Lower Division Requirements

 

This course introduces a consideration of personal worldview, faith, and the discipline of English, including literary studies and creative writing. It is also designed to introduce students to the basic skills necessary for academic success in the discipline of English and to provide students with an overview of the discipline including requirements of the major and expectations of professions in which that major may be applied. Pass/Fail. (1 unit; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG101-A
Alspach, Berniece
09/03/2024 W 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Health Science Campus P280

An introductory study of literary terminology and the major genres of American, British, European, and multicultural literature. Focuses on critical reading and intelligent appreciation of literature and of the ways of writing about literature. Pre- or Co- Requisite: ENG 100, 101, 123, or 123E. (3 units; Fall, Spring, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG201-B
Isaacs, David E.
01/08/2024 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM BUS 104
ENG201-A
Kirk, Toni Suzanne
01/08/2024 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Building 36 36A1
ENG201-A
Isaacs, David E.
09/03/2024 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM James Complex 192
ENG201-A
Tronti, Jennifer
01/13/2025 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA
ENG201-B
Schneider, Thomas R.
01/13/2025 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA

This course introduces the creative writer to the literary genres of poetry, short fiction, creative nonfiction, and drama and to the writing workshop. Students will analyze examples in each genre and apply elements of form, technique, and meaning. The course is designed to help students develop a writing voice and practice each of the major genres. Pre- or Co- Requisite: ENG 100, 101, 123, or 123E. (3 units; Fall/Spring & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG273-A
Fullman, Joshua Scott
01/08/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM James Complex 166
ENG273-B
Tronti, Jennifer
01/08/2024 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM James Complex 190
ENG273-B
Fullman, Joshua Scott
09/03/2024 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex 166
ENG273-A
Bartels Ray, Gretchen C.
09/03/2024 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex 171
ENG273-A
Alspach, Berniece
01/13/2025 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
ENG273-B
Tronti, Jennifer
01/13/2025 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
 
Lower Division Elective Requirements

Complete 6 units from the following:

Literature of Great Britain from the Middle Ages through the eighteenth century. Pre- or Co- Requisite: ENG 100, 101, 123, or 123E. (3 units; Spring, even years & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG213-A
Newton, Jennifer
01/08/2024 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex 190

Literature of Great Britain from the Romantic Period to the present. Pre- or Co- Requisite: ENG 100, 101, 123, or 123E. (3 units; Spring, even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG223-A
Newton, Jennifer
01/13/2025 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA

American literature from the Colonial Period to 1865. Pre- or Co- Requisite: ENG 100, 101, 123, or 123E. (3 units; Fall & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG233-A
Veltman, Laura
09/03/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM James Complex 190

American literature from 1865 to present. Pre- or Co- Requisite: ENG 100, 101, 123, or 123E. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG243-A
Veltman, Laura
01/08/2024 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Yeager Center B114
ENG243-A
Veltman, Laura
01/13/2025 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA

World literature (excluding British and American) through the Renaissance. Pre- or Co- Requisite: ENG 100, 101, 123, or 123E. (3 units; Fall, odd years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

World literature (excluding British and American) from Neoclassicism to present. Pre- or Co- Requisite: ENG 100, 101, 123, or 123E. (3 units; Fall, even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG263-A
Kirk, Toni Suzanne
09/03/2024 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM James Complex 191

 

Upper Division Requirements

 

In this course students assist in all aspects of the publication of the campus literary journal. Students read submissions of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, they work with writers to edit their pieces, and they assist with layout and design. Prerequisite: ENG 123 (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG431-A
Travis, Erika J.
01/08/2024 MW 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Building 36 36A2
ENG431-A
Travis, Erika J.
01/13/2025 MW 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM TBA

Capstone students write a new substantial literary piece in poetry or fiction. They also rewrite and edit their creative work, such as poetry, short stories, and creative nonfiction, to make a portfolio. The portfolio includes a critical introduction to their literary influences and their work while explaining their approach to craft and situating their own writing in a particular discourse. Additional fee. Prerequisite: Permission of the Department Chair. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG498-A
Alspach, Berniece
01/08/2024 Th 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM James Complex 190
ENG498-A
Tronti, Jennifer
01/13/2025 Th 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA
 
Upper Division Creative Writing Requirements

Complete one of the following sequences:

This course offers an intermediate writing workshop where students study the craft of fiction through analysis of multiple genres, such as micro-fiction, short stories, and novellas. Students develop skills in writing fiction through lecture, practice, peer workshop, and revision. The course emphasizes narrative, craft, and developing the writer's voice. Prerequisite: ENG 123 or 123E. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG384-A
Alspach, Berniece
09/03/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM The Village at CBU 100

This advanced writing workshop builds on the foundational elements of writing fiction learned in previous coursework. Students read numerous published short stories and novellas, as well as readings discussing craft, technique, and theory. Students choose to write a novella or two substantial short stories. Prerequisite: ENG 384 (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG484-A
Tronti, Jennifer
01/08/2024 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM James Complex 245
ENG484-A
Tronti, Jennifer
01/13/2025 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM TBA

or

This course offers an intermediate writing workshop where students study the craft of poetry through reading and analyzing of multiple forms poetry. Students develop skills in writing poetry through lecture, practice, peer workshop, and revision, with an emphasis on developing the writer's voice. Prerequisite: ENG 123 or 123E. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG385-A
Tronti, Jennifer
01/08/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center B251
ENG385-A
Fullman, Joshua Scott
01/13/2025 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA

This advanced writing workshop builds on the foundational elements of poetry writing learned in previous coursework. Students read published poems and poetry collections as well as readings discussing craft, technique, and theory. Students write a substantial number of poems, highlighting significant themes emerging from the writer's voice. Prerequisite: ENG 385. (3 units; Fall, odd years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

 

Christian Literary Studies Requirement

Complete 3 units from the following:

Surveys some of the great literary texts in the Christian tradition. Readings from primary works will provide opportunity to become familiar with a variety of voices in the history of Christian spirituality. Students will examine the texts in light of literary, historical, social, and theological contexts. Authors and texts may vary each time the course is offered. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall, odd years & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

The course is designed to examine the study of literature through the lens of faith. It considers the intersection of personal belief and reading practices, the analysis of literature, both religious and secular, from a Christian worldview, and potential avenues of Christian literary theory. It requires students to evaluate and analyze both literary texts and approaches to literature, with each students formulating a formal position in regard to the intersection of faith and literature. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG366-A
Isaacs, David E.
01/08/2024 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM James Complex 190

Upper Division Elective Requirements

 
Upper Division Creative Writing Elective Requirements

Complete 6 additional creative writing units from the following: 

This course offers an intermediate writing workshop where students study the craft of fiction through analysis of multiple genres, such as micro-fiction, short stories, and novellas. Students develop skills in writing fiction through lecture, practice, peer workshop, and revision. The course emphasizes narrative, craft, and developing the writer's voice. Prerequisite: ENG 123 or 123E. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG384-A
Alspach, Berniece
09/03/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM The Village at CBU 100

This course offers an intermediate writing workshop where students study the craft of poetry through reading and analyzing of multiple forms poetry. Students develop skills in writing poetry through lecture, practice, peer workshop, and revision, with an emphasis on developing the writer's voice. Prerequisite: ENG 123 or 123E. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG385-A
Tronti, Jennifer
01/08/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center B251
ENG385-A
Fullman, Joshua Scott
01/13/2025 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA

An intensive writing workshop designed to permit the student to study and practice creative nonfiction in various forms; personal narrative, topical essay, lyric essay, memoir, etc. Prerequisite: ENG 123 (3 units; Fall, odd years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

Focuses on different styles or aspects of creative writing each time offered-for example, creative non-fiction, storytelling, etc. See instructor for the topic currently to be studied. May be repeated once for credit with change in topic. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG411-A
Travis, Erika J.
09/03/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B111

This advanced writing workshop builds on the foundational elements of writing fiction learned in previous coursework. Students read numerous published short stories and novellas, as well as readings discussing craft, technique, and theory. Students choose to write a novella or two substantial short stories. Prerequisite: ENG 384 (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG484-A
Tronti, Jennifer
01/08/2024 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM James Complex 245
ENG484-A
Tronti, Jennifer
01/13/2025 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM TBA

This advanced writing workshop builds on the foundational elements of poetry writing learned in previous coursework. Students read published poems and poetry collections as well as readings discussing craft, technique, and theory. Students write a substantial number of poems, highlighting significant themes emerging from the writer's voice. Prerequisite: ENG 385. (3 units; Fall, odd years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
 
Upper Division Writing Elective Requirement

Complete 3 additional writing units from the following: 

This course offers an intermediate writing workshop where students study the craft of fiction through analysis of multiple genres, such as micro-fiction, short stories, and novellas. Students develop skills in writing fiction through lecture, practice, peer workshop, and revision. The course emphasizes narrative, craft, and developing the writer's voice. Prerequisite: ENG 123 or 123E. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG384-A
Alspach, Berniece
09/03/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM The Village at CBU 100

This course offers an intermediate writing workshop where students study the craft of poetry through reading and analyzing of multiple forms poetry. Students develop skills in writing poetry through lecture, practice, peer workshop, and revision, with an emphasis on developing the writer's voice. Prerequisite: ENG 123 or 123E. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG385-A
Tronti, Jennifer
01/08/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center B251
ENG385-A
Fullman, Joshua Scott
01/13/2025 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA

An intensive writing workshop designed to permit the student to study and practice creative nonfiction in various forms; personal narrative, topical essay, lyric essay, memoir, etc. Prerequisite: ENG 123 (3 units; Fall, odd years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

Focuses on different styles or aspects of creative writing each time offered-for example, creative non-fiction, storytelling, etc. See instructor for the topic currently to be studied. May be repeated once for credit with change in topic. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG411-A
Travis, Erika J.
09/03/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B111

This advanced writing workshop builds on the foundational elements of writing fiction learned in previous coursework. Students read numerous published short stories and novellas, as well as readings discussing craft, technique, and theory. Students choose to write a novella or two substantial short stories. Prerequisite: ENG 384 (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG484-A
Tronti, Jennifer
01/08/2024 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM James Complex 245
ENG484-A
Tronti, Jennifer
01/13/2025 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM TBA

This advanced writing workshop builds on the foundational elements of poetry writing learned in previous coursework. Students read published poems and poetry collections as well as readings discussing craft, technique, and theory. Students write a substantial number of poems, highlighting significant themes emerging from the writer's voice. Prerequisite: ENG 385. (3 units; Fall, odd years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

