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Undergraduate Catalog 2012

English

ENGL 100 (3.00)

Rhetoric & Exposition

A course in critical thinking, reading, and composing, with an emphasis on integrating academic research and documentation. Students read and produce work for a variety of purposes and audiences, focusing on strategies for researching, organizing, drafting, sharing, and revising. To satisfy the composition general education requirement, this course must be taken within a student¿s first 30 credit hours of enrollment at UMBC.
   Course ID: 100619
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

ENGL 100 (3.00)

Composition

A course in critical thinking, reading, and composing, with an emphasis on integrating academic research and documentation. Students read and produce work for a variety of purposes and audiences, focusing on strategies for researching, organizing, drafting, sharing, and revising. To satisfy the composition general education requirement, this course must be taken within a student's first 30 credit hours of enrollment at UMBC.
   Course ID: 054026
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Course Equivalents: ENGL 100A, ENGL 100C, ENGL 100H, ENGL 100P, ENGL 100Y, ENGL 110
   Attributes: English Composition (GEP), English Composition (GFR)
   Requirement Group: Must have scored 3, 4, 5, 6 or 7 on LRC English placement test to enroll in ENGL 100 or 100Y.

ENGL 100A (4.00)

Composition

A course in critical thinking, reading, and composing, with an emphasis on integrating academic research and documentation. Students read and produce work for a variety of purposes and audiences, focusing on strategies for researching, organizing, drafting, sharing, and revising. To satisfy the composition general education requirement, this course must be taken within a student's first 30 credit hours of enrollment at UMBC.
   Course ID: 054027
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Laboratory, Lecture
   Course Equivalents: ENGL 100, ENGL 100C, ENGL 100H, ENGL 100P, ENGL 100Y, ENGL 110
   Attributes: English Composition (GEP), English Composition (GFR)
   Requirement Group: Must have scored a 3 on LRC English placement test to enroll in ENGL 100A.

ENGL 100C (3.00)

Composition

A course in critical thinking, reading, and composing, with an emphasis on integrating academic research and documentation. Students read and produce work for a variety of purposes and audiences, focusing on strategies for researching, organizing, drafting, sharing, and revising. To satisfy the composition general education requirement, this course must be taken within a student's first 30 credit hours of enrollment at UMBC.
   Course ID: 054029
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Course Equivalents: ENGL 100, ENGL 100A, ENGL 100H, ENGL 100P, ENGL 100Y, ENGL 110
   Attributes: English Composition (GEP), English Composition (GFR)

ENGL 100H (4.00)

Composition

A course in critical thinking, reading, and composing, with an emphasis on integrating academic research and documentation. Students read and produce work for a variety of purposes and audiences, focusing on strategies for researching, organizing, drafting, sharing, and revising. To satisfy the composition general education requirement, this course must be taken within a student's first 30 credit hours of enrollment at UMBC.
   Course ID: 100022
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Course Equivalents: ENGL 100, ENGL 100A, ENGL 100C, ENGL 100P, ENGL 100Y, ENGL 110
   Attributes: English Composition (GEP), English Composition (GFR)
   Requirement Group: You must be admitted to the Honors College.

ENGL 100P (4.00)

Composition

A course in critical thinking, reading, and composing, with an emphasis on integrating academic research and documentation. Students read and produce work for a variety of purposes and audiences, focusing on strategies for researching, organizing, drafting, sharing, and revising. To satisfy the composition general education requirement, this course must be taken within a student's first 30 credit hours of enrollment at UMBC.
   Course ID: 100023
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Course Equivalents: ENGL 100, ENGL 100A, ENGL 100C, ENGL 100H, ENGL 100Y, ENGL 110
   Attributes: English Composition (GEP), English Composition (GFR)

ENGL 100Y (4.00)

Composition

A course in critical thinking, reading, and composing, with an emphasis on integrating academic research and documentation. Students read and produce work for a variety of purposes and audiences, focusing on strategies for researching, organizing, drafting, sharing, and revising. To satisfy the composition general education requirement, this course must be taken within a student's first 30 credit hours of enrollment at UMBC.
   Course ID: 054031
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Laboratory, Lecture
   Course Equivalents: ENGL 100, ENGL 100A, ENGL 100C, ENGL 100H, ENGL 100P, ENGL 110
   Attributes: English Composition (GEP), English Composition (GFR)
   Requirement Group: Must have scored 3, 4, 5, 6 or 7 on LRC English placement test to enroll in ENGL 100 or 100Y.

ENGL 106 (2.00)

The Grammars of Speaking and Writing

An introduction to speech/prose grammars, with an intensive review of grammatical forms and functions. This course will emphasize the structure of English as it is classified in traditional grammar.
   Course ID: 054036
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

ENGL 107 (1.00)

Grammar Lab I

Introductory-level, self-paced grammar instruction. Students will complete exercises in the department's writing lab and demonstrate their progress onseveral mastery tests and a cumulative final exam.
   Course ID: 054038
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

ENGL 107E (1.00)

Grammar Lab I for ESL Students

Introductory-level, self-paced grammar instruction. Students will complete at least five essays and grammar exercises and have individual conferences with the instructor. A file will be kept on each student to record his or her progress.
   Course ID: 054039
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

ENGL 108 (1.00)

Grammar Lab II

Intermediate-level, self-paced grammar instruction. Students will complete exercises in the department's writing lab and demonstrate their progress on several mastery tests and a cumulative final exam.
   Course ID: 054040
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

ENGL 108E (1.00)

Grammar Lab II for ESL Students

Intermediate-level, self-paced grammar instruction. Students will complete at least five essays and grammar exercises and have individual conferences with the instructor. A file will be kept on each student to record his or her progress.
   Course ID: 054041
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

ENGL 109 (1.00)

Grammar Lab III

Advanced-level, self-paced grammar instruction. Students will complete exercises in the department's writing lab and demonstrate their progress on several mastery tests and a cumulative final exam.
   Course ID: 054042
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

ENGL 109E (1.00)

Grammar Lab III for ESL Students

Advanced-level, self-paced grammar instruction. Students will complete at least five essays and grammar exercises and have individual conferences with the instructor. A file will be kept on each student to record his or her progress.
   Course ID: 054043
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

ENGL 110 (4.00)

Composition for ESL Students

A composition course for students whose first language is not English.Course work will emphasize academic essay patterns and writing techniques. Students may be assigned additional grammar work if necessary. Note: ENGL110 is the equivalent of ENGL100, a university graduation requirement. It must be passed with a "C" or better.
   Course ID: 050080
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Laboratory, Lecture
   Course Equivalents: ENGL 100, ENGL 100A, ENGL 100C, ENGL 100H, ENGL 100P, ENGL 100Y
   Attributes: English Composition (GEP), English Composition (GFR)
   Requirement Group: You must have scored a 9 on LRC English placement test to enroll in ENGL 110 or have completed ELC 51 & 52 or ELCA 501 & 502 with a grade of C or better.

ENGL 110Y (4.00)

Composition ESL Students

A composition course for students whose first language is not English.Course work will emphasize academic essay patterns and writing techniques. Students may be assigned additional grammar work if necessary. Note: ENGL110Y is the equivalent of ENGL100 and ENGL110, a university graduation requirement. It must be passed with a "C" or better.
   Course ID: 101980
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Laboratory, Lecture
   Attributes: English Composition (GEP), English Composition (GFR)
   Requirement Group: You must have scored a 9 on LRC English placement test to enroll in ENGL 110 or have completed ELC 51 & 52 or ELCA 501 & 502 with a grade of C or better.

ENGL 190 (3.00)

The World of Language I

Language as a distinctive characteristic of the human species. In this course, we examine the structure of both written and spoken forms of language across cultures, comparing them with animal communication and human gestural systems. We explore language's neurological basis, theories of origin, and first- and second-language learning.
   Course ID: 050095
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Course Equivalents: MLL 190H
   Same as Offering: LING 190, MLL 190
   Attributes: Arts and Humanities (GEP), Arts and Humanities (GFR)

ENGL 191 (3.00)

The World of Language II

Language as both a reflection and a determiner of social relationships. In this course, we examine the varying idioms of the scientist, the politician, the media, the poet, the child and the magician, and we investigate how language changes and how it marks social groups. Communication strategies and social taboos reflected in language are discussed for various cultures. Although this course continues work begun in The World of Language I, it is designed so that students can easily enter MLL 191 without having taken MLL 190.
   Course ID: 050073
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Same as Offering: LING 191, MLL 191
   Attributes: Culture (GEP), Arts and Humanities (GFR), Culture (GFR)

ENGL 200 (3.00)

Language and Scientific Value

A study of language in selected major literary texts compared to the various media of scientific theory. We ask in what ways a poem, play or novel might be related to such creations of modern science as Newton's mechanics, Darwin's evolution, Freud's psychoanalysis or Einstein's relativity.
   Course ID: 054044
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Arts and Humanities (GFR)

ENGL 202 (3.00)

Language and Aesthetic Value

A study of language in its broad sense as a system that establishes and exchanges meaning. Students will examine the idea of aesthetic value and the organizational principles of discourse in terms of aesthetic standards of judgement such as proportion, coherence, process, balance and pleasure.
   Course ID: 054045
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Arts and Humanities (GFR)

