University Bulletin 2017-2018

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  • EH 101
    English Composition I
    3 cr

    Prepares students for diverse types of college writing. Covers the writing process, general criteria used to evaluate writing, collaborative writing, and rhetoric, especially audience analysis. Some sections require an ACT Reading score of 19 or higher or an SAT Critical Reading score of 26 of higher. Grading is "A", "B", "C", and "U". Core Course.

    Pre-requisite: IELTS Reading 5.5( or IBT TOEFL Reading 20 or ESL 015 Minimum Grade of C) and IELTS Writing 5.5( or IBT TOEFL Writing 20 or ESL 016 Minimum Grade of C) or ACT English 18 or SAT Critical Reading 441
  • EH 102
    English Composition II
    3 cr

    EH 102 prepares students for college writing by focusing on argumentation, research, and the critical thinking required to argue effectively. Students must earn a C or higher in EH 102 to fulfill the University writing requirement for composition. Core course.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27 or SAT Critical Reading 550 or University - EH101 Exempt P or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C or EH 110 Minimum Grade of D or EH 190 Minimum Grade of D or USA 010 Minimum Grade of S
  • EH 105
    Honors Composition - H
    3 cr

    This course emphasizes the types of writing that students will do in college and reflects goals of the Honors Program with advanced work in critical thinking and research. Prerequisite: students must have been accepted in the Honors Program.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27 or SAT Critical Reading 550 or University - EH101 Exempt P or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C or EH 110 Minimum Grade of D or EH 190 Minimum Grade of D or USA 010 Minimum Grade of S
  • EH 207
    Literature and Gender -
    3 cr

    A variable-topics course to study gender issues in literary texts. Can only be taken for a maximum of 3 credits.

    Pre-requisite: (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 215
    Survey of British Lit I
    3 cr

    This course introduces the student to the cultural heritage of the English-speaking peoples by studying representative works from Anglo-Saxon times to Blake. Core Course.

    Pre-requisite: (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 216
    Survey of British Lit II
    3 cr

    This course introduces the student to the cultural heritage of the English-speaking peoples by studying representative works from Blake to the present. Core Course.

    Pre-requisite: (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 225
    Survey of American Lit I
    3 cr

    This course traces the development of American literature from its beginning through 1865 by studying the works of representative writers. Core course.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 226
    Survey of American Lit II
    3 cr

    This course traces the development of American literature from 1865 to the present by studying the works of representative writers. Core Course.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 235
    Survey of World Lit I
    3 cr

    A survey of literature from the Ancient World, the Middle Ages, and the Renaissance, featuring selections in translation. Core Course.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 236
    Survey of World Lit II
    3 cr

    A survey of literature from Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Nineteenth-century Realism and Naturalism, and the Modern World, featuring selections in translation. Core course.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 290
    Sp Top -
    3 cr

    A variable-content course treating selected topics in literature and language. May be repeated once for a total of 6 credits when topic varies.

    Pre-requisite: (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 300
    Intro to Literary Study
    3 cr

    This course offers an introduction to the study of literature with special emphasis on critical writing. Required for 400-level literature classes.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 310
    Classical Mythology
    3 cr

    Through the disciplines of English and Philosophy, this course will provide an introduction to myths and to the literature that recounts the myths, legends, and folktales of ancient Greece and Rome. Not only will this course offer a survey of Greek and Roman myth, but it will also look at how different writers treat the material and why their treatments vary. Cross-listed with PHL 310 and REL 310. Credit cannot be received for both EH 310 and either PHL 310 or REL 310.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or University - EH101 Exempt P or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C or EH 110 Minimum Grade of D or EH 190 Minimum Grade of D or USA 010 Minimum Grade of S) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 314
    Medieval Literature
    3 cr

    This course will introduce students to major texts of medieval literature, including narrative poetry, drama, prose, and lyric poetry.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 315
    Chaucer
    3 cr

    This course will introduce students to Chaucer's major works in the original language; no prior knowledge of Middle English is required.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 321
    Renaissance Literature
    3 cr

    Non-dramatic literature of the English Renaissance through 1600.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 322
    Shakespeare - Com and Romance
    3 cr

    Study of Shakespeare's comedies and romances.

