Courses

ENGL 0002. Basic Writing (Sp, Su, Fa). 2 Hours.

A required course for entering freshmen with ACT English scores lower than 19 or SAT verbal scores lower than 470. These students must also enroll in ENGL 1013, Composition I, as a corequisite and successfully complete both courses to fulfill the remediation requirement. Credit earned in this course may not be applied to the total required for a degree. Corequisite: ENGL 1013.

ENGL 0013. Reading Strategies for College Students (Sp, Su, Fa). 3 Hours.

The course focuses on developing reading and learning skills and strategies essential for college success with frequent application to college textbooks in a variety of disciplines. University credit is earned, but the course does not count toward a degree. Required of students not meeting U of A reading placement standards.

ENGL 1013. Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013) (Sp, Su, Fa). 3 Hours.

Required of all freshmen unless exempted by the Department of English. Prerequisite: ENGL 0002 or an acceptable score on the English section of the ACT or another approved test.

ENGL 1013H. Honors Composition I (Fa). 3 Hours.

A course for freshmen with high placement scores.

This course is equivalent to ENGL 1013.

ENGL 1023. Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023) (Sp, Su, Fa). 3 Hours.

Continuation of ENGL 1013. Prerequisite: ENGL 1013 or equivalent.

This course is cross-listed with ENGL 1023H, ENGL 1033.

ENGL 1023H. Honors Composition II (Sp). 3 Hours.

Continuation of ENGL 1013H. Prerequisite: Honors candidacy and ENGL 1013H or ENGL 1013 and an acceptable score on the English section of the ACT or another approved test.

This course is cross-listed with ENGL 1023, ENGL 1033.

ENGL 1033. Technical Composition II (Sp, Su, Fa). 3 Hours.

Continuation of ENGL 1013, intended for students majoring in Engineering or Business. Prerequisite: ENGL 1013 or equivalent and ENGR or WCOB majors only.

This course is cross-listed with ENGL 1023, ENGL 1023H.

ENGL 1213. Introduction to Literature (Fa). 3 Hours.

Approaches to reading and writing about fiction, drama, and poetry at the college level.

ENGL 2003. Advanced Composition (Sp, Su, Fa). 3 Hours.

Review course in English composition. Exemption for this course may be granted for certain majors that require it by a grade of at least a "B" in ENGL 1013 and ENGL 1023 (or equivalent courses from an accredited institution), by achieving a score of 4 or 5 on the AP Language and Composition Examination and the AP Literature and Composition Examination, or by achieving a 6 HL or 7 HL on the IB Examination in English. Cannot be counted toward a major in English. Prerequisite: ENGL 1013 and ENGL 1023.

ENGL 2013. Essay Writing (Sp, Su). 3 Hours.

This course focuses on analyzing and writing creative nonfiction, paying special attention to essay forms: memoir, braided essay, collage or hermit crab essay, and personal reportage. Students enrolling in this course must possess a sound knowledge of sentence structure and standard usage. Prerequisite: ENGL 1013 and ENGL 1023.

ENGL 2023. Creative Writing I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 2013) (Sp, Fa). 3 Hours.

Beginning level workshop course in which students write original poems and stories. Reading and detailed discussion of poems and stories in anthologies is required. Designed to teach the student the fundamental techniques of fiction and poetry. Prerequisite: ENGL 1013 and ENGL 1023.

ENGL 2173. Literacy in America (Sp). 3 Hours.

A course that examines the myriad definitions of literacy (and illiteracy) and their connections to issues of social class, occupational status, economic and political structures, educational institutions, cultural organizations, and the media.

This course is cross-listed with CIED 2173.

ENGL 2303. English Literature from the Beginning through the 17th Century (ACTS = ENGL 2673) (Sp, Fa). 3 Hours.

A critical and historical survey of the development of literature in the British Isles from its beginnings to the end of the seventeenth century. Prerequisite: ENGL 1013 and ENGL 1023.

ENGL 2303C. English Literature from the Beginning through the 17th Century (ACTS = ENGL 2673) (Fa). 3 Hours.

A critical and historical survey of the development of literature in the British Isles from its beginnings to the end of the seventeenth century. Lecture and drill. Prerequisite: ENGL 1013 and ENGL 1023.

ENGL 2313. Survey of English Literature from 1700 to 1900 (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 2683) (Sp, Fa). 3 Hours.

