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(S) (formerly ENCO 352) The course focuses on texts intended for adolescents and young adults (ages 11-18) in their literary, historical, and cultural contexts. Prerequisite: ENCO 222 or instructor's permission. (Odd Years Only).

Prerequisites: ENCO222
Hours
3

(F, S) (formerly ENCO 371 and 372) Students will help choose texts for discussion, related to an announced topic or figure studied in the core courses. Prerequisite: ENCO 222 or instructor's permission.

Prerequisites: ENCO222
Hours
1

(S) (formerly ENCO 402) Writing competency is reinforced by further developing what has been learned in previous writing courses. The instructor will assign factual narratives, autobiographies, or other significant writing projects. Prerequisite: ENGL 311 or instructor's permission. (Odd Years Only).

Prerequisites: ENGL311, or ENCO311
Hours
3

(S) (formerly ENCO 412) Discussion and practice of the writing process; the writing portfolio; technology in the writing classroom; and other issues of concern to class members, such as evaluation of student writing, research and documentation, grammatical correctness, and writing for various media. Prerequisite: ENGL 311 or instructor's permission. (Even Years Only).

Prerequisites: ENGL311, or ENCO311
Hours
3

(F) (formerly ENCO 421) A study of the origins and development of the English language and its grammar from Anglo-Saxon times to the present. Prerequisite: ENCO 222 or instructor's permission. (Odd Years Only).

Prerequisites: ENCO222
Hours
3

(S) (formerly ENCO 422) Focus on a specific time period before 1800 promotes the understanding of texts in their historical, social, and cultural contexts. Prerequisite: ENCO 222 or instructor's permission.

Prerequisites: ENCO222
Hours
3

(F) (formerly ENCO 451) Exploring a world cuture through the stories it tells about itself and its relationship with other cultures, including fiction, drama, poetry, film, popular music, and oral tradition. Cultures may include Asia, Africa; the Middle East; Latin America; the Classical World; and national literature underrepresentated in the Core. Prerequisite: ENCO 222 or instructor's permission. (Even Years Only).

Prerequisites: ENCO222
Hours
3

(S) (formerly ENCO 452) Exploring an American culture through the stories it tells about itself and its relationships with other cultures, including fiction, drama, poetry, film, popular music, and the oral tradition. Cultures may include African America; Native America; Hispanic America; urban America; Southern America; and Appalachia. Prerequisite: ENCO 222 or instructor's permission. (Even Years Only).

Prerequisites: ENCO222
Hours
3

(F) (formerly ENCO 471) A critical approach to selected histories, comedies, and tragedies, focusing on historical context, the plays as cultural phenomena, and timeless human, literary and dramatic qualities. Prerequisite: ENCO 222 or instructor's permission. (Odd Years Only).

Prerequisites: ENCO222
Hours
3

(S) (formerly ENCO 472) Intensive study of a topic arising out of the four years of study in the core and the major. In this course, each student will complete the portfolio and the "life philosophy document" that sums up his or her ideas of learning. Students read a variety of literature in English and make interdisciplinary connections.

Hours
3

Writing competency is reinforced by developing what has been learned in previous writing courses. The instructor will assign factual narratives, autobiographies, or other significant writing projects. Offered in Spring, odd years only.

Hours
3

Discusses current trends in Composition theory, pedagogy and research; literacy theory and research; narrative ideology, and other issues of concern to writing teachers, such as technology in the classroom, workshop techniques, assignment design and sequence, and assessment. Offered in Spring, even years only.

Hours
3

Intensive study of some phase of English literature within this period. This course may be taken more than once providing that the course content is different. The class schedule will designate the specific content covered.

Hours
3

A study of the origins and development of the English language from Anglo-Saxon times to the present. Supplementary readings in early and medieval English history with emphasis on the effects of historical events on language change. Offered in Fall, odd years only.

Hours
3

Intensive study of some phase of American literature within this period. This course may be taken more than once providing that the course content is different. The class schedule will designate the specific content covered.

Hours
3

Exploring a world culture through the stories it tells about itself and its relationships with other cultures, including fiction, drama, poetry, film, popular music, and the oral tradtion. Cultures may include: Asia; Africa; the Middle East; Latin America; the Classical World; and national literatures underrepresented in the Undergraduate Core. This course may be taken more than once providing that the course content is different. The class schedule will designate the specific content covered. Offered in Fall of even years only.

Hours
3

Exploring an American culture through the stories it tells about itself and its relationships with other cultures, including fiction, drama, poetry, film, popular music, and the oral tradition. Cultures may include: African America; Native American; Hispanic America; urban America; Southern America; and Appalachia. This course may be taken more than once providing that the course content is different. The class schedule will designate the specific content covered. Offered in Spring of even years only.

Hours
3

A critical approach to selected histories, comedies, and tragedies, focusing on historical context, the plays as cultural phenomena, and timeless human, literary and dramatic qualities. Offered in Fall, odd years only.

Hours
3

Intensive study of a literary topic, author or theme. This course may be taken more than once providing that the course content is different. The class schedule will designate the specific content covered.

Hours
3

(on demand) A multi-disciplinary course in which basic ecological principles are developed and used to show human impact on natural ecosystems. Topics include endangered species, impact of population growth, land use and management problems, and food production and demands.

Hours
3

(on demand) A study of the physical environment as it relates to human activities. The emphasis is on the distribution and interaction of environmental variables (weather, land forms, vegetation, soils, and climate).

Hours
3

(F, S) An introduction to the physical sciences: physics, chemistry, and earth sciences. Completion of the core math course is strongly advised before enrollment.

Hours
3

(F, S) Optional laboratory to accompany GNSC 105 which is a pre- or co-requisite to this lab. No credit will be given for this course without simultaneous or prior completion of GNSC 105.

Hours
1

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