English courses
  • Students get instruction and practice in the writing of papers based on multiple sources, with special attention to synthesis, analysis, argument, and rhetorical techniques. Documentation style and search strategies, both print and electronic, as well as the evaluation and assessment of outside sources are also addressed. The course will use both word processing and networked software to generate and evaluate student writing. College Writing II is a prerequisite for all 300-level courses in English.
  • This course provides an introduction of the study of poetry, drama, fiction and creative non-fiction, with an emphasis on structure and meaning. Selections used as models of the genres are chosen for high interest value and general accessibility.
  • A study of adaptations from fiction to film is provided, with attention to the nature and structure of both genres.
  • This course provides a historical survey of significant works in U.S. literature, particularly addressing the rise of Realism and Naturalism through Modernism and Postmodernism.