English

Classes

ENGL 002 : Freshman Composition

Designed to develop the student’s ability to express ideas clearly and effectively in writing and to read with perception and accuracy. Course Discontinued.

Credits

3

ENGL 003 : Freshman Composition

Intended to increase the student’s ability to write effectively, to read critically, and to present ideas logically. Course Discontinued.

Credits

3

ENGL 009 : Technical Writing, Pre-Professional

The course focuses on written and oral communication in technical writing.  Students will be required to produce documents encountered within the workplace, especially in a global marketplace. These will include - but not be limited to - correspondence, memos, business reports, collaborative and individual proposals, formal e-mails, argumentative essays, job search strategies, visually appealing brochures, and portfolios. In addition, students will hone communication skills essential to achieving success in the competitive work environment. Prerequisite: successful completion of First Year Writing Sequence (ENGW courses) with grade of  <C> or higher. Satisfies 3rd Writing Requirement of COAS

Credits

3

Prerequisites

Prerequisite: successful completion of First Year Writing Sequence (ENGW courses) with grade of  <C> or higher

ENGL 010 : Technical Writing for Pre-Law Students

This is course is designed to introduce the student to fundamental concepts of legal writing. Whether the career goal is to become an attorney, paralegal, journalist, or corporate executive, success will depend on the ability to think, analyze, and communicate in an effective style.  This course will focus on the exercises and skills necessary to complete a first semester legal research and writing course in law school, including case citation methodology, writing memoranda, and preparing an appellate brief. Prerequisite: successful completion of First Year Writing Sequence (ENGW courses) with grade of  <C> or higher … Satisfies 3rd Writing Requirement of COAS

Credits

3

Prerequisites

Successful completion of First Year Writing Sequence (ENGW courses) with grade of  <C> or higher

ENGL 014 : Introduction to Humanities I

Introduces students to critical approaches and major texts in the global humanities.  Addresses key foundational texts in the Western classical tradition (Homer, Seneca, Plato, etc.) as well as devote special critical attention to the study of seminal works in other fields.  Students will learn about the fundamental goals and objectives of the global humanities, which later artists and men and women of letters (during the Renaissance period) imitated and applied the traditional classical forms, from the Greeks and Romans, to illustrate what moral values and collective ideals should define the pursuit of knowledge and human experience.

Credits

3

ENGL 015 : Introduction to Humanities II

This course is  informed by a global record of writers, artists, musicians, poets, etc.  who have influenced generations.  Intro to Humanities I (ENGL 014)  focused on a choice of texts from world’s narrative traditions (archaic Greece to modern America through those of Africa); Humanities II builds and continues this study, but through the texts of the world’s dramatic traditions (drama and ritual).   

NOTE: Students do not need to take ENGL 014 to be able to take this course

Credits

3

ENGL 054 : African American Literature to 1940

Designed to introduce students to the major authors, genres, journals, themes, movements, and debates that have shaped the African American literary tradition -it examines the cultural experiences of  African/African Americans who helped shape the growth of the United States from its earliest beginnings through  the early 1940s. Students will become familiar with the works of the authors, poets, artists, activists, and critical analysts who made an indelible mark in this area of literature, culture, and history.

Credits

3

ENGL 055 : African-American Literature from 1940 to the Present

This course explores representative texts from the African American literary tradition in a mostly historical/chronological order. As a survey course, it will explore key units and ideas from the African American literary tradition after 1940 through a study of works that think about, describe, create, resist, defy, and/or break various “boundaries.”  Through lectures, readings, and other assignments, students will come to understand the development of African American literary production from the beginning of the 1940s to the present era.

Credits

3

ENGL 056 : Introduction to Caribbean Literature

This course explores literature produced by Caribbean writers—both locally and across the Caribbean’s diasporas—and ideas that have shaped these writers’ literary output. Critical to this exploration is a consideration of Caribbean history, development, and political/cultural identity.  In addition, it pays attention to major socioeconomic and political forces that have shaped the region, including slavery, colonization, struggles for independence and migration, and examines ways in which these issues have affected Caribbean writers’ literary imagination. NOTE: also satisfies a requirement in the Caribbean Studies minor

Credits

3

ENGL 084 : Honors for Sophomores I

This course provides directed reading for sophomores in the COAS Honors Program as they begin formulating ideas for the Honors Thesis. Students undertake independent reading, research and writing in preparation for the completion of an Honors Thesis.  Restricted/reserved for English majors in the COAS Honors Program.

Credits

1

ENGL 088 : Honors for Juniors I

This course uses seminar, workshop, and independent study formats to assist junior English majors in the COAS Honors Program to map a senior honors thesis project.  Students will complete short, weekly written assignments and engage in additional reading, discussion, and workshop activities in order to improve their research and writing skills and to hone a senior thesis prospectus.  Restricted/reserved for English majors in the COAS Honors Program.