This course is an introduction to the basic principles of writing for the screen. The elements of theme, plot, character, and dialogue in dramatic writing for cinema will be studied. Students will learn how to construct screenplays by closely examining produced films, reading film scripts, and writing their own short screenplays. The course will provide a foundation in the basics of the three-act act structure, dramatic action, character arc, the revision process, and an introduction to the business of screenwriting. By the end of the semester, students will have produced and polished a twenty- to thirty-page screenplay for a short film suitable for production. Prerequisites: ENG 113 and FLM 105. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
FLM301-B
Berry, Joel P.
09/03/2024 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B110
FLM301-A
Eaton, Michael A.
09/03/2024 Th 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Film Lab 103

Planning, gathering material, writing and preparation of articles for specialized and general media publications, with emphasis on the magazine article and newspaper feature; includes overview of the magazine market. Laboratory and field work. Students may only earn credit for either JRN 312 or JRN 350. Prerequisite: JRN 170. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
JRN312-A
Singh, Sonya C
01/08/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM The Village at CBU 300
JRN312-A
Singh, Sonya C
01/13/2025 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
 
Upper Division Editing, Language, and Theory Elective Requirements

Complete 6 units from the following:

This course is designed to develop advanced analysis of communication artifacts using rhetorical theory. The course discusses and makes use of rhetorical theorists from classical and contemporary traditions to better understand cultural artifacts from various contexts. Application to various non-communication related fields will be explored. (3 units; Spring & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
COM405-A
Boes, Cynthia D.
01/08/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM James Complex 189
COM405-A
Boes, Cynthia D.
01/13/2025 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA

Advanced study in theories of imaginative literature and in the issues of interpreting literary texts. Prerequisites: ENG 123, 201, and at least one literature survey course are required. (3 units; Fall & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG401-A
Sung, Tae
01/08/2024 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B259
ENG401-A
Sung, Tae
09/03/2024 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B219

This course will provide a practical, hands on approach to the study of English grammar and the application of the acquired knowledge of grammar to the classroom setting. It will be assumed that few, if any, students have had a thorough, formal study of English grammar. The approach will seek to present models for application in the literature based curriculum prescribed by the California State Framework in English. Students will complete numerous in class exercises as well as independent work outside of class for presentation in discussion at subsequent class meetings. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG454-C
Newton, Jennifer
01/08/2024 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM James Complex 190
ENG454-A
Kirk, Toni Suzanne
01/08/2024 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex 189
ENG454-B
Kirk, Toni Suzanne
01/08/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Building 36 36A1
ENG454-A
Kirk, Toni Suzanne
01/13/2025 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
ENG454-B
Kirk, Toni Suzanne
01/13/2025 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
ENG454-C
Newton, Jennifer
01/13/2025 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM TBA

Linguistic theory and method. Includes the study of the five universal elements of language (phonology, morphology, semantics, syntax, and pragmatics) as well as the use of language and its variants in culture. Fieldwork required. Prerequisite: ENG 123 or ENG 123E. (3 units; Fall & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG463-A
Liu, Carla
09/03/2024 W 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM TBA
ENG463-A
Liu, Carla
01/13/2025 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
ENG463-B
Liu, Carla
01/13/2025 Th 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM TBA

The purpose of this course is to provide students the opportunity to practice the written, oral, research, analytical, and/or technological skills developed in their field(s) of study under the direct supervision of a practitioner in a professional field. In consultation with the internship coordinator, the student works in the field through supervised practical experiences with a professional organization. This opportunity is available for students who are English majors/minors, writing and digital studies minors, creative writing minors, and creative writing BFA students. Pass/Fail. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean. (3 units; Fall/Spring/Summer)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG491-IN
Alspach, Berniece
01/08/2024 - Instructor OFFC
ENG491-IN
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
ENG491-IN
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC

A course involving students in an in-depth study of procedures of copy editing for newspapers, magazines and online media. Through assignments and exercises, students will develop superior skills in grammar and word usage, punctuation, spelling, style, fact-checking, use of reference books, and writing headlines and captions. Students will practice substantive editing, and proofreading for print and online media. The special conditions of the increasingly important Internet to copy editors will be demonstrated. Prerequisite: ENG 113, 113E, or JRN 170. (3 units; Spring & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
JRN349-A
Kaplan, David J.
01/08/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM James Complex 036
JRN349-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA

An introduction to philosophical aesthetics, which has been marginalized and often ignored in philosophical discourse during the past four hundred years. During the last few decades the questions posted by aesthetics have moved back into the center of the philosophical discussion, including the use of the concept by "post-modern" thinkers. The course seeks to bring the student into the longer conversation concerning beauty, "retrieve" important elements that have been lost, and provide a basis for further study. Prerequisite: ARC 210, ART 242, DES 310, FLM 250, GDM 310, HON 101, ILL 210, PHI 213, PHO 330, or WLD 181. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
PHI312-A
Welbaum, Sam D.
01/08/2024 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Health Science Campus S292
PHI312-A
Welbaum, Sam D.
09/03/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Park Building 202
PHI312-A
Welbaum, Sam D.
01/13/2025 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Park Building 202

 

Upper Division Literature Elective Requirements

Complete 3 units of literature from the following:

The literature of women and ethnic minorities. Recommended for Liberal Studies majors. At least one literature survey course recommended. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG313-A
Sung, Tae
01/13/2025 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

This course offers students an intensive study of global literature with an emphasis on works translated into English, excluding American literature. Students will study literature and cultures from around the world, equipping them to broaden their engagement in academic studies and Great Commission service. It is recommended that at least one literature survey course be taken prior. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG314-A
Kirk, Toni Suzanne
09/03/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM James Complex 191