    Pre-requisite: (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 323
    Shakespeare Tragedies and Hist
    3 cr

    Study of Shakespeare's tragedies and histories.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 324
    17th Century Literature
    3 cr

    Non-dramatic literature 1600-1660.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 331
    American Novel to 1900
    3 cr

    American novel from its beginning to 1900.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 332
    American Nonfiction Prose
    3 cr

    Major American nonfiction prose.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 334
    American Poetry to 1900
    3 cr

    American poetry from its beginning to 1900.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 340
    Restoration Early 18th Lit
    3 cr

    Literature of the period, including such authors as Behn, Dryden, Finch, Defoe, Pope, Montagu, Swift, and Fielding.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 342
    Later 18th Century Lit - W
    3 cr

    Literature of the period, including such authors as Gray, Boswell, Johnson, Sheridan, Radcliffe, Wollstonecraft, Blake, and Austen.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 343
    18th Century British Novel
    3 cr

    Eighteenth-Century British novel.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 348
    19th C Contl Phil-Lit Theory
    3 cr

    An examination of selected themes and issues in 19th century Continental Philosophy and Literary Theory. Topics may include Idealism, Romanticism, Existentialism, Marxism, Freudianism. Identical with PHL 348 and LG 348. Credit cannot be received for both EH 348 and either PHL 348 or LG 348. (For LG credit, students will be required to complete some coursework in their language of concentration.)

  • EH 349
    20th C Contl Phl-Lit Theory
    3 cr

    An examination of selected themes and issues in 20th Century Continental Philosophy and Literary Theory. Topics may include Phenomenology, Existentialism, Hermeneutics, Structuralism, and Post-Structuralism. Identical with PHL 349 and LG 349. Credit cannot be received for both EH 349 and either PHL 349 or LG 349. (For LG credit, students will be required to complete some coursework in their language of concentration.)

    Pre-requisite: (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 351
    British Romanticism
    3 cr

    The poetry and prose of Romantic-era writers, including Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Keats and Shelley.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 352
    Victorian Poetry
    3 cr

    A study of poetry of the Victorian period.

    Pre-requisite: (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 353
    Victorian Prose
    3 cr

    A study of prose, emphasizing nonfiction, of the Victorian period.

    Pre-requisite: (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 354
    19th Century British Novel
    3 cr

    Novels of the Romantic and Victorian periods.

    Pre-requisite: (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 357
    Black Writers in America
    3 cr

    A survey of literature by African-American authors from the early colonial period to the present. Readings will include fiction, poetry, drama, autobiography, and polemical prose.

    Pre-requisite: (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 360
    Anglo-Am Poetry since 1900
    3 cr

    A study of Anglo-American poets such as D.H. Lawrence, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Graves, W.H. Auden, Dylan Thomas, Derek Walcott, Paul Muldoon, Eavan Boland, Seamus Heaney, Galway Kinnel, Adrienne Rich, Robert Penn Warren, John Crowe Ransom, Margaret Walker, Elizabeth Bishop, Gwendolyn Brooks, Gary Synder, Charles Olson, Allen Ginsberg, Anne Sexton, and Sylvia Plath.

    Pre-requisite: (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 362
    Am. Novel from 1900 to 1945
    3 cr

    A study of the American novel since 1945.

    Pre-requisite: (EH 101 Minimum Grade of C or EH 110 Minimum Grade of D or EH 190 Minimum Grade of D or USA 010 Minimum Grade of S) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 363
    American Novel since 1945
    3 cr

    A study of the American novel since 1945.

    Pre-requisite: (EH 101 Minimum Grade of C or EH 190 Minimum Grade of D or USA 010 Minimum Grade of S) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 364
    Brit. Novel from 1900 to 1945
    3 cr

    A study of the British novel from 1900 to 1945.

    Pre-requisite: (EH 101 Minimum Grade of C or EH 110 Minimum Grade of D or EH 190 Minimum Grade of D or USA 010 Minimum Grade of S) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 365
    British Novel since 1945
    3 cr

    A study of the British novel since 1945.

    Pre-requisite: (EH 101 Minimum Grade of C or EH 110 Minimum Grade of D or EH 190 Minimum Grade of D or USA 010 Minimum Grade of S) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 366
    Contemporary Fiction
    3 cr

    An introduction to literary fiction of the contemporary era.

