2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Mar 29, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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(ELI) English Language Institute

  
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    ELI 110 - Fundamentals in Academic English

    6 Credit Hours
    Intensive instruction in the English language designed to prepare students for college-level courses taught in English. Strategies for developing proficiency in reading, writing, listening, speaking, and pronunciation and for increasing students’ understanding of both U.S. culture and academic expectations at the University of Tennessee.

    Grading Restriction: A, B, C, No Credit grading only.
    Registration Permission: Consent of Instructor.
  
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    ELI 410 - Advanced English and Teaching Principles for ITAs

    3-4 Credit Hours
    Intensive development of English language skills, and overview of basic teaching techniques, that are needed for students to serve as effective graduate teaching assistants.

    Grading Restriction: Satisfactory/No Credit grading only.
    Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 8 hours.
    Registration Permission: Consent of Instructor.

(ELPS) Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

  
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    ELPS 201 - Foundations of Leadership Studies

    3 Credit Hours
    Introduction to the foundational elements of intrapersonal and organizational leadership. Students will also develop an awareness of “self” as a leader in relation to others within the collegiate setting and life practice.

    Registration Restriction(s): Maximum student level – junior; or consent of instructor.
  
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    ELPS 207 - Foundations and Theories of Leadership Studies

    3 Credit Hours
    Introduction to foundational intrapersonal and organizational leadership theories and concepts. Honors students will also develop an awareness of “self” as a leader in relation to others within the collegiate setting and life practice.

    Registration Restriction(s): Restricted to students enrolled in leadership studies minor – honors.
  
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    ELPS 211 - Servant Leadership & Social Justice Seminar

    1 Credit Hours
    An exploration of the connection between leadership and service through servant leadership, social change, social justice theory, and community service. Participation in Leadership and Service Living Learning Community required for registration.

    Registration Permission: Consent of the instructor.
  
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    ELPS 217 - Honors: Ethics in Leadership

    3 Credit Hours
    The study of leadership in the context of ethics, the evolution of ethical scholarship, and the application to ethical problems faced by college student leaders.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 207.
    Registration Restriction(s): Restricted to students enrolled in leadership studies minor – honors.
  
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    ELPS 310 - Emerging Leaders

    3 Credit Hours
    Governance of student life while in college, leadership in the community, and theories in contemporary interpersonal and organizational leadership. Participation in Emerging Leaders Program required for registration.

    Registration Permission: Participation in Emerging Leaders Program or consent of the instructor.
  
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    ELPS 350 - Coached Leadership Skills

    1-3 Credit Hours
    This experiential learning course will focus on interpersonal leadership theories, practices, skill development, and application in supervised collegiate leadership setting, with an in-depth emphasis on leadership as a behavior (i.e., self in relation to others) exercised within groups. Includes leadership skills, practices, lectures, role/position/setting-specific training, and applied leadership experiences in service to the university (a 30+ hour or a 75-hour positional leadership practicum). 

    Contact Hour Distribution: A leadership skills and practices seminar (one credit hour) and two applied leadership experiences – 30-74 hours of positional leadership practicum (one credit hour) or 75+ hours of positional leadership practicum (two credit hours).
    Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 6 credit hours.
    Comment(s): As the prerequisite to 351, all students must complete the one credit hour leadership skills and practices seminar and at least 1 credit hour of applied leadership experiences including technical competence training in a college student leadership positions/roles with a minimum of 30 practicum hours. If registering for 3 credit hours practicum hours should exceed 75.
    Registration Permission: Consent of instructor.
  
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    ELPS 351 - Personally and Socially Responsible Leadership

    1-2 Credit Hours
    Synthesis of leadership scholarship with a focus on the ethical and intercultural dimensions of leadership and communication across difference.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 201 or 207; 350.
    Comment(s): Students choosing the Experiential Learning Course sequence can register for one credit hour. Students choosing to complete a self-directed capstone project must register for two credit hours.
  
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    ELPS 411 - Leadership Knoxville Scholars Capstone Seminar

    3 Credit Hours
    Application of collegiate leadership knowledge and experiences to problems facing the Knoxville community and use in lives and careers after college. Intensive interaction with leaders and leadership development activities in the Knoxville community support students’ participation in a multi-semester problems project. Membership in the Leadership Knoxville Scholars program required for registration.

    Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 9 hours.
    Registration Permission: Admission to Leadership Knoxville Scholars program required or consent of the instructor.
  
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    ELPS 450 - Leadership in Transition

    3 Credit Hours
    An examination of organizational leadership for change. Application of leadership theories, frameworks, constructs, self-awareness, and skills to post-collegiate goals, life-long learning, leadership problems, and an applied project.

    Contact Hour Distribution: Combines one credit hour of class discussion, lecture, and guest speakers, with a two credit hour Leading in Transition problems-based service learning team project. Appropriate contact hours relative to instruction time will be honored.
    Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 6 hours.
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 201 or 207, and 350.
    Recommended Background: Completed leadership minor elective.
    Registration Restriction(s): Restricted to students enrolled in the leadership studies minor or the leadership studies minor – honors.
  
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    ELPS 451 - Leadership in Transition Seminar

    1 Credit Hours
    An examination of organizational leadership for change. Application of leadership theories, frameworks, constructs, self-awareness, and skills to post-collegiate goals, life-long learning, and leadership problems.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 351.
    (DE) Prerequisite(s): Approved Progress Review and Project Proposal.
    (RE) Corequisite(s): 411.
    Recommended Background: Completed leadership minor elective.
    Comment(s): Students should register for this course the Fall before graduation.
    Registration Restriction(s): Leadership Studies minor or Leadership Studies minor - Honors; Minimum student level – senior.
  
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    ELPS 452 - Experiential Leadership Capstone

    1 Credit Hours
    Application of leadership theories, frameworks, constructs, self-awareness, and skills to contemporary problems in a self-directed leadership project.

    Repeatability: May be repeated; Maximum 2 hours.
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 351.
    Comment(s): Register for this course the final semester enrolled.
    Registration Restriction(s): Leadership Studies minor; minimum student level - senior.
  
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    ELPS 457 - Honors: Leadership Capstone

    1 Credit Hours
    Application of leadership theories, frameworks, constructs, self-awareness, and skills to contemporary problems in a self-directed leadership project.

    Repeatability: May be repeated; Maximum 2 hours.
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 217, 351.
    Comment(s): Register for this course the final semester enrolled. Program coordinator approval required prior to beginning self-directed projects.
    Registration Restriction(s): Leadership Studies minor - Honors; minimum student level - senior.
  
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    ELPS 493 - Independent Study

    1-3 Credit Hours
    Independent investigation of problems and issues in leadership.

    Repeatability: May be repeated three times. Maximum 6 hours.
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 201.
    Registration Restriction(s): Registration is limited to students enrolled in the leadership minor and consent of the instructor.
  
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    ELPS 495 - Special Topics

    1-3 Credit Hours
    Faculty-initiated courses. Detailed study of a specialized area of leadership. Topics vary.

    Credit Restriction: May be repeated twice. Maximum 6 hours.
    Registration Permission: Consent of instructor.

(ENED) English Education (340)

  
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    ENED 459 - Teaching English in the Secondary School

    3 Credit Hours
    Techniques of teaching composition, language, and literature.

    Registration Restriction(s): Admission to teacher education.
  
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    ENED 460 - Teaching Reading and Literature in the Secondary School

    3 Credit Hours
    Teaching basic reading skills and literature.


(ENGL) English (339)

  
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    ENGL 101 - English Composition I

    3 Credit Hours
    Intensive instruction in writing, focusing on analysis and argument. Strategies for reading critically, analyzing texts from diverse perspectives, developing substantive arguments through systematic revision, addressing specific audiences, integrating sources, and expressing ideas with clarity and correctness.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (WC)
    Grading Restriction: A, B, C, No Credit grading only.
    Credit Restriction: Students with credit for 118, 131, or 198 may not receive credit for 101.
    Comment(s): Students wishing additional help with writing should also register for 103.
  
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    ENGL 102 - English Composition II

    3 Credit Hours
    Advancing concepts introduced in 101. Intensive writing instruction focused on inquiry and research. Strategies for formulating and investigating questions, locating and evaluating information, using varied sources and research methods, developing positions on intercultural and interdisciplinary issues from diverse texts (print, digital, and multimedia), and presenting research using appropriate rhetorical conventions.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (WC)
    Grading Restriction: A, B, C, No Credit grading only.
    Credit Restriction: Students with credit for 132, 298, or 290 may not receive credit for 102.
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 101.
    Comment(s): Students wishing additional help with writing should also register for 104.
  
