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A foundational composition course featuring a sequence of writing, reading, and information literacy assignments. Students learn to write and revise for different rhetorical situations while increasing their mastery of academic conventions. Some sections designed for specific student audiences.

Credit(s): 3.00

Intensive instruction and practice in writing, reading, research, and revision through the exploration of a theme related to the instructor’s expertise.

Credit(s): 3.00

Review of English grammar, practice in expository writing, vocabulary building, and improvement of speaking and listening skills. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.

Credit(s): 3.00

Students to write in a variety of forms, styles, and genres in response to selected texts of literary or cultural significance. Themes, texts, and writing assignments to vary by section. Prerequisite: First-Year standing in College of Arts and Sciences.

Credit(s): 3.00

Students to write in a variety of forms, styles, and genres in response to selected texts of literary or cultural significance. Themes, texts, and writing assignments to vary by section. Prerequisite: First-Year standing in College of Arts and Sciences.

Credit(s): 3.00

Introduction to fiction, poetry, and drama - past and present, British and American.

Credit(s): 3.00

Study of the play as a work of literature and as a dramatic experience. Continental, British, and American drama from all ages.

Credit(s): 3.00

Exploration of a variety of fictional forms, including the short story, the novella, and the novel.

Credit(s): 3.00

Examination of the forms of poetry, past and present, British and American. Provides a wide variety of perspectives on the poem.

Credit(s): 3.00

Selected texts from the beginnings to the late 18th century. Explores periodization, genre, key terms and concepts through close reading and critical analysis. Fulfills major requirements; open to non-majors.

Credit(s): 3.00

Selected texts from the late 18th century to the present. Explores periodization, genre, key terms and concepts through close reading and critical analysis. Fulfills major requirements; open to non-majors.

Credit(s): 3.00

Selected texts from the beginnings to the Civil War. Explores periodization, genre, key terms and concepts through close reading and critical analysis. Fulfills major requirements; open to non-majors.

Credit(s): 3.00

Selected texts from end of Civil War to the present. Explores periodization, genre, key terms and concepts through close reading and critical analysis. Fulfills major requirements; open to non-majors.

Credit(s): 3.00

Study of primary authors in the Western cultural tradition from Homer to the modern period with particular reference to history, religion, and philosophy. Co-requisites: Concurrent enrollment in the Integrated Humanities Program; REL 027 and HST 013.

Credit(s): 3.00

Study of primary authors in the Western cultural tradition from Homer to the modern period with particular reference to history, religion, and philosophy. Co-requisites: Concurrent enrollment in the Integrated Humanities Program; REL 028 and HST 014.

Credit(s): 3.00

Subjects vary by semester. Representative topic: Reading the American Wilderness. May be repeated for credit with different content.

Credit(s): 3.00

Subjects vary by semester. Representative topic: African- American Women Writers in the 20th/21st Century. May be repeated for credit with different content.

Credit(s): 3.00

Subjects vary by semester. Representative topic: Jane Austen, Page and Film. May be repeated for credit with different content.

Credit(s): 3.00

Topics in Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature. Subjects vary by semester. Representative topics: Tolkien's Middle Earth; The Hobbit; Survey of Science Fiction and Fantasy. May be repeated for credit with different content.

Credit(s): 1.00 to 3.00

A study of the use of "crime situations" as the central plot device in various types of narrative: novels, short stories, films, and television series. Specific topics vary by instructor.

Credit(s): 1.00 to 3.00

Survey of women's literary tradition in English. Focuses on the ways women have written, read, written about, and been represented in 19th and 20th century literature. Cross-listed with: GSWS 042.

Credit(s): 3.00

In this intermediate writing course, students explore and practice variations in the genre known as the nonfiction essay, attending to audience, purpose, context, style, and medium. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Representative topics include Forms of Journalism and Writing for the Web. May be repeated for credit with different content. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Introductory course on techniques of writing poetry, short prose fiction, and creative nonfiction. Classes organized around discussion of student work; weekly writing assignments. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Introductory courses addressing the representation and construction of "race" in literature and/or the contributions of ethnically diverse writers to the American culture. Focus and readings vary by instructor. May be repeated for credit with different content.

Credit(s): 3.00

Readings in African literature, concentrating on major human and political themes and literary techniques.

Credit(s): 3.00

Basic concepts of folklore; development of the discipline; defining the major genres; role of folklore in modern society.

Credit(s): 3.00

Using descriptive linguistic theory, this course examines basics of English grammar with emphasis on hands-on examples. Also includes exploration of politicization of English grammar. Cross-listed with: LING 081.

