Course descriptions index


English

The written communication requirement for any baccalaureate degree is the successful completion of ENGL F111X and ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X or equivalent. A student may elect to fulfill one half of the composition requirement by completing credit by examination in one of the required English courses. Permission of the Director of Composition in the English department is required to begin all challenge procedures. Required composition courses may also be taken through University of Alaska Fairbanks correspondence study.


ENGL F104 Institute on Language, Thought and Culture

3 Credits     Offered As Demand Warrants

Development of critical thinking, writing, and reading skills using the Bard College model. The intensive institute establishes and nurtures learning communities which support bold thinking, risk-taking, collaboration and independence. Offered only at the Kuskokwim Campus. (3+0)


ENGL F111X Introduction to Academic Writing

3 Credits

Instruction and practice in written inquiry and critical reading. Introduction to writing as a way of developing, exploring and testing ideas. Concentration on research methods and techniques. Available via Independent Learning. Prerequisites: Placement examination or DEVE F070. (3+0)


ENGL F200X World Literature (h)

3 Credits

Introduction to reading and appreciation of a wide variety of literary texts from different cultures. Includes exposure to a variety of approaches to myth, poetry, story telling and drama. Students will gain an understanding of cultural differences and universals in texts from American, American minority, Western European and non-Western sources. Specific content to be announced at time of registration. Course may be repeated for credit when content varies. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X; or placement in ENGL F211X/ENGL F213X; sophomore standing; or permission of instructor. (Cross-listed with FL F200X.) (3+0)


ENGL F211X Academic Writing about Literature

3 Credits

Instruction in writing through close analysis of literature. Research paper required. Strongly recommended for English and other humanities majors. Also available via Independent Learning. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X or its equivalent. Recommended: Sophomore standing. (3+0)


ENGL F212 Business, Grant, and Report Writing

3 Credits     Offered As Demand Warrants

Forms and techniques of business, grant, and report writing. (Special emphasis may be placed on one or another of these topics in a given semester.) Does not fulfill the second half of the baccalaureate requirements in written communication. Also available via Independent Learning. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X. (3+0)


ENGL F213X Academic Writing about the Social and Natural Sciences

3 Credits

Instruction in critical reading and argumentative writing by reading and responding to essays from the social and natural sciences. Concentration on the research methods and techniques necessary to create an extended written argument. Also available via Independent Learning. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X or equivalent. Recommended: Sophomore standing. (3+0)


ENGL F217 Introduction to the Study of Film (h)

3 Credits     Offered Spring

An appreciation course designed to introduce the student to the various forms of cinematic art with special emphasis on humanistic and artistic aspects. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X. (Cross-listed with FLM F217; JRN F217.) (2+2)


ENGL F218 Themes in Literature (h)

3 Credits     Offered As Demand Warrants

Exploration of literary themes in various genres of literature, including fiction, poetry and drama. Such themes as "Women in Literature," "Literature of the North," and "Detective Stories in Literature and Film" may be offered. Specific theme is announced at registration. Course may be repeated for credit when content varies. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F219 Aleut Narrative Art

3 Credits     Offered As Demand Warrants

Introduction to and survey of the oral and written literature of the Unangan, the Aleut people. All works in English translation, although some supplementary materials in the Aleut language (eastern and western dialects). Offered at the Interior Aleutian campus. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F230 English Language Proficiency

3 Credits     Offered Fall

Intensive listening, speaking, reading and writing in English. Especially recommended for all students for whom English is a foreign language. These courses do not meet general degree requirements in written communications and are not classified as humanities. Each course may be repeated once for credit. Note: Open only to students for whom English is a foreign language. Prerequisites: Permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F231 English Language Proficiency

3 Credits     Offered Spring

Intensive listening, speaking, reading and writing in English. Especially recommended for all students for whom English is a foreign language. These courses do not meet general degree requirements in written communications and are not classified as humanities. Each course may be repeated once for credit. Prerequisites: Permission of instructor. Note: Open only to students for whom English is a foreign language. (3+0)


ENGL F271 Introduction to Creative Writing -- Fiction (h)

3 Credits

Forms and techniques of fiction for beginning students; discussion of students' work in class and in individual conferences. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F272 Introduction to Creative Writing -- Poetry (h)

