English - ENGL

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. Prerequisites: Placement into ENGL F111X. (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. 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. 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. 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 (a)

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-Aleutians campus. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X or permission of instructor. (3+0)

ENGL F230 English Language Proficiency

3 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Intensive listening, speaking, reading and writing in English. Especially recommended for all students for whom English is a foreign language. This course does not meet general degree requirements in written communications and is not classified as a humanities. 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 As Demand Warrants

Intensive listening, speaking, reading and writing in English. Especially recommended for all students for whom English is a foreign language. This course does not meet general degree requirements in written communications and is not classified as a humanities. 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
Offered Fall and Spring

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 and Spring

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 F273 Introduction to Creative Nonfiction (h)

3 Credits
Offered Spring

Forms and techniques of nonfiction writing in memoir and the personal essay 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 Even-numbered Years

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 Even-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. 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. 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 F313 W Writing Nonfiction Prose (h)

3 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction in writing for students who wish to develop proficiency in organizing and composing essays on factual material. 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 F314 W,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. 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: ENGL 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 WGS 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)(a)

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)(a)

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)(a)

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 Prerequisites: ENGL F111X or permission of instructor. Cross-listed with ANS F349. (3+0)

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

3 Credits
Offered Spring Odd-numbered Years

Representative fiction, verse and nonfiction dealing with Alaska and the Yukon Territory. 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 F371 W Topics in Creative Writing (h)

3 Credits
Offered Fall and Spring

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: ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; ENGL F271, ENGL F272 or ENGL F273 or permission of instructor. (3+0)

ENGL F380 Topics in Colonial and Postcolonial Literature (h)

3 Credits
Offered Spring Odd-numbered Years

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 F410 W,O/2 Studies in American Literature to 1900 (h)

3 Credits
Offered Every Third Spring

Intensive study of variable topics in American literature to 1900. May focus on themes such as race or war in literature; a specific period such as novels of the 1850s; particular genres such as horror, Westerns, or travel writing; an important author; or an aspect of contemporary literary or cultural theory. Intensive readings and research in contemporary literary theory and criticism will foster in-depth understanding of chosen topic. Course may be repeated once for credit when content varies. Prerequisites: COMM F131X or COMM F141X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X or permission of instructor. (3+0)

ENGL F414 W 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 F415 W,O/2 Studies in 17th- and 18th-Century British Literature (h)

3 Credits
Offered Every Third Fall

Intensive study of variable topics in 17th- and 18th-century British literature. May focus on themes or subjects such as gender or war in literature; a specific period such as literature of the 1660s; particular genres such as the gothic, satire, the sentimental novel; an important author; or an aspect of contemporary literary or cultural theory. Intensive readings and research in contemporary literary theory and criticism will foster in-depth understanding of chosen topic. Course may be repeated once for credit when content varies. Prerequisites: COMM F131X or COMM F141X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; or permission of instructor. (3+0)

ENGL F420 W,O/2 Studies in Medieval and 16th-Century British Literature (h)

3 Credits
Offered Every Third Fall

Intensive study of variable topics in medieval and 16th-century British literature. Themes may include Arthurian literature, fin'amor (courtly love), orality and literacy, and the Otherworld and other imaginary lands. Intensive readings and research in both primary texts and contemporary literary theory and criticism will foster in-depth understanding of chosen topic. Course may be repeated once for credit when content varies. Prerequisites: COMM F131X or COMM F141X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X or permission of instructor. (3+0)

ENGL F422 W,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 F425 W,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 F427 Topics in Film Studies (h)

3 Credits
Offered Spring

Intensive study of variable topics in film studies. May focus on themes such as race or war in film; a specific period such as films of the 1940s: particular genres such as horror, film noir, or the musical, an important director, or an aspect of contemporary film theory. Intensive readings and research in contemporary film theory and criticism will foster in-depth understanding of chosen topic. Course may be repeated two times for credit when content varies. Prerequisites: ENGL F217 or FLM F217; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; or permission of instructor. Cross-listed with FLM F427. (2+2)

ENGL F435 Authors (h)

