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Dept ID Course Name & Information Credits
ENGL 090 Basic CompositionBasic CompositionThis is an intensive preparatory course in composing, analyzing, and revising sentences and paragraphs. Grammar and writing processes are reviewed. No college credit, institutional credit only. Prerequisite: Placement 4
ENGL 100 College Reading StrategiesCollege Reading StrategiesA college-level, computer-based course in reading comprehension and writing, with attention to specialized rhetorical styles of science, social science, literature, and other academic disciplines. This course is recommended for Basic Composition students. Prerequisite: None 2
ENGL 101 English IEnglish IStudy and practice in the writing process, with attention to: 1) principles of unity and coherence; 2) methods of development in paragraphs and essays; 3) critical reading of narration, description, exposition, and argument; and 4) analysis of tone and meaning in prose. Prerequisite: Placement or ENG 90. 3
ENGL 102 English IIEnglish IIAn examination of selected fiction, verse, and drama (optional) leading to critical analysis; continued practice in composition; and research strategies (MLA-specific). The aims of the course are twofold: to enable students to experience literature more fully, and to provide opportunities for them to express – and to sharpen – their critical awareness through discussion and writing. The course addresses two questions: how does one read imaginative literature, and what approaches and techniques are useful in analyzing it. Prerequisite: ENG 101 3
ENGL 120 Creative WritingCreative WritingInstruction and work in writing poetry and short fiction, with emphasis on intention and meaning and the basic elements of both genres. This course does not fulfill a humanities general education requirement. 3
ENGL 210 Themes and Issues in LiteratureThemes and Issues in LiteratureStudy of a major concern in several genres and various periods of literature; continued practice in composition. The purpose is to develop reading and writing abilities further and to encourage a coherent approach to significant topics and issues in imaginative literature. Prerequisite: ENG 102 3
ENGL 212 American Indian LiteratureAmerican Indian LiteratureThis course includes exploration of several literary genres of both traditional and contemporary Native writings. The course reviews themes of boarding school experience, traditional beliefs, identity, and other relevant topics. Genres include poetry, fiction, film, and non- fiction prose. Prerequisite: ENG 102 3
ENGL 220 Fiction Writing IFiction Writing IThis course offers study and practice in the writing of fiction, and critical approaches to the genre. Special attention is given to employing the elements of fiction in original work and as the basis for discussion in critical work, both written and oral. The course also offers opportunity for extensive reading writing, and critical thinking. This course does not fulfill a humanities general education requirement. Prerequisite: ENG 120 or Instructor Permission 3
ENGL 221 Fiction Writing IIFiction Writing IIThis course continues the study and practice of fiction writing and critical approaches to the genre. Prerequisite: ENG 220 or Instructor Permission 3
ENGL 222 Poetry Writing IPoetry Writing IThis course offers study and practice in the writing of poetry, with attention to form and content. The historic range of verse, from the Renaissance sonnet form to the contemporary prose poem, is taught, as well as the joining of subject matter to appropriate form. In addition, critical reading of poetry and methods of revision be included. This course does not fulfill a humanities general education requirement. Prerequisite: ENG 120 or Instructor Permission 3
ENGL 223 Poetry Writing IIPoetry Writing IIThis course continues study and practice in the writing process of poetry, with attention to form and content. Prerequisite: ENG 222 or Instructor Permission 3
ENGL 333 Environmental WritingEnvironmental WritingThe course offers a survey of creative nonfiction writers with attention to their underlying philosophies about the various definitions of environment and the writers’ perceived sense of place in those environments. Creative nonfiction techniques used in writing essays for publication are covered. Prerequisite: Any 200- or 300-level English Course 3
ENGL 370 Linguistics and Language RevitalizationLinguistics and Language RevitalizationThis junior-level course introduces students to the discipline and language of the field of linguistics and to the state of native languages loss, as well as efforts tribes are making toward preservation and revitalization. Students work systematically through major core areas in linguistics, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics, and study related areas such as historical linguistics, second language acquisition, writing systems and language in social contexts, as they pertain in particular to issues surrounding native language loss and revitalization, such as fluency, historical language loss, and contemporary efforts in recovery, preservation and restoration. 3