Credit(s): 3.00

Introduction to the critical work of close reading across literary genres, understanding of key terms and concepts, and writing in the discipline. Topics vary by section. Open to all students.

Credit(s): 3.00

Explores careers for students with an English background. Students research careers, job listings, and internships; prepare job-seeking materials that highlight skills learned in English courses; prepare personal development plans. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 1.00 to 2.00

An on-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or a faculty-staff team in which a faculty member is the instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded. Departmental Permission required. Offered at department discretion.

Credit(s): 1.00 to 3.00

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles. May be repeated for credit with different content.

Credit(s): 1.00 to 18.00

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles. May be repeated for credit with different content.

Credit(s): 1.00 to 18.00

Survey of literary and cultural theory introducing a variety of major approaches to the interpretation of literature. Required for all English Majors. Prerequisite: Minimum Sophomore standing. Pre/Co-requisite: ENGS 021 or ENGS 022 or ENGS 023 or ENGS 024.

Credit(s): 3.00

Principles of historic linguistics and their application to English. Pre/co-requisites: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Class will examine dialects of American English and the methodology of dialectology with focus on Vermont speech and the social meaning of dialect variation. Prerequisites: LING 080. Cross-listed with: LING 162.

Credit(s): 3.00

This course, for students who will be tutoring at the Writing Center, explores ways of responding to writers one-on-one. Permission required. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

A continuation of ENGS 104, this course explores theoretical frameworks for writing centers and how they can shape ways tutors respond to writers. Pre/co-requisite: three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Representative topics: Investigating Literacy, Cybercultural Rhetoric. May repeat with different content. Prerequisites: ENGS 050, ENGS 051, or ENGS 053; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Representative topics include Digital Composing and Critical Writing. May be repeated with different content. Pre/co-requisites: three hours of English and Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Topics vary by semester and by professor. Representative topics: Psychoanalytic Criticism; Narrative Theory. May repeat for credit with different content. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Courses address writing by women and LGBT authors and/or literary representations of gender and society. May be repeated for credit with different content. Pre/co-requisites: Three hours in English numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Topics address "race" and/or the contributions of ethnically diverse writers to American culture. Focus and readings vary. May repeat for credit with different content . Pre/co-requisites: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 0.00 or 3.00

Topics focus on theoretical problems and practices of the interdisciplinary study of culture. Representative topic: Comparative identities. May repeat for credit with different content. Pre/co-requisites: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Topics focus on the theoretical problems of various kinds of writing. Representative topics: Narrative; Gothic; Sentimentality. May repeat for credit with different content. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Topics vary by semester and professor. Representative topics: Writing Literary Criticism; Reading and Writing Autobiography; Literary Journalism. Prerequisites: ENGS 050, ENGS 051, or ENGS 053; minimum Sophomore standing. May repeat for credit with different content.

Credit(s): 3.00

In this workshop for experienced writers, students pursue projects of their own design, in various creative nonfiction sub-genres, including personal essay, literary memoir, and/or literary journalism. May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisites: ENGS 050, ENGS 051, or ENGS 053; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

This upper-level course for fiction writers of proven ability employs a seminar/workshop format, with most classroom time devoted to manuscript discussion. May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisites: ENGS 053; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

This upper-level course for poets of proven ability employs a seminar/workshop format, with most classroom time devoted to manuscript discussion. May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisites: ENGS 053; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

This workshop for serious writers of all levels of ability emphasizes autobiographical aspects of the writing of fiction, poetry, and personal essays. Prerequisites: ENGS 053; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Examines literary, historical approaches to Bible and its influences. Topics include: Bible as Literature; Bible and Literary Imagination. May repeat for credit with different content. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Study of the principle works of Chaucer, emphasizing Chaucer's literary scope, talents, and position in medieval literature. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Topics examining Medieval literature in various intellectual , historical, aesthetic contexts. Topics: Medieval Drama; Daughters of Mary/Daughters of Eve. May repeat for credit with different content. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Survey of Shakespeare's plays covering a range of genres (comedy, history, tragedy, romance, problem plays) drawn from the entire arc of Shakespeare's career. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Examines Shakespeare's works in intellectual, historical, aesthetic contexts. Topics: Shakespeare and Philosophy; Engendering Shakespeare; Shakespeare and Renaissance Drama. May be repeated for credit with different content. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Examines poetry, drama, and/or prose of English Renaissance in context of various movements of the Tudor-Stuart period. May repeat for credit with different content. Pre/co-requisites: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Milton's major works in various intellectual, historical, and aesthetic contexts, with special attention to "Paradise Lost." Pre/co-requisites: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005- ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Works by major authors (including Chaucer, Shakespeare, and Milton) from the Anglo-Saxon period to early Enlightenment. Recommended for students considering graduate-level work in English. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Significant writers and dramatists from Behn and Dryden to Sheridan and Johnson. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Fiction from its origin through the 18th century. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Topics examining issues in 18th- and 19th-century British literature and culture. May repeat for credit with different content. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Late 18th- and early 19th-century English literature, for example, works by Wordsworth, the Shelleys, Keats. Occasional special topics. May repeat for credit with different content. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Primarily poetry, drama, non-fiction prose from 1832 to 1900, for example, Tennyson, the Brownings, the Rossettis, Wilde. Occasional special topics. May repeat with different content. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