3 Credits
Offered Fall

Intensive, in-depth study of the works of an individual author. Readings from the author's oeuvre along with significant criticism and commentary on the author's works. Course may be repeated once for credit when content varies. Prerequisites: ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X or permission of instructor. (3+0)

ENGL F440 W,O/2 Studies in 20th- and 21st-Century British Literature (h)

3 Credits
Offered Every Third Spring

Variable subject matter in significant topics in modern and contemporary British literature. Focus may be prose (fiction and nonfiction), poetry, drama, film, or a combination of the above. Course may be repeated once for credit when content varies. Prerequisites: ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X or permission of instructor. (3+0)

ENGL F450 W,O/2 Studies in 19th-Century British Literature (h)

3 Credits
Offered Every Third Fall

Intensive study of variable topics in 19th-century British literature. May take up a variety of concerns by focusing on literature associated with one or more specific 19th-century literary movements (e.g., Romanticism, Realism); historical developments (e.g., the Victorian Age, British colonialism); groups of related writers (e.g., the Lake Poets); social issues (e.g., industrialization, social reform, religion, gender); or an aspect of 19th-century literary theory. Intensive readings and research in contemporary literary theory and criticism will foster in-depth understanding of chosen topic. Course may be repeated once for credit when content varies. Prerequisites: COMM F131X or COMM F141X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X or permission of instructor. (3+0)

ENGL F455 W,O/2 Studies in 20th- and 21st-Century American Literature (h)

3 Credits
Offered Every Third Spring

Intensive study of variable topics in American literature. May focus on themes such as Modernism or Postmodernism, Urban Experience, Alienation, Multiculturalism, Race or War; a specific period such as literature of the 1960s; particular genres such as the novel or poetry, an important author; or an aspect of contemporary literary theory. Intensive readings and research in contemporary literary theory and criticism will foster in-depth understanding of chosen topic. Course may be repeated once for credit when content varies. Prerequisites: COMM F131X or COMM F141X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X or permission of instructor. (3+0)

ENGL F460 W,O/2 Studies in Comparative/World Literature (h)

3 Credits
Offered Every Third Fall

Intensive study of variable topics in Comparative/World Literature studies. May focus on themes, such as gender and race in world literature; a specific period, such as World Literature after 1945; a particular region, such as Africa; an important author; or an aspect of contemporary literary theory and criticism. Intensive readings and research in contemporary literary theory and criticism will foster in-depth understanding of chosen topic. Course may be repeated once for credit when content varies. Prerequisites: COMM F131X or COMM F141X; ENGL F211X or 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 F465 Genre (h)

3 Credits
Offered Spring

Intensive study of genre focusing on variable subjects such as epic, romance, science fiction, horror narratives, detective narratives, utopian fiction, and roman noir. Intensive readings and research in both primary texts and genre theory will foster in-depth understanding of chosen topic. Course may be repeated once for credit when content varies. Prerequisites: ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X or permission of instructor. (3+0)

ENGL F471 W Undergraduate Writers' Workshop (h)

3 Credits
Offered Fall and Spring

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 F482 Topics in Language and Literature (h)

3 Credits
Offered Every Fall and Spring

Intensive study of variable topics in language and literature. May focus on themes, such as race, war, or the natural world; an aspect of language and linguistics; or an aspect of contemporary literary theory. Intensive readings and research in contemporary theory will foster in-depth understanding of chosen topic. Course may be repeated once for credit when content varies. 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 F488 W Dramatic Writing (h)

3 Credits
Offered Fall Odd-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 Odd-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 Odd-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 Odd-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 Odd-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 (a)

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 Credits
Offered Fall and Spring

Mentored teaching provides consistent contact on course-related issues between teaching assistants and mentoring faculty. Prerequisites: Acceptance into the MA, MFA in creative writing program, or MFA/MA combined degree 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

3 Credits
Offered Fall and Spring

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. (3+0)

ENGL F681 Forms of Poetry

3 Credits
Offered Every Third Semester

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
Offered Every Third Semester

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 Nonfiction Prose

3 Credits
Offered Every Third Semester

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+3)