A critical and historical survey of the development of literature in the British Isles from 1700 to 1900. Prerequisite: ENGL 1013 and ENGL 1023.

ENGL 2323. Survey of Modern and Contemporary British, Irish, and Postcolonial Literature (Sp, Fa). 3 Hours.

A survey of modern and contemporary literature in English written in Great Britain, Ireland, Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean. Prerequisite: ENGL 1013 and ENGL 1023.

ENGL 2343. Survey of American Lit from the Colonial Period through Naturalism (ACTS Equiv=ENGL 2653) (Sp, Fa). 3 Hours.

A survey of major American writers from the colonial period to 1900. Prerequisite: ENGL 1013 and ENGL 1023.

ENGL 2353. Survey of Modern and Contemporary American Literature (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 2663) (Sp, Fa). 3 Hours.

A survey of American writers after 1900. Prerequisite: ENGL 1013 and ENGL 1023.

ENGL 2413. Introductory Topics in English (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Students will understand concepts and issues of theme, form, and motif in literary works about the designated topic. Students will improve in their abilities to read literary works carefully and critically and to write about literature correctly and cogently. Topics and content will vary from semester to semester.

ENGL 3013. Creative Writing II (Sp, Fa). 3 Hours.

Laboratory course for students who wish to attempt original work in the various literary forms. Prerequisite: ENGL 2023 or equivalent.

ENGL 3053. Technical and Report Writing (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 2023) (Sp, Fa). 3 Hours.

Intensive practice in such types of writing as processes, descriptions of mechanism, abstracts, and laboratory and research reports. The criteria for effective written exposition in the scientific areas, including agriculture and engineering. Prerequisite: ENGL 1013 and ENGL 1023 or equivalent.

ENGL 3113. Folklore (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Popular literature (ballads, folktales, etc.). Prerequisite: Junior standing.

ENGL 3123. Folk and Popular Music Traditions (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Introduction to folk and popular music studies. Emphasis on American traditions.

ENGL 3143. Language and Expressive Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

This course explores the complex interrelationship of language, culture, and social identity. Verbal art and expressive culture are examined from a variety of anthropological perspectives. Topics include ethnographies of speaking, discourse analysis, cultural performances, and the performative aspects of oral expression.

This course is cross-listed with ANTH 3143, COMM 3143.

ENGL 3173. Introduction to Linguistics (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Introduction to language study with stress upon modern linguistic theory and analysis. Data drawn from various languages reveal linguistic universals as well as phonological, syntactic, and semantic systems of individual languages. Related topics: language history, dialectology, language and its relation to culture and society, the history of linguistic scholarship. Prerequisite: Junior standing.

This course is cross-listed with ANTH 3173, COMM 3173, WLLC 3173.

ENGL 3203. Poetry (Sp, Fa). 3 Hours.

A critical introduction to the genre.

ENGL 3213. Fiction (Sp, Fa). 3 Hours.

A critical introduction to the genre.

ENGL 3223. Drama (Irregular). 3 Hours.

A critical introduction to the genre.

ENGL 3263. African Americans in Film (Irregular). 3 Hours.

A survey of the history of images of African Americans in film, especially as these images are examined in the context of stereotypical renditions and/or realistic representations of African American experiences. Issues of African American history, culture, and socio-political context will be addressed in the analyses of these films. Prerequisite: ENGL 1023 and advanced standing.

This course is cross-listed with AAST 3263, JOUR 3263, COMM 3263.

ENGL 3283. Topics in Popular Culture and Popular Genres (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Survey of a broad topical area in popular culture and popular genres, such as science fiction or detective fiction. Content varies. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 3433. Introduction to Chaucer (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Course designed primarily for undergraduates. Extensive reading in Chaucer's major works.

