Jan 23, 2021  
2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2010 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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Education

  
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    EDU 370 - Mathematics, Science &technology in Early Childhood Education with Field Experiences (Pre-Practicum)

    3 Credit(s)
    An exploration of how to present basic mathematical concepts to young children in an instructional setting that promotes an understanding of mathematics and leads to further development of fundamental notions about the natural environment through activities that initiate a formal study of the natural sciences. Modern technology will be a primary instrument in the development of these ideas about mathematics and natural science. Three lecture hours per week plus field experiences. Required for Education majors, Early Childhood concentration. Prerequisites: EDU 105 , EDU 208A , EDU 250A .
  
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    EDU 400A - Preschool Practicum with Field Experiences

    6 Credit(s)
    This course involves active involvement in preschool activities. This directed experience and the related college seminar (which provides intensive guidance in planning and evaluating suitable teaching/learning processes aligned with state standards) offer the opportunity to develop competence in teaching preschoolers. This practicum requires spending a minimum of twelve hours weekly in a preschool. Offered as needed. Not open to students who have previously received credit for EDU400. Restricted admission. Permission of Department Chairperson required.
  
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    EDU 401 - Language Development and Cognitive Growth

    3 Credit(s)
    Language and cognitive growth in relation to education practice will be studied. The nature and functions of language, theories of language, theories of language acquisition, developmental stages and language assessment will be explored. The relationship of language development to social skills will be examined as will individual differences, dialectical differences, second language acquisition, language deprivation, and language learning disorders. Three lecture hours per week.
  
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    EDU 403 - Corrective Teaching of Reading with Field Experiences

    3 Credit(s)
    Emphasis upon the improvement of reading instruction through diagnosis and individualized correction of reading difficulties. Opportunity is provided for the use of standardized testing information and informal reading diagnosis followed by evaluation, planning and tutoring. Ten weeks of supervised individual and group instruction is culminated by final diagnosis and a formal report. Elective.
  
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    EDU 404 - Orientation to Learning Disabilities with Field Experience

    3 Credit(s)
    Overview of the etiology, symptomatology, and remediation of perceptual learning disorders at the elementary and secondary levels. Orientation to informal and formal assessment techniques and instruments to identify specific learning styles, abilities, and disabilities. Field experience of three hours weekly required. Offered as needed. Elective.
  
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    EDU 405 - Myths, Folklore, and Legends in Children’s Literature

    3 Credit(s)
    This course is designed to provide students with a study of myths, folklore, and legends as found in children’s literature. Comparison of the literature of selected countries will be made. While serving a wide range of interests, this course will be of particular value to those working with children. Three lecture hours per week. Offered as needed. Elective.
  
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    EDU 406 - Education of Gifted and Academically Talented Children with Field Experiences

    3 Credit(s)
    This course is a study of the nature and needs of gifted children and youth. It will include identification procedures, teaching techniques, curriculum modifications, guidance approaches, and teacher education. Research and evaluation will be considered. Three lecture hours per week. Elective.
  
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    EDU 407 - Computer Literacy for Educational Professionals

    3 Credit(s)
    This course will provide the professional educator with an introduction to the use of computers in education. Through hands-on experiences with computer hardware and related software, each participant will gain a general literacy in the area. This course deals with such topics as: History of computers, simple programming, computer language, evaluation of educational programs, artificial intelligence, and ethical problems. This course satisfies the Competency-based Skills Core requirement in computer literacy. Three lecture hours per week. Elective.
  
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    EDU 408 - Adult Literacy

    3 Credit(s)
    This course will focus on the secondary and adult teaching of reading, stress basic skills and corrective reading instruction and also includes the adult as a learner, assessment, adult literacy education in the United States, involvement of life styles, and cultural dimensions of adult literacy training. Conduct of class will include specific in-depth research project, on-site visits and supervised tutoring. Three lecture hours per week. Elective for Education majors and others with permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    EDU 410 - Internship in Children’s Literature

    3 Credit(s)
    An internship program under the auspices of selected educational, cultural, business, and service organizations will provide students with opportunities to work in areas directly related to their academic interests in children’s literature. Offered as needed. Elective. Prerequisite: Permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    EDU 411 - Seminar in International Education

    3 Credit(s)
    This offering is a study/travel program in a foreign country open to both undergraduate and graduate students. This course is designed to study first hand, the country’s educational system and practices as well as cultural aspects by visiting schools, attending small discussion groups, and attending seminars held at local school facilities and interacting with representatives from international educational organizations and agencies. Independent study and travel is also allowed in this eight-day program. Prior to departure, preliminary organizational and orientation meetings are held at Salem State College. Offered as needed. Elective.
  
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    EDU 412 - Symposium in International Education

    3 Credit(s)
    This symposium consists of a series of three weekends of symposia on major issues facing children and world educators. The format will be varied to include seminars, lectures, multi-media presentations, and professional involvement with children. Practitioners involved in all children’s services are invited to participate and use this symposium as a form of exchange of ideas and future directions for the betterment of children’s rights in the world. Offered as needed. Elective.
  
