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ENGL 0100 INTEGRATED READING/WRITING (0-2) Integration of critical reading and academic writing skills. Fulfills TSI requirements for reading and/or writing.

ENGL 0300 INTRODUCTION TO CRITICAL READING AND WRITING (3-0) Offers additional preparation in academic reading and writing. Focus is on comprehending college-level reading material and writing academic essays in standard written English. Passing this course satisfies Texas Success Initiative requirements. Students who need to raise their THEA reading score for Texas Education Certification may also enroll. This course may not be submitted for any other English course, and credit in this course does not fulfill any degree requirement.

ENGL 1301 RHETORIC AND COMPOSITION I (3-0) Introduction to college reading and writing. Emphasizes recursive writing processes, rhetorical analysis, synthesis of sources, and argument.

ENGL 1302 RHETORIC AND COMPOSITION II (3-0) Continues ENGL 1301, but with an emphasis on advanced techniques of academic argument. Includes issue identification, independent library research, analysis and evaluation of sources, and synthesis of sources with students┬┐ own claims, reasons, and evidence. Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in ENGL 1301.

ENGL 2303 TOPICS IN LITERATURE (3-0) May include topics in film and literature, women in literature, short story, and autobiography. May be repeated for credit when content changes.

ENGL 2309 WORLD LITERATURE (3-0) (ENGL 2332). Significant works of world literature with emphasis on ideas and the ways in which they reflect cultural and aesthetic values; emphasis on critical methods of reading, writing, and thinking. Examines at least three genres and six authors.

ENGL 2311 SUR ENG LIT (0-0)

ENGL 2319 BRITISH LITERATURE (3-0) Significant British works with emphasis on ideas and the ways in which they reflect cultural and aesthetic values; emphasis on critical methods of reading, writing, and thinking; at least three genres and six authors considered.

ENGL 2329 AMERICAN LITERATURE (3-0) Consideration of significant American works with a focus on ideas and the ways in which they reflect cultural and aesthetic values; emphasis on critical methods of reading, writing, and thinking; at least three genres and six authors considered.

ENGL 2338 TECHNICAL WRITING (3-0) This course covers the processes of researching, drafting, designing, editing, and revising technical reports, proposals, instructions, resumes, and professional correspondence for specific audiences. Prerequisites: ENGL 1301, ENGL 1302.

ENGL 2350 INTRODUCTION TO ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION (3-0) Teaches students to identify characteristics of genres, to recognize and understand critical and literary terms, and to develop and use methods and strategies for analyzing and interpreting texts. Required for English and English/Education majors. Prerequisite: ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302.

ENGL 2384 STRUCTURE OF MODERN ENGLISH STRUCTURE OF MODERN ENGLISH (3-0) Introduction to the grammatical structure of modern English at the level of the word, clause, and discourse, with applications for effective writing. Required for English and English/Education majors. Formerly ENGL 3384; may not be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302.

ENGL 3300 TOPICS IN LITERATURE (3-0) May include such topics as Utopian literature, the American short story, literature and philosophy, introduction to theatre, and modern British fiction. May be repeated for credit when content changes. Prerequisites: for English majors, ENGL 2350; for non-majors, 6 hours of sophomore literature or 3 hours of sophomore literature with a grade of A.

ENGL 3301 RUSSIAN LITERATURE IN TRANSLATION (3-0) The works of major Russian authors during the period from the beginning of Russian literature until the 1917 Revolution. The interrelationship of various literary movements and philosophies. Students receiving Russian credit will be required to compare selected translations with the original works and must complete a research or translation project. Prerequisites: for English majors, ENGL2350; for non-majors, 6 hours sophomore literature or 3 hours sophomore literature with a grade of A. Offered as ENGL 3301 and RUSS 3301; credit will be granted in only one department.

