Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018


ENGL 2110 World Literature

A survey of important works of world literature.


ENGL 2115 Intro to Folklore

Prerequisite: ENGL 1102. Introduction to the major aims, methods, and subject matter in folklore. A survey of major areas and genres, including verbal folklore, material culture, and customs. This course is repeatable for credit. (Cross-listed as IDST 2115.)


ENGL 2120 Intro to British Literature

Prerequisite: ENGL 2110. A survey of important works of British literature from the beginning through the twenty-first century.


ENGL 2130 American Literature

Prerequisite: ENGL 1102. A survey of important works of American literature.


ENGL 2140 Intro to Children's Literature

Prerequisite: ENGL 1102. A comprehensive overview of children's literature, its history and genres, the issues and approaches it has generated, and its links with the major literary movements in adult literature. Other areas of focus will be the changing views of the child and childhood that have evolved over the past two centuries and the various critical approaches to this rapidly developing branch of literary study.


ENGL 2150 Shakespeare

Prerequisite: ENGL 1102. An introductory survey of Shakespearean drama, with some attention to the poetry. Consideration of major genres, issues, themes, and historical and theatrical context.


ENGL 2160 Studies in International Lit

Prerequisite: ENGL 2110. Introductory study of selected international texts and their unique cultural, historical, and literary traditions.


ENGL 2200 Writing About Literature

Prerequisite: ENGL 1102. A course emphasizing theory and practice in writing literary analysis and practical criticism.


ENGL 2208 Intro to Creative Writing

Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 or permission of instructor. An introduction to the essential techniques of creative writing in the major genres: poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and scriptwriting.


ENGL 2950 Special Topics

Prerequisite: Permission of chairperson. Consideration of topics in which courses are not otherwise offered, but for which there is a current need at the freshman/sophomore level. This course is repeatable for credit.

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ENGL 2980 Study Abroad

See the International Studies section of the Catalog for details. This course is repeatable for credit.

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