​​​ENG 503 Document Design 3(3-0)
Theories and applications of information design and visual rhetoric for print and electronic documents.  This course may be offered in an online or hybrid format.  Prerequisites:  Graduate standing or ENG 201 with a C or better.  Recommended:  ENG 303

ENG 504 Technical Editing 3(3-0)                                                     
Methods and technologies used in editing and publishing technical documents in print and electronic media; publication management and production.  This course may be offered in an online or hybrid format.  Prerequisites:  Graduate standing or ENG 201 with a B or better and 86 credit hours completed.  Recommended:  ENG 303

ENG 510 Writing Center Practicum 1-3(Spec)
Examines key issues in writing and teaching writing and provides a mediated, instructional experience for working one-on-one with writing. Prerequisites: Permission from instructor

ENG 513 Special Topics 1-6(Spec) 
Subjects not part of regular department offerings.  May not be a duplication of a previous section.  This course may be offered in an online or hybrid format.  Prerequisites:  86 credit hours completes; or graduate standing.

ENG 514 Language and Media Discourse 3(3-0)
Examination and application of rhetorical and discourse theory and techniques in media. This course may be offered in an online or hybrid format. May be offered as Writing Intensive. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or completion of 56 credit hours. Recommended: ENG 301.

ENG 517 Reading and the English Classroom 3(3-0)
The relationship of reading to the teaching of English through an introduction to the reading process, the needs of reluctant readers, and K-12 and ESL literacy issues.

ENG 519 Teaching of Composition 3(3-0)
Research and methodology in the teaching of composition.

ENG 520 Diachronic Linguistics and the History of English 3(3-0)                   
Theory and methodologies of diachronic linguistics with a focus on the development of the English language.  Prerequisite: Graduate standing or ENG 375. 

ENG 535 History of Literary Criticism 3(3-0)
Review of critical attitudes and approaches of enduring significance. Prerequisite: 6 hours of literature.

ENG 539 Seminar in Major Nonfiction Writers 3-9(Spec)
Creative and critical approaches to the study of representative works by selected major writers of literary or creative nonfiction. May be repeated to a maximum of 9 hours. May be offered in a hybrid or online format.  May be offered as Writing Intensive. Prerequisites: ENG 201 with a C or better; ENG 134 or 234; or graduate standing.

ENG 545 Chaucer ​3(3-0)​
Middle English grammar and pronunciation. The life and works of Chaucer with emphasis on the Canterbury Tales and Troilus and Criseyde.

ENG 547 Seminar in Major British Writers 3-9(Spec)
A study of one or more British writers, selected by the instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of nine credit hours. Prerequisites: Graduate status or the following: Grade of "C" or better in ENG 101, ENG 103/099 or ELI 198; Grade of "C" or better in ENG 201; either ENG 134 or ENG 234.

ENG 549 Advanced Shakespeare 3(3-0)
Close Study of a selection of Shakespearean texts. May be offered in an online or hybrid format. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or ENG 201 with a grade of C or better; ENG 234; ENG 349.

ENG 559 Seminar in Major American Writers 3-9(Spec)
A study of several American writers selected by the instructor. Recommended: 6 hours of American literature. May be repeated to a maximum of 9 hours. Prerequisites:  Graduate status or the following:  ENG 201 with a grade of C or better; ENG 134 or 234.  Recommended:  Six hours of American Literature.

ENG 561 European Romanticism 3(3-0)
Comparative exploration of the Romantic movement in literature and philosophy with special attention to Germany and France.   Prerequisite:  Graduate status or ENG 101 or 103/099 or ELI 198 with a grade of C or better; ENG 201 with a grade of C or better; either ENG 134 or ENG 234.  Recommended:  6 hrs of literature courses.

ENG 566 Human Rights in Literature, Art and Film 3(3-0)
Exploration of the history, development, and application of human rights as represented in literature, the arts and film.  Prerequisite:  Admission to any of the English department's MA programs or ENG 201 with a grade of C or better, ENG 134 or 234.

ENG 569 Seminar in Major World Writers 3-9(Spec)
A study of one or more writers, selected by the instructor, from various regions of the world. May be repeated for a maximum of nine credit hours. Prerequisites: Graduate status or the following: ENG 101 or 103/099 or ELI 198 with a grade of C or better; ENG 201 with a grade of C or better; ENG 134 or ENG 234. Recommended: 6-9 hours of ENG 300 and/or ENG 400 level courses.

ENG 570 Old English 3(3-0)
Study of the grammar and pronunciation of Old English and analysis of Old English literary texts.  Prerequisites:  Graduate Status or ENG 201 with a grade of C or better;  ENG 134 or 234. 

ENG 571 Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages 3(3-0)
Principles and techniques for teaching English to students whose first language is not English. Prerequisite: ENG 375.