This course explores the intellectual contributions of classical Greek and Roman literature by examining the meaning of these works within the historical, political, and cultural context of ancient Greco-Roman society. Prerequisite: ENG 123 pr 123E. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG323-A
Schneider, Thomas R.
01/08/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex 190
ENG323-A
Isaacs, David E.
01/13/2025 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA

The Metaphysical and cavalier Poets, and the prose of John Milton, in historical context. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring, odd years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

Neoclassical, Romantic, and Victorian literature in historical context. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; As offered & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

American literature and thought, 1800-1914, with emphasis on Poe, Hawthorne, Emerson, Dickinson, Douglass, Whitman, Melville, Stowe, and Twain. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring, odd years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG345-A
Alspach, Berniece
01/13/2025 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA

A close examination of selected folklore and fairy tales from various cultural or literary traditions. Focus on interpretation and analysis of individual texts, utilizing a variety of historical and contemporary critical approaches to reading, understanding, and researching folklore and fairy tales as a distinctive genre. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall, even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG355-A
Tronti, Jennifer
09/03/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Health Science Campus L246
ENG355-B
Schneider, Thomas R.
09/03/2024 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM James Complex 190

Surveys some of the great literary texts in the Christian tradition. Readings from primary works will provide opportunity to become familiar with a variety of voices in the history of Christian spirituality. Students will examine the texts in light of literary, historical, social, and theological contexts. Authors and texts may vary each time the course is offered. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall, odd years & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

The course is designed to examine the study of literature through the lens of faith. It considers the intersection of personal belief and reading practices, the analysis of literature, both religious and secular, from a Christian worldview, and potential avenues of Christian literary theory. It requires students to evaluate and analyze both literary texts and approaches to literature, with each students formulating a formal position in regard to the intersection of faith and literature. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG366-A
Isaacs, David E.
01/08/2024 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM James Complex 190

Focuses on a different theme, genre, or period of British, American, or World literature each time offered. See instructor for topic currently to be studied. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

This course offers students intensive study of print culture, particularly in regard to the history of the book, as found in American, British, and/or world literature. The course may focus on a particular genre, such as the novel, the autobiography, or the chapbook, or on a particular subgenre, such as the gothic or satirical novel. This study will also equip students to understand how books within the discipline of English shaped and were shaped by various historical, cultural, economic, philosophical, and social forces. It is recommended that at least one literature survey course be taken prior. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring odd years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG409-A
Veltman, Laura
01/13/2025 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA

Selected poems and plays are studied in their historical contexts. A variety of critical approaches are incorporated. Includes comedies, history plays, and tragedies. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG413-A
Newton, Jennifer
09/03/2024 M 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM The Village at CBU 100

This course offers students intensive study of a special topic in American literature. Students will study a specific theme, author, genre, or period within the broad literary history of the United States. This study will equip students to broaden their engagement in American literature. It is recommended that at least one literature survey course be taken prior. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

This course offers students an intensive study of a special topic in British Literature. Students will study a specific theme, author, genre, or period within the broad literary history of Great Britain. This study will equip students to broaden their engagement in British literature. It is recommended that at least one literature survey course be taken prior. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG430-A
Newton, Jennifer
09/03/2024 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM James Complex 189

Major fiction and poetry from 1900 to World War II. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall, even years, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG440-A
Veltman, Laura
09/03/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM James Complex 190

Major fiction and poetry from World War II to the present. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring, even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG443-A
Veltman, Laura
01/08/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM James Complex 191

Prose, fiction, poetry, and drama from 1890 to the present, with emphasis on the Modernist writers. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring, even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG460-A
Alspach, Berniece
01/08/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM James Complex 192
 
Upper Division Literature and the Arts Elective Requirements

Complete 5 to 6 additional units from the following:

A study of the development of modern painting from the French Impressionist movement to the present day in the United States. Lecture and slides. Prerequisite: ART 241 or 242. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

Film as Visual Art is a study of masterworks of cinematic art with an emphasis on visual aesthetics and cultural influences. The class will examine selected International cinematic classics, focusing on the film's director, or 'auteur'. The French idea of "camera as stylo" (pen) will be explored through the film director's use of camera angles, composition, editing and lighting will be explored will be deconstructed, in a manner consistent with traditional forms of visual art. Also under consideration will be the way that these visual elements stand in dynamic/creative tension with the visual culture of their national origin or context. Included in this would be fashion, art, politics and philosophy. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ART385-A
Eaton, Michael A.
09/03/2024 T 12:15 PM - 3:15 PM Film Lab

Analysis and oral presentation of literature in a way that is vivid, compelling, and dramatic. This class will help the student to perfect skills in dramatic reading, reading of scripture, and finding and preparing literature for oral presentation. (3 units; Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

An intensive study of a particular area of world literature in translation (e.g., Greek drama, or the literature of Existentialism). See the instructor for the area currently being studied. May be offered as a dual-language topic such as Latin American authors. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; As offered & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

The literature of women and ethnic minorities. Recommended for Liberal Studies majors. At least one literature survey course recommended. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG313-A
Sung, Tae
01/13/2025 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

This course explores the intellectual contributions of classical Greek and Roman literature by examining the meaning of these works within the historical, political, and cultural context of ancient Greco-Roman society. Prerequisite: ENG 123 pr 123E. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG323-A
Schneider, Thomas R.
01/08/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex 190
ENG323-A
Isaacs, David E.
01/13/2025 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA

The Metaphysical and cavalier Poets, and the prose of John Milton, in historical context. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring, odd years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

Neoclassical, Romantic, and Victorian literature in historical context. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; As offered & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

American literature and thought, 1800-1914, with emphasis on Poe, Hawthorne, Emerson, Dickinson, Douglass, Whitman, Melville, Stowe, and Twain. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring, odd years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG345-A
Alspach, Berniece
01/13/2025 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA

An introduction to the study of a wide variety of children's literature, including picture books, novels, poetry, and folklore. Focus on critical analysis of texts, employing a variety of literary theoretical perspectives, close readings, and contemporary research. Also examines the historical constructions of childhood, uses within the elementary classroom, and social response to children's literature. Meets the Liberal Studies requirement for Children's literature. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall, Spring, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG353-A
Travis, Erika J.
01/08/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM James Complex 190
ENG353-B
Travis, Erika J.
09/03/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Mission Hall 127
ENG353-A
Travis, Erika J.
09/03/2024 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM James Complex 192
ENG353-A
Travis, Erika J.
01/13/2025 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA
ENG353-B
Travis, Erika J.
01/13/2025 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA

A consideration of children’s class, including but not limited to texts from “Golden Age” of children’s literature, approximately 1865-1914. Focus on critical analysis of texts, employing a variety of literary theoretical perspectives, close readings, and contemporary research. Also examines the historical constructions of childhood and social responses to children’s literature. Students will examine the texts in light of literary, historical, social contexts. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall, odd years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

A close examination of selected folklore and fairy tales from various cultural or literary traditions. Focus on interpretation and analysis of individual texts, utilizing a variety of historical and contemporary critical approaches to reading, understanding, and researching folklore and fairy tales as a distinctive genre. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall, even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG355-A
Tronti, Jennifer
09/03/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Health Science Campus L246
ENG355-B
Schneider, Thomas R.
09/03/2024 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM James Complex 190

Introduction to literature designed to meet the unique needs of adolescents and young adults. Varied uses of literature such as poetry and short stories will be explored with intensive study of longer works of fiction and non-fiction. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG363-A
Travis, Erika J.
01/08/2024 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Building 36 36A2
ENG363-A
Schneider, Thomas R.
01/13/2025 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA

Surveys some of the great literary texts in the Christian tradition. Readings from primary works will provide opportunity to become familiar with a variety of voices in the history of Christian spirituality. Students will examine the texts in light of literary, historical, social, and theological contexts. Authors and texts may vary each time the course is offered. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall, odd years & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

The course is designed to examine the study of literature through the lens of faith. It considers the intersection of personal belief and reading practices, the analysis of literature, both religious and secular, from a Christian worldview, and potential avenues of Christian literary theory. It requires students to evaluate and analyze both literary texts and approaches to literature, with each students formulating a formal position in regard to the intersection of faith and literature. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG366-A
Isaacs, David E.
01/08/2024 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM James Complex 190

The class represents a close examination of select graphic novels from a variety of genres and styles. It focuses on literary interpretation and analysis of individual texts, utilizing a variety of historical and contemporary critical approaches to reading, understanding, and researching the graphic novel within an interdisciplinary context. Prerequisite: ENG 123. ENG 201 is recommended. (3 units; Fall, odd years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

Focuses on a different theme, genre, or period of British, American, or World literature each time offered. See instructor for topic currently to be studied. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

Advanced study in theories of imaginative literature and in the issues of interpreting literary texts. Prerequisites: ENG 123, 201, and at least one literature survey course are required. (3 units; Fall & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG401-A
Sung, Tae
01/08/2024 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B259
ENG401-A
Sung, Tae
09/03/2024 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B219

This course offers students intensive study of print culture, particularly in regard to the history of the book, as found in American, British, and/or world literature. The course may focus on a particular genre, such as the novel, the autobiography, or the chapbook, or on a particular subgenre, such as the gothic or satirical novel. This study will also equip students to understand how books within the discipline of English shaped and were shaped by various historical, cultural, economic, philosophical, and social forces. It is recommended that at least one literature survey course be taken prior. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring odd years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG409-A
Veltman, Laura
01/13/2025 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA

Selected poems and plays are studied in their historical contexts. A variety of critical approaches are incorporated. Includes comedies, history plays, and tragedies. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG413-A
Newton, Jennifer
09/03/2024 M 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM The Village at CBU 100

This course offers students intensive study of a special topic in American literature. Students will study a specific theme, author, genre, or period within the broad literary history of the United States. This study will equip students to broaden their engagement in American literature. It is recommended that at least one literature survey course be taken prior. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

This course offers students an intensive study of a special topic in British Literature. Students will study a specific theme, author, genre, or period within the broad literary history of Great Britain. This study will equip students to broaden their engagement in British literature. It is recommended that at least one literature survey course be taken prior. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG430-A
Newton, Jennifer
09/03/2024 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM James Complex 189

Major fiction and poetry from 1900 to World War II. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall, even years, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG440-A
Veltman, Laura
09/03/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM James Complex 190

Major fiction and poetry from World War II to the present. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring, even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG443-A
Veltman, Laura
01/08/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM James Complex 191

