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Graduate Courses Offered

The following is a list of all English courses available to Graduate students. Please refer to the Schedule of Classes links to the left on this page, or see the UWM Schedule of Classes.

ENGLISH 325 The Art of Fiction:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Study of novels or short stories through a unifying theme, set of technical problems, or critical concepts.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Fall 2018.
ENGLISH 325G The Art of Fiction:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Study of novels or short stories through a unifying theme, set of technical problems, or critical concepts.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Fall 2018.
ENGLISH 326 The Development of the Novel:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major artistic, social and intellectual events in the history of the novel from its origins to the present.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017.
ENGLISH 326G The Development of the Novel:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major artistic, social and intellectual events in the history of the novel from its origins to the present.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017.
ENGLISH 327 The Development of the Short Story
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major artistic, social and intellectual events in the history of the short story from the nineteenth century to the present.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2019, Fall 2017.
ENGLISH 327G The Development of the Short Story
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major artistic, social and intellectual events in the history of the short story from the nineteenth century to the present.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2019, Fall 2017.
ENGLISH 328 Forms of Experimental Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Approaches to forms of literature that stress experimentation, innovation and the radical alteration of existing forms.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2013, Spring 2012.
ENGLISH 328G Forms of Experimental Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Approaches to forms of literature that stress experimentation, innovation and the radical alteration of existing forms.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2013, Spring 2012.
ENGLISH 329 Film and Literature
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Capabilities and limitations of narrative film and literature, emphasizing the distinctiveness of each artistic mode.
Prerequisites: jr st, English 290(P), satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; or cons instr.
Course Rules: English 329 & FilmStd 329 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2019, Fall 2018.
ENGLISH 329G Film and Literature
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Capabilities and limitations of narrative film and literature, emphasizing the distinctiveness of each artistic mode.
Prerequisites: jr st, English 290(P), satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; or cons instr.
Course Rules: English 329 & FilmStd 329 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2019, Fall 2018.
ENGLISH 341 The Development of Drama:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A historical approach, with emphasis on new ideas in the theatre, new techniques, and the evolution of genres.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2006, Spring 1990.
ENGLISH 341G The Development of Drama:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A historical approach, with emphasis on new ideas in the theatre, new techniques, and the evolution of genres.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2006, Spring 1990.
ENGLISH 342 Comedy:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Works from the comic tradition with focus on theme, genre, region, or historical development.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Spring 2015.
ENGLISH 342G Comedy:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Works from the comic tradition with focus on theme, genre, region, or historical development.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Spring 2015.
ENGLISH 343 Tragedy:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Works from the tragic tradition with focus on theme, genre, region, or historical development.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2008, Fall 2000.
ENGLISH 343G Tragedy:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Works from the tragic tradition with focus on theme, genre, region, or historical development.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2008, Fall 2000.
ENGLISH 344 Modern Drama:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Topics vary. American and English dramatists since 1920, with emphasis on their stage approach, their use of language; and themes of illusion, communication, and identity.
Prerequisites: jr st, satisfaction of GER English Competency req; 6 cr in courses approved for hum distr cr.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2009, Spring 1991.
ENGLISH 344G Modern Drama:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Topics vary. American and English dramatists since 1920, with emphasis on their stage approach, their use of language; and themes of illusion, communication, and identity.
Prerequisites: jr st, satisfaction of GER English Competency req; 6 cr in courses approved for hum distr cr.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2009, Spring 1991.
ENGLISH 360 The Art of Poetry:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Inquiry into the art of poetry, with readings from a variety of poets.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2013, Fall 2012.
ENGLISH 360G The Art of Poetry:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Inquiry into the art of poetry, with readings from a variety of poets.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2013, Fall 2012.
ENGLISH 361 The Development of Poetry:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A study of significant intellectual, artistic, or social events in the history of poetry.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Summer 2011.
ENGLISH 361G The Development of Poetry:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A study of significant intellectual, artistic, or social events in the history of poetry.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Summer 2011.
ENGLISH 363 Medieval Epic and Romance
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Study of the traditions of medieval English epic and romance through an examination of representative medieval works.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 363G Medieval Epic and Romance
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Study of the traditions of medieval English epic and romance through an examination of representative medieval works.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 370 Folk Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A study of a particular form or forms of folk literature or the folk literature of a designated region or ethnic group.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2015, Spring 2013.
ENGLISH 370G Folk Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A study of a particular form or forms of folk literature or the folk literature of a designated region or ethnic group.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2015, Spring 2013.
ENGLISH 380 Media and Society:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
An examination of film and/or television, with attention to the representation of class, gender, race, and nation. Subtitles vary.
Prerequisites: jr st; English 290(P) or 291(P) or 6 cr in courses approved for hum breadth cr.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. English 380 & FilmStd 380 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Fall 2019.
ENGLISH 380G Media and Society:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
An examination of film and/or television, with attention to the representation of class, gender, race, and nation. Subtitles vary.
Prerequisites: jr st; English 290(P) or 291(P) or 6 cr in courses approved for hum breadth cr.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. English 380 & FilmStd 380 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Fall 2019.
ENGLISH 383 Cinema and Genre:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Stylistic and thematic analyses of literary and film genres (e.g., melodrama, film noir). Consideration of writers, directors, producers and stars whose works represent forms of a genre.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 290(P) or 6 cr in courses approved for hum breadth cr.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. English 383 & FilmStd 383 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2019, Fall 2018.
ENGLISH 383G Cinema and Genre:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Stylistic and thematic analyses of literary and film genres (e.g., melodrama, film noir). Consideration of writers, directors, producers and stars whose works represent forms of a genre.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 290(P) or 6 cr in courses approved for hum breadth cr.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. English 383 & FilmStd 383 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2019, Fall 2018.
ENGLISH 390 Classical Film Criticism and Theory
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Survey of the history of film theory, with particular attention to developing critical skills in film theoretical writing.
Prerequisites: jr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, English 290(P), & ArtHist 205(P); or cons instr.
Course Rules: English 390 & FilmStd 390 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2019.
ENGLISH 390G Classical Film Criticism and Theory
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Survey of the history of film theory, with particular attention to developing critical skills in film theoretical writing.
Prerequisites: jr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, English 290(P), & ArtHist 205(P); or cons instr.
Course Rules: English 390 & FilmStd 390 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2019.
ENGLISH 391 Television Criticism and Theory
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Study of the forms and representational strategies of television narrative, and the various modes of analysis that may be applied to television viewers and texts.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 291(P) or cons instr.
Course Rules: English 391 & FilmStd 391 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Spring 2019.
ENGLISH 391G Television Criticism and Theory
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Study of the forms and representational strategies of television narrative, and the various modes of analysis that may be applied to television viewers and texts.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 291(P) or cons instr.
Course Rules: English 391 & FilmStd 391 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Spring 2019.
ENGLISH 394 Theories of Mass Culture:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A survey of theories of mass culture relative to film from the late 19th century to the present.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 290(P) or 291(P) or cons instr.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. English 394 & FilmStd 394 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Spring 2019.
