English

Note: General Prerequisite: ENG 110 or an equivalent is a prerequisite for all other English courses, except ENG 099, ESL 108, ESL 109. Students majoring in English or Journalism or minoring in English, Journalism, Cinema Studies, Writing, or Creative Writing must earn a grade of C- or better in ENG 110 before taking additional ENG, CINE, or JRN courses.

ENG 298 is a prerequisite for all 300-level literature courses.

ENG 398 is a prerequisite for all 400-level literature courses (this does not include 491 or 492).

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ENG 099 Remedial English 3
Focus on improvement of basic writing skills in order to meet entrance requirements for ENG 110. After review of grammar and punctuation, the course emphasizes sentence and paragraph formation and the development of the coherent essay. Students who are required to take ENG 099 must pass the course with a C- or better before successful completion of 30 hours of coursework. NOTE: Letter grade will affect GPA as if ENG 099 were a three credit course, but these credits will not count toward the number of credits required for graduation. Fall, Spring, Summer.

100s

ENG 110 Introduction to College Writing 3

Introductory course in college-level academic writing focusing on reading complex sources and writing about them. Emphasis on critical thinking and inquiry; writing as a reflective, social act; locating, evaluating, and using evidence; and applying conventions of the academic community. Substantial guided practice with and discussion of writing as a process. ENG 110 or an acceptable equivalent is required of all students at CCSU. Skill Area I

Enrollment Policies: A score of 450 on the writing or critical reading portion of the SAT (or 21 on the ACT) is needed to enroll in ENG 110; otherwise, the student will be required to complete ENG 099 (Remedial English) prior to taking ENG 110. Students whose first or native language is not English should see the English Department Chair about alternatives to ENG 099. Students who have not completed their ENG 110 requirement prior to earning 61 credits are required to take both ENG 110 and 202.

200s

ENG 202 Intermediate Composition 3
Prereq.: ENG 110 or permission of department chair. Intermediate course in expository writing designed to expand the student's writing skills. Emphasis on academic and career-oriented writing in the student's major field or area of interest, including research skills and papers, professional reports, and resumes. Skill Area I

ENG 203 Survey of World Literature: Ancient to Early Modern 3
Survey of great works of world literature from its origins to 1650, with emphasis on literatures other than British and American. Not a prerequisite for ENG 204. CSUS Common Course. Study Area I [I] [L]

ENG 204 Survey of World Literature: 17th Century to the Present 3
Survey of great works of world literature from 1650 to the present, with emphasis on literatures other than British and American. ENG 203 is not a prerequisite. Study Area I [I] [L]

ENG 205 Survey in British Literature: Middle Ages to the 18th Century 3
Major British writers from the beginnings through the 18th century. Not a prerequisite for ENG 206. CSUS Common Course. Study Area I [L]

ENG 206 Survey of British Literature: Romanticism to the Present 3
Major British writers from the late 18th century to the present. ENG 205 is not a prerequisite. CSUS Common Course. Study Area I [L]

ENG 210 Survey of American Literature: Pre-Civil War 3
American literature from the Colonial Period to the Civil War. Not a prerequisite for ENG 211. CSUS Common Course. Study Area I [L]

ENG 211 Survey of American Literature: Civil War to the Present 3
American literature from the Civil War to the present. ENG 210 is not a prerequisite. CSUS Common Course. Study Area I [L]

ENG 212 African-American Literature 3
Survey of African-American writers from the eighteenth through twentieth centuries. Does not count toward the English major. Cross listed with AFAM 212. No credit given to students with credit for AFAM 212. Study Area I [L]

ENG 213 Studies in American Literature 3
An exploration of select subjects, techniques, and themes in American literature. Topics to be announced each semester. Students may not take this course under the same topic more than once. Does not count toward the English major. May be repeated under different topics for a maximum of 6 credits. Study Area I [L]

ENG 214 Studies in International Literature 3
An exploration of select subjects, techniques, and themes in British and world literature. Topics to be announced each semester. Students may not take this course under the same topic more than once. Does not count toward the English major. May be repeated under different topics for a maximum of 6 credits. Study Area I [I] [L]