British fiction of the 19th century. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Topics in literature and cultures of Americas from European conquest to 1800. Topics: Imagining America; Dissent in America. May repeat for credit with different content. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

American verse of various genres and modes by such authors as Whitman, Poe, Dickinson, Longfellow, and Sigourney. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Short stories, novellas, and novels by such writers as Cooper, Sedgwick, Poe, Hawthorne, Wilson, Melville, Stowe, James, Harper, Chesnutt, Chopin, and Jewett. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

American non-fictional genres including essays, histories, slave narratives, speeches, and sermons. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 and ENGS 096; Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Interdisciplinary topics examining issues in 19th-century American culture. Representative topics include: Dissent in America, American Literary Cultures. May repeat for credit with different content. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Various genres by 19th-century women. Topics: The Petticoat Empire; Women's Regionalist Fiction; 19th-century British and American Women's Writing. May repeat for credit with different content. Pre/co-requisites: three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005-ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing. Cross-listed with: GSWS 142.

Credit(s): 3.00

A survey of African American writings from the Colonial period to WW1. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Topics in literature and culture of African Americans before 1900. Topics: Slavery and American Literature; Slavery's Shadows. May repeat for credit with different content. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

British novelists since 1900, including Forster, Conrad, Lawrence, Woolf, and other more recent writers. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Irish literature from 1890 to the present, emphasizing Joyce and Yeats. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Interdisciplinary topics examining issues in 20th-century American culture. Representative topics include: Poe's Children; The Literary Vampire; Jazz. May repeat for credit with different content. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Poetry from beginning of modern period to end of WWII, emphasizing Yeats, Eliot, Stevens, Auden, Frost, Williams. Pre/co-requisites: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

20-century drama by writers such as Ibsen, Shaw, Beckett, Brecht, Miller, Pinter, and Churchill. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

The tradition of the American novel through the mid-twentieth century. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Topics vary by semester and by professor. Representative topics: Joyce. May repeat for credit with different content. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Interdisciplinary topics examining literature and cultures of the Post-Modern condition. Representative topics include: Magical Realism, Realism and Hyper-realism. May repeat for credit with different content. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Examines representations of non-normative sexuality and gender through theory, film, literature, and/or cultural studies. May repeat for credit with different content. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

American poetry since 1950 by writers such as Lowell, Bishop, Levine, Olds, Hayden, Harper. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

The American novel from the mid-twentieth century. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Among considerations of this discussion-oriented class will be strengths and weaknesses of short stories and story collections published from 1990 to present. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Survey of the various literary traditions of African Americans during the 20th century. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Interdisciplinary topics in African American literature and culture. Representative topics include: The Harlem Renaissance and Negritude; Publishing Blackness. May repeat for credit with different content. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

An exploration of Vermont writing from the narratives of the Allen brothers to poetry and fiction of today. Occasional special topics. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing. Cross-listed with: VS 160.

Credit(s): 3.00

Examines trends in contemporary African literature and relationship to other traditions. Topics: African Drama; African Fiction; African Poetry. May repeat for credit with different content. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Topics vary by semester and by professor. Representative topics: The Development of a National Literature. May repeat for credit with different content. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Topics vary by semester. Topics: Introduction to Anglophone Caribbean Literature; Contemporary Caribbean Women Writers; History of Caribbean Novel. May repeat for credit with different content. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Topics vary by semester. Representative topics: Contemporary Writing from the Non-Western World; Literature and Imperialism. May repeat for credit with different content. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Compares literary works from different countries, cultures, languages. Topics: 20th-Century Poetry of Witness; Magical Realism in Post-Colonial Literature. May repeat for credit with different content. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Works in various genres by 20-century women. Representative topics include: African Women's Writing; Gender and Modernism. May repeat for credit with different content. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing.

Credit(s): 3.00

Each seminar includes participation of a distinguished visiting scholar or writer, such as Stephen Greenblatt, Barbara Johnson, Houston Baker, Sacven Bercovitch, William Kennedy, Stephen King. Pre/co-requisites: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing. May be repeated for credit with different content.

