Semester Offerings

Fall 2017 English and Liberal Arts Courses

HU 2324 - Introduction to Film

Focuses on critical engagement with cinematic form and its relationship to cultural, historical, and/or theoretical contexts.
Credits: 3.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (2-0-3)
Semesters Offered: Fall

HU 2500 - Ways of Reading

This course introduces students to reading strategies, critical vocabularies, and critical writing practices. Individual sections will center on a unifying question or problem, emphasizing attentive reading, critical thinking, and qualitative interpretation of literary texts.
Credits: 3.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
Semesters Offered: Fall

HU 2503 - Introduction to Literature

Survey of transnational or transatlantic literary traditions, highlighting select historical periods such as Romanticism, and/or movements, such as the Harlem Renaissance.
Credits: 3.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

HU 2510 - Intro to Creative Writing

An introduction to creative writing with readings in contemporary and emerging literatures. Genres covered may include fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and screenplay. This course stresses individual production through process-oriented writing exercises, small group workshops, individual conferences, and creative theory.
Credits: 3.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring

HU 2548 - Young Adult Literature

Reading, reflecting on, and responding to age-appropriate adolescent literature. Works include authors from different races, cultures, historical periods, and genders. Discussion may be supplemented with films. Appropriate for students who plan to be parents, community volunteers, and teachers.
Credits: 3.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
Semesters Offered: Fall

HU 3401 - Gender and Culture

Interrelations of gender and culture, including comparative analysis of constructions of gender. May examine different societies and/or different historical periods.
Credits: 3.0; Repeatable to a Max of 6
Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
Semesters Offered: On Demand
Pre-Requisite(s): UN 1015 and (UN 1025 or Modern Language - 3000 level or higher)

HU 3508 - Literature and the Environment

In this course students examine the interdisciplinary relationship between literature and environmental and ecological studies. Topics to be explored include eco-criticism, eco-feminism, environmental (in) justice, indigeneity, sustainability, and animal studies.
Credits: 3.0; Repeatable to a Max of 6
Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
Semesters Offered: Fall - Offered alternate years beginning with the 2017-2018 academic year
Pre-Requisite(s): UN 1015 and (UN 1025 or Modern Language - 3000 level or higher)

HU 3606 - Editing

Examination of the responsibilities of an editor and grounding in basic editorial skills. Topics include situations of editing, levels of editing, readability, correctness, style, relations with authors, and social and political implications of editing.
Credits: 3.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
Semesters Offered: Fall
Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore

HU 4500 - Senior Seminar in English

A course especially designed for English majors. In depth exploration of various topics with special emphasis on theory and production. Students wil be required to engage relevant secondary sources and theory in a longer, final seminar paper.
Credits: 3.0; Repeatable to a Max of 6
Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore