English (ENGL)


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ENGL 0004 [Not Offered] English Composition (5 credits)
For international students whose diagnostic tests indicate the need for intensive work in basic writing skills. Pass-no credit grading. Not for degree credit. Required during the first semester of residence for all international students (graduates, undergraduates, and transfer students) who are not excused on the basis of the placement examination required of every new international student.

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ENGL 1000 ENGL COMPOSITION (3.0 credits)
ENGL 1001 English Composition (3 credits)
Placement by department. Introduction to writing in forms of expressive and informative discourse.
ENGL 1002 [Not Offered] English Composition (3 credits)
Prereq.: ENGL 1000/1001 or placement by department. Introduction to writing persuasive, evaluative, and other forms of argumentative discourse.
ENGL 1004 English Composition (3 credits)
Prereq.: ENGL 0004 or placement by department. For international students. Same as ENGL 1000/1001, with emphasis on usage and idiom problems specific to international students. Required during the first semester of residence for all international students (graduates, undergraduates, and transfer students) who demonstrate on the placement examination need for work in English, but not at the intensive level of ENGL 0004. Graduate students graded pass-no credit.
ENGL 1005 English Composition (3 credits)
Prereq.: ENGL 1004 or placement by the department and permission of instructor. Credit will not be given for both 1005 and ENGL 1002 or ENGL 2000. For international students, with continued work on problems specific to international students. Graduate students graded pass-no credit.
ENGL 1051 Spoken English for International Graduate Assistants (3 credits)
Prereq: oral interview and permission of department. For current and potential international graduate assistants only. Pass/no credit grading. May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit. Developing spoken English skills (pronunciation, stress, intonation, rhythm); improving overall comprehensibility through tasks/activities, drills, and videotaped oral presentations.

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ENGL 2000 English Composition (3 credits)
Prereq.: ENGL 1001 or equivalent and 39 total credit hours earned by the time of enrollment. Credit will not be given for both this course and ENGL 1002. Practice in the processes of academic and applied writing.
ENGL 2001 [Not Offered] Advanced English Composition (3 credits)
Credit will not be given for both ENGL 2001 and 3101. Theory and practice of exposition, description, and narration.
ENGL 2002 Business Writing (3 credits)
Credit will not be given for both ENGL 2002 and 2102. Preparing business documents such as reports, articles, and letters.
ENGL 2005 Introduction to Writing Short Stories (3 credits)
Prereq.: consent of instructor. Writing short stories for workshop criticism; practice in techniques of using point of view, dialogue, setting, and characterization.
ENGL 2007 Introduction to Writing Poetry (3 credits)
Writing poems for workshop criticism; practice in both open and closed forms; emphasis on contemporary techniques and prosody.
ENGL 2008 Introduction to Writing Drama (3 credits)
Also offered as THTR 2008. Writing plays for workshop criticism; practice in techniques of exposition, characterization, and dramatization.
ENGL 2009 Introduction to Writing Screenplays (3 credits)
Writing screenplays for workshop criticism; techniques of exposition, characterization, and dramatization.
ENGL 2012 Practical Grammar and Usage (3 credits)
Practical grammar, usage, and punctuation; effective word choices and sentences; elimination of common errors; use of dictionaries; current language controversies, regional and social language variation.
ENGL 2024 Critical Strategies (3 credits)
Skills for reading and writing about literature from a variety of critical perspectives; approaches such as reader response, psychoanalysis, myth, new historicism, and feminism applied to a range of literary texts.
ENGL 2025 Fiction (3 credits)
Skills for reading and writing about fiction; attention to generic conventions and critical perspectives; section emphasis may vary, consult departmental handout.
ENGL 2027 Poetry (3 credits)
Skills for reading and writing about poetry; attention to generic conventions and critical perspectives; section emphasis may vary, consult departmental handout.
ENGL 2029 Drama (3 credits)
Skills for reading and writing about drama; attention to generic conventions and critical perspectives; section emphasis may vary, consult departm ental handout.
ENGL 2085 Science Fiction Studies (3 credits)
Science fiction literature, particularly that of the 20th century.
ENGL 2086 [Not Offered] Fantasy Literature (3 credits)
Variety of literary types employing conventions of the fantastic; uses of older literatures in modern fantasy novels; themes such as quest for identity, ideal of the hero, and nature of good and evil.
ENGL 2102 [Not Offered] Business Writing for International Students (3 credits)
Credit will not be given for both ENGL 2002 and 2102. Preparing business documents such as reports, articles, and letters; oral presentation of reports.
ENGL 2123 Studies in Literary Traditions and Themes (3 credits)
Skills for reading and writing about literature; attention to historical development, context, and critical perspectives; topics such as �The Epic,� �Imagining the Family,� �Literature and the City�; section emphasis will vary, consult departmental handout.
ENGL 2148 Shakespeare (3 credits)
The more popular plays.
ENGL 2173 [Not Offered] Louisiana Literature (3 credits)
Fiction, poetry, essays, and drama of Louisiana.
ENGL 2175 [Not Offered] The Civil War in Literature (3 credits)
Portrayal of the Civil War in fiction, poetry, drama, diaries, and letters.
ENGL 2201 Introduction to World Literary Traditions (3 credits)
See CPLT 2201.
ENGL 2202 Introduction to Modern World Literature (3 credits)
See CPLT 2202.
ENGL 2220 Major British Authors (3 credits)
Selected major British authors from the Anglo-Saxon period to the present.
ENGL 2222 [Not Offered] Popular Fictions (3 credits)
Critical analysis of popular literature, television programs, films, and advertisements; emphasis on development of textual interpretative skills.
ENGL 2231 Reading Film as Literature (3 credits)
Introduction to film as literature; mastery of film language and literary bases; fictional narrative and drama; film classics.
ENGL 2270 Major American Authors (3 credits)
Selected major American authors from the Colonial period to the present.
