Oct 28, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Courses


 
  
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    ENGL 2140 - Gender and Literature


    This course is a historical survey of literary texts with a focus on gender and its relationships to economics, religion, politics, art and culture. This survey involves reading, analyzing, and interpreting significant literary works within their historical, social, and cultural contexts.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102H with a grade of C or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 2145 - Native American Literature


    This course is a survey of Native American texts from the twentieth century to the present. The course involves reading, analyzing, and interpreting significant literary works within their historical, social, and cultural contexts.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102H with a grade of C or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 2150 - Literature and Film


    This course is a study of the relationships between film and literature, which focuses primarily on cinematic adaptations of literary texts and/or cinema as text. It involves analyzing and interpreting significant texts within their historical, social, cultural, and generic contexts; and considers the influence of commercial factors on the artistic process.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102H with a grade of C or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 2160 - Multicultural American Literature


    This course is a survey of American literature by writers with distinct national, social, or ethnic identities. This survey involves reading, analyzing, and interpreting significant literary works within their historical, social, and cultural contexts.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 or ENGL1102H with a grade of C or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 2210 - Magazine Production I


    This course offers students instruction in writing, editing, and designing a literary and art publication. As a practicum, it allows students the opportunity to work on the production of the annual magazine.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor

    Hours:
    1



  
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    ENGL 2215 - Magazine Production II


    This course offers students instruction in writing, editing, and designing a literary and art publication. As a practicum, it allows students the opportunity to work on the production of the annual magazine.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor

    Hours:
    2



  
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    ENGL 2230 - Intermediate Composition


    This course is an introduction to a variety of academic, professional, and public genres. Emphasis is placed on evaluation and integrating various kinds of evidence. The course considers the composing process in light of rhetorical theory, current research in writing, and technological advancements.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 1101 and ENGL 1102 with grades of C or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 2238 - Business Communication


    This course is an introduction to communication theory and principles and their applications to business documents and presentations. It includes extensive practice in writing and articulating ideas clearly, accurately, creatively, and ethically in business environments. Note: For non-English majors.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102H with a grade of C or higher, mastery of keyboarding skills, and proficiency with word processing software

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 2270 - Introduction to Creative Writing


    This is a course on creative writing–creative nonfiction, poetry, prose, and drama–with concern for the relation of form to content, viewpoint, narrative voice, audience, syntax, imagery, and diction. Issues related to publication and writing will be a significant focus of the course as well.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102H with a grade of C or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 2275 - Introduction to Poetry Writing


    This is a course on poetry writing, with concern for the relation of form to content, viewpoint, audience, syntax, imagery, and diction. Issues related to publication and writing for publication will be a significant focus of the course as well.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102H with a grade of C or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 2280 - Introduction to Fiction Writing


    This is a course on fiction writing, with concern for the relation of form to content, viewpoint, narrative voice, audience, syntax, imagery and diction. Issues related to publication and writing for publication will be a significant focus of the course as well.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 or ENGL1102H with a grade of C or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 2285 - Introduction to Creative Non-Fiction Writing


    This is a course on nonfiction genres, which includes personal essay, memoir, literary journalism, nature, travel, and science writing, cultural criticism, and other forms. Issues related to publication and writing for publication will be a significant focus of the course as well.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisite: ENGL 1102  or ENGL 1102H with a grade of C or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 2290 - Introduction to Playwriting


    This is a course on developing the skills needed to write stage plays, with a concern for dramatic form and theory. Issues related to play development and production will be a significant focus of the course as well.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 1102 or ENGL1102H with a grade of C or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 2900 - Introduction to Literary Studies


    This course functions as an introduction to upper-level coursework in literature, providing an initial survey of modern critical theories for interpreting literature and advanced instruction in literary research, writing, and presentation strategies.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 1102 with a grade of C or higher and one 2100-level literature survey course with a B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3010 - History of the English Language


    This course is a detailed introduction to the background, origins, development, and structure of the English language and the fundamental tools and concepts used in the study of a language’s history.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3020 - Introduction to English Linguistics


