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English (ENG)

College of Languages, Linguistics and Literature

ENG 100 Composition I (3) Introduction to the rhetorical, conceptual and stylistic demands of writing at the university level; instruction in composing process, search strategies, and writing from sources. Pre: placement exam. FW

ENG 101 Composition I (3) Introduction to the rhetorical, conceptual, and stylistic demands of writing at the university level; instruction in composing process, search strategies, and writing from sources. Requires supplemental tutorial laboratory. A-F only. Pre: placement exam. Co-requisite: 101L. FW

ENG 101L Composition I Writing Laboratory (1) Intensive individual instruction in writing at the university level. CR/NC only. Pre: placement exam. Co-requisite: 101. FW

ENG 200 and 209 are courses in intermediate expository writing.

ENG 200 Composition II (3) Further study of rhetorical, conceptual, and stylistic demands of writing; instruction develops the writing and research skills covered in Composition I. Pre: 100, 100A, 101/101L, or ELI 100.

ENG 209 Business Writing (3) Practice in informative, analytical, persuasive writing. Pre: 100, 100A, 101/101L, or ELI 100.

ENG 270-272 courses fulfill the UH Mânoa General Education Diversification in Literatures (DL) requirement. Credits for these courses are considered “non-introductory.” A significant portion of class time is dedicated to writing instruction, and the courses require a minimum of 4,000 words of graded writing.

ENG 270 Introduction to Literature: Literary History (3) Study of significant works of selected historical periods. Pre: 100, 100A, 101/101L or ELI 100. DL

ENG 271 Introduction to Literature: Genre (3) Study of significant works of selected genres. Pre: 100, 100A, 101/101L or ELI 100. DL

ENG 272 Introduction to Literature: Culture and Literature (3) Study of significant works of selected cultures and cultural formations. Pre: 100, 100A, 101/101L or ELI 100. DL

ENG 300 The Rhetorical Tradition (3) History of theory and practices of rhetoric from Classical to contemporary periods; e.g., Plato, Aristotle, Cicero, Quintilian, Augustine, Sidney, K. Burke, DeMan. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

ENG 302 Introduction to the English Language (3) Uses of language in speech and in writing; diversity of modern English. Problems of dialects, style, usage, “correctness”; nature of standard English. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

ENG 306 Argumentative Writing I (3) Theory and practice of written argument; emphasis on the role of invention in argumentative discourse and on the nature of rhetorical proof. Pre: grade of C or better in ENG 100 or ENG 200; or consent.

ENG 307 Rhetoric, Composition, and Computers (3) Introduction to computer-based writing and reading technologies. Study of principles of traditional and online composition. Writing traditional and multimedia essays. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent.

ENG 308 Technical Writing (3) Combined lecture/lab course preparing students to write about technical subjects for specialists and laypersons. Introduces theory of technical communication and document design and teaches students to make use of relevant technology. A-F only. Pre: 100, 100A, 101/101L or ELI 100.

ENG 311 Autobiographical Writing (3) Writing clear, effective prose based on the writer’s own experiences and ideas. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent. DA

ENG 313 Creative Writing (3) Basic principles applied through writing in two major genres (short story and poetry, short story and drama, or poetry and drama). Pre: one ENG DL course or consent. DA

Fulfillment of the college’s written communication requirement and two semesters of DL courses (second may be taken concurrently) are prerequisite to upper division English courses numbered 320 or above. A few courses have different or additional prerequisites as listed below.

ENG 320 Introduction to English Studies (3) Introduction to the purpose, practice, and potential of literary and rhetorical study of texts. Prerequisite to 400-level work for ENG majors. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

Each semester, selected “large-enrollment” 300-level courses are designed largely for non-majors. Prerequisites are waived for these particular courses. Please see the Schedule of Classes for these designated courses. English majors can use at most two “large enrollment courses” to fulfill major requirements.

