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Literature and Cultural Identity (H1ENG001)

In this cluster students can work in a range of courses involving questions of national, ethnic and racial identity. How do issues of ethnic and racial identity figure in forms of literary and cultural expression for authors and for readers? How does our own cultural identity affect the way we read and think about literature?

Academic Division: Humanities
Academic Department: ENG

Choose three of the following
Course NumberCourse TitleValid BeginningValid Through
ENG 115 INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN LITERATURE
ENG 116 INTRO. TO AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE
ENG 228 AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE
ENG 229 ASIAN AMERICAN LITERATUREFall 2009
ENG 230 STUDIES IN AMERICAN LITERATURE
ENG 245 STUDIES IN A MAJOR AUTHOR (if applicable)
ENG 250 LITERATURE AND ETHNICITY
ENG 254 ARTHURIAN LITERATURE
ENG 262 STUDIES IN A NATIONAL CINEMA
ENG 284 ORALITY LANGUAGE & LITERACYFall 2010
The specific authors and works studied in ENG 228, 230, 245, 250 and 262 differ each semester. Students may take more than one course with the same number.


Gender and Writing (H1ENG002)

This cluster focuses on gender and its impact on writing. What does it mean in a specific cultural or historical moment to be a man or a woman, and how does it affect the way literature is read and written?

Academic Division: Humanities
Academic Department: ENG

Choose three of the following
Course NumberCourse TitleValid BeginningValid Through
ENG 243 STUDIES IN A MAJOR AUTHOR (if woman author)
ENG 248 STUDIES IN WOMEN'S LITERATURE
ENG 249 GENDER WRITING & REPRESENTATION
ENG 267 CHANGING GENRES OF EROTICA
The specific authors and works studied in ENG 243 and 248 differ each semester. Students may take more than one course with the same number.


American and African American Studies (H1ENG006)

Students interested in the diverse traditions and cultures of the United States can pursue and develop those interests in this cluster. What is an American? Is there a distinctive American tradition in literature or culture? How do Americans negotiate their multiethnic, multiracial identity? Students in this cluster can pursue a distinct track in African American literature and culture.

Academic Division: Humanities
Academic Department: ENG

Choose three of the following
Course NumberCourse TitleValid BeginningValid Through
ENG 115 AMERICAN LITERATURE
ENG 116 INTRO TO AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE
ENG 218 EARLY AMERICAN LITERATURE
ENG 225 AMERICAN ROMANTICS
ENG 226 AMERICAN REALISTS
ENG 227 AMERICAN MODERNS
ENG 228 AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE
ENG 230 STUDIES IN AMERICAN LITERATURE
ENG 236CONTEMPORARY FICTION (if American)
ENG 243 STUDIES IN A MAJOR AUTHOR (if American)
ENG 244STUDIES IN A LITERARY TRADITION (if American)
ENG 250 LITERATURE AND ETHNICITY
ENG 380ADVANCED SEMINAR (if American literature)
The specific titles of ENG 228, 230, and 250 differ each semester. Students may take more than one course with the same number.


Medieval Studies (H1ENG007)

The "Middle Ages" was a term coined in the early modern era to describe that period of history, and its attendant cultures, that was defined by the demise of the classical world and the beginning of the "Renaissance," although these lines of demarcation can be challenged. This cluster explores the literature and language of England from the ninth to the sixteenth centuries, as well as the roots that contributed to it (Classical and Scriptural Backgrounds) and modern adaptations of it (what we call "medievalism").

Academic Division: Humanities
Academic Department: ENG

Choose three of the following
Course NumberCourse TitleValid BeginningValid Through
ENG 112 CLASSICAL & SCRIPTURAL BACKGROUNDS
ENG 113 BRITISH LITERATURE I
ENG 200 HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
ENG 201 OLD ENGLISH LANGUAGE & LITERATURE
ENG 202 MIDDLE ENGLISH LITERATURE
ENG 203 MEDIEVAL DRAMA
ENG 204 CHAUCER
ENG 206 STUDIES IN MEDIEVAL LITERATURE
ENG 243STUDIES IN A MAJOR AUTHOR (if author is medieval)
ENG 254 ARTHURIAN LITERATURE
The specific titles of ENG 206 differ each semester. Students may take more than one course with this number.


Modern and Contemporary Literature (H1ENG008)

This cluster explores the literature and culture of the twentieth century -- a time marked by confusion and crisis, chaos and catastrophe. It was also a time of innovation and experiment, giving rise to radically new and exciting forms of literary expression. This cluster invites students to explore and compare some of the distinct genres of the modern era.

