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Top ENG 104 INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE: FICTION (3)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Study of fiction for greater understanding and enjoyment. (H) (Bacc Core Course)

Top ENG 104H INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE: FICTION (3)  Baccalaureate Core Course
Study of fiction for greater understanding and enjoyment. (H) (Bacc Core Course) PREREQS: Honors College approval required.

Top ENG 105 INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE: DRAMA (3)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Study of drama for greater understanding and enjoyment. (H) (Bacc Core Course)

Top ENG 106 INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE: POETRY (3)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Study of poetry for greater understanding and enjoyment. (H) (Bacc Core Course)

Top ENG 107 INTRODUCTION TO CREATIVE NONFICTION (3)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
An introduction to the study of creative nonfiction as a diverse genre, from journalism to memoir and essay. (Bacc Core Course) PREREQS: WR 121 or its equivalent in college credit.

Top ENG 199 SPECIAL STUDIES (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top ENG 200 LIBRARY SKILLS FOR LITERARY STUDY (1)  Offered in current or future terms
Introduction to library resources for the study of literature. Required for English majors.

Top ENG 201 SHAKESPEARE (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
The earlier plays. (H) (Bacc Core Course)

Top ENG 202 SHAKESPEARE (4)  Baccalaureate Core Course
The later plays. (H) (Bacc Core Course)

Top ENG 202H SHAKESPEARE (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
The later plays. (H) (Bacc Core Course) PREREQS: Honors College approval required.

Top ENG 204 SURVEY OF BRITISH LITERATURE: BEGINNINGS TO 1660 (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
English literature presented in chronological sequence. (H) (Bacc Core Course)

Top ENG 204H SURVEY OF BRITISH LITERATURE: BEGINNINGS TO 1660 (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
English literature presented in chronological sequence. (H) (Bacc Core Course) PREREQS: Honors College approval required.

Top ENG 205 SURVEY OF BRITISH LITERATURE: RESTORATION TO ROMANTIC ERA (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
English literature presented in chronological sequence. (H) (Bacc Core Course)

Top ENG 206 SURVEY OF BRITISH LITERATURE: VICTORIAN ERA TO 20TH CENTURY (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
English literature presented in chronological sequence. (H) (Bacc Core Course)

Top ENG 206H SURVEY OF BRITISH LITERATURE: VICTORIAN ERA TO 20TH CENTURY (4)  Baccalaureate Core Course
English literature presented in chronological sequence. (H) (Bacc Core Course) PREREQS: Honors College approval required.

Top ENG 207 LITERATURE OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION: CLASSICAL-RENAISSANCE (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
The great plays, poems and fiction of Western civilization. Covers the Classical World: (Greek, Hebrew, Roman) and Western European major authors through the Renaissance. (H) (Bacc Core Course)

Top ENG 208 LITERATURE OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION: 18TH CENTURY TO PRESENT (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
The great plays, poems and prose of Western civilization from the 18th century Enlightenment through Romanticism and beyond. (H) (Bacc Core Course)

Top ENG 210 LITERATURES OF THE WORLD: ASIA (4)  Baccalaureate Core Course
Representative works of poetry, prose, and drama from nonwestern cultural traditions. Covers literature of Asia. (H) (NC) (Bacc Core Course)

Top ENG 211 LITERATURES OF THE WORLD: AFRICA (4)  Baccalaureate Core Course
Representative works of poetry, prose, and drama from nonwestern cultural traditions. Covers literature of Africa. (H) (NC) (Bacc Core Course)

Top ENG 212 LITERATURES OF THE WORLD: MESO/SOUTH AMERICA, CARIBBEAN (4)  Baccalaureate Core Course
Representative works of poetry, prose, and drama from nonwestern cultural traditions. Covers literature of Meso- and South America and the Caribbean. (H) (NC) (Bacc Core Course)

Top ENG 213 LITERATURES OF THE WORLD: MIDDLE EAST (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Representative works of poetry, prose, and drama from nonwestern cultural traditions. Covers literature of the Middle East. (H) (NC) (Bacc Core Course)

Top ENG 213H LITERATURES OF THE WORLD: MIDDLE EAST (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Representative works of poetry, prose, and drama from nonwestern cultural traditions. Covers literature of the Middle East. (H) (NC) (Bacc Core Course) PREREQS: Honors College approval required.

Top ENG 215 CLASSICAL MYTHOLOGY (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Greek and Roman mythology, its allusions, continuing influences. Not offered every year. (H) (Bacc Core Course)

Top ENG 220 TOPICS IN DIFFERENCE, POWER, AND DISCRIMINATION (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
A comparative treatment of literary topics in the context of institutional and systematic discrimination. Not offered every year. CROSSLISTED as FILM 220. (H) (Bacc Core Course)

Top ENG 221 AFRICAN-AMERICAN LITERATURE (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Reading and critical analysis of African-American literature in historical, political, and/or thematic perspective. Content changes from term to term; see Schedule of Classes. Not offered every year. (H) (Bacc Core Course) This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits.

Top ENG 253 SURVEY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE: COLONIAL TO 1900 (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Readings from American literature presented in chronological sequence, important eras and movements with emphasis on major writers. (H) (Bacc Core Course)

Top ENG 254 SURVEY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE: 1900 TO PRESENT (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Readings from American literature presented in chronological sequence, important eras and movements with emphasis on major writers. (H) (Bacc Core Course)

Top ENG 254H SURVEY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE: 1900 TO PRESENT (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Readings from American literature presented in chronological sequence, important eras and movements with emphasis on major writers. (H) (Bacc Core Course) PREREQS: Honors College approval required.

Top ENG 260 LITERATURE OF AMERICAN MINORITIES (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Study of the literature of American minorities: North American Indian, black, Chicano/Chicana, Asian, Middle Eastern, gay and lesbian. Not offered every year. (H) (Bacc Core Course) PREREQS: Sophomore standing.

Top ENG 260H LITERATURE OF AMERICAN MINORITIES (4)  Baccalaureate Core Course
Study of the literature of American minorities: North American Indian, black, Chicano/Chicana, Asian, Middle Eastern, gay and lesbian. Not offered every year. (H) (Bacc Core Course) PREREQS: Sophomore standing and Honors College approval required.

Top ENG 275 THE BIBLE AS LITERATURE (4)  Baccalaureate Core Course
Biblical structure, literary types, ideas, influences. Not offered every year. (H) (Bacc Core Course)

Top ENG 275H THE BIBLE AS LITERATURE (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Biblical structure, literary types, ideas, influences. Not offered every year. (H) (Bacc Core Course) PREREQS: Honors College approval required.

Top ENG 295 FEMINISM AND THE BIBLE (3)  Baccalaureate Core Course
Examines feminist interpretations of the Bible and pays special attention to intersections of race, social class, sexual identity, and nation in biblical interpretation. (Bacc Core Course) CROSSLISTED as PHL 295, WGSS 295.

Top ENG 295H FEMINISM AND THE BIBLE (3)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Examines feminist interpretations of the Bible and pays special attention to intersections of race, social class, sexual identity, and nation in biblical interpretation. (Bacc Core Course) CROSSLISTED as PHL 295, PHL 295H, WGSS 295, WGSS 295H.

Top ENG 311 STUDIES IN BRITISH PROSE (4)  WIC Core Course
An introduction to the prose genre in British literature with intensive practice in reading and writing practices for literary study. (Writing Intensive Course)

Top ENG 312 STUDIES IN BRITISH DRAMA (4)  WIC Core Course
An introduction to the dramatic arts genre in British literature with a special emphasis in reading and writing for literary study. (Writing Intensive Course)

Top ENG 313 STUDIES IN BRITISH POETRY (4)  Offered in current or future terms WIC Core Course
An introduction to the poetry genre in British literature with intensive practice in reading and writing for literary study. (Writing Intensive Course)

Top ENG 317 THE AMERICAN NOVEL: BEGINNINGS TO CHOPIN (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Chronological survey of the novel in America. Covers from the beginnings to Chopin. (H) (Bacc Core Course)

