novelists such as Austen and Dickens.

Restrictions: English, English-INT, Integrated Studies, Integrated Studies-INT Majors only.

ENG 2253: American Literature: Beginnings to 1900 (5)

Offerings

Surveys major authors, themes, genres, and movements in American literature from the colonial era to the modern period, including intellectual and social contexts.

Restrictions: English, English-INT, Integrated Studies, Integrated Studies-INT Majors only.

ENG 3000: Study Abroad Orientation (1-3)

Offerings

Orients students to the academic work and cultural landscape of the ensuing study abroad program. Addresses issues of cultural diversity and interpersonal behavior as well as practical matters such as finances, travel safety, and other appropriate topics. May be repeated for credit up to 12 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division

ENG 3003: Literature and Medicine (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2201 or WRI 1100 or USCH 1111 or USCH 1112 or USCH 1113. A consideration of the role of the health care provider from a literary perspective. By reading, discussing, and writing about stories, novels, movies, and plays representing illness, suffering, and medical care, aspiring doctors and nurses will learn how to interact with patients with compassion, empathy, and humanity.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Ways of Engaging, Writing "W" Course Prerequisites: WRI 1100: D or better OR USCH 1111: D or better OR USCH 1112: D or better OR USCH 1113: D or better OR (ENG 2201: D or better OR Advanced Writing Eligible: Y or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 5 or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 6 or better OR English Courses - EXEMPT: EXMPT or better AND UCOR 1000: D or better)

ENG 3150: The Sentence (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2201 or WRI 1100 or USCH 1111 or USCH 1112 or USCH 1113. Treats the craft of writing sentences with clarity and grace. Less interested in grammar for its own sake, the course shows students how to deploy grammatical strategies for desired effect in writing. Shows students how to write with substance through style.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Prerequisites: WRI 1100: D or better OR USCH 1111: D or better OR USCH 1112: D or better OR USCH 1113: D or better OR (ENG 2201: D or better OR Advanced Writing Eligible: Y or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 5 or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 6 or better OR English Courses - EXEMPT: EXMPT or better)

ENG 3180: Advanced Grammar (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2201 or WRI 1100 or USCH 1111 or USCH 1112 or USCH 1113. This basic grammar course brings insights from both traditional and generative-transformational approaches to explain how language works. The course also introduces students to parts of speech, phrases, and clauses, as well as to grammatical and mechanical rules for generating standard American English.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: WRI 1100: D or better OR USCH 1111: D or better OR USCH 1112: D or better OR USCH 1113: D or better OR (ENG 2201: D or better OR Advanced Writing Eligible: Y or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 5 or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 6 or better OR English Courses - EXEMPT: EXMPT or better)

ENG 3205: Issues and Practices in Workplace Writing (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2201 or WRI 1100 or USCH 1111 or USCH 1112 or USCH 1113. Develops abilities associated with writing tasks in the professions, including reports, correspondence, proposals, and procedure manuals. Emphasizes role of persuasion in routine and special writing tasks. Also addresses visual design in the preparation of documents and the impact of digital technologies on writing in the professional workplace.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Ways of Engaging, Writing "W" Course Prerequisites: WRI 1100: D or better OR USCH 1111: D or better OR USCH 1112: D or better OR USCH 1113: D or better OR (ENG 2201: D or better OR Advanced Writing Eligible: Y or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 5 or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 6 or better OR English Courses - EXEMPT: EXMPT or better) OR English Courses - EXEMPT: EXMPT or better

ENG 3208: Professional and Business Writing - M (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: Writing course or score of 5-6 on English Placement Test. Reviews basic written-commmunication skills and strategies before moving on to practice in fundamentals of professional communication: professional correspondence, business reports, proposals, oral presentations. Emphasis is placed on persuasion, ethics and the impact of digital technologies on business communication. May not be taken for credit if ENG 3207 Business Writing has previously been taken. Offered only by Media.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course

ENG 3301: Advanced Expository Writing (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2201 or WRI 1100. Moves students beyond the academic essay and shows them techniques for addressing an audience beyond the academy. Focuses on the exploratory, open-ended essay as a lens for examining topics chosen by students in consultation with the instructor.

