Course Descriptions 2012-2014 Catalog - UW-Superior

2012-2014 Catalog

Undergraduate Course Descriptions

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Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
ENGL 189English elective1.00 - 12.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-S course.
ENGL 211British Literature I3.00
Survey of masterpieces and transitional works to 1789.
General Education Attributes:
HL Humanities-Literature
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
ENGL 212British Literature II3.00
Survey of masterpieces and transitional works from 1789 to the present.
General Education Attributes:
HL Humanities-Literature
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
ENGL 221American Literature I3.00
Survey of principal American writers from the Colonial Period through the mid-19th Century.
General Education Attributes:
HL Humanities-Literature
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
ENGL 222American Literature II3.00
Survey of principal American writers from the mid-19th century to the present.
General Education Attributes:
HL Humanities-Literature
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
ENGL 228Multi-Ethnic American Literature3.00
Survey of a variety of multi-ethnic American literatures, including Native American, African-American, Hispanic, Latino/a, Asian American, and various European- American writings starting with the oral traditions up the 20th Century.
General Education Attributes:
DIV Diversity
HL Humanities-Literature
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
ENGL 229Literature by Women3.00
Survey of British and American women's literature from the Middle Ages to the Contemporary Period. Women's literature across cultures, genres, and time periods.
General Education Attributes:
DIV Diversity
HL Humanities-Literature
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Every Other Year
ENGL 241World Literature I3.00
Survey of selected literary works in translation from the Ancient World through the mid-17th Century. Includes works from the Western and non-Western world.
General Education Attributes:
HL Humanities-Literature
NW Non-Western
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
ENGL 242World Literature II3.00
Survey of selected literary works in translation from the late 17th Century through the Contemporary Period. Includes works from the Western and non-Western world.
General Education Attributes:
HL Humanities-Literature
NW Non-Western
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
ENGL 289English Elective1.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-S course.
ENGL 311Shakespeare I3.00
Study of representative comedies, histories, and tragedies through "Hamlet."
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of 6 credits of ENGL courses.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
ENGL 312Shakespeare II3.00
Study of selected problem comedies, later tragedies, and romances.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of 6 credits of ENGL courses.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
ENGL 315Chaucer3.00
Study of Chaucer's major writings and the historical and intellectual conditions that produced the writer and his works.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of 6 credits of ENGL courses.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term every other Year
ENGL 318Nonfiction Literature and Literacy3.00
Critical analysis and response to the structure and content of historic and contemporary nonfiction works in a variety of genres, including humorous writings, essays, speeches, professional articles, and memoirs.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
ENGL 326Major Author3.00
Study of selected writings of a major literary figure or figures. May be repeated for credit with different author or pair of authors.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of 6 credits of ENGL courses.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
ENGL 328Multi-Ethnic American Novels3.00
Study of novels by contemporary multi-ethnic American writers.
General Education Attributes:
DIV Diversity
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of 6 credits of ENGL courses.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
ENGL 331British Literary Periods3.00
Study of British poetry, prose, and the literary developments in a specific British literary period. May be repeated for credit with different content.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of 6 credits of ENGL courses.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Every Other Year
ENGL 332American Literary Periods3.00
Study of American poetry, prose, and the literary developments in a specific American literary period. May be repeated for credit with different content.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of 6 credits of ENGL courses.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
ENGL 368Short Story I (Pre 1945)3.00
Study of the genre of the historic short story to 1945.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of 3 credits of ENGL courses.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
ENGL 369Short Story II (Post 1945)3.00
Study of the genre of the contemporary short story after 1945.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of 3 credits of ENGL courses.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
ENGL 389English Elective1.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-S course.
ENGL 405History of the English Language3.00
Development of English from 449 A.D. to the present. Code 2.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of 6 credits of ENGL courses.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term every other Year
ENGL 426Popular 20th Century Writers3.00
Study of writings of five popular American and British 20th century writers: Huxley, Golding, Salinger, Plath, Cisneros.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of 6 credits of ENGL courses.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Every Other Year
ENGL 436Hemingway's Artistry3.00
Study of Hemingway's fiction through a consideration of his artistic vision. Prerequisite: Three credits of literature or consent of instructor.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of 3 credits of ENGL courses.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
ENGL 446Key American Modernist Writers3.00
Study of the writings of three major American modernist writers: Crane, Anderson, O'Connor.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of 3 credits of ENGL courses.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
ENGL 456Avant-Garde Literature3.00
Study of the development of the Avant-Garde as a specific component of modern and postmodern literature.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of 3 credits of ENGL courses.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
ENGL 460Special Topics in Literature3.00
Studies in literary themes, genres, theories, or history. May be repeated for credit with different content.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of 6 credits of ENGL courses.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Every Other Year
ENGL 466Modern Poetry and Drama3.00
Study of various sub-genres in modern and contemporary poetry and drama.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of 3 credits of ENGL courses.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
ENGL 479Literary Criticism3.00
Historical survey of literary theory. Discussion of classical and subsequent critical theories pertaining to the function, understanding, and appreciation of literature.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of 6 credits of ENGL courses.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
ENGL 489English Elective1.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
ENGL 491Senior Capstone Experience0.00
Required culminating senior year project. Students work closely with an English faculty member to further develop a research project initiated in a course from Category 4, 5, or 6 within the Major. The project will be presented in a public forum and will have both a written and an oral component. Pass-Fail. Arranged.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is having completed 3 credits of 300 or 400 level English course.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
ENGL 498Independent Study1.00 - 6.00
Advanced study for students who have shown themselves capable of independent work, carried on under direction of a staff member chosen by the student with approval of the department chair. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms

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