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*Indicates courses that have been approved to fulfill General Education literature requirements.

 

ENGL 3205 The Grammar and Usage of English Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites: English 3101-3102 and level 5 on English Department Placement Test. Native speakers of English or students who took English 3011-3012 will not be admitted. Other students may be admitted depending on their scores on a grammar diagnostic test
Description: This course is designed to strengthen the knowledge and skills of non-native speakers of English in English grammar and usage. Students will be given intensive practice in question and negative formation, placement of frequency adverbs, verb tenses, modals, gerund and infinitive phrases, prepositions, and punctuation as it relates to grammatical structure.
Syllabi from: Prof. A. Pousada PDF document

 

ENGL 3207 The Grammar and Usage of English II Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
English 3101-3102 and level 5 on English Department Placement Test and English 3205. Native speakers of English or students who took English 3011-3012 will not be admitted. Other students may be admitted depending on their scores on a grammar diagnostic test
Description:
This course is designed to strengthen the knowledge and skills of non-native speakers of English in English grammar and usage. Students will be given intensive practice on those troublesome points of English grammar such as adjective clauses, noun clauses, parallel structures, adverb clauses, and conditional sentences.
Syllabi from: Prof. A. Pousada PDF document

 

ENGL 3215 Mystery Fiction as Literature* Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
None. Course approved for General Education literature requirement.
Description:
A study of the literary aspects of mystery fiction and its relationship with masterpieces of such authors as Dostoevsky, Dickens, Twain, Borges, Conrad, James. Emphasis on structure of plot, characterization and psychology, atmosphere, reader involvement. Includes a historical survey of the mystery form.

 

ENGL 3216

Biography

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Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
One of the following: English 3103-3104, or English 3011-3012, or level 5 on English Department Placement Test, or advanced placement in English
Description:
Introduction to the study of biography and autobiography through the analysis of works by representative authors.

 

ENGL 3217 Drama* Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
None. Course approved for General Education literature requirement.
Description: Introduction to the study of drama through the analysis of plays.
Syllabi from: Prof. C. Olsen PDF document

 

ENGL 3218 Fiction Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
One of the following: English 3103-3104, or English 3011-3012, or level 5 on English Department Placement Test, or advanced placement in English
Description: Introduction to the study of the novel and short story.

 

ENGL 3219

Poetry

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Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
One of the following: English 3103-3104, or English 3011-3012, or level 5 on English Department Placement Test, or advanced placement in English
Description:
Introduction to the study of poetry through the works of representative poets.

 

ENGL 3220 Reading and Writing the Screenplay Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
One of the following: English 3103-3104, or English 3011-3012, or level 5 on English Department Placement Test, or advanced placement in English
Description:
Study of the screenplay as text, writing of critical essays and screenplays from original materials or adaptations from other authors.

 

ENGL 3221 Introduction to Literature: The Essay, the Short Story and the Novel Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
English 3003-3004, or 3101-3102 and level 4 or 5 on English Department Placement Test. Students who have taken intermediate English (3103-3104), Honors English (3011-3012) or have Advanced Placement may not take this course. For Humanities majors, students must achieve at least a Level 4 on the Placement Test before attempting to take this course.
Description: Readings in the essay, short story and novel.
Syllabi from: Prof. C. H. Rivera PDF document
  Prof. M. C. Rodríguez PDF document
 

 

ENGL 3222 Introduction to Literature: Poetry and Drama Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
English 3003-3004, or 3101-3102 and level 4 or 5 on English Department Placement Test. Students who have taken intermediate English (3103-3104), Honors English (3011-3012) or have Advanced Placement may not take this course. For Humanities majors, students must achieve at least a Level 4 on the Placement Test before attempting to take this course.
Description: Readings in poetry and drama.
Syllabi from: Prof. C. Olsen PDF document

 


ENGL 3224 Introductory Readings in Language (formerly ENGL 3225) Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
One of the following: English 3103-3104, or English 3011-3012, or level 5 on English Department Placement Test, or advanced placement in English
Description: Study of selected readings by different authors on the nature of language and the psychological and sociological aspects of communication.
Syllabi from: Prof. A. Pousada PDF document

 


ENGL 3226 The African-American Experience* Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
None. Course approved for General Education literature requirement.
Description: An introduction to African-American writers from 1760 to the present.

 

ENGL 3227

Phonetics and Phonemics of American English

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Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
One of the following: English 3103-3104, or English 3011-3012, or level 5 on English Department Placement Test, or advanced placement in English
Description: Linguistic theory of the sounds and sound system of American English.
Syllabi from:    

 


ENGL 3228 Literature by Women* Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
One of the following: English 3103-3104, or English 3011-3012, or level 5 on English Department Placement Test, or advanced placement in English
Description:
Study of selected writings by women from the middle ages to the present day. Exploration of how women view their condition in society and how they have depicted their roles through poetry, fiction and the literary essay.
Syllabi from: Prof. M. C. Rodriguez PDF document

 


ENGL 3229 The Caribbean Experience in Literature* Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
None. Course approved for General Education literature requirement.
Description: An introduction to Caribbean literature in English with emphasis on the twentieth century. Readings are in all literary genres and include such writers as V.S. Naipul, Jean Rhys, George Lamming, Michael Anthony, Errol John, Derek Walcott, and Edward K. Braithwaite. Attention is given to the development of distinctively Caribbean techniques and themes.
Syllabi from: Prof. L. Collins PDF document

 
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