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assignments and activities outside of the attention to historical and cultural contexts traditional classroom are required. (4 s.h.) and predominant interests, themes and literary forms. Prerequisite: LAR 111. (3 s.h.) LAR 112 Writing and Intellectual Traditions II ENG 221 British Literature Survey I The second semester of the liberal arts A survey of British literature and culture core sequence on ideas and writing. from its origins through the 18th Century, While dedicated to the same fundamental with attention to historical contexts and objectives and emphases as its counterpart, predominant interests, themes and literary this course builds on the experiences of forms. Prerequisite: LAR 111. (3 s.h.) the first semester through a study of more modern works related to the same ideas ENG 222 American Literature Survey I and themes. The course continues the A survey of American literature and culture exploration of liberal arts education in the from its origins to 1865, with attention Christian tradition and the cultivation of to historical contexts and predominant a learning community among students interests, themes and literary forms. and instructors. The writing component is Prerequisite: LAR 111. (3 s.h.) centered on the development of research ENG 223 British Literature Survey II sensibilities and skills essential to the A survey of British literature and culture student’s subsequent research writing from the 18th Century to the present, within their chosen majors. Supplemental with attention to historical contexts and assignments and activities outside of predominant interests, themes and literary the traditional classroom are required. forms. Prerequisite: LAR 111. (3 s.h.) Prerequisite: LAR 111. (4 s.h.) ENG 224 American Literature Survey II ENG 110 Introduction to English A survey of American literature and culture Studies from 1865 to the present, with attention An introduction to the English major. to historical contexts and predominant Students become familiar with the interests, themes and literary forms. expectations of an undergraduate English Prerequisite: LAR 111. (3 s.h.) major and those who read, study and write about literature and/or language as a ENG 250 Business Writing and profession and vocation. Prerequisite: LAR Research 111 (1 s.h.) A writing course designed to give the student instruction and practice ENG 200 Introduction to Literature in business writing, including the An introduction to the study and psychological approaches best suited to appreciation of fiction, poetry and various situations. In addition, the student drama. Discussion of the methods and receives instruction in research techniques elements of the various genres. Practice and writing strategies for business reports. in writing critical analysis of literary works. Prerequisite: LAR 111. (3 s.h.) Prerequisite: LAR 111. (3 s.h.) ENG 300 Literature for Children and ENG 208 Tutoring Writing Adolescents An introduction to the theory and practice A study of the literature addressed of working with writers in a writing-center specifically to children from preschool context. While useful for any student or through adolescence. Includes exploration teacher of writing, the course is designed of the diverse types of literature for children to prepare tutors to work effectively with and adolescents and discussion of the writers in a one-to-one setting. In addition elements of the various genres. (3 s.h.) to standard readings, writing assignments and projects, students will also be ENG 301 Genre Study expected to schedule time outside of class A seminar on the study of one or more to observe sessions in the USF Writing literary genres (i.e., novel, short story, Center. This course or ENG 209 is required poetry, non-fiction, etc.). Course contents for those seeking employment in the USF will vary by semester and instructor, with Writing Center. Prerequisites: LAR 111 and specific course descriptions published LAR 112. (1 s.h.) for each semester the course is offered. Prerequisite: ENG 200, 220, 221, 222, 223, ENG 220 Global Literature Survey or 224. (3 s.h.) A survey of literature from outside of the British and American traditions, with

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ENG 311 Creative Writing A course designed to offer instruction and practice in the writing of poetry and fiction. Students will explore principles and elements from each genre through critical reading and writing. (3 s.h.) ENG 312 Creative Writing II A course providing additional practice and guidance in the writing of imaginative literature through a study of the principles and forms of poetry and/or fiction. In consultation with the professor, students will select genre(s) of focus, leading to more extensive engagement with and reflection on aesthetics and craft. Prerequisite: ENG 311. (3 s.h.) ENG 322 Shakespeare A seminar on the study of Shakespeare’s work. Prerequisite: ENG 200, 220, 221, 222, 223, or 224. (3 s.h.) ENG 330 Communication, Language, and Grammar An introduction to communication theory and the theory of language description, and a review of grammar, drawing from the traditional, structural and generativetransformational approaches. Prerequisite: LAR 111. (3 s.h.) ENG 335 British Literature A seminar focusing on the study of selected literary works in British literature. Course contents will vary by semester and instructor, with specific course descriptions published for each semester the course is offered. Prerequisite: A 200-level English course. (3 s.h.) ENG 345 American Literature A seminar focusing on the study of selected literary works in American literature. Course contents will vary by semester and instructor, with specific course descriptions published for each semester the course is offered. Prerequisite: A 200-level English course. (3 s.h.) ENG 360 Advanced Composition Study and practice in the art of writing expository prose. Working in a seminar setting, students develop their rhetorical skills by analyzing the essays of professional writers, writing essays themselves, editing the papers of other class members, and participating in critiques of papers in class. Prerequisite: LAR 111 and LAR 112. (3 s.h.) ENG 366 Evolving Canons A seminar focusing on the study of

2015-2017 USF Academic Catalog  

2015-2017 academic catalog for the University of Sioux Falls.