Academic Catalog 2021-2022

English (ENG,ENGL)

ENG 101  NCB Integrated Reading and Writing lab  (0 Credits)  

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENG 129  Intro English Funds  (3 Credits)  

Introduction to English Fundamentals (3) Designed to prepare students to develop college level writing proficiency and to master the skills measured on state required tests. Focus on sentence structure, usage, mechanical conventions, and paragraph development. Three hours of lecture and one hour of laboratory per week.

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Developmental Studies

ENG 130  Integrated Reading and Writing  (3 Credits)  

A course in basic reading and writing skills that concentrates on grammar, sentence structure, paragraph essay development. Exemption by satisfactory score on the Texas Higher Education Assessment (THEA) or TSI Examination. Three hours of lecture and 1 hour of laboratory per week. Listed as ENGL 0300 in the Texas Common Course Numbering System.

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Developmental Studies

ENG 220  Intro To Literature  (3 Credits)  

Prerequisite(s): (ENG 131 and ENG 132)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENG 232  European Literature  (3 Credits)  

Prerequisite(s): (ENG 131 and ENG 132)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENG 234  American Literature I  (3 Credits)  

Prerequisite(s): (ENG 131 and ENG 132)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENG 237  British Literature I  (3 Credits)  

Prerequisite(s): (ENG 131 and ENG 132)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENG 238  British Literature II  (3 Credits)  

Prerequisite(s): (ENG 131 and ENG 132)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENG 239  Literature By Women  (3 Credits)  

Prerequisite(s): (ENG 131 and ENG 132)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENG 243  African Literature  (3 Credits)  

Africana Literature (3) Introduction to selected modern Africana literature, in translation, of the African Diaspora. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: ENG 131 and ENG 132.

Prerequisite(s): (ENG 131 and ENG 132)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENG 301  Great American Writers I  (3 Credits)  

Survey of major works of American literature from pre-colonial to 1865. The course emphasizes literary movements, genres, and themes. Required of English majors. Three hours of lecture per week.Prerequisite: Completion of all required 200-level ENG courses.

Prerequisite(s): (ENG 230 and ENG 231)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENG 302  Great American Writers II  (3 Credits)  

Great American Writers (3) Survey of selected works of major American authors from the colonial era to the present. The course also emphasizes literary movements, genres, and themes as well as enhances further development of students? analytic, research, and composition skills. Required of English majors. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: Completion of all required 200-level courses.

Prerequisite(s): (ENG 132 and ENG 230 or ENG 231)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENG 303  British Literature I  (3 Credits)  

Great British Writers I (3) Survey of major works of British literature from its beginnings through the eighteenth century. Required of English majors. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: Completion of all required 200-level ENG courses.

Prerequisite(s): (ENG 230 and ENG 231)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENG 304  British Literature II  (3 Credits)  

Great British Writers II (3) Survey of major works of British literature from the nineteenth century to the present. Required of English majors. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: Completion of all required 200-level ENG courses.

Prerequisite(s): (ENG 230 and ENG 231)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENG 305  Mythology & Literature  (3 Credits)  

Mythology in Literature (3) Study of classical and other myths, legends, and folktales, with emphasis on the original works and their appearance in literature. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: Completion of all required 200-level ENG courses.

Prerequisite(s): (ENG 230 and ENG 231)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENG 320  Intro Creative Writing  (3 Credits)  

Introduction to Creative Writing (3) Creative writing workshop in both fiction and poetry. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: Completion of all required 200-level ENG courses and consent of the instructor.

Prerequisite(s): (ENG 230 and ENG 231)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENG 336  The Novel  (3 Credits)  

The Novel (3) Study of the novel as a genre and of its various forms from the picaresque to the contemporary novel. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: Completion of all required 200-level ENG courses.

Prerequisite(s): (ENG 230 and ENG 231)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENG 338  Writing in The Disciplines  (3 Credits)  

Course provides practice in composing specific research projects related to technical, professional,, and academic disciplines, including education law, medicine, engineering and the sciences. Students develop research projects. 3 hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): (ENG 230 and ENG 231)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENG 339  Women's Literature  (3 Credits)  

A study of the distinctly female tradition in literature, by examining the style and content of women’s fiction, poetry, drama, and non-fiction. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: Completion of all required 200-level ENG courses.

Prerequisite(s): (ENG 230 (may be taken concurrently) or ENG 231)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENG 341  Literature and Film  (3 Credits)  

A study of the relationships between the two media, literature and film, by exploring works linked by genre, topic, and style. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: Completion of all required 200-level ENG courses.