    An introduction to English linguistics and some of its important subfields, including the structure of English (its phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics), psycholinguistics and sociolinguistics.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, all with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3050 - Advanced English Grammar


    This course is a study of the syntax of English and introduces theories of structural, generative, and functional grammars. This course assumes a mastery of prescriptive English Grammar.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, all with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3120 - An Introduction to Rhetorical Theory


    An introductory survey of rhetorical theory, with an emphasis on theories of political and civic discourse. Intensive study of classical and contemporary rhetoric, with some attention to theory from other historical periods. Works from the traditional canon of Western rhetoric and works that represent alternative Western traditions will be studied.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, all with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3130 - Advanced Composition


    Intensive analysis of and practice in writing varieties of creative nonfiction with attention to different audiences, purposes, and contexts. Emphasis is placed on exploring new genres and writing with increased effectiveness and sophistication. The course considers the writing process in light of the history of rhetoric and rhetorical theory (including principles of visual rhetoric), current research in composition studies, and changing writing technologies.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 1101 and ENGL 1102 with grades of C or higher and ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, all with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3135 - Advanced Expository Writing


    Students will study and write effective arguments with emphasis on the contexts of public and academic environments. The course will feature extensive writing and revision, workshop discussion, and readings of classical and contemporary arguments. In accordance with department goals, it will develop communication and critical thinking skills.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 1101 and ENGL 1102 with grades of C or higher, and ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, all with grades of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3140 - Literary Research & Writing


    A study of research methods and writing strategies essential to the criticism and interpretation of literary texts. Practice in writing and making public presentations on literary topics.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, all with grades of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3160 - Technical & Professional Writing


    This course involves advanced study of the principles and practices of technical and professional writing and includes planning, organizing, and writing technical descriptions, instructions, proposals, and recommendation reports, as well as designing visual aids and editing. Assignments include individual and group projects and at least one complete technical report.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, all with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3170 - Advanced Creative Writing


    This course will focus on the writing of poetry and/or fiction (focus will vary with semester/instructor.) Students will read and analyze a variety of published poetry. The course includes a workshop format for peer discussion and revision of students’ work.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one ENGL 2100-level literature survey course with grades of B or higher, and ENGL 2270 with a grade of C or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3175 - Poetry Writing Workshop


    This course will focus on the writing of poetry. Students will read and analyze a variety of published poetry; further, the course includes a workshop format for peer discussion and revision of student poetry.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one ENGL 2100-level literature survey course with grades of B or higher, and ENGL 2275 with a grade of C or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3180 - Fiction Writing Workshop


    This course is an advanced study of fiction with concern for the relation of form to content, viewpoint, narrative voice, audience, syntax, imagery, and diction; further, the course includes a workshop format for peer discussion and revision of students’ fiction.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one ENGL 2100-level literature survey course, each with a grade of B or higher, and ENGL 2280 with a grade of C or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3185 - Creative Non-Fiction Writing Workshop


    This course is a study of creative nonfiction, with an emphasis on formal analysis, the history of the genre, and its variations across cultures and includes a workshop format for peer-discussion and revision of student’s nonfiction.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher, and ENGL 2285 with a grade of C or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3190 - Playwriting Workshop


    This course involves advanced study of playwriting with concern for dramatic form and theory and includes a workshop format for peer-discussion and revision of student plays.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher, and ENGL 2290 with a C or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3195 - Intro to Publishing


    This course is an introduction to the culture of and careers in publishing, providing broad professional knowledge of acquisitions, editing, design, publicity, and rights. Editorial principles, production, marketing problems, distribution methods and informational systems and techniques will be discussed. Literary tastes in publishing will also be examined.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3220 - Poetry & Poetics


    This course is a study of poetry, approaches to poetry, and theories of poetry.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3230 - The Novel


    This course is the study of the development of prose fiction from the eighteenth century to present.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3240 - The Short Story


    This course is a study of short stories from various cultures. This course emphasizes recognition of recurrent formal and thematic patterns and introduces methods of literary interpretation and analysis appropriate to understanding and teaching the short story.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3250 - World Drama