ENGL 2300 Interpreting Discourse (3 credits)
Study of and writing about discourse forms (fiction, popular and critical texts, technical and legal documents), using linguistic, rhetorical, and cultural analysis.
ENGL 2423 Introduction to Folklore (3 credits)
Also offered as ANTH 2423. Folklore genres of the world; sources of folklore; literary, psychological, sociological, anthropological, and historical approaches to folk material; relationships between folklore and written literature.
ENGL 2593 Images of Women: An Introduction (3 credits)
Critical analysis of women�s representations, addressing a range of traditional and/or popular genres, historical periods, and/or critical approaches; emphasis on developing textual and interpretive skills; section emphasis may vary, consult departmental handout.
ENGL 2673 Literature and Ethnicity (3 credits)
Literature of America's ethnic cultures.
ENGL 2674 [Not Offered] Introduction to African-American Literature (3 credits)
Major figures and popular texts of black American literature, including writers of fiction, poetry, drama, and essays; influence of genre on the articulation of common political and social themes.
ENGL 2710 Descriptive Grammar of English (3 credits)
Examination of what every English speaker has internalized about English, including sentence structure, sound patterns, and word formation.
ENGL 2823 [Not Offered] HONORS: Studies in Literary Traditions and Themes (3 credits)
Honors equivalent of ENGL 2123.
ENGL 2824 HONORS: Critical Analysis of Literature (3 credits)
Honors equivalent of ENGL 2024. Study and writing about literary forms.
ENGL 2920 [Not Offered] Independent Work (1 credits)
Prereq.: sophomore standing and an average of not less than 2.00 in all previous English courses. Consult department before registering. Reading, conferences, and reports under departmental faculty direction.
ENGL 2921 [Not Offered] Independent Work (1 credits)
Prereq.: sophomore standing and an average of not less than 2.00 in all previous English courses. Consult department before registering. Reading, conferences, and reports under departmental faculty direction.
ENGL 2922 [Not Offered] Independent Work (1 credits)
Prereq.: sophomore standing and an average of not less than 2.00 in all previous English courses. Consult department before registering. Reading, conferences, and reports under departmental faculty direction.

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ENGL 3000 HONORS: Honors Thesis (3 credits)
Conclusion of the English honors program; for details, consult the department.
ENGL 3001 [Not Offered] Writing Professionally in the Arts and Social Sciences (3 credits)
Prereq.: junior status or consent of instructor. Practice in writing common to the arts and social sciences; includes proposals, research studies, and reports.
ENGL 3002 [Not Offered] Technical Writing (3 credits)
Prereq.: junior status. Credit will be given for only one of the following: ENGL 3002, 3003, and 3102. Training in skills required of practicing scientists, engineers, and technical managers.
ENGL 3003 [Not Offered] Technical Writing for Nontechnical Majors (3 credits)
Prereq.: junior status. Credit will not be given for both ENGL 3002 and 3003. This course will not substitute for 3002 requirement. Formats and processes of writing found in business, science, government, and industry.
ENGL 3004 [Not Offered] Writing with Style: Advanced Expository Prose (3 credits)
Experimentation with different styles of writing in a workshop format.
ENGL 3015 Composition Tutoring (3 credits)
Prereq.: consent of instructor. 1 hr. lecture; 6 hrs. lab. Composition theory as applicable to undergraduate tutoring.
ENGL 3020 British Literature I : The Middle Ages, Renaissance, and 18th Century (3 credits)
Survey of English literature from the Anglo-Saxon period through Chaucer, Shakespeare, the 17th and 18th centuries.
ENGL 3022 British Literature II : Romantics, Victorians, and Moderns (3 credits)
Survey of British literature from the French Revolution through the Industrial Revolution into the 20th century.
ENGL 3024 [Not Offered] Criticism (3 credits)
Influential works of literary criticism from the classical to the modern period.
ENGL 3070 American Literature I : Forging a Nation (3 credits)
Emergence of an American literature and national consciousness in major writings from the Colonial era to the Civil War.
ENGL 3072 American Literature II : Coming of Age (3 credits)
American literature from the Civil War to the present; realism, naturalism, modernism; effects of industrialization, immigration, the women's movement, the civil rights struggle, the world wars.
ENGL 3080 Post-colonial Literature (3 credits)
Survey of literature from former British colonies in South Asia, Africa and the Caribbean; colonialism; nationalism; independence; diaspora; transnationalism; hybridity; women�s rights; building a new nation, etc.
ENGL 3084 Modern Criticism (3 credits)
Influential works of literary criticism and theory written in the 20th century.
ENGL 3086 [Not Offered] Contemporary Fiction (3 credits)
Survey of contemporary fiction from a comparative perspective; authors such as Achebe, Bellow, Garcia Marquez, Lessing, Morrison, Pynchon, Updike; developments in magical realism, minimalism, cyberpunk.
ENGL 3101 Legal Writing (3 credits)
Credit will not be given for both this course and ENGL 2001. Discussions and writing assignments tailored to forms of writing common in law and in law-related fields; emphasis on writing clear, precise, effective prose.
ENGL 3102 [Not Offered] Technical Writing for International Students (3 credits)
Prereq.: junior status. Credit will be given for only one of the following: ENGL 3002, 3003, 3102. Training for non-native speakers of English in skills required of practicing scientists, engineers, and technical managers.
ENGL 3124 [Not Offered] The Literature of the English Bible (3 credits)
Also offered as REL 3124. Literary themes and forms in the King James version; particular reference to the literary influence of the Bible on later literature.
ENGL 3133 NONFICT FILM & VID (3.0 credits)
ENGL 3201 Language Development and Diversity (1 credits)
Prereq.: EDCI 2001. Concurrent enrollment in EDCI 3001. 3 hrs. lab/field experience in multicultural settings. Language development and diversity of adolescent speakers, writers, and readers of English.