ENG 321 Backgrounds of Western Literature (3) Sources of European and American literary themes and allusions; myth, legend, and folklore of Western cultures; e.g., Classical texts, Arthurian romances, King James Bible. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

ENG 322 The Bible as Literature (3) Narrative, generic, and stylistic forms in the Bible in English. Related writings may be considered in comparative analysis. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

ENG 323 Literature in English to 1660 (3) Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of literature in English to 1660. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

ENG 324 Literature in English 1660-1900 (3) Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of literature in English from 1660-1900. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

ENG 325 Literature in English after 1900 (3) Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of literature in English after 1900. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

ENG 326 Literature and Colonialism (3) Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of colonial, post-colonial, and commonwealth literatures from regions such as Africa, India, the Pacific, and the Caribbean. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

ENG 327 Literary Criticism and Theory (3) Survey of representative texts from Greek to modern times; e.g., Plato, Aristotle, Sidney, Johnson, Arnold, Eliot, Barthes, Derrida, Foucault, Kristeva. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

ENG 330 Medieval British Literature (3) Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of British literature before 1500. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

ENG 331 Renaissance British Literature (3) Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of British prose and poetry from 1500 to 1660. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

ENG 332 Restoration/18th-Century British Literature (3) Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of British prose, poetry, and drama from 1660 to 1780, exclusive of Milton. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

ENG 333 Romantic British Literature (3) Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of British prose and poetry from 1780 to 1832. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

ENG 334 Victorian British Literature (3) Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of British prose and poetry from 1832 to 1900. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

ENG 335 British Literature After 1900 (3) Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of British prose, poetry, and drama from 1900 to the present. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

ENG 336 American Literature to Mid-19th Century (3) Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of prose, poetry, and drama in American literature through the middle of the 19th century. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

ENG 337 American Literature Mid-19th to Mid-20th Century (3) Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of prose, poetry and drama in American literature from the middle of the 19th century to the middle of the 20th century. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

ENG 338 American Literature Since Mid-20th Century (3) Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of American literature since approximately 1950. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

ENG 350 18th-Century Novel in English (3) Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of the novel in English before 1800. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

ENG 351 19th-Century Novel in English (3) Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of the novel in English between 1800 and 1900. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

ENG 352 20th-Century Novel in English (3) Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of the novel in English after 1900. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

ENG 353 History of Poetic Forms (3) Basic concepts and representative texts for the historically organized study of poetic genres and forms before the 20th century and primarily in English. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

ENG 354 Poetry in English After 1900 (3) Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of poetry in English after 1900. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

ENG 355 Drama in English to 1900 (3) Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of drama in English from the Middle Ages through the end of the 19th century. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

ENG 356 Drama in English After 1900 (3) Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of drama in English after 1900. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

ENG 360 Prose Fiction (3) Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of the form, function, and development of prose fiction genres such as short story and novel. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

ENG 361 Poetry (3) Basic concepts and representative texts for the analysis of imagery, sound, language, form, and structure in poems. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

ENG 362 Drama (3) Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of the form, function, and development of the genre of drama. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

ENG 363 Film (3) Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of the form, function, and development of cinematic narrative techniques. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DH

ENG 364 Non-fiction Prose (3) Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of non-fiction prose such as essays, biographies, autobiographies, speeches, political and legal documents, conversion and captivity narratives, testimonials, science writing, and travel writing. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

ENG 365 Mixed Genres (3) Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of works that incorporate more than one genre. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

ENG 366 Shakespeare and Film (3) Comparative analysis of selected plays by Shakespeare and films which appropriate, reenact, adapt, or offer variations on his texts. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

ENG 370 Ethnic Literature of Hawai‘i (3) Writings of various ethnic groups in Hawai‘i, ancient to contemporary. Songs, stories, poetry, fiction, essays that illustrate the social history of Hawai‘i. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. (Cross-listed as ES 370) DL

ENG 371 Literature of the Pacific (3) Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of the literature of the Pacific, including Pacific voyagers and contemporary writings in English by Pacific Islanders. Pre: two English DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. (Cross-listed as PACS 371) DL

