English, B.A.

Undergraduate Degree
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At Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia, we offer a bachelor’s degree in English that delves into language and explores everything from literature, creative writing, rhetoric and composition, to technical and professional writing, linguistics, education, film studies and digital humanities.

Why major in English? Maybe you love literature. Maybe you’re fascinated by language. Maybe you’re an aspiring writer, editor, scholar or teacher. Or maybe you’re looking for a major that will instill valuable skills in communication, analysis, and critical as well as creative thinking.

If you’d like to become a writer, we have you covered, with our classes in creative writing, professional writing, technical writing, screenwriting and more. If you want to teach English at any level, Marshall’s B.A. in English can help you. Our courses at Marshall University give you the ability to think differently, to express yourself and to apply your analytical mind in whatever career you choose to pursue.

Reading, writing and critical thinking are the foundation for all courses in Marshall’s bachelor’s degree program in English. Students develop the skills necessary to examine, interpret, analyze and evaluate different forms of literature and writing—textual artifacts that have reflected and helped shape cultures across time. These skills—plus proficiencies in digital technology, communication and collaboration—help prepare our English majors for a variety of writing and communication jobs in a wealth of fields such as journalism, education, film and more.

Why study English at Marshall University?

In the English bachelor’s degree program at Marshall University, you can choose from a variety of options, including literature, creative writing, rhetoric and composition, technical and professional communication, linguistics, education, film studies, and the ever-growing field of digital humanities, which is where culture and the human experience meet the digital world.

We have a growing internship program, which allows students to earn upper-level English course credit while also gaining valuable work experience. Our dedicated and award-winning faculty include nationally renowned writers and scholars, who not only help our students refine their skills, but also provide one-on-one attention to help navigate the process of getting published.

Our English majors have been published widely in literary and scholarly journals. Marshall English majors also have their work featured in Et Cetera, the university’s literary journal, published annually since 1953 and giving our students a chance for hands-on writing and editing.  

Marshall’s Department of English is a member of the Association of Departments of English (ADE), an arm of the Modern Language Association. It also belongs to the Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP), a national organization that includes more than 550 college and university creative writing programs.

Minors in English or Creative Writing or Professional Writing offer students in other majors an opportunity to pursue their passion for English studies and to document, for graduate schools and future employers, their advanced skills in writing and interpreting complex texts.

Career Outlook for English Majors

A bachelor’s degree in English is a practical choice, considering the variety of jobs for English majors. Any field that requires clear communication—oral or written—and critical thinking is a great fit for an English major. We have recent graduates who are acclaimed authors, teach at the college level and have served as chief of staff for major players in industry. Our graduates have gone on to become:

Professional and technical writers
Authors
Journalists
Editors
Business owners
Lawyers
Teachers

Opportunities for English Majors

Each semester, our A.E. Stringer Visiting Writers Series brings a variety of authors to campus, including Eula Biss, Jayne Anne Phillips, Hanif Abdurraqib, Afaa Michael Weaver, Ross Gay, Rajia Hassib and many more, giving our students a chance to meet and learn first-hand from successful authors from throughout the country.

English majors at Marshall University can earn 400-level English credits through a variety of internships. Here’s a sampling of organizations where our students have done internships, right here in West Virginia and beyond:

The Smithsonian (virtual internship)
Clio app
The Huntington Museum of Art
Cabell County Public Defenders’ Office
Mountain State Press
Huntington Steel
Ronald McDonald House Charities

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Four Year Plan

An English degree can give you the critical thinking, writing, and presentation skills you’ll need for success in this quick and quickly-changing world. Our program is flexible, so you can pursue a wide range of interests. Our courses give you the ability to think differently, to expand on and augment the ideas and work made in all fields, not just literature. Where you go from here is up to you (though we’ve got some ideas for you). But our courses are designed to hone not just your writing, but your thinking skills, too. Our faculty and staff are dedicated. All this to say, really, we plan on preparing you for a successful professional life as well as an invaluable way of thinking, about everything.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterCredit Hours
ENG 101 Bison image  Cap graduation image Beginning Composition 3
FYS 100 First Yr Sem Critical Thinking 3
Core II Social Science 3
COLA Social Science (Milestone course) 3
CMM 103 Bison image  Cap graduation image Fund Speech-Communication 3
UNI 100 Freshman First Class 1
 Credit Hours16
Second Semester
Core II Humanities 3
ENG 200 Bison image
Texting the World(CT) (recommended)  
ENG 201 Bison image  Cap graduation image Advanced Composition 3
Core I Critical Thinking 3
MTH 121 Bison image  Cap graduation image Concepts and Applications (CT) 3
Core II Fine Arts 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Year
First Semester
ENG 350 Cap graduation image Intro to Textual Analysis 3
Core II Physical/Natural Science 4
Foreign Language 101 3
ENG Elective (3/400 level) 3
Multicultural or International 3
 Credit Hours16
Second Semester
ENG 355 Cap graduation image Intro to Critical Theory 3
ENG Elective 3/400 level 3
COLA International 3
COLA Physical/Natural Science 4
Foreign Language 102 3
 Credit Hours16
Third Year
First Semester
ENG Elective (3/400 Level) 3
ENG Elective (400 level) 3
COLA Social Science 3
Foreign Language 203 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
ENG Elective (400-level) 3
ENG Elective (400-level) 3
Foreign Language 204 3
COLA Social Science 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Fourth Year
First Semester
ENG English elective (400-level) 3
ENG Elective 3
COLA Multicultural 3
COLA Humanities 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
ENG 499 Bison image Senior Capstone (C) 3
ENG English elective 3
Free elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours12
 Total Credit Hours120