Academic Division: Humanities
Academic Department: ENG

Choose at least two of the following
Course NumberCourse TitleValid BeginningValid Through
ENG 101 MAXIMUM ENGLISHFall 2012
ENG 114 BRITISH LITERATURE II
ENG 227 AMERICAN MODERNS
ENG 231 20TH CENTURY BRITISH NOVEL
ENG 232 MODERN LITERATURE
ENG 233 MODERN POETRY
ENG 234 MODERN FICTION
ENG 235 MODERN DRAMA
ENG 236 CONTEMPORARY FICTION
ENG 237 CONTEMPORARY POETRY
ENG 238 CONTEMPORARY LIT
ENG 243 STUDIES IN A MAJOR AUTHOR (if appropriate)
ENG 246 DETECTIVE FICTION
ENG 247 SCIENCE FICTION
ENG 282HUMOR WRITINGSpring 2011
You may also choose one of the following
Course NumberCourse TitleValid BeginningValid Through
ENG 117 INTRO. TO THE ART OF FILM
ENG 117/GER 132 INTRO TO THE ART OF FILMSpring 2011Spring 2011
ENG 255FILM HISTORY: EARLY CINEMA
ENG 256 FILM HISTORY: 1929-1959
ENG 257 FILM HISTORY: 1959-PRESENT
ENG 258 FILM ANALYSISSpring 2011
ENG 259 POPULAR FILM GENRES
ENG 260 STUDIES IN FILM HISTORY
ENG 262 STUDIES IN A NATIONAL CINEMA

Novels (H1ENG009)

Novels have always been a popular literary form; some would argue that they are the most sigificant literary development of the modern era. This cluster allows students to investigate the appeal of novels and the power of different storytelling traditions.

Academic Division: Humanities
Academic Department: ENG

Choose two or three of the following
Course NumberCourse TitleValid BeginningValid Through
ENG 101 MAXIMUM ENGLISHFall 2012
ENG 121 CREATIVE WRITING: FICTION
ENG 215 EARLY BRITISH NOVEL
ENG 222 NINETEENTH-CENTURY BRITISH NOVEL
ENG 226AMERICAN REALISTS
ENG 229 WOMEN NOVELISTS Spring 2011
ENG 230STUDIES IN AMERICAN LITERATURE (if novel-related)
ENG 231 TWENTIETH CENTURY BRITISH NOVEL
ENG 236 CONTEMPORARY FICTION
ENG 243 STUDIES IN A MAJOR AUTHOR (if novelist)
ENG 245 STUDIES IN A LITERARY MODE (if novel-related)
ENG 246DETECTIVE FICTION
ENG 260 THE AVANT GARDE NOVEL
ENG 332 STUDIES IN FICTIONSpring 2011
ENG 380ADVANCED SEMINAR (if novel-focused)
You may also choose one of the following
Course NumberCourse TitleValid BeginningValid Through
ENG 275 ADV CREATIVE WRITING: FICTION
ENG 375 SEMINAR IN WRITING: FICTION

Great Books, Great Authors (H1ENG010)

People have always associated the study of literature with its great authors, its great books. But the idea of what constitutes canonical "greatness" changes from age to age. This cluster introduces students not only to traditional canonical authors and works, but to the new voices that we count as outstanding as time unfolds, or as emphases change.

Academic Division: Humanities
Academic Department: ENG

Choose at least one of the following
Course NumberCourse TitleValid BeginningValid Through
ENG 100 GREAT BOOKS
ENG 111 INTRODUCTION TO SHAKESPEARE
ENG 112 CLASSICAL & SCRIPTURAL BACKGROUNDS
ENG 113 BRITISH LITERATURE I
ENG 114 BRITISH LITERATURE II
You may also choose one or two of the following
Course NumberCourse TitleValid BeginningValid Through
ENG 204 CHAUCER
ENG 206STUDIES IN MEDIEVAL LITERATURE (if a major author)
ENG 210 SHAKESPEARE
ENG 211 MILTON
ENG 243 STUDIES IN A MAJOR AUTHOR
ENG 264 STUDIES IN A DIRECTOR
ENG 380ADVANCED SEMINAR (if a major author)
The specific authors and works studied in ENG 243 and 264 differ each semester. Students may take more than one course with the same number.


Plays, Playwrights, and Theater (H1ENG011)

This cluster concentrates on dramatic literature and history, with one segment of production/performance emphasis.