ENG 372 Asian American Literature (3) Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of Asian American literature by writers from a variety of backgrounds. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. (Cross-listed as ES 372) DL

ENG 373 African American Literature (3) Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of African American literature by writers from a variety of backgrounds. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

ENG 374 Race, Ethnicity, and Literature (3) Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of race and ethnicity as the basis for literary inquiry. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

ENG 375 Philippine Contemporary Literature in English (3) Critical survey of 20th-century Philippine literature written in English; cultural values. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent. (Cross-listed as IP 363) DL

ENG 376 Philippine Literature and Folklore in Translation (3) Philippine folk literature translated into English: epics, myths, legends, and other folklore. Classic works of vernacular writers. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent. (Cross-listed as IP 396) DL

ENG 380 Folklore and Oral Tradition (3) Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of folktales, legends, ballads and other folklore genres in various cultures; consideration given to folklore/literature relationships. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

ENG 381 Popular Literature (3) Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of popular literature genres, such as detective fiction, science fiction, the thriller, the romance, and westerns. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

ENG 382 Gender, Sexuality and Literature (3) Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of literary constructions of gender and sexuality. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. (Cross-listed as WS 381) DL

ENG 383 Children’s Literature (3) Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of children’s literature; may include study of children’s book illustration. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

ENG 384 Literature and Technology (3) Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of literature in relation to technological developments. May include history of the book, impact of printing and computer networks, science fiction. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

ENG 393 Junior Honors Tutorial (3) Tutorials in literature. Consult the English department’s Honors director for particulars; offered fall semester. Repeatable one time. Pre: enrollment in Honors Program and two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

ENG 394 Junior Honors Tutorial (3) Tutorials in literature. Consult the English department’s Honors director for particulars; offered spring semester. Repeatable one time. Pre: enrollment in Honors Program and two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. DL

The specific content of 400-level Studies courses varies by semester. Students should obtain the English department’s fall and spring course descriptions prior to enrolling. Descriptions are available in KUY 402 and 429 and on the department’s webpage (www.english.hawaii.edu) a week or so before the Schedule Of Classes comes out. All Studies courses require a significant research component.

ENG 402 History of the English Language (3) Origin and evolution of English language to c.1800, particularly as manifested in literary texts. Pre: two ENG DL courses or consent. DH

ENG 403 Modern English Grammar (3) Structure of contemporary English; current theories of grammar; relation between grammar and style. Pre: two ENG DL courses or consent. DH

ENG 404 English in Hawai‘i (3) English language in Hawai‘i viewed historically and in a multicultural context, with attention to politics, religion, race, and education, from 1820 to present. Pre: two ENG DL courses or consent. DH

ENG 405 Teaching Composition (3) Theory, observation, and practice in teaching writing, especially the use of one-on-one and small group instruction. Pre: two ENG DL courses, or consent. Recommended: 306.

ENG 406 Argumentative Writing II (3) Extended study of both the philosophical and practical dimensions of written reasoning. Emphasis on argument as a process of inquiry. Pre: 306 or consent.

ENG 407 Writing for Electronic Media (3) Combined lecture/lab course on writing and rhetoric in computer-mediated communication. May include online technical writing, courseware development, hypertext fiction. Pre: two ENG DL courses and 307; or consent.

ENG 408 Professional Editing (3) Discussion and practice in the professional editing of articles, reports, books; logic, clarity, coherence, consistency of tone and style, grammar and punctuation. Pre: 306, 311, 313, 403, or 405; or consent.