ENG 215 Introduction to Women Writers 3
Introduction to women writers of the world, primarily in the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries. Does not count toward the English major. Cross listed with WGSS 215. No credit given to students with credit for WGSS 215 or WS 215. Study Area I [I] [L]

ENG 220 Shakespeare 3
Selected tragedies, comedies, and history plays. Study Area I [L]

ENG 250 Contemporary Literature 3
Modern fiction, plays, and poetry in relation to modern life. Does not count toward the English major. Study Area I [L]

ENG 260 Introduction to Poetry 3
A close analysis of poetry: prosody, diction, figurative language, structure, tone, and theme. Selections read from entire range of English and American poetry. Does not count toward the English major. CSUS Common Course. Study Area I [L]

ENG 261 Introduction to Fiction 3
A close analysis of the elements, structure, and technique of short stories and novels. Does not count toward the English major. CSUS Common Course. Study Area I [L]

ENG 262 Introduction to Drama 3
A close analysis of plays, representing major and minor genres of drama (tragedy, comedy, tragi-comedy, melodrama, farce, etc.), relationship of genre, structure, and statement. Does not count toward the English major. CSUS Common Course. Study Area I [I] [L]

ENG 270 Dramatic Enactment 3
Prereq.: ENG 110 or equivalent; restricted to English Elementary Education or pre-Elementary Education majors, except by permission of instructor. Introduction to the theory and applications of creative drama as an interpretive tool and a response to literature. (E)

ENG 274 Storytelling 3
Prereq.: ENG 110 or equivalent; restricted to English Elementary Education or pre-Elementary Education majors, except by permission of instructor. Study of the history, art, and technique of storytelling. Discussion of the skills involved in order to develop the student's competency in this oral tradition. Designed to enable the student to build a personal repertoire of stories for performance. (O)

ENG 298 Introduction to Literary Studies 3
Prereq.: ENG 110 (C- or higher) or equivalent. Restricted to English BA and BS majors and English minors, except by permission of instructor. Introduction to the basic formal and methodological elements of the study of literature.

300s

ENG 310 Close Reading the Sentence 3
Prereq.: ENG 298, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Intensive workshop in which students learn to analyze literature at the sentence level. For English majors and minors this course counts as a Literature Elective. Irregular.

ENG 332 Medieval English Literature 3
Prereq.: ENG 298, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Old English and Middle English literature, exclusive of Chaucer, from the eighth through the 14th centuries. Most material read in translation.

ENG 333 The English Renaissance 3
Prereq.: ENG 298, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Emphasis on British poetry and prose of the 16th and early 17th centuries, including such writers as More, Erasmus, Sidney, Spenser, Marlowe, Shakespeare, and Jonson.

ENG 334 Seventeenth-Century Poetry & Prose 3
Prereq.: ENG 298, or permission of instructor for non-majors. British poetry and prose of the earlier 17th century, including Donne, Herbert, Marvell, Bacon, Burton, and Browne.

ENG 335 Restoration & Eighteenth-Century Literature 3
Prereq.: ENG 298, or permission of instructor for non-majors. British poetry, prose and drama from 1660 to 1798, including such writers as Dryden, Congreve, Addison, Swift, Pope, Fielding, Gay, Johnson, Goldsmith, and Sheridan.

ENG 336 The Romantic Age 3
Prereq.: ENG 298, or permission of instructor for non-majors. British Literature from Blake to 1832, including Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley, and Keats.

ENG 337 The Victorian Age 3
Prereq.: ENG 298, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Poetry and non-fiction prose from 1832 to 1900, including poetry of Tennyson, Browning and Arnold and prose of Carlyle, Mill, Newman, and Ruskin.

ENG 339 Modern British Literature 3
Prereq.: ENG 298, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Prose and poetry from 1900 to the present, including such writers as Hopkins, Sitwell, Eliot, Yeats, Joyce, Woolf, Forster, Auden, MacNiece, Spender, Graves, Thomas, and Orwell.

ENG 340 Early American Literature 3
Prereq.: ENG 298, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Early writers of the country through approximately the first third of the 19th century, with emphasis on the ideological and social influences which shaped their art.

