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

 

ENGL 4105 Language Change 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. English 4205 required. English 3227 or 4235 strongly recommended.
Description:
The study of language change in time and space and the social motivation for change.

 

ENGL 4106 Introduction to Discourse Analysis 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: Linguistic theory of the organization of discourse. Application of theory to areas such as language, education, literary analysis, and language acquisition research.
Syllabi from:

Prof. A. Pousada

PDF document

     

 

ENGL 4115 Introduction to Rhetorical Criticism Go back to the top of the page

 

Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
At least one course in Speech Communication in Humanities English or permission of the instructor. High level of fluency in English.
Description: Introduction to the methods, theories, and practice of rhetorical criticism.
Syllabi from: Prof. R. A. Slagle PDF document

 

ENGL 4125 Introduction to Semantics: The Study of Meaning 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 in English.
Description:
A linguistic approach to the study of meaning, including a survey of current semantic theory and its practical applications in communication.

 

ENGL 4127 The Politics of Representation in American Film
and Literature*
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Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
None. Course approved for General Education literature requirement.
Description:
A historical survey of the images made in American film of ethnicity, gender, and/or race, from the opening of the 20 th century to the present. The development of skills for "reading" a variety of cultural representations made of ethnicity, gender and "otherness" by focusing on a variety of American film and literary texts, by analizing key moments in the nation's history and ideological development, and by examining the basic precepts cultural critics bring to our understanding of the meaning of images and how these may affect identity. The analysis of the politics of representation and the process of renegotiantions by examining the dialectical push of cultural construction and domination of targeted "others," and the pull of an insistent social consciousness and political activism that generates waves of newly focused and independent narratives.

 

ENGL 4145 Family Communication Go back to the top of the page

 

Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
One of the following: INGL 3103-3104 OR INGL 3011-3012 OR Level 5 on the English Placement Test OR Advanced Placement in English. Either INGL 3275 (Theories of Human Communication) or INGL 3256 (Interpersonal Communication). High fluency in English language required.
Description:
Provides an overview of the family as a communication system, focusing on issues related to family interaction and functioning. Readings and discussions address marital, parent-child, sibling, and inter-generational interactions and relationships. Explores processes involved in family communication (managing openness, conflict, social support, intimacy, decision-making, environmental and cultural factors etc.) and issues facing families of the new millennium.
Syllabi from: Prof. J. MacLennan PDF document

 


 
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