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    ENGL 103 - Writing Workshop I

    1 Credit Hours
    Self-paced Writing Center tutorial for students wanting additional instruction while enrolled in 101, 131, or having ACT English and composite scores at or below 18 (or SAT verbal/composite scores at or below 450/850). Individual instruction in mechanics, paragraph development, and essay structure.

    Grading Restriction: Satisfactory/No Credit grading only.
    Credit Restriction: To receive credit, students must participate at least two hours per week and must also pass the 101 or 131 class in which they are currently enrolled.
    (RE) Corequisite(s): 101 or 131.
  
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    ENGL 104 - Writing Workshop II

    1 Credit Hours
    Self-paced Writing Center tutorial for students wanting additional instruction while enrolled in 102, 118, or 132, or students advised to enroll by their 102, 118, or 132 instructors. Individual instruction in critical reading and in developing and documenting the research paper.

    Grading Restriction: Satisfactory/No Credit grading only.
    Credit Restriction: To receive credit, students must participate at least two hours per week and must also pass the 102, 118, or 132 class in which they are currently enrolled.
    (RE) Corequisite(s): 102, 118, or 132.
  
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    ENGL 118 - Honors: English Composition

    3 Credit Hours
    Grading scale and workload are same as in regular sequence though course proceeds at an accelerated pace. Emphasis on argumentation, critical inquiry, rhetorical analysis, and research methods. May include the study of a long work of literature or nonfiction in addition to a selection of interdisciplinary readings.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (WC)
    Grading Restriction: A, B, C, No Credit grading only.
    Credit Restriction: Students with credit for 101, 131, or 198 may not receive credit for 118.
    Comment(s): ACT English and composite scores at or above 29 or SAT critical reading and composite scores of 680 and 1280 required. Students receiving a passing grade below B in 118 will complete the English Composition requirement by taking 102. Students receiving a grade of B or above will complete their freshman English requirements by choosing 102, a sophomore-level course in the English Department, or 355.
  
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    ENGL 121 - Academic English for Undergraduate Students

    3 Credit Hours
    Development of English academic literacy for undergraduate students whose native or strongest language is not English, including reading, writing, vocabulary, and grammar, as well as some attention to listening, oral presentation, and pronunciation.

    Grading Restriction: A, B, C, No Credit grading only.
    Comment(s): Admission based on TOEFL, IELTS, ACT, or SAT score, or by English Placement Exam.
  
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    ENGL 122 - Academic English for Graduate Students

    3 Credit Hours
    Intensive reading and writing instruction for international graduate students, focusing on a variety of critical and rhetorical approaches to academic writing in the disciplines. Strategies for improving professional oral communication. Comprehensive review of the essential grammar for research writing.

    Grading Restriction: A, B, C, No Credit grading only.
    Comment(s): Admission based on TOEFOL, IELTS, ACT, or SAT score, or by English Placement Exam.
  
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    ENGL 131 - Composition for Non-Native Speakers of English I

    3 Credit Hours
    Intensive instruction in writing, focusing on analysis and argument. Strategies for developing substantive arguments through systematic revision, addressing specific audiences, integrating sources, and expressing ideas with clarity and correctness. Individual conferences.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (WC)
    Grading Restriction: A, B, C, No Credit grading only.
    Credit Restriction: Students with credit for 101, 118, or 198 may not receive credit for 131.
    Comment(s): Admission based on TOEFL, IELTS, ACT, or SAT score, or by English Placement Exam.
  
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    ENGL 132 - Composition for Non-Native Speakers of English II

    3 Credit Hours
    Advancing concepts introduced in 131 or 101. Intensive writing instruction focused on inquiry and research. Strategies for formulating and investigating questions, locating and evaluating information, using varied sources and research methods, developing positions on intercultural and interdisciplinary issues from diverse texts (print, digital, and multimedia), and presenting research using appropriate rhetorical conventions. Individual conferences.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (WC)
    Grading Restriction: A, B, C, No Credit grading only.
    Credit Restriction: Students with credit for 102, 298, or 290 may not receive credit for 132.
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 131, 101, or equivalent.
    Comment(s): Admission based on TOEFL, IELTS, ACT, or SAT score, or by English Placement Exam.
  
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    ENGL 198 - Chancellor’s Honors Writing I

    3 Credit Hours
    Intensive writing and research instruction, with emphasis on critical inquiry, rhetorical analysis, persuasion/argumentation, and primary and secondary source research. Course topic includes exploration of debates concerning “human nature.” Includes the study of longer works of nonfiction in addition to a selection of interdisciplinary readings.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (WC)
    Grading Restriction: A, B, C, No Credit grading only.
    Credit Restriction: Students who receive a grade of C or better in 198 may not subsequently receive credit for 101, 131, or 118.
    Comment(s): Restricted to Chancellor’s Honors Program students.
  
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    ENGL 201 - British Literature I: Beowulf through Johnson

    3 Credit Hours
    Major literary works from three periods ― Middle Ages, Renaissance and Restoration, and 18th century. Writing-emphasis course.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (AH)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 202 - British Literature II: Wordsworth to the Present

    3 Credit Hours
    Major literary works from three periods ― Romantic, Victorian, and 20th century. Writing-emphasis course.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (AH)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 206 - Introduction to Shakespeare

    3 Credit Hours
    An overview of Shakespeare’s world and his work.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (AH) (WC)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 207 - Honors: British Literature I

    3 Credit Hours
    Enriched section of 201.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (AH) (WC)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
    Registration Restriction(s): 3.25 GPA.
  
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    ENGL 208 - Honors: British Literature II

    3 Credit Hours
    Enriched section of 202.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (AH) (WC)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
    Registration Restriction(s): 3.25 GPA.
  
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    ENGL 209 - Introduction to Jane Austen

    3 Credit Hours
    An overview of Jane Austen’s world and her work.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (AH) (WC)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 221 - World Literature I: Ancient through Early Modern

    3 Credit Hours
    Writing-emphasis course.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (AH)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 222 - World Literature II: The Eighteenth-Century to the Present

    3 Credit Hours
    Writing-emphasis course.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (AH)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 225 - Introduction to African Literature

    3 Credit Hours
    (See Africana Studies 225.)
  
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    ENGL 226 - Introduction to Caribbean Literature

    3 Credit Hours
    Survey of the major genres in Caribbean literature. Course makes cross-cultural and cross-national comparisons; general overview of themes and styles. Major authors may include Naipaul, Rhone, Brathwaite, Hodge, Mais, Lovelace, and Marshall. Writing-emphasis course.

    (Same as Africana Studies 226.)
    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (AH)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 231 - American Literature I: Colonial Era to the Civil War

    3 Credit Hours
    Development of American literature from its beginnings to the Civil War. Writing-emphasis course.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (AH)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 232 - American Literature II: Civil War to the Present

    3 Credit Hours
    Development of American literature from Civil War to the present. Writing-emphasis course.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (AH)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 233 - Major Black Writers

    3 Credit Hours
    Black American literature as a literary tradition. Writing-emphasis course.

    (Same as Africana Studies 233.)
    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (AH)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 237 - Honors: American Literature I: Colonial Era to the Civil War

    3 Credit Hours
    Enriched section of 231.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (AH) (WC)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
    Registration Restriction(s): 3.25 GPA.
  
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    ENGL 238 - Honors: American Literature II: Civil War to the Present

    3 Credit Hours
    Enriched section of 232.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (AH) (WC)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
    Registration Restriction(s): 3.25 GPA.
  
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    ENGL 247 - Honors: Introduction to Poetry

    3 Credit Hours
    Enriched section of 251.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (AH) (WC)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
    Registration Restriction(s): 3.25 GPA or consent of instructor.
  
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    ENGL 248 - Honors: Introduction to Drama

    3 Credit Hours
    Enriched section of 252.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (AH) (WC)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
    Registration Restriction(s): 3.25 GPA or consent of instructor.
  