    Pre-requisite: (EH 101 Minimum Grade of C or EH 110 Minimum Grade of D or EH 190 Minimum Grade of D or USA 010 Minimum Grade of S) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 369
    Modern Short Story
    3 cr

    Representative modern short story writers.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 370
    History of English Language
    3 cr

    A study of the development from Old English through Middle English to Modern English.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 371
    Approaches to Eng Grammar - W
    3 cr

    A course designed primarily to help education majors translate between the languages of conventional grammar and the syntactical grammar relevant to the teaching of English at pre-college levels. Consideration will also be given to the rationales basic to the formation of different grammars and to methods of presenting grammatical material in a classroom situation. Non-education majors interested in a sophisticated approach to the study of grammar might also benefit from this course.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 372
    Technical Writing - W
    3 cr

    The purpose of this course is to train students in the kinds of written reports required of practicing professionals, aiming to improve mastery of the whole process of report writing from conceptual stage through editing stage.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 373
    Writing in Professions - W
    3 cr

    Practice in the kinds of writing done in such professions as speech pathology and audiology, nursing, teaching, criminal justice, and business. Assignments, which emphasize persuasive writing, may include position papers, correspondence, and reports.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 374
    English Bible - Old Testament
    3 cr

    King James Version of the Bible studied with respect to literary forms, philosophical concepts, and problems of translation.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 375
    Engl Bible Apocrypha New Test
    3 cr

    King James Version of the Bible studied with respect to literary forms, philosophical concepts, and problems of translation.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 379
    Horror
    3 cr

    A study of the history and themes of horror from the early 19th century to the present, including representative texts, films, and scholarship.

    Pre-requisite: (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 380
    Science Fiction
    3 cr

    Study of the history and themes of science fiction literature and film from the end of the nineteenth century to the present.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 390
    Sp Top -
    3 cr

    A variable-content course addressing selected topics in literature and writing. May be repeated for a total of 6 credits when course content varies.

    Pre-requisite: (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 391
    Fiction Writing I
    3 cr

    Intensive practice in the writing of the short story. Constructive, critical discussions are conducted on each composition. Emphasis is upon creation of high quality fiction with possible view to publication. This course requires special permission.

    Pre-requisite: (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 392
    Fiction Writing II
    3 cr

    Intensive practice in the writing of the short story. Constructive, critical discussions are conducted on each composition. Emphasis is upon creation of high quality fiction with possible view to publication. This course requires special permission.

    Pre-requisite: (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 382 Minimum Grade of C or EH 391 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 393
    Creative Nonfiction I
    3 cr

    Intensive study of and practice in writing creative nonfiction - nonfiction that stresses personal voice and the use of literary elements. Concentrates on genres of creative nonfiction (personal or narrative essay, travel and nature writing, cultural criticism, memoir) with an emphasis on producing high-quality writing.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or University - EH101 Exempt P or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C or EH 110 Minimum Grade of D or EH 190 Minimum Grade of D or USA 010 Minimum Grade of S) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 394
    Creative Nonfiction II
    3 cr

    Intensive study of and practice in writing creative nonfiction - nonfiction that stresses personal voice and the use of literary elements. Concentrates on genres of creative nonfiction (personal or narrative essay, travel and nature writing, cultural criticism, memoir) with an emphasis on producing high-quality writing.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or University - EH101 Exempt P or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C or EH 110 Minimum Grade of D or EH 190 Minimum Grade of D or USA 010 Minimum Grade of S) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C) and EH 393 Minimum Grade of C
  • EH 395
    Poetry Writing I
    3 cr

    The English language as it may be used in embodying poetic knowledge. Readings in contemporary poetry, study of fixed and open verse forms and their metrics, and practice in producing poems and explications.

    Pre-requisite: (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 396
    Poetry Writing II
    3 cr

    The English language as it may be used in embodying poetic knowledge. Readings in contemporary poetry, study of fixed and open verse forms and their metrics, and practice in producing poems and explications.

    Pre-requisite: (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 385 Minimum Grade of C or EH 395 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 401
    Teaching Composition-W
    3 cr

    Study of theories of composition and their applications for teaching writing at the secondary school level.