ENGLISH 394G Theories of Mass Culture:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A survey of theories of mass culture relative to film from the late 19th century to the present.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 290(P) or 291(P) or cons instr.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. English 394 & FilmStd 394 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Spring 2019.
ENGLISH 400 Introduction to English Linguistics
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Application of linguistic theory and techniques to modern English. English/Linguis 400 required of all English majors and minors in School of Education.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: Jointly-offered with & counts as repeat of Linguis 400.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Spring 2018.
ENGLISH 400G Introduction to English Linguistics
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Application of linguistic theory and techniques to modern English. English/Linguis 400 required of all English majors and minors in School of Education.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: Jointly-offered with & counts as repeat of Linguis 400.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Spring 2018.
ENGLISH 401 History of the English Language
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The origins of the English language and its changing structure.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition Competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2014, Spring 2012.
ENGLISH 401G History of the English Language
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The origins of the English language and its changing structure.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition Competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2014, Spring 2012.
ENGLISH 402 Theories of Language and Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Various topics involving some theoretical aspect(s) of language and literature.
Prerequisites: jr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; an intro course in linguis (e.g. English/Linguis 400, English 401, or Linguis 350).
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2010, Fall 2009.
ENGLISH 402G Theories of Language and Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Various topics involving some theoretical aspect(s) of language and literature.
Prerequisites: jr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; an intro course in linguis (e.g. English/Linguis 400, English 401, or Linguis 350).
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2010, Fall 2009.
ENGLISH 403 Survey of Modern English Grammar
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Studies in elements of grammar, noun and verb phrase, clause and sentence connection, and complex noun phrase.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Fall 2015.
ENGLISH 403G Survey of Modern English Grammar
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Studies in elements of grammar, noun and verb phrase, clause and sentence connection, and complex noun phrase.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Fall 2015.
ENGLISH 404 Language, Power, and Identity
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The use of distinctive language varieties to construct identity and maintain power relations within a society.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2019, Fall 2018.
ENGLISH 404G Language, Power, and Identity
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The use of distinctive language varieties to construct identity and maintain power relations within a society.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2019, Fall 2018.
ENGLISH 406 Advanced English Grammar
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Continuation of English 403 with emphasis on the analysis of complex sentences and discourse syntax.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 403(P).
Course Rules: English 406 & Linguis 406 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 1995, Spring 1994.
ENGLISH 406G Advanced English Grammar
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Continuation of English 403 with emphasis on the analysis of complex sentences and discourse syntax.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 403(P).
Course Rules: English 406 & Linguis 406 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 1995, Spring 1994.
ENGLISH 414 Special Topics in Creative Writing:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Readings, discussion and assigned writing in specialized areas of creative writing.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 233(P), 234(P), 235(P), or 236(P); or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. May not be retaken for major cr. Students may not enroll concurrently in a second section of English 414 or in English 415, 416, 615, or 616.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Fall 2019.
ENGLISH 414G Special Topics in Creative Writing:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Readings, discussion and assigned writing in specialized areas of creative writing.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 233(P), 234(P), 235(P), or 236(P); or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. May not be retaken for major cr. Students may not enroll concurrently in a second section of English 414 or in English 415, 416, 615, or 616.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Fall 2019.
ENGLISH 427 Writing for Nonprofits
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Persuasive writing of advocacy genres, such as reports, letters, websites, and social media, produced by nonprofit organizations. Focus on theory, practice, collaboration, and service learning.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Course Rules: No cr for students w/cr in English 431 w/same topic.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Fall 2016.
ENGLISH 427G Writing for Nonprofits
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Persuasive writing of advocacy genres, such as reports, letters, websites, and social media, produced by nonprofit organizations. Focus on theory, practice, collaboration, and service learning.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Course Rules: No cr for students w/cr in English 431 w/same topic.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Fall 2016.
ENGLISH 430 Advanced Writing Workshop
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A tutorial course in advanced exposition. Individual assignments and conferences. Enrollment limited to 12 students.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: OWCB
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Fall 2019.
ENGLISH 430G Advanced Writing Workshop
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A tutorial course in advanced exposition. Individual assignments and conferences. Enrollment limited to 12 students.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: OWCB
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Fall 2019.
ENGLISH 431 Topics in Advanced Communications:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Seminar in the history, theory, or practice of professional, technical, medical, or science communications.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: OWCB
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2017.
ENGLISH 431G Topics in Advanced Communications:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Seminar in the history, theory, or practice of professional, technical, medical, or science communications.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: OWCB
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2017.
ENGLISH 433 Creative Nonfiction for Publication
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Writing in a variety of creative nonfiction formats, using literary techniques. Preparation of articles for submission to magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and educational publications.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2015, Fall 2014.
ENGLISH 433G Creative Nonfiction for Publication
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Writing in a variety of creative nonfiction formats, using literary techniques. Preparation of articles for submission to magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and educational publications.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2015, Fall 2014.
ENGLISH 434 Editing and Publishing
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Training and practice in editorial procedures; preparation of fiction/nonfiction manuscripts for book or journal publication; editorial rewriting; editing; copyediting; proofreading; fundamentals of layout/design.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; 6 cr in English 201(P), 202(P), 205(P), 206(P), 207(P), 208(P), 230(P), 233(P), 234(P), 235(P), 236(P), 240(P), 414(P), 415(P), 416(P), 430(P), 431(P), 432(P), 433(P), 435(P), 436(P), 437(P), 615(P), or 616(P).
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Spring 2016.
ENGLISH 434G Editing and Publishing
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Training and practice in editorial procedures; preparation of fiction/nonfiction manuscripts for book or journal publication; editorial rewriting; editing; copyediting; proofreading; fundamentals of layout/design.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; 6 cr in English 201(P), 202(P), 205(P), 206(P), 207(P), 208(P), 230(P), 233(P), 234(P), 235(P), 236(P), 240(P), 414(P), 415(P), 416(P), 430(P), 431(P), 432(P), 433(P), 435(P), 436(P), 437(P), 615(P), or 616(P).
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Spring 2016.
ENGLISH 436 Technical Documentation
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Theory, methods, and practice in writing clear, concise technical instructions; audience analysis, customer requirements, information architecture, training materials, web projects, and emerging technology discussion topics.
Prerequisites: jr st; English 206(P) & 435(P) or cons instr.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Spring 2014.
ENGLISH 436G Technical Documentation
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Theory, methods, and practice in writing clear, concise technical instructions; audience analysis, customer requirements, information architecture, training materials, web projects, and emerging technology discussion topics.
Prerequisites: jr st; English 206(P) & 435(P) or cons instr.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Spring 2014.
ENGLISH 437 Project Management for Professional Writers
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major stages of the writing process in workplace contexts: research, analysis, project planning and management, document design, usability testing, and revision.
Prerequisites: junior standing; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency requirement; English 205(P), 206(P), or consent of instructor.
Course Rules: Counts as repeat of English 437X.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Spring 2016, Fall 2014, Spring 2013.
ENGLISH 438 Advanced Research Writing
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Intensive instructions in methods and writing for research papers: audience analysis, bibliographic methods, computer searches, interpretation of data, style guides, abstracts and summaries and the publication process.
Prerequisites: jr st; English 208(P) or cons instr.
