Courses

ENGL 240 British Literature

Critical reading and literary analysis of major texts and genres (poetry, prose, and drama) across periods in the British tradition. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Dana-Linn Whiteside M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

ENGL 250 American Literature

Critical reading and literary analysis of major texts and genres (poetry, prose, and drama) across periods in the American tradition. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Martha Kuchar M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

ENGL 256 The Art and History of Film

Critical study of selected films drawn from a variety of periods and national cinemas. The course will focus on the elements of film and how directors use these elements to achieve their effects and make their meanings. Works will be placed within the history of cinema, allowing attention to how the elements of film art have developed over time. Lecture: 3hrs/wk; Laboratory: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • Take ENGL-256L Must be taken either prior to or at the same time as this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Wendy Larson-Harris T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

ENGL 256L The Art & History of Film Lab

Critical study of selected films drawn from a variety of periods and national cinemas. The course will focus on the elements of film and how directors use these elements to achieve their effects and make their meanings. Works will be placed within the history of cinema, allowing attention to how the elements of film art have developed over time. Lecture: 3hrs/wk; Laboratory: 3hrs/wk.

Requisites

  • Take ENGL-256 Must be taken either prior to or at the same time as this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
1 Dr. Wendy Larson-Harris

ENGL 308 Author Studies: Thomas Malory

Concentrated study of a single author or the comparative study of two or three authors. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • ENGL-240 OR ENGL-250 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • 1 200-LEVEL ENGL COURSE Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Dana-Linn Whiteside T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM

ENGL 323 The English Language

A critical and historical study of the forms and usages in English speech and writing. (Recommended for those planning to teach English.) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • ENGL-240 OR ENGL-250 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • 1 200-LEVEL ENGL COURSE Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
X Dr. Thomas J. Carter

ENGL 339 St. in 19th C American Lit.

Critical study of selected works from 19th-century American literature. Course may focus on particular theme, genre, or set of authors, or form a focused survey of the period. Works will be placed in relationship to the literary, social, and historical movements of the era and to current critical issues. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • ENGL-250 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • 1 200-LEVEL ENGL COURSE Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Melanie Almeder T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

ENGL 406 Independent Study

Guided in-depth study of a topic in lit erature, language, or critical theory, o r film leading to a substantial paper, s eries of essays, or creative project. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • ENGL-240 OR ENGL-250 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • 1 200-LEVEL ENGL COURSE Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Srikanth Mallavarapu

ENGL 411 Sr Sem: Texts and the World

"Texts and the World" is an intensive study of world literature, examining historical setting and cultural interrelationships. The reading list will be determined by the instructor. (Required of English majors in the fall semester of their senior year). Students must have completed a total of 25 units before enrolling in ENGL 411. Students wishing to complete their degree program early must meet the following criteria in order to enrol in ENGL 411: (1) have completed at least 20 units, and (2) have an overall GPA of at least 3.25 and a major GPA of at least 3.5. Students who do not meet the stipulated criteria may submit an appeal to the Department Seminar Subcommittee. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Martha Kuchar M 2:20PM-5:30PM

ENGL 496 Honors Project

A program of independent study culminat ing in a paper, artistic creation, or pe rformance. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
WL Dr. Wendy Larson-Harris