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ENGL 5501 Advanced Composition: 3 semester hours.

An advanced course in which students develop an independent style in writing such types of essays as the personal, biographical, argumentative, and critical. May contain prose analysis. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 5506 Advanced Creative Writing: 3 semester hours.

Production and discussion of student writing. Study in a specific genre. Repeatable with different topics. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 5507 Topics in Professional Writing: 3 semester hours.

Topics in professional writing, including standard genres, new media, and emerging trends in research and the workplace. Emphasis on developing practical skills, theoretical knowledge, and finished professional documents related to the topic. Specific, evaluated graduate-level activities are identified in the course syllabus. May be repeated once with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credits. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or permission of instructor

ENGL 5509 Literary Magazine Production: 3 semester hours.

Hands-on experience in literary magazine production: editing, proofreading, and design. Strategies for screening and selecting stories, poems, and reviews. Consideration of the role of the small press in national literary culture. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 5531 Teaching and Writing Projects Special Topics: 3 semester hours.

Aids teachers of all grade levels and all academic subjects in developing skills in teaching writing. Combines composition theory and practical classroom exercises with ongoing writing and critiques. Repeatable with different topics. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 5540 Philosophy and Literature: 3 semester hours.

Reflections on the relation between poetic and speculative discourse. Topics include forms of consciousness, temporality and narrative, metaphysics of genre. Equivalent to PHIL 5540. Repeatable with different topics. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 5541 History of Literary Criticism: 3 semester hours.

Teaches major theorists and debates that have influenced the interpretation of literature. Students read key theoretical texts. Course may use a thematic or chronological approach. Specific, evaluated graduate-level activities and/or performances are identified in the course syllabus. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 5553 American Indian Literature: 3 semester hours.

Considers literary works by and about North American native people, especially in relationship to history, genre, and culture, including oral traditions. Repeatable with different topics. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 5555 Studies in a National Literature: 3 semester hours.

Studies in important literatures and cultures not otherwise covered in the curriculum. Will include literatures in translation and literature written in English outside of America and the British Isles. Equivalent to LANG 5515 and CMLT 5515. Repeatable with different topics. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 5556 Comparative Literature: 3 semester hours.

The analysis of ideas, problems, and techniques common to important writers of various national literatures. Repeatable with different topics. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 5561 Classical Literature: 3 semester hours.

Study of the major literature of the classical Greek and Roman periods, especially in relationship to its cultural backgrounds. Repeatable with different topics. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 5562 Medieval Literature: 3 semester hours.

Study of the major literature of the Middle Ages and its background, with emphasis upon the development of English literature. Repeatable with different topics. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 5563 Renaissance Literature: 3 semester hours.

Study of the major literature of the Renaissance and its background, with emphasis upon the development of English literature. Repeatable with different topics. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 5564 Seventeenth Century Literature: 3 semester hours.

Study of the major literature of the seventeenth century and its background, with emphasis on English or American or other literature of the period. Repeatable with different topics. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 5565 Eighteenth Century Literature: 3 semester hours.

Study of the major literature of the eighteenth century and its background, with emphasis on English or American or other literature of the period. Repeatable with different topics. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 5566 Early Nineteenth Century Literature: 3 semester hours.

Study of the major literature of the early nineteenth century and its background, with emphasis on English or American or other literature of the period. Repeatable with different topics. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 5567 Late Nineteenth Century Literature: 3 semester hours.

Study of the major literature of the late nineteenth century and its background, with emphasis on English or American or other literature of the period. Repeatable with different topics. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 5568 Early Twentieth Century Literature: 3 semester hours.

Study of the major literature of the early twentieth century and its background, with emphasis on English or American or other literature of the period. Repeatable with different topics. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 5569 Contemporary Literature: 3 semester hours.

Study of recent major literature and its background, with emphasis on English or American or other literature of the period. Repeatable with different topics. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 5570 Post-Colonial Literature: 3 semester hours.

Study of post-colonial literary texts, with attention to the role of literature in history, political resistance, and social movements of one or more colonized cultures. Repeatable with different topics. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 5572 Proseminar in a Major Literary Figure: 3 semester hours.

Intensive study in a single major author other than Chaucer, Milton, and Shakespeare. Repeatable with different topics. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 5573 Chaucer: 3 semester hours.

Intensive study of selected works of Chaucer. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 5574 Milton: 3 semester hours.

Intensive study of selected works of Milton. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 5576 Shakespeare: 3 semester hours.

Intensive study of selected works of Shakespeare. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 5577 Shakespeare in Performance: 3 semester hours.

Intensive study of selected works by Shakespeare, with emphasis placed upon performance issues. Includes field trip to attend live dramatic productions of Shakespearian plays. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 5580 Varieties of American English: 3 semester hours.

