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ENG 708: Native American Literature

This course introduces students to Native American literature and to the historical, literary, and cultural influences shaping Native American literary production. Special attention may be given to such recurrent themes and artistic concerns in Native American literature as genocide, sovreignty, relocation, tribal identity, mythology, and orality.

Credits: 3.00

ENG 709: Literature of the American Dream

Study of the crosscurrents of materialism and idealism in American literature, emphasizing attitudes toward the land, work, progress, and success. Works to be considered will be selected from the writings of American authors from the seventeenth through the twentieth century.

Credits: 3.00

ENG 713: Digital Humanities

This course introduces students to the theories and practices of using digital tools and methodologies for humanities research. The course will cover a range of topics within the digital humanities, such as the role of technology in digital humanities, ongoing intellectual debates in the field, and applications of critical theory to new media technologies. Students will also gain hands-on experience working on digital scholarship.

Credits: 3.00

ENG 715: Topics in Digital Studies

This course offers an intensive examination of highly specialized areas in digital studies. May be repeated, with a different topic, for up to 6 credits with permission of the English MA graduate coordinator.

Credits: 3.00

ENG 716: Ecopoetics

An exploration into the ways in which literature responds to and represents the environments we inhabit and imagine. The course will introduce students to ecotheory and environmental studies with possible focus on the ways gender, philosophy, science, history, and other disciplines impact how we write and think about the environment. The course may focus on a particular writer, an organizing topic, genre, historical period, or geographical region.

Credits: 3.00

ENG 717: African American Fiction

The course will examine the work of African American novelists and short story writers from William Well Brown to the present, including such major figures as Zora Neale Hurston, Richard Wright, Ralph Ellison, and Toni Morrison. The course will place the writing in its historical setting and emphasize the development of the African American tradition in fiction.

Credits: 3.00

ENG 718: Literature of the Sea

Anchored in Salem’s place as a port city, this course studies literary engagements with the North Shore and the transatlantic crossings that it has received and launched in the context of depictions of the sea as symbolic environment and literal setting. Topics may range from Wampanoag trickster tales through colonial and early American sea fiction, accounts of the China Trade and the Middle Passage, and stories of whaling and fishing to reconfigurations of the Black Atlantic and tidalectics. Three lecture hours per week.

Credits: 3.00

ENG 725: Introduction to Graduate Studies in Literature I

This course introduces students to thinking and writing about literature in the context of the discipline's academic discourse. The course focuses on familiarizing students with debates and problems relevant to the field, researching secondary literature, and writing for a scholarly audience. Required of all MA students in their first semester in the program.

Credits: 3.00

ENG 745: Introduction to Writing and Rhetoric

This course introduces students to the discipline of writing and rhetoric, its formation, histories, theories, and methodologies. Students will study key concepts, theories, and practices as well as trace and explore historical and ongoing conversations in the discipline. Three lecture hours per week.

Credits: 3.00

ENG 748: Literature for Young Adults

This course is designed to acquaint teachers and librarians with the latest in literature for the junior and senior high schooler. It explores the literary tastes of today's young adults and suggests relevant material for inclusion in the literature program. Emphasis is placed on teaching techniques which will encourage young people of varying abilities to read widely and voluntarily.

Credits: 3.00

ENG 758: Studies in Shakespeare

A study of selected topics in the works of Shakespeare. More specific information on particular points of focus is provided in the brochure for the semester in which the course is offered.

Credits: 3.00

ENG 761: Shakespeare Teacher's Institute with Actors' Shakespeare Project

The week long institute is for teachers and teachers-in-training and brings Shakespeare's plays to life through performance techniques and scholarly research. The institute focuses on a single play and is co-led with faculty from Salem State and staff/actors from Actor's Shakespeare Project. Students will do some acting, learn about curriculum development, and generate both teaching lesson plans/assessments and a short scholarly project. Online discussions after the institute and a reconvene meeting are also required. May be repeated for credit or taken only for professional development points. As establishing pre-institute communication is necessary, enrollment is by permission of the coordinator.

Credits: 3.00

ENG 770N: Culture and Context in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

This course provides a foundation for understanding the field of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). Local, national, and international contexts are examined and used in investigating various historical and current approaches to teaching linguistically diverse learners. Topics include laws and language policies, cultural identity, language diversity, and culturally responsive and affirming teaching to forge family and/or community relations. Three lecture hours per week. Field-based assignments are required. Not open to students who have received credit for EDS770N.

Credits: 3.00

ENG 771: Sociolinguistics

This course investigates the relationship between language and human society. Students will evaluate current and classic socialinguistic theory and research and will gather language data for an original research paper. Students will become familiar with a variety of topics applicable to this field including language variety; language and ethnicity; language choice; language and gender; and aspects of language and culture. The challenges inherent to societal issues related language, literacy, and education will be covered in depth.

Credits: 3.00

ENG 787: The Literature of Genocide

This course examines a range of literary responses to genocide through such media as fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry, eye-witness testimony, human rights documents, and documentary and feature films. Readings are drawn from various world regions, and concentrate primarily on post-1945 texts which investigate common concerns of Genocide Studies such as ethics, gendericide, trauma, justice and retribution. The course may culminate in a research project in a chosen area. Three Lecture Hours. Prerequisite: ENG 725.

Credits: 3.00

ENG 794: Studies in Literature of the World

This course offers an opportunity for students to study texts drawn from World literatures. Possibilities might include study of a significant author or work in a global context, or examination of various genres or traditions in World Literature. This course may be repeated for a maximum of nine credits. Multiple enrollments in a term are allowed.

