Jan 23, 2019  
2013-2014 General Catalog 
    
2013-2014 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG–FOR INFORMATION ONLY]

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Elementary Reading

  
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    EDRG 6252 - Conferences & Workshops

    1 to 3 credits

    (Summer/1st Session)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDRG 6253 - Conferences & Workshops

    1 to 3 credits

    (Summer/1st Session)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDRG 6320 - Advanced Content Area Literacy and Common Core

    3 credits

    This course is designed to prepare teachers to teach students literacy strategies that help them acquire knowledge from content area materials; including textbooks, literature, electronic text, etc. (Fall even years)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDRG 6330 - Teaching with Literature

    3 credits

    This course is designed to train classroom teachers to effectively use literature, from a wide variety of genres (including informational text), to augment and enhance instruction across curricula. (Spring odd years, or as needed)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDRG 6340 - Foundations of Literacy

    3 credits

    This course provides a historical and theoretical perspective on literacy instruction. Special emphasis will be given to past, present and future trends and issues. (Summer odd years, or as needed)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDRG 6345 - Adv Early Literacy & Language Development

    3 credits

    This course focuses on language development in young children; including, but not limited to, early literacy, first and second language development and acquisition, and home and cultural influences. (Summer odd years, or as needed)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDRG 6350 - Literacy Assessment & Intervention

    3 credits

    This course is designed to assist practicing teachers in the use of literacy assessment in all forms and to learn to provide appropriate literacy instruction to all children driven by such assessment. (Fall odd years, or as needed)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDRG 6370 - Teaching Process Writing

    3 credits

    Participants in this course will explore methods for teaching writing processes in all genres to students and how to integrate writing with reading, listening and speaking. (Spring even years, or as needed)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDRG 6380 - Advanced Reading Comprehension

    3 credits

    This course provides practicing teachers with current information on best practices for reading comprehension instruction at all levels and on the use of a variety of instructional methods. (Summer even years, and as needed)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDRG 6385 - Research in Reading

    3 credits

    This course is designed to engage students in studying and understanding classical and contemporary primary documents in reading and in methods of conducting their own reading research. (Summer even years, and as needed)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDRG 6390 - Supervising Literacy Programs

    3 credits

    This course prepares future reading specialists/coaches to administer and supervise literacy programs and to develop a specific, school/district literacy program for future implementation. (Fall)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDRG 6641 - Special Topics & Literacy Std

    1 credits

    (Arranged)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDRG 6642 - Special Topics & Literacy Stds

    2 credits

    (Arranged)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDRG 6643 - Special Topics & Literacy Stds

    3 credits

    (Arranged)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    EDRG 6890 - Reading Specialist Internship

    3 credits

    This course provides future reading specialists/coaches opportunity to implement a new school/district literacy program and evaluate its effectiveness in enhancing teachers’ literacy instruction. (P/F) (Fall/Spring or as needed)

    Prerequisite: EDRG 6320 , EDRG 6330 , EDRG 6340 , 6341, 6450, 6360, EDRG 6370 , EDRG 6380 , and EDRG 6390 
    General Education Course: No

Engineering

  
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    ENGR 1010 - Engineering in 21st Century

    3 credits

    Civilization in the 21st century has been enabled and shaped by science, engineering and technology. The foundations and social contributions of infrastructure, industry and manufacturing are investigated from the perspective of science, engineering and technology, and demonstrated through hands on applications. (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: Humanities Knowledge Area
  
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    ENGR 1030 - Computer-Assisted Design Using SolidWorks

    3 credits

    Introduction to using computer aided drafting (CAD) in engineering design. Topics covered include 2-D and 3-D drafting and the integration of drafting with engineering design software, use of layers, blocks and components, scaling, organization of engineering drawings, and drawing commands specific to Solidworks. (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGR 2000 - Statics and Strength of Materials for Construction Management

    3 credits

    Course includes topics such as: forces, moments, couples, and resultants; static equilibrium and statically equivalent force systems, center of gravity and center of pressure; free body method of analysis; friction; internal forces in members, concept of stress and strain; Hooke’s law, application to problems in tension/compression, shear, torsion, and bending. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: MATH 1050 , MATH 1060  
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGR 2010 - Statics

    3 credits

    Statics of particles and rigid bodies, free body diagrams, forces and moments of forces, equilibrium of rigid bodies, distributed forces, centroids, and moments of inertia. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: ENGR 1010 , MATH 1210 , PHYS 2210  & PHYS 2215 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGR 2030 - Dynamics

    3 credits

    Kinematics and kinetics of particles and rigid bodies in plane motion. Work-energy and impulse- momentum principles. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: ENGR 2010 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGR 2140 - Strength of Materials

    3 credits

    Mechanical properties and behavior of materials under stress. Analysis of stresses in beams and shafts. Plane stress and strain, principal stresses. Axial, torsional, and flexural loading. Mohr’s circle. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: ENGR 1030 , ENGR 2010  & MATH 1220 
    Co-Requisite: ENGR 2145 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    ENGR 2145 - Strength of Materials Lab

    1 credits

    This is the lab course that accompanies ENGR 2140 . Some of the lab work that is performed in this course include the experimental determination of the modulus of elasticity, Poisson’s ratio, principal strains and stresses, relationship between vertical shear force and bending moment distribution in a beam, relationships among bending moment section modulus, and stress or strain in a beam. The lab also teaches students how to properly install and use strain gages. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: ENGL 2010 
    Co-Requisite: ENGR 2140 
    General Education Course: No
  
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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 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  and MATH 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. (Spring)

    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 , ENGL 1010  and ENGL 2010 
    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)

    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 for Educators

    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 2900  or ENGL 4530  and 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 2400  and ENGL 2600 
    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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