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Undergraduate Catalog

2014-15 second edition, November 2014

English Courses

English (ENG) courses

  • ENG 100 Introduction to College Composition

    Required of some students as determined by placement score. An introduction to the composition sequence: the purposes of whole compositions, the processes that lead to finished compositions, and the parts that combine to create compositions. Cannot be used as elective credit on any major or minor offered by the department and cannot count toward hours required for graduation. Graded Pass/Not Pass only.

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 110 Writing I

    Prerequisite: appropriate placement score or ENG 100. General Education Course (Focus on Written Communication and Information Literacy).

    An introduction to college-level writing in which students develop critical reading and writing skills. The emphasis in reading has students locating, evaluating, and synthesizing information in an analytical and ethical manner. The emphasis in writing develops students' understanding of the ways writers generate and express ideas of different purposes to various kinds of audiences across a range of context, including social, academic, and professional. Students work on argumentation, rhetorical analysis, and editing for clarity, style, and conventions.

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 131 Introduction to Careers in Technical and Professional Writing

    Survey of career possibilities and the job market in technical and professional writing. Consideration of document types, formats, conventions, and development processes including discourse strategies, technology tools, collaborative writing, legal and ethical obligations.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 184 Mini Literature

    Topics in literature, such as detective fiction, Missouri writers, new fiction. Check semester class schedule for topics offered. Course may be repeated, provided topic and title are different, to a maximum of 6 hours. May be counted toward General Education Humanities requirement for those following a general education catalog prior to fall 1997. Variable content course.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 190 Language Skills

    Development of specific writing skills in selected areas of composition, such as sentence grammar and structure, punctuation and capitalization, spelling, diction and dictionary use, outlining and organization. Not a composition course. Check semester class schedule to determine topics being offered. Course may be repeated, provided topic and title are different, to a maximum of 3 hours. Will not satisfy the general education requirement in English. Variable content course.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 191 Grammar Skills

    Development of specific skills in American English grammar (including sentence structure, punctuation, capitalization, spelling, and diction). Students will explore and discuss grammar and usage in written communication. Not a composition course. Cannot be used to satisfy any General Education requirement in English or any requirement in the Bachelor of Science in Education degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 200 Great Books and Instant Classics

    General Education Course (Focus on Humanities).

    The works that society calls its "great books" tell us much about how the society views itself. Popular forms of linguistic expression, though sometimes less celebrated, similarly reflect a culture's sense of itself. Examining a range of texts, time-honored and otherwise, from numerous critical perspectives, this course explores how literatures reflect the values of the societies that create and enjoy them. Appropriate for students in all majors.

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 201 Public Issues in Popular Culture

    Prerequisite: 12 hours. General Education Course (Focus on Public Issues).

    A writing-intensive course that examines contemporary public issues through a variety of cultural expressions, from fiction, poetry, television and comics, to political discourse, folklore, web-based media, and song lyrics, among other popular genres. Exploring issues from these multiple viewpoints, the course will investigate the various underlying value systems that both inform the rhetorical construction of the texts and influence the attitudes and behaviors of their readers.

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 203 Creative Writing: Poetry

    Prerequisite: ENG 110. General Education Course (Focus on the Arts).

    Introduction to the theory, art, cultural context, craft, and process of poetry writing. Analysis of the full stylistic range of the modern poem and practical experience in writing in the form, with focus on the process form of writing through revision and the collaborative workshop experience.

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 205 Creative Writing: Nonfiction

    Prerequisite: ENG 110. General Education Course (Focus on the Arts).

    A study of the key characteristics of creative nonfiction, including an introduction to the evolving forms of text classified as creative nonfiction. Practice in writing prose with a focus on collaborative workshops and revision. Emphasis on the creative interpretation of complex thoughts and human experiences.

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 210 Writing II: Writing Across the Disciplines

    Prerequisite: 30 hours and ENG 110 or equivalent. General Education Course (Focus on Written Communication and Integrative and Applied Learning).

    Practice in the writing and research of various disciplinary fields of study; experience with integrating and applying academic forms to specific problems and situations. Includes the study of ways knowledge is made and expressed in various disciplines.

