Course List

Res Meth & Critical Perspectiv -

ENGL 315 A

Instructor: Dr. Kenneth W. McGraw
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: MILL 212
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: RHET-125, and one additional 200-level ENGL literature course

Catalog Description:

An introduction to the methods of literary study that engages major debates and issues in the discipline, approaches to the elements and conventions of genre, and a sampling of literary perspectives and their critical applications. Students will learn to integrate their arguements with critical sources, bringing the critics' approaches to bear in the interception and appreciation of literary texts. This course will help students develop the skills necessary to produce a well researched, scholarly essay. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Seminar -

ENGL 412 B

Instructor: Dr. Kenneth W. McGraw
Time: M/W 2:20PM-5:30PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: MILL 214
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Senior standing or permission; ENGL-411 is a prerequisite for ENGL-412

Catalog Description:

An intensive study of work from English, American, and world literature, examining both their historical settings and their interrelationships (Required of Literary Studies majors in the senior year.) Students must have completed a total of 25 units before enrolling in ENGL 411. Students wishing to complete their degree program early must meet the following criteria in order to enroll in ENGL 411: (1) have completed at least 20 units, and (2) have an overall GPA of at least 3.25 and a major GPA of at least 3.5. Students who do not meet the stipulated criteria may submit an appeal to the Department Seminar Subcommittee. No credit given for one term. NOTE: Final grade for year given on a cumulative basis. (1,1)

Intro: Gender & Woman Studies -

GNDR 150 A

Instructor: Dr. Kenneth W. McGraw
Block: 2
Time: M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
Term: 2015SP
Room: MILL 212
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introduction to key questions, concepts, and debates within the field of Gender and Women's Studies and a basic grounding in the historical movements in which gender equality is fought for. The fundamentally interdisciplinary nature of Gender & Women's Studies is emphasized by regular guest lectures from faculty across the curriculum. (1)