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    EDU 415 - Internship in Community Education

    3 Credit(s)
    A field experience in community organizations and nonformal educational programs, including social service agencies, after-school programs, community centers, cultural and environmental education sites. Students will learn and practice curriculum design, program development, and instructional delivery skills appropriate for community audiences, supervised by college faculty and agency staff. Ten hours per week with weekly two-hour seminar. Elective for Education majors or minors. Prerequisite: EDU 208A  or EDU 254A  or permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    EDU 422 - Student Teaching Practicum-Early Childhood Education

    12 Credit(s)
    A full-time classroom experience in a local school setting providing the pre-service undergraduate with on-site supervisory support in the classroom and periodical observation and evaluation by a college supervisor at the school placement site. Weekly seminar sessions will also be held throughout this experience for additional instruction in classroom management, teaching strategies, measurement and evaluation. Minimum of 300 clock hours per semester plus weekly seminars. Required for Education majors, Early Childhood Licensure Program. All Licensure Program prerequisites must be met prior to practicum assignment. Prerequisites: EDU 350 , EDU 360 , EDU 370 . Permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    EDU 422A - Student Teaching Practicum-Early Childhood Education

    6 Credit(s)
    A full-time classroom experience in a local school setting providing the pre-service undergraduate with on-site supervisory support in the classroom and periodical observation and evaluation by a college supervisor at the school placement site. Weekly seminar sessions will also be held throughout this experience for additional instruction in classroom management, teaching strategies, measurement and evaluation. Minimum of 150 clock hours per semester plus weekly seminars. Required for Education majors, Early Childhood Licensure Program. All Licensure Program prerequisites must be met prior to practicum assignment. Prerequisites: EDU 350 , EDU 360 , EDU 370 . Permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    EDU 425 - Literacy Assessment/Intervention and Field Experience

    3 Credit(s)
    Students tutor children in a designated early childhood, elementary, or middle school setting and meet in a weekly seminar to discuss their work. Students develop plans for literacy tutoring based on assessment, keep records of tutoring lessons, construct materials, and write a final report about each child’s progress. Students’ tutoring sessions are observed by the professor four times throughout the semester. Two lecture hours and three tutoring hours per week. Limited to Education Majors at the completion of their program of study. Prerequisites: EDU 300  or EDU 350  and permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    EDU 432 - Student Teaching Practicum-Elementary Education

    12 Credit(s)
    A full-time classroom experience in a local school setting providing the pre-service undergraduate with on-site supervisory support in the classroom and periodical clinical observation and evaluation by a college supervisor at the school placement site. Weekly seminar sessions will provide additional instruction in classroom management, teaching strategies, measurement and evaluation. Minimum of 300 clock hours per semester plus weekly seminars. Required for Education majors, Elementary Licensure Program. All Licensure Program prerequisites must be met prior to practicum assignment. Prerequisites: EDU 300 , EDU 309 , EDU 344 . Permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    EDU 432A - Student Teaching Practicum-Elementary Education

    6 Credit(s)
    A full-time classroom experience in a local school setting providing the pre-service undergraduate with on-site supervisory support in the classroom and periodical clinical observation and evaluation by a college supervisor at the school placement site. Weekly seminar sessions will provide additional instruction in classroom management, teaching strategies, measurement and evaluation. Minimum of 150 clock hours per semester plus weekly seminars. Required for Education majors, Elementary Licensure Program. All Licensure Program prerequisites must be met prior to practicum assignment. Prerequisites: EDU 300 , EDU 309 , EDU 344 . Permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    EDU 438A - St Tch Pract-mid Sch

    6 Credit(s)
    Full-time classroom experience of at least 150 clock hours in a local middle school, focusing on two curriculum areas supported by on-site and college supervision. Includes weekly seminars on classroom management, instructional and evaluational techniques, and interdisciplinary curriculum project. Required for Education majors in the Middle School Licensure Program. All Licensure Program prerequisites must be met prior to practicum assignment. Prerequisites: EDU324, EDU325. Permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    EDU 438 - Student Teaching Practicum and Seminar-Middle School

    12 Credit(s)
    Full-time classroom experience of at least 300 clock hours in a local middle school, focusing on two curriculum areas supported by on-site and college supervision. Includes weekly seminars on classroom management, instructional and evaluational techniques, and interdisciplinary curriculum project. Required for Education majors in the Middle School Licensure Program. All Licensure Program prerequisites must be met prior to practicum assignment. Prerequisites: EDU 324 , EDU 325 . Permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    EDU 452A - Practicum in Student Teaching in Art (Pre-K-8)

    12 Credit(s)
    Supervised student teaching practicum in grades Pre-K-8 throughout a semester will provide a minimum of 300 clock hours in one school setting. Required of Seniors in Art Education. All Licensure Program prerequisites must be met prior to practicum assignment. Not open to students who have received credit for EDU452. Prerequisites: Permission of Department Chairperson and Program Coordinator required.
  
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    EDU 452C - Stu Tchng Prac - Art

    6 Credit(s)
    Supervised student teaching practicum in grades Pre-K-8 throughout a semester will provide a minimum of 150 clock hours in one school setting. Required of Seniors in Art Education. All Licensure Program prerequisites must be met prior to practicum assignment. Not open to students who have received credit for EDU452. Prerequisites: Permission of Department Chairperson and Program Coordinator required.
  