    A comprehensive study of the theatrical literature of the world, from ancient through modern.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, all with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3260 - Creative Nonfiction


    This course is a study of the creative nonfiction with the emphasis on formal analysis, the history of the genre, and its variations across cultures.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3300 - Mythology


    An introduction to the mythologies of the world and the uses that writers make of them.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, all with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3310 - Immigrant Literature


    This course examines how immigrant authors represent immigrant experiences across time and place. Students will analyze texts by men and women from several different primary cultures who are writing about first as well as second-generation immigrant experiences to several countries. Students will read appropriate works of theory and criticism and analyze how these theories can be applied to the primary texts for the course.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3320 - Caribbean Literature


    This course examines how Caribbean authors represent Caribbean culture and experiences across time and place. Students will analyze texts by men and women from several different Caribbean islands and read appropriate works of theory and criticism as well as analyze how these theories can be applied to the primary texts for the course.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: English 2050, ENGL 2230 and one 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3330 - Indian Literature


    This course examines how Indian authors represent Indian cultures and experiences across time and place. Students will analyze texts by men and women from several different areas of India and read appropriate works of theory and criticism as well as analyze how these theories can be applied to the primary texts.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3340 - Women Writers in World Literature


    The course will study the literary representation and self-representation of women and the question of the female identity–in a cultural, social, and psychological sense–in world literature. The class will encompass works from the 8th Century to the present. After a brief overview of gender theory, the course will offer students an understanding of how countries, cultures, and individuals approach the formation of an identity.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, all with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3350 - Postcolonial World Literature


    The course will study the question of identity-both personal and national-in postcolonial works around the globe. Postcolonial literature occurs at different times for different countries (and cultures), but the majority of the literature will be in the modern era. After a brief overview of the colonial mindset, including such concepts as mimicry and the Other, the course will offer students an understanding of how countries, cultures, and individuals approach the formation of an identity that is both separate from and linked to the former colonizer.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, all with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3360 - African Literatures & Cultures


    This course examines how African authors represent African culture and experiences across time and place. Students will analyze texts by men and women from four broad geographic areas (Northern, West, East, and Southern) and several individual countries to see how specific historical, cultural, colonial, linguistic, and religious influences shape African literary expressions. Additionally, we will read appropriate works of Postcolonial theory and criticism and analyze how these theories can be applied to the primary texts for the course.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, all with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3370 - Chinese Literature in Translation


    Chinese literature extends back thousands of years. This course, instead of a survey of Chinese literature, is designed to study a selection of Chinese literary masterpieces (prose, poetry, and drama) from different periods. Students will read these works in relation to their historical and social contexts, explore their meanings and ideas, analyze their artistic techniques, and discuss how they reflect a particular time and place and what they mean to us today. Topics may include family and tradition, individual and society, past and present, man and nature, the change of cultural and social values, and women’s role in society. This course emphasizes interactive learning. The instructor will encourage students to raise questions, broaden their perspectives, and become self-aware through their reading activities.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, all with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3410 - Medieval English Literature


    This course is a study of major works of Old and Middle English literature.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, all with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3430 - English Renaissance


    This course is an examination of English Renaissance prose, poetry, and/or drama, exclusive of Shakespeare.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level Literature course, all with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3450 - Restoration & 18th Century Literature


    This course is a study of major British writers from 1660 to 1789.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one ENGL 2100-level Literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3460 - English Literature of the 19th Century: Romanticism


    This course is a study of Romanticism as a literary, social, and historical phenomenon.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, all with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3470 - English Literature of the Victorian Era


    This course is a study of the major writers in both prose and poetry in the context of the social conditions in England from 1832 to 1900.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3480 - Modern & Contemporary British Literature


    This course is a study of the major writers in both poetry and prose in the context of the social and political conditions in England beginning from the twentieth century.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3650 - Early American Literature


    This course is a study of American Literature and literary culture during the Colonial and Early National Periods.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3660 - American Romanticism