Prerequisite(s): (ENG 230 or ENG 231)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENG 342  Chinese Literature  (3 Credits)  

A study of Chinese fiction, poetry, and historical writing in English translation. Students may enrich their readings with selected media and film. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: Completion of all required 200-level ENG courses.

Prerequisite(s): (ENG 230 and ENG 231)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENG 343  African Literature  (3 Credits)  

A study of the literature of Africa and of the works of Africana writers, in English translation. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: Completion of all required 200-level ENG courses.

Prerequisite(s): (ENG 230 or ENG 231)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENG 346  Black Literature  (3 Credits)  

Prerequisite(s): (ENG 230 or ENG 231)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENG 347  Workshop in Creative Writing  (3 Credits)  

A creative writing workshop course in poetry and fi ction. Offered during the summer session. Prerequisite: Completion of all required 200-level ENG courses.

Prerequisite(s): (ENG 230 or ENG 231)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENG 350  Fiction Workshop  (3 Credits)  

A course in which students write, discuss, criticize, and revise original works of short fi ction, with student-instructor conferences and class discussion of student writing. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: Completion of all required 200-level ENG courses.

Prerequisite(s): (ENG 230 or ENG 231)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENG 351  Tech Editing for Professionals  (3 Credits)  

Course focuses on reading, writing, and editing, particularly on the kind on the kind of writing that file reports, manuals, and other technical products. Evaluate technical documents and readings about technical writing specific to the business and STEM professions. 3 hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): (ENG 230 or ENG 231 or ENG 235 or ENG 244)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENG 352  Poetry Workshop  (3 Credits)  

A course in which students write, discuss, criticize and revise original works of poetry with studentinstructor conferences and class discussion of student writing. Three hours of lecture per week.Prerequisite: ENG 320 and consent of the instructor. Offered during the fall semester of even-numbered academic years.

Prerequisite(s): (ENG 230 or ENG 231)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENG 367  Latin American Literature  (3 Credits)  

Study of the novel and various other forms of literature as they developed in Latin America from colonial times to the twentieth century, in English translation. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: Completion of all required 200-level ENG courses.

Prerequisite(s): (ENG 230 or ENG 231)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENG 412  Seminar in Technical Writing  (3 Credits)  

A course in which students learn specific technical writing skills of professions such as business, government, and science and demonstrate these through project proposals, response papers, abstracts, summaries, memos and letters, Powerpoint presentations, and various types of business and industry reports. Prerequisite: Completion of all required 200-level ENG courses.

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENG 417  African American Gothic Lit  (3 Credits)  

0-Survey of African-American literary canon. Students will learn the history and significance of the genre as it replicates the American story. Student will read literary texts that mirror the African-American experience as outline in Horror, Fantasy, and Science Fiction. Course meets 3 hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): (ENG 131 and ENG 132)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENG 430  Hist & Theory of English Lang  (3 Credits)  

History and Theory of Language Study (3) Introduction to the principles of language theory and to the history of the English language. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: Completion of all required 200-level ENG courses.

Prerequisite(s): (ENG 230 and ENG 231)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENG 432  Capstone Seminar  (3 Credits)  

Capstone Seminar (3) A Culmination of baccalaureate work and preparation for further work in academic or nonacademic environments. This is a senior level course which will allow students to work closely with advisors and mentors in their. The capstone course will encompass three areas of achievement and assessment: and objective examination suitable for preparation for professional credentials or graduate school admission; a senior portfolio to allow students to articulate through their written work their skills and abilities attained during their course work; and a capstone project in which the student will demonstrate mastery of research and documentation skills as well as the ability to write, think and edit.

Prerequisite(s): (ENG 230 and ENG 231)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENG 433  Shakespeare & Renaissa Studies  (3 Credits)  

Shakespeare and Renaissance Studies (3) Study of selected tragedies, histories, comedies, and non-dramatic works by William Shakespeare, set in the context of the English Renaissance. Required of English majors. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: Completion of all required 200-level ENG courses.

Prerequisite(s): (ENG 230 and ENG 231)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENG 437  Prin Literary Criticism  (3 Credits)  

Principles of Literary Criticism (3) Study of critical approaches to literature, which may be applied in the appraisal of selected works. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: Completion of all required 200-level ENG courses.

Prerequisite(s): (ENG 230 and ENG 231)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENG 438  Masterpieces of the World Thea  (3 Credits)  

Masterpieces of Modern Theatre (3) Study of drama, focusing on masterpieces of the twentieth century. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: Completion of all required 200-level ENG courses. May be offered in conjunction with SPAN 438.

Prerequisite(s): (ENG 230 and ENG 231)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENG 439  The Teaching of English  (3 Credits)  

The study and application of philosophies, objectives, methods, and materials used in teaching English at the secondary level. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: Completion of all required 200-level and 300-level ENG courses.