ENGLISH 438G Advanced Research Writing
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Intensive instructions in methods and writing for research papers: audience analysis, bibliographic methods, computer searches, interpretation of data, style guides, abstracts and summaries and the publication process.
Prerequisites: jr st; English 208(P) or cons instr.
ENGLISH 439 Information Design
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Development of technical communication projects for external clients, applying theories from graphic design, usability, cognitive psychology, and technical communication.
Prerequisites: junior standing; English 205(P), 206(P), or 207(P), or consent of instructor.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018.
ENGLISH 440 Introduction to Peer Tutoring and Practice
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Students explore their own writing practices in light of rhetorical theory and learn to tutor others.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req, & English 201(P), 202(P), 205(P), 206(P), 207(P), or 233(P) w/grade of B- or better or cons instr; or grad st.
Last Taught: Spring 2007, UWinteriM 2006.
ENGLISH 440G Introduction to Peer Tutoring and Practice
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Students explore their own writing practices in light of rhetorical theory and learn to tutor others.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req, & English 201(P), 202(P), 205(P), 206(P), 207(P), or 233(P) w/grade of B- or better or cons instr; or grad st.
Last Taught: Spring 2007, UWinteriM 2006.
ENGLISH 441 Advanced Peer Tutoring Theory and Practice
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Students will examine various theories of literacy and learning, applying these theories to peer tutoring practice and testing their sufficiency through case-study research.
Prerequisites: English 440(P) or cons instr.
ENGLISH 441G Advanced Peer Tutoring Theory and Practice
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Students will examine various theories of literacy and learning, applying these theories to peer tutoring practice and testing their sufficiency through case-study research.
Prerequisites: English 440(P) or cons instr.
ENGLISH 442 Writing Center Tutoring Practicum
1 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
For prospective tutors, a foundation of concentrated study and practice to begin tutoring in UWM's Writing Center.
Prerequisites: jr st; cons instr.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2013.
ENGLISH 442G Writing Center Tutoring Practicum
1 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
For prospective tutors, a foundation of concentrated study and practice to begin tutoring in UWM's Writing Center.
Prerequisites: jr st; cons instr.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2013.
ENGLISH 443 Grant Writing
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Theory, methods, and practice in writing clear, concise grant proposals and related documents; audience analysis, rhetorical approaches, research methods, and online grantseeking.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: Counts as repeat of English 431 w/same topic. Req'd service learning component.
Last Taught: Spring 2020.
ENGLISH 443G Grant Writing
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Theory, methods, and practice in writing clear, concise grant proposals and related documents; audience analysis, rhetorical approaches, research methods, and online grantseeking.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: Counts as repeat of English 431 w/same topic. Req'd service learning component.
Last Taught: Spring 2020.
ENGLISH 444 Technical Editing
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Theories, methods, and practice in editing professional and technical documents; grammar and usage; copyediting and comprehensive editing; editor-writer relationship; rhetorical, social, and audience analysis.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: Counts as repeat of English 431 w/same topic.
Last Taught: Fall 2019.
ENGLISH 444G Technical Editing
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Theories, methods, and practice in editing professional and technical documents; grammar and usage; copyediting and comprehensive editing; editor-writer relationship; rhetorical, social, and audience analysis.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: Counts as repeat of English 431 w/same topic.
Last Taught: Fall 2019.
ENGLISH 445 The Composing Process:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Issues in composition studies, such as the theory and practice of writing, evaluation and assessment, and collaborative learning.
Prerequisites: jr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, or cons instr; or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max for undergrads or 6 cr max for grads.
Last Taught: Fall 2016, Spring 2016.
ENGLISH 445G The Composing Process:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Issues in composition studies, such as the theory and practice of writing, evaluation and assessment, and collaborative learning.
Prerequisites: jr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, or cons instr; or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max for undergrads or 6 cr max for grads.
Last Taught: Fall 2016, Spring 2016.
ENGLISH 451 Chaucer
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Linguistic and intellectual traditions exemplified in Chaucer's poetry.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2010, Fall 2009.
ENGLISH 451G Chaucer
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Linguistic and intellectual traditions exemplified in Chaucer's poetry.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2010, Fall 2009.
ENGLISH 452 Shakespeare
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Works representing Shakespeare's career, selected from comedies, tragedies, histories, and poems.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be used as a repeat of 453 for students who have not taken English 452 previously.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Summer 2019.
ENGLISH 452G Shakespeare
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Works representing Shakespeare's career, selected from comedies, tragedies, histories, and poems.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be used as a repeat of 453 for students who have not taken English 452 previously.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Summer 2019.
ENGLISH 454 Milton
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Milton's English poetry and selections from his prose.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2019, Spring 2018.
ENGLISH 454G Milton
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Milton's English poetry and selections from his prose.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2019, Spring 2018.
ENGLISH 455 Writers in Drama:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A significant dramatist or a combination of playwrights.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
ENGLISH 455G Writers in Drama:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A significant dramatist or a combination of playwrights.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
ENGLISH 456 Writers in English Literature, 1500-1660:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A significant literary figure or figures in the context of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Summer 2009, Spring 1990.
ENGLISH 456G Writers in English Literature, 1500-1660:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A significant literary figure or figures in the context of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Summer 2009, Spring 1990.
ENGLISH 457 Writers in English Literature, 1660-1798:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A significant literary figure or figures in the context of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Spring 2014.
ENGLISH 457G Writers in English Literature, 1660-1798:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A significant literary figure or figures in the context of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Spring 2014.
ENGLISH 458 Writers in English Literature, 1798-1900:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A significant literary figure or figures in the context of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2016, Spring 2012.
ENGLISH 458G Writers in English Literature, 1798-1900:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A significant literary figure or figures in the context of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2016, Spring 2012.
ENGLISH 459 Writers in English Literature, 1900 to the Present:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A significant literary figure or figures in the context of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2012, Summer 2008.
ENGLISH 459G Writers in English Literature, 1900 to the Present:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A significant literary figure or figures in the context of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2012, Summer 2008.
ENGLISH 460 Writers in American Literature, 1500-1900:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A significant literary figure or figures in the context of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2019, Fall 2018.
ENGLISH 460G Writers in American Literature, 1500-1900:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A significant literary figure or figures in the context of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2019, Fall 2018.
ENGLISH 461 Writers in American Literature, 1900 to the Present:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A significant literary figure or figures in the context of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2014, Fall 2013.
ENGLISH 461G Writers in American Literature, 1900 to the Present:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A significant literary figure or figures in the context of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2014, Fall 2013.
ENGLISH 463 Writers in African-American Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A significant figure or figures in African-American literature.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: CD
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2011, Fall 2009.
ENGLISH 463G Writers in African-American Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A significant figure or figures in African-American literature.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: CD
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2011, Fall 2009.
ENGLISH 465 Women Writers:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
One or more significant women writers.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Fall 2018.
ENGLISH 465G Women Writers:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
One or more significant women writers.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Fall 2018.
ENGLISH 500 Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major genres, themes, and figures of the Middle Ages through a reading of representative works.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2011, Spring 2011.