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    EDU 453A - Practicum in Student Teaching in Art (5-12)

    12 Credit(s)
    Supervised student teaching practicum in grades 5-12 will provide a minimum of 300 hours in a school setting. Required of Seniors in the Art Education concentration. All Licensure Program prerequisites must be met prior to the practicum assignments. Not open to students who have received credits for EDU453. Prerequisite: Permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    EDU 462C - Practicum in Student Teaching in Elementary Physical Education

    12 Credit(s)
    Supervised student teaching practicum in elementary physical education throughout a semester will provide a minimum of 300 clock hours in one elementary/middle school setting. Required of seniors seeking licensure in Elementary Physical Education. All department and licensure program prerequisites must be met prior to practicum assignment. Not open to students who have taken EDU462N. Prerequisite: Permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    EDU 462D - Practicum in Student Teaching in Elementary Physical Education

    6 Credit(s)
    Supervised student teaching practicum in elementary physical education throughout a semester will provide a minimum of 150 clock hours in one elementary/middle school setting. Required of seniors in Physical Education seeking both levels of licensure. All department and Licensure Program prerequisites must be met prior to practicum assignment. Not open to students who have taken EDU462B. Prerequisite: Permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    EDU 472C - Practicum in Student Teaching in Secondary Physical Education

    12 Credit(s)
    Supervised student teaching practicum in secondary education throughout a semester will provide a minimum of 300 clock hours in one middle/secondary school setting. Required of Seniors seeking licensure in Secondary Physical Education. All department and licensure program prerequisites must be met prior to practicum assignment. Not open to student who have taken EDU472N. Prerequisite: Permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    EDU 472D - Practicum in Student Teaching in Secondary Physical Education

    6 Credit(s)
    Supervised student teaching practicum in secondary physical education throughout a semester will provide a minimum of 150 clock hours in one middle/secondary school setting. Required of Seniors in Physical Education seeking both levels of licensure. All department and Licensure Program prerequisites must be met prior to practicum assignment. Not open to students who have taken EDU472B. Prerequisite: Permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    EDU 473B - Practicum in Student Teaching Health/family & Consumer Science Pre-K-12

    12 Credit(s)
    Supervised student teaching practicum in grades Pre-K-12 throughout a semester will provide a minimum of 300 clock hours in a public school setting. Required of Seniors in Health and Consumer Science concentration. All Licensure Program requirements must be met prior to practicum assignment. Prerequisite: Permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    EDU 482 - Practicum in Student Teaching in Business Education (5-12)

    12 Credit(s)
    Supervised student teaching practicum in grades 5-12 throughout a semester will provide a minimum of 300 clock hours in one middle/secondary school setting. Required of Seniors in Business Education (majors and minors). Prerequisite: Permission of Department Chairperson.
  
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    EDU 486A - Practicum in Student Teaching in Spanish (P-6)

    12 Credit(s)
    A full-time classroom experience in a local elementary school setting providing the pre-service undergraduate with on-site supervisory support in the classroom and periodic observation and evaluation by a college supervisor at the school placement site. The practice of measuring and evaluating student achievement will also be examined as an integral part of the teaching/learning process. Students are also required to attend weekly seminar sessions. At these weekly sessions additional instruction in measurement and evaluation, classroom management and teaching strategies will be given. Minimum of 300 clock hours per semester, plus weekly seminars. All licensure requirements must be met prior to practicum assignment. This course is normally taken during the Senior year. Not open to students who have passed EDU486. Prerequisites: Permission of Department Chairperson and Program Coordinator. Successful completion of the Methodology of Teaching Spanish (P-6) as well as the taking and passing of the three parts of the Massachusetts Teachers Test.
  
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    EDU 487 - Practicum in Student Teaching in Spanish (5-12)

    12 Credit(s)
    A full-time classroom experience in a local middle or high school setting providing the pre-service undergraduate with on-site supervisory support in the classroom and periodic observation and evaluation by a college supervisor at the school placement site. The practice of measuring and evaluating student achievement will also be examined as an integral part of the teaching/learning process. Students are also required to attend weekly seminar sessions. At these weekly sessions additional instruction in measurement and evaluation, classroom management and teaching strategies will be given. Minimum of 300 clock hours per semester, plus weekly seminars. This course is normally taken during the Senior year. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisites: Permission of the Department Chairperson and Program Coordinator. The passing of the Communication and Literacy parts of the Massachusetts Teachers Test.
  
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    EDU 490 - Practicum in Student Teaching in Drama (5-12)

    12 Credit(s)
    Supervised student teaching practicum in grades 5-12 throughout a semester will provide a minimum of 300 clock hours in one middle/secondary school setting. Required of Seniors in Theatre Arts. All Certification Program prerequisites must be met prior to practicum assignment. Prerequisites: Permission of Department Chairperson and Program Coordinator.
  
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    EDU 493 - Practicum in Student Teaching in Secondary Education (9-12)

    12 Credit(s)
    A full-time classroom experience in a local school setting providing the pre-service undergraduate with on-site supervisory support in the classroom and periodic observation and evaluation by a college supervisor at the school placement site. The practice of measuring and evaluating student achievement will also be examined as an integral part of the teaching/learning process. Students are also required to attend weekly seminar sessions. At these weekly sessions additional instruction in measurement and evaluation, classroom management and teaching strategies will be given. Minimum of 300 clock hours per semester, plus weekly seminars. Required of all Secondary Education Minors seeking licensure in History (EDU493), Mathematics (EDU 495 ), Biology (EDU 496 ), Earth Sciences (EDU 497 ), English (EDU 498 ) or Chemistry (EDU 499 ). All Licensure Program prerequisites must be met prior to practicum assignment. Prerequisites: Permission of Department Chairperson and Program Coordinator.
  
