Apr 06, 2020  
Mansfield University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Mansfield University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Courses


 
  
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    ELE 3360 - CHILDREN’S LITERATURE


    Uses of children’s literature in the preschool and elementary school curriculum; promoting interest in children’s books; social themes and issues reflected in children’s literature.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ELE 3362 - EMERGING LITERACY


    Theoretical foundations and the components of a developmentally appropriate literacy program for children ages 4-8 are introduced. Topics include: teaching and assessment strategies, instructional resources, classroom management, grouping for instruction, and involving parents.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ELE 3383 - TEACHING ELEMENTARY READING AND LITERATURE I


    Theoretical bases of the reading process; components of reading skill; major approaches to instruction; methods and materials for teaching elementary reading are examined.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ELE 3384 - TEACHING ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS


    Methods of teaching mathematics in the “Information Age”, the reform movements curricular changes and emphasis, instructional methodology and use of materials, and development of mathematics skills required of elementary school teachers are examined.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ELE 3386 - TEACHING ELEMENTARY SOCIAL STUDIES


    Principles, problems, materials, and techniques for the teaching of elementary social studies. In-school experience provided.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ELE 3387 - TEACHING ELEMENTARY SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY


    Principles, problems, materials, and techniques for teaching science and technology in the elementary school.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ELE 3391 - BEHAVIORAL, SOCIAL, AND EMOTIONAL ISSUES


    Addresses “at-risk” factors in children and the classroom techniques that teachers may use to address students’ behavioral, social, and emotional needs. Topics examined in the course include classroom management and discipline, students’ social relationships, students’ emotional well being, and gender issues in teaching. Teachers will learn to identify students who are victims of physical abuse and to make appropriate professional referrals.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ELE 3395 - CREATIVE EXPERIENCES IN ELEMENTARY TEACHING


    Examines the nature of creativity and varied uses of creativity and the arts in elementary lesson planning, teaching, and curriculum development; areas of study include art, music, drama, storytelling, movement and dance, poetry, and children’s literature; emphasis is placed upon the uses of creativity and the arts by classroom teachers to enhance their teaching across the curriculum.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ELE 4400 - STUDENT TEACHING


    (By arrangement) Opportunity to apply knowledge and skills acquired in professional preparation. Accomplished by a field experience in university established centers under supervision of qualified cooperating teachers. Observations and conferences are scheduled by the departmental supervisor.

    Credits: 12 cr.
  
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    ELE 4402 - SELECTED TOPICS IN ELEMENTARY EDUCATION


    Designed to let students carry out in-depth studies in elementary teaching techniques. Includes lectures, seminar periods, and resource persons. Emphasis on student leadership, participation, and reading and discussion of educational literature.

    Credits: 1 - 3 cr.Notes: May be taken for one through three credits.
  
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    ELE 4403 - TEACHING ELEMENTARY LANGUAGE ARTS


    Designed as a workshop for undergraduate students who have completed ELE 3301. Emphasis is on investigating techniques used by elementary teachers to improve communication skills for children.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ELE 4405 - EARLY SCHOOL CURRICULUM AGES 6-8


    Addresses aspects of a quality early school program (K-3rd grade). Topics examined in this course include: theoretical foundations of teaching and learning with children, age 6-8; perspectives that inform curriculum planning; components of an early grade program; an integrated curriculum; and adapting curricula for children in inclusive settings. Students will team-teach with classmates in an early grade in a local school.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: ELE 11 50 and 3263.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ELE 4412 - READING/WRITING IN BRITISH SCHOOLS


    An examination of the integrated language arts curriculum employed in British education. This companion course to “Introduction to British Education” includes first-hand experiences observing and participating techniques used by British schools.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ELE 4425 - TEACHING ELEMENTARY READING AND LITERATURE II


    Tests and techniques to prevent, detect, and correct reading difficulties; special methods and materials for problem readers.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: ELE 3383

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ELE 4460 - PROFESSIONAL SEMINAR


    Designed to develop and refine professional competencies prior to accepting a teaching position. Topics include current issues; school organization, administration, and law; techniques for seeking a professional position; teacher certification issues; collective bargaining and unions; philosophies of teaching; seeking a professional position; and beginning a teaching career.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: Senior standing in teacher education; taken during student teaching semester.

