Feb 22, 2020  
2012-2013 General Catalog 
    
2012-2013 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG–FOR INFORMATION ONLY]

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Engineering

  
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    ENGR 2250 - Electric Circuits

    3 credits

    Techniques of circuit analysis. Node-voltage, mesh current, source transformation methods. Inductance and capacitance. Natural and step responses of first-order RL and RC circuits. Natural and step responses of RLC circuits. Sinusoidal steady-state analysis and phasors. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: MATH 2250 , PHYS 2220  & PHYS 2225 
    Co-Requisite: ENGR 2255 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGR 2255 - Electric Circuits Lab

    1 credits

    This is the lab that accompanies ENGR 2250  . (Spring)

    Prerequisite: ENGL 2010 
    Co-Requisite: ENGR 2250 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGR 3000 - Thermodynamics

    3 credits

    Fundamental principles of thermodynamics. Thermodynamic properties of fluids. First law and second law of thermodynamics and their application to closed systems. Energy relationships involving heat, work, and various other forms of energy. Introduction to thermodynamic cycles. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: PHYS 2220  & MATH 2210 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGR 3010 - Material Science Engineering

    3 credits

    Internal atomic, molecular, crystalline, organic, amorphous structures, and dependence of physical properties upon these structures. Properties, requirements, and uses of modem engineering materials. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: CHEM 1210 , CHEM 1215 , ENGR 2140  & ENGR 2145 
    Co-Requisite: ENGR 3015 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGR 3015 - Material Science Engineering Lab

    1 credits

    This lab accompanies ENGR 3010 . (Fall)

    Co-Requisite: ENGR 3010 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGR 3030 - Project Management Processes

    3 credits

    Steps required to complete a successful project management process, including how to use software and implement project management in day-to-day tasks. (As Needed)

    Prerequisite: ENGR 3045 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGR 3045 - Engineering Design Lab I

    2 credits

    Coursework emphasizes creative and critical thinking, planning, design, execution and statistical evaluation of experiments, and machine design. Students will utilize measuring devises, graphical presentation of data, mathematical modeling, design economics, and technical reporting techniques currently used in engineering practice. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: ENGR 1030 , ENGR 2140 , ENGR 2145  and CSIS 1040  or CSIS 1400 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGR 3050 - Fluid Mechanics

    3 credits

    Fundamental principles of fluid mechanics. Properties of fluids. Fluid statics. Control volume and transport theorem. Continuity and motion equations. Inviscid and viscous flows. Laminar and turbulent flows. Incompressible and compressible flows. Internal and external flows. Bernoulli’s equation. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: ENGR 3000 
    Co-Requisite: ENGR 3055 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGR 3055 - Fluid Mechanics Lab

    1 credits

    This lab accompanies ENGR 3050 . Emphasis is on analysis and reporting of results. (Spring)

    Co-Requisite: ENGR 3050 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGR 3095 - Engineering Design Lab II

    3 credits

    Coursework emphasizes design optimization, reliability, functionality, safety, technical writing, and the use of computational tools such as spreadsheets and numerical models (including FEM and FDM methods) currently used in engineering practice. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: ENGR 3045 , ENGR 4030  & ENGR 4035 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGR 3240 - Advance Surveying

    2 credits

    Error analysis, triangulation and control, utilization of coordinate systems, solar and celestial observations, use of GPS and GIS in surveying. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: ENGR 2240 , ENGR 2245 
    Co-Requisite: ENGR 3245 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGR 3245 - Advanced Surveying Lab

    1 credits

    Practical exercises in error analysis, triangulation and control, utilization of coordinate systems, solar and celestial observations, use of GPS and GIS in surveying. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: ENGR 2240  & ENGR 2245 
    Co-Requisite: ENGR 3240 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGR 3990 - Undergraduate Research

    1 to 6 credits

    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGR 4000 - Mechatronics

    3 credits

    An interdisciplinary systems approach to dynamics and control involving the integration of mechanical, electrical and electronics engineering using microprocessor control. Involves computer modeling and designing of mechanical, electrical, fluid, and thermal systems. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: ENGR 2030 , ENGR 4030  & ENGR 4035 
    Co-Requisite: ENGR 4005 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGR 4005 - Mechatronics Lab