ENG 409 Studies in Composition/Rhetoric/Language (3) Intensive study of selected topics, problems, themes, issues, and/or writers in composition, rhetoric, and/or English language. Repeatable one time. Pre: 320 and one other 300-level ENG course; or consent. DL

ENG 410 Form and Theory of Poetry (3) Poetic theories and techniques for students interested in writing poetry. Pre: 313 or consent. DL

ENG 411 Poetry Workshop (3) Writing, evaluating poems. Repeatable one time. Pre: 410 or consent. DA

ENG 412 Nonfiction Writing (3) Workshop analysis of nonfiction as a literary form. Repeatable one time. Pre: 306 or 313; or consent. DA

ENG 413 Form and Theory of Fiction (3) Narrative techniques for students interested in writing fiction. Pre: 313 or consent. DL

ENG 414 Fiction Workshop (3) Writing, evaluating fiction. Repeatable one time. Pre: 413 or consent. DA

ENG 415 Prosody (3) Reading and writing in traditional poetic forms—sonnet, villanelle, sestina, roundel, pantoum, etc.—for theoretical and practical appreciation of formal poetry. Pre: 361 or 410, or consent. DL

ENG 416 Studies in Creative Writing (3) Intensive study of selected topics, problems, themes, writers, or modes of creative writing in a workshop setting. Repeatable one time. Pre: 313 and 410, 412, or 413; or consent. DA

ENG 420 Studies in Literature and Culture (3) Intensive study of selected problems, issues, writers, traditions, or movements in regard to cultural studies and the reading and interpretation of cultural texts. Repeatable one time. Pre: 320 and one other 300-level ENG course, or consent. DL

ENG 421 Studies in Comparative Literature (3) Intensive study of selected problems, issues, writers, traditions, or movements in the field of comparative literature. Repeatable one time. Pre: 320 and one other 300-level ENG course, or consent. DL

ENG 427 Studies in Literary Criticism and Theory (3) Intensive study of selected problems, issues, writers, traditions, or movements in the field of literary criticism and critical theory. Repeatable one time. Pre: 320 and one other 300-level ENG course, or consent. DL

ENG 430 Studies in Medieval Literature (3) Intensive study of selected problems, issues, writers, traditions, or movements in Old/Middle English literature from 500-1500, including works in modern translation. Repeatable one time. Pre: 320 and one other 300-level ENG course, or consent. DL

ENG 431 Studies in 16th and 17th Century Literature (3) Intensive study of selected problems, issues, writers, traditions, or movements in texts written during the period 1500-1700. Repeatable one time. Pre: 320 and one other 300-level ENG course, or consent. DL

ENG 432 Studies in 18th Century Literature (3) Intensive study of selected problems, issues, writers, traditions, or movements in texts written during the period 1660-1830, the “long” 18th century. Repeatable one time. Pre: 320 and one other 300-level ENG course, or consent. DL

ENG 433 Studies in 19th Century Literature (3) Intensive study of selected problems, issues, writers, traditions, or movements in texts written during the 19th century. Repeatable one time. Pre: 320 and one other 300-level ENG course, or consent. DL

ENG 434 Studies from 20th Century to Present (3) Intensive study of selected problems, issues, writers, traditions, or movements in texts written from the 20th century to the present. Repeatable one time. Pre: 320 and one other 300-level ENG course, or consent. DL

ENG 440 (Alpha) Single Author (3) Intensive study of the works and literary milieu of a single author: (B) Emily Dickinson; (C) George Eliot; (D) William Faulkner; (E) Ben Jonson; (F) James Joyce; (G) Mark Twain; (H) Walt Whitman; (I) Virginia Woolf; (J) William Wordsworth; (K) Charles Dickens; (M) Toni Morrison; (N) Jane Austen. Repeatable one time for a different alpha. Pre: two ENG DL courses or consent. DL

ENG 442 Geoffrey Chaucer (3) Intensive study of the works and literary milieu of Geoffrey Chaucer. Pre: two ENG DL courses or consent. DL

ENG 445 William Shakespeare (3) Intensive study of the works and literary milieu of William Shakespeare. Repeatable one time. Pre: two ENG DL courses or consent. DL

ENG 447 John Milton (3) Intensive study of the works and literary milieu of John Milton. Pre: two ENG DL courses or consent. DL