 Bison icon - General Education Course

ENG 101 Bison image  Beginning Composition3 Credit hours   

Introduction to academic writing with emphasis on writing as a multi-stage process, critical thinking, and fundamental research strategies and skills.

Pre-req: ACT Verbal with a score of 18 or SAT Verbal Before March 16 with a score of 450 or SAT EVIDENCE-BASED READ/WRIT with a score of 480 or ENG 0XX or Placement English with a score of 0101 or ENG 099 with a minimum grade of CR or ENG 100 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 101C.

Attributes: Composition Core II
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ENG 101P Bison image  Beginning Composition Plus4 Credit hours   

Introduction to academic writing with emphasis on writing as a multi-stage process, critical thinking, and fundamental research strategies and skills. Additional attention on reading, paragraph development, and sentence-level writing skills.

Attributes: Composition Core II
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ENG 150 Academic Listening & Speaking3 Credit hours   

This course promotes the development of English language fluency by nonnative speakers of English. It specifically targets the language skills necessary for successful oral communication within an academic context.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 151 Academic Reading3 Credit hours   

This course prepares nonnative speakers of English to meet the challenges of reading for academic purposes at the college level by improving their reading skills and English language proficiency.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 160 Academic English & Composition6 Credit hours   

This course for nonnative speakers of English focuses on written academic English, including grammar, mechanics, research, American English rhetorical conventions, and process writing. It further provides practice in oral communication.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 200 Bison image  Texting the World(CT)3 Credit hours   

This class brings together literary and non-literary texts and considers how the same theme plays through them via analysis, evaluation, and creation of said texts.

Attributes: Critical Thinking, Core II Humanities, Literature
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ENG 200H Bison image  Texting the World (CT)3 Credit hours   

This class brings together literary and non-literary texts and considers how the same theme plays through them via analysis, evaluation and creation of said texts.

Pre-req: Admitted Honors College with a score of 1.

Attributes: Composition Core II, Critical Thinking, Honors, Core II Humanities, Literature
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ENG 201 Bison image  Advanced Composition3 Credit hours   

An advanced composition course centered on critical reading, writing, and research skills for the disciplines.

Pre-req: ENG 101 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 101P with a minimum grade of C or ENG 160 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 101B with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Composition Core II
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ENG 201H Bison image  English Comp Honors3 Credit hours   

An accelerated course in English composition. Completion of 201H with a C or better satisfies the University requirement in freshman composition. Students completing the course are awarded three additional hours of credit toward graduation.

Pre-req: ACT Verbal with a score of 28 or SAT Verbal Before March 16 with a score of 640 or SAT EVIDENCE-BASED READ/WRIT with a score of 640.

Attributes: Composition Core II
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ENG 203 Bison image  Appalachian Literature3 Credit hours   

The study of Appalachian literature and texts that reflect cultural, political, and aesthetic experiences in the region as well as the intellectual, emotional, and spiritual experience of its inhabitants.(PR: Completion of Core II Composition Requirement)

Pre-req: ENG 201 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Core II Humanities, Literature, Multicultural
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ENG 204 Writing for the Workplace3 Credit hours   

A writing course focused on the styles and forms used in the workplace. (PR: Completion of Core II Composition Requirement; Restricted to College of Business students, English majors, and English minors)

Pre-req: ENG 201 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H with a minimum grade of C.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 205 Bison image  Popular Literature (CT)3 Credit hours   

The study of popular literature in its cultural contexts.

