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WRIT 101 - Composition: Introduction to Academic Discourse (3).
Description: Introduces students to college-level, thesis-driven, research-based writing. Focus on planning, organizing, and developing persuasive essays through the critical reading of mature prose texts. Emphasis on mastery of MLA documentation format and proper integration of source material. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. A grade of C- or better is required.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

English Department

WRIT 101H - Composition
Description: Introduces students to college-level, thesis-driven, research-based writing. Focus on planning, organizing, and developing persuasive essays through the critical reading of mature prose texts. Emphasis on mastery of MLA documentation format and proper integration of source material. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Honors eligibility required and a grade of C- or better is required.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

English Department

WRIT 111 - Writing for Non-native Speakers (1).
Description: Designed for non-native speakers of English. Course will address sentence-level issues (verb tenses, prepositions, idioms, articles) and the structure of the American essay. Notes: Cannot be counted toward graduation requirements. A grade of S or U is recorded. Offered in fall, spring on demand.
1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

English Department

WRIT 199 - General Writing Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

English Department

WRIT 199A - General Writing Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

English Department

WRIT 199B - General Writing Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

English Department

WRIT 299 - General Writing Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

English Department

WRIT 300 - Rhetorical Theory (3).
Description: An historical survey of rhetorical theory as it relates to written texts, beginning with classical rhetoric but with special emphasis on the twentieth century. Notes: Intensive Writing course. Offered in spring of even years. Prerequisites: WRIT 101 with a grade of C- or better.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

English Department

Course Attributes:
Intensive Writing

WRIT 307 - Fiction Writing (3).
Description: A study of literary devices and techniques designed to provide the writer with basic fiction writing skills. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisite(s): WRIT 101 with a grade of C- or better.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

English Department

WRIT 316 - Poetry Writing (3).
Description: An introductory workshop course focusing on student poems: writing, discussing, critiquing, and rewriting. Emphasis also on reading contemporary poetry. Introduction of literary magazines and publications. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisite(s): WRIT 101 with a grade of C- or better.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

English Department

WRIT 316H - Poetry Writing (3)
Description: An introductory workshop course focusing on student poems: writing, discussing, critiquing, and rewriting. Emphasis also on reading contemporary poetry. Introduction of literary magazines and publications. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisite(s): Honors eligibility is required. CRTW 201 is a prerequisite for all WRIT courses above 199. Students must attain a grade of C- or better in these courses.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

English Department

WRIT 350 - Introduction to Composition Theory and Pedagogy (3).
Description: An overview of contemporary theory about the learning and teaching of composition, plus intensive work in writing, revising, and editing. Designed primarily for students who are pursuing teacher licensure. Notes: Intensive Writing course. Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisite(s): WRIT 101 with a grade of C- or better.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

English Department

Course Attributes:
Intensive Writing

WRIT 351 - Advanced Non-Fiction Writing Workshop (3).
Description: An advanced workshop course in writing non-fiction essays. Notes: Intensive Writing course. Offered in fall. Prerequisite(s): WRIT 101 with a grade of C- or better.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

English Department

Course Attributes:
Intensive Writing

WRIT 351H - Adv Non-Fiction Writ Workshop
Description: An advanced workshop course in writing non-fiction essays. Notes: Intensive Writing course. Offered in fall. Prerequisite(s): Honors eligibility required. CRTW 201 is a prerequisite for all WRIT courses above 199. Students must attain a grade of C- or better in these courses.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

English Department

Course Attributes:
Intensive Writing

WRIT 366 - Technical Communication (3:).
Description: Introduction to technical communication-including advanced research strategies and documentation, developing professional publications and presentations, writing documentation, and editing technical materials. The course is designed for students who seek opportunities as professional writers, not as scientific professionals. Notes: Intensive Writing course. Offered in spring of even years. Prerequisite(s): WRIT 101 with a grade of C- or better.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

English Department

Course Attributes:
Intensive Writing

WRIT 399 - General Writing Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

English Department

WRIT 431 - Academic Internship in Writing (1).
Description: Practical experience in selected activities related to writing skills gained in the major. Notes: Open to English majors only. Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: 12 hours of ENGL (including ENGL 300) and a 2.5 GPA or permission of department chair. CRTW 201 is a prerequisite for all WRIT courses above 199. Students must attain a grade of C- or better in these courses.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
1.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Internship

English Department

WRIT 432 - Academic Internship in Writing
Practical experience in selected activities related to writing skills gained in the major. Notes: Open to English majors only. Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisite(s): 12 hours of ENGL (including ENGL 300) and a 2.5 GPA or permission of department chair. CRTW 201 is a prerequisite for all WRIT courses above 199. Students must attain a grade of C- or better in these courses.
2.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
2.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Internship

English Department

WRIT 433 - Academic Internship in Writing
Practical experience in selected activities related to writing skills gained in the major. Notes: Open to English majors only. Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisite(s): 12 hours of ENGL (including ENGL 300) and a 2.5 GPA or permission of department chair. CRTW 201 is a prerequisite for all WRIT courses above 199. Students must attain a grade of C- or better in these courses.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Internship

English Department

WRIT 461 - Internship in Science Communication (3) (3).
Description: Practical experience in science communication through work in area governmental and business institutions under the supervision of program faculty. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: Prior approval from program director and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. CRTW 201 is a prerequisite for all WRIT courses above 199. Students must attain a grade of C- or better in these courses.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Internship

