Oct 26, 2021  
2019-20 NSU Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-20 NSU Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Courses


 

Education

  
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    EDUC 3401 - Honors Research I


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    Description: Topic identification and literature review for scholarly activity.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Honors student with junior standing or above.
  
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    EDUC 3402 - Honors Research II


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    Description: Research and development of scholarly activity.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: EDUC 3401 Honors Research I.
    Restrictions: Honors student with junior standing or above.
  
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    EDUC 4032 - Pre-Internship II


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    Description: A junior-senior level observation and participation experience placing emphasis on a high level of participation in the teaching-learning process.  Teacher candidates must arrange course schedules to allow for ten (10) full days, one day for 10 weeks, for field-based experience.  Teacher candidates shall be required to utilize instructional skills, demonstrate an understanding of human behavior and reflect a general fitness for the role of the professional teacher. 

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: EDUC 3113 Educational Psychology and EDUC 3313 Clinical Teaching/Pre-Internship I.  EDUC 4823 Emerging Technologies and SPED 4433 Intro to Education of Children with Exceptionalities should be taken as prerequisites or concurrently.
    Co-requisite: ECED 4513 Organization and Implementation of Early Childhood Education , EDUC 4353 Secondary Teaching Methods and Practices, ELED 4563 Management of the Elementary Classroom and Curriculum, or SPED 4563 Methods and Case Studies in Special Education.
    Restrictions: Must be admitted to Teacher Education, have a passing score on the Oklahoma General Education Test (OGET); and have a minimum GPA of 2.50 (2.75 for Early Childhood Ed, Elementary Ed, and Special Ed majors) overall, in the major field of study, and professional core.
    Note: Written application to Pre-Internship II is made at least one semester in advance of the time the candidate wishes his/her internship. Pre-Internship II is not offered in summer sessions.
  
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    EDUC 4044 - Elementary Intern Teaching


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    Description: Elementary Intern Teaching includes a complete semester of full-time intern teaching in the school to which the teacher candidate is assigned and accepted by the participating school.  Teacher candidates shall be required to utilize instructional skills, demonstrate an understanding of human behavior and reflect a general fitness for the role of the professional teacher. 

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: EDUC 3113 Eduational Psychology, EDUC 3313 Clinical Teaching/Pre-Internship I, EDUC 4032 Pre-Internship II, EDUC 4823 Emerging Technologies, SPED 4433 Intro to Education of Children with Exceptionalities, and appropriate courses in methods of teaching.
    Restrictions: Candidate must: 1) Have established 90 hours of college credit with a minimum GPA of 2.50 (2.75 for Early Childhood Ed, Elementary Ed, and Special Ed majors) overall, in the major field and in the professional core; 2) Must have a passing score on appropriate Oklahoma Subject Area Test (OSAT) for candidate’s specific major; 3) Been recommended by the staff of his/her academic major field; 4) Must be admitted to Teacher Ed.
    Note: Application to intern teaching is made through written application at least one semester in advance of the time the student wishes his/her internship. Full Internship is not offered during the summer sessions.
  
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    EDUC 4054 - Elementary Intern Teaching (Full Internship Program)


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    Description: Elementary Intern Teaching includes a complete semester of full-time intern teaching in the school to which the teacher candidate is assigned and accepted by the participating school.  Teacher candidates shall be required to utilize instructional skills, demonstrate an understanding of human behavior and reflect a general fitness for the role of the professional teacher. 

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: EDUC 3113 Educational Psychology, EDUC 3313 Clinical Teaching/Pre-Internship I, EDUC 4032 Pre-Internship II, EDUC 4823 Emerging Technologies, SPED 4433 Intro to Education of Children with Exceptionalities, and appropriate course in methods of teaching.
    Restrictions: Candidate must: 1) Have established 90 hours of college credit with a minimum GPA of 2.50 (2.75 for Early Childhood Ed, Elementary Ed, and Special Ed majors) overall, in the major field and in the professional core; 2) Must have a passing score on appropriate Oklahoma Subject Area Test (OSAT) for candidate’s specific major; 3) Been recommended by the staff of his/her academic major field; 4) Must be admitted to Teacher Ed.
    Note: Application to intern teaching is made through written application at least one semester in advance of the time the student wishes his/her internship. Full internship is not offered during the summer sessions.
  