ENGL 206 (3.00)

Introduction to World Literature and History

An introduction to major works in world literature from ancient times to the 20th century. The course will include readings from the Bible, Plato, Greek tragedy, Dante, Shakespeare and selected modern writers.
   Course ID: 054046
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Arts and Humanities (GFR)

ENGL 209 (3.00)

American Literature for ESL Students

Students whose first language is not English study American literature, especially contemporary novels and short stories, as a means to understand our culture and language better. The texts assigned for this course are not modified, though extensive vocabulary and grammar work may precede each assignment. Students interpret each reading and support their view in writing and during class discussions.
   Course ID: 054048
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Arts and Humanities (GEP), Arts and Humanities (GFR)

ENGL 210 (3.00)

Introduction to Literature

An introduction to the conventions and characteristics of the major genres of literature - prose, poetry and drama. Some attention also may be given to film, television and other materials. This course is intended primarily for non-majors.
   Course ID: 054049
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Arts and Humanities (GEP), Arts and Humanities (GFR)

ENGL 226 (3.00)

Grammar and Usage of Standard English

A course that introduces students to the history of conventional usage in written form. Standard prescriptive rules of grammar will be examined to determine their origins and to assess their current significance for acceptable formal expression in prose. Although this course will not be 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 conventions of writing.
   Course ID: 054053
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Arts and Humanities (GEP), Arts and Humanities (GFR)
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENGL100 or equivalent with a grade of C or better.

ENGL 231 (3.00)

Introduction to World Literature I

An introduction to major works in world literature from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance.
   Course ID: 050055
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Same as Offering: CPLT 231, MLL 231
   Attributes: Arts and Humanities (GFR)

ENGL 232 (3.00)

Introduction to World Literature II

An introduction to major works in world literature from the late Renaissance to the present.
   Course ID: 050057
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Same as Offering: CPLT 232, MLL 232
   Attributes: Arts and Humanities (GFR)

ENGL 233 (3.00)

Issues in World Literature

Readings in selected literary themes, with emphasis most often on modern literature.
   Course ID: 054054
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Magic Realism, Individual & Collective Resistance to Oppression

ENGL 241 (3.00)

Currents in British Literature

This course, intended primarily for nonmajors, introduces students to past and present trends in British literature. The emphasis will be on major figures and/or important movements in English literature. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits.
   Course ID: 054055
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Industrial Revolution, Love And Lyric Tradition, 19Th Century Monster, Beauty Pleasure Dec Imag, English At Home & Abroad, King Arthur Of Britain, Mythologies Of North, Modern British Novel, Victorian Markets & the Victorian Consumer, Shakespeare on Film, The British King Arthur, Robin Hood in Legend and Film, The Gothic Novel, Harry Potter, Children in 19th Century Literature and Culture, Arthurian Literature, Swords and Sorcery
   Attributes: Arts and Humanities (GEP), Arts and Humanities (GFR)

ENGL 243 (3.00)

Currents in American Literature

This course, intended primarily for nonmajors, introduces students to past and present trends in American literature. Emphasis will be on major figures and/or important movements in American literature. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits.
   Course ID: 054056
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Top:The American Novella, The Comic Book, Top In Jewish Amer Lit, 20Th Cent American Novel, Top:Adv In Amer Lit, Science Fiction, American Novels, The Comic Book As Lit, Diverse Voices, Currents:Lit Of Baseball, 20Th C American Novel, Southern Literature, The Transcendentalists, 20Th Century Amer Novel, Intrgatng Idntity On Stg, Currents:American Heroes, Amer Lit:Cont Amer Poets, Crnts Am Lit:Sthrn Wrtrs, Cur Amer Lit:Transcenden, Comic Book As Literature, Comic Book Literature, On The Road In Amer Lit, American Lit On The Road, Growing Up In America, Top:2Oth C Amer Novel, Currents In American Lit, Thermonuc War Film/Fict, The Short Novel, Native American Lit, Versons Of Amer Dream, The American Novella, Images Of Otherness, Writers Look At War, Writers At War, Amer Lit Of Vietnam War, Heritage/Expansion/Explo, Ecology & American Lit, America On The Road, Native Amer Lit/Culture, Native Amer Literature, Currents In Amer Lit, Literature Of War, Immigrant and Ethnic Fiction i, Classic Sports Books of the 20, Reconstructing American Identity, American Dreams and Nightmares, Time Travel Literature, The Outsider in Literature and Film, Film,Literature and Exclusion, Apocalypse and Zombie Literature, Currents in American Literature, Modern American Crime Narratives
   Same as Offering: ENGL 243H
   Attributes: Arts and Humanities (GEP), Arts and Humanities (GFR)

ENGL 243H (3.00)

Currents in American Literature

This course, intended primarily for nonmajors, introduces students to past and present trends in American literature. Emphasis will be on major figures and/or important movements in American literature. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits.
   Course ID: 054056
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Top:The American Novella, The Comic Book, Top In Jewish Amer Lit, 20Th Cent American Novel, Top:Adv In Amer Lit, Science Fiction, American Novels, The Comic Book As Lit, Diverse Voices, Currents:Lit Of Baseball, 20Th C American Novel, Southern Literature, The Transcendentalists, 20Th Century Amer Novel, Intrgatng Idntity On Stg, Currents:American Heroes, Amer Lit:Cont Amer Poets, Crnts Am Lit:Sthrn Wrtrs, Cur Amer Lit:Transcenden, Comic Book As Literature, Comic Book Literature, On The Road In Amer Lit, American Lit On The Road, Growing Up In America, Top:2Oth C Amer Novel, Currents In American Lit, Thermonuc War Film/Fict, The Short Novel, Native American Lit, Versons Of Amer Dream, The American Novella, Images Of Otherness, Writers Look At War, Writers At War, Amer Lit Of Vietnam War, Heritage/Expansion/Explo, Ecology & American Lit, America On The Road, Native Amer Lit/Culture, Native Amer Literature, Currents In Amer Lit, Literature Of War, Immigrant and Ethnic Fiction i, Classic Sports Books of the 20, Reconstructing American Identity, American Dreams and Nightmares, Time Travel Literature, The Outsider in Literature and Film, Film,Literature and Exclusion, Apocalypse and Zombie Literature, Currents in American Literature, Modern American Crime Narratives
   Same as Offering: ENGL 243
   Attributes: Arts and Humanities (GEP), Arts and Humanities (GFR)

ENGL 250 (3.00)

Introduction to Shakespeare

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, this course may be used to fulfill the Shakespeare requirement for English majors.
   Course ID: 054058
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Course Equivalents: ENGL 250H
   Attributes: Arts and Humanities (GEP), Arts and Humanities (GFR)

ENGL 250H (3.00)

Introduction to Shakespeare - Honors

   Course ID: 054059
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Course Equivalents: ENGL 250
   Attributes: Arts and Humanities (GEP), Arts and Humanities (GFR)
   Requirement Group: You must be admitted to the Honors College.

ENGL 260 (3.00)

Black Literature to 1900

A critical introduction to representative oral and written literature by primarily black writers in the Americas and in Africa, from the earliest times to the end of the 19th century. Attention will be given to ways in which blacks have reflected their changing roles and fortunes in their literature, as well as to perceptions of blacks by other races and cultures as expressed in literature.
   Course ID: 050023
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Same as Offering: AFST 260
   Attributes: Arts and Humanities (GEP), Arts and Humanities (GFR)

ENGL 261 (3.00)

Black Literature: Twentieth Century

The development of black literature of the Americas and of Africa in the 20th century. Emphasis on such topics as race pride and consciousness, the Harlem Renaissance, Negritude, the new black consciousness, literature of exile, folk themes in modern writings, interconnections between writers from different regions and hemispheres, and cross-currents between black literature and other literatures.
   Course ID: 050012
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Same as Offering: AFST 261
   Attributes: Arts and Humanities (GEP), Arts and Humanities (GFR)

ENGL 271 (3.00)

Introduction to Creative Writing - Fiction

An introduction to the writing of prose fiction.
   Course ID: 054063
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Arts and Humanities (GEP), Arts and Humanities (GFR)
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENGL 100 or ENGL 100 equivalent with a grade of C or better to take this course.

ENGL 272 (3.00)

Introduction to Creative Writing--Scriptwriting

An introduction to scriptwriting, with variable emphasis on drama, film, television, radio and interactive multimedia.
   Course ID: 054064
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Arts and Humanities (GEP), Arts and Humanities (GFR)
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENGL 100 or ENGL 100 equivalent with a grade of C or better to take this course.

ENGL 273 (3.00)

Introduction to Creative Writing - Poetry

An introduction to writing poetry.
   Course ID: 054065
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Arts and Humanities (GEP), Arts and Humanities (GFR)
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENGL 100 or ENGL 100 equivalent with a grade of C or better to take this course.

ENGL 281 (4.00)

Intermediate Exposition

An intermediate writing course for students who have completed a first-year composition course, but who feel they need additional preparation before taking ENGL 391 or 393. Students will compose reviews, summaries and short expository papers that integrate primary and secondary research. Coursework includes advanced syntax and the proper citation of source material.
   Course ID: 054066
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENGL100 or equivalent with a grade of C or better.

