ENG

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  • ENG 1010 Basic Academic Speaking and Listening: ESL

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Basic course in spoken English, both production and comprehension. Open only to non-native speakers of English.

  • ENG 1020 Basic Writing: ESL

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Basic course in written communication with an emphasis on grammatical structures and sentence and paragraph development. For non-native speakers of English only.

  • ENG 1030 Advanced Writing: ESL

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Advanced course in written communication with an emphasis on grammatical structures, sentence structure and essay organization, and topic development. For non-native speakers of English only. Placement by writing diagnostic.

  • ENG 1050 Classroom Communication for the International Teaching Assistant

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to effective communication skills for the classroom, emphasizing oral proficiency, teaching skills, and culture of the American classroom. Placement based on performance on the Wright State Oral Proficiency Test for International Teaching Assistants.

  • ENG 1100 Academic Writing and Reading

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduces students to principles of effective written communication and critical reading. Stresses invention, drafting, revising, editing, and self-assessment, along with effective critiquing and collaborating.

  • ENG 1110 Academic Writing and Reading--Repeat

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Repeat course for students who earned grades of D or F in their first attempt at ENG 1100. Special curriculum offers strategies for addressing issues that cause students to be unsuccessful in ENG 1100.

  • ENG 1120 Academic Writing and Reading Workshop

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduces students to effective written communication and critical reading, preparing them for ENG 1130, which satisfies the Core Element 1 First-Year Writing course requirement.

  • ENG 1130 Academic Writing and Reading

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduces students to principles of effective written communication and critical reading. Stresses invention, drafting, revising, editing, and self-assessment, along with effective critiquing and collaborating.

  • ENG 1140 Intensive Academic Writing and Reading

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduces students needing additional instruction in writing to principles of effective written communication and critical reading. Stresses invention, drafting, revising, editing, and self-assessment, along with effective critiquing and collaborating.

  • ENG 2010 Topics in Reading

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Exploration of topics of interest in Literature with focus on knowledge, enjoyment, and informed critical reading.

  • ENG 2020 Topics in Writing

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Exploration of topics and approaches in the field of Writing with focus on developing mastery and enjoyment of the writing process.

  • ENG 2040 Great Books: Literature

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to interpreting literature, using works from various periods and cultures, viewed in their social and historical contexts and read for their enduring interest. Integrated Writing course.

  • ENG 2050 African-American Literature

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Focuses on the oral and written African-American literary tradition in a variety of genres from the 18th century to the present. Integrated Writing course.

  • ENG 2100 Research Writing and Argumentation

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Adapts principles introduced in ENG 1100 to typical university writing tasks. Stresses communicating effectively within disciplinary contexts, reading critically, and using source materials effectively in argumentative and research writing.

  • ENG 2110 Research Writing and Argumentation: Education

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Adapts principles introduced in ENG 1100 to writing for educators. Emphasizes audience awareness, reflection, analysis, argument, research, and effective use of supporting source materials.

  • ENG 2120 Research Writing and Argumentation: Health Sciences

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Adapts principles introduced in ENG 1100 and equivalents to writing for professional audiences in the health sciences and lay readers. Stresses argument, research, and effective use of source materials.

  • ENG 2130 Research Writing and Argumentation: Sciences

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Adapts principles introduced in ENG 1100 and equivalents to writing for professional audiences in the sciences and lay readers.

  • ENG 2140 Research, Technical Writing and Presentation for Scientists and Engineers

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Adapts principles introduced in ENG 1100 and equivalents to writing for professional audiences in engineering and computer science and lay readers. Stresses argument, research, and effective use of source materials.

  • ENG 2310 Comparative Literature: Non-Western Literatures

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to literature from the global South, including Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East, and development of critical vocabulary for the appreciation of issues relevant to the literature.

  • ENG 2320 American Academic Culture

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Unique cultural norms within American higher education through critical analysis of the social, political, and economic factors which have influenced their development and continuous evolution.

  • ENG 2510 Textual Analysis for Middle Childhood Education

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Understanding strategies for reading, interpreting, and analyzing informational, persuasive, and literary texts.

