Academic Catalog

ENG - English

ENG 1010 Basic Writing Cr. 3

Extensive practice in fundamentals of college writing and reading in preparation for ENG 1020. Offered Every Term.

ENG 1020 Introductory College Writing Cr. 3

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Basic Composition Competency

A course in reading, research, and writing skills that prepares students to write successfully in college classes. Offered Every Term.

ENG 2100 Writing about Literature: Poetry Cr. 3

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Cultural Inquiry, Intermediate Comp Pre-2018

Introduction to techniques and forms of poetry through critical reading of, and writing about, poems of various types and from many periods. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of P, ENG 1050 with a minimum grade of C, College Level Exam Program with a test score minimum of BC-BD, (AA) Exempt from Gen Ed MACRAO with a test score minimum of 100, Michigan Transfer Agreement with a test score minimum of 100, or (BA) Competencies Waiver with a test score minimum of 100

ENG 2110 Writing about Literature: Drama Cr. 3

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Cultural Inquiry, Intermediate Comp Pre-2018

Introduction to techniques and forms of drama through critical reading of, and writing about, representative plays from various traditions and periods. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of P, ENG 1050 with a minimum grade of C, College Level Exam Program with a test score minimum of BC-BD, (AA) Exempt from Gen Ed MACRAO with a test score minimum of 100, Michigan Transfer Agreement with a test score minimum of 100, or (BA) Competencies Waiver with a test score minimum of 100

ENG 2120 Writing about Literature: Fiction Cr. 3

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Cultural Inquiry, Intermediate Comp Pre-2018

Introduction to techniques and forms of fiction through critical reading of, and writing about, short stories and novels. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of P, ENG 1050 with a minimum grade of C, College Level Exam Program with a test score minimum of BC-BD, (AA) Exempt from Gen Ed MACRAO with a test score minimum of 100, Michigan Transfer Agreement with a test score minimum of 100, or (BA) Competencies Waiver with a test score minimum of 100

ENG 2200 Shakespeare: Writing about Texts Cr. 3

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Cultural Inquiry, Philosophy Letters

Emphasis on the dramatic and literary qualities of the plays: representative comedies, tragedies and histories. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisites: ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of P, ENG 1050 with a minimum grade of C, College Level Exam Program with a test score minimum of BC-BD, (AA) Exempt from Gen Ed MACRAO with a test score minimum of 100, Michigan Transfer Agreement with a test score minimum of 100, or (BA) Competencies Waiver with a test score minimum of 100

ENG 2210 Writing about Literature: Novels Cr. 3

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Cultural Inquiry, Intermediate Comp Pre-2018

Critical reading of, and writing about, a representative sample of novels from the eighteenth century through the modern period. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of P, ENG 1050 with a minimum grade of C, College Level Exam Program with a test score minimum of BC-BD, (AA) Exempt from Gen Ed MACRAO with a test score minimum of 100, Michigan Transfer Agreement with a test score minimum of 100, or (BA) Competencies Waiver with a test score minimum of 100

ENG 2390 Introduction to African-American Literature: Literature and Writing Cr. 3

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Diversity Equity Incl Inquiry, Intermediate Comp Pre-2018, Intermediate Comp Post-2018

Introduction to major themes and some major writers of African-American literature, emphasizing modern works. Reading and writing about representative poetry, fiction, essays, and plays. Offered Every Term.

Prerequisites: ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of P, ENG 1050 with a minimum grade of C, College Level Exam Program with a test score minimum of BC-BD, (AA) Exempt from Gen Ed MACRAO with a test score minimum of 100, Michigan Transfer Agreement with a test score minimum of 100, or (BA) Competencies Waiver with a test score minimum of 100

Equivalent: AFS 2390

ENG 2420 Literature and Science Cr. 3

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Cultural Inquiry, Intermediate Comp Pre-2018

Studies of science writing from a literary, rhetorical, or cultural studies perspectives. Readings might include science fiction; creative non-fiction; historical texts; personal essays from practitioners; nature and environmental writing; and works on technology, medicine, or cognitive approaches to literature. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of P, ENG 1050 with a minimum grade of C, College Level Exam Program with a test score minimum of BC-BD, (AA) Exempt from Gen Ed MACRAO with a test score minimum of 100, Michigan Transfer Agreement with a test score minimum of 100, or (BA) Competencies Waiver with a test score minimum of 100

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students.

ENG 2430 Digital Narrative Cr. 3

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Cultural Inquiry, Philosophy Letters

Introductory study of digital narrative and electronic textuality, including a variety of digital-born media such as online literature, gaming and interactive fiction. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of P, ENG 1050 with a minimum grade of C, College Level Exam Program with a test score minimum of BC-BD, (AA) Exempt from Gen Ed MACRAO with a test score minimum of 100, Michigan Transfer Agreement with a test score minimum of 100, or (BA) Competencies Waiver with a test score minimum of 100

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students.

ENG 2435 Introduction to Digital Humanities Cr. 3

Digital humanities scholarship has exploded over the last ten years. Early DH scholarship represented a niche in humanities fields like English and History, dominated by unique individuals who had both technical programming skills and experience in humanities research. Since its early days, the field of digital humanities has expanded significantly. New tools and platforms make DH research more accessible. Today, DH scholars work in a highly collaborative, interdisciplinary environment that place programmers and developers, information science specialists, and humanities scholars in active conversation. In this course, students will be introduced to these different elements – tools, methods, theories, and critical analysis – of the digital humanities in order to learn new ways to interpret artistic or cultural objects or ideas, social relationships, and historical processes. Offered Yearly.

Equivalent: HIS 2435

ENG 2440 Introduction to Visual Culture: Writing about Texts Cr. 3

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Cultural Inquiry, Visual Performing Arts

Introductory course in the reading of images from the perspective of literary and cultural studies. Attention to basic concepts, terms, and theories in the study of visual culture. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of P, ENG 1050 with a minimum grade of C, College Level Exam Program with a test score minimum of BC-BD, (AA) Exempt from Gen Ed MACRAO with a test score minimum of 100, Michigan Transfer Agreement with a test score minimum of 100, or (BA) Competencies Waiver with a test score minimum of 100

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students.

