Course Description

ENGL 0099. Learning Support English II. Intermediate composition and grammar. Instruction and practice in expository or academic essay writing. The emphasis is on revising and editing essays, improving sentence structure, and mastering usage and mechanics. This course is designed to prepare students for college- level composition courses. The course may be repeated with a grade of S. (4-2-4)

ENGL 1101. Composition I. A composition course focusing on skills required for effective writing in a variety of contexts, with an emphasis on writing improvement. The course also seeks to strengthen critical thinking skills and the ability to read with understanding. (3-0-3)

ENGL 1101H. Honors Composition I. An Honors composition course focusing on skills required for effective writing in a variety of contexts, with emphasis on exposition, analysis, and argumentation, and also including introductory use of a variety of research skills. A grade of C is required for advancement into ENGL 1102H or ENGL 1102. This section is for students participating in the GSW Honors Program. (3-0-3)

ENGL 1102. Composition II. A composition course that develops writing skills beyond the levels of proficiency required by ENGL 1101, that emphasizes interpretation and evaluation, and that incorporates a variety of more advanced research methods. A minimum grade of C is required. (3-0-3) Prerequisites: ENGL 1101 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 101 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 1101H Minimum Grade: C 

ENGL 1102H. Honors Composition II. An Honors composition course that develops writing skills beyond the levels of proficiency required by ENGL 1101H, that emphasizes interpretation and evaluation, and that incorporates a variety of more advanced research methods. A minimum grade of C is required. This section is for students participating in the GSW Honors Program. (3-0-3) Prerequisites: ( ENGL 1101 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 101 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 1101H Minimum Grade: C ) 

ENGL 2110. World Literature. A survey of important works of world literature. (3-0-3) Prerequisites: ENGL 1102 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 102 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 1102H Minimum Grade: C 

ENGL 2110H. World Literature-Honors. An Honors course survey of important works of world literature. This section is for students participating in GSW Honors Program. (3-0-3)

ENGL 2111S. World Lit I-Study Abroad. See the course description for ENGL 2110. This course is offered in a study-abroad context. (3-0-3)

ENGL 2120. British Literature. A survey of important works of British literature. (3-0-3) Prerequisites: ENGL 1102 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 102 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 1102H Minimum Grade: C 

ENGL 2120H. British Literature-Hnr. An honors course survey of important works of British literature. This section is for students participating in the GSW Honors Program. (3-0-3)

ENGL 2130. American Literature. A survey of important works of American literature. (3-0-3) Prerequisites: ENGL 1102 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 1102H Minimum Grade: C or ENG 102 Minimum Grade: C 

ENGL 2130H. American Literature-Hnr. An honors course survey of important works of American literature. This section is for students participating in the GSW Honors Program. (3-0-3)

ENGL 2140. Backgrounds for Literature. The cultural and historical backgrounds to Western Literature from Sumner to the Renaissance emphasizing the foundational literary genres of the cultures as well as philosophical and psychological nature of mythology; dimensions of mythology in literature. (3-0-3) Prerequisites: ENGL 1101 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 1102 Minimum Grade: C 

ENGL 2200. Intro to Professional Writing. The course is designed to help writers understand and practice writing skills as employed across the professions. Students will be asked to master basic writing conventions and publishing procedures for journalistic, technical, managerial, creative, or scientific writing. (3-0-3) Prerequisites: ( ENGL 1102 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 102 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 1102H Minimum Grade: C ) 

ENGL 3211. Intro Study English Language. The course introduces basic concepts of linguistics and methods of language analysis, prepares student to apply these concepts to standard written language, formal speaking, and across cultures and dialects. (3-0-3) Prerequisites: ( ENGL 2111 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 201 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2112 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 202 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2130 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2111H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2112H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2130H Minimum Grade: C ) 

ENGL 3215H. Document Design-Honors. Course explores theories of layout and design for print and on-line media. This section is for students participating in the GSw Honors Program. (3-0-3) Prerequisites: ENGL 2200 Minimum Grade: C 