  • ENG 2560 Basic Media Writing

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to writing for media. Includes structure and organization of media copy. Requires reporting in the field. Integrated Writing course. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level COM 1520 Minimum Grade of D

  • ENG 2800 Introduction to Creative Writing

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Fundamental techniques and strategies of poetry and short fiction; analysis of anthologized poems and stories; group discussion of manuscripts.

  • ENG 3000 Business Writing

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Written business and organizational communication; rhetorical demands of writing in professional settings; attention to various forms including short reports and informal oral presentations.

  • ENG 3010 Topics in Reading

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Approaches and topics in the field of Literary Study.

  • ENG 3020 Topics in Writing

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Approaches and topics in the field of Writing.

  • ENG 3050 Introduction to Literary Study I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to the discipline of English, with a focus on the study of poetry and drama, with a primary focus on poetry, and the writing of critical papers on literary topics. Integrated Writing course.

  • ENG 3060 Introduction to Literary Study

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to the discipline of English, with a focus on verse, narrative, textual analysis, literary theory, and integration of secondary sources in analytical arguments. Integrated Writing course.

  • ENG 3210 British Texts: Medieval to 17th Century

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Representative works of major English writers of the medieval period and the 16th and 17th centuries.

  • ENG 3220 British Texts: 1660 to Later 19th Century

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Representative works of major British writers of the later 17th to later 19th centuries.

  • ENG 3230 British Texts: Mid-19th to 21st Century

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Representative works of major British writers from the middle of the 19th century through the beginning of the 21st century.

  • ENG 3310 American Texts: Colonial -1890

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Representative works of American writers from the colonial era until 1890.

  • ENG 3320 American Texts: to 21st Century

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Representative American writings from the late nineteenth century through the 21st century.

  • ENG 3400 Studies in African Literature

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Representative works of established and emerging African writers.

  • ENG 3420 Post-Colonial Texts

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Representative works of established and emerging writers from the post-colonial world and the diaspora.

  • ENG 3430 Survey of Women and Literature

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Representative works by and about women of diverse backgrounds across major literary periods. Examines traditions in women's writing, pervasive representations of women in literature, and the mutually constitutive relationship between literature and identity.

  • ENG 3440 Black Literature and Culture

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Representative works in English from the Black diaspora.

  • ENG 3500 Language for Teachers

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to language acquisition, linguistics, language diversity, grammar, and sentence structure with an emphasis on pedagogy.

  • ENG 3510 Content Writing Pedagogy

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to teaching writing process strategies for middle childhood majors. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level ENG 2100 Minimum Grade of C

  • ENG 3520 Writing Pedagogy for Integrated Language Arts

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to writing pedagogy for Integrated Language Arts in grades 4-12 with an emphasis on writing processes and improving writing skills.

  • ENG 3530 Young Adult Literature

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to various genres of young adult literature with an emphasis on the selection and analysis of books for adolescents.

  • ENG 3540 Multigenre Writing

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Advanced strategies for writing in multiple and mixed genres.

  • ENG 3550 Teaching Shakespeare through Performance and Analysis

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Survey and discussion of plays by Shakespeare in the context of his times and with attention to teaching Shakespeare in high school. Topics include Shakespeare's texts and their performance in film and theater.

  • ENG 3560 Writing Workshop

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Advanced strategies for teaching writing to adolescent and middle school students with an emphasis on genres and workshop pedagogy.

  • ENG 3570 Reading Workshop

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Advanced strategies for teaching reading to middle school and adolescent students with an emphasis on literary response and workshop pedagogy.

  • ENG 3610 Technical Writing

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Concepts and skills used in scientific and technical writing.

  • ENG 3620 Desktop Publishing and Writing for Integrated Language Arts

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to computer applications for a variety of both print and online publications, including page design and layout, writing and editing.

  • ENG 3650 Writing Nonfiction

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Advanced strategies for writing nonfiction for non-academic purposes and audiences in various styles, genres, and media.

  • ENG 3810 Antioch Writers' Workshop

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Participation in the one-week summer Antioch Writers' Workshop and preparation of a portfolio of polished creative writing.

  • ENG 3820 Introduction to Poetry Writing

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Fundamentals of poetry writing; practice in traditional and contemporary concepts of poetic form; reading and discussion of a wide spectrum of traditional and modern poetry; and group discussions of student's poems.