ENGL 290 (1.00)

Impromtu Writing

This course is designed to help students develop skills and utilize techniques and approaches for completing "on-the-spot" writing assignments, such as in-class essay exams, job application questions and fast-turnaround memos (or other short job-related writing assignments that must be completed and delivered in a very brief period of time).
   Course ID: 054068
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

ENGL 291 (3.00)

Introduction to Writing Creative Essays

An introduction to the fundamentals of composing creative essays, emphasizing structure, diction and narrative development. Students will write a series of essays, which may include narrative, descriptive, expository and research assignments.
   Course ID: 054069
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Arts and Humanities (GEP), Arts and Humanities (GFR)
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENGL100 or equivalent with a grade of C or better.

ENGL 300 (3.00)

Communication and Technology: Analysis of Texts and Contexts

This course exposes students to critical traditions and techniques in the analysis of a wide variety of texts, including those produced in professional, academic, and domestic settings. Central to this analysis will be consideration of the historical contexts in which these texts are created and experienced, and the people and tools involved in these processes. Students enrolled in the course will gain insights to the rhetorical dimension of communication by examining how texts composed in various media - oral , written, visual, blended - are produced, responded to, circulated, and adapted to new purposes. Students will be required to produce texts using various sorts of media.
   Course ID: 054070
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete ENGL 100 and a 200 level ENGL course with a grade of C or better.

ENGL 301 (3.00)

Analysis of Literary Language

An introduction to the study of literary texts for English majors and prospective English majors. The course focuses on the nature and special qualities of literary language 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.
   Course ID: 054071
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Writing Intensive
   Requirement Group: You must complete a 200 level ENGL course with a C or better.

ENGL 302 (3.00)

Literary Methodologies and Research

An introduction to contemporary literary theories and methodologies for English majors in the Literature Track. Students will acquire an understanding of the basic theoretical concepts underlying contemporary approaches to literature. This course will build upon the skills acquired in ENGL 301, and familiarize students with the process of conducting literary research.
   Course ID: 054072
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENGL301 with a grade of C or better.

ENGL 303 (3.00)

The Art of the Essay

An examination of the essay as an art form, combining the study of essays as literary texts with the writing of narrative, expository and research papers. The course emphasizes the history and evolution of the essay, from its origins to contemporary trends in the form.
   Course ID: 054073
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete ENGL 100 and a 200 level ENGL course with a grade of C or better.

ENGL 304 (3.00)

British Literature: Medieval and Renaissance

An examination of selected texts by major British authors from Old English through Milton.
   Course ID: 054074
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete a 200 level ENGL course with a C or better.

ENGL 305 (3.00)

British Literature: Restoration to Romantic

An examination of selected texts by major British authors from the Restoration through the early 19th century.
   Course ID: 054075
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Romantic Satanism
   Requirement Group: You must complete a 200 level ENGL course with a C or better.

ENGL 306 (3.00)

British Literature: Victorian and Modern

An examination of selected texts by major British authors from the Victorian era through the early 20th century.
   Course ID: 054076
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete a 200 level ENGL course with a C or better.

ENGL 307 (3.00)

American Literature: from New World Contact to the Civil War

An examination of selected texts by major American authors from the colonial period through the Civil War.
   Course ID: 054077
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete a 200 level ENGL course with a C or better.

ENGL 308 (3.00)

American Literature: The Civil War to 1945

An examination of selected texts by major American authors from the Civil War period through World War II.
   Course ID: 054078
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete a 200 level ENGL course with a C or better.

ENGL 310 (3.00)

Topics in Poetry

An examination of poems chosen to represent a particular type of poetry, a given historical period or the works of selected poets. Topics to be announced each semester offered. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 054079
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Mid 20Th-C American Poet, The Epic, Poets Of Modern Period, Poetry/Engl Renaissance, Four Women Poets, Top:Cont American Poets, Top: Forms Of Short Poem, Top:Contemp Amer Poetry, Romantic Poetry/Poetics, Top: Romantic Poetry, Topics:Romantic Poetry, Top:Women Poets/Lit Trad, Topics In Poetry, Orgin Of The Modern Mind, Modernist Poetry, Top:Cont Amer Women Poet, Top:Contemp Amer Poets, Top:Four Women Poets, Amrcn Poetry After WWII, The Modern Lyric
   Requirement Group: You must complete a 200 level ENGL course with a C or better.

ENGL 312 (3.00)

Topics in Fiction

An examination of works of fiction chosen to represent a particular type, a given historical period or selected writers. Topics to be announced each semester offered. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 054081
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Top:19Th/20Th C Amer Nov, American Naturalism, Postmodern Narr Language, Topic: Austen & Bronte, Top:American Naturalism, Top:Viol/Vis Women's Fic, Major American Novels, Psyc & Victorian Lit, Top:Relativty In Mod Lit, Top:Amer Lit Naturalism, Top:Classic Amer Novel, Top: First Novels, American Lit Naturalism, Classic American Fiction, Topics:Political Novel, Top:Espionage Fiction, Top:Contem Women Writers, Detective Fiction, American Short Story, Postwar American Novel, Modernist Novella, Classic Amer Novels, Amer Lit Naturalism, Amer Literary Naturlism, Topics In Fiction, Immigrant Women's Lit
   Requirement Group: You must complete a 200 level ENGL course with a C or better.

ENGL 314 (3.00)

Topics in Drama

An examination of plays chosen to represent a particular type of drama, a given historical period or the works of selected playwrights. Topics to be announced each semester offered. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 054082
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Topics:Medieval Drama, Top:Drama Of Middle Ages, Realism To Postmodernism, Modern Theatre, Top:British Drama, Contemporary Drama, Top:Shkspre's Cntmprries, Topic: 20Th C. Drama, Top:Plays Of 20Th Cent, Greek Myth & Tragedy, Non-Shakespearean Drama
   Requirement Group: You must complete a 200 level ENGL course with a C or better.

ENGL 315 (3.00)

Studies in World Literature

A study of selected literary works from a single nation or from several nations, with the focus on a century, movement, genre, theme or individual writer. Topics are announced each semester offered. This course is repeatable up to 12 credits or 4 attempts.
   Course ID: 050043
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Stds:Love/Death-Russ Lit, Afro-Hisp Literature, Studies In World Lit, Post-Colonial Literature, Studies, Literature Of Oppression, Lit Of The Holocaust, Representations Of Evil, Stds Wrld Lit:Ltn Am Wrt, The Eastern European Exp, War & Passion, Eastern European Exper, Yiddish Literature, Cont Latin American Lit, 20Th Century European, Tolstoy & Dostoevsky, Stds: Lit Of The Occult, Cont Dev Lit & Culture, Stds:Love/Death Russ Lit, Korean Society Lit&Film, War & Passion:Balkan Lit, Twentieth-Century Poetry, Shakespeare and his
   Same as Offering: CPLT 341, MLL 341
   Attributes: Arts and Humanities (GFR)

ENGL 316 (3.00)

Literature and the Other Arts

A study of the relationship between literature and music, film and the fine arts, with an emphasis on common concerns, solutions and terminology. Topics to be announced each semester offered. Notes: May be repeated once for credit with permission of the advisor.
   Course ID: 050052
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Languages Of Film, Life And Films Of Welles, Attack Of The B-Movies, Women In Media, Amer Film In The 1970's, Culture And Values, Film Noir, Film Adaptation, Fiction And Film, Cult Films, Mediated Movies, Films:Hitchcock & Lang, Nvls & Plitcs/Vctrn Engl, Introduction To Film, Banned Films, The Avant-Garde at the Movies, Biblical Art and Literature in the English Renaiss, Horror Film and Fiction
   Same as Offering: CPLT 344, MLL 344
   Requirement Group: You must complete a 200 level ENGL course with a C or better.

ENGL 317 (3.00)

Literature and the Sciences

A study of the relationship between literature and the social, natural or physical sciences. Topics to be announced each semester offered.
   Course ID: 050051
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Literature And Medicine, Biodiversity & Evolution, Lit And Medicine, Top:, Diagnosing Gender
   Same as Offering: CPLT 346
   Requirement Group: You must complete a 200 level ENGL course with a C or better.

ENGL 318 (3.00)

Myth and Literature

Studies in the mythologies of various cultures and in the relationship between myth and literature. Topics to be announced each semester offered. Notes: May be repeated once for credit with permission of the advisor.
   Course ID: 050058
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Myth And Literature, ., Honors Myth & Literature
   Same as Offering: CPLT 342, MLL 342
   Requirement Group: You must complete a 200 level ENGL course with a C or better.

ENGL 320 (3.00)

Topics in Communication and Technology

A study of key areas of inquiry in the field of communication and technology. Topics to be announced each semester offered. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits.
   Course ID: 054083
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Reporting the Local
   Requirement Group: You must complete a 200 level ENGL course with a C or better.