Top ENG 318 THE AMERICAN NOVEL: MODERNIST PERIOD (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Chronological survey of the novel in America. Covers Modernist Period from Dreiser to Faulkner. (H) (Bacc Core Course)

Top ENG 319 THE AMERICAN NOVEL: POST-WORLD WAR II (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Chronological survey of the novel in America. Covers Post-World War II: Mailer to the present. (H) (Bacc Core Course)

Top ENG 320 STUDIES IN PAGE, STAGE, AND SCREEN (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Study of a particular theme, genre, movement, or author through the relations of text and performance. Topics change from term to term and may include content from film, drama, digital sources, and other visual media. (H) (Bacc Core Course) This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Sophomore standing or above.

Top ENG 321 STUDIES IN WORD, OBJECT, AND IMAGE (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Study of a particular theme, genre, movement, or author through the relations of texts to material artifacts and/or static visual objects (e.g. paintings, engravings, printed matter, or photographs). Topics change from term to term. (Bacc Core Course) This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Sophomore standing or above.

Top ENG 322 STUDIES IN GLOBALISM, TEXT, AND EVENT (4)  Baccalaureate Core Course
Study of a particular theme, genre, movement, or author as informed by patterns of globalization, issues in international relations, and/or landmark moments of cultural exchange. Topics change from term to term. (Bacc Core Course) This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Sophomore standing.

Top ENG 330 THE HOLOCAUST IN LITERATURE AND FILM (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Study of fiction, memoir, and film representing Nazi Holocaust of European Jewry. Reviews history of racial Anti-Semitism and rise of Nazism as context for textual analysis of Holocaust literature. Examines literary and filmic form as productive to social awareness of the roots, events, and aftermath of the Holocaust. (Bacc Core Course) PREREQS: Sophomore standing or above.

Top ENG 345 INTRODUCTION TO LITERARY CRITICISM AND THEORY (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Study and analysis of critical frameworks and methodologies for the interpretation of literature and culture. Required for English majors. (H)

Top ENG 355 CONTINENTAL EUROPEAN LITERATURE: 19TH CENTURY (4) 
Major continental European works in translation Covers the 19th century. Not offered every year. (H)

Top ENG 356 CONTINENTAL EUROPEAN LITERATURE: 20TH/21ST CENTURY (4) 
Major continental European works in translation. Covers 1900 to the present. Not offered every year. (H)

Top ENG 360 NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE (4)  Baccalaureate Core Course
An introduction to the prose and poetry written by Native Americans of the North American continent. Not offered every year. (H) (NC) (Bacc Core Course)

Top ENG 362 AMERICAN WOMEN WRITERS (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Study of important literary works of any genre by American women from historical, thematic, or formalist perspectives. (H) (Bacc Core Course)

Top ENG 362H AMERICAN WOMEN WRITERS (4)  Baccalaureate Core Course
Study of important literary works of any genre by American women from historical, thematic, or formalist perspectives. (Bacc Core Course) (H) PREREQS: Honors College approval required.

Top ENG 374 MODERN SHORT STORY (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Survey of the short story from the 19th century to the present. Not offered every year. (H) (Bacc Core Course)

Top ENG 375 CHILDREN'S LITERATURE (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Surveys a variety of genres, including fairy tales, folktales, and fables, nonsense poetry, picture books, historical and fantasy novels, examining how these texts represent childhood and connect with historical, cultural, and psychological contexts.

Top ENG 386 A CULTURAL HISTORY OF AMERICAN ART AND LITERATURE: PART I (4) 
The first course in an interdisciplinary sequence of courses that examines the development and interrelationships of American art and literature from contact to the present. ENG 386 covers Conquest to Civil War. CROSSLISTED as ART 386. PREREQS: Sophomore standing.

Top ENG 387 A CULTURAL HISTORY OF AMERICAN ART AND LITERATURE: PART II (4) 
The second course in an interdisciplinary sequence that examines the development and interrelationships of American art and literature from contact to the present. ENG 387 covers Civil War to Harlem Renaissance. CROSSLISTED as ART 387. PREREQS: Sophomore standing.