  • ENG 3830 Introduction to Fiction Writing

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Theory and practice of writing fiction, including critical reading of contemporary fiction and group discussion of student-written fiction.

  • ENG 3840 Introduction to Dramatic Writing

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Techniques of dramatic writing emphasizing writing of original plays.

  • ENG 4020 Topics in Advanced Writing

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Advanced study of specialized topics and problems in writing.

  • ENG 4110 Literature Practicum

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Practicum

    Opportunities to use and refine the skills of Literary Study in specific applied contexts.

  • ENG 4190 Internship in Literature

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Internship

    Supervised professional application of Literary Study skills in a workplace setting.

  • ENG 4200 Studies in British Literature

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Intensive study of British literary history and/or the work of individual British writers. Intended to develop an understanding of literature within the contexts of the author's life, literary production, and historical background. Integrated Writing course.

  • ENG 4300 Studies in American Literature

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Intensive study of American literary history and/or the work of individual American writers. Intended to develop an understanding of literature within the contexts of the author's life, literary production, and historical background. Integrated Writing course.

  • ENG 4430 Studies in Literature, Gender and Sexuality

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Intensive study of literature from the perspectives of gender theory. Intended to develop an understanding of gender and sexuality as important both to literature and to its critical appreciation. Integrated Writing course.

  • ENG 4440 Studies in Ethnic and Regional Literature

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Intensive study of literature in English from different regions of the Americas or reflecting the experiences of different ethnic groups. Intended to develop an understanding of race, region, and ethnicity as important both to literature and to its critical appreciation.

  • ENG 4450 Studies in Literary Theory

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Intensive study of literary theory in order to develop an understanding of critical questions and approaches. Integrated Writing course.

  • ENG 4460 Studies in Literary Genres and Themes

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Intensive study of literary genres (e.g., poetry, the novel, satire) or of literary themes. Intended to develop an understanding of formal and structural aspects of literature. Integrated Writing course.

  • ENG 4470 Studies in Post-Colonial Literature

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Intensive study of post-colonial literature from diverse regions of the global South. Intended to develop critical perspectives on historical periods, genres, language use, thematic concerns, and global trends. Integrated Writing course.

  • ENG 4560 Integrated Language Arts Curriculum Capstone

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Integration and pedagogy of reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing, and visually representing with an emphasis on literary response and analysis.

  • ENG 4610 Rhetoric, Culture and Persuasion

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Rhetorical approaches to analyzing language and persuasion. Topics include the role of metaphor, language, and thought; how language operates as discourse within texts, groups and situations; first-hand research of culture and persuasion.

  • ENG 4620 Document Design

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Instruction and experience in designing effective print and online documents. Integrated Writing course. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level ENG 3610 Minimum Grade of D

  • ENG 4640 Topics in Technical and Professional Writing

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Courses, seminars, or workshops in specialized topics relating to business, technical, and professional writing. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level ENG 3610 Minimum Grade of D

  • ENG 4650 Professional Editing

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Instruction and experience in editing technical and professional documents, including both print and online publications. Covers types of editing, the production process, and issues in editing. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level ENG 3610 Minimum Grade of D

  • ENG 4700 TEFL Theory and Culture

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Builds awareness of cultural similarities and differences and addresses the impact of cultural and personal variables on English language learning in an international setting.

  • ENG 4710 Introduction to Linguistics

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    A survey of the scientific study of language. Focuses on describing and explaining languages in their natural environment, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, sociolinguistics, and the history of the English language.

  • ENG 4720 History of the English Language

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Study of the ancestry and early growth of the English language, the history of English sounds and inflections, the development of the English vocabulary, and variations in pronunciation and usage in modern British and American English.

  • ENG 4730 TESOL Theory and Culture

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Presents a theoretical foundation for the study of second language acquisition, including awareness of first language acquisition. Builds awareness of cultural similarities and differences and addresses the impact of cultural and personal variables on English language learning.

  • ENG 4735 TESOL Theory and Culture

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Presents a theoretical foundation for the study of second language acquisition, including awareness of first language acquisition. Builds awareness of cultural similarities and differences and addresses the impact of cultural and personal variables on English language learning.

