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2013-2014 Catalog

Instructional Area

English (ENGL)


Instructional Area - Undergraduate | Instructional Area - Graduate | Course Numbering System | Course Punctuation

ENGL 6300:

Selected Topics in English
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
Focuses on a number of English topics, including major authors, pop culture, speculative literature, and many others.

ENGL 6308:

Master of Fine Arts Thesis
Cr. 3. Prerequisite(s): Students must complete at least 24 hours of MFA program coursework before requesting a thesis director and enrollment in this course. This is the Master’s Thesis course for the MFA in creative writing. An MFA thesis is a book length work of literary merit. May be repeated once for credit .

ENGL 6330:

British Literary History
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). May not be repeated for credit.
In-depth analysis of a selected period or major movement in British literary history. Focuses on the relation between literature and the history of the time.

ENGL 6332:

American Literary History
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). May not be repeated for credit.
In-depth analysis of a selected period or major movement in American literary history. Focuses on the relation between literature and the history of the time.

ENGL 6340:

Literary Theory
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). May not be repeated for credit.
In-depth analysis of literary theory and criticism and its application to literature.

ENGL 6350:

Genre Studies
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). May not be repeated for credit.
In-depth analysis of a genre, including theoretical and historical foundations.

ENGL 6360:

Graduate Writing Workshop
Cr. 3. (3-3-0) A studio course in which the primary texts are student manuscripts. The workshops examine principles and techniques of creating, evaluating, and revising writing in the fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction categories. The course requires class members to review writing produced by other workshop members. This course may be repeated for credit. .

ENGL 6362:

Studies in Latino Literature
Cr. 3. (3-3-0) This course will provide a survey of literature written by Latino authors in the U.S. This course will explore the diversity of social, political, economic, personal, and cultural experiences of Latino people through the use of poetry, novels, short stories, and essays written by such authors. This course may be repeated for credit .
In-depth analysis of a genre, including theoretical and historical foundations.