ENG 455 U.S. Women’s Literature and Culture (3) Reading of selected works of U.S. women’s literature and cultural texts (such as art and film). Emphasis on historical and cultural context and diverse expressions of women’s gendered identities. Pre: one ENG DL course (or concurrent) or AMST 202 (or concurrent) or WS 151 (or concurrent); or consent. (Cross-listed as AMST 455 and WS 445) DL

ENG 460 Studies in Fiction (3) Intensive study of selected problems, issues, writers, traditions, or movements in prose fiction. Repeatable one time. Pre: 320 and one other 300-level ENG course, or consent. DL

ENG 461 Studies in Poetry (3) Intensive study of selected problems, issues, writers, traditions, or movements in poetry. Repeatable one time. Pre: 320 and one other 300-level ENG course, or consent. DL

ENG 462 Studies in Drama (3) Intensive study of selected problems, issues, writers, traditions, or movements in drama. Repeatable one time. Pre: 320 and one other 300-level ENG course, or consent. DL

ENG 463 Studies in Film (3) Intensive study of selected topics in film, e.g.: genres, major filmmakers, film theory/criticism, or film and literature. Repeatable one time. Pre: 320 and one other 300-level ENG course, or consent. DH

ENG 464 Studies in Life Writing (3) Intensive study of forms and theories of lifewriting in forms such as biographies, autobiographies, oral histories, diaries, journals, letters, film, drama, and portraiture. Repeatable one time. Pre: 320 and one other 300-level ENG course, or consent. DL

ENG 466 Special Topics: Genre Studies (3) Intensive study of selected texts that combine traditional genres, cross disciplines, challenge categorization, or are overlooked in the study of larger genre categories such as poetry, fiction, or drama. Repeatable one time. Pre: 320 and one other 300-level ENG course, or consent. DL

ENG 470 Studies in Asia/Pacific Literature (3) Intensive study of selected problems, issues, traditions, genres, or writers relating to Asia and the Pacific. Repeatable one time. Pre: 320 and one other 300-level ENG course, or consent. DL

ENG 471 Studies in Postcolonial Literature (3) Intensive study of selected problems, issues, traditions, genres, or writers in postcolonial literatures and theories. Repeatable one time. Pre: 320 and one other 300-level ENG course, or consent. DL

ENG 472 Studies in Diasporic Literature (3) Intensive study of literary, cultural and theoretical issues of diasporic experiences such as immigration, assimilation, nation, and transnationalism. Repeatable one time. Pre: 320 and one other 300-level ENG course, or consent. DL

ENG 479 Modern Pacific Women’s Poetry (3) Critical examination of modern indigenous women’s poetry from the Pacific Islands. Thematic concentration on land, family, sexual and national oppression. Pre: two ENG DL courses; second may be taken concurrently; or consent. (Cross-listed as HWST 494) DL

ENG 480 Studies in Literature and Folklore (3) Intensive study of selected problems, issues, traditions, or genres in folklore and oral traditions and their performance and transformations within specific social and cultural contexts. Repeatable one time. Pre: 320 and one other 300-level ENG course; or consent. DL

ENG 481 Studies in Literature and Popular Culture (3) Intensive study of selected problems, issues, traditions, writers, movements, or genres in the field of popular literature and/or popular culture. Repeatable one time. Pre: 320 and one other 300-level ENG course, or consent. DL

ENG 482 Studies in Literature and Sexuality and Gender (3) Intensive study of selected problems and issues in the construction and representation of sexuality and gender in specific genres, social and cultural contexts, or thematic/figurative clusters. Repeatable one time. Pre: 320 and one other 300-level ENG course, or consent. (Cross-listed as WS 483) DL

ENG 491 Senior Honors Tutorial (3) Studies in history of ideas, periods, genres, or themes in literature. Includes research paper. Repeatable one time. Pre: enrollment in Honors Program, 320 and two 300-level ENG courses; or consent. Offered Fall semester. DL

ENG 492 Senior Honors Tutorial (3) Studies in history of ideas, periods, genres, or themes in literature. Includes research paper. Repeatable one time. Pre: enrollment in Honors Program, 320, and two ENG 300-level courses; or consent. Offered Spring semester. DL

ENG 494 Study Abroad (V) Intensive study in the English language of selected topics, issues or writers from the host country in a UH Mânoa-approved study abroad location. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: two ENG DL courses or consent. DL

ENG 495 Internship (3) Faculty supervised participation in the operations of an organization. A-F only. Pre: two ENG DL courses, junior standing, or consent.