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    EDUC 4064 - Secondary Intern Teaching (Full Internship Program)


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    Description: Secondary Intern Teaching includes a complete semester of full-time intern teaching in the school to which the teacher candidate is assigned and accepted by the  participating school.  Teacher candidates shall be required to utilize instructional skills, demonstrate an understanding of human behavior and reflect a general fitness for the role of the professional teacher.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: EDUC 3113 Educational Psychology, EDUC 3313 Clinical Teaching/Pre-Internship I, EDUC 4032 Pre-Internship II, EDUC 4823 Emerging Technologies, SPED 4433 Intro to Education of Children with Exceptionalities, and appropriate courses in methods of teaching.
    Restrictions: Candidate must: 1) Have established 90 hours of college credit with a minimum GPA of 2.50 (2.75 for Early Childhood Ed, Elementary Ed, and Special Ed majors) overall, in the major field and in the professional core; 2) Must have a passing score on appropriate Oklahoma Subject Area Test (OSAT) for candidate’s specific major; 3) Been recommended by the staff of his/her academic major field; 4) Must be admitted to Teacher Ed.
    Note: Application to intern teaching is made through written application at least one semester in advance of the time the student wishes his/her internship. Full Internship is not offered during the summer sessions.
  
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    EDUC 4074 - Secondary Intern Teaching


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    Description: Secondary Intern Teaching includes a complete semester of full-time intern teaching in the school to which the teacher candidate is assigned and accepted by the participating school.  Teacher candidates shall be required to utilize instructional skills, demonstrate an understanding of human behavior and reflect a general fitness for the role of the professional teacher.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: EDUC 3113 Educational Psychology, EDUC 3313 Clinical Teaching/Pre-Internship I, EDUC 4032 Pre-Internship II, EDUC 4823 Emerging Technologies, SPED 4433 Intro to Education of Children with Exceptionalities, and appropriate courses in methods of teaching.
    Restrictions: Candidate must: 1) Have established 90 hours of college credit with a minimum GPA of 2.50 (2.75 for Early Childhood Ed, Elementary Ed, and Special Ed majors) overall, in the major field and in the professional core; 2) Must have a passing score on appropriate Oklahoma Subject Area Test (OSAT) for candidate’s specific major; 3) Been recommended by the staff of his/her academic major field; 4) Must be admitted to Teacher Ed.
    Note: Application to intern teaching is made through written application at least one semester in advance of the time the student wishes his/her internship. Full Internship is not offered during the summer sessions.
  
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    EDUC 4172 - Assessment and Evaluation


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    Description: This course focuses on the design, administration, and evaluation of educational assessment procedures and instruments to determine the impact of instruction on student learning.  Examining both informal and formal processes, the course emphasizes the use of data analysis to meet the needs of diverse learners. 

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours:

    Co-requisite: Intern Teaching
  
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    EDUC 4252 - Seminar


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    Description: Offered in connection with full semester intern teaching assignments by the university staff member responsible for coordination of theory and practice.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours:

  
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    EDUC 4353 - Secondary Teaching Methods and Practices


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    Description: Students learn how to interpret the theory and knowledge bases of secondary education, present instructional materials, teach for the diverse classroom, assess resource materials, and write specific lesson objectives to teach across the curriculum.  Students learn how to use current teaching strategies to assess student performance, apply motivational techniques, critique and utilize classroom management effectively.  Secondary Teaching Methods and Practices is a professional education course required of all future/present middle school, junior high, and high school teachers.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: EDUC 3313 Clinical Teaching/Pre-Internship I and EDUC 3113 Educational Psychology with a minimum grade of C.
    Co-requisite: EDUC 4032 Pre-Internship II.
    Restrictions: Admission to Teacher Education or completion of an undergraduate degree.
  
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    EDUC 4401 - Honors Research IV


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    Description: All enrolled students will present their scholarly activity.  All other students are expected to attend.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: EDUC 4402 Honors Research III.
    Restrictions: Honors student with senior standing.
  
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    EDUC 4402 - Honors Research III


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    Description: Completion of honors thesis, artistic composition or other scholarly activity.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: EDUC 3402 Honors Research II.
    Restrictions: Honors student with senior standing.
  
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    EDUC 4810 - Individual Studies, Special Topics


    CIP Code: 130101

    Description: Course will have different topics each semester and summer session to allow for addressing current and critical issues in education. 

    Credit Hours: 1-3
    Contact Hours:

    Note: Any combination of courses in this series may be repeated for credit with different topics. 
  