    Pre-requisite: (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 402
    Rhetoric-Ancient and Modern-W
    3 cr

    Readings in rhetorical theory, ancient and modern, are applied in specific writing assignments which encourage students to adopt a point of view and address a specific audience.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 403
    Art of the Essay - W
    3 cr

    Advanced expository writing. Discussion of British and American essays by such writers as Bacon, Addison, Swift, Arnold, Emerson, Chesterton, Lewis Thomas, and Didion, with applications in written assignments. Student writings are discussed in class or in conference.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C) and EH 300 Minimum Grade of C
  • EH 421
    Literary Criticism to 1900-W
    3 cr

    Classical, Neo-Classical, Romantic, and Victorian literary theory. Identical to PHL 421. Credit cannot be received for both PHL 421 and EH 421.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 422
    Lit Criticism Since 1900-W
    3 cr

    Modern and contemporary literary theory. Identical to PHL 422. Credit cannot be received for both EH 422 and PHL 422.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 461
    Tudor and Stuart Drama
    3 cr

    A historical and generic study of plays by authors including Kyd, Marlowe, Dekker, Jonson, Middleton, Beaumont, Fletcher, and Webster.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C) and EH 300 Minimum Grade of C
  • EH 462
    Restor-18th Century Drama - W
    3 cr

    A historical and generic study of plays by authors such as Wycherley, Etheridge, Behn, Dryden, Otway, Congreve, Steele, Goldsmith, and Sheridan.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 463
    Drama 1890 to Present
    3 cr

    Twentieth-century British, American, and Continental drama, with major emphasis on the plays of Ibsen, Chekhov, Shaw, Pirandello, O'Neill, and Beckett.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C) and EH 300 Minimum Grade of C
  • EH 465
    Middle English Literature
    3 cr

    Major romances and dream-visions of the late Middle Ages such as Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Troilus and Criseyde, Sire Orfeo, Pearl, and Parliament of Birds.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 467
    Milton
    3 cr

    Milton's major poems, with emphasis on Paradise Lost.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 468
    Contemporary Black Fiction
    3 cr

    A close reading of selected fiction published since World War II by such authors as James Baldwin, Ralph Ellison, Alice Walker, Toni Morrison, Ernest J. Gaines, Gloria Naylor, and Julius Lester.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 470
    Medieval Lit
    3 cr

    A variable content course in specific topics from medieval literature. May be repeated once for credit when course content varies for up to six credit hours. Junior standing.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 471
    Renaissance Lit
    3 cr

    A variable content course in specific topics from Renaissance literature. May be repeated once for credit when course content varies for up to six credit hours. Junior standing.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 472
    Shakespeare
    3 cr

    A variable content course in specific topics on Shakespeare. May be repeated once for credit when course content varies for up to six credit hours. Junior standing.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 474
    Restoration Lit
    3 cr

    A variable content course in specific topics in Restoration and 18th Century literature. May be repeated once for credit when course content varies for up to six credit hours. Junior standing.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 475
    19th Century Lit
    3 cr

    A variable content course in specific topics from 19th Century literature. May be repeated once for credit when course content varies for up to six credit hours. Junior standing.

    Pre-requisite: SAT Critical Reading 550( or ACT English 27 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 476
    Studies in 20th Century Lit
    3 cr

    A variable content course in specific topics from 20th-Century literature. May be repeated once for credit when course content varies for up to six credit hours.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 477
    Genre
    3 cr

    A variable content course in specific topics from various genres. May be repeated once for credit when course content varies for up to six credit hours. Junior standing.

    Pre-requisite: SAT Critical Reading 550( or ACT English 27 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 478
    Film
    3 cr

    A variable content course in specific topics from film studies. May be repeated once for credit when course content varies for up to six credit hours. Junior standing.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 479
    Mod/Postmodern Poetry
    3 cr

    A variable content course in specific topics from modern/postmodern poetry. May be repeated once for credit when course content varies for up to six credit hours. Junior standing.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 480
    Gender and Lit
    3 cr

    A variable content course in specific topics dealing with gender and literature. May be repeated once for credit when course content varies for up to six credit hours. Junior standing.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 481
    Comp and Rhetoric - W
    3 cr

    A variable content course in specific topics concerned with writing, rhetoric, or language studies. May be repeated once for credit when course content varies for up to six credit hours. Junior standing.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 482
    Am Literature
    3 cr

    A variable content course in specific topics from American literature. May be repeated once for credit when course content varies for up to six credit hours. Junior standing.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 483
    Advanced Fiction Writing I
    3 cr

    Advanced work in writing the story and the novel, for students of exceptional talent. This course requires special permission.