ENGL 3202 [Not Offered] Dynamics of Learning in the English Classroom (1 credits)
Prereq.: EDCI 3001 and ENGL 3201. Concurrent enrollment in EDCI 3002. 3 hrs. lab/field experience in multicultural settings. Dynamics of learning in middle school and high school English classes, including methods of small group and whole class interaction and instruction, including integration of technology.
ENGL 3220 [Not Offered] Major Themes in Literature (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit. Consult department for topic to be offered. Examination of a particular theme (e.g., revolution, quest, or spiritual crisis) in the works of several authors crossing historical and cultural boundaries.
ENGL 3222 [Not Offered] Survey of Popular Genres (3 credits)
Survey of such genres as ballads, miracle and morality plays, broadsides, melodrama, romance, detective fiction, science fiction, westerns, situation comedies.
ENGL 3223 Adolescent Literature (3 credits)
See also EDCI 3223. Critical analysis and survey of literatures with adolescents as main characters and written for adolescent and adult audiences.
ENGL 3236 [Not Offered] Literature and Religion: an Overview (3 credits)
Also offered as REL 3236. Comparative analysis of world views in representative works of Western literature; theory and practice of the religious interpretation of literary texts; writers studied may include Aeschylus, Dante, Shakespeare, Melville, and Walker Percy.
ENGL 3300 Rhetoric: Texts and Historical Contexts (3 credits)
Development of rhetoric and writing within their cultural contexts; modes of writing and rhetoric particular to historical periods, classical to modern.
ENGL 3301 [Not Offered] Writing: Practice, Pedagogy, and History (3 credits)
Cultural, technological, and historical influences on writing, the teaching of writing, and today's teaching practices.
ENGL 3310 [Not Offered] Historical Perspectives on Language Issues (3 credits)
A writing intensive course. Survey of major issues in the history of language study.
ENGL 3384 [Not Offered] Cultural and Textual Studies (3 credits)
Introduction to the theory and practice of cultural studies; reading of theoretical statements; analysis of exemplary texts (films, videos, literary works, autobiographies, historical and legal documents).
ENGL 3401 The Study of Folklore (3 credits)
See ANTH 3401.
ENGL 3593 [Not Offered] Survey of Women and Literature (3 credits)
Significance of gender for the author, the reader, and the work itself; connections between texts and society; literary influences and relations between mainstream and nontraditional literature.
ENGL 3674 [Not Offered] Survey of African-Amer ican Literature (3 credits)
Literature of the black experience in the U.S. from slave narratives to the present.
ENGL 3716 Dialects of English (3 credits)
Regional and/or social variation in pronunciation, grammar, and vocabulary.
ENGL 3720 [Not Offered] Methods for Teaching English as a Second Language (3 credits)
Theories and practical approaches for teaching English as a second language to elementary, secondary, and adult education students.
ENGL 3820 [Not Offered] HONORS: Seminar (3 credits)
Prereq.: Permission of department. Normally open only to juniors and seniors. Topics vary, consult departmental handout.
ENGL 3821 [Not Offered] HONORS: Seminar (3 credits)
Prereq.: Permission of department. Normally open only to juniors and seniors. Topics vary, consult departmental handout.
ENGL 3822 [Not Offered] HONORS: Seminar (3 credits)
Prereq.: Permission of department. Normally open only to juniors and seniors. Topics vary, consult departmental handout.
ENGL 3823 [Not Offered] HONORS: Seminar (3 credits)
Prereq.: Permission of department. Normally open only to juniors and seniors. Topics vary, consult departmental handout.
ENGL 3824 [Not Offered] HONORS: Seminar (3 credits)
Prereq.: Permission of department. Normally open only to juniors and seniors. Topics vary, consult departmental handout.
ENGL 3825 [Not Offered] HONORS: Seminar (3 credits)
Prereq.: Permission of department. Normally open only to juniors and seniors. Topics vary, consult departmental handout.
ENGL 3920 [Not Offered] Independent Study (1-3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 3 hrs. of credit. Readings, reports, and conferences under departmental faculty direction.
ENGL 3925 [Not Offered] Independent Work (1 credits)
Prereq.: gpa of at least 3.00 in all work taken and permission of department. May not be taken by students who have already completed ENGL 2920, 2921, 2922. Consult department before scheduling course. Reading, conferences, and reports under departmental faculty direction.
ENGL 3927 [Not Offered] Independent Work (1 credits)
Prereq.: gpa of at least 3.00 in all work taken and permission of department. May not be taken by students who have already completed ENGL 2920, 2921, 2922. Consult department before scheduling course. Reading, conferences, and reports under departmental faculty direction.
ENGL 3929 [Not Offered] HONORS: Independent Work (1 credits)
Prereq.: gpa of at least 3.00 in all work taken and permission of department. May not be taken by students who have already completed ENGL 2920, 2921, 2922. Consult department before scheduling course. Reading, conferences, and reports under departmental faculty direction.
ENGL 3930 [Not Offered] ENGLISH INTERNSHIP (1-3 credits)

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ENGL 4000 [Not Offered] Special Projects for Creative Writing Majors (3 credits)
Prereq.: Permission of department; at least one 2000-level course in creative writing. May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Explorations in a wide variety of projects that basic courses are unable to accommodate.
ENGL 4001 [Not Offered] Writing Essays and Reviews (3 credits)
Prereq.: at least one 2000-level course in creative writing. Essays and reviews as literary forms, with guided practice in writing both.
ENGL 4002 [Not Offered] Scientific and Professional Writing for Peers (3 credits)
Individual instruction. Students must have well-defined projects. Principles and practice of effective research writing in academic and professional settings; emphasis on translating research results into publishable articles and effective grant proposals.
ENGL 4003 [Not Offered] Special Topics in Professional Writing (3 credits)
Prereq.: permission of instructor. May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Scientific writing and society; writing user manuals; document design research; history and rhetoric of scientific and professional writing; theory and practice of nonacademic writing.
