Department of English

The English Department at CSU is a vibrant & diverse place.

It is home to poets and linguists, literacy researchers and teacher educators, novelists and literary scholars, composition specialists and writers of creative nonfiction. We share a passion for exploring the multiple and dynamic ways that the English language is used to meet the demands of life in the twenty-first century.

Office in Eddy Hall, Room 359
(970) 491-6428
english.colostate.edu

Professor Louann Reid, Chair
Associate Professor Pam Coke, Undergraduate Coordinator
Professor Ellen Brinks, Graduate Coordinator

Graduate Programs in English

The Department of English offers programs of study leading to the Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing or the Master of Arts degree in Literature, English Education, teaching of English as a foreign language or second language, Rhetoric and Composition, or Creative Non-Fiction. The department shares a joint Master of Arts degree in foreign languages and the teaching of English as a second language.

Students interested in graduate work should refer to the Graduate and Professional Bulletin.

Certificate

Master Programs

* Please see department for program of study. 

Subjects in this department include: American Studies (AMST), Composition (CO), English (E), and English for Academic Purposes (EAP).

American Studies (AMST) 

AMST 100  Self/Community in American Culture, 1600-1877 (GT-AH2)  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Meaning and development of American culture, 1600-1877, through themes of self and community in art, politics, society, and religion.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Historical Perspectives 3D, Literature & Humanities (GT-AH2).

AMST 101  Self/Community in American Culture Since 1877 (GT-AH2)  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Meaning and development of American culture since 1877, through themes of self and community in art, politics, society, and religion.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Historical Perspectives 3D, Literature & Humanities (GT-AH2).

AMST 300  American Lives-Methods in American Studies  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: E 300.
Course Description: Methods and changing approaches of American studies since 1950s using autobiography as organizing theme.
Prerequisite: AMST 100 and AMST 101.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both AMST 300 and E 300.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

AMST 492  Seminar in American Studies  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Seminar for seniors in Liberal Arts involving critical reading, writing, research, and discussion. Topics vary.
Prerequisite: AMST 300 or E 300.
Registration Information: Senior standing or written consent of instructor.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

AMST 495  Independent Study in American Studies  Credits: Var[1-3] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Individually-guided studies in interdisciplinary work in American culture.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

AMST 499  Thesis in American Studies  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: AMST 492.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

Composition (CO) 

CO 130  Academic Writing (GT-CO1)  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Academic writing, critical thinking, and critical reading through study of a key academic issue.
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Introductory Writing (GT-CO1).

CO 150  College Composition (GT-CO2)  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Understanding and writing for rhetorical situations; critical reading and response; writing source-based argument for academic and public audiences.
Prerequisite: CO 130.
Registration Information: Must have taken CO 130 or Composition Challenge Essay (score of 3, 4, or 5) or SAT Verbal/Critical reading score of minimum 600 or SAT Evidence Based Reading/Writing score of minimum 650 or ACT COMPOSITE score of minimum 26 or Directed Self-Placement Survey code of 15. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Intermediate Writing 1A, Intermediate Writing (GT-CO2).

CO 300  Writing Arguments (GT-CO3)  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Reading, analyzing, researching, and writing arguments.
Prerequisite: CO 150 or HONR 193.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Addl Comm - Adv Writing 2, Advanced Writing (GT-CO3).

CO 301A  Writing in the Disciplines: Arts and Humanities (GT-CO3)  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Learning writing strategies for addressing general audiences in arts and humanities.
Prerequisite: CO 150 or HONR 193.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Addl Comm - Adv Writing 2, Advanced Writing (GT-CO3).

CO 301B  Writing in the Disciplines: Sciences (GT-CO3)  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Learning writing strategies for addressing general audiences in sciences.
Prerequisite: CO 150 or HONR 193.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Addl Comm - Adv Writing 2, Advanced Writing (GT-CO3).

CO 301C  Writing in the Disciplines: Social Sciences (GT-CO3)  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Learning writing strategies for addressing general audiences in social sciences.
Prerequisite: CO 150 or HONR 193.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Addl Comm - Adv Writing 2, Advanced Writing (GT-CO3).

CO 301D  Writing in the Disciplines: Education (GT-CO3)  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Learning writing strategies for addressing general audiences in education.
Prerequisite: CO 150 or HONR 193.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Addl Comm - Adv Writing 2, Advanced Writing (GT-CO3).

CO 302  Writing in Digital Environments (GT-CO3)  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Writing strategies, patterns and approaches for online materials.
Prerequisite: CO 150 or HONR 193.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Addl Comm - Adv Writing 2, Advanced Writing (GT-CO3).