Credits: 3.00

ENG 797: Feminist Rhetorical Theory and Criticism

This course will introduce students to theories and research methodologies that inform feminist scholarship in rhetoric. Students will have the opportunity to read work by major feminist scholars, develop their own commitments as writers and scholars, and research subjects of interest. Three lecture hours per week.

Credits: 3.00

ENG 817: Contemporary Approaches to the Teaching of Composition

The primary focus of this class is to introduce middle and high school teachers to the research, theories, and scholarship which inform current writing pedagogies in the discipline of Writing and Rhetoric. Students will implement theory into practice through curriculum design and reflective course assignments. This course is required for MAT and MA/MAT candidates. This course is designed for and highly recommended for students who are current or future teachers. Three lecture hours per week.

Credits: 3.00

ENG 818: Poetry Workshop

A writing course for those who wish to concentrate exclusively on poetry. Participants will be expected to write a series of poems, to read widely in contemporary poetry and in poetic theory and to write critical reviews. This course may be repeated for a maximum of nine credits. Three lecture hours.

Credits: 3.00

ENG 820: Workshop in Fiction and Narrative Forms

A workshop course concentrating on the short stories, novels-in-progress, and nonfiction narratives of the participants. Workshop members read and critique one another's work and discuss works by accomplished authors. Topics include how to publish. This course may be repeated for a maximum of nine credits.

Credits: 3.00

ENG 821: Contemporary Approaches to Teaching Literature

 The primary focus of this class is to introduce middle and high school teachers to the research, theories, and scholarship which inform current literature pedagogy. Students will implement theory into practice as they decide how to adapt current models to their own classroom situations. This course is required for MAT and MA/MAT candidates. This course is designed for and highly recommended for students who are current or future teachers. Three lecture hours per week..

Credits: 3.00

ENG 822A: Nonfiction Workshop

A course in writing nonfiction, ranging from the personal to the objective, from brief journalistic pieces to literary essays. Classes will involve workshop discussions of students' writing, attention to the details of style, and the study of lessons derived from professional writers. This course may be repeated for a maximum of nine credits. Three lecture hours.

Credits: 3.00

ENG 825: Workshop in Memoir and Prose Forms

A writing course for those who wish to concentrate on memoir and related prose forms including fiction, creative non-fiction, and hybrid texts. Workshop members will submit work in progress for in-class criticism and commentary. The coursework will include deriving lessons from exemplary published memoirs and nonfiction. Information on publishing will be given. This course may be repeated for up to nine credits.

Credits: 3.00

ENG 827: Scriptwriting

Study will focus on the principles and practices of writing scripts for a variety of genres and media. Characters, story, plot structure, and dialogue will be discussed and analyzed in contemporary works, and in the developing work of students. The course will include reading and evaluation of student scripts in class. Three lecture hours per week.

Credits: 3.00

ENG 830: Digital Writing

This course introduces students to an expanded definition of writing through the study and practice of digital writing. Students will engage with contemporary scholarship (e.g. rhetoric, semiotics, digital humanities) to understand theories and practices of digital writing. They also will consider how the digital world affords writers the genres, strategies, tools, and platforms for composing beyond text and print. For the hands-on experience needed to effectively create digital content, students will analyze and compose digital texts, such as comics, videos, websites, podcasts, and blogs.

Credits: 3.00

ENG 832: Topics in British Literature and Criticism

This course offers an intensive examination of highly specialized topical areas in British Literature and Criticism. This course may be repeated for a maximum of nine credits. Three lecture hours.

Credits: 3.00

ENG 833: Topics in Writing

This course offers students the opportunity to explore current, relevant subjects and issues in the field of writing. Among the topics that may be offered are Nature Writing, Playwriting, Screenwriting, Sports Writing, and Travel Writing. May be repeated for credit.

Credits: 3.00

ENG 835: Mindful Writing: Theory and Practice

This course explores mindfulness as writing theory and practice and examines the impact of present awareness on the siting process and rhetorical situation. It studies rhetorical factors of impermanence, audience, internal rhetoric, verbal emptiness, mindful invention, and the embodied and material conditions of writing.
Present-moment awareness is applied to writing to reduce obstacles that come from mindlessness or future- or past-oriented approaches. Students practice Mindful writing techniques for use in the classroom and their writing. Three lecture hours per week.

Credits: 3.00

ENG 839: Research in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

This course examines current research methods in the field of TESOL and students will develop the ability to read and conduct classroom research. Quantitative and qualitative methods, such as quasi-experiments, focus group, case study, and action research will be considered. Teacher research in the TESOL classroom will be emphasized. Students will develop a detailed research proposal and conduct a pilot study designed to investigate language acquisition, learning, and teaching. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who received credit for EDS 839.
Pre-requisite: ENG 770N/EDS 770N

Credits: 3.00

ENG 859: Teaching Grammar to Multilingual Learners

This course examines the theory and practice of grammar instruction in TESOL contexts. Students will apply the study of grammatical forms and structures of English to teaching English in various TESOL contexts. Students will develop original lesson plans that incorporate grammar instruction and technology into a standards-based framework. Three lecture hours per week. Field-based assignments are required. Not open to students who received credit for EDS 859.

Credits: 3.00

ENG 870: Writing Center-Graduate Practicum

Required of graduate assistants assigned to the Writing Center, but also open to other graduate students. The course offers training in composition theory, practice in the conference method of teaching writing, and participation in the operations of the Writing Center. Requirements include regular weekly tutoring in the Writing Center and a project on composition theory and practice.
Prerequisite: Permission of the Instructor.