ENGL 3220. Adv Composition. A course in advanced composition with emphasis on the various methods of discourse as a basis for individual writing and for the teaching of writing. The course also includes a study of research in the teaching of writing. Recommended for students who are interested in writing and in teaching writing. (3-0-3) Prerequisites: ENGL 1102 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 102 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 1102H Minimum Grade: C 

ENGL 3230. Creative Writing. A workshop course in writing and literary criticism. Recommended to students whose test scores and performance indicate above average aptitude in English. (3-0-3) Prerequisites: ( ENGL 1102 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 102 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 1102H Minimum Grade: C or ENG 102H Minimum Grade: C ) 

ENGL 3240. Technical Writing. The course focuses on career-oriented writing, with emphasis on the scientific, technological, and managerial areas. The course provides practice in various types of writing--such as reports, proposals, and instructions--that apply to these areas and teaches the special skills needed. (3-0-3) Prerequisites: ENGL 1102 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 102 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 1102H Minimum Grade: C 

ENGL 3340. The Novel. The history, development, and characteristics of the novel as a literary genre; parallel novels and literary criticism. (3-0-3) Prerequisites: ( ENGL 2111 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 201 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2112 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 202 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2130 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2111H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2112H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2130H Minimum Grade: C ) 

ENGL 3350. The Short Story. A study of selected short stories with emphasis on development of interpretive and analytical skills of the student. (3-0-3) Prerequisites: ( ENGL 2111 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 201 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2112 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 202 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2130 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2111H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2112H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2130H Minimum Grade: C ) 

ENGL 3360. Modern Prose. This course examines modern fiction from the late nineteenth and twentieth century. Novelists and short story writers who best express modern experience are read: Dostoyevsky, Nietzche, Faulkner, Salinger, Bellow, and others are included. (3-0-3) Prerequisites: ( ENGL 2111 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 201 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2112 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 202 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120 Minimum Grade: D or ENGL 2130 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2111H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2112H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2130H Minimum Grade: C ) 

ENGL 3370. Modern Poetry. A study of major Modernist poets in the United States, England, and Ireland: Pound, Eliot, Yeats, Auden, Williams, Stevens, and others. (3-0-3) Prerequisites: ( ENGL 2111 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 201 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2112 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 202 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2130 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2111H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2112H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2130H Minimum Grade: C ) 

ENGL 3410. Southern Literature. A study in depth of the leading figures of the Southern Literary Rennaissance, with special emphasis on the social, political, and economic conditions in the post-bellum South that led to its development. (3-0-3) Prerequisites: ENGL 2111 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 201 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2112 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 202 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2130 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2111H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2112H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2130H Minimum Grade: C 

ENGL 3420. African-American Literature. Survey of literature by African-American writers; emphasis on major novelists, on appreciation of the main intellectual and artistic concerns of the African-American culture, and on the role of literature within that culture. (3-0-3) Prerequisites: ( ENGL 2111 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 201 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2112 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 202 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2130 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2111H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2112H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2130H Minimum Grade: C ) 

ENGL 3430. World Survey Film Narrative. A study of a number of major film directors, the history of film-making and its techniques, and an introduction to film theory. (3-0-3) Prerequisites: ( ENGL 2111 Minimum Grade: D or ENG 201 Minimum Grade: D or ENGL 2112 Minimum Grade: D or ENG 202 Minimum Grade: D or ENGL 2110 Minimum Grade: D or ENGL 2120 Minimum Grade: D or ENGL 2130 Minimum Grade: D or ENGL 2110H Minimum Grade: D or ENGL 2111H Minimum Grade: D or ENGL 2112H Minimum Grade: D or ENGL 2120H Minimum Grade: D or ENGL 2130H Minimum Grade: D ) 

ENGL 4010. Literature for Young Adults. A comprehensive study of young adult literature, including non-Western authors as well as literature representative of racial and ethnic groups, appropriate for students in secondary school programs, with emphasis on teaching techniques. (3-0-3) Prerequisites: ( ENGL 2111 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 201 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2112 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 202 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2130 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2111H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2112H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2130H Minimum Grade: C ) 