Credits

1

ENGL 092 : Honors for Seniors I

Provides guidance in completing the research for the Honors Thesis and working toward a first draft.  Comparable to Senior Thesis * Prerequisite: in good standing in COAS Honors Program.  Restricted/reserved for English majors in the COAS Honors Program            

Credits

3

Prerequisites

Good standing in COAS Honors Program.

ENGL 104 : Sophomore Seminar I: Introduction to English Studies

Introduces English majors and minors to methodologies of close reading that reveal the rich complexity of literary texts and provide an appreciation of the way those texts signify in relation to their aesthetic, social, and historical contexts. Upon completion of the course, successful students will be in possession of the critical vocabulary, the basic reading and writing skills, and the knowledge of information technologies and library resources essential to an English major or minor. Required for English majors and minors. Prerequisite: successful completion of First Year Writing Sequence (ENGW courses) with grade of  <C> or higher *This course must be taken in residence; no transfer credit will be accepted for this course.  Restricted/Reserved to English Majors or Minors

 

Credits

3

Prerequisites

Successful completion of First Year Writing Sequence (ENGW courses) with grade of  <C> or higher

ENGL 105 : Sophomore Seminar II: Theories of Interpretation.

The second part of the required two-semester introductory sequence for English majors and minors, this course is designed to give students guided opportunities to acquire effective methods of writing literary analyses informed by current critical theory, including African-American critical strategies and intellectual discourses. This course must be taken in residence; no transfer credit will be accepted for this course.

Prerequisites

ENGL 104 with grade of “C” or higher.

ENGL 110 : Linguistic (and/or Language) Foundations

Provides foundational knowledge of the principles and methods of language analysis. By the end of this course, successful students will be able to apply this knowledge to the study of human language in general and English in particular and to demonstrate a metalinguistic awareness as it relates to registers and styles and an awareness of the differences between oral and written language and standard and non-standard dialects and grammars. Required for English majors. Prerequisite. ENGL-104 with “C” or higher or concurrent enrollment in ENGL-104. Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or Minors

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 104 with “C” or higher or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 104.

ENGL 111 : African American Literary Foundations

Provides a context for understanding African American literary production and critical theory by examining representative African American literary discourses from the colonial period to the present; includes consideration of the contribution of the African American folk tradition to the creative process. Upon completion of this course, successful students will have a foundational knowledge of the deep roots and rich diversity of the literary African American tradition and be able to write about it with clarity, accuracy, and insight. Required for English majors. Prerequisite: ENGL-104 with “C” or higher or concurrent enrollment in ENGL-104.    Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or Minors

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL-104 with “C” or higher or concurrent enrollment in ENGL-104.

ENGL 112 : American Literary Foundations

Introduces students to the major texts, genres, periods, authors and ideas that make up the literature of what becomes the United States, from its origins to the present. Successful students will leave this course with an appreciation of the continuities and discontinuities of the multi-cultural literary traditions in American writing and an ability to write about it in a clear and informed way. Required for English majors. Prerequisite: ENGL-104 with “C” or higher or concurrent enrollment in ENGL-104. Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or Minors.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL-104 with “C” or higher or concurrent enrollment in ENGL-104

ENGL 113 : British Literary Foundations

Introduces students to texts exemplary of key moments, movements, and discourses marking the development of the British literary tradition from the medieval era to the modern age, with emphasis on the cultural dynamics and literary modes affecting the literary production of British writers from various cultures who use English to express themselves. Successful students will leave this course with foundational knowledge of texts, authors, and cultural interactions whose significance endures to the present as well as with an ability to write effective, informed literary analyses. Required for English majors. Prerequisite: ENGL-104 with “C” or higher or concurrent enrollment in ENGL-104.  Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or Minors

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL-104 with “C” or higher or concurrent enrollment in ENGL-104

ENGL 114 : College Grammar

An advanced comprehensive examination of English grammar from traditional, structural, and generative perspectives. By the end of the course, successful students will possess the vocabulary necessary to analyze grammatical functions, be able to do detailed analysis of word classes, phrases, and sentences using a variety of strategies, precisely identify and correct usage problems, and appreciate the rhetorical effects of various language structures. Highly recommended for English Majors and Minors.  Prerequisites: ENGL-104 with “C” or higher. Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or Minors… Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL-104 with “C” or higher

ENGL 117 : Intro Creative Writing Fiction

Examines the art and craft of fiction writing, explored from the perspective of both writer and reader.  Students will study the elements of successful fiction writing aided by texts about craft as well as published stories and excerpts provided by the instructor and stories created by classmates. Through these examples, they will analyze fiction’s architectural details – including voice, imagery, character, plot, dialogue, narrative, metaphor, description, resolution, etc.  Prerequisite: Completion of First Year Writing Sequence (ENGW courses) with grade of  <C> or higher.  Satisfies a requirement for English Majors with Creative Writing concentration; Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  (Note: course does not fulfill a Division A or 3rd Writing Requirement of COAS)

Credits

3

Prerequisites

Completion of First Year Writing Sequence (ENGW courses) with grade of  <C> or higher.