Credits: 3.00

ENG 875: Directed Study

An independent reading, research, and/or writing project supervised by a member of the English graduate faculty. Can be repeated once for a maximum of six credits. Pre-approval by graduate coordinator and supervising faculty member required before a student enrolls in the course.

Credits: 3.00

ENG 880: Internship in College Pedagogy

In this 1-3 credit internship, graduate students intern with a faculty member to gain practical experience and knowledge in college-level pedagogy in creative writing, literary study, writing and rhetoric, linguistics, writing center, writing across the curriculum, TESOL, etc. Through reading, research, individual meetings, and observation, interns work with the faculty member in such things as syllabus design, research, preparation for lectures, activity design, and class, center, and program management. May be repeated up to three times for a total of 3 credits. Multiple enrollments in the same semester will be allowed. One to three lecture hours per week.
Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor and the graduate coordinator.

Credits: 1.00 - 3.00

ENG 965: Mat Capstone Experience, Part One: Theory and Research

The first half of a two-semester sequence designed for MAT in English and MAT in ESL candidates. Planned with the program coordinator and approved by the Graduate Dean, this course is devoted to research and theory.
Prerequisite: Permission of the graduate coordinator.

Credits: 3.00

ENG 994: Portfolio Capstone

The Portfolio Capstone is a 1-2 semester-long project/course in which students in the M.A. or M.A./M.A.T. English Program with an option in Literature showcase the work that they have produced, engage in substantive revisions, and create two new papers: an introductory narrative and an independent paper. The student works closely with a faculty advisor.
Prerequisites: 24 Graduate English credits, ENG 725, matriculation into the M.A. or M.A./M.A.T. English program. This course is repeatable for a total of six credits.

Credits: 3.00

ENG 996: Manuscript Capstone in Writing

The Manuscript Capstone in Writing is a 1-2 semester-long course in which students in the M.A. or M.A./M.A.T. English Program writing option complete an original work of significant length in a single genre. The student works closely with a faculty advisor.
Prerequisites: matriculation into the M.A./M.A.T. program, 24 credits toward M.A. or M.A./M.A.T. in English degree, ENG 725, approval of graduate coordinator. This course is repeatable for a total of six credits.

Credits: 3.00

ENG 998: Thesis Capstone

The Thesis Capstone is a 1-2 semester-long course in which students in the M.A. or M.A./M.A.T. English Program with an option in Literature write a scholarly thesis. The student works closely with a faculty advisor.
Prerequisites: matriculation into the M.A. or M.A./M.A.T. program, cumulative G.P.A. of 3.75 or higher, 24 credits toward M.A. or M.A./M.A.T. in English degree, ENG 725, ENG 726, approval of graduate coordinator. Repeatable once for a total of six credits.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 104: Summer Bridge Writers' Workshop

This course provides Summer Bridge Academy students with an overview of basic writing and study skills with emphasis on methods of generating writing and revising, reading responses, and research. Attention to sentence-level issues on an individual basis. Students learn about their academic community through writing assignments connecting them to local cultural institutions and to the university first year reading experience as well as participating in weekly writing support sessions. This course does not satisfy any part of the English Department First-Year Writing Program or W-I requirement. This course does count towards graduation. Three lecture hours per week.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 105: Introduction to College Writing

This course is designed to prepare students for the types of academic writing, academic conventions, and critical reading that occur in ENL110: Foundations of Writing, or another W-I course. ENL105 gives students the opportunity to extend their first year writing education, covering topics such as procrastination, writing apprehension, writing blocks, and the writing process to help students assess how their choices affect their writing outcomes and, more broadly, their lives and well-being. The course also addresses organization, style, close reading, analysis, and the use of evidence. Students opt to take this course before their W-I. Students who are enrolled in or who have already received credit for either ENL108 or a W-I course may not enroll in this course. 3 lecture hours.
Prerequisites: Completion of English Department Placement procedure.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Pers Growth & Responsibility

ENL 108: Introduction to College Writing for Multilingual Writers

ENL108 is designed to foster the unique strengths of “multilingual” students, students who speak English as an additional language (formerly known as ESL). It prepares multilingual students for the types of academic writing, academic conventions, and critical reading that occur in ENL109, Foundations of Writing, or another W-I course. ENL108 gives students the opportunity to extend their first year writing education by covering topics such as procrastination, writing apprehension, writing blocks, reflection, and the writing process to help students assess how their choices affect their writing outcomes and, more broadly, their lives and well-being. The course also addresses organization, style, close reading, analysis, and the use of evidence. Students opt to take this course before their W-I. Students who are enrolled in or who have already received credit for either ENL105 or a W-I course may not enroll in this course. Not advised for students for whom English is their home or primary language. 3 lecture hours.
Prerequisite: Completion of English Department placement procedure.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 109: Foundations of Writing for Multilingual Writers

This course is designed to foster the unique strengths of “multilingual” students, students who speak English as an additional language (formerly known as ESL). This course provides an introduction to the foundational knowledge, literacies, and composing strategies that will help prepare multilingual writers for writing across the disciplines, in the workplace, and in their local and global communities. Course work includes developing overall proficiency in the stylistic and grammatical conventions of academic writing in English. Students who are enrolled in or who have already received credit for either ENL110 or another W-I course may not enroll in this course. Not advised for students for whom English is their home or primary language. Three lecture hours.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Written Communication-Level I

ENL 110: Foundations of Writing

This course provides an introduction to the foundational knowledge, literacies, and composing strategies that will help prepare students for writing across the disciplines, in the workplace, and in their local and global communities.
Pre-/Co-requisite: Students must complete Writing Self-Placement to enroll in this course and all other first-year writing courses.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Written Communication-Level I