ENG 2445 Comics and Graphic Novels: Writing about Texts Cr. 3

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Cultural Inquiry

Introduction to the history, forms, and reading practices of graphic storytelling through critical reading of, and writing about, comics and graphic novels. Offered Intermittently.

ENG 2450 Introduction to Film Cr. 4

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Cultural Inquiry, Visual Performing Arts

Examination of film techniques and basic methods of film analysis. Offered Every Term.

Course Material Fees: $15

Equivalent: COM 2010

ENG 2470 Television Culture: Writing about Texts Cr. 4

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Cultural Inquiry

A survey of American television history with an introduction to some of the aesthetic and theoretical concerns of television studies. Offered Intermittently.

ENG 2500 The English Bible as Literature Cr. 3

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Cultural Inquiry, Philosophy Letters

The King James text as a literary masterpiece. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of P, ENG 1050 with a minimum grade of C, College Level Exam Program with a test score minimum of BC-BD, (AA) Exempt from Gen Ed MACRAO with a test score minimum of 100, Michigan Transfer Agreement with a test score minimum of 100, or (BA) Competencies Waiver with a test score minimum of 100

ENG 2510 Popular Literature Cr. 3

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Cultural Inquiry, Philosophy Letters

Introductory study of popular literature. Content may include recent best-sellers, horror, science fiction and prize-winning novels. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of P, ENG 1050 with a minimum grade of C, College Level Exam Program with a test score minimum of BC-BD, (AA) Exempt from Gen Ed MACRAO with a test score minimum of 100, Michigan Transfer Agreement with a test score minimum of 100, or (BA) Competencies Waiver with a test score minimum of 100

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students.

ENG 2530 Literature and Identity Cr. 3

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Diversity Equity Incl Inquiry

The study of literary texts with an emphasis on how identity is shaped by race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and other factors. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of P, ENG 1050 with a minimum grade of C, College Level Exam Program with a test score minimum of BC-BD, (AA) Exempt from Gen Ed MACRAO with a test score minimum of 100, Michigan Transfer Agreement with a test score minimum of 100, or (BA) Competencies Waiver with a test score minimum of 100

ENG 2540 Literatures of the World Cr. 3

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Global Learning Inquiry

Provides a forum for the study of literature outside the United States and beyond the boundaries imposed by particular national or linguistic tradition. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of P, ENG 1050 with a minimum grade of C, College Level Exam Program with a test score minimum of BC-BD, (AA) Exempt from Gen Ed MACRAO with a test score minimum of 100, Michigan Transfer Agreement with a test score minimum of 100, or (BA) Competencies Waiver with a test score minimum of 100

ENG 2560 Children's Literature: Literature and Writing Cr. 3

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Cultural Inquiry, Intermediate Comp Pre-2018

Introductory course in writing about the Anglo-American tradition of classic and contemporary children's literature. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of P, ENG 1050 with a minimum grade of C, College Level Exam Program with a test score minimum of BC-BD, (AA) Exempt from Gen Ed MACRAO with a test score minimum of 100, Michigan Transfer Agreement with a test score minimum of 100, or (BA) Competencies Waiver with a test score minimum of 100

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students.

ENG 2565 Young Adult Literature and Culture Cr. 3

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Cultural Inquiry

Analysis of Young Adult (YA) literature from a literary and cultural studies perspective. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisite: ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of C

ENG 2570 Writing about Literature: Women Writers Cr. 3

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Cultural Inquiry, Diversity Equity Incl Inquiry, Intermediate Comp Pre-2018

Introduction to the major themes and issues of writing by and about women. Reading and writing about representative fictional and non-fictional works. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisites: ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of P, ENG 1050 with a minimum grade of C, College Level Exam Program with a test score minimum of BC-BD, (AA) Exempt from Gen Ed MACRAO with a test score minimum of 100, Michigan Transfer Agreement with a test score minimum of 100, or (BA) Competencies Waiver with a test score minimum of 100

Equivalent: GSW 2570

ENG 2585 Literature and War Cr. 3

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Cultural Inquiry

Examines the experiences and effects of war through close reading of literary texts and works providing historical context. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisite: ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of C

ENG 2670 Introduction to Canadian Studies Cr. 3

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Foreign Culture, Global Learning Inquiry

Survey of Canada in its cultural, literary, historical, geographical and political aspects; key concepts and social patterns that define the Canadian experience. Offered Intermittently.

Equivalent: GPH 2700, HIS 2700, PS 2700

ENG 2720 Basic Concepts in Linguistics Cr. 3

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Cultural Inquiry, Philosophy Letters

Analysis of the structure and use of language, focusing on English, from the standpoint of current linguistic practice. Topics include: phonetics and sound structure, word structure, syntax, semantics, language origin and history, dialects, language learning, animal communication, and language in social interaction. Offered Yearly.

Equivalent: LIN 2720

ENG 2730 Languages of the World Cr. 3

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Foreign Culture, Global Learning Inquiry

Survey of structure of major language families of the world, western and non-western; interrelationships of language and culture; universals and variations of universals in language and culture. Offered Yearly.

Equivalent: LIN 2730

ENG 2800 Techniques of Imaginative Writing Cr. 3

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Cultural Inquiry

Writing in various creative forms. Frequent individual conferences and student readings for class criticism. Offered Fall, Winter.

