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CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1
The University

CHAPTER 2
School of Architecture

CHAPTER 3
Red McCombs
School of Business

CHAPTER 4
College of Communication

CHAPTER 5
College of Education

CHAPTER 6
College of Engineering

CHAPTER 7
College of Fine Arts

CHAPTER 8
School of Information

CHAPTER 9
College of Liberal Arts

CHAPTER 10
College of
Natural Sciences

CHAPTER 11
School of Nursing

CHAPTER 12
College of Pharmacy

CHAPTER 13
School of Social Work

CHAPTER 14
The Faculty

Texas Common Course Numbering System
(Appendix A)

APPENDIX B
Degree and Course Abbreviations

 

    

9. College of Liberal Arts

Courses

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The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 2004-2005 and 2005-2006; 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.

A full explanation of course numbers is given in General Information. In brief, the first digit of a course number indicates the semester hour value of the course. The second and third digits indicate the rank of the course: if they are 01 through 19, the course is of lower-division rank; if 20 through 79, of upper-division rank; if 80 through 99, of graduate rank.

Department of English

Registration in English

No student may take more than six semester hours of coursework in English in a semester or a summer term without the consent of the undergraduate adviser in the Department of English.

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

English: E

Lower-Division Courses

603. Composition and Reading in World Literature.
Reading of masterpieces of world literature and intensive training in writing and in critical analysis of literature. Three lecture hours a week for two semesters. Only one of the following may be counted: English 603A, 306, 306Q, Rhetoric and Composition 306, 306Q, Tutorial Course 603A; only one of the following may be counted: English 603B, 316F, 316K, Tutorial Course 603B. Prerequisite: For 603A, admission to the Plan II Honors Program; for 603B, English 603A.

314J. Literature across the Curriculum.
Literature for non-English majors, with readings selected to highlight the connections between literary study and other fields of inquiry. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. May not be substituted for English 316K. Not recommended for prospective English majors. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Composition 306 or the equivalent.

314L. Introduction to Literary Studies.
Readings selected to prepare students for upper-division English courses; intensive practice in writing; introduction to on-line research. May be taken twice for credit when the topics vary. May not be substituted for English 316K, but recommended for prospective English majors. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Composition 306 (or English 306).

Topic 3: Banned Books and Novel Ideas.

Topic 4: Literary Contests and Contexts.

Topic 5: Poesis: The Making of Literature.

314V. Introduction to Literature and Culture.
Not recommended for prospective English majors as a substitute for English 314L. Readings in minority and ethnic American literatures in their cultural contexts. May be taken twice for credit when the topics vary. May not be substituted for English 316K. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Composition 306 (or English 306).

Topic 1: African American Literature and Culture. Same as African and African American Studies 317 (Topic 1: African American Literature and Culture). English 314L (Topic 1: Black Literature) and 314V (Topic 1) may not both be counted.

Topic 2: Asian American Literature and Culture. English 314L (Topic: Asian American Literature and Culture) and 314V (Topic 2) may not both be counted.

Topic 3: Mexican American Literature and Culture. Same as Mexican American Studies 314. Introductory course concerned with representative contemporary Chicano writers and genres, such as poetry, prose fiction, and theatre. English 314L (Topic 2: Chicano Literature) and 314V (Topic 3) may not both be counted.

316K. Masterworks of Literature.
Three versions: World, British, American. Introduction to masterpieces of the literary tradition, emphasizing historical, generic, thematic connections. Large sections require an additional discussion hour a week. Only one of the following may be counted: English 603B, 316F, 316K, Tutorial Course 603B. Only one version of English 316K may be taken for credit. Prerequisite: Completion of at least twenty-seven semester hours of coursework, including Rhetoric and Composition 306 or the equivalent, and a passing score on the reading section of the Texas Higher Education Assessment (THEA) test (or an appropriate assessment test).