ENG 341 The American Renaissance 3
Prereq.: ENG 298, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Prose and poetry of American romantic authors in the 19th century. Special emphasis on Poe, Hawthorne, Melville, Thoreau, Emerson, Whitman; contemporary ideologies. Cross listed with AMS 341. No credit given to students with credit for AMS 341.

ENG 342 American Realism & Naturalism 3
Prereq.: ENG 298, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Study of the period after the Civil War to about 1915, including such writers as Dickinson, Twain, James, Wharton, Crane, and Dreiser.

ENG 343 Modern American Literature 3
Prereq.: ENG 298, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Major American writers in the period between World War I and World War II; the ideological and social influences which shaped their art.

ENG 344 Contemporary American Literature 3
Prereq.: ENG 298, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Study of major American writers from WWII to the present, focusing on historical, cultural, and aesthetic movements of the time. Irregular.

ENG 345 Modern African-American Literature 3
Prereq.: ENG 298, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Study of selected writers, beginning with the Harlem Renaissance. Cross listed with AFAM 345 and AMS 345. No credit given to students with credit for AFAM 345 or AMS 345.

ENG 347 Latino/a Literature 3
Prereq.: ENG 298, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Important U.S. Latino/a literary works in prose, poetry, drama, and essay. Cross-listed with LTN 347. No credit may be received by students who have received credit for LTN 347. Spring. Study Area I [I] [L]

ENG 348 Explorations of American Literature 3
Prereq.: ENG 298, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Topics in American literature, with a focus on historical or other context (period, genre, culture, etc.). Attention to literary analysis and the close reading of primary texts. May be taken under different topics for a maximum of 6 credits.  

ENG 358 Explorations of British Literature 3
Prereq.: ENG 298, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Topics in British literature, with a focus on historical or other context (period, genre, culture, etc.). Attention to literary analysis and the close reading of primary texts. May be taken under different topics for a maximum of 6 credits.  

ENG 360 The Bible as Literature: Old Testament 3
Prereq.: ENG 298, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Major books of Old Testament important to literature, their literary qualities, and their historical and cultural backgrounds. (E)

ENG 361 The Bible as Literature: The New Testament 3
Prereq.: ENG 298, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Major books of New Testament important to literature, their literary qualities and their historical and cultural backgrounds. Part of Apocrypha. (E)

ENG 362 Greek and Roman Literature 3
Prereq.: ENG 298, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Such major Greek and Roman writers as Homer, the Greek dramatists, Plato, Thucydides, Lucretius, and Virgil. No credit given to students who have taken ENG 363 or 364.

ENG 363 Greek Literature 3
Prereq.: ENG 298, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Greek poetry and prose from the late 8th Century BCE through the Alexandrian period, focusing on representative works and authors of epic, lyric, drama, history, oratory, and/or philosophy. No credit given to students who have taken ENG 362. [I]

ENG 364 Latin Literature 3
Prereq.: ENG 298, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Latin poetry and prose from the late 1st Century BCE into the midieval period, including representative works and authors of epic, lyric, drama, satire, history, oratory, and/or philosophy. No credit given to students who have taken ENG 362. [I]

ENG 365 The Modern European Novel 3
Prereq.: ENG 298, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Representative works by such writers as Flaubert, Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky, Proust, Kafka, and Camus. [I]

ENG 367 Global Novel 3
Prereq.: ENG 298, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Explores the globalization of the novel genre since World War II, with emphasis on adaptations of the novel form in non-Anglo-European traditions. Irregular. [I]

ENG 370 Creative Nonfiction I 3
Prereq.: ENG 110. Introduction to various creative nonfiction writing techniques, including how to develop a literary voice, conduct creative research, play with conventional structures, and match a writing style to a specific form, such as personal essay.

ENG 371 Creative Writing: Fiction I 3
Introduction to the art and craft of literary fiction with emphasis on developing fiction writing ability and critical reading skills. Students will actively participate in workshop sessions.

ENG 372 Creative Writing: Fiction II 3
Prereq: ENG 371 or permission of instructor. Presupposes proficiency in vocabulary, basic techniques, and workshop method of short fiction writing. Students are expected to have already written a considerable body of work and to be prepared to submit stories at the semester's start.

ENG 373 Creative Writing: Poetry I 3
Introduction to the art and craft of writing poetry, emphasizing both poetry writing ability and critical reading. Students are expected to participate fully in the workshop method of critique and revision in class.

