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    EGR 445 - Finite Element Analysis


    (Formerly EGR 345). Prior or concurrent election of EGR 315  with a grade of C (2.0) or better. (3)

    Introduction to finite element analysis for discrete and distributed structures. Prediction of load, deflection, stress, strain, temperature and flow distributions, with emphasis on underlying physics and numerical methods. Use of computational design tools such as MATLAB, ANSYS and Pro/MECHANICA to solve engineering problems. Graded ABCDE
  
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    EGR 451 - Computational Fluid Dynamics


    EGR 350  with a grade of C (2.0) or better, MTH 303  or MTH 305 . (3)

    Finite volume and finite difference methods, Navier-Stokes equations, conservation laws, discretization methods, error estimation, convergence. Use of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software to solve a variety of complex flow problems. Graded ABCDE
  
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    EGR 452 - Multiphase Flow


    EGR 350  with a grade of C (2.0) or better, MTH 303  or concurrent election of MTH 303  ; or consent of the instructor.   (3)

    Theoretical and experimental approaches in two-phase flow phenomenon. Flow pattern transition predictions and modeling for vertical, horizontal and inclined pipes. Introduction to particulate multiphase flow modeling and transitional flow. Graded ABCDE
  
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    EGR 453 - Thermal Systems


    EGR 353  with a grade of C (2.0) or better. (3)

    Review of basic concepts of thermodynamics including: conservation of energy (first law of thermodynamics), internal energy, evaluating properties, and the second law of thermodynamics. Advanced concepts of thermodynamics such as thermal analysis of Otto, Diesel and Brayton cycles, exergy analysis, thermodynamic relations, gas mixture and psychometric applications. Various concepts of Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems. Graded ABCDE
  
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    EGR 461 - Renewable Energy


    (Formerly EGR 300). EGR 353  with a grade of C (2.0) or better. (3) T

    Renewable energy sources and technologies harnessing water, wind, solar and other power sources. Energy conversion processes and operating technologies of wind turbines, solar thermal and solar panels, hydro-turbines, geothermal and bioenergy systems, etc. Economic and environmental impacts of renewal energy use. Graded ABCDE
  
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    EGR 465 - Engineering Design I


    EGR 310 , EGR 315 , EGR 330 , EGR 356  all with grades of C (2.0) or better or at most one retaken concurrently (requires override); EGR 281 EGR 355 ; prior or concurrent election of one from:  EGR 261 , EGR 335 , EGR 351 , EGR 397 , EGR 433 . (3)

    Product design and development from concept to design, manufacture, test and evaluation. Concept generation, concept evaluation, product definition, product evaluation for performance, quality, cost, manufacturability, assembly, reliability and other measures. Project definition and planning, project management, product and project performance evaluation using cost and schedule performance index. Safety consideration and human factors in design. Work in teams on design projects. Expected to be elected in student’s final Fall semester.   Graded ABCDE
  
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    EGR 466 - Engineering Design II


    EGR 432 , EGR 465 , each with a grade of C (2.0) or better. (3) CAP

    Engineering design project management using cost and schedule performance indices. Topics include productivity, six sigma, FMEA, statistical process control, continuous improvement, and engineering ethics. Students will work in teams to manufacture and test products for performance evaluation. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
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    EGR 473 - Combustion


    EGR 353  with a grade of C (2.0) or better; prior of concurrent election of EGR 350  with a grade of C (2.0) or better. (3)

    Introduction to thermochemistry, chemical kinetic theory and combustion reactions, flow reacting systems, structures of laminar premixed flame and diffusion flames, flame speed and flame thickness, droplet evaporation and burning. Graded ABCDE
  
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    EGR 492 - Advanced Topics in Engineering


    Senior standing, consent of instructor. (1-4)

    Advanced topic of interest not offered in another course, announced in the course schedule. May be reelected for credit when topics vary. Graded ABCDE
  
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    EGR 494 - Off Campus Study Preparation


    HON 155  or HON 355 ; consent of the program advisor and the Honors Director. (1-3)