ENL 110H: Freshman Honors Writing

This course provides student enrolled in the honors program with an enriched introduction to the foundational knowledge, literacies, and composing strategies that will help prepare student for writing across the disciplines, in the workplace, and in their local and global communities. Specifically, the course shall emphasize the honors program's commitment to building a dedicated community that masters intellectual rigor, inquiry, and self-discovery.
Prerequisite: Only open to students enrolled in the honors program.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Written Communication-Level I

ENL 130: Topics in Literary Expression and Appreciation

What is literature, how is it written, and what does it do? Through a variety of special topics, this course will examine the nature of literary creation. Students will analyze and practice the modes, strategies, and skills of literary expression. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite/Co-requisite: W-I.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Creative Expression & Apprec

ENL 160: Literature I: Reading Broadly

Literary works from a broad historical range and a variety of genres will be grouped around a common topic and students will examine how writers approach significant questions from different perspectives. "Classics" will be juxtaposed with works from diverse time periods and cultures. Emphasis will be on developing framing questions and reading intertextually. Form, content, and aesthetics will be considered as students work on developing interpretive skills and forming questions. Required of Bachelor of Arts, English Majors. Three lecture hours per week.
Prerequisite or Co-requisite: W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 161: Literature II: Reading Closely

Through intensive close-reading practices, students will get to know a small number of literary works in great depth. Students will learn research methods as they study myriad aspects of the text(s) and context(s). Areas of focus may include: literary and historical traditions, sources, influences, intertexts, form, genre, aesthetics, thematics, and reception. Required of Bachelor of Arts, English Majors. Three lecture hours per week.
Prerequisite or Co-requisite: W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 162: Foundations of World Literature

What do stories tell us about where we came from and how we got here? An introduction to foundations of world literature through the seventeenth century, the course will consider the role of storytelling and the place of literature in attempts to document and to understand the human past. Attention will be given to what distinguishes literary expression and to how we can read literature alongside other kinds of historical evidence. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for ENL 260, or ENG 294.
Prerequisite or corequisite: Level I Written Communications course (W-I) or equivalent.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Creative Expression & Apprec, The Human Past

ENL 163: World Literature 18th Century-Present

An introduction to touchstone works of literature since the eighteenth century from diverse cultures in Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Europe. The worlds and world views that literary works convey and create are studied in their difference and diversity, in relation to one another, and in relation to the experiences of the reader. Individual courses will be organized around big questions such as "to whom are we responsible?" or "what is the role of the artists?" or around such themes as "empire, colonialism, and globalization," "gender and sexuality in local and global contexts," or "friendship". Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG261.
Prerequisite/Co-requisite: A W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Creative Expression & Apprec, World Cultures

ENL 164: Topics in Literature and the Human Past

How are changing times reflected in literary texts? What enduring and shifting values and ideas does literature convey? Through a variety of special topics, this course will employ a literary lens to examine the human past and will explore the relationship of the past to the present by reading literary texts alongside other forms of historical evidence. Three lecture hours per week.
Pre/Co-requisite: W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: The Human Past

ENL 201: Introduction to Language

This course introduces students to the major components of language and will explore the ways that language is used on a variety of professional, political, and cultural contexts. Three lecture hours or week.
Prerequisite: W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 220: Introduction to Creative Writing

An introduction to creative writing, with students practicing writing in genres such as poetry, fiction, and drama. Students will share their work in class and gain exposure to contemporary literature. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG 300 or ENL 320. Three lecture hours per week.
Pre/Co-requisite: W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Creative Expression & Apprec

ENL 221: Mindful Writing

This course explores mindful writing for the purposes of reducing writing apprehension and increasing writing ease and productivity. Mindfulness introduces present moment awareness to the writing process and rhetorical situation and highlights new aspects concerning audience, prewriting, invention, impermanence, self-talk, emotional reactions to writing occasions, and the embodied and material nature of writing. 3 lecture hours.
Prerequisite: Completion of W-I course

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Pers Growth & Responsibility, Written Communication-Level II

ENL 225H: Advanced Writing in Honors

The course allows students in the Honors Program to use writing to examine topics of interest to an academic audience. Through a range of assignments, students will develop their writing process, consider how to compose in different genre and for difference audiences, and learn to use writing as a tool for critically thinking about a subject.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Written Communication-Level II

ENL 230: Introduction to Poetry

Beginning in the experience of the senses, this course will explore such subjects as figurative language, symbolism, diction, sound, rhythm, and form as they contribute to the understanding of individual poems. Reading will include selections from both classic and contemporary works, focusing on both historical and cultural context and on individual expression. Students will also be creating their own poems as an aspect of learning to read and appreciate poetry as an art form. Assignments will include a research project involving critical commentary on a single poem, a short literary analysis, and a review of a poetry reading. Three lecture hours per week.
Prerequisite: W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Creative Expression & Apprec

ENL 233: Contemporary Society Through Literature

An exploration of topics in contemporary society through literature. Each section of this course will focus on a particular topic - for example immigrant identities, urban culture, contemporary Iran or the Bosnian genocide - and examine how literary analysis and culture criticism provide insight on social relations and institutions relevant to the topic. student will practice evidence-based inquiry and analysis through close reading as they consider the relationship between historical and social contexts, aesthetics, and representation. Three lecture hours per week.
Prerequisite: A W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Contemporary Society

