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Courses

* = Online classes  - offered 100% online

(H) = Hybrid class - 51% online/ 49% face-to-face.  These classes may require students to come to the Denton campus for some scheduled meetings.

* ENG 3013. Representative Works of British Literature to 1760.

Examines significant works in depth with study of authors and genres in relation to the aesthetic, historical, and cultural contexts. Requires research with primary and secondary sources. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

* ENG 3023. Representative Works of British Literature from 1760 to Present.

Examines significant works in depth with study of authors and genres in relation to the aesthetic, historical and cultural contexts. Requires research with primary and secondary sources. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

ENG 3103. Writing Center Internship.

Theory and practice of writing pedagogy in a tutorial setting. Developing and using techniques for writing instruction, composition theory. Writing, revising, tutoring of peers. Prerequisite: ENG 1023 and one sophomore or advanced English course. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

ENG 3111. Writing Laboratory.

Guided study in ways students may improve writing competencies through learning editing skills. May be repeated for credit. Two laboratory hours a week. Credit: One hour.

ENG 3123. Creative Writing.

Fundamentals and techniques of creative writing, with intensive practice in reading and writing fiction, poetry, or drama. Prerequisite: 12 hours of English. May be repeated for credit when the topic varies for up to 9 hours. Three seminar hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

ENG 3143. Modern African-American Drama.

Concentration on a close reading of classic plays by the most important and celebrated African-American playwrights. Focus on the plays of August Wilson. Prerequisites: Six hours of composition. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours. Multicultural studies requirement. Core literature requirement.

ENG 3153. American Ethnic Literature.

Major themes, subjects, forms, and styles employed by American ethnic writers. Focus may be on particular themes, genres, or ethnic groups. Prerequisite: Six hours of English. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours. Multicultural studies requirement. Core literature requirement.

* ENG 3203. Advanced Grammar and Composition.

Concentration on the basic terminology and procedures of English grammar, rhetoric, and composition, with intensive practice. Prerequisites: Nine hours of English. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

ENG 3243. Literary Analysis and Criticism.

Analysis of fiction, poetry, and drama, using representative historical periods and contemporary texts. Focus on literary history, schools of criticism, literary terminology, genres, principles of analysis with intensive writing practice. Prerequisite: Nine hours of English. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

* ENG 3273. Film and Literature.

A critical study of the film in its relations to drama, the novel, the short story, poetry, and myth. Prerequisite: Nine hours of English. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

* ENG 3283. Survey of American Literature: Colonial Through Romantic.

Major prose and poetry written in the United States during the Colonial Period through the Romantic Period studied chronologically. Artistry and technique of the works studied along with attention to the periods in which the works were written and read. Prerequisite: Nine hours of English. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

* ENG 3293. Survey of American Literature: Realism to the Present.

Major prose and poetry written in the United States during the Realistic Period up to and including the present studied chronologically. Artistry and technique of the works studied along with some attention to the periods in which the works were written and read. Prerequisite: Nine hours of English. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

* ENG 3303. The English Language: Development, Nature, and Structure.

Modern English with historical backgrounds: phonology, morphology, syntax, vocabulary, and usage. Prerequisites: Nine hours of English. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

ENG 3313. The English Novel.

Great novels of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, selected as illustrating types and trends in development, analyzed for fictional patterns and as representative of the greatest novelists from Defoe through Hardy. Prerequisites: Nine hours of English. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

* ENG 3323. American Fiction.

American fiction from the eighteenth century to the present, with stress on major novels and short stories. Prerequisites: Nine hours of English. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

ENG 3333. Major Plays of Shakespeare.

A close reading of Shakespeare’s major plays, with an examination of Shakespeare’s background in the thought of the English Renaissance. Prerequisites: Nine hours of English. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

ENG 3353. The Twentieth-Century English Novel.

Analysis of works by the major novelists from 1900 to the present, including such figures as Conrad, Joyce, Waugh, and Greene. Prerequisite: Nine hours of English. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

ENG 3363. Introduction to Linguistics.

A survey of the techniques and practice of recent linguistic theory, including the structural and transformational concepts of English syntax and semantics. Prerequisite: Nine hours of English. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

ENG 3373. Contrastive Linguistics.

Contrastive analysis of the linguistic differences (phonological, lexical, and syntactical) between Standard American English and Spanish and between Standard English and minority dialects. Prerequisites: Nine hours of English. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

ENG 3433. Professional Writing.

Strategies and practice in selected rhetorical forms; reading and rhetorical analysis of selected works. Prerequisite: Nine hours of English or permission of instructor. Will not substitute for a sophomore literature course. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

ENG 4243. Poetry of the Romantic Period.

Philosophic and aesthetic approaches to the study of the work of Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley, and Keats. Prerequisites: Nine hours of English. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

ENG 4283. Twentieth-Century American Drama.

Concentration on a close reading of representative plays of O’Neill, Miller, Williams, and Albee. Attention given to other important dramatists, various types and styles of drama, and historical relevance of plays studied. Prerequisites: Nine hours of English. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

* ENG 4333. Introduction to the Study of World Literature.

Study of representative masterpieces of ancient, classical, medieval, and modern literature in translation. Stress on intercultural relationships as well as individualizing characteristics of works analyzed. Prerequisites: Nine hours of English. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

ENG 4393. American Women and Literature.

Emphasis on the changing images of major female characters and on the contributions of major female writers from the colonial period to the present. Focus may be on fiction or on poetry and drama. Prerequisites: Six hours of English. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours. May be repeated for credit when the topic varies. Women’s studies requirement. Core literature requirement.

ENG 4903. Selected Topics.

Varied topics of literature: a period, specific authors, specific themes. Prerequisites: Nine hours of English. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours. May be repeated for credit when the topic varies.

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