Top ENG 388 A CULTURAL HISTORY OF AMERICAN ART AND LITERATURE: PART III (4) 
The third course in an interdisciplinary sequence that examines the development and interrelationships of American art and literature from contact to the present. ENG 388 covers Great Depression to Postmodernity. CROSSLISTED as ART 388. PREREQS: Sophomore standing.

Top ENG 399 SELECTED TOPICS (1-16) 
(H) This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top ENG 399H SELECTED TOPICS (1-16) 
(H) This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Honors College approval required.

Top ENG 401 RESEARCH AND SCHOLARSHIP (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top ENG 402 INDEPENDENT STUDY (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top ENG 403 THESIS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top ENG 405 READING AND CONFERENCE (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top ENG 406 PROJECTS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top ENG 406H PROJECTS (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Honors College approval required.

Top ENG 407 SEMINAR (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms WIC Core Course
May be repeated as topics vary. CROSSLISTED as AMS 407. (Writing Intensive Core) This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top ENG 408 WORKSHOP (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top ENG 410 INTERNSHIP IN ENGLISH (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
Provides upper-division English majors with supervised, on-the-job work experience, accompanying academic readings. Graded P/N. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Junior standing in English; 16 credits of literature; 6 credits of writing beyond WR 121. Departmental approval required.

Top ENG 412 STUDIES IN BRITISH THEATER AND SOCIETY (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Study of major dramatists and the audiences they addressed, of socio-economic conditions and their interrelations with theatrical institutions. Readings may include dramatic and non-dramatic literature. Historical period and content may vary. (H) This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Sophomore standing; 8 credits of ENG 200-level or above.

Top ENG 416 POWER AND REPRESENTATION (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Critical analysis of works by colonized peoples, women, and ethnic minorities, with a focus on the issue of representation. Not offered every year. (H) (Bacc Core Course) PREREQS: Sophomore standing; 8 credits of ENG 200-level or above.

Top ENG 417 THE ENGLISH NOVEL: DEFOE THROUGH SCOTT (4) 
Selected English novels from Defoe through Scott. Not offered every year. (H) PREREQS: Sophomore standing; 8 credits of ENG 200-level or above.

Top ENG 418 THE ENGLISH NOVEL: VICTORIAN PERIOD (4) 
Selected English novels focusing on those from the Victorian period. (H) PREREQS: Sophomore standing; 8 credits of ENG 200-level or above.

Top ENG 419 THE ENGLISH NOVEL: 20TH CENTURY (4) 
Selected English novels of the 20th century. (H) PREREQS: Sophomore standing; 8 credits in English at 200-level or above.

Top ENG 420 STUDIES IN DIFFERENCE, POWER, AND DISCRIMINATION (4)  Baccalaureate Core Course
Comparative studies in literature documenting or illuminating institutional and systematic discrimination. Not offered every year. (H) (Bacc Core Course) PREREQS: Sophomore standing; 8 credits of ENG 200-level or above.

Top ENG 425 STUDIES IN MEDIEVAL LITERATURE (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Particular genres, themes, and writers in medieval literature. Topics change from term to term. (H) This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Sophomore standing; 8 credits of ENG 200-level or above.

Top ENG 426 STUDIES IN CHAUCER (4) 
The works of Geoffrey Chaucer in their historical, cultural, and poetic contexts. Topics change from term to term. (H) This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Sophomore standing; 8 credits of ENG 200-level or above.

Top ENG 430 STUDIES IN EARLY MODERN LITERATURE (4) 
Literature and culture of the Tudor, early Stuart, and Interregnum periods, 1485-1660. Content and genres will vary and may include non-English writers who influenced the English Renaissance. (H) This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Sophomore standing; 8 credits of ENG 200-level or above.

Top ENG 433 STUDIES IN THE LONG EIGHTEENTH CENTURY (4) 
Literature of the period 1660-1800, with emphasis on one or more of the following poets: Dryden, Pope, Swift, Johnson, Gray, Cowper. May also include prose writers (e.g. Behn, Fielding, Richardson, Addison and Steele) and dramatists (e.g. Congrieve, Wycherly, Gay). Not offered every term. (H) This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Sophomore standing; 8 credits of ENG 200-level or above.