ENL 234: Audio Storytelling

In this workshop, student will learn strategies for analyzing and composing radio-style audio projects in various genres, such as audio documentaries, non-fiction stories and podcasts, for divergent audiences. Drawing on communication theories, students will explore the affordances, effects and potentialities of using sound such as voice, music, sound effects and silence for communicative purposes in a variety of situations. Three lecture hours per week.
Prerequisites: W-1

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Written Communication-Level II

ENL 240: British Literary Studies I

A study of major British literary figures who are representative of the early, medieval and renaissance periods. Emphasis upon the major characteristics of each literary period and the relationships among them. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG225.
Prerequisite: W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 241: British Literary Studies II

A study of major British literary figures who are representative of the Neo-Classic, Romantic and Victorian periods. Emphasis upon the major characteristics of each literary period and the relationships among them. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG226.
Prerequisite: W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 245H: Literature and the Humanities

This course exposes students to a variety of literary works and traditions while at the same time encourages them to examine their broader relationship to other creative art forms and areas of humanistic inquiry. Students will gain an understanding of the creative process through engagement with various works, literary and otherwise, and participate in activities and projects that encourage students to create and express themselves. Regular classroom experiences will be augmented by guest lectures by SSU faculty and other specialists, as well as field trips to museums, concerts, and other venues. Open only to students enrolled in the Honors Program. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for either ENL264H or 265H.
Prerequisite: W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Creative Expression & Apprec

ENL 250: American Literary Studies I

A survey of Colonial and early national United States literature, up to and including the Civil War period. Classes may emphasize important Puritan, and antebellum writers as well as other significant traditions of this period. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG355.
Prerequisite: W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Creative Expression & Apprec

ENL 251: American Literary Studies II

This course covers United States literature since the Civil War. Classes may emphasize important realist, naturalist, Modernist, and post-Modernist writers as well as other significant traditions during the late-nineteenth century through to the present day. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG356
Prerequisite: W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Creative Expression & Apprec

ENL 253: Multiethnic American Literature

This course provides a writing-intensive study of the spectrum of ethnic literatures written in the United States since the second half of the twentieth century. The course will focus on the ways that texts convey experiences of belonging and difference in a variety of communities, from the family to the nation. Three lecture hours per week.
Prerequisite: W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Diversity, Power Dyn, Soc Just, Written Communication-Level II

ENL 255: African American Literature I

This course will study leading movements and figures in the African American literary tradition up to 1930. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG266, ENG386. Three lecture hours per week.
Prerequisite: W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Diversity, Power Dyn, Soc Just

ENL 256: African American Literature II

This course examines the African American literary tradition from the modem period to the present through the lenses of race and power. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG267 or ENG387. Three lecture hours per week.
Prerequisite: W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Diversity, Power Dyn, Soc Just

ENL 267: Reading World Cultures

This course will explore cultural diversity and worldviews expressed in the literature of one or more cultures outside the US. Each course will introduce the literary representation of a particular set of cultural perspectives and their place in an increasingly diverse and interdependent global community. Through reading and responding to texts, students will acquire an understanding of and sensitivity to varied cultural perspectives, challenge and enrich their own views, and develop as global citizens. Three lecture hours per week.
Pre- or Co-requisite: W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: World Cultures

ENL 270: History of the Cinema

A study of the development of film as an aesthetic, cultural, and historical form. Considers film's interaction with historical contexts, technological developments, and questions of representation. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for MEC245 or ENG245.

Prerequisite: W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 271: Film Analysis

Introduces students to methods of film analysis. Considers the particularities of the medium and vocabulary of film. Explores key debates in film theory including questions of realism, formalism, authorship, and film as language. Investigates influences such as Marxism, psychoanalysis, reception theory, and narrative theory on film analysis. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for MEC246 or ENG246.
Prerequisite: W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 272: Literature and Film

A comparative study of themes, ideas, and styles in fiction, non-fiction, and poetry in print and on film. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG317.
Prerequisite: W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 282: World Drama

This course explores various non-western dramatic traditions, including both ancient and modern examples. Three lecture hours per week. It is not open to students who have received credit for ENG255.
Prerequisite: A W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: World Cultures

ENL 290: Fictions of Gender & Sexualiity

An introduction to LGBTQ+literature this course explores the ways that fictional representations of LGBTQ+gender and sexuality reflects and influence the contexts in which they are written and read Definitions and theories of gender and sexuality will be examined alongside the study of LGBTQ+ literary traditions and key works. Three lecture hours per week.
Prerequisites: W-I

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Diversity, Power Dyn, Soc Just

ENL 302: Writing Center Practicum

Combines instruction in current practices and theories in teaching composition and practical experience as a tutor in the Writing Center. Course prerequisites, requirements, and application procedures are available in English Department Office. Enrollment is limited to 12 students recommended by faculty. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG502 or ENL502.
Prerequisite: Level I Writing course or equivalent.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Written Communication-Level II

ENL 306: Grammar and Style

This course of grammar for professional writers of prose in areas such as journalism, essay writing, fiction, and professional or business writing. The course will review basic grammar, including the parts of speech, phrases, clauses, and types of sentences. It will focus on correct, efficient, and stylistically distinguished sentence structures. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG325.
Prerequisite: A W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 307: Introduction to Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

This course introduces students to contemporary theory and approaches in teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). The ways that first and second languages are learned will be explored and students will become familiar with an interactive approach to language pedagogy. This course will relate theory and practice and provide an overview of a variety of TESOL contexts. Three lecture
hours per week. Prerequisite: W-I

Credits: 3.00

ENL 310: Introduction to Professional Writing

A general introduction to the large field of professional writing, focusing on the many different types of writing and the specific requirements for each area - business, technical, journalism, internet, media, etc. This course will include classroom analysis and lectures from professionals in the field, with some practical writing assignments due throughout the course. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG301.
Prerequisite: W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Written Communication-Level II