ENGL 3306 SOVIET AND POST-SOVIET LITERATURE IN TRANSLATION (3-0) The works of major Soviet and post-Soviet authors from 1917 to the present against the background of unfolding social and political development in the USSR and post-USSR. May be repeated for credit as topics and periods vary. Prerequisites: for English majors, ENGL2350; for non-majors, 6 hours sophomore literature or 3 hours sophomore literature with a grade of A. Students receiving credit in Russian will complete a translation or research project using the Russian language. Offered as ENGL 3306 and RUSS 3306; credit will be given in only one department.

ENGL 3339 CLASSICAL BACKGROUNDS (3-0) Literature of the Greco-Roman world including, but not limited to, The Odyssey, selected Greek tragedies, The Aeneid, Metamorphoses, and selected lyrics, epigrams, and satires.

ENGL 3340 HISTORY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE (3-0) American literature from its beginnings as related to the development of American culture; may include the study of canon formation.

ENGL 3342 AMERICAN POETRY (3-0) Examines the forms, traditions, and cultural contexts of the poetry of the United States. May include the relationship between American poetry and poetry written in English elsewhere, and/or poetry written in other languages. Prerequisites: for English majors, ENGL 2350; for non-majors, 6 hours of sophomore literature or 3 hours of sophomore literature with a grade of A.

ENGL 3344 AMERICAN INDIAN LITERATURE (3-0) Offers an introduction to American Indian literatures or focuses on a particular genre, period or topic. May be repeated for credit as course content changes.

ENGL 3345 AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE (3-0) Offers an introduction to African American literature or focuses on a particular genre, period or topic. May be repeated for credit as course content changes. Offered as AAST 3345 and ENG 3345; credit will be granted in only one department.

ENGL 3346 MEXICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE (3-0) Provides an introduction to Mexican American literature or focuses on a particular genre, period or topic. Prerequisites: for English majors, ENGL 2350; for non-majors, 6 hours of sophomore literature or 3 hours sophomore literature with an A. Offered as ENGL 3346 and MAS 3346; ENGL 3346 may be repeated as course content changes, but credit will be granted in only one department, and credit for MAS 3346 will be granted only once.

ENGL 3347 TOPICS IN MULTICULTURAL LITERATURES (3-0) Either an intensive focus within one tradition or a comparison between two or more traditions. Topics may include Asian-American literature, the American Indian novel, the Harlem Renaissance, Jewish-American literature, Mexican-American and American Indian literatures, or African American literature. May be repeated for credit as course content changes. Prerequisites: for English majors, ENGL 2350; for non-majors, 6 hours of sophomore literature or 3 hours of sophomore with a grade of A. Offered as ENGL 3347 and MAS 3347; credit will be granted in only one department, and credit for MAS 3347 will be granted only once.

ENGL 3351 HISTORY OF BRITISH LITERATURE I (3-0) British literature and language from their origins through the 18th century, as they relate to the development of British culture.

ENGL 3352 HISTORY OF BRITISH LITERATURE II (3-0) An introduction to British literature from Romanticism to the present, focusing on the relationship between literature and its social and historical contexts. Addresses a wide range of authors from William Blake to Zadie Smith. Texts may include poetry, novels, plays, essays, and short stories. Prerequisites: for English majors, ENGL 2350; for non-majors, 6 hours of sophomore literature or 3 hours of sophomore literature with a grade of A.

ENGL 3355 POST-COLONIAL LITERATURE IN ENGLISH (3-0) Offers an introduction to literatures of once-colonial nations, focusing on theory as well as practice and on new relations to and divergences from the imperial center. Texts might include poetry, fiction, drama, film and critical theory. May be repeated for credit as course content changes.

ENGL 3361 HISTORY OF WORLD LITERATURE I (3-0) An introduction to major texts in western literature from early oral and manuscript traditions through the first centuries of printing. Texts and authors studied may include the Bible, Homer, the Greek dramatists, Vergil and other Roman poets, medieval epic and romance, Dante, Petrarch, Ariosto, Montaigne, and Cervantes. Prerequisites: for Engl majors: ENGL2350; for non-majors, 6 hours of sophomore literature or three hours of sophomore literature with an A.

