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Summer 2004




ENGL 100  Composition                                             3 credits
A workshop in writing. The approaches to this course may vary in individual sections, but the aim is to help students to write clearly and effectively. Note: This course, a university graduation requirement, must be passed with a grade of "C" or better. Students should plan to take this course in their first year. For more information contact (6061): suszimqc@aol.com; (6062): putzel@umbc.edu; (7060): mcgurrin@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR:Satisfies     English     Comp    Req.
          GER/GDR:Not applicable.
[0116] 6060 Meets 06/01/2004 - 07/09/2004             MABE, M
            TuTh.......9:00am-12:10pm (FA  001)
[0117] 6061 Meets 06/01/2004 - 07/09/2004             ZIMMERMAN, S
            MW.........1:00pm- 4:10pm (ITE 237)
[0118] 6062 Meets 06/01/2004 - 07/09/2004             PUTZEL, D
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (FA  001)
[0119] 7060 Meets 07/12/2004 - 08/20/2004             MCGURRIN JR, A
            MW.........9:00am-12:10pm


ENGL 190  The World of Language I (AH or C)                       3 credits

          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
          GFR/GER:Meets A/H or C. GDR:Meets H.  THIS
          IS  A CROSS-LISTED COURSE. SEE MLL 190 FOR
          COURSE DESCRIPTION.
[0120] 6060 Meets 06/01/2004 - 07/09/2004             KA, O
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (ACIV011)


ENGL 191  The World of Language II (AH or C)                      3 credits

          Grade Method: REG
          GFR/GER:Meets A/H or C. GDR:Meets H.  THIS
          IS  A CROSS-LISTED COURSE. SEE MLL 191 FOR
          COURSE DESCRIPTION.
[0121] 7060 Meets 07/12/2004 - 08/20/2004             MCCRAY, S
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (ACIV011)


ENGL 226  Grammar and Usage of Standard English (AH)              3 credits
Introduces students to the history of conventional usage in written form. Standard prescriptive rules of grammar are examined to determine their origins and to assess their current significance for acceptable formal expression in prose. Although this course is not appropriate for students who need instruction in remedial grammar, it will help those who wish to become better writers as they become more informed about the etiquette of writing. Prerequisite: ENGL 100. MLL 190 or 191 is highly recommended. This course will be offered both in-person and online. For online information see blackboard.umbc.edu or contact rochsner@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR/GER:Meets A/H. GDR:Meets H.
[0122] 7060 Meets 07/12/2004 - 08/20/2004             OCHSNER, R
            MW.........9:00am-12:10pm (FA  006)


ENGL 243  Currents in American Literature (AH)                    3 credits
          Native American Literature and Culture            
This course examines Native American literature and culture, including music, art, mythology, film, the novel, and the short story. Special focus will be on the contributions of the Sioux and the Blackfeet nations. Note: Also listed as AMST 280. For more nformation contact mjlupton@verizon.net.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR/GER:Meets A/H. GDR:Meets H.
[0123] 6060 Meets 06/01/2004 - 07/09/2004             LUPTON, M
            TuTh.......9:00am-12:10pm (FA  018)


ENGL 250  Introduction to Shakespeare (AH)                        3 credits
An introduction to the times and art of Shakespeare through the study of a selection of major plays. Students will be given background information necessary to an understanding of the works. The emphasis of the course will be on making Shakespeare and the dramatic form accessible. Intended primarily for non-majors, but may be used to fulfill the Shakespeare requirement for English majors. For more information contact rfarabau@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR/GER:Meets A/H. GDR:Meets H.
[0124] 6060 Meets 06/01/2004 - 07/09/2004             FARABAUGH, R
            MW.........1:00pm- 4:10pm (FA  018)


ENGL 291  Introduction to Writing Creative Essays                 3 credits
          (AH)                                              
An introduction to the practical and artistic uses of voice in essays. Students may choose to do research assignments in various rhetorical formats of expository, narrative, descriptive, and expressive writing. Prerequisite: ENGL 100 or equivalent course. For more information contact benson@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR/GER:Meets A/H. GDR:Meets H.
[0125] 6060 Meets 06/01/2004 - 07/09/2004             BENSON, L
            MW.........6:00pm- 9:10pm (FA  001)


ENGL 301  Analysis of Literary Language                           3 credits
An introduction to the study of literary texts for English majors and prospective English majors. Focus is on the nature and special qualities of literary language in order to provide the student with the critical skills required for intensive literary study. Particular attention will be given to techniques of close reading and critical analysis. Prerequisite: Completion of 200-level literature course with a grade of "C" or better. For more information contact donovan@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0126] 7060 Meets 07/12/2004 - 08/20/2004             DONOVAN, J
            MW.........1:00pm- 4:10pm (FA  440)