Attributes: Critical Thinking, Core II Humanities, Literature
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ENG 206 Bison image  Good Plays3 Credit hours   

Study of plays from a variety of traditions and/or historical eras that have had a powerful impact on culture and the tradition of drama. PR: Completion of Core II Composition Requirement

Pre-req: ENG 201 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Core II Humanities, Literature
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ENG 207 Bison image  Good Essays3 Credit hours   

Criticism and analysis of representative selections of short nonfiction. (PR: Completion of Core II Composition Requirement)

Pre-req: ENG 201 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Core II Humanities
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ENG 209 Bison image  Literature of Fantasy3 Credit hours   

Study of different forms, conventions, and styles in fantastic literature, such as legend, fairy tale, horror story, heroic fantasy, nonsense, and romance. (PR: Completion of Core II Composition Requirement)

Pre-req: ENG 201 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Core II Humanities, Literature
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ENG 210 Bison image  Autobiography3 Credit hours   

Study of select autobiographies and memoirs from a variety of literary traditions. (PR: Completion of Core II Composition Requirement)

Pre-req: ENG 201 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Core II Humanities, Literature
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ENG 211 Bison image  Science Fiction3 Credit hours   

Study of science fiction, including its background, themes, types, analyses, and appreciation. (PR: Completion of Core II Composition Requirement)

Pre-req: ENG 201 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Core II Humanities, Literature
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ENG 212 Bison image  Sports Literature3 Credit hours   

Study of sports literature of different genres, including fiction, poetry, drama, and biography. (PR: Completion of Core II Composition Requirement)

Pre-req: ENG 201 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Core II Humanities, Literature
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ENG 213 Bison image  Good Poems3 Credit hours   

Selected examples of poems from a variety of cultures and/or historical eras studied through close reading and analysis. (PR: Completion of Core II Composition Requirement)

Pre-req: ENG 201 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Core II Humanities, Literature
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ENG 214 Bison image  Intro to Comics3 Credit hours   

Introduction of the literary art form of comics through a study of its history, genres, conventions, and complexities. (PR: Completion of Core II Composition Requirement)

Pre-req: ENG 201 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Core II Humanities, Literature
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ENG 215 Bison image  Good Novels3 Credit hours   

An introduction to the basic elements of the novel, such as forms and techniques, through careful reading of selected novels and criticism concerning them. (PR: Completion of Core II Composition Requirement)

Pre-req: ENG 201 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Core II Humanities, Literature
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ENG 220 Bison image  The Political Novel3 Credit hours   

Studies in English and American novels relating significantly to political themes. (PR: Completion of Core II Composition Requirement)

Pre-req: ENG 201 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Core II Humanities, Literature
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ENG 221 Bison image  Postcolonial Literature3 Credit hours   

Study of postcolonial literature and theory. Focuses on questions of class, gender, sexuality and human rights in the literature of current and former colonies in Asia, Africa, and the Americas. (PR: Completion of Core II Composition Requirement)

Pre-req: ENG 201 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Core II Humanities, Literature, Multicultural
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ENG 225 Bison image  Southern Literature3 Credit hours   

The study of selected writers of the American South from its beginnings to the present with special attention on writers after 1920. (PR: Completion of Core II Composition Requirement)

Pre-req: ENG 201 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Core II Humanities, Literature
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ENG 231 Bison image  Good Stories3 Credit hours   

Criticism and analysis of representative short stories, primarily British and American. (PR: Completion of Core II Composition Requirement)

Pre-req: ENG 201 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Core II Humanities, Literature
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ENG 232 Bison image  Good Films3 Credit hours   

Study of films as narratives, as cultural representations, and as aesthetic expressions. (PR: Completion of Core II Composition Requirement)

Pre-req: ENG 201 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Core II Humanities, Literature
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ENG 235 Bison image  Crime and Sensation Literature3 Credit hours   

Examines the literary responses to crime and sensational literature and discusses the artistic, cultural, and historical contexts of those responses. (PR: Completion of Core II Composition Requirement)

Pre-req: ENG 201 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Core II Humanities, Literature
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ENG 236 Bison image  Forbidden Literature3 Credit hours   

Examines the literary responses to "banned literature" and discusses the artistic, cultural and historical contexts of those responses. (PR: Completion of Core II Composition Requirement)

Pre-req: ENG 201 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Core II Humanities, Literature
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ENG 240 Bison image  African American Literatures3 Credit hours   

Examination of the tradition in African American literatures through close reading. (PR: Completion of Core II Composition Requirement)

Pre-req: ENG 201 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Core II Humanities, Literature, Multicultural
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ENG 241 Bison image  Multicultural Literatures3 Credit hours   

Study of texts from diverse ethnic and cultural groups in social and historical context. (PR: Completion of Core II Composition Requirement)

Pre-req: ENG 201 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Core II Humanities, Literature, Multicultural
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 242 Bison image  Women Writers3 Credit hours   

A study of women writers in cultural contexts. Surveys attitudes toward women, women writers, and their work. (PR: Completion of Core II Composition Requirement)

Pre-req: ENG 201 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Core II Humanities, Literature, Multicultural
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 263 Bison image  Intro Digital Literary Studies3 Credit hours   

An introduction to digital literary studies, including the use of digital tools for textual analysis, the study of electronic literature, and the creation of digital texts.