Attributes: Advanced Academic Writing, Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Prerequisites: ENG 2201: D or better OR WRI 1100: D or better OR Advanced Writing Eligible: Y or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 5 or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 6 or better OR English Courses - EXEMPT: EXMPT or better OR USCH 1111: or better OR USCH 1112: or better OR USCH 1113: or better

ENG 3302: Writing Across Cultures (3-5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2201 or WRI 1100 or USCH 1111 or USCH 1112 or USCH 1113. Uses writing within specific cultural or ethnic contexts as a way to examine and explore those contexts, fostering understanding of cultural, racial, ethnic, or gender differences.

Attributes: Cultural Understand&Engagement, Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Prerequisites: WRI 1100: D or better OR USCH 1111: D or better OR USCH 1112: D or better OR USCH 1113: D or better OR (ENG 2201: D or better OR Advanced Writing Eligible: Y or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 5 or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 6 or better OR English Courses - EXEMPT: EXMPT or better)

ENG 3310: Elements of Prosody (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2201 or WRI 1100 or USCH 1111 or USCH 1112 or USCH 1113 (or score of 5-6 in Writing Placement). For English majors and others interested in exploring in greater depth the workings of poetry, with particular attention paid to the relationship between the elements that make up the poem (rhythm, structure, sound qualities, the "music" of the poem) and where those elements take us.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: WRI 1100: D or better OR USCH 1111: D or better OR USCH 1112: D or better OR USCH 1113: D or better OR (ENG 2201: or better OR Advanced Writing Eligible: Y or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 5 or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 6 or better OR English Courses - EXEMPT: EXMPT or better)

ENG 3311: Elements of Narrative (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2201 or WRI 1100 or USCH 1111, or USCH 1112, or USCH 1113, (or score of 5-6 in Writing Placement). For English majors and others interested in exploring in greater depth the field of narrative studies, with particular attention paid to the relationship between the elements of storytelling, character, plot, time, setting, closure, etc., and their larger philosophical implications.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: WRI 1100: D or better OR USCH 1111: D or better OR USCH 1112: D or better OR USCH 1113: D or better OR (ENG 2201: D or better OR Advanced Writing Eligible: Y or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 5 or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 6 or better OR English Courses - EXEMPT: EXMPT or better)

ENG 3316: Workshop in Writing Poetry (3)

Offerings

Refines skills and techniques necessary for the writing of formal styles of poetry (the sonnet, the sestina, etc.). Students examine the work of professional poets from the perspective of apprentices to the craft.

Attributes: Upper-Division

ENG 3317: Workshop in Writing Fiction (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2215 or permission of instructor. Refines skills and techniques necessary for the effective writing of short fiction. Students analyze the work of professional fiction writers from the perspective of apprentices to the craft.

Attributes: Upper-Division Prerequisites: ENG 2215: D or better

ENG 3318: Creative Nonfiction (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2201 or WRI 1100 or USCH 1111 or USCH 1112 or USCH 1113. Examines the literary essay, emphasizing contemporary authors such as Diane Ackerman, Annie Dillard, and Barry Lopez; "schools" such as the new journalists and the environmental essayists; and publications such as The New Yorker and The Atlantic. Special attention will be paid to students' development as writers of nonfiction.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: English, Integrated Studies, Soc Justice/Cultural Stds-INT, Soc Justice/Cultural Studies Majors only. Prerequisites: WRI 1100: D or better OR USCH 1111: D or better OR USCH 1112: D or better OR USCH 1113: D or better OR (ENG 2201: D or better OR Advanced Writing Eligible: Y or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 5 or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 6 or better OR English Courses - EXEMPT: EXMPT or better)

