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ENGL 501 - Modern British Poetry (3).
Description: Study of British poets from the modernist period to the present, such as Hardy, Yeats, Eliot, Mew, Hughes, and Duffy. Notes: Offered odd years in the fall. Prerequisites: C- or better in both HMXP 102 and ENGL 203, or graduate status, or permission of the instructor
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

ENGL 502 - Studies in Non-Western Literature (3).
Description: This course will focus on the major writers of the Non-Western World (Chinese, Japanese, Indian, Arabic, Islamic, and African). Notes: Offered odd years in the fall. Prerequisites: C- or better in both HMXP 102 and ENGL 208, or graduate status, or permission of the instructor.
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:
Global Perspective

ENGL 503 - Major Victorian Writers (3).
Description: Study of 19th-century British literature (poetry, non-fiction prose, and fiction) with emphasis on main currents of thought. Notes: Offered even years in the spring. Prerequisites: C- or better in both HMXP 102 and ENGL 203, or graduate status, or permission of the instructor.
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

ENGL 503H - Major Victorian Writers (3).
Description: Study of 19th-century British literature (poetry, non-fiction prose, and fiction) with emphasis on main currents of thought. Prerequisite: C- or better in both HMXP 102 and ENGL 203, or graduate status, or permission of the instructor. Notes: Offered periodically.
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

ENGL 504 - Modern American Poetry (3).
Description: A survey of American poetry of the 20th and 21st centuries with emphasis on major figures. Notes: Offered even years in the spring. Prerequisites: C- or better in both HMXP 102 and ENGL 211, or graduate status, or permission of the instructor.
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

ENGL 505 - American Romaticism (3).
Description: Study of the major works of American romanticism, including Emerson, Thoreau, Whitman, Hawthorne, Melville, Poe, Fuller, Douglass, and other writers. Prerequisites: C- or better in both HMXP 102 and ENGL 211, or graduate status, or permission of the instructor. Notes: Offered periodically.
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

ENGL 507 - History and Development of Modern English (3).
Description: Introduction to language acquisition and the phonology, morphology, and syntax of Old, Middle, and Modern English, with an emphasis on the major causes and patterns of language change. Notes: Offered in fall. Prerequisites: Successful completion of one course in a foreign language. WRIT 101 is a prerequisite for all ENGL courses. HMXP 102 and a previous ENGL course are prerequisites to any 500-level ENGL course.
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:
Historical Perspective

ENGL 507H - History and Development of Modern English (3).
Description: Introduction to language acquisition and the phonology, morphology, and syntax of Old, Middle, and Modern English, with an emphasis on the major causes and patterns of language change. Notes: Offered in fall. Prerequisites: Successful completion of one course in a foreign language. WRIT 101 is a prerequisite for all ENGL courses. HMXP 102 and a previous ENGL course are prerequisites to any 500-level ENGL course.
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:
Historical Perspective

ENGL 510 - Topics in Literature and Language (3).
Description: An examination of topics, issues and methodologies. Course content will vary. Notes: May be repeated 3 times for up to 9 credits with permission of Department Chair. Prerequisites: Graduate status or a previous ENGL course and a C- or better in HMXP 102.
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, Seminar/Recitation

English Department

ENGL 510H - Topics in Lit & Lang
Description: An examination of topics, issues and methodologies. Course content will vary. Notes: May be retaken for additional credit with permission of Department Chair. Prerequisites: Honors eligibility, Graduate status or a previous ENGL course and a C- or better in HMXP 102.
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

ENGL 511 - Chaucer (3).
Description: Reading in Middle English of The Canterbury Tales and Troilus and Criseyde. Notes: Offered even years in the spring. Prerequisites: C- or better in HMXP 102 and C- or better in ENGL 203 or MDST 300, or graduate status, or permission of the instructor.
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

ENGL 512 - Middle English Literature (excluding Chaucer) (3).
Description: Survey of Middle English literature, exclusive of Chaucer, with emphasis on major genres and authors. Texts are taught predominately in Middle English. Notes: Offered odd years in spring. Prerequisites: C- or better in HMXP 102 and C- or better in either ENGL 203 or MDST 300, or graduate status, or permission of the instructor.
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

ENGL 513 - Milton (3).
Description: Milton's poetry and representative prose, his life, and the background of the 17th century. Notes: Offered every even year in fall. Prerequisites: C- or better in both HMXP 102 and ENGL 203, or graduate status, or permission of the instructor.
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

ENGL 514 - Elizabethan Literature (3).
Description: A reading of poetry, prose narratives, drama, and critical theory of the English Renaissance. Shakespeare's poetry is included, but not his plays. Notes: Offered even years in spring. Prerequisites: C- or better in both HMXP 102 and ENGL 203, or graduate status, or permission of the instructor.
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

