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Department of English

Web: Department of English
College of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Paige Franklin, Chair
Hall Memorial Building, Room N207D

No Graduate Programs or Certificates offered.


ENG 670 - Comparative Poetics: ASL and English (3)

This course studies comparative poetics using poems in ASL and English. ASL poems on videotape will be analyzed for their poetic devices and elements, and ASL poetry and English poetry will be compared. Guest lecturers will demonstrate related forms of expression, such as sign lore, signing for the stage, and nonverbal communication.

ENG 721 - The Literary Experience I (3)

Studies in the nature of the literary art through its best examples.

ENG 722 - The Literary Experience II (3)

Studies in the nature of the literary art through its best examples.

ENG 761 - The Literary Experience III (3)

Studies in the nature of the literary art through its best examples.

ENG 771 - Rhetoric (3)

The art of using language with effect; emphasis on the principles with some attention to their use in teaching composition. Use of models of great writings for extensive studies of such forms as the essay.

ENG 788 - Seminar in English (4)

Opportunity to select a topic for individual study and research and, in weekly meetings, to discuss common problems and share results. Tutorial sessions in addition to the weekly meetings.

ENG 799 - Independent Study (1-3)

  • Prerequisite: Appropriate level of matriculation, permission of the instructor and Special Independent Study Form.
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