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Graduate Catalog | 2005-2007
College of Liberal Arts

English

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Graduate Courses

The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 2005-2006 and 2006-2007; however, not all courses are taught each semester or summer session. Students should consult the Course Schedule to determine which courses and topics will be offered during a particular semester or summer session. The Course Schedule may also reflect changes made to the course inventory after the publication of this catalog.

Unless otherwise stated below, each course meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

E | English

380F. Literature for Writers. Readings in fiction, poetry, drama, literary criticism, biography, and autobiography from the point of view of a creative writer rather than that of a scholar. May be repeated for credit when the instructors vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

382J. Studies in Linguistic Analysis. Lectures, textual analysis, outside readings. May count as linguistics. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

382L. Studies in Linguistics and Literature. Intensive study of specialized subjects. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. May count as linguistics. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

383L. The Teaching of English Composition and Literature. A study of the major components of the English program in secondary school or college. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

384K. Methods of Literary Research. Topics include bibliography, textual studies, history of the book, and materials of literary research. Three class hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

Topic 1: Introduction to Research Methods. Only one of the following may be counted: English 384K (Topic 1), 384K (Topic: Methods of Literary Research), 384K (Topic: Research in Literary Methods).

385N. Creative Writing: Workshop in Fiction. May be repeated for credit when the instructors vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor and the English graduate adviser.

385P. Creative Writing: Advanced Workshop in Fiction. May be repeated for credit when the instructors vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor and the English graduate adviser.

386L. Creative Writing: Workshop in Poetry. May be repeated for credit when the instructors vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor and the English graduate adviser.

386M. Creative Writing: Advanced Workshop in Poetry. May be repeated for credit when the instructors vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor and the English graduate adviser.

387M. Studies in Rhetoric. Advanced study of topics in rhetorical theory and in ancillary disciplines. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

387N. Methods of Research in Rhetoric and Composition. A study of the theory, practice, and history of research in rhetoric and composition. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

387P. Productions in Rhetoric. Applications of rhetoric to professional writing. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

387R. Rhetorical History. Topics include classical rhetoric, medieval and Renaissance rhetoric, eighteenth- and nineteenth-century rhetoric, and twentieth-century rhetoric. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

388M. Studies in English and Computers. Seminar on research in English literature, language, and rhetoric. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

Topic 1: Computers and Rhetoric--CA.

389M. Studies in British and American Literature. Selected British and American writers and issues. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

389P. Studies in Women, Gender, and Literature. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

Topic 1: Film Analysis and Feminist Pedagogy.

390M. Studies in European Literature. A study of the impact of European writers on British or American literature. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

Topic 1: Translation: Theory, History, and Practice.

391L, 691L. Conference Course on Special Topics. For each semester hour of credit earned, the equivalent of one class hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

392M. Studies in English Literature. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

Topic 1: Chaucer.

Topic 2: Middle English Survey.

Topic 3: Medieval Romance.

Topic 4: Introduction to Shakespeare.

Topic 5: Renaissance Literature.

Topic 6: Milton.

Topic 7: Blake and History.

Topic 8: Joyce and Lawrence.

393M. Studies in Criticism, English and American. Historical and methodological approaches to literary criticism. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

Topic 1: Introduction to Critical Theory.

Topic 2: Feminist Theory and Cultural Politics.

395M. Studies in American Literature. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

395N. Studies in the History of Language. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

Topic 1: Old English. English 364P and 395N (Topic 1) may not both be counted.

Topic 2: Middle English.

Topic 3: Renaissance English.

396L. Studies in the English Language. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

Topic 1: Prosody.

Topic 2: Middle English.

397M. Studies in the Literatures and Cultures of the English-Speaking World. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

397N. Studies in Ethnic and Third-World Literatures. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

398R. Master's Report. Preparation of a report to fulfill the requirement for the master's degree under the report option. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in English and consent of the graduate adviser.

398T. Supervised Teaching in English. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, consent of the English graduate adviser, and appointment as a teaching assistant or assistant instructor in a lower-division English course in literature or writing.

399R, 699R, 999R. Dissertation. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to candidacy for the doctoral degree.

399W, 699W, 999W. Dissertation. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: English 399R, 699R, or 999R.

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