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culturally diverse literature, including contemporary works by and about historically marginalized groups within the American tradition and works from nonWestern cultures. 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.)

English major status and consent of English presentation. Prerequisite: Senior English faculty. (1-4 s.h.) major. (1 s.h.)

ENG 403 Teaching of English A study of methods of teaching literature, composition, grammar and reading at the secondary level. Consideration of philosophical bases and instructional objectives for the teaching of English. Prerequisite: Admission to the Teacher ENG 367 Global Literature Education Program or instructor A seminar on the study of selected permission. (3 s.h.) literary works from outside the British and American traditions. Course contents ENG 423 Literary Criticism and will vary by semester and instructor, with Cultural Theory specific course descriptions published A seminar focusing on the study of key for each semester the course is offered. concepts and texts of literary criticism and Prerequisite: A 200-level English course. cultural theory from the nineteenth century through the present. Topics may include (3 s.h.) language, textual production, authorship, ENG 368 Language and Society readership, identity, culture, history, This course surveys the social and cultural and ethics. Course contents will vary by contexts of language. It examines the ways semester and instructor, with specific relationships and structures in society course descriptions published for each influence language and how language semester the course is offered. Prerequisite: influences society, the attitudes and At least two courses in literature and/or ideologies people have about languages, philosophy. (3 s.h.) language varieties and their speakers (e.g. issues of prestige and stigma). This ENG 425 Digital Humanities includes variations in language that are A seminar focusing on the identification, determined by region, sex, social level, analysis, evaluation and composition cultural groupings and industry. Further, of digital texts within the humanities the course explores how speakers and (including writing for the web, new media, writers use language to construct identities social media, multimedia) using the and interact with different audiences. framework of classical and contemporary rhetoric. Course contents will pay particular Prerequisite: LAR 112 or LAR 212. (3 s.h.) attention to advanced online research ENG 370 Departmental Practicum in and publication, the development of Teaching English electronic scholarly projects and humane Supervised practice in skills associated online discourse. Prerequisite: Coursework with the teaching of English. By beyond the liberal arts core in English, observing and assisting University faculty History, or Theology/Philosophy. (3 s.h.) in lower division English courses, the student has the opportunity to develop ENG 430 Visual Rhetoric and Film competencies in activities such as A seminar focusing on the critical and instructing in composition, grammar and rhetorical analysis of visual texts and literature; developing, presenting and film, including the exploration of grading exercises, tests and paragraph- technical, historical, cultural and generic to-paper-length writing assignments; and development. Course content will vary tutoring individual students to remediate by semester and instructor, with specific deficiencies. Prerequisites: Junior or senior course descriptions published for each English major status and consent of English semester the course is offered. Prerequisite: A 200-level English course [or CST200]. (3 faculty. (3 s.h.) s.h.). ENG 395: Internship in Writing. Practical experience in applying the ENG 450 English Colloquium skills of effective expository writing in a The course consists of presentations given vocational setting such as a business or by senior English majors who have worked non-profit service organization. An off- closely with advisors in order to prepare campus supervisor and a faculty internship the English Major Writing Portfolio, which coordinator direct and certify the serves as the source of content for the experience. Prerequisites: Junior or senior

undergraduate course descriptions

ENG 490 Special Topics in English Studies of works and authors not covered in regular courses. Topics are determined by student and faculty interests. Prerequisite: Instructor approval. (1-3 s.h.) ENG 491, 492 Independent Study (1-3 s.h. each)

Entrepreneurial Studies (ENT) ENT 225 Innovation and Problem Solving An innovation is a new idea. Often it is an entrepreneur that has the idea and attempts to turn it into a product, service, or company. Innovation and entrepreneurship are processes occurring in the context of social and cultural organizations. Networking and people skills will be specifically addressed. This course will be of value to students of all majors and requires no specialized knowledge. (3 s.h.) ENT 235 Entrepreneurial Dynamics Setting up and building a business from the ground up can be an exciting and rewarding challenge. The better prepared one is for the realities of starting a business, the greater chance one has at being successful. Topics include entrepreneurship and new business ventures, selecting a business structure and creating a business plan outline. This course will be of value to students of all majors and requires no specialized knowledge. (3 s.h.) ENT 240 Entrepreneurial Sales and Marketing This course discusses the various dynamics of sales and marketing from an entrepreneur’s perspective. The course will cover the anatomy of sales and marketing on a personalized level. Discussion topics will include scheduling and planning meetings, presentation skills, answering difficult questions, closing a sale and follow-up skills to maintain an ongoing mutually beneficial customer relationship. (3 s.h.) ENT 245 Entrepreneurial Management Designed to provide an understanding of the entrepreneurial mindset, the emphasis of this course is placed on alternative ways of approaching challenges and issues

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2015-2017 USF Academic Catalog  
2015-2017 USF Academic Catalog  

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