CO 401  Writing and Style  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Advanced expository and persuasive writing emphasizing modes, strategies, and styles for a variety of audiences and purposes.
Prerequisite: CO 300 or CO 301A to 301D or CO 302.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

CO 402  Principles of Digital Rhetoric and Design  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Advanced study of rhetorical contexts shaping online texts. Includes instruction in coding and digital design.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Must have completed AUCC category 2.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

English (E) 

E 140  The Study of Literature (GT-AH2)  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Basic principles of reading literary texts.
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Arts & Humanities 3B, Literature & Humanities (GT-AH2).

E 142  Reading Without Borders (GT–AH2)  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Authors from a range of international, cross-national, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds focusing on themes of immigration, exile, or education.
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Global & Cultural Awareness 3E, Literature & Humanities (GT-AH2).

E 179  Western American Literature  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Trans-Mississippi West in fiction and other literary forms.
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 210  Beginning Creative Writing  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Basic techniques of writing fiction and poetry, including writer workshops. May include some elements of drama and/or creative non-fiction.
Prerequisite: E 100 to 281 - at least 1 course.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 232  Introduction to Humanities (GT-AH2)  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Great literature of Western cultural tradition from ancient times to present.
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Arts & Humanities 3B, Literature & Humanities (GT-AH2).

E 234  Introduction to Native American Literature  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: ETST 234.
Course Description: Native American writings and their significance in American culture.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both E 234 and ETST 234.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 236  Short Fiction  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Examines form, technique and interpretation in short fiction.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Fall (odd years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Arts & Humanities 3B.

E 237  Introduction to Science Fiction  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Historical development and major themes of science fiction, featuring writers such as Wells, Huxley, Bradbury, and LeGuin.
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 238  20th-Century Fiction (GT-AH2)  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: 20th-century fiction chosen for its relevance to global and cultural awareness.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Global & Cultural Awareness 3E, Literature & Humanities (GT-AH2).

E 239  Introduction to Chicano Literature  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: ETST 239.
Course Description: Chicano fiction and poetry with consideration of historical roots and influences.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both E 239 and ETST 239.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 240  Introduction to Poetry  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Development of critical skills necessary to understand and enjoy poetry.
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 242  Reading Shakespeare (GT-AH2)  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Reading of Shakespeare texts, using various approaches of interpretation for understanding and relation to our contemporary cultural situation.
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Arts & Humanities 3B, Literature & Humanities (GT-AH2).

E 245  World Drama (GT-AH2)  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: World drama in cultural contexts.
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Global & Cultural Awareness 3E, Literature & Humanities (GT-AH2).

E 270  Introduction to American Literature (GT-AH2)  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: History and development of American writings from 16th-century travel narratives through early 20th-century modernism.
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Arts & Humanities 3B, Literature & Humanities (GT-AH2).

E 276  Survey of British Literature I (GT-AH2)  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: British literature from Beowulf through the 18th century in relation to its historical contexts.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Arts & Humanities 3B, Literature & Humanities (GT-AH2).

E 277  Survey of British Literature II (GT-AH2)  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: British literature from the Romantics to the present in relation to its historical contexts.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Arts & Humanities 3B, Literature & Humanities (GT-AH2).