ENGLISH 500G Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major genres, themes, and figures of the Middle Ages through a reading of representative works.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2011, Spring 2011.
ENGLISH 501 Studies in Literature, 1500-1660:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Critical study of major genres, themes, figures, tenets, aspects, influences and trends in the literature of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2013, Spring 2011.
ENGLISH 501G Studies in Literature, 1500-1660:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Critical study of major genres, themes, figures, tenets, aspects, influences and trends in the literature of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2013, Spring 2011.
ENGLISH 504 Studies in Literature, 1660-1800:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major genres, themes, figures and trends in the literature of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Fall 2016.
ENGLISH 504G Studies in Literature, 1660-1800:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major genres, themes, figures and trends in the literature of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Fall 2016.
ENGLISH 505 Studies in Literature, 1800-1900:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major genres, themes, figures and trends in the literature of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2007, Spring 2006.
ENGLISH 505G Studies in Literature, 1800-1900:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major genres, themes, figures and trends in the literature of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2007, Spring 2006.
ENGLISH 507 Studies in Literature, 1900 to the Present:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major genres, themes, figures and trends in the literature of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Spring 2015.
ENGLISH 507G Studies in Literature, 1900 to the Present:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major genres, themes, figures and trends in the literature of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Spring 2015.
ENGLISH 515 Literature and the Other Arts:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Critical study of literary works in combination with works from the other arts.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg of topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Fall 2015.
ENGLISH 515G Literature and the Other Arts:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Critical study of literary works in combination with works from the other arts.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg of topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Fall 2015.
ENGLISH 517 Studies in African-American Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major genres, themes, figures and trends in African-American literature.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: CD
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2020.
ENGLISH 517G Studies in African-American Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major genres, themes, figures and trends in African-American literature.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: CD
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2020.
ENGLISH 518 Studies in Irish Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major genres, themes, figures and trends in Irish literature.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2003, Spring 1988.
ENGLISH 518G Studies in Irish Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major genres, themes, figures and trends in Irish literature.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2003, Spring 1988.
ENGLISH 525 American Indian Literature, Culture, and Creative Arts
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Critical methods in understanding indigenous literature, cultures, and creative arts; uses of arts in indigenous cultures; how arts influence people's views of indigenous peoples.
Prerequisites: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: AIS 525 & English 525 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
ENGLISH 525G American Indian Literature, Culture, and Creative Arts
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Critical methods in understanding indigenous literature, cultures, and creative arts; uses of arts in indigenous cultures; how arts influence people's views of indigenous peoples.
Prerequisites: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: AIS 525 & English 525 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
ENGLISH 547 Studies in Theory and Criticism:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Topics, trends, or approaches in theory and criticism.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2016, Fall 2015.
ENGLISH 547G Studies in Theory and Criticism:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Topics, trends, or approaches in theory and criticism.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2016, Fall 2015.
ENGLISH 565 Introduction to Adult/University Level TESOL
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Overview of the various approaches to teaching English as a second language (ESL) to adult/university-level learners.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: Jointly-offered w/& counts as repeat of Linguis 565(426). Does not satisfy requirements in School of Educ.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Spring 2014.
ENGLISH 565G Introduction to Adult/University Level TESOL
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Overview of the various approaches to teaching English as a second language (ESL) to adult/university-level learners.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: Jointly-offered w/& counts as repeat of Linguis 565(426). Does not satisfy requirements in School of Educ.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Spring 2014.
ENGLISH 567 Materials for ESL Instruction
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Designed for prospective ESL/EFL teachers. Focus on planning and designing courses to meet the needs of specific populations of language learners.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; cons instr.
Course Rules: English 567 & Linguis 567 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2010, Spring 2009.
ENGLISH 567G Materials for ESL Instruction
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Designed for prospective ESL/EFL teachers. Focus on planning and designing courses to meet the needs of specific populations of language learners.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; cons instr.
Course Rules: English 567 & Linguis 567 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2010, Spring 2009.
ENGLISH 569 Practicum in Adult/University TESOL
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A structured, supervised practicum in language teaching to students in the adult/university TESOL certificate program.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; cons instr.
Course Rules: English 569 & Linguis 569 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2013, Spring 2009.
ENGLISH 569G Practicum in Adult/University TESOL
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A structured, supervised practicum in language teaching to students in the adult/university TESOL certificate program.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; cons instr.
Course Rules: English 569 & Linguis 569 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2013, Spring 2009.
ENGLISH 611 The Writer and the Current Literary Scene
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Recent developments in the theory and techniques of contemporary fiction or nonfiction. Especially designed for creative writing students.
Prerequisites: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, & 3 cr in English 415(P), 416(P), 615(P), or 616(P); or grad st.
Last Taught: Fall 2008, Fall 2006.
ENGLISH 611G The Writer and the Current Literary Scene
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Recent developments in the theory and techniques of contemporary fiction or nonfiction. Especially designed for creative writing students.
Prerequisites: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, & 3 cr in English 415(P), 416(P), 615(P), or 616(P); or grad st.
Last Taught: Fall 2008, Fall 2006.
ENGLISH 612 Poetry and the Creative Process
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The origin and development of poetic ideas and techniques. Designed especially for creative writing students.
Prerequisites: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, & 3 cr in English 415(P), 416(P), 615(P), or 616(P); or grad st.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Spring 2010.
ENGLISH 612G Poetry and the Creative Process
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The origin and development of poetic ideas and techniques. Designed especially for creative writing students.
Prerequisites: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, & 3 cr in English 415(P), 416(P), 615(P), or 616(P); or grad st.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Spring 2010.
ENGLISH 615 Advanced Workshop in Fiction
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Intensive workshop critiques of student writing. Content varies.
Prerequisites: sr st, English 415(P), one of second section of English 415(P) or English 414(P) or 416(P), satisfaction of English composition competency; or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Fall 2019.
ENGLISH 615G Advanced Workshop in Fiction
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Intensive workshop critiques of student writing. Content varies.
Prerequisites: sr st, English 415(P), one of second section of English 415(P) or English 414(P) or 416(P), satisfaction of English composition competency; or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Fall 2019.
ENGLISH 616 Advanced Workshop in Poetry:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Intensive workshop critiques of student writing. Content varies.
Prerequisites: sr st, 3 cr in English 416(P), one of second section of English 416(P) or English 414(P) or 415(P), & cons instr based on writing sample; or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2020.
ENGLISH 616G Advanced Workshop in Poetry:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Intensive workshop critiques of student writing. Content varies.
Prerequisites: sr st, 3 cr in English 416(P), one of second section of English 416(P) or English 414(P) or 415(P), & cons instr based on writing sample; or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2020.
ENGLISH 620 Seminar in the Art of Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Intensive study of a literary form or genre, or selected works from varying genres, with emphasis on elements of invention, innovation and craft.
Prerequisites: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2010, Spring 2005.
ENGLISH 620G Seminar in the Art of Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Intensive study of a literary form or genre, or selected works from varying genres, with emphasis on elements of invention, innovation and craft.
Prerequisites: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2010, Spring 2005.
ENGLISH 621 Seminar in the Literature of England:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Focus upon specific themes, critical or aesthetic issues, or generic development, in one or more periods of English literature.