ENGL 3543. Topics in U.S. Latino/Latina Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The study of works of U.S. Latino/Latina literature, with attention to particular themes, genres, authors, literary movements, historical moments, or other organizing principles. Content varies. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 3553. Topics in Native American Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The study of works of Native American literature, with attention to particular themes, genres, authors, literary movements, historical moments, or other organizing principles. Content varies. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 3583. Topics in Arab American Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The study of works of Arab American literature, with attention to particular themes, genres, authors, literary movements, historical moments, or other organizing principles. Content varies. No knowledge of Arabic necessary. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 3593. Topics in Gender, Sexuality, and Literature (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The study of gender or sexuality and literature, with attention to specific theories, themes, genres, authors, historical moments, literary movements, or other organizing principles. Content varies. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 3603. Topics in Rhetoric and Composition (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The study of special topics in the field of Rhetoric and Composition. Content will vary. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 3623. The Bible as Literature (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The several translations of the Bible; its qualities as great literature; its influence upon literature in English; types of literary forms.

This course is cross-listed with WLIT 3623.

ENGL 3713. Topics in Medieval Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Study of the languages, literature, and civilization of the British Isles from approximately 500 to1500 CE (including Old English, Middle English, Celtic, Anglo-Norman, and Scandinavian). Content varies. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 3723. Topics in Renaissance Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The study of literary works of the English Renaissance, with attention to particular themes, genres, authors, literary movements, historical moments, or other organizing principles. Course content varies. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

This course is cross-listed with ENGL 3723H.

ENGL 3723H. Honors Topics in Renaissance Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The study of literary works of the English Renaissance, with attention to particular themes, genres, authors, literary movements, historical moments, or other organizing principles. Course content varies. Prerequisite: Honors standing. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

This course is cross-listed with ENGL 3723.

ENGL 3733. Topics in Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The study of Restoration and eighteenth-century literature, with attention to particular themes, genres, authors, literary movements, historical moments, or other organizing principles. Content varies. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 3743. Topics in Nineteenth-Century British Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The study of literature of the 19th century, with attention to particular themes, genres, authors, literary movements, historical movements, or other organizing principles. Course content varies. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 3753. Topics in Modern and Contemporary British Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The study of a special topic in the field of modern and contemporary British literature and culture. Content varies. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 3763. Topics in Postcolonial Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Survey of a broad topical area related to postcolonial literature and culture. Content varies. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 3833. Topics in American Literature and Culture to 1900 (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The study of American literature and culture to 1900, with attention to particular themes, genres, authors, or other organizing principles. Content varies. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 3843. Topics in Modern and Contemporary American Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The study of a special topic in the field of modern and contemporary American literature and culture. Content varies. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 3853. Topics in African-American Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The study of works of African American literature, with attention to particular themes, genres, authors, literary movements, historical moments, or other organizing principles. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

This course is cross-listed with AAST 3853.

ENGL 3863. Topics in Literature and Culture of the American South (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The study of works of literature of the American South, with attention to particular themes, genres, authors, literary movements, historical moments, or other organizing principles. Content varies. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 3903. Special Topics (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Survey of a broad topical area related to literature and culture but not otherwise encompassed by the curriculum. Content varies. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 3923H. Honors Colloquium (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Covers a special topic or issue. Offered as part of the honors program. Prerequisite: honor candidacy (not restricted to candidacy in English). May be repeated for degree credit.

This course is equivalent to ENGL 3923.

ENGL 399VH. Honors Course (Irregular). 1-6 Hour.

Prerequisite: junior standing. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 4003. English Language and Composition for Teachers (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Subject matter and methods of approach for the teaching of composition in high school.

ENGL 4013. Undergraduate Poetry Workshop (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Gives close attention to individual manuscripts in a workshop environment. Prerequisite: ENGL 3013 or equivalent.

ENGL 4023. Undergraduate Fiction Workshop (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Gives close attention to individual manuscripts in a workshop environment. Prerequisite: ENGL 3013 or equivalent.

ENGL 4073. Film Writing Workshop (Irregular). 3 Hours.

A workshop in writing the screenplay with close attention given to student manuscripts and adaptations. Prerequisite: Advanced standing.

ENGL 4113. Undergraduate Independent Study (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Undergraduate original research and writing. Prerequisite: 'B' average and two-thirds (21 hours) of regular requirements for English major completed. Departmental approval and instructor approval required. May be repeated for up to 3 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 4133. Writing Nature (Sp). 3 Hours.

Study of writings about nature, both scientific and literary. Examination of the basis of each author's relationship with (and definition of) the natural world while examining the literary/aesthetic aspects of that experience. Prerequisite: ENGL 1023. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 4133H. Honors Writing Nature (Sp). 3 Hours.