ENG 374 Creative Writing: Poetry II 3
Prereq.: ENG 373 or permission of instructor. Presupposes proficiency in vocabulary, poetry writing techniques, workshop methods. Students must already have a considerable body of work, and generate new work. Irregular.

ENG 375 Creative Nonfiction II 3
Prereq.: ENG 370. Presupposes an understanding of the basic techniques used in short nonfiction. Students will experiment with various creative nonfiction forms, with special emphasis on shorter articles, including personal essay, humor writing, and literary travel pieces. Irregular.

ENG 376 Creative Writing: Essay 3
Write the familiar and formal personal essay. Primarily a writing course, but also an overview of the form. Readings may begin with Montaigne and Thoreau, but quickly move to more contemporary authors. Spring.

ENG 377 Creative Writing: Playwriting 3
Introduction to the art and craft of playwriting, emphasizing writing ability and critical reading skills. Students are expected to participate actively in workshop sessions. Irregular.

ENG 378 Creative Writing: Special Topics 3
Prereq.: One 300 level creative writing course or permission of instructor. Specific creative writing genres taught on a rotating basis. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 6 credits.

ENG 382 Travel Writing 3
Prereq.: ENG 235 or 236 or permission of instructor. Introduction to the art and craft of travel writing beginning with an overview of the genre and exploration of contemporary works. Students will write essays and articles.

ENG 388 Explorations of World Literature 3
Prereq.: ENG 298, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Topics in World literature, wtih a focus on historical or other context (period, genre, culture, etc.). Attention to literary analysis and the close reading of primary texts. May be taken under different topics for a maximum of 6 credits.  

ENG 398 Topics in Literary Theory and Research 3
Prereq.: ENG 298. Gateway undergraduate course, prerequisite for 400 level ENG courses, that prepares students for upper-level study in the English major. Through the study of American, British, or World literature of a specified period, genre, or authorship, course provides introduction to literary theory and various literary critical approaches and practice in fundamentals of literary research while continuing instruction in literary analysis, close reading, and argumentation. Requirements will include a long research-based critical essay.

400s

400-LEVEL CLASSES ARE FOR UNDERGRADUATE CREDIT ONLY, EXCEPT WHERE NOTED WITH "[GR]"

ENG 401 Advanced Composition 3
Advanced course in expository writing designed for competent writers who wish to refine their skills. Emphasis on vividness, precision, and impact, with attention to audience and style. Not applicable to M.A. in English program. [GR]

ENG 402 Advanced Composition & Technology in the English Classroom 3
Prereq.: ENG 110 and acceptance in the Professional Program of Teacher Education; or permission of instructor. Advanced writing for the refinement of writing skills. Explores ways to teach writing. Addresses the use of technology in secondary English classrooms in regard to instruction, data management, and classroom management. Not applicable to M.A. in English program.

ENG 403 Technical Writing 3
A course designed to assist students in planning, researching, structuring, writing, revising, and editing technical materials. Emphasis on various types of writing drawn from an industrial/professional context: reports, correspondence, directories, manuals, technical articles. Not applicable to M.A. in English program. [GR]

ENG 404 Fiction for Teachers 3
Secondary English Education majors only. Students are treated as practicing writers who are training to become teachers of literature and writing. Students engage in writing workshops and closely study the elements of fiction, en route to understanding the pedagogy of the teaching of writing. Spring, Summer.

ENG 405 Poetry for Teachers 3
Secondary English Education majors only. Students are treated as practicing poets who will read and discuss traditional and contemporary poetry en route to understanding the pedagogy of teaching poetry in the secondary schools. Summer, Fall.

ENG 406 Teaching the Mechanics of Writing 3
Secondary English Education majors only. Students take an in-depth look at the mechanics of selected literary works to provide a pedagogical foundation for the teaching of mechanics in the secondary classroom. Spring, Summer.

ENG 420 Teaching English in Secondary Schools 4
Prereq.: ENG 402 and acceptance into the Professional Program of Teacher Education. Methods and materials for teaching English language and literature. Includes 30 hours of guided observations in middle and high school classrooms. Not applicable to M.A. in English program. CT law requires findgerprinting and a criminal background check for the filed experiences in this class. Fingerprinting must be completed prior to the beginning of class.