ENGL 3362 HISTORY OF WORLD LITERATURE II (3-0) An introduction to major literary texts from mid-seventeenth century to the present. Material might cover neoclassicism, romanticism, realism, modernism, postcolonial literature, magical realism, and the literature of globalization, as well as various theoretical problems involved in such a study of world literature including delimiting the field, translation, and English as a global language. Prerequisites: for English majors, ENGL 2350; for non-majors, 6 hours of sophomore literature or 3 hours of sophomore literature with a grade of A.

ENGL 3364 GAY AND LESBIAN LITERATURE (3-0) Examines modern representations of same-sex desire in relation to a variety of texts---religious, philosophical, literary and scientific--from the ancient world up through the 'invention' of homosexuality in the nineteenth century. Prerequisite: for English majors, ENGL 2350; for non-majors, 6 hours sophomore literature or 3 hours sophomore literature with a grade of A. Offered as ENGL 3364 and WOMS 3364; credit will be granted in only one department.

ENGL 3366 TOPICS IN LITERATURE AND ENVIRONMENT (3-0) Investigates the relationship between literature and the environment, considering how texts and other cultural practices represent and engage with the natural world. Topics may include nature writing, animal studies, environmental literature, film, environmental justice, or posthumanism. May be repeated for credit when course content changes. Prerequisites: for English majors, ENGL 2350; for non-majors, 6 hours of sophomore literature or 3 hours of sophomore literature with a grade of A.

ENGL 3368 TOPICS IN GENDER AND SEXUALITY (3-0) Examines a variety of topics to do with issues of gender and sexuality, which include literary, theoretical, and philosophical texts that foreground questions of desire, sexual identity, and gender asymmetry. Considers how gender and sexuality shape and are shaped by race, ethnicity, class, ability/disability, religion, and age. May be repeated for credit as course content changes. Offered as ENGL 3368 and WOMS 3368; credit will be granted in only one department. Prerequisites: for English majors, ENGL 2350; for non-majors, 6 hours of sophomore literature or 3 hours of sophomore literature with a grade of A

ENGL 3370 WOMEN IN LITERATURE (3-0) Works by women writers and/or images of women in literature. May be repeated for credit as subject matter changes. Offered as ENGL 3370 and WOMS 3370; credit will be granted in only one department.

ENGL 3371 ADVANCED EXPOSITION (3-0) An advanced writing course emphasizing writing that explains, demonstrates, or explores a subject. Attention given to audience, invention, style (coherence, unity, and clarity), and to the revision process. Prerequisites: ENGL 1301, ENGL 1302

ENGL 3372 COMPUTERS AND WRITING (3-0) An advanced writing course, conducted in a computerized classroom. An emphasis on rhetorical analyses of electronic discourse and writing in electronic environments. Prerequisites: ENGL 1301, ENGL 1302

ENGL 3373 TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION (3-0) An advanced writing class that prepares students for writing about technical, scientific, and professional subject matters. Students study the concepts and techniques of technical communication and learn to create a variety of documents, such as instructions, visual aids, proposals, reports, and professional correspondence. Prerequisites: ENGL 1301, ENGL 1302.

ENGL 3374 WRITING, RHETORIC, AND MULTIMEDIA AUTHORING (3-0) Introduction to the rhetorical structure of multimedia. An emphasis on composing writing-intensive and research-oriented projects for academic, business, and/or creative audiences. Prerequisite: ENGL 1301, ENGL 1302.

ENGL 3375 CREATIVE WRITING (3-0) Introduction to creative writing in formats that may include workshop, lecture, and individual conference. Students will write in two or three genres, including poetry, prose fiction, and other forms. Prerequisites: ENGL 1301, ENGL 1302.