ENGL 4004 [Not Offered] Practicum in Technical Writing (3 credits)
Prereq.: ENGL 3002 or 3003 and 4002 or 4003 or permission of department. 10 hrs. lab. Supervised writing and editing projects.
ENGL 4005 Short Story Writing (3 credits)
Prereq.: ENGL 2005. Guided practice in short story writing; techniques involved.
ENGL 4006 [Not Offered] Writing the Novel (3 credits)
Prereq.: at least one 2000-level course in creative writing. Guided practice in writing the novel; techniques involved.
ENGL 4007 Writing Poetry (3 credits)
Prereq.: ENGL 2007. Guided practice in writing poetry; techniques involved.
ENGL 4008 [Not Offered] Writing Drama (3 credits)
Prereq.: at least one 2000-level course in creative writing. Also offered as THTR 4008. Guided practice in writing plays; techniques involved.
ENGL 4009 Advanced Screenwriting Workshop (3 credits)
Prereq.: consent of instructor and ENGL 2009. Practice in advanced screenwriting; students will be required to write a fulllength screenplay or teleplay.
ENGL 4017 [Not Offered] Technical Editing (3 credits)
Prereq.: ENGL 3001 or 3002 or equivalent. Practical experience in editing and preparing technical manuscripts; general instruction in functions of the technical editor.
ENGL 4021 [Not Offered] Capstone Seminar in Creative Writing (3 credits)
Prereq.: for English Majors with 92 total credit hrs. and 27 hrs. in English beyond ENGL 2000, or permission of instructor. Advanced seminar in which students consolidate their knowledge in English and obtain a perspective on the significance of that knowledge. Independent research project. Course topics will vary.
ENGL 4023 [Not Offered] Studies in Life Writing (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Authors such as St. Augustine, Margery Kempe, Montaigne, Rousseau, Franklin, Douglass, Adams, Stein, Malcolm X; topics such as �Autobiography, Memoir, and Diary,� �Biography,� �Slave Narrative,� �Autobiographical Fiction.�
ENGL 4027 [Not Offered] Studies in Lyric, Epic, and Other Poetic Forms (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Poets such as Sidney, Spenser, Milton, Wordsworth, Keats, Dickinson, Whitman, Yeats, Stevens, Wheatley, Rich; topics such as �Development of the English Epic,� �Love Lyrics and the Representation of Women.�
ENGL 4028 [Not Offered] Studies in Drama (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Authors such as Marlowe, Jonson, Congreve, Sheridan, Shaw, Synge, O'Neill, Miller; topics such as �The Beginnings of English Drama,� �Shakespeare's Contemporaries,� �Irish Drama,� �Women in the Theatre.�
ENGL 4029 [Not Offered] Studies in Comedy and Tragedy (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Authors such as Sophocles, Aristophanes, Shakespeare, Ibsen, Wilde, O'Neill, Beckett, Pinter; topics such as �The Tragic Vision,� �Comic and Tragic Drama,� �Renaissance Fools and Folly.�
ENGL 4030 [Not Offered] Studies in the Middle Ages (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Authors such as Chaucer, Langland, the Gawain poet, Juliana of Norwich; topics such as �Love and Chivalry in Middle English Lyric and Romance,� �Dream Vision and Allegory,� �Reading Anglo-Saxon Literature.�
ENGL 4033 [Not Offered] Studies in Satire and Irony (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Authors such as Jonson, Dryden, Swift, Pope, Twain, Waugh, West, Vonnegut, Atwood; topics such as �Satire on the Jacobean Stage,� �Political Satire,� �The Tropes of Satire.�
ENGL 4040 [Not Offered] Studies in the Age of Elizabeth (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Authors such as Sidney, Spenser, Marlowe, Shakespeare; developments in romantic epic, lyric, comedy, tragedy, devotional literature; topics such as �Quest for Utopia,� �Psychology of Love,� �Theatre and Court.�
ENGL 4041 [Not Offered] Studies in the 17th Century (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Authors such as Donne, Jonson, Middleton, Webster, Milton; developments in metaphysical poetry, revenge tragedy, urban comedy, courtly masque; topics such as �Public Playhouse and Courtly Stage,� �Poetry and Politics.�
ENGL 4050 [Not Offered] Studies in the Restoration and 18th Century (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Authors such as Dryden, Behn, Swift, Pope, Equiano, Fielding, Richardson, Austen; developments in satire, comedy of manners, the novel; topics such as �The Line of Wit,� �Literature and Empire.�
ENGL 4055 [Not Offered] Studies in the Novel and the Idea of Narrative (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Novels such as Tristram Shandy, Madame Bovary, The Trial, To the Lighthouse, Beloved; theorists such as Booth, Bakhtin, Kermode, Girard, Barthes, Kristeva, Said; topics such as time, structure, voicing, selfreflexivity.
ENGL 4060 Studies in the Romantic Movement (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Authors such as Blake, Wollstonecraft, William and Dorothy Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Percy and Mary Shelley, Keats; topics such as �Romanticism and the French Revolution,� �The Poetic Imagination,� �The Romantic Novel.�
ENGL 4062 Studies in the Victorian Age (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit when topics vary. Authors such as Dickens, the Bront�s, Thackeray, Eliot, Tennyson, Browning, Arnold, Ruskin, Wilde; topics such as �The Bildungsroman,� �London, Crime, and Victorian Literature,� �The Victorian Heroine.�
ENGL 4070 [Not Offered] Studies in American Literature to 1865 (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Authors such as Franklin, Poe, Emerson, Hawthorne, Douglass, Melville, Whitman, Dickinson; themes such as American identity, nature and culture; topics such as �The Puritan Imagination,� �Rethinking the American Renaissance.�
ENGL 4071 [Not Offered] Studies in American Literature since 1865 (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Authors such as Twain, James, Wharton, Eliot, Moore, Hughes, Cather, Ellison, Faulkner; developments in the novel, poetry, nonfiction prose; topics such as �The American Self,� �Naturalism,� �Postmodernism.�
ENGL 4080 [Not Offered] Studies in Modernism (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Authors such as Pound, Eliot, Stein, Joyce, Woolf, and Faulkner; topics such as �The Avant-Garde Movements in the Arts,� �Nationalism and Literature,� �War Poetry,� �The Expatriates.�
ENGL 4086 [Not Offered] Studies in the Short Story (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Authors such as Chekhov, Joyce, Hemingway, Cather, Wright, Garcia Marquez, Flannery O'Connor; theorists such as Poe, Frank O'Connor, Friedman, Pratt; problems such as short story sequences, beginnings and endings, compression, conflict.