ENG 3325: Film and Story (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2201 or WRI 1100 or USCH 1111 or USCH 1112 or USCH 1113. Examines the elements of film storytelling in the context of literary studies, including theme, character, genre, plot, setting, and point-of-view. Pays close attention to the technology and craft of film-making as a means of exploring film's unique aesthetic power.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: WRI 1100: D or better OR USCH 1111: D or better OR USCH 1112: D or better OR USCH 1113: D or better OR (ENG 2201: D or better OR Advanced Writing Eligible: Y or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 5 or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 6 or better OR English Courses - EXEMPT: EXMPT or better)

ENG 3332: African American Literature (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2201 or WRI 1100 or USCH 1111 or USCH 1112 or USCH 1113. Introduces students to African American literature from the nineteenth century to the present. Topics include slavery and resistance, the Harlem Renaissance, the Black Arts movement, and black popular culture. We will read such authors as Harriet Jacobs, Lanston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Richard Wright, Ralph Ellison, and Toni Morrison.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: WRI 1100: D or better OR USCH 1111: D or better OR USCH 1112: D or better OR USCH 1113: D or better OR (ENG 2201: D or better OR Advanced Writing Eligible: Y or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 5 or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 6 or better OR English Courses - EXEMPT: EXMPT or better)

ENG 3334: United States Multi-Ethnic Literature (5)

Offerings

Traces the expression in novels, plays, poems, and essays of the minority groups who have been a part of the American people throughout history.

Attributes: Cultural Understand&Engagement, Upper-Division, WK Humanities

ENG 3335: Celtic Literature and Culture (5)

Offerings

Investigates the literature and culture of Ireland and Scotland across genres, national borders, and time periods, considering key questions about the role that stories play in speaking truth to history, forging personal and national identity, and navigating faith in a context of war and peacemaking.

Attributes: Cultural Understand&Engagement, Upper-Division, WK Humanities, Writing "W" Course

ENG 3339: United States Latinx Literature (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2201 or WRI 1100 or USCH 1111 or USCH 1112 or USCH 1113. Introduces students to English-language literature written by North American Latinos and Latinas. Topics include the legacy of Spanish colonialism, the dissemination of Mexican, Cuban, Puetro Rican, and Dominican cultures, the development of "Spanglish," and the controversy over immigration and the border. We will read such authors as Rudolfo Anaya, Richard Rodriguez, Sandra Cisneros, Ana Castillo, Jimmy Santiago Baca, and Junot Diaz.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: WRI 1100: D or better OR USCH 1111: D or better OR USCH 1112: D or better OR USCH 1113: D or better OR (ENG 2201: D or better OR Advanced Writing Eligible: Y or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 5 or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 6 or better OR English Courses - EXEMPT: EXMPT or better)

ENG 3345: Medieval English Literature (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2201 or WRI 1100 or USCH 1111 or USCH 1112 or USCH 1113. This course covers the Anglo-Saxon, Anglo-Norman, and high-medieval periods of early English literature. It examines Old English heroic verse, the literature of chivalry and the courtly love tradition, and the accounts of medieval mystics such as Julian of Norwich and Margery Kempe.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: WRI 1100: D or better OR USCH 1111: D or better OR USCH 1112: D or better OR USCH 1113: D or better OR (ENG 2201: D or better OR Advanced Writing Eligible: Y or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 5 or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 6 or better OR English Courses - EXEMPT: EXMPT or better)

ENG 3346: English Renaissance Literature (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2201 or WRI 1100 or USCH 1111 or USCH 1112 or USCH 1113. Considers the Golden Age of Elizabeth I and the revolutionary, adventurous days that followed, as seen through the works of Wyatt, Sidney, Raleigh, Shakespeare, Bacon, Milton, Donne, Herbert, and Marvell.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: WRI 1100: D or better OR USCH 1111: D or better OR USCH 1112: D or better OR USCH 1113: D or better OR (ENG 2201: D or better OR Advanced Writing Eligible: Y or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 5 or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 6 or better OR English Courses - EXEMPT: EXMPT or better)