E 300  American Lives-Methods in American Studies  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: AMST 300.
Course Description: Methods and changing approaches of American studies since 1950s using autobiography as organizing theme.
Prerequisite: AMST 100 and AMST 101.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both E 300 and AMST 300.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 302  Reading and the Web  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Critical examination of reading processes, as well as the rhetorical and cultural contexts of readers on the web.
Prerequisite: CO 150 or HONR 193.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 305  Principles of Writing and Rhetoric  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Humanities-based exploration of central principles of rhetoric in written communication.
Prerequisite: CO 300 or CO 301A to 301D - at least 1 course.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 310  Researching and Writing Literary Criticism  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Discipline-specific conventions of literary criticism and composing essays framed for literary scholars. Preparation for sharing research with public audiences, outside the classroom, in undergraduate research conferences and appropriate publication venues.
Prerequisite: E 100 to 499 - at least 3 credits or CO 100 to 499 - at least 3 credits.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 311A  Intermediate Creative Writing: Fiction  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Group discussion of student writing, literary models, and theory; emphasis on developing individual style.
Prerequisite: E 210 with a minimum grade of B.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 311B  Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Group discussion of student writing, literary models, and theory; emphasis on developing individual style.
Prerequisite: E 210 with a minimum grade of B.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 311C  Intermediate Creative Writing: Nonfiction  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Group discussion of student writing, literary models, and theory; emphasis on developing individual style.
Prerequisite: (CO 150 or HONR 193) and (E 210 with a minimum grade of B or JTC 210).
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 320  Introduction to the Study of Language  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Varied topics covering general linguistics or the relationships between language and literature or society and science.
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 322  English Language for Teachers I  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Foundations of language structure, emphasizing grammar, sounds, spelling, word structure, linguistic variation, usage, acquisition, and pedagogy.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 323  English Language for Teachers II  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Advanced grammar; language history; meaning; applications to teaching composition, reading, and literature.
Prerequisite: E 322.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 324  Teaching English as a Second Language  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Introduction to teaching English to speakers of other languages for teacher certification candidates and for those wanting to teach abroad.
Prerequisite: E 320 or E 322.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 326  Development of the English Language  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Chronological study of four historical stages of English (Old, Middle, Early Modern, Modern) with emphasis on grammar, vocabulary, and phonology.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 327  Syntax and Semantics  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Linguistic study of sentence structure and grammatical relations, semantic roles and representation.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 328  Phonology, Morphology, and Lexis  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Linguistic study of pronunciation, word-formation, and vocabulary.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 329  Pragmatics and Discourse Analysis  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Linguistic study of general principles of interpretation and textual patterns.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 330  Gender in World Literature  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Selected world literature ranging from ancient world to present, considered in light of various complexities of gender relations.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 331  Early Women Writers  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Selected women writers from any period before the 20th century.
Prerequisite: E 276 or E 277.
Registration Information: May be taken twice for a maximum of 6 credits.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 332  Modern Women Writers  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Selected 20th-century women writers in variety of genres emphasizing relationships between gender, writing, and reading.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 333  Critical Studies of Popular Texts  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Texts representing one or more popular modes focusing on issues of gender, sexuality, racial or ethnic identity, technology, and colonialism.
Prerequisite: CO 150.
Registration Information: May be taken twice for a maximum of 6 credits.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 334  Gay and Lesbian Literature  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Literature by gay and lesbian authors on gay and lesbian themes.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 337  Western Mythology  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Major themes in western myth: classical, Biblical, and Germanic.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 338  Ethnic Literature in the United States  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Comparative study of literatures from a range of U.S. ethnic experiences and perspectives.
Prerequisite: ETST 100 to 481 - at least 1 course or E 140 or E 356 or E 179 or E 232 or E 234 or ETST 234 or E 235 or E 237 or E 238 or E 239 or ETST 239 or E 240 or E 242 or E 245 or E 247 or E 270 or E 276 or E 277 or E 330 or E 332 or E 334 or E 335 or E 336 or E 337 or E 342 or E 343 or E 345 or E 160.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 339  Literature of the Earth  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Non-fiction, fiction, and poetry on landscape, climate, animality, ecology, place.
Prerequisite: CO 150.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 340  Literature and Film Studies  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Studies film adaptations of literary works with attention to narrative, style, theme, adaptation, and revision.
Prerequisite: E 100 to 499.
Registration Information: Freshman not allowed.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 341  Literary Criticism and Theory  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Theory and practice of modern literary analysis and evaluation; writing about literature.
Prerequisite: E 140 or E 160 or E 179 or E 232 or E 234 or ETST 234 or E 235 or E 237 or E 238 or E 239 or ETST 239 or E 240 or E 242 or E 245 or E 247 or E 270 or E 276 or E 277 or E 330 or E 332 or E 334 or E 335 or E 336 or E 337 or E 342 or E 343 or E 345 or E 356.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 342  Shakespeare I  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Shakespeare's development as a poet and dramatist from the early plays through Hamlet.
Prerequisite: E 240 or E 276.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 343  Shakespeare II  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Shakespeare's development as a poet and dramatist after Hamlet.
Prerequisite: E 240 or E 276.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 345  American Drama  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Representative examples from mainstream and alternative drama.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 350  The Gothic in Literature and Film  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Interdisciplinary, cross-cultural approach to gothic works from the 18th to the 20th centuries.
Prerequisite: E 140 or E 160 or E 179 or E 232 or E 234 or ETST 234 or E 235 or E 237 or E 238 or E 239 or ETST 239 or E 240 or E 242 or E 245 or E 247 or E 270 or E 276 or E 277 or E 330 or E 332 or E 334 or E 335 or E 336 or E 337 or E 342 or E 343 or E 345 or E 356.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 356  Asian Literature  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Masterpieces of classical and contemporary literature of China, India, and Japan.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 370  American Literature in Cultural Contexts  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: American literature in social, political, economic, aesthetic, intellectual, and multimedia contexts.
Prerequisite: E 270.
Registration Information: May be taken twice for a maximum of 6 credits.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 382A  Study Abroad: Reading and Writing the Zambia Experience  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Community education and health initiatives in Livingstone, Zambia, in the context of fiction and nonfiction about such development work.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 384A  Supervised College Teaching: Classroom  Credits: Var[1-3] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Supervised assistance in instruction.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Written consent of department chair. A maximum of 10 combined credits for all 384 and 484 courses are counted towards graduation requirements.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 384B  Supervised College Teaching: Writing Center  Credits: Var[1-3] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Supervised assistance in instruction.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Written consent of department chair. A maximum of 10 combined credits for all 384 and 484 courses are counted towards graduation requirements.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 401  Teaching Reading  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Theory and pedagogy for understanding, interpreting, and evaluating print and visual texts.
Prerequisite: CO 301D.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 402  Teaching Composition  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Theory and practice of the analysis and the teaching of writing.
Prerequisite: CO 301A to 301D - at least 1 course.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 403  Writing the Environment  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Creative writing in conjunction with study of recent American literature on nature and landscape.
Prerequisite: E 140 or E 160 or E 179 or E 232 or E 234 or ETST 234 or E 235 or E 237 or E 238 or E 239 or ETST 239 or E 240 or E 242 or E 245 or E 247 or E 270 or E 276 or E 277 or E 330 or E 332 or E 334 or E 335 or E 336 or E 337 or E 342 or E 343 or E 345 or E 356 or CO 301A to 301D - at least 1 course or E 311A to 311C - at least 1 course.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 405  Adolescents' Literature  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Survey of literature for adolescents emphasizing development of critical ability, appreciation, and taste.