  • ENG 4740 TESOL Practices and Materials

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Develops skills in designing curricula through creating and adapting appropriate materials and activities, as well as evaluating and effectively using existing practices and materials available to the teacher of ESL/EFL. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): (Undergraduate level ENG 4710 Minimum

  • ENG 4750 TESOL Grammar

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Develops linguistic analysis skills to help students recognize, analyze, and remediate written and spoken grammatical errors in ESL/EFL instructional contexts.

  • ENG 4760 TESOL Assessment

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Investigates key concepts and underlying theories in the field of language assessment.

  • ENG 4770 ESL in the Pre-K-12 Classroom

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Focuses on ESL education in the U.S. and Ohio. Examines historical and legal precedents. Emphasizes components necessary for successful programs, including curricula, assessment, classroom dynamics, and parental involvement.

  • ENG 4780 Studies in TESOL Education

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Focus on theoretical issues and practical problems of teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL). Department Managed Prerequisite(s): (Undergraduate level ENG 3400 Minimum Grade of D or Undergraduate level ENG 4710 Minimum Grade of D)

  • ENG 4790 TEFL Practices & Materials

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Identifies the diverse needs of students learning English as a foreign language and the most effective curriculum development, resources, and teaching techniques to address these needs. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level ENG 4710 Minimum Grade of D (ENG 4710 can be taken c

  • ENG 4810 Internship in Creative Writing

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 3
    Schedule Type: 
    Internship

    Supervised professional experience in the Creative Writing field.

  • ENG 4820 Advanced Poetry Writing Seminar

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Advanced practice in writing and revising poems, refining craft and style, with the aim of producing poetry of superior merit; group discussion of manuscripts; and reading and discussion of modern poetry and poetics. Integrated Writing course.

  • ENG 4830 Advanced Fiction Writing Seminar

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Advanced practice in writing and revising fiction, refining craft and style, with the aim of producing fiction of superior merit; group discussion of manuscripts, and reading and discussion of contemporary fiction. Integrated Writing course.

  • ENG 4850 Special Topics in Creative Writing

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Specialized courses in genres, modes, styles, practices, creative processes, and the craft of fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry, or playwriting. Integrated Writing course.

  • ENG 4870 Capstone Seminar in Poetry Writing

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Students will produce a portfolio integrating knowledge, skills, and principles regarding the writing and revision of original poetry.

  • ENG 4880 Capstone Seminar in Fiction Writing

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Students will produce a portfolio integrating knowledge, skills, and principles regarding the writing and revision of original fiction.

  • ENG 4910 Directed Reading

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Supervised reading in special areas of American, English, or world literature in translation, and English language and linguistics not available through course structure.

  • ENG 4920 Internship in Writing

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Internship

    Supervised professional writing in workplace setting. Integrated Writing course.

  • ENG 4930 Internship in Teaching

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Internship

    Supervised college-level teaching or tutoring.

  • ENG 4940 TESOL Internship

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3 to 12
    Schedule Type: 
    Internship

    Supervision of students teaching English to speakers of other languages.

  • ENG 4950 TEFL Workshop

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Intensive study of selected special topics or problems to meet the particular needs of participating students. Titles vary. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level ENG 2100 Minimum Grade of D

  • ENG 4980 English Honors Tutorial

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Two-semester sequence for senior English majors who are doing an English honors project. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level ENG 3060 Minimum Grade of C

  • ENG 4990 English Honors Tutorial

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Second in a two-semester sequence for senior English majors who are doing an English honors project. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level ENG 4980 Minimum Grade of D

  • ENG 5000 Business Writing

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Written business and organizational communication; rhetorical demands of writing in professional settings; attention to various forms including short reports and informal oral presentations.

  • ENG 5010 Studies in Selected Subjects

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Problems, approaches, and topics in the field of English. Topics vary.

  • ENG 5020 Practicum in Teaching College Composition I

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Practicum

    For English teaching assistants only. Continuing TAs are assigned to an instructional class that focuses on the teaching of writing in ENG 1100 for a supervised practicum experience.

  • ENG 5030 Practicum in Teaching College Composition II

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Practicum

    For English teaching assistants only. Students are assigned to an instructional class that focuses on the teaching of writing in ENG 2100 for a supervised practicum experience.