318L. Introduction to Creative Writing.
A first course in writing fiction, poetry, or creative nonfiction. Some reading, but mostly learning through practice and critique. Large sections require an additional discussion hour a week. May be repeated once for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Composition 306 or the equivalent.

Topic 1: Fiction.

Topic 2: Poetry.

318M. Introduction to the English Language.
Basic linguistic concepts; phonology, syntax, and vocabulary of English; historical, regional, and social variation; applications of linguistics in educational and social action. Prerequisite: Completion of at least twenty-seven semester hours of coursework, including Rhetoric and Composition 306 and English 316K or their equivalents.

119S, 219S, 319S, 419S, 519S, 619S, 719S, 819S, 919S. Topics in English.
This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Center for Global Educational Opportunities. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of English. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Upper-Division Courses

320L. Major Writers of the Restoration and Eighteenth Century.
A study of the principal writers: Dryden, Pope, Swift, Johnson, Boswell, Burns, and others. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Composition 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and composition.

320M. Literature and the Other Arts.
The relationship of literature, the visual arts, and music in English and American literature from the Renaissance to the present. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Composition 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and composition.

Topic 1: Literature and Music. Same as Comparative Literature 323 (Topic 2: Literature and Music). English 320M (Topic 1) and 320M (Topic: Literature and Music: Shakespeare to Stravinsky) may not both be counted.

321. Shakespeare: Selected Plays.
A representative selection of Shakespeare's best comedies, tragedies, and history plays. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Composition 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and composition.

321K. Introduction to Criticism.
Introduction to major terms, issues, and approaches in literary criticism, and their application to the reasoned discussion of poetry, fiction, and drama. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Composition 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and composition.

321L. American English.
Same as Linguistics 321L. An overview of the historical development of English in the Americas. Attention to regional, social, and ethnic differences, and their implications for public education. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Composition 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and composition.

322. Literature in Translation.
Romance, Germanic, Slavic, and other world literatures in English translation. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Only one of the following may be counted unless the topics vary: Asian Studies 320, 361, Chinese 361, English 322, 324. May be counted only once for a major in English. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 2: Introduction to Germanic Religion and Myth. Same as European Studies 361 (Topic 6: Introduction to Germanic Religion and Myth), Germanic Civilization 340E (Topic 1: Introduction to Germanic Religion and Myth), and Religious Studies 365 (Topic 2: Introduction to Germanic Religion and Myth). English 322 (Topic 2) and Religious Studies 361 (Topic 8: Introduction to Germanic Religion and Myth) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For English majors, Rhetoric and Composition 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and composition; for others, upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Topic 7: Isak Dinesen/Karen Blixen. Same as Germanic Civilization 323E (Topic 1: Isak Dinesen/Karen Blixen), Scandinavian 373 (Topic 6: Isak Dinesen/Karen Blixen), and Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic 13: Isak Dinesen/Karen Blixen). Prerequisite: For English majors, Rhetoric and Composition 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and composition; for others, upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Topic 12: German Cinema since 1933. Same as European Studies 361 (Topic 17: German Cinema since 1933) and Germanic Civilization 361E (Topic 2: German Cinema since 1933). Prerequisite: For English majors, Rhetoric and Composition 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and composition; for others, upper-division standing.

Topic 13: Genres, Structure, and Trends in German Cinema. Same as European Studies 361 (Topic 2: Genres, Structure, and Trends in German Cinema) and Germanic Civilization 361E (Topic 3: Genres, Structure, and Trends in German Cinema). Prerequisite: For English majors, Rhetoric and Composition 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and composition; for others, upper-division standing.

Topic 15: Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung. Same as Germanic Civilization 362E (Topic 2: Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung). Prerequisite: For English majors, Rhetoric and Composition 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and composition; for others, upper-division standing.