Pre-req: ENG 201 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Core II Humanities, Literature
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ENG 280 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Writing courses to meet needs of special groups. Cannot be substituted for English 101-102 or English 201H.

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ENG 281 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Writing courses to meet needs of special groups. Cannot be substituted for English 101-102 or English 201H.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 282 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Writing courses to meet needs of special groups. Cannot be substituted for English 101-102 or English 201H.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 283 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Writing courses to meet needs of special groups. Cannot be substituted for English 101-102 or English 201 H.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 314 Intro to Professional Writing3 Credit hours   

An introductory course on the basic elements and types of professional writing, such as technical writing, non-profit writing, business writing, digital writing, scientific writing, and document design.

Pre-req: ENG 201 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H with a minimum grade of C.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 344 Introduction to Film Studies3 Credit hours   

An intensive study of film form (mise-en-scene, cinematography, editing, and sound) and international film history. (PR: Completion of Core II Composition Requirement)

Pre-req: ENG 201 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Literature
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ENG 350 Intro to Textual Analysis3 Credit hours   

An introduction to critical reading of texts from a range of genres and media. Develops explication, critical reading, and research skills. Taken within the first 9 hours of coursework in major. (PR: Completion of Core II composition requirement and declaration of either English major or English 5-Adult major; or permission of chair)

Pre-req: ENG 201 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Literature
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 354 Scientific & Tech Writing3 Credit hours   

Acquaints students with types and styles of written reports required in science, government, industry, and medicine. Practical applications adapted to needs of the individual student. (PR: Completion of Core II Composition Requirement)

Pre-req: ENG 201 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 355 Intro to Critical Theory3 Credit hours   

An examination of the principles and methods of a range of major critical theories, emphasizing how their application affects textual interpretation.

Pre-req: ENG 350.

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ENG 360 Intro Creative Writing3 Credit hours   

An introduction to writing of fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. (PR: Completion of Core II composition requirement)

Pre-req: ENG 201 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 377 Creative Writing Poetry3 Credit hours   

Practice in writing poetry.

Pre-req: ENG 360 with a minimum grade of C.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 378 Creative Writing Fiction3 Credit hours   

Practice in writing fiction.

Pre-req: ENG 360 with a minimum grade of C.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 379 Creative Writing: Nonfiction3 Credit hours   

Practice in writing creative nonfiction.

Pre-req: ENG 360 with a minimum grade of C.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 402 Comp & Rhet Preservice Teacher3 Credit hours   

Study of rhetorical invention and models of the composing process, with intensive practice in writing.

Pre-req: ENG 350 and Admitted to Teacher ED with a score of 4.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 405 History English Language3 Credit hours   

The phonology, spelling, grammar, syntax, and vocabulary of previous language periods as background to Modern English.

Pre-req: ENG 350.

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ENG 407 Writing, Editing & Doc Design3 Credit hours   

Study of the principles and practices of professional writing, editing, and document design.

Pre-req: ENG 204 or ENG 350 or ENG 354.

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ENG 408 Writing in the Digital World3 Credit hours   

Development of writing skills and strategies with an emphasis on digital texts and genres. (PR: Completion of Core II composition requirement)

Pre-req: ENG 201 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H with a minimum grade of C.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 409 Milton3 Credit hours   

Biographical and critical study, including Milton's English poetry and prose, and his literary and intellectual milieu. (PR: any 200-level or 300-level ENG course EXCEPT 200, 204, 205, 314, or 354; or permission of chair)

Pre-req: ENG 203 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 206 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 207 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 209 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 210 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 211 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 212 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 213 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 214 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 215 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 220 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 221 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 225 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 231 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 232 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 235 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 236 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 240 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 241 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 242 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 263 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 344 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 350 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 360 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Literature
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ENG 410 Shaks Comedy Tragedy & Rom3 Credit hours   

Intensive study of Shakespeare's comedies, tragicomedies, and late romances. Also includes the Sonnets and Venus and Adonis. (PR: Any 200-level or 300-level ENG course EXCEPT 200, 204, 205, 314, or 354; or permission of chair)