ENGL 118 : Intro to Creative Writing Poetry

In this class students will produce poetry in various forms. Students will engage in an intense environment with an emphasis on reading, writing, performance and collaboration.  Projects may include of a mock anthology of other people’s poetry and a portfolio of individual, original work. Various texts will be used to expose students to a rich body of work by contemporary poets. Students will be expected to read and respond to the texts through critical analysis or creative production. This class does have a performance aspect to it, so students should be prepared to share original readings individually, as well as  participate in a group project. Prerequisite: Completion of First Year Writing Sequence (ENGW courses) with grade of  <C> or higher.   Satisfies a requirement for English Majors with Creative Writing concentration; Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  (Note: course does not fulfill a Division A or 3rd Writing Requirement of COAS)

Credits

3

Prerequisites

Completion of First Year Writing Sequence (ENGW courses) with grade of  <C> or higher. 

ENGL 119 : Intro to Creative Writing Non-Fiction

Students will learn the fundamentals of non-fiction writing and crafting a successful personal essay by learning and applying the techniques for self-critique and revisions: will understand the importance of and mechanics for creating realistic characters, captivating details, powerful images, believable dialogue, and, learn to apply formulas using their own lives as the foundation for non-fiction writing.     Prerequisite: Completion of First Year Writing Sequence (ENGW courses) with grade of  <C> or higher.  Satisfies a requirement for English Majors with Creative Writing concentration; Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  (Note: course does not fulfill a Division A or 3rd Writing Requirement of COAS)

Credits

3

Prerequisites

Completion of First Year Writing Sequence (ENGW courses) with grade of  <C> or higher. 

ENGL 127 : Creative Writing: Fiction

Focuses on the techniques required in the writing of fiction. English Majors and Minors. Fulfills a requirement for English Majors with Creative Writing concentration Prerequisite. ENGL 117 (Intro to Creative Writing Fiction) with “C” or higher. Satisfies a requirement for English Majors with Creative Writing concentration; Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  (Note: course does not fulfill a Division A or 3rd Writing Requirement of COAS)

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 117 (Intro to Creative Writing Fiction) with “C” or higher

ENGL 128 : Creative Writing: Poetry

Focuses on the techniques required in writing poems in various sub-genres.  English Majors and Minors. Required for English Majors with Creative Writing concentration Prerequisite: ENGL-118 (Intro to Creative Writing Poetry) with “C” or higher. Satisfies a requirement for English Majors with Creative Writing concentration; Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  (Note: course does not fulfill a Division A or 3rd Writing Requirement of COAS)

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL-118 (Intro to Creative Writing Poetry) with “C” or higher.

ENGL 129 : The Art of the Essay

Addresses the theory and practice of expository writing by reading exemplary texts and practicing a variety of organizational strategies. Sections may focus on different specified discourses (Ethnography, Political Rhetoric, Current Events, Cinema, Short Fiction, Poetry). Upon completion of the course, successful students will be able to write engaging essays characterized by stylistic expressiveness and grammatical precision. Prerequisite: successful completion of First Year Writing Sequence (ENGW courses) with grade of  <C> or higher … Satisfies 3rd Writing Requirement of COAS

Credits

3

Prerequisites

Successful completion of First Year Writing Sequence (ENGW courses) with grade of  <C> or higher …

ENGL 130 : Rhetoric: Theory and Practice

Uses critical analysis of exemplary argumentative writing as well as classical and modern rhetorical theories to teach strategies for writing argumentative or persuasive essays, specifically including those requiring researched evidence. Successful students will be able to deploy a variety of rhetorical strategies to write convincing essays characterized by stylistic finesse and thoughtful, well-researched development. ENGL-114 is strongly recommended. Prerequisite: ENGL-104 with grade of “C” or higher.  Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or MinorsSatisfies an English Major/Minor elective  

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL-104 with grade of “C” or higher.