ENG 435 Student Teaching Seminar 1
Prereq.: ENG 420, EDSC 435 (taken concurrently). Discussion of issues that arise in the student teaching placements. Emphasis on improving individual classroom practices.

ENG 445 American Drama 3
Prereq.: ENG 398, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Development of American drama and its contribution to literature. Irregular. [GR]

ENG 448 Advanced Studies in American Literature 3
Prereq.: ENG 398, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Topics in American literature, with a focus on individual authors, literary theory/method, or other specialized subjects. Attention to literary criticism, interpretation, and research. May be taken under different topics for a maximum of 6 credits. Cross listed with AMS 448. No credit given to students with credit for AMS 448. [GR]

ENG 449 Major American Authors 3
Prereq.: ENG 398, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Intensive study of the writings, life, influence, and historical milieu of a major American author. Authors will vary each year. May be repeated under different author subjects for a maximum of 6 credits. [GR] [D]

ENG 450 Chaucer 3
Prereq.: ENG 398, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Readings in Chaucer, with special emphasis on The Canterbury Tales and Troilus and Criseyde. Irregular. [GR]

ENG 451 Milton 3
Prereq.: ENG 398, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Readings in Milton's prose and poetry, with emphasis upon Paradise Lost and Samson Agonistes. Irregular. [GR]

ENG 458 Advanced Studies in British Literature 3
Prereq.: ENG 398, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Topics in British literature, with a focus on individual authors, literary theory/method, or other specialized subjects. Attention to literary criticism, interpretation, and research. May be taken under different topics for a maximum of 6 credits. [GR]

ENG 460 Shakespeare and Film 3
Prereq.: ENG 398, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Explores what film can teach us about Shakespeare and his role in our culture; what Shakespeare can teach us about the nature and history of film; and what the intersection of the two can teach us about the politics of literary forms and entertainment media and about the many forms and media of politics in contemporary society. We will read 3-4 plays and view 2-3 films based each play. May require outside screenings. Cross-listed with CINE 460. No credit may be received by students who have received credit for CINE 460. Spring. (O)

ENG 461 Shakespeare: Major Comedies 3
Prereq.: ENG 398, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Close analysis of major comedies and pertinent critical problems. Fall. [GR]

ENG 462 Shakespeare: Major Tragedies 3
Prereq.: ENG 398, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Close analysis of major tragedies and pertinent critical problems. Spring. [GR]

ENG 463 Elizabethan & Jacobean Drama 3
Prereq.: ENG 398, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Major dramatists from Kyd to Ford, excluding Shakespeare. Irregular. [GR]

ENG 464 Restoration and 18th-Century Drama 3
Prereq.: ENG 398, or permission of instructor for non-majors. English drama from 1660 to 1800, primarily comedy. Readings from the works of such dramatists as Wycherly, Etherege, Dryden, Congreve, Vanbrugh, Farquhar, Steele, Gay, Fielding, and Sheridan. Irregular. [GR]

ENG 465 Global Cinema 3
Prereq.: ENG 398, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Surveys international cinema after World War II with an emphasis on the fiction feature films of Africa, Asia, and Latin America; also considers major film movements such as the European New Wave and Italian Neo-realism. Cross-listed with CINE 465. No credit may be received by students who have received credit for CINE 465. Irregular. [I]

ENG 466 American Cinema in the 60s and 70s 3
Prereq.: ENG 398, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Examines the extraordinary changes in film culture in the United States during the time of the civil right movement, the countercultures of the 60s, and the war in Vietnam. Students are required to attend a weekly screening in addition to regular class meetings. Cross-listed with CINE 466. No credit may be received by students who have received credit for CINE 466. Spring. (O)

ENG 467 Hitchcock 3
Prereq.: ENG 110. Chronological survey of the films of Alfred Hitchcock. Analysis of secondary literature in conjunction with each film. Emphasis on both critical and cultural theory, including the work of Freud, Lacan and Žižek. Cross-listed with CINE 467. No credit given to students with credit for CINE 467. Irregular.

