Courses

Lower Division Requirements

ENG201 Intro to Literature

An intensive 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 ways of writing about literature. Majors and minors should take this introduction course during their sophomore year as soon as they successfully complete ENG 123. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

ENG201-A
Alspach, Berniece
09/04/2018 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B112
ENG201-A
Isaacs, David E.
01/09/2019 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM The Village at CBU 100
ENG201-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM TBA

Choose one of the following: 

ENG213 Survey of British Literature I

Literature of Great Britain from the Middle Ages through the eighteenth century. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Multicultural; Fall)

ENG213-A
Jacobs, DawnEllen
09/04/2018 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 106
ENG213-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA

ENG223 Survey of British Literature II

Literature of Great Britain from the Romantic Period to the present. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Multicultural; Spring)

ENG223-A
Alspach, Berniece
01/09/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center B252

Choose one of the following: 

ENG233 Survey of American Literature I

American literature from the Colonial Period to 1870. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Multicultural; Fall)

ENG233-A
Veltman, Laura
09/04/2018 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM James Complex 166
ENG233-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA

ENG243 Survey of American Lit II

American literature from 1870 to present. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Multicultural; Spring)

ENG243-A
Veltman, Laura
01/09/2019 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Yeager Center B111

Choose one of the following: 

ENG253 Survey of World Literature I

World literature (excluding British and American) through the Renaissance. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Multicultural; Fall)

ENG253-A
Isaacs, David E.
09/04/2018 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Yeager Center B258
ENG253-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA

ENG263 Survey of World Literature II

World literature (excluding British and American) from Neoclassicism to present. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Multicultural; Spring)

ENG263-A
Lu, James J.
01/09/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM The Village at CBU 300

Upper Division Requirements

ENG313 Multicultural Literature

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

ENG313-A
Lu, James J.
01/09/2019 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex 191

ENG350 Rsrch and Writing in Lit/Lang

Introduction to research topics, methods, and materials in the field of language and literature for application in a series of scholarly papers and presentations of various types and lengths. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Multicultural; Fall)

ENG350-A
Kirk, Toni Suzanne
09/04/2018 T 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Yeager Center A110
ENG350-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 T 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM TBA

ENG401 Literary Theory and Criticism

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; Interdisciplinary; Multicultural; Spring)

ENG401-A
Staley, Owen D.
01/09/2019 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 252

ENG413 Shakespeare Studies

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; Interdisciplinary; Spring)

ENG413-A
Newton, Jennifer
01/09/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM James Complex 190

ENG463 Lang Structure and Acquisition

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. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

ENG463-A
Liu, Carla
09/04/2018 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Building 36 36B
ENG463-A
Liu, Carla
01/09/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B221

ENG499 Senior Project

This three unit senior capstone project serves to assess the subject matter competence of the English major and the Single Subject Program candidate. Students will enroll for this course with the recommendation of their English program advisor and the approval of the department chair. Prerequisite: ENG 350. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Fall/Spring)

ENG499-A
Travis, Erika J.
09/04/2018 M 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Instructor OFFC
ENG499-A
Veltman, Laura
01/09/2019 M 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM James Complex 245

Complete six (6) upper division units from the following: ENG 303, 323, 333, 343, 345, 353, 354, 355, 363, 365, 399, 400, 403, 433, 434, 440, 443, 460 

Complete three (3) additional upper division units from the following: ENG 303, 323, 333343345353, 354, 355, 363, 365,  399400403, 433, 434, 440443, 454, 460, FLM 340, 350, POL 330, THE 342

Optional Concentration in Creative Writing (12 units)

The creative writing concentration requires the completion of 12 units beyond the major. Students completing a minor in creative writing are not eligible to complete the creative writing concentration.

ENG384 Writing Fiction

An intensive writing workshop designed to permit the student to study and practice fiction in various forms; articles, short stories, novels, etc. Prerequisite ENG123. (3 units; Fall odd years)

ENG384-A
Kirk, Toni Suzanne
09/04/2018 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 103

ENG385 Writing Poetry

This college course is an intensive workshop designed to encourage creativity in poetry. The class offers specific writing direction plus critical responses to students' works, both creative and analytical. Prerequisite: ENG123. (3 units; Fall even years)

ENG385-A
Tronti, Jennifer
01/09/2019 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM James Complex 356

ENG386 Writing Creative Nonfiction

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: ENG123 (3 units; Fall odd years).

ENG411 Special Topics Creative Writing

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: ENG123. (3 units; As offered)

ENG411-A
Travis, Erika J.
09/04/2018 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex 171

ENG431 LiteraryJrnlEditingAndPublishng

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: ENG123 (3 units; Spring)

ENG431-A
Travis, Erika J.
01/09/2019 W 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Building 36 ONLN

ENG484 Advanced Fiction Writing

This advanced writing workshop builds on the foundational elements of fiction writing 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, which are discussed by the professor and students on scheduled workshop days. The works produced in this class strive to be of publishable quality. Prerequisite: ENG384 (3 units; Spring)

ENG484-A
Tronti, Jennifer
01/09/2019 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM James Complex 190

ENG485 Advanced Poetry Writing

This advanced writing workshop builds on the foundational elements of poetry writing learned in previous coursework. Students read numerous published poems and poetry collections, as well as readings discussing craft, technique, and theory. Students write their own poems, which are discussed by the professor and students on scheduled workshop days. The works produced in this class strive to be of publishable quality. Prerequisite: ENG 385. (3 units; Fall odd years)

Complete three (3) additional upper division units from the following: ENG 384, 385, 386, 411, 431, 484, 485, FLM 301, JRN 312, THE 424