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 215 Creative Writing: Short Story

    Prerequisite: ENG 110. General Education Course (Focus on the Arts).

    Introduction to the theory, art, cultural context, craft, and process of short story writing. Analysis of the full stylistic range of the modern short story and practical experience in writing in the form, with focus on the process form of writing through revision and the collaborative workshop experience.

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 216 Introduction to the Graphic Novel

    Prerequisite: ENG 110.

    Introduction to the literature, theory, technique, and terminology of graphic narrative and practical experience in the writing of graphic narrative.

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 221 Writing II: Writing for the Professions

    Prerequisite: 30 hours and ENG 110 or equivalent. General Education Course (Focus on Written Communication and Integrative and Applied Learning).

    Students apply discipline-specific knowledge to a variety of writing situations encountered by professionals: correspondence, proposals, documented research reports, abstracts, definitions, product and process descriptions. Projects emphasize developing skills in audience analysis, including multicultural considerations; analytical reading; critical thinking; research methods; and clear writing, with attention to the ethical dimensions of workplace writing.

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 222 Writing for Social Change

    Prerequisite: 12 hours, and ENG 110 or equivalent. General Education Course (Focus on Public Issues).

    Students examine the persuasive power of language to effect social change. Through the analysis of key historic texts, students identify effective writing techniques. Students articulate creative, researched, and well-reasoned solutions to socially relevant problems. Projects include blogs, proposals, op-ed pieces, and social-media strategies.

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 225 Creative Writing: Playwriting

    Prerequisite: ENG 110.

    Problems in playwriting.

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 235 Critical Approaches to Literature

    Prerequisite: ENG 110.

    Writing analytical papers employing a variety of critical methods of reading and interpreting poetry, fiction, and drama.

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 282 Literature by Women

    General Education Course (Focus on Humanities).

    Students will read literature by women from various cultures, continents, and historical periods. Course explores how female experience is shaped by cultural contexts as well as how women authors have used writing to change societies' ideas about women and men. Emphasis is on basic elements of literary study and of feminist analysis. Coursework includes discussion, exams, and short papers. Appropriate for students in all majors.

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 283 Folklore and Cultural Engagement

    General Education Course (Focus on Humanities).

    Reading and examination of oral, nonverbal, and written tradition as expressions of culture, introduction of folklore research methods; the major genres of folklore including folk narrative, folk song, and material culture; and folklore's influence on perceptions and behaviors from the personal to cultural and international levels.

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 285 Subjects in Folklore

    Prerequisite: ENG 110.

    Reading and examination of folklore, as folk art and as cultural holding material; study may focus on types (such as myth, legend, fairy tales); groups (such as miners, cowboys, railroaders); or regions (such as Ozarks, New England, or Scandinavia). Student requests will be considered. May be repeated to a total of 6 hours. Variable content course.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 287 Life Stages in Literature

    Prerequisite: ENG 110.

    Study of poetry, fiction, drama, biography, and autobiography selected to explore how factors such as historical era, ethnicity, religion, social class, family structure, and gender shape one's experience of life stages; emphasis on class discussion and various kinds of writing, some of it autobiographical; an introductory literature course for English majors and non-majors.

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 289 Literature, Culture, and Conflict

    General Education Course (Focus on Cultural Competence).

    This course explores how literature imagines cultural identities, conflicts within and between cultural groups, and efforts to resolve these conflicts. For the purposes of this course, culture will be understood in terms of such categories as nation, region, language, race, ethnicity, religion, social class, family structure, gender, sexuality, age, and disability. Through the critical analysis of literature and through personal reflection on literary texts, students will learn to recognize, describe, and understand their own and others' cultures, the histories of these cultures, and their divergences and convergences. Students will also consider how knowledge of multiple cultures can form a foundation for ethical decision-making and action in a variety of public arenas. Appropriate for student in all majors.

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 291 Introduction to Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages TESOL

    Prerequisite: ENG 110 and 30 hours; and concurrent enrollment in ENG 300.