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 406  Topics in Literacy  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Exploring literacy through writing theory; specific issues of cultural difference, gender, technology, acquisition, school, and workplace.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Maximum of 6 credits allowed in course.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 412A  Creative Writing Workshop: Fiction  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Individual projects with group discussion and analysis.
Prerequisite: E 311A with a minimum grade of B.
Registration Information: Maximum of 6 credits allowed in course.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 412B  Creative Writing Workshop: Poetry  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Individual projects with group discussion and analysis.
Prerequisite: E 311B with a minimum grade of B.
Registration Information: Maximum of 6 credits allowed in course.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 412C  Creative Writing Workshop: Nonfiction  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Individual projects with group discussion and analysis.
Prerequisite: E 311A with a minimum grade of B or E 311C with a minimum grade of B.
Registration Information: Maximum of 6 credits allowed in course.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 420  Beat Generation Writing  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Shared experiences and historical pressures that made Beat Generation writers, including Kerouac, Ginsberg, Burroughs, and Waldman, a countercultural movement.
Prerequisite: E 140 or E 160 or E 179 or E 232 or E 234 or ETST 234 or E 235 or E 237 or E 238 or E 239 or ETST 239 or E 240 or E 242 or E 245 or E 247 or E 270 or E 276 or E 277 or E 330 or E 332 or E 334 or E 335 or E 336 or E 337 or E 342 or E 343 or E 345 or E 356.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 421  Asian-American Literature  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Asian American writing on immigration, exile, exclusion, detainment, neocolonialism, resistance, hybridity, and transnationalism.
Prerequisite: CO 150 and E 270.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 422  African-American Literature  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: ETST 422.
Course Description: African-American literature as a distinct tradition of writing and protest.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both E 422 and ETST 422.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 423  Latino/a Literature  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Latino/a writing on themes of settlement, expropriation, resistance, conquest, immigration, exile, hybridity and transnationalism.
Prerequisite: CO 150 and E 270.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 424  English Renaissance  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: English Renaissance literature (1500-1670) covering a range of poetry, drama, and prose.
Prerequisite: E 276 or E 342 or E 343.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 425  Restoration and 18th Century Literature  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Poetry, drama, and prose, 1600-1789.
Prerequisite: E 140 or E 160 or E 179 or E 232 or E 234 or ETST 234 or E 235 or E 237 or E 238 or E 239 or ETST 239 or E 240 or E 242 or E 245 or E 247 or E 270 or E 276 or E 277 or E 330 or E 332 or E 334 or E 335 or E 336 or E 337 or E 342 or E 343 or E 345 or E 356.
Term Offered: Spring (even years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 426  British Romanticism  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: British Romantic era literature (1780-1830) with emphasis on the social and cultural context.
Prerequisite: E 140 or E 160 or E 179 or E 232 or E 234 or ETST 234 or E 235 or E 237 or E 238 or E 239 or ETST 239 or E 240 or E 242 or E 245 or E 247 or E 270 or E 276 or E 277 or E 330 or E 332 or E 334 or E 335 or E 336 or E 337 or E 342 or E 343 or E 345 or E 356.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 427  Victorian Age  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Victorian era literature (1830-1900) in social and cultural context with attention to multiple genres (poetry , fiction, drama, and essay).
Prerequisite: E 276 or E 277 or E 341.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 428  Postcolonial Literature  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Selected readings in postcolonial literatures and theory.
Prerequisite: E 140 or E 160 or E 179 or E 232 or E 234 or ETST 234 or E 235 or E 237 or E 238 or E 239 or ETST 239 or E 240 or E 242 or E 245 or E 247 or E 270 or E 276 or E 277 or E 330 or E 332 or E 334 or E 335 or E 336 or E 337 or E 342 or E 343 or E 345 or E 356.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 430  18th-Century English Fiction  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: English fiction from Defoe to Austen stressing Richardson, Fielding, Smollett, and Sterne.
Prerequisite: E 140 or E 160 or E 179 or E 232 or E 234 or ETST 234 or E 235 or E 237 or E 238 or E 239 or ETST 239 or E 240 or E 242 or E 245 or E 247 or E 270 or E 276 or E 277 or E 330 or E 332 or E 334 or E 335 or E 336 or E 337 or E 342 or E 343 or E 345 or E 356.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 431  19th-Century English Fiction  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: English fiction in Victorian and Edwardian eras emphasizing Dickens, the Brontes, Thackeray, George Eliot, and Hardy.
Prerequisite: E 276 or E 277 or E 341.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 432  20th-Century British Fiction  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: British fiction from Conrad to the present emphasizing Joyce, Lawrence, Forster, Woolf, and Beckett.
Prerequisite: E 140 or E 160 or E 179 or E 232 or E 234 or ETST 234 or E 235 or E 237 or E 238 or E 239 or ETST 239 or E 240 or E 242 or E 245 or E 247 or E 270 or E 276 or E 277 or E 330 or E 332 or E 334 or E 335 or E 336 or E 337 or E 342 or E 343 or E 345 or E 356.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 433  Literatures of the American West  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Relationships between places, environments, cultures, and literature in the American West.
Prerequisite: E 140 or E 160 or E 179 or E 232 or E 234 or ETST 234 or E 235 or E 237 or E 238 or E 239 or ETST 239 or E 240 or E 242 or E 245 or E 247 or E 270 or E 276 or E 277 or E 330 or E 332 or E 334 or E 335 or E 336 or E 337 or E 342 or E 343 or E 345 or E 356 or HIST 351 or HIST 352 or HIST 353.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 436  American Fiction, 1945-Present  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Form, content, and context of American fiction from 1945 to present. Kesey, Updike, Heller, Pynchon, Barthelme, Vonnegut, and others.
Prerequisite: E 140 or E 160 or E 179 or E 232 or E 234 or ETST 234 or E 235 or E 237 or E 238 or E 239 or ETST 239 or E 240 or E 242 or E 245 or E 247 or E 270 or E 276 or E 277 or E 330 or E 332 or E 334 or E 335 or E 336 or E 337 or E 342 or E 343 or E 345 or E 356.
Registration Information: Offered as an online course only.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 438  Native American Literature  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: ETST 438.
Course Description: Literature of Native Americans emphasized as distinctive tradition in American literature and cultural expression of indigenous peoples.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both E 438 and ETST 438.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 440  American Prose Before 1900  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Novels, stories, and/or literary non-fiction prose written in the U.S. before 1900.
Prerequisite: E 140 or E 160 or E 179 or E 232 or E 234 or ETST 234 or E 235 or E 237 or E 238 or E 239 or ETST 239 or E 240 or E 242 or E 245 or E 247 or E 270 or E 276 or E 277 or E 330 or E 332 or E 334 or E 335 or E 336 or E 337 or E 342 or E 343 or E 345 or E 356.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 441  American Prose Since 1900  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Novels, stories, and/or literary non-fiction prose written in the U.S. from 1900 to the present.
Prerequisite: E 140 or E 160 or E 179 or E 232 or E 234 or ETST 234 or E 235 or E 237 or E 238 or E 239 or ETST 239 or E 240 or E 242 or E 245 or E 247 or E 270 or E 276 or E 277 or E 330 or E 332 or E 334 or E 335 or E 336 or E 337 or E 342 or E 343 or E 345 or E 356.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 443  English Renaissance Drama  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Interplay between dramatic form and cultural context in the plays of Marlowe, Jonson, Cary, Middleton, Heywood, Dekker, Webster.
Prerequisite: E 276 or E 342 or E 343.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 444  Restoration and 18th-Century Drama  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Major plays and dramatic issues from 1660 to 1780 including Dryden, Etherege, Congreve, Sheridan, and others.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Spring (odd years).
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 445  Modern British and European Drama  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Realism and anti-realism in modern British and European drama.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 451  Medieval Literature  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Genres, themes, and authors of the Middle Ages.
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 452  Masterpieces of European Literature  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Selected works of European literature through the 19th century.
Prerequisite: E 140 or E 160 or E 179 or E 232 or E 234 or ETST 234 or E 235 or E 237 or E 238 or E 239 or ETST 239 or E 240 or E 242 or E 245 or E 247 or E 270 or E 276 or E 277 or E 330 or E 332 or E 334 or E 335 or E 336 or E 337 or E 342 or E 343 or E 345 or E 356.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 455  European Literature after 1900  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Continental European texts in translation since 1900.
Prerequisite: E 140 or E 356 or E 179 or E 232 or E 234 or ETST 234 or E 235 or E 237 or E 238 or E 239 or ETST 239 or E 240 or E 242 or E 245 or E 247 or E 270 or E 276 or E 277 or E 330 or E 332 or E 334 or E 335 or E 336 or E 337 or E 342 or E 343 or E 345 or E 160.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 456  Topics in Critical Theory  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Advanced study of literary and cultural theory.
Prerequisite: E 341.
Registration Information: May be repeated once for credit.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 460  Chaucer  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Chaucer's works in medieval context.
Prerequisite: E 341.
Registration Information: One other upper-division E prefix course.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 463  Milton  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Milton's poetry and prose emphasizing Paradise Lost.
Prerequisite: E 341 and E 276.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 465  Topics in Literature and Language  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Selected issues in literature and language.
Prerequisite: E 341.