ENGL 515 - Southern Literature (3).
Description: Study of major Southern fiction, poetry, drama, and prose writers. Notes: Offered even years in fall. Prerequisites: C- or better in both HMXP 102 and ENGL 211, or graduate status, or permission of the instructor.
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

ENGL 515H - Southern Literature
Description: Study of major fiction, poetry, drama, and prose writers from the Nashville Fugitives to James Dickey. Notes: Offered even years in fall. Prerequisites: Honors eligibility, C- or better in both HMXP 102 and ENGL 211, or graduate status, or permission of the instructor.
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

ENGL 520 - 17th-Century English Literature (exclusive of Milton) (3).
Description: Study of writers such as Metaphysical poets, important single figures (Donne, Marvell), and outstanding prose stylists. Prerequisites: C- or better in both HMXP 102 and ENGL 203, or graduate status, or permission of the instructor.
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

ENGL 521 - Restoration and 18th-Century English Literature (3).
Description: A study of selected major works (excluding the novel) with some attention to dramatic comedy, satire, periodical essay, poetry, and biography. Representative and foundational novels from the period may also be studied. Notes: Offered odd years in fall. Prerequisites: C- or better in both HMXP 102 and ENGL 203, or graduate status, or permission of the instructor.
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

ENGL 525 - Studies in Irish Literature (3).
Description: Study of Irish writers from a variety of historical periods. The course explores various forms of literature, such as folklore, mythology, poetry, prose, and drama. Notes: Offered even years in fall. Prerequisites: C- or better in both HMXP 102 and ENGL 203, or graduate status, or permission of the instructor.
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

ENGL 525H - Studies in Irish Literature (3).
Description: Study of Yeats, Joyce, and other Irish writers from the viewpoint of history, folklore, and mythology. Notes: Offered even years in fall. Prerequisites: C- or better in both HMXP 102 and ENGL 203, or graduate status, or permission of the instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

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

English Department

ENGL 527 - English Romantic Poetry and Prose (3).
Description: Study of major poets and prose writers of the British Romantic period. Prerequisites: C- or better in both HMXP 102 and ENGL 203, or graduate status, or permission of the instructor.
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

ENGL 528 - The African-American Novel (3).
Description: A chronological study beginning with the 19th-century African-American novel, moving through Harlem Renaissance writers such as Toomer and Hurston and concluding with contemporary ones such as Naylor and Morrison. Prerequisites: ENGL 211 with a grade of C- or better or AAMS 300 with a grade of C- or better, or graduate status, or permission of the instructor. Notes: Offered periodically.
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

ENGL 528H - The African-American Novel (3).
Description: A chronological study beginning with the 19th-century African-American novel, moving through Harlem Renaissance writers such as Toomer and Hurston and concluding with contemporary ones such as Naylor and Morrison. Prerequisites: ENGL 211 with a grade of C- or better or AAMS 300 with a grade of C- or better, or graduate status, or permission of the instructor. Notes: Offered periodically.
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

ENGL 529 - Contemporary American Fiction (3).
Description: Examination of representative American fiction of the 20th and 21st centuries. Prerequisites: C- or better in both HMXP 102 and ENGL 211, 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

ENGL 529H - Contemporary American Fiction (3).
Description: Examination of representative American fiction of the 20th and 21st centuries. Prerequisites: C- or better in both HMXP 102 and ENGL 211, or graduate status.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

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

English Department

ENGL 530 - Grammar in Theory and Practice (3).
Description: Review of traditional grammar and introduction to transformational-generative grammar. Prerequisite: Graduate status or a previous ENGL course and C- or better in HMXP 102.. Notes: Offered in fall and spring.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

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

English Department

ENGL 530H - Grammar in Theory and Practice (3.)
Description: Review of traditional grammar and introduction to transformational-generative grammar. Prerequisite: Graduate status or a previous ENGL course and C- or better in HMXP 102.. Notes: Offered in fall and spring.
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

ENGL 550 - Topics in Critical Reading (3).
Description: An examination of texts and issues with a focus on critical reading and rigorous writing. Course content will vary. Prerequisites: Graduate status or a previous ENGL course and C- or better in CRTW 201 or permission of the instructor. Notes: May be retaken for additional credit with permission of Department Chair; graduate students may repeat course up to 3 times.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

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

English Department

ENGL 599 - General English 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

ENGL 600 - Introduction to English Studies (3).
Description: An introduction to the profession and possible career paths, advanced research materials and methods, and major critical approaches currently used in English Studies. Prerequisite(s): Graduate Status Notes: Offered in fall.
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