  • ENG 5520 Writing Pedagogy for Integrated Language Arts

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to writing pedagogy for Integrated Language Arts in grades 4-12 with an emphasis on writing processes and improving writing skills.

  • ENG 5530 Young Adult Literature

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to various genres of young adult literature with an emphasis on the selection and analysis of books for adolescents.

  • ENG 5560 Writing Workshop

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Advanced strategies for teaching writing to adolescent and middle school students with an emphasis on genres and workshop pedagogy.

  • ENG 5570 Reading Workshop

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Advanced strategies for teaching reading to middle school and adolescent students with an emphasis on literary response and workshop pedagogy.

  • ENG 5610 Technical Writing

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Concepts and skills used in scientific and technical writing.

  • ENG 5620 Desktop Publishing and Writing for Integrated Language Arts

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to computer applications for a variety of both print and online publications, including page design and layout, writing and editing.

  • ENG 5650 Writing Nonfiction

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Advanced strategies for writing nonfiction for non-academic purposes and audiences in various styles, genres, and media.

  • ENG 5800 Enhancing Creativity

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Cultural mythology about artists often blocks our creativity. This course helps students confront these myths, clear away blocks, and discover and recover their creativity.

  • ENG 6200 Studies in British Literature

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Intensive study of British literary history and/or the work of individual British writers. Intended to develop an understanding of literature within the contexts of the author's life, literary production, and historical background.

  • ENG 6300 Studies in American Literature

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Intensive study of American literary history and/or the work of individual American writers. Intended to develop an understanding of literature within the contexts of the author's life, literary production, and historical background.

  • ENG 6430 Studies in Literature, Gender and Sexuality

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Intensive study of literature from the perspectives of gender theory. Intended to develop an understanding of gender and sexuality as important both to literature and to its critical appreciation.

  • ENG 6440 Studies in Ethnic and Regional Literature

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Intensive study of literature from different regions of America or reflecting the experiences of different ethnic groups. Intended to develop an understanding of race, region, and ethnicity as important both to literature and to its critical appreciation.

  • ENG 6450 Studies in Literary Theory

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Intensive study of literary theory in order to develop an understanding of critical questions and approaches.

  • ENG 6460 Studies in Literary Genres and Themes

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Intensive study of literary genres (e.g., poetry, the novel, satire) or of literary themes. Intended to develop an understanding of formal and structural aspects of literature.

  • ENG 6470 Studies in Post-Colonial Literature

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Intensive study of post-colonial literature from diverse regions of the global South. Intended to develop critical perspectives on historical periods, genres, language use, thematic concerns, and global trends.

  • ENG 6560 Integrated Language Arts Curriculum Capstone

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Study of the integration and pedagogy of reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing, and visually representing.

  • ENG 6620 Document Design

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Instruction and experience in designing effective print and online documents. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): (Undergraduate level ENG 3610 Minimum Grade of D or Graduate level ENG 5610 Minimum Grade of D)

  • ENG 6640 Topics in Technical and Professional Writing

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Courses, seminars, or workshops in specialized topics relating to business, technical, and professional writing. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): (Undergraduate level ENG 3610 Minimum Grade of D or Graduate level ENG 5610 Minimum Grade of D)

  • ENG 6650 Professional Editing

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Instruction and experience in editing technical and professional documents, including both print and online publications.

  • ENG 6690 Technical Writing and Professional Skills for International Students

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Written and spoken communication in science and engineering with an emphasis on the various forms of technical documents and oral presentations. For non-native speakers of English only.

  • ENG 6700 TEFL Theory and Culture

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Builds awareness of cultural similarities and differences and addresses the impact of cultural and personal variables on English language learning in an international setting.

  • ENG 6710 Introduction to Linguistics

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Presents a survey of the scientific study of language and focuses on describing and explaining languages in their natural environment. Includes phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, and sociolinguistics.

  • ENG 6720 History of the English Language

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Study of the ancestry and early growth of the English language, the history of English sounds and inflections, the development of the English vocabulary, and variations in pronunciation and usage in modern British and American English.

  • ENG 6730 TESOL Theory and Culture

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Presents a theoretical foundation for the study of second language acquisition, including awareness of first language acquisition.