ENG 573 Linguistics and Reading 3(3-0)
The reading process, the effects of language on reading, the relation between language and writing, and the ways people process information. Prerequisite: ENG 375 or ENG 576.

ENG 574 TESOL Materials, Assessment, Curriculum 3(3-0)
Techniques for designing curricula, teaching materials, and tests and other assessment tools for ESL/EFL or bilingual/bicultural classrooms. Prerequisites: ENG 571; Graduate status or the following: ENG 101 or 103/099 or ELI 198 with a grade of C or better; ENG 201 with a grade of C or better.

ENG 577 Introduction to Second Language Acquisition 3(3-0)
An introduction to the principles and theories of second language acquisition, and their implications for language teaching. Prerequisites: ENG 375.

ENG 578 Applied Sociolinguistics 3(3-0)
Topics include cross-cultural aspects of conversation, speech act theory, language and gender, non-verbal behavior and the role of socio-cultural variables in language acquisitions.  Prerequisites: Graduate status or the following:  ENG 201 with a grade of C or better;  ENG 375.

ENG 580 Literature for Young Adults 3(3-0)
Reading interests and library materials of junior and senior high students; methods of stimulating reading. Subject grouping of books related to adolescent reading interests/needs. Identical to LMT 580. Credit may not be earned in more than one of these courses. Prerequisites: Completion of 86 hours, ENG 201 with a grade of C or better, One of: ENG 134 or ENG 234 or ENG 381; or graduate status.

ENG 581 The History of Children's Literature ​3(3-0)
Major trends in the history of children's literature as they emerged under certain philosophical, educational, and social influences in England, America, and Europe. Emphasis on literary analysis. Prerequisites: ENG 201 with a grade of C or better, One of: ENG 134 or ENG 234 or ENG 381; or graduate status.

ENG 582 Cultural Pluralism in Young Adult and Children's Literature ​3(3-0)
An exploration of the literature and heritage of diverse American cultures, primarily through folk literature, fiction, and biography.  Prerequisite:  Graduate status or the following; ENG 101 or 103/099 or ELI 198 with a grade of C or better: ENG 201 with a grade of C or better; ENG 134 or 234 or 381.

ENG 583 The Heroic Tradition in Children's Literature ​3(3-0)
Study of the hero in epic, myth, folktale, and legend; including modern examples.  Prerequisites: Graduate status or the following:  ENG 201 with a grade of C or better;  ENG 375.

ENG 601 Graduate Composition ​3(3-0)
For graduate students seeking to develop advanced nonfiction writing skills in various academic and non-academic genres. This course may be offered in an online or hybrid format.

ENG 602 Research Materials and Methods ​3(3-0)
Instruction in materials and methods for research in language and literature. Prerequisites: Admission to Graduate Program in English.

ENG 603 Seminar in Technical & Professional Communication 3-6(Spec)
Advanced study of the theory and practice of professional and technical communication.  May be repeated to a maximum of six hours.  This course may be offered in an online or hybrid format.  Recommended:  ENG 303, 503 and/or 504 or previous work-related experience with a professional/technical communication focus. 

ENG 614 Practicum in Teaching College Composition ​3(3-0)
Study and practice of the theories, methods, and materials of teaching first-year college composition. Prerequisites: Open to English teaching assistants.

ENG 615 Problems in Teaching English ​3(3-0)
An analysis of the issues, methods, and techniques of teaching English.

ENG 616 The Teaching of Creative Writing 3(Spec)
Theory and practice of teaching creative writing.  Prerequisite: Accepted into the MA program.

ENG 618 Empirical Research Methods in English ​3(3-0)
How to design and evaluate empirical research in English; emphasis on the teaching and learning of writing, literature, and English as a second language.  Recommended:  ENG 601 and/or 602

ENG 619 Continuing Registration for Final Research Project 1(1-0)
A non-credit course intended for students who have completed all program credits but still need to use university resources to complete their degree requirements.

ENG 621 Seminar in Contemporary Poetry ​3(3-0)
A study of selected contemporary poets in the context of major developments in the poetry of the twentieth century. Recommended: 6 hours of literature at the graduate or undergraduate level.

ENG 622 Seminar in Contemporary Fiction ​3(3-0)
Study of significant and influential fiction from 1945 to the present. Prerequisites: Graduate status.

ENG 635 Seminar in English Literature ​3-9(Spec)
A study of English literature from one of four historical periods:  Prior to 1650, from 1650-1800, from 1800-1900, or from 1900 to the present.  Prerequisite:  Admission to the graduate program.  Recommended: Six hours of English Literature.  May be repeated to a maximum of 9 hours.

ENG 636 Seminar in Critical Problems ​3(3-0)
A study of the major theories and theorists in contemporary literary studies and selected critical problems generated by them. Recommended: 6 hours of literature.