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    ENG 0090 - BASIC WRITING SKILLS


    Designed to prepare students to do college-level writing. DOES NOT COUNT TOWARD TOTAL CREDITS NEEDED FOR GRADUATION.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ENG 1112W - COMPOSITION I


    Intensive reading and writing of expository prose. Analytical and critical thinking and college-level research skills are emphasized.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: Exemption from ENG 0090 or equivalent transfer course.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ENG 1115 - INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE


    Introduction to reading poetry, fiction, drama for understanding and enjoyment.

    Credits: 3 cr.General Education Requirement: May satisfy General Education requirements
  
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    ENG 1130 - INTRODUCTION TO LITERARY STUDIES


    An intensive introduction to the discipline of literary studies for current and prospective English majors. Students will become acquainted with literary genres and terms, learn strategies for reading and understanding literature, and develop critical skills for discussing and analyzing literary texts. Offered in the Spring semester.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite ENG 1112W.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ENG 1175 - NATURE OF LANGUAGE


    This course explores “the nature of language,” looking at what language is, how we learn and use language, and how language functions in and shapes our lives.

    Prerequisites & Notes: This course explores “the nature of language,” looking at what language is, how we learn and use language, and how language functions in and shapes our lives.

    Credits: 3 cr.Dual Listed/Cross Listed: Dual listed with ANH 1104 Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology.General Education Requirement: May satisfy General Education requirements
  
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    ENG 2202 - CREATIVE WRITING


    Explores the fundamentals of creative writing through the use of writing exercises and the discussion of selected stories, poems, and creative essays. Emphasis will be placed on a portfolio of work submitted at the end of the semester.

    Credits: 3 cr.General Education Requirement: May satisfy General Education requirements
  
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    ENG 2203 - READINGS IN ANCIENT LITERATURE


    Introduction to some of the major characters, events, and ideas in the Greek, Roman, and Judeo-Christian mythologies that have so heavily influenced Western culture. (Mythology signifies the study of recurring patterns in thought and literature, not the separation of truth from fiction).

    Credits: 3 cr.General Education Requirement: May satisfy General Education requirements
  
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    ENG 2204 - READINGS IN WORLD LITERATURE


    Selected readings from nineteenth and twentieth century world literature, excluding British and American.

    Credits: 3 cr.General Education Requirement: May satisfy General Education requirements
  
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    ENG 2207 - READINGS IN BRITISH LITERATURE


    Selected readings from British literature.

    Credits: 3 cr.General Education Requirement: May satisfy General Education requirements
  
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    ENG 2208 - READINGS IN AMERICAN LITERATURE


    Selected readings from American literature.

    Credits: 3 cr.General Education Requirement: May satisfy General Education requirements
  
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    ENG 2209 - READINGS IN SHAKESPEARE


    Selected readings in Shakespeare for the non-English major. Offered Fall semesters.

    Credits: 3 cr.General Education Requirement: May satisfy General Education requirements
  
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    ENG 2220 - SPECIAL TOPICS IN LITERATURE


    A study of one of the following topics: African-American Literature, Women’s Literature, other Minority Literature, Recent Literature, Film, or Folklore. May be repeated for a total of 9 credits.

    Credits: 3 cr.General Education Requirement: May satisfy General Education requirements
  
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    ENG 2225 - ENGLISH GRAMMAR


    A systematic description of the rules of modern English grammar, making use of both traditional and contemporary grammatical theories. Offered fall semester.

    Credits: 3 cr.General Education Requirement: May satisfy General Education requirements
  
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    ENG 2226 - HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE


    A study of the development of the English language from Old English to modern times with special attention to the causes of linguistic change. Offered spring semester.