Prerequisites: ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of P, ENG 1050 with a minimum grade of C, College Level Exam Program with a test score minimum of BC-BD, (AA) Exempt from Gen Ed MACRAO with a test score minimum of 100, Michigan Transfer Agreement with a test score minimum of 100, or (BA) Competencies Waiver with a test score minimum of 100

ENG 3010 Intermediate Writing Cr. 3

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Intermediate Comp Pre-2018, Intermediate Comp Post-2018

Course in reading, research and writing for upper-level students. Emphasis on conducting research by drawing from the sciences, social sciences, humanities, and professions in preparation for Writing Intensive courses in the majors. Offered Every Term.

Prerequisites: ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of P, ENG 1050 with a minimum grade of C, College Level Exam Program with a test score minimum of BC-BD, (AA) Exempt from Gen Ed MACRAO with a test score minimum of 100, Michigan Transfer Agreement with a test score minimum of 100, or (BA) Competencies Waiver with a test score minimum of 100

ENG 3020 Writing and Community Cr. 3

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Intermediate Comp Pre-2018, Intermediate Comp Post-2018

Students develop and write about community-based service-learning projects. Requires community-based work outside of normal class time across the semester. Satisfies the Honors College service-learning requirement. Offered Fall, Winter.

Prerequisites: ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of P, ENG 1050 with a minimum grade of C, College Level Exam Program with a test score minimum of BC-BD, (AA) Exempt from Gen Ed MACRAO with a test score minimum of 100, Michigan Transfer Agreement with a test score minimum of 100, or (BA) Competencies Waiver with a test score minimum of 100

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students.

ENG 3050 Technical Communication I: Reports Cr. 3

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Intermediate Comp Pre-2018, Intermediate Comp Post-2018

Instruction in basic technical writing skills. Requirements include writing summaries, letters, memos, instructions, and technical reports. Topics include audience and purpose analysis, textual and visual aspects of document design, and formatting. Offered Every Term.

Prerequisites: ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of P, ENG 1050 with a minimum grade of C, College Level Exam Program with a test score minimum of BC-BD, (AA) Exempt from Gen Ed MACRAO with a test score minimum of 100, Michigan Transfer Agreement with a test score minimum of 100, or (BA) Competencies Waiver with a test score minimum of 100

ENG 3060 Technical Communication II: Presentations Cr. 3

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Oral Communication Competency

Instruction in basic technical presentation skills. Requirements include informative presentations, oral briefings, needs assessments, progress reports, and formal proposals. Topics include collaborative teamwork, audience and purpose analysis, textual and visual aspects of presentation design, and formatting. Offered Every Term.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

ENG 3085 Introduction to Rhetoric and Writing Cr. 3

Introduction to the theories and practice of rhetoric and writing studies. Attention to the scholarly study of persuasive discourse and the role of rhetoric in English studies. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisites: ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of P, ENG 1050 with a minimum grade of C, College Level Exam Program with a test score minimum of BC-BD, (AA) Exempt from Gen Ed MACRAO with a test score minimum of 100, Michigan Transfer Agreement with a test score minimum of 100, or (BA) Competencies Waiver with a test score minimum of 100

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students.

ENG 3090 Introduction to Cultural Studies Cr. 3

Introduction to the theories and practices of cultural studies. Examination of key theoretical terms and debates, to be put into critical practice through readings of various cultural forms. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisites: ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of P, ENG 1050 with a minimum grade of C, College Level Exam Program with a test score minimum of BC-BD, (AA) Exempt from Gen Ed MACRAO with a test score minimum of 100, Michigan Transfer Agreement with a test score minimum of 100, or (BA) Competencies Waiver with a test score minimum of 100

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students.

ENG 3100 Introduction to Literary Studies Cr. 3

Introduction to the theories and practices of literary studies. Practice in responding to, analyzing, and writing about literary texts. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisites: ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of P, ENG 1050 with a minimum grade of C, College Level Exam Program with a test score minimum of BC-BD, (AA) Exempt from Gen Ed MACRAO with a test score minimum of 100, Michigan Transfer Agreement with a test score minimum of 100, or (BA) Competencies Waiver with a test score minimum of 100

ENG 3110 English Literature to 1700 Cr. 3

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Philosophy Letters

Historical survey of British literature from the medieval period to 1700. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisites: ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of P, ENG 1050 with a minimum grade of C, College Level Exam Program with a test score minimum of BC-BD, (AA) Exempt from Gen Ed MACRAO with a test score minimum of 100, Michigan Transfer Agreement with a test score minimum of 100, or (BA) Competencies Waiver with a test score minimum of 100

ENG 3120 English Literature after 1700 Cr. 3

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Philosophy Letters

Historical survey of British literature from 1700 to the present. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisites: ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of P, ENG 1050 with a minimum grade of C, College Level Exam Program with a test score minimum of BC-BD, (AA) Exempt from Gen Ed MACRAO with a test score minimum of 100, Michigan Transfer Agreement with a test score minimum of 100, or (BA) Competencies Waiver with a test score minimum of 100

ENG 3130 American Literature to 1865 Cr. 3

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Philosophy Letters

Historical survey of American literature from its beginnings to 1865. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisites: ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of P, ENG 1050 with a minimum grade of C, College Level Exam Program with a test score minimum of BC-BD, (AA) Exempt from Gen Ed MACRAO with a test score minimum of 100, Michigan Transfer Agreement with a test score minimum of 100, or (BA) Competencies Waiver with a test score minimum of 100

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students.