ENGL 4030. Theories of Rhetoric-Comp. The course surveys the history of rhetoric and examines pedagogical approaches to teaching composition. (3-0-3) Prerequisites: ( ENGL 2111 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 201 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2112 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 202 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2130 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2111H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2112H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2130H Minimum Grade: C ) 

ENGL 4040. Issues in Professional Writing. Course focuses on the ethics of professional and technical writing. (3-0-3) Prerequisites: ( ENGL 2200 Minimum Grade: C ) 

ENGL 4040H. Issues in Professional Writing.

ENGL 4050. Writing-Civic Engagement. Students practice, study, and produce writing for nonprofits, community organizations, and government agencies in the classroom and in a real world setting. (3-0-3)

ENGL 4115. Medieval English Literature. Focused study in an area of medieval English literature, such as Chaucer, Anglo-Saxon heroic poetry, or Arthurian literature. Some of the course reading will be in either Old or Middle English depending upon the specific topic of the course. (3-0-3) Prerequisites: ( ENGL 2111 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 201 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2112 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 202 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2130 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2111H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2112H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2130H Minimum Grade: C ) 

ENGL 4120. Shakespeare I. A study of non-dramatic works with attention to the comedies and selected tragedies. (3-0-3) Prerequisites: ( ENGL 2111 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 201 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2112 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 202 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2130 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2130H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2111H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2112H Minimum Grade: C ) 

ENGL 4130. English Drama to 1642. English Drama to 1642 traces the development of drama from its beginnings in medieval times to the closing of the theaters by the Puritans in 1642. Shakespeare's plays are not included in this course. (3-0-3) Prerequisites: ( ENGL 2111 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 201 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2112 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 202 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2130 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2111H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2112H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2130H Minimum Grade: C ) 

ENGL 4135. Renaissance English Literature. Focused study in an area of renaissance English literature, such as Spenser, the Sonnet, or Jacobean drama. (3-0-3) Prerequisites: ( ENGL 2110 Minimum Grade: C ) or ENGL 2110H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120H Minimum Grade: C 

ENGL 4140. Restoration-18th Cen Eng Lit. A study of the literature of Dryden, Swift, Addison, Steele, Johnson, Goldsmith and other eighteenth-century writers. Attention is given to the philosophical and literary currents of the period. (3-0-3) Prerequisites: ( ENGL 2111 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 201 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2112 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 202 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2130 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2111H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2112H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2130H Minimum Grade: C ) 

ENGL 4140H. Restoration-18th Cen Eng Lit-H.

ENGL 4150. Romantic Movement in England. The works of Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley, and Keats. (3-0-3) Prerequisites: ENGL 2111 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 201 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2112 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 202 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2130 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2111H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2112H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2130H Minimum Grade: C 

ENGL 4160. Victorian Literature. The works of the major Victorian writers with emphasis on Tennyson and Browning. (3-0-3) Prerequisites: ( ENGL 2111 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 201 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2112 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 202 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2130 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2111H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2112H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2130H Minimum Grade: C ) 

ENGL 4200. Colonial-Federalist Am Lit. The development of American literature from its colonial beginnings through the nascent federal government; emphasis on the main/intellectual currents. (3-0-3) Pre-requisites: ENGL 2110, ENGL 2120, or ENGL 2130. Prerequisites: ( ENGL 2111 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 201 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2112 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 202 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2130 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2111H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2112H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2130H Minimum Grade: C ) 

ENGL 4210. Romanticism in Amer Literature. The works of Emerson,Thoreau, Whitman, Hawthorne, Melville, and Poe. (3-0-3) Prerequisites: ( ENGL 2111 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 201 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2112 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 202 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2130 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2111H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2112H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2130H Minimum Grade: C ) 

ENGL 4210H. Romanticism in Amer Lit-Honors.

