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English

ENGL 0301 - Reading to Write (3 credits)

Integrates reading and writing strategies to prepare students for ENGL 1313. Students respond to readings by doing activities which provide practice in sentence structure, paragraph focus and development, and writing of short essays. Review of grammar and punctuation. Does not count toward any degree requirement including elective credit, does not compute in OLLU or cumulative grade point average. Offered: Fall, Spring.

ENGL 1313 - Composition I (3 credits)

Principles and processes of expository writing; practice in synthesizing material from sources. (TCCN: ENGL 1301) Prerequisite: ENGL 0301 or satisfactory score on admissions or placement assessments. Offered: Fall, Spring.

ENGL 1314 - Composition II (3 credits)

Principles and processes of argumentative and persuasive writing; systematic research techniques; use of source material in effective writing. (TCCN: ENGL 1302) Prerequisite: ENGL 1313 or equivalent. Offered: Fall, Spring.

ENGL 2190-2690 Selected Issues In English (1-6 credits)

Introduction to specialized topics chosen by instructor. May be repeated for credit when topics vary.

ENGL 2317 - Newsgathering (3 credits)

Basic principles of journalism with an emphasis on the fundamentals of newsgathering across all media platforms. Same as COMM 2330. Prerequisites: ENGL 1313 or consent of instructor.

ENGL 2331 - Introduction to World Lit I (3 credits)

Survey of representative selections of world literature from 2000 B.C. to 1650 A.D.; treatment of literary forms and fundamental concepts of literary theory; practice in intelligent critical reading and clear, effective writing; opportunity for creative writing. Highly recommended for English majors. [TCCN: ENGL 2332] Prerequisite: ENGL 1314 or equivalent or successful performance on an advanced placement examination in writing.

ENGL 2332 - Introduction to World Literature II (3 credits)

Survey of representative selections of world literature from a variety of cultures written between 1650 C.E. and the present; treatment of literary forms and fundamental concepts of literary theory; practice in intelligent critical reading and clear, effective writing; opportunity for creative writing. Highly recommended for English majors. (TCCN: ENGL 2333) Prerequisite: ENGL 1314 or equivalent or successful performance on an advanced placement examination in writing.

ENGL 2335 - Introduction to Fiction (3 credits)

Survey of representative selections; literary terminology and theory concerning the short story and novel; practice in intelligent critical reading and clear, effective writing; opportunity for creative writing. Prerequisite: ENGL 1314 or equivalent or successful performance on an advanced placement examination in writing. Offered: Fall, Spring.

ENGL 2336 - Introduction to Poetry and Drama (3 credits)

Survey of representative selections; literary terminology and theory concerning poetry and drama; practice in intelligent critical reading and clear, effective writing; opportunity for creative writing. Prerequisite: ENGL 1314 or equivalent or successful performance on an advanced placement examination in writing. Offered: Fall, Spring.

ENGL 2361 - Business Communications (3 credits)

Same as BADM 2361.

ENGL 2370 - Survey of Mexican American Literature (3 credits)

Same as MAST 2370.

ENGL 3311 - Creative Writing (3 credits)

Theoretical and practical examination of the art creative writing, including analysis of models and production of original pieces, as well as practice in critiquing own writing and that of others. Topics may include, but are not limited to: Short Story, Poetry, Creative Nonfiction, Sudden Fiction, Novel. May be repeated for credit when a different genre is the focus. Prerequisite: Six semester hours of sophomore-level literature. Offered: Fall, Spring.

ENGL 3312 - Advanced Written Communication (3 credits)

Development of skills and techniques in expository, persuasive, and argumentative writing; application of linguistic and rhetorical theory and research; practice in editing and critiquing one's own writing and that of others. Prerequisite: Six semester hours in sophomore-level literature. Offered: Spring.

ENGL 3313 - Playwriting (3 credits)

Same as DRAM 4371.

ENGL 3314 - Technical and Professional Writing (3 credits)

Study of principles and practice of technical and professional writing. Includes emphasis on audience analysis, ethical and legal considerations, document design, electronic resources and delivery systems, and drafting of specific applications such as reports, proposals, instructions and technical description. May include service-learning component. Prerequisite: ENGL 1314 or equivalent.

ENGL 3315 - Writing the Short Screenplay (3 credits)

Same as DRAM 3322.

ENGL 3318 - Media Writing (3 credits)

Same as COMM 3321.

ENGL 3321 - Poetry (3 credits)

Study of poetry as a literary art form through critical reading of representative selections; analysis of conventions and techniques characteristic of the genre; application of contemporary theoretical and critical approaches. Prerequisite: Six semester hours of sophomore-level literature. Offered: Fall of even-numbered years.