ENGL 321 (4.00)

Internship in Tutoring Writing

Course work and practical experience in peer tutoring college writing. Students will learn about tutoring writing through class work that includes reading in the fields of tutoring and composition theory, discussion, and written assignments, along with a tutoring practicum at the Writing Center. In addition, students will be analyzing and refining their own writing process. You must have Sophomore standing or higher, recommendation from an instructor in the English Department, a 3.0 cumulative GPA and evidence of strong writing ability to receive permission to enroll in the course.
   Course ID: 054122
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete ENGL100 or equivalent with a C or better.

ENGL 323 (3.00)

Advanced Skills in Tutoring Writing

This course expands students¿ knowledge of writing tutoring theory and practice while providing them with a strong foundation in standard English grammar and ESL teaching and tutoring methods. Students apply what they learn to tutoring situations in the Writing Center and use their experiences as tutors to make connections with course readings and activities.
   Course ID: 102080
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete ENGL321 with a C or better.

ENGL 324 (3.00)

Theories of Communication and Technology

This course focuses on important theories and issues in communication and technology studies, exploring them from various historical and contemporary perspectives. Students will become acquainted with the major movements in the field and the scholars who have shaped them.
   Course ID: 054084
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete ENGL300 or MCS 222 with a C or better.

ENGL 326 (3.00)

The Structure of English

An advanced study of some of the important theories of grammatical structure, intended especially for prospective teachers or writers. This course should not be viewed as a remedial course.
   Course ID: 054085
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENGL 100 or ENGL 100 equivalent with a grade of C or better to take this course.

ENGL 330 (3.00)

Researching Communicative Practices

This course examines some of the issues, questions, concerns, and challenges faced by those interested in learning about why, how, and when people use writing and other communicative tools to help them accomplish specific goals. The course examines the way school-based writing has been researched and represented as well as how communicative practices associated with the workplace, the home, and the community have been researched and represented. Some of the questions this course seeks to address: What do researchers hope to gain by examining how children, college-aged students, famous writers, housewives, prisoners, office workers, web designers, and engineering teams use writing as well as other communicative resources to accomplish specific objectives? How do researchers decide upon their methods, and how do they choose their projects' participants? Finally, how are the results of their studies represented for an audience? Students will be required to research and write about various communicative practices, including ones in their own lives.
   Course ID: 054086
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

ENGL 331 (3.00)

Contemporary British Literature

An examination of selected works in British literature from the 1930s to the present, with emphasis on literary developments since World War II. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits.
   Course ID: 054087
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Post Mod Fiction & Vict, Behaving Badly
   Attributes: Arts and Humanities (GFR)
   Requirement Group: You must complete a 200 level ENGL course with a C or better.

ENGL 332 (3.00)

Contemporary American Literature

An examination of selected works in American literature from the 1930s to the present, with emphasis on literary developments since World War II. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits.
   Course ID: 054088
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Visions Of Contemp Amer, Representations Of Power, Amer Lit: 1930's-Present, Contemp American Lit., Detective Stories, Lit Of Nonfiction, The Literature Of Nonfiction, Fables Of Identity, Contemp American Lit
   Course Equivalents: ENGL 332H
   Attributes: Arts and Humanities (GFR)
   Requirement Group: You must complete a 200 level ENGL course with a C or better.

ENGL 332H (3.00)

Contemporary American Literature

An examination of selected works in American literature from the 1930s to the present, with emphasis on literary developments since World War II. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits.
   Course ID: 100344
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Visions Of Contemp Amer, Representations Of Power, Amer Lit: 1930's-Present, Contemp American Lit., Detective Stories, Lit Of Nonfiction, Literature Of Nonfiction, Fables Of Identity, Contemp American Lit
   Course Equivalents: ENGL 332
   Attributes: Arts and Humanities (GFR)
   Requirement Group: You must complete a 200 level ENGL course with a C or better.

ENGL 334 (3.00)

Medieval Literature

A study of the poetry, drama, and/or prose of the medieval period, c. 350¿1500. Topics vary each semester taught.
   Course ID: 102102
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENGL301 with a grade of C or better.

ENGL 336 (3.00)

Medieval and Early Modern Drama

A study of medieval and/or early modern drama, largely excluding Shakespeare.
   Course ID: 102103
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENGL301 with a grade of C or better.

ENGL 339 (3.00)

Early Modern Literature

A study of the poetry and prose of the16th and17th centuries.
   Course ID: 102104
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENGL301 with a grade of C or better.

ENGL 340 (3.00)

Major Literary Traditions and Movements

An examination of works that represent selected literary movements or periods that have shaped British and American literature. Topics to be announced each semester offered. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 054089
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Surrealism/Lang Of Narr, English Rhymed Couplet, Trad: Contemporary Novel, Top: The Middle Ages, Lit Trad: Romanticism, Women Wrters:Renaissance, Modernist Fiction, The Middle Ages, 17Th Century Literature, Major Lit Tradition, The Rhymed Couplet
   Requirement Group: You must complete a 200 level ENGL course with a C or better.

ENGL 342 (3.00)

Principles and Practices of Visual Literacy

This course emphasizes the visual aspect of communication and its important role in meaning-making. Now, perhaps more than ever, visual images are used to produce, represent, identify, and circulate information. The facility to code and decode these visual images is an essential part of what it means to be literate today. Exploring the conventions of visual communication as well as the adaptation of those conventions to specific situations, students will read about visual literacy, analyze specific instances of visual communication, and construct visuals that communicate meaning in various contexts.
   Course ID: 054090
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete ENGL 100 and a 200 level ENGL course with a grade of C or better.

ENGL 343 (3.00)

Introduction to Genre Analysis

This course explores the role of genre in shaping society and the everyday actions of individuals. Students will explore the following questions: What constitutes a genre, and what functions does it accomplish in the world? How does a genre work to stabilize knowledge and particular realities in various contexts? How can the use of genre promote social change? What happens when genre expectations are not met, that is, when the genre conventions accepted by a particular community are flouted either intentionally or by mistake? As students formulate answers to these questions, they will come to understand genres not as static categories but as dynamic ways of processing information that shape the world we inhabit.
   Course ID: 054091
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete ENGL 100 and a 200 level ENGL course with a grade of C or better.

ENGL 344 (3.00)

Topics in Textual Studies

This course will take up a range of topics associated with the production, editing, circulation, preservation and reception of texts. Topics to be announced each semester offered.
   Course ID: 054092
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete one ENGL course with a C or better.

ENGL 345 (3.00)

Topics in Literature and History

This course analyzes literary texts, broadly defined, in their contemporary historical contexts. Topics to be announced every semester offered. Note: May be repeated for credit with permission of the advisor. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits or 2 attempts.
   Course ID: 054093
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Dissent in Medieval Poetry, Joan of Arc, Shakespeare's Politics, Early Modern Women, Postcolonial Literature
   Requirement Group: You must complete a 200 level ENGL course with a C or better.

ENGL 346 (3.00)

Literary Themes

The origin and development of selected themes through various genres and periods. Topics to be announced each semester offered. This course is repeatable.
   Course ID: 050050
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: The Woman Detective, Joan Of Arc, Bibl Themes In Renaiss Lit, Literary Themes, Literature of Chivalry, Themes: Satire, Themes:Exploration Narr, Lit Thms:Prisoner In Lit, Lit Them:The Woman Detec, Theology In Literature, Prspectvs On Wmn In Lit, Lit Thms: Arthurian Lgnd, Images Of Joan Of Arc, Themes: Arthurian Legend, Madness In Modern Lit, Arthurian Legend, Literature Of Holocaust, Tragedy,Humanity,Hypocri, Love in the Renaissance
   Course Equivalents: ENGL 346H
   Same as Offering: CPLT 368
   Requirement Group: You must complete a 200 level ENGL course with a C or better.

ENGL 346H (3.00)

Literary Themes - Honors

The origin and development of selected themes through various genres and periods. Topics to be announced each semester offered. Recommended Preparation: Completion of a 200-level literature course with a grade of C or better. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 100445
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Literature of Chivalry
   Course Equivalents: CPLT 368, ENGL 346

ENGL 347 (3.00)

Contemporary Developments in Literature & Culture

In this course, we will seek to identify key developments in recent and contemporary culture and the major intellectual and aesthetic influences that help shape our values and actions. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 9 credits or 3 attempts.
   Course ID: 054094
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Magic Realism, The Noir and the American Detective Novel, Madness and Mental Illness in Film
   Attributes: Arts and Humanities (GEP), Arts and Humanities (GFR)
   Requirement Group: You must complete a 200 level ENGL course with a C or better.

ENGL 348 (3.00)

Literature and Culture

A study of the relationship between literature and culture, with emphasis on literature as the product and manifestation of cultural forces. Topics are announced each semester offered. This course is repeatable.
   Course ID: 050053
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Lit/Cul:What's Happening, Lit&Cltre:Maryland Wrtrs, Internet For Humanists, Lit&Cltr:Whats Happening, Lit & Cult:Genre/Politcs, The American Dream, Representation Of Love, Lit Of The Holocaust, Art Of Letter Writing, Literature And Culture, Gunfter/Cowbys/Gngstrs, Pulp Fictions,Alien Tech, Lit & Social Dissent, Romantic Women Writers, Top:Amer Culture Wars, Song To Cyberspace, Lit:20Th Cent Balto/Wash, Images Of American Life, Top:Tidewater Literature, Literature Of Holocaust, Top:Amer Film&Amer Dream, Road Trips, The American Road Trip, Victoria India, Jewish American Poetry
   Same as Offering: CPLT 348
   Requirement Group: You must complete a 200 level ENGL course with a C or better.

ENGL 349 (3.00)

The Bible and Literature

A study of the relationship between the Bible and selected literary texts.
   Course ID: 050096
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Same as Offering: RLST 350
   Attributes: Arts and Humanities (GEP), Arts and Humanities (GFR)
   Requirement Group: You must complete a 200 level ENGL course with a C or better.

ENGL 350 (3.00)

Major British and American Writers

An examination of selected works of one or more British and/or American writers. Topics to be announced each semester offered. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 054096
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Milton At 400, Wrtrs:Hawthorne/Melville, Maj Brit & Amer Writers, Wordsworth & Coleridge, From Marlowe To Milton, Lessing And Steinbeck, Chaucer, Monsters, Knights, Lovers: Edmund Spenser's Poetic
   Requirement Group: You must complete a 200 level ENGL course with a C or better.

ENGL 351 (3.00)

Studies in Shakespeare

Studies in Shakespeare's major works. Specific topics will be announced each semester. By focusing on a particular theme or idea, or a particular set of plays, etc., this course will provide the English major with an in-depth examination of Shakespeare's times and works. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 054097
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Shakespeare And The Film, Shakespeare's Plays, Studies In Shakespeare, Human Powerlessness, Shkspre: The Major Plays, Stds:Love/Sex In Shkspre, Major Tragedies, Shakespeare Beyond, Women In Shakespeare, Studies:Major Themes, Top:Studies In Shakespea, Shkspre:Major Tragedies, Shakespeare, Crime and Punishment, Shakespeare and His Contempora, Shakespeare's Afterlife, Shakespeare and the Rival Playwrights, Making Shakespeare Our Contemporary
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENGL250 or ENGL301 with a grade of C or better.

ENGL 353 (3.00)

Rhetorical Theory

This course provides an introduction to the concept of rhetorical theory and explores a number of theories that have developed with the purpose of understanding language in use. Readings may include classical as well as modern rhetorical theories and will map the evolution of various rhetorical concepts such as audience and context. Because the study of rhetoric seeks to explain the material and ideological effects of language, students will be asked to make connections between everyday language use and broader issues of identity, power and agency.
   Course ID: 054098
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete ENGL 100 and a 200 level ENGL course with a grade of C or better.

ENGL 355 (3.00)

Communicative Practices and Play Theory

In his 2005 publication, "At Play in the Fields of Writing: A Serio-Ludic Rhetoric," Albert Rouzie argues that "the deeply entrenched divisions between work and play, seriousness and frivolity, and order and chaos...ultimately impoverished our culture's approach to literacy" (27). This course will explore how some of these "deeply entrenched divisions between work and play" came about, and then it will examine how recent attempts to anneal the work/play split promise to positively impact our abilities to make and negotiate meaning in a rapidly changing world. Course readings will be drawn from a variety of fields and disciplines including Rhetoric and Composition, Literacy Studies, New Media Studies, Gaming Studies, Sociology, Psychology, Education and Anthropology. Recommended Preparation: ENGL 100 and a 200-level English course with grades of C or better.
   Course ID: 054099
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

ENGL 360 (3.00)

The Literature of Minorities

Readings in and analysis of the literature of a racial, ethnic, sexual or social group of America or Great Britain. This is not an overall survey, but it focuses on an aspect of the literature of one group; e.g., black-American fiction, American-Indian poetry. Topics to be announced each semester offered. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits.
   Course ID: 054100
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Multiethnic American Modernisms,1900-1950
   Requirement Group: You must complete a 200 level ENGL course with a C or better.

ENGL 361 (3.00)

Studies in Black Drama

The portrayal of the black experience in plays by primarily black dramatists. Examination of problems encountered in reading or producing plays of black writers. Experiments and new directions in black drama and theatre. Selections will treat a specific historical period, theme or group of dramatists from one or more areas of concentration: Africa, the United States, Caribbean and Latin America. Topics to be announced each semester offered. This course is repeatable up to 6 credits.
   Course ID: 050022
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Contemp African American, Studies In Black Drama
   Same as Offering: AFST 361
   Attributes: Arts and Humanities (GEP), Arts and Humanities (GFR)
   Requirement Group: You must complete AFST 261.

ENGL 362 (3.00)

Studies in Black Poetry

Examination of a theme, group of poets, or historical period in the development and evolution of black poetry. The special contribution of poetry in the development of a black ethos and a black consciousness. Poets may come from one or more of three geographic areas: Africa, the United States, the Caribbean and Latin America. Special selections of black poetry from other areas may be included. Topics to be announced each semester offered. This course is repeatable up to 6 credits.
   Course ID: 052085
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Studies In Black Poetry, Advanced Writing In Afri
   Same as Offering: AFST 362
   Requirement Group: You must complete AFST 260 or AFST 261.

ENGL 364 (3.00)

Perspectives on Women in Literature

Reading and analysis of literature by or about women. The course intends to familiarize students both with major women writers and with ways in which women have been portrayed in literature. Particular attention will be paid to issues of canonization, gender and genre, as well as to the development of a female literary tradition. Topics to be announced each semester offered. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 050085
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: New Women Novelists, Pers: Women In Amer Lit, Persp: Women In Amer Lit, Jane Austen Romantic Nov, Pers:Women In Amer Fictn, Images Of Joan Of Arc, Pers:Women In Amer Lit, The Woman Intellectual in the, Women in Medieval Literature and Culture, Women Writers & the French Revolution, Women and the Fictions of Colonization, The Female Captive in Early American Literature, Romanticism, Gender and Magic
   Same as Offering: GWST 364
   Attributes: Arts and Humanities (GEP), Writing Intensive, Arts and Humanities (GFR)
   Requirement Group: You must complete a 200 level ENGL course with a C or better.

ENGL 366 (3.00)

World Literature Written in English

A study of writers from English-speaking countries (e.g., Canada and Australia) whose works and national literary traditions are not covered in the standard British-American literary curriculum, and of those writers (e.g., Indian and Nigerian) whose native language is not English, but who have chosen to write in it to reach a wide international audience. Some attention is paid to the political implications of such choices and to the distinctive linguistic and rhetorical features of such works. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits.
   Course ID: 054101
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Wrld Lit:Afr & Amer Indn, Novels Of Trinidad, World Lit In English, Writers Of The Caribbean, Irish Masters 20Th Cent
   Requirement Group: You must complete a 200 level ENGL course with a C or better.

ENGL 369 (3.00)

Race and Ethnicity in U.S. Literature

This course examines how notions of race and ethnicity are represented, contested, and reconsidered in U.S. fiction of the mid-nineteenth century through the present. Special attention will be paid to how race intersects with gender, sexuality, and class. Course readings are drawn from writers of a range of ethnic backgrounds.
   Course ID: 054103
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Race and Ethnicity in US Liter
   Attributes: Arts and Humanities (GEP), Arts and Humanities (GFR)
   Requirement Group: You must complete a 200 level ENGL course with a C or better.

ENGL 371 (3.00)

Creative Writing-Fiction

A second course in the writing of prose fiction.
   Course ID: 054104
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENGL 271 with a grade of C or better.

ENGL 372 (3.00)

Creative Writing: Scriptwriting

A second course in scriptwriting, with variable emphasis on drama, film, television, radio and interactive multimedia.
   Course ID: 054105
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete ENGL272 with a grade of C or better.

ENGL 373 (3.00)

Creative Writing-Poetry

A second course in writing poetry.
   Course ID: 054106
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENGL 273 with a grade of C or better.

ENGL 375 (3.00)

Masterworks for Creative Writers

An examination of major English and American writers with emphasis on their style, prosody and techniques of composition. Creative-writing students will explore the connections between critical analysis and the imaginative creation of literature. Students will be encouraged to write their own works while studying that of the "masters."
   Course ID: 054107
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Postmodern Fiction, Flash Fiction, Voices of Difference in Contemporary Fiction
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENGL271 or ENGL272, or ENGL273 with a grade of C or better.

ENGL 379 (3.00)

Principles and Practices in Technical Communication

This course introduces students to writing that communicates information, often of a technical nature, to non-experts who must use or act upon that information. Students will analyze and practice a variety of genres, including memos, reports, instructions and proposals; learn techniques of audience accommodation; and explore rhetorical principles involved in researching, designing, drafting and testing effective documents. Students can expect to work collaboratively and to develop their skills in producing multimedia documents.
   Course ID: 054108
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete ENGL301 with a grade of C or better.

ENGL 380 (3.00)

Introduction to News Writing

An introduction to news reporting with emphasis on techniques of news gathering and the principles of editing. The course explores problems of news reporting in the various mass media.
   Course ID: 054109
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete ENGL100 or equivalent with a C or better.