    Introduction to basic concepts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), including bilingualism, second language acquisition, current methods and materials used to teach ESOL, and language policy in the U.S.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 296 Introduction to Linguistics

    Prerequisite: ENG 110.

    Introduction to fundamental concepts of linguistic theory as they apply to languages of the world, especially English. Areas covered include phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics, and some applied areas, such as language variation, change, and acquisition, disorders, and language and culture. Students cannot receive credit for both ENG 296 and ENG 591.

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 300 Service Learning in English

    Prerequisite: 30 hours and concurrent registration in an English course designated as a service learning offering.

    This service component for an existing course incorporates community service with classroom instruction in English. It provides an integrated learning experience, addressing the practice of citizenship and promoting an awareness of and participation in public affairs. It includes 40 hours of service that benefits an external community organization, agency or public service provider. Approved service placements and assignments will vary depending on the course topic and learning objectives; a list of approved placements and assignments is available from the instructor and the Citizenship and Service Learning Office. May be repeated.

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 301 Seminar in English Studies and Public Affairs

    Prerequisite: ENG 235; and must be taken in the senior year or by permission (with a minimum of 75 hours completed).

    Explores how literature shapes and is shaped by public debates, cultural heritages, and community needs. Course Unit 1, "Writers, Writing, and Leadership," examines writers' and literary institutions' interventions in crises of leadership, types of writing that have developed to fill voids in leadership, and/or, literary representations of leadership. Unit 2, "Writing Cultures and Intercultural Encounters," considers writers' efforts to imagine or represent cultures and cross-cultural relations. Unit 3, "Texts and Their Communities," focuses on the relations between texts and their audiences, the development of literary communities and institutions, and/or the process of writing or editing a text for a particular local community. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 303 Creative Writing: Poetry II

    Prerequisite: ENG 203.

    An intermediate course, aimed at developing skills and extending knowledge begun in ENG 203.

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 305 Creative Writing: Nonfiction II

    Prerequisite: ENG 205.

    Intermediate study in the nonfiction genre. Variable content course with a focus in a specific subgenre of nonfiction, such as memoir, travel writing, personal cultural criticism, and narrative nonfiction. Students will read and analyze works and write within the subgenre. May be repeated to a total of 6 hours when the topic varies. Approved Recurring Topic: Memoir. Focused study of the craft of memoir. This course will introduce students to the various subgenres of memoir, including book-length memoir, graphic memoir, flash nonfiction, and traditional short memoir as published in literary magazines or collections, to prepare students' writing for a variety of opportunities in literary publication. Students will participate in a workshop environment to develop original memoirs. Approved Recurring Topic: Narrative Nonfiction. Focused study of the craft of narrative nonfiction. This course will introduce students to the various characteristics of narrative nonfiction, including book-length and shorter works. Students will participate in a workshop environment to develop original works of narrative nonfiction.

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

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 310 Writing II: Writing for Graduate and Professional Schools

    Prerequisite: 45 hours and ENG 110 or equivalent. General Education Course (Focus on Written Communication and Integrative and Applied Learning).

    Practice in writing genres common to both graduate and graduate/professional school writing, including documented research writing and proposals (including significant work examining current problems through cross-disciplinary viewpoints), letters of application, admission essays, and vitae.

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 312 Introduction to Shakespeare

    Prerequisite: ENG 110.

    Selected representative plays and poems of Shakespeare.

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 315 Creative Writing: Fiction II

    Prerequisite: ENG 215.

    Intermediate-level work in short story writing. Introduction to the theory, techniques, and terminology of novella and novel writing. Individual conferences.

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 321 Writing II: Beginning Technical Writing

    Prerequisite: 45 hours and ENG 110 or equivalent. General Education Course (Focus on Written Communication and Integrative and Applied Learning).

    Experience in community engagement through client-based projects in which students synthesize information and apply skills learned in this and other classes. Using primary and secondary research, students solve problems by developing employment materials, brochures, instructions, graphics, manuals, or other professional documents. Emphasis on audience analysis, including multicultural considerations, as well as on presenting information clearly, concisely, and ethically in both prose and visuals.

