ENGLISH (ENG)

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES

ENG 099 Developmental Writing Skills 3(3-0)
Sentence, paragraph and essay structure. Basic grammar and writing skills. (F,S) (S/U grading) Does not count toward graduation.

ENG 100 English as a Second Language (3-12 VAR)
Intensive practice in English Language skills with an emphasis on writing for non-native speakers of English. (*)

ENG 101 Composition I 3(3-0)
Beginning course in expository writing, emphasizing skills of written expression, organization, and presentation. Prerequisites: ENG 099 or a passing score on the CSU-Pueblo Writing Assessment. (F,S,SS)

ENG 102 Composition II 3(3-0)
Sequential course to provide intensive consideration of essay development and to introduce procedures and techniques in preparing the referenced paper. Prerequisite: ENG 101. (F,S,SS)

ENG 106 (ANTHR 106) Language, Thought and Culture 3(3-0)
Cross-cultural introduction to language processes in human society. (F*)

ENG 111 Intro to American Academic Discourse 3(3-0)
Practical introduction to American academic discourse and culture for international students, stressing oral and written discussion skills. (*)

ENG 114 Introduction to Creative Writing 3(3-0)
An introduction to poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction writing, stressing honest and clear writing and heightened critical thinking skills within a workshop setting. (F)

ENG 130 Introduction to Literature 3(3-0)
Introduction to the three major literary genres: fiction, poetry, and drama. The main emphasis is on close reading and textual analysis. (*)

ENG 161 Careers for English Majors 1(1-0)
Identifies career options and presents employment opportunities for English majors. (*)

ENG 201 Introduction to Literary Study 3(3-0)
Introduction to literary genres, major periods and writers, close reading and textual analysis, modern literary criticism, and research methods. Prerequisite: ENG 102. (*)

ENG 210 American Literature I 3(3-0)
Literature and literary history of America to 1865. Prerequisite: ENG 102. (*)

ENG 212 American Literature II 3(3-0)
Literature and literary history of America from 1865 to the present. Prerequisite: ENG 102. (*)

ENG 220 (CS 220) Survey of Chicano Literature 3(3-0)
Survey of outstanding contemporary Chicano works. Literature deals with Chicano themes, including analysis of folklore and myth. (F)

ENG 221 Masterpieces of Literature I 3(3-0)
Significant writings in world literature from the ancients through the Renaissance and their backgrounds. (F)

ENG 222 Masterpieces of Literature II 3(3-0)
Significant writings in world literature from the seventeenth century to the present and their backgrounds. (S)

ENG 231 Literature of England I 3(3-0)
Literature and literary history of England from the Anglo-Saxon Period through the 18th Century. Prerequisite: ENG 102. (*)

ENG 232 Literature of England II 3(3-0)
Literature and literary history of England in the Romantic, Victorian and Modern Periods. Prerequisite: ENG 102. (*)

ENG 240 Survey of Ethnic Literature 3(3-0)
This course provides an introduction to the literature of four major ethnic groups in the U.S.: Native American, African American, Chicano, and Asian American. Prerequisite: ENG 101. (*)

ENG 251 Traditional Grammar Theory 3(3-0)
Primarily for non-majors who wish to improve their understanding of how language works, for teacher education majors, and for English majors who want additional background for advanced language courses. Prerequisite: ENG 102. (*)

ENG 254 Literature of Science Fiction 3(3-0)
Imaginative literature of fact and fiction, reading, lectures, movies, and television. (*)

ENG 291 Special Topics (1-3 VAR) (*)

ENG 303 Adv. Comp., Rhetoric, and Grammar 3(3-0)
Advanced persuasive writing, including rhetoric and grammar. Prerequisite: ENG 102. (*)

ENG 305 Technical and Scientific Report Writing 3(3-0)
Emphasis on discrete professional formats and styles in writing manuals, proposals, government contracts and reports. For upperclassmen in technical and professional fields. Prerequisite: ENG 102. (F,S)

ENG 307 Poetry 3(3-0)
Poetry as a genre; prosody and techniques of fixed-form and free verse; poetic traditions from ancient to contemporary; poetic theory and criticism. Prerequisite: ENG 201. (*)