ENGL 382 (3.00)

Feature Writing

An introduction to writing feature and magazine-length articles for publication. The material will be gathered by the student on people, places, things and activities in and around Baltimore. The course includes research and interviewing techniques, writing for a specific audience or market, and practice in editing manuscripts.
   Course ID: 054110
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete ENGL100 or equivalent with a C or better.

ENGL 383 (3.00)

Science Writing

This course introduces the student to the realities of modern print journalism and offers supervised practice in preparing various types of stories on scientific subjects. The three major areas of concentration are media for science communications, translating the languages of science and writing the science story.
   Course ID: 054111
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: The Literature of Addiction and Recovery
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENGL100 or equivalent with a grade of C or better.

ENGL 384 (3.00)

Topics in Journalism

Topics will focus closely on areas of journalism ranging from historical trends in journalism in the 19th and early 20th century as well as the rise of the tabloid press and the modern development of digital news media. Topics may include the history of the press in the United States, press law, the significance of other news media such as television and radio broadcasting, and the ways that the Internet and digital news coverage have changed the way we become informed about local, regional, national and international news. Topics to be announced each semester offered. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 9 credits or 3 attempts.
   Course ID: 101761
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Reporting the Local, Topics in Advanced Journalism
   Requirement Group: You must complete ENGL 100 and any ENGL 200 or ENGL300 level English course with a C or better.

ENGL 385 (3.00)

New Media and Digital Literacies

This course aims to promote "digital literacy." That is, it aims to help students gain understanding of the ways in which new media are used to produce, consume, and represent information and cultural objects, processes that are increasingly linked to the production of culture itself. To this end, students will analyze the technologies and artifacts of new media. As students read, analyze, and construct new media texts, they will learn about the historical and theoretical contexts for the development of these dynamic and still emerging technologies. Students will come to understand the ways in which these technologies are increasingly responsible for the cultural landscape of our daily lives.
   Course ID: 054112
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete ENGL 100 and a 200 level ENGL course with a grade of C or better.

ENGL 386 (4.00)

Adult Literacy Tutoring: Theory and Practice

Students in this course will discuss theories of language and literacy acquisition pertaining to adult learners. They will then apply these theories in actual tutoring experiences. In addition, students will read and respond in writing to contemporary research concerning the social, political, and economic causes of illiteracy as well as suggested ways to ameliorate illiteracy on the social and individual levels. Authors whose work students may read include Paulo Freire, John Dewey, W.E.B. DuBois, Mike Rose, Glenda Hull, and Denny Taylor. This course requires that students spend four hours per week serving as tutors to adult literacy learners in a Baltimore City community center.
   Course ID: 054113
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

ENGL 387 (3.00)

Web Design and Multimedia Authoring

This course will give students a foundation in the production and analysis of digital texts. Like other kinds of texts, digital texts require the exercise of language: in this case, the "languages" of code and image. We will thus learn to use Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) - the code basis of web texts - in order to gain a thorough understanding of digital writing. We will also learn to "read" digital texts in their many incarnations - web texts, hypertexts, and interactve media (CD/DVD) texts. We will learn the complexities of digital narrative and design, and learn how to compose creative and critical texts in our new medium.
   Course ID: 054114
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete ENGL 100 and a 200 level ENGL course with a grade of C or better.

ENGL 391 (3.00)

Advanced Exposition and Argumentation

This course shows students how to locate, gather and arrange information to produce sophisticated arguments. The course will contain readings drawn from various disciplines.
   Course ID: 054115
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENGL100 or equivalent with a grade of C or better.

ENGL 391E (3.00)

Advanced Exposition and Argumentation for ESL Students

This course shows students how to locate, gather and arrange information to produce sophisticated arguments. The course will contain readings drawn from various disciplines.
   Course ID: 054117
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete ENGL110 with a C or better and have Sophomore standing or higher.

ENGL 392 (3.00)

Tutorial in Writing

This course of individualized instruction in writing should be taken in conjunction with an upper-level course in the student's major field. Students will write on topics in ENGL 392 that are not assigned in the upper-level course.
   Course ID: 054118
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete ENGL100 or equivalent with a C or better.

ENGL 393 (3.00)

Technical Communication

This course teaches students from various disciplines to communicate technical information effectively. The course's emphases on critical thinking, synthesis, analysis, and the writing process help students to inform and persuade their audiences through the composition of technical documents. Reflecting a professional writing style and document design principles, these documents demonstrate how text and visuals work together to reach different audiences with specific needs. Students also develop oral communication and collaborative skills along with technological and visual literacy.
   Course ID: 054119
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Technical Writing, Technical Writing:Honors, Technical Communication, Technical Communication Honors
   Attributes: Writing Intensive
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENGL100 or equivalent or ENGL391 with a grade of C or better.

ENGL 393E (3.00)

Technical Communication for ESL Students

This course is 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 documents that require strategic decisions on content, organization, writing style anddocument design. These documents are applicable to many disciplines and to the workplace, and they demonstrate how text and visuals worktogether to reach various audiences with specific needs. Students also work to develop oral communication, technological and visual literacy, and collaborative skills.
   Course ID: 054120
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Technical Writing, Technical Writing:Honors
   Requirement Group: You must complete ENGL 110 with a C or better and be at a Junior-level standing.

ENGL 394 (3.00)

Technical Editing

A logical supplement to ENGL 393: Technical Editing, the course provides specialists with tools to refine professional writing. This course continues to focus on various formats, such as abstracts, lab reports, review papers and journal articles. Copy-editing and substantive editing techniques will be learned and applied to technical level, organization, format, style, content and graphics presentation.
   Course ID: 054121
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete ENGL393 with a C or better.

ENGL 396 (3.00)

Methods of Teaching English in the Secondary Schools

This course examines how notions of race and ethnicity are represented, contested, and reconsidered in U.S. literature. Special attention will be paid to how race intersects with gender, sexuality, and class. Course readings are drawn from writers of a range of ethnic backgrounds. Recommended Preparation: Completion of 200-level literature course with a grade of C or better.
   Course ID: 050067
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Same as Offering: EDUC 425

ENGL 397 (1.00 - 3.00)

Tutorial in Creative Writing

An individualized course for advanced students in creative writing.
   Course ID: 054123
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete ENGL 371 or ENGL 373.

ENGL 398 (1.00 - 4.00)

Journalism Internship

Practical experience in professional journalism. Student interns work as staff writers for a local newspaper and report regularly to the department's journalism advisor. Students gain extensive experience in news writing, layout and publication design, and they are expected to compile a substantial portfolio of published work. Variable credit course repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits.
   Course ID: 054124
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Independent Study
   Requirement Group: You must complete ENGL 380 or ENGL 382 or ENGL 383 with a C or better.

ENGL 399 (1.00)

Introduction to Honors Project

An introduction to research methods and survey of the ways in which literary works can be studied. Designed to help English honors candidates explore topics, authors and procedures to begin shaping the subject and method of the senior honors project. Recommended Preparation: Departmental honors candidacy.
   Course ID: 054125
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Independent Study

ENGL 400 (1.00 - 4.00)

Special Projects in English

Open to students with special projects - whether in literature, language or writing - on application to the instructor who will supervise the project. Application forms for special projects are available in the department office. Variable credit course repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits.
   Course ID: 054126
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Independent Study

ENGL 401 (3.00)

Methods of Interpretation

A course on theory and practice of interpretation. ENGL 401 examines contemporary interpretation theories and the ways in which they may be applied to literature. It introduces students to various approaches to interpretation and helps them to locate the values and methods underlying various interpretive practices, including their own.
   Course ID: 054127
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENGL301 with a grade of C or better.

ENGL 403 (3.00)

Advanced Creative Writing: Non-Fiction

An advanced course in writing and reading creative non-fiction. With the aim of building a portfolio in creative non-fiction, students will examine and practice such genres as literary travel writing, the personal essay, literary journalism, and memoir.
   Course ID: 054129
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete ENGL 303 or ENGL 332H with a C or better.

ENGL 405 (3.00)

Seminar in Literary History

An examination of some aspect of literature within a historical framework. Recommended Preparation: ENGL 301 with a grade of C or better and senior standing. Permission of the instructor is required. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 creditss.
   Course ID: 054131
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: American Women Writer, Seminar In Literary Hist, Romantic Literature, The Renaissance, Literature and Colonization, American Periodicals and the Making of Mass Cultur

ENGL 407 (3.00)

Language in Society

In this course, students will study written texts and documents to learn how language actually functions in various social settings. It provides students with essential skills and methods of sociolinguistic analysis in the context of actual discourse communities. Students also will learn the politics of language use in various academic and professional contexts and the crucial role language plays in shaping our physical, cultural and economic realities.
   Course ID: 054132
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete ENGL301 with a grade of C or better.