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 325 Creative Writing Playwriting II

    Prerequisite: ENG 225.

    Intermediate-level work in playwriting. Analysis of dramatic structure. Practice in writing one-act and full-length scripts. Workshop staged readings of student scripts. Marketing strategies.

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 330 Studies in Literature

    Prerequisite: ENG 110.

    Examination of literary modes such as humor, satire, fantasy, tragedy, or genres such as essay, short story, biography. May be repeated for up to 6 hours with variable topics.

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

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 334 Literature for Children

    Prerequisite: ENG 110.

    Study of various genres-poetry, picture books, traditional stories, modern realistic and fantasy fiction, nonfiction--appropriate for early childhood and elementary grades; criteria for selection. Satisfies a requirement for Early Childhood and Elementary Certification.

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 336 Literature for Middle School

    Prerequisite: ENG 110.

    Study of various genres-poetry, illustrated books, modern realistic and fantasy fiction, drama, nonfiction--appropriate for middle school (grades 5-9); criteria for selection.

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 338 Literature for Young Adults

    Prerequisite: ENG 110 and 60 hours.

    Study of various genres-poetry, realistic and fantasy fiction, nonfiction, drama, film--appropriate for secondary school; criteria for selection. Satisfies a requirement for Secondary English Certification.

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 339 Writing for Children and Young Adults

    Prerequisite: ENG 334 or ENG 336 or ENG 338.

    Introductory practice writing in genres such as literary folk tales, fantasy, realistic fiction, nonfiction, picture book texts, and poetry for young readers at different stages of maturity. Emphasizes the writing process as well as the final product.

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 340 Survey of English Literature I

    Prerequisite: ENG 110.

    Representative authors, movements, ideas, and styles in English literature from the beginning to 1790.

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 341 Survey of English Literature II

    Prerequisite: ENG 110.

    Representative authors, movements, ideas, and styles in English literature from 1790 to the present.

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 350 Survey of American Literature I

    Prerequisite: ENG 110.

    Representative authors, movements, ideas, and styles in American literature from the beginning to 1870.

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 351 Survey of American Literature II

    Prerequisite: ENG 110.

    Representative authors, movements, ideas, and styles in American literature from 1870 to the present.

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 354 Ethnic American Literature

    Prerequisite: ENG 110.

    Study of representative literary works by African American, Hispanic American, Native American, or other minority authors. May be repeated to a total of 6 hours if topic is different. Variable content course.

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 355 African-American Literature

    Prerequisite: ENG 110.

    Survey of representative works of fiction, poetry, personal narratives, and essays in the context of social and cultural movements.

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 360 Survey of European Literature I

    Prerequisite: ENG 110.

    European literature beginning with the Bible and Greek works, and ending at 1700. (Excludes British literature)

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

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 361 Survey of European Literature II

    Prerequisite: ENG 110.

    European literature from 1700 to the present. (Excludes British literature)

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

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 362 Non-European World Literature

    Prerequisite: ENG 110.

    Literature from all areas (except literature of England, Western Europe, and the United States). May be repeated to a total of 6 hours if topic is different. Variable content course.

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

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 363 Introduction to African Literature

    Prerequisite: ENG 110.

    Survey of representative works of fiction, poetry, drama, folklore, personal narratives, and essays from various countries on the African continent written in or translated into English.

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

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 366 Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature

    Prerequisite: ENG 110 or equivalent.

    Representative science fiction or fantasy literary works. May be repeated for a total of 6 hours if topics differ. Variable content course.

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 373 Writing with Technology

    Prerequisite: ENG 110 or equivalent; CSC/CIS 101 or equivalent; and 45 hours.

    Explores the ethical use of software and hardware tools that professional writers use in the workplace to create and distribute technical information. Students will produce projects to gain a hands-on understanding of the tools used in developing online help and printed documentation, working with graphics, and other relevant areas.

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 377 Scientific and Technical Editing

    Prerequisite: ENG 110 and 60 hours.