ENG 3140 American Literature after 1865 Cr. 3

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Philosophy Letters

Historical survey of American literature from the Civil War to the present. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisites: ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of P, ENG 1050 with a minimum grade of C, College Level Exam Program with a test score minimum of BC-BD, (AA) Exempt from Gen Ed MACRAO with a test score minimum of 100, Michigan Transfer Agreement with a test score minimum of 100, or (BA) Competencies Waiver with a test score minimum of 100

ENG 3180 Rhetoric to 1800 Cr. 3

Historical survey of rhetoric from ancient cultures to 1800. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisite: ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of C

ENG 3190 Rhetoric after 1800 Cr. 3

Historical survey of rhetoric from 1800 to the present. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisite: ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of C

ENG 3200 Grant Writing Cr. 3

Prepares students to write successful grant applications in a range of professional situations. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisite: ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of C

ENG 3250 Technical and Professional Editing Cr. 3

Introduces students to technical and professional editing practices. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisite: ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of C

ENG 3470 Survey of African-American Literature Cr. 3

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Philosophy Letters

Historical survey of African-American literature from the early American period to the present. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisites: ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of P, ENG 1050 with a minimum grade of C, College Level Exam Program with a test score minimum of BC-BD, (AA) Exempt from Gen Ed MACRAO with a test score minimum of 100, Michigan Transfer Agreement with a test score minimum of 100, or (BA) Competencies Waiver with a test score minimum of 100

ENG 3800 Introduction to Creative Writing Cr. 3

Introduction to the practice of creative writing in traditional genres (verse, prose, drama) and also mixed forms. Attention to the place of creative writing in the study of literature and culture. Frequent individual conferences and class critique of student writing. Offered Fall, Winter.

Prerequisites: ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of P, ENG 1050 with a minimum grade of C, College Level Exam Program with a test score minimum of BC-BD, (AA) Exempt from Gen Ed MACRAO with a test score minimum of 100, Michigan Transfer Agreement with a test score minimum of 100, or (BA) Competencies Waiver with a test score minimum of 100

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students.

ENG 3810 Poetry Writing Cr. 3

Instruction and practice in the art of English and American poetic forms: patterns of sound, quantitative values, diction, metaphors and images. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of P, ENG 1050 with a minimum grade of C, College Level Exam Program with a test score minimum of BC-BD, (AA) Exempt from Gen Ed MACRAO with a test score minimum of 100, Michigan Transfer Agreement with a test score minimum of 100, or (BA) Competencies Waiver with a test score minimum of 100

ENG 3820 Fiction Writing Cr. 3

Fundamentals of fiction, mainly the short story. Analysis of stories by established writers and by students. Frequent individual conferences. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 1020 with a minimum grade of P, ENG 1050 with a minimum grade of C, College Level Exam Program with a test score minimum of BC-BD, (AA) Exempt from Gen Ed MACRAO with a test score minimum of 100, Michigan Transfer Agreement with a test score minimum of 100, or (BA) Competencies Waiver with a test score minimum of 100

ENG 4990 Directed Study: Honors Program Cr. 1-3

Offered Every Term.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ENG 4991 Honors Seminar Cr. 3

Fulfills senior seminar requirement for Honors students. Offered Every Term.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s): Enrollment limited to students with a class of Senior.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ENG 4992 Honors Project Cr. 3

Substantial scholarly project in literature, rhetoric, film, or a body of creative writing accompanied by an essay. Offered Every Term.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ENG 5005 Digital Storytelling Cr. 3

The goal of the class is to introduce storytelling to students of professional communication and to allow students to create narratives in genres of professional communication of interest to tham. Offered Every Other Year.

ENG 5010 Advanced Expository Writing Cr. 3

Advanced study and practice in various forms of expository prose, especially the essay. Topics to be announced in Schedule of Classes. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ENG 5020 Topics in Media and Modern Culture Cr. 3

Topics may include: history of television, the internet, video games, other visual media; topics announced in Schedule of Classes. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

Course Material Fees: $20

Repeatable for 9 Credits

ENG 5030 Topics in Women's Studies Cr. 3

Thematic, critical or generic study of women and literature. Topics to be announced in Schedule of Classes. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

Equivalent: GSW 5030

Repeatable for 9 Credits

ENG 5035 Topics in Gender and Sexuality Studies Cr. 3

Advanced course on issues of sexuality and gender as mediated through literary and cultural study. Attention to critical theory as well as various literary and cultural forms. Topics to be announced in Schedule of Classes. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

Equivalent: GSW 5035

Repeatable for 9 Credits

ENG 5040 Film Criticism and Theory Cr. 4

Survey of the major film theories from Munsterberg to contemporary film semiotics; examination of various attempts made at a systematic understanding of the cinema. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

Course Material Fees: $20

ENG 5050 Historical Topics in Film and Media Cr. 4

Specialized, in-depth topics in film cycles and movements of a historical nature, such as French new wave, film noir, etc. Topics to be announced in the Schedule of Classes. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

Course Material Fees: $20

Repeatable for 12 Credits

ENG 5060 Styles and Genres in Film Cr. 4

Study of significant works within selected genres, such as the western, horror, comedy, animation. Topics to be announced in the Schedule of Classes. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

Course Material Fees: $20

Repeatable for 12 Credits

ENG 5065 Identity and Difference in Media Cr. 4

Issues surrounding race, class, gender and sexuality in Hollywood films. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: ENG 2390, ENG 3010, ENG 3020, or ENG 3050

ENG 5070 Topics in Film and Media Cr. 4

Critical and theoretical topics including style and work of specific filmmakers and philosophical approaches to film and other media. Topics to be announced in the Schedule of Classes. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

Course Material Fees: $20

Repeatable for 12 Credits

ENG 5075 Topics in New Media Cr. 3

Advanced course on the expressive forms of new media. Attention to recent work in humanities computing, digital humanities, and/or new media studies. Topics to be announced in Schedule of Classes. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

Repeatable for 9 Credits

ENG 5080 Topics in Global and Transnational Studies Cr. 3

Study of literature and culture from a global and/or transnational perspective. Topics to be announced in the Schedule of Classes. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

Repeatable for 9 Credits

ENG 5090 Topics in Literary and Cultural Theory Cr. 3

Study of literary and cultural theory in various contexts -- urban, metropolitan, ethnic, global -- with reference to primary texts. Topics to be announced in the Schedule of Classes. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

Repeatable for 9 Credits

ENG 5095 Topics in Visual Culture Cr. 3

Advanced course in visual culture and its theory, and in the practice of reading images in a variety of literary and visual forms. Topics to be announced in the schedule of classes. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

