0003 Basic Writing I
course is for students who need to review basic grammar rules and mechanics.
Included within this course is intensive instruction in grammar, mechanics, and
paragraph structure. The course also provides instruction in essay writing,
editing, and proofreading. This course does not apply toward total credit hours
0033 Basic Writing II
course is designed to provide Writing I students with an additional semester of
work to enhance writing skills including multiple paragraph writing, editing,
and proofreading. This course does
not apply toward total credit hours for graduation. Prerequisite: ENGL 0003 or
1113 Composition I
of all students. This course prepares students for college-level writing. Essay
organization, development, and style, as well as critical thinking skills will
Placement standards may require students to take one or more preparatory courses
before being admitted to ENGL 1113.
1213 Composition II
requirement for graduation. A continuation of the writing experiences begun in
Composition I. Writing experiences are concurrent with thematic material,
including imaginative literature and writing across the curriculum.
Incorporation of research techniques leading to production of research papers.
Prerequisite: ENGL 1113.
2023 Creative Writing
course will focus on writing poetry and fiction. Students will be encouraged to
discuss their writing in this workshop. Prerequisite: ENGL 1113 or
2313 World Literature to 1600
survey of significant world literature from the beginning of the written word to
1600, as evidenced in fiction, drama, essays, and poetry. Includes a study of
various literary genres and conventions; research techniques; critical writing
exercises; and discussion.
2333 Technical Writing
to technical writing, focusing on forms of applied writing in each student's
area of specialization. Prerequisite: ENGL 1113.
2543 British Literature to 1700
survey of British Literature from the origins of language to 1700.
2613 Introduction to Literature
of various genres of prose (fiction, drama/film) and poetry. Includes literary
terms, verse, image, and language of poetry. Also includes research techniques,
critical writing exercises, and discussion. Humanities elective.
2653 British Literature from 1700
survey of British literature from 1700 to the present.
2773 American Literature to 1865
survey of American literature from its colonial beginning to approximately 1865.
2883 American Literature from 1865
survey of American literature from approximately 1865 to the present.
2933 World Literature from 1600
survey of world literature from 1600 to present, as evidenced in fiction, drama,
essays, and poetry. Includes a study of various literary genres and conventions;
research techniques; critical writing exercises and discussion.
ENGL 3033 Creative Writing for Game Design
This course will examine the intrinsic creative
elements of game design and provide students with the crucial skills required
for designing their own original games for the retail market. Prerequisite: ENGL
1213. Highly recommended: ENGL 2023.
3113 Advanced Technical Writing
study of technical writing required in business and science careers and in
graduate schools. Focuses on forms of applied writing with required research in
each student's area of specialization. Prerequisite: ENGL 1213.
3123 Topics in Advanced Composition
in writing with emphasis on style and strategies of composition. Focus varies:
practice in various literary genres; study of rhetoric, practice in various
modes; argumentative writing; advanced expository writing. Prerequisites: ENGL
1113 and ENGL 1213 or instructor’s permission.
3423 The Novel
of the work of major novelists. Course will be comparative and based on concepts
to include theme and artistic expression.
3443 Studies in Poetry
course analyzes the elements, forms, and history of poetry written in and/or
translated into English. The course will be comparative and historical, tracing
developments in poetry from its beginnings to the present. Prerequisites: ENGL
1113 and ENGL 1213.
4133 Fiction Writing
writing of short stories, with class attention to writing process, style,
technique, revision and contemporary developments in the genre. Prerequisite:
ENGL 2023 or instructor’s permission.
4143 Poetry Writing
writing of poetry, with class attention to writing process, style, technique,
revision and contemporary developments in the genre. Prerequisite: ENGL 2023 or
of a selection of Shakespeare’s tragedies, comedies, histories, sonnets, and
other lyric poetry. Selected criticism, 1600 to the present. Historical
background and Shakespeare’s theater.
4453 Literary Traditions
studied includes, but is not limited to, world, British, and American literature
approached thematically, regionally, historically, and generically.
4710 Directed Studies
independent reading and research on a selected topic, writer, or movement in
literature, criticism, research, or rhetoric. 1-3 credit hours. Open to students
in a graduating semester.