3 Credits     Offered Fall

Forms and techniques of poetry for beginning students; discussion of students' work in class and in individual conferences. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F280 Introduction to Colonial and Postcolonial Literature (h)

3 Credits     Offered Fall

Includes readings from the literature of formerly colonized nations. Texts may be chosen from African, Asian, American and Pacific Rim cultures. Although the colonial and postcolonial periods will be central to our investigations, pre-colonial and ancient cultures may also be considered for the purpose of establishing cultural perspectives. May be repeated twice for credit. Prerequisites: ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X. Recommended: ENGL F200X. (3+0)


ENGL F290 Summer Reading Program (Honors) (h)

2 Credits     Offered Fall

Selected readings in a variety of disciplines. Group discussions and written responses to the readings follow in the fall. Students keep a summer journal. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X; enrollment in the Honors Program; or permission of instructor. (2+0)


ENGL F301 Continental Literature in Translation: The Ancient World (h)

3 Credits     Offered Fall Odd-numbered Years

Readings from ancient Mesopotamian, Greek and Roman texts: the classical background out of which western literary tradition has risen. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F302 Continental Literature in Translation: Medieval and Renaissance (h)

3 Credits     Offered Fall Odd-numbered Years

Readings from the works of such writers as Dante, Macchiavelli, Petrarch, Boccaccio, Rabelais, Margherite de Navarre, Calderon della Barca and Cervantes. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F306 Survey of American Literature: Beginnings to the Civil War (h)

3 Credits     Offered Fall

Comprehensive study of American thought as reflected in the works of early explorers, Calvinists, Rationalists and Transcendentalists. Also available via Independent Learning. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F307 Survey of American Literature: Civil War to the Present (h)

3 Credits     Offered Spring

Comprehensive study of American thought as reflected in the writers of Realism, Naturalism, Modernism, and Post-modernism. Also available via Independent Learning. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F308 Survey of British Literature: Beowulf to the Romantic Period (h)

3 Credits     Offered Fall

Survey of writers and works in Old and Middle English, including Chaucer, through Elizabethan period (Shakespeare), Restoration, and Neoclassic period of the 18th century. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F309 Survey of British Literature: Romantic Period to the Present (h)

3 Credits     Offered Spring

Survey of writers and works from the early Romantic period (Blake and Burns), through the Victorian period, James Joyce, and stream-of-consciousness, to the present. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F310 Literary Criticism (h)

3 Credits     Offered Spring

History and principles of literary criticism, from earliest days to present. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F313W Writing Non-Fiction Prose (h)

3 Credits     Offered Spring

Instruction in writing for students who wish to develop proficiency in organizing and composing essays on factual material in which they have genuine interest. Readings and research paper required. Course does not fulfill the second half of the general degree requirement in written communication. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; junior standing; or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F314W,O/2 Technical Writing (h)

3 Credits

Writing business letters (letters of inquiry, complaint, evaluation, and job application with resume), preparing tables, graphs, process descriptions, technical instructions, abstracts, grant proposals, and technical reports (progress, laboratory, survey, incident, inspection, feasibility and research). Course does not fulfill the second half of the requirement in written communication. Also available via Independent Learning. Prerequisites: COMM F131X or COMM F141X; ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; junior standing; or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F317 Traditional English Grammar (h)

3 Credits     Offered Fall

Identification and usage of the more common types of phrase and sentence structures. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F318 Modern English Grammar (h)

3 Credits     Offered Spring

Structure of current English as seen through traditional and contemporary grammatical theories. Prerequisites: English F111X or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F333 Women's Literature (h)

3 Credits     Offered Fall

Reading, discussing and analyzing literary works dealing with the social, cultural and political implications of patriarchal structures and traditions from the perspective of feminist theory and criticism. Focus may be on a particular theme, period or genre, but readings will include both primary and secondary texts. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X. Recommended: ENGL F211X. (Cross-listed with WMS F333.) (3+0)


ENGL F340 Contemporary Native American Literature (h)

3 Credits     Offered Fall

Contemporary Native American writing in English, including novels, short stories, poetry and plays. Examples of Native American film when related to a written work. Works discussed in relation to cultural contexts and interpretations. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X or permission of instructor. (Cross-listed with ANS F340.) (3+0)


ENGL F341 Contemporary Alaska Native Literature (h)