    This course is a study of American prose and poetry between 1820 and 1860 with emphasis on Emerson, Hawthorne, Thoreau, Melville, and Whitman.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3670 - American Realism & Naturalism


    This course is a study of major works of American literary realism and naturalism.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one ENGL 2100-level literature, each with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3675 - American Modernism


    This course is a study of American texts written between 1900 and 1945/50 as part of the Modernist movement.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3680 - Contemporary American Literature


    This course is a study of American Literature from 1950 to the present, including texts, authors, and literary trends of the contemporary period.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3800 - Multimodal/Digital Composition


    Students will develop their understanding of a broad range of topics concerning composing and publishing in digital spaces, including platforms, Internet writing genres, and rhetorical awareness in composing on social media. The course will include the study of current models of digital and multimodal composing and the history of the field as it pertains to changes in the job landscape within Professional and Technical Writing, Rhetoric and Composition, and Publishing. The course will feature assignments and readings on topics such as digital multimodal composition; audio and video editing; composing print, digital, and networked texts, design as composition; digital storytelling; rhetorical identity and other web texts. In accordance with department goals, it will develop composing and critical thinking skills.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2015, ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one 2100-literature course, all with grades of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3895 - Peace in Global Cultures


    This course leads students on an intellectual journey to examine the idea of peace, within different Eastern and Western historical and cultural contexts to reveal its complexities and ways that conditions of peace can unsettle political and social relationships.

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 3910 - Tutoring English Composition I


    This practicum provides instruction and supervised practice in skills and techniques to be used in one-on-one or small-group tutorials and teaching. The student will receive instruction and continued supervision throughout the semester. This course may not be repeated.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisite: ENGL 3050

    Hours:
    2



  
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    ENGL 3915 - Tutoring English Composition II


    This practicum provides advanced instruction and practice in skills and techniques to be used in one-on-one or small group tutorials and teaching. This course may not be repeated.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisite: ENGL 3910

    Hours:
    1



  
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    ENGL 3925 - Tutoring English Composition III


    This practicum provides advanced instruction and practice in skills and techniques to be used in one-on-one or small group tutorials and teaching. This course may not be repeated.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 3910 and ENGL 3915

    Hours:
    1



  
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    ENGL 4030 - English Sociolinguistics


    An introduction to sociolinguistics, the course examines regional and social dialects, language standards, gendered language, creoles and pidgins, “political correctness,” politeness, rudeness, sarcasm, slang, “bad” language, humor, naming practices, e-language, and global Englishes.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, ENGL 3020, and one ENGL 2100-level Literature, all with grades of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 4100 - Seminar in English Writing


    This course involves intensive analysis of and practice in a selected topic in writing. Emphasis is placed on writing professionally for publication and on professional and community outreach.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature, each with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 4110 - Introduction to Eastern Rhetoric


    This course is an introductory survey of eastern rhetorics, with emphasis on theories of language and writing from historical and contemporary rhetorians. Emphasis will be placed on analyzing various understandings of rhetoric and placing these understandings within the historical and social context in which they arose.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and ENGL 3120, each with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 4140 - Literary Criticism: Selected Topics


    This special topics course examines representative primary texts by significant literary theorists, arguments about the nature of literature and literary experience, and the historical roots of selected theories. May be repeated for credit.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher and ENGL 2900 with a grade of C or higher, or permission of the instructor.

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 4150 - Creative Writing for Publication


    This course is a culmination of the creative writing sequence within the Writing and Publication Concentration for English Majors. A project proposal will be due the first week of class and must reflect the creative writing curriculum at UNG: poetry, fiction, playwriting, or creative nonfiction. Students will work toward the completion of a short manuscript that will be submitted for publication by the end of the semester.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2270, ENGL 2275, ENGL 2280, ENGL 2285, or ENGL 2290, and ENGL 3175, ENGL 3180, ENGL 3185, or ENGL 3190, both with grades of C or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 4160 - Technical Writing Internship


