Choose any five courses from among the following.
Choose 5 from the course list.
American writers representative of significant currents in our culture from the Puritan and Colonial period to the present, emphasizing nineteenth and twentieth century figures. PR: ENGL 201 or 205. Spring.
An analytical study of literature, stressing various methods of practical criticism. PR: ENGL 201 or 205. Fall, Spring.
A general survey of folkloric backgrounds of Appalachian and Afro-American literatures, tracing their respective developments from primitive to sophisticated forms. PR: ENGL 201 or 205. Spring.
Selected topics of worldwide literary importance or of popular interest and contemporary relevance. May be repeated for different topics, offered as announced. PR: ENGL 201 or 205, or consent of instructor. Spring.
A survey of representative works of the principal figures in British literature from Beowulf to the present with special attention to stylistic, religious, philosophical, and social trends. PR: ENGL 201 or 205. Fall.
The background and forms of modern world prose fiction, with emphasis on critical analysis and interpretation of the significance, range, devices, and effects of the short story, the novella, and the novel as literary genres. PR: ENGL 201 or 205. Spring.
The selection, analysis, evaluation, and presentation of world literatures for children and adolescents, methods for using these materials in the classroom, appreciation for the depth and variety of such literatures, and exploration of the issues related to these texts. PR: ENGL 201 or 205. Fall.
An in-depth study of a major, world-renowned writer or period in world literatures. May be repeated for different topics; offered as announced. PR: 6 hours from 300 level courses. Fall.
This may also serve as a minor for non-Humanitarian Majors.