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Upper Level Course Sequence  

Below is a projection of courses in literature, creative writing, and communications that the English Department will be offering over the next two years. There may well be changes in this list, but it should help students to plan ahead.

List of English Courses: Two-Year Projection
Fall 2013-Spring 2015
Updated: July 8, 2013

Fall 2013  

304 Spenser, Milton, and the Renaissance Epic (Sweitzer) A
308 Restoration and 18th Century English Drama (Ware) B
322 American Literature After the Civil War (Voeller) C
323 Southern Literature (Trakas) C
324 Ethnic American Literature (Neighbors) C
331 Early English Novel (Chalmers) B
332 Later English Novel (Hitchmough) B
338 Early Women Writers (Grinnell) D
344 Adolescent Literature (Wilson) E
347 Medicine and Literature (Curtis) C
361 African American Drama (Ferguson) (English/Theater) C
371 Introductory Short Story Workshop (Singleton) F
373 Introductory Poetry Workshop (Bowers) F
381-382-383 Communications, Team Dynamics, Conflict Management (Powers) F
388 Public Speaking (Powers) F

Spring 2014  

260 Introduction to Literary Studies (Miles)
302 Chaucer (Grinnell) A
311 English Romantic Period (Hitchmough) B
317 20th Century American Short Stories (Singleton) C
322 American Literature after the Civil War (Voeller) C
327 Contemporary American Poetry (Whitfill) C
328 Contemporary Drama (Ferguson) (English/Theater) C
330 Black Arts Movement (Neighbors) C
335 European Picaresque Novel (Ware) D
341 Principles of Literary Criticism (Chalmers) E
346 American Political Rhetoric (Miles) E
354 Cinema and Surveillance (Sexeny) E
355 Film Directing (Sexeny) F
358 Literature and Human Rights (Rostan) D
375 Art of the Personal Essay (Curtis) F
378 Novella Workshop (Trakas) F
387 Business and Professional Writing (Wilson) F
388 Public Speaking (Powers) F
389 Public Relations (Powers) F

Fall 2014  

260 Introduction to English Studies (Chalmers)
301 British Medieval Literature (Grinnell) A
303 Early English Drama and Lyric (Sweitzer) A
309 Restoration and 18th Century Prose and Poetry (Chalmers) B
3-- 19th Century American Poetry (Voeller) C
319 Native American Literature (Miles) C
320 African American Literature (Neighbors) C
326 Contemporary American Literature (Trakas) C
339 Race, Gender, Empire in World Literature (Rostan) D
342 Contemporary English Grammar (Ware) E
345 Gender Theory and Literature (Hitchmough) E
347 Medicine and Literature (Curtis) C
352 Sexuality and Film (Sexeny) E
360 Classical Drama (Ferguson) (English/Theater) D
371 Introductory Short Story Workshop (Singleton) F
373 Introductory Poetry Workshop (Bowers) F
384 Writing for the Mass Media (Powers) F
388 Public Speaking (Powers) F 

Spring 2015  

260 Introduction to Literary Studies
306 Shakespeare's Tragedies and Romances (Sweitzer) A
312 The Victorian Period (Hitchmough) B
316 Contemporary British Literature (Chalmers) B
321 American Literature before the Civil War (Voeller) C
322 American Literature after the Civil War (Trakas) C
325 Modern Drama (Wilson) D
329 Postmodern Literature (Neighbors) C
336 European Masterpieces (Grinnell) D
340 African Literature (Rostan) D
343 History of the English Language (Ware) E
351 The Art of Film (Sexeny) F
372 Advanced Short Story Workshop (Curtis) F
374 Advanced Poetry Workshop (Bowers) F
381-382-383 Communications, Team Dynamics, Conflict Management (Powers) F
385 Composition and Rhetoric (Miles) F
388 Public Speaking (Powers) F