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    ENGL 251 - Introduction to Poetry

    3 Credit Hours
    Poetry as a distinct mode of artistic expression. Critical tools for perceptive reading of poems. Writing-emphasis course.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (AH) (WC)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 252 - Introduction to Drama

    3 Credit Hours
    Critical tools for perceptive reading of play texts. Writing-emphasis course.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (AH) (WC)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 253 - Introduction to Fiction

    3 Credit Hours
    Fiction from the eighteenth through the twentieth centuries, emphasis on the novel. Critical tools necessary for judging varieties of fiction. Writing-emphasis course.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (AH) (WC)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 254 - Themes in Literature

    3 Credit Hours
    Study of important themes in English, American, and World literatures. Some sample themes are religion, crime, law, ecology, science, exploration, revolution, colonization initiation, education. Multi-genre focus. See Timetable for topics.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (AH) (WC)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 255 - Public Writing

    3 Credit Hours
    Rhetorical strategies for effective communication about public issues. Students will learn to write for multiple audiences and may be asked to participate in collaborative writing projects with business, academic, or political organizations.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (WC)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 257 - Honors: Public Writing

    3 Credit Hours
    Enriched section of 255.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (WC)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
    Registration Restriction(s): 3.25 GPA.
  
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    ENGL 258 - Honors: Introduction to Fiction

    3 Credit Hours
    Enriched section of 253.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (AH) (WC)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
    Registration Restriction(s): 3.25 GPA or consent of instructor.
  
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    ENGL 261 - Themes in Creative Writing

    3 Credit Hours
    Theme-based course that offers practice in creative writing using literary models as well as practice in analytical interpretation. Sections may vary to focus on poetry, fiction, or nonfiction.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (WC)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 263 - Introduction to Creative Writing

    3 Credit Hours
    Practice in creative writing with an emphasis on fiction and poetry, combined with study of models and techniques.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (WC)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 277 - Honors: Introduction to Creative Writing

    3 Credit Hours
    Enriched section of 263.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (WC)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
    Registration Restriction(s): 3.25 GPA or consent of instructor.
  
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    ENGL 281 - Introduction to Film Studies

    3 Credit Hours
    Selected world cinema feature films. Critical techniques necessary for understanding and analysis of narrative cinema. Basic elements of film expression and contours of film history. Writing-emphasis course.

    (Same as Cinema Studies 281.)
    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (AH)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 290 - Intermediate Writing and Research

    3 Credit Hours
    Intensive practice in conducting and writing original research. Critiquing current scholarship to determine gaps in a research problem; locating, organizing, evaluating, integrating, and documenting diverse sources in order to construct and support research-based arguments; identifying salient features of different kinds of researched writing.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (WC)
    Grading Restriction: A, B, C, No Credit grading only.
    Credit Restriction: Students with credit for 102, 132, or 298 may not receive credit for 290.
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 101 through AP Credit.
    Comment(s): Students are required to have ACT English and composite scores at or above 29 or SAT critical reading and composite scores of 680 and 1280. This course completes the first-year composition requirement.
  
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    ENGL 295 - Writing in the Workplace

    3 Credit Hours
    Rhetorical strategies and genres of professional communication. Includes principles of writing style, structure, and document design appropriate for audience and purpose.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (WC)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 298 - Chancellor’s Honors Writing II

    3 Credit Hours
    Intensive writing and research instruction to build upon 198, with emphasis on strategies for conducting independent research, locating and evaluating information, using varied sources and research methods, developing positions based on evidence, and writing up research using appropriate conventions within different disciplines. Course topic includes exploration of debates concerning the pursuit of truth and knowledge within different disciplines.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (WC)
    Grading Restriction: A, B, C, No Credit grading only.
    Credit Restriction: Students who receive a grade of C or better in 298 may not subsequently receive credit for 102, 132, or 290.
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 198.
    Comment(s): Restricted to Chancellor’s Honors Program students.
  
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    ENGL 301 - British Culture to 1660

    3 Credit Hours
    English literature in the context of parallel developments in art, architecture, music, and social and intellectual history. Writing-emphasis course.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 302 - British Culture: 1660 to Present

    3 Credit Hours
    English literature in the context of parallel developments in art, architecture, music, and social and intellectual history. Writing-emphasis course.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 303 - American Cultures

    3 Credit Hours
    American literature across historical periods and in dialogue with social movements and significant developments in other arts.

