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Courses Offered Spring & Fall Semesters –

See Department’s brochure “Which 2000-Level English Course Should I take?”

for details about current semester’s offerings.

Literature electives must be selected from the choices listed below.

EGL 2010. British Literature from the Anglo-Saxon Period Through the 18th Century. 3 Credits. (Fall only)
British literature to around 1800 and its historical and cultural background. Prerequisite EGL 1020 or 1100 or 1320 or 1340.

EGL 2030. British Literature of the 19th and 20th Centuries. 3 Credits (Spring only)
British literature from the Romantic period to modern times and its historical and cultural background. Prerequisite: EGL 1020 or 1100 or 1320 or 1340.

EGL 2050. American Literature from the Beginnings to the Late 19th Century. 3 Credits (both semesters)
American literature from the colonial period to around 1880 and its social and intellectual backgrounds. Prerequisite: EGL 1020 or 1100 or 1320 or 1340.

EGL 2070. American Literature from the Late 19th Century to the Present. 3 Credits (both semesters)
American literature from 1880 to the present and its social and intellectual backgrounds. Prerequisite: EGL 1020 or 1100 or 1320 or 1340.

EGL 2090. World Literature from Ancient Times Through the Middle Ages. 3 Credits (Fall only)
Study of world literary masterpieces from ancient times through the medieval period. Prerequisite: EGL 1020 or 1100 or 1320 or 1340.

EGL 2110. World Literature from the Renaissance to the Present. 3 Credits (Spring only)
Study of world literary masterpieces from the Renaissance to the present. Prerequisite: EGL 1020 or 1100 or 1320 or 1340.

EGL 2130. African American Literature. 3 Credits (both semesters)
Development of the African American folk tradition and its influence on black writers of the 19th and 20th centuries. Prerequisite: EGL 1020 or 1100 or 1320or 1340.

EGL 2140. African American Literature II. 3 Credits (both semesters)
A study of African American literature from the early 1900s to the present. Prerequisite: EGL 1020 or 1100 or 1320 or 1340.

EGL 2210. Shakespeare. 3 Credits (Spring only)
Analysis of a selection of Shakespeare's plays. Prerequisite: EGL 1020 or 1100 or 1320 or 1340.

EGL 2230. Children's Literature. 3 Credits (both semesters)
Analysis of the content and quality of works from nursery level through the elementary grades. Prerequisite: EGL 1020 or 1100 or 1320 or 1340.

EGL 2320. Literature and Film. 3 Credits (Fall Honors only/Spring only)
Analysis of film based on literature. Prerequisite: EGL 1020 or 1100 or 1320. 1340. (Honors sections require an "A" in EGL 102 or permission of the instructor.)

EGL 2330. Twentieth Century Literature. 3 Credits (Fall only)
Examination of literatures from around the world written during the twentieth century. Prerequisite: EGL 1020 or 1100 or 1320 or 1340.

EGL 2370. Studies in Biblical Literature: The Old Testament. 3 Credits (Fall only)
Major ideas and characters of the Old Testament and its analysis as literature. Prerequisite: EGL 1020 or 1100 or 1320 or 1340.

EGL 2390. Studies in Biblical Literature: The New Testament. 3 Credits (Spring only) Analysis of the Bible as literature with emphasis on major ideas and characters of the New Testament. Prerequisite: EGL 1020 or 1100 or 1320 or 1340.

EGL 2410. Mythology, Legend, and Folklore. 3 Credits (both semesters)
Overview of myth, legend, and folklore tracing themes and motifs common to Western and other literatures. Prerequisite: EGL 1020 or 1100 or 1320 or 1340.

EGL 2500. Women in Literature. 3 Credits (Fall only)
Women's voices over the centuries expressed autobiographically, and in short stories, plays, and poems. Prerequisite: EGL 1020 or 1100 or 1320 or 1340.

 



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