  • ENG 6740 TESOL Practices & Materials

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Develops skills in designing curricula through creating and adapting appropriate materials and activities, as well as evaluating and effectively using existing practices and materials available to the teacher of ESL/EFL.

  • ENG 6750 TESOL Grammar

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Develops linguistic analysis skills to help students recognize, analyze, and remediate written and spoken grammatical errors in ESL/EFL instructional contexts.

  • ENG 6760 TESOL Assessment

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Investigates key concepts and underlying theories in the field of language assessment. Looks at purposes and types of assessment with a focus on the development and use of authentic assessment for English language learners.

  • ENG 6770 ESL in the Pre-K-12 Classroom

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Focuses on ESL education in the U.S. and Ohio. Examines historical and legal precedents.

  • ENG 6780 Studies in TESOL Education

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Focus on theoretical issues and practical problems of teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL). Department Managed Prerequisite(s): (Undergraduate level ENG 3500 Minimum Grade of D or Graduate level ENG 4710 Minimum Grade of D or Graduate level ENG 6710 Minimum Grade of D)

  • ENG 6790 TEFL Practices & Materials

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Identifies the diverse needs of students learning English as a foreign language and the most effective curriculum development, resources, and teaching techniques to address these needs. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level ENG 4710 Minimum Grade of D or Undergraduate level E

  • ENG 6820 Advanced Poetry Writing Seminar

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Advanced practice in writing and revising poems, refining craft and style, with the aim of producing poetry of superior merit; group discussion of manuscripts; and reading and discussion of modern poetry and poetics.

  • ENG 6830 Advanced Fiction Writing Seminar

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Advanced practice in writing and revising fiction, refining craft and style, with the aim of producing fiction of superior merit; group discussion of manuscripts, and reading and discussion of contemporary fiction.

  • ENG 6850 Special Topics in Creative Writing

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Specialized courses in genres, modes, styles, practices, creative processes, and the craft of fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry, or playwriting.

  • ENG 6920 Internship in Writing

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Internship

    Supervised professional writing in workplace setting.

  • ENG 6930 Internship in Teaching

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Internship

    Supervised college-level teaching or tutoring.

  • ENG 6940 TESOL Internship

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3 to 6
    Schedule Type: 
    Internship

    Supervision of students teaching English to speakers of other languages. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): (Undergraduate level ENG 4740 Minimum Grade of B or Graduate level ENG 6740 Minimum Grade of B or Undergraduate level ENG 4745 Minimum Grade of B or Graduate level ENG 6745 Minimum Grad

  • ENG 6950 TEFL Workshop

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Intensive study of selected special topics or problems to meet the particular needs of participating students. Titles vary.

  • ENG 7010 Methods and Materials of Research in Literary Studies

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Examination of the aims and approaches of scholarly study of literature and the tools and methods of literary research. Emphasis on the problems of collecting, evaluating, and reporting the findings of scholarly study.

  • ENG 7020 Methods and Materials of Research in Rhetoric and Writing

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to research in the field of composition and rhetoric. Emphasis on finding and using library resources, surveying research designs, and understanding and reporting research in the human sciences.

  • ENG 7030 Methods and Materials of Research in TESOL

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to research in language and the TESOL field. Emphasis on finding and using library resources, surveying research designs, and understanding and reporting research in the human sciences.

  • ENG 7110 Theory and Practice of Literary Criticism

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Examines current theoretical underpinnings of literary criticism and scholarship. Emphasis is placed on understanding the development and application of contemporary theories of literature and their effect on the study of literature.

  • ENG 7120 Rhetoric

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to rhetoric as related to the written word. Covers the history of rhetoric, current rhetorical theory, and the application of rhetorical theory to the study of literature and composition.

  • ENG 7130 Discourse Analysis

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to the linguistic study of spoken and written language beyond the sentence level.

  • ENG 7140 Women's Studies: Theory and Literature

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Explores gender and other variables of identity (e.g. ethnicity, class, sexuality, religious affiliation, disability) and their relationship to the production/consumption of texts. Readings include literary texts and feminist theory.

  • ENG 7200 Teaching College Composition I

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to the theory and pedagogy of college-level writing courses. Requires concurrent teaching or tutorial experience. Required of all first-year English teaching assistants.