Academic Division: Humanities
Academic Department: ENG

Choose one of the following
Course NumberCourse TitleValid BeginningValid Through
ENG 101MAXIMUM ENGLISH
ENG 111INTRODUCTION TO SHAKESPEARE
ENG 123PLAYWRITING
Choose one of the following
Course NumberCourse TitleValid BeginningValid Through
ENG 203MEDIEVAL DRAMA
ENG 208RENAISSANCE DRAMA
ENG 228 AFRICAN-AMERICAN DRAMASpring 2013
ENG 235MODERN DRAMA
ENG 252THEATER IN ENGLAND
Choose one of the following
Course NumberCourse TitleValid BeginningValid Through
ENG 209STUDIES IN SHAKESPEARESpring 2011
ENG 210SHAKESPEARE
ENG 278ADVANCED PLAYWRITING
ENG 290 PLAYS IN PRODUCTION (Fall)
ENG 291 PLAYS IN PRODUCTION (Spring)
ENG 292PLAYS IN PERFORMANCE I (Fall)
ENG 293PLAYS IN PERFORMANCE I (Spring)
ENG 294 PLAYS IN PERFORMANCE II (Fall)
ENG 295 PLAYS IN PERFORMANCE II (Spring)
ENG 296STAGE MANAGEMENT (Fall)
ENG 297STAGE MANAGEMENT (Spring)

Poems, Poetry, and Poetics (H1ENG012)

This cluster focuses on the history, theory, and practice of verse expression in the English language.

Academic Division: Humanities
Academic Department: ENG

Choose one or two of the following
Course NumberCourse TitleValid BeginningValid Through
ENG 101 MAXIMUM ENGLISHFall 2012
ENG 122 CREATIVE WRITING: POETRY
Choose one or two of the following
Course NumberCourse TitleValid BeginningValid Through
ENG 204 CHAUCER
ENG 211 MILTON
ENG 220 ROMANTIC LITERATURE
ENG 233 MODERN POETRY
ENG 237 CONTEMPORARY POETRY
ENG 241 LYRIC POETRY
ENG 245 STUDIES IN A LITERARY MODE (if poetry-related)

Creative Writing (H1ENG015)

This cluster gives students a chance to write original poetry and fiction and to study influential modern and contemporary writers with an eye to developing their own style.

Academic Division: Humanities
Academic Department: ENG

Choose two of the following
Course NumberCourse TitleValid BeginningValid Through
ENG 120 INTRO TO CREATIVE WRITING
ENG 121 CREATIVE WRITING: FICTION
ENG 122 CREATIVE WRITING: POETRY
ENG 123 PLAYWRITING (2 credits)
ENG 125 SPECULATIVE FICTION
ENG 126 CREATIVE NONFICTION
ENG 274 ADVANCED CREATIVE WRITING: PROSE
ENG 275 ADVANCED CREATIVE WRITING: FICTION
ENG 276 ADVANCED CREATIVE WRITING: POETRY
ENG 277 SCREEN WRITING
ENG 375 SEMINAR IN WRITING: FICTION
ENG 376 SEMINAR IN WRITING: POETRY
Choose one of the following
Course NumberCourse TitleValid BeginningValid Through
ENG 227 AMERICAN MODERNS
ENG 231 TWENTIETH-CENTURY BRITISH NOVEL
ENG 232 MODERN LITERATURE
ENG 233 MODERN POETRY
ENG 234 MODERN FICTION
ENG 235 MODERN DRAMA
ENG 236 CONTEMPORARY FICTION
ENG 237 CONTEMPORARY POETRY
ENG 238 STUDIES IN MODERN & CONTEMPORARY LIT.
ENG 243 MAJOR AUTHOR (if a modern or contemporary writer)
ENG 380ADVANCED SEMINAR (if modern or contemporary literature

Media, Culture and Communication (H1ENG016)

This cluster focuses on oral, written, and visual communication, in both the theoretical study of writing and media and the practical applications of journalism, publishing and debate.