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    EDU 495 - Practicum in Student Teaching in Secondary Education (9-12)

    12 Credit(s)
    A full-time classroom experience in a local school setting providing the pre-service undergraduate with on-site supervisory support in the classroom and periodic observation and evaluation by a college supervisor at the school placement site. The practice of measuring and evaluating student achievement will also be examined as an integral part of the teaching/learning process. Students are also required to attend weekly seminar sessions. At these weekly sessions additional instruction in measurement and evaluation, classroom management and teaching strategies will be given. Minimum of 300 clock hours per semester, plus weekly seminars. Required of all Secondary Education Minors seeking licensure in History (EDU 493 ), Mathematics (EDU 495), Biology (EDU 496 ), Earth Sciences (EDU 497 ), English (EDU 498 ) or Chemistry (EDU 499 ). All Licensure Program prerequisites must be met prior to practicum assignment. Prerequisites: Permission of Department Chairperson and Program Coordinator.
  
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    EDU 496 - Practicum in Student Teaching in Secondary Education (9-12)

    12 Credit(s)
    A full-time classroom experience in a local school setting providing the pre-service undergraduate with on-site supervisory support in the classroom and periodic observation and evaluation by a college supervisor at the school placement site. The practice of measuring and evaluating student achievement will also be examined as an integral part of the teaching/learning process. Students are also required to attend weekly seminar sessions. At these weekly sessions additional instruction in measurement and evaluation, classroom management and teaching strategies will be given. Minimum of 300 clock hours per semester, plus weekly seminars. Required of all Secondary Education Minors seeking licensure in History (EDU 493 ), Mathematics (EDU 495 ), Biology (EDU 496), Earth Sciences (EDU 497 ), English (EDU 498 ) or Chemistry (EDU 499 ). All Licensure Program prerequisites must be met prior to practicum assignment. Prerequisites: Permission of Department Chairperson and Program Coordinator.
  
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    EDU 496A - Stu Tchng Pract-Biol

    6 Credit(s)
    A full-time classroom experience in a local school setting providing the pre-service undergraduate with on-site supervisory support in the classroom and periodic observation and evaluation by a college supervisor at the school placement site. The practice of measuring and evaluating student achievement will also be examined as an integral part of the teaching/learning process. Students are also required to attend weekly seminar sessions. At these weekly sessions additional instruction in measurement and evaluation, classroom management and teaching strategies will be given. Minimum of 150 clock hours per semester, plus weekly seminars. Required of all Secondary Education Minors seeking licensure in History (EDU 493 ), Mathematics (EDU 495 ), Biology (EDU 496 ), Earth Sciences (EDU 497 ), English (EDU 498 ) or Chemistry (EDU 499 ). All Licensure Program prerequisites must be met prior to practicum assignment. Prerequisites: Permission of Department Chairperson and Program Coordinator.
  
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    EDU 497 - Practicum in Student Teaching in Secondary Education (9-12)

    12 Credit(s)
    A full-time classroom experience in a local school setting providing the pre-service undergraduate with on-site supervisory support in the classroom and periodic observation and evaluation by a college supervisor at the school placement site. The practice of measuring and evaluating student achievement will also be examined as an integral part of the teaching/learning process. Students are also required to attend weekly seminar sessions. At these weekly sessions additional instruction in measurement and evaluation, classroom management and teaching strategies will be given. Minimum of 300 clock hours per semester, plus weekly seminars. Required of all Secondary Education Minors seeking licensure in History (EDU 493 ), Mathematics (EDU 495 ), Biology (EDU 496 ), Earth Sciences (EDU 497 ), English (EDU 498 ) or Chemistry (EDU 499 ). All Licensure Program prerequisites must be met prior to practicum assignment. Prerequisites: Permission of Department Chairperson and Program Coordinator.
  
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    EDU 498 - Practicum in Student Teaching in Secondary Education (9-12)

    12 Credit(s)
    A full-time classroom experience in a local school setting providing the pre-service undergraduate with on-site supervisory support in the classroom and periodic observation and evaluation by a college supervisor at the school placement site. The practice of measuring and evaluating student achievement will also be examined as an integral part of the teaching/learning process. Students are also required to attend weekly seminar sessions. At these weekly sessions additional instruction in measurement and evaluation, classroom management and teaching strategies will be given. Minimum of 300 clock hours per semester, plus weekly seminars. Required of all Secondary Education Minors seeking licensure in History (EDU 493 ), Mathematics (EDU 495 ), Biology (EDU 496 ), Earth Sciences (EDU 497 ), English (EDU 498) or Chemistry (EDU 499 ). All Licensure Program prerequisites must be met prior to practicum assignment. Prerequisites: Permission of Department Chairperson and Program Coordinator.
  
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    EDU 499 - Practicum in Student Teaching in Secondary Education (9-12)

    12 Credit(s)
    A full-time classroom experience in a local school setting providing the pre-service undergraduate with on-site supervisory support in the classroom and periodic observation and evaluation by a college supervisor at the school placement site. The practice of measuring and evaluating student achievement will also be examined as an integral part of the teaching/learning process. Students are also required to attend weekly seminar sessions. At these weekly sessions additional instruction in measurement and evaluation, classroom management and teaching strategies will be given. Minimum of 300 clock hours per semester, plus weekly seminars. Required of all Secondary Education Minors seeking licensure in History (EDU 493 ), Mathematics (EDU 495 ), Biology (EDU 496 ), Earth Sciences (EDU 497 ), English (EDU 498 ) or Chemistry (EDU 499). All Licensure Program prerequisites must be met prior to practicum assignment. Prerequisites: Permission of Department Chairperson and Program Coordinator.
  