    Independent study designed for the development of the Honors Program off-campus study proposal carried out in close consultation with both the program advisor and the Honors Director. Involves development of the project and/or necessary skills to undertake the off-campus study experience. Grade assigned by the program advisor when the off-campus study proposal is completed to the satisfaction of the program advisor and the Honors Director. May be reelected to a total of 3 credits. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
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    EGR 495 - Honors Thesis I


    Consent of the Department Chair. Open only to Honors Program students in Engineering. (4)

    Credit and grade for EGR 495 is not given until successful completion of EGR 496. Graded ABCN
  
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    EGR 496 - Honors Thesis II


    Prior or concurrent election of EGR 495 , consent of Department Chair. Open only to Honors Program students in Engineering. (4)

    Graded ABCN
  
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    EGR 510 - Noise and Vibration


    Admission to the MSE program. (3)

    Free and forced vibrations of systems involving one and multiple degrees of freedom; special topics in vibrations and measuring instruments. Not open to students with credit forEGR 410. Graded ABCDE
  
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    EGR 511 - Advanced Mechanics of Materials


    Admission to the MSE program. (3)

    Advanced study of stresses, strains and their transformations, and constitutive laws of solids. Failure theories, two-dimensional elasticity, and stress analysis of engineering structures (prismatic bars, pressure vessel and beams). Graded ABCDE
  
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    EGR 512 - Composite Materials


    Admission to the MSE program. (3)

    Advances in composite materials, fiber reinforcement composite and manufacturing. Analysis of structural composites (beams, plates and stiffened panels, shells, and reinforcing concrete). Graded ABCDE
  
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    EGR 530 - Advanced Heat Transfer


    Admission to the MSE program. (3)

    Solution of multi-dimensional steady and transient problems in heat conduction and convection. Lumped, integral, and differential formulations. Laminar/turbulent forced convection, and natural convection in internal and external geometries. Graded ABCDE
  
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    EGR 531 - Combustion


    Admission to the MSE program. (3)

    Advanced thermodynamics, elementary reactions and mechanisms, heat of reaction, flame temperature calculation. Detonations and deflagration, analysis of premixed flame, flame structure and speed, quenching distance, flashback and blow-off. Not open to students with credit forEGR 473. Graded ABCDE
  
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    EGR 532 - Advanced Thermodynamics


    Admission to the MSE program. (3)

    Advanced classical thermodynamics. Thermodynamic Relations, equations of state for non-ideal gases, mixtures and solutions, phase and chemical behavior, combustion. Applications to internal combustion engines, refrigeration and air conditioning. Graded ABCDE
  
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    EGR 540 - Advanced Dynamics and Control


    Admission to the MSE program. (3)

    Theory and applications of modern control systems. Modeling techniques for complex engineering systems. Descriptions and analysis of system properties. Design and development of high-performance controller for mechanical systems. Lecture and laboratory. Graded ABCDE
  
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    EGR 541 - Instrumentation and Measurements


    Admission to the MSE program. (3)

    Principles and practice of instrumentation and measurements. Dynamics of instrument response, theory of sensors and transducers, signal conditioning and data acquisition, advanced experiment planning and analysis, and applications in mechanical engineering. Lecture and laboratory. Graded ABCDE
  
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    EGR 545 - Advanced Finite Element Analysis


    Admission to the MSE program. (3)

    Finite element analysis for discrete and distributed structures. Prediction of load, deflection, stress, strain, temperature and flow distributions, with emphasis on underlying physics and numerical methods. Use of computational design tools such as MATLAB, ANSYS and Pro/MECHANICA to solve engineering problems. Not open to students with credit forEGR 445. Graded ABCDE
  
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    EGR 550 - Advanced Fluid Mechanics


    Admission to the MSE program. (3)

    Eulerian and Lagrangian descriptions of motion. Stress and strain rate tensors, vorticity, integral and differential equations of mass, momentum, and energy conservation. Potential flow. Graded ABCDE
  
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    EGR 551 - Computational Fluid Dynamics


    Admission to the MSE program. (3)

    Finite volume and finite difference methods, Navier-Stokes equations, conservation laws, discretization methods, error estimation, convergence. Use of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software to solve a variety of complex flow problems. Not open to students with credit forEGR 451. Graded ABCDE
  