ENGL 140 : Drama Across Cultures

A cross-cultural genre course. Focuses on understanding the essential features of drama both ancient and modern from a variety of cultures, which may include European, American, African, African American. The successful student will acquire the vocabulary necessary to analyze drama critically, an understanding of the particular meaning drama creates through performance or imagined performance, and the ability to write about it effectively and insightfully. Prerequisite: ENGL-104 with grade of “C” or higher.  Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or MinorsSatisfies the period/cross-cultural genre course requirement for English majors; Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL-104 with grade of “C” or higher. 

ENGL 141 : Poetry Across Cultures

 A cross-cultural genre course. From the ritual chants to the epic, from the African praise song to the sonnet, this course focuses on the choices of style and genre that offer specific creative and interpretative possibilities to the poet. Upon completing this course, the successful student understands the essential nature of poetry, the conventions governing a variety of verse forms, as well as the vocabulary necessary to write about poetry with precision and critical acumen. Prerequisite: ENGL-104 with grade of “C” or higher. Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or Minors…Satisfies the period/cross-cultural genre course requirement for English majors; Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective    

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL-104 with grade of “C” or higher.

ENGL 142 : Prose Fiction Across Cultures

A cross-cultural genre course. The course will sample the prose fiction of a wide variety of authors—for example, Aesop, Charles Dickens, Ralph Ellison, Christina Garcia, Chinua Achebe, Toni Morrison—in order to arrive at an essential understanding of the genre and a selection of sub-genres (for example, fable, short story, novel, novella). During this course, the successful student becomes aware of narrative strategies, the conventions governing specific forms (gothic, science fiction, mystery, adventure, romance), as well as the vocabulary to write about prose fiction in a critically illuminating way. Prerequisite: ENGL-104 with grade of “C” or higher.  Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or Minors… Satisfies the period/cross-cultural genre course requirement for English majors; Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL-104 with grade of “C” or higher. 

ENGL 201 : Major American Author: Langston Hughes

An advanced course that provides an intensive scholarly study of the texts of a single author (Douglass, Swift, Morrison, Shakespeare, among others) within their formal and cultural contexts; requires a research paper of substantial length (15 page minimum). One major author course is required for English majors; at least one major author will be offered each semester. Successful students will achieve a complex understanding of the canon of one important writer and be able to produce a sophisticated piece of researched literary analysis that takes into account the body of criticism on that writer. The Foundation course (ENGL-111, ENGL-112, or ENGL-113) relevant to the particular author is strongly recommended. Prerequisite: ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.   Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or MinorsSatisfies the major author requirement for English majors; Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.

ENGL 202 : Major Author: Shakespeare

An advanced course that provides an intensive scholarly study of the texts of a single author (Douglass, Swift, Morrison, Shakespeare, among others) within their formal and cultural contexts; requires a research paper of substantial length (15 page minimum). One major author course is required for English majors; at least one major author will be offered each semester. Successful students will achieve a complex understanding of the canon of one important writer and be able to produce a sophisticated piece of researched literary analysis that takes into account the body of criticism on that writer. The Foundation course (ENGL-111, ENGL-112, or ENGL-113) relevant to the particular author is strongly recommended. Prerequisite: ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.   Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or MinorsSatisfies the major author requirement for English majors; Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.

ENGL 204 : African American Author

An advanced course that provides an intensive scholarly study of the texts of a single author (Douglass, Swift, Morrison, Shakespeare, among others) within their formal and cultural contexts; requires a research paper of substantial length (15 page minimum). One major author course is required for English majors; at least one major author will be offered each semester. Successful students will achieve a complex understanding of the canon of one important writer and be able to produce a sophisticated piece of researched literary analysis that takes into account the body of criticism on that writer. The Foundation course (ENGL-111, ENGL-112, or ENGL-113) relevant to the particular author is strongly recommended. Prerequisite: ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.   Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or MinorsSatisfies the major author requirement for English majors; Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.

ENGL 205 : African American Playwright

An advanced course that provides an intensive scholarly study of the texts of a single author (Douglass, Swift, Morrison, Shakespeare, among others) within their formal and cultural contexts; requires a research paper of substantial length (15 page minimum). One major author course is required for English majors; at least one major author will be offered each semester. Successful students will achieve a complex understanding of the canon of one important writer and be able to produce a sophisticated piece of researched literary analysis that takes into account the body of criticism on that writer. The Foundation course (ENGL-111, ENGL-112, or ENGL-113) relevant to the particular author is strongly recommended. Prerequisite: ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.   Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or MinorsSatisfies the major author requirement for English majors; Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.

ENGL 206 : Major Author: Octavia Butler

An advanced course that provides an intensive scholarly study of the texts of a single author (Douglass, Swift, Morrison, Shakespeare, among others) within their formal and cultural contexts; requires a research paper of substantial length (15 page minimum). One major author course is required for English majors; at least one major author will be offered each semester. Successful students will achieve a complex understanding of the canon of one important writer and be able to produce a sophisticated piece of researched literary analysis that takes into account the body of criticism on that writer. The Foundation course (ENGL-111, ENGL-112, or ENGL-113) relevant to the particular author is strongly recommended. Prerequisite: ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.   Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or MinorsSatisfies the major author requirement for English majors; Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.