ENGL 4102 CAPSTONE POETRY (3.0 credits)
ENGL 4104 Capstone Seminar in Literature (3 credits)
Prereq.: for English Majors with 92 total credit hrs. and 27 hrs. in English beyond ENGL 2000, or permission of instructor. Advanced seminar in which students consolidate their knowledge of English and obtain a perspective on the significance of that knowledge. Independent research project. Course topics will vary.
ENGL 4105 CAPSTONE FICTION (3.0 credits)
ENGL 4109 [Not Offered] CAPSTONE SCREENWRIT (3.0 credits)
ENGL 4120 [Not Offered] Studies in Major Authors (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Detailed study of works by one or two authors from Spenser and Donne to Joyce and Morrison; attention to the author's life and times, predecessors and influence.
ENGL 4121 [Not Offered] Studies in Literary History (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit when topics vary. Topics such as �Literature and the King's Peace,� �The Development of the Pastoral,� �From Romantic to Victorian: A Study of Influence,� �Self and Society.�
ENGL 4122 [Not Offered] Topics in Interdisciplinary Studies (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit when topics vary. Literature in cultural contexts and/or in relation to other academic disciplines; topics such as �Fictions of the Working Class,� �Race in Literature and Culture,� �Modernism in Fiction and Painting.�
ENGL 4124 [Not Offered] Studies in Critical Traditions and Problems (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit when topics vary. Topics such as �History and Representation,� �From Neoclassic to Romantic,� �Imitation and Creation,� �Feminist Literary Theory,� �Philosophy and Literature,� �Constructing Subjectivity.�
ENGL 4133 [Not Offered] NONFICT FILM AUTEURS (3.0 credits)
ENGL 4137 [Not Offered] Studies in Chaucer (3 credits)
Attention to The Canterbury Tales, their literary and cultural significance; topics such as �Chaucer, Boccaccio, and Framed Tales,� �`The olde daunce': Chaucer on Love, Sex, and Marriage.�
ENGL 4147 Studies in Milton (3 credits)
Attention to Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained, and Samson Agonistes; their literary and cultural significance; topics such as �Paradise Lost and the Christianization of the Epic,� �Milton and Women,� �Milton and Revolution.�
ENGL 4148 Studies in Shakespeare (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit when topics vary. Attention to poetry and plays, literary and cultural significance; topics such as �The Comedies and Histories,� �The Tragedies,� �Shakespeare and Film,� �Shakespeare and Gender.�
ENGL 4173 [Not Offered] Studies in Southern Literatur e (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit when topics vary. Authors such as Chopin, Faulkner, Wright, Welty, Tennessee Williams; topics such as �Survey of Southern Literature,� �Civil Rights Literature,� �Historical Fiction,� �Southern Women Writers.�
ENGL 4203 Curricula, Pedagogy, and Assessment in the English Classroom (1 credits)
Prereq.: EDCI 3002 and ENGL 3202. Concurrent enrollment in EDCI 4003. 3 hrs. lab/field experience in multicultural settings. Current methods of course design, pedagogy, and assessment for teaching English in middle school and high school classrooms.
ENGL 4204 [Not Offered] Capstone Seminar in English Education (3 credits)
Prereq.: EDCI 4003 and ENGL 4203. Concurrent enrollment in EDCI 4004 and 4005. For English majors in the Secondary Education Concentration. Independent research project. Course topics will vary. Advanced seminar in which students consolidate their knowledge in English and obtain a perspective on the significance of the knowledge.
ENGL 4220 [Not Offered] Black Drama and Theatre (3 credits)
See THTR 4220.
ENGL 4222 [Not Offered] Studies in Popular Fictions (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit when topics vary. Topics such as �Louisiana Popular Fictions,� �Images of Women and Minorities in Popular Texts,� �Popular Culture and Folklore,� �The Literature of Horror.�
ENGL 4231 Studies in Literature and Film (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit when topics vary. Comparative study of literature and film as art forms; literary bases of film; topics such as �Film Authors,� �Film and Ideology,� �Adaptations of Literary Classics,� �Film Genres,� �Film and Gender.�
ENGL 4232 [Not Offered] Studies in Literature and Psychology (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit when topics vary. Psychoanalytic readings of literature such as Hamlet; literary readings of psychoanalytic authors such as Freud, Jung, Lacan; topics such as AFeminism and Psychoanalysis.�
ENGL 4234 Studies in Literature and Politics (3 credits)
Also offered as POLI 4234. May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit when topics vary. Literary representations of politics; historical role of literature in politics; topics such as �Literature and Politics of the Modern American South,� �Revolution and the Avante-Garde.�
ENGL 4236 [Not Offered] Studies in Literature and Religion (3 credits)
Also offered as REL 4236. May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit when topics vary. Authors such as Sophocles, Dante, Shakespeare, Donne, Hawthorne, Eliot, O'Conner, Morrison; topics such as �Major Religious Novelists,� �Literature of Illness and Death,� �Moral Universes of Greek and Christian Tragedy,� �Creation Stories.�
ENGL 4300 Studies in Rhetorical Theory (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit when topics vary. Topics such as �Rhetoric of/in Literary Studies,� �Rhetoric of Political Discourse.�
ENGL 4301 [Not Offered] Studies in Composition Theory (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit when topics vary. Modern composition theory as it relates to the teaching of writing; topics such as ASocial Theories of Composition.�
ENGL 4302 [Not Offered] Studies in Literacy (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit when topics vary. Varied perspectives on literacy, especially written literacy; issues raised by its complex and problematic nature.