    The process of creating a new piece of writing by clarifying, reducing, expanding, and synthesizing materials written by others. Emphasis on audience adaptation; professional ethics; and document organization, style, and mechanics through a client-based editing project. Focus on building author-editor relationships while managing the editing cycle.

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 385 Ozarks Traditions

    Prerequisite: ENG 283.

    The course will introduce elements of folklore theory applicable to museum and performance presentation, and include reading and examination of folk worlds within the Ozarks context. Major genres covered may include ballad, legend, folk tale, and folk song.

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 386 Literature of the Ozarks

    Prerequisite: ENG 110.

    Survey of representative works of fiction and poetry focusing on the Ozarks or Ozarks characters.

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 390 Modern English Grammar

    Prerequisite: 60 hours.

    The structure of American English, with emphasis on current descriptive approaches to English grammar.

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 405 Teaching of Middle and High School English

    Prerequisite: 30 hours in English and admitted to teacher education program.

    Techniques of teaching literature, the English language, and media as it relates to the English classroom; organization of teaching materials with particular emphasis on unit construction. A 20-hour field experience under the mentorship of an experienced classroom teacher is required. Credited only on BSEd (Secondary). A grade of "C" or better is required in this course in order to take ENG 432 or ENG 433. Cannot be taken Pass/Not Pass.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 421 Advanced Technical Writing

    Prerequisite: ENG 321.

    Practice in planning and managing projects. Emphasis is researched-based audience analysis, document design, and usability testing, including ethical considerations. Students complete a client-based design project and supporting documents. Emphasis on practical and marketable skills. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 422 Career Focus in Professional Writing

    Prerequisite: ENG 373 and ENG 377 and ENG 421.

    A capstone course emphasizing reflection and synthesis of concepts from previous courses. Focus on skills associated with the smooth transition from an academic study of professional writing to the professional workforce. Students prepare a portfolio that demonstrates their integration of course and program outcomes and complete individual research projects related to the three pillars of the Public Affairs mission, including topics ranging from ethical and legal issues to globalization and localization. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 432 Supervised Teaching (Secondary English)

    Prerequisite: ENG 405; a grade of "C" or better in all professional education courses; current pre-professional liability insurance; and approval for supervised teaching.

    Student observes then teaches English classes under the direction of the cooperating teacher and the university supervisor. Student participates in school-related activities appropriate to the assignment and attends all required meetings. In order to receive a grade in this course, the student's professional portfolio must meet or exceed final criteria. Course will not count toward the major GPA. Supplemental course fee. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

    Credit hours:
    5-6
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 433 Supervised Teaching (Secondary English)

    Prerequisite: concurrent enrollment in ENG 432.

    Student observes then teaches under the direction of the cooperating teacher and the university supervisor. Student participates in school-related activities and attends both individual and group conferences. In order to receive a grade in this course, the student's professional portfolio must meet or exceed final criteria. Course will not count toward the major GPA. Supplemental course fee. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

    Credit hours:
    5-6
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 434 Clinical Experiences in Teaching II

    Prerequisite: EDC 199; and admitted to Teacher Education Program; and grades of "C" or better in all professional education courses; and completion of portfolio checkpoints 1 and 2; and current pre-professional liability insurance; and program approval.

    This course is designed to meet HB 1711 for student's experience as a Teacher's Aide or Assistant Rule (Rule 5 CSR 80-805.040), to that of conventional student teachers within the same program. It is also designed to support completion of additional clinical requirements within that program including: seminars and workshops, required meetings, school related activities appropriate to the assignment, demonstrated mastery of the MoSPE standards and completion and overall assessment of a Professional Preparation Portfolio. This course is credited only on BSEd or appropriate masters-level certification programs. Can only receive credit for one of the following: AGE 499, AGT 499, ART 469, BSE 499, COM 493, ECE 499, ELE 499, ENG 434, FCS 498, HST 499, KIN 498, MCL 491, MID 499, MTH 496, MUS 499, SCI 499, SEC 499, SPE 499, THE 493. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 455 African-American Drama

    Prerequisite: ENG 110 and 60 hours.

    Study of intersections of dramatic art and politics including survey of theatrical styles such as realism, surrealism, agit-prop, and theatre-of-the-absurd.