Repeatable for 9 Credits

ENG 5120 Topics in Medieval Literature Cr. 3

Themes, genres, writers in English and continental Medieval literature. Topics to be announced in the Schedule of Classes. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

Repeatable for 9 Credits

ENG 5150 Shakespeare Cr. 3

For English majors and others interested in more intensive study. Some attention to Shakespearean scholarship. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

ENG 5180 Milton Cr. 3

Emphasis on Milton's major poetry with attention to his prose and to historical background. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

ENG 5190 Topics in Renaissance Literature Cr. 3

Studies of particular authors or groups of authors from 1500-1660 or of literary works from period, generic, thematic or methodological focuses. Topics to be announced in the Schedule of Classes . Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

Repeatable for 9 Credits

ENG 5200 Restoration and Eighteenth Century Literature Cr. 3

A survey of English literature from 1660 to 1800. Readings from authors such as John Dryden, Aphra Behn, Mary Astell, Alexander Pope, Lady Mary Montagu, Jonathan Swift. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

ENG 5260 Literature of the Romantic Period Cr. 3

A survey of English literature from 1789-1832. Emphasis on the major poets (Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Keats, Shelley and Byron), with some attention to the major essayists (De Quincey, Hazlitt and Lamb) and novelists (Austen and Scott). Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

ENG 5270 Literature of the Victorian Period Cr. 3

A survey of English literature from 1832-1901. Emphasis on major poets (Tennyson, Arnold, Swinburne), novelists (Dickens, Eliot, Hardy), and prose writers (Carlyle and Ruskin). Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

ENG 5300 Twentieth Century British Literature Cr. 3

Selected works in all genres from 1900 to the present. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

ENG 5360 Child Language Acquisition Cr. 3

Despite its complexity and abstractness, young children acquire language without conscious effort or explicit instruction in a span of just a few years. This feat is unique to humans and is unmatched by any other species or even the most sophisticated computers. The course will present a comprehensive introduction to the study of child language acquisition. We will use a cross-linguistic approach to discuss some of the most important issues in language acquisition. We will not only talk about what children accomplish linguistically at various ages, but also discuss various theoretical approaches to explaining how children acquire linguistic knowledge in different domains, focusing on acquiring the sound inventory, words and sentence structure. We will look at some of the methods that have been employed to collect and analyze child language data. Offered Fall.

Equivalent: LIN 5360, PSY 5360

ENG 5420 American Literature: 1865-1914 Cr. 3

Survey of important literary texts that arose from cultural phenomena like post-reconstruction, urbanization, immigration, the suffrage movement, and native rights. Literary movements like Realism and Naturalism will be studied as well as influential writers such as Cahan, Chopin, Dreiser and Dunbar. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

ENG 5450 Modern American Literature Cr. 3

Survey of culturally-significant writers, themes and movements since 1914, such as: the Harlem Renaissance, Modernism, Postmodernism; authors like Ellison, Hemingway, Morrison, Stein. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

ENG 5480 Topics in African American Literature Cr. 3

Thematic, generic or historical perspectives: topics such as early black writers, Harlem Renaissance, African-American poetry, contemporary black writers. Topics to be announced in the Schedule of Classes. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

Repeatable for 9 Credits

ENG 5490 Topics in American Literature Cr. 3

Thematic, generic, or historical perspectives; may cover writers of different periods. Topics such as American humor, the theme of work, Southern literature, the city in literature. Topics to be announced in the Schedule of Classes. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

Repeatable for 9 Credits

ENG 5500 Topics in English and American Literature Cr. 3

Generic, historical or thematic perspectives. Topics to be announced in the Schedule of Classes. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

Repeatable for 9 Credits

ENG 5510 Major Authors Cr. 3

Advanced study of one author, a pair of related authors, or a coterie of authors. Topics to be announced in the Schedule of Classes. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

Repeatable for 9 Credits

ENG 5520 Irish Literature Cr. 3

Major twentieth century Irish writers in the context of Irish history and politics, such as W.B. Yeats, James Joyce, major dramatists. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

ENG 5565 Postmodernism Cr. 3

Advanced study of postmodern literature and culture, with attention to its international development and to critical theory. Possible authors: Beckett, Calvino, Nabokov, Acker, DeLillo, Pynchon. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

ENG 5595 World Literature in English Cr. 3

Advanced course in the study of literatures written in English beyond the United States and Great Britain. Attention to globalization, post-colonialism, and transnationalism. Authors may include: Rushdie, Coetzee, Kincaid, Kureishi, Ondaatje, Achebe, and Gordimer. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

ENG 5680 Children's Literature Cr. 3

Study of children's literature from a literary perspective. Attention to the place of children's literature in literary history, its relationship to canonical literary works, and the development of its specific literary forms and genres. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

ENG 5690 History and Future of the Book Cr. 3

Study of significant moments in the history of reading, writing, and the production and dissemination of texts. Attention to orality and literacy, authorship and originality, publishing and economics, as well as writing technologies past and present. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

ENG 5695 Topics in Writing and Publishing Cr. 3

Study of recent trends and issues within the publishing industry, textual editing, scholarly publishing, print and electronic publication formats, and history and future of publishing. Topics to be announced in Schedule of Classes. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

Repeatable for 9 Credits

ENG 5700 Introduction to Linguistic Theory Cr. 3

Introduction to the scientific study of language and methodologies of linguistic analysis: phonetics and phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Offered Yearly.