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    EDUC 4823 - Emerging Technologies


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    Description: Students focus on integrating current and horizon technologies into curriculum and career choices through the teaching and learning process.  Students explore critical thinking, problem solving and digital communication through hands-on activities and application in the areas of robotics, web-based resources, digital tools, M-learning and social media.  Relevance of course is applied through civic engagement and service learning projects.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Completion of 45 earned credit hours and a minimum 2.50 GPA.
    Note: Intermediate computer skills are expected.

Elementary Education

  
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    ELED 3401 - Honors Research I


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    Description: Topic identification and literature review for scholarly activity.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Honors student with junior standing or above.
  
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    ELED 3402 - Honors Research II


    CIP Code:

    Description: Research and development of scholarly activity.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ELED 3401 Honors Research I.
    Restrictions: Honors student with junior standing or above.
  
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    ELED 4313 - Integrated Art Strategies for Elementary & Middle Grades


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    Description: Teacher candidates learn to implement creative integrated arts strategies into the classroom as differentiated learning. Teacher candidates align the integrated arts pedagogy with state standards and monitor the effectiveness of learned strategies.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Must have earned 45 credit hours.
  
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    ELED 4323 - Language Arts and Writing Strategies for the Elementary & Middle Grades


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    Description: Teacher candidates will learn how to adapt language arts instruction to the needs of elementary and middle school children to promote language development. Topics include evidence based teaching strategies for listening, speaking, viewing visual representation, and writing strategies with an emphasis on the interrelationships across content and the arts.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: EDUC 3313 Clinical Teaching/Pre-Internship I with a minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment.
    Restrictions: Minimum 2.75 GPA.
  
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    ELED 4343 - Social Studies Strategies for the Elementary & Middle Grades


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    Description: Teacher candidates learn the social studies concepts taught in the elementary and middle grades. Teacher candidates will also learn evidence based strategies, lesson/unit planning, and the integration of other curriculum areas with social studies.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: EDUC 3313 Clinical Teaching/Pre-Internship I with a minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment.
    Restrictions: Minimum 2.75 GPA.
  
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    ELED 4363 - Science & Math Strategies in the Elementary & Middle Grades


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    Description: Teacher candidates will learn effective evidence based science and math strategies and/or interventions to implement in the classroom. Teacher candidates will learn to vary their teaching to meet the math and science learning needs of each child by providing a more focused intensive instruction in these two topics.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Must have earned 45 credit hours.
  
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    ELED 4372 - Strategies for English Language Learners in Elementary & Middle Grades


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    Description: Teacher candidates will learn to apply effective strategies in the classroom for students from diverse families, cultures, and communities. The strategies learned in this course will allow teacher candidates to understand how various evidence based strategies benefit English Language Learners in public schools.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Must have earned 45 credit hours.
  
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    ELED 4401 - Honors Research IV


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    Description: All enrolled students will present their scholarly activity.  All other students are expected to attend.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ELED 4402 Honors Research III.
    Restrictions: Honors student with senior standing.
  
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    ELED 4402 - Honors Research III


    CIP Code:

    Description: Completion of honors thesis, artistic composition or other scholarly activity.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ELED 3402 Honors Research II.
    Restrictions: Honors student with senior standing.
  
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    ELED 4563 - Management of the Elementary Classroom and Curriculum


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    Description: A course designed to aid the elementary education major in synthesizing the elementary education course content and to cover the following topics: Characteristics of good teachers; organizing for teaching in regard to goals, time, and materials; various organizational plans including lesson and unit planning, grouping, and interest centers; observation and guidance of children’s learning in an appropriate learning environment; classroom management skills as related to teaching, control, and discipline and parent conferencing.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Co-requisite: EDUC 4032 Pre-Internship II.
    Restrictions: Minimum 2.75 GPA and full admission to Teacher Education.
  
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    ELED 4583 - Assessment & Progress Monitoring in the Elementary & Middle Grades


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    Description: Teacher candidates will learn effective assessment and curriculum based measurements to monitor student progress for content mastery in the classroom. Teacher candidates will be able to apply information learned to analyze assessments to guide instruction based on the individual needs of a student.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Must have earned 45 credit hours.
  
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    ELED 4810 - Individual Studies, Special Topics


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    Description: Course will have different topics each semester and summer session to allow for addressing current and critical issues in education.