 ENG 470 The Victorian Novel 3
Prereq.: ENG 398, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Representative Victorian novelists with special emphasis on Trollope, Eliot, Dickens, Thackeray, and Hardy. Irregular. [GR]

ENG 474 Contemporary American Novel 3
Prereq.: ENG 398, or permission of instructor for non-majors. American novels which have come to prominence since World War II and the changing cultural environment which they reflect. Irregular. [GR]

ENG 475 The British Novel to 1832 3
Prereq.: ENG 398, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Form and content of the novel with readings selected from Behn, DeFoe, Richardson, Fielding, Sterne, Smollett, Johnson, Burney, Walpole, Austen, and Scott. Irregular. [GR]

ENG 476 The Modern British Novel 3
Prereq.: ENG 398, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Form and content of the novel with readings selected from Joyce, Woolf, Ford, Conrad, Lawrence, Huxley, Forster, Greene, Waugh, and others. Irregular. [GR]

ENG 477 Modern British Poetry 3
Prereq.: ENG 398, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Major works of Hardy, Hopkins, Yeats, D.H. Lawrence, Owen, Sassoon, Auden, Dylan Thomas, Larkin, Hughes, and others. Irregular. [GR]

ENG 478 Modern American Poetry 3
Prereq.: ENG 398, or permission of instructor for non-majors. The study of important American poets from Dickinson to the present. Irregular. [GR]

ENG 480 Modern Irish Literature 3
Prereq.: ENG 398, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Study of the major themes and traditions in Irish writers of the 20th century. Included will be works by Yeats, Joyce, Synge, O'Casey, O'Connor, and others. Irregular. [GR]

ENG 481 Digital Literary Studies 3
Prereq.: ENG 398, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Survey of theoretical and applied approaches to digital work in literary and cultural studies. Irregular.

ENG 483 Advanced Creative Nonfiction 3
Prereq.: ENG 375. Presupposes some experience writing creative nonfiction. Students will explore various techniques required to write longer articles, such as features, extended profiles, and longer personal essays. Students will be expected to produce at least one lengthy paper and workshop all of their work in class. Fall.

ENG 484 Advanced Fiction Workshop 3
Prereq.: ENG 372 or permission of instructor. Presupposes mastery of the vocabulary and basic techniques of writing literary fiction and the workshop method. Students are expected to have a considerable body of work, and generate new work. Addresses creative process, preparation of manuscripts, publishing, and academic and career options. Irregular.

ENG 485 Advanced Poetry Workshop 3
Prereq.: ENG 374 or permission of instructor. Presupposes mastery of the vocabulary and basic techniques of writing poetry, and the workshop method. Students are expected to have a considerable body of work, and generate new work. Addresses creative process, preparing poetry manuscripts, publishing, and academic and career options in creative writing. Irregular.

ENG 486 World Literature and Film 3
Prereq.: ENG 398, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Examines the historical, political, and aesthetic relationships of literature and film produced outside the U.S. and Great Britain. Discussion of texts will be frequently structured around arguments from cosmopolitan theory and film theory. This course is not applicable to the M.A. in English, but may count as an elective in other graduate programs. Spring. [GR]

ENG 487 20th-Century British Drama 3
Prereq.: ENG 398, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Study of major British playwrights of the twentieth century. Selections may be from the works of Shaw, Coward, Maugham, O'Casey, Eliot, Beckett, Osborne, Pinter, Shaffer, Ayckbourn, Churchill, Gray, Hare, Stoppard, and others. Irregular. [GR]

ENG 488 Advanced Studies in World Literature 3
Prereq.: ENG 398, or permission of instructor for non-majors. of Graduate standing. Topics in World literature, with a focus on individual authors, literary theory/method, or other specialized subjects. Attention to literary criticism, interpretation, and research. May be taken under different topics for a maximum of 6 credits. [I] [GR]

ENG 489 Studies in Film Adaptation 3
Prereq.: ENG 398, or permission of instructor for non-majors. Examines how literary works such as novels, short stories, plays, and poems have been adapted to the screen. What can literary works do that films cannot, and conversely, what can films do that literature cannot? Includes regular film screenings, literary readings, and critical and theoretical readings on the topic of adaptation. May be taken under different topics for a maximum of 6 credits. Cross listed with CINE 489. Irregular.