ENGL 3376 BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL WRITING (3-0) An advanced writing course, taught in a computerized classroom, that focuses on writing in the workplace. Emphasis is placed upon producing business and professional documents based on current, standardized formats; considering the role of audience; writing in a clear, concise, and appropriate style; and revising texts to improve their effectiveness. Prerequisite: ENGL 1301, ENGL 1302

ENGL 3385 TOPICS IN RHETORIC (3-0) Various topics including legal rhetorics, American Civil Rights rhetorics, the rhetorics of Cybercultures, and the rhetorics of print and electronic essays, fiction, poetry, advertisements, or video and film. Prerequisites: ENGL 1301, ENGL 1302. May be repeated for credit when course content changes.

ENGL 3390 HONORS COLLOQUIUM (3-0) An interdisciplinary course designed to meet the needs of advanced undergraduates in the Honors College. Prerequisite: participation in the Honors College and/or permission of instructor.

ENGL 4191 LITERATURE CONFERENCE COURSE (1-0) Requires permission of the department chair and the instructor.

ENGL 4301 HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE (3-0) The sounds and structure of the English language from pre-history to the present.

ENGL 4311 AMERICAN LITERATURE, 1800-1910 (3-0) Literary movements such as Romanticism, Realism, and Naturalism in their cultural contexts. May include essays, journals, and poetry by transcendentalists such as Emerson, Thoreau, and Fuller, as well as the fiction, poetry, autobiography, and/or criticism of such writers as Poe, Hawthorne, Douglass, Stowe, and Melville. May also draw upon such writers as Dickinson, Whitman, Twain, Howells, Crane, Chopin, Gilman, and James. Prerequisites: for majors, ENGL 2350; for non-majors, 6 hours of sophomore literature or 3 hours of sophomore literature with a grade of A.

ENGL 4313 AMERICAN LITERATURE 1910-CONTEMPORARY (3-0) Examines modern and contemporary literary movements in their cultural contexts. Genres studied may include fiction, poetry, drama, and literary criticism. Prerequisites: for English majors, ENGL 2350; for non-majors, 6 hours of sophomore literature or 3 hours of sophomore literature with a grade of A.

ENGL 4321 MEDIEVAL ENGLISH LITERATURE (3-0) Literature of England from its beginnings to the end of the 15th century. Prerequisites: for English majors, ENGL 2350; for non-majors, 6 hours sophomore literature or 3 hours sophomore literature with a grade of A.

ENGL 4322 SIXTEENTH & SEVENTEENTH CENTURY BRITISH LITERATURE (3-0) Poetry, prose, and drama from 1500 to 1700. The works of Spenser, Sidney, or the sonneteers may be emphasized. May include a study of Milton. Prerequisites: for English majors, ENGL 2350; for non-majors, 6 hours of sophomore literature or 3 hours of sophomore literature with a grade of A.

ENGL 4324 RESTORATION AND EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY LITERATURE (3-0) Literature of England from 1660 to 1798, centering on various representative works with attention to literary forms and historical contexts.

ENGL 4325 CHAUCER (3-0) Works of the 14th-century English poet Geoffrey Chaucer. Examination of his works, intellectual milieu, and literary influence.

ENGL 4326 SHAKESPEARE (3-0) Selected plays by Shakespeare in their historical and literary context. May include his nondramatic works.

ENGL 4330 ADVANCED CREATIVE WRITING: TOPICS (3-0) Intensive creative writing in course formats that may include workshop, lecture, and individual conference.Students may write in one or more literary genres, depending on the topic. May be repeated for credit as course content changes. Prerequisite: ENGL 3375.