ENL 311: Editing for Publication

This course covers literary editing techniques appropriate for the option in professional writing. Students will develop both reading and critical skills, focusing not only on correct grammar and usage, but also on purpose, audience, and especially styles. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG303.
Prerequisites: A W-I course and at least one English course at the 200-level or above.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Written Communication-Level II

ENL 314: Writing in the Workplace

Fundamentals of business communication, which involves business vocabulary, letter writing, public relations writing, the mechanics of persuasive style, business reports, etc. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG402.
Prerequisite: A W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Written Communication-Level II

ENL 316: Travel Writing

This course covers writing and marketing travel articles for newspapers and magazines and writing brochures and publicity for hotels, resorts, and other tourist attractions. Three lecture hours per week.
Prerequisite: W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Written Communication-Level II

ENL 317: Digital Writing

Digital Writing is a W-II course whose goal is to equip students with the knowledge and tools needed to effectively communicate and create content using forms of digital media. Students will learn how various modalities - visual, alphabetic, and aural-function and intersect in digital writing, and the factors that need to be considered when composing with them. Students will analyze and compose digital texts such as comics, videos, podcasts, websites and blogs. Three lecture hours per week.
Prerequisite: W-I.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Written Communication-Level II

ENL 318: Food Writing

Writing about food is a unique literary experience that encourages not only introspection but also community engagement. Food writing explores such topics as cuisine and cultural identity, the global ecological impact of human consumption, and aesthetics and senses of taste. This course teaches the analysis and practice of food writing. Three lecture hours per week.
Prerequisites:W-I.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Written Communication-Level II

ENL 321: The Craft of Poetry

The Craft of Poetry is a writing course that offers a thorough, hands-on exploration of poetic craft. Students will learn about meter and various poetic forms, such as the sonnet, villanelle, and sestina. The course will also cover technique for free verse, concentration on line length, line breaks, and stanza length, with attention given to other poetic elements - word choice, diction, tone, imagery. Students will turn in a portfolio of poems and write short papers. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG403A.
Prerequisite: W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 322: The Craft of Fiction

This writing course uses a sequence of single-focus writing exercises and prose models to promote mastery of the techniques of writing fiction. Topics include narrative structure, characterization, point-of-view, narration, description, voice and dialogue, and prose style. Writing assignments enable students to explore a variety of prose forms. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG407.
Prerequisite: A W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 329: Audio Storytelling

This production-based course teaches students to compose narrative nonfiction audio stories like those heard on the radio and popular podcasts. Through attention to genre, purpose, and audience and practice with listening and audio analysis, students will learn strategies and techniques to craft their own audio stories. Students will gain experience in writing a pitch, writing a script, interviewing, recording sound, collecting and downloading sound, experimenting with sound effects, silence, and music, and working in audio editing software. Three lecture hours per week.
Prerequisites: W-1.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Written Communication-Level II

ENL 330: Short Story

An examination of the short story as a literary art form. This course will explore the writing of short stories as well as writing about short stories. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG330. Three lecture hours per week.
Prerequisite: W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Written Communication-Level II

ENL 334: Literature for Young Children

Students study the benefits of reading to children while learning about the origins and genres of children’s literature for ages birth-eight. Wide reading of children’s books builds the foundational knowledge necessary to select, evaluate, research, review, and share children’s literature across early childhood settings. The course emphasizes as well how children’s literature reflects a wide range of ways to support anti-bias/anti-racist education and how children’s literature may be used to support early literacy and social emotional development and to promote social justice. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for EDU321, ENG334, or EDU334.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 339: Poetry II (Contemporary)

A study of poetry since 1945, beginning with such poets as Bishop, Lowell, O'Hara, Ginsberg, and Plath. The course will consider the influence of such poets and the movements that they represent upon the current landscape of poetry. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG339
Prerequisite: W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 340: Shakespeare I

An in-depth study of Shakespeare's histories and comedies--about eight to ten plays--as well as one or more narrative poems. The class will focus on cultural and formal issues and features within Shakespeare's writings as well as cultural trends that Shakespeare responded to and helped shape. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG331.
Prerequisite: W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 341: Shakespeare II

An in-depth study of Shakespeare's tragedies and romances--about eight to ten plays--as well as his sonnets. The class will focus on cultural and formal issues and features within Shakespeare's writings as well as cultural trends that Shakespeare responded to and helped to shape. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG332
Prerequisite: W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 352: U.S. Latinx Literature

This course examines U.S. Latinx literary achievements in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, considering the various literary traditions, such as Chicano/a, Nuyorican, Cuban-American, and Dominican-American, that together make up U.S. Latinx literature. The focus will be on common concerns of U.S. Latinx writers such as ethnic identity and minority status, prejudice and discrimination, immigration and migration, bilingualism and linguistic hybridity, machismo, and gender roles. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG389.
Prerequisite: W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Diversity, Power Dyn, Soc Just

ENL 353: Literature for Young Adults

A study of contemporary writing for young adults at the junior high school level. Other materials in curriculum enrichment are included. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG489.
Prerequisite: A W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 354: Native American Literature

This course introduces students to Native American literature and to the historical, literary and cultural influences shaping Native American writers. Special attention is given to such recurrent themes and artistic concerns in Native literature as genocide, sovereignty, relocation, tribal identity, mythology, and orality. Three lecture hours per week.
Prerequisite: W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Diversity, Power Dyn, Soc Just, World Cultures

