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Course Catalog - Bachelor's Degree

 

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

 

ENGL 4205 The Study of Language: Introduction to Linguistics 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.
Description:
Contemporary linguistic theory. Includes phonetics and phonology, morphology, syntax, discourse analysis, as well as language variation and change.
Syllabi from: Prof. A. Pousada PDF document
 

 

ENGL 4206 The Grammar of Modern English: Sentence and Clause Structure 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.
Description: Syntactic analysis of constituent structure of English, proceeding from the simple sentence to the complex, including the noun phrase, adjective clause, noun clause, gerund and infinitive phrases, and compound structures.
Syllabi from: Prof. N. Faraclas PDF document
  Prof. A. Pousada PDF document

 

ENGL 4207 Introduction to Syntactic Theory 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. Strongly recommended: English 4205 or 4206.
Description: Study of English syntax from various theoretical perspectives.
Syllabi from: Prof. R. Schafer PDF document

 

ENGL 4208 The Development of Modern English 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. Recommended: English 4205 or 4206.
Description: English within the Indo-European family of languages. The Old English, Middle English and Modern English periods. The historical background of Modern American English.

 

 

ENGL 4215 Twentieth-Century Fiction from 1940* Go back to the top of the page

 

Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites: None. Course approved for General Education literature requirement.
Description:

 

Study of representative novelists and short story writers from 1940 to the present. Includes British, American and other English-language literatures.

 

 

ENGL 4216 Twentieth-Century Drama to 1940* Go back to the top of the page
 
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites: None. Course approved for General Education literature requirement.
Description:

 

Study of representative plays to 1940. Includes British, American and other English-language literatures.
Syllabi from: Prof. C. Olsen PDF document

 

ENGL 4217 Twentieth-Century Drama from 1940* Go back to the top of the page

 

Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
None. Course approved for General Education literature requirement.
Description: Study of representative plays from 1940 to the present. Includes British, American and other English-language literatures.
Syllabi from: Prof. C. Olsen PDF document

 

ENGL 4218 American Literature and "The American Dream"* Go back to the top of the page

 

Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
None. Course approved for General Education literature requirement.
Description: Study of the growth and decline of faith in the American Dream. The traditional values of American society as reflected in its literature.
     

 

ENGL 4219 American Fiction of the Nineteenth Century 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. A second year of English literature courses strongly recommended.
Description: The works of major novelists and short story writers of the period.
     

 

ENGL 4225 American Myths and Values in Literary Genres and Films* Go back to the top of the page

 

Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
None. Course approved for General Education literature requirement.
Description: The study of literary and film genres such as the Western, comedy, horror, gangsterism, film noir, etc. Emphasis on such topics as narrative style, themes, values, and the reality reflected in typically American films and literary genres.
Syllabi from: Prof. D. Accaria PDF Document

 

ENGL 4230 Introduction to Human Communication Research 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. Six credits in speech communication courses.
Description:

 

Introduction to the theoretical and practical concerns underlying procedures most commonly used in human communication research.
Syllabi from: Prof. R. A. Slagle PDF document  
  Prof. J. MacLennan PDF document  

 

 

ENGL 4235 Contrastive Analysis of the Sound Systems of English and Spanish 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. High fluency in English language.
Description:

 

Phonetics, phonemics, stress and intonation of American English and Puerto Rican Spanish contrasted in detail. Problems of phonological interference.
   

 

ENGL 4236 Contrastive Analysis of the Syntactic Structures
of English and Spanish
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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. High level of fluency. English 4206 or ESHI syntax course strongly recommended.
Description:
Inflection, word order, word formation, phrase structure, and clause structure of English and Spanish.
Syllabi from: Prof. Y. Rivera PDF document

 

ENGL 4237 Introduction to Linguistic Research Go back to the top of the page

 

Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites: English 4205
Description: Study of the methods and practice in doing field research and library research in linguistics.
     

 

ENGL 4238 Twentieth-Century Fiction to 1940 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. A second year of English literature courses strongly recommended.
Description: Study of representative English-language novelists and short story writers to 1940.
Syllabi from: Prof. D. Accaria PDF Document

 

ENGL 4256 U.S. Latino/a 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 literature produced by Latino/a writers in the United States and its contribution to a multifaceted American literary tradition. From a transnational perspective, the course explores themes and issues found in the texts, and critically analyzes the historical, cultural, social, and political contexts in which they are produced.
Syllabi from: Prof. M. Stanchich PDF document  

 

 

ENGL 4265 Magical Realism in North American Narrative* Go back to the top of the page

 

Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites: None. Course approved for General Education literature requirement.
Description:

 

The study of magical realism in North American texts in authors or film makers such as Hawthorne, Melville, Faulkner, Capra, Redford and Spielberg.

 

 

ENGL 4336 The Dark Side of Human Relationships Go back to the top of the page
   
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites: At least one course in Human Communication in Humanities English or permission of the instructor. High level of fluency in English.
Description:

 

Exploratory and critical study of interpersonal communication research that focuses on the role that darker behaviors play in human relationships. The intent is to shed light on the darker side of human behavior (e.g. deception, obsession, addiction, jealousy, infidelity, gossip, conflict, grief, taboos, betrayal, guilt) while redressing the ideology of optimism characteristic of the study of interpersonal relationships from a human communication perspective.
Syllabi from: Prof. J. MacLennan PDF document  

 

 

   
ENGL 4346 Contemporary Rhetorical Theory 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.
Introduction to the history and development of rhetorical theory in the Western world with special attention given to the contemporary period.


Description:

 

Syllabi from: Prof. R. A. Slagle PDF document  

 

 

ENGL 4347 Classical Rhetorical Theory Go back to the top of the page
   
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites: At least one course in Human Communication in Humanities English or permission of the instruction. High level of fluency in English.
Introduction to the history and development of rhetorical theory in the western world with special attention given to the classical periods.


Description:

 

Syllabi from: Prof. R. A. Slagle PDF document  

 

 

ENGL 5005 Seminar in Critical Writing Go back to the top of the page
   
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites: Undergraduate degree in English or permission of instructor
Description:

 

An intensive writing course designed to sharpen students’ writing and research abilities.
Syllabi from: Prof. J. MacLennan   PDF document  
  Prof. R. Dupey   PDF document  

 

 

ENGL 5035 Travel for Study in Literature, Communication and Linguistics* Go back to the top of the page
   
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites: All students need the approval of the professor and the ability to engage in the travel portion of the course. Cost of travel must be met in a timely manner.
A combination of study and travel in which students will be able to encounter the places, cultural artifacts, and history of subjects in the study of literature, communication, or linguistics. Different variants of study trips will be offered to give students the experience of travel to the countries of the literature, communication, or linguistics studied and give the them the opportunity to engage directly with the culture, language, discourse, history, art, architecture of the periods, authors or types of literature, or to acquire first hand experience of the communication or linguistic topic being studied.


Description:

 

Syllabi from: Prof. F. Bothwell   PDF document  
     
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