Registration Information: One other upper-division E prefix course. Maximum of 6 credits allowed in course.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 470  Individual Author  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Intensive study of works of a single major author.
Prerequisite: E 341.
Registration Information: One other upper-division E prefix course. Maximum of 6 credits allowed in course.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 475  American Poetry Before 1900  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Major American poets through the nineteenth century including Whitman, Dickinson, and Frost.
Prerequisite: E 240.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 478  Modern Poetry  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Major British and American poets from late 19th century to World War II.
Prerequisite: E 240.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 479  Recent Poetry of the United States  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: US poetry since World War II, emphasis on the 1980s through the present.
Prerequisite: E 240.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 487A  Internship: Supervised Work Experience  Credits: Var[1-3] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: 2.5 GPA. Written consent of department chair. Maximum of 4 credits allowed in E 487A and E 487B.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 487B  Internship: Literary Editing  Credit: 1 (0-0-1)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: 2.5 GPA. Written consent of department chair. Maximum of 4 credits allowed in E 487A and E 487B.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: S/U Sat/Unsat Only.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 487C  Internship: Community Literacy Center  Credits: Var[1-3] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: CO 150.
Registration Information: 2.500 GPA. Written consent of CLC director.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 487D  Internship: CSU Writing Center  Credits: Var[1-3] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: CO 300 or CO 301.
Registration Information: 2.500 GPA. Written consent of Writing Center director.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 495  Independent Study  Credits: Var[1-3] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Individually guided studies in literature, writing, English language, and linguistics.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Maximum of 6 credits allowed in course.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 501  Theories of Writing  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Theoretical approaches to the nature of the composing process.
Prerequisite: E 402.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 502  Language, Literacy, and Learning  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Theoretical and practical perspectives on language and learning skills necessary for basic academic reading and writing.
Prerequisite: E 300 to 481 - at least 3 credits or EDUC 300 to 481 - at least 3 credits or EDCT 300 to 481 - at least 3 credits.
Registration Information: Teaching experience or 3 credits in upper-division English or education courses.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 503  Investigating Classroom Literacies  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Research methods and ethical issues in classroom-based inquiry into oral and written literacy practices.
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 504  Situating Composition Studies  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Contexts for composition programs, roles for program administrators, and professional opportunities for teachers and scholars.
Prerequisite: E 501.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 505A  Major Authors: English  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Intensive study of the works of one or two major authors.
Prerequisite: E 140 or E 356 or E 179 or E 232 or E 234 or ETST 234 or E 235 or E 237 or E 238 or E 239 or ETST 239 or E 240 or E 242 or E 245 or E 247 or E 270 or E 276 or E 277 or E 330 or E 332 or E 334 or E 335 or E 336 or E 337 or E 342 or E 343 or E 345 or E 160.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 505B  Major Authors: American  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Intensive study of the works of one or two major authors.
Prerequisite: E 140 or E 356 or E 179 or E 232 or E 234 or ETST 234 or E 235 or E 237 or E 238 or E 239 or ETST 239 or E 240 or E 242 or E 245 or E 247 or E 270 or E 276 or E 277 or E 330 or E 332 or E 334 or E 335 or E 336 or E 337 or E 342 or E 343 or E 345 or E 160.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 505C  Major Authors: World  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Intensive study of the works of one or two major authors.
Prerequisite: E 140 or E 356 or E 179 or E 232 or E 234 or ETST 234 or E 235 or E 237 or E 238 or E 239 or ETST 239 or E 240 or E 242 or E 245 or E 247 or E 270 or E 276 or E 277 or E 330 or E 332 or E 334 or E 335 or E 336 or E 337 or E 342 or E 343 or E 345 or E 160.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 506A  Literature Survey: English  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Synthesis of literary attitudes, modes, genres of an age.
Prerequisite: E 140 or E 356 or E 179 or E 232 or E 234 or ETST 234 or E 235 or E 237 or E 238 or E 239 or ETST 239 or E 240 or E 242 or E 245 or E 247 or E 270 or E 276 or E 277 or E 330 or E 332 or E 334 or E 335 or E 336 or E 337 or E 342 or E 343 or E 345 or E 160.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 506B  Literature Survey: American  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Synthesis of literary attitudes, modes, genres of an age.
Prerequisite: E 140 or E 356 or E 179 or E 232 or E 234 or ETST 234 or E 235 or E 237 or E 238 or E 239 or ETST 239 or E 240 or E 242 or E 245 or E 247 or E 270 or E 276 or E 277 or E 330 or E 332 or E 334 or E 335 or E 336 or E 337 or E 342 or E 343 or E 345 or E 160.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 506C  Literature Survey: Comparative  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Synthesis of literary attitudes, modes, genres of an age.
Prerequisite: E 140 or E 356 or E 179 or E 232 or E 234 or ETST 234 or E 235 or E 237 or E 238 or E 239 or ETST 239 or E 240 or E 242 or E 245 or E 247 or E 270 or E 276 or E 277 or E 330 or E 332 or E 334 or E 335 or E 336 or E 337 or E 342 or E 345 or E 343 or E 160.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 507  Special Topics in Linguistics  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 513A  Form and Technique in Modern Literature: Fiction  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Selected readings in and discussion of modern literature and criticism from the writer's point of view with emphasis on form and technique.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 513B  Form and Technique in Modern Literature: Poetry  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Selected readings in and discussions of modern literature and criticism from the writer's point of view with emphasis on form and technique.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 513C  Form and Technique in Modern Literature: Essay  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Selected readings in and discussions of modern literature and criticism from the writer's point of view with emphasis on form and technique.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 514  Phonology/Morphology-ESL/EFL  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: English sound system and word formation in relation to second language acquisition and teaching.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 515  Syntax for ESL/EFL  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Major grammatical structures of English in relation to second language acquisition and teaching.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 520  English Phonetics and Phonology  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Articulatory phonetics, phonological theory and analysis with principal applications to American English and to pedagogy.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 522  Semantics, Pragmatics, and Discourse  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Linguistic study of literal and nonliteral meaning, including role of textual and situational context.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 526  Teaching English as a Foreign/Second Language  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Principles of teaching English as a foreign/second language. Development of a coherent method, including activities, materials, and course design.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 527  Theories of Foreign/Second Language Learning  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Theories of second language learning/acquisition; emphasis on psycholinguistic processes of language learning.
Prerequisite: E 526.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 528  Professional ESL Teaching: Theory to Practice  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Theory and practice in the planning and teaching of English as a second/foreign language.
Prerequisite: E 514 and E 515 and E 527.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 590  Workshop in TESOL  Credits: Var[1-3] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Methodology/linguistic theory designed to solve practical problems in teaching, testing, and materials development.
Prerequisite: E 526.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 600A  Research Methods/Theory: Literary Scholarship  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Research methods in English studies: literary scholarship.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 600B  Research Methods/Theory: Design  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Research methods in English studies: research design with quantitative and qualitative methods.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 601  Research in Teaching English as Second Language  Credits: Var[2-3] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Evaluation and design of research in language acquisition.
Prerequisite: E 526.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 603  Computers and Composition  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Relationship of computer-assisted instruction to rhetoric and composition.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 605  Reading/Writing Connection  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Theoretical understanding of reading and writing processes; practical implications for professional writers and teachers of writing.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 607A  Teaching Writing: Composition and Rhetoric  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Addresses theoretical and applied understandings of reading and writing processes in the first-year college writing classroom; considers practical implications for professional practice in the teaching of writing; critically examines theory, disciplinary conventions, and policies in regard to writing pedagogy.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 607B  Teaching Writing: Creative Writing  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: S/U Sat/Unsat Only.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 608  Integrating Writing in the Academic Core  Credit: 1 (0-0-1)

