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

 

ENGL 3231 Expository Writing I Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites: One of the following: English 3103-3104l or level 5 on English Department Placement Test, or advanced placement in English. Students should have adequate knowledge of English syntax and vocabulary.
Description: Introduction to basic rhetorical patterns of expository prose such as narrative, definition, comparison and contrast, argument and persuasion, with an emphasis on the organization, clarity, coherence and logic of the written product. Frequent writing exercises.

 

ENGL 3232 Expository Writing II 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. Students should have adequate knowledge of English syntax and vocabulary. English 3231 required unless the instructor gives permission to enroll.
Description: The writing of the research paper is the main focus of the work, taken step by step. Précis writing, the résumé, the job application letter, book reports and book reviews, the bibliography. Individual conferences with instructor required.

 

ENGL 3235 Translation: Basic Practices 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. Students should have adequate knowledge of English syntax and vocabulary.
Description:
Grammatical and syntactic aspects of written English. Approach through prose translations. Examination of idiomatic expressions, verbal structure and vocabulary.

 

ENGL 3236

Scientific Writing

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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: A wide range of scientific readings is used as the basis for descriptive and analytic reports and theoretical essays. Recommended as part of the second year of English for students in Natural Sciences and in other science-oriented programs.

 

ENGL 3237 Introduction to Journalistic Writing 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: News gathering and reporting. Practice in writing features, editorials, book reviews, sports stories. Emphasis on straight news reporting.

 

ENGL 3238 Introduction to Creative Writing 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: Intensive individual work in the writing of literary forms.

 

ENGL 3245

Advanced Techniques in Translation

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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, English 3235 or instructor's permission.
Description: Study of methods and practices of literary translation. Emphasis on textual analysis, rhetorical analysis, and recreation of difficulties and "impossibilities" of source-language texts. A course mainly of praxis aimed at understanding complexities of "literary" translation and overcoming its difficulties.

 

ENGL 3249 Introduction to Creole Languages of the Americas 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: To provide a historical and linguistic perspective on the generis of creole languages in the Americas as "legitimate" and fully-formed language vehicles.
Syllabi from: Prof. N. Faraclas PDF document

 

ENGL 3251 American Literature to 1865* 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 development of American literature from its beginnings through Whitman and Dickinson, based on major authors and major trends.
Syllabi from: Prof. M. Stanchich PDF document
     

 

ENGL 3252 American Literature from 1865 through the Present* 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 development of American literature from Mark Twain through the present, based on major authors and major trends.
Syllabi from: Prof. M. Stanchich PDF document



ENGL 3256 Theory and Practice of Interpersonal Communication 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 perception, description, analysis, and improvement of human communication. Emphasis on the verbal and nonverbal dimensions of communication and the primary message systems.
Syllabi from: Prof. J. MacLennan PDF document
Syllabi from: Prof. A. Simounet PDF document
Syllabi from: Prof. M. Gonzalez PDF document


ENGL 3257 Introduction to Public Speaking 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: Introductory course in the theory and practice of public speaking. Critical analysis of speeches.
Syllabi from: Prof. J. MacLennan PDF document
Syllabi from: Prof. R. A. Slagle PDF document

 

ENGL 3258

Parliamentary Practices in 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: Practice in oral English through participation in parliamentary procedure. Emphasis on formulating a constitution, conducting meetings, making motions, voting, adjourning meetings and preparing minutes.



ENGL 3259 The Immigrant Experience* Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
None. Course approved for General Education literature requirement.
Description:
Study of literature reflecting the experiences of different immigrant groups in the United States.


ENGL 3266 Non-verbal Communication Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
English 3256 or permission of the professor.
Description: An examination of human nonverbal communication behaviors and their contribution to the process of human communication from both intra and intercultural perspectives.

 

ENGL 3275 Theories of Human Communication 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: An introduction to the nature and functions of human communications as a field of study. An examination of theoretical model building in communication, a review of human signal and symbol systems, including theories of the humanistic, scientific, and technological aspects of the areas of interpersonal, intercultural, organizational, and nonverbal communication.
Syllabi from: Prof. J. MacLennan PDF document  



ENGL 3285 Puerto Rican Literature Written in English* Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
None. Course approved for General Education literature requirement.
Description: Study of the literature by Puerto Rican authors writing in English in the United States with special emphasis on the development of themes, techniques and language.
Syllabi from: Prof. C. H. Rivera PDF document
  Prof. M. Stanchich PDF document

 

ENGL 3286 Creative Writing: 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: Intensive individual work and group discussion of techniques of fiction writing.
Syllabi from: Prof. L. Collins PDF document

 

ENGL 3287 Communication Ethics 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: An examination of the nature and function of ethics in human communication. Emphasis will be given to the recognition and critical assessment of ethical issues in communication and the need to develop tolerance toward disagreement and ambiguity.
Syllabi from: Prof. M. Gonzalez PDF document

 

ENGL 3291 Writing about Literature I 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. High level of fluency, knowledge of syntax and vocabulary. (This course is intended for English majors in literature, and should be taken in the second year of study. Required for English majors in literature.)
Description: Introduction to literary analysis, critical theory and critical writing. Students will write a series of critical essays.
     

ENGL 3292 Writing about Literature II Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
English 3291. High level of fluency, knowledge of syntax and vocabulary. Required for English majors in literature.
Description: Techniques of literary research, application of literary theory, and the production of a major research paper.
     

 

 


 
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