Prerequisite(s): (ENG 131 and ENG 132)

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Department of English

ENG 440  African American Poets  (3 Credits)  

African American Literature: Poetry and Drama (3) Study of selected poetry and drama written by African American authors. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: Completion of all required 200-level ENG courses.

Prerequisite(s): (ENG 230 and ENG 231)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENG 441  African-Am Lit:Fiction & Crit  (3 Credits)  

African American Literature: Fiction and Criticism (3) Study of the fiction and criticism written by African American authors. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: Completion of all required 200-level ENG courses.

Prerequisite(s): (ENG 230 and ENG 231)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENG 450  IND Reading & Res In Mod LIt  (3 Credits)  

Independent Reading and Research in Modernist Literature (3) Individualized reading program for advanced English majors with an emphasis on modernist literature. May be taken for graduate credit. Prerequisites: Senior standing as an English major or minor and consent of both the Faculty Chair and the instructor.

Prerequisite(s): (ENG 131 or ENG 132)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENG 452  Report and Proposal Writing  (3 Credits)  

Students learn technical writing skills that lead to finished report writing and full proposal writing. 3 hours

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENG 468  Creative Nonfiction  (3 Credits)  

An intensive survey of contemporary creative- non-fiction, devoting attention to masterpiece of the canon and engaging students in a systematic study of the techniques in these works and the social, political, and historical contexts out of which they emerged. Student will write both analytical and critical responses. 3 hours per week.

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENG 480  Writing With STEM and STEAM  (3 Credits)  

ENG 480 offers critical thinking and technical writing skills in both STEM and STEAM research disciplines. 3 hours per week.

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENGL 1301  Freshman English I  (3 Credits)  

Freshman English I (3) First of a two-part composition course in which students analyze professionally-written essays that are samples of rhetorical modes and write competent multi-paragraph essays utilizing formal principles of grammar, usage, mechanics, rhetoric, and style. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: ENG 130 or satisfactory score on the ASSET exam. Listed as ENGL 1301 in the Texas Common Course Numbering System.

Prerequisite(s): ( or or or or TSI Exemption TAKS with a score of 2200 or or C-Better Eng/Wrt Resident Stu with a score of 2.00 or C-Better Eng/Wrt Transfer Stu with a score of 2.00) or (TSI WRIT Assessment with a score of 339 and TSI ESSAY Assessment with a score of 5 and Adult Basic Education WRITING with a score of 4) or (TSI WRIT Assessment with a score of 340 and TSI ESSAY Assessment with a score of 4) or ( and WRIT 101 (may be taken concurrently) or ENG 130 or ENG 101 (may be taken concurrently) or HCCE 130) or (TSI WRIT Assessment with a score of 363 and TSI ESSAY Assessment with a score of 4) or TSI ESSAY Assessment with a score of 5 or (TSI WRIT Assessment with a score of 910 and TSI ESSAY Assessment with a score of 5 and Adult Basic Education WRITING with a score of 5) or (TSI WRIT Assessment with a score of 945 and TSI ESSAY Assessment with a score of 5)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENGL 1302  Freshman English II  (3 Credits)  

Freshman English II (3) Second half of a two-part composition course designed to improve and extend students' skills in organizing and developing persuasive and analytical essays, to enhance knowledge of literary genres, and provide instruction in research skills needed in the preparation of documented essays. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: ENG 131 or its equivalent. Listed as ENGL 1302 in the Texas Common Course Numbering System.

Prerequisite(s): ENG 131

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENGL 2326  American Literature  (3 Credits)  

American Literature Survey of selected prose, poetry, and drama of the United States from the colonial period to the present. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: ENG 131 and 132. Listed as ENGL 2328 in the Texas Common Course Numbering System.

Prerequisite(s): ENG 131 and ENG 132 or (ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENGL 2328  African-American Literature  (3 Credits)  

African American Literature Survey of African American literature with emphasis on major authors and movements. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: ENG 131 and ENG 132.

Prerequisite(s): ENG 131 and ENG 132

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENGL 2332  World Literature I  (3 Credits)  

World Literature I (3) Survey of some masterpieces of poetry, prose, and drama from antiquity to the Renaissance. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: ENG 131 and ENG 132. Listed as ENGL 2332 in the Texas Common Course Numbering System.

Prerequisite(s): (ENG 131 and ENG 132) or (ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English

ENGL 2333  World Literature II  (3 Credits)  

World Literature II (3) Survey of some masterpieces of poetry, prose, and drama from the Renaissance to the present. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: ENG 131 and 132. Listed as ENGL 2333 in the Texas Common Course Numbering System.

Prerequisite(s): (ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302) or (ENG 131 and ENG 132)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Department of English