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    EDU 500 - Directed Studies in Education I

    3 Credit(s)
    Directed study initiated by the student and guided by a qualified faculty member in a specific content area. Course may be repeated for an additional three credits. Elective. Prerequisites: Adequate background for undertaking the study, willingness and expertise of faculty member, and approval of Department Chairperson.
  
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    EDU 600H - Honors Research Seminar in Education

    3 Credit(s)
    The major purpose of the Honors Research Seminar in Education is to enable Dean’s List students majoring in Education to systematically pursue the research of salient problems in education which are both relevant to education today and of prime concern to them as individuals. Course may be repeated for an additional three credits. Elective for Education majors. Prerequisites: Junior or Senior standing with minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.

English

  
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    ENG 100E - Writing Enrichment

    0 Credit(s)
    WRITING ENRICHMENT
  
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    ENG 100E2 - Fluency in English As a Second Language II

    3 Credit(s)
    This course is exclusively for students whose native language is not English. The course focuses on English language skills necessary for success at the college level, with emphasis on the development of fluency through extensive reading and writing. Nine lecture/activity hours per week that may include web-enhanced instruction or on-line peer collaboration and discussion forums. Prerequisite: Placement by recommendation of the English Department ESL Committee.
  
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    ENG 100A - Basic Writing

    3 Credit(s)
    An introduction to composition skills, with special emphasis on methods of generating information and revising. Attention to mechanical skills such as punctuation and English usage on an individual basis. Does not satisfy any part of the English Department Composition requirements. Three lecture hours a week. The credit hours earned in this class count towards a student’s enrollment status. They do not count toward graduation. Prerequisite: Placement limited to students who have been recommended for this course on the basis of the English Department writing assessment or by the English Department Composition Committee.
  
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    ENG 100E1 - Fluency in English As a Second Language I

    3 Credit(s)
    This course is exclusively for students whose native language is not English. The course focuses on English language skills necessary for success at the college level, with emphasis on the development of fluency in reading and writing English. Nine lecture/activity hours per week that may include web-enhanced instruction or online peer collaboration and discussion forums. The credit hours earned in this class count toward a student’s enrollment status. They do not count toward graduation.
  
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    ENG 100ESL3 - Writing in English As a Second Language

    3 Credit(s)
    This course is exclusively for students whose native language is not English. The course focuses on English language skills necessary for success at the college level and emphasizes extensive reading as well as extensive practice in writing clear, well-organized prose. Nine lecture/activity hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG100E3. Prerequisite: Placement by the English Department ESL committee.
  
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    ENG 101 - Composition I

    3 Credit(s)
    This course teaches students how to compose expository essays on topics of interest to the college community and to other well-educated audiences. Students will learn how to draft and revise essays that express the writer’s own ideas while also considering the ideas of others. Reading assignments will include nonfiction texts, and students will learn basic procedures for summarizing, analyzing, and documenting sources. Prerequisite: ENG100 or ENG 100A  or satisfactory completion of English Department placement procedure.
  
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    ENG 101ESL - Composition I for ESL

    3 Credit(s)
    This course is exclusively for students whose native language is not English. The course focuses on English language skills necessary for success at the college level, and includes extensive reading and writing, with emphasis on achieving correctness in written English. Nine lecture/activity hours per week. Equivalent to ENG101. Prerequisite: Placement by English Department ESL Committee, or a grade of C or better in ENG100E3 or ENG 100ESL3 .
  
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    ENG 102E - Composition II for ESL

    3 Credit(s)
    This course is exclusively for students whose native language is not English. The course emphasizes research writing and documentation skills as well as extensive reading and writing with emphasis on achieving correctness in written English. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisites: ENG101E, ENG101ESL, ENG101 or permission of the Department Chairperson.
  
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    ENG 102 - Composition II

    3 Credit(s)
    This course builds on the skills taught in ENG101. Students will learn techniques for composing analytic and persuasive essays that contribute to ongoing discussions in an academic community. Extensive reading and evaluation of nonfiction texts will be required, and students will learn basic methods for conducting library research. At least one system of formal documentation will be discussed in detail. Prerequisite: ENG 101   or satisfactory completion of English Department placement procedure.
  
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    ENG 103 - Composition II for English Majors

    3 Credit(s)
    This course is designed to teach students how to write well-crafted, insightful essays about literature. The course will also teach students how to become more attentive, insightful readers. The students will draft and revise essays about literary works from several genres. Research and documentation skills will be introduced. Three lecture hours per week. Required of all first-year English majors. Prerequisite: ENG 101  or ENG 101ESL , or satisfactory completion of English Department placement procedure.
  
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    ENG 106H - Freshman English Honors

    3 Credit(s)
    Major emphasis will be placed on a significant issue, problem, or theme throughout the history of ideas. Students will engage in a variety of readings, write two papers of moderate length, present a class report, and do a research project or paper. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: Open only to students in the Honors Program.
  