3 Credits     Offered As Demand Warrants

Contemporary Alaska Native literature including novels, short stories, poetry and plays. Bibliography, genres and viewpoints, structural and thematic features of stories. May concentrate on specific regional areas of the state. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F347 Voices of Native American Peoples (h)

3 Credits     Offered Spring Even-numbered Years

Exploration of the forms by which Native American peoples have narrated their life experiences. Includes oral narratives, written autobiographies, memoirs and speeches, and an introduction to the social, historical and cultural content surround these texts. Readings selected from all of North America with an emphasis on Alaska Natives. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X. (Cross-listed with ANS F347.) (3+0)


ENGL F349 Narrative Art of Alaska Native Peoples (in English Translation) (h)

3 Credits     Offered Fall Even-numbered Years

Traditional and historical tales by Aleut, Eskimo, Athabascan Eyak, Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian storytellers. Bibliography, Alaska Native genres and viewpoints, and structural and thematic features of tales. Also available via Independent Learning. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X or permission of instructor. (Cross-listed with ANS F349.) (3+0)


ENGL F350 Literature of Alaska and the Yukon Territory (h)

3 Credits     Offered Spring Odd-numbered Years

Representative fiction, verse and nonfiction dealing with Alaska and the Yukon Territory. Also available via Independent Learning. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F360 Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States (h)

3 Credits     Offered Fall Odd-numbered Years

Ethnic American writings. Includes Native American, Asian American, Hispanic American, African American, Jewish American, immigrant and other traditions of literary expression. Ethnic writings will be compared to mainstream American literature. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F371W,O Intermediate Creative Writing (h)

3 Credits

Practice and guidance in writing fiction, poetry, drama or essays. Students' work read and discussed in class and in conference with the instructor. Close study of the techniques of established writers. Prerequisites: COMM F131X or COMM F141X; ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; ENGL F271 or ENGL F272; or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F380 Topics in Colonial and Postcolonial Literature (h)

3 Credits     Offered Spring

Focus on a particular topic in selected colonial and postcolonial literary texts. Readings will be chosen for their relevance to a particular theme, to be announced by the instructor. Topic will vary from one semester to another, but the goal will be to explore the significance and importance of the chosen topic as it manifests itself in the literature. Readings and discussions will foster in-depth understanding of texts dealing with the chosen topic. Possible topics might include: war and peace, economic imperatives, environmental perspectives, sickness and health, and gender issues. May be repeated three times for credit. Prerequisites: ENGL F200X. Recommended: ENGL F280. (3+0)


ENGL F403W,O/2 American Renaissance (h)

3 Credits     Offered Every Third Spring -- Next offered Spring 2011

American literature of the mid-nineteenth century: Poe through Whitman. Prerequisites: COMM F131X or COMM F141X; ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X or permission of instructor. Recommended: ENGL F306 but not required. (3+0)


ENGL F404O/2 American Realism (h)

3 Credits     Offered Every Third Spring -- Next offered Spring 2009

American literature from the Civil War to World War I: Twain through James. Prerequisites: COMM F131X or COMM F141X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; or permission of instructor. Recommended: ENGL F306 and ENGL F307 desirable but not required. (3+0)


ENGL F405 British Writers of the 19th Century: Romantic Period (h)

3 Credits     Offered Every Third Fall -- Next offered Fall 2008

English literary romanticism including authors such as Byron, Keats, Shelley, Coleridge, Wordsworth, Austen, the Bronte sisters and Scott. Prerequisites: ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; or permission of instructor. Recommended: ENGL F309. (3+0)


ENGL F406 British Writers of the 19th Century: Victorian Period (h)

3 Credits     Offered Every Third Fall -- Next offered Fall 2009

Impact of industrialization, social reformation, religious controversy and philosophical attitudes on literature. Authors to include (but not limited to): Browning, Tennyson, Thackeray, Eliot, Arnold, Dickens, Hazlitt, Ruskin, and Meredith. Prerequisites: ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X or permission of instructor. Recommended: ENGL F309 desirable but not required. (3+0)


ENGL F407 British Writers of the Restoration and 18th Century: Neo-Classical Period (h)

3 Credits     Offered Every Third Fall -- Next offered Fall 2010

Developments in drama, verse and prose reflecting new forces in government, religion, and society during the Augustan Age. Attention to the mode of satire and to the fashion of sentimentalism in all genres. Authors to include (but not limited to): Dryden, Defoe, Addison, Steele, Swift, Pope, Johnson, Boswell, Goldsmith and Sheridan. Prerequisites: ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X or permission of instructor. Recommended: ENGL F308. (3+0)


