Courses

(3 credit hrs) This is a seminal course that introduces students to the emerging concept of criticism and critical theory. The course starts off with the Classical period that encompasses major philosophers and thinkers, and it moves through the...
(3 credit hrs) This course offers a fairly comprehensive introduction to the exquisitely complex literature of the British Romantic Period (1789-1830). The students will be introduced to a broad selection of texts by the most prominent poets,...
 (3 credit hrs) This course offers intensive study and practice of methods of inquiry, rhetorical, terminology and documentation conventions associated with critical writing about literature. The course focuses on the writing process and common...
 (2 credit hrs) This is an introductory course, emphasizing writing as a process that involves prewriting, drafting, revising, and editing. The course focuses on introducing foundational rhetorical concepts and strategies, generating and organizing...
(3 credit hrs) This course provides a concise history of British literature from the age of Chaucer to the present day. It deals briefly with the earlier periods and more fully with the later landmark periods in the literature of Great Britain. It...
         ( 3 credit hrs) This course is an introductory course to literature, specifically, the three main genres: fiction (short stories), poetry, and drama. Students are introduced to the literary elements of each genre and are trained to trace...
       (2 credit hrs) This course is a follow‐up course to ENG 214. It again emphasizes writing as a process that involves prewriting, drafting, revising, and editing. The course focuses on both reading critically and writing well. In each unit,...
     (2 credit hours) This course provides students with various strategies of writing organization. Students will be given practice excercises to produce a varity of grammatically correct sentences in unified paragraphs that are logically patterned...
    ( 3 credit hrs) This course focuses on the expansiveness of the 19th Century novel with close analysis of at least two novels. Social, political, and philosophical contexts are subordinated to the way the 19th century writer made use of in the...