This course will provide a practical, hands on approach to the study of English grammar and the application of the acquired knowledge of grammar to the classroom setting. It will be assumed that few, if any, students have had a thorough, formal study of English grammar. The approach will seek to present models for application in the literature based curriculum prescribed by the California State Framework in English. Students will complete numerous in class exercises as well as independent work outside of class for presentation in discussion at subsequent class meetings. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG454-C
Newton, Jennifer
01/08/2024 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM James Complex 190
ENG454-A
Kirk, Toni Suzanne
01/08/2024 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex 189
ENG454-B
Kirk, Toni Suzanne
01/08/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Building 36 36A1
ENG454-A
Kirk, Toni Suzanne
01/13/2025 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
ENG454-B
Kirk, Toni Suzanne
01/13/2025 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
ENG454-C
Newton, Jennifer
01/13/2025 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM TBA

Prose, fiction, poetry, and drama from 1890 to the present, with emphasis on the Modernist writers. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring, even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG460-A
Alspach, Berniece
01/08/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM James Complex 192

Linguistic theory and method. Includes the study of the five universal elements of language (phonology, morphology, semantics, syntax, and pragmatics) as well as the use of language and its variants in culture. Fieldwork required. Prerequisite: ENG 123 or ENG 123E. (3 units; Fall & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG463-A
Liu, Carla
09/03/2024 W 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM TBA
ENG463-A
Liu, Carla
01/13/2025 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
ENG463-B
Liu, Carla
01/13/2025 Th 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM TBA

This course addresses the adaptation of literature to film. It examines diverse concepts and theories that have been applied to cinematic adaptations of literary texts as part of a larger constellation of issues, including the development of cinematic language, approaches to genre studies, and an appreciation for cinematic visions in literary texts. In addition to film screenings, course readings will include prose fiction and film criticism. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
FLM350-A
Tronti, Jennifer
09/03/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center B110

This advanced course focuses on diverse texts and theories regarding adaptation and intertextuality as they impact film and other media. The course explores the ways in which texts are adapted from one medium into other media and the ways in which texts intersect and communicate with one another. The complex manner in which adaptation and intertextuality function in our media-saturated, global culture is investigated. Texts that might be examined in this course include films, video games, television shows, novels, comics/graphic novels, operas, and musicals. Course content will vary. Prerequisite: FLM 250. (3 units; Spring, odd years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

An examination of the development of worship and musical practices in the church, focusing on congregational engagement and singing. Students will study the biblical and historical practices of the church to effectively serve in worship arts and ministry. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS332-A
Toledo, David M.
01/13/2025 Th 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Hawkins Music Building 212

The first part of a two-part review of the development of theatre, with a detailed study of the origins of drama in religious ritual and the beginnings of formalized theatre in Classical Greece through the French Neoclassical Period. Nine plays will be studied in detail during the course, and students will be asked to specifically engage with the material from the Christian worldview to explore how God's truth may be represented within the work. (3 units; Fall, even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
THE332-A
Bortot, Zachary L.
09/03/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Wallace Theater 204

The second part of a two-part review of the development of theatre, with a detailed study of the beginnings of modern theatre including the English Restoration, 18th-century Sentimentalism, the birth of Realism and the revolt against Realism, experimental and political theatre, and current trends today. Ten plays will be studied in detail during the course, and students will be asked to specifically engage with the material from the Christian worldview to explore how God's truth may be represented within the work. Prerequisite: THE 332. (3 units; Spring, odd years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
THE342-A
Bortot, Zachary L.
01/13/2025 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Wallace Theater 204

 

Optional Concentrations

 

Students can earn an optional concentration in one of the following areas:

  • Digital Literary Studies
  • Journalism and New Media
  • Modern Languages

*Each optional concentration requires the completion of twelve (12) distinct units beyond the major. 

 

Digital Literary Studies Concentration

Complete nine (9) units from the following:

This course studies writing within the diverse environment of the workplace. It emphasizes the need to adapt written documents for a distinct task, audience, or platform. The course introduces students to professional and technical writing through examination and evaluation of interdisciplinary readings and representative models of professional documents-both print and digital. The course will incorporate strategies for developing and improving skills in writing, reading, researching, editing, presenting, and collaborating. Students will demonstrate an understanding of effective practices through a portfolio of professional documents. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall, even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG302-A
Liu, Carla
09/03/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex 171

This course introduces students to the growing field of digital studies. Given the interdisciplinary nature of digital studies, students will study digital texts and projects and will work collaboratively to evaluate, develop, and refine their technical skills to create and edit various forms of digital publications. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall, odd years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

This course will provide a practical, hands on approach to the study of English grammar and the application of the acquired knowledge of grammar to the classroom setting. It will be assumed that few, if any, students have had a thorough, formal study of English grammar. The approach will seek to present models for application in the literature based curriculum prescribed by the California State Framework in English. Students will complete numerous in class exercises as well as independent work outside of class for presentation in discussion at subsequent class meetings. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG454-C
Newton, Jennifer
01/08/2024 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM James Complex 190
ENG454-A
Kirk, Toni Suzanne
01/08/2024 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex 189
ENG454-B
Kirk, Toni Suzanne
01/08/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Building 36 36A1
ENG454-A
Kirk, Toni Suzanne
01/13/2025 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
ENG454-B
Kirk, Toni Suzanne
01/13/2025 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
ENG454-C
Newton, Jennifer
01/13/2025 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM TBA