    Credits: 3 cr.General Education Requirement: May satisfy General Education requirements
  
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    ENG 3268 - SURVEY OF BRITISH LITERATURE I


    Survey of major British literature from Beowulf through Neoclassicism. This course is NOT a Block 2 General Education course. Offered fall semester.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: ENG 1112W.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ENG 3269 - SURVEY OF BRITISH LITERATURE II


    Survey of major British literature from the Romantics through the present. This course is NOT a Block 2 General Education course. Offered spring semester.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: ENG 1112W.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ENG 3278 - SURVEY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE I


    Survey of 1 7th, 1 8th, and early 19th century American writers. This course is NOT a Block 2 General Education course. Offered fall semester.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: ENG 1112W.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ENG 3280 - SURVEY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE II


    Survey of American writers from the late nineteenth-century to the present. This course is NOT a Block 2 General Education course. Offered spring semester.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: ENG 111 2W.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ENG 3281 - INTRO TO LINGUISTICS


    Methods of analysis and description of language and ways in which human beings use their language. Of interest to students who wish to continue study of linguistics as well as those in a variety of professions who wish to read with understanding linguistic literature in their own field.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ENG 3305 - COMPARATIVE LITERATURE


    Examines major works in a genre or movement, comparing two or more national literatures. Offered spring semester.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: ENG 1112W.

    Credits: 3 cr.Notes: May be taken for a total of nine credits.General Education Requirement: May satisfy General Education requirements
  
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    ENG 3307 - LITERATURE IN ENGLISH FROM AROUND THE WORLD


    Study of literature written in English outside of the British Isles and the United States. Offered fall semester.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: ENG 111 2W.

    Credits: 3 cr.General Education Requirement: May satisfy General Education requirements
  
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    ENG 3312 - INTRO TO FICTION WRITING


    Designed to help students find their true voice and true concerns as writers while mastering the essentials of the art. Emphasis is on writing exercises and then complete works, but also on becoming better readers. In-depth discussion of student work, the assigned readings, and the process of writing.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: ENG 2202 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3 cr.General Education Requirement: May satisfy General Education requirements
  
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    ENG 3313W - COMPOSITION II


    Advanced writing and analytical thinking based on texts from across the curriculum. Must be passed with a minimum grade of “C-” before graduation.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisites: ENG 1112W and a minimum of 45 credits earned.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ENG 3314 - INTRO TO POETRY WRITING


    Designed to help students discover and develop their voices and styles as poets. Explore poetry writing through writing exercises, through reading and discussing poems written by contemporary poets, and through discussing one another’s poems in a supportive atmosphere.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: ENG 2202. Offered fall semester.

    Credits: 3 cr.General Education Requirement: May satisfy General Education requirements
  
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    ENG 3316 - CREATIVE NON-FICTION PROSE WRITING


    Students will write about subjects of interest and importance to them using literary techniques and devices. Will read and discuss a selection of book-length non-fiction works: memoirs, diaries, socio-political commentary, and nature writing. Writing techniques and exercises designed to stir creativity and stimulate ideas will be used.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: ENG 2202.

    Credits: 3 cr.General Education Requirement: May satisfy General Education requirements
  
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    ENG 3320 - SPECIAL TOPICS IN LITERATURE


    A specialized study of a topic in literature, film, or folklore.

    Credits: 3 cr.Notes: May be taken for a total of 9 credits.General Education Requirement: May satisfy General Education requirements
  
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    ENG 3324 - COMPOSITION THEORY & PRACTICE


    Analysis of current theories about the writing process and methods of applying these theories, with actual practice in tutoring writing. Offered fall semester.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisites: ENG 1112W and ENG 33 13W.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ENG 3326 - WOMEN’S LITERATURE


    A study of literature by and about women in its literary, cultural, and social contexts. May be topical, thematic, or period-based. May include such authors as Austen, Bronte, Chopin, Woolf, Emecheta, Morrison, and Tan.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite ENG 1112W

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ENG 3327 - AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE


    This course studies a prominent dimension of African-American Literature. Potential topics include specific genres, important time periods, major or minor authors, comparative multicultural contexts. Students hone their critical reading and writing skills in this important and growing area of American literature.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: ENG 1112W. Offered Spring of odd years.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ENG 3328 - LESBIAN AND GAY LITERATURE