Study of writings about nature, both scientific and literary. Examination of the basis of each author's relationship with (and definition of) the natural world while examining the literary/aesthetic aspects of that experience. Prerequisite: ENGL 1023. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

This course is equivalent to ENGL 4133.

ENGL 4143. American Film Survey (Irregular). 3 Hours.

A survey of major American genres, major directors, and films that have influenced the development of motion pictures.

This course is cross-listed with COMM 4143.

ENGL 4213. Senior Research Seminar (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Seminar on a topic in literature in English with a substantial research paper required. May be repeated for up to 3 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 4303. Introduction to Shakespeare (Sp, Su, Fa). 3 Hours.

Extensive reading in Shakespeare's comedies, histories, tragedies, and nondramatic poetry.

ENGL 4503. Introduction to Literary Theory (Irregular). 3 Hours.

A historical survey of literary theory from Plato onwards.

ENGL 4513. Studies in Literary Criticism and Theory (Irregular). 3 Hours.

A survey of contemporary trends in literary criticism. Emphasis will be placed on engaging the practices of a particular theory. Content varies. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 4523. Studies in U.S. Latino/Latina Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The study of works of U.S. Latino/a literature, with attention to particular themes, genres, authors, literary movements, historical moments, or other organizing principles. Content varies. At least one major research paper will be required. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 4533. Studies in Literature and Gender (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The study of a special topic involving literature and gender. Content varies. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 4553. Studies in Native American Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The study of works of Native American literature, with attention to particular themes, genres, authors, literary movements, historical moments, or other organizing principles. Content varies. At least one major research paper will be required. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 4563. Studies in Major Authors (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The concentrated study of works by one or more major authors. At least one major paper will be required. Content varies. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 4573. Studies in Major Literary Movements (Irregular). 3 Hours.

This course focuses on the literature either of a major literary movement such as Romanticism or Modernism or of a more specific topic such as Utopianism in twentieth-century writing. Content varies. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 4583. Studies in Arab American Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The study of works of Arab American literature, with attention to particular themes, genres, authors, literary movements, historical moments, or other organizing principles. Content varies. Research paper required. No knowledge of Arabic necessary. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 4593. Studies in Gender, Sexuality, and Literature ( Irregular). 3 Hours.

The study of gender or sexuality and literature, with attention to specific theories, themes, genres, authors, historical moments, literary movements, or other organizing principles. Content varies. At least one major research paper will be required. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 4603. Special Studies (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Concentrated study of a specific topical area related to literature and culture but not otherwise encompassed by the curriculum. Content varies. May be repeated for up to 3 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 4603H. Honors Special Studies (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Concentrated study of a specific topical area related to literature and culture but not otherwise encompassed by the curriculum. Content varies. May be repeated for degree credit.

This course is equivalent to ENGL 4603.

ENGL 4713. Studies in Medieval Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Study of the languages, literature, and civilization of the British Isles from approximately 500 to 1500 CE (including Old English, Middle English, Celtic, Anglo-Norman, and Scandinavian). Content varies. At least one major research paper will be required. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 4723. Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The study of literary works of the English Renaissance, with attention to particular themes, genres, authors, literary movements, historical moments, or other organizing principles. Course content varies. At least one major research paper will be required. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 4733. Studies in Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Literature (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The study of Restoration and eighteenth-century literature, with attention to particular themes, genres, authors, literary movements, historical moments, or other organizing principles. Content varies. At least one major research paper will be required. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 4743. Studies in Nineteenth-Century British Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The study of literature of the nineteenth century, with attention to particular themes, genres, authors, literary movements, historical movements, or other organizing principles. Course content varies. At least one major research paper will be required. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 4753. Studies in Modern and Contemporary British Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The study of modern and contemporary British literature and culture. Content varies. At least one major research paper will be required. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 4763. Studies in Postcolonial Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The study of postcolonial literature and culture. Content varies. At least one major research paper will be required. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 4833. Studies in American Literature and Culture to 1900 (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The study of American literature and culture to 1900, with attention to particular themes, genres, authors, or other organizing principles. Content varies. At least one major research paper will be required. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 4843. Studies in Modern and Contemporary American Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The study of modern and contemporary American literature and culture, with attention to particular themes, genres, authors, or other organizing principles. Content varies. At least one major research paper will be required. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 4853. Studies in African American Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The study of works of African American literature, with attention to particular themes, genres, authors, literary movements, historical moments, or other organizing principles. At least one major research paper will be required. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

This course is cross-listed with AAST 4853.