ENG 490 Individual Guided Reading 1 TO 3
Prereq.: Permission of chair. A conference course for English majors in their senior year who have a GPA of at least 3.00 or better and who wish to follow a planned program of guided reading.

ENG 491 Children's Literature 3
Prereq.: ENG 110 or equivalent; junior or senior standing required; restricted to English Elementary Education or pre-Elementary Education majors, except by permission of instructor. Balanced selection of the best literature available to children. Traditional forms of fables, legends, myths, epics, fairy tales, and folk tales of the world; examination of how these represent the universal needs and aspirations of all cultures. Major authors and illustrators included. Not applicable to B.A. or M.A. in English programs or English minors. [GR]

ENG 492 Literature for Young Adults 3
Prereq.: ENG 110 or equivalent; junior or senior standing required; restricted to English (Elementary and Secondary) Edcation majors, except by permission of instructor. Through extensive reading this course examines trends and issues, forms and content, and authors and topics of contemporary books read by and written expressly for adolescents. Not applicable to B.A. or M.A. in English programs or English minors. [GR]

ENG 494 Creative Writing: Independent Study 3
Prereq.: Permission of department chair. A senior conference course for students wishing to follow a planned program of writing/study. Typically, this course is for students wishing to prepare a publishing manuscript or a portfolio of their work for application to graduate programs in creative writing. Irregular.

ENG 495 Internship 1 TO 6
Prereq.: ENG 110 or equivalent, junior or senior standing, and permission of faculty advisor and department chair. Internship projects under the guidance of an English faculty advisor. Can be used to fulfill requirements for the English major or minor, and the minors in writing, creative writing, TESOL, and descriptive linguistics. 

500s

ENG 500 Seminar in American Literature 3
Prereq.: Admission or conditional admission to a degree program in English or permission of instructor. Designed to give student seminar experience in selected area of English studies. May be repeated with different topics for up to 6 credits. Fall.

ENG 501 Seminar in British Literature 3
Prereq.: Admission or conditional admission to a degree program in English or permission of instructor. Designed to give student seminar experience in selected area of English studies. May be repeated with different topics for up to 6 credits. Spring.

ENG 530 Topics in Literary Periods 3
Prereq.: Admission to degree program in English or permission of instructor. Detailed study of a period in English, American, or comparative literature (with comparison to include English and/or American). Topics may include: surveys of particular periods; focused examinations of forms, themes, problems, or other subjects associated with a given period. Attention paid to questions of periodization and its critical use. May be taken on different periods for up to 6 credits. Irregular.

ENG 540 Topics in Literature and Theory 3
Prereq.: ENG 598 or permission of instructor. Detailed study of literature through the lens of a particular literary theory or critical method. Provides in-depth instruction on an important theory and its application. Topics will vary; may be taken on different theories for up to 6 credits. Spring.

ENG 583 Teaching Writing across the Curriculum I 6
Prereq.: Acceptance to the Central Connecticut Writing Project (CCWP). Participants will explore research-based approaches to the teaching of writing; present successful teaching strategies in the area of writing across the curriculum, and write extensively in different genres. The emphasis is on personal and professional writing. Only 3 credits may be counted toward the Master's in English or Reading and Language Arts with the permission of the CCWP director and advisor. Cross listed as RDG 583. Summer.

ENG 584 Teaching Writing across the Curriculum II 3
Prereq.: ENG 583. A continuation of ENG 583 which will also include the completion of a professional writing piece. Summer.

ENG 590 Graduate Tutorial: Individual Guided Reading 3
Prereq.: Permission of department chair. A graduate tutorial set up as an independent study for students who wish to pursue intensive, guided research on a particular author or literary period. May be repeated with different topics for up to 6 credits.

ENG 598 Research in English 3
Prereq.: Admission or conditional admission to a degree program in English or permission of instructor. Research skills in literature. Introduces the techniques and resources of literary research through an examination of the theory, history, and practice of literary criticism. Fall.

ENG 599 Thesis 3
Prereq.: Admission to the M.A. program in English, a minimum of 18 credits and a 3.00 overall GPA in English and American Literature, and permission of the department chair. Preparation of the thesis under the supervision of the thesis advisor. On demand.

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