ENGL 4331 THE BRITISH ROMANTICS (3-0) An in-depth look at the British Romantic period (roughly 1789-1837), with special attention to the relationship between literature and culture. Genres may include lyric and epic poetry; historical novels, realist novels, and romances; essays and journals; science fiction and the gothic. Authors may include Austen, Blake, the Wordsworths, the Shelleys, Coleridge, Keats, Byron, Barbauld, Scott, and others. Possible topics may include politics and revolution, nature and the imagination, science and industry, and travel and empire. Prerequisites: for English majors, ENGL 2350; for non-majors, 6 hours of sophomore literature or 3 hours of sophomore literature with a grade of A.

ENGL 4332 THE VICTORIANS (3-0) Literature of Britain from 1837 to 1901. Texts will include poetry, prose, fiction, and drama. Will focus on major themes or issues in social, ethical, and aesthetic thought, such as Darwinism, democracy, class conflict, and empire. Prerequisites: for English majors, ENGL 2350; for non-majors, 6 hours of sophomore literature or 3 hours of sophomore literature with a grade of A.

ENGL 4333 LITERARY GENRES (3-0) May focus on such genres as modern British drama, the continental novel, detective fiction, or the Gothic. May be repeated for credit as course content changes. Prerequisites: for English majors, ENGL 2350; for non-majors, 6 hours of sophomore literature or 3 hours of sophomore literature with a grade of A.

ENGL 4334 TOPICS IN BRITISH LITERATURE (3-0) May include such topics as law and literature, literature and industrialization, or detective fiction. Prerequisites: for English majors, ENGL2350; for non-majors, 6 hours sophomore literature or 3 hours sophomore literature with a grade of A. May be repeated for credit as course content changes.

ENGL 4336 TOPICS IN AMERICAN LITERATURE (3-0) May concentrate on a topic, on a particular historical era, or on one to three significant authors. May address important themes, movements, regions, genres, or cross-cultural comparisons. Prerequisites: for English majors, ENGL 2350; for non-majors, 6 hours of sophomore literature or 3 hours of sophomore literature with a grade of A. May be repeated for credit as course content changes.

ENGL 4337 TOPICS IN COMPARATIVE LITERATURE (3-0) May include such topics as literature and psychoanalysis, literature and philosophy or literature and revolution. Prerequisites: for English majors, ENGL 2350; for non-majors, 6 hours sophomore literature or 3 hours sophomore literature with a grade of A. May be repeated for credit as course content changes.

ENGL 4338 TWENTIETH-CENTURY BRITISH LITERATURE (3-0) Literature of England from the turn of the century to the present focusing on major figures, major themes, or literary movements. May include major Irish works.

ENGL 4340 LITERATURE BY WOMEN (3-0) Focus on women's writing in a particular genre or historical period or on a concept or issue of importance to women writers. May be repeated for credit as course content changes. Offered as ENGL 4340 and WOMS 4340; credit will be granted in only one department.

ENGL 4341 RHETORIC AND COMPOSITION: HISTORY, THEORY, AND PRACTICE I (3-0) Surveys the history of rhetorical theory and practices from earliest formulations in Greek and Roman antiquity to the early modern period. Prerequisites: for English majors, ENGL 2350; for non-majors, 6 hours sophomore lit or 3 hours sophomore lit with a grade of A

ENGL 4342 RHETORIC AND COMPOSITION: HISTORY, THEORY AND PRACTICE II (3-0) Surveys the history of rhetorical theory and practices from the early modern period to current manifestations in composition studies. Prerequisites: for English majors, ENGL 2350; for non-majors, 6 hours sophomore lit or 3 hours sophomore lit with a grade of A

ENGL 4344 TOPICS IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE STUDY (3-0) Analysis of texts primarily for their use of language or their engagement with linguistic issues. May include Old English, the emergence of the vernacular, literature and dialect, global English, or slang. May be repeated for credit when course content changes. Prerequisites: for English majors, ENGL 2350; for non-majors, 6 hours of sophomore literature or 3 hours of sophomore literature with a grade of A.