    Credit Hours: 1-3
    Contact Hours:

    Note: Any combination of courses in this series may be repeated for credit with different topics.
  
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    ELED 4820 - Topics & Strategies in the Elementary & Middle Grades


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    Description: Teacher candidates will learn and apply various evidence based strategies that cover topics aligned with academics, social, classroom management, and behavioral skills in the elementary and middle schools

    Credit Hours: 1-3
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Must have earned 45 credit hours.
    Note: Any combination of courses in this series may be repeated with different topics for a maximum of six credit hours.

Engineering Physics

  
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    EPHY 1003 - Introduction to Engineering #


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    Description: An integrated sequence of topics covering advisement, counseling, engineering computer usage, engineering graphics and engineering methodology in problem solution. Designed to acquaint the student with methods and techniques used in the engineering profession.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: MATH 1513 College Algebra or a Math ACT score of 23 or higher and MATH 1613 Plane Trigonometry.
  
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    EPHY 3213 - Mechanics (Dynamics)#


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    Description: Vector analysis, kinematics, kinetics, work and energy of particles and rigid bodies, Newton’s law of gravitation, free and forced harmonic oscillations, and wave motions.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: PHYS 2115 Engineering Physics I, and MATH 2624 Calculus II.
  
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    EPHY 3263 - Mechanics of Materials #


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    Description: Stress and deformation of members in tension, compression, torsion, and bending, and the design of these members; determinate and indeterminate members; application of load, shear, and bending moment diagrams; Mohr’s Circle applications.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: PHYS 2115 Engineering Physics I, and MATH 2624 Calculus II.
  
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    EPHY 3513 - Electricity and Magnetism (Circuit Theory) #


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    Description: A problem and lecture course in circuit theory; topics include steady direct current circuits; properties of capacitors and inductors as circuit elements, solution of alternating current circuits by vector and complex number methods.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: PHYS 2215 Engineering Physics II, and MATH 2624 Calculus II.
  
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    EPHY 3813 - Fluid Mechanics #


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    Description: Statics and dynamics of ideal and real fluid flow.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: PHYS 2115 Engineering Physics I and MATH 2614 Calculus I.
  
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    EPHY 4340 - Special Topics in Engineering Physics #


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    Description: Selected study (theoretical or experimental) in Engineering Physics. By arrangement.

    Credit Hours: 1-6
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: Completion of 16 hours of Physics.
    Note: Any combination of courses in this series may be repeated with different topics for a maximum of six credit hours.
  
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    EPHY 4413 - Advanced Heat #


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    Description: Theories of heat transfer by conduction, free and forced convection, and radiation and their application.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: PHYS 2115 Engineering Physics I and MATH 2614 Calculus I.
  
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    EPHY 4733 - Digital Electronics #


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    Description: A laboratory course which introduces logic gates, Boolean Algebra, BCD counter, shift registers and memory elements. The course provides introduction to integrated circuits for use in AND, NAND, OR and NOR gates, DTL and TTL logic and flip-flops.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: PHYS 3714 Electronics.
  
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    EPHY 4833 - Introduction to Microprocessors #


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    Description: A laboratory course which introduces small scale computers. Topics include experiments in interfacing microprocessors with other electronic devices, programming, address decoding, digital to analogue and analogue to digital conversions.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
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    EPHY 4843 - Microcomputer Interfacing #


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    Description: Topics include advanced peripheral adapter (PIA), analog conversion, and serial data communications, peripheral devices, memory devices and programmable timers. Ten laboratory exercises involve display multiplexing, I/O control handshaking using PIA, A/D conversion, ADC interfacing, EPROM programming, ROM/EPROM interfacing.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: EPHY 4833 Introduction to Microprocessors.

English

  
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    ENGL 0113 - Reading Enhancement


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    Description: This course is designed to develop and/or enhance reading skills, thus preparing students for dealing with academic texts specifically and other reading demands in general.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Note: High school deficiency in English may be satisfied by completion of this course. (No college credit.)
  
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    ENGL 0123 - Writing Enhancement


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    Description: Designed to develop basic academic skills in composition, reading, and critical thinking.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Note: High school deficiency in English may be satisfied by the successful completion of this course. (No college credit)
  
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    ENGL 1111 - Composition I Lab #


    CIP Code: 231301

    Description: In a structured workshop and lab setting, students enhance their writing skills through supplemental instruction for ENGL 1113 English Composition I under the supervision of the instructor.  