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

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 473 Writing with Technology II

    Prerequisite: ENG 373.

    Builds on concepts students learn in ENG 373. Students will gain hands-on practice working with more-advanced tools and features that professional writers use to produce technical documents. Topics may include, but are not limited to, desktop publishing, web-page creation, single sourcing, and accessibility.

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 483 Folklore and Literature

    Prerequisite: ENG 283.

    Reading and examination will emphasize folklore as a definitive characteristic of varied North American literary texts. Fictional, visual, and audio texts may be examined. This course will offer readings focusing on Folklore in Literature (e.g., Children's Literature, Local Color Literature), literature presenting immigrant, ethnic, and social groups of North American regions such as the Ozarks, Appalachians, or Maritimes, or other topics of student interest.

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 485 Study of American Folklore

    Prerequisite: ENG 110.

    Introduction to what folklore is, its types, why it varies between folk worlds; basic folklore research methods. Influence of folklore on other forms of literature.

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 487 Analysis of Scientific Literature

    Prerequisite: ENG 110 and 60 hours.

    Examines the history and development of scientific writing. Students survey a broad selection of scientific literature to better understand the cultural and ethical implications of science writing as they apply to both the field of scientific and technical writing and the broader society.

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 491 History of the English Language

    Prerequisite: 60 hours.

    Historical development of the English language from its Indo-European roots to present-day American English. Considers written language as a source of evidence, language as a cultural artifact, and the dynamics of linguistic/cultural contact.

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 494 Dialects of American English

    Prerequisite: 60 hours.

    Regional, social, and ethnic variation in American English. Incorporates linguistic geography and sociolinguistic approaches, and considers relevant political and educational issues.

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 500 Advanced Writing: Non-Fiction

    Prerequisite: ENG 235 or ENG 321 or JRN 374 or JRN 375.

    Group discussion and criticism. Individual writing projects. Students lacking a course prerequisite must submit two manuscripts for consideration when applying for permission. May be organized around one or more of the following non-fiction genres: personal essay, journalism and magazine writing, stylistics, scholarly writing, technical and scientific writing. May be repeated for a total of 6 hours. May be taught concurrently with ENG 604. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 604 and ENG 500.

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 501 Advanced Writing: Fiction

    Prerequisite: ENG 315.

    Group discussion and criticism. Individual writing projects. Students lacking the course prerequisite must submit two manuscripts for consideration when applying for permission to enroll in the course. May be repeated to a total of 6 hours. May be taught concurrently with ENG 601. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 601 and ENG 501.

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 503 Advanced Writing: Poetry

    Prerequisite: ENG 303.

    Group discussion and criticism. Individual writing projects. Students lacking the course prerequisite must submit two manuscripts for consideration when applying for permission to enroll in the course. May be repeated to a total of 6 hours. May be taught concurrently with ENG 607. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 607 and ENG 503.

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 505 Methods in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages TESOL

    Prerequisite: ENG 595.

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 506 Advanced Writing: Drama

    Prerequisite: ENG 225.

    Group discussion and criticism. Individual writing projects. Students lacking a prerequisite must submit two manuscripts for consideration when applying for permission to enroll in the course. May be repeated to a total of 6 hours. May be taught concurrently with ENG 606. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 606 and ENG 506.

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 508 Creative Writing Project

    Prerequisite: ENG 500 or ENG 501 or ENG 503.

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 510 Chaucer

    Prerequisite: 60 hours.

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 512 The British Novel

    Prerequisite: 60 hours.

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 513 Shakespeare

    Prerequisite: 60 hours.

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 514 British Drama

    Prerequisite: 60 hours.

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

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

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 516 Mark Twain

    Prerequisite: 60 hours.

    Twain's life and work (selected novels, short pieces, travelogues, autobiography, and criticism) studied as pivotal between an old and new America. May be taught concurrently with ENG 616. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 616 and ENG 516.

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

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 517 The American Novel

    Prerequisite: 60 hours.

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 519 American Drama

    Prerequisite: 60 hours.