    This course focuses on literature by and about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people, and what it is to be LGBT in our society. Literature will be studied in conjunction with film, music, television, newspaper and magazine articles, art, and history. The emphasis of the course will be on active discussion and close scrutiny of the literature, our society, and ourselves. Prerequisite ENG 1112W. Offered spring of even years.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ENG 3329 - REGIONAL LITERATURE


    A study of literature unique to a particular region of the United States. Topics may include literature specific to broad regions such as the American South, the American West, or Appalachia; literature specific to life in individual states, such as Pennsylvania literature; or literature specific to life in a particular urban area, such as the literature of New York City. Prerequisite ENG 1112W. Offered fall of odd years

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ENG 3332 - NATURE WRITING


    Based on reading, observation, and experience, students will write creative non-fiction prose about nature and discuss each other’s work. The course will deal with such issues as the importance of place, the role of science in personal responses to nature, the nature of Nature, and the meaning of “nonfiction” in nature writing. Offered spring semester.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ENG 3333 - ADVANCED WRITING FOR ENGLISH MAJORS


    Designed to refine the writing skills of English majors, with an emphasis on critical analysis and the mechanics of writing. Students will read and write about a literary, rhetorical, or linguistic concept chosen by the instructor (irony in literature, for example) and revise at least one essay from their English portfolio. Offered fall semesters.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: ENG 11 30 and two upper division ENG classes.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ENG 3350 - OLD AND MIDDLE ENGLISH LITERATURE


    Study of major British writers and works from the Anglo Saxon period to 1 500. Selections may include Old English lyric and narrative poetry (Like Beowulf) in translation, and Middle English romances, allegories, bawdy tales, plays, songs, and mystical writings, some in the original language, some in translation. Authors may include Chaucer, Julian of Norwich, Langland, Malory, and that most prolific of medieval authors, Anonymous.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisites: ENG 1112W and ENG 1130W or ENG 1115 or ENG 2207 or ENG 2209. Offered fall of even years.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ENG 3351 - ENGLISH RENAISSANCE LITERATURE


    A study of major writers from 1 500 to 1660, the Reformation through the English Civil War. Authors include Sydney, Spenser, Shakespeare, Donne, Jonson, and Milton.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisites: ENG 1112W and ENG 1130W or ENG 111 5 or ENG 2207 or ENG 2209. Offered spring of even years.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ENG 3352 - SHAKESPEARE


    Selected plays of Shakespeare with interpretation, evaluation, and attention to his development as a dramatist and poet.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisites: ENG 11 2W and ENG 11 30W or ENG 111 5 or ENG 2207 or ENG 2209. Offered fall semester.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ENG 3356 - EIGHTEENTH CENTURY BRITISH LITERATURE


    A study of major British writers from 1 660 to 1 800. The course will include both primary texts and literary criticism addressing the literature of the period. Includes authors such as Behn, Defoe, Pope, Richardson, Fielding, Smith, and Radcliffe.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisites: ENG 1112W and ENG 1130W or ENG 1115 or ENG 2207 or ENG 2209). Offered spring of odd years.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ENG 3359 - NINETEENTH CENT BRIT LIT


    A study of major British writers from the Romantic and Victorian eras. May include such authors as Burns, Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Keats, Shelley, Bronte, Carlyle, Dickens, Eliot, Hardy, and Wilde.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisites: ENG 1112W and (ENG 1130W or ENG 111 5 or ENG 2207 or ENG 2209). Offered fall of odd years.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ENG 3360 - TWENTIETH CENTURY BRITISH LITERATURE


    A study of major writers of the twentieth century such as Yeats, Joyce, Woolf, Eliot, Beckett, Winterson, and Rushdie. Topics of study include modernism, postmodernism, literary responses to cultural upheaval such as World War II, and post-colonialism.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisites: ENG 1112W and (ENG 1130W or ENG 1115 or ENG 2207 or ENG 2209). Offered fall of even years

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ENG 3362 - AMERICAN ROMANTICISM AND TRANCENDENTALISM


    A study of American Romanticism and Trancendentalism, focusing on the work of such writers as Emerson, Thoreau, Fuller, Whitman, Melville, Hawthorne, and Poe.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: ENG 1112W and (ENG 1130W or ENG 1115 or ENG 2208). Offered spring of even years.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ENG 3363 - AMERICAN REALISM AND NATURALISM