Equivalent: LIN 5700

ENG 5710 Phonology Cr. 3

The sound systems of a variety of human languages compared and contrasted in an introduction to the diversity and similarities in human sound systems. Theories of the nature of sound systems and methods of analysis in phonology and morphophonology will be presented. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisites: LIN 5700 with a minimum grade of D-, ENG 5700 with a minimum grade of D-, LIN 2720 with a minimum grade of D-, or ENG 2720 with a minimum grade of D-

Equivalent: LIN 5290

ENG 5715 Morphology Cr. 3

Morphology is a core area of Linguistics. The course will introduce the basic issues in the study of the internal structure of words, as well as the analytical techniques applied to morphological analysis. Students will learn how to analyze words of various (Indo-European and non-Indo-European) languages into morphemes, as well as to recognize morphological patterns and to utilize theoretical concepts in order to describe and analyze such patterns. In particular, the course will develop a theory of morphology in generative grammar, paying special attention to the question of whether particular morphological phenomena are primarily syntactic or primarily phonological in nature. Offered Fall.

Prerequisites: ENG 5700 with a minimum grade of D-, ENG 2720 with a minimum grade of D-, LIN 2720 with a minimum grade of D-, or LIN 5700 with a minimum grade of D-

Equivalent: LIN 5715

ENG 5720 Linguistics and Education Cr. 3

Introduction to linguistics with emphasis on applications to education. Offered Yearly.

Equivalent: LIN 5720

ENG 5730 English Grammar Cr. 3

Comprehensive analysis of English sentence structure and parts of speech using the terminology and descriptive approach of traditional grammar. Offered Yearly.

Equivalent: LIN 5730

ENG 5740 Syntax Cr. 3

The theory of grammatical systems examined through analysis of sentence formation in a variety of human languages, diversity and universals in grammar, and theories of syntax. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisites: LIN 5700 with a minimum grade of D-, ENG 5700 with a minimum grade of D-, LIN 2720 with a minimum grade of D-, or ENG 2720 with a minimum grade of D-

Equivalent: LIN 5300

ENG 5745 Semantics Cr. 3

Semantics is a core area of Linguistics. This course investigates meaning in natural language. It examines two foundational assumptions of natural language semantics: (i) that the meaning of a declarative sentence is its truth conditions and (ii) that the truth conditions of an expression are determined compositionally (that is, they are determined as a function of its parts and how they are put together). Students will then learn to distinguish between the entailments, implicatures, and presuppositions of an expression, where only the first are part of the expression's truth conditions. Offered Winter.

Prerequisites: ENG 5700 with a minimum grade of D-, ENG 2720 with a minimum grade of D-, LIN 2720 with a minimum grade of D-, or LIN 5700 with a minimum grade of D-

Equivalent: LIN 5745

ENG 5750 Theories of Second Language Acquisition Cr. 3

The complex processes involved in learning a foreign/second language, including the nature of inter language and the individual and collective factors influencing learner success and the effectiveness of instruction. Offered Yearly.

Equivalent: LGL 5750, LIN 5750

ENG 5770 Sociolinguistics Cr. 3

Identification of sociolinguistic principles used by English speakers and writers in choosing among the different English codes, styles, registers and social dialects in American and other communities. Offered Every Other Year.

Equivalent: LIN 5770

ENG 5785 Academic Writing for Graduate Students Cr. 2

Emphasis on learning and executing written genres common to research and presentation activities in graduate school. Offered Intermittently.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Equivalent: GS 5785

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ENG 5790 Writing Theory Cr. 3

Review of linguistic, rhetorical, and/or literary theories of written language. Analysis of the principles, purposes, types, and modes of written discourse. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

ENG 5795 Topics in Rhetoric and Writing Cr. 3

Advanced course in rhetoric and writing. Attention to recent work in composition studies, rhetorical theory, and writing. Topics to be announced in Schedule of Classes. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

Repeatable for 9 Credits

ENG 5820 Internship Practicum Cr. 3

Students work 8-20 hours per week as tutors, writers, editors or researchers in publishing firms,businesses, government, and community organizations. Classroom sessions focus on reading and writing analytical texts related to workplace experience, and creating a portfolio of works created from the internship. Offered Every Term.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ENG 5830 Writing in the Workplace Cr. 3

Intensive writing course that develops communication skills used in the workplace. Designed for students preparing to become technical writers/editors and students who will write as part of their professional work. Offered Every Other Year.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

ENG 5840 Theoretical Approaches to Technical and Professional Writing Cr. 3

Survey of the theory and practice of technical and professional communication. Topics include the rhetoric and teaching of technical communication, analysis of on-the-job writing and rhetorical situations, and use of new communications technology. Some technical report writing, a research paper, and extensive reading and writing. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

ENG 5850 Introduction to Scholarly Writing for Non-native English Speakers Cr. 2

Intensive practice in writing at the graduate level for non-native speakers of English. Offered Fall, Winter.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

ENG 5860 Topics in Creative Writing Cr. 3

Topics include new genres, new media, and writing for public audiences. Models drawn from works written in diverse communities and cultures. Frequent individual conferences. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: (AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C) and ENG 3800 with a minimum grade of B

Repeatable for 9 Credits

ENG 5870 Poetry Writing Workshop Cr. 3

The writing of poetry, conducted on a seminar basis; discussion and criticism of the work of students in the course. Frequent individual conferences. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: (AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C) and ENG 3800 with a minimum grade of B

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ENG 5880 Fiction Writing Workshop Cr. 3

The writing of fiction, conducted on a seminar basis; discussion and criticism of the work of students in the course. Frequent individual conferences. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: (AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C) and ENG 3800 with a minimum grade of B

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ENG 5885 Topics in Creative Non-Fiction Writing Cr. 3

Study and practice of hybrid forms that blend reportage and imaginative writing. Attention to essays, memoir, and personal writing. Frequent individual conferences. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: (AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C) and ENG 3800 with a minimum grade of B

Repeatable for 9 Credits

ENG 5895 Topics in Environmental, Nature, and Science Writing Cr. 3

Advanced course in the study and practice of writing about the environment or the sciences. Specific topics to be announced in the Schedule of Classes. Offered Intermittently.