Pre-req: ENG 203 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 206 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 207 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 209 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 210 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 211 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 212 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 213 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 214 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 215 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 220 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 221 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 225 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 231 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 232 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 235 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 236 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 240 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 241 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 242 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 263 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 344 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 350 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 360 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Literature
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ENG 411 Chaucer3 Credit hours   

The poetry of Chaucer, chiefly the Canterbury Tales, in the light of medieval tradition and critical analysis. (PR: any 200-level or 300-level ENG course EXCEPT 200, 204, 205, 314, or 354; or permission of chair)

Pre-req: ENG 203 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 206 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 207 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 209 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 210 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 211 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 212 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 213 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 214 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 215 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 220 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 221 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 225 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 231 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 232 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 235 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 236 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 240 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 241 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 242 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 263 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 344 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 350 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 360 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Literature
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ENG 412 Shaks Hist & Tragedies3 Credit hours   

Intensive study of Shakespeare's histories and tragedies. (PR: any 200-level or 300-level ENG course EXCEPT 200, 204, 205, 314, or 354; or permission of chair)

Pre-req: ENG 203 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 206 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 207 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 209 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 210 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 211 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 212 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 213 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 214 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 215 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 220 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 221 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 225 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 231 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 232 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 235 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 236 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 240 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 241 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 242 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 263 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 344 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 350 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 360 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Literature
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 414 19th C British Novel3 Credit hours   

Austen, Scott, the Brontes, Gaskell, Dickens, Hardy, Schreiner, and others.

Pre-req: ENG 203 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 206 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 207 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 209 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 210 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 211 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 212 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 213 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 214 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 215 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 220 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 221 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 225 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 231 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 232 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 235 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 236 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 240 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 241 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 242 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 263 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 344 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 350 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 360 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Literature
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 415 Victorian Poetry3 Credit hours   

Tennyson, Browning, Arnold, and others.(PR: any 200-level or 300-level ENG course EXCEPT 200, 204, 205, 314, or 354; or permission of chair)

Pre-req: ENG 203 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 206 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 207 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 209 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 210 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 211 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 212 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 213 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 214 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 215 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 220 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 221 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 225 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 231 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 232 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 235 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 236 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 240 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 241 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 242 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 263 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 344 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 350 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 360 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Literature
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 416 Victorian Nonfiction3 Credit hours   

Essays, speeches, treatises, and other works from Britain's Victorian age. Includes such authors as Arnold, Carlyle, Darwin, Huxley, Eliot, Martineau, Mill, Newman, and others.(PR: any 200-level or 300-level ENG course EXCEPT 200, 204, 205, 314, or 354; or permission of chair)

Pre-req: ENG 203 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 206 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 207 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 209 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 210 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 211 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 212 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 213 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 214 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 215 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 220 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 221 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 225 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 231 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 232 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 235 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 236 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 240 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 241 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 242 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 263 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 344 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 350 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 360 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Literature
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 418 Addiction Literature3 Credit hours   

Study of literature that explores addiction as a primary theme. Genres may include memoir and autobiography, fiction, poetry, graphic narratives, video, and digital-born texts. (PR: any 200-level or 300-level ENG course EXCEPT 200, 204, 205, 314, or 354; or permission of chair)

Pre-req: ENG 203 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 206 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 207 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 209 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 210 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 211 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 212 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 213 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 214 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 215 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 220 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 221 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 225 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 231 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 232 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 235 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 236 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 240 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 241 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 242 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 263 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 344 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 350 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 360 with a minimum grade of C.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 419 Approaches Teach Lit3 Credit hours   

The intensive study of the pedagogy of literature and literary critical theory and its classroom applications.

Pre-req: ENG 350 and Admitted to Teacher ED with a score of 4 and (ENG 410 or ENG 412).

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 421 American Lit to 18303 Credit hours   

Study of American literature of the Puritan, Colonial, and Federal periods, including such authors as Jonathan Edwards, Edward Taylor, Benjamin Franklin, Phillis Wheatley, Anne Bradstreet, Washington Irving, and James Fenimore Cooper. (PR: any 200-level or 300-level ENG course EXCEPT 200, 204, 205, 314, or 354; or permission of chair)

Pre-req: ENG 203 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 206 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 207 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 209 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 210 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 211 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 212 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 213 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 214 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 215 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 220 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 221 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 225 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 231 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 232 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 235 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 236 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 240 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 241 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 242 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 263 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 344 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 350 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 360 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Literature
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 422 American Lit 1830-18653 Credit hours   