ENGL 4863. Studies in Literature and Culture of the American South (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The study of works of literature of the American South, with attention to particular themes, genres, authors, literary movements, historical moments, or other organizing principles. Content varies. At least on major research paper will be required. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 4903. Studies in Rhetoric and Composition (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Concentrated study of a specific topical area related to Rhetoric and Composition. Content varies. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 4933. Studies in Popular Culture and Popular Genres (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The study of a focused topical area in popular culture and popular genres, such as science fiction or detective fiction. Content varies. At least one major research paper will be required. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 498V. Senior Thesis (Irregular). 1-6 Hour.

Honors thesis under the direction of a faculty member in the Department of English. May be repeated for up to 6 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 5003. Composition Pedagogy (Fa). 3 Hours.

Introduction to teaching college composition. Designed for graduate assistants at the University of Arkansas.

ENGL 5013. Creative Writing Workshop (Irregular). 3 Hours.

ENGL 5023. Writing Workshop: Fiction (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Fiction writing workshop. Prerequisite: Creative Writing MFA students only.

ENGL 5033. Writing Workshop: Poetry (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Poetry writing workshop. Prerequisite: Creative Writing MFA students only.

ENGL 5043. Translation Workshop (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Problems of translation and the role of the translator as both scholar and creative writer; involves primarily the discussion in workshop of the translations of poetry, drama, and fiction done by the students, some emphasis upon comparative studies of existing translations of well-known works. Primary material will vary. Prerequisite: Reading knowledge of a foreign language and Creative Writing MFA students only. May be repeated for up to 15 hours of degree credit.

This course is cross-listed with WLLC 504V.

ENGL 5063. English Language and Composition for Teachers (Sp, Fa). 3 Hours.

Subject matter and methods of approach for the teaching of composition in high school.

ENGL 507V. Creative Non-Fiction Workshop (Irregular). 1-3 Hour.

The theory and practice of the "New Journalism" with a study of its antecedents and special attention to the use of "fictional" techniques and narrator point of view to make more vivid the account of real people and real events.

ENGL 5083. Professing Literature (Irregular). 3 Hours.

An introduction to the profession of English studies and the teaching of English at the college level.

ENGL 510V. Readings in English and American Literature (Irregular). 1-6 Hour.

Open to Honors candidates and graduate students. Prerequisite: Departmental approval and instructor approval required. May be repeated for degree credit.

ENGL 5173. Advanced Studies in Medieval Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Subject matter changes depending on student interest and faculty expertise. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 5183. The Structure of Present English (Sp). 3 Hours.

Structural analysis of the language.

ENGL 5193. Graduate Internship in English (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Internship changes depending on availability and student interest. Departmental consent required.

ENGL 5203. Introduction to Graduate Studies (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Develop knowledge and strategies for successfully negotiating graduate work and the profession. Topics covered include, but are not limited to, scholarly habits and practices, writing and publishing skills, scholarly associations, journals, conferences, university structures, and career paths. Emphasis on the development of individual academic and professional goals.

ENGL 5213. Portfolio Workshop (Sp). 3 Hours.

Workshop designed for students in the M.A. Program in English who are using the Portfolio Option to complete the program. Instructor consent required.

ENGL 5223. Advanced Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Subject matter changes depending on student interest and faculty expertise. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 5233. Craft of Translation: I (Irregular). 3 Hours.

An examination of the principal challenges that confront translators of literature, including the recreation of style, dialect, ambiguities, and formal poetry; vertical translation; translation where multiple manuscripts exist; and the question of how literal a translation should be.

ENGL 5243. Special Topics (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Designed to cover subject matter not offered in other courses. May be repeated for degree credit.

ENGL 5263. Craft of Fiction: I (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Such aspects of the genre as scene, transition, character, and conflict. Discussion is limited to the novel.

ENGL 5273. Craft of Poetry: I (Irregular). 3 Hours.

An examination of perception, diction, form, irony, resolution, and the critical theories of the major writers on poetry, such as Dryden, Coleridge, and Arnold.

ENGL 5283. Craft of Fiction: II (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Second part of the study of the techniques of fiction. Discussion is limited to the short story. Prerequisite: ENGL 5263.