Repeatable for 9 Credits

ENG 5990 Directed Study in English Cr. 1-3

Advanced work for superior students whose program cannot be adequately met by scheduled classes. Course requires substantial written work. Offered Every Term.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ENG 5992 Senior Seminar Cr. 3

In-depth study and discussion of topics to be announced in the Schedule of Classes. Attention to the use of primary and secondary sources in research and writing. Each student produces a substantial research project. Offered for undergraduate credit only. Offered Fall, Winter.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in 2nd English or English; enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ENG 5993 Writing Intensive Course in English Cr. 0

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Writing Intensive Competency

Disciplinary writing assignments under the direction of a faculty member. Satisfies the University General Education Writing Intensive Course in the Major requirement. Required for all majors. Offered Every Term.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students.

ENG 6002 Teaching of Literary and Cultural Studies Cr. 2

Instruction in the teaching of literary and cultural studies through both individualized and group training. Offered for graduate credit only. Offered Fall, Winter.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

ENG 6003 Teaching Film and Media Studies Cr. 2

Instruction and resources in the teaching of film and media studies through both individualized and group training. Offered Every Other Year.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

ENG 6005 Teaching Developmental Writing Cr. 2

Emphasis on researching pedagogical strategies to develop course materials for the teaching of a developmental writing class. Offered Intermittently.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

ENG 6006 Teaching Creative Writing Cr. 2

As a discipline, creative writing straddles the Humanities and the Fine Arts, and so, of necessity, will this course. Although it complements the composition pedagogy curriculum, it will emphasize the practices particular to the creative writing classroom—practices that draw heavily from the studio art model. Offered Every Other Year.

ENG 6010 Tutoring Practicum Cr. 3

Integration of theories of language, learning and composition into a teaching practicum for prospective teachers at the secondary level and beyond. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisites: AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C, ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C, or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s): Enrollment limited to students with a class of Applicant Masters, Junior, Senior or Post Bachelor.

ENG 6720 Topics in Language Cr. 3

Topics such as: pragmatics, historical linguistics, history of English, language and gender, language and variation, language and evolution. Topics to be announced in the Schedule of Classes. Offered Yearly.

Equivalent: LIN 6720

Repeatable for 12 Credits

ENG 6800 Advanced Creative Writing Cr. 3

Writing in any of the creative forms. Work by students presented in seminar meetings; frequent individual conferences. Topics to be announced in the Schedule of Classes. Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 12 Credits

ENG 7001 Introduction to Doctoral Studies in English Cr. 3

Training in fundamental critical and professional issues through reading and writing about problems, issues and texts central to English studies. Offered Fall.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

ENG 7003 Contemporary Literary Theory Cr. 3

In-depth reading of and education in contemporary literary works that are important to the discipline of English studies. Offered Every Other Year.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ENG 7004 Theoretical Issues in Cultural Studies Cr. 3

Intensive reading in and writing about central theoretical issues in cultural studies. Offered Every Other Year.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ENG 7005 Film Theory Cr. 4

Basic knowledge of film theory; especially for students who will have a concentration in film and media studies. Offered Every Other Year.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 8 Credits

ENG 7006 Media Theory Cr. 4

Important issues and theories in media studies. Offered Every Other Year.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 8 Credits

ENG 7007 Composition Theory Cr. 3

Seminar on such topics as: the writing process, computers in composition, theory of basic writing, theory of technical/professional writing. Offered Yearly.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ENG 7011 Studies in Medieval Literature Cr. 3

Selected topics such as: Arthurian legend, the alliterative revival, problems in Chaucer criticism. Offered Intermittently.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ENG 7012 Studies in Early Modern Literature Cr. 3

Readings in representative works in literature in English of the early modern period. Offered Every Other Year.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ENG 7014 Studies in Early Modern Drama Cr. 3

Studies in representative English dramas from the early modern period. Offered Every Other Year.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ENG 7015 Studies in Shakespeare Cr. 3

Special problems in current scholarship and criticism. Offered Every Other Year.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ENG 7022 Studies in Romantic Literature and Culture Cr. 3

Topics such as Wordsworth and Coleridge, crisis and triumph of the romantic imagination. Offered Intermittently.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ENG 7024 The Rise of the Novel Cr. 3

Tracing the development of the novel. Offered Every Other Year.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ENG 7025 Studies in Contemporary British Literature Cr. 3

Studies in turn of the century literature and culture. Offered Every Other Year.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ENG 7032 Modernism and Modernity Cr. 3

Studies in modernism as a literary and cultural movement and/or in modernity as a social, economic and cultural formation. Offered Every Other Year.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ENG 7033 Postmodernism and Postmodernity Cr. 3

Studies in postmodernism as a literary and cultural movement and/or in postmodernity as a social, economic and cultural formation. Offered Every Other Year.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ENG 7042 Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture Cr. 3

Advanced study of texts from before and after the Civil War, covering such topics as Transcendentalism, Fugitive Slave Narratives, Native American Autobiographies and Histories, Literary Realism, and the Southern Gothic. Offered Every Other Year.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ENG 7043 Twentieth-Century American Literature and Culture Cr. 3

Advanced study of literary representations of crucial cultural issues as demonstrated among writers, movements, and selected texts. Possible writers include T.S. Eliot, Toni Morrison, Gertrude Stein; movements like Modernism and Postmodernism, and cultural phenomena like assimilation and reification may be treated. Offered Every Other Year.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ENG 7044 African-American Literature and Culture Cr. 3

Advanced study of topics in African-American literature. Offered Every Other Year.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ENG 7045 Transnational American Race and Ethnic Studies Cr. 3

This course provides an engagement with the critical scholarship in Transnational American Race and Ethnic Studies. Offered Every Other Year.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ENG 7046 Comparative American Literatures and Cultures Cr. 3

Stud of the literatures and cultures of the Americas from a comparative perspective. Offered Every Other Year.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ENG 7053 Film and Media Genres Cr. 4