American literature of the Romantic period, including such authors as Emerson, Douglass, Poe, Melville, Hawthorne, Whitman, Dickinson, and lesser figures of the period. (PR: any 200-level or 300-level ENG course EXCEPT 200, 204, 205, 314, or 354; or permission of chair)

Pre-req: ENG 203 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 206 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 207 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 209 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 210 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 211 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 212 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 213 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 214 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 215 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 220 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 221 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 225 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 231 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 232 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 235 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 236 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 240 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 241 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 242 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 263 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 344 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 350 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 360 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Literature
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 423 American Lit 1865-19143 Credit hours   

American literature of the Realistic and Naturalistic periods, including such authors as Howells, Crane, Twain, James, Chopin, Dreiser, Chesnutt,and Wharton. (PR: any 200-level or 300-level ENG course EXCEPT 200, 204, 205, 314, or 354; or permission of chair)

Pre-req: ENG 203 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 206 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 207 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 209 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 210 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 211 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 212 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 213 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 214 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 215 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 220 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 221 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 225 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 231 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 232 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 235 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 236 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 240 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 241 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 242 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 263 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 344 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 350 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 360 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Literature
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 424 American Literature after 19143 Credit hours   

American literature after 1914, including such authors as Faulkner, Hemingway, Cather, Carver, Vonnegut, Morrison, and others. (PR: any 200-level or 300-level ENG course EXCEPT 200, 204, 205, 314, or 354; or permission of chair)

Pre-req: ENG 203 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 206 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 207 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 209 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 210 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 211 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 212 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 213 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 214 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 215 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 220 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 221 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 225 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 231 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 232 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 235 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 236 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 240 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 241 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 242 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 263 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 344 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 350 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 360 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Literature
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 426 Appalachian Lit & Theory3 Credit hours   

Appalachian Literature and Theory conducts an in-depth study of aspects of Appalachian culture and literature through the lens of select literary and social theories such as multiculturalism, feminism, or post-colonialism.

Attributes: Literature
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 427 Studies in Authors or Genre3 Credit hours   

Survey includes works by Wyatt, Philip and Mary Sidney, Spenser, Elizabeth I, Nashe, Marlowe, Raleigh, Anne Cecil, Lyly, Isabella Whitney, and Shakespeare, excluding drama. (PR: any 200-level or 300-level ENG course EXCEPT 200, 204, 205, 314, or 354; or permission of chair)

Pre-req: ENG 203 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 206 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 207 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 209 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 210 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 211 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 212 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 213 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 214 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 215 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 220 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 221 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 225 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 231 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 232 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 235 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 236 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 240 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 241 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 242 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 263 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 344 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 350 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 360 with a minimum grade of C.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 428 Bison image  International Literature3 Credit hours   

Readings in contemporary literature from the non-Anglo-European world. Texts will be taken from Asian, African, South American, Australian, and other authors. (PR: any 200-level or 300-level ENG course EXCEPT 200, 204, 205, 314, or 354; or permission of chair)

Pre-req: ENG 203 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 206 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 207 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 209 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 210 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 211 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 212 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 213 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 214 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 215 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 220 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 221 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 225 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 231 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 232 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 235 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 236 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 240 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 241 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 242 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 263 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 344 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 350 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 360 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: International, Literature
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ENG 429 Bison image  Multicultural Identities (MC)3 Credit hours   

Intensive exploration of multicultural identities in texts. Topics may vary. May be repeated up to 6 hrs. with permission of chair. (PR: any 200-level or 300-level ENG course EXCEPT 200, 204, 205, 314, or 354; or permission of chair)

Pre-req: ENG 203 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 206 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 207 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 209 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 210 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 211 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 212 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 213 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 214 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 215 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 220 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 221 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 225 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 231 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 232 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 235 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 236 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 240 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 241 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 242 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 263 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 344 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 350 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 360 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Multicultural
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 430 Bison image  Young Adult Literature3 Credit hours   

Examines literature written for adolescents and young adults, with a focus on coming of age and the formation of identity. (PR: any 200-level or 300-level ENG course EXCEPT 200, 204, 205, 314, or 354; or permission of chair)

Pre-req: ENG 203 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 206 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 207 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 209 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 210 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 211 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 212 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 213 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 214 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 215 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 220 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 221 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 225 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 231 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 232 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 235 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 236 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 240 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 241 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 242 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 263 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 344 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 350 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 360 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Literature, Multicultural
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ENG 431 Writing for Non-Profits3 Credit hours   

This foundational course will explore the goals and strategies specific to writing for non-profit organizations. Students will read, analyze, and practice the real world writing tasks that non-profits require. (Completion of Core II Composition Requirement)