ENGL 3322 - Dramatic Literature (3 credits)

Advanced study of drama as a literary and theatrical art form through critical reading of representative selections, analysis of conventions and techniques characteristic of the genre; and application of contemporary theoretical and critical approaches. Same as DRAM 3383. Prerequisites: Six semester hours of sophomore-level literature. Offered: Spring of even-numbered years.

ENGL 3323 - Prose Fiction (3 credits)

Advanced study of prose fiction--the short story, the novel, or both--as a literary art form through critical reading of representative selections; analysis of conventions and techniques characteristics of the genre; application of contemporary theoretical and critical approaches. Prerequisites: Six semester hours of sophomore-level literature. Offered: Spring of odd-numbered years.

ENGL 3325 - Fiction and Film (3 credits)

Comparative study of literary narratives and dramatic forms and their adaptations into cinematic forms; analysis of conventions and techniques of both literary and cinematic media; application of contemporary theoretical and critical approaches. Prerequisites: Six semester hours of sophomore-level literature. Offered: Fall of odd-numbered years.

ENGL 3356 - British Literature I (3 credits)

Survey of the literature of England with emphasis on the development of literary conventions, themes and techniques during distinct historical periods and cultural eras and movements; consideration of sociopolitical and ideological influences on interpretation and evaluation of texts. Prerequisites: Six semester hours of sophomore-level literature. Offered: Fall of odd-numbered years.

ENGL 3357 - British Literature II (3 credits)

Survey of the literature of England with emphasis on the development of literary conventions, theme and techniques during distinct historical periods and cultural eras and movements; consideration of sociopolitical and ideological influences on interpretation and evaluation of texts. Prerequisites: Six semester hours of sophomore-level literature. Offered: Spring of even-numbered years.

ENGL 3366 - American Literature I (3 credits)

Survey of the literature of the United States in its connections to society and culture, with special attention to the voices of women, minorities and other groups in the expanded canon; consideration of sociopolitical and ideological influences on interpretation and evaluation of texts. Prerequisites: Six semester hours of sophomore-level literature. Offered: Fall of even-numbered years.

ENGL 3367 - American Literature II (3 credits)

Survey of the literature of the United States in its connection to society and culture with special attention to the voices of women, minorities and other groups in the expanded canon; consideration of sociopolitical and ideological influences on interpretation and evaluation of texts. Prerequisites: Six semester hours of sophomore-level literature. Offered: Spring of odd-numbered years.

ENGL 3368 - Literature of the Southwest (3 credits)

Study of representative literary works within the cultural context of the Southwestern United States and its borderlands; consideration of sociopolitical and ideological influences on interpretation and evaluation of texts. Prerequisite: Six semester hours of sophomore-level literature.

ENGL 3375 - Gender Issues in Literature and Language (3 credits)

Examines the issue of gender in literary, rhetorical and/or linguistics studies. May be repeated for credit when topics vary (for example: Renaissance Women Writers, Latina Writers, Language and Gender, Feminist Literary Theory and Criticism, Argument and Gender). Same as WMST 3375. Prerequisite: Six semester hours of sophomore-level literature.

ENGL 4195-4395 Special Studies in English (1-3 credits)

In-depth study of specialized topic chosen by the instructor. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Prerequisite: Six semester hours in sophomore-level literature. Offered: Summer.

ENGL 4318 - Writing for Television (3 credits)

Same as DRAM 4318.

ENGL 4320 - Screenwriting (3 credits)

Same as DRAM 4320.

ENGL 4350 - Teaching English/Language Arts (3 credits)

Methods of teaching English and language arts courses at the elementary, middle school and secondary levels. Topics will include approaches to teaching literature and composition, interdisciplinary approaches, and technology in the classroom, and state-mandated tests and objectives. Highly recommended for certification students. Admission to Teacher Education is not a prerequisite. May include service learning component.

ENGL 4373 - Shakespeare (3 credits)

In-depth study of representative works of Shakespeare, emphasizing the development of his vision of life through his art; application of contemporary theoretical and critical approaches. Same as DRAM 4381. Prerequisite: Six semester hours of sophomore-level literature. Offered: Fall of even-numbered years.

ENGL 4388 - Language Acquisition Processes (3 credits)

Models, processes and sequences in first and second language acquisition; individual and social variables. Prerequisite: ENGL 1314 or equivalent. Offered: Spring.

ENGL 5382 - Language and Society (3 credits)

Language as related to social, political and economic factors; error and discourse analysis. Applications for classroom teaching. Prerequisite: ENGL 1314 or equivalent. Offered: Spring.

ENGL 5383 - 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 4383, EDUC 4341. Prerequisite: ENGL 1314 or equivalent. Offered: Fall.

ENGL 5386 - English as a Second Language Methodology (3 credit)

Current approaches to second language acquisition and instruction; methodology of teaching and testing English as a second language (ESL); design, implementation and evaluation of ESL programs and materials. Same as EDUC 4364. Prerequisite: ENGL 1314 or equivalent. Offered: Fall.