ENGL F414W Research Writing (h)

3 Credits     Offered Fall

Practice in reporting primary and secondary research in the forms and styles appropriate to the student's field. Preference given to seniors. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X or their equivalent or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F421 Chaucer and His Age (h)

3 Credits     Offered Spring Odd-numbered Years

Major poetry of Chaucer and his contemporaries, with emphasis on The Canterbury Tales, and survey of criticism. Prerequisites: ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X or permission of instructor. Recommended: ENGL F308 desirable but not required. (3+0)


ENGL F422W,O/2 Shakespeare: History Plays and Tragedies (h)

3 Credits     Offered Fall

Major chronicle plays and tragedies, including significant criticism. Prerequisites: COMM F131X or COMM F141X; ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X or permission of instructor. Recommended: ENGL F308 desirable but not required. (3+0)


ENGL F425W,O/2 Shakespeare: Comedies and Non-Dramatic Poetry (h)

3 Credits     Offered Spring

Major comedies and non-dramatic poems, including significant criticism. Prerequisites: COMM F131X or COMM F141X; ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X or permission of instructor. Recommended: ENGL F308 desirable but not required. (3+0)


ENGL F426O/2 Milton (h)

3 Credits     Offered Every Third Spring -- Next offered Spring 2011

Major poetry and prose, and survey of Miltonian criticism. Prerequisites: COMM F131X or COMM F141X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; or permission of instructor. Recommended: ENGL F308 desirable but not required. (3+0)


ENGL F444W Fiction in Translation (h)

3 Credits     Offered Spring Even-numbered Years

Major fiction in English translation. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F445 Drama after 1900 (h)

3 Credits     Offered Fall Even-numbered Years

The major dramatists and their achievements. Prerequisites: ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F446 Major Modern and Contemporary Poetry (h)

3 Credits     Offered Spring Even-numbered Years

Yeats to the present. Prerequisites: ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F447O/2 British Prose after 1900 (h)

3 Credits     Offered Fall Odd-numbered Years

Study of fiction and nonfiction prose, modern and contemporary. Prerequisites: COMM F131X or COMM F141X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F448W,O/2 American Prose after 1900 (h)

3 Credits     Offered Spring Odd-numbered Years

Study of fiction and nonfiction prose, modern and contemporary. Prerequisites: COMM F131X or COMM F141X; ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F452O/2 The British Novel to 1900 (h)

3 Credits     Offered Every Third Fall -- Next offered Fall 2010

Origin and development of the novel with concentration on significant novelists from Daniel Defoe to Thomas Hardy. Prerequisites: COMM F131X or COMM F141X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F462 Applied English Linguistics (h)

3 Credits     Offered Spring Even-numbered Years

Topic(s) for each offering of the course are announced. Examples include teaching English as a second language, dialects and education, dictionaries, stylistics, and composition. Prerequisites: ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F471W Undergraduate Writers' Workshop (h)

3 Credits

Discussion of craft and techniques and student work. For advanced students who prepare a manuscript as a final project. May be repeated one time for credit. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; ENGL F371; or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F472 History of the English Language (h)

3 Credits     Offered Spring Odd-numbered Years

Origin and development of the English language from prehistoric times to the present. Prerequisites: ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; or permission of instructor. Recommended: ENGL F318 or a linguistics course is desirable, but not required. (3+0)


ENGL F482A Undergraduate Seminar (h)

3 Credits     Offered Spring Odd-numbered Years

Intensive study of selected topics in the discipline. Prerequisites: ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F485 Teaching Composition in the Schools

3 Credits     Offered Spring Even-numbered Years

Theoretical background and workshop experience for teaching composition in middle and high schools with current pedagogy on teaching of writing stressed. Variety of teaching methods demonstrated, practiced and discussed. Prerequisites: ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F488W Dramatic Writing (h)

3 Credits     Offered Fall Even-numbered Years

Introduction to the craft of dramatic writing for theater and film, with an emphasis on dramatic storytelling. Course will focus on giving students a practical understanding of the uses of story structure, setting, character, plot and dialog, and how these elements work together to create compelling drama. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X or permission of instructor. (Cross-listed with: FLM F488; THR F488.) (3+0)