    This internship allows students to utilize and develop writing skills in a professional setting. During the internship, students will be responsible for attending weekly group meetings with the instructor, arriving at their work site on time and prepared for the day’s tasks, and keeping a daily log of their activities at their designated jobs. At the end of the internship, students will write an evaluation of their experience, including an evaluation of the particular establishment at which they worked.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 3160 or departmental permission

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 4310 - Asian Literature in English Translation


    This course is an in-depth study of Asian literature in English and in English translation, which involves interpreting and writing about significant Asian literary works within their historical, social, and cultural contexts, along with relevant critical and theoretical readings.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 4411 - Chaucer


    This course is a study of the major works of Chaucer, with emphasis on The Canterbury Tales, all studied in the original Middle English.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, all with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 4431 - Shakespeare I


    This course is a study of the tragedies and romances with a focus on their historical contexts and on the major interpretive approaches.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 4432 - Shakespeare II


    This course is study of the histories and comedies with a focus on their historical background and on the major interpretive approaches.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 4435 - Shakespeare


    This course is a study of both Elizabethan and Jacobean Shakespeare. This course will include selections from Shakespeare’s comedies, histories, tragedies, romances, and poetry. The focus of the course will be upon historical backgrounds and the major interpretive approaches.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, all with grades of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 4437 - Exploring the Literary World


    This course seeks to introduce the student to the literary and historical world of London (and in some cases England beyond London) through lecture, readings, and a trip to selected locations for a first-hand archeo-literary experience. Students may take this course more than once for credit only if the course covers a different period than the one already taken for credit.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 4441 - Milton


    A study of Milton in the context of his classical background and late Renaissance environment. Major emphasis on the poetry.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, all with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 4640 - Literature of the American West


    This course is an in-depth study of texts written west of the 100th meridian. Major categories to be studied are Native American writing, Chicano writing, environmental literature and nature writing, texts of the Western exploration and the “Manifest Destiny” tradition, texts of the intermountain and urban west, as well as class “Westerns.”

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 4645 - Asian-American Literature


    This course examines works of literature by Asian-American writers, including works written in English and translations of works originally written in Asian languages.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2230, ENGL 2050, and one 2100-level literature course, all with grades of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 4650 - Latina/o US Literature


    Works of literature by Latina- and Latino-US writers, including works written in English and translations of works originally written in Spanish.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 1101, ENGL 1102, and one ENGL 2000-level survey course

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 4651 - Seminar in 19th Century American Literature


    This course is a detailed study of a body of texts, literary movements, author(s), or themes in nineteenth-century American literature not otherwise covered in other course offerings.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one ENGL 2100-level literature, each with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 4652 - Seminar in 20th Century American Literature


    This is a a detailed study of a body of texts, literary movements, author(s), or themes in twentieth-century American literature not otherwise covered in other course offerings.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, all with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 4685 - Readings in American Cultures


    This course is an study of literatures from a variety of non-mainstream American cultures, including an examination of texts, authors, and themes from these literatures.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 4690 - Southern Literature


    This course is an examination of the literature of the South with a background study of the literary tends of the nineteenth century and a concentration on writers of the Southern Renaissance and beyond.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 4691 - Appalachian Literature


    This course will examine Appalachian literature from the 19th century to the present. Students will analyze and interpret texts within their historical, social, and cultural contexts. A particular focus will be studying unique characteristics of the region while interrogating some of the generalizations, myths, and stereotypes associated with the region and its people. In fulfilling goals of the UNG mission, this course engages students in critical inquiry and analysis that prepares them to live fuller, more introspective lives in diverse local and global settings.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with grades of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 4800 - Writing for Organizations


    Students will study grant writing and the organizational genres (such as social media, promotional literature, position or “white” papers, donor and constituent messages, and mission-related documents) that support and develop grants. It will feature extensive writing and revision, workshop discussion, and analysis of the grant writing process in many non-profit organizations. In accordance with department goals, it will develop communication and critical thinking skills.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisite: ENGL 3135 or ENGL 3160

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 4810 - Selected Topics in English


