Course Descriptions Spring
ENGL 2305 Introduction to Fiction
ENGL 2306 Introduction to Poetry
ENGL 2307 Introduction to Drama
Lower Division Courses: General Information
The English Department offers freshman composition courses and sophomore courses that fulfill the university's Core communication requirements. This page provides information on prerequisites for placement in different composition courses, Advanced Placement credit, and course listings for the current semester.
By earning at least one of the following scores, the student satisfies the prerequisites for enrollment in ENGL1303: Freshman Composition. If the student does not meet the prerequisites for enrollment in ENGL1303 the student should enroll in ENGL1300.
- TASP/THEA 240 (Writing Section)
- TSWE 40
- TAAS 89 (Reading Section) & 1770 (Writing Section)
- SAT 1070 (Overall) & 500 (Verbal Section)
- ACT 19 (Verbal)
ENGL 1300: Basic Writing
Work in the development of basic expository writing skills.
ENGL 1303: Freshman Composition I
A detailed study of the principles of rhetoric as applied in reading and writing expository essays.
Advanced Placement Credit
By earning at least one of the following scores, the student earns 3 hours credit for ENGL1303.
- Advanced Placement: English (Language/Composition) 3
- SAT II Writing Test 620 (Effective only for students who have taken the exam prior to January 2005)
ENGL 1304: Freshman Composition II
A detailed study of the principles of rhetoric as applied to analyzing and writing argumentative and persuasive essays; principles and methods of research, culminating in writing a substantial research paper.
Advanced Placement Credit
By earning at least one of the following scores, the student earns 3 hours credit for ENGL 1304.
- Advanced Placement: English (Language/Composition) 4
- SAT II Writing Test 660 (Effective only for students who have taken the exam prior to January 2005)
ENGL 1370: Freshman Composition II — Honors
Principles of rhetoric as applied to writing persuasive essays; principles and methods of research.
Sophomore Level Courses (Fall 2013)
The prerequisite for enrollment in sophomore level English courses is completion of ENGL1303 and 1304 or their equivalents.
ENGL 2305: Introduction to Fiction
Selected works of fiction emphasizing composition.
ENGL 2306: Introduction to Poetry
Selected works of poetry emphasizing composition.
ENGL 2307: Introduction to Drama
Selected works of drama emphasizing composition.
ENGL 2315: Literature and Film
Representations of literary works and themes as they have appeared in films.
ENGL 2316: Literature and Culture
Literature and its relations to various aspects of culture.
ENGL 2360: Western World Literature I - Honors
Classical through the Renaissance. Emphasis on composition.