Top ENG 434 STUDIES IN ROMANTICISM (4) 
Romantic-period writing and culture, with emphasis on one or more of the following authors: Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Keats, Byron and Shelley. May also include Romantic novelists and prose writers (e.g. Austen, Wollstonecraft, Burke). Not offered every term. (H) This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Sophomore standing; 8 credits of ENG 200-level or above.

Top ENG 435 STUDIES IN SHAKESPEARE (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Shakespeare's works from a variety of critical and scholarly perspectives. Not offered every term. (H) This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Sophomore standing; 8 credits of ENG 200-level or above.

Top ENG 436 STUDIES IN VICTORIAN LITERATURE (4) 
Fiction, poetry, and nonfiction prose of the Victorian era. Topics change from term to term; see Schedule of Classes. (H) This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Sophomore standing; 8 credits of ENG 200-level or above.

Top ENG 438 STUDIES IN MODERNISM (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Studies in the literature and contexts of the Modernist period in Anglo-American letters (1890s to 1940s). Authors may include Wilde, Crane, Conrad, Eliot, Stevens, James, Woolf, Joyce, Lawrence, Shaw, Forster. Topics change from term to term. (H) This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Sophomore standing; 8 credits of ENG 200-level or above.

Top ENG 440 STUDIES IN MODERN IRISH LITERATURE (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Studies in the literature and contexts of the period of Irish writing often referred to as the Irish Renaissance. Authors may include Yeats, Joyce, Shaw, O'Casey, Gregory, Synge, Bowen, Moore, Behan, O'Brien, Kavanaugh, Cronin. Sometimes offered as a study of Joyce's works alone. Topics change from term to term. (H) This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Sophomore standing; 8 credits of ENG 200-level or above.

Top ENG 445 STUDIES IN NONFICTION (4)  Offered in current or future terms WIC Core Course
Particular essayists and journalists, movements, problems, conventions, and types of nonfiction writing in English. Topics change from term to term: see Schedule of Classes. Not offered every year. (H) (Writing Intensive Course) This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Sophomore standing; 8 credits of ENG 200-level or above.

Top ENG 450 STUDIES IN SHORT FICTION (4) 
Particular writers, movements, and types of short fiction. Topics change from term to term: see Schedule of Classes. Not offered every year. (H) This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Sophomore standing; 8 credits of ENG 200-level or above.

Top ENG 454 MAJOR AUTHORS (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Advanced study of major and influential authors from various cultures and backgrounds. Subjects change from term to term; see Schedule of Classes. Not offered every year. (H) This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Sophomore standing; 8 credits of ENG 200-level or above.

Top ENG 457 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE: COLONIALISM (4)  Baccalaureate Core Course
Major works from Europe and the non-Western world during the colonial era: 1800-1945. Not offered every year. (H) (NC) (Bacc Core Course) PREREQS: Sophomore standing; 8 credits of ENG 200-level or above.

Top ENG 458 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE: POSTCOLONIALISM (4)  Baccalaureate Core Course
Major works from Europe and the non-Western world in the postcolonial period: WW II to present. Not offered every year. (H) (NC) (Bacc Core Course) This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Sophomore standing; 8 credits of ENG 200-level or above.

Top ENG 460 STUDIES IN DRAMA (4) 
Particular dramatists, movements, conventions, and types of world drama. Topics change from term to term; see Schedule of Classes. Not offered every term. (H) This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Sophomore standing; 8 credits of ENG 200-level or above.

Top ENG 465 STUDIES IN THE NOVEL (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Particular novelists, movements, conventions, and types of the novel throughout its history. Topics change from term to term; see Schedule of Classes. Not offered every term. (H) This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Sophomore standing; 8 credits of ENG 200-level or above.