ENGL 5293. Craft of Poetry: II (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Second part of the study of the techniques of poetry; independent study of a poet or a problem in writing or criticism of poetry.

ENGL 5303. Advanced Studies in Restoration and Eighteenth-Century British Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Subject matter changes depending on student interest and faculty expertise. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 5313. Introduction to Literary Theory (Irregular). 3 Hours.

An advanced introductory survey of a number of theoretical approaches to literature.

ENGL 5403. Advanced Studies in Nineteenth-Century British Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Subject matter changes depending on student interest and faculty expertise. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 5413. Advanced Studies in Modern and Contemporary British Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Subject matter changes depending on student interest and faculty expertise. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 5463. Descriptive Linguistics (Fa). 3 Hours.

A scientific study of language with primary emphasis on modern linguistic theory and analysis. Topics include phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, language acquisition, and historical development of world languages.

This course is cross-listed with WLLC 5463, ANTH 5473.

ENGL 5513. Document Design for Technical Writers (Odd years, Fa). 3 Hours.

Focuses on the role of document design in technical and professional writing. Covers industry standard software and theories of rhetorically-centered document design. Special emphasis on creating print-ready technical documents such as manuals, catalogs, and infographics.

ENGL 5523. Technical Writing for Online Audiences (Even years, Fa). 3 Hours.

Investigates the medium-specific challenges of preparing technical documents for online audiences. Covers user-centered theory, strategies, and skills for online writing, HTML, CSS, and web standards. Specific focus on creating organizational websites with editorial workflows geared towards technical writers.

ENGL 5533. Technical Writing Praxis (Su). 3 Hours.

Focuses on the process of applying theory to situated practice in technical writing. The first portion of the course will lay out the fundamentals of technical writing theory, with the second half situating that theory within genre-specific practice. Second-half topics will vary by instructor interest and expertise. May be repeated for up to 6 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 5543. Advanced Studies in U.S. Latino/Latina Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The study of works of U.S. Latino/a literature and literary criticism, with attention to particular themes, genres, authors, literary movements, historical moments, or other organizing principles. Content varies. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 5563. Advanced Studies in Native American Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The study of works of Native American literature, with attention to particular themes, genres, authors, literary movements, historical moments, or other organizing principles. Content varies. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 5583. Advanced Studies in Arab American Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The study of works of Arab American literature and criticism, with attention to particular themes, genres, authors, literary movements, historical moments, or other organizing principles. Content varies. Research paper required. No knowledge of Arabic necessary. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 5593. Advanced Studies in Gender, Sexuality, and Literature (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The study of gender or sexuality and literature, with attention to specific theories, themes, genres, authors, historical moments, literary movements, or other organizing principles. Content varies. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 5603. World Literature and Culture in English (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Subject matter changes depending on student interest and faculty expertise. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 5623. The Bible as Literature (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The several translations of the Bible; its qualities as great literature; its influence upon literature in English; types of literary forms.

This course is cross-listed with WLIT 5623.

ENGL 5633. English Drama from Its Beginning to 1642 (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Early forms, Tudor drama, Shakespeare's contemporaries, and Stuart drama to the closing of the theatres.

ENGL 5653. Shakespeare: Plays and Poems (Irregular). 3 Hours.

An introduction to a broad selection of Shakespeare's work.

ENGL 569V. Seminar in Film Studies (Irregular). 1-3 Hour.

Research, discussion; papers on a variety of film genres and areas including the new American film, the science-fiction film, directors, film comedy, the experimental film, criticism, the film musical. May be repeated for up to 6 hours of degree credit.

This course is cross-listed with COMM 569V.