    Pre-requisite: (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 382 Minimum Grade of D or EH 391 Minimum Grade of D) and (EH 383 Minimum Grade of D or EH 392 Minimum Grade of D)
  • EH 484
    Advanced Fiction Writing II
    3 cr

    Advanced work in writing the story and the novel, for students of exceptional talent. This course requires special permission.

    Pre-requisite: (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 382 Minimum Grade of D or EH 391 Minimum Grade of D) and (EH 383 Minimum Grade of D or EH 392 Minimum Grade of D)
  • EH 485
    Advanced Poetry Writing I
    3 cr

    Advanced work in writing poetry; for students of exceptional talent. This course requires special permission.

    Pre-requisite: (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 385 Minimum Grade of D or EH 395 Minimum Grade of D) and (EH 386 Minimum Grade of D or EH 396 Minimum Grade of D)
  • EH 486
    Advanced Poetry Writing II
    3 cr

    Advanced work in writing poetry; for students of exceptional talent. This course requires special permission.

    Pre-requisite: (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C) and EH 485 Minimum Grade of C
  • EH 487
    Screen Writing I
    3 cr

    Guided workshops in writing a dramatic narrative screenplay.

    Pre-requisite: (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 488
    Screen Writing II
    3 cr

    Guided workshops in writing a dramatic narrative screenplay.

    Pre-requisite: (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 452 Minimum Grade of C or EH 487 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 490
    Special Topics -
    1 TO 3 cr

    Selected topics in writing in literary studies. May be repeated for a total of 9 credits when course content varies.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 492
    Seminar -
    3 cr

    Specific topics in literature. Can be taken twice for a total of 6 credits when topics vary.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 494
    Directed Studies -
    1 TO 3 cr

    Directed individual study. Requires permission of the directing professor and department chair. Course can be repeated for a total of 8 credits.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C) and EH 300 Minimum Grade of C
  • EH 496
    Professional Studies - Intern
    1 TO 3 cr

    On the job experience which relates to the student's classroom work in the field of English; reports required. A maximum of 6 hours credit may be earned in internships. Students consult with the department chair regarding internship opportunities and specific required eligibility. English majors and minors who are Juniors and Seniors may enroll. Course may be repeated for a total of 6 hours. Prerequisites: Permission of the department chair and the supervising professor.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C) and EH 300 Minimum Grade of C
  • EH 497
    Adv Creative Nonfiction I
    3 cr

    Advanced work in writing creative nonfiction, for students of exceptional talent. Emphasis on producing high-quality writing with an eye toward publication. These courses require special permission.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or University - EH101 Exempt P or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C or EH 110 Minimum Grade of D or EH 190 Minimum Grade of D or USA 010 Minimum Grade of S) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C) and EH 393 Minimum Grade of C and EH 394 Minimum Grade of C
  • EH 498
    Adv Creative Nonfiction II
    3 cr

    Advanced work in writing creative nonfiction, for students of exceptional talent. Emphasis on producing high-quality writing with an eye toward publication. These courses require special permission.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or University - EH101 Exempt P or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C or EH 110 Minimum Grade of D or EH 190 Minimum Grade of D or USA 010 Minimum Grade of S) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C) and EH 393 Minimum Grade of C and EH 394 Minimum Grade of C and EH 497 Minimum Grade of C
  • EH 499
    Senior Honors Project-H
    3 TO 6 cr

    With the guidance of a faculty mentor, Honors Students will identify and carry out an independent scholarly project in English. The outcome of the project will include a formal presentation and defense before the faculty and a written senior thesis. The Honors Senior Project will be evaluated and graded by three members of the faculty and chaired by the project faculty mentor. The student must complete a total of six hours of Honors Senior work, be accepted to the University Honors Program or the Department Honors Program, and have an approved project prospectus. University Honors Program participants must have completed HON 301.