Top ENG 470 STUDIES IN POETRY (4)  Offered in current or future terms WIC Core Course
Particular poets, movements, problems, conventions, and types of poetry in English or English translation. Topics change from term to term; see Schedule of Classes. Not offered every term. (H) (Writing Intensive Course) This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Sophomore standing; 8 credits of ENG 200-level or above.

Top ENG 475 STUDIES IN CRITICISM (4) 
Particular critics, critical movements, issues, and histories of criticism. Topics change from term to term; see Schedule of Classes. Not offered every year. (H) This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Sophomore standing; 8 credits of ENG 200-level or above.

Top ENG 480 STUDIES IN LITERATURE, CULTURE AND SOCIETY (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Study of literature in its relationship to society and culture; study of literary culture. Topics change from term to term; see Schedule of Classes. Not offered every term. (H) This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Sophomore standing; 8 credits of ENG 200-level or above.

Top ENG 482 STUDIES IN AMERICAN LITERATURE, CULTURE, AND THE ENVIRONMENT (4) 
Creative nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and film from the mid-19th century to the present, examining relationships between rural and urban, and investigating the development of important patterns in how the physical environment is perceived, represented, interpreted, and used in the United States. (H) This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Sophomore standing; 8 credits of ENG 200-level or above.

Top ENG 485 STUDIES IN AMERICAN LITERATURE (4)  Offered in current or future terms WIC Core Course
Special topics in American literary history. Organized around movements, regions, themes, or major authors. Topics change from term to term; see Schedule of Classes. Not offered every term. (H) (Writing Intensive Course) This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Sophomore standing; 8 credits of ENG 200-level or above.

Top ENG 486 STUDIES IN BRITISH LITERATURE (4) 
Particular British writers, movements, conventions, genres, and problems. Topics change from term to term; see Schedule of Classes. Not offered every year. (H) This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Sophomore standing; 8 credits of ENG 200-level or above.

Top ENG 488 LITERATURE AND PEDAGOGY (4) 
Practices, approaches, histories, and theories of teaching literature appropriate for secondary through college settings. Considers text selection, assignments, and evaluation. (H) PREREQS: Upper-division standing.

Top ENG 489 WRITING, LITERATURE AND MEDICINE (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Considers medical themes in literature, social meanings of illness, and writing strategies appropriate to the healing arts. PREREQS: Sophomore and above.

Top ENG 490 HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE (4) 
A study of the origins, changes, and reasons for changes in the grammar, sounds, and vocabulary of English from its earliest stages through its modern forms. (H) PREREQS: Sophomore standing; 8 credits of ENG 200-level or above.

Top ENG 495 LANGUAGE, TECHNOLOGY, AND CULTURE (4) 
Explores relationship between literacy, technology, and thought. (H) PREREQS: Sophomore standing; 8 credits of ENG 200-level or above.

Top ENG 497 INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S VOICES (4)  Baccalaureate Core Course
A study of women and literature in an international context, focusing on the cultural differences among women and the effects of gender on language and literature. (H) (Bacc Core Course) PREREQS: Sophomore standing; 8 credits of ENG 200-level or above.

Top ENG 498 WOMEN AND LITERATURE (4) 
Study of the relations between women and literature, including such issues as images of women in literature, women writers, and the effects of gender on language. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Sophomore standing; 8 credits of ENG 200-level or above.

Top ENG 499 SELECTED TOPICS (1-16) 
(H) This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Sophomore standing; 8 credits of ENG 200-level or above.

Top ENG 501 RESEARCH AND SCHOLARSHIP (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval and graduate standing required.

Top ENG 502 INDEPENDENT STUDY (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval and graduate standing required.

Top ENG 503 THESIS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 999 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval and graduate standing required.

Top ENG 505 READING AND CONFERENCE (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval and graduate standing required.

Top ENG 506 PROJECTS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval and graduate standing required.

Top ENG 507 SEMINAR (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
May be repeated for credit as topics vary. CROSSLISTED as AMS 507. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval and graduate standing required.

Top ENG 510 GRADUATE INTERNSHIP IN ENGLISH (1-2)  Offered in current or future terms
Provides graduate students with supervised, on-the-job work experience and professional development. Includes academic readings. Graded P/N. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 4 credits. PREREQS: Graduate standing in English, departmental approval.