ENGL 5703. Advanced Studies in American Literature and Culture Before 1900 (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Subject matter changes depending on student interest and faculty expertise. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 5723. Advanced Studies in Literature and Culture of the American South (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Subject matter changes depending on student interest and faculty expertise. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 5763. Advanced Studies in Postcolonial Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Subject matter changes depending on student interest and faculty expertise. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 5803. Advanced Studies in Modern and Contemporary American Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Subject matter changes depending on student interest and faculty expertise. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 5863. Advanced Studies in African American Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The study of works of African American literature and literary criticism, with attention to particular themes, genres, authors, literary movements, historical moments, or other organizing principles. Content varies. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 5923. Advanced Studies in Film and Media (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Subject matter changes depending on student interest and faculty expertise. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 5933. Advanced Studies in Popular Culture and Popular Genres (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Subject matter changes depending on student interest and faculty expertise. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 5943. Advanced Studies in Criticism and Literary Theory (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Subject matter changes depending on student interest and faculty expertise. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 5953. Advanced Studies in Literary History (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Subject matter changes depending on student interest and faculty expertise. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 5963. Advanced Studies in Technical Writing and Public Rhetorics (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Subject matter changes depending on student interest and faculty expertise. Course will cover various topics relevant to students working in Technical Writing and Public Rhetorics. May be repeated for up to 6 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 5973. Advanced Studies in Rhetoric and Composition (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Subject matter changes depending on student interest and faculty expertise. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 6113. Seminar in Medieval Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Subject matter changes depending on student interest and faculty expertise. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 6193. The Development of English (Fa). 3 Hours.

Intensive course in the fundamentals of linguistic study and their application to the history of English from prehistoric times to the present.

ENGL 6203. Seminar in Renaissance Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Subject matter changes depending on student interest and faculty expertise. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 6243. Seminar in Special Topics (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Subject matter changes depending on student interest and faculty expertise. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 6313. Seminar in Restoration and Eighteenth-Century British Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Subject matter changes depending on student interest and faculty expertise. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 6443. Seminar in Nineteenth-Century British Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Subject matter changes depending on student interest and faculty expertise. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 6513. Seminar in Modern and Contemporary British Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Subject matter changes depending on student interest and faculty expertise. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 6543. Seminar in U.S. Latino/Latina Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The study of works of U.S. Latino/a literature and literary criticism, with attention to particular themes, genres, authors, literary movements, historical moments, or other organizing principles. Content varies. At least one major research paper, suitable for presentation or publication, will be required. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 6553. Seminar in Native American Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The study of works of Native American literature, with attention to particular themes, genres, authors, literary movements, historical moments, or other organizing principles. Content varies. At least one major research paper, suitable for presentation or publication, will be required. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 6583. Seminar in Arab American Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The study of works of Arab American literature and criticism, with attention to particular themes, genres, authors, literary movements, historical moments, or other organizing principles. Content varies. Research paper required. No knowledge of Arabic necessary. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 6593. Seminar in Gender, Sexuality, and Literature (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The study of gender or sexuality and literature, with attention to specific theories, themes, genres, authors, historical moments, literary movements, or other organizing principles. Content varies. At least one major research paper, suitable for presentation or publication, will be required. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 6613. Seminar in World Literature and Culture in English (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Subject matter changes depending on student interest and faculty expertise. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 6723. Seminar in American Literature and Culture Before 1900 (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Subject matter changes depending on student interest and faculty expertise. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 6733. Seminar in Literature and Culture of the American South (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Subject matter changes depending on student interest and faculty expertise. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 6763. Seminar in Postcolonial Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Subject matter changes depending on student interest and faculty expertise. At least one major research paper, suitable for presentation or publication, will be required. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 6803. Seminar in Modern and Contemporary American Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Subject matter changes depending on student interest and faculty expertise. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 6853. Seminar in African American Literature and Culture (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The study of works of African American literature and literary criticism, with attention to particular themes, genres, authors, literary movements, historical moments, or other organizing principles. Content varies. At least one major research paper, suitable for presentation or publication, will be required. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 6923. Seminar in Film and Media (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Extensive research into, and discussion of, a focused topic in film studies, with emphasis upon film as text. Extended project required. Course topic varies. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 6933. Seminar in Popular Culture and Popular Genres (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Subject matter changes depending on student interest and faculty expertise. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 6943. Seminar in Criticism and Literary Theory (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Subject matter changes depending on student interest and faculty expertise. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 6953. Seminar in Literary History (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Subject matter changes depending on student interest and faculty expertise. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 6973. Seminar in Rhetoric and Composition (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Subject matter changes depending on student interest and faculty expertise. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

ENGL 698V. Master's Thesis (Sp, Su, Fa). 1-6 Hour.

ENGL 699V. Master of Fine Arts Thesis (Sp, Su, Fa). 1-6 Hour.

ENGL 700V. Doctoral Dissertation (Sp, Su, Fa). 1-18 Hour.

Doctoral Dissertation. May be repeated for degree credit.