    Pre-requisite: HON 301 Minimum Grade of D and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • EH 501
    Introduction to Crit Theory
    3 cr

    Required of all M.A. students in the Literature Concentration in their first year of work. Surveys current literary theory from structuralism to the present. The purpose is to introduce the conceptual lexicons and reading strategies of advanced literary analysis. Topics treated include structuralism, deconstruction, psychoanalysis, hermeneutics, Marxism, feminism, and reception theory.

    Pre-requisite: EH 502 Minimum Grade of B
  • EH 502
    Graduate Writing for English
    3 cr

    A course preparing students for research and academic writing at the graduate level in English studies. Required of all MA students in their first year of work. Prerequisite: Admitted to Graduate Program

  • EH 505
    Teaching College Writing
    3 cr

    A study of contemporary theories in writing and rhetoric, with an emphasis on their application in a college level curriculum.

    Pre-requisite: EH 502 Minimum Grade of B
  • EH 506
    Comp Theory Rsrch Methodology
    3 cr

    Part I of this course traces the development of theoretical movements in composition over the past century: part II outlines qualitative and quantitative methodologies used in composition research.

    Pre-requisite: EH 502 Minimum Grade of B
  • EH 507
    Rhetoric and Postmodernity
    3 cr

    This is a course in rhetorical theory especially as this study intersects with postmodern theories of identity: feminist, postcolonial, sociolinguistics, queer theory, gender studies, deconstruction, and comparative studies.

    Pre-requisite: EH 502 Minimum Grade of C
  • EH 508
    Workplace Writ Theories & Apps
    3 cr

    Study of theories, practices, and histories of professional writing.

    Pre-requisite: EH 502 Minimum Grade of B
  • EH 513
    Studies in Chaucer
    3 cr

    A study of selections of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales and dream visions.

    Pre-requisite: EH 502 Minimum Grade of C
  • EH 514
    Renaissance Poetry
    3 cr

    Examination of non-dramatic Renaissance poetic development, including the sonnet.

    Pre-requisite: EH 502 Minimum Grade of B
  • EH 516
    Studies in Shakespeare I
    3 cr

    A study of Shakespeare's comedies and romances.

    Pre-requisite: EH 502 Minimum Grade of B
  • EH 517
    Studies in Shakespeare II
    3 cr

    A study of Shakespeare's histories and tragedies.

    Pre-requisite: EH 502 Minimum Grade of B
  • EH 521
    17th Century Poetry
    3 cr

    A historical and formal study of the poetry of the early seventeenth century, including the works of Donne, Jonson, Herbert, Vaughn, Herrick, Marvell, Wroth, Lanyer, and Philips. The course will emphasize the close reading of poems.

    Pre-requisite: EH 502 Minimum Grade of B
  • EH 525
    Restor-Early 18th Century Lit
    3 cr

    A study of literature in the period, including such authors as Dryden, Rochester, Behn, Congreve, Defoe, Pope, Swift, and Gay.

    Pre-requisite: EH 502 Minimum Grade of B
  • EH 526
    The 18th Century Novel
    3 cr

    A study of prose fiction narratives from the Restoration and eighteenth century by such authors as Behn, Defoe, Richardson, Fielding, Smollett, Stern, and Burney, with emphasis on the establishment of the novel as a respected genre.

    Pre-requisite: EH 502 Minimum Grade of B
  • EH 527
    The Age of Sensibility
    3 cr

    A study of several late eighteenth-century literary figures, such as Sterne, Johnson, Boswell, Goldsmith, Sheridan, Wollstonecraft, Radcliffe, and Blake.

    Pre-requisite: EH 502 Minimum Grade of B
  • EH 532
    Early Romantics
    3 cr

    A study of early Romantic poetry and prose, with emphasis on the poetry of William Wordsworth and S.T. Coleridge.

    Pre-requisite: EH 502 Minimum Grade of B
  • EH 534
    Late Romantics
    3 cr

    A study of late romantic poetry and prose, with emphasis on the poetry of Lord Byron, Percy Shelley, and John Keats.

    Pre-requisite: EH 502 Minimum Grade of B
  • EH 536
    Victorian and Edwardian Poetry
    3 cr

    A study of poetry of the Victorian and Edwardian periods.

  • EH 538
    Victorian and Edwardian Prose
    3 cr

    A study of novels and short fiction of the Victorian and Edwardian periods.