    Study of American literature written between the Civil War and World War I. Possible authors include: Dickinson, Twain, James, Chopin, Crane, Chesnutt, Wharton, Dreiser, Wilkins Freeman, and Orne Jewett.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: ENG 1112W and (ENG 1130W or ENG 111 5 or ENG 2208). Offered fall of odd years.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ENG 3364 - TWENTIETH CENTURY AMERICAN LITERATURE


    A study of major American writers since World War I, such as Wharton, Faulkner, Williams, Baldwin, Morrison, and Erdrich. Topics include modernism, postmodernism, race, and gender.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisites: ENG 1112W and (ENG 1130W or ENG 111 5 or ENG 2208). Offered spring of odd years.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ENG 3371 - PROFESSIONAL WRITING


    This course teaches students to write for various purposes in professional contexts. Particular attention will be paid to issues of audience awareness and style. Students will write texts for various contexts, including, but not limited to, letters, resumes, memos, press releases, reports, analyses, and grants.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: ENG 1112

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ENG 3376 - MAJOR GENRE


    A study of a major genre, such as poetry, drama, the novel, short fiction, nonfiction prose, or film. Prerequisite ENG 1112W and ENG 1130W. Offered spring semester.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ENG 3381 - HISTORY OF LITERARY THEORY AND CRITICISM


    Survey of Western literary theory and criticism from Plato, Aristotle, and Horace to the New Critics. Offered fall of odd years.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisites: ENG 111 2W.

    Credits: 3 cr.General Education Requirement: May satisfy General Education requirements
  
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    ENG 3382 - CONTEMPORARY LITERARY THEORY AND CRITICISM


    Survey of recent approaches to literature, including formalist, structuralist, post-structuralist, reader-response, psychoanalytic, feminist, marxist, new historical, and/or post-colonial literary criticism.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisites: ENG 1112W and ENG 1130W. Offered spring of even years.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ENG 3385 - MAJOR AUTHOR


    A detailed study of a major author/auteur (or pair of authors/auteurs), such as Chaucer, Milton, Dickens, Brontë, Woolf, Faulkner, Morrison, or Hitchcock. Prerequisite ENG 111 2W and ENG 1130W. Offered fall semester.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ENG 4401 - SEMINAR IN LITERARY STUDIES


    A sustained, in-depth study of literature which draws on the expertise developed in previous English courses. Topics will vary. Students will complete a seminar-length researched paper/project, culminating in the public presentation of that work. Offered spring semester. Prerequisite ENG 1112W and 75 earned credits.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ENG 4411 - ADVANCED FICTION WRITING


    Through writing exercises, reading the work of published writers, and workshopping original manuscripts, students will work on creating a portfolio of short fiction. Students will also learn how to market their work. Offered spring semester.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: ENG 3312.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ENG 4412 - ADVANCED POETRY WRITING


    Study of poetry by contemporary poets. Presentations will be made about poets of student’s choosing. Learn how to evaluate literary markets, prepare a manuscript to be submitted for publication, and develop a chapbook of poems. Offered spring semester.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: ENG 3314.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ENG 4416 - NOVEL WRITING


    Students will read and discuss published novels and work on writing their own, critiquing and discussing one another’s work. Includes the first 3 chapters and a synopsis of the novel.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: ENG 33 1 2 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3 cr.Notes: May be taken for 1 - 3 credits at one time.
  
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    ENG 4495 - ENGLISH INTERNSHIP


    Offers practical work experience and the opportunity to apply and further develop skills such as writing and editing in a variety of professional settings. May be taken for six through twelve credits. No more than six credits count toward the major.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: Permission of the department chairperson and supervising faculty member.

    Variable Credits: 6-12 cr.
  
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    ENG 4497 - INDEPENDENT STUDY


    Independent study is an activity initiated by the student to increase his/her already advanced knowledge in a particular academic discipline. The subject is examined in an intensive manner with guidance by a faculty member who has special expertise in that field.

    Credits: 1 - 3 cr.
  
