2017-2018 Catalog 
  
    Apr 20, 2018  
2017-2018 Catalog

Courses of Instruction



Key to Abbreviations

ACCT Accounting HHK Health & Human Kinetics
ACTV Activity HIST History
AMRS Ancient, Medieval and Renaissance Studies HONS Honors
ARAB Arabic INT Interdisciplinary
ART Fine Arts ITAL Italian
ASTR Astronomy JAPN Japanese
BIOL Biology JOUR
Journalism
BOMI Botany/Microbiology LAS Latin American Studies
BUS Business Administration MES Middle Eastern Studies
BWS Black World Studies MUS Music
CHEM Chemistry MUSP Music Performance
CHIN Chinese NEUR Neuroscience
CLAS Classics PG Politics and Government
CMLT Comparative Literature PHIL Philosophy
COMM Communications PHYS Physics
CS Computer Science PSYC Psychology
DANC Dance REL Religion
DATA Data Analytics RUSS Russian
ECON Economics SJ Social Justice
EDUC Education SOAN Sociology/Anthropology
ENG English SPAN Spanish
ENVS Environmental Studies SWAH Swahili
FREN French THEA Theatre
GEOG Geography UC University Courses
GEOL Geology URB Urban Studies
GERM German WGS Women’s/Gender Studies
GREE Greek-Classical ZOOL Zoology

To aid students in long-range planning, the letters F for fall semester and S for spring semester have been placed after selected course descriptions. All courses carry one unit of academic credit unless otherwise indicated.

Course Selection

Freshmen and sophomores should enroll in courses numbered 100 through 249, but may be permitted to take courses numbered above 250 with the relevant department’s permission. Juniors and seniors should enroll in courses numbered above 250, but may be permitted to take courses numbered below 250 if (a) it is necessary for the major; (b) it is a second (third, etc.) foreign language; (c) it is an elective in the area of science or mathematics where the student does not have the prerequisites for advanced course work; or (d) there is sufficient space in the class after the registration of freshmen and sophomores.

 

English

   •  ENG 100 6 - Narratives (3): Film and/or Television
   •  ENG 105 - College Writing Seminar
   •  ENG 120 - Introduction to Poetry Writing
   •  ENG 145 - Reading [a text or texts]
   •  ENG 150 - Introduction to Literary Study. Required of all majors and minors.
   •  ENG 176 - Alternative Worlds in British and American Literature
   •  ENG 180 - Narratives (1): The Short Story
   •  ENG 182 - Narratives (2): Longer Forms (Novella, Novel)
   •  ENG 224 - African American Images
   •  ENG 226 - American Images
   •  ENG 228 - British Images
   •  ENG 254 - Introduction to Film
   •  ENG 260 - Writing Essays
   •  ENG 265 - Elements of Style and Rhetoric
   •  ENG 266 - Women's Literature in English
   •  ENG 268 - Black Women's Literary Traditions
   •  ENG 273 - Approaches to African American Literature
   •  ENG 278 - Native American Literature
   •  ENG 310 - Writing for the Workplace
   •  ENG 312 - Writing for the Sciences
   •  ENG 314 - Writing Fiction
   •  ENG 315 - Writing Nonfiction
   •  ENG 316 - Writing Poetry
   •  ENG 318 - Playwriting
   •  ENG 319 - Screenwriting
   •  ENG 330 - Studies in Medieval Literature
   •  ENG 334 - Chaucer and his Contemporaries
   •  ENG 336 - Studies in Shakespeare
   •  ENG 338 - Shakespeare: This Great Stage
   •  ENG 340 - The Renaissance Author
   •  ENG 342 - Drama and Theatre to 1700
   •  ENG 344 - Drama, 1700-1900: The Development of “Realism”
   •  ENG 346 - Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture
   •  ENG 348 - The British Romantics
   •  ENG 350 - The Victorians
   •  ENG 352 - Modern British Literature
   •  ENG 354 - Contemporary British Literature
   •  ENG 356 - Race, Power, and Identity in Postcolonial Literature
   •  ENG 360 - Early American Literature
   •  ENG 362 - Nineteenth-Century American Literature
   •  ENG 369 - Genre Studies in African American Literature
   •  ENG 372 - Modern American Literature
   •  ENG 374 - Contemporary American Literature
   •  ENG 380 - Critical Methods: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory
   •  ENG 391 - Issues in English Linguistics
   •  ENG 395 - History of the English Language
   •  ENG 410 - The Portfolio (0.25 units). Required of all majors and minors.
   •  ENG 415 - Special Topics in Literature and Language
   •  ENG 480 - Advanced Creative Writing Workshop
   •  ENG 484 - Seminar in British and Postcolonial Literature
   •  ENG 486 - Seminar in American Literature
   •  ENG 490 - Independent Study
   •  ENG 491 - Directed Readings
   •  ENG 495 - Apprenticeships
   •  ENG 496 - Editing Apprenticeship: The OWL