    2 credits

    This lab accompanies ENGR 4000 . Lab activities include the analysis, computer simulation, design, implementation, and measurement of electromechanical systems. (Spring)

    Co-Requisite: ENGR 4000 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGR 4010 - Heat Transfer

    3 credits

    This course is an introduction to conduction, convection and radiation modes of heat transfer. Both steady state and unsteady state cases are covered. Other topics include analytical and numerical solution of practical problems in heat transfer. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: ENGR 3050 , ENGR 3055  andMATH 2250 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGR 4025 - Integrated Engineering Design Lab I

    3 credits

    Coursework emphasizes creative and critical thinking, planning, design, execution and statistical evaluation of experiments, team work, and project management. Students will utilize integrated engineering principles and concepts learned to-date to propose, design, complete, and formally present a comprehensive project to a panel of professional reviewers. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: ENGR 3010 , ENGR 3095 , ENGR 4000 , ENGR 4005  & ENGR 4070 
    Co-Requisite: ENGR 4010  and ENGR 4060 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGR 4030 - Electronics

    3 credits

    This course emphasizes on the DC and AC operation of different types of diodes and transistors; number systems, Boolean Algebra, logic gates, combinational, memory, and sequestial digital circuits; and introduction to microprocessors. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: ENGR 2250  and ENGR 2255 
    Co-Requisite: ENGR 4035 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGR 4035 - Electronics Lab

    1 credits

    This lab accompanies ENGR 4030 . (Fall)

    Co-Requisite: ENGR 4030 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGR 4050 - Structural Analysis

    3 credits

    The course gives basic knowledge for the analysis of elastic, statically indeterminate structures subjected to static loading. Fundamental concepts are flexibility method, stiffness method, internal work, virtual work and energy theorems. The methods of analysis are applied to frame structures. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: ENGR 2140  & ENGR 2145 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGR 4060 - Manufacturing

    3 credits

    The course emphasizes integration of design and manufacturing. Topics covered include manufacturing information systems, manufacturability considerations at the design and development phase, and DFM/DFA applications. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: ENGR 3010  and ENGR 3015 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGR 4070 - Intro to Steel & Concrete Design

    3 credits

    This course is an introduction to structural steel design and reinforced concrete design. We show the application of the AISC and ACI codes. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: ENGR 4050 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGR 4085 - Integrated Engineering Design Lab II

    3 credits

    This is a continuation of ENGR 4025 . Coursework emphasizes creative and critical thinking, planning, design, execution and statistical evaluation of experiments, team work, and project management. Students will utilize integrated engineering principles and concepts learned to-date to propose, design, complete, and formally present a comprehensive project to a panel of professional reviewers. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: ENGR 4025 , ENGR 4010  & ENGR 4060 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGR 4830 - Readings and Conferences

    1 to 4 credits

    (P/F)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGR 4890 - Internship

    1 to 9 credits

    Designed to allow students to receive credit during an assigned work related experience. Credits will be assigned according to work hours. A written report/paper is required to complete the credit. A maximum of 9 credit hours may be taken and do not replace major/minor requirements. (P/F) (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    Prerequisite: Instructor permission required
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGR 4900 - Special Topics

    1 to 3 credits

    (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: No

English

  
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    ENGL 0990 - Academic Writing Workshop

    2 credits

    Instruction and tutorial oversight/assistance in critical reading, writing, and editing to support students with an English ACT below 17 who are concurrently enrolled in . (P/F) (Fall, Spring)

    Co-Requisite: ENGL 1010 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGL 1010 - Intro to Academic Writing

    3 credits

    The first of the required GE writing courses introduces students to academic composition.  Students will engage in writing as a process, pre-drafting strategies, multiple drafts, peer review, and large and small-scale revisions.  Students with ACT English scores below 29 are required to take ENGL 1010 before enrolling in ENGL 2010 . those with scores below 17 must concurrently enroll in ENGL 0990  Academic Writing Workshop.  (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    General Education Course: English Requirement
  
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    ENGL 1120 - Introduction to Grammar

    3 credits

    An introduction to descriptive and prescriptive approaches to studying English grammar, this course functions as a prerequisite to ENGL 2030 . (Fall)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGL 2010 - Intermediate Writing

