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ENGL 3313G - PLAYWRITING (3 Credits)

Same as DRAM 4371G.

ENGL 4195G - SPECIAL STUDIES IN ENGLISH (1 Credit)

In-depth study of specialized topic chosen by instructor. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Offered: summer.

ENGL 4295G - SPECIAL STUDIES IN ENGLISH (2 Credits)

In-depth study of specialized topic chosen by instructor. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Offered: summer.

ENGL 4388G - LANGUAGE ACQUISITION PROCESSES (3 Credits)

Models, processes and sequences in first and second language acquisition; individual and social variables. Offered: spring.

ENGL 4395G - SPECIAL STUDIES IN ENGLISH (3 Credits)

In-depth study of specialized topic chosen by instructor. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Offered: summer.

ENGL 5382G - LANGUAGE AND SOCIETY (3 Credits)

Language as related to social, political and economic factors; error and discourse analysis. Applications for classroom teaching. Offered: spring of even-numbered years, summer II of odd-numbered years.

ENGL 5383G - GENERAL LINGUISTIC THEORY (3 Credits)

General linguistics, focusing on the nature of language. English, phonology, syntax, semantics and language change; introduction to psycholinguistics and sociolinguistics. Same as CDIS 4383G. Offered: fall.

ENGL 5386G - ENGLISH AS SECOND LANGUAGE METHODOLOGY (3 Credits)

Current approaches to second language acquisition and instructor; methodology of teaching and testing English as a second language (ESL); design, implementation and evaluation of ESL programs and materials. Same as EDUC 4364G. Offered: fall.

ENGL 6311 - CREATIVE WRITING (3 Credits)

Practice in the art of writing original literature in one or more genres (poetry, fiction, memoir, etc.); analysis of models, production of original pieces, and practice in critical response. May be repeated for credit when the genre changes.

ENGL 6321 - TEACHING RHETORIC AND COMPOSITION (3 Credits)

Application of theory and research to the teaching of composition and rhetoric and/or other communication arts. May be repeated for credit when topics vary (for example: Teaching Creative Writing, Expository and Argumentative Writing, Composition Research, Writing Assessment).

ENGL 6331 - WRITTEN COMMUNICATION ARTS (3 Credits)

Study and application of theory and research in written communication; development of specialized writing skills. May be repeated for credit when topics vary (for example: Stylistics, Rhetoric of Argument, Copywriting/Editing, Fiction Writing, Scriptwriting).

ENGL 6340 - BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION ARTS (3 Credits)

Study of theories and research findings in communications with application to business and the professions. May be repeated for credit when topics vary (for example: Management Communications, Information and Decision Science, Professional Speaking and Writing, Public Relations Techniques).

ENGL 6341 - MEDIA COMMUNICATION ARTS (3 Credits)

A survey course exploring the genre of Literary Journalism, which includes authors such as Thomas Wolfe, Truman Capote and Hunter S. Thompson. Readings and analysis will focus on the structure and core elements of this writing style, as well as on the writings of the authors themselves.

ENGL 6391 - READINGS IN COMMUNICATION ARTS (3 Credits)

Arranged by the student with an individual professor after approval by the graduate advisor. May be repeated for credit when topics vary.

ENGL 7321 - LITERARY FORMS (3 Credits)

Analytical study of significant works as representative of a given genre. May be repeated for credit when topics vary (for example: Autobiography, Rhetoric of Fiction, Contemporary American Novel, Modern Drama, Formal Analysis of Poetry).

ENGL 7331 - LITERARY THEORY (3 Credits)

Theoretical and critical perspectives on literature. May be repeated for credit when topics vary (for example: Contemporary Literary Theories, Feminist Criticism, History of Literary Theory and Criticism).

ENGL 7332 - LITERATURE AND IDEAS (3 Credits)

Study of influence on literature of philosophical and ideologies. May be repeated for credit when topics vary (for example: Philosophical Currents in English Romanticism, The Earth in Literature, Science Fiction and Ideas of the Future, Neoclassicism, Modern Poetry, Art and Culture).

ENGL 7333 - TEACHING LITERATURE (3 Credits)

Application of literary theory, criticism and research to the teaching of literature. May be repeated for credit when topics vary (for example: The Expanded American Canon, Children's Literature Electronic Research).

ENGL 7341 - LITERATURE AND CULTURE (3 Credits)

Study of important literary works within cultural context of a given period of English or American literature. May be repeated for credit when topics vary (for example: The Twenties in Literature, Contemporary American Myths, Victorian Prose, Literature of the Southwest).

ENGL 7342 - LITERATURE AND GENDER (3 Credits)

Literature and the formulation, transmission and redefinition of gender and gender roles. May be repeated for credit when topics vary (for example: Strong Women in Literature, the Gendered Frontier in American Literature, Gay Texts and Subtexts, Feminist Themes).

ENGL 7343 - LITERATURE, RACE AND CLASS (3 Credits)

Literature as a vehicle for the expression of ethnic and social identity and for the formulation transmission and redefinition of constructs on race and class. May be repeated for credit when topics vary (for example: Minority Writers and Filmmakers, Latina Prose and Poetry, Marginalized Subjects, Multicultural Currents).

ENGL 7371 - WRITER AND THE WRITER’S WORK (3 Credits)

Intensive study of major works in relation to authors' lives and canons. May be repeated for credit when topics vary (for example: Major Themes in Shakespeare, Katherine Anne Porter and Peter Taylor, T.S. Eliot's Poetry and Plays, Faulkner).

ENGL 7382 - STUDIES IN LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS (3 Credits)

Study and application of research and theory in language and linguistics. May be repeated for credit when topics vary (for example: Generative Grammers, Minority Dialects, Contemporary Usage, Psycholinguistics).

ENGL 7391 - READINGS IN LITERATURE (3 Credits)

Arranged by the student with an individual professor after approval by the graduate advisor. May be repeated for credit when topics vary.

ENGL 7392 - SPECIAL TOPICS (3 Credits)

In-depth study of topics not appropriate under other course titles. May be repeated for credit when topics vary.

ENGL 7394 - SCHOLARSHIP IN ENGLISH (3 Credits)

Investigation of major questions and research opportunities available in English Studies, including literary studies (history, theory, criticism), rhetoric and composition studies, linguistics, and communication arts. Creation of a professional development plan.

ENGL 8391 - THESIS (3 Credits)

Supervised research culminating in a major essay. May take twice.

ENGL 8691 - THESIS (6 Credits)

Supervised research culminating in a major essay. Cannot take twice.