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    EGR 552 - Advanced Multi-Phase Flow


    Admission to the MSE program.   (3)

    Theoretical and experimental approaches in two-phase flow phenomenon. Flow pattern transition predictions and modeling for vertical, horizontal and inclined pipes. Introduction to particulated multi-phase flow modeling and transitional flows. Not open to students with credit forEGR 452. Graded ABCDE
  
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    EGR 560 - Renewable Energy


    Admission to the MSE program. (3)

    Solar energy transport: radiation heat transfer, convention, conduction and phase change processes. Heat exchangers and solar collectors; solar energy concentration; piping Systems. Thermal response and management of photovoltaic energy conversion. Solar energy storage, solar cooling, solar thermal power and cogeneration. Not open to students with credit forEGR 461. Graded ABCDE
  
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    EGR 591 - Independent Study


    Admission to the MSE program. (3)

    Independent work with guidance by an engineering faculty advisor of choice on a research project related to engineering problem. Not open to students electing the Thesis Option. Graded ABCDE
  
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    EGR 592 - Special Topics in Engineering


    Admission to the Mechanical Engineering (MSE) program. (3)

    Topics of interest in engineering that are not offered on a regular basis, announced in the course schedule.  Various offerings may treat different topics.   May be reelected for credit; Each election must emphasize a different topic. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
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    EGR 595 - Master’s Thesis I


    Admission to the MSE program. (3)

    Research in advanced topics chosen in cooperation with the thesis advisor, under supervision of the advisor. Thesis document preparation, preparation for oral defense. Graded Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory
  
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    EGR 596 - Master’s Thesis II


    Satisfactory completition of EGR 595 . (3)

    Continuation of thesis research. Culminates in submission of thesis and oral defense. Graded Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory
  
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    EHS 120 - Ecology of Teaching and Social Work


    ENG 111  or equivalent. (3)

    Writing intensive introduction to classic and contemporary issues in the education, early childhood and human services professions and to the mission and expectations of the School of Education and Human Services. Fieldwork component provides context.  For General Education, program and pre-requisite purposes, EHS 120 and ENG 112 are equivalent. Graded ABCN
  
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    EHS 180 - Independent Study in Education and Human Services


    Freshman standing; consent of instructor. (1-3)

    Research, readings or special projects in education and human services, tailored to academic needs and interests of students. No more than six credits total in EHS 180, EHS 280, EHS 380, EHS 480 may be applied toward a degree. May be reelected to a total of four credits. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
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    EHS 220 - Building a Sustainable Community: Teaching and Social Work


    EHS 120  or ENG 112 . (3) H

    Critical and analytical reading and writing, focus on problems and contexts in the education, early childhood and human services professions. Fieldwork component included. Graded ABCN
  
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    EHS 280 - Independent Study in Education and Human Services


    Sophomore standing; consent of instructor. (1-3)

    Research, readings or special projects in education and human services, tailored to academic needs and interests of students. No more than six credits total in EHS 180, EHS 280, EHS 380, EHS 480 may be applied toward a degree. May be reelected to a total of four credits. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
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    EHS 380 - Independent Study in Education and Human Services


    Junior standing; consent of instructor. (1-3)

    Research, readings or special projects in education and human services, tailored to academic needs and interests of students. No more than six credits total in EHS 180, EHS 280, EHS 380, EHS 480 may be applied toward a degree. May be reelected to a total of four credits. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
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    EHS 480 - Independent Study in Education and Human Services


    Senior standing; consent of instructor. (1-3)

    Research, readings or special projects in education and human services, tailored to academic needs and interests of students. No more than six credits total in EHS 180, EHS 280, EHS 380, EHS 480 may be applied toward a degree. May be reelected to a total of four credits. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
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    EHS 580 - Independent Study in Education and Human Services


    Graduate standing; consent of instructor and advisor. (1-3)

    Research, readings, or special projects tailored to academic needs and interests of the students.  Students should consult with their academic advisor about applying credits to an MA in education specializations. May be reelected to a total of four credits. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
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    EIM 340 - Introduction to Entrepreneurship