ENGL 4304 Capstone Seminar in Writing and Culture (3 credits)
Prereq.: for English Majors with 92 total credit hrs. and 27 hrs. in English beyond ENGL 2000, or permission of instructor. Advanced seminar in which students consolidate their knowledge in English and obtain a perspective on the significance of that knowledge. Independent research project. Course topics will vary.
ENGL 4310 Studies in Language (3 credits)
Also offered as LING 4310. May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit when topics vary. A writing intensive course. Devoted to special topics, such as �African-American English,� �English-based Pidgins and Creoles,� �Current Trends in Linguistic Theory,� �Issues in Applied Linguistics and Language Learning.�
ENGL 4316 [Not Offered] Introduction to Literary Style (3 credits)
Stylistic analysis of the language of literature; emphasis on the major rhetorical, literary, and linguistic theories of style and their concerns with author, reader, text, and context.
ENGL 4322 [Not Offered] Studies in African Literature (3 credits)
See AAAS 4322.
ENGL 4323 [Not Offered] Studies in Caribbean Literature (3 credits)
See AAAS 4323.
ENGL 4475 [Not Offered] American Folklore (3 credits)
Also offered as ANTH 4475. Folklore of the U.S., including regional, racial, ethnic, and occupational groups; relation of folklore to other aspects of American vernacular culture and to American literature.
ENGL 4480 [Not Offered] Folklore and Literature (3 credits)
Interrelationships between folklore and literature; use of folklore by writers; similarities and differences between �oral literature�and �written literature.�
ENGL 4493 Women and Folklore (3 credits)
Examination of folk materials, including oral genres, music, art and artifacts, and rituals; focus on how and why information about women in folklore is communicated.
ENGL 4593 [Not Offered] Studies in Women and Literature (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit when topics vary. Authors such as Behn, Woolf, Chopin, Atwood, Cliff; topics such as �Reading and Writing About Women's Lives,� �The Female Gothic,� �Women and Ethnicity,� �Early Modern Women Writers.�
ENGL 4674 [Not Offered] Studies in African-American Literature (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit when topics vary. Authors such as Douglass, Hurston, Wright, Morrison; topics such as �Slave Narratives,� �The Harlem Renaissance,� �The Black Arts Movement,� �The Black Diaspora,� �African Survivals.�
ENGL 4680 [Not Offered] Studies in Post-colonial Literature & Culture (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Topics may include �Imagining India,� �Black British Cultures,� �Islam and Literature,� �Politics and Post-colonial Literature,� �Atlantic Studies,�etc.
ENGL 4710 Introduction to Linguistics (3 credits)
Also offered as LING 4710. Introduction to the major fields of linguistic study: phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics.
ENGL 4711 [Not Offered] History of the English Language (3 credits)
Also offered as LING 4711. Survey of the development of the English language from its Germanic roots to the present day.
ENGL 4712 [Not Offered] Roots of English (3 credits)
Also offered as LING 4712. The use of language to reconstruct the ancient Indo-European physical and cultural world: myth, religion, ritual, law, and medicine.
ENGL 4713 Syntax (3 credits)
Also offered as LING 4713. Basic principles of syntactic structure; topics include constituency, subordinate clauses, coordinate structures, question formation, topicalization, and the passive.
ENGL 4714 [Not Offered] Phonology (3 credits)
Also offered as LING 4714. Introduction to phonology, concentrating on the English language; phonetic and phonemic inventories; feature analysis and rules; examination of linear, nonlinear, and metrical paradigm.
ENGL 4715 [Not Offered] Semantics (3 credits)
Also offered as LING 4715. Approaches to the study of meaning: theories of the lexicon, word-formation and meaning; the interaction between sentence structure and signification; pragmatics.
ENGL 4716 [Not Offered] Introduction to Sociolinguistics (3 credits)
Also offered as LING 4716. Survey of the field of sociolinguistics; issues relating to language variation and change; class, gender, and ethnicity; language planning and public policy.
ENGL 4720 [Not Offered] LANGUAGE ACQUISITION (3.0 credits)

7000

ENGL 7001 [Not Offered] Literary Nonfiction Workshop (3 credits)
Prereq.: admission to the MFA program or consent of instructor. May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit. Creative writing of nonfiction essays.
ENGL 7004 [Not Offered] Translation Workshop (3 credits)
Prereq.: command of a foreign language. May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit. Literary translations from foreign languages into English; consideration of translation theory.
ENGL 7006 Fiction Writing (3-6 credits)
Prereq.: admission to the MFA program or permission of instructor. May be taken for a max. of 12 hrs. of credit. Intensive composition and critical evaluation of fiction; fictional techniques and forms.
ENGL 7007 [Not Offered] Poetry Writing (3-6 credits)
Prereq.: admission to the MFA program or permission of instructor. May be taken for a max. of 12 hrs. of credit. Composition and critical evaluation of poetry; poetic forms and problems of poetry writing.
ENGL 7008 Drama Writing (3-6 credits)
Also offered as THTR 7008. May be taken for a max. of 12 sem. hrs. of credit. Composition and critical evaluation of drama; techniques of dramatic composition and dialogue.
ENGL 7009 Advanced Screenwriting Workshop (3-6 credits)
Prereq.: admission to the MFA program or permission of instructor. May be taken for a max. of 12 hrs. of credit. Composition and critical evaluation of screen and teleplays; screenwriting composition and dialogue.
ENGL 7020 Proseminar in Graduate Study (3 credits)
Introduction to the profession of English through an examination of the central theoretical issues and institutional questions that currently organize the field and instruction in basic research practices.