ENG 308 Fiction 3(3-0)
Prose fiction as a genre, including the modern short story and representative novels from 1700 to the present. Prerequisite: ENG 201. (*)

ENG 309 Drama 3(3-0)
Drama as a literary genre; representative works from the ancient, medieval, Renaissance, modern, and contemporary traditions; historical, theatrical, and critical contexts. Prerequisite: ENG 201. (*)

ENG 315 Creative Writing: Poetry 3(3-0)
Introduction to writing poetry. A studio workshop for students to grow in their appreciation of poetic processes. Prerequisite: ENG 114. (*)

ENG 316 Creative Writing: Fiction 3(3-0)
Introduction to creating character, situation, and overall structure, emphasis on imaginative and real-life portrayal. Prerequisite: ENG 114. (*)

ENG 317 Creative Nonfiction 3(3-0)
Introduction to writing the reflective essay. Prerequisite: ENG 114. (S)

ENG 318 Creative Writing: Drama 3(3-0)
Introduction to playwriting. Composition of a one-act play and development of creative and critical thinking through the study of major playwrights. Prerequisite: ENG 114. (*)

ENG 321 American Romanticism 3(3-0)
A study of the major figures in the development of American Romanticism. Prerequisites: ENG 310 and 312, or permission of instructor. (*)

ENG 322 American Literary Realism, 1870-1910 3(3-0)
A study of the development of Realism and Naturalism in American literature during the late 19th century and the early 20th century. Prerequisites: ENG 310 and 312, or permission of instructor. (*)

ENG 323 Modern American Literature 3(3-0)
A study of major writers’ themes, and developments in American literature from the 1910s to the 1960s. Prerequisites: ENG 310 and 312 or permission of instructor. (*)

ENG 324 American Cinema/American Culture 3(3-0)
From early twentieth century to date, a survey of profoundly influential, selected American films, their aesthetic, cultural and technological impacts. (*)

ENG 325 Nature Writing in the West 3(3-0)
Studies in writings about the western landscape and environment by American nature writers; intensive practice in nature writing. (S)

ENG 326 Writing for the WEB 3(3-0)
Writing for the World Wide Web and intranets, including rhetorical approaches, elements of design, and organizing informative sites for education, government, business, and the arts. Prerequisite: ENG 102. (S)

ENG 328 Contemporary American Lit 3(3-0)
Advanced study of a focused topic in contemporary American literature (genre, theme, or set of related texts), in historical, cultural, and critical contexts. Prerequisite: ENG 201. (*)

ENG 330 Modern European Drama 3(3-0)
Survey of major developments in modern European drama. Prerequisite: ENG 101. (*)

ENG 331 Development of the Novel 3(3-0)
Emphasis on social problems and European influences, focus on trends coming to full development in the 20th century. Includes recent works. Prerequisite: ENG 201. (*)

ENG 340 (WS 340) Women in Literature 3(3-0)
Intensive study of literature written by women, in historical, cultural, and critical contexts. Prerequisite: ENG 102. (*)

ENG 351 Children’s Literature 2(2-0)
Classic and contemporary children’s literature with emphasis on selection and evaluation. Prerequisite: ENG 101. (*)

ENG 352 English Syntax and Usage 3(3-0)
English usage and language systems, emphasis on forms and functions of language analysis. (*)

ENG 354 Women Writers of Science Fiction 3(3-0)
Classic and contemporary science fiction written by women. (*)

ENG 355 Women Writers of Detective Fiction 3(3-0)
Survey detective fiction by women from Agatha Christie to the present. (*)

ENG 370 Rediscovering the Fairy Tale 3(3-0)
The Fairy Tale: Its history, psychological basis, relationship to mythology, and transformations in poetry, film, music, and visual art. (*)

ENG 371 Medieval English Literature 3(3-0)
Advanced study of a focused topic in medieval literature, (genre, theme, or set of related texts), in historical, cultural, and critical contexts. Prerequisite: ENG 201. (*)

ENG 372 Early Modern English Literature 3(3-0)
Advanced study of a focused topic in early modern English literature, (genre, theme, or set of related texts), in historical, cultural, and critical contexts. Prerequisite: ENG 201. (*)

ENG 373 Restoration & 18th-C. English Lit 3(3-0)
Advanced study of a focused topic in Restoration and 18th-century English literature, (genre, theme, set of related texts), in historical, cultural, and critical contexts. Prerequisite: ENG 201. (*)

