English Courses

EN
101
FC
Hours
3
English Composition

Introduction to college-level expository writing, critical reading, basic citation, and the rhetorical tools needed to participate successfully in the University of Alabama discourse community. Grades are reported as A, B, C, or NC (No Credit). A grade of C- or higher is required as a prerequisite for advancing to another English course at The University of Alabama. Offered each semester and in summer school. EN 101 does not apply as credit to the English major or minor.

Freshmen Composition
EN
102
FC
Hours
3
English Composition

Intermediate college-level writing covering the principles of argumentation, advanced critical thinking and analysis, university-level research techniques, and research-paper writing. Grades are reported as A, B, C, or NC (No Credit). A grade of C- or higher is required as a prerequisite for advancing to another English course at The University of Alabama. Offered each semester and in summer school. EN 102 does not apply as credit to the English major or minor. Prerequisite(s): EN 101.

Prerequisite(s): EN 101
Freshmen Composition
EN
103
FC, UH
Hours
3
Advanced English Composition

This is an accelerated freshman composition course that is open to students with minimum scores of 28 ACT Composite or 1350 SAT, or minimum ACT English scores of 30 or SAT verbal scores of 730. With the appropriate qualifying scores and the completion of EN 103 with a grade of C- or higher, placement credit is awarded for EN 101 and the general education requirement for freshman composition is completed. Covers argumentation, advanced critical thinking and analysis, university-level research techniques, and research-paper writing. Course themes are determined by each instructor. Grades are reported as A, B, C, or NC (No Credit). A grade of C- is required as a prerequisite for advancing to another English course at The University of Alabama. EN 103 does not apply as credit to the English major or minor.

Prerequisite(s): 28 ACT composite or 1350 SAT OR ACT English score of 30 or SAT verbal score of 730
Freshmen Composition, University Honors
EN
104
FC, UH
Hours
3
English Composition BUI

For students in Blount Undergraduate Initiative. Covers argumentation, advanced critical thinking and analysis, university-level research techniques, and research-paper writing. Grades are reported as “A,” “B,” “C,” or “NC” (“No Credit”). This course substitutes for either EN 103 Advanced Composition or EN 101 Freshman Composition I. Students who qualify for EN 103 (see EN 103 description above) are awarded an additional 3 hours of composition placement credit with a grade of “pass” upon successful completion of EN 104. Other students receive the same credit if they earn a grade of “A-” or higher. Students who earn a grade lower than “A-” are required to take three additional hours of freshman composition, generally EN 102. Students who have credit for EN 101 and EN 102 either from another institution or through AP or IB placement do not take EN 104. EN 104 does not apply as credit to the English major or minor.

Freshmen Composition, University Honors
EN
120
FC
Hours
3
English Comp I Non-Native Spkr

The first in a two-course sequence, EN 120 introduces non-native English speakers to college-level expository writing, critical reading, basic citation, and the rhetorical tools needed to participate successfully in the University of Alabama discourse community. Special attention will be paid to the unique linguistic and cultural needs of students whose native language is not English. Offered every semester.

Freshmen Composition
EN
121
FC
Hours
3
English Comp II Non-Native Spk

The second course in UA's first-year sequence in composition, EN 121 introduces non-native English speakers to the principles of formal argumentation, advanced critical thinking and analysis, university-level research techniques, and research-paper writing. Special attention will be paid to the unique linguistic and cultural needs of students whose native language is not English. Offered each semester.

Prerequisite(s): EN 120
Freshmen Composition
EN
200
FA
Hours
3
The Living Writer: Introduction to Creative Writing

Introduction to the craft of imaginative writing, the landscape of contemporary literature, and the writer as artist. Students will engage UA’s literary arts culture and regularly attend readings and author events.

Prerequisite(s): EN 101 or EN 120
Prerequisite(s) with concurrency: EN 102 or EN 103 or EN 104 or EN 121
Fine Arts
EN
201
HU
Hours
3
How English Works

This course will introduce students to the wide-ranging discipline of linguistics that incorporates aspects of both the humanities and the social sciences. Students will explore the elements from which languages are composed, examine differences across languages, and see how linguistic data and methods are brought to bear on real-world issues in the realms of psychology, literary studies, sociology, education, and the judicial system. Language will be presented as a constantly changing phenomenon that is embedded in culture and steeped in ideology.