Course Description: Theories and best practices associated with writing integration in the academic core.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 615  Reading Literature-Recent Theories  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Recent developments in critical and cultural theories of discourse.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 630A  Special Topics in Literature: Area Studies  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 630B  Special Topics in Literature: Genre Studies  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 630C  Special Topics in Literature: Theory and Technique Studies  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 630D  Special Topics in Literature: Gender Studies  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 631  Crossing Boundaries  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Cross-topical studies of literature.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 632  Professional Concerns in English  Credits: Var[1-3] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Professional concerns of secondary school teachers of English.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 633  Special Topics in Discourse Studies  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Varied topics covering cultural or historical areas, or literacy and discourse theory and practice, or professional pedagogical issues.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 634  Special Topics in TEFL/TESL  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Theory, practice, and professional conduct of teaching English as a foreign or second language.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 635  Critical Studies in Literature and Culture  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Advanced interpretation in contemporary literary and critical studies.
Prerequisite: E 615.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 636  Environmental Literature and Criticism  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Literary, critical, and theoretical representations of nature, animals, human-environment relations.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 637  History of Writing  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Writing systems and practices across time, cultures, and varied constructions of author, text, audience, social context, technology.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 638  Assessment of English Language Learners  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Theory, practice, and professional conduct in the assessment of English language learners.
Prerequisite: E 514 and E 527.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 640A  Graduate Writing Workshop: Fiction  Credits: Var[1-5] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Individual projects with group discussion and analysis.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Maximum of 11 credits allowed in course.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 640B  Graduate Writing Workshop: Poetry  Credits: Var[1-5] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Individual projects with group discussion and analysis.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Maximum of 11 credits allowed in course.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 640C  Graduate Writing Workshop: Essay  Credits: Var[1-5] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Individual projects with group discussion and analysis.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Maximum of 11 credits allowed in course.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 641  Nonfiction Workshop  Credits: Var[1-5] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Writing workshop exploring various areas within literary nonfiction.
Prerequisite: E 640C.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 642  Writing Hypertexts  Credits: Var[1-5] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Writing workshop exploring development of texts in electronic formats.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 643  Special Topics in Literary Craft  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: A seminar-based class combining creative and craft-based experiments with traditional literary critical approaches to various topics utilizing poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, and other alternate hybrid genres.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission into MA English or MFA Creative Writing Programs.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 679  Community Service Learning in TESOL  Credit: 1 (1-0-0)