ENGL 308  American Literature: 1865-1945                          3 credits
An examination of selected texts by major American authors from the post-Civil War period through the 1920's. Prerequisite: Completion of 200-level literature course with a grade of "C" or better. For more information see blackboard.umbc.edu or contact cfitzpat@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0127] 6060 Meets 06/01/2004 - 07/09/2004             FITZPATRICK, C
            MW.........9:00am-12:10pm (FA  018)


ENGL 322  Women and the Media: Myths, Images, and                 3 credits
          Voices (AH)                                       

          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
          GFR/GER:Meets A/H. GDR:Meets H.  THIS IS A
          CROSS-LISTED  COURSE.  SEE  WMST  322  FOR
          COURSE DESCRIPTION.
[0128] 6060 Meets 06/01/2004 - 07/09/2004             KELBER-KAYE, J
            MW.........1:00pm- 4:10pm (ACIV006)


ENGL 324  The Literature of Technology                            3 credits
Students explore the cultural meanings of technology by reading and investigating the themes and forms of technology's representation in fiction, nonfiction, film and video. They analyze their own composition process using weekly online journals and reflective writing. In addition, students consider the social and psychological effects of technology on the reading and writing of literature. Prerequisite: ENGL 100 or equivalent course and completion of a 200-level English course with a grade of "C" or better. For more information contact cmaun@morgan.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0129] 6060 Meets 06/01/2004 - 07/09/2004             MAUN, C
            MW.........6:00pm- 9:10pm (TBA)


ENGL 391  Advanced Exposition and Argumentation                   3 credits
This course shows students how to locate, gather and arrange information to produce sophisticated arguments. Contains readings drawn from various disciplines. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 100 with a grade of "C" or better and sophomore standing or higher. For more information contact fallon@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0130] 6060 Meets 06/01/2004 - 07/09/2004             FALLON, M
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (FA  018)


ENGL 393  Technical Writing                                       3 credits
Designed to teach students with diverse backgrounds and interests how to communicate technical information effectively. With the course’s emphases on critical thinking, synthesis and analysis, students learn how to inform and persuade in technical writing style and document design. These documents are applicable to a number of disciplines and to the workplace, and they demonstrate how text and visuals work together to reach various audiences with specific needs. Students also work to develop oral communication, technological and visual literacy and collaborative skills. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 100 or ENGL 391 with a grade of "C" or better and junior standing. For more information contact: (6060): lharris@umbc.edu or http://umbc7.umbc.edu/~lharris/index.html; (6061): jporter@umbc.edu; (6062): or www.wam.umd.edu/~timberla/; (7060): hickerne@umbc.edu; (7061): bemary@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG SECTION 6061 HAS CHANGED
          ROOMS FROM ACIV 006 TO ECS 122.
[0131] 6060 Meets 06/01/2004 - 07/09/2004             HARRIS, L
            MW.........9:00am-12:10pm (FA  001)
[0132] 6061 Meets 06/01/2004 - 07/09/2004             PORTER, J
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (TBA)
[0133] 6062 Meets 06/01/2004 - 07/09/2004             TIMBERLAKE, J
            MW.........1:00pm- 4:10pm (FA  001)
[0134] 7060 Meets 07/12/2004 - 08/20/2004             HICKERNELL, M
            TuTh.......9:00am-12:10pm (FA  006)
[7744] 7061 Meets 07/12/2004 - 08/20/2004             BELFRAGE, M
            TuTh.......6:00pm- 9:10pm (ENG 104)


ENGL 401  Methods of Interpretation                               3 credits
An exploration of contemporary theories of interpretation and their application to literature. The course introduces students to a variety of approaches, including New Criticism, Feminism, Deconstruction, and Psychoanalysis, and helps them to locate the values and methodologies underlying various interpretive practices, including their own. Other media, including film, are also considered. While the course targets upper-level English majors, the skills inculcated are essential for all in an information age. Prerequisite: ENGL 301 with a grade of "C" or better and senior standing. For more information contact kbaldwin@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0135] 6060 Meets 06/01/2004 - 07/09/2004             BALDWIN, K
            TuTh.......9:00am-12:10pm (FA  440)


ENGL 417  Seminar in Literature and Other Arts                    3 credits
          Mediated Movies                                   
In Understanding Media, Marshall McLuhan asserts that "the 'content' of any medium is always another medium." Mediated Movies explores the complex ways in which contemporary film contests, incorporates, appropriates, or "repurposes" other media -- literary texts, newspapers, television, graphic novels, radio, the Internet, and others -- with overt or covert competition among media often becoming a significant thematic concern. Movies critiqued include Fahrenheit 451, Looking for Richard, All the President's Men, The Truman Show, Baamboozled, The Thin Blue Line, 15 Minutes, and Ghost Dog. Prerequisite: upper-level standing and permission of the instructor. Interested non-English majors should contact the instructor kbaldwin@umbc.edu.
(PermReq) Grade Method: REG
[0136] 6060 Meets 06/01/2004 - 07/09/2004             BALDWIN, K
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (FA  440)


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