The purpose of this course is to provide students the opportunity to practice the written, oral, research, analytical, and/or technological skills developed in their field(s) of study under the direct supervision of a practitioner in a professional field. In consultation with the internship coordinator, the student works in the field through supervised practical experiences with a professional organization. This opportunity is available for students who are English majors/minors, writing and digital studies minors, creative writing minors, and creative writing BFA students. Pass/Fail. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean. (3 units; Fall/Spring/Summer)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG491-IN
Alspach, Berniece
01/08/2024 - Instructor OFFC
ENG491-IN
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
ENG491-IN
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC

 

Complete three (3) additional units from the following:

The literature of women and ethnic minorities. Recommended for Liberal Studies majors. At least one literature survey course recommended. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG313-A
Sung, Tae
01/13/2025 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

This course offers students an intensive study of global literature with an emphasis on works translated into English, excluding American literature. Students will study literature and cultures from around the world, equipping them to broaden their engagement in academic studies and Great Commission service. It is recommended that at least one literature survey course be taken prior. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG314-A
Kirk, Toni Suzanne
09/03/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM James Complex 191

This course explores the intellectual contributions of classical Greek and Roman literature by examining the meaning of these works within the historical, political, and cultural context of ancient Greco-Roman society. Prerequisite: ENG 123 pr 123E. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG323-A
Schneider, Thomas R.
01/08/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex 190
ENG323-A
Isaacs, David E.
01/13/2025 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA

The Metaphysical and cavalier Poets, and the prose of John Milton, in historical context. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring, odd years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

Neoclassical, Romantic, and Victorian literature in historical context. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; As offered & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

American literature and thought, 1800-1914, with emphasis on Poe, Hawthorne, Emerson, Dickinson, Douglass, Whitman, Melville, Stowe, and Twain. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring, odd years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG345-A
Alspach, Berniece
01/13/2025 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA

An introduction to the study of a wide variety of children's literature, including picture books, novels, poetry, and folklore. Focus on critical analysis of texts, employing a variety of literary theoretical perspectives, close readings, and contemporary research. Also examines the historical constructions of childhood, uses within the elementary classroom, and social response to children's literature. Meets the Liberal Studies requirement for Children's literature. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall, Spring, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG353-A
Travis, Erika J.
01/08/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM James Complex 190
ENG353-B
Travis, Erika J.
09/03/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Mission Hall 127
ENG353-A
Travis, Erika J.
09/03/2024 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM James Complex 192
ENG353-A
Travis, Erika J.
01/13/2025 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA
ENG353-B
Travis, Erika J.
01/13/2025 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA

A consideration of children’s class, including but not limited to texts from “Golden Age” of children’s literature, approximately 1865-1914. Focus on critical analysis of texts, employing a variety of literary theoretical perspectives, close readings, and contemporary research. Also examines the historical constructions of childhood and social responses to children’s literature. Students will examine the texts in light of literary, historical, social contexts. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall, odd years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

A close examination of selected folklore and fairy tales from various cultural or literary traditions. Focus on interpretation and analysis of individual texts, utilizing a variety of historical and contemporary critical approaches to reading, understanding, and researching folklore and fairy tales as a distinctive genre. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall, even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG355-A
Tronti, Jennifer
09/03/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Health Science Campus L246
ENG355-B
Schneider, Thomas R.
09/03/2024 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM James Complex 190

Introduction to literature designed to meet the unique needs of adolescents and young adults. Varied uses of literature such as poetry and short stories will be explored with intensive study of longer works of fiction and non-fiction. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG363-A
Travis, Erika J.
01/08/2024 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Building 36 36A2
ENG363-A
Schneider, Thomas R.
01/13/2025 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA

Surveys some of the great literary texts in the Christian tradition. Readings from primary works will provide opportunity to become familiar with a variety of voices in the history of Christian spirituality. Students will examine the texts in light of literary, historical, social, and theological contexts. Authors and texts may vary each time the course is offered. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall, odd years & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

The course is designed to examine the study of literature through the lens of faith. It considers the intersection of personal belief and reading practices, the analysis of literature, both religious and secular, from a Christian worldview, and potential avenues of Christian literary theory. It requires students to evaluate and analyze both literary texts and approaches to literature, with each students formulating a formal position in regard to the intersection of faith and literature. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG366-A
Isaacs, David E.
01/08/2024 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM James Complex 190

The class represents a close examination of select graphic novels from a variety of genres and styles. It focuses on literary interpretation and analysis of individual texts, utilizing a variety of historical and contemporary critical approaches to reading, understanding, and researching the graphic novel within an interdisciplinary context. Prerequisite: ENG 123. ENG 201 is recommended. (3 units; Fall, odd years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

This course offers students intensive study of print culture, particularly in regard to the history of the book, as found in American, British, and/or world literature. The course may focus on a particular genre, such as the novel, the autobiography, or the chapbook, or on a particular subgenre, such as the gothic or satirical novel. This study will also equip students to understand how books within the discipline of English shaped and were shaped by various historical, cultural, economic, philosophical, and social forces. It is recommended that at least one literature survey course be taken prior. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring odd years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG409-A
Veltman, Laura
01/13/2025 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA

Selected poems and plays are studied in their historical contexts. A variety of critical approaches are incorporated. Includes comedies, history plays, and tragedies. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG413-A
Newton, Jennifer
09/03/2024 M 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM The Village at CBU 100

This course offers students intensive study of a special topic in American literature. Students will study a specific theme, author, genre, or period within the broad literary history of the United States. This study will equip students to broaden their engagement in American literature. It is recommended that at least one literature survey course be taken prior. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