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    ES 3300 - HUMANS IN NATURE


    Students explore the relationship between people and the natural world emphasizing modes of analysis drawn from social science, humanities, and art disciplines. The course focuses on the interdisciplinary understanding of selected issues.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisites: GEG 11 22 and one of the following: BSC 1103, CHM 1103, GEL 1102.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ES 4497 - INDEPENDENT STUDY


    Working with an advisor outside the area of their majors, students produce interdisciplinary projects involving the relationship between people and nature.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: Completion of 1 8 hours toward the Environmental Studies minor.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ESL 0045 - INTENSIVE ENGLISH FOR NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS I


    Designed to improve the writing, reading, speaking, and listening skills of intermediate level non-native speakers of English in preparation for regular degree program academic work. Recommended for studetns with TOEFL scores between 450 and 500 or who have permission of the instructor. Meets ENG 0090 requirement. Credits do not count toward the total needed for graduation. May be repeated.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ESL 0046 - INTENSIVE ENGLISH FOR NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS II


    Designed to improve the writing, reading, speaking, and listening skills of the advanced intermediate level non-native speakers of English in preparation for regular degree program academic work. Recommended for studetns who have successfully completed ESL 0045 or who have TOEFL scores between 500 and 515 or who have permission of the instructor. Meets ENG 0090 requirement. Credits do not count toward the total needed for graduation. May be repeated.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prereqisite: ENG 0045

    Credits: 3 cr
  
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    ESL 1112 - ESL COMPOSITION


    Composition for advanced level non-native speakers of English. Includes intensive reading and writing of expository prose. Assignments develop analytical and critical thinking skills and college-level research skills, with emphasis on the particular needs of ESL students. Meets ENG 1112 requirement. Students may not apply both ENG 1112 and ESL 1112 toward graduation requirements.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisites: ESL 0045 and ESL 0046 or permission of instructor. May be taken concurrently with ESL 1145.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ESL 1145 - ADVANCED ENGLISH


    Designed to improve the writing, reading, speaking, and listening skills of advanced level non-native speakers of English in preparation for the TOEFL exam. Credits count toward the total needed for graduation. Recommended for students who have successfully completed ESL 0045 and 0046 or who have a TOEFL score of 515 or higher or who have permission of the instructor.

    Prerequisites & Notes: ESL 0045 and ESL 0046 or permission of the instructor.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    FR 1101 - INTRODUCTORY FRENCH I


    For beginning students and those with less than two years of high school French. Emphasis is on grammar, pronunciation drills, aural comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing with language lab.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    FR 1102 - INTRODUCTORY FRENCH II


    Continuation of 1101 with language lab.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: FR 1101 or equivalent.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    FR 2201 - INTERMEDIATE FRENCH I


    Reading texts, grammar review and further practice in aural comprehension, speaking, and writing with language lab.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: three years of high school French or FR 1102.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    FR 2202 - INTERMEDIATE FRENCH II


    Continuation of 2201 with language lab.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: four years of high school French or FR 2201.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    FR 2205 - PHONETICS AND PRONUNCIATION


    A study of the speech organs, place and manner of articulation of French phonemes and their phonetic realizations, along with extensive practice exercises on pronunciation, intonation, stress and sentence rhythm. The numerous changes occurring in connected and rapid speech will be studies as well. Students will also be introduced to some French dialects and regional pronunciation patterns.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: FR 1102 or equivalent; FR 2201 or higher is preferred.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    FR 3300 - CONVERSATIONAL FRENCH CIVILIZATION


    Designed to gain more fluency and develop writing skills. Examines socio-economic, political, and cultural topics.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: FR 2202 or equivalent.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    FR 3305 - ADVANCED FRENCH CONVERSATION


    Continuation of 3300. Students make oral commentaries and write reports.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    FR 3306 - TOPICS IN FRENCH CIVILIZATION (HISTORY)


    A brief survey of French history, with particular attention to major events and personalities.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: FR 2202 or equivalent.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    FR 3307 - TOPICS IN FRENCH CIVILIZATION (GEOGRAPHY)


