Nov 28, 2020  
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Courses


 
  
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    EDU 210 - Public Education in the United States Since 1865


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course explores the development of relationships between public schools and the social, political, cultural, and economic climate of US communities since 1865.  We will focus on how school conditions, curriculum, and pedagogical practice have interacted with the development of the US since the Civil War.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring, Summer
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    EDU 300 - Elected Field Experience


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A highly individualized classroom teaching experience of shorter duration than student teaching. The College student is placed in a classroom within a school to which the student has access in the city of Oswego or a neighboring community.

    PREREQ: Instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: The student may earn one-six credit hours of academic credit. Twenty-five hours of classroom time is equivalent to one hour of college credit.
    CREDIT: 1 to 6
  
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    EDU 301 - Schooling, Pedagogy, and Social Justice


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course guides candidates to explore the roles individuals and groups play shaping the dynamic relationship between schools and society. We pay particular attention to issues of social/cultural difference and dominance, and how framing of these issues influences schooling conditions, curriculum, and pedagogical practice. We also consider the converse of how school practices influence understanding of social/cultural difference and dominance (e.g., race, class, gender, disability, and sexuality). We use historical and contemporary examples to illuminate how the answers to the following questions change over time and space: What is the purpose of schooling? How does the institution of schooling in the United States influence individuals. How do cultural groups and/or communities influence U.S. schooling?

    PREREQ: Acceptance in Adolescence, Childhood, or TESOL Education major, or instructor permission.
    COREQ: EDU 303
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    EDU 303 - Field Placement I: Observation and Participation


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This is the first of the required field-based experiences in the undergraduate education programs.

    PREREQ: Acceptance in Adolescence, Childhood, or TESOL Education major, or instructor permission.
    COREQ: EDU 301
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: Candidates are required to attend and participate at a school setting for a minimum of 25 clock hours; they will observe and participate to help them better understand educational issues at local, state, and national levels.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    EDU 360 - Language, Power and Identity in Second/Foreign Language Education


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Students will consider how teaching second/foreign languages relates to topics in linguistics (including language in society, first and second language acquisition, and the structure of language) and to social, cultural and political issues in communities.

    PREREQ: EDU 301.
    OFFERED: Spring.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    EDU 380 - Culturally Relevant Teaching


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Culturally relevant teaching combines an examination of the cultural and socioeconomic influences on teaching and learning with a commitment to challenging social (and educational )injustice. In this course, candidates make use of common experiences to examine the social/cultural (and political and economic) characteristics of educational settings. Candidates examine social structures of race, class, gender (dis)ability, and sexuality which create dominate and subordinate groups, privileging some and denying opportunity to others.

    PREREQ: EDU 301.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: Candidates identify obvious and subtle individual, institutional , and cultural actions that perpetuate social structures.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    EDU 381 - Schools and Urban Society


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course will guide candidates in critical inquiry regarding schooling within the social context of an urban setting. Through a combination of study and practical experience in an urban school setting, candidates will gain an understanding of contextual, personal, and pedagogical issues related to teaching in an urban school.

    PREREQ: Instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Summer
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    EDU 430 - Professionalism & Social Justice Seminar


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course will examine professionalism through a social justice lens. This course will be completed through observation, research and analysis in the student teaching classroom followed by presentation about teaching for social justice at a professional conference.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 2
  
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    ENG 101 - Composition I


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A course designed to develop fundamental writing skills, especially for those students with little experience in writing. The course emphasizes sentence, paragraph, and essay structure as well as standard American conventions of grammar, punctuation and spelling.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 102 - Composition II


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A composition course designed to instruct the student in rhetorical modes and the basic techniques of expository prose, in critical reading, and in research methods.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 103 - Advanced Listening Comprehension


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is designed to improve and develop the listening comprehension of students with limited English proficiency as it relates to comprehending lectures and taking notes.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 104 - Advanced Reading


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is designed to improve and develop the reading ability of students with limited English proficiency as it relates to critically analyzing academic texts.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 105 - Advanced Spoken English


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is designed to improve and develop the speaking ability of students with limited English proficiency as it relates to interpersonal and small group communication.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 150 - Principles of Literary Representation


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This introductory course presents conceptions, methodologies, and materials fundamental to the discipline of literary study by focusing on the nature of representation in literary art.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 203 - Writing, Rhetoric, and Critical Analysis


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course builds on the core of fundamental argumentation and critical thinking skills developed in introductory writing courses. It offers students an opportunity to read, analyze, and develop responses to arguments through examining a variety of texts.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 204 - Writing About Literature


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An introductory course in expository and critical writing about literary works.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 210 - Western Heritage I: Literature


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The course introduces students to the works of acknowledged literary masters from the age of Homer to the beginnings of the Renaissance, selected to reflect varied genres, literary movements, and cultural back-grounds.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 211 - Western Heritage II: Literature


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The course introduces students to the works of acknowledged literary masters from the Renaissance to the present, selected to reflect varied genres, literary movements, and cultural backgrounds.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 220 - Modern Culture and Media


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Relying upon each student’s familiarity with cultural forms (for example, in film, television, popular music and music videos, comic books, cartoons, advertisements, magazines, detective fiction, and romances), this course introduces students to the methods and interpretive strategies of literary studies.

    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 225 - British Literature From the Beginning to 1800


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The principal British writers from the Anglo-Saxon period to the Romantic period.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 226 - British Literature From 1800 to the Present


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The principal British writers from the Romantics to the present.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 235 - American Literature from the Beginning to the Civil War


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Survey of the principal American writers from the beginning to Melville.

    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 236 - American Literature from the Civil War to the Present


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Survey of major American writers and periods from Whitman to the present.

    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 237 - Ethnicity and Cultural Difference in Literature


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course introduces students to the ethnic and minority literature of the United States and the emergent English-language literatures of the non-Western world. Readings in different genres will include examples that illustrate a variety of ethnic and cultural awareness and identity. Emphasis will be on these literatures since World War II.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 265 - Sophomore Seminar: Studies in Genre


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An intensive introduction to the study of some of the conventions of literary genre, including genre theory. The course will undertake a comparative analysis of two specific genres, or kinds, of literary production’s for example, lyric and ballad, pastoral and allegory, encomium (formalized poems of praise) and satire. The study will place examples within their historical contexts and within the history of the conventional genre.

    PREREQ: ENG 204 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 271 - Practical English Grammar


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A study of the grammatical structure of contemporary standard American English.

    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 286 - Introduction to Cinema and Screen Studies


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A critical introduction to the analysis, theory and history of moving images, from nineteenth-century investigations of afterimages and stroboscopy to cinema, television and new digital media.

    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 302 - Advanced Composition


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A course for students whose writing is adequate, but who wish to develop greater effectiveness and individuality in writing expository prose.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 304 - Literary Criticism


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Designed to develop skills in critical thinking through interpretation and evaluation, this course will study in several theoretical contexts, drawn mainly from Modernist and Contemporary trends in critical theory.

    PREREQ: ENG 204 and Sophomore Standing, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 310 - Literature of Medieval England


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Readings in translation of literature from Beowulf to Malory, including epic, romance, dream vision, fable, fabliau, and the lyric.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 312 - Seventeenth-Century Prose and Poetry


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Survey of English non-dramatic literature from Ben Jonson through John Bunyan.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 313 - Restoration and Eighteenth-Century British Literature


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A survey of the major British writers and literary movements of the restoration and eighteenth century.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 315 - British Romantic Writers


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Study of the major figures of the Romantic period in English literature; emphasis on their philosophy and artistry and on the society in which they lived.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 316 - British Victorian Writers


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Major literary figures of the Victorian Age in England studied against the background of their era.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 319 - Shakespeare: An Introduction


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An introduction to the poetic and dramatic writings of William Shakespeare, with readings in his sonnets, narrative poetry, and the three major genres of his drama.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 321 - The Eighteenth-Century English Novel


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A study of the origin and development of the novel in England from the beginnings through Austen.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 322 - Nineteenth-Century English Novel


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A study of the growth and development of the English novel from Scott through Hardy.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 323 - Twentieth-Century British Fiction


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Study of major twentieth century British fiction.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 324 - 20th Century British Poetry


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 325 - Chaucer


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The Canterbury Tales and Troilus and Criseyde studied against the back- ground of the later Middle Ages; emphasis on the narrative technique of the poet. Oral interpretation of the Middle English originals.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 328 - Milton


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Representative verse and prose of Milton studied against the background of the English Renaissance.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 331 - American Romanticism


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Study of the romantic movement in American literature in the nineteenth century.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 332 - The Development of Realism and Naturalism in American Literature


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A study of the development of realism and naturalism in American literature.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 333 - Twentieth-Century American Literature


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Important American writers from World War I to the present.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 337 - Topics in American Ethnic Literature


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course introduces students to the major representative writers, themes and aesthetics of one of the major ethnic literatures in the United States, for example, Black-American, Jewish-American, Native American.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: This course may be taken more than once if the topic is different.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 338 - Contemporary Literature of the Islamic World


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The course will include examples of literature from such Islamic countries as Turkey, Iran, Pakistan, the Arab countries, as well as the Maghreb, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Sudan. The purpose is to demonstrate the cultural diversity among these countries and that even such small countries as Algeria and Morocco are producing a serious and sophisticated body of literature. Texts will be drawn from all genres including fiction (novel and short story), plays, nonfiction (essay, journal, letters, etc.), and poetry.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 340 - Modern American Drama


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Study of twentieth century American drama.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 342 - The Nineteenth-Century American Novel


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Development of the American novel from beginning to 1900.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 343 - The Twentieth-Century American Novel


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Development of the American novel from 1900 to the present.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 344 - 20th Century American Novel-Poetry to 1945


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Study of major twentieth century American poetry through World War II.

    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 347 - Contemporary Native American Literature


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An in-depth study of aspect(s) of Native American literatures. The course will explore issues of identity, authenticity, representation, textuality, and discourse as they are played with and played out in Contemporary Native American literatures.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 349 - Writers of the Beat Generation


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A history of the literary phenomenon known as the Beat Generation. Major texts by its best-known writers (Burroughs, Kerouac, Ginsberg, Corso, Ferlinghetti, Snyder) will be examined as well as select works by lesser-known figures (Herbert Huncke, Bob Kaufman, Diane DiPrima, Alexander Trocchi, Jack Micheline). Significant attention will be given to tracing and recognizing the dissemination of Beat literature and culture throughout successive generations of artists, writers and musicians.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 350 - Modern Drama


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Study of American, British and Continental drama since Ibsen.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 351 - American Poetry Since 1945


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Study of American poetry since World War II.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 352 - The Bible and Literature in English


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Students will read the Bible in English and explore its influence on English literature. They will learn to recognize Biblical allusions and interpret their significance in literary works.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 357 - Black Women Writers


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course will examine major works of black women writers of the African diaspora. Post-colonialism, feminism, and critical race perspectives are a few of the orientations explored through the works of black women writes in Africa and the Americas.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 360 - Literature in a Global Context


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course will introduce students to a variety of literary texts from around the world and situate those texts in their cultural, historical, and literary contexts. Although not strictly post-Colonial in emphasis, the course will focus primarily on non-Western literature.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 363 - Short Story Masterpieces


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A detailed analysis of the modern short story form, devoting particular attention to the literary problems of conceptualization, textualism, and theme in masterpieces of American and continental short stories.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 365 - Junior Seminar: Author


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An intensive introduction to the study of authorship organized around questions of authority and institution, cannon, law, signature and property, history and biography. Focused study on a single author, including selected works, biography, correspondence, etc.

    PREREQ: ENG 265; or ENG 304 either previously or concurrently; or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 367 - Literature and Psychology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An interdisciplinary approach to the study of literature through selected readings in literature psychology, and psychological criticism of literature.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 369 - Reader and Text


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This is a course that addresses issues such as the sources of validity or authority in interpretation.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 370 - Women in Literature


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A focus on literature by and about women. Applying techniques of literary analysis to works in several genres, students will concentrate on acquiring more sophisticated interpretive skills while at the same time examining literature from a feminist perspective.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 371 - Postmodernism


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The course consists of readings of theoretical, critical and historiographical texts on postmodernism as well as critical engagements with works of art, literature, music, film, and video, considered postmodern. The course, then, is conceived as an extended inquiry into the meanings of ‘modernity’ and ‘postmodernity’.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 373 - Theories of Language


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A survey and analysis of recent theories of language as the ground of literature, including reading, writing, speaking, and understanding. The course will examine the interplay between language and the issues of class, culture, gender, race, and childhood that affect our use of languages.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing OR LIN 100 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 374 - History and Development of the English Language


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Historical backgrounds of the English language, growth of vocabulary, and development of linguistics standards and usage.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing OR or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 375 - Theories of Diverse Sexuality