Top ENG 512 STUDIES IN BRITISH THEATER AND SOCIETY (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Study of major dramatists and the audiences they addressed, of socio-economic conditions and their interrelations with theatrical institutions. Readings may include dramatic and non-dramatic literature. Historical period and content may vary. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Graduate standing.

Top ENG 514 INTRODUCTION TO GRADUATE STUDIES (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Introduction to the MA program; theories and methods of English studies. Offered fall term only. Required for first-year MA students.

Top ENG 516 POWER AND REPRESENTATION (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Critical analysis of works by colonized peoples, women, and ethnic minorities, with a focus on the issue of representation. Not offered every year. PREREQS: Graduate standing.

Top ENG 517 THE ENGLISH NOVEL: DEFOE THROUGH SCOTT (4) 
Selected English novels from Defoe through Scott. Not offered every year. PREREQS: Graduate standing.

Top ENG 518 THE ENGLISH NOVEL: VICTORIAN PERIOD (4) 
Selected English novels focusing on those from the Victorian period. PREREQS: Graduate standing.

Top ENG 519 THE ENGLISH NOVEL: 20TH CENTURY (4) 
Selected English novels of the 20th century. PREREQS: Graduate standing.

Top ENG 520 STUDIES IN DIFFERENCE, POWER, AND DISCRIMINATION (4) 
Comparative studies in literature documenting or illuminating institutional and systematic discrimination. Not offered every year. PREREQS: Graduate standing.

Top ENG 525 STUDIES IN MEDIEVAL LITERATURE (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Particular genres, themes, and writers in medieval literature. Topics change from term to term. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Graduate standing.

Top ENG 526 STUDIES IN CHAUCER (4) 
The works of Geoffrey Chaucer in their historical, cultural, and poetic contexts. Topics change from term to term. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Graduate standing.

Top ENG 530 STUDIES IN EARLY MODERN LITERATURE (4) 
Literature and culture of the Tudor, early Stuart, and Interregnum periods, 1485-1660. Content and genres will vary and may include non-English writers who influenced the English Renaissance. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Graduate standing.

Top ENG 533 STUDIES IN THE LONG EIGHTEENTH CENTURY (4) 
Literature of the period 1660-1800, with emphasis on one or more of the following poets: Dryden, Pope, Swift, Johnson, Gray, Cowper. May also include prose writers (e.g. Behn, Fielding, Richardson, Addison and Steele) and dramatists (e.g. Congreve, Wycherly, Gay). Not offered every term. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Graduate standing.

Top ENG 534 STUDIES IN ROMANTICISM (4) 
Romantic-period writing and culture, with emphasis on one or more of the following authors: Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Keats, Byron and Shelley. May also include Romantic novelists and prose writers (e.g. Austen, Wollstonecraft, Burke). Not offered every term. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Graduate standing.

Top ENG 535 STUDIES IN SHAKESPEARE (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Shakespeare's works from a variety of critical and scholarly perspectives. Not offered every term. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Graduate standing and at least one quarter of Shakespeare.

Top ENG 536 STUDIES IN VICTORIAN LITERATURE (4) 
Fiction, poetry, and nonfiction prose of the Victorian era. Topics change from term to term; see Schedule of Classes. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Graduate standing.

Top ENG 538 STUDIES IN MODERNISM (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Studies in the literature and contexts of the Modernist period in Anglo-American letters (1890's to 1940's). Authors may include Wilde, Crane, Conrad, Eliot, Stevens, James, Woolf, Joyce, Lawrence, Shaw, Forster. Topics change from term to term. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Graduate standing.

Top ENG 540 STUDIES IN MODERN IRISH LITERATURE (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Studies in the literature and context of the period of Irish writing often referred to as the Irish Renaissance. Authors may include Yeats, Joyce, Shaw, O'Casey, Gregory, Synge, Bowen, Moore, Behan, O'Brien, Kavanaugh, Cronin. Sometimes offered as a study of Joyce's works alone. Topics change from term to term. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Graduate standing.