ENGL 409 (3.00)

Advanced Topics in Genre Studies

This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 054133
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Victorian Novel, The Victorian Novel, Genre Studies, Victorian Mystery Lit., Modernist Novella, The Novel, Boccaccio, Chaucer and the Collective Poem, World Literature

ENGL 410 (3.00)

Seminar in Genre Studies

An examination of the forms and developments of literary genres (fiction, poetry, drama, autobiography, etc.) or an intensive study of one or two writers in a given genre. Topics to be announced each semester offered. Recommended Preparation: ENGL 301 with a grade of C or better and senior standing. Permission of the instructor is required. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits or 4 attempts.
   Course ID: 054134
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Amer. Lit.Autobiography, Forms Of Eng Short Poem, Sem: Metaphysical Poets, Sem:Metaphysiscal Poets, Seminar In Genre Studies, Learning & Human Interac, Epic, Joyce, Proust, Faulkner, Literature Of Chivalry, Gothic Revivl In Britain, Formalist Poetry, The Modern Novel, Medieval Dream Visions, The Eighteenth Century Novel o, The Modern Lyric

ENGL 411 (3.00)

Advanced Topics in Literary History

   Course ID: 054130
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Sem:Engl Renais Poems, Chaucer & His Contemp, Sem:Lit Of Early Mod Eng, War/Passion In Balkans, Sem: Engl Rnsnce Poetry, Top: Gender And Culture, Romantic Literature, Sem:Aesthetcsm/Decadence, Victorian Narrative

ENGL 413 (3.00)

Advanced Topics in Medieval and Early Modern Literature

Study of medieval/early modern literary texts, with focus on theoretical approaches to specific topics.Topics vary each semester offered.
   Course ID: 102058
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete any 300-level ENGL with a grade of C or better.

ENGL 414 (3.00)

Adolescent Literature

A survey of literature written especially for adolescents of school age (12-18 years). Selections read cut across genre and age groups. Emphasis is on understanding the literature from an adolescent's point of view and on devising teaching strategies to create and enhance an adolescent's understanding of the works. Attention also is paid to the development of critical skills and criteria for evaluating adolescent literature. Prerequisite: Admission to teacher education and permission of the department
   Course ID: 050069
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Same as Offering: EDUC 414

ENGL 415 (3.00)

Materials for Teaching Reading

This course is designed to assist pre-service and in-service teachers in understanding literacy acquisition and processes by observing and analyzing children's language, reading and writing development as well as examining current and historical issues in language and literacy practice and research. It is organized around current, accepted, research-based theoretical models that account for individual differences in reading. Introduction to language structures including spoken syllables, phonemes, graphemes, and morphemes is included in this course. Participants will apply knowledge of the core areas of language to reading acquisition in terms of first and second language acquisition, typical development and exceptionalities. Participants will be introduced to current scientific research.
   Course ID: 050070
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Same as Offering: EDUC 416

ENGL 416 (3.00)

Advanced Topics in Literature and Other Arts

This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 creditss.
   Course ID: 054135
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Ad Top: Lit & Other Arts, Seminar:Against Metaphor, Modernism In Fiction, Dectective-Fiction&Film, Detective Fiction & Film, The Flapper In Jazz Age, Shakespeare and the stuff of performance

ENGL 417 (3.00)

Seminar in Literature and Other Arts

An intensive study of the relationships between literature and music, film and the fine arts. Topics to be announced each semester offered. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits.
   Course ID: 054136
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Sem:Relativity/Mod Lit, Sem:Lit & Psychoanalysis, Mediated Movies
   Requirement Group: You must complete ENGL301 with a grade of C or better and have junior or senior standing.

ENGL 419 (3.00)

Seminar in Literature and the Sciences

An intensive study of the relationships between literature and some aspect of the physical, natural or social sciences. Topics to be announced each semester offered. Recommended Preparation: ENGL 301 with a grade of C or better and senior standing. Permission of instructor is required. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 054138
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Darwin And Amer Literatr, Green Writing, Green Writ-Lit & Environ, Discourses Of Happiness

ENGL 431 (3.00)

Seminar in Contemporary British and American Literature

Advanced studies in selected works of modern British and/or American literature. The emphasis is on literary developments since World War II. Topics to be announced each semester offered. Recommended Preparation: ENGL 301 with a grade of C or better and senior standing. Permission of instructor is required.
   Course ID: 054140
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

ENGL 435 (3.00)

Digital Humanities

This course will provide an undergraduate-level exposure to the digital humanities, covering several distinct areas within the field including humanities computing, critical code studies, and new media studies. It will introduce students to foundational and state-of-the-art humanities computing tools for the analysis and archiving of texts, and expose students to current trends in and criticism of digital literature and interactive fiction/game theory. Students will be expected to work with code and software tools. Recommended Course Preparation : ENGL387 This course is repeatable for a maximum of 9 credits or 3 attempts.
   Course ID: 101928
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENGL 300 with a C or better.

ENGL 442 (3.00)

Seminar In Visual Literacy

This course focuses on the impact of new media on an evolving visual and technological literacy. The course will examine literacy development and expectations in contemporary communication forms. To ground the study we will begin with a solid history of literacy development, both visual and textual, across cultures. The course goal is both to understand how we see and how we communicate in various cultural contexts. Practical applications will include both composing and designing in the computer-mediated classroom. We will explore art history, reading and writing theory, and the evolution and sociological expectations of literacy development. Technology's impact on our literacy practices is great in scope; only by comparing print literacy with electronic literacy can we truly begin to understand, interpret, and create documents that meet contemporary visual and textual literacy expectations.
   Course ID: 054142
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENGL 300 with a C or better.

ENGL 447 (3.00)

Online Voice and Community

The social capital that shapes communities can be strengthened by technology. In fact, online communities, across cultures, have provided the space for disenfranchised and silenced voices - voices for literacy, for freedom, for politics, for support, for justice. The purposes vary, but the design, engagement, and outcome of successful online communities all share the attribute of valued voice. Using Kollack, Powazek and others, students will examine culturally specific online communities, analyzing text, voice, ethics, language, and structure. As well as studying, evaluating, and analyzing aspects of online voice, students will participate in online communities. The course will incorporate online communication as well as traditional writing processes. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits.
   Course ID: 050093
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Lit And Colonization, Joan Of Arc, Adv Top In Lit & Culture, Women, Men & War, Online Voice & Community

ENGL 448 (3.00)

Seminar in Literature and Culture

An intensive study of the relationships between literature and culture, with emphasis on literature as a product and manifestation of cultural forces. Topics to be announced each semester offered. Recommended Preparation: ENGL 301 with a grade of C or better and senior standing. Permission of the instructor is required. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits.
   Course ID: 054143
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Seminar In Lit & Cutlure, Victorian Lit And Ethics, Crime In Victorian Fict, Amer Thru Eyes Of Others, Literature & Empire, Melville & American Demc, Seminar In Lit & Culture, Private Life/Shakes Eng, Films And The Cold War, Victorian Education, Walt Whitman, Shakespeare & Censorship, Sem:Hero In Amer Culture, Cultrl Legacy/Romantcism, Devising/Revising Self, Shakespeare's Dramatists, Victorian Post-Colonial, Literature, Values, And, Sem: The Hero In Lit, Machine Age America, Postmodernism And Power, Irish Lit: Nation, Gendr, Politics & Early Mod Lit, Life Writing/Renaissance, Literature and Colonialism, Literature and Colonization, Literature and Exile

ENGL 449 (3.00)

Seminar in Genre Analysis

Taught in an electronic classroom, Genre Analysis will be guided by the theory and methodologies, primarily, of Swales and Bakhtin. Students will conduct what Swales calls textographies or studies of text and situation. In particular, we will examine the rhetoric of academia, science, media and law, both print and electronic. During the course, students will employ multi-methodologies to study text, including observation, discourse analysis, interview, and think-aloud protocols. We will also investigate academic writing and the development of academic language and literacy. The face-to-face course will incorporate online communication, as well as traditional writing processes and will explore rhetorical analysis as compared to genre analysis.
   Course ID: 050091
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete ENGL301 with a grade of C or better and have junior or senior standing.

ENGL 451 (3.00)

Seminar in Major Writers

An intensive study of one or two major British and/or American writers. Topics to be announced each semester offered. Note: May be repeated for credit with permission of the advisor. Recommended Preparation: ENGL 301 with a grade of C or better and senior standing. Permission of the instructor is required.
   Course ID: 054145
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Samuel Johnson, Toni Morrsion, Johnson Contemporaries, Toni Morrison, Staging Shakespeare Now, Virginia Woolf, John Updike, Milton

ENGL 461 (3.00)

Seminar in Minority Literature

The study of a form, period, major figure or theme in the literature of one ethnic, racial, sexual or social minority group in America or Great Britain. Topics to be announced each semester offered. Recommended Preparation: ENGL 301 with a grade of C or better and senior standing. Permission of the instructor is required.
   Course ID: 054147
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

ENGL 464 (3.00)

Studies in Women and Literature

The study of literature by or about women with an introduction to feminist literary theory and methods. The course will address questions of canonicity and a female literary tradition. It will examine the relationship between gender and genre, identify patterns of gender representation, and introduce students to key terms and questions in the scholarly study of gender and sexuality. The course topic will be announced each semester. Also listed as GWST 464. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 9 credits or 3 attempts.
   Course ID: 101891
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Same as Offering: GWST 464
   Requirement Group: You must complete any 300 level English Course with a grade of C or better

ENGL 469 (3.00)

Studies in Race and Ethnicity

A focused study of race and ethnicity in literature and the relevant theoretical frameworks that shape the field. This course is not bound to a specific time period or region and may center on a particular author, genre, literary form, historical moment, or critical methodology. Topics will vary each semester. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 9 credits or 3 attempts.
   Course ID: 101892
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete any 300 level English Course with a grade of C or better

ENGL 471 (3.00)

Advanced Creative Writing-Fiction

An advanced course in writing fiction.
   Course ID: 054148
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENGL 371 with a grade of C or better.

