Honors Courses

Honors Courses

Honors English Composition (ENGL 110H): 3 s.h.

Emphasis on development of research and analytical skills; presumes basic writing ability. Students who demonstrate competency in English 110 are exempt from this requirement. Offered in fal, spring.

The Western Literary Tradition I (G1, W) (ENGL 238H): 3 s.h.

Major works of the Western literary tradition from the Neoclassical period through Modernism. Offered annually. Prereq: ENGL 110, member University Honors College or 3.35 GPA.

The Western Literary Tradition II (G1, W) (ENGL 239H): 3 s.h.

Major works of the Western literary tradition from the Neoclassical period through Modernism. Offered annually. Prereq: ENGL 110, Member University Honors College or 3.35 GPA.

Introduction to Film (G1, W) (ENGL 240H): 3 s.h.

Introduces film as an art form and provides critical approaches to film texts. Includes technical and artistic aspects of filmmaking, genres, auteur theory, and theoretical approaches to cinema. Technology-intensive course. Offered in fall, spring. Prereq: ENGL 110, member University Honors College or 3.35 GPA.

Afro-American Literature I (ENGL 333H): 3 s.h.

This course is part one of a year-long survey of African-American literature. Explore the literature and oral tradition of African Americans from the beginnings in approximately the eighteenth century through the Harlem Renaissance. Examine literary trends, literary history, and major figures.

Afro-American Literature II (ENGL 334H): 3 s.h.

This course is part two of a two-semester survey of the literature of African Americans. Explore both the literature and the oral tradition of African Americans from the post-Depression era to the contemporary era. Examine—chronologically, whenever possible—the literary trends, literary history, and major figures in African-American literature. Learn to apply current critical discourses to the literature under study.

Shakespeare (ENGL 405 H): 3 s.h.

Shakespeare's life, works, and times; detailed consideration of major plays.

Milton (ENGL 407H): 3 s.h.

A study of Milton’s major poetry and selected prose works against the background of the Puritan Revolution.

Poetry (ENGL 441H): 3 s.h.

Seminar with emphasis on poetry as a genre. Reflects comparative perspective.

Dialects of American English (ENGL 462H): 3 s.h.