    Pre-requisite: EH 502 Minimum Grade of B
  • EH 543
    American Romanticism
    3 cr

    A study of writers of the American Romantic Movement, such as Irving, Emerson, Thoreau, Douglass, Whitman, and Dickinson, focusing primarily on nonfiction prose and poetry.

    Pre-requisite: EH 502 Minimum Grade of B
  • EH 544
    Antebellum American Fiction
    3 cr

    Examines the emergence and development of American fiction before the Civil War, focusing on the tale and the novel, and including such figures as Cooper, Hawthorne, Poe, Melville, and Stowe.

    Pre-requisite: EH 502 Minimum Grade of B
  • EH 545
    American Realism
    3 cr

    A study of writers of the American Realist Movement, such as Twain, James, Crane, Dreiser, Chopin, Cheitnutt, and Jewett.

    Pre-requisite: EH 502 Minimum Grade of B
  • EH 547
    Southern Renaissance
    3 cr

    A study of several representative figures from twentieth century Southern literature, such as Faulkner, Warren, Tate, Ransom, O'Conner, McCullers, Dickey, Hurston, Wright, and Percy.

    Pre-requisite: EH 502 Minimum Grade of B
  • EH 562
    20th Century Poetic Revolution
    3 cr

    A study of the key figures in the shaping of modern poetry - Yeats, Eliot, Pound, Stevens, and Frost.

    Pre-requisite: EH 502 Minimum Grade of B
  • EH 570
    Studies in Medieval Literature
    3 cr

    Theme-based study of Medieval texts; possible topics include late medieval chivalry, medieval sexualities, Arthurian tradition.

    Pre-requisite: EH 502 Minimum Grade of B
  • EH 571
    Modern British Fiction
    3 cr

    Examination of selected works of such authors as Conrad, D.H. Lawrence, Woolf, Forster, Joyce, Greene, and Lessing.

    Pre-requisite: EH 502 Minimum Grade of B
  • EH 572
    Modern American Fiction
    3 cr

    Examination of selected works of such authors as Anderson, Dickey, Faulkner, Fitzgerald, and Hemingway.

    Pre-requisite: EH 502 Minimum Grade of B
  • EH 573
    Contemporary Fiction
    3 cr

    Examines significant trends in contemporary literary fiction.

    Pre-requisite: EH 502 Minimum Grade of B
  • EH 577
    Studies in Genre -
    3 cr

    Seminar in specific topics from various genres. May be repeated once for credit when content varies.

    Pre-requisite: EH 502 Minimum Grade of B
  • EH 583
    Grad Fiction Writing Wksp I
    3 cr

    Special individual instruction in fiction writing. This course requires special permission.

    Pre-requisite: EH 502 Minimum Grade of B
  • EH 584
    Grad Fiction Writing Wksp II
    3 cr

    Special individual instruction in fiction writing. This course requires special permission.

    Pre-requisite: EH 502 Minimum Grade of B
  • EH 585
    Grad Poetry Writing Wksp I
    3 cr

    Special individual instruction in poetry writing. This course requires special permission.

    Pre-requisite: EH 502 Minimum Grade of B
  • EH 586
    Grad Poetry Writing Wksp II
    3 cr

    Special individual instruction in poetry writing. This course requires special permission.

    Pre-requisite: EH 502 Minimum Grade of B
  • EH 590
    Special Topics -
    3 cr

    A graduate seminar designed to allow close study of selected literary topics or figures. May be repeated twice for credit when the subject offerings are from different literary areas.

    Pre-requisite: EH 502 Minimum Grade of B
  • EH 592
    Seminar -
    3 cr

    A specific subject in American or British literature to be assigned prior to each semester. May be taken once for credit when the subject offerings are from different literary areas.

    Pre-requisite: EH 502 Minimum Grade of C
  • EH 594
    Dir St -
    1 TO 8 cr

    Directed individual study on a topic not covered by an existing course. Prerequisite: Prior permission of the directing professor and the department chair. May be taken for a total of 8 credits.

    Pre-requisite: EH 502 Minimum Grade of B
  • EH 599
    Thesis -
    0 TO 6 cr

    One to six credits per semester with a maximum of six hours of credit. Pre-requisite: Admitted to the Graduate Program.