ENGL 7030 [Not Offered] Medieval Literature (3 credits)
Survey of major Medieval works (exclusive of Chaucer) in lyrical, poetic narrative, dramatic, and prose genres.
ENGL 7040 [Not Offered] Renaissance Literature (3 credits)
Survey of representative works of English literature in poetry and prose in the 16th and 17th centuries.
ENGL 7050 [Not Offered] Restoration and 18th Century Literature (3 credits)
Comprehensive survey of major authors, contexts, and genres from Dryden to Blake.
ENGL 7060 [Not Offered] Romanticism (3 credits)
Poetry, prose, and aesthetic theory of the Romantic period from Anna Barbauld and William Blake to Mary Shelley and Walter Scott.
ENGL 7062 [Not Offered] Victorian Literature (3 credits)
Survey of Victorian prose and poetry from Bront� to Wilde.
ENGL 7070 [Not Offered] American Literature I, II, III (3 credits)
(7070) Survey of American poetry and prose in the 17th and 18th centuries; 7071 the 19th century; and 7072 the 20th century.
ENGL 7071 [Not Offered] American Literature I, II, III (3 credits)
(7070) Survey of American poetry and prose in the 17th and 18th centuries; 7071 the 19th century; and 7072 the 20th century.
ENGL 7072 [Not Offered] American Literature I, II, III (3 credits)
(7070) Survey of American poetry and prose in the 17th and 18th centuries; 7071 the 19th century; and 7072 the 20th century.
ENGL 7106 [Not Offered] Forms of Prose Fiction (3 credits)
Prereq.: admission to MFA program. May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. credit when topics vary. Fictional techniques in conventional and experimental short stories, novellas, and novels; elements of plot, characterization, theme, setting, and tone; formal analysis of literary texts related to specific problems of writing.
ENGL 7107 Prosody and Poetic Forms (3 credits)
Prereq.: admission to MFA program. May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. credit when topics vary. Representative forms of poetry from early sagas to contemporary free verse; relationship to principles of versification; some concurrent practice in writing poetry in specific forms.
ENGL 7109 [Not Offered] Forms of Film Writing (3 credits)
Prereq.: permission of instructor. Examination of screenplays and teleplays; techniques of exposition, characterization, and dramatization.
ENGL 7124 [Not Offered] Feminist Literary Theory (3 credits)
Introduction to major issues and methodologies.
ENGL 7137 [Not Offered] Chaucer (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit when topics vary. Poetry and prose in Middle English.
ENGL 7147 [Not Offered] Milton (3 credits)
Readings and critical analysis of the poetry and prose of John Milton.
ENGL 7170 Ethnic Literatures of the United States (3 credits)
Survey of the literature of America�s diverse ethnic cultures; theories of ethnicity, cultural studies, and critical race studies.
ENGL 7173 [Not Offered] Literature of the American South (3 credits)
Southern writing from colonial times to the present.
ENGL 7174 [Not Offered] Survey of African-American Literature I (3 credits)
Writings of African Americans from the colonial/slavery experience to 1915.
ENGL 7175 [Not Offered] Survey of African-American Literature II (3 credits)
Writings of African Americans from 1915 to the present.
ENGL 7182 [Not Offered] Postcolonial Literatures (3 credits)
Survey of Anglophone literatures from formerly colonized nations.
ENGL 7220 [Not Offered] Modern Critical Theory and Cultural Studies (3 credits)
A basic introductory survey of modern critical theory and cultural studies.
ENGL 7221 Topics in Critical Theory and Cultural Studies (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Specialized explorations in critical theory and cultural studies; topics include �Derrida and American Deconstruction,� �Critical Theory and Science Fiction,� �Marxism and the Western,� �Reader-Response Theory and Popular Romance,� �Postmodernism.�
ENGL 7222 [Not Offered] Topics in Literacy Studies (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Intensive study of a topic in history or theories of literacy; topics include �Technology and Literacy,� �Gender and Literacy,� �Orality and Literacy,� �Theory and Politics of Literacy,� �Working-Class Literacy.�
ENGL 7321 [Not Offered] Topics in Gender Theory (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Analysis of an aspect of gender theory in relation to literary or cultural study; topics such as �Gender, Narrative, and Property,� �Film and Gender,� �Psychoanalysis and Sexuality.�
ENGL 7341 [Not Offered] Topics in Women�s Writing (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary.
ENGL 7420 [Not Offered] Folklore (3 credits)
A field research project is required. Major folklore genres and ap�proaches to their study; relationships between folklore and other disciplines, such as literary study and anthropology.
ENGL 7423 [Not Offered] Topics in Folklore (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Examination of particular folk genres, issues, or methods in the study of folklore.
ENGL 7521 [Not Offered] Topics in the History of Rhetoric and Poetics (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Topics may cover any aspect of the historical relationship between formal rhetoric, poetic theory, and English literature from the Middle Ages to the present.
ENGL 7522 [Not Offered] Topics in Rhetorical and Poetic Theory (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Intensive study of a topic in rhetorical and poetic theory, such as �Rhetorics of the Self,� �Lacanian Poetics,� �Rhetoric and Politics.�
ENGL 7541 [Not Offered] Topics in Rhetoric, Media, and Representation (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Analysis of literature, film, and media as cultural representations of societal norms, beliefs, and needs.
ENGL 7542 [Not Offered] Topics in Rhetorics of Class and Gender (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Analysis of writing and language in light of their contextual and material influences and the methods for their study; emphasis on class and gender.
ENGL 7621 Research Methods in Composition, Literacy, and Rhetorical Studies (3 credits)
Survey and theoretical discussion of research methodologies such as discourse analysis, rhetorical analysis, interviews, talk-aloud protocols, and ethnography in the fields of composition studies, literacy studies, or rhetorical studies.