Course Description: Opportunities to learn, practice, and develop skills by serving the community.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 684A  Supervised College Teaching: Composition  Credits: Var[1-5] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 684B  Supervised College Teaching: ESL  Credits: Var[1-5] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 684C  Supervised College Teaching: Creative Writing  Credits: Var[1-5] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 684D  Supervised College Teaching: Literature  Credits: Var[1-5] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 684E  Supervised College Teaching: Computer-Assisted Instruction  Credits: Var[1-5] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 687A  Internship: Teaching College English  Credits: Var[1-5] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 687B  Internship: Composition Supervision/Administration  Credits: Var[1-5] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: E 501 and E 684A.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 687C  Internship: Literary Editing  Credits: Var[1-5] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 687E  Internship: Teaching ESL, K-12  Credits: Var[1-5] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 687H  Internship: ESL-Adult Learning  Credits: Var[1-5] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: S/U Sat/Unsat Only.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 687I  Internship: ESL-Supervision/Administration  Credits: Var[1-5] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: S/U Sat/Unsat Only.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 687J  Internship: Arts Administration in Literature  Credits: Var[1-5] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: S/U Sat/Unsat Only.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 687K  Internship: Public Education  Credits: Var[1-5] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: S/U Sat/Unsat Only.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 687L  Internship: Computers and Writing  Credits: Var[1-5] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: S/U Sat/Unsat Only.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 687M  Internship: Writing/Editing for Specific Purposes  Credits: Var[1-5] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: S/U Sat/Unsat Only.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 692  Rhetoric and Composition Seminar  Credit: 1 (0-0-1)