ENG 374 Romantic & Victorian English Lit 3(3-0)
Advanced study of a focused topic in Romantic and/or Victorian English literature (genre, theme, or set of related texts), in historical, cultural, and critical contexts. Prerequisite: ENG 201. (*)

ENG 375 Modern & Contemporary English Lit 3(3-0)
Advanced study of a focused topic in modern and/or contemporary English literature (genre, theme, or set of related texts), in historical, cultural, and critical contexts. Prerequisite: ENG 201. (*)

ENG 381 Shakespeare 3(3-0)
Representative works in various genres, with attention to cultural and critical contexts. Prerequisite: ENG 102.(*)

ENG 381L Shakespeare on Screen 1(0-2)
Viewing and study of Shakespeare’s plays in video and film versions. (F)

ENG 384 Studies in Major Writers 3(3-0)
Intensive study of a major writer or writers in historical, cultural, and critical contexts. Prerequisite: ENG 201. (*)

ENG 385 Literacy Criticism and Theory 3(3-0)
Traditional and contemporary critical theories of literature and their applications. Prerequisite: ENG 201. (F)

ENG 391 Special Topics (1-3 VAR)
Prerequisite: ENG 102 or 121 or permission of instructor. (*)

ENG 412 Literature for Adolescents 2(2-0)
Literature suitable for adolescents, including classical and contemporary authors, and issues in selection and evaluation. Prerequisite: ENG 102. (*)

ENG 414 Advanced Writing Workshop 3(3-0)
Development of students’ best writings in workshop format in preparation for graduate school and/or publication. A genre-specific focus is required upon enrollment. Prerequisites: ENG 114 and ENG 315, 316, 317, or 318. (S)

ENG 424 Novels into Film 1740-Present 3(2-2)
Comparative study of great novels, 1740-present, and film versions of those novels. (*)

ENG 440 (MCCNM 440) Magazine Writing 3(3-0)
Instruction and practice in writing nonfiction magazine articles with emphasis on story research and market selection. Prerequisites: ENG 303 or 317 or permission of instructor. (*)

ENG 441 Chaucer and His Age 3(3-0)
Chaucer and his contemporaries in their cultural and historical setting. Prerequisites: ENG 201 or ENG 102 and HIST 102. (*)

ENG 445 Magazine Editing and Production 3(3-0)
Writing, editing, and design for printing and Web publication of a general-circulation regional magazine. Prerequisites: ENG 440 or MCCNM 202 or 311 or 440 or permission of the instructor. (*)

ENG 452 History of the English Language 3(3-0)
English language from Anglo-Saxon period to present; emphasis on history linguistic and structural changes. Prerequisites: ENG 251 or ENG 303 or ENG 352. (*)

ENG 461 Careers for English Majors 1(1-0)
Identifies and explores graduate school and employment opportunities. (*)

ENG 491 Special Topics (1-3 VAR) (*)

ENG 493 Senior Seminar 3(3-0)
In-depth analysis of specific topics, themes, authors, and works in American, English or world literature. Prerequisite: ENG 385. (*)

ENG 494 Field Experience (1-5 VAR)
A semester-long internship. Student performs professional duties using English-related skills required by the cooperating agencies. (*)

ENG 495 Independent Study (1-3 VAR)
Directed, intensive study and guidance in studying major literary figures or movements, arranged with the chair of the department. (*)

GRADUATE COURSES

ENG 511 Seminar: American Literature 3(3-0)
In-depth analysis of specific topics, themes, authors, and works. Prerequisite: graduate standing. (*)

ENG 512 Literature for Adolescents 2(2-0)
Literature suitable for adolescents, including classical and contemporary authors as well as issues in selection and evaluation. Prerequisite: graduate standing. (*)

ENG 578 Workshop in the Teaching of Writing 3(3-0)
Theories of composition, methods, sources and resources for teachers of writing. Prerequisite: graduate standing. (*)

ENG 591 Special Topics (1-3 VAR)
Prerequisite: graduate standing (*)

ENG 595 Independent Study (1-3 VAR)
Directed, intensive study and guidance for studying major literary figures or movements; arranged with the chair of the department. Prerequisite: graduate standing. (*)