ENG 499 Directed Reading (V) Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: two ENG DL courses or consent.

ENG 500 Master’s Plan B/C Studies (1) Enrollment for degree completion. Pre: master’s Plan B or C candidate and consent.

ENG 550 Supervised Teaching Practicum (1) Supervised participation in instruction or tutoring. CR/NC only. Repeatable two times. Pre: graduate standing and consent.

ENG 560 HWP Summer Writing Institute (V) Repeatable one time.

ENG 561 HWP Summer Institute WAC (V) Practicum in the current best approaches to teaching writing across the curriculum. Participants write, read published theory and research in composition, and demonstrate effective writing lessons. Repeatable one time.

Graduate standing or consent is required for all courses numbered 600 and above for which no specific prerequisite is listed.

ENG 601 Old English (3) Structure of the language, relation to present English; reading of selected prose and poetry.

ENG 605 Theory and Practice of Teaching Composition (3) Major contemporary theorists and classroom practices that evolve from their theories; observation and applications.

ENG 613 (Alpha) Graduate Writing Workshop (3) Advanced practice and critical evaluation of the writing of poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction. (B) poetry; (C) fiction; (D) nonfiction. Repeatable one time. Pre: graduate standing plus 411 for (B); 414 for (C); 412 for (D); or consent.

ENG 620 The Profession of English (3) Introduction to the professional study of English and the four concentrations in the MA program. Required of all candidates for the MA in English. Pre: graduate standing. Fall only.

ENG 625 (Alpha) Theories and Methods (3) Required course in the MA student’s area of concentration. (B) theories and methods of literary study; (C) introduction to composition and rhetoric; (D) foundations of creative writing; (E) theories in cultural studies. Repeatable in different alphas. Pre: 620 or consent. Spring only.

ENG 627 (Alpha) Literary Theory and Criticism (3) (B) classical period through 18th century; (C) Romantic and post-Romantic.

ENG 664 Biography (3) Study of one or more authors, English or American literature. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: graduate standing or consent.

ENG 691 MA Final Project (V) Individual reading and research towards preparation of MA project. 3 credit hours required. CR/NC only. Repeatable one time. Pre: 620, 625 (or concurrent); and consent.

ENG 699 Directed Reading (V) Individual reading or research. Pre: graduate standing and consent.

ENG 700 Thesis Research (V) Pre: graduate standing and consent.

ENG 702 Seminar in English Language (3) Intensive study of one topic in English linguistics. Repeatable one time.

ENG 705 Seminar in Composition Studies (3) Intensive study of selected issues in composition studies. Repeatable one time. Pre: 625C (or concurrent); or consent.

ENG 709 Seminar in Rhetoric (3) Intensive study of selected topics in the history of rhetoric, rhetorical theory, or rhetorical criticism; topic to be announced. Repeatable one time. Pre: 625C (or concurrent) or consent.

ENG 713 Seminar in Creative Writing (3) Advanced study in creative writing focused on thesis and dissertation projects. Repeatable one time. Pre: 613 or consent.

ENG 716 (Alpha) Seminar in Techniques in Contemporary Literature (3) The study, from the point of view of the creative writer, of works written within the last 25 years. (B) techniques in fiction; (C) techniques in poetry; (D) techniques in creative nonfiction. Repeatable one time. Pre: 613 (or concurrent) or consent.