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    ENG 224 - Novels: Art As Entertainment

    3 Credit(s) DI
    An investigation into two functions of the novel: as artistic creation and as popular pastime. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG381. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite:  ,  ,  , or  .
  
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    ENG 225 - English Literary Studies I

    3 Credit(s) DI
    A study of major English literary figures who are representative of the early, medieval and renaissance periods. Emphasis upon the major characteristics of each literary period and the relationships among them. Three lecture hours per week. Required of Bachelor of Arts English majors. Prerequisite: ENG 102 .
  
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    ENG 226 - English Literary Studies II

    3 Credit(s) DI
    A study of major literary figures who are representative of the Neo-Classic, Romantic and VIctorian periods. Emphasis upon the major characteristics of each literary period and the relationships among them. Required of Bachelor of Arts English majors. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: ENG 102 .
  
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    ENG 245 - History of the Cinema

    3 Credit(s) DI
    A study of the development of film as an aesthetic, cultural, and historical form. Considers film’s interaction with historical contexts, technological developments, and questions of representation. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for MEC245. Prerequisite: ENG 102 , ENG 102E , ENG 103 , or ENG 106H .
  
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    ENG 246 - Film Analysis

    3 Credit(s) DI


    Introduces students to methods of film analysis. Considers the particularities of the medium and vocabulary of film. Explores key debates in film theory including questions of realism, formalism, authorship, and film as language. Investigates influences such as Marxism, psychoanalysis, reception theory, and narrative theory on film analysis. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for MEC246. Prerequisite: ENG 102 , ENG 102E , ENG 103 , or ENG 106H .

     

  
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    ENG 247 - American Musical Film

    3 Credit(s) DI
    This course emphasizes the emergence of the American musical. Special attention may be given to the interaction of narrative development, movement, and music. Through the analysis of selected films, students may investigate such topics as form, movement, sound and aesthetic theory. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for MEC247. Prerequisites: ENG 102 , ENG 102E , ENG 103 , or ENG 106H .
  
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    ENG 248 - Classics of World Cinema

    3 Credit(s) DI
    This course examines outstanding achievements in world cinema. Emphasis is placed upon how films interact with specific cultural contexts and particular oral, visual, and literary traditions. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credits for MEC248. Prerequisite: ENG 102 , ENG 102H, ENG 103 , or ENG 106H .
  
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    ENG 250 - Poetry of Peace and War

    3 Credit(s) DI
    A study of a body of poems dealing with questions of peace and war that will strengthen the student’s awareness of the complexity of and the need for peaceful solutions to civil and international conflicts. Research also into non-fiction materials that relate to particular poems. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: ENG 102 .
  
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    ENG 255 - World Drama

    3 Credit(s) DI V
    A multicultural study of such topics as African and Native American ritual drama, medieval English drama, Sanskrit drama (India), Roman drama, Yan drama (China), Commedia Dell’Arte (Italy), and Noh, Kyogon, Kabuki, and Bunrako drama (Japan), the religious, cultural, and intellectual forces that helped to create and advance world drama, and the similarities and differences between Western and Eastern drama. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: ENG 102 , ENG 102E , ENG 103 , or ENG 106H .
  
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    ENG 260 - Irish and Irish-American Literature

    3 Credit(s) DI
    An exploration of the works of Irish and Irish-American writers of the twentieth century. These writers produced some of the richest drama, short stories, novels, and poetry in the English language. Such writers as Joyce, O’Casey, Lady Gregory, O’Connor, O’Faolain, O’Neill, O’Brien, Powers, and Breslin will be considered. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: ENG 102 .
  
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    ENG 265 - American Ethnic Literatures Since World War II

    3 Credit(s) DI V
    This course will study the spectrum of ethic literatures written in the United States from the second half of the twentieth century to the present and will focus on the ways that the texts convey experiences of belonging and difference in a variety of communities, from the family to the nation. Prerequisite: ENG 102 , ENG 102E , ENG 103 , or ENG 106H .
  
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    ENG 266 - African American Literature I

    3 Credit(s) DI V
    This course will study the leading movements and figures in the African American literary tradition up to 1930.  Not open to students who have received credit for ENG386 or ENG396. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: ENG 102 , ENG 102E , ENG 103 , or ENG 106H .
  
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    ENG 267 - African American Literature II

    3 Credit(s) DI V
    This course examines the African American literary tradition from the modern period to the present. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG387 or ENG397. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: ENG 102 , ENG 102E , ENG 103 , or ENG 106H .
  
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    ENG 284H - Studies in Literature I (Honors)

    3 Credit(s) DI
    Emphasizes one major period or literary style each semester. Topic in the first semester will be selected from the Classic period to the Renaissance. Second semester topic selected from Neoclassical period to Contemporary literature. Two-semester, total of six credit hours. Prerequisites: ENG 106H  or ENG 102 . Open only to students in the Honors Program.
  
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    ENG 285H - Studies in Literature II (Honors)

    3 Credit(s) DI
    Emphasizes one major period or literary style each semester. Topic in the first semester will be selected from the Classic period to the Renaissance. Second semester topic selected from Neoclassical period to Contemporary literature. Two-semester, total of six credit hours. Prerequisites: ENG 106H  or ENG 102 . Open only to students in the Honors Program.
  
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    ENG 291 - Introduction to Poetry

    3 Credit(s) DI
    An introduction to the various forms and types of poetry, emphasizing the understanding and enjoyment of poetry. Students are encouraged to write and to discuss their own poetry. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: ENG 102 .
  
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    ENG 292 - Short Story I (Introduction)

    3 Credit(s) DI
    An examination of the short story as a literary art form, with some attention to the historical evolution of the form. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: ENG 102 .
  
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    ENG 294 - World Literature I

    3 Credit(s) DI
    A study of world literature emphasizing major works of Ancient literatures through the Seventeenth Century. May be used as literature sequence except by Bachelor of Arts English majors. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: ENG 102 .
  
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    ENG 295 - World Literature II

    3 Credit(s) DI
    A study of major works of world literature focusing on literatures from the Eighteenth Century to the present. May be used as a literature sequence except by Bachelor of Arts English majors. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: ENG 102 .
  
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    ENG 296 - Classics of World Literature I

    3 Credit(s) DI
    A study of selected major works of literature concentrating on the Greek and Roman periods. Three lecture hours per week. Required of Sophomore Bachelor of Arts, English majors. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: ENG 102 .
  
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    ENG 297 - Classics of World Literature II

    3 Credit(s) DI
    A study of selected major works of literature concentrating on the Medieval period and Renaissance. Required of Sophomore Bachelor of Arts, English majors. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: ENG 102 .
  
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    ENG 298A - Short Story II (Twentieth Century)

    3 Credit(s) DI
    This course deals with major twentieth century short story writers, including such writers as Crane, Joyce, Anderson, Faulkner, Hemingway, Flannery O’Connor, Updike, Welty, Baldwin, and Oates. Each writer will be discussed in depth. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG298. Prerequisite: ENG 102 .
  
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    ENG 299 - Literature and the Reader

    3 Credit(s) DI
    This course will focus on the interaction between readers and literary texts. Students will examine how their response to literature is influenced by both the text and their own values and assumptions. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: ENG 102  or ENG 103 .
  
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    ENG 300 - Creative Writing

    3 Credit(s) W
    Emphasis upon the techniques of writing fiction, poetry, and drama for the beginning writer. Reading and discussion of manuscripts in class. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: ENG 102  or ENG 103 .
  
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    ENG 301 - Introduction to Professional Writing

    3 Credit(s) W
    A general introduction to the large field of professional writing, focusing on the many different types of writing and the specific requirements for each area -business, technical, journalism, internet, media, etc. This course will include classroom analysis and lectures from professionals in the field, with some practical writing assignments due throughout the course. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: ENG 102 , ENG 103  or ENG 106H 
  
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    ENG 303 - Editing for Publication

    3 Credit(s)
    This course covers literary editing techniques appropriate for the option in professional writing. Students will develop both reading and critical skills, focusing not only on correct grammar and usage, but also on purpose, audience, and especially styles. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: ENG 102 ENG 102E , ENG 103 , or ENG 106H .
  
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    ENG 313 - Workshop in Literary Journalism

    3 Credit(s) W
    A writing course in literary journalism requiring students to write assignments intended for publication on-line as well as in newspapers, periodicals, and books. These assignments, including profiles, book reviews, personal reportage, and journalistic essays, reflect the genre’s focus on journalism of enduring literary value, as distinct from the primarily quotidian value of news reporting. Works by professional literary journalists serve as models. Students critique one another’s work and place successful work in the college newspaper. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: ENG 102 , ENG 103 , or ENG 106H .
  
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    ENG 314 - Survey of Journalistic Styles

    3 Credit(s)
    A survey of journalistic styles in writing, focusing on the interactions between journalism and literature, as, for example, the relationship between periodical journalism and Addison’s essays, or Boswell’s influence on the writing of popular profiles. Attention will also be paid to reading current journalistic pieces in a literary context - reviews, plus critical, social, political, ethical, and legal commentary. Writing assignments, including work for The Log and other campus publications may be both practical and analytical. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: ENG 102 , ENG 103 , or ENG 106H .
  
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    ENG 317 - Literature and Film I

    3 Credit(s) DI
    A comparative study and examination of the expression of certain themes, ideas and styles in short stories, drama, novels, and poetry in print and on film. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: ENG 102 .
  
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    ENG 318 - Literature and Film II

    3 Credit(s) DI
    An analytical study of short films, and media productions based on literature. Students will prepare productions of film and slide tapes on literature and library themes. Three lecture hours including workshop sessions per week. Prerequisite: ENG 102 .
  
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    ENG 321 - Literary Criticism

    3 Credit(s) DI W
    An intensive examination of major critical statements from Plato to the present that delineate the contours and the problems of literary discourse. Required of Bachelor of Arts English majors with a concentration in Literature. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: ENG 102 .
  
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    ENG 323 - History of the English Language

    3 Credit(s)
    A study of the historical development of sounds, inflection, structure, and vocabulary of English, with particular attention to Middle English and early modern English. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: ENG 102  .
  
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    ENG 325 - Grammar and Style

    3 Credit(s)
    The study of grammar for professional writers of prose in areas such as journalism, essay writing, fiction and professional or business writing. The course will review basic grammar, including the parts of speech, phrases, clauses and types of sentences. It will focus on correct, efficient and stylistically distinguished sentence structures. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: ENG 102 .
  