Credit(s): 0.00 or 3.00

On-site supervised work experience combined with structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or a faculty-staff team with a faculty member as instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded. Departmental permission required. Offered at department discretion. Prerequisite: Minimum Junior standing.

Credit(s): 1.00 to 18.00

On-site supervised work experience combined with structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or faculty-staff team with a faculty member as instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded. Departmental permission required. Offered at department discretion. Prerequisite: Minimum Junior standing.

Credit(s): 1.00 to 18.00

Courses that involve extended travel-time away from UVM campus and that link course content to travel destinations. Representative topic: Literary London. Prerequisites: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing; or Instructor permission.

Credit(s): 1.00 to 6.00

Undergraduate student service as a teaching assistant usually in an introductory-level course in the discipline, for which credit is awarded. Departmental permission required. Offered at department discretion.

Credit(s): 1.00 to 3.00

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles. Pre/co-requisites: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing. May be repeated for credit with different content.

Credit(s): 1.00 to 18.00

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles. Pre/co-requisites: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; minimum Sophomore standing. May be repeated for credit with different content.

Credit(s): 1.00 to 18.00

A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional classroom/laboratory setting under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded Departmental permission required. Offered at department discretion.

Credit(s): 1.00 to 18.00

Undergraduate student work on individual or small research projects under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Pre/corequisite: Departmental permission required. Offered at department discretion.

Credit(s): 1.00 to 18.00

Recent topics: "Origins and Development of the English Language;" "Re-disciplining the History of Literature and the Literature of History." Prerequisites: ENGS 100; and one of the following pairs of courses: ENGS 021 and ENGS 022, ENGS 023 and ENGS 024, or ENGS 027 and ENGS 028; Instructor permission for graduate students.

Credit(s): 3.00

Recent topics: "Origins and Development of the English Language;" "Re-disciplining the History of Literature and the Literature of History;" "Women's Texts." Prerequisites: ENGS 100; and one of the following pairs of courses: ENGS 021 and ENGS 022, ENGS 023 and ENGS 024, or ENGS 027 and ENGS 028; Instructor permission for graduate students.

Credit(s): 3.00

Recent topics: "Writing the New Yorker;" "Writing Vermont Life;" "Editing and Publishing." Prerequisites: ENGS 100; ENGS 050 or ENGS 051 or ENGS 053; and one of the following pairs of courses: ENGS 021 and ENGS 022, ENGS 023 and ENGS 024, or ENGS 027 and ENGS 028; Instructor permission for Graduate students.

Credit(s): 3.00

Recent topics: "Writing the New Yorker;" "Writing Vermont Life;" "Editing and Publishing." Prerequisites: ENGS 100; ENGS 050 or ENGS 051 or ENGS 053; and one of the following pairs of courses: ENGS 021 and ENGS 022, ENGS 023 and ENGS 024, or ENGS 027 and ENGS 028; Instructor permission for Graduate students.

Credit(s): 3.00

Recent topics: "Women in 17th Century English Poetry;" "Dante and the Experience of Reading;" "Orality and Textuality in Middle English Literature." Prerequisites: ENGS 100; and one of the following pairs of courses: ENGS 021 and ENGS 022, ENGS 023 and ENGS 024, or ENGS 027 and ENGS 028; Instructor permission for graduate students.

Credit(s): 3.00

Recent topics: "Women in 17th Century English Poetry;" "Dante and the Experience of Reading;" "Orality and Textuality in Middle English Literature." Prerequisites: ENGS 100; and one of the following pairs of courses: ENGS 021 and ENGS 022, ENGS 023 and ENGS 024, or ENGS 027 and ENGS 028; Instructor permission for graduate students.

Credit(s): 3.00

Recent topics: "Dickens"; "Reader, I Married Him: The Brontes;" "Love, Marriage, and Literary Criticism: Jane Austen;" "Reading Serially: The Victorian Novel;" "Invisible Man and 19th Century American Literature," "The Gothic." Prerequisites: ENGS 100; and one of the following pairs of courses: ENGS 021 and ENGS 022, ENGS 023 and ENGS 024, ENGS 027 and ENGS 028; Instructor permission for graduate students.

Credit(s): 3.00

Recent topics: "Dickens"; "Reader, I Married Him: The Brontes;" "Love, Marriage, and Literary Criticism: Jane Austen;" "Reading Serially: The Victorian Novel;" "Invisible Man and 19th Century American Literature," "The Gothic." Prerequisites: ENGS 100; and one of the following pairs of courses: ENGS 021 and ENGS 022, ENGS 023 and ENGS 024, or ENGS 027 and ENGS 028; Instructor permission for graduate students.