ENL 360: Irish Literature and Culture

This course is a study of various works, including plays, novels, poems, and films, that reflect Irish cultural experiences in the 20th and 21st centuries. This course meets three lecture hours per week. It is not open to students who have received credit for ENG260.
Prerequisite: A W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 362: Women and Fiction

The course will study a variety of fiction by twentieth-century women authors and will focus on the authors' works as chronicles of the life experiences of women as well as expressions of the particular problems and sensibilities of women writers. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG360.
Prerequisite: A W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 369: Special Topics in Literature

This course involves the intensive study of a single topic in literary studies. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 370: Women in Literature and Film

A comparative study of women's roles and their depiction in literature and film. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG417.
Prerequisite: W-I or equivalent.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 373: Special Topics in Film

This is an upper division seminar on a special topic in film studies. Three lecture hours per week. Course may be repeated for credit.
Prerequisite: A W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 376: Topics in Science Fiction Film

This Film class will examine a range of topics in science fiction film. Three lecture hours per week May be repeatable for credit.
Prerequisite: W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 380: Modern Drama I

Modern Drama I is a study of some of the major movements of 20th century drama, from the beginnings of Modernism through the Second World War. The course meets for three lecture hours per week. It is not open to students who have received credit for ENG 490. Prerequisite: Level I Written Communication (W-I) or equivalent.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Written Communication-Level II

ENL 381: Modern Drama II

Modern Drama II is a study of some of the major movements of the 20th and 21st century drama, from the Second World War to the present. The course meets for three lecture hours per week. It is not open to students who have received credit for ENG491.
Prerequisite: A W-I course.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 390: Introduction to Literary Criticism and Theory

This course is an examination of classic statements of literary criticism and theory from Plato to modern times that delineate the contours and the problems of literary discourse. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG321.
Prerequisites: A W-I course and at least one English course at the 200-level or above.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 411: Special Topics in Professional Writing

This seminar will focus on a genre or skill for professional writers utilizing feedback and revision, in preparing literary material for print or electronic media. This class is limited to English majors and minors, or with approval by the Department Chairperson. Three lecture hours per week. May be repeated for credit once.
Prerequisites: A W-I course and at least once English course at the 200-level or above.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 412: Seminar in Modern Publishing

An intensive examination of the field of publishing for professional writers, the class will examine business models for nonfiction book and magazine publishers, professional workflow dynamics in organizations, freelance nonfiction writing, ghost writing, and other forms of work-for-hire for print and electronic media. This course will include collaborative classroom practicum experiences and lectures from professionals in the field, with some practical writing assignments such as pitch and query letters throughout the course. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG470.
Prerequisite: A W-I course and at least one English course at the 200-level or above.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 413: Podcasting and Audio Production

This production-based course will teach students about the historical development and use of podcasts, audio-based digital communication channels that evolved from broadcasting and radio. Students will analyze podcasts based on a variety of subjects such as music, sports, and true crime, and their corresponding genres such as interviews, discussion, and narrative stories. Students will learn the process of creating a podcast, technical skills needed to craft professional audio work, and techniques for launching, marketing, and distributing a podcast to a target audience. Working in small teams, students will create a podcast and write, produce, and share several podcast episodes. Students may not earn credit if they previously received credit for MCO 413. Three (3) lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite: WII

Credits: 3.00

ENL 420: Creative Writing Workshop: Scriptwriting

Study will focus on the principles and practices of modern dramaturgy. Characters, story, plot structure, and dialogue will be discussed and analyzed in contemporary works, and in the developing work of students. The objective of the course is eventual publication. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG404.
Prerequisites: ENL 220/320, 321, 322, or permission of Department Chairperson.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 421: Creative Writing Workshop: Non-Fiction

A workshop course in writing essays, ranging from the strictly personal to the more objective, from brief journalistic pieces to more developed forms. classes will involve open discussion of students' writing and sharing of lessons derived from professional essayists. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG409.
Prerequisites: ENL 220/320, 321, 322, or permission of Department Chairperson.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 422: Creative Writing Workshop: Fiction

A workshop courses centered on fiction intended for eventual publication. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG410.
Prerequisites: ENL220/320, 321, 322, or permission of Department Chairperson.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 423: Creative Writing Workshop: Poetry

A workshop course centered on poetry intended for eventual publication. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG413.
Prerequisites: ENL220/320, 321, 322, or permission of Department Chairperson.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 424: Special Topics in English: Creative Writing

This course offers students the opportunity to write intensively on a particular subject or genre of creative writing. The professor will determine selection of the course topic. Three lecture hours per week. This course may be repeated for additional credit.
Prerequisites: ENL 220/320, 321, 322, or permission of Department Chairperson.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 445: English Romanticism

A study of the literature of the Romantic Movement from 1780-1832 with emphasis on such major poets as Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley, and Keats. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG445.
Prerequisites: A W-I course and at least one course at the 200-level or above.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 446: Victorian Literature

A survey of the major writers of prose and poetry from 1825-1890, with emphasis on such writers as Tennyson, Browning, Arnold, Macaulay, and Carlyle. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG436.
Prerequisites: A W-I course and at least one English course at the 200-level or above.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 451: American Romanticism

A survey of literature of the first half of the nineteenth century, focusing on the works of such writers as Irving, Cooper, Sedgwick, Emerson, Thoreau, Poe, Hawthorne, Melville, Whitman, and Dickinson. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG456.
Prerequisites: A W-I course and at least one English course at the 200-level or above.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 452: American Realism

A survey or literature of the late nineteenth-century American literature, focusing on the works of writers such as Howells, James, Twain, Chopin, Jewett, Chesnutt, and Freeman. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG457.
Prerequisites: A W-I course and at least one English course at the 200-level or above.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 454: Modern American Literature

