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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
Spring 2014-Fall 2015
Updated: May 5, 2014

Spring 2014  

260 Introduction to Literary Studies (Miles)
302 Chaucer (Grinnell) A
311 English Romantic Period (Harbin) B
317 20th Century American Short Stories (Singleton) C
322 American Literature after the Civil War (Voeller) C
327 Contemporary American Poetry (Whitfill) C
330 Black Arts Movement (Neighbors) C
335 European Picaresque Novel (Ware) D
340 African Literature (Rostan) 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
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
320 African American Literature (Neighbors)  C
326 Contemporary American Literature (Trakas) C
342 Contemporary English Grammar (Ware) E
345 Gender Theory and Literature (Hitchmough) E
358 Literature and Human Rights (Rostan) D
363 19th Century American Poetry (Voeller) C
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
310 Arthurian Literature (Grinnell) A
312 The Victorian Period (Hitchmough) B
316 Contemporary British Literature (Chalmers) B
321 American Literature before the Civil War (Voeller) C
325 Modern Drama (Wilson) D
329 Postmodern Literature (Neighbors) C
336 European Masterpieces (Grinnell) D
339 Race, Gender, Empire (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
 
Fall 2015
 
260 Introduction to English Studies
304 Spenser, Milton, and the Renaissance Epic (Sweitzer) A
308 Restoration and 18th Century English Drama (Ware) B
318 Early American Popular Novels (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
336 European Masterpieces I (Grinnell) D
344 Adolescent Literature (Wilson) E
346 American Political Rhetoric (Miles) E
359 World Literature (Rostan) D
371 Introductory Short Story Workshop (Singleton) F
373 Introductory Poetry Workshop (Bowers) F
388 Public Speaking (Powers) F
389 Public Relations (Powers) F