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English and Speech

Summer 1 Session: May 26 - June 29
Summer 1 Evening: May 26 - July 20
Summer 2 Session: June 30 - July 27

 

Summer Courses

EN 121 English Composition
3 credits
In-state $564 Out-of-state $1,689
Online:
In-state $609 Out-of-state $1,734
Prerequisite or Co-requisite: college-level English proficiency as demonstrated by placement test or completion of appropriate ES course(s)
This course encourages students' confidence, writing fluency, and the development of a competent writing self by focusing on the writing process. A number of forms are employed, including brainstorming, freewriting, journal writing, reading response journals, and formal essay writing. Classes are conducted as workshops, and both peers and instructor offer constructive feedback. (G1: Basic Communication)
Summer 1
CRN Section Day Time Location
8263 35A M T W 9:10 am-12:00 pm A320
8444 35B M T W 2:10 pm-5:00 pm A642
9118 35C T R 6:20 pm-9:10 pm A643
8554 OL1 ONLINE COURSE
8622 OL2 ONLINE COURSE


EN 231 Short Fiction
3 credits
In-state $564 Out-of-state $1,689
Online:
In-state $609 Out-of-state $1,734
Prerequisite: EN 121 or EN 362
Students read and analyze stories by authors from around the world. They consider various aspects of narrative and explore different modes of storytelling. The study of short fiction prepares students to read more widely on their own in the future. (G7: Humanities)
Summer 1
CRN Section Day Time Location
8264 35B M T W 1:10 pm-4:00 pm A643
8788 OL1 ONLINE COURSE


EN 233 Poetry
3 credits
In-state $564 Out-of-state $1,689
Prerequisite: EN 121 or equivalent
By reading and analyzing a wide range of poems from a variety of time periods and cultures, students are introduced to the literary genre of poetry. Students examine word usage, figures of speech, rhythm and meter, and other poetic devices. Understanding and appreciation of poetry are enhanced by reading criticism and listening to recordings. (G7: Humanities)
Summer 1
CRN Section Day Time Location
9119 35A M T W 2:10 pm-5:00 pm A644


EN 236 Major Writers of the Western World
3 credits
In-state $564 Out-of-state $1,689
Online:
In-state $609 Out-of-state $1,734
Prerequisite: EN 121 or equivalent
Studies major themes in the cultural heritage of the Western world from Greek tragedy to the modern novel. Readings are from such representative writers as Plato, Sophocles, Euripides, Dante, Shakespeare, Austen, Flaubert, Tolstoy, Ibsen, Chekhov, Mann, and Sartre. (G7: Humanities)
Summer 1
CRN Section Day Time Location
9190 35A M T W 1:10 pm-4:00 pm B503
8676 OL1 ONLINE COURSE
8920 OL2 ONLINE COURSE


EN 242 Public Speaking
3 credits
In-state $564 Out-of-state $1,689
Covers all major aspects of speech preparation, such as formulating purpose statements, analyzing and adapting to audiences, organizing and outlining ideas, assessing evidence and reasoning, and using language effectively. The study of various areas of speech presentation--such as vocal and nonverbal communication, and use of appropriate visuals--complement preparation. Students give a variety of informative and persuasive presentations, which are videotaped and analyzed by the students and the instructor.
Summer 1
CRN Section Day Time Location
8265 35A M T W 9:10 am-12:00 pm A641

Summer 2
CRN Section Day Time Location
8445 35C M T W R 9:00 am-12:45 pm A641


EN 245 Intercultural Communication
3 credits
In-state $564 Out-of-state $1,689
Online:
In-state $609 Out-of-state $1,734
Prerequisite: EN 121 or equivalent
Students are introduced to the communication process among people from different cultures. The course examines how factors such as cultural patterns, verbal and nonverbal communication, and perception play a role in intercultural relationships. Theory and research in intercultural communication are presented and students apply this information to intercultural encounters.
Summer 1
CRN Section Day Time Location
8673 35A M T W 9:10 am-12:00 pm A341A
8674 OL1 ONLINE COURSE
8774 OL2 ONLINE COURSE


EN 321 Strategies of Business Communication
3 credits
In-state $771 Out-of-state $2,226
Prerequisites: EN 121 or equivalent, and any additional EN course
Students analyze business situations to write effective correspondence, job search materials, reports, and presentations. They also learn various strategies to elicit appropriate responses for specific audiences. Students are guided in techniques of business research and documentation and develop strategies for using available technology.
Summer 2
CRN Section Day Time Location
9055 85B M T W R 1:20 pm-5:05 pm A642


EN 335 Working Women in the United States: 1865 to Present
3 credits
In-state $564 Out-of-state $1,689
Prerequisite: EN 121 or equivalent
A survey of almost 150 years of U.S. history and literature through the lens of working women. Students learn the landmarks of American history, women's struggles, and their contributions. (G7: Humanities; G10: American History)
Summer 1
CRN Section Day Time Location
9199 35A M T W 2:10 pm-5:00 pm A640


EN 361 Creative Writing
3 credits
In-state $771 Out-of-state $2,226
Online:
In-state $816 Out-of-state $2,271
Prerequisite: EN 121 or equivalent
In a workshop environment, students prepare a portfolio of works from one or more of the following genres: fiction, poetry, or drama. Structure, plot, characterization, point of view, theme, and metaphoric language are explored, and works-in-progress are critiqued by faculty and fellow students. Through the processes of writing, critiquing, and revising, ideas are shaped into imaginative form. (G6: Arts)
Summer 1
CRN Section Day Time Location
9191 85A M T W 1:10 pm-4:00 pm A341A
8390 OL1 ONLINE COURSE
8434 OL2 ONLINE COURSE


EN 362 Creative Nonfiction
3 credits
In-state $771 Out-of-state $2,226
Online:
In-state $816 Out-of-state $2,271
Prerequisite: EN 121 or equivalent
In this advanced writing course, students are taught the skills needed to produce informal essays or chapters of nonfiction books of high quality. Drawing upon observation, experience, and research, they create works of intellectual substance that reveal carefully shaped structure. Students develop ease and efficiency in their writing processes and work toward clarity, grace, and individual style. (G1: Basic Communication)
Summer 1
CRN Section Day Time Location
9192 85A M T W 9:10 am-12:00 pm B504
9120 OL1 ONLINE COURSE


EN 371 Chinese Odyssey: Introduction to Chinese Literature
3 credits Online: In-state $816 Out-of-state $2,271
Prerequisite: EN 121 or equivalent
Students study Chinese literature by reading and examining a variety of literary forms from a range of historical periods. The course focuses on relationships between the self, the nation, gender roles, and modernity and how the influence of local and global histories has shaped the focus and reception of each work. All readings are in English. (G7: Humanities; G9: Other World Civilizations)
Summer 1
CRN Section Day Time Location
9121 OL1 ONLINE COURSE
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