ENGL 209 : British Author

An advanced course that provides an intensive scholarly study of the texts of a single author (Douglass, Swift, Morrison, Shakespeare, among others) within their formal and cultural contexts; requires a research paper of substantial length (15 page minimum). One major author course is required for English majors; at least one major author will be offered each semester. Successful students will achieve a complex understanding of the canon of one important writer and be able to produce a sophisticated piece of researched literary analysis that takes into account the body of criticism on that writer. The Foundation course (ENGL-111, ENGL-112, or ENGL-113) relevant to the particular author is strongly recommended. Prerequisite: ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.   Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or MinorsSatisfies the major author requirement for English majors; Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.

ENGL 210 : Early African American Literature

An advanced course that examines African American literature from its earliest beginnings to the texts of the first decades of the twentieth century. ENGL-111 is strongly recommended. Prerequisite: ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105. Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or MinorsSatisfies the period/cross-cultural genre requirement for English majors; Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.

ENGL 211 : African-American Realism, Naturalism, and Modernism

An advanced course that examines African American literature from the Harlem Renaissance to the 1960s, including but not limited to texts written by authors of the Harlem Renaissance, as well as Hayden, Brooks (early), Petry, Ellison, Wright, Baldwin, and Hansberry. ENGL-111 is strongly recommended. Prerequisite: ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.  Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or Minors Satisfies the period/cross-cultural genre requirement for English majors; Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.

ENGL 212 : African-American Literature from the Black Arts Movement to the Present

An advanced course that examines African American literature from the Black Arts Movement of the late 1960s to contemporary writing. ENGL-111 is strongly recommended. Prerequisite: ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.   Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or Minors Satisfies the period/cross-cultural genre requirement for English majors; Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105

ENGL 213 : African American Drama

An advanced course that surveys the development of African American drama. ENGL-111 is strongly recommended. Prerequisite: ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.  Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or Minors Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  

Credits

3

Prerequisites

NGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.

ENGL 214 : African American Poetry

An advanced course that analyzes the poetry and poetics of major African American writers. ENGL-111 is strongly recommended. Prerequisite: ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.  Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or Minors … Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  

Credits

3

Prerequisites

NGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.

ENGL 215 : African American Fiction

Analysis of the prose fiction genre as practiced by African American writers. ENGL-111 is strongly recommended. Prerequisite: ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.   Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or Minors…  Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.

ENGL 216 : Folklore of the African Diaspora

Examines oral traditions of the African Diaspora with attention to cultural and historical contexts. ENGL-111 is strongly recommended. Prerequisite: ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.   Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or Minors … Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.

ENGL 217 : African Literature

A selective survey of the literature of continental Africa, from ancient oral epics, tales, and poems to the postcolonial prose fiction, drama, and poetry of the past four decades. Readings will include works by authors such as Leopold Senghor, Amos Tutuola, Chinua Achebe, Wole Soyinka, Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Okot p'Bitek, Mariama Ba, Buchi Emecheta and Alex LaGuma. Prerequisite: ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or Minors… Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.

ENGL 218 : Ethnic American Literature

This course introduces students to ethnic American literature, music and film, focusing on U.S. Latinx, Asian American and African American cultures. Prerequisite: ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.  Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or Minors… Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.

ENGL 225 : Modern Caribbean Literature

Introduction to the literature of the Caribbean people, and its historical, cultural, and social contexts. Prerequisite: ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105. Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or Minors or students in the Interdisciplinary Caribbean Studies MinorSatisfies an English Major/Minor elective; satisfies a requirement in the Interdisciplinary Caribbean Studies minor

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.

ENGL 226 : Caribbean Author

An advanced course that examines the writings and cultural contexts of a single Caribbean author in depth. Prerequisite: ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.   Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or Minors or students in the Interdisciplinary Caribbean Studies minor. Satisfies the major author requirement for English majors; Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective; Fulfills an elective for the Interdisciplinary Caribbean Studies minor.  

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.  

ENGL 227 : Caribbean Genre

An advanced course that looks at one of the genres used by Caribbean authors, such as prose fiction, poetry, drama, autobiography, or hybrid modes based in folk form and orality. Prerequisite: ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or Minors and students in the Interdisciplinary Caribbean Studies minor. Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective; Fulfills an elective for the Interdisciplinary Caribbean Studies minor.  

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.

ENGL 228 : Language in the Caribbean

Introduces students to the complex language formations in the Caribbean, by examining the origin, development and structures of Caribbean creoles, their relationship to European and African languages, and their social, cultural, and political contexts. ENGL-114 or ENGL-110 is strongly recommended. Prerequisite: ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or Minors …Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.

ENGL 230 : Early American Writings to Romanticism

An intensive examination of writing in America from the time of European colonization to the early days of independent nationhood as the United States. By closely examining the literary production of colonizers, indigenous people, clerics, promoters, zealots, and “others,” successful students will achieve an understanding of the hybrid nature of American literature as well as specific knowledge of important canonical and non-canonical texts. Prerequisite: ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.   Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or Minors … Satisfies period/cross-cultural genre course requirement for English majors; Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105

ENGL 231 : American Realism and Naturalism

Examines the efforts of both Black and White writers in the late nineteenth century to form a literature expressive of the “New America” resulting from the revolutionary changes brought about by Emancipation, Reconstruction, industrialization, immigration, and urbanization. Prerequisite: ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.   Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or MinorsSatisfies the period/cross-cultural genre course requirement for English majors; Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.

ENGL 232 : Twentieth and Early Twenty-first Century American Literature

Addresses the impact of wars, economic depression, racial conflict, changing gender definitions, views of religion, and other historical shifts that produced the distinctive writings of such authors as Faulkner, Hemingway, McCullers, Steinbeck, Welty, O’Connor, Ellison, Baldwin, Morrison, and others. ENGL-112 is strongly recommended. Prerequisite: ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105…  Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or MinorsSatisfies the period/cross-cultural genre course requirement for English majors; Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.

ENGL 233 : Genres in American Literature: Graphic Novel

A specialized course that can either be a survey of a broad genre, like poetry or drama, or an examination of a particular sub-genre, such as detective fiction, captivity narrative, Theater of the Absurd, the Western epic, poems of Native Americans, etc. ENGL-112 is strongly recommended. Prerequisite: ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105. Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or Minors Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.

ENGL 234 : Genres in American Literature

A specialized course that can either be a survey of a broad genre, like poetry or drama, or an examination of a particular sub-genre, such as detective fiction, captivity narrative, Theater of the Absurd, the Western epic, poems of Native Americans, etc. ENGL-112 is strongly recommended. Prerequisite: ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105. Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or Minors Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.

ENGL 235 : Genres in American Literature

A specialized course that can either be a survey of a broad genre, like poetry or drama, or an examination of a particular sub-genre, such as detective fiction, captivity narrative, Theater of the Absurd, the Western epic, poems of Native Americans, etc. ENGL-112 is strongly recommended. Prerequisite: ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105. Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or Minors Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.

ENGL 241 : Early Modern British Literature

Examines the cultural-literary developments from the Medieval Period to the advent of printing, continuing through the English Civil War in the mid-seventeenth century. Includes writers such as Margery Kempe, Geoffrey Chaucer, Queen Elizabeth, Christopher Marlowe, and William Shakespeare. Religious controversy, early feminist discourse, theories of government, and the impact of imperialism are themes that may be treated. Prerequisite: ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105… Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or Minors … Satisfies the period/cross-cultural genre course requirement for English majors; Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  

 

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.

ENGL 242 : The Age of Revolution: British Literature 1660-1800

Focuses on the changes British literature resulting from the emergence of a print culture in England that empowered new categories of writers (middle class citizens, women and Africans) and promoted for new literary genres (novel, periodical essay, biography, and autobiography).   ENGL 113strongly recommended. Prerequisite: ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105. Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or Minors ONLY …Satisfies the period/cross-cultural genre course requirement for English majors; Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.

ENGL 243 : British Romantic Sensibilities

Study of major issues and debates in English life and culture reflected in the literature of the first half of the nineteenth century. English 113 is strongly recommended. Prerequisite: ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105. Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or Minors… Satisfies the period/cross-cultural genre course requirement for English majors; Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.

ENGL 244 : Victorian Life and Literature

Study of major discourses and their participants in British literature from 1832 to 1901. ENGL 113 is strongly recommended. Prerequisite: ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105. Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or Minors…Satisfies the period/cross-cultural genre course requirement for English majors; Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.

ENGL 245 : Modern and Post-Colonial British Literature

Study of major writers and significant trends in British writing from 1901 to the present, with special emphasis on writing by Black Britons. ENGL 113 is strongly recommended. Prerequisite: ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105. Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or Minors …Satisfies the period/cross-cultural genre course requirement for English majors; Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective 

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.

ENGL 246 : Genres in British Literature: Drama

May focus on historical surveys of the development of broad genres, like drama or prose fiction, or may focus on specialized topics such as The Jacobean Revenge Play, The Post-Colonial Novel, Abolitionist Poetry, or Afro-British Playwrights. ENGL-113 is strongly recommended. Prerequisite: ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105. Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or Minors  …Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  

 

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.

