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Areas of Study

ENG-595

ENG-595 Special Topics

Special topics in the discipline, designed primarily for seniors and graduate students. May be repeated for credit if topics differ.

ENG-595 Special Topics
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Credit 1-5

ENG-600

ENG-600 Academic English for Graduate Students

This is a course designed for bilingual (English and ASL) students enrolled in graduate-level programs. Students in this course will have access to the latest...

ENG-50

ENG-50 English Language Study

The emphasis in this course will be on the development and reinforcement of English grammar and vocabulary skills through reading and writing. A grade of...

ENG-70

ENG-70 English Language Study:Reading and Writing Skills

This English language course meets for a total of six hours each week. Students work to achieve the English skills necessary to succeed in an...

ENG-100

ENG-100 English Language Skills

An individualized course designed to develop skill in using the English language. Both expressive and receptive skills are included, and programs meet the specific needs...

ENG-102

ENG-102 Critical Reading and Writing

This course is offered as part of a Learning Cluster which integrates VEE 101-102 (First Year Seminar I and II), ENG 102 (Critical Reading and...

ENG-102S

ENG-102S College Reading and Critical Thinking: Alternative Approach

This course emphasizes instruction in reading comprehension, including the practices of skilled readers and proven techniques for improving reading comprehension, managing vocabulary, drawing and testing...

ENG-103

ENG-103 Essay Analysis and Composition I

This course includes the study of the organization and development of ideas in short essays and other short writing assignments. It emphasizes the entire writing...

ENG-175H

ENG-175H Honors Critical Reading, Writing, and Integrated Learning

This course focuses on advanced reading and writing skills needed to begin developing research, critical thinking, and other relevant skills for advanced undergraduate work, particularly...

ENG-195

ENG-195 Special Topics [Topic to be Specificed]

Special topics in the discipline, designed primarily for freshmen. Students may enroll in 195 Special Topics multiple times, as long as the topics differ.

ENG-203

ENG-203 Essay Analysis and Composition II

This course emphasizes the study of the organization and development of ideas in longer essays, including argumentative essays. Students will practice the use of library...

ENG-204

ENG-204 Introduction to Literature

This course emphasizes the study of representative examples of different forms of literature, and the writing of essays about literature.

ENG-208

ENG-208 Introduction to Literature Studies

Prepares students planning to major or minor in English for literary analysis through the study of representative examples of different genres of literature. Introduces the...

ENG-250

ENG-250 Introduction to Public and Professional Writing

Surveys genres and modalities of professional writing, including social media and writing for the web. Provides an overview of areas such as digital publishing, new...

ENG-260

ENG-260 Introduction to Layout and Design for Writers

Introduction to composition of texts using desktop publishing software and computer technology. Focuses on the writing conventions and standards of professional communication, as well as...

ENG-290

ENG-290 Elements of Creative Writing

This course introduces students to the elements of creative writing in poetry, short fiction, creative nonfiction, and other genres. When offered for 4 credits, this...

ENG-295

ENG-295 Special Topics [Topic to be specified]

Special Topics in the discipline, designed primarily for sophomores. Students may enroll in 295 Special Topics multiple times, as long as the topics differ.

ENG-311

ENG-311 World Literature I

Study of important and representative works of literature before the year 1600 with an emphasis on literatures other than British and American literature. When offered...

ENG-312

ENG-312 World Literature II

Study of important and representative works of literature after the year 1600 with an emphasis on literatures other than British and American literature. When offered...

ENG-320

ENG-320 Field Experience

This course provides a way for students to integrate theory and practice. Students will apply knowledge and skills gained in the classroom by interning at...

ENG-323

ENG-323 Literature and Film I

Study of narrative and dramatic works with an emphasis on literature. When offered for 4 credits, this course will be dual listed with GSR 210,...

ENG-324

ENG-324 Literature and Film II

Study of narrative and dramatic works with an emphasis on literature. When offered for 4 credits, this course will be dual listed with GSR 210,...

ENG-325

ENG-325 Introduction to Deaf Literature

Study of important and representative works of literature written by D/deaf authors. When offered for 4 credits, this course will be dual listed with GSR...

ENG-330

ENG-330 Topics in Popular Culture and Literature

Study of important and representative works of popular culture, genres, and literary forms. When offered for 4 credits, this course will be cross-listed with GSR...

ENG-345

ENG-345 Business and Technical Writing

Study and practice of professional writing skills and genres, such as resumes, letters of application, emails, memos, proposals, short and long reports, and manuals. Also...

ENG-350

ENG-350 Introduction to African American Literature

Study of important and representative works of literature and literary forms that make up the African American literary tradition. When offered for 4 credits, this...

ENG-355

ENG-355 Literature by Women

Study of important and representative works of literature by women. The unifying theme of this course is the creative expression by women, in all genres...

ENG-360

ENG-360 Writing for Digital Media

Study and intensive practice of writing in digital environments, with a focus on journalistic contexts. Examines technical and rhetorical features of online environments, including interactivity,...

ENG-365

ENG-365 Writing for Social Media

Study and intensive practice of composition in social media genres. Examines rhetorical conventions for digital communication and the dissemination of information through social media for...

ENG-370

ENG-370 Multimedia Composition

Study and intensive practices of inventing, shaping, producing, and delivering text, audio, video, and images aesthetically and purposefully. Examines various genres of and technical platforms...

ENG-373

ENG-373 Introduction to Hispanic-American Literature

This course is a survey of representative writers and literary forms that make up the Hispanic-American literary tradition.

