UHV Catalog 2007-2008

English (ENG)


ENG 3310:

Introduction to the Study of Language
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: ENGL 1301.
Study of English language including attitudes, terminology, phonology, morpho-syntactic and lexical structures. (Formerly LNG 3310)
 

ENG 3311:

Shakespeare
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: 3 s.h. in sophomore literature.
Study of selected plays of Shakespeare. (Formerly LIT 3311)
 

ENG 3312:

Grammar and Rhetoric
Cr. 3. (3-0).
Study of the structure of English and rhetorical strategies for writing. (Formerly LNG 3311)
 

ENG 3313:

Poetry and Poetics
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: 3 s.h. in sophomore literature.
Study of the basic conventions of poetry and of its explication; methods of interpretation and criteria for evaluation. (Formerly LIT 3313)
 

ENG 3316:

Narrative Fiction
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: 3 s.h. in sophomore literature.
Study of the elements of fiction, narrative theory, and methods of interpretation. (Formerly LIT 3316)
 

ENG 3320:

19th Century American Literature
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: 3 s.h. in sophomore literature.
Study of selected authors from William Bradford to Henry James. (Formerly LIT 3320)
 

ENG 3321:

20th Century American Literature
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: 3 s.h. in sophomore literature.
Study of selected authors from Frost, Pound and Eliot to the present. (Formerly LIT 3321)

 

ENG 3322:

Writing for the Print Media
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: B or higher in ENG 3430.
Teaches professional techniques in news and feature media writing. Includes news judgment, interviewing, writing, revising and critical analysis of print story construction.
 

ENG 3323:

Writing for the Broadcast Media
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: B or higher in ENGL 1302.
Writing and formatting for basic radio and TV copy. Emphasizes script preparation, broadcast writing techniques, critical thinking about and writing for specific broadcast audiences.
 

ENG 3335:

Studies in Ethnic Literature
Cr. 3. (3-0).
Literature of ethnic groups in the United States, including Black Americans, Mexican Americans, and American Indians.
 

ENG 3337:

Studies in World Literature
Cr. 3. (3-0).
Introduction to world literature. Focus on such writers as Achebe, Naipaul, Gordimer, Jhabvala and others.
 

ENG 3340:

Writing in the Workplace
Cr. 3. (3-0).
To master techniques for creating effective documents in the workplace.
 

ENG 3342:

Style and Editing in the Workplace
Cr. 3. (3-0).
Analysis of style in workplace writing; and to master techniques of editing workplace documents.
 

ENG 3430:

Professional Writing
Cr. 4. (3-1). Prerequisite: Must be taken in first 30 semester hours of coursework. 9 s.h. in lower division English.
Study of professional writing, including correspondence, proposals, research reports, resumes and job letters. (Formerly COM 3430)

 

ENG 4130:

Online Production Lab
Cr. 1. (0-1). Can be repeated for up to 3 credit hours. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
Experience working on the student online publication, writing, putting up web pages.

 

ENG 4300:

Selected Topics in Language and Literature
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: 3 s.h. in sophomore literature and approval of instructor.
Topics vary depending on field of interest of instructor. (Formerly LIT 4300)

 

ENG 4302:

Independent Study
Cr. 3 per semester or more than 3 by concurrent enrollment. Prerequisites: 3 s.h. in sophomore literature and approval of instructor. (Formerly LIT 4302)

 

ENG 4324:

Editing for the Media
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: B or higher in ENG 3430
Teaches professional editing techniques for print media. Includes editing print materials for AP style and grammar, headline writing, photo editing, layout and design.

 

ENG 4340:

Report Writing in the Workplace
Cr. 3. (3-0).
This course is designed to teach students to prepare a variety of workplace reports.

 

ENG 4327:

Interactive Narrative
Cr. 3. (3-0).
Examines the history, research, and practice of creating interactive narratives for traditional and new media. Covers improvisational, dramatic, and narrative theory as well as nonlinear structure theory for games and simulation. Cross-listed with COM 4327.

 

ENG 6330:

British Literary History
Cr. 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.

 

ENG 6332:

American Literary History
Cr. 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.

 

ENG 6334:

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

 

ENG 6340:

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

 

ENG 6350:

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