    3 credits

    The second of the GE writing courses emphasizes the development of an effective academic style in argumentative essays that makes use of traditional rhetorical patterns, culminating in a major research paper.  Subtopics will vary.  Students with ACT English scores below 29 must take ENGL 1010  before enrolling in ENGL 2010. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    Prerequisite: ENGL 1010 . (Students with ACT English scores below 29 are required to take ENGL 1010  before enrolling in ENGL 2010)
    General Education Course: English Requirement
  
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    ENGL 2020 - Introduction to Creative Writing

    3 credits

    A process-based approach to the forms and craft of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and drama emphasizing practical craft, workshop techniques, and reading in traditional and contemporary forms. (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: Fine Arts Knowledge Area
  
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    ENGL 2030 - Advanced Grammar

    3 credits

    An advanced course that contrasts traditional, structural, and transformational approaches to grammar within the framework of language history and linguistic diversity. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: ENGL 1120  and ENGL 2010 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGL 2040 - Professional Business Writing

    3 credits

    Designed to help students write business and professional documents. Emphasizes a variety of organizational and problem-solving approaches that lead to logical conclusions and recommendations. Students give presentations, create resumes, and practice interview skills. Business English grammar is reviewed and discussed. (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: CSIS 1000  and ENGL 1010 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGL 2130 - Introduction to Imaginative Literature

    3 credits

    An introduction to imaginative literature as cultural production, providing a detailed overview of a featured genre (science fiction, fantasy, horror, etc.). Students will discuss a variety of texts to recognize generic characteristics and understand embedded cultural value and social meaning. (Spring)

    General Education Course: Humanities Knowledge Area
  
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    ENGL 2200 - Introduction to Literature & Culture

    3 credits

    An introduction to literature as cultural production, providing basic training in literary analysis as well as encounters with the texts of other cultures. This course or ENGL 2240 functions as a prerequisite for upper division work in the major and minor. (Fall)

    General Education Course: Humanities Knowledge Area
  
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    ENGL 2210 - Introduction to Folklore

    3 credits

    An introduction to the field of folklore study, including myths, legends, oral narratives, ballads, folksongs, material culture, riddles and proverbs.  Collecting and documenting folklore through observation and fieldnotes will be required.(Spring)

    Co-Requisite: No.
  
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    ENGL 2230 - Introduction to Mythology

    3 credits

    An introduction to the nature and function of myth through the reading of Greek, Native American, Hebrew, Christian, and other world mythologies. Emphasis on comparative mythology and the structure of myth. (Fall)

    General Education Course: Humanities Knowledge Area
  
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    ENGL 2400 - Introduction to Literary Studies

    3 credits

    An introduction to the study of literature for the English major, which emphasizes the analysis of literature in all genres (poetry, drama, fiction, and nonfiction), understanding literary terminology as it applies to textural studies, the development of analytical and interpretive skills through close reading and writing, and an introduction to the principles of documentation and research. (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: ENGL 2010 
    General Education Course: No.
  
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    ENGL 2600 - Intro to Critical Theory

    3 credits

    An introductory course in the reading and application of literary theory, which provides a survey of major critical and methodological approaches. (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: ENGL 2010 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGL 2900 - Methods of Teaching Writing

    3 credits

    An introductory workshop for English majors and minors, teaching emphasis. Students are expected to read and discuss scholarship related to major pedagogical theories and to make practical applications of those theories. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: ENGL 2010 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGL 3010 - Intermediate Poetry Writing

    3 credits

    A creative writing course focused on technique and the development of poetic voice through the writing, study and workshopping of traditional and contemporary forms. (Fall or Spring)

    Prerequisite: ENGL 2020 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGL 3030 - Intermediate Fiction Writing

    3 credits

    A creative writing workshop focused on the forms of short fiction. Reading in the tradition and in matters of craft is central to this course. (Fall or Spring)

    Prerequisite: ENGL 2020 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGL 3040 - Intermediate Creative Nonfiction Writing

    3 credits

    This course focuses on writing memoir, personal essay, portrait, and essay of place.  Students also read literary journalism as well as these sub-genres to provide models for their own creative endeavors. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: At least a “C” in ENGL 2020 
  