ENGL 7622 [Not Offered] Topics in Composition Studies (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Historical survey of the theoretical, research, and pedagogical issues in the field of composition studies, or special topics such as �Genre Theory,� �Assessment,� �Technology and Composition.�
ENGL 7623 [Not Offered] Topics in Professional Writing and Technical Communication (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. History or theories of professional writing or technical communication; topics include �Writing in the Profession,� �Workplace Literacy,� �Computers and Writing,�or �Technical Writing Methodology.�
ENGL 7711 [Not Offered] Forms of Early English (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Languages and linguistic structures of early forms of English: Old English, Middle English, and Early Modern English; period focus will vary.
ENGL 7712 [Not Offered] Topics in Historical Linguistics (3 credits)
Also offered as LING 7712. May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. An exploration of a topic or topics in the history of English, of the Germanic language, or of the Indo-European language family.
ENGL 7713 [Not Offered] Topics in Syntax and Semantics (3 credits)
Also offered as LING 7713. May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. An exploration of a topic or topics in the structure and/or the interpretation of Modern English and related languages.
ENGL 7714 [Not Offered] Topics in Sociolinguistics (3 credits)
Also offered as LING 7714. May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. An exploration of a topic or topics in the sociolinguistics of English and related languages, including English-based pidgins and creoles.
ENGL 7715 [Not Offered] Topics in Language Acquisition (3 credits)
Also offered as LING 7715. May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. An exploration of a topic or topics in the acquisition of English syntax, morphology, or phonology.
ENGL 7724 [Not Offered] Topics in Feminist Theory and Criticism (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Analysis of a particular aspect of feminist theory, such as feminist psychology, feminist film theory, gender and popular culture.
ENGL 7783 [Not Offered] Topics in Film and Video Studies (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Intensive examination of a topic in the history or theory of film, television, or other video productions, or in the relation of such productions to literature.
ENGL 7910 [Not Offered] Language (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary.
ENGL 7915 Teaching College Composition (3 credits)
Prereq.: students must be graduate teaching assistants in the English Department. Course is designed for graduate students teaching in the First-Year Writing program. Theoretical and pedagogical issues in the teaching of college writing.
ENGL 7920 [Not Offered] English Seminar (1-3 credits)
May be taken twice for credit when topics vary.
ENGL 7921 [Not Offered] Topics in Genres (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Intensive study of works in a literary genre from different national and cultural traditions and from different historical periods; topics include �Medieval and Renaissance Drama,� �The Long Poem in English,� �The Origins of the Novel,� �The Short Story.�
ENGL 7922 [Not Offered] Authors Seminar (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Detailed study of one or two authors in American, British, or other Anglophone literatures; attention to the life and time, predecessors, and influence.
ENGL 7924 [Not Offered] Bibliography and Textual Research (3 credits)
ENGL 7926 [Not Offered] Topics in the British Novel (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Topics such as �Working-Class Novels,� �Desire and Domesticity in the Eighteenth-Century Novel,� �Imperialism and the Novel.�
ENGL 7934 [Not Offered] Topics in Medieval Literature (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary.
ENGL 7937 [Not Offered] Beowulf (3 credits)
ENGL 7942 Topics in Renaissance Literature (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary.
ENGL 7943 [Not Offered] Studies in Shakespeare (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary.
ENGL 7951 [Not Offered] Topics in Restoration and 18th Century Literature (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary.
ENGL 7960 [Not Offered] Studies in the Romantic Period (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Topics such as �Romanticism and Place,� �Literature and Revolution,� �Romanticism and Linguistic Theory.
ENGL 7962 Studies in the Victorian Period (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Topics such as �Victorian Literature and Race,� �Victorian Literature and Economics,� �Victorian Literature and the City.�
ENGL 7963 [Not Offered] Topics in 19th Century British Literature (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Topics such as �19th Century British Women Poets,� �Youth and Identity in 19th Century Literature,� �British Working-Class Writing.�
ENGL 7970 [Not Offered] Topics in American Genres (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Focused study of genres in the American context; genres may include the novel, the short story, drama, poetry, the captivity narrative, or the essay.
ENGL 7971 Topics in Southern Studies (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Interdisciplinary approaches to southern literature and culture; topics such as �Southern Sexualities,� �The Color Line in the American South,� �Media Made Dixie.�
ENGL 7972 [Not Offered] Topics in Southern Literature (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary.
ENGL 7973 [Not Offered] Topics in Louisiana and Caribbean Studies (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary.
ENGL 7974 [Not Offered] Topics in American Literature (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary.
ENGL 7975 [Not Offered] Topics in African-American Literature (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary.
ENGL 7976 [Not Offered] Black Drama and Poetics (3 credits)
Comparative study of African and New World black dramatists and poets.
ENGL 7977 [Not Offered] Black Criticism and Literary Methodologies (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary.
ENGL 7978 [Not Offered] Cross-Cultural Souths (3 credits)
Southern literature and culture in relation to other cultures of the United States and other regions of the world.
ENGL 7981 [Not Offered] Topics in Modern and Contemporary Literature (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Intensive study of works in modern and contemporary literature; topics include �Modern Irish Literature,� �Modernism,� �Postmodern Literature,� �Contemporary Australian Literature.�
ENGL 7983 [Not Offered] Topics in Ethnic and Postcolonial Literatures (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Detailed study of different aspects of American ethnic literatures such as Asian American, Native American, Latino/Chicano, and postcolonial literatures such as Indian, African, West Indian, Transnational.

8000

ENGL 8000 Thesis Research (1-12 per sem. credits)
�S�/�U� grading.
ENGL 8900 Independent Study (1-3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 3 sem. hrs. in an MA program, 6 sem. hrs. in an MFA program, and 9 sem. hrs. in a PhD program. Directed individual readings guided by the graduate faculty.

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ENGL 9000 Dissertation Research (1-12 per sem. credits)
�S�/�U� grading.