Prerequisite(s): EN 101 and EN 102, or EN 103
Humanities
EN
205
HU, L
Hours
3
English Literature I

Survey of English literature from the Anglo-Saxon period to 1800, including, Chaucer, Shakespeare, and Milton.

Prerequisite(s): EN 101 and EN 102; or EN 103; or EN 104; or EN 120 and EN 121
Humanities, Literature
EN
206
HU, L
Hours
3
English Literature II

Survey of English literature from 1800 to the present, including, works from the Romantic, Victorian, and Modern eras.

Prerequisite(s): EN 101 and EN 102; or EN 103; or EN 104; or EN 120 and EN 121
Humanities, Literature
EN
207
HU, L
Hours
3
World Literature I

Survey of world literature from the Classical period to the Renaissance.

Prerequisite(s): EN 101 and EN 102; or EN 103; or EN 104; or EN 120 and EN 121
Humanities, Literature
EN
208
HU, L
Hours
3
World Literature II

Survey of world literature from the Enlightenment to the Modern period.

Prerequisite(s): EN 101 and EN 102; or EN 103; or EN 104; or EN 120 and EN 121
Humanities, Literature
EN
209
HU, L
Hours
3
American Literature

Survey of American literature from its beginnings to 1865, including, work by Poe, Thoreau, Emerson, Melville, and Whitman, among others.

Prerequisite(s): EN 101 and EN 102; or EN 103; or EN 104; or EN 120 and EN 121
Humanities, Literature
EN
210
HU, L
Hours
3
American Literature II

Survey of American literature from 1865 to the present, including, work by Dickinson, Twain, Hemingway, Faulkner, and Morrison.

Prerequisite(s): EN 101 and EN 102; or EN 103; or EN 104; or EN 120 and EN 121
Humanities, Literature
EN
215
HU, L, UH
Hours
3
Honors English Literature I

Honors section of EN 205.

Prerequisite(s): EN 101 and EN 102; or EN 103; or EN 104; or EN 120 and EN 121
Humanities, Literature, University Honors
EN
216
HU, L, UH
Hours
3
Honors English Literature II

Honors section of EN 206.

Prerequisite(s): EN 101 and EN 102; or EN 103; or EN 104; or EN 120 and EN 121
Humanities, Literature, University Honors
EN
219
HU, L, UH
Hours
3
Honors American Literature

Honors section of EN 209.

Prerequisite(s): EN 101 and EN 102; or EN 103; or EN 104; or EN 120 and EN 121
Humanities, Literature, University Honors
EN
220
HU, L, UH
Hours
3
Honors American Literature II

Honors section of EN 210.

Prerequisite(s): EN 101 and EN 102; or EN 103; or EN 104; or EN 120 and EN 121
Humanities, Literature, University Honors
EN
249
HU, L
Hours
3
African American Literature I

Survey of African American literature from its earliest expressions to 1935. The course material includes spirituals, slave narratives, poetry, drama, autobiography, fiction, and nonfiction.

Prerequisite(s): EN 101 and EN 102; or EN 103; or EN 104; or EN 120 and EN 121
Humanities, Literature
EN
250
HU, L
Hours
3
African American Literature II

Survey of African American literature from 1935 to the present. The course material includes poetry, drama, autobiography, fiction, and nonfiction.

Prerequisite(s): EN 101 and EN 102; or EN 103; or EN 104; or EN 120 and EN 121
Humanities, Literature
EN
300
Hours
3
Intro To English Studies

An introduction for English majors to the methods employed in the discipline of English. Students will be exposed to the fundamental issues of critical reading, interpretation, and writing, especiall to the use of critical methods in the study of primary texts. Readings will include a selection of texts in the traditional categories of poetry, drama, and prose, as well as the genre of the critical essay. There may also be investigations into other genres and media.

Prerequisite(s): 12 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level.
EN
301
Hours
3
Prose Tour

Study of basic principles of composing creative prose. Reading and assigned writing experiments in a broad range of prose forms. Required of all creative writing minors.

Prerequisite(s): EN 200
EN
303
Hours
3
Poetry Tour

Study of basic principles of composing poetry. Reading and assigned writing experiments in a broad range of poetic forms. Required of all creative writing minors.

Prerequisite(s): EN 200
EN
309
W
Hours
3
Advanced Expository Writing

Study and practice in methods of exposition, explanation and explication, logic and persuasion, definition and analogy, analysis and evaluation. Enrollment is limited to 15. Writing proficiency within this discipline is required for a passing grade in this course.

Prerequisite(s): 12 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level.
Writing
EN
310
Hours
3
Special Topics Writing

Topics vary from semester to semester; examples are legal writing, writing about the social sciences and reading and writing in cyberspace. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours.

Prerequisite(s): 12 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level.
EN
311
Hours
3
Special Topics In Literature

Topics vary from semester to semester and may include courses offered by other departments. May be repeated for a maximum of 9 hours.

Prerequisite(s): 12 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level.
EN
317
Hours
3
Writing Center Practicum

An introduction to the history, theory and practice of Writing Centers. Students completing the course can apply for positions on the Writing Center staff.

Prerequisite(s): None.
EN
319
W
Hours
3
Technical Writing

Focuses on principles and practices of technical writing, including audience analysis, organization and planning, information design and style, usability testing, and collaborative writing. Writing proficiency within this discipline is required for a passing grade in this course.

Prerequisite(s): EN 101 and EN 102; or EN 103; or EN 104; or EN 120 and EN 121
Writing
EN
320
Hours
3
Intro To Linguistics

Introduction to the study of language, including subjects such as language acquisition, variation, and origins. The system of sounds, syntax, and meaning are illustrated in English and other languages. Prerequisite for EN 423, EN 424, EN 425, EN 466.

Prerequisite(s): 12 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level.
EN
321
Hours
3
Linguis Approach English Gramr

A study of English grammar integrating principles from linguistic theory with structural approaches to grammar. The course includes a focus on the expectations of grammatical usage in different contexts and an understanding of how to apply this knowledge in a pedagogical setting. This course is a prerequisite for EN 423, EN 424, EN 425, EN 466.

Prerequisite(s): 12 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level.
EN
329
Hours
1-3
Directed Studies

Prerequisite: Enrollment only by previous arrangement with a specific instructor and with the permission of the director of undergraduate English studies. A reading list and a draft syllabus are required. Please see the departmental website for more information. EN 329 may be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours.

Prerequisite(s): 12 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level.
EN
330
Hours
3
Chaucer And Medieval Literatur

Examines works of the Old and Middle English Periods, the formative years of British literature. Works from pre-conquest England may include Beowulf, Bede's History of the English Church, and poems from the Exeter and Vercelli manuscripts. The major works from the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries may include Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, William Langland's Piers Plowman, John Gower's Confessio Amantis, and Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde and the Canterbury Tales.

Prerequisite(s): 12 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level.
EN
331
Hours
3
Chaucer

Introduction to the works of Chaucer. This course includes a study of Chaucer's language as well as the 14th-century milieu.

Prerequisite(s): 12 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level.
EN
332
Hours
3
Sixteenth Century Literature

A cross-genre survey of the literature of the Elizabethan period. Authors may include Sir Thomas More, Sir Thomas Wyatt, Sir Philip Sidney, Sir Walter Raleigh, Edmund Spenser, Aemilia Lanyer, Christopher Marlowe, and William Shakespeare.

Prerequisite(s): 12 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level.
EN
333
Hours
3
Shakespeare

An introduction to Shakespeare's plays and poems. Elizabethan customs, politics, history, and philosophies are examined in relation to his works.

Prerequisite(s): 12 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level.
EN
334
Hours
3
Seventeenth Century Literature

A cross-genre survey of literature in English from 1603 to 1660. Authors may include John Donne, Ben Jonson, Francis Bacon, John Webster, Lady Mary Wroth, William Bradford, Anne Bradstreet, and Andrew Marvell.

Prerequisite(s): 12 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level.
EN
335
Hours
3
Milton

An introduction to Milton's English poetry along with the history, politics, aesthetics, philosophy, and theology of seventeenth-century England. Typically devotes approximately half the semester to a close reading of Paradise Lost.

Prerequisite(s): 12 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level.
EN
340
Hours
3
American Literature To 1900

A cross-genre survey of American literature from its beginnings to 1900. Authors may include Mary Rowlandson, Cotton Mather, Phillis Wheatley, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Frederick Douglass, Henry James, and Mark Twain.

Prerequisite(s): 12 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level.
EN
341
Hours
3
American Poetry To 1900

A survey of American poetry from its beginnings to 1900. Authors may include Anne Bradstreet, Edward Taylor, Edgar Allan Poe, Walt Whitman, and Emily Dickinson.

Prerequisite(s): 12 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level.
EN
342
Hours
3
American Fiction To 1900

A survey of the development of American fiction from its beginnings to 1900, with attention to both the novel and the short story. Authors may include James Fenimore Cooper, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Herman Melville, Mark Twain, and Kate Chopin.

Prerequisite(s): 12 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level.
EN
343
Hours
3
British Fiction To 1900

A survey of developments in British fiction from its beginnings to 1900. Authors may include Aphra Behn, Daniel Defoe, Samuel Richardson, Henry Fielding, Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, and George Eliot.

Prerequisite(s): 12 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level.
EN
344
Hours
3
Major Authors 1660-1900

Limited to a maximum of three authors. Attention to the national literatures of Britain and America, and to different genres of prose, drama, and poetry, will vary from semester to semester. Authors may include John Milton, Alexander Pope, Jane Austen, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Herman Melville, Frederick Douglass, and Emily Dickinson.

Prerequisite(s): 12 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level.
EN
347
Hours
3
English Lit During Enlightenmt

A cross-genre survey of English literature during the period 1660-1800. Authors may include John Locke, John Bunyan, Mary Astell, Jonathan Swift, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Samuel Johnson, Hester Thrale, and James Boswell.

Prerequisite(s): 12 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level.
EN
348
Hours
3
Romantic Literature

A cross-genre survey of British Romantic writers such as William Blake, Jane Austen, William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Lord Byron, John Keats, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and Mary Shelley.

Prerequisite(s): 12 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level.
EN
349
Hours
3
Victorian Literature

A survey of the genres, authors, and issues in British literature, 1832-1900. Authors may include Thomas Carlyle, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Robert Browning, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Matthew Arnold, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Christina Rossetti, and Oscar Wilde.

Prerequisite(s): 12 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level.
EN
350
Hours
3
Topics in African American Lit

A cross-genre survey of African American literature, historical events, and critical movements. Authors may include Frederick Douglass, Harriet Jacobs, Richard Wright, Zora Neale Hurston, Nella Larson, Langston Hughes, and Toni Morrison.

Prerequisite(s): 12 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level.
EN
360
Hours
3
Topics American Lit 1900-1945

A cross-genre survey of major literary figures, critical movements, historical events, and significant texts within the first half of the twentieth century in America. Authors may include Henry James, Mark Twain, Edith Wharton, W.E.B. Du Bois, Gertrude Stein, Countee Cullen, Eugene O'Neill, and Wallace Stevens.

Prerequisite(s): 12 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level.
EN
361
Hours
3
Top American Lit 1945-Present

A cross-genre survey of major literary figures, critical movements, historical events, and significant texts since the Second World War in America. Authors may include Langston Hughes, Arthur Miller, James Baldwin, Norman Mailer, Toni Morrison, Sam Shepherd, Adrienne Rich, and John Ashbery.

Prerequisite(s): 12 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level.
EN
362
Hours
3
Topics British Lit 1900-1945

A cross-genre survey of major literary figures, critical movements, historical events, and significant texts within the first half of the twentieth century in Britain. Authors may include Joseph Conrad, George Bernard Shaw, W. B. Yeats, Virginia Woolf, James Joyce, Katherine Mansfield, and T. S. Eliot.

Prerequisite(s): 12 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level.
EN
363
Hours
3
Top British Lit 1945-Present

A cross-genre survey of major literary figures, critical movements, historical events, and significant texts since the Second World War in England. Authors may include Samuel Beckett, W. H. Auden, Doris Lessing, Seamus Heaney, Harold Pinter, and Jeanette Winterson.

Prerequisite(s): 12 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level.
EN
364
Hours
3
Modern Drama

A survey of the major American, British, European and African plays from the 19th and 20th centuries. Authors may include Eugene O'Neill, Tennessee Williams, Ntozake Shange, Oscar Wilde, Harold Pinter, Tom Stoppard, August Strindberg, Anton Chekhov, Wole Soyinka and Athol Fugard.

Prerequisite(s): 12 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level.
EN
365
Hours
3
Modern American Fiction

A survey of American fiction (novels and short stories) written in the 20th century. Authors may include F. Scott Fitzgerald, Willa Cather, William Faulkner, Toni Morrison, N. Scott Momaday and Leslie Marmon Silko.

Prerequisite(s): 12 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level.
EN
366
Hours
3
Twentieth Century Poetry

A survey of major authors and trends in modern poetry in America, Britain, and the larger Anglophone world, as poetry in English became an international phenomenon. Attention will be paid to modernist and post-modernist poetry movements, American regionalisms, war poetry, and the poetry of neocolonial experiences.

Prerequisite(s): 12 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level.
EN
367
Hours
3
Postcolonial and Global Anglophone Literature

A cross-genre survey of the literature of Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean. Authors may include Olaudah Equiano, Rabindranath Tagore, Chinua Achebe, Tsitsi Dangarembga, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Ngugi wa Thiong’o, Aminatta Forna, Derek Walcott, V.S. Naipaul, Amitav Ghosh, J.M Coetzee, Bessie Head, Anita Desai, and Arundhati Roy.

Prerequisite(s): 12 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level.
EN
368
Hours
3
Modern British Fiction

A survey of the twentieth-century novels and short stories produced by leading British and Irish writers. Authors may include James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, George Orwell, Iris Murdoch, A. S. Byatt, Martin Amis, V.S. Naipaul, Edna O'Brien, and J.M. Coetzee.

Prerequisite(s): 12 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level.
EN
370
Hours
3
Comedy

A cross-genre survey of comic literature that may begin with the classical ideas of comedy and proceed through the present. This course, like comedy itself, will focus on individuals as they come to accept the idea that life can truly be a feast (Greek, Comos). This course considers changing conceptions of comedy whether in fiction, poetry, or drama.

Prerequisite(s): 12 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level.
EN
371
Hours
3
Tragedy

A cross-genre survey of tragic literature that may begin with the classical tragedians and proceed through the present. This course, like tragedy itself, will focus on the individual confronting the larger forces of society, god, or fate. This course considers changing conceptions of the tragic whether in fiction, poetry, or drama.

Prerequisite(s): 12 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level.
EN
373
Hours
3
Women In Literature

A survey of British and American literature written by and/or about women. Authors may include a cross-genre range from Anne Bradstreet and Fanny Burney to Toni Morrison and Louise Erdrich.

Prerequisite(s): 12 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level.
EN
399
UH
Hours
3
Honors Seminar in English

Covers selected topics in English that vary from year to year. Topics are most likely to be thematic and to cut across conventional divisions of literary period and literary form. Required for departmental honors.

Prerequisite(s): EN 215 or EN 216 or EN 219 or EN 220
University Honors
EN
400
Hours
3
Senior Seminar

Senior Seminar.

Prerequisite(s): 18 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level, and 6 hours at the 300-level.
EN
408
Hours
3
Advanced Creative Writing

Special topics in imaginative writing. Focus may be on poetry, fiction, non fiction or a combination. Students produce imaginative writing and read related texts. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 hours.

Prerequisite(s): EN 200 and EN 301 and EN 303
EN
411
W
Hours
3
Adv Stdy Comptv Multi-Cutl Lit

Designed for advanced English majors, a special topics course that focuses on issues involving comparative literatures and/or cultural studies. Writing proficiency within this discipline is required for a passing grade in this course. EN 411 may be repeated for a maximum of 9 hours.

Prerequisite(s): 18 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level, and 6 hours at the 300-level.
Writing
EN
422
W
Hours
3
Adv Studies Americ Literature

Designed for advanced English majors, a special topics course that focuses on issues in American literature. Writing proficiency within this discipline is required for a passing grade in this course. EN 422 may be repeated for a maximum of 9 hours.