Survey of the genres of film and media studies. Offered Every Other Year.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 8 Credits

ENG 7054 Topics in Film and Media Studies Cr. 4

Focus on selected topics in film and media. Offered Every Other Year.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 8 Credits

ENG 7056 Comparative Media Cr. 4

Instruction in media from a comparative perspective, including but not limited to film, digital, visual, and auditory media. Offered Every Other Year.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 8 Credits

ENG 7061 Rhetorical Theory Cr. 3

Survey of major rhetorical theories. Offered Every Other Year.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ENG 7062 Designing Research in Composition and Rhetoric Cr. 3

Survey of major research methodologies in rhetoric and composition. Offered Every Other Year.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ENG 7063 Historical Studies in Composition and Rhetoric Cr. 3

Survey of historical approaches to rhetoric and composition. Offered Every Other Year.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ENG 7064 The Teaching of Writing Cr. 3

Survey of major pedagogical theories in composition studies. Offered Yearly.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ENG 7065 Writing Technologies Cr. 3

Study of rhetorical and pedagogical issues related to writing and technology. Offered Every Other Year.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ENG 7066 Writing in Multiple Settings Cr. 3

Survey of research into writing in specific settings such as urban and/or rural sites, workplaces, communities and organizations, or classrooms. Offered Every Other Year.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ENG 7710 Advanced Studies in Linguistic Structure Cr. 3

Current issues in linguistic theory, including but not limited to topics in phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics. Topics to be announced in the Schedule of Classes. Offered Intermittently.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Equivalent: LIN 7710

Repeatable for 9 Credits

ENG 7720 Advanced Studies in Language Use Cr. 3

Current problems in language use, including issues in language variation, pidgins and creoles, first language acquisition, perception and production, and linguistic stylistics. Topics to be announced in the Schedule of Classes. Offered Intermittently.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Equivalent: LIN 7720

Repeatable for 9 Credits

ENG 7800 Seminar in Creative Writing Cr. 3

Intensive advanced study in creative writing and/or relevant critical theory. Topics such as: Writing the Novel, Narrative Perspective, Creative Text and Reader Response, to be announced in Schedule of Classes. Offered Yearly.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 9 Credits

ENG 7820 Graduate Internship Practicum Cr. 2

Students work 6 hours per week gaining experience in alternatives to academic careers, typically as writers, editors or researchers in publishing firms, businesses, government, and community organizations. Students create a portfolio of works created from the internship. Offered Yearly.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 8 Credits

ENG 7840 Technical and Professional Communication Cr. 3

Survey of contemporary research in technical and professional communication. Offered Every Other Year.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ENG 7850 Pedagogical Practicum I Cr. 2

Instruction and resources to prepare newly-appointed graduate teaching assistants for teaching in the Wayne State composition program. Offered for graduate credit only. Offered Fall.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

ENG 7860 Pedagogical Practicum II Cr. 2

Instruction and resources to support graduate teaching assistants during their first semester teaching in the Wayne State Composition Program. Offered for graduate credit only. Offered Winter.

Prerequisite: ENG 6001 with a minimum grade of B- or ENG 7850 with a minimum grade of B-

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 4 Credits

ENG 7870 Teaching Practicum in Technical and Professional Writing Cr. 2

Instruction and resources in the teaching of technical and professional writing using both individualized and group training. Offered Every Other Year.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

ENG 7990 Directed Study in English Cr. 1-8

Advanced work for English majors whose program of study cannot be adequately met by scheduled classes. Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 12 Credits

ENG 7999 Master's Essay Direction Cr. 1-3

Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment limited to students with a class of Candidate Masters; enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

ENG 8001 Seminar in Literary and Cultural Studies Cr. 3

Advanced special topics in literary and cultural studies. Topics to be announced in Schedule of Classes. Offered Every Other Year.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ENG 8002 Seminar in Literary and Cultural Studies Before 1700 Cr. 3

Advanced special topics in literary and cultural studies before 1700. Topics to be announced in Schedule of Classes. Offered Every Other Year.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ENG 8006 Seminar in Film and Media Studies Cr. 4

Advanced special topics in film and media studies. Topics to be announced in Schedule of Classes. Offered Every Other Year.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 8 Credits

ENG 8007 Seminar in Rhetoric and Composition Studies Cr. 3

Advanced special topics in rhetoric and composition studies to be announced in Schedule of Classes. Offered Every Other Year.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ENG 8008 Seminar in Theory Cr. 3

Advanced special topics in theory to be announced in Schedule of Classes. Offered Every Other Year.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ENG 8998 Prospectus and Dissertation Chapter Workshop Cr. 3

Intensive workshop in creating a dissertation prospectus and/or dissertation chapter. Attention to invention, development, peer support, and developing material for academic publishing audiences. Offered Winter.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 9 Credits

ENG 8999 Master's Thesis Research and Direction Cr. 1-6

Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment limited to students with a class of Candidate Masters; enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

ENG 9990 Pre-Doctoral Candidacy Research Cr. 1-8

Research in preparation for doctoral dissertation. Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 12 Credits

ENG 9991 Doctoral Candidate Status I: Dissertation Research and Direction Cr. 7.5

Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

ENG 9992 Doctoral Candidate Status II: Dissertation Research and Direction Cr. 7.5

Offered Every Term.

Prerequisite: ENG 9991 with a minimum grade of S

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

ENG 9993 Doctoral Candidate Status III: Dissertation Research and Direction Cr. 7.5

Offered Every Term.

Prerequisite: ENG 9992 with a minimum grade of S

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

ENG 9994 Doctoral Candidate Status IV: Dissertation Research and Direction Cr. 7.5

Offered Every Term.

Prerequisite: ENG 9993 with a minimum grade of S

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

ENG 9995 Candidate Maintenance Status: Doctoral Dissertation Research and Direction Cr. 0

Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Course Material Fees: $402.01

Repeatable for 0 Credits

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