ENGL 4220. Realism in American Literature. The prose of Twain, Howells, James, Wharton, Crane, Steinbeck, and Hemingway, with special emphasis on the growth of the novel in America, conditions which fostered the growth of realism and its further development into naturalism. (3-0-3) Prerequisites: ( ENGL 2111 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 201 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2112 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 202 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2130 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2111H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2112H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2130H Minimum Grade: C ) 

ENGL 4930. Special Topics in Women's Lit. A seminar on a major author, or authors, movement, or theme in women's literature. (3-0-3) Prerequisites: ENGL 2111 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 201 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2112 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 202 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2130 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2111H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2112H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2130H Minimum Grade: C 

ENGL 4940. Special Topics in Lit-Lang. A seminar on a major author(s), or theme in English studies not offered in the present catalogue of courses. (3-0-3) Prerequisites: ( ENGL 2111 Minimum Grade: D or ENG 201 Minimum Grade: D or ENGL 2112 Minimum Grade: D or ENG 202 Minimum Grade: D or ENGL 2110 Minimum Grade: D or ENGL 2120 Minimum Grade: D or ENGL 2130 Minimum Grade: D or ENGL 2110H Minimum Grade: D or ENGL 2111H Minimum Grade: D or ENGL 2112H Minimum Grade: D or ENGL 2120H Minimum Grade: D or ENGL 2130H Minimum Grade: D ) 

ENGL 4965. Senior Capstone Seminar. Senior Capstone Seminar for majors in the final semester of study. Prerequisite: 12 hours of upper level English courses with a C or better; or, approval of department chair. (2-0-2) Prerequisites: ( ENGL 2111 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2112 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110 Minimum Grade: C and ENGL 2120 Minimum Grade: C and ENGL 2130 Minimum Grade: C ) 

ENGL 4970. Georgia Intern Program. English-related internships for qualified students. (3-0-3) Prerequisites: ( ENGL 2111 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 201 Minimum Grade: C and INTN 4920 Minimum Grade: D or ENGL 2110 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2130 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2110H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2120H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2130H Minimum Grade: C or ENGL 2111H Minimum Grade: C ) 

ENGL 5000. Seminar in Lit Criticism-Bib. This course examines the principal schools of contemporary literary theory and their practical application to literature and to the classroom. In addition, the student will be given the opportunity to learn and practice advanced methods of literary research. (Must be taken with GSW faculty either on campus or on-line). (3-0-3)

ENGL 5010. Intro to Literacy Studies. This course provides first-year graduate students with an overview of significant historical and rhetorical texts which have informed educational standards of literacy and subesquent educational policies and practices since the mid-19th century. (3-0-3)

ENGL 5215. Seminar in Adv Composition. Emphasizes the various methods of discourse as a basis for individual writing and for the teaching of writing. The course also includes a study of research in the teaching of writing. Recommended for graduate students who are interested in writing and teaching writing. (3-0-3)

ENGL 5225. Seminar Intro Studies in Comp. A survey of the history and theories of rhetoric, an introduction to research in composition, and a study of approaches to composition with emphasis on writing as process. (3-0-3)

ENGL 6020. Seminar in History of Eng Lang. This seminar is an intensive study of the history of English from its origin as the purely oral language of the Proto-Indo-Europeans to its current status as the lingua franca of much of the so-called first world. (3-0-3)

ENGL 6170. Semi Adv Studies Br Lit Sp Top. An in-depth, graduate seminar on a major author, or authors, time period, or theme in British literary studies. (3-0-3)

ENGL 6230. Semi Adv Studies Am Lit Sp Top. An in-depth, graduate seminar on a major author, or authors, time period, or theme in American literary studies. (3-0-3)

ENGL 6430. Visual Interpretation of Lit. Students will analyze ways that literature has been reinterpreted to visual media. Visual translations may include but are not limited to: film, hypertext, graphic novels, art work, illustrations, and edition covers. (3-0-3)

ENGL 6950. Seminar Sp Problems Teach Eng. A course to study issues in the teaching of composition K- 12 with specific emphasis on developing a successful model for staff development. (3-0-3)