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course examines the contributions of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered and transexual studies to literature, art, politics and culture as well as many of the intellectual issues that surround controversies about non-normative human sexuality.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 380 - Narratives of Identity


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course uses narratives that define individuals and their relationships to a larger world. It utilizes approaches from different disciplines to investigate ways a personality or individual consciousness can be defined.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 381 - Narrative Theory


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course offers a theoretical examination of narrative and the various literary components and critical values associated with narrative. It concentrates on investigating key theoretical and critical statements that have helped define the way narrative is perceived. It also offers an opportunity to examine different examples of narrative by applying theoretical narrative principles to specific texts.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 385 - Children’s Literature


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Study of literature for children from beginning to present. Emphasis on literary merits rather than methodology.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 386 - The Cinema


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The history and development of the cinematic art.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing OR ENG 286.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 387 - Vision and Textuality


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The course is a study of historical, political and theoretical relations of vision and the visual arts to writing, both literary and nonliterary.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 388 - Film Genre


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A history and analysis of film genre. The course will examine the notion of film genre as distinct from other notions of genre, in particular, literary genre. Special attention will be paid to horror, melodrama, film noir, musicals, science fiction, and teen pics.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing OR ENG 286.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 389 - Documentary Traditions


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Intensive study of documentary traditions in film, video and new media. The course will examine different approaches to documentary, including ethnographic film, the social documentary and guerrilla media. It will also provide historical and geopolitical frames for examining the politics of documentary.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing OR ENG 286.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 390 - Images of Native Americans in Film


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This is a course in the cinematic representations of Native Americans. Significant attention will be paid to the relationship between those representations and the construction of America and American identity.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing or instructor permission.
    EQUIVALENT COURSE: NAS 390
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 395 - Specialized Studies


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Course in specialized literary topics, with emphasis on the development of analytical and interpretive skills.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    NOTE: May be offered in more than one section with different content, and may be repeated for credit if content is not the same.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 399 - Independent Study


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    PREREQ: Instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    NOTE: A total of only six hours in independent study may be credited toward the major in English.

     
    CREDIT: 1 to 6

  
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    ENG 426 - Shakespearean Contexts


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course reads selected works by Shakespeare in relation to changing historical, theatrical, and film contexts.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 427 - Shakespeare and Interpretive Theories


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course studies a selection of Shakespeare’s writings in light of recent theoretical discussions and their applications in literary criticism.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 443 - Critical Response/Critical Reputation: William Faulkner


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course examines issues surrounding the formation of the canon of American literature, using as a primary example the status of William Faulkner in that canon. Students read a selection of Faulkner’s work, the evolving critical responses to that work which ultimately created Faulkner’s reputation as America’s preeminent twentieth-century fiction writer, and the recent variety of critical response to Faulkner, reflecting varied critical stances.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    NOTE: It is recommended that students enrolling in this course have taken ENG 366 and at least two other 300-level English courses, including one in American literature.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 465 - Seminar in Advanced Literary Study


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A comprehensive review of the problems confronting the literary scholar, with emphasis on the theory and methodology of literary study.

    PREREQ: ENG 304 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 467 - Psychoanalytic Interpretive Theories


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course examines the writings of Freud and Lacan so students can read, use, and critically examine psychoanalytic ideas.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 470 - Feminist Theory


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course explores feminist theory as it centers on women, women’s points of view, the cultural spaces women inhabit, and how they inhabit them. It also discusses feminist theories of value and nature in the context of the global village.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 485 - Words in the World


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A hands-on practicum for English majors seeking real-world experience in designing and implementing writing projects outside the classroom. Participants will undertake one or more writing and research projects for local businesses, civic, community or other organizations, in addition to creating a resume, working portfolio and final reflective essay.

    PREREQ: ENG 304 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall and Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 486 - World Cinema


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A history and examination of, as well as an engagement with, cinema as a global phenomenon. The course will explore the idea, effects and institutions of many different cinemas, growing in different parts of the world, as these constitute both a single, global phenomenon and a set of independent existences and resistances.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 487 - Advanced Study in Film Theory


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Seminar devoted to intensive study of a particular film theorist, a particular theoretical problem, or a particular theory.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 488 - Auteur Studies


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Intensive study of the history and theory of “auteurism” from its inception in 1954 to the present. Comparative study of two major film and/or new media “authors”.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 489 - Women and Screen Studies


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Intensive study of the relationships between women and visual media, including film, television and new media. The course will introduce students to the major feminist approaches to screen studies, including theories of spectatorship, cultural histories of reception, and feminist analysis of representation.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ENG 499 - Independent Study


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    PREREQ: Instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    NOTE: A total of only six hours in independent study may be credited toward the major in English. Writing Arts credit given.
    CREDIT: 1 to 6
  
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    ESC 363 - Great Lakes Environmental Issues


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An interdisciplinary course focused on the interactions of biological, geological, hydrological, and environmental components of the Great Lakes ecosystems utilizing specific examples from south eastern Lake Ontario, its tributaries, and adjacent coastal plain. Environmental degradation and its impacts on society and culture will be examined.

    PREREQ: Completion of Basic Skills and Knowledge Foundations courses and upper division status, or permission of the instructor.
    EQUIVALENT COURSE: BIO 363
    OFFERED: Fall
    NOTE: Course includes field trips, computer activities, and short writing assignments.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    FIN 325 - Corporate Finance


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An introduction to the theory and practice of corporate financial decision making. Topics include financial statement analysis, capital markets, capital budgeting, capital structure and financing decisions and working capital management. The emphasis is on the allocation of corporate resources in the context of corporate strategic policy.

    PREREQ: ACC 202, ECO 101, 200, MAT 158, and minimum first semester junior standing OR ACC 321, ECO 120, MAT 158, and minimum first semester junior standing.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    FIN 354 - Investments


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course uses a basic set of financial and economic principles to describe the theory and practice of investment decision making. Financial market opportunities, market prices, and the preferences of participants, are used to analyze the theory of choice, the efficiency of capital markets, and the valuation and pricing of securities. The emphasis is on the practical application of the modern theory of finance to investment decisions.

    PREREQ: FIN 325 and minimum second semester junior standing.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    FIN 425 - Topics in Finance


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An intensive and comprehensive analysis of selected topics in Finance. Topics may include risk and insurance, real estate finance, commercial bank management, and others.

    PREREQ: FIN 325 and minimum second semester junior standing.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    NOTE: This course may be repeated for credit.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    FIN 426 - Multinational Financial Management


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is an examination of the modern concepts and techniques of financial decision making applied by firms engaged in more than one national market. Special emphasis will be given to multinational investment and financing decisions, the management of international risk, working capital management, international trade finance, and international taxation.

    PREREQ: FIN 325 and minimum second semester junior standing.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    FIN 427 - Management of Financial Institutions


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course uses modern finance theory to study the specific management problems facing financial intermediaries such as banks, savings institutions, insurance companies and pension funds. Topics covered include asset and liability management, the pricing of services, the management of risk, funding of assets, capital adequacy and regulation.

    PREREQ: FIN 325 and minimum second semester junior standing.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    FIN 428 - Applied Financial Management


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This is an advanced corporate finance course with an emphasis on integrating theory and practice. Topics such as capital budgeting, risk analysis, capital structure, dividend policy and working capital management are discussed using textbooks, journal articles, case studies and computer simulations.

    PREREQ: FIN 325 and minimum second semester junior standing.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    FIN 454 - Financial Options and Futures


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    In this course, recent financial innovations such as exchange-traded stock options, futures contracts, and other derivative securities will be examined in depth. The course will focus on the uses of these securities, the markets in which they are traded, the strategies employed in trading them, and their valuation.

    PREREQ: FIN 354 and minimum second semester junior standing.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    FRE 101 - Elementary French


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Preparation of students without previous knowledge of French in the fundamentals of conversation, reading, and composition.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    FRE 102 - Continuing Elementary French


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Continuation of French 101. Fundamentals of conversation, reading, and composition.

    PREREQ: FRE 101 or three years of transcripted high school French.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    FRE 201 - Intermediate French


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Review of basic grammar and introduction of more advanced structures; intermediate level conversation, reading, and composition.

    PREREQ: FRE 102 or four years of transcripted high school French.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    FRE 202 - Continuing Intermediate French


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Continuation of French 201. Review of basic grammar and introduction of more advanced structures; intermediate level conversation, reading, and composition.

    PREREQ: FRE 102 or four years of transcripted high school French.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
 

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