    (Same as American Studies 303.)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 306 - Shakespeare and Film

    3 Credit Hours
    Literary and cinematic study of Shakespearean drama and the aesthetics and politics of reception. Content Varies.

    (Same as Cinema Studies 306.)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 321 - Introduction to Old English

    3 Credit Hours
    Language and literature of England from c. 700 to c. 1100. Reading of prose works and shorter poetry in Old English. Cultural context of Anglo-Saxon England explored through critical essays, histories, and primary texts in translation. Focus on manuscript evidence and medieval and modern textual practices. Writing-emphasis course.

    (Same as Linguistics 321.)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 331 - Race and Ethnicity in American Literature

    3 Credit Hours
    Examines the role of ethnic and racial identity in the literature of the United States. Writing-emphasis course.

    (Same as Africana Studies 331.)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 332 - Women in American Literature

    3 Credit Hours
    Women as writers and as subjects in American literature from its beginnings to the present. Writing-emphasis course.

    (Same as Women, Gender, and Sexuality 332.)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 333 - Black American Literature and Aesthetics

    3 Credit Hours
    Black American literature and aesthetics since 1899 with emphasis on cultural evaluations and the principles of being American. Writing-emphasis course.

    (Same as Africana Studies 333.)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 334 - Film and American Culture

    3 Credit Hours
    American films as both works of art and social documents. Relationship between the medium of film and American culture in the 20th century. Writing-emphasis course.

    (Same as American Studies 334; Cinema Studies 334.)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 335 - African Literature

    3 Credit Hours
    (See Africana Studies 335.)
  
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    ENGL 336 - Caribbean Literature

    3 Credit Hours
    Survey of the major works of Caribbean literature; emphasis on poetry, drama, prose fiction, applicable theory, and critical terms. Major authors may include Brodber, Rhone, Lamming, Brathwaite, Naipul, Walcott, Selvon, Kincaid, and Marshall. Writing-emphasis course.

    (Same as Africana Studies 336.)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 339 - Children’s/Young Adult Literature

    3 Credit Hours
    Study of works about child and young adult characters, which may include fairy tales, picture books, and popular fiction from the nineteenth century to the present.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 340 - Science Fiction and Fantasy

    3 Credit Hours
    Literary, historical, and philosophical approaches to Science Fiction and Fantasy.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 341 - Religion and Spirituality in American Literature

    3 Credit Hours
    Examines religion and spirituality as themes, cultural influences, commitments, and rhetorical appeals in American literature. Content varies.

    (Same as Religious Studies 341.)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 345 - Graphic Novel and Comics

    3 Credit Hours
    Literary and historical approaches to the graphic novel and comics as forms of visual narrative, with focus on narrative themes and formal mixture of visual and story elements.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 351 - The Short Story

    3 Credit Hours
    American, British, and international. Content varies.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 355 - Rhetoric and Writing

    3 Credit Hours
    Strategies of writing on personal and academic subjects. Discussion of student and professional writing.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (WC)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 357 - Honors: Rhetoric and Writing

    3 Credit Hours
    Enriched section of 355.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (WC)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
    Registration Restriction(s): 3.25 GPA.
  
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    ENGL 360 - Technical and Professional Writing

    3 Credit Hours
    For students who need to sharpen their technical communication skills. Writing of definitions, process descriptions, proposals, abstracts, executive summaries, and major reports.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (WC)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
    Registration Restriction(s): Minimum student level – junior.
  
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    ENGL 363 - Writing Poetry

    3 Credit Hours
    Introduction to writing poetry.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 364 - Writing Fiction

    3 Credit Hours
    Introduction to writing novels and short stories.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 365 - Writing the Screenplay

    3 Credit Hours
    Introduction to writing screenplays.

    (Same as Cinema Studies 365.)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 366 - Writing Creative Nonfiction

    3 Credit Hours
    Introduction to the technical and stylistic elements of writing creative nonfiction.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 367 - Honors: Writing Poetry

    3 Credit Hours
    Enriched version of 363.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
    Registration Restriction(s): 3.25 GPA.
  
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    ENGL 368 - Honors: Writing Fiction

    3 Credit Hours
    Enriched section of 364.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
    Registration Restriction(s): 3.25 GPA.
  