In-depth study of various dialects of American English, including historical evolution of different dialects, effects of migration on dialects, and influences of non-English immigrant languages on development of American English. Field-work studying the Snake River dialects of Idaho. Equivalent to ANTH 5580. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 5581 Studies in Grammar: 3 semester hours.

Focus on the study of transformational-generative grammar and its application to sentence level problems. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 5584 Special Topics in Linguistics: 3 semester hours.

Rotating topics in different areas of linguistics. Consult current schedule of classes for exact course being taught. May be repeated. PREREQ: ANTH/LANG/ENGL 1107. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 5585 Linguistic Analysis: 3 semester hours.

Advanced topics course in the techniques of language analysis. Examples are phonology and morphology, semantics, or rhetorical grammar. Repeatable with different topics. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 5586 Old English: 3 semester hours.

Intensive study of the Old English language, with attention to its intrinsic structure and its relation to Middle and Modern English. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 5587 History of the English Language: 3 semester hours.

Linguistic and historical study of the major changes and developments in the English Language. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 5588 Introduction to Sociolinguistics: 3 semester hours.

Study of the patterned covariation of language and society, social dialects and social styles in language; problems of bilingualism, multilingualism, creoles and language uses. Equivalent to ANTH 5550. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 5590 Topics in Folklore: 3 semester hours.

Focused study of an issue in folkloristics or a particular genre of folklore, including history of the scholarship concerning that issue or genre. Rotating topics. Repeatable with different topics. Equivalent to ANTH 5590. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 5592 Folklore and Literature: 3 semester hours.

Study of cross-influences between oral and written literatures. Emphasis may be on a written genre that imitates and draws upon oral genres, a movement or period in which oral tradition strongly influences written forms, or a particular writer who incorporates motifs and storytelling patterns from folklore. Rotating topics. Repeatable with different topics. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 5597 Professional Education Development Topics: 1-3 semester hour.

A course for practicing professionals aimed at the development and improvement of skills. May not be applied to graduate degrees. May be repeated. May be graded S/U. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 5599 Experimental Course: 1-6 semester hour.

This is an experimental course. The course title and number of credits are noted by course section and announced in the class schedule by the scheduling department. Experimental courses may be offered no more than three times. May be repeated. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 6610 Careers in English: 1 semester hour.

Preparation for English job searches and teaching careers. Does not count toward degree requirements. Graded S/U. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 6611 Literary Theory and Criticism: 3 semester hours.

Focused study of selected literary theories/critical approaches and their applications. Repeatable with different topics. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 6612 Introduction to Graduate Studies in English: 3 semester hours.

Introduces students to major literary theories and approaches and trains them in scholarly research methods. Requires development of a substantial research proposal. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 6613 Literary Bibliography Manuscripts and Editing: 3 semester hours.

Training in bibliographical, manuscript, and/or editing methodologies relevant to English. Repeatable with different topics. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 6621 Seminar in a Major Literary Genre: 3 semester hours.

Focused study of the theory and conventions of a major form (such as lyric poetry or novel) or a broader genre (such as realism, pastoral, or the fantastic). Repeatable with different topics. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 6623 Seminar in Literary Themes: 3 semester hours.

Focused study of literature cohering around thematic content (such as religion, exploration, or diaspora). Repeatable with different topics. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 6625 Seminar in a Literary Period: 3 semester hours.

Focused study of a literary period and issues in periodization. Repeatable with different topics. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 6627 Seminar in Major Literary Figures: 3 semester hours.

Focused study of the writings of one or two major writers. Critical and biographical topics and historical significance may be considered. Repeatable with different topics. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 6630 Special Topics in Pedagogy: 3 semester hours.

Focused study of topics regularly covered in ENGL 6631, ENGL 6632, or ENGL 6633. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 6631 Seminar in Teaching Writing: 3 semester hours.

Systematic application of contemporary composition theory to the teaching of writing; includes readings in and discussion of theories, research issues, and practices relevant to effective teaching and learning in composition classrooms. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 6631L Teaching Composition Lab: 1 semester hour.

Lab for English 6631. Experiential training for new M.A. TAs. Requires attending graduate faculty mentor's English 1101, regular meetings with mentor, teaching five times, and supervised grading. Graded S/U with written report by mentor. Required of first-semester M.A. TAs. Does not count toward degree requirements. PREREQ or COREQ: ENGL 6631. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 6632 Seminar in Teaching Literature: 3 semester hours.

Theoretical and practical approaches to teaching literature and literary interpretation at the undergraduate level, with attention to issues in course design and implementation, such as designing syllabi, leading discussion, and grading papers. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 6633 Seminar in Teaching Business and Professional Writing: 3 semester hours.

