Course List

Sp Top: Art of Short Story -

ENGL 220 A

Instructor: Dr. Dana-Linn Whiteside
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2014SP
Room: MILL 013
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Critical reading and literary analysis of major texts surrounding a focused top ic of particular interest to the introdu ctory study of literature. A variety of genres (poetry, prose, and drama, as rel evant) will be included. Lecture: 3 hrs/ wk.

Sp Top: Ecosystem of Narrativ -

ENGL 220 B

Instructor: Dr. Melanie Almeder
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2014SP
Room: MILL 114
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Critical reading and literary analysis of major texts surrounding a focused top ic of particular interest to the introdu ctory study of literature. A variety of genres (poetry, prose, and drama, as rel evant) will be included. Lecture: 3 hrs/ wk.

British Literature -

ENGL 240 A

Instructor: Dr. Dana-Linn Whiteside
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014SP
Room: MILL 114
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Critical reading and literary analysis of major texts and genres (poetry, prose , and drama) across periods in the Briti sh tradition. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

American Literature -

ENGL 250 A

Instructor: Dr. Michael A. Heller
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2014SP
Room: MILL 213
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Critical reading and literary analysis of major texts and genres (poetry, prose , and drama) across periods in the Ameri can tradition. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Women Writers -

ENGL 305 A

Instructor: Dr. Kenneth W. McGraw
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2014SP
Room: MILL 212
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: RHET-125, ENGL-240 or 250, and one other 200-level ENGL literature course

Catalog Description:

A study of literature by women from Sap pho to the 20th century, including all g enres of writing. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Res Meth & Critical Perspectiv -

ENGL 315 A

Instructor: Dr. Kenneth W. McGraw
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2014SP
Room: MILL 214
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.

Basic Linguistics -

ENGL 320 A

Instructor: Dr. James Ogier
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2014SP
Room: LUCS 210
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

The scientific study and description of language according to the principles of modern linguistics. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Composition Theory & Practice -

ENGL 322 A

Instructor: Dr. Paul Hanstedt
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014SP
Room: MILL 214
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: RHET-125, ENGL-240 or 250, and one other 200-level ENGL literature course

Catalog Description:

Both an advanced composition course and an introduction to theories of writing and methods of teaching writing, to incl ude perspectives on composing processes, social contexts and purpose for writing , theories of teaching, and successful c lassroom approaches to creating, respond ing to, and evaluating composition assig nments. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Studies in Medieval Literature -

ENGL 334 A

Instructor: Dr. Wendy Larson-Harris
Block: 2
Time: M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
Term: 2014SP
Room: MILL 114
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: RHET-125, ENGL-240 and one other 200-level ENGL literature course

Catalog Description:

Critical study of the literature and cu lture of Medieval England. The course wi ll focus on a variety of medieval texts from both the Old and Middle English per iods. The course may focus on a particul ar theme, genre, or set of authors. Lect ure: 3 hrs/wk.

Studies in Film -

ENGL 356 A

Instructor: Dr. Robert D. Schultz
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2014SP
Room: MILL 113
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: ENGL-256

Catalog Description:

Critical study of selected films. The course may focus upon a particular theme, genre, or set of filmmakers. Films will be placed in relation to social and historical movements and to current critical issues. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk; Laboratory: 3hrs/wk.

Studies in Film Lab -

ENGL 356L E1

Instructor: Dr. Robert D. Schultz
Block: E5
Time: M 5:45PM-8:45PM
Term: 2014SP
Room: MILL 113

Catalog Description:

Critical study of selected films. The course may focus upon a particular theme, genre, or set of filmmakers. Films will be placed in relation to social and historical movements and to current critical issues. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk; Laboratory: 3hrs/wk.

Studies in World Literature -

ENGL 360 E

Instructor: Dr. Srikanth Mallavarapu
Block: E3
Time: T/Th 4:30PM-6:00PM
Term: 2014SP
Room: MILL 013
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: RHET-125, ENGL- 240 or 250 and one other 200-level ENGL literature course

Catalog Description:

A brief history of the concept of world literature and an overview of current debates about the meaning and significance of world literature today. We will analyze texts outside the british and American canon, focusing at the instructor's discretion on a specific theme, author, time period, genre, or national literature. We will pay attention to the importance of location and social and historical context when it comes to understanding and appreciating literature from different parts of the world. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Seminar -

ENGL 412 A

Instructor: Dr. Virginia R. Stewart
Time: M/W 2:20PM-5:30PM
Term: 2014SP
Room: MILL 012
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)

Seminar -

ENGL 412 B

Instructor: Dr. Katherine A. Hoffman
Time: M/W 2:20PM-5:30PM
Term: 2014SP
Room: MILL 212
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)