A study of selected Modernist American writers, such as Fitzgerald, Hemingway, Faulkner, Eliot, Pound, Stevens, Cather, and H.D. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG458.
Prerequisites: A W-I course and at least one English course at the 200-level or above.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 455: Contemporary American Literature

A study of selected American writers from the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG450.
Prerequisites: A W-I course and at least one English course at the 200-level or above.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 485: Seminar in Dramaturgy

In this writing-intensive seminar, students will learn the basic skills of production dramaturgy, including script analysis, research methods and the practicalities of working with a director, actors and designers on a theatrical production. the course shall focus specifically on the variety of written and digital materials they will generate for the production team and the audience. Three meeting hours per week.
Prerequisite: W-II course or equivalent.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Written Commun-Level III

ENL 490: Contemporary Literary Theory

This course is an exploration of some of the significant problems and questions animating contemporary literacy theory. Topics may include: structuralism and post-structuralism, formalism, cultural studies, gender studies, critical race theory, Marxism and post-Marxism, queer theory, and psychoanalysis.
Prerequisites: A W-I course and at least one English course at the 200-level or above.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 491: Queer Theory

Queer theory examines the structures that regulate norms of gender and sexuality and the transgressions that bend and break those norms. It draws from a wide range of critical and theoretical movements, from psychoanalysis to critical race studies. This course focuses on how linguistic, discursive, literary, and cultural interventions perpetuate, reshape, and refuse heteronormativity and the gender binary. It considers issues and theories of identification, representation, normativity, intimacy, and kinship. With an intersectional stance, it explores how gender and sexuality are mutually constituted with such categories and constructions as race, ethnicity, class, ability, and nationality. In this course, the study of theoretical texts will be paired with the analysis of literary works, cultural interventions, and personal and communal acts. Three lecture hours per week.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 495: Special Topics in Theory and Criticism

This course offers an examination of specific topics in literacy theory, literacy criticism, and cultural studies. Three lecture hours per week. As permitted by the chairperson, it may be repeated for credit when the topic is different.
Prerequisites: A W-I course and at least one English course at the 200-level or above.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 500: Directed Study

Independent projects for students in the Honors program and others. Consent of the Department Chairperson required.
Prerequisite: A W-I course and at least one English course at the 300-level or permission of the chairperson.

Credits: 3.00

ENL 505: Creative Writing Thesis

Intensive work on a creative thesis guided by a faculty mentor.
Pre/Co-requisites: At least 9.0 credits from the following courses: ENL321, 322, 411, 412, 420, 421, 422, 423, 424.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Written Commun-Level III

ENL 508: Internship in English

An internship designed to provide on-the-job training and work experiences relevant to the student's academic concentration in writing and/or literature. Time and service arrangements contracted between student, training site, and Department. Number of credit hours will vary with commitment, intern advisor's recommendation and Department Chairperson's approval. With specific permission of the Department Chairperson, may be taken for 3 credits as the English Department major Capstone Experience.
Prerequisite: ENG102, ENL102, ENG102E, ENL102ESL, ENG103, ENL103, ENG106H, or ENL106H, completion of at least 6 credits of English electives, and permission of the Department Chairperson.

Credits: 1.00 - 6.00

ENL 510: Portfolio Seminar

This course is an upper-level seminar designed to help students prepare portfolios that fulfill English Department requirements for the Capstone option within all concentrations of the English major, but required of students in the Professional Writing concentration. Students will gather and polish written works for the portfolios and will receive extensive feedback from the instructor and peers on papers and projects that best represent the students’ trajectory and growth as an English major. In addition, students may rewrite selected papers and revise selected projects considering comments on the original work. Students may also create new projects of their choosing, as well as prepare a resume, a letter of application, and a digital portfolio accessible to graduate schools and potential employers. Three lecture hours per week., and it is not open to students who have received credit for ENG509.
Prerequisites: W-II and completion of at least 6 credits of English at the 300 and/or 400 levels.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Written Commun-Level III

ENL 530: Seminar in Literature

This advanced level W-III course will examine a single topic of special interest in depth. Course will be devoted to literary analysis, discipline-specific writing conventions, research, and composing a seminar paper. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG497.
Prerequisite: W-I, W-II, and at least one English course at the 300-level or permission from the chairperson.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Written Commun-Level III

ENL 601H: Senior Honors Project in English

This course allows English majors to satisfy the final academic requirement for becoming a Commonwealth Honors Scholar and graduate as a member of the Commonwealth Honors Program. It is preceded by two 1.5-credit experiences (Honors Junior and Senior seminars) in which students work extensively with peers on topic invention and development. This capstone experience requires students to undertake a significant creative or research project in the discipline of English under the direction of a faculty member in the department. Three credit hours.
Prerequisites: W-II, IDS600H, consent of Commonwealth Honors Program Director, and permission of Department Chairperson.
Co-requisite: IDS 601H.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Written Commun-Level III

FYEN 100: First Year Seminar (English)

This course will introduce students to the experience of academic exploration that is at the heart of a liberal arts education. Through study of one or more compelling questions or topics in a small seminar setting, students will practice creative and critical thinking and will learn to express themselves effectively and appropriately in a college setting. They will develop relationships and practices that allow them to effectively utilize college resources and become members of a community of learners. The specific topic of the seminar will be developed by individual faculty and will be announced in advance. First year seminars are required for first-year students and transfer students with fewer than 15 credits. Not open to students who have received credit for IDS 189 or another first year seminar course.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: First Year Seminar

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