ENGL 247 : Genres in British Literature; Drama

May focus on historical surveys of the development of broad genres, like drama or prose fiction, or may focus on specialized topics such as The Jacobean Revenge Play, The Post-Colonial Novel, Abolitionist Poetry, or Afro-British Playwrights. ENGL-113 is strongly recommended. Prerequisite: ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105…   Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or Minors. Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  

 

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.

ENGL 248 : Genres in British Literature

May focus on historical surveys of the development of broad genres, like drama or prose fiction, or may focus on specialized topics such as The Jacobean Revenge Play, The Post-Colonial Novel, Abolitionist Poetry, or Afro-British Playwrights. ENGL-113 is strongly recommended. Prerequisite: ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105…   Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or Minors  …Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  

 

Credits

3

Prerequisites

NGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.

ENGL 250 : Comparative Literature

Introduction to the history, theory, and practice of comparative literature, with attention to such topics as literary movements, genre formation, constructions of gender, interdisciplinary relations. Focusing on major texts, the course develops abilities to do comparative analysis. Prerequisite: ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105. Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or MinorsSatisfies an English Major/Minor elective      

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.

ENGL 261-263 : Topics in Linguistics

The course explores various topics in linguistics, such as American English Dialects, African American Vernacular English, Forensic Linguistics, Narrative Analysis, Language and Social Media ENGL-110 is strongly recommended. Prerequisite: ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105…   Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or Minors …Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.

ENGL 271-273 : Topics in Literary Criticism

The course explores various topics in linguistics, such as American English Dialects, African American Vernacular English, Forensic Linguistics, Narrative Analysis, Language and Social Media ENGL-110 is strongly recommended. Prerequisite: ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105…   Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or Minors …Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.

ENGL 280-289 : Topics in Literature and Writing

Some of the possibilities for special literary topics include “Women Writers,” “The Bible as Literature,” “The Blues and Literature”; interdisciplinary studies linking music or art with literature; or an intensive study of one major text like Invisible Man, Paradise Lost, Gulliver's Travels, or Their Eyes were Watching God. Possibilities for special topics in writing might include Ethnographic Writing, Advanced Argumentation, Persuasive Rhetoric, and so forth. Taught at an advanced level, these courses require extensive research. Prerequisite is the successful completion of First Year Writing Sequence (ENGW courses) with grade of  <C> or higher.   Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective   (Note: these courses do not satisfy a Division A or 3rd Writing Requirement of COAS

Credits

3

Prerequisites

Successful completion of First Year Writing Sequence (ENGW courses) with grade of  <C> or higher.  

ENGL 290 : Principles of Editing

An advanced writing course. Teaches students to edit writing produced by themselves or others by employing strategies from linguistics, rhetoric, and literature; introduces students to professional proofreading symbols. By the end of the term, successful students will be able to identify ineffective strategies or styles and know how to correct them. ENGL-110 or ENGL-114 is strongly recommended. Prerequisite: ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105   Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or MinorsSatisfies an English Major/Minor elective  

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105

ENGL 291 : Writing Critical Reviews

An advanced writing course that considers the critical review as a genre. Develops the skills necessary to write reviews of contemporary literary, film, or dramatic performances; emphasizes critical writing and artistic appreciation and evaluation; includes exemplary and theoretical readings. Attendance at performances may be required. Prerequisite: ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105…Restricted/Reserved for English Majors or Minors …Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 104 and 105 (with grade of “C” or higher), or ENGL 104 with <C> or higher WITH concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105.

ENGL 293 : Teaching English in Secondary School

Students will be exposed to theoretical studies and practical application of a variety of approaches to the teaching of genre, writing, grammar, and language history at the secondary level. Course activities reflect the current emphasis on the use of technology in the classroom as well as on the role of the teacher as researcher. Requirements include the preparation of lesson plans, visits to classes in designated local secondary schools, and culminating written projects. Designed for juniors and seniors who will be student teaching. Prerequisites: Students must have completed at least 90 credits of course work (having passed first-year writing courses with a grade of C or better)  Restricted/ Reserved for English Majors or Minors …

Credits

3

Prerequisites

Prerequisites: Students must have completed at least 90 credits of course work (having passed first-year writing courses with a grade of C or better) 

ENGL 295 : Creative Writing Workshop

An advanced course that develops the student’s creative writing abilities in a workshop setting. Portfolio submission required. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 127 with <C> or higher.  Required for English Majors with Creative Writing concentration; Satisfies an English Major/Minor elective  

Credits

3

Prerequisites

Completion of ENGL 127 with <C> or higher.