Credit(s): 3.00

Recent topics: "The Beat Generation;" "Literature and Society in Modern Ireland;" "Dostoevsky's Influence on 20th Century American Literature." Prerequisites: ENGS 100; and one of the following pairs of courses: ENGS 021 and ENGS 022, ENGS 023 and ENGS 024, or ENGS 027 and ENGS 028; Instructor permission for graduate students.

Credit(s): 3.00

Recent topics: "The Beat Generation;" "Literature and Society in Modern Ireland;" "Dostoevsky's Influence on 20th Century American Literature." Prerequisites: ENGS 100; and one of the following pairs of courses: ENGS 021 and ENGS 022, ENGS 023 and ENGS 024, or ENGS 027 and ENGS 028; Instructor permission for graduate students.

Credit(s): 3.00

Recent topics: "Spiritual Journeys;" "Murder, He Said: Detective Fiction;" "Chekhov to Cheever: The Short Story." Prerequisites: ENGS 100; and one of the following pairs of courses: ENGS 021 and ENGS 022, ENGS 023 and ENGS 024, or ENGS 027 and ENGS 028; Instructor permission for graduate students.

Credit(s): 3.00

Recent topics: "Spiritual Journeys;" "Murder, He Said: Detective Fiction;" "Chekhov to Cheever: The Short Story." Prerequisites: ENGS 100; and one of the following pairs of courses: ENGS 021 and ENGS 022, ENGS 023 and ENGS 024, or ENGS 027 and ENGS 028; Instructor permission for graduate students.

Credit(s): 3.00

Approaches to teaching composition, literature, and the English language in secondary school. Prerequisites: ENGS 100; and one of the following pairs of courses: ENGS 021 and ENGS 022, ENGS 023 and ENGS 024, or ENGS 027 and ENGS 028; Instructor permission for graduate students.

Credit(s): 3.00

An on-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or a faculty-staff team in which a faculty member is the instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded. Departmental Permission required. Offered at department discretion.

Credit(s): 1.00 to 18.00

Undergraduate student service as a teaching assistant, usually in an introductory level course in the discipline, for which credit is awarded. Departmental Permission required. Offered at department discretion.

Credit(s): 1.00 to 3.00

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles. Prerequisites: ENGS 100; and one of the following pairs of courses: ENGS 021 and ENGS 022, ENGS 023 and ENGS 024, or ENGS 027 and ENGS 028; Instructor permission for graduate students.

Credit(s): 1.00 to 18.00

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles. Prerequisites: ENGS 100; and one of the following pairs of courses: ENGS 021 and ENGS 022, ENGS 023 and ENGS 024, or ENGS 027 and ENGS 028; Instructor permission for graduate students.

Credit(s): 1.00 to 18.00

A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional “classroom/laboratory setting” under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Departmental Permission required. Offered at department discretion.

Credit(s): 1.00 to 18.00

Undergraduate student work on individual or small team research projects under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Departmental permission required. Offered at department discretion.

Credit(s): 1.00 to 18.00

In-depth study of the works, critical reception, and context of an author writing in English. Representative topics: Chaucer; Shakespeare; Milton; Austen; Dickinson; Morrison.

Credit(s): 3.00

Advanced survery of authors, themes, genres, and/or cultural context in a British or American literary period. Representative topics: British Renaissance; Restoration and Eighteenth Century; Victorian; American Renaissance.

Credit(s): 3.00

Introduction to current issues in the field. Representative topics: Rhetorical theory; gender, class, and composing: writing across the curriculum; collaborative learning, literature and composition.

Credit(s): 3.00

Introduces new graduate teaching assistants in English to best practices in teaching college composition and provides support for their first semester teaching ENGS 001. Prerequistes: Admission to English Graduate program; appointment to a Graduate teaching assistantship; permission of Instructor or English department Graduate advisor.

Credit(s): 3.00

Theory and Criticism.

Credit(s): 3.00

Topic varies, based on faculty research. Representative topics: orality and literacy in medieval literature; feminist theory; anthropological approaches to literature; narrative theory and Victorian novels.

Credit(s): 3.00

Methods of literary study, research, and scholarship, including bibliographic, manuscript, and archival work.

Credit(s): 3.00

Credit(s): 1.00 to 6.00

Directed individual study of areas not appropriately covered by existing courses. Permission of Graduate Director.

Credit(s): 1.00 to 6.00

Continued mentoring and professional development for Graduate Teaching Assistants who have completed ENGS 345. May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisite: ENGS 345; admission to English Graduate program; appointment to a Graduate teaching assistantship.

Credit(s): 3.00