English (ENG)

ENG 520 IRISH LITERATURE

3, 3/0

Prerequisites: Graduate status; English or English education major or appropriate premajor. Gaelic poetry and prose in translation; Irish contributions to literature in English.

ENG 540 REGIONAL AMERICAN LITERATURE

3, 3/0

Prerequisites: Graduate status; English or English education major or appropriate premajor. Literature of certain geographical and cultural areas of the United States; local color and use of regional materials, particularly in fiction.

ENG 545 EMERSON AND THOREAU

3, 3/0

Prerequisites: Graduate status; English or English education major or appropriate premajor. Writings of Emerson and Thoreau against the background of European and American transcendentalism.

ENG 569 LITERATURE FOR THE SECONDARY SCHOOL

3, 3/0

Readings in prose and poetry appropriate to the secondary school; examination of the function of literature for young adults in the secondary English program.

ENG 587 SPECIAL TOPICS

3, 3/0

Prerequisite: Instructor permission. Special topics in advanced graduate study, to be determined by the instructor. Offered occasionally.

ENG 590 INDEPENDENT STUDY

1-3, 0/0

ENG 594 GRADUATE WORKSHOP

1-3, 0/0

Graduate Workshop.

ENG 600 STRUCTURALISM AND LITERATURE

3, 0/0

See the Graduate Course Catalog

ENG 601 RESEARCH IN LITERATURE AND LANGUAGE

3, 3/0

Prerequisites: Graduate status; English or English education major or appropriate premajor. Theory and practice in methods of research essential to the historical and critical analysis of literature. Should be taken in the student’s first or second semester. Offered fall only.

ENG 610 MEDIEVAL BRITISH LITERATURE

3, 3/0

Prerequisites: Graduate status; English or English education major or appropriate premajor. Selected writers, forms, movements, and theoretical approaches.

ENG 614 EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY BRITISH LITERATURE

3, 3/0

Prerequisites: Graduate status; English or English education major or appropriate premajor. Selected writers, forms, movements, and theoretical approaches.

ENG 615 NINETEENTH-CENTURY BRITISH LITERATURE

3, 3/0

Prerequisites: Graduate status; English or English education major or appropriate premajor. Selected writers, forms, movements, and theoretical approaches.

ENG 617 MILTON'S POETRY AND PROSE

3, 3/0

Prerequisites: Graduate status; English or English education major or appropriate premajor. Selected poetry and prose of John Milton.

ENG 618 STUDIES IN MODERN ENGLISH POETRY

3, 3/0

Prerequisites: Graduate status; English or English education major or appropriate premajor. Significant trends and writers in English poetry since 1900; close study of two or three writers.

ENG 619 TWENTIETH-CENTURY BRITISH LITERATURE

3, 3/0

Prerequisites: Graduate status; English or English education major or appropriate premajor. Selected writers, forms, movements, and theoretical approaches.

ENG 621 AMERICAN LITERATURE

3, 3/0

Prerequisites: Graduate status; English or English education major or appropriate premajor. Selected periods, writers, forms, movements, and theoretical approaches.

ENG 623 LITERATURE OF CONTINENTAL EUROPE

3, 3/0

Prerequisites: Graduate status; English or English education major or appropriate premajor. Selected periods, writers, forms, movements, and theoretical approaches.

ENG 630 CHAUCER

3, 3/0

Prerequisites: Graduate status; English or English education major or appropriate premajor. Selections from the major and minor works.

ENG 631 SHAKESPEARE

3, 3/0

Prerequisites: Graduate status; English or English education major or appropriate premajor. One aspect of Shakespeare's work (e.g., the tragedies or the sonnets).

ENG 638 STUDIES IN INDIVIDUAL WRITERS

3, 3/0

Prerequisites: Graduate status; English or English education major or appropriate premajor. In-depth study of one writer, or a limited combination of writers, from English, American, or other literature.

ENG 640 STUDIES IN AMERICAN LITERATURE

3, 3/0

Prerequisites: Graduate status; English or English education major or appropriate premajor. Selected aspect of literary culture in the United States from the colonial period through the twentieth century; literary movements and periods, intercultural relationships, and the influence of religious and philosophic ideas upon literature; focus upon selected areas and key figures.