ENG 3347: Literature of Enlightenment and Revolution (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2201 or WRI 1100 or USCH 1111 or USCH 1112 or USCH 1113. Studies 18th and early 19th century literature in the context of the Age of Reason and Revolution. Focuses on emerging western thought about individualism, freedom, and gender, through the works of writers such as Defoe, Swift, Sterne, and Austen.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: WRI 1100: D or better OR USCH 1111: D or better OR USCH 1112: D or better OR USCH 1113: D or better OR (ENG 2201: D or better OR Advanced Writing Eligible: Y or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 5 or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 6 or better OR English Courses - EXEMPT: EXMPT or better)

ENG 3348: Romantic Poetry and Fiction (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2201 or WRI 1100 or USCH 1111 or USCH 1112 or USCH 1113. Studies selected works of such British Romantic writers, including Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Keats, and the Shelleys.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: WRI 1100: D or better OR USCH 1111: D or better OR USCH 1112: D or better OR USCH 1113: D or better OR (ENG 2201: D or better OR Advanced Writing Eligible: Y or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 5 or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 6 or better OR English Courses - EXEMPT: EXMPT or better)

ENG 3351: Victorian Literature (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2201 or WRI 1100 or USCH 1111 or USCH 1112 or USCH 1113. Studies selected works from the age of Queen Victoria in Britain, including such authors as Dickens, the Brontes, G. Eliot, and Wilde.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: WRI 1100: D or better OR USCH 1111: D or better OR USCH 1112: D or better OR USCH 1113: D or better OR (ENG 2201: D or better OR Advanced Writing Eligible: Y or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 5 or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 6 or better OR English Courses - EXEMPT: EXMPT or better)

ENG 3380: African Literature (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2201 or WRI 1100 or USCH 1111 or USCH 1112 or USCH 1113. Examines the work of a variety of authors from the continent of Africa in the light of colonialism and its aftermath. Focuses primarily on English-language writers such as Achebe, Coetzee, Dangarembga, Fugard, Gordimer, Adichie and Soyinka.

Attributes: Cultural Understand&Engagement, Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: WRI 1100: D or better OR USCH 1111: D or better OR USCH 1112: D or better OR USCH 1113: D or better OR (ENG 2201: D or better OR Advanced Writing Eligible: Y or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 5 or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 6 or better OR English Courses - EXEMPT: EXMPT or better)

ENG 3381: Middle-Eastern Literature (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2201 or WRI 1100 or USCH 1111 or USCH 1112 or USCH 1113. Examines the work of a variety of authors from the East/Middle East, especially stories of crossing between East and West. Particular attention will be paid to the concept of hybrid identities, exile, diaspora. Authors may include Ruffo, Mernissi, Hosseini, and Pamuk, as well as Arab-American short stories.

Attributes: Cultural Understand&Engagement, Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: WRI 1100: D or better OR USCH 1111: D or better OR USCH 1112: D or better OR USCH 1113: D or better OR (ENG 2201: D or better OR Advanced Writing Eligible: Y or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 5 or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 6 or better OR English Courses - EXEMPT: EXMPT or better)

ENG 3382: South Africa-Stages of Protest and Democracy (5)

Offerings

This study abroad course will analyze protest narratives, ranging from popular and award-winning works like J. M. Coetzee's Age of Iron and Trevor Noah's Born a Crime to performances of AIDS survivors and state narratives intended to avoid civil war and attempt transitional justice.

Attributes: Cultural Understand&Engagement, Upper-Division, Ways of Engaging

ENG 3383: Arab Spring: Gender, Islam, Democracy (5)

Offerings

Considers how literature and electronic texts create venues for political and social change in the historical region boundaried by Morocco and Spain. Explores how texts, ideas, media and people circulate and cross trans-national borders in a time of historic change.