Pre-req: ENG 201 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H with a minimum grade of C.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 432 Contemporary Literature3 Credit hours   

Examines literature of the present, its influences, and the increasing diversification of cultural/textual production, including cinema, video, comix/manga, videogames, and blogs. (PR: any 200-level or 300-level ENG course EXCEPT 200, 204, 205, 314, or 354; or permission of chair)

Pre-req: ENG 203 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 206 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 207 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 209 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 210 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 211 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 212 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 213 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 214 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 215 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 220 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 221 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 225 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 231 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 232 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 235 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 236 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 240 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 241 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 242 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 263 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 344 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 350 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 360 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Literature
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 433 20th C Brit & Irish Poetry3 Credit hours   

Principal poetry since the Victorian period. (PR: any 200-level or 300-level ENG course EXCEPT 200, 204, 205, 314, or 354; or permission of chair)

Pre-req: ENG 203 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 206 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 207 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 209 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 210 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 211 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 212 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 213 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 214 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 215 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 220 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 221 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 225 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 231 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 232 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 235 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 236 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 240 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 241 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 242 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 263 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 344 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 350 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 360 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Literature
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ENG 434 20th C American Poetry3 Credit hours   

Principal poetry since 1900. (PR: any 200-level or 300-level ENG course EXCEPT 200, 204, 205, 314, or 354; or permission of chair)

Pre-req: ENG 203 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 206 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 207 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 209 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 210 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 211 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 212 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 213 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 214 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 215 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 220 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 221 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 225 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 231 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 232 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 235 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 236 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 240 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 241 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 242 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 263 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 344 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 350 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 360 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Literature
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ENG 435 Modernism3 Credit hours   

Examines literary modernism and the artistic, cultural, and historical contexts of that movement. (PR: any 200-level or 300-level ENG course EXCEPT 200, 204, 205, 314, or 354; or permission of chair)

Pre-req: ENG 203 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 206 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 207 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 209 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 210 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 211 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 212 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 213 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 214 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 215 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 220 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 221 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 225 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 231 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 232 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 235 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 236 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 240 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 241 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 242 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 263 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 344 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 350 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 360 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Literature
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ENG 436 Medieval British Lit3 Credit hours   

Old English elegiac and heroic poetry; Middle English lyrics and romances; the Ricardian poets and Malory. (PR: any 200-level or 300-level ENG course EXCEPT 200, 204, 205, 314, or 354; or permission of chair)

Pre-req: ENG 203 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 206 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 207 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 209 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 210 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 211 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 212 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 213 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 214 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 215 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 220 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 221 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 225 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 231 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 232 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 235 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 236 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 240 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 241 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 242 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 263 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 344 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 350 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 360 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Literature
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENG 439 Professional Writing Theory3 Credit hours   

Study of the major questions and theories relevant to professional writing.

Pre-req: ENG 314 with a minimum grade of D.

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ENG 440 Selected Topics in Film3 Credit hours   

Intensive study of a specific theme or genre. Topics will vary. May be repeated up to 6 hrs. with permission of chair.

Pre-req: ENG 350 with a minimum grade of D or ENG 344 with a minimum grade of D or ENG 232 with a minimum grade of D.

Attributes: Literature
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ENG 442 Gender and Sexuality in Film3 Credit hours   

Exploration of evolving portrayals of gender roles and sexualities throughout film history and across film genres.

Pre-req: (ENG 350 with a minimum grade of D or ENG 344 with a minimum grade of D or ENG 232 with a minimum grade of D or WS 101 with a minimum grade of D) and (ENG 201 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H with a minimum grade of C).

Attributes: Literature
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ENG 445 Screenwriting3 Credit hours   

Practice in writing screenplays.

Pre-req: ENG 201 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C and (ENG 344 or ENG 360 or ART 219 or THE 201).

Attributes: Literature
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ENG 447 British Romantic Poets3 Credit hours   

Emphasis on Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley, and Keats. (PR: any 200-level or 300-level ENG course EXCEPT 200, 204, 205, 314, or 354; or permission of chair)

Pre-req: ENG 203 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 206 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 207 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 209 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 210 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 211 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 212 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 213 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 214 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 215 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 220 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 221 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 225 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 231 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 232 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 235 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 236 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 240 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 241 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 242 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 263 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 344 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 350 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 360 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Literature
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ENG 450 World Lit to Renaissance3 Credit hours   

Major works (excluding English), with emphasis on Homer, the Greek Drama, Virgil, Dante, and Cervantes.(PR: any 200-level or 300-level ENG course EXCEPT 200, 204, 205, 314, or 354; or permission of chair)