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours:

    Co-requisite: ENGL 1113 English Composition I.
    Restrictions: CPT score of 60-79.
    Note: Graded as Pass/Fail.
  
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    ENGL 1113 - English Composition I #


    CIP Code: 231301

    Description: Students develop skills in the processes and types of writing, critical reading, and critical thinking and  prepare to write in a variety of academic situations and disciplines across the curriculum.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: Lecture: 3

    Prerequisite: ENGL 0123 Writing Enhancement if student scores below the qualifying score on the placement test.
    Co-requisite: ENGL 1111 - Composition I Lab if required.
    Note: No major or minor credit.
  
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    ENGL 1213 - English Composition II #


    CIP Code: 231301

    Description: Students develop skills in written argumentation, persuasion, analysis, and research through selected rhetorical situations. Students synthesize information to write scholarly and professional papers focusing on the development of skills necessary in their disciplines.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: Lecture: 3

    Prerequisite: ENGL 1113 English Composition I.
    Note: No major or minor credit.
  
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    ENGL 2001 - Introduction to the English Major #


    CIP Code: 230101

    Description: English majors explore professional expectations in the field and research methods in literary studies. Students are encouraged to take the course as soon as possible after declaring the major.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours: Lecture: 1

    Prerequisite: ENGL 1113 and 1213 English Composition I and II.
  
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    ENGL 2113 - Introduction to Literature #


    CIP Code: 230101

    Description: This course introduces the general reader to concepts and themes in literature.  It focuses on analysis, evaluation, and appreciation of literature.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: Lecture: 3

    Prerequisite: ENGL 1213 English Composition II.
  
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    ENGL 2123 - Intro to Women’s & Gender Studies #


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    Description: An interdisciplinary course that examines the intersection of gender with other identity categories including race, class, ethnicity, sexual orientation, culture, age, and physical ability. 

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: WGS 2123.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both ENGL 2123 and WGS 2123.
  
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    ENGL 3023 - Mythology and Folklore #


    CIP Code: 231401

    Description: Students explore mythology and folklore as literary and cultural genres, analyzing theories of mythography, forms of transmission, and characteristics of the genres. Students identify the terminology, methods, motifs, and classifications associated with myths and folklore. Repeatable for up to six hours with changing topics.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: Lecture: 3

  
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    ENGL 3033 - Literary Genres #


    CIP Code: 231401

    Description: Students explore one or more genres of literature including drama, poetry, and prose as well as more contemporary genres, such as the graphic novel or online multimodal genres. Repeatable for up to six hours with changes in emphasis.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: Lecture: 3

    Prerequisite: ENGL 1213 English Composition II.
  
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    ENGL 3043 - Young Adult Literature#


    CIP Code: 231401

    Description: Students examine literature written for the teen-age/young adult audience. Students will identify the characteristics and key components of the literature and will be prepared to teach and engage with diverse topics and critical issues through the literature.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: Lecture: 3

  
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    ENGL 3053 - Introduction to Folklore #


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    Description: An introduction to the theories, forms, and characteristics of folklore. Provides a background in folklore terminology, genres, and motifs.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
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    ENGL 3083 - Professional & Technical Writing #


    CIP Code: 231301

    Description: Techniques and methodologies of writing for technical professions, with emphasis on problem solving and developing conciseness, accuracy, and objectivity. Extensive practice in using a variety of technical formats.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ENGL 1113 and 1213 English Composition I and II.
    Restrictions: Junior standing or above.
  
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    ENGL 3110 - Creative Nonfiction #


    CIP Code: 231302

    Description: Creative nonfiction is a type of writing that uses literary techniques usually connected with fiction to report on actual persons, places, or events.Students will learn writing skills, styles, and methods associated with the growing market for creative nonfiction including travel writing, biography, and cultural sketches.

    Credit Hours: 1-3
    Contact Hours: Lecture: 1-3

    Prerequisite: ENGL 1213 English Composition II.
  
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    ENGL 3143 - Introduction to Creative Writing #


    CIP Code: 231302

    Description: This course is an introduction to creative writing and emphasizes the production of original poetry, drama, and short stories. Students will be exposed to the processes of writing creative work and will study both traditional and experimental forms of literature.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: Lecture: 3

    Prerequisite: ENGL 1113 and 1213 English Composition I and II and/or instructor permission.
  