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    ENG 327 - Novel I

    3 Credit(s) DI
    A study of the history of the novel throughout the world up to 1850. Topics usually covered will include long prose fiction in classical Europe and Asia prior to the late European renaissance, the rise of the novel in European national literatures during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, the Romantic novel and the rise of the Balzacian realism. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: ENG 102 , ENG 102E , ENG 103 , or ENG 106H .
  
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    ENG 328 - Novel II

    3 Credit(s) DI
    A study of the history of the novel throughout the world since 1850. The course will cover such topics as: the Realistic novel, the Naturalistic novel, the Modernistic novel, the nouveau roman, the Post-Modern novel, and the novel in colonial and post-colonial cultures. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: ENG 102 , ENG 102E , ENG 103 , or ENG 106H 
  
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    ENG 331 - Shakespeare I

    3 Credit(s) DI
    An in-depth study of Shakespeare’s histories and comedies–about eight to ten plays–as well as one or more narrative poems. The class will focus on cultural and formal issues and features within Shakespeare’s writings as well as cultural trends that Shakespeare responded to and helped shape. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: ENG 102 , ENG 102E , ENG 103 , or ENG 106H .
  
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    ENG 332 - Shakespeare II

    3 Credit(s) DI
    An in-depth study of Shakespeare’s tragedies and romances–about eight to ten plays–as well as his sonnets. The class will focus on cultural and formal issues and features within Shakespeare’s writings as well as cultural trends that Shakespeare responded to and helped to shape. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: ENG 102 , ENG 102E , ENG 103 , or ENG 106H .
  
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    ENG 334 - Literature for Children in the Elementary Grades

    3 Credit(s)
    Students study classic and contemporary literature for children in grades one through six. Emphasized in this study are the origins and genres of children’s literature; literary elements; strategies for teaching children’s literature, and key issues in the field, such as cultural and gender stereotyping and the treatment of sensitive subjects. Three lecture hours per week. Students may receive credit for ENG334 or EDU 334  but not both. Not open to students who have received credit for EDU 321 . Prerequisite: ENG 102 , ENG 103 , or ENG 106H 
  
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    ENG 335 - British Fiction in the Nineteenth Century

    3 Credit(s) DI
    A critical survey of major British novelists of the nineteenth century, with an emphasis on the blend of the Romantic, VIctorian, and Realistic traditions found in their works. The readings will be drawn from such writers as Austen, the Brontes, Dickens, Eliot, and Hardy. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: ENG 102 .
  
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    ENG 339A - Twentieth Century British Fiction

    3 Credit(s) DI
    A critical examination of twentieth century British novelists and their intellectual traditions. The readings will be drawn from such writers as Ford, Forster, Lawrence, Joyce, Woolf, and Bowen. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG339. Prerequisite: ENG 102 .
  
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    ENG 340A - Twentieth Century British Literature

    3 Credit(s) DI
    A critical examination of the major texts of twentieth century British literature. Three or four writers will be studied in close detail. The readings will vary from semester to semester. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credits for ENG340. Prerequisite: ENG 102 .
  
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    ENG 350 - Art of the Essay

    3 Credit(s) DI
    A study of the essay as a literary genre, focusing not only on its origin and development, but also on the aesthetics of the form itself. Readings will include representative “great” essays, some critical commentary, and a collection of essays by a major modern writer. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: ENG 102 .
  
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    ENG 351 - Literature of the Sea

    3 Credit(s) DI
    A study of fiction travel narratives, and poetry that focuses on the sea. Readings cover portrayals ranging from impressionism to realism and include works by Coleridge, Cooper, Poe, Melville, Dana, Conrad, and others. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: ENG 102 .
  
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    ENG 353 - The Literature of Travel

    3 Credit(s) DI
    A literature course focusing on the specialized experience of travel as it is expressed in a variety of literary texts. Attention will be given to analyzing the conventions of travel writing and to identifying those aspects of this writing that qualify it as “literary”. Readings will include prose selections from the long history of literary travel writing, various poems, and representative modern travel writers. Prerequisite: ENG 102  or ENG 103  or ENG 106H .
  
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    ENG 355 - American Literary Studies I

    3 Credit(s) DI
    A survey of Colonial and early national United States literature, up to and including the Civil War period. Classes may emphasize important Puritan, and antebellum writers as well as other significant traditions of this period. Three lecture hours per week. Required of Bachelor of Arts English majors. Prerequisite:  ,  ,  , or  .
  
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    ENG 356 - American Literary Studies II

    3 Credit(s) DI
    This course covers United States literature since the Civil War. Classes may emphasize important realist, naturalist, Modernist, and post-Modernist writers as well as other significant traditions during the late-nineteenth century through to the present day. Three lecture hours per week. Required of Bachelor of Arts in English majors. Prerequisite:  ,  ,  , or  .
  
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    ENG 358 - American Women Poets

    3 Credit(s) DI
    This course will survey the tradition of women poets in America from the Colonial Period to the present. Among the poets studied will be such writers as Bradstreet, Dickinson, Rich, Levertov, Plath, Bishop, Brooks and Angelou. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: ENG 102 .
  
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    ENG 360 - Women and Fiction

    3 Credit(s) DI V
    The course will study a variety of fiction by twentieth-century women authors and will focus on the authors’ works as chronicles of the life experiences of women as well as expressions of the particular problems and sensibilities of women writers. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: ENG 102 , ENG 102E , ENG 103 , ENG 106H .
 

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