Top ENG 545 STUDIES IN NONFICTION (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Particular essayists and journalists, movements, problems, conventions, and types of nonfiction writing in English. Topics change from term to term: see Schedule of Classes. Not offered every year. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Graduate standing.

Top ENG 550 STUDIES IN SHORT FICTION (4) 
Particular writers, movements, and types of short fiction. Topics change from term to term: see Schedule of Classes. Not offered every year. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Graduate standing.

Top ENG 554 MAJOR AUTHORS (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Advanced study of major and influential authors from various cultures and backgrounds. Subjects change from term to term; see Schedule of Classes. Not offered every year. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Graduate standing.

Top ENG 557 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE: COLONIALISM (4) 
Major works from Europe and the non-Western world during the colonial era: 1800-1945. Not offered every year. PREREQS: Graduate standing.

Top ENG 558 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE: POSTCOLONIALISM (4) 
Major works from Europe and the non-Western world in the postcolonial period: WW II to present. Not offered every year. PREREQS: Graduate standing.

Top ENG 560 STUDIES IN DRAMA (4) 
Particular dramatists, movements, conventions, and types of world drama. Topics change from term to term; see Schedule of Classes. Not offered every term. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Graduate standing.

Top ENG 565 STUDIES IN THE NOVEL (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Particular novelists, movements, conventions, and types of the novel throughout its history. Topics change from term to term; see Schedule of Classes. Not offered every term. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Graduate standing.

Top ENG 570 STUDIES IN POETRY (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Particular poets, movements, problems, conventions, and types of poetry in English or English translation. Topics change from term to term; see Schedule of Classes. Not offered every term. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Graduate standing.

Top ENG 575 STUDIES IN CRITICISM (4) 
Particular critics, critical movements, issues, and histories of criticism. Topics change from term to term; see Schedule of Classes. Not offered every year. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Graduate standing.

Top ENG 580 STUDIES IN LITERATURE, CULTURE AND SOCIETY (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Study of literature in its relationship to society and culture; study of literary culture. Topics change from term to term; see Schedule of Classes. Not offered every term. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Graduate standing.

Top ENG 582 STUDIES IN AMERICAN LITERATURE, CULTURE, AND THE ENVIRONMENT (4) 
Creative nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and film from the mid-19th century to the present, examining relationships between rural and urban, and investigating the development of important patterns in how the physical environment is perceived, represented, interpreted, and used in the United States. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Graduate standing.

Top ENG 585 STUDIES IN AMERICAN LITERATURE (4) 
Special topics in American literary history. Organized around movements, regions, themes, or major authors. Topics change from term to term; see Schedule of Classes. Not offered every term. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Graduate standing.

Top ENG 586 STUDIES IN BRITISH LITERATURE (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Particular British writers, movements, conventions, genres, and problems. Topics change from term to term; see Schedule of Classes. Not offered every year. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Graduate standing.

Top ENG 588 LITERATURE AND PEDAGOGY (4) 
Practices, approaches, histories, and theories of teaching literature appropriate for secondary through college settings. Considers text selection, assignments, and evaluation. PREREQS: Graduate standing.

Top ENG 589 WRITING, LITERATURE AND MEDICINE (4) 
Considers medical themes in literature, social meanings of illness, and writing strategies appropriate to the healing arts. PREREQS: Sophomore and above.

Top ENG 590 HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE (4) 
A study of the origins, changes, and reasons for changes in the grammar, sounds, and vocabulary of English from its earliest stages through its modern forms. PREREQS: Graduate standing.

Top ENG 595 LANGUAGE, TECHNOLOGY, AND CULTURE (4) 
Explores relationship between literacy, technology, and thought. PREREQS: Graduate standing.

Top ENG 597 INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S VOICES (4) 
A study of women and literature in an international context, focusing on the cultural differences among women and the effects of gender on language and literature. PREREQS: Graduate standing.

Top ENG 598 WOMEN AND LITERATURE (4) 
Study of the relations between women and literature, including such issues as images of women in literature, women writers, and the effects of gender on language. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: Graduate standing.



 
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