Academic Division: Humanities
Academic Department: ENG

Choose two or three of the following
Course NumberCourse TitleValid BeginningValid Through
ENG 101 MAXIMUM ENGLISH
ENG 117 INTRODUCTION TO THE ART OF FILM
ENG 117/GER 132 INTRO TO THE ART OF FILMSpring 2011Spring 2011
ENG 118 INTRO TO MEDIA STUDIES
ENG 130 SEMINAR IN WRITINGSpring 2011
ENG 131 REPORTING & WRITING THE NEWS
ENG 132 FEATURE WRITING
ENG 133 EDITING PRACTICUM
ENG 134 PUBLIC SPEAKING
ENG 135 DEBATE
ENG 136 ADVANCED DEBATE
ENG 137 FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION
ENG 138 JOURNALISM CASE STUDIES
ENG 249 GENDER WRITING & REPRESENTATION
ENG 255 INTRO TO FILM HISTORY: SILENT CINEMA
ENG 256 INTRO TO FILM HISTORY: SOUND CINEMA
ENG 257FILM HISTORY: 1959-1989
ENG 258 FILM ANALYSISSpring 2011
ENG 259 POPULAR FILM GENRES
ENG 260FILM HISTORY: 1989-PRESENTSpring 2014
ENG 260 FILM HISTORY: FILMS OF THE SIXTIES
ENG 261 FILM THEORY
ENG 262 STUDIES IN A NATIONAL CINEMA
ENG 263 MEDIA STUDIES
ENG 264 STUDIES IN A DIRECTOR
ENG 265 ISSUES IN FILM
ENG 266 ISSUES IN FILM THEORY
ENG 267 TOPICS IN MEDIA STUDIES
ENG 268 MUSEUM STUDIES
ENG 281 ADVANCED FEATURE WRITING
ENG 282HUMOR WRITINGSpring 2011
ENG 283 MEDIA ABC
ENG 284 ORALITY LANGUAGE & LITERACYFall 2010
ENG 286 PRESIDENTIAL RHETORIC
ENG 287 STUDIES IN TRANSLATION
ENG 394 INTERNSHIP (MEDIA RELATED)
You may choose one of the following
Course NumberCourse TitleValid BeginningValid Through
WRT 245ADVANCED WRITING & PEER TUTORING
WRT 247SPOKEN COMMUNICATION & PEER TUTORINGFall 2013

Literature, Science and Technology (H1ENG017)

Only students who have completed at least one course in this cluster by the end of the Spring 2010 semester may complete it. This cluster concentrates on cultural representations of science, medicine, and technology, primarily literature, documentary, and film. While it has an inter-departmental component, its emphasis is on British and American texts that document uses and effects of technology or romanticize or "demonize" them through popular conceptions.

Academic Division: Humanties
Academic Department: ENG

Expires: Spring 2010

Required
Course NumberCourse TitleValid BeginningValid Through
ENG 247 SCIENCE FICTION
ENG 280 HYPERTEXT WRITING & THEORY
Choose one of the following
Course NumberCourse TitleValid BeginningValid Through
ANT 216 MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY
HIS 111 HISTORY OF TECHNOLOGY
HIS 198Q ERASMUS TO E-MAIL
HIS 208 HEALTH MEDICINE & SOC REFORM
PHL 225 ETHICAL DECISIONS IN MEDiCINE

Theatre Production and Performance (H1ENG018)

A cluster allowing students to study various aspects of theater performance, acting, and theatrical technique.

Academic Division: Humanities
Academic Department: ENG

Choose at least 4 credits of the following
Course NumberCourse TitleValid BeginningValid Through
ENG 123PLAYWRITINGFall 2013
ENG 123 PLAYWRITING (2 credits)Spring 2013
ENG 170TECHNICAL THEATER (Fall)
ENG 171 TECHNICAL THEATER (Spring)
ENG 172 INTRO. TO STAGE LIGHTING & SOUND (Fall)
ENG 173INTRO TO STAGE LIGHTING & SOUND (Spring)
ENG 174 ACTING TECHNIQUES (Fall)
ENG 175 ACTING TECHNIQUES (Spring)
ENG 176 VOICE & MOVEMENT FOR THE ACTOR
ENG 177MASK, CHARACTER & VOICE: THE ACTOR EXPLORES
ENG 180 DIRECTING
ENG 252 THEATER IN ENGLAND
Choose at least 4 credits of the following
Course NumberCourse TitleValid BeginningValid Through
ENG 178DESIGN FOR THE STAGE (Fall) (2 credits)
ENG 179DESIGN FOR THE STAGE (Spring) (2 credits)
ENG 270 ADVANCED TECHNICAL THEATER (Fall)
ENG 271 ADVANCED TECHNICAL THEATER (Spring)
ENG 273MOVEMENT MASTERCLASS FOR THE ACTOR
ENG 278ADVANCED PLAYWRITING
ENG 290 PLAYS IN PRODUCTION (Fall)
ENG 291 PLAYS IN PRODUCTION (Spring)
Choose one of the following
Course NumberCourse TitleValid BeginningValid Through
ENG 292 PLAYS IN PERFORMANCE
ENG 293 PLAYS IN PERFORMANCE
ENG 294 PLAYS IN PERFORMANCE
ENG 295 PLAYS IN PERFORMANCE
ENG 296 STAGE MANAGEMENT (Fall)
ENG 297 STAGE MANAGEMENT (Spring)
ENG 360 SPECIAL PROJECTS: THEATRE