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    ENGL 3253 - Traditional Grammar and Usage #


    CIP Code:

    Description: A concentrated study of American English grammar with attention to both the descriptive and prescriptive rules.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
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    ENGL 3401 - Honors Research I


    CIP Code:

    Description: Topic identification and literature review for scholarly activity.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours:

    Restrictions: Honors student with junior standing or above.
  
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    ENGL 3402 - Honors Research II


    CIP Code:

    Description: Research and development of scholarly activity.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ENGL 3401 Honors Research I.
    Restrictions: Honors student with junior standing or above.
  
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    ENGL 3413 - World Literature #


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    Description: A survey of masterpieces of European, Asian, South American, African and other literature in English translation. 

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Note: Cannot be part of the general education humanities requirements and the English major or minor.
  
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    ENGL 3501 - Critical Issues in English Education


    CIP Code: 131305

    Description: Students will focus on different topics and readings regarding current and critical issues in English education, and they will learn to plan and implement ELA instruction that promotes social justice and critical engagement with complex issues.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours:

    Co-requisite: EDUC 3313 - Pre-Internship I
  
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    ENGL 3543 - English Literature I #


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    Description: Selected reading of major English writers to1800. A survey for the general student or the English major or minor of key works, authors, genres, literary history, and criticism.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
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    ENGL 3653 - English Literature II #


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    Description: Selected reading of major English writers from 1800 to the present. A survey for the general student or the English major or minor of key works, authors, genres, literary history, and criticism.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
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    ENGL 3693 - Short Story Workshop #


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    Description: A seminar style course that blends lecture with workshop, this course focuses on major figures spanning the history of the genre from its maturation as a form to the current practitioners. Students will read various authors with an emphasis on craft, producing and workshopping their own work while using those elements.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ENGL 3143 Introduction to Creative Writing.
    Note: May be repeated twice for credit of up to six hours.
  
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    ENGL 3773 - American Literature I #


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    Description: An introduction to the work of American writers from the colonial period to Emily Dickinson, with attention both to the historical context and to selected works chosen for close analysis.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
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    ENGL 3843 - Principles of TESOL


    CIP Code: 131401

    Description: Students will survey the pedagogical strategies and implications of the various contexts in which English is taught to speakers of other languages. These contexts include English as a Second Language, English as a Foreign Language, and English as an International Language, as well as domestic English Language Learners, English for Academic Purposes, English for Business Purposes, and other such contexts.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ENGL 3253 Traditional Grammar and Usage and ENGL 4083 Linguistics.
  
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    ENGL 3883 - American Literature II #


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    Description: An introduction to the work of American writers after Emily Dickinson to the present, with attention both to the historical context and to selected works chosen for close analysis.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
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    ENGL 3913 - African American Writers #


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    Description: Historical background and readings of the following genres: poetry, short stories, sermons, essays, speeches, novels, autobiographies, and literary criticism.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
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    ENGL 3920 - Special Topics #


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    Description: A series of courses in special areas of English studies, including literature, language, composition, and the teaching of English. 

    Credit Hours: 1-3
    Contact Hours:

    Note: Any combination of courses in this series may be repeated with different topics for a maximum of six credit hours.
  
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    ENGL 4023 - Popular Literature #


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    Description: Examination and analysis of popular subgenres of literature which may include science fiction, gothic, mystery, or other subgenres from various literary periods.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
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    ENGL 4053 - Oklahoma Writers #


    CIP Code: 231402

    Description: Students examine selected Oklahoma writers from a variety of genres. Areas of emphasis include issues of gender, race, culture, and the role of place in literature. Authors and genres will vary by semester.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: Lecture: 3

  
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    ENGL 4083 - Linguistics #


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    Description: An introduction to the study of human language .Topics include the fundamentals of phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and other subfields of linguistics.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
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    ENGL 4093 - Methods and Second Language Acquisition Theory


    CIP Code:

    Description: An introduction to current theories of second language acquisition and the language teaching methodologies based on these theories.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
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    ENGL 4110 - Topics in Creative Writing #


    CIP Code: 231302

    Description: Students deeply explore specific aspects of creative writing, including prose, poetry, travel writing, and nonfiction.  Repeatable for up to six hours with changes in topic and instructor permission.

    Credit Hours: 1-3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ENGL 1213 English Composition II.
    Restrictions: Requires instructor approval.
    Note: Number of credit hours is determined by travel duration.
  