Prerequisites: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Spring 2015.
ENGLISH 621G Seminar in the Literature of England:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Focus upon specific themes, critical or aesthetic issues, or generic development, in one or more periods of English literature.
Prerequisites: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Spring 2015.
ENGLISH 622 Seminar in Irish Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Specific themes, critical or aesthetic issues, or generic development, in one or more periods of Irish literature.
Prerequisites: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2017.
ENGLISH 622G Seminar in Irish Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Specific themes, critical or aesthetic issues, or generic development, in one or more periods of Irish literature.
Prerequisites: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2017.
ENGLISH 623 Seminar in American Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Focus upon specific themes, critical or aesthetic issues, or generic development, in one or more periods of American literature.
Prerequisites: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2020.
ENGLISH 623G Seminar in American Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Focus upon specific themes, critical or aesthetic issues, or generic development, in one or more periods of American literature.
Prerequisites: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2020.
ENGLISH 624 Seminar in Modern Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Focus upon specific themes, critical or aesthetic issues, or significant innovations in modern literature, viewed in a cross-cultural or contemporary context.
Prerequisites: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2020.
ENGLISH 624G Seminar in Modern Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Focus upon specific themes, critical or aesthetic issues, or significant innovations in modern literature, viewed in a cross-cultural or contemporary context.
Prerequisites: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2020.
ENGLISH 625 Seminar in Literary History:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
An intensive study of literature within its historical dimension, stressing the goals and methods of historical criticism and research in connection with specific periods, topics or traditions.
Prerequisites: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Fall 2016.
ENGLISH 625G Seminar in Literary History:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
An intensive study of literature within its historical dimension, stressing the goals and methods of historical criticism and research in connection with specific periods, topics or traditions.
Prerequisites: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Fall 2016.
ENGLISH 626 Seminar in Critical Theory:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
An investigation into one or more critical theories and their contribution to the study of literature.
Prerequisites: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Fall 2010.
ENGLISH 626G Seminar in Critical Theory:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
An investigation into one or more critical theories and their contribution to the study of literature.
Prerequisites: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Fall 2010.
ENGLISH 627 Seminar in Literature and Culture:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Intensive study of literature within its cultural context, stressing goals and methods of cultural criticism and research in connection with specific issues or topics.
Prerequisites: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2019.
ENGLISH 627G Seminar in Literature and Culture:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Intensive study of literature within its cultural context, stressing goals and methods of cultural criticism and research in connection with specific issues or topics.
Prerequisites: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2019.
ENGLISH 628 Seminar in Literature by Women:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Focus on major writers or themes, or on a body of work that represents a variety of perspectives on gender issues.
Prerequisites: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2015.
ENGLISH 628G Seminar in Literature by Women:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Focus on major writers or themes, or on a body of work that represents a variety of perspectives on gender issues.
Prerequisites: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2015.
ENGLISH 629 Seminar in Literature and Sexuality:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Intensive study of the relationship between literature and human sexuality, focusing on particular periods, topics, or critical and aesthetic issues.
Prerequisites: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2015, Spring 2010.
ENGLISH 629G Seminar in Literature and Sexuality:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Intensive study of the relationship between literature and human sexuality, focusing on particular periods, topics, or critical and aesthetic issues.
Prerequisites: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2015, Spring 2010.
ENGLISH 630 Seminar in Literature and the Other Arts:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Selections from literature in connection with works from the other arts ranging from the Middle Ages to the present, stressing the importance of an inter-arts perspective.
Prerequisites: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Fall 2005.
ENGLISH 630G Seminar in Literature and the Other Arts:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Selections from literature in connection with works from the other arts ranging from the Middle Ages to the present, stressing the importance of an inter-arts perspective.
Prerequisites: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Fall 2005.
ENGLISH 631 Seminar in African-American Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Focus upon major writers or themes, or on a body of work that represents a variety of perspectives on African-American experience.
Prerequisites: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English &/or CompLit at the 300-level or above; or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Fall 2016.
ENGLISH 631G Seminar in African-American Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Focus upon major writers or themes, or on a body of work that represents a variety of perspectives on African-American experience.
Prerequisites: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English &/or CompLit at the 300-level or above; or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Fall 2016.
ENGLISH 632 Seminar in American Indian Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Focus on major forms, prominent themes, or tribal traditions in the literature of the American Indian.
Prerequisites: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit at the 300-level or above; or grad st.
Course Rules: AIS 632 & English 632 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2016, Spring 2015.
ENGLISH 632G Seminar in American Indian Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Focus on major forms, prominent themes, or tribal traditions in the literature of the American Indian.
Prerequisites: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit at the 300-level or above; or grad st.
Course Rules: AIS 632 & English 632 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2016, Spring 2015.
ENGLISH 633 Seminar in Rhetoric and Professional Writing:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Examination of a topic in rhetorical theory and its intersections with related fields such as cultural studies, professional writing, literacy theory, or composition studies.
Prerequisites: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Satisfies L&S Seminar requirement.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Spring 2019.
ENGLISH 633G Seminar in Rhetoric and Professional Writing:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Examination of a topic in rhetorical theory and its intersections with related fields such as cultural studies, professional writing, literacy theory, or composition studies.
Prerequisites: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Satisfies L&S Seminar requirement.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Spring 2019.
ENGLISH 634 Seminar in English Language Studies:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Examination of a topic in the study of the English language, providing an opportunity to investigate an issue in language studies in depth.
Prerequisites: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2012, Spring 2011.
ENGLISH 634G Seminar in English Language Studies:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Examination of a topic in the study of the English language, providing an opportunity to investigate an issue in language studies in depth.
Prerequisites: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2012, Spring 2011.
ENGLISH 700 Teaching Writing Practicum
1 cr. Graduate.
One-hour weekly practicum for new GTAs teaching first-year composition.
Prerequisites: grad st; cons instr
Last Taught: Fall 2019, Fall 2018.
ENGLISH 701 Writing Pedagogies
3 cr. Graduate.
Theories and practices of college composition pedagogy.
Prerequisites: grad st; cons instr.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Spring 2019, Fall 2017, Fall 2016.
ENGLISH 702 English Graduate Institute:
3 cr. Graduate.
A multisection modular summer course in three tracks: literature, english language, and composition. Six three-week sections are offered.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Students may enrol for a max of 2 sections each summer. Retakable w/chg in topic to 12 cr max.
ENGLISH 703 Introduction to Graduate Studies in Literature
1 cr. Graduate.
Orientation to best practices, scholarly work, and current debates in primary fields of research in the discipline of literature and cultural theory.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Last Taught: Fall 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Fall 2016.
ENGLISH 704 Teaching Creative Writing
3 cr. Graduate.
Approaches to the teaching of creative writing at elementary, high school or college levels.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Consult instr to determine emphasis & range.
Last Taught: Fall 2019, Spring 2017, Fall 2008, Spring 2005.
ENGLISH 705 Public Rhetorics and Community Engagement Colloquium
1 cr. Graduate.
Colloquium in public rhetorics, professional writing, and community engagement. Investigation of disciplinary foundations and professional concerns in public rhetorics, professional writing, and community engagement.