Preparation to teach undergraduate business and technical writing courses, including the nature and history of business and technical writing, as well as attention to practical issues in teaching, such as pedagogical strategies, textbook choice, and research design. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 6635 Special Topics in the Teaching of English: 3 semester hours.

Focused study of topics in English pedagogy that are not regularly covered in ENGL 6631, ENGL 6632, ENGL 6633, ENGL 6681, or ENGL 6682. Repeatable with different topics. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 6640 Interdisciplinary Seminar: 3 semester hours.

Focused study of a literary or literary-related problem or subject using the theories and methods of literature and other closely-related disciplines such as folklore, communications, rhetorical studies, history, linguistics, or anthropology. Repeatable with different topics. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 6642 Seminar in Oral and Popular Culture: 3 semester hours.

Focused study of a body of oral and/or popular cultural expression in related historical and cultural contexts with emphasis on literary connections. Repeartable with different topics. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 6650 MA Thesis: 1-6 semester hour.

Master's thesis. Optional. Graded S/U. May be repeated

ENGL 6651 MA Paper: 1-3 semester hour.

Substantial revision of a graduate paper to produce a manuscript suitable for submission to a peer-reviewer publication in the field. M.A. Program only. Optional. Graded S/U. May be repeated. Up to 3 credits may count toward degree requirements

ENGL 6662 Seminar in Creative Writing: 3 semester hours.

Advanced study of creative writing. Course involves intensive readings in one or more selected genres (poetry, prose, drama), analyzed from the perspective of criticism and craft, and the development of course-related writing projects. PREREQ: ENGL 5506 or equivalent. Repeatable with different topics. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 6680 Introduction to Linguistics: 3 semester hours.

Introduction to fundamental concepts and methodologies of modern linguistics, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, sociolinguistics, programmatics, and language acquisition. May include opportunities to explore the practical application of course topics. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 6681 Theory of Second Language Acquisition: 3 semester hours.

The course will: 1) address theories describing the processes underlying second language acquisition, as well as relevant research, 2) consider what conditions increase the likelihood of successful second language acquisition, and 3) review the implications of 1 and 2 for second language learning and teaching. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 6682 TESL Methodology: 3 semester hours.

Building on the theoretical framework of ENGL 6681, students develop effective ESL materials and curricula, taking into account SLA research as well as the characteristics, needs, and motivation of learners. The class will involve a large practical component. PREREQ or COREQ: ENGL 6681, and Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 6685 Seminar in Linguistics: 3 semester hours.

Advanced studies in selected topics in linguistics. Course includes application of linguistic theories to specific forms of communication within the discipline of English. Repeatable with different topics. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 6690 Graduate Reading: 1-3 semester hour.

Supplementary reading course, arranged on an individual basis, to cover course content not otherwise available in the graduate program. Requires conferences with a faculty supervisor, written assignments or examination, and approval of a prospectus by the Graduate Committee. Repeatable with different topics. Does not count toward degree requirements

ENGL 6694 Dissertation and Comprehensive Exam Preparation: 1-6 semester hour.

Student prepares a dissertation proposal and comprehensive exam lists and studies for qualifying exams in consultation with his or her dissertation director. Requires dissertation director's approval of projected dissertation research area, exam areas, and committee members. Limited to Ph.D. students only. Does not count toward degree requirements. May be repeated. Graded S/U

ENGL 6699 Experimental Course: 1-6 semester hour.

This is an experimental course. The course title and number of credits are noted by course section and announced in the class schedule by the scheduling department. Experimental courses may be offered no more than three times. May be repeated. PREREQ: Classified Graduate Status or Permission of the Instructor

ENGL 7700 Supervised Teaching Internship: 3 semester hours.

Practical experience in classroom or laboratory teaching. Enrollment limited to

ENGL 7731 Practicum in Teaching Composition: 3 semester hours.

Teaching composition under supervision. Required of, and limited to, second semester M.A. teaching assistants. PREREQ: ENGL 6631. Graded S/U

ENGL 7750 Doctoral Thesis: 1-9 semester hour.

Doctoral thesis, consisting of two papers, each the equivalent of a well-developed article. D.A. program only. 1-9 credits. Repeatable. Graded S/U

ENGL 7783 Practicum in Second Language Teaching: 3 semester hours.

Supervised practicum in ELS teaching or tutoring. Required for TESOL certificate. PREREQ: ENGL 6681, ENGL 6682 and 12-15 credits toward TESOL certificate

ENGL 8850 Doctoral Dissertation: 1-9 semester hour.

Research project with a section exploring implications for the teaching of English. Ph.D. program only. Variable credit. May be repeated. Graded S/U

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