English

English Course Descriptions

Fall 2019 English and Journalism Course Descriptions

Literature

Special Topics in Literature (LT)

Critical reading and interpretation of literary texts. Encourages close reading as well as oral and written work in articulating understanding. May be repeated for credit if subject matter is not duplicated. A number of 170 courses are offered each semester. Current and past titles include:

Foundation Courses for the English Major

Literature and Its Signs

Examines how issues of representation, genre, and historical context cooperate in a “reading” of British, American, or other English language texts.May be repeated for credit if the subject matter is not duplicated. Prerequisite: Gateway Colloquium. Not all 220 sections receive general education credit in Literature. See current Program of Classes to determine if general education requirements are fulfilled. A number of 220 courses are offered each semester. Current and past titles include:

341-357 Historical Periods and Movements

358-360 World Literatures

361-366 Genre Courses

Special Topics

Special Topics in Literature
Courses with related objectives but varying content. May treat a genre (fiction, poetry, drama) or broad theme with extensive rather than specialized focus. May be repeated if subject matter is not duplicated. Prerequisite: Gateway Colloquium; 1 course from 109-170 or 220–259, plus 280. See current Program of Classes to determine if general education requirements are fulfilled. Offered occasionally.

391-398 Author Studies

Courses for Seniors

Creative Writing

Journalism

Internships