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

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

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 520 Composition and Rhetoric in High School and Junior College

    Prerequisite: ENG 235; and admitted to the Teacher Education Program.

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 521 Writing for Teachers

    Prerequisite: 60 hours.

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 523 Writing Center Theory and Practice

    Prerequisite: 60 hours.

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 525 History of Rhetoric

    Prerequisite: 60 hours.

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 526 Modern Rhetorical Theory

    Prerequisite: 60 hours.

    A continuation of ENG 525. Study of twentieth-century rhetorical theory and its applications in literary criticism, literacy, technical writing, and/or composition. May be taught concurrently with ENG 628. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 628 and ENG 526.

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 533 Studies in Children's Literature

    Prerequisite: 60 hours.

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

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

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 534 Historical Perspectives in Children's Literature

    Prerequisite: 60 hours.

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

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

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 536 Young Adult Novel

    Prerequisite: 60 hours.

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 539 Advanced Writing for Children and Young Adults

    Prerequisite: ENG 339.

    Group discussion and criticism. Individual writing projects. Students lacking the course prerequisite must submit two manuscripts for consideration when applying for permission to enroll in the course. May be taught concurrently with ENG 639. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 639 and ENG 539.

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 541 Renaissance Literature

    Prerequisite: 60 hours.

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 543 Restoration and 18th Century Literature

    Prerequisite: 60 hours.

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 544 British Romantic Literature

    Prerequisite: 60 hours.

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 546 Victorian Literature

    Prerequisite: 60 hours.

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 547 Modern British Literature

    Prerequisite: 60 hours.

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 548 Major British Authors

    Prerequisite: 60 hours.

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 551 Literary Publication

    Prerequisite: ENG 303 or ENG 315 or ENG 325.

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 553 American Romantic Literature

    Prerequisite: 60 hours.

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 557 American Realism

    Prerequisite: 60 hours.

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 558 Major American Authors

    Prerequisite: 60 hours.

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 559 Modern American Literature

    Prerequisite: 60 hours.

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 562 Contemporary American Poetry/Fiction

    Prerequisite: 60 hours.

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 563 Literature and Medicine

    Prerequisite: 60 hours.

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 565 Literature and Language Workshop

    Prerequisite: 60 hours.

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 568 Major World Authors

    Prerequisite: 60 hours.

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 570 Writing in the Health Professions

    Prerequisite: 60 hours; and ENG 321 or ENG 310 or NUR 472 or equivalent.

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 572 Writing Grant Proposals

    Prerequisite: Writing II and 60 hours.

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 573 Writing for the Web

    Prerequisite: 60 hours.

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 574 Technical Writing Internship

    Prerequisite: ENG 421 and permission of instructor.

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 575 Topics in Professional Writing

    Prerequisite: ENG 421 and 60 hours.

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

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

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 580 Gender Issues in Language and Literature

    Prerequisite: ENG 110 and 60 hours.

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 583 Themes in Folkloristics

    Prerequisite: 60 hours.

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 585 History of Literary Criticism

    Prerequisite: 60 hours.

    A survey of the theories of literary critics, such as Sidney, Pope, Coleridge, Eliot, Brooks, Barthes, Eagleton, Kristeva, and Derrida. May be taught concurrently with ENG 687. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 687 and ENG 585.

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

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 590 Grammatical Analysis

    Prerequisite: 60 hours; and ENG 296 or ENG 390 or ENG 591.

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 591 Linguistic Theory

    Prerequisite: 60 hours.

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 592 Sociolinguistics for Language Teaching

    Prerequisite: 60 hours; and ENG 296 or ENG 390 or ENG 591.

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 593 Studies in Linguistics

    Prerequisite: 60 hours; and ENG 296 or ENG 390 or ENG 591.

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 595 Principles of Second Language Acquisition

    Prerequisite: 60 hours and ENG 296 or ENG 390 or ENG 591.

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 596 Materials and Assessment in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages TESOL

    Prerequisite: 60 hours and ENG 595.

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 597 Practicum in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages TESOL

    Prerequisite: ENG 505 and ENG 596.