This course offers students an intensive study of a special topic in British Literature. Students will study a specific theme, author, genre, or period within the broad literary history of Great Britain. This study will equip students to broaden their engagement in British literature. It is recommended that at least one literature survey course be taken prior. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG430-A
Newton, Jennifer
09/03/2024 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM James Complex 189

Major fiction and poetry from 1900 to World War II. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall, even years, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG440-A
Veltman, Laura
09/03/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM James Complex 190

Major fiction and poetry from World War II to the present. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring, even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG443-A
Veltman, Laura
01/08/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM James Complex 191

Prose, fiction, poetry, and drama from 1890 to the present, with emphasis on the Modernist writers. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring, even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENG460-A
Alspach, Berniece
01/08/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM James Complex 192

 


 

Journalism and New Media Concentration

An introduction to mass media writing. Students will utilize journalistic reporting, editing and writing for mass audiences intended for distribution across electronic and print media outlets. (3.0 units; Fall, Spring, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
JRN170-A
Singh, Sonya C
01/08/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM James Complex 048
JRN170-A
Singh, Sonya C
09/03/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM James Complex 048
JRN170-A
Singh, Sonya C
01/13/2025 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM James Complex 048

An introduction to the ethical and legal aspects of public relations and journalism, including print, online and broadcasting. Students will gain practical insight into the field through review of real-world case studies and materials on ethics, policies and law. (3 units; Fall, Spring, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
JRN320-A
Pearson, MaryAnn
01/08/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex 036
JRN320-A
Singh, Sonya C
09/03/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM James Complex 036
JRN320-A
Pearson, MaryAnn
01/13/2025 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

 

Complete six (6) units from the following:

The desire to understand the world through images and text has never been in higher demand, thus the need for photojournalists with a commitment to truth is just as high. The emphasis is on how to use the camera to communicate a message of awareness and lasting impact. Weekly exercises, both written and photographic, will be the foundation of this experience. Recent trends in the industry, as well as philosophical and historical roots of the profession, will be examined. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
JRN210-A
Singh, Sonya C
01/08/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM James Complex 192
JRN210-A
Singh, Sonya C
01/13/2025 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM James Complex 048

The purpose of this production course is to prepare students to be future journalists by creating a high-quality publication, The Banner. Students will learn to work within the guidelines of the university, the publisher of the newspaper. Students will learn to perform all tasks involved with the production of a bi-weekly publication, which includes meeting deadlines and completing assigned tasks. May be repeated for a maximum of eight (8) units with change in topic. (1-3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

Principles and practical experiences in layout and design, including copy, typography, photos and cutlines, and developing pre-press documents to provide practical knowledge of state-of-the-art publishing technology. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
JRN254-A
Rhodes, Daniel L.
01/08/2024 Th 5:45 PM - 8:45 PM James Complex 048
JRN254-A
Rhodes, Daniel L.
09/03/2024 Th 5:45 PM - 8:45 PM James Complex 048
JRN254-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 Th 5:45 PM - 8:45 PM James Complex 048

A course involving students in an in-depth study of procedures of copy editing for newspapers, magazines and online media. Through assignments and exercises, students will develop superior skills in grammar and word usage, punctuation, spelling, style, fact-checking, use of reference books, and writing headlines and captions. Students will practice substantive editing, and proofreading for print and online media. The special conditions of the increasingly important Internet to copy editors will be demonstrated. Prerequisite: ENG 113, 113E, or JRN 170. (3 units; Spring & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
JRN349-A
Kaplan, David J.
01/08/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM James Complex 036
JRN349-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA

Online communication platforms are constantly changing. Due to this dynamic environment, communicators must understand the strategies behind online media. This course gives students an immersive experience in analyzing, creating, and developing communication plans to effectively reach a digital audience. In addition, students will analyze and produce content for current and emerging social media platforms. By the end of the course, students will have learned how to curate and develop a social media presence for both themselves as individuals and for corporate entities or small businesses. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
JRN370-A
Hernandez, Valerie
01/08/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM James Complex 375
JRN370-A
Hernandez, Valerie
09/03/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM James Complex 375

This course prepares the student to work as a journalist in today’s newsrooms, where the online and digital platforms are at least as important as the traditional print or broadcast platforms. The emphasis is on gathering assets in the field (text, photographs, video, audio) and then using those assets to tell a comprehensive story. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
JRN430-B
Kruppa, James K.
09/03/2024 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM James Complex 036

Principles and practices of writing in the shorter forms of journalism, including editorials and opinion essays for print, electronic and online media outlets. Includes writing columns, blogs, opinion-page articles, and reviews of theater, music, books, and film. Prerequisite: JRN 170. (3 units; Spring, even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

The tradition of investigative reporters, who uncover facts and write articles that expose waste, wrongdoing, mismanagement, fraud, conflict of interest and abuse of authority, and promote change and reform, has a long and proud history that stands alongside more conventional journalistic practices. Students are provided with reportorial skills and techniques required by journalists who develop articles of substance and depth in specialized areas, with emphasis given to research, analysis, and interpretation of complex issues in writing for publication. Prerequisite: JRN 170. (3 units; Fall, even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
JRN460-A
Kaplan, David J.
09/03/2024 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex 191

*Only one course may be taken at the 200 level

 


 

Modern Languages Concentration

Complete twelve (12) units of ASL, CHI, FRE, RUS, and/or SPA, with at least six (6) units of upper-division ASL and/or SPA.

 

 

*Curriculum subject to change. Please see the latest catalog for more information.