ENGL 473 (3.00)

Advanced Creative Writing-Poetry

An advanced course in writing poetry.
   Course ID: 054149
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENGL373 with a grade of C or better.

ENGL 475 (3.00)

Special Studies in Creative Writing

A course in which advanced writing students can work with students from other arts in a joint project. The course is defined and guided by one or more faculty members from the disciplines involved. Recommended Preparation: Six hours of creative writing in at least two of the following three areas: English, theatre or visual arts.
   Course ID: 054150
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

ENGL 480 (3.00)

Seminar in Advanced Journalism

An intensive study of one or more areas in the field of journalism, such as reporting, editing, newspaper management, mass media and the history of journalism. Topics to be announced each semester offered. Recommended Preparation: ENGL 380 with a grade of C or better, senior standing and permission of the instructor.
   Course ID: 054151
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Seminar in Advance

ENGL 481 (3.00)

Advanced Topics in Journalism

This course builds on skills developed in 300-level journalism courses. It will focus on advanced topics in areas of journalism, including subjects with both a literary and historical perspective. Advanced topics may also include an in-depth examination of press law, the history of the press in the United States, the role of women in journalism from an historical perspective and modern developments in a digital news age. Topics to be announced each semester offered.
   Course ID: 101762
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: The Physcian as Writer
   Requirement Group: You must complete ENGL380 and ENGL382 with a C or better.

ENGL 483 (3.00)

Writing in the Sciences

This course examines scientific writing. Offered with an electronic communication across the curriculum focus, students will hone science writing style and form. Among the texts we will investigate and practice are professional science articles, proposals, abstracts, reports and literature reviews. Students will collect, analyze, and report data on topics ranging from climactic changes, pollution, and deforestation to disease control, genetic research, scientific ethics and medicine.
   Course ID: 050090
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: The Literature of Addiction and Recovery
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENGL100 or equivalent with a grade of C or better.

ENGL 485 (3.00)

The Teaching of Writing

An introduction to theories and techniques of writing instruction. Current theory and research is applied in the development of a repertoire of approaches to writing instruction and curriculum development. Students examine research that analyzes writing from linguistic, psychological and developmental perspectives. Direct experience in personal writing reinforces theoretical study of the processes of composition and enables prospective teachers to improve their own writing skills. Each student designs a model writing program or course, including a rationale for choices made, that demonstrates how specific features of the course or program will be taught.
   Course ID: 050064
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Same as Offering: EDUC 485
   Requirement Group: You must complete a CLPT course or EDUC course.

ENGL 486 (3.00)

Seminar in Teaching Composition: Theory and Practice

This course examines our changing understanding of the teaching of composition during the past 30 years by tracing key theories and pedagogies across this period. These sometimes conflicting approaches to the teaching of writing include the following orientations: cognitive, expressivist, social constructivist and political. The course is intended for current and prospective teachers of English at elementary, secondary and post-secondary levels.
   Course ID: 054152
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have Junior or Senior standing.

ENGL 488 (3.00)

Seminar in Computer Assisted Writing Instruction

This course introduces the methods of computer-assisted writing instruction to current and prospective teachers across the curriculum. It allows participants to practice these methods in class and provides opportunities for discussion and investigation. Designed for educators in all disciplines and at all levels, elementary through university, this course invites participants to explore ways of integrating technologies into their own classrooms and curricula. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 054153
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Visual/Technological Lit, Computer Assisted Wrting, Visual Literacy, Assisted Writing
   Requirement Group: You must have Junior or Senior standing.

ENGL 490 (3.00)

Advanced Topics in the English Language

A historical and linguistic study of the English language from its origins in Old English to World English, as well as language issues in contemporary America. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits.
   Course ID: 054154
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: History Of The Engl Lang, Sem:Orig & Dev/Engl Lang, Top: Evolution Engl Lang, Adv Topics In Engl Lang, History Of Engl Language, Sem: Evolution Engl Lang, Sem:Orgns/Devel Engl Lan, Origin Of English Lang, Sem:Topics In Engl Lang
   Requirement Group: You must complete ENGL301 with a grade of C or better and have junior or senior standing.

ENGL 491 (3.00)

Seminar in Topics in the English Language

A historical and linguistic study of the English language from its origins in Old English to World English, as well as language issues in contemporary America. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits.
   Course ID: 054155
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Spec Studies:Creat Wrtng, English Language
   Requirement Group: You must complete ENGL301 with a grade of C or better and have junior or senior standing.

ENGL 493 (3.00)

Seminar in Communication and Technology

Intensive review of issues and research in communication and technology. Emphasis may vary from historical to contemporary and include various objects of inquiry and research methods. Note: May be repeated for created with permission of the instructor. Recommended Preparation: Senior standing and permission of the instructor. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits or 2 attempts.
   Course ID: 054157
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Copyright Culture, Theories of Communicative Practice and Play, Theories of Creativity & Play, The Rhetoric of Intellectual Property, Info, Freedom and Resistance

ENGL 494 (3.00)

American English Structure for ESL/FL Teachers: Syntax and Mrphology

The course examines the syntactical, phonological and morphological systems of modern American English, with particular attention to areas most relevant to teachers of English as a second or foreign language. The systems are examined primarily through the transformational model of grammar. The course includes techniques for teaching specific grammatical structures.
   Course ID: 054158
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

ENGL 495 (1.00 - 4.00)

Internship

Practical experience in applying communication and research skills in an actual work setting. Student interns perform six to eight hours of supervised tasks each week for a newspaper, television or radio station, advertising company, publishing house or other similar agency. Internship opportunities are individually arranged by the English department in cooperation with the sponsoring agency. Prerequisite: Upper-division status, at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average overall and permission of the department's internship coordinator. Variable credit course repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits.
   Course ID: 054159
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Independent Study

ENGL 498 (3.00)

Senior Honors Seminar

   Course ID: 054160
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

ENGL 499 (4.00)

Senior Honors Project

This project enables the honors student to pursue an inquiry of special interest and to gain experience in planning and executing a major project that is historical, critical or creative in nature.
   Course ID: 054162
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Independent Study
   Requirement Group: You must have Senior honors status.

ENGL 99 (0.00)

Basic English

Intensive review of basic english skills, with emphasis on sentences and paragraph-level composition. Required (normally during the first semester in residence) of all students whose scores on the written portion of the UMBC freshman placement tests show they need further practice in the fundamentals of written English needed for a college-level composition course. Four institutional credits (not applicable to the degree) are awarded.
   Course ID: 054025
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Laboratory, Lecture

Speech

SPCH 100 (3.00)

Public Communication

Preparation and practice in forms of oral communication. Emphasis is upon formal speaking in small-group and public address formats. Units to include selection of materials, organization, outlining, word choice, delivery and development of simple visual aids, and listening skills.
   Course ID: 057033
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Course Equivalents: SPCH 100A, SPCH 100H
   Attributes: Arts and Humanities (GFR)

SPCH 100A (3.00)

Public Communication (Allied Health Students)

Preparation and practice in forms of oral communciation. Emphasis is upon formal speaking in small-group and public address formats. Units to include selection of materials, orgainization, outlining, word choice, delivery and development of simple visual aids and listening skills.
   Course ID: 057034
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Course Equivalents: SPCH 100, SPCH 100H

SPCH 100H (3.00)

Public Communication - Honors

Preparation and practice in forms of oral communication. Emphasis is upon formal speaking in small-group and public address formats. Units to include selection of materials, organization, outlining, word choice, delivery and development of simple visual aids and listening skills.
   Course ID: 057035
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Course Equivalents: SPCH 100, SPCH 100A
   Attributes: Arts and Humanities (GFR)

SPCH 210 (3.00)

Interpersonal Communication

Study in one-to-one and small group communication process and theory. Emphasis is placed on how the individual relates to others on verbal and nonverbal levels in task and social relationships. Attention is given to such units as self and personality, semantics, kinesics, proxemics, disclosure theory, conflict and group problem-solving.
   Course ID: 057039
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

SPCH 210E (3.00)

Interpersonal Communication for ESL Students

   Course ID: 057040
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

SPCH 220 (3.00)

Small Group Communication

Small-group communication is designed for students wishing to strengthen communication skills in various small-group situations. Theory, practice and analysis are combined as students participate in discussion and task-oriented groups. The class is interdisciplinary in focus, and topics cover a range of issues. The class involves some field work in business, community and political settings. Video taping is used to allow students to observe themselves in the group interaction.
   Course ID: 057044
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

SPCH 301 (3.00)

Methods of Teaching Speech and Drama in the Secondary School

Class plans, units and courses of study for teaching speech, oral interpretation and drama in high school. Objectives of speech and drama education, evaluation of performances, choice of plays for high schools and methods of directing high school dramatic activities.
   Course ID: 050068
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Same as Offering: EDUC 423