    A study of the geography of French-speaking countries.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: FR 2202 or equivalent.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    FR 3308 - TOPICS IN FRENCH CIVILIZATION (AFRO-FRENCH LITERATURE AND CIVILIZATION)


    A study of Black literature written in French, Africa, and the West Indies.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: FR 2202 or equivalent.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    FR 3309 - TOPICS IN FRENCH CIVILIZATION (CONTEMPORARY PROBLEMS)


    A study of the problems facing the people of French-speaking countries.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: FR 2202 or equivalent.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    FR 3310 - BUSINESS FRENCH


    An introduction to French business and its terminology: a broad study of the commercial procedures in France with a concentration on the acquisition of the necessary vocabulary.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    FR 3311 - INTRODUCTION TO FRENCH LITERATURE


    The course is designed to introduce students to important periods, genres, literary movements, and authors. It is based on the most recent French practices in teaching literature at an introductory level, with a concentration on poetry, essay, theatrical works, and autobiographical writings. It is designed to give students a sense of what constitutes a literary text as well as a capacity for analyzing texts, discussing themes and ideas, and improving their reading and writing skills. The course will cover examples of texts from poetry to the novel, from the Renaissance to the end of the XXth century, from tragedy to comedy, from entertainment to questioning and discussing major themes.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisites: FR 2202 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    FR 3320 - ADVANCED FRENCH STRUCTURE


    A final review of the structure of French and study of short literary texts.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: FR 2202 or equivalent.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    FR 3330 - SURVEY OF FRENCH LITERATURE I


    Selected readings of major French writers through the 1 8th century, outside readings and reports, literary movements, style and form.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: FR 2202 or equivalent.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    FR 3331 - SURVEY OF FRENCH LITERATURE II


    Selected readings of major French writers since 1800; outside readings and reports, literary movements, style and form.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: FR 2202 or equivalent.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    FR 3339 - FRENCH LITERATURE OF THE MIDDLE AGES AND RENAISSANCE


    Reading and discussion of the beginnings of French literature to the end of the 16th century.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: FR 3330 and 3331 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    FR 3340 - FRENCH CLASSICAL LITERATURE


    Critical readings and discussion of the major dramatic works of Corneille, Moliere and Racine with supplementary reading on general background.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: FR 330 and 331 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    FR 3341 - FRENCH LITERATURE OF THE ENLIGHTENMENT


    Reading and discussion of the works of Voltaire, Rousseau, and Diderot.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: FR 3330 and 3331 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    FR 3342 - CURRENTS IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY FRENCH LITERATURE


    The works of French authors as well as the main currents and form of literary expression from the beginning of Romanticism to the end of the century; Hugo, Balzac, Stendhal, Flaubert, and Zola.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: FR 3330 and 333 1 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    FR 3343 - ASPECTS OF TWENTIETH-CENTURY FRENCH LITERATURE


    Development of the novel and modern French theater: Gide, Alain-Fournier, Proust, Mauriac, Malraux, Sartre, Camus, Bernanos, St. Exupery, Green, and Lonesco. Reading and discussion of major works and a written report.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: FR 3330 and 3331 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    FR 3350 - DEVELOPMENT OF FRENCH POETRY


    A study of the major works of poets from Villon to the present. Emphasis on interpretation and diction. Study of the French poetic.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: FR 3330 and 3331 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    FR 3370 - FOREIGN STUDY - CREDIT ARRANGED


    Open to students who wish to continue the study of French abroad. The number of credits granted is based upon validated credentials presented to the department. Plans for foreign study should be submitted at least one semester prior to departure. Regulations regarding study abroad are available in the Office of the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs.

    Credits: 1 - 3 cr.
  
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    FR 3371 - FOREIGN STUDY - CREDIT ARRANGED


    See FR 3370 for course description.

    Credits: 1 - 3 cr.
  
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    FR 3372 - FOREIGN STUDY - CREDIT ARRANGED


    See FR 3370 for course description.

    Credits: 1 - 3 cr.
  
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    FR 3373 - FOREIGN STUDY - CREDIT ARRANGED


    See FR 3370 for course description.

    Credits: 1 - 3 cr.
 

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