ENG 641 STUDIES IN THE NOVEL

3, 3/0

Prerequisites: Graduate status; English or English education major or appropriate premajor. Major writers or movements or other topics in the form.

ENG 642 STUDIES IN POETRY

3, 3/0

Prerequisites: Graduate status; English or English education major or appropriate premajor. Important writers or schools.

ENG 643 STUDIES IN DRAMA

3, 3/0

Prerequisites: Graduate status; English or English education major or appropriate premajor. Dramatists or schools of drama (e.g., Renaissance, modern European).

ENG 644 IDEOLOGY AND LITERATURE

3, 3/0

Prerequisites: Graduate status; English or English education major or appropriate premajor. The study of literature from a major modern perspective. Topics in the ideological analysis of literature (e.g., the Emersonian influence, individualism, colonialism, and postcolonialism).

ENG 645 LITERATURE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

3, 3/0

Prerequisite: Graduate status; English or English education major or appropriate premajor. The study of the intersection between literature and social justice movements throughout the world; examination of modes of literary presentation for social justice discourse.

ENG 648 STUDIES IN MODERN AMERICAN POETRY

3, 3/0

Prerequisites: Graduate status; English or English education major or appropriate premajor. Significant trends and figures in American poetry since 1912; close study of two or three writers.

ENG 652 LITERARY CRITICISM

3, 3/0

Prerequisites: Graduate status; English or English education major or appropriate premajor. Modern theoretical approaches to literature and its social, political, and ideological contexts.

ENG 660 CHILDREN'S LITERATURE

3, 3/0

Prerequisites: Graduate status; English or English education major or appropriate premajor. Selected topic (e.g., a survey of types and resources, classic children's literature, fantasy, realism).

ENG 670 ADVANCED LINGUISTICS

3, 3/0

Prerequisites: Graduate status; English or English education major or appropriate premajor. Selected topic (e.g., applied linguistics, social or regional dialectology, English as a second language, grammar, aspects of the history of the English language, languages of the world).

ENG 690 MASTER'S PROJECT

3, 3/0

Prerequisite: Graduate status; English or English education major or appropriate premajor. Student's accumulated skills brought to focus in individual study with faculty member's approval and guidance. Investigation of a particular problem related to literature, the teaching of literature, or the English language arts resulting in a written, research-based paper.

ENG 691 ADVANCED STUDY IN THE TEACHING OF ENGLISH

3, 3/0

Prerequisites: Graduate status; English or English education major or appropriate premajor. Advanced course in the teaching of English language arts (middle school through senior high) that includes methods and materials for teaching literature, language, and writing, with emphasis on the integration of the language arts; explores current theory and research in the content, methods, materials and evaluation of English.

ENG 692 THE TEACHING OF WRITING

3, 3/0

Prerequisite: Graduate status; English or English education major or appropriate premajor. Advanced course in the teaching of writing discussing the philosophical, psychological, and sociological foundations needed to teach writing; the relation of forms of thinking, rhetoric, and communication theory to writing; the management of a writing program; introduction to research in the teaching of writing.

ENG 693 RESEARCH IN THE TEACHING OF ENGLISH

3, 3/0

Prerequisite: Admittance to the M.S. program in secondary English. Introduction to research and research methodology. Students write a project or thesis proposal as part of class activities.

ENG 694 TEACHING LITERATURE

3, 3/0

Prerequisites: Graduate status; English or English education major or appropriate premajor. Intensive study of the theoretical and pragmatic concerns of developing a response-based, student-centered literature classroom. Students explore different types of literature and critical perspectives, and apply this knowledge in the creation of lessons and in teaching sessions.

ENG 695 MASTER'S THESIS

3-6, 0/0

Prerequisite: Graduate status; English or English education major or appropriate premajor. An original inquiry into a literary question (writer, theme, ideology, etc.), or a linguistic or critical question resulting in an essay of at least 40-60 pages.

ENG 721 THESIS/PROJECT CONTINUATION

0, 0/0

ENG 722 THESIS/PROJECT EXTENDED

0, 0/0