ENGL 4345 TOPICS IN CRITICAL THEORY (3-0) May include the study of major figures (e.g., Agamben, Barthes, Derrida, Foucault, Heidegger, Levinas, Said, Spivak) or topics (e.g., aesthetics, digital technology, disability studies, feminist views of science, film theory). May be repeated for credit as course content changes. Prerequisites: for English majors, ENGL 2350; for non-majors, 6 hours of sophomore literature or 3 hours of sophomore literature with a grade of A.

ENGL 4346 TOPICS IN THEORIES OF LANGUAGE AND DISCOURSE (3-0) May include the in-depth study of a major theorist (e.g., Dennett, Halliday, Lakoff, Pinker, Pratt, Quine) or a broader survey of related theories (e.g., discourse analysis; evolutionary theories of language and mind; integrational linguistics; speech-act theory) that investigate "language-in-general" and/or "language-in-use" and that question the limitations of these terms. May be repeated for credit as course content changes. Prerequisites: for English majors, ENGL 2350; for non-majors, 6 hours of sophomore literature or 3 hours of sophomore literature with a grade of A.

ENGL 4347 ADVANCED CREATIVE WRITING: FICTION (3-0) Intensive instruction in the writing of fiction in course formats that may include workshop, lecture, and individual conference. May not be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ENGL 3375.

ENGL 4348 ADVANCED CREATIVE WRITING: POETRY (3-0) Intensive instruction in the writing of poetry in course formats that may include workshop, lecture, and individual conference. May not be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ENGL 3375.

ENGL 4349 ADVANCED CREATIVE WRITING: CREATIVE NON-FICTION (3-0) Intensive instruction in the writing of creative non-fiction in course formats that may include workshop, lecture, and individual conference. May not be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ENGL 3375.

ENGL 4350 TOPICS IN FILM AND LITERATURE (3-0) An introduction to the study of film and the techniques of film analysis. Compares films to literary or other texts. Considers films in relation to history, critical theory, and culture. Topics may include Nature in Film, Shakespeare in Film, American Indian Film and Literature, the British Novel as Film. May be repeated for credit as course content changes. Prerequisites: for English majors, ENGL 2350; for non-majors, 6 hours sophomore literature or 3 hours sophomore literature with a grade of A.

ENGL 4355 LITERARY CRITICISM AND THEORY I (3-0) Readings and discussion of classics of literary criticism from Plato through Pater. Primary focus on traditional answers to the question of the nature and function of criticism. Prerequisites: for English majors, ENGL 2350; for non-majors, 6 hours sophomore literature or 3 hours sophomore literature with a grade of A.

ENGL 4356 LITERARY CRITICISM AND THEORY II (3-0) Readings,discussion and practical application of 20th-century and contemporary methodologies such as new criticism; formalism; structuralism; poststructuralism; hermeneutics; semiotics; reader-response; psychoanalysis; Marxism; theories of gender, sexuality, and race; and cultural studies. Prerequisites: for English majors, ENGL 2350; for non-majors, 6 hours sophomore lit or 3 hours sophomore lit with a grade of A.

ENGL 4365 CHILDREN'S LITERATURE (3-0) A survey of literature for children, with attention to theoretical perspectives and cultural contexts. Prerequisites: for English majors, ENGL2350; for non-majors, 6 hours sophomore literature or 3 hours of sophomore literature with a grade of A .

ENGL 4366 YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE (3-0) A survey of literature for adolescents and young adults, with attention to theoretical perspectives and cultural contexts. Prerequisites: for English majors, ENGL2350; for non-majors, 6 hours sophomore literature or 3 hours sophomore literature with a grade of A.

ENGL 4370 RHETORIC AND COMPOSITION FOR SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS (3-0) Survey of recent scholarship in rhetoric and composition as it applies to middle school and high school settings. Focuses on the development of reading and writing assignments, formative response to student writing, and assessment of student writing. Prerequisites: for English majors, ENGL 2350; for non-majors, 6 hours sophomore literature or 3 hours sophomore literature with a grade of A.