ENGL 602 - Critical Theory (3).
Description: Study of theoretical works from practitioners such as Plato and Aristotle through Derrida through the present. Prerequisite: ENGL 600 or permission of the Director of Graduate Studies (English). Notes: Offered in spring.
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

ENGL 611 - Late 19th-Century American Literature: Realism and Naturalism (3).
Description: Studies realistic and naturalistic theory and practice. Notes: Offered even years in spring.
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

ENGL 612 - 20th-Century British Fiction and Drama (3).
Description: Study of novels, short stories, and plays by writers such as Woolf, Forster, Bowen, Greene, Lessing, Barrie, Pinter, and Stoppard.
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

ENGL 615 - Seminar in Language and Rhetoric (3).
Description: A seminar either in topics of language and rhetoric, periods or genres. Topics will vary with concentration ordinarily not duplicating material studied in other courses. Notes: Offered odd years in spring. 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

ENGL 618 - Seminar in Comparative Literature (3).
Description: This course will focus upon the major writers of the Western World, literary genres, literary themes, literary movements, influences or epochs. Notes: Offered even years in spring. 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

ENGL 619 - Seminar in Contemporary Literature (3).
Description: This course will focus on a particular topic, genre, or figure(s) in contemporary (post 1950) British, American, and/or global literature. Prerequisite(s): Graduate Status Notes: Offered periodically. May be retaken for additional credit.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

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

English Department

ENGL 620 - Readings in English (3).
Description: Texts will be chosen by students in consultation with instructors; research will be directed by instructor. Notes: May be retaken for additional credit. Prerequisites: Permission of chair, Department of English.
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

ENGL 621 - New Directions in English Studies (3.0)
Description: This course will focus on new directions in theory, methodologies, approaches, or alternatives to literary study in the field of English Studies. Prerequisite(s): Graduate Status Notes: Offered periodically. May be retaken for additional credit.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

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

English Department

ENGL 622 - Seminar in British Literature I: Before 1784 (3).
Description: This course will focus on a particular topic, genre or figure(s) in British Literature prior to 1784. Notes: Offered odd years in fall. May be retaken for additional credit.
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

ENGL 623 - Seminar in British Literature II: 1784 and After (3).
Description: This course will focus on a particular topic, genre or figure(s) in British Literature 1784 and after. Notes: Offered odd years in fall. May be retaken for additional credit.
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

ENGL 624 - Seminar in American Literature Before 1900 (3).
Description: This seminar will focus on a genre topic or author(s) in American Literature before 1900. Notes: Offered even years in fall. May be retaken for additional credit.
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

ENGL 625 - 20th-Century American Literature (3).
Description: A seminar in special approaches to 20th-century American Literature; approaches might include authors, genre and topics. Notes: Offered even years in fall. May be retaken for additional credit.
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

ENGL 640 - Shakespeare: The Plays (3).
Description: Critical study of 10 or 12 plays representing the various genres (comedies, tragedies, histories and romances), illustrating the stages in Shakespeare's development. Notes: Offered even years in fall.
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

ENGL 655 - Topics in the Art of Teaching English (1-3).
Description: Current approaches to teaching language and literature. Only 3 semester hours may be applied toward an MAT or MA degree in English. Notes: Not offered regularly. May be retaken for additional credit.
1.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

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

English Department

ENGL 670 - Graduate Research in English (0).
Description: Directed research for graduate students leading to completion of a work for professional presentation in an appropriate venue. Prerequisite: ENGL 600 or permission of the Graduate Director in the Department of English. Notes: Offered periodically. Can be taken for credit twice.
0.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research

English Department

ENGL 694 - Graduate Studio in English (3).
Description: A culminating experience for Master's degree candidates that ties together their work in the program. Prerequisite: ENGL 600 or permission of the Graduate Director in the Department of English. Notes: Offered periodically.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Studio/PE

English Department

ENGL 695 - Thesis - I (3).
Description: Individual directed research and writing. Includes study of techniques and sources for scholarly writing. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Students who receive a grade of C or lower in ENGL 695 may only repeat the course by permission of the English Department Graduate Committee. Prerequisites: ENGL 600 and 602, or equivalent. Student may not enroll in ENGL 695 while any 'Incomplete' grades remain on transcript.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

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

English Department

ENGL 696 - Thesis - II (3).
Description: Individual directed research and writing. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Students who receive a grade of C or lower in ENGL 696 may only repeat the course by permission of the English Graduate Committee. Prerequisites: ENGL 600 and 602, or equivalent. Student may not enroll in ENGL 696 while any 'Incomplete' grades remain on transcript.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

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

English Department

ENGL 698 - Academic Internship in English (1-3).
Description: Graduate internship in English, rhetoric, or composition. Notes: Requires permission of the Graduate Director in English.
1.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
1.000 TO 3.000 Other hours

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

English Department


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