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    ENGL 3110 - Literature & Film

    3 credits

    This course is a detailed investigation of narrative film as a literary genre, focusing not only on the critical elements of narrative in both novels and cinema, but also the theoretical and critical issues associated with adaptation. (Spring Odd Years)

    Prerequisite: ENGL 2010 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGL 3120 - Writing in the Sciences

    3 credits

    Students will develop skills for writing about the sciences in different contexts, for various purposes. Students will write technical papers about science for professional audiences. They will also write about scientific issues for general audiences, clarifying relevant cultural issues. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: ENGL 2010  and at least one 3000-level science course
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGL 3210 - American Literature I

    3 credits

    A study of American Literature from its beginnings up to the American Civil War. Readings will include both canonical and non-canonical works. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: ENGL 2400 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGL 3220 - American Literature II

    3 credits

    A study of American Literature from the Civil War through World War II. Readings will include both canonical and non-canonical works. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: ENGL 2400 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGL 3230 - British Literature I

    3 credits

    A study of British literature from its beginnings through the late 17th century. Readings will include both canonical and non-canonical works. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: ENGL 2400 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGL 3240 - British Literature II

    3 credits

    A study of British literature from the early 18th century through the present. Readings will include both canonical and non-canonical works. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: ENGL 2400 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGL 3250 - Continental European Lit I

    3 credits

    A study of canonical works of continental European literature in translation from its beginnings through the Renaissance. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: ENGL 2400 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGL 3260 - Continental European Lit II

    3 credits

    A study of canonical works of continental European literature in translation from the Renaissance through the present. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: ENGL 2400 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGL 3270 - World Literature: Non-Western

    3 credits

    A study of non-Western literatures, which may include African, Chinese, Indian, Japanese, Middle Eastern, and other texts in translation, with significant emphasis on one of these literatures. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: ENGL 2400 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGL 3280 - Young Adult Literature

    3 credits

    An introductory course in adolescent and Young Adult literature emphasizing pedagogical models for teaching diverse texts in a variety of genres. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: ENGL 2400 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGL 3290 - Contemporary Literature

    3 credits

    A foundational overview of literature from World War II to the present, with a focus on how writers interact with and are influenced by literary tradition. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: ENGL 2400 
  
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    ENGL 3900 - Methods of Teaching English

    3 credits

    Designed for the prospective teacher of English in the secondary school system, this course acquaints students with a variety of effective procedures for teaching English to adolescents within current state curriculum guidelines. Through course instruction, student will have opportunities to put into practice what they have learned in the lecture/discussions. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: ENGL 2030 , and either ENGL 2900  or ENGL 4530 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGL 4010 - Advanced Poetry Writing

    3 credits

    An in-depth study of the lyric sequence resulting in the creation of thematically linked poems. The course includes reading in the genre, workshops, and collaborations with other art forms. May be repeated once for credit. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: ENGL 2400 ; ENGL 2600  and ENGL 3010 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGL 4020 - Advanced Fiction Writing

    3 credits

    An advanced course in long-form fiction projects. Students complete 50+ pages of either a novel or novella. Extensive close reading and analysis of touchstone works are required. May be repeated once for credit. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: ENGL 2400 ; ENGL 2600  and ENGL 3030 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGL 4030 - Advanced Creative Non-fiction Writing

    3 credits

    Advanced study in the theory and practice of the modern essay and extended nonfiction prose. Particular attention to prose style. (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: ENGL 3040 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGL 4050 - Creative Writing Conference

    3 credits

    An advanced multi-genre workshop that includes a critique of one’s writing with a visiting writer through the Creative Writing and Pedagogy Conference.  Workshops will address craft, revision, and the submission process for publication. (Fall Odd Years)

    Prerequisite: ENGL 3010 , ENGL 3020, or ENGL 3030 
  
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    ENGL 4110 - Literary Genres

    3 credits

    In-depth seminar in a specific literary genre. Possible subjects: the novel, modern poetry, film, drama, literary realism/naturalism, nature writing, non-fiction prose, visual narratives, or memoir. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: ENGL 2400  and ENGL 2600 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGL 4140 - Topics in Creative Writing