Pre-req: ENG 203 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 206 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 207 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 209 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 210 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 211 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 212 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 213 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 214 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 215 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 220 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 221 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 225 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 231 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 232 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 235 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 236 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 240 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 241 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 242 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 263 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 344 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 350 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 360 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Literature
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ENG 451 World Lit Since Renaissance3 Credit hours   

Major works (excluding English and American), with emphasis on Racine, Moliere, Goethe, and principal continental fiction. (PR: any 200-level or 300-level ENG course EXCEPT 200, 204, 205, 314, or 354; or permission of chair)

Pre-req: ENG 203 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 206 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 207 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 209 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 210 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 211 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 212 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 213 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 214 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 215 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 220 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 221 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 225 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 231 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 232 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 235 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 236 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 240 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 241 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 242 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 263 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 344 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 350 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 360 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Literature
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ENG 455 Advanced Critical Theory3 Credit hours   

Intensive study of specific theorists, theoretical schools, or history of literary theory, including application to texts. Topics will vary. May be repeated up to 6 hrs. with permission of chair.

Pre-req: ENG 355 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Literature
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ENG 460 Comp Writing Center Theory4 Credit hours   

Introduces students to the study of teaching writing in a classroom setting and in one-to-one tutoring.

Pre-req: ENG 350.

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ENG 466 Bison image  Literacy Studies3 Credit hours   

Theories of writing and reading development with a focus on cultural, linguistic, and rhetorical influences on literacy acquisition. (Completion of Core II Composition Requirement)

Pre-req: ENG 201 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Multicultural
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ENG 467 Visual Rhetoric3 Credit hours   

Study of the production, strategies, reception, and persuasive effects of visual texts. (Completion of Core II Composition Requirement)

Pre-req: ENG 201 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H with a minimum grade of C.

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ENG 469 Teaching Creative Writing3 Credit hours   

Pedagogy and practice for students who plan to teach Creative Writing at the primary, secondary, or college level.

Pre-req: ENG 350 with a minimum grade of C and ENG 360 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Literature
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ENG 470 Form/Theory: Creative Writing3 Credit hours   

Readings in creative writing illustrating formal and theoretical concerns. Readings will also be applied to student writing.

Pre-req: ENG 350 with a minimum grade of C and ENG 360 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Literature
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ENG 475 Intro to Linguistics3 Credit hours   

The structural and descriptive approach to study of the English language. (Completion of Core II Composition Requirement)

Pre-req: ENG 201 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C.

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ENG 476 Structures of English Language3 Credit hours   

Study of the structures of English grammar, including how these structures relate to punctuation, language acquisition, dialect variation, and the history of English. (Completion of Core II Composition Requirement)

Pre-req: ENG 201 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C.

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ENG 478 Intro to Sociolinguistics3 Credit hours   

Sociolinguistics is the study of the effects of language in society, relevant to discourse practices, language attitudes variations, shifts, and changes. (Completion of Core II Composition Requirement)

Pre-req: ENG 201 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C.

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ENG 480 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: ENG 350.

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ENG 481 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: ENG 350.

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ENG 482 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: ENG 350.

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ENG 483 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: ENG 350.

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ENG 485 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: ENG 350.

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ENG 486 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: ENG 350.

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ENG 487 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: ENG 350.

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ENG 488 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: ENG 350.

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ENG 490 Internship3 Credit hours   

A supervised internship. The student works for a local firm/agency to gain practical experience in the major. Arranged by student and department. Supervised by firm.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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ENG 491 Poetry Workshop3 Credit hours   

A practical and intensive class in exploring the varieties of creative expression; exercises on the creating of verse in different forms and styles.

Pre-req: ENG 377 with a minimum grade of C.

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ENG 492 Fiction Workshop3 Credit hours   

Offers students a forum for presentation, discussion, and refinement of their work, either short stories or novels.

Pre-req: ENG 378 with a minimum grade of C.

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ENG 493 Creative Nonfiction3 Credit hours   

A writing workshop where students develop and refine their original creative nonfiction (memoir, biography, essays, travel/leisure writing, etc.), employing techniques typically reserved for fiction (dialogue, narrative, poetic language, etc.).

Pre-req: ENG 379 with a minimum grade of C.

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ENG 499 Bison image  Senior Capstone3 Credit hours   

An intensive examination of topics relevant to advanced English studies. Provides capstone experience through substantial scholarly, creative, and/or pedagogical composition and presentation. (PR: ENG 350, ENG 355, and 12 hours of 400-level English coursework at C or better; or permission of chair)

Pre-req: ENG 350 with a minimum grade of C and ENG 355 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Capstone Course
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