ENGL F601 Theory, Criticism and Methods

3 Credits     Offered Spring

A study of the theoretical debates that inform contemporary criticism, and of the methods for conducting and evaluating research. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F603 Studies in British Literature: Old and Middle English

3 Credits     Offered Fall Odd-numbered Years

Variable subject matter in significant topics in Anglo-Saxon and Middle English literature. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F604 Studies in British Literature: Renaissance and 17th Century

3 Credits     Offered Fall Even-numbered Years

Variable subject matter in significant topics in 16th and 17th-century British literature. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F606 Studies in British Literature: Restoration and 18th Century

3 Credits     Offered Fall Even-numbered Years

Variable subject matter in significant topics in British literature of the Restoration period and the 18th century. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F607 Studies in British Literature: 19th Century

3 Credits     Offered Fall Even-numbered Years

Variable subject matter in significant topics in British literature of the Romantic and Victorian periods. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F608 Studies in British Literature after 1900

3 Credits     Offered Spring Even-numbered Years

Variable subject matter in significant topics in modern British literature. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F609 Early and Romantic American Literature

3 Credits     Offered Fall Even-numbered Years

Variable subject matter in significant topics of the colonial, national, and romantic periods of American literature. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F611 American Realism and Modernism

3 Credits     Offered Spring Even-numbered Years

Variable subject matter in significant topics in American literature of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F612 Twentieth Century American Literature

3 Credits     Offered Spring Even-numbered Years

Variable subject matter in American Literature of the 20th century. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F614 Studies in Comparative Literature

3 Credits     Offered Spring Even-numbered Years

Advanced study in literature on a transnational basis with varying emphases, including literature of particular locales, modes or themes. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F615 Contemporary Literature

3 Credits     Offered Spring Even-numbered Years

Variable subject matter in significant topics in post-World War II literature. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F620 Images of the North

3 Credits     Offered Spring Even-numbered Years

Interdisciplinary approaches to the variety of images created about and by the people and environment of the circumpolar North. The course will analyze conceptualizations of the North as expressed in a number of media such as film, art, literature, travel journals and oral tradition employing methodologies from many disciplines. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of instructor. (Cross-listed with NORS F620.) (3+0)


ENGL F661 Mentored Teaching in English

1 Credit

Mentored teaching provides consistent contact on course related issues between teaching assistants and mentoring faculty. Graded Pass/Fail. Prerequisites: Acceptance into the M.A. or M.F.A. in creative writing program, and a teaching assistantship award. Note: Teaching assistants are required to be enrolled in a mentored teaching section while teaching. May be repeated up to six times, for one credit per semester. (1+0+2)


ENGL F671 Writers' Workshop

1 - 6 Credits

The writing of verse, fiction, drama or nonfiction prose in accordance with the individual student's needs and the instructor's specialization. Depending on available staff, the workshop may be limited during any semester to work in a particular genre. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of instructor. (1 - 6+0)


ENGL F681 Forms of Poetry

3 Credits

Intensive study of the forms and techniques of poetry writing. Includes readings and poetry writing exercises. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F682 Forms of Fiction

3 Credits

Advanced study in narrative technique through analysis of selected fiction and the students' own writing. Variable content in terms of the writers to be studied and the kinds of narrative writing to be assigned. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F684 Forms of Non-Fiction Prose

3 Credits

Intensive study of the forms and techniques of nonfiction. Includes readings and writing exercises. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F685 Teaching College Composition

3 Credits     Offered Fall

An investigation into current practice and theory with demonstrations and reports on pedagogy. Required of all teaching assistants in English. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F686 Teaching Writing in a Cross-Cultural Context

3 Credits     Offered As Demand Warrants

Contemporary methods of teaching writing in middle school and high school classrooms, with special emphasis on cross-cultural issues and pedagogy and on contemporary rhetorical theory. Includes methodologies and theoretical underpinnings of teaching grammar and fiction writing. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F688 Writing for Film and Television

3 Credits     Offered Spring Odd-numbered Years

Advanced training in dramatic writing for film and television, with a focus on cinematic story structure, visual imagery, dialogue, pacing, continuity and manuscript format. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ENGL F692 Graduate Seminar

3 Credits     Offered As Demand Warrants

Intensive study of selected topics in the discipline. (0+0)


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