ENG 720 Seminar in Critical Writing (3) Assumptions, methods and definition of a literary field. Required of all doctoral candidates writing a critical/scholarly dissertation or a dissertation with a creative emphasis. Pre: 625 (or equivalent) or consent.

ENG 727 Seminar in Literary Criticism (3) Intensive study of selected topics in literary theory and its practical application; topics to be announced. Repeatable two times. Pre: graduate standing or consent.

ENG 730 (Alpha) Seminar in English Literature (3) Study of authors or a period. (C) re-reading Chaucer; (N) 14th century poetry; (P) extended Victorian lyric; (Q) modern British fiction; (R) early 17th century poetry; (S) dominant Victorians: the 1840s; (T) Baroque and English literature; (U) literature and social change; (X) literature and history; (Y) studies in satire. Repeatable one time.

ENG 735 (Alpha) Seminar in American Literature (3) Study of authors or a period. (B) American modernism; (C) race in American literature; (D) 19th century American poetry; (E) American literature naturalism; (F) African American literature and theory; (G) American transcendentalism; (H) 19th century American novel; (J) contemporary American poetry; (N) poetry by 20th century American women; (P) women writers and multiculturalism; (Q) Asian American literature and theory; (R) relocating American literature; (S) early American literature; (T) H. Melville and T. Morrison. Repeatable one time for different alphas.

ENG 740 (Alpha) Seminar in Major Author (3) Study of one or more authors, English or American. (C) George Eliot; (D) Emily Dickinson; (M) Milton; (S) Chaucer and his backgrounds; (T) Austen; (U) Yeats and his circle; (X) Beowulf; (Y) Faulkner’s narrative (Z) Virginia Woolf. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: graduate standing or consent.

ENG 745 Seminar in Shakespeare (3) Intensive study of Shakespeare.

ENG 760 (Alpha) Seminar in Literary Genres (3) Study of one or more authors, English or American literature. (C) neoclassicism; (D) tragedy; (E) modern American short story; (F) sonnet and sonnet sequences; (G) Rest., 18th century dramatic comedy; (H) 18th century literature and art; (I) medieval drama; (J) narrative theory and criticism; (K) reinventing the author; (M) laughter and the comic arts; (N) nature of romance; (O) Victorian novel; (P) Jacobean drama; (Q) science fiction; (R) essay, past and present; (S) Eng. hymn in Western culture; (U) biography; (W) 18th century British women novelists; (Y) English romanticism; (Z) English novel and criticism. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: graduate standing or consent.

ENG 763 Seminar in Film Theory and Criticism (3) Classic theories of representation and aesthetics; modern and contemporary cultural, psychoanalytic, and aesthetic theories as they apply to film.

ENG 764 Seminar in Life Writing (3) Intensive study of critical and theoretical issues raised by various forms of life writing (biography, autobiography, oral history, diaries, etc.) and of their history and methodology. Repeatable one time.

ENG 770 Seminar in Cultural Studies in Asia/Pacific (3) Intensive study of selected issues in cultural studies in Asia and the Pacific; topics to be announced. Repeatable one time.

ENG 772 Seminar in Literatures of Hawaii (3) Introduction to comparative literature; relationship of Hawaiian to other literatures; sources and influences. Repeatable one time.

ENG 775 Seminar in Cultural Studies (3) Intensive study of selected issues in cultural studies and cultural and social theory; topics to be announced. Repeatable one time.

ENG 780 (Alpha) Seminar in Comparative Literature (3) Introduction to comparative literature; relationship of English to other literatures; sources and influences. (B) African lit. and literary theory; (F) folklore and literature; (G) theory/practice of poetry; (H) contemporary drama; (I) mythic method; (J) postmodern fiction; (M) modernism; (N) colonial/postcolonial; (P) postmodernism and postcolonialism; (W) medieval women writers. Repeatable one time for different alphas.

ENG 790 Seminar in Special Topics (3) Content to be announced. Repeatable five times.

ENG 800 Dissertation Research (V) Pre: graduate standing and consent. Repeatable nine times.