    3 credits

    An in-depth seminar in a special topic in Creative Writing. Topics may include The History of Poetics, The Psychology of Creative Writing, Form and Theory in Fiction, Playwriting. Maybe be repeated once for credit with a different topic. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: ENGL 3010 ,  , or ENGL 3040 
  
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    ENGL 4210 - Literary History

    3 credits

    A study of specific periods in American and British Literature, including Old and Middle English, Restoration England, the British 18th Century, American Transcendentalism, American Realism, American Naturalism, British Romanticism, British Victorian Period, Modern and Contemporary American Literature, Modern and Contemporary British Literature. May also include the History of the English Language. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: ENGL 2200 and ENGL 2600 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGL 4310 - Major Authors

    3 credits

    An in-depth seminar in a specific author. Topics may include Chaucer, Milton, Austen, Woolf, Dickens, Cather, Faulkner, Hemingway, Kafka, and Dostoevsky. May be repeated once with a different author. (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: ENGL 2400  and ENGL 2600 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGL 4320 - Shakespeare

    3 credits

    An analysis of Shakespeare’s contribution to Elizabethan and Jacobean drama. (Fall, Summer)

    Prerequisite: ENGL 2400  and ENGL 2600 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGL 4410 - Advanced Study of Critical Methods

    3 credits

    An in-depth class emphasizing one or several literary theories and their applications. Sub-topics will vary. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: ENGL 2200   ENGL 2600  and permission of the instructor
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGL 4510 - Topics in Literature

    3 credits

    An in-depth seminar in a special topic in literature. Topics may include American Nature Writing, African American Lit, and Native American Lit. May be repeated once with a different topic. (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: ENGL 2400  and ENGL 2600 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGL 4530 - Creative Writing and Pedagogy

    3 credits

    This course combines the theory and practice of teaching creative writing with a pedagogical understanding of the writing standards of the Utah Common Core for grades 9-12.  This class involves attending a creative writing/pedagogy conference at SUU. (Fall even years)

    Prerequisite: ENGL 1120 ENGL 2020 , and ENGL 2030 
  
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    ENGL 4800 - Literature Senior Capstone

    3 credits

    This course is only for seniors in the English Literature Major.  This course emphasizes mastering analytical skills and developing research proposals, abstract writing, research methodologies, and the writing of an annotated bibliography culminating in a capstone essay of scholarly research.  Students will also take the ETS Major Field Test in English Literature to demonstrate their overall competency. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: ENGL 2400  and ENGL 2600 
    General Education Course: No.
  
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    ENGL 4810 - Creative Writing Senior Capstone

    3 credits

    For senior creative writing majors only.  Students prepare and workshop a portfolio of polished work with an in-depth critical introduction.  They also seminar on the practice of creative writing and discuss professionalism in the field.  The course culminates in a public reading of a selection from their portfolio. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: ENGL 4010 ENGL 4020 , or ENGL 4030 
  
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    ENGL 4820 - Teaching Senior Capstone

    3 credits

    For seniors in the English Teaching major only.  This course emphasizes the theories, research, and practice that inform the effective teaching of writing.  Students will read, discuss, and write about course readings, teaching observations, and the teaching of writing and develop their own theories of language and teaching to reflect on the pedagogical practices that arise from those theories. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: ENGL 3900 
  
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    ENGL 4890 - Internship

    1 to 12 credits

    (P/F)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGL 4980 - Student Teaching

    2 credits

    (P/F)

    General Education Course: No

English as a Second Language

  
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    EESL 4300 - Foundations of Bilingual/ESL Education

    3 credits

    Study and apply theories on the nature and role of language, culture, and learning environments as they relate to second language development, literacy, and academic achievement of ESL learners. (Fall)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EESL 4310 - Understanding Language Acquisition & Cognition

    3 credits

    Study and apply theories of first and second language acquisition and cognition to support English language proficiency, literacy, cognitive development, and academic success of ESL learners. (Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EESL 4320 - Assessment for a Diverse Linguistic Population

    3 credits

    Study and apply appropriate assessment practices for ESL learners with regard to accommodation, proficiency, placement, and academic achievement. Service-Learning project is required. This is a designated Service Learning course. (Fall)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EESL 4330 - Methods & Materials for the Bilingual/ESL Classroom

    3 credits

    Study and apply strategies and methods for selecting, adapting, and developing materials and resources in planning, implementing, and managing standards-based instruction for ESL learners. (Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EESL 4340 - Integrating Language Acquisition into Content Instruction

    3 credits

    Study and apply sheltered instruction models to integrate language acquisition and content instruction in the core curriculum for ESL learners. Service-learning project required. This is a designated Service Learning course. (Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EESL 4350 - Family/Parent Involvement in Education

    3 credits

    Study and apply models and best practices to involve parents, family, and the community as resources to help create positive learning environments for ESL education. (Fall)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EESL 5300 - Foundations of Bilingual/ESL Education

    3 credits

    Study and apply theories on the nature and role of language, culture, and learning environments as they relate to second language development, literacy, and academic achievement of ESL learners. (Online, Fall, Summer, or arranged for face-to-face cohort groups.)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EESL 5310 - Understanding Language Acquisition & Cognition

    3 credits

    Study and apply theories of first and second language acquisition and cognition to support English language proficiency, literacy, cognitive development, and academic success of ESL learners. (Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EESL 5320 - Assessment for a Diverse Linguistic Population

    3 credits

    Study and apply appropriate assessment practices for ESL learners with regard to accommodation, proficiency, placement, and academic achievement. Service-Learning project is required. (Online, Fall, or arranged for face-to-face cohort groups.)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EESL 5330 - Methods & Materials for the Bilingual/ESL Classroom

    3 credits

    Study and apply strategies and methods for selecting, adapting, and developing materials and resources in planning, implementing, and managing standards-based instruction for ESL learners. (Online, Spring, or arranged for face-to-face cohort groups.)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EESL 5340 - Integrating Language Acquisition into Content Instruction

    3 credits

    Study and apply sheltered instruction models to integrate language acquisition and content instruction in the core curriculum for ESL learners. Service-learning project required. (Online, Spring, or arranged for face-to-face cohort groups.)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EESL 5350 - Family/Parent Involvement in Education

    3 credits

    Study and apply models and best practices to involve parents, family, and the community as resources to help create positive learning environments for ESL education. (Fall)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EESL 6300 - Foundations of Bilingual/ESL Education

    3 credits

    Study and apply theories on the nature and role of language, culture, and learning environments as they relate to second language development, literacy, and academic achievement of ESL learners. (Online, Fall, Summer, or arranged for face-to-face cohort groups.)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EESL 6310 - Understanding Language Acquisition & Cognition

    3 credits

    Study and apply theories of first and second language acquisition and cognition to support English language proficiency, literacy, cognitive development, and academic success of ESL learners. (Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EESL 6320 - Assessment for a Diverse Linguistic Population

    3 credits

    Study and apply appropriate assessment practices for ESL learners with regard to accommodation, proficiency, placement, and academic achievement. Service-Learning project is required. (Online, Fall, or arranged for face-to-face cohort groups.)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EESL 6330 - Methods & Materials for the Bilingual/ESL Classroom

    3 credits

    Study and apply strategies and methods for selecting, adapting, and developing materials and resources in planning, implementing, and managing standards-based instruction for ESL learners. (Online, Spring, or arranged for face-to-face cohort groups.)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EESL 6340 - Integrating Language Acquisition into Content Instruction

    3 credits

    Study and apply sheltered instruction models to integrate language acquisition and content instruction in the core curriculum for ESL learners. Service-learning project required. (Online, Spring, or arranged for face-to-face cohort groups.)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EESL 6350 - Family/Parent Involvement in Education

    3 credits

    Study and apply models and best practices to involve parents, family, and the community as resources to help create positive learning environments for ESL education. (Fall)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    ESL 0901 - Grammar Fundamentals 1 - English as a Second Language

    2 credits

    This is an ESL grammar fundamentals course intended for non-English speakers who have very little or no experience with the English language. The most basic of grammatical concepts will be introduced as students learn to produce
    short phrases and sentences both orally and in writing. Repeatable up to 8 credits. (Fall, Spring, Summer, As Needed)

     

    General Education Course: No

  
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    ESL 0902 - Grammar Level One/English as a Second Language

