English (ENGL)

ENGL 52000 History and Structure of the English Language (LA)

This course will help prepare pre-service teachers to teach language and writing in secondary school English courses. It will investigate elements of the English language necessary for understanding and communicating in written and spoken English, and it will study issues in composition as they relate to the teaching of writing. Emphasis on speaking and writing skills; required research project. Prerequisites: For graduate students in the M.A.T. English program; undergraduates may take the course with the approval of the coordinator of teacher education. (F,SU)
3 Credits

ENGL 53000 Seminar in World Literature (LA)

Courses under this heading explore the literatures of a variety of cultures and periods outside of American literature. These may include Western and non-Western literature, ancient and modern texts, Anglophone literature, and literature in translation. Emphasis on speaking and writing skills; required research project. Prerequisite: Graduate student in good standing or permission of instructor. (F, SU, Y)
3 Credits

ENGL 57000 Seminar in American Lit (LA)

Courses under this heading explore a variety of American texts; these may include novels and short stories commonly taught in the middle school and high school classroom; adolescence and young adult literature; African American and Native American literature; and film or dramatic versions of American literary texts. Emphasis on speaking and writing skills; required research project. Prerequisite: Graduate student in good standing or permission of instructor. (F, SU, Y)
3 Credits

ENGL 59900 Independent Study in English (LA)

For the specifically qualified student, by agreement with a faculty member. Offered on demand only. Prerequisites: Permission of instructor. (IRR)
1-3 Credits