Prerequisite(s): 18 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level, and 6 hours at the 300-level.
Writing
EN
423
Hours
3
History of the English Language

An introduction to the external history of the English language along with the study of the accompanying internal changes in structure.

Prerequisite(s): EN 320 OR EN 321 OR ANT 210 OR ANT 401 OR ANT 450 OR FR 361 OR IT 361 OR SP 361
EN
424
Hours
3
Structure Of English

Advanced study of the structure and usage of the English language, focusing on issues of morphology, syntax, and discourse context. Offered each fall semester.

Prerequisite(s): EN 320 OR EN 321 OR ANT 210 OR ANT 401 OR ANT 450 OR FR 361 OR IT 361 OR SP 361
EN
425
Hours
3
Variation in American English

The study of the experience of the English language in America with particular emphasis on its development and dialects.

Prerequisite(s): EN 320 OR EN 321 OR ANT 210 OR ANT 401 OR ANT 450 OR FR 361 OR IT 361 OR SP 361
EN
429
Hours
3
Directed Readings

Prerequisite: Enrollment only by previous arrangement with a specific instructor and with the permission of the director of undergraduate English studies. EN 429 may be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours.

Prerequisite(s): 18 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level, and 6 hours at the 300-level.
EN
430
Hours
3-6
English Internship

An on- or off-campus training position in which students use the skills they have gained as English majors and enhance their employment opportunities after graduation. Interns work approximately 10 hours a week, holding responsible positions with, among others, Alabama Heritage, Alabama Alumni Magazine, and the Tuscaloosa Public Defender's Office. Apply to the director of undergraduate studies in the Department of English. Please see the departmental website for the application form and further details. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours.

Prerequisite(s): 18 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level, and 6 hours at the 300-level.
EN
433
W
Hours
3
Advanced Studies British Lit

Designed for advanced English majors, a special topics course that focuses on issues in British literature. Writing proficiency within this discipline is required for a passing grade in this course. EN 433 can be repeated for a maximum of 9 hours.

Prerequisite(s): 18 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level, and 6 hours at the 300-level.
Writing
EN
444
W
Hours
3
Adv Stdy Literary Crit/Theory

Designed for advanced English majors, a special topics course that focuses on issues involving literary criticism and critical theory. Writing proficiency within this discipline is required for a passing grade in this course. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 9 hours.

Prerequisite(s): 18 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level, and 6 hours at the 300-level.
Writing
EN
455
W
Hours
3
Advanced Studies In Writing

Designed for advanced English majors, a special topics course that focuses on the process of writing. The forms this writing may take include, but are not limited to, film, creative non-fiction, autobiography, and local color. May be repeated a maximum of 9 hours. Writing proficiency within this discipline is required for a passing grade in this course.

Writing
EN
456
Hours
3
Writing Center Theory and Research

This course augments the professional practice of Writing Center staff with assigned readings, writing assignments, and discussions. Theory and research intensive.

Prerequisite(s): None.
EN
466
W
Hours
3
Advanced Studies In Linguistics

Designed for English majors, a special topics course that focuses on issues in linguistics. A frequent topic is language and culture. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 9 hours.

Prerequisite(s): EN 320 OR EN 321 OR ANT 210 OR ANT 401 OR ANT 450 OR FR 361 OR IT 361 OR SP 361
Writing
EN
477
W
Hours
3
Adv Studies Literary Genres

Designed for advanced English majors, a special topics course that focuses on issues in genre criticism. Writing proficiency within this discipline is required for a passing grade in this course. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 9 hours.

Prerequisite(s): 18 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level, and 6 hours at the 300-level.
Writing
EN
488
W
Hours
3
Adv Stdy African American Lit

Designed for the advanced English major, a special topics course that focuses on issues in African American literature. Writing proficiency within this discipline is required for a passing grade in this course.

Prerequisite(s): 18 hours in English, including 6 hours at the 200-level, and 6 hours at the 300-level.
Writing
EN
499
UH, W
Hours
3
Honors Thesis

The Honors Thesis in English course is an individualized, directed readings class that culminates in a 30-50 pp. thesis. It is the final required course for the Honors in English program. Each student enrolled will work individually with a faculty mentor.

Prerequisite(s): EN 399
University Honors, Writing