ENG-375

ENG-375 Media Literacy

Study of media literacy, including techniques and strategies used to analyze the use of diverse media to inform, entertain, and sell. Examines diverse media messages...

ENG-380

ENG-380 Business and Technical Writing

Study and intensive practice of professional writing skills and genres, such as resumes, letters of application, emails, memos, short proposals and reports.

ENG-381

ENG-381 Report Writing

Study and intensive practice of professional writing skills and genres, with a focus on longer proposals and reports.

ENG-382

ENG-382 Fundraising and Grant Writing

Study and intensive practice of professional writing skills and genres, with a focus on grant applications and reports, letters of introduction, and other fundraising materials.

ENG-385

ENG-385 Fundamentals of Journalism

This course will deal with these features: news, feature, and editorial writing; copy editing and fact checking; headline writing; and page layout, both in print...

ENG-387

ENG-387 Writing Center Theory and Practice

This course is designed to prepare students to work in Gallaudet University¿s English Center (Tutorial and Instructional Programs) and will also provide a foundation in...

ENG-390

ENG-390 Theories of Composition and Language Acquisition

Surveys theories of composition and language acquisition, with the aim of providing a context for students interested in teaching professions. Examines current cognitive studies of...

ENG-392

ENG-392 Introduction to Creative Writing [Topic to be specified]

Introduction to the study and intensive practice of creative writing. The course will touch on fiction, drama, poetry, and other creative forms. Analysis and critique...

ENG-393

ENG-393 Intermediate Creative Writing [Topic to be specified]

Intermediate study and intensive practice in creative writing in a specific genre or topic. Intended for intermediate level students with knowledge of and experience in...

ENG-395

ENG-395 SpecialTopics

Special Topics in the discipline, designed primarily for juniors. Students may enroll in 395 Special Topics multiple times, as long as topics differ.

ENG-395 SpecialTopics
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Credit 1-5

ENG-399

ENG-399 Introduction to Methods of Literary Study

Study of the terminology and techniques of literary study, with an emphasis on in-depth methods pertaining to analytical and critical essay writing. Introduces basic critical...

ENG-403

ENG-403 British Literary Foundations

Introduction to genres, periods, and ideas that make up the literature of the United Kingdom, from the medieval era to the present. Examines texts and...

ENG-405

ENG-405 American Literary Foundations

Introduction to genres, periods, and ideas that make up the literature of the United States, from its origins to the present. Examines texts and authors...

ENG-408

ENG-408 Multicultural Literature and Perspectives

This course provides students with an overview of multicultural literature in conjunction with the historical and contemporary issues facing each culture. The texts discussed in...

ENG-410

ENG-410 Adolescent Literature

Introduction to quality adolescent literature and examination of issues relevant to the reading and teaching of the genre. The history and characteristics of adolescent literature...

ENG-433

ENG-433 Seminar in Pre-1800 Literature [topic to be specified]

In-depth study of literature in the context of significant theoretical questions. Examines primarily American and British texts exemplary of key moments, movements, and discourses. May...

ENG-435

ENG-435 Seminar in Post-1800 Literature [Topic to be specified]

In-depth study of literature in the context of significant theoretical questions. Examines primarily American and British texts exemplary of key moments, movements, and discourses. May...

ENG-441

ENG-441 Shakespeare

This course is an analysis of the poetic and dramatic structure of some of Shakespeare's major comedies, tragedies, romances, and history plays, with a consideration...

ENG-441 Shakespeare
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Credit 3

ENG-442

ENG-442 Major Author [Topic to be specified]

This course is a study of the life and works of a major author writing in the English language, such as Chaucer or Milton. The...

ENG-460

ENG-460 English Grammar for Writers & Future Teachers

Advanced study of English grammar, structure, and usage. Focuses on applying the principles of grammar in one's own writing and in the teaching of writing....

ENG-493

ENG-493 Senior Thesis Project [Topic to be specified]

In-depth study and research of a topic combined with a major writing project (e.g., seminar paper, pedagogical unit, collection of short stories) of at least...

ENG-495

ENG-495 Special Topics [Topic to be specified]

Special topics in the discipline, designed primarily for seniors. May be repeated for credit if topics differ.

ENG-499

ENG-499 Independent Study

Individual work for juniors and seniors in an area of special interest; designed and carried out by the student in consultation with the instructor.

ENG-595

ENG-595 Special Topics

Special topics in the discipline, designed primarily for seniors and graduate students. May be repeated for credit if topics differ.

ENG-595 Special Topics
|

Credit 1-5

ENG-326

ENG-326 Deaf Memoirs

Memoir is one of the hot genres right now. Real stories affect us in ways that fictional stories don’t. There is power in knowing that...

ENG-335

ENG-335 Queer Literature and Cultures

Study of important and representative works of LGBTQ+ cultures and literary forms.

ENG-366

ENG-366 Travel Literature [Topic to be specified]

The genre of travel literature encompasses outdoor literature, guidebooks, nature writing, and travel memoirs. This course will focus on a specified topic that includes a selection...

ENG-367

ENG-367 Ghost Stories and Haunted History

Since ancient times, ghost stories have played an important role in storytelling and in folklore from cultures around the world.  As we read and analyze...

ENG-376

ENG-376 Comics and Critical Literacy

This course will employ critical literacy and graphic novels’ academic disciplines and encourage students to apply various popular graphic novels’ knowledge, modes of inquiry, and...

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