Course Description: Forum for faculty and student work in progress.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: S/U Sat/Unsat Only.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 694  Independent Study: Portfolio  Credits: Var[1-3] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: S/U Sat/Unsat Only.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 695  Independent Study  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 698  Research: Project  Credits: Var[1-2] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: S/U Sat/Unsat Only.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 699  Thesis  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 700  Introduction to Doctoral Studies in English  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Disciplinary approaches to the study of written discourse.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to the doctoral program.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 710  Writing for Publication  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Shaping research questions, determining publication venues, writing and revising for publication.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 792A  Seminar: New Literacies  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 792B  Seminar: Writing About Science and Environment  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 792C  Seminar: Writing and Cultural Contexts  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 795  Independent Study  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Individually guided study in doctoral topic.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: S/U Sat/Unsat Only.
Special Course Fee: No.

E 799  Dissertation  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: S/U Sat/Unsat Only.
Special Course Fee: No.

English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 

EAP 150  English for International Students I  Credits: 6 (6-0-0)

Course Description: Academic English for international students, emphasizing analysis and integration of text and lecture-based information and its application.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Admission to Pathways program.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EAP 151  English for International Students II  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Academic English for international students, emphasizing research and writing papers in various academic genres using appropriate academic language.
Prerequisite: EAP 150.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EAP 152  English for International Graduate Students  Credits: 6 (6-0-0)

Course Description: Academic English for international graduate students with emphasis on both academic reading and research.
Prerequisite: EAP 150.
Registration Information: Admission to graduate INTO CSU Pathway Program.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EAP 153  Writing for International Graduate Students  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Development of academic English for international graduate students with an emphasis on academic research writing.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Admission to an accelerated graduate INTO CSU Pathway Program.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.