ENGL 4371 ADVANCED ARGUMENTATION (3-0) Examines classical and contemporary theories of argumentation and applies them to academic and non-academic writing. Assignments focus on both the analysis and the production of argumentative discourse in various forms (e.g., academic essays, advertising, editorials, political speeches, etc.). Prerequisites: ENGL 1301, ENGL 1302.

ENGL 4374 WRITING, RHETORIC, AND MULTIMEDIA AUTHORING II (3-0) Advanced study of the rhetorical structure of multimedia. An emphasis on composing writing-intensive and research-oriented projects for academic, business, and creative audiences. Prerequisite: ENGL 3374.

ENGL 4377 TOPICS IN SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY (3-0) Explores issues in the rhetorical, cultural, and aesthetic dimensions of science and technology. May be repeated for credit as course content changes. For English majors, ENGL 2350; for non-majors, 6 hours of sophomore literature or 3 hours of sophomore literature with a grade of A.

ENGL 4381 MEDIEVAL LITERATURE (3-0) Various aspects of Western literature from the Fifth to the end of the 15th century. May focus on major figures and their milieu and heritage or on particular genres, themes, or topics.

ENGL 4382 RENAISSANCE & BAROQUE LITERATURE (3-0) Aspects of Western literature of the 16th and 17th Centuries. May focus on Petrarchan, anti-Petrarchan, Platonic, and anti-Platonic poetry; meditative poetry; drama or the relationship of literature and the arts, with special attention to Mannerism and Baroque and Rococo styles. Course may be repeated when content changes.

ENGL 4383 NEOCLASSICISM & ROMANTICISM (3-0) Tenets and dicta of Neoclassicism with examples from the drama, satire, and epic works from the period of Corneille through the 18th century; the growth of Romanticism from its emergence in Enlightenment thought through its displacement of Realism, with emphasis on English, French, German, Italian, and/or Spanish poetry, fiction, drama, and essay. Prerequisites: for English majors, ENGL 2350; for non-majors, 6 hours of sophomore literature or 3 hours of sophomore literature with a grade of A.

ENGL 4384 REALISM & NATURALISM (3-0) Realistic and Naturalistic fiction and drama from their beginnings in Romanticism through their displacement by Impressionism. Examples drawn from the literature of France, Germany, Russia, Italy, Spain, England, and/or the Americas. Prerequisites: for English majors, ENGL 2350; for non-majors, 6 hours of sophomore literature or 3 hours of sophomore literature with a grade of A.

ENGL 4385 MODERNISM (3-0) Major works of the early and mid-twentieth century in Europe that belong to the movement known as Modernism. May include the study of Freud and literature, Impressionism, Surrealism, and Existentialism.

ENGL 4387 CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE (3-0) Contemporary literary forms and movements.

ENGL 4390 INTERNSHIP IN ENGLISH (3-9) Provides the student with an opportunity to apply academic skills learned in English classes to practical situations by working in a business related to the discipline.

ENGL 4391 LITERATURE CONFERENCE COURSE (3-0) An independent study of a topic not otherwise available. Requires permission of the department chair and the instructor. Prerequisites: for English majors, ENGL2350; for non-majors, 6 hours sophomore literature or 3 hours sophomore literature with a grade of A.

ENGL 4394 HONORS THESIS/SENIOR PROJECT (0-0) Required of all students in the University Honors College. During the senior year, the student must complete a thesis or project of equivalent difficulty under the direction of a faculty member in the major department.

ENGL 4399 SENIOR SEMINAR (3-0) Capstone course for English majors. A writing-intensive, seminar-style, in-depth study of a topic. Content may consist of a figure or figures, a period, a literary movement, a thematic, or a critical theory. Prerequisites: ENGL 2350 and completion of 18 hours of required 3000 - 4000 level English courses.

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