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    ENGL 371 - Foundations of the English Language

    3 Credit Hours
    Phonology, morphology, and syntax of English. History of the English language to 1800.

    (Same as Linguistics 371.)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 372 - The Structure of Modern English

    3 Credit Hours
    Descriptive study of contemporary English with emphasis on phrase, clause, and sentence structure.

    (Same as Linguistics 372.)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 376 - Colloquium in Literature

    3 Credit Hours
    Methods and objectives of literary study. Conferences to plan student’s program in major.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (WC)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
    Recommended Background: 200-level literature package.
    Registration Restriction(s): English major or consent of instructor.
  
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    ENGL 377 - Honors: Colloquium in Literature

    3 Credit Hours
    Enriched section of 376.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (WC)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
    Recommended Background: 200-level literature package.
    Registration Restriction(s): 3.25 GPA.
  
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    ENGL 381 - American Tales, Songs, and Material Culture: An Introduction to Folklore

    3 Credit Hours
    Modern folklore/folk-life studies. Emphasis upon folktale, tall tale, myth, legend, folk balladry and music, proverbs, riddles, superstitions, games, food, crafts, art, and architecture. Writing-emphasis course.

    (Same as American Studies 381.)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 389 - Literature of the English Bible

    3 Credit Hours
    A literary and historical approach to the Bible, including characteristics of its narrative and poetic art, and analysis of the different types of literature found in it: myth, legend, folktale, law, history, biography, poetry, prophecy, and apocalypse.

    (Same as Religious Studies 389.)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 398 - Junior-Senior Honors Seminar

    3 Credit Hours
    Seminar for students admitted to English honors program. Variable content determined by instructor, but usually focused on a particular literary period, genre, or issue.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (WC)
    Repeatability: May be repeated with consent of department. Maximum 6 hours.
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
    Comment(s): Enrollment limited to 15. See Director of Undergraduate Studies in English for details.
  
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    ENGL 401 - Medieval Literature

    3 Credit Hours
    Reading and analysis of a selection of literary works from the Old and Middle English period, as well as some continental texts; most will be read in modern English translation, and no previous knowledge of Middle English is required. Writing-emphasis course.

    (Same as Medieval and Renaissance Studies 405.)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 402 - Chaucer

    3 Credit Hours
    Reading and analysis of the Canterbury Tales and Troylus and Criseyde in Middle English.

    (Same as Medieval and Renaissance Studies 406.)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 403 - Introduction to Middle English

    3 Credit Hours
    A survey of the language and literature of England from the 12th through the 15th centuries. Reading of prose works and shorter poetry will be done in Middle English with special attention paid to grammar, style, dialect, and language change. The class will explore the culture of medieval England through critical essays, histories, and supplementary texts in translation.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 404 - Shakespeare I: Early Plays

    3 Credit Hours
    Shakespeare’s dramatic achievement before 1601. Reading and discussion of selected plays from romantic comedies, including Twelfth Night; English histories, including Henry IV; and early tragedy, including Hamlet.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 405 - Shakespeare II: Later Plays

    3 Credit Hours
    Shakespeare’s dramatic achievement between 1601 and 1613. Reading and discussion of selected plays from great tragedies, including Othello; problem plays, including Measure for Measure; and dramatic romances, including The Tempest.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 406 - Shakespeare’s Contemporaries I: Renaissance Drama

    3 Credit Hours
    English theatre between 1590 and 1640. Representative plays by Shakespeare’s contemporaries – Marlowe, Webster, and Jonson.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 409 - Shakespeare’s Contemporaries II: Renaissance Poetry and Prose

    3 Credit Hours
    Principal achievements in poetry and prose of 16th-century authors – More, Wyatt, Marlowe, Spenser, Sidney, and Donne.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 410 - Donne, Milton, and Their Contemporaries

    3 Credit Hours
    Principal achievements in poetry and prose of the first two-thirds of the 17th century. Includes such writers as Donne, Herbert, Lanyer, Bacon, Browne, Marvell, and Milton.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ENGL 411 - Literature of the Restoration and Early 18th Century: Dryden to Pope

    3 Credit Hours
    Survey of English literature and culture from 1660 to 1745.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 102, 118, 132, 290, or 298.
 

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