    This course is a detailed study of a body of texts which encompass a literary movement, theme, or trend not covered in other catalog listings.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    1-3



  
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    ENGL 4820 - Selected English Topics


    This course is a detailed study of a body of texts which encompass a literary movement, theme, or trend not covered in other catalog listings. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level Lit, each with a grade of B or higher.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    ENGL 2050 with B or greater and ENGL 2230 with B or greater and (ENGL 2111 with B or greater or ENGL 2111H with B or greater or ENGL 2112 with B or greater or ENGL 2121 with B or greater or ENGL 2122 with B or greater or ENGL 2131 with B or greater or ENGL 2132 with B or greater or ENGL 2135 with B or greater or ENGL 2140 with B or greater)

    Hours:
    1-3



  
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    ENGL 4830 - Selected English Topics


    This course is a detailed study of a body of texts which encompass a literary movement, theme, or trend not covered in other catalog listings. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level Lit, each with a grade of B or higher.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    ENGL 2050 with B or greater and ENGL 2230 with B or greater and (ENGL 2111 with B or greater or ENGL 2111H with B or greater or ENGL 2112 with B or greater or ENGL 2121 with B or greater or ENGL 2122 with B or greater or ENGL 2131 with B or greater or ENGL 2132 with B or greater or ENGL 2135 with B or greater or ENGL 2140 with B or greater)

    Hours:
    1-3



  
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    ENGL 4880 - Senior Seminar in English: Writing


    This is the capstone class for the English Major with a Writing Concentration. Review of training in scholarship, review of personal writing portfolio, extensive discussion of writing theory and preparation for professional careers as well as graduate school. Development of a sound sense of identity as a professional in writing will be encouraged. It is recommended that students take the Senior Seminar in their final semester; however, to accommodate unusual circumstances, advanced students may request instructor’s permission to take the class as juniors.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and either ENGL 2111, ENGL 2111H, ENGL 2112, ENGL 2121, ENGL 2122, ENGL 2131, ENGL 2132, ENGL 2135, or ENGL 2140, all with grades of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 4890 - Senior Seminar in English: Literature


    This capstone class is for the English major with a Literature Concentration and includes review of training in scholarship, review of personal reading schedules, and preparation for professional careers as well as graduate school. Development of a sound sense of identity as a professional in the field of English will be encouraged. It is recommended that students take the Senior seminar in their final semester; however, to accommodate unusual circumstances, advanced students may request instructor’s permission to take the class as juniors.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level Literature course, each with a grade of B or higher; and at least 18 hours of upper-level credit in the English major

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 4901 - Teaching English


    Students preparing to be English teachers will learn about methods and materials for teaching reading, writing, and speaking in grades 6-12, including the use of technology. Students will analyze and assess student writing, design an English course, and demonstrate effective teaching. Students will also observe and teach English classes in the public schools, under the direction of the professor.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 4950 - Composition Study for Teachers


    This course includes study of composition theory and its application to the teaching of composition. Students will analyze and assess student essays and design a writing course and program.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGL 4960 - Internship


    This course involves practical experience and written reflection in a seminar setting. This course can be taken as many as three times for credit, totaling no more than 12 hours. No more than 6 credit hours for internships can count toward the English major.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: Permission of the Department, ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, each with a grade of B or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGR 1000 - Introduction to Engineering


    What engineering is and what engineers do. The engineering approach to the solution of technical problems.

    Hours:
    2



  
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    ENGR 1101 - Introduction to Engineering & Design


    This course will provide an introduction to the ethical, historical, philosophical, political, and socioeconomic aspects of engineering. The student will also be introduced to engineering careers, fields of engineering, spreadsheets, statistics, technical communications, graphical communication, mechanisms, engineering design and problem solving.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisite: Regular college placement or permission of instructor

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGR 1770 - Engineering Graphics & Design


    An introduction to engineering graphics, visualization and design procedures including sketching, line drawing, and solid modeling plus the development and interpretation of working drawings and specifications for product realization.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisite: MATH 1113, MATH 1450, or MATH 1501 with a grade of C or higher, or permission of instructor

