ENGL - English
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
ENGL 103Freshman English2.00
ENGL 111Introduction to Drama and Poetry3.00
Interpretation and analysis of plays and poems; basics of critical theory and literacy methods.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
ENGL 112Introduction to Fiction3.00
Interpretation and analysis of the short story and the novel; basics of critical theory and literary methods.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
ENGL 143Hell/Heaven Select Sci Fic2.00
Reading of dystopian and utopian literature
ENGL 189English elective1.00 - 12.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-S course.
ENGL 191Chaucer3.00
Study of the Canterbury Tales and Troilus and Criseyde both in the original and in translation as mirrors of the life and language of medieval England
ENGL 202Technical Writing3.00
A course designed to give a proficiency in assembling, organizing, and presenting factual materials pertinent to the student's professional interests. Prerequisite: ENGL 102 or consent of instructor. This course is offered once every two years.
ENGL 205Introduction to Drama and Poetry3.00
Interpretation and appreciation of plays and poems; basics of critical theory and technique.
General Education Requirements (2016-17 and Prior Catalogs):
Humanities-Literature
ENGL 206Introduction to Fiction3.00
Interpretation and appreciation of the short story and the novel; basics of critical theory and technique.
General Education Requirements (2016-17 and Prior Catalogs):
Humanities-Literature
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
ENGL 211British Literature I3.00
Survey of masterpieces and transitional works to 1789.
General Education Requirements (2016-17 and Prior Catalogs):
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 Requirements (2016-17 and Prior Catalogs):
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 Requirements (2016-17 and Prior Catalogs):
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 Requirements (2016-17 and Prior Catalogs):
Humanities-Literature
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
ENGL 227Contemporary Topics1.00 - 6.00
Study of literature according to a topic of current interest. May be repeated for credit with different content.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
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 Requirements (2016-17 and Prior Catalogs):
Diversity
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 Requirements (2016-17 and Prior Catalogs):
Diversity
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 Requirements (2016-17 and Prior Catalogs):
Humanities-Literature
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 Requirements (2016-17 and Prior Catalogs):
Humanities-Literature
Non-Western
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
ENGL 250Intro Creative Writing3.00
A course designed to encourage the student to explore a potential in creative expression in various literary genres.
ENGL 285Ethnic, Racial, and Religious Diversity in American Culture3.00
Study of crucial historical issues will be coupled with readings from creative literary works. The course will progress historically with an examination of selected ethnic and religious groups as they appear on the stage of American history. Emphasis will be upon the non-dominant minorities and the efforts exerted by such minorities to adjust to or integrate with the dominant white American majority. Cross-listed with HIST 285.
ENGL 289English Elective1.00 - 12.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-S course.
ENGL 305The Novel3.00 - 6.00
Study of selected Spanish and Latin-American novels. May be repeated for credit with different authors.
ENGL 310Adolescent Literature3.00
'Study of various types of literature in the secondary grades.
ENGL 311Shakespeare I3.00
Study of representative comedies, histories, and tragedies through "Hamlet."
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of 3 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 3 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 3 credits of ENGL courses.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Every Other Year
ENGL 317Modern Brit & American Lit3.00
Intensive study of works of major British and American writers from 1900 to 1945. Prerequisite: Six credits of literature or consent of instructor. This course is offered in alternate years with ENGL 318/518.
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 320The American Short Story3.00
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 3 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 Requirements (2016-17 and Prior Catalogs):
Diversity
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of 3 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 3 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 3 credits of ENGL courses.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
ENGL 342Politics in Lit, Film & Televi3.00
Order as a political and aesthetic concept; the relation of contemporary American political thought and experience and its expression in current art forms; focus on the capacity of American political novels and films to represent and advance political ideas for a mass audience; the role of television in influencing political choices. Cross-listed as ENGL 342/542.
ENGL 349Studies in the Short Story3.00
Study of the genre of the short story and its diverse and varied development across borders and periods. The course is a combination of lectures, discussions, readings, presentations, essays, and exams. Pre-requisites: six credits of literature or consent of instructor.
ENGL 367Selected British Novels3.00
Study of significant novels by British writers. Prerequisite: Six credits of literature or consent of instructor.
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 - 12.00
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 3 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 3 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 440Contemporary American Poetry2.00
Study of significant American poetry since 1945. Prerequisite: Six Credits of literature or consent of instructor.
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 448Reading & Writing for Teachers3.00
Capstone course for English Secondary Education. A course in writing, the teaching of writing, and the teaching of various types of literature in the secondary grades. Prerequisite: Admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Prerequisites:
Admission to Teacher Education Program.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Every Other Year
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 3 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 3 credits of ENGL courses.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
ENGL 489English Elective1.00 - 12.00
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