    2 credits

    This is an ESL grammar fundamentals course for students who have minimal experience with English but have acquired a foundational reading vocabulary, are able to read and write simple phrases and sentences, and have learned basic grammatical concepts commensurate with the level of their writing skills. Additional grammatical concepts are introduced as speaking and writing skills develop. Repeatable up to 8 credits. (Fall, Spring, Summer, As Needed)

    Prerequisite: ESL 0901  or instructor permission.
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ESL 0903 - High Beginning Grammar/English as a Second Language

    2 credits

    This is an ESL grammar course intended for students who are still in the early stages of English language skills. It is designed for students who have already learned to read and write simple sentences in English and who have been
    introduced to very basic grammatical concepts. Repeatable up to 8 credits. (Fall, Spring, Summer, As Needed)

    Prerequisite: ESL 0902  or instructor permission
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ESL 0904 - Low Intermediate Grammar - English as a Second Language

    2 credits

    This is a low intermediate ESL grammar course. Students will receive instruction in the form, meaning and use of direct and indirect objects; the present progressive tense; adjective phrases; the past tense of “Be”; reflexive and
    reciprocal pronouns; future time; phrasal verbs; and the following expressions: can, know how to, be able to. (Fall, Spring, Summer, As needed)

    Prerequisite: ESL 0903  or instructor permission
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ESL 0905 - Intermediate Grammar - English as a Second Language

    2 credits

    This is an intermediate ESL grammar course for students who have progressed beyond the early stages of English language skills development and have a foundational understanding of basic English grammatical concepts including
    simple verb tenses and present progressive, nouns and pronouns, adjectives, phrasal verbs and modals. Areas of focus will include clauses and more complex verb tenses.. Repeatable up to 8 credits. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    Prerequisite: ESL 0904  or instructor permission
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ESL 0906 - High Intermediate Grammar - English as a Second Language

    2 credits

    This is a high intermediate grammar course that builds upon the concepts and principles taught in ESL 0905 and earlier grammar courses, as well as introducing additional grammar topics. Students taking this class should also be at
    the intermediate level or higher in reading/writing and listening/speaking skills. Repeatable up to 8 credits. (Fall, Spring, Summer, As needed)

    Prerequisite: ESL 0905  or instructor permission
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ESL 0907 - Pre-Advanced Grammar - English as a Second Language

    2 credits

    This is an ESL grammar course for students who are in transition from an intermediate to an advanced level in their overall English proficiency. Many grammar concepts and principles introduced in earlier grammar courses will be
    revisited with a more in-depth coverage, leading the student to a more complete understanding of those concepts. Repeatable up to 8 credits. (Fall, Spring, Summer, As needed)

    Prerequisite: ESL 0906  or instructor permission
    General Education Course: No.
  
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    ESL 0908 - Advanced Grammar - English as a Second Language

    2 credits

    This is an advanced ESL grammar course for students who are at a high intermediate to advanced level in their overall English proficiency. Many grammar concepts and principles introduced in earlier grammar courses will be revisited
    and expanded upon with a more in-depth coverage, leading the student to a more complete understanding of those concepts. Repeatable up to 8 credits. (Fall, Spring, Summer, As needed)

    Prerequisite: ESL 0907  or instructor permission
    General Education Course: No.
  
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    ESL 0909 - High Advanced Grammar - English as a Second Language

    2 credits

    This is a high level grammar course intended for students who are at an advanced level in their overall English proficiency, especially in the area of grammar, but who have not yet fully qualified for full immersion into the Academic
    Bridge courses. As with the ESL 0908 advanced grammar course, concepts and principles introduced in earlier grammar courses will be revisited in greater depth. Repeatable up to 8 credits. (Fall, Spring, Summer, As needed)

    Prerequisite: ESL 0908  or instructor permission
    General Education Course: No.
  
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    ESL 0911 - Reading/Writing Fundamentals 1 - English as a Second Language

    2 credits

    This is an ESL reading/writing fundamentals course intended for non-English speakers who have very little or no experience with the English language. The focus in this course is on learning basics such as the English alphabet and
    correct formation of letters in writing, word recognition, the acquisition of a foundational vocabulary and the reading and writing of simple phrases and sentences. Repeatable up to 8 credits. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    General Education Course: No
 

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