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    ENGL 4123 - Advanced Composition for Teachers #


    CIP Code: 131305

    Description: Students learn different modes of composition, how to approach writing as a recursive process, and how adolescents compose texts.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Note: A high level of proficiency in basic writing skills is required.
  
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    ENGL 4133 - Teaching English in Secondary Schools


    CIP Code:

    Description: Students will learn philosophies, objectives, and methodologies of teaching English with emphasis on the responsibilities of the English teacher, preparation and evaluation of materials, oral activities and media for the English class, and application of instructional methods.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Co-requisite: EDUC 4032 Pre-Internship II and EDUC 4353 Secondary Teaching Methods and Practices.
  
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    ENGL 4153 - Poetry Writing Workshop #


    CIP Code:

    Description: This course offers an in-depth study of the craft of poetry for the intermediate or advanced poet and provides a forum of instructor and peer review of his or her work.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ENGL 3143 Introduction to Creative Writing.
    Note: May be repeated twice for credit of up to six hours.
  
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    ENGL 4163 - Fiction Writing Workshop #


    CIP Code:

    Description: This course will introduce the student to the fiction analysis via author technique in order to infer the narrative strategy of the individual writer, which might consist of an examination of structure, narrative plan, how style serves content, point-of-view schema, proportion of scene to summary, description of dialogue, or character development to plot advancement, and how much of this is conscious to the writer. 

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ENGL 3143 Introduction to Creative Writing.
    Note: May be repeated twice for credit of up to six hours.
  
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    ENGL 4183 - Practicum in TESOL


    CIP Code:

    Description: The practice and evaluation of various aspects of the TESOL classroom, including lesson planning, activity selection and design, teaching, testing, and classroom management.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
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    ENGL 4203 - Shakespeare -Histories and Comedies #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Examination of selected histories and comedies.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
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    ENGL 4253 - Advanced Fiction Writing Workshop #


    CIP Code:

    Description: This course offers instruction in the elements of fiction that extends beyond basic knowledge with an in-depth forum of instructor/peer review to the intermediate or advanced level fiction writer.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ENGL 3143 Introduction to Creative Writing, ENGL 4163 Fiction Writing Workshop.
    Restrictions: Instructor permission.
    Note: May be repeated twice for credit of up to six hours.
  
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    ENGL 4263 - Studies in the Novel #


    CIP Code: 231401

    Description: Students read and critically analyze specific authors, novels, and the history of the novel, including the development of the novel to present day. Topics may include the cultural and historic reasons for the rise in popularity of the novel form, specific novels and their historical or cultural impact, and novelists who widened the definition of the genre among others.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: Lecture: 3

    Note: Repeatable for up to six hours with changes in emphasis.
  
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    ENGL 4283 - The English Novel #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Study of themes and techniques of selected British novelists.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
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    ENGL 4313 - Shakespeare - Tragedies #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Consideration of the major tragedies.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
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    ENGL 4323 - Studies in Irish Literature #


    CIP Code: 231404

    Description: Students explore specific authors and issues in Irish literature and history with particular attention to issues of identity, nation-building, mythology, and culture as part of the Irish literary experience. 

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: Lecture: 3

  
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    ENGL 4333 - Dramatic Literature #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Analysis of works of drama including British, European, American and other drama, excluding Shakespeare. Course may concentrate on one or more historical periods in drama.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: DRAM 4303.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both DRAM 4303 World Drama and ENGL 4333.
  
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    ENGL 4363 - Advanced English Composition #


    CIP Code: 231304

    Description: In this advanced writing course, students learn current theories in writing studies with close examination and practice in various methods, styles, and approaches to writing.  These include critical analysis, rhetoric, research, and argumentation.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Note: A high level of proficiency in writing skills is required.
  
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    ENGL 4401 - Honors Research IV


    CIP Code:

    Description: All enrolled students will present their scholarly activity.  All other students are expected to attend.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ENGL 4402 Honors Research III.
    Restrictions: Honors student with senior standing.
  
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    ENGL 4402 - Honors Research III


    CIP Code:

    Description: Completion of honors thesis, artistic composition or other scholarly activity.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ENGL 3402 Honors Research II.
    Restrictions: Honors student with senior standing.
  
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    ENGL 4433 - Screen Writing Workshop #


    CIP Code:

    Description: This course introduces the student to the basic elements of the screenwriting craft with special emphasis on the screen treatment and provides a forum of instructor/peer review of the student’s work.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Prerequisite: ENGL 3143 Introduction to Creative Writing.
    Note: May be repeated twice for credit of up to six hours.
  