Topic 17: Social Dramas of Henrik Ibsen. Same as Scandinavian 323 (Topic 2: Social Dramas of Henrik Ibsen) and Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic 14: Social Dramas of Henrik Ibsen). Men and women in their public and private lives. Prerequisite: For English majors, Rhetoric and Composition 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and composition; for others, upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Topic 18: Films of Ingmar Bergman. Same as Scandinavian 327 (Topic 9: Films of Ingmar Bergman). Prerequisite: For English majors, Rhetoric and Composition 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and composition; for others, upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Topic 19: Hans Christian Andersen. Same as Germanic Civilization 323E (Topic 4: Hans Christian Andersen) and Scandinavian 373 (Topic 4: Hans Christian Andersen). Prerequisite: For English majors, Rhetoric and Composition 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and composition; for others, upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Topic 20: The Development of the French Film. Same as French Civilization 339. Films in French, with subtitles in English; lectures in English. Prerequisite: For English majors, Rhetoric and Composition 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and composition; for others, upper-division standing.

Topic 22: Italian Cinema. Same as Italian Civilization 349 (Topic 1: Italian Cinema). Prerequisite: For English majors, Rhetoric and Composition 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and composition; for others, upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Topic 23: Dante. Same as Italian Civilization 349 (Topic 2: Dante). Prerequisite: For English majors, Rhetoric and Composition 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and composition; for others, upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Topic 28: Saga, Novel, and Tale. Same as Scandinavian 323 (Topic 4: Saga, Novel, and Tale). Prerequisite: For English majors, Rhetoric and Composition 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and composition; for others, upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Topic 30: The German Folktale and Fantasy Tale. Same as European Studies 361 (Topic 16: The German Folktale and Fantasy Tale) and Germanic Civilization 362E (Topic 3: The German Folktale and Fantasy Tale). Prerequisite: For English majors, Rhetoric and Composition 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and composition; for others, upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Topic 34: Yiddish Drama and Film in Translation. Same as Germanic Civilization 327E (Topic 8: Yiddish Drama and Film in Translation); Jewish Studies 361 (Topic 5: Yiddish Drama and Film in Translation); Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 325 (Topic 8: Yiddish Drama and Film in Translation); and Slavic 324 (Topic 2: Yiddish Drama and Film in Translation). Jewish life in Poland and Russian before the Holocaust, and the transition to American Jewish life, as revealed in plays and films produced in Eastern Europe and in the United States. No knowledge of Yiddish is required. Prerequisite: For English majors, Rhetoric and Composition 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and composition; for others, upper-division standing.

Topic 35: The Detective/Crime Story in German, English, and American Tradition. Same as Germanic Civilization 323E (Topic 5: The Detective/Crime Story in German, English, and American Tradition). Prerequisite: For English majors, Rhetoric and Composition 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and composition; for others, upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Topic 37: The Russian Novel. Same as Russian 356 (Topic 1: The Russian Novel) and Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 325 (Topic 9: The Russian Novel). English 322 (Topic 37) and European Studies 361 (Topic: The Russian Novel) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For English majors, Rhetoric and Composition 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and composition; for others, upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Topic 38: Italian Women Writers. Same as Italian Civilization 349 (Topic 5: Italian Women Writers) and Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic 17: Italian Women Writers). Prerequisite: For English majors, Rhetoric and Composition 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and composition; for others, upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

323L. English as a World Language.
Same as Linguistics 323L. An account of the spread of English around the world; national, social, and regional varieties. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Composition 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and composition.

 


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Undergraduate Catalog
Contents
Chapter 1 - The University
Chapter 2 - School of Architecture
Chapter 3 - Red McCombs School of Business
Chapter 4 - College of Communication
Chapter 5 - College of Education
Chapter 6 - College of Engineering
Chapter 7 - College of Fine Arts
Chapter 8 - School of Information
Chapter 9 - College of Liberal Arts
Chapter 10 - College of Natural Sciences
Chapter 11 - School of Nursing
Chapter 12 - College of Pharmacy
Chapter 13 - School of Social Work
Chapter 14 - The Faculty
Texas Common Course Numbering System (Appendix A)
Appendix B - Degree and Course Abbreviations

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