  • ENG 7210 Teaching College Composition II

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to the theory and pedagogy of research writing and argumentation and the teaching of ENG 2100. Requires concurrent teaching or tutorial experience. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): Graduate level ENG 7200 Minimum Grade of B

  • ENG 7220 The Creative Process

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Survey of the theoretical and practical aspects of literary creativity including such considerations as the creative imagination and writers' practice of their craft. Includes practice in the creation of original work.

  • ENG 7230 The Study of Writing

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Current approaches to writing and the study of composition in the classroom. Topics include whole language, invention, revision, stylistics, editing, the analysis of student writing, and effective pedagogical practice.

  • ENG 7240 The Study of Professional Writing

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Current approaches to the study of technical, business, and other specialized writing. Critical and historical analyses are supplemented by assignments in writing the studied forms.

  • ENG 7320 Seminar in Literature and Gender

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Reading, research, reports, and discussion of topics dealing with gender and literature (e.g., literature by and about women, feminist critical theory and practice, and gender roles in literature). Titles vary.

  • ENG 7330 Seminar in Major Writers

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Reading, research, reports, and discussion on topics dealing with a single writer or a small group of writers either of the same milieu or linked by a common theme, style, or subject matter.

  • ENG 7340 Seminar in Literary Genres

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Reading, research, reports, and discussion on topics dealing with a single literary genre (e.g., epic, novel, tragedy, lyric poetry, or historical drama).

  • ENG 7350 Seminar: Cultural Periods

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Reading, research, reports, and discussion of topics dealing with the literature and culture of particular historical periods or with literary movements (e.g., the Middle Ages, Romanticism, or Postmodernism). Department Managed Prerequisite(s): (Graduate level ENG 7010 Minimum Grade of C or Gr

  • ENG 7360 Seminar in Special Literary Problems

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Reading, research, reports, and discussion on topics dealing with special problems such as literary themes, literary conventions, literature in relation to other disciplines, literary backgrounds, critical approaches, and interdisciplinary study.

  • ENG 7410 Seminar in Composition Pedagogy

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Reading, research, and discussion on topics dealing with theories and practices of teaching composition, such as historical contexts of composition programs, design of assignments, and teaching materials.

  • ENG 7420 Seminar: Writing Practices

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Reading, practice, research and discussion of writing practices in academic and non-academic genres for pedagogical purposes. Focus on topics such as ethnography, multi-genre writing, new media literacies.

  • ENG 7430 Seminar: Composition Theories

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Reading, research and discussion of current theories in the field of composition and rhetoric focusing on topics such as composition studies, literacy studies, social nature of language, and politics of assessment.

  • ENG 7500 Seminar in TESOL

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Reading, research, reports, projects, and discussion on English linguistic/TESOL topics, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, discourse analysis, text linguistics, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, language acquisition, historical linguistics, and TESOL pe

  • ENG 7510 TESOL: Speaking and Listening

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Understanding and further developing the theory and practice of teaching listening and speaking, including issues of pronunciation, to speakers of English as a second, foreign, or international language. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): (Graduate level ENG 7030 Minimum Grade of C or Graduat

  • ENG 7520 TESOL: Reading and Writing

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Reading, research, reports, and discussion on topics dealing with TESOL reading and writing.

  • ENG 7550 Study of World Englishes

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Reading, research, reports, and discussion on topics dealing with the spread of World Englishes.

  • ENG 7610 Seminar in Integrated Language Arts

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Advanced study of theory and pedagogy of the language arts: reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing, and/or visually representing. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): (Graduate level ENG 7010 Minimum Grade of D or Graduate level ENG 7020 Minimum Grade of D or Graduate level ENG 7030 Min

  • ENG 7900 Continuing Registration

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Limited to students who have completed coursework toward the degree but who must maintain registered status, e.g.

  • ENG 7910 Independent Study

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Faculty-directed independent study in literature or language usually requiring reports and conferences with the instructor. A maximum of three credits may be applied to the M.A. degree.

  • ENG 7990 Thesis

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    To be arranged with the Director of Graduate Studies. Students will be allowed a maximum of three hours thesis credit toward the degree.