Equivalents: SJC 3383 Attributes: Cultural Understand&Engagement, Upper-Division, Ways of Engaging, Writing "W" Course

ENG 3384: Empires of Asia (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2201 or WRI 1100 or USCH 1111 or USCH 1112 or USCH 1113. Challenging the western-centric gaze, this course invites students to reconsider patterns of global power and to listen to voices of resistance in both East and West Asia. Topics include imperial Japan and its twilight, the fallout of empire in Korea and China, the pinnacle and collapse of the Ottoman Empire, and history and power in the Persian Empire. Authors may include Kazuo Ishiguro, Teresa Hak Kyung Cha, Orhan Pamuk, and Shahranush Parsipur.

Attributes: Cultural Understand&Engagement, Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: WRI 1100: D or better OR USCH 1111: D or better OR USCH 1112: D or better OR USCH 1113: D or better OR (ENG 2201: D or better OR Advanced Writing Eligible: Y or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 5 or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 6 or better OR English Courses - EXEMPT: EXMPT or better)

ENG 3385: Japanese Literature (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2201 or WRI 1100. Examines work of Japanese authors in light of the country's social and cultural history. Includes works by such writers as Murasaki Shikibu, Basho, Shusaku Endo, Yasunari Kawabata, Yukio Mishima and Kobo Abe.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded.

ENG 3386: The Eternal City in Art and Literature (5)

Offerings

Invites students to explore the theme of "Art and Incarnation" through the intensive study of literary works set in Rome and produced by authors from the classic to the contemporary age.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Ways of Engaging, Writing "W" Course

ENG 3710: 19th Century American Literature (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2201 or WRI 1100 or USCH 1111 or USCH 1112 or USCH 1113. Examines major American authors, themes, and literary movements of the nineteenth century. Topics may include the American renaissance, transcendentalism, American realism, sentimentalism, regionalism, and the Civil War.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: WRI 1100: D or better OR USCH 1111: D or better OR USCH 1112: D or better OR USCH 1113: D or better OR (ENG 2201: D or better OR Advanced Writing Eligible: Y or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 5 or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 6 or better OR English Courses - EXEMPT: EXMPT or better)

ENG 3715: 20th Century American Literature (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2201 or WRI 1100 or USCH 1111 or USCH 1112 or USCH 1113. Examines major American authors, themes, and literary movements of the twentieth century. Topics may include modernism, World War I, World War II, the Harlem renaissance, the Beat generation, Southern gothic, and Postmodernism.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: WRI 1100: D or better OR USCH 1111: D or better OR USCH 1112: D or better OR USCH 1113: D or better OR (ENG 2201: D or better OR Advanced Writing Eligible: Y or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 5 or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 6 or better OR English Courses - EXEMPT: EXMPT or better)

ENG 3840: Lewis and Tolkien (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2201 or WRI 1100 or USCH 1111 or USCH 1112 or USCH 1113. Studies the major literary works, themes, and ideas of C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien in the context of their lives, faith, and friendships. Examines themes such as the use of myth to explore problems of modernity, the relationship between Christian faith and art, as well as the debates over "literary" vs. "popular" fiction.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: WRI 1100: D or better OR USCH 1111: D or better OR USCH 1112: D or better OR USCH 1113: D or better OR (ENG 2201: D or better OR Advanced Writing Eligible: Y or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 5 or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 6 or better OR English Courses - EXEMPT: EXMPT or better)

ENG 4152: Modernist Literature (5)

Offerings

Prerequisites: ENG 2252 or 2253, or permission of instructor. Studies the major authors and literary works of the early twentieth century modernist period. Authors may include T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Virginia Woolf, or James Joyce.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: ENG 2252: D or better OR ENG 2253: D or better

ENG 4162: Postmodern Literature (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2252 or 2253, or permission of instructor. Studies the emerging authors and literary works of the contemporary postmodern period. Authors and works will vary. (See English department website for a detailed description of this year's course specifics.)

