Area 6 Courses
Students who wish to fulfill Area 6 of the Liberal Education Requirements -- Creativity and Aesthetic Experience -- can choose from among the following courses.
For information on how each course will fit into your major, please direct questions to your in-major advisor.
ENGL 1604: Introduction to Poetry
This course examines the genre of poetry from the Old English period up to contemporary writers. Emphasis is on close reading and poetic forms and conventions. (3H,3C)
ENGL 1614: Introduction to Short Fiction
This course introduces the knowledge and skills required to read and understand short stories and novellas. Readings trace the development of short fiction from the fable and myth to contemporary narrative forms. (3H,3C)
ENGL 1634: Introduction to Shakespeare
This course introduces Shakespeare's drama and poetry, including at least one modern adaptation of a Shakespearean play (play, novel, movie, opera, etc.). Emphasis will be placed on how to read a play, how to read Shakespearean verse, and how the various genres of Shakespearean drama differ. (3H,3C)
ENGL 2744: Introduction to Creative Writing
A workshop for beginning writers who want to explore their talents in poetry, drama, and fiction. Pre: ENGL 1106 or 1204H or COMM 1016. (3H,3C)