Prerequisites: grad st or cons instr.
Course Rules: Retakable.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Fall 2019.
ENGLISH 706 Seminar in Professional Writing Theory and Pedagogy
3 cr. Graduate.
Theory and application of various approaches to teaching technical and business writing on the college and university level.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Spring 2014, Spring 2011.
ENGLISH 707 Writing for Business Management
2-3 cr. Graduate.
Theory and practice of business writing: advanced techniques of audience analysis, organization, persuasion, and revision for clarity, in writing reports, memos, letters, and journal articles.
Prerequisites: grad st in school of business administration or cons instr.
Last Taught: Spring 2008, Spring 2006, Spring 2004, Spring 2001.
ENGLISH 708 Advanced Professional Writing
3 cr. Graduate.
Seminar on the theory and development of students' professional approaches to writing, research on professional writing genres, and intensive analysis and editorial revisions of documents.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Not open to students with grad cr in English 435(ER).
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Spring 2010, Fall 2008, Fall 2006.
ENGLISH 709 Rhetoric, Writing, and Information Technology
3 cr. Graduate.
Seminar on theory and research concerning audiences and information architecture for on-line discourse, instructional design, e-learning, documentation systems, hypertext, mark-up languages, cultural factors, and Web site development.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Not open to students with grad cr in English 436(ER).
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2014, Fall 2013.
ENGLISH 710 Advanced Project Management for Professional Writers
3 cr. Graduate.
Seminar on the theoretical issues, empirical findings, and advanced strategies for project management; research, task analysis, planning, collaboration, problem solving, document design, usability testing and quality evaluation.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Not open to students w/ grad cr in English 437(ER).
Last Taught: Fall 2015, Spring 2014, Spring 2012, Spring 2009.
ENGLISH 711 Topics in Public and Professional Writing:
3 cr. Graduate.
Special topics seminar in the history, theory, pedagogy, or practice of writing. Special focus on public and workplace literacy.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/ chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2013, Summer 2011, Spring 2010, Fall 2008.
ENGLISH 712 Theories in Public Rhetorics and Community Engagement
3 cr. Graduate.
Seminar on the major theoretical perspectives influencing the field of public rhetorics and community engagement.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Fall 2015, Fall 2013, Fall 2009.
ENGLISH 713 Research Methods in Rhetorics, Literacies, and Community Engagement
3 cr. Graduate.
Seminar on the issues and practice of qualitative research as it applies to areas of inquiry related to rhetoric, writing and literacy.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2017, Fall 2014, Fall 2012.
ENGLISH 714 Usability Studies
3 cr. Graduate.
Seminar on history and theory of usability studies and advanced practice in usability assessment and testing.
Prerequisites: grad st.
ENGLISH 715 Narrative Craft and Theory:
3 cr. Graduate.
Analysis of selected prose narratives with emphasis on technical, generic, and aesthetic features.
Prerequisites: grad st or cons coord of Creative Writing.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Fall 2016.
ENGLISH 716 Poetic Craft and Theory:
3 cr. Graduate.
Analysis of selected poems with emphasis on technical, generic, and aesthetic features.
Prerequisites: grad st or cons coord of creative writing.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Fall 2016.
ENGLISH 718 Directed Writing in Poetry
3 cr. Graduate.
Advanced tutorials with seminar component. Content varies.
Prerequisites: grad st & cons instr.
Course Rules: Register with listed instructor(s) only. May be retaken up to 6 cr.
Last Taught: Fall 2007, Fall 2001, Fall 1999, Fall 1998.
ENGLISH 720 Modern Literary Theory
3 cr. Graduate.
A graduate-level introduction to the major critical and theoretical perspectives of the 20th century.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Last Taught: Fall 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Spring 2016.
ENGLISH 737 Literature and Aesthetics
3 cr. Graduate.
A graduate-level introduction to the major aesthetic philosophies and theories of the western tradition, with emphasis on their relevance to modern criticism and theory.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Last Taught: Spring 2009, Spring 2007.
ENGLISH 738 Theories of Language, Literature, or Composition:
3 cr. Graduate.
Introduction to scholarship in theoretical or methodological approaches to language, literature, or composition.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2006, Fall 2005, Spring 2005, Fall 2004.
ENGLISH 740 Approaches to the Modern I
3 cr. Graduate.
Seminar on major figures and intellectual forces that have shaped multiple approaches to the modern across the academy.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: English 740, Hist 740, & MALLT 740 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Fall 2013, Fall 2011, Fall 2001.
ENGLISH 741 Approaches to the Modern II
3 cr. Graduate.
Seminar on major figures and intellectual forces that have shaped approaches to the modern across periods.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: English 741, Hist 741 & MALLT 741 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Spring 2019, Fall 2015, Spring 2014.
ENGLISH 742 Media Culture
3 cr. Graduate.
A graduate level introduction to media culture, with an emphasis on forms and theories of media culture from the mid-19th century to the present.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: English 742 & FilmStd 742 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2019, Fall 2017, Fall 2014, Fall 2012.
ENGLISH 743 Film Studies:
3 cr. Graduate.
A graduate-level introduction to film studies, including methods of film analysis and approaches to the history of film.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. English 743 & FilmStd 743 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2016, Spring 2014, Fall 2011.
ENGLISH 749 Advanced Internship in Writing and Community Engagement
1-4 cr. Graduate.
Practicum in writing and community engagement enabling students to develop new skills and credentials while learning how best to test theory through practice and apply theory to practice.
Prerequisites: grad st; cons instr.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Summer 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018.
ENGLISH 750 History of Rhetoric and Writing Studies
3 cr. Graduate.
Background in historic rhetorical traditions and critical commentary on those traditions.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Last Taught: Fall 2019, Fall 2016, Spring 2014, Spring 2011.
ENGLISH 751 History of Rhetoric II:
3 cr. Graduate.
Study of central themes, concepts, and issues after the classical period.
Prerequisites: grad st; English 750(P).
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
ENGLISH 752 Essay as Genre
3 cr. Graduate.
A study of the tradition of the essay in England and America and its relation to rhetoric and composition.
Prerequisites: grad st.
ENGLISH 753 Contemporary Rhetorical Theory
3 cr. Graduate.
Survey of rhetorical theory in contemporary scholarship, criticism, and research, with special emphasis on the development of rhetorical concepts and composition studies.
Prerequisites: grad st; English 750(P) or cons instr.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Fall 2013, Spring 2010, Fall 1991.
ENGLISH 754 Post-Secondary Composition-Topics in Pedagogical Theory:
3 cr. Graduate.
Topics in pedagogical theory applicable to teaching post-secondary composition, such as the composing process, discourse, analysis, literacy, or writing assessment.
Prerequisites: grad st & English 701(P), or equiv post-secondary teaching experience, or cons instr.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2015, Spring 2014, Spring 2013, Spring 2011.
ENGLISH 755 Issues in Writing Research
3 cr. Graduate.
Analysis of major issues in rhetoric and writing within historical and theoretical contexts.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Fall 2010, Fall 2007, Fall 2003.
ENGLISH 758 Writing Workshop in Rhetoric and Composition
3 cr. Graduate.