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    ENGL 4443 - Native American Film and Media#


    CIP Code:

    Description: In this course, students will learn about media literacy and visual competency as well as cultural appropriation from and cultural resistance by Native peoples. They will critically examine various texts (film, television, print) and it (mis)representation of Native peoples. Students will also investigate media contributions by Native peoples and discuss the impact of how this media reflects these communities and how a wider audience might respond.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: AIS 4443.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both AIS 4443 and ENGL 4443.
  
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    ENGL 4453 - American Indian Rhetorics#


    CIP Code:

    Description: Students will read/study/listen to North American Indian intellectuals and critically engage with current issues tribes are facing. The goal is for students to understand and “join a conversation” about ways in which cultural continuance, social justice, and tribal self-determination impact not only tribal people, but our society as a whole.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: AIS 4453.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both AIS 4453 and ENGL 4453.
  
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    ENGL 4463 - Native American Literature I #


    CIP Code:

    Description: A study of literary efforts of the American Indian (poetry, novels, short stories, biographies, essays, and other prose works) emphasizing the variety of cultural offerings of the Indian writers to 1940.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: AIS 4463.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both AIS 4463 and ENGL 4463.
  
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    ENGL 4473 - Native American Literature II #


    CIP Code:

    Description: A study of literary efforts of the American Indian (poetry, novels, short stories, biographies, essays, and other prose works) emphasizing the variety of cultural offerings of the Indian writers from 1940.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Cross-listed: AIS 4473.
    Note: Credit cannot be earned in both AIS 4473 and ENGL 4473.
  
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    ENGL 4501 - English Education Capstone


    CIP Code: 131305

    Description: Students focus on topics and readings related to literate and ethical practices in ELA teaching and a readiness to actively develop as a professional educator. They learn to apply current theories and research to promote educational opportunities that are diverse, inclusive, and equitable to enhance English Language Arts instruction.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours:

    Co-requisite: EDUC 4252 - Full Internship Seminar
  
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    ENGL 4543 - Women’s Literature #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Examines writing specifically by women, especially writing which does not necessarily fit into survey courses. Although the course is not feminist, attention will be paid to the cultural background of the literature.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
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    ENGL 4553 - American Novel #


    CIP Code:

    Description: An analysis of themes and techniques of major American writers which may include Hawthorne, Melville, James, Twain, Stowe, Wharton, Faulkner, Walker and others, emphasizing critical reading and writing skills.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
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    ENGL 4603 - 20th Century American Drama #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Study of major American dramatic works in the twentieth century.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

  
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    ENGL 4623 - Studies in Poetry (Individual Authors or Periods) #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Intensive study of the works of selected poets or poetic periods which may include Romantic poetry, Modernist poetry or Victorian poetry, among others.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Note: May be repeated for credit with different course topics.
  
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    ENGL 4643 - Music and Literature #


    CIP Code: 231401

    Description: Students investigate the relationships between music and literature at many levels, including the impact of each on culture, thought and feeling, and the underlying philosophical and spiritual foundations of diverse subcultures. Specific musical and literary genres may change, including classical, hip-hop, and others.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: Lecture: 3

    Note: Repeatable for up to six hours with changes in emphasis.
  
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    ENGL 4663 - History of the English Language #


    CIP Code: 230101

    Description: Students trace the linguistic, social, literary, and historical development of Modern Standard English from Proto-Indo-European through Old English and Middle English.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: Lecture: 3

  
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    ENGL 4693 - Studies in Literature (Individual Authors) #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Intensive study of the works of selected canonized authors which include Chaucer and Milton, among others.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Note: May be repeated for credit with different course topics.
  
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    ENGL 4713 - Studies in Drama (Individual Authors or Periods) #


    CIP Code:

    Description: Intensive study of the works of selected dramatists or dramatic periods from classical to contemporary drama.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours:

    Note: May be repeated for credit with different course topics.
  
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    ENGL 4763 - Literature in Translation #


    CIP Code: 230101

    Description: Students analyze global works in translation that are of particular philosophical, literary, or humanistic interest to our culture and time. Topics vary and may include European, South American, African, Classical, and other literatures.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: Lecture: 3

    Note: Repeatable for up to six hours with changes in emphasis.
 

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