English Department

WRIT 462 - Internship Science Communicati
Practical experience in science communication through work in area governmental and business institutions under the supervision of program faculty. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisite(s): Prior approval from program director and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. CRTW 201 is a prerequisite for all WRIT courses above 199. Students must attain a grade of C- or better in these courses.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Internship

English Department

WRIT 465 - Preparation of Oral and Written Reports (3).
Description: The practical study of audience analysis, purpose, format, organization, and style in written and oral reports. Notes: Intensive Writing and Intensive Oral Communication course. Offered in fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: Junior status. CRTW 201 is a prerequisite for all WRIT courses above 199. Students must attain a grade of C- or better in these courses.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

English Department

Course Attributes:
Intensive Writing, Oral Communication

WRIT 465H - Preparation of Oral and Written Reports (3).
Description: The practical study of audience analysis, purpose, format, organization, and style in written and oral reports. Notes: Intensive Writing and Intensive Oral Communication course. Offered in fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: Junior status. CRTW 201 is a prerequisite for all WRIT courses above 199. Students must attain a grade of C- or better in these courses.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

English Department

Course Attributes:
Intensive Writing, Oral Communication

WRIT 499 - General Writing Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

English Department

WRIT 500 - The Theory and Practice of Tutoring Writers (3:3:1).
Description: Advanced study of the theory and practice of tutoring writers with particular attention to the composing process, theories of learning in a conference setting, and rapid analysis of student writing with the goal of engaging student writers in posing solutions to their writing problems. Notes: Offered in fall. Prerequisites: WRIT 101 with a grade of C- or better or graduate standing.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
1.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Laboratory/Clinical, Lecture

English Department

WRIT 501 - Writing for New Media (3).
Description: A discussion of and hands-on workshop in writing for electronic publication, including the rhetorical, contextual, and ethical issues involved in creating such publications; the criteria for evaluating such publications; and the skills needed to create such publications. Notes: Intensive Writing course. Offered in fall of odd years. Prerequisites: HMXP 102 and a previous WRIT course above 199 with a grade of C- or better, or graduate status.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture/Lab-Clinical, Seminar/Recitation

English Department

Course Attributes:
Intensive Writing, Technology Requirement

WRIT 507 - Short Story Writing (3).
Description: An examination of contemporary short fiction and completion of 10,000 words comprising two to four original works. Notes: Offered in fall. Prerequisites: HMXP102 with a grade of C- or better and WRIT 307, or graduate status.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

English Department

WRIT 507H - Short Story Writing
Description: An examination of contemporary short fiction and completion of 10,000 words comprising two to four original works. Notes: Offered in fall. Prerequisites: Honors eligibility required. CRTW 201 is a prerequisite for all WRIT courses above 199. Students must attain a grade of C- or better in these courses, WRIT 307 or graduate status.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

English Department

WRIT 510 - Topics in Writing and Rhetoric (3).
Description: An examination of topics, issues, methodologies, and practices. Course content will vary. Notes: Offered periodically. May be retaken for additional credit with permission of Department Chair. Prerequisites: HMXP 102 and a previous WRIT or ENGL course above 199 with a grade of C- or better, or graduate status, or permission of the instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

English Department

WRIT 516 - Poetry Writing II (3).
Description: An advanced workshop course similar to WRIT 316 in format. More critical analysis of established poets. Additional work on traditional forms. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: HMXP 102 with a grade of C- or better and WRIT 316, or permission of instructor, or graduate status.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture, Seminar/Recitation

English Department

WRIT 516H - Poetry Writing II
Description: An advanced workshop course similar to WRIT 316 in format. More critical analysis of established poets. Additional work on traditional forms. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: Honors eligibility required. CRTW 201 is a prerequisite for all WRIT courses above 199. Students must attain a grade of C- or better in these courses. WRIT 316 or permission of instructor or graduate status.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

English Department

WRIT 530 - Script Writing (3).
Description: A workshop course in media script writing with an emphasis on theatre. Notes: Offered in spring of odd years. Prerequisites: HMXP 102 and a previous WRIT course above 199 with a grade of C- or better, or graduate status.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

English Department

WRIT 566 - Writing for Sciences and Technology (3).
Description: Intensive analysis of and preparation to write for publication in the scientific and technical literature. Intended for advanced students planning careers in science and technology. Notes: Intensive Writing and Intensive Oral Communication course. Offered in spring of odd years. Prerequisites: HMXP 102 with a grade of C- or better; and either ENGL 380 or successful completion of a 200-level or higher course in BIOL, CHEM, CSCI, ENVS, GEOG, GEOL, GRNT, NUTR, MATH, PHYS, PSYC, SCIE, or WELL, or permission of the instructor; or graduate status.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

English Department

Course Attributes:
Intensive Writing, Oral Communication

WRIT 599 - General Writing Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

English Department

WRIT 610 - Seminar in Composition, Theory and Pedagogy (3).
Description: This course involves intensive analysis of contemporary composition theories, including their historical roots and classroom applications, and will help prepare students to teach composition. Notes: Offered in spring terms.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

English Department

WRIT 615 - Seminar in Writing (3).
Description: An advanced workshop in writing. Topics and types of writing may vary. Notes: Offered in fall, spring and summer. May be retaken for additional credit with permission of chair, Department of English.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

English Department

WRIT 616 - Summer Writing Institute I (3).
Description: An institute devoted to the exploration of practical and imaginative approaches to teaching the writing process. Notes: May not be retaken. Offered in summer.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

English Department

WRIT 617 - Summer Writing Institute II (3).

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

English Department

WRIT 699 - General Writing Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

English Department


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