Graduate-level course on writing and the critique of writing practice.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Spring 2012.
ENGLISH 761 Discourse Analysis
3 cr. Graduate.
A graduate-level introduction to the formal analysis of discourse.
Prerequisites: grad st; English 403(P) or Linguis 464(P) or equiv.
Last Taught: Fall 2014, Spring 2013, Fall 2011, Fall 2010.
ENGLISH 764 Sociolinguistics
3 cr. Graduate.
A graduate-level investigation of selected topics in sociolinguistic theory and method.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Spring 2014, Fall 1990.
ENGLISH 768 Linguistic Perspectives on Literature
3 cr. Graduate.
A survey of linguistic theory and technique relevant to the study of literature. The relation between linguistic theory, semiotics, and literary theory.
Prerequisites: grad st.
ENGLISH 769 Topics in Linguistics:
3 cr. Graduate.
Advanced-level study of a topic relevant to linguistics; may be contemporary or historical.
Prerequisites: grad st; cons instr.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. English 769 & Linguis 769 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2008, Spring 2008, Spring 2007, Fall 2006.
ENGLISH 771 Literature of the English Renaissance:
3 cr. Graduate.
Introduction to the literature of the english renaissance, emphasizing current critical issues.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2007, Fall 2002, Spring 2000, Fall 1997.
ENGLISH 772 Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Literature:
3 cr. Graduate.
Introduction to English literature, 1660-1800, and related scholarship, emphasizing current critical issues.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Spring 2015, Fall 2007, Fall 2005.
ENGLISH 774 Literature in Victorian England:
3 cr. Graduate.
Introduction to English literature, 1837-1901, emphasizing current critical issues.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2013, Fall 2008, Fall 1997, Fall 1991.
ENGLISH 775 Modern English Literature:
3 cr. Graduate.
Introduction to English literature of the 20th century, emphasizing current critical issues.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2016, Spring 2014, Spring 2011, Fall 2005.
ENGLISH 776 Women Writers:
3 cr. Graduate.
A course focusing on the major women writers of a period or genre, or in relation to specified themes.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2019, Spring 2012, Fall 2011, Spring 2008.
ENGLISH 777 American Literature to 1830:
3 cr. Graduate.
Introduction to American literature to 1830, with related scholarship, emphasizing current critical issues.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2010, Fall 2006, Fall 2004, Fall 2000.
ENGLISH 778 Native American Literature:
3 cr. Graduate.
Introduction to the literature of the american indian, emphasizing critical approaches and relevant scholarship.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2019, Spring 2018, Spring 2017, Spring 2011.
ENGLISH 779 American Literature, 1830-1900:
3 cr. Graduate.
Introduction to American literature from 1830-1900, emphasizing current critical issues.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2014, Spring 2011, Spring 2004, Spring 2001.
ENGLISH 780 African American Literature:
3 cr. Graduate.
Introduction to the major writers and themes in African American literature, emphasizing current critical issues.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2010, Fall 2007, Spring 2002, Spring 2000.
ENGLISH 781 Modern American Literature:
3 cr. Graduate.
Introduction to American literature of the 20th century, emphasizing current critical issues.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2014, Spring 2009, Fall 2001, Spring 1999.
ENGLISH 782 Contemporary Literature:
3 cr. Graduate.
Introduction to recent developments in English and American literature, emphasizing new writers and significant literary innovations.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2016, Spring 2015, Spring 2013, Spring 2008.
ENGLISH 783 World Literature in English:
3 cr. Graduate.
A course focusing on the major writers, themes and traditions of national/ethnic groups outside england and the united states.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2009, Spring 2002, Spring 1998, Fall 1994.
ENGLISH 784 Topics in Transnational Literature
3 cr. Graduate.
Texts, concepts, topics, and/or theoretical issues in literature from a transnational perspective.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Fall 2015.
ENGLISH 789 Practicum in Teaching ESL to Adult Learners
1-6 cr. Graduate.
Field experience in teaching English as a second language to adult learners.
Prerequisites: grad st; English/Linguis 567(P) or Linguis 767(P); cons instr.
Course Rules: Open only to grad students in Linguis specializing in ESL. Retakable to max of 6 cr. English 789 & Linguis 789 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2009, Spring 2008, Spring 2007, Spring 2006.
ENGLISH 790 Master's Project
1-6 cr. Graduate.
Research towards the MA final project.; schedule and requirements developed in consultation with program advisor.
Prerequisites: 12 cr in English MA Prog; cons advisor.
Course Rules: Retakable to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018.
ENGLISH 798 Graduate-Level Service Learning
1 cr. Graduate.
Faculty-supervised placement of students as community service volunteers.
Prerequisites: grad st or cons instr; conc reg in English 700-level or above service learning course.
Course Rules: Retakable to 3 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2016.
ENGLISH 799 Independent Reading for Master's Candidates
1-4 cr. Graduate.

Prerequisites: grad st; cons instr.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Fall 2019, Summer 2019, Spring 2019.
ENGLISH 805 Seminar in English Language:
3 cr. Graduate.
Advanced-level seminar addressing specific topics in English language, both contemporary and historical.
Prerequisites: grad st; English/Linguis 400(P).
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. English 805 & Linguis 805 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2008, Spring 2008, Fall 2004, Fall 1986.
ENGLISH 806 Seminar in Linguistics:
3 cr. Graduate.
Advanced-level seminar in which students do in-depth research on a particular area of linguistics through readings, class discussion, and writing a research paper.
Prerequisites: grad st; cons instr.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. English 806 & Linguis 806 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2013, Spring 2010, Spring 2009, Spring 2008.
ENGLISH 812 Seminar in Theories of Composition and Rhetoric:
3 cr. Graduate.
A graduate-level introduction to the history and current development of rhetoric and composition theory, and to their applications in research in written composition.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2013, Fall 2011, Fall 2009.
ENGLISH 813 Special Topics in Creative Writing:
3 cr. Graduate.
Readings, writing, and discussion in a designated genre, form, or literary tradition.
Prerequisites: grad st; cons instr.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Spring 2014, Fall 2013, Spring 2013.
ENGLISH 814 Seminar in Irish Literature:
3 cr. Graduate.

Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2012, Spring 2007, Spring 2005, Spring 2004.
ENGLISH 815 Seminar in Fiction Writing:
3 cr. Graduate.
Content varies. A workshop for graduate students.
Prerequisites: grad st & English 715(P).
Course Rules: Retakable to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Spring 2016.
ENGLISH 816 Seminar in Poetry Writing:
3 cr. Graduate.
Content varies. A workshop for advanced graduate students.
Prerequisites: grad st; English 716(P).
Course Rules: Retakable to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Spring 2017, Spring 2016.
ENGLISH 817 Seminar in Critical Writing
3 cr. Graduate.
An advanced workshop in the writing and revising of critical essays.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2012, Fall 2010, Fall 2008.
ENGLISH 819 Project in Creative Writing
1-6 cr. Graduate.
Content varies.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Open only to MA candidates in Plan C, creative writing.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018.
ENGLISH 820 Seminar in Advanced Topics in Literary Criticism and Research:
1-3 cr. Graduate.

Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Spring 2016, Spring 2014, Fall 2013.
ENGLISH 822 Seminar in Poetry:
3 cr. Graduate.
An intensive examination of some aspect of the genre, including questions of history, theory, theme, or technique, or the study of major figures.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2008, Spring 2004, Spring 2000, Spring 1996.
ENGLISH 824 Seminar in Special Topics in Literature:
3 cr. Graduate.
Advanced study of a topic in literary history, criticism or theory.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2015, Fall 2011, Spring 2010, Fall 2008.
ENGLISH 825 Seminar in Major Figures:
3 cr. Graduate.
Topics vary. Poetry, fiction, drama, and non-fiction prose writers, with attention to biography, culture and literary background.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Fall 2014, Spring 2012, Fall 2011.
ENGLISH 827 Seminar in Contemporary Literature:
3 cr. Graduate.
Advanced study of a specialized topic or critical issue in the recent work of contemporary writers in english.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2018.
ENGLISH 828 Seminar in Comparative Literature:
3 cr. Graduate.
Advanced study of a specialized topic or critical issue in the literatures of two or more languages and/or national traditions.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
ENGLISH 843 Seminar in Renaissance Prose and Poetry:
3 cr. Graduate.

Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 1991, Fall 1987, Fall 1986.
ENGLISH 845 Seminar in Shakespeare:
3 cr. Graduate.

Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2014, Spring 2008, Fall 1998, Fall 1994.
ENGLISH 853 Seminar in Contemporary Rhetorical Theory:
1-3 cr. Graduate.
Issues, topics, and major figures in contemporary rhetoric, philosophies of composition, critical discourse, and theories of writing.
Prerequisites: grad st; English 750(P); English 753(P) or 755(P).
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2015, Spring 2012, Spring 2009, Spring 2008.
ENGLISH 854 Seminar in College Writing Pedagogy:
3 cr. Graduate.
Professional concerns in teaching college writing; develops various topics in-depth, such as cultural literacy or large-scale assessment.
Prerequisites: grad st; 6 cr at 700-level, including English 706(P), 754(P), or 755(P).
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Fall 2015, Spring 2015, Fall 2012.
ENGLISH 855 Seminar in Public Rhetorics and Community Engagement:
3 cr. Graduate.
Theories of public rhetorics and community engagement. The effects of institutional structures and organizational cultures on writers and rhetoric. Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: grad st; English 706(P);English 753(P) or 756(P).
Prerequisites: Fall 2019, Fall 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015.
ENGLISH 858 Seminar in Professional and Literary Nonfiction:
3 cr. Graduate.
Advanced study of publications and audiences in nonfiction; intensive writing and research in scholarship, education, the arts, human services, business, and government.
Prerequisites: grad st; English 758(p).
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2013, Fall 2000, Spring 1997, Spring 1993.
ENGLISH 861 Seminar in Romantic Literature:
3 cr. Graduate.
This seminar will examine one or more aspects of english romanticism as expressed in the poetry and essays of the age.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2000, Fall 1994.
ENGLISH 862 Seminar in Victorian Literature:
3 cr. Graduate.
Advanced studies in victorian poetry, fiction, drama, and non-fiction prose, with attention to culture and critical theory.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2016, Fall 2006, Fall 1990.
ENGLISH 871 Seminar in African American Literature:
3 cr. Graduate.
Intensive examination of one or more major writers, themes, or critical topics in the literature of African Americans.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Spring 2010, Spring 2008, Spring 2007.
ENGLISH 872 Seminar in Women Writers:
3 cr. Graduate.
Intensive examination of one or more major writers, themes, or critical topics.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
ENGLISH 874 Seminar in World Literature in English:
3 cr. Graduate.
Advanced study of one or more major writers or special topics in the literature outside england and the united states.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2013, Fall 2010.
ENGLISH 875 Seminar in Modern Literature:
3 cr. Graduate.

Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2015, Spring 2014, Fall 2012, Fall 2008.
ENGLISH 876 Seminar in Media Culture:
3 cr. Graduate.
Seminar focused on a broad issue related to media culture or specific forms of media, including alternative textual production, cinema, and digital culture.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. English 876 & FilmStd 876 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2017.
ENGLISH 877 Seminar in Film Theory:
3 cr. Graduate.
A graduate-level seminar in film theory.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. English 877 & FilmStd 877 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Spring 2017.
ENGLISH 878 Seminar in Feminist Critical Theory:
3 cr. Graduate.

Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Spring 2017, Fall 2014, Spring 2013.
ENGLISH 879 Seminar in Native American Literature:
3 cr. Graduate.
Intensive examination of one or more major writers, themes, or critical topics in the literature of native americans.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2013, Fall 2009, Spring 2006, Fall 2001.
ENGLISH 881 Seminar in Colonial American Literature:
3 cr. Graduate.
Advanced studies in the literature of colonial america with special attention to cultural and literary backgrounds and critical theory.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
ENGLISH 882 Seminar in Nineteenth-Century American Literature:
3 cr. Graduate.
Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: grad st
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Fall 2013, Fall 2012, Spring 2009.
ENGLISH 883 Seminar in Twentieth-Century American Literature:
3 cr. Graduate.

Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Spring 2011, Spring 2003, Fall 1999.
ENGLISH 885 Seminar in Critical Theory:
3 cr. Graduate.
A graduate-level seminar in one or more major theoretical models, methods, or approaches.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Spring 2015.
ENGLISH 887 Understanding Participatory Media
3 cr. Graduate.
Theory and critical approaches to creative use of computational, networked media.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Counts as repeat of English 876 w/same topic.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Spring 2018, Fall 2015, Spring 2014.
ENGLISH 888 Candidate for Degree
0 cr. Graduate.
Available for students who must meet minimum credit requirement.
Prerequisites: graduate standing.
Course Rules: Fee for 1 cr assessed; unit does not count towards credit load for Fin Aid. Repeatable. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory only.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Summer 2017.
ENGLISH 890 Science, Communications, & Public Engagement
3 cr. Graduate.
Theory and practice of science communication and public engagement for a variety of audiences, including interdisciplinary researchers, public policy professionals, the press, and public stakeholders.
Prerequisites: grad st
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Spring 2017.
ENGLISH 902 STEM and Public Debate
1 cr. Graduate.
How to engage in public debates about science, with special attention paid to responding to scientific detractors and manufactured controversies.
Prerequisites: grad st; English 901(R)
ENGLISH 903 Presenting STEM
1 cr. Graduate.
Development of facility with oral presentations of research results to a wide variety of venues including conferences, public lectures, and job talks.
Prerequisites: grad st, English 901(R)
ENGLISH 990 Research in English
1-3 cr. Graduate.
Reserved for research in connection with doctoral thesis.
Prerequisites: admis to Ph.D. prog & completion of 45 grad cr.
Course Rules: Retakable as necessary to fulfill thesis requirements. Consult coord grad studies.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Fall 2019, Summer 2019, Spring 2019.
ENGLISH 999 Independent Reading for Ph.D. Candidates
1-3 cr. Graduate.
Consult graduate advisor.
Prerequisites: admis to Ph.D. candidacy.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018.