ENGL 296 : Senior Thesis

Provides an opportunity for independent research; offers experience in writing a lengthy researched essay on a literary topic or creative work. Satisfies an English major/minor requirement  *Note: English majors in the COAS Honors Program may substitute ENGL 296  for ENGL 092 (Directed Honors for Seniors) with approval from the Program Director.

Credits

3

ENGL 297 : Internship Practicum

Provides guidance and evaluation for students working in internships. Students will reflect on their work experiences in consultation with a faculty advisor.  This course is asks students to reflect on their work experiences and to develop a professional plan for their future careers.  This course requires students to keep an active work log of at least 6 entries detailing their work experiences, and it requires a final reflection essay that addresses the internship’s significance to the students’ professional aspirations.  Prerequisites: Students must have completed at least 90 credits of course work (having passed first-year writing courses with a grade of C or better) and must have secured an internship. 

Credits

3

Prerequisites

Students must have completed at least 90 credits of course work (having passed first-year writing courses with a grade of C or better) and must have secured an internship. 

ENGL 298 : Concentration in Creative Writing Thesis

The course is the culmination of a student’s Concentration in Creative Writing. The students will produce a complete manuscript of their creative work: approximately 50 pages of either poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, or a hybrid mixed genre manuscript (inclusive of the prerequisite pages).  Prerequisite: ENGL 295 and a portfolio of original creative work (25 pages). Required for English majors with the Creative Writing concentration

IMPORTANT NOTE: English majors declaring the Creative Writing concentration prior to Fall 2021, may substitute ENGL 296 (Senior Thesis) for ENGL 298, to satisfy this requirement  

Credits

3

ENGW 101 : Rhetoric, Inquiry & Critical Writing

.This course fulfills the first semester writing course requirement for First-Year Writing.  This course introduces  students to  rhetoric as a critical approach to writing, in addition to specific principles and conventions of expository writing. English Writing 101 stresses critical thinking, the exploration of ideas, and provides instruction in organization, grammatical correctness, and encourages discussion of contemporary issues through writing.  NOTE: Upon completion of this course students should register for ENGW 103.  Successful completion of this First Year Writing course requires a grade of  <C> or higher.

Credits

3

ENGW 102 : Expository Writing & Literacy Studies

The first course of the two-semester required writing course requirement for First-Year Writing.  This course introduces  students to  rhetoric as a critical approach to writing, in addition to specific principles and conventions of expository writing. English Writing 102 stresses critical thinking, the exploration of ideas, and the development of voice in writing. Students will be expected to engage in discussion of contemporary issues through class discussion and their writing.  NOTE: Upon completion of this course students should register for ENGW 103.  Successful completion of this First Year Writing course requires a grade of  <C> or higher

Credits

3

ENGW 103 : Persuasive Writing & Research

The second course of the two-semester required writing course requirement for First-Year Writing.  This course builds on the  study of rhetoric begun in ENGW 101 or 102, and introduces students to  argumentation and persuasive writing techniques, in addition to the conventions of academic research. English Writing 103 stresses the examination of counter-arguments, the exploration of primary and secondary sources, and familiarity with academic style conventions. Students will be expected to engage in discussion of contemporary issues through class discussion and their writing.  Prerequisite: Successful completion of ENGW 101 or 102 with a grade of  <C> or higher. Note: Successful completion of this First Year Writing course requires a grade of  <C> or higher.

Credits

3

ENGW 104 : Writing, Literacy & Discourse

The first course of the two-semester required writing course requirement for First-Year Writing with an emphasis on Writing Studies.  This course introduces students to the field of Writing Studies, an area of study that focuses on the production, circulation, and values of academic and other forms of writing.  English Writing 104 emphasizes examination of theories about writing, as well as a deep understanding of the writing process and certain forms of professional writing. Students will be expected to engage in discussion of contemporary issues and to develop a digital portfolio as a capstone project for the course.   NOTE: Upon completion of this course students should register for ENGW 105. NOTE: Successful completion of this First Year Writing course requires a grade of  <C> or higher.

Credits

3

ENGW 105 : Reflective Writing and Portfolios

This  second course of a two-semester required writing course requirement for First-Year Writing.  This course builds on the  study of writing begun in ENGW 104 and introduces students to  the habits of mind employed by season writers of all professions. Additionally, this course emphasizes the conventions of academic research and stresses the self-examination and  the exploration of professional writing conventions as well as the philosophy of writing. Students will be expected to engage in discussion of contemporary issues through class discussion and to develop a digital portfolio as a capstone project for the course. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ENGW 104 with a grade of  <C> or higher. NOTE: Successful completion of this First Year Writing course requires a grade of  <C> or higher.

Credits

3