ENG 637 Seminar in Rhetoric and Composition 3-6(Spec)
Theoretical issues, practices, history, texts, applications in Rhetoric and Composition. May be repeated to maximum of 6 hours.

ENG 638 Seminar in Textual Analysis and Editing ​3(3-0)
A course designed to prepare students for editing responsibilities found in a variety of fields, including education and scholarly publications.

ENG 656 Seminar in American Literature 3-9(Spec)
The role of nature, frontier, or other factors in American literature of one of the following periods: A. Pre-Romantic Period; B. Romantic Period; C. Realistic and Naturalistic Periods; D. Modern Period. Recommended: 6 hours of American literature. May be repeated to a maximum of 9 hours.

ENG 665 Seminar in World Literature 3-9(Spec)
The tracing of ideas through World Literatures from one of the following periods: A. Classical literature; B. Medieval and Renaissance literature; C. 18th and 19th Century literature; D. Modern literature. Recommended: 6 hours of World literature. May be repeated to a maximum of 9 hours.

ENG 672 Applied Linguistics in Written Communication 3(3-0)
Linguistic approaches to textual analysis and the application of research findings in teaching written standard English.

ENG 673 English Phonology for Language Teachers 3(3-0)
Basic elements of English pronunciation, including segmental phonology, general articulation features, rhythm, and intonation. Involves analysis of pronunciation of native and non-native English speakers. Prerequisite: ENG 375.

ENG 674 English Grammar for Language Teachers ​3(3-0)
A functional approach to English grammar, examining the uses of the major grammatical constructions. Includes analysis of language of native and non-native speakers of English. Prerequisite: ENG 571, ENG 574

ENG 675 Seminar in English Linguistics 3-9(Spec)
Problems in sociolinguistics, discourse, bilingualism, historical grammar, the applications of modern linguistic theory to the teaching of English or foreign languages. May be repeated to a maximum of nine credit hours.   Prerequisite: ENG 375; Recommended: Some foreign language study.

ENG 680 Chippewa River Writing Project Institute ​3(3-0)
Writing workshop, composition pedagogy, educational technology, and classroom research.  This course may be offered in an online or hybrid format. Prerequisites: Admission by application for the institute as outlined by requirements from the Chippewa River Writing Project. 

ENG 681 Seminar in Children's Literature 3-9(Spec)
Current issues in Children's Literature Studies. This 3 credit course may be taken up to three times.

ENG 691 Seminar Writing Fiction 3-6(Spec)
Workshop in fiction writing. May be repeated up to 6 hours. Prerequisite: Admission to M.A. Creative Writing Concentration.

ENG 692 Seminar in Writing Poetry 3-6(Spec)
Workshop in poetry writing. May be repeated up to 6 hours. Prerequisite: Admission to M.A.  Program in English Language and Literature Creative Writing Concentration.

ENG 693 Seminar in Writing Creative Nonfiction ​3-6(Spec)
Workshop in contemporary approaches to writing literary nonfiction. Course may be repeated up to six hours. May be offered in an online or hybrid format.

ENG 694 The Craft of Fiction ​3(3-0)
Practice of fiction theories and techniques exemplified by the works of noted authors of short fiction, the novella, and the novel. Prerequisite:  Acceptance to any of the English Department's MA programs.

ENG 695 The Craft of Poetry 3(3-0)
Poetic techniques, practices, theories, and approaches as exemplified in the world of notable poets and as examined in prosody and poetic forms.  Prerequisites:  Admission to the English department graduate program in Creative Writing or permission of the instructor.

ENG 696 The Craft of Creative Nonfiction ​3(3-0)                                         
Creative Nonfiction techniques, practices, theories, and approaches as exemplified in the works of noted authors and as examined in the genres of creative nonfiction.  Prerequisite: Acceptance to any of the English department's MA programs.

 ENG 697 Independent Study 3-6(Spec)
Explorations of special problems in language and literature individually agreed upon by student and instructor. May be repeated a maximum of six hours. Prerequisites: Approval by instructor and department chairperson required before registration.

ENG 718 Internship: Teaching 6(Spec)
Supervised teaching experience in community college for pre-service teachers in Master of Arts in Composition and communication Program. Prerequisites: 21 credit hours of MAECC graduate work, including the following specific courses: ENG 519, 601, 637, and 638; permission of Internship Advisor

ENG 719 Internship: Professional Communication 6(Spec)
Supervised workplace experience in writing, editing and/or similar technical or professional communication activity for students in the Master of Arts in Composition and Communication Program. Prerequisites: 21 credit hours of MAECC graduate work, including: ENG 601, 603, 637, and 638; permission of Internship Advisor.

ENG 799 Thesis 1-6(Spec)
An in-depth, research-oriented study on a topic or a creative work completed in consultation with the thesis advisor as a capstone demonstration of the student's learning. CR/NC only.