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: ENG 2252: D or better OR ENG 2253: D or better

ENG 4316: Advanced Poetry Writing (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 3316. A writing workshop for experienced writers of poetry. Also addresses such topics as poetry magazines, small presses, agents and editors, the submission process, and current trends in publishing. Offered alternate years.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: ENG 3316: D or better

ENG 4317: Advanced Fiction Writing (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 3317. A writing workshop for experienced writers of fiction. Also addresses such topics as fiction magazines, publishing houses, agents and editors, the submission process, and current trends in publishing.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: ENG 3317: D or better

ENG 4318: Advanced Creative Nonfiction (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 3318. A writing workshop for experienced writers of creative nonfiction. Also addresses such topics as literary magazines, publishing houses, agents and editors, the submission process, and current trends in publishing. Offered alternate years.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: ENG 3318: D or better

ENG 4440: Geoffrey Chaucer (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2251 or permission of instructor. An in-depth study of the major works of British writer Geoffrey Chaucer, the author of "Canterbury Tales".

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: ENG 2251: D or better

ENG 4442: John Milton (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2251 or permission of instructor. An in-depth study of the major works of British writer John Milton, the author of "Paradise Lost".

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: ENG 2251: D or better

ENG 4445: Shakespeare (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2251 or permission of instructor. Considers Shakespeare's comedies, histories, tragedies, and romances while studying his art and thought in relation to the Elizabethan background.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: ENG 2251: D or better

ENG 4449: Jane Austen (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2252 or permission of instructor. An in-depth study of the major works of British novelist Jane Austen, the author of "Pride and Prejudice".

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: ENG 2252: D or better

ENG 4450: Emily Dickinson (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2253 or permission of instructor. An in-depth study of the major works of American poet Emily Dickinson.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: ENG 2253: D or better

ENG 4451: Toni Morrison (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2253 or permission of instructor. An in-depth study of the major works of African American novelist Toni Morrison, the author of Beloved.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: ENG 2253: D or better

ENG 4452: Major American Authors (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2253 or permission of instructor. An in-depth study of a major American author whose works have achieved centrality in the literary canon. (See English department website for a detailed description of this year's course specifics.)

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded.

ENG 4455: Major British Authors (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2251 or 2252, or permission of instructor. An in-depth study of a major British author whose works have achieved centrality in the literary canon. (See English department website for a detailed description of this year's course specifics.)

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: ENG 2251: or better OR ENG 2252: D or better

ENG 4458: Major World Authors (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2225, or permission of instructor. An in-depth study of a major world author whose works have achieved centrality in the literary canon. (See English department website for a detailed description of this year's course specifics.)

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: ENG 2225: D or better

ENG 4601: History of English (3)

Offerings

Examines Anglo Saxon, Middle, and Modern forms of English in historical development. Includes phonology, morphology, syntax, and some discussion of the relationship of each language stage to literary expression during its era. Offered alternate years.

Equivalents: LIN 4601 Attributes: Upper-Division

ENG 4685: Literary Theory (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2225 or permission of instructor. Studies the major issues and schools of literary theory in terms of their historical development. The course is especially appropriate for advanced majors or those who might be considering graduate studies. Offered alternate years.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: ENG 2225: D or better

ENG 4701: Teaching Writing:Theory and Practice (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2201 or WRI 1100 or USCH 1111 or USCH 1112 or USCH 1113. Interrogates various writing pedagogies for (1) the assumptions each makes about what "good writing" is and (2) how these asumptions play out in the classroom. Recommended for prospective secondary teachers and prospective graduate students in various disciplines.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: WRI 1100: D or better OR USCH 1111: D or better OR USCH 1112: D or better OR USCH 1113: D or better OR (ENG 2201: D or better OR Advanced Writing Eligible: Y or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 5 or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 6 or better OR English Courses - EXEMPT: EXMPT or better)

ENG 4822: The Novel (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2201 or WRI 1100 or USCH 1111 or USCH 1112 or USCH 1113 (or score of 5-6 in Writing Placement). Examines the novel form in its historical varieties and contexts, including a close attention to the relationship between theory, craft, and meaning.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: WRI 1100: D or better OR USCH 1111: D or better OR USCH 1112: D or better OR USCH 1113: D or better OR (ENG 2201: D or better OR Advanced Writing Eligible: Y or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 5 or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 6 or better OR English Courses - EXEMPT: EXMPT or better)

ENG 4823: The Poem (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2201 or WRI 1100 or USCH 1111 or USCH 1112 or USCH 1113 (or score of 5-6 in Writing Placement). Examines the poetic form in its historical varieties and contexts, including a close attention to the relationship between theory, craft and meaning.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: WRI 1100: D or better OR USCH 1111: D or better OR USCH 1112: D or better OR USCH 1113: D or better OR (ENG 2201: D or better OR Advanced Writing Eligible: Y or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 5 or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 6 or better OR English Courses - EXEMPT: EXMPT or better)

ENG 4824: The Short Story (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2201 or WRI 1100 or USCH 1111 or USCH 1112 or USCH 1113. Examines the short story form in all its historical varieties and contexts, including a close attention to the central relationship between theory, craft and meaning.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: WRI 1100: D or better OR USCH 1111: D or better OR USCH 1112: D or better OR USCH 1113: D or better OR (ENG 2201: D or better OR Advanced Writing Eligible: Y or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 5 or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 6 or better OR English Courses - EXEMPT: EXMPT or better)

ENG 4825: The Essay (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ENG 2201 or WRI 1100 or USCH 1111 or USCH 1112 or USCH 1113 (or score of 5-6 in Writing Placement). Examines the essay form in all its historical varieties and contexts, including a close attention to the central relationship between theory, craft and meaning.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: WRI 1100: D or better OR USCH 1111: D or better OR USCH 1112: D or better OR USCH 1113: D or better OR (ENG 2201: D or better OR Advanced Writing Eligible: Y or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 5 or better OR English Proficiency Exam-Essay: 6 or better OR English Courses - EXEMPT: EXMPT or better)

ENG 4899: Senior Capstone in English (3)

Offerings

Provides senior English majors with an opportunity to gather their thoughts on faith and literature, to explore their vocations, and to evaluate their educational experiences at SPU.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: English Majors only. Post-Baccalaureate, Senior students only.

ENG 4900: Independent Study (1-5)

Offerings

Independent Study May be repeated for credit up to 15 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

ENG 4930: English Practicum (1-5)

Offerings

For advanced students who wish to assist as tutors, discussion leaders, and readers in lower-division English classes. May be repeated for credit up to 6 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

ENG 4940: Coop Education: English Internship (1-5)

Offerings

Applies writing skills in varied employment settings; possibilities include public relations offices, newspapers, and other informational services. Students may suggest their own internships in consultation with the faculty supervisor as long as writing skills are used and other internship criteria are met. May be repeated for credit up to 6 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

ENG 4941: Coop Education: English Internship (1-5)

Offerings

Applies writing skills in varied employment settings; possibilities include public relations offices, newspapers, and other informational services. Students may suggest their own internships in consultation with the faculty supervisor, as long as writing skills are used and other internship criteria are met. May be repeated for credit up to 6 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

ENG 4950: Special Topics (1-5)

Offerings

Topics will vary. May be repeated for credit up to 5 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course

ENG 4970: Independent Research in English (5)

Offerings

Under the direction of the English faculty, qualified students bound for postgraduate study will design and complete a senior project: either an article-length scholarly paper or a substantial creative writing project.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: English Majors only. Post-Baccalaureate, Senior students only.