REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES (BA AND BS)

Introductory English

ENGL 3093: Cultural Studies

Dr. Cammie Sublette | TR 11:00-12:15

 

An introduction to the analysis of literature and culture within diverse cultural frameworks. Areas of study include class, gender studies, race theory, disability studies, cyborg studies, pedagogy, and food studies. Prereq. for upper-level ENGL courses.

ENGL 3003 History and Development of the English Language

Dr. Erik Carlson | MWF 10:00-10:50

 

Traces the development of the English language from its Indo-European roots to the present day, emphasizing the historical development of the language in its written forms.

ENGL 3663 ENGLISH GRAMMAR

Dr. Terri Wells | full online

 

A modern approach to English grammar.  Learn true story of how and why the English language works, from sentence structure to dangling participles to just what a split infinitive is and whether anyone should care.

Core English

ENGL 3013 BRITISH LIT. I

Dr. Dennis Siler | WF Hybrid 12-12:50

 

A survey course which reviews major prose and poetry of English writers from the Anglo-Saxon period through the early 18th century. Our goal is to acquire an understanding of the ideas and literary genres that define these periods and to build a foundation for advanced studies in English literature.

ENGL 3033 AMERICAN LIT. I

Dr. Laura Witherington | MWF 11:00-11:50

 

A review of the collective literature of America from its origins through to 1865. Authors who have customarily been considered of the American literary canon will be analyzed including, but not limited to Irving, Poe, Emerson, Thoreau, Hawthorne, Whitman, Dickinson and others. Additional attention is upon the role of the self and the formation of an “American Identity”

ENGL 3043 AMERICAN LIT. II

Dr. Kevin Jones | MWF 2:00-2:50

 

Study of American literature from the middle of the nineteenth century to present with attention to literary and critical trends, research methods, and pedagogy.

Advanced English

ENGL 4213 SHAKESPEARE

Dr. Kimberly Robinson | full online

 

A critical study of Shakespeare’s major works, including selected comedies, tragedies, and histories. Shakespeare is a versatile source author, since his works are textually complex and widely read, offering opportunities for exploration into poetic and dramatic aspects of the works from many critical and historical perspectives.

ENGL 4993 Capstone

Dr. Janine Chitty | R Hybrid 2:00-3:15

 

Students will synthesize, integrate, and/or apply their previous knowledge and skills in the creation of a 20 page paper project. The emphasis of the capstone is to demonstrate mastery rather than acquire new knowledge/skills