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 598 Early English Language and Literature

    Prerequisite: 60 hours.

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 601 Advanced Writing: Fiction

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 604 Advanced Writing: Non-Fiction

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

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

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 606 Advanced Writing: Drama

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 607 Advanced Writing: Poetry

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 609 Creative Writing Project

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 613 Shakespeare

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 614 British Drama

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

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

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 615 Chaucer

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 616 Mark Twain

    Twain's life and work (selected novels, short pieces, travelogues, autobiography, and criticism) studied as pivotal between an old and new America. May be taught concurrently with ENG 516. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 516 and ENG 616.

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

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 617 The American Novel

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 618 The British Novel

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 619 American Drama

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

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

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 623 Writing Center Theory and Practice

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 627 History of Rhetoric

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 628 Modern Rhetorical Theory

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

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

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

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 631 Writing for Teachers

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 633 Studies in Children's Literature

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

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

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 634 Historical Perspectives in Children's Literature

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

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

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 636 Young Adult Novel

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 639 Advanced Writing for Children and Young Adults

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 641 Renaissance Literature

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 642 British Romantic Literature

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 643 Restoration and 18th Century Literature

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 645 Modern British Literature

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 646 Victorian Literature

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 649 Major British Authors

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 651 Literary Publication

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 652 American Romantic Literature

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 656 American Realism

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 659 Modern American Literature

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 661 Major American Authors

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 662 Contemporary American Poetry/Fiction

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 663 Literature and Medicine

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 665 Literature and Language Workshop

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 668 Major World Authors

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 672 Writing Grant Proposals

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 678 Writing in the Health Professions

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 679 Writing for the Web

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 682 Gender Issues in Language and Literature

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 683 Themes in Folkloristics

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 684 Topics in Professional Writing

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

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

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 687 History of Literary Criticism

    A survey of the theories of literary critics, such as Sidney, Pope, Coleridge, Eliot, Brooks, Barthes, Eagleton, Kristeva, and Derrida. May be taught concurrently with ENG 585. Cannot receive credit for both ENG 585 and ENG 687.

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

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 688 Sociolinguistics for Language Teaching

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 689 Studies in Linguistics

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 690 Grammatical Analysis

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 691 Linguistic Theory

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 694 Technical Writing Internship

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 695 Principles of Second Language Acquisition

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

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

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

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

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 698 Early English Language and Literature

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 700 Introduction to Research Methods in English

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 701 Graduate Fiction Workshop

    Prerequisite: ENG 601 or permission of instructor.

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 702 Service Learning in English II

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

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 703 Practicum in Teaching Composition

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 704 Teaching Writing Online

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

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

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

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 707 Graduate Poetry Workshop

    Prerequisite: ENG 607 or permission of instructor.

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 708 Creative Writing Project II

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 710 Seminar: Fiction

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 711 Seminar: Poetry

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 712 Seminar: Drama

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 720 Seminar: Composition Theory

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 721 Theory of Basic Writing

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 722 Literacy Theory and Composition

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 725 Seminar: Composition and Rhetoric

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring, Summer

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 726 Issues in Professional Writing

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 730 Ozarks Writing Project

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

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

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

    Typically offered: Summer

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 732 Seminar: Issues and Trends in English Education

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 735 Seminar: Children's Literature

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 744 Seminar: English Literature Before 1798

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 748 Seminar: English Literature After 1798

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 757 Seminar: Early American Literature

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 758 Seminar: 20th Century American Literature

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 770 The Teaching of Technical and Professional Writing

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 771 Professional Writing

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 773 Writing for the Computer Industry

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 774 Professional Writing Internship

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 775 Designing Technical Documents

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 777 Scientific and Technical Editing

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 780 Seminar: Intellectual Backgrounds of Literature in English

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

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

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 781 Rhetorical Criticism

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

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

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 785 Seminar: Critical Theories

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

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

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 792 Linguistics in Rhetoric and Composition

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

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

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 793 Seminar: Linguistics

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

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ENG 799 Thesis

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

    Independent research and study connected with preparation of thesis.

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

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings