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ENG (English)
495
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Dual-Level Course
No
Cross-listed Course
No
Studies in Literature
Studies in Literature
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
English (16ENG)
Term Offering
Fall and Spring
Offered Alternate Years
Fall 2017
Previously taught as Special Topics?
No
 
Course Delivery
Face-to-Face (On Campus)

Grading Method
Letter Grade Only
3
16
Contact Hours
(Per Week)
Component TypeContact Hours
Lecture3
Course Attribute(s)
Capstone

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University Competencies

Course Is Repeatable for Credit
No
 
 
Jason Miller
Professor of English

Open when course_delivery = campus OR course_delivery = blended OR course_delivery = flip
Enrollment ComponentPer SemesterPer SectionMultiple Sections?Comments
Lecture1515Non/a
Open when course_delivery = distance OR course_delivery = online OR course_delivery = remote
Junior standing or above
Is the course required or an elective for a Curriculum?
Yes
SIS Program CodeProgram TitleRequired or Elective?
16ENGBA-16LLTEnglish BA- LiteratureElective
16ENGLBAEnglish BAElective
16ENGLBA-16ENGLCRWEnglish BA-Creative WritingElective
16ENGLBA-16ENGLFLMEnglish BA- FilmElective
16ENGLBA-16ENGLLWREnglish BA- Language, Writing, and RhetoricElective
16ENGLBA-16ENGLTEDEnglish BA-Teacher EducationElective
16ENGLBA-16ENGLMEnglish BA- MinorElective
Intensive exploration of selected topics or issues in the area of literature/English studies with a wide variation in content that sometimes includes materials from several national or ethnic cultures and periods. Course may be used to meet the capstone requirement in the English literature concentration.

Part of Literature curriculum revisions 


No

Is this a GEP Course?
No
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Requisites and Scheduling
 
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Additional Information
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1.  Interpret a variety of novels, poems, and short stories from critical perspectives that illuminate literature and its contexts.


2. Analyze the relationship between form, content, and meaning in literature.


3. Conduct critical research that casts light on the literary/cultural dimensions of literature.


4. Create well-constructed arguments.


5. Demonstrate proficiency as critical writers in terms of critical development and clarity.


Student Learning Outcomes

Students will:


1. Recognize major trends of the topic and period.


2. Identify key historical and cultural moments of this period.


3. Describe key tenets of the authors.


4. Critically evaluate primary sources (literary texts) and secondary sources (essays and book chapters).


5. Identify formal innovations in this period.


Evaluation MethodWeighting/Points for EachDetails
Written Assignment20%Students will type a series of one-page responses
Discussion20%Students will each deliver a fifteen-minute presentation and then collectively lead a thirty-minute class discussion.
presentation10%Students will deliver a fifteen-minute presentation introducing the core elements of their seminar paper.
Major Paper50%A twelve-fifteen (12-15) page, research intensive paper will serve as the culminating project for the course.
TopicTime Devoted to Each TopicActivity
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n51ls801 (Fri, 04 Nov 2016 19:23:54 GMT): Able to remove uncorrected syllabus using Chrome; unable to attach corrected syllabus using Firefox, Safari or Chrome. Will send separately.
aeherget (Fri, 04 Nov 2016 20:00:13 GMT): AECHH: Uploading syllabus at instructor's request via email. 11/4/2016
aeherget (Wed, 09 Nov 2016 21:24:31 GMT): AECHH: Uploading syllabus and adjusting restrictive statement at instructor's request via email. 11/9/2016
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