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(S) This course serves as an introduction to the oral and written literature of African Americans, spanning the colonial period through the twentieth century. Multiple genres, such as the novel, essay, short story, autobiography/slave narrative, poetry, drama, speech/sermon, and song, are studied from the perspectives of literary critic and cultural historian. Prerequisites: Engl 101 and 102 or transfer equivalents. (Even years only)

Hours
3

(F) (formerly ENCO 311) A writing cours designed to reinforce and expand expository writing skills with an emphasis on writing as process. Prerequisite: junior standing.

Hours
3

(F) (formerly ENCO341) Readings in one literary type such as poetry, drama, the novel, short story, or essay promote understanding and interpretation of texts through genre characteristics. May be repeated for credit for focus on a different genre. Prerequisite: ENCO 222 or instructor's permission. (Even Years Only).

Prerequisites: ENCO222
Hours
3

(S) (formerly ENCO 342) Focus on a specific time period since 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 351) The course focuses on texts intended for children (up to about age 12) in their literary, historical, and cultural contexts. Prerequisite: ENCO 222 or instructor's permission.

Prerequisites: ENCO222
Hours
3

(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

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