Catalog

English Courses

ENG 175R Topics in English (3)
Topics in English.

ENG 200 Introduction to Literary Studies (3)
Introduction to concepts and practice of literary interpretation and criticism emphasizing elements of fiction, poetry, and drama. English majors are strongly encouraged to take this course immediately after completing WRI 120 and before taking other upper division courses in the major. Prerequisite: WRI 120 or equivalent.

ENG 220 Fundamentals of Creative Writing (3)
Fundamentals of writing poetry and fiction; discussion of student work and the creative process; readings in contemporary poems and short stories. Conferences with instructor. Prerequisite: WRI 120 or equivalent.

ENG 230 British Literature I (3)
A survey of British literature written from the Anglo-Saxon period through the eighteenth century. An emphasis on trends in genre, culture, history, literary production, and aesthetics. Prerequisite: WRI 120 or equivalent.

ENG 240 British Literature II (3)
A survey of British literature written from early nineteenth-century through the present. An emphasis on trends in genre, culture, history, literary production, and aesthetics. Prerequisite: WRI 120 or equivalent.

ENG 250 American Literature (3)
A survey of American literature written from the colonial period (or before) through the present. An emphasis on trends in genre, culture, history, literary production, and aesthetics. Prerequisite: WRI 120 or equivalent.

ENG 275R Topics in English (3)
Topics in English. Prerequisite: WRI 120.

ENG 310 Modern Usage and Grammar (3)
A survey of Modern American usage and grammar, specifically as it relates to editing for publication. Prerequisite: WRI 120 or equivalent.

ENG 311 History of the English Language (3)
This course explores the stages through which the English language has evolved to reach its present sound, usage, and meanings. Prerequisite: WRI 120 or equivalent.

ENG 315R Topics in Media (3)
This course provides instruction in writing across different media, platforms, and styles. Topics include writing for mass media, writing in digital media, professional writing, among others. Prerequisite: WRI 120 or consent of the instructor.

ENG 317 Public Speaking (3)
This course allows students to understand, critique, and deliver informative, persuasive, and occasional speeches by focusing on audience analysis, research and evidence, reasoning, rhetoric, organization, and delivery. Prerequisite: WRI 120 or equivalent.

ENG 320R Intermediate Creative Writing (3)
The writing of poetry and fiction; discussion of student work and the creative process; readings in contemporary short stories and poems. Conferences with instructor. May be repeated for a total of six hours of credit; only three credit hours apply toward English major. Prerequisite: ENG 220.

ENG 325R Topics in Creative Writing (3)
A specialized study in creative writing. Topics include screenwriting, speculative fiction, popular fiction, creative non-fiction, among others. Prerequisite: WRI 120 or equivalent.

ENG 335R Topics in Early British Literature (3)
A specialized study of early British literature. Topics may include Shakespeare, Milton, religious poetry, the rise of the novel, among others. It is recommended that students complete ENG 230 prior to enrollment. Prerequisite: WRI 120 or equivalent.

ENG 345R Topics in Later British Literature (3)
A specialized study of later British literature. Topics may include Jane Austen, the Victorian novel, Tolkien & C.S. Lewis, Anglophone world literature, among others. It is recommended that students complete ENG 240 prior to enrollment. Prerequisite: WRI 120 or equivalent.

ENG 355R Topics in American Literature (3)
A specialized study of American literature. Topics may include Melville, Faulkner, African-American literature, modern American poetry, among others. It is recommended that students complete ENG 250 prior to enrollment. Prerequisite: WRI 120 or equivalent.

ENG 365R Topics in Genre (3)
A specialized study of a literary or cultural genre. Genres may include film, the graphic novel, speculative fiction by LDS authors, among others. Prerequisite: WRI 120 or equivalent.

ENG 375R Topics in English (3)
A specialized study of a literary or cultural topic. Topics may include: women authors, religion & literature, the Bible as literature, among others. Prerequisite: WRI 120 or equivalent.

ENG 385R Directed Study in English (var.)
Under instructor’s guidance, student pursues topic of interest. Prerequisites: WRI 120 and the consent of the instructor.

ENG 399 Internship/Practicum in English (3)
Internship or practicum in field of potential employment or advanced study. Internship proposal must be approved before registration. Prerequisites: WRI 120 and consent of instructor.

ENG 420R Advanced Creative Writing (3)
Seminar in creative writing. Seniors concentrate on either poetry or fiction as they work on a substantial body of work. May be repeated for a total of six hours of credit. Prerequisite: ENG 320 or consent of instructor.

ENG 498 Senior Paper (3)
An advanced seminar with the goal of producing a substantial critical project written under the direction of a faculty member. Prerequisites: senior class standing and consent of instructor.