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGR 2001 - Statics


    The study of forces and moments on structures, frames, and machine parts including the equilibrium of force systems in two and three dimensions, centroids, moments of inertia, friction, and shear and moment diagrams are studied.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: PHYS 2211, PHYS 2211L, and MATH 2460 with grades of C or higher, or permission of instructor

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGR 2203 - Strength of Materials


    The study of the mechanics of deformable bodies in compression, tension, bending, and torsion. Including axial stress and strain, thermal stress and strain, statically indeterminant systems, torsional stress and strain, power transmission in shafts, bending stresses in beams, beam deflections, combined stresses, and elastic buckling in columns.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENGR 2001 and MATH 2460 with grades of C or higher

    Hours:
    4



  
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    ENGR 3200 - Engineering Dynamics


    The study of the kinematics and kinetics of particles and rigid bodies that includes the dynamics of particles, work and kinetic energy, impulse and momentum, rigid body motions, moving coordinate systems and relative motion, and basic mechanical vibrations.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisite: ENGR 2001 with a grade of C or higher

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGR 3301K - Thermodynamics


    The definitions, concepts and laws of thermodynamics will be covered from an Engineering emphasis. Applications to ideal and real gases, vapor and gas power systems and heat pump systems. Equations of state, phase equilibrium, and phase transitions. The course will introduce students to real world energy systems and develop analysis techniques for these systems. A systematic problem solving process will be emphasized.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: MATH 2470, MATH 3000, PHYS 2211, and PHYS 2211L

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENGR 3340K - Fluid Mechanics


    As a first course of fluid behavior, it analyzes the forces and energies generated by fluids at rest and in motion. Topics include fluid statics, control-volume analysis, the Navier-Stokes equations, similitude, viscous, inviscid and turbulent flows, boundary layers and open channel flows etc.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: MATH 2470, MATH 3000, and ENGR 2001

    Hours:
    4



  
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    ENST 2030 - Environmental Studies & Sustainability


    A seminar course that addresses the social, political, and cultural aspects of human ecological problems. As an introduction to the field of Environmental Studies, it examines both past and current human activities and their influence on our species and the physical environment, and it explores the place of cultural elements in creating and solving environmental problems.

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENST 3040 - Environmental Communication


    A study of communication styles, strategies, and campaigns of participants in environmental policy debates (government, industry, environmentalists, scientists, the media, private citizens and anti-environmentalists). Students consider the various types of communication, the ways in which they shape and are shaped by different approaches to the environment and their interaction in a number of case studies. Students also reflect on their own environmental positions and arguments.

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENST 3045 - Environment and Community Organization


    The course examines the history, theory and practice of community organizing with an emphasis on sustainability. Topics will include environmental problems and the struggles, social processes and responses of societies and community organizations.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisite: ENST 2030, SOCI 1101, or SOCI 1160, or permission of instructor

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENST 3055 - Environment and Society


    The course will develop a critical understanding of the reciprocal relationship between humans and the natural environment. In exploring the ways in which humans influence the environment and the ways the environment sets the parameters of human society, the course applies a sociological framework to evaluate the interactions between social factors (class, race, gender, religion) and environmental factors (air and water quality, biodiversity, deforestation, ozone depletion) and discussions of current issues, including the U.S. environmental movement, ecotourism, waste management, energy policies, and “NIMBYism.”

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisite: ENST 2030 or SOCI 1101 or SOCI 1160, or permission of instructor

    Hours:
    3



  
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    ENST 3060 - History and the Environment


    This course explores the evolving historical relationship between humans and the global environment from pre-historical times to the present. The focus of the course is on political, economic, and cultural themes at different historical epochs, and includes the examination of such issues as the rise and fall of civilizations, colonialism, industrialization, and the changing perception and understanding of the environment around the world at different times. This class is cross-listed with HIST 3060.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite:
    Prerequisites: ENST 2030, GISC 2011, and GISC 2011L, or permission of instructor

    Hours:
    3



    Cross-listed
    HIST 3060
 

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