    At least sophomore standing. (3) S

    Broad overview of the entrepreneurial process with emphasis on starting a new business.  Entrepreneurial thinking and self evaluation of personal prospects for entrepreneurship; different paths to starting a business; risks and rewards of becoming an entrepreneur. Graded ABCDE
  
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    EIM 349 - Innovation Management


    BBA admission or Business Entrepreneurship minor;  ECN 202 , MGT 341 ; at least junior standing. (3)

    Examination of challenges and opportunities technological innovation brings to businesses and their management.  Industry dynamics of technological innovation; formulation and implementation of technology strategy within the business strategy process. Graded ABCDE
  
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    EIM 394 - Entrepreneurship Internship Program


    BBA admission, at least junior standing, and consent of instructor. (1-3)

    Entrepreneurship Internship Program job assignment, planned by the student, the supervisor and the coordinator of the Entrepreneurship Internship Program, with duties relating to the student’s academic program. May be reelected to a total of 6 credits. Graded Pass/Fail
  
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    EIM 399 - Directed Research in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management


    BBA admission, at least junior standing, consent of instructor. (1-3)

    Independent study in entrepreneurship and innovation management, consisting of a research project, jointly designed by the student and an appropriate instructor, supervised by the instructor until completion, and followed up with a written student report.  Approval of project required prior to registration; number of credits dependent on project scope. May be reelected to a total of 3 credits. A maximum of three credits of directed research may be used to meet graduation requirements. Graded ABCDE
  
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    EIM 440 - Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation


    BBA admission, FIN 361 , MKT 330 . (3)

    Emphasis on the process of creating and starting new ventures.  Designed to help students recognize and evaluate the feasibility of potential business opportunities.  Planning processes are discussed to increase potential new business ventures.  Case studies used to illustrate concepts. Graded ABCDE
  
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    EIM 545 - Entrepreneurship


    (Formerly MGT 545). Graduate standing. (3)

    Exploration of entrepreneurship, ranging from part-time efforts to high potential new ventures to entrepreneurship within established companies; students examine their desires and determine the form of entrepreneurship that best suits them. Emphasis on practical strategies to enhance the possibility of success. Cases, exercises, discussions. Not open to students with credit forEIM 340. Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 100 - College Reading and Learning Strategies


    (3)

    Intensive work in reading for comprehension and associated learning strategies. Designed to help the student become an active, independent learner. May be required on the basis of test performance or may be elected by students, including transfer and returning students, who desire to improve their reading and learning skills. It is strongly suggested that students taking ENG 100 enroll concurrently in at least one 100-level lecture course in any subject area. Graded ABCN
  
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    ENG 109 - College Writing Workshop


    Placement by departmental examination or consent of instructor. (1-3)

    Individual help for students having problems with writing. Work required in the Writing Center. The course cannot be added for three credits after the first week, nor for two credits after the fifth week, nor for one credit after the eighth week. May be reelected to a total of three credits. Graded ABCN
  
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    ENG 110 - College Writing Workshop II


    Open only to ESL students with recommendation of Advising or Writing Center staff.  (1)

    Independent study in the Writing Center for ESL students who need further opportunities in writing and reading in English to complement their University coursework. May be reelected to a total of three credits. Graded ABCN
  
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    ENG 111 - College Rhetoric


    Demonstrated proficiency in reading and writing as determined by a qualifying score on departmental placement test or successful completion of ENG 109  or LIN 102  as determined by the department. (3)

    Introductory course in composition emphasizing written expression appropriate to successful college level work. Analytical readings; creative and critical thinking; development of a student’s sense of integrity as a writer. Graded ABCN
  
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    ENG 112 - Critical Writing and Reading


    ENG 111  or equivalent. Completion of ENG 100  if required based on placement test results. Transfer students must take the departmental placement test before registering for this class. (3)

    Intensive course in critical and analytical reading, writing and research strategies necessary for successful academic work. Techniques for essay exams; argumentative, analytical, and critical papers; undergraduate research.  Based on placement test results or at the discretion of the department, a student may be required to take one credit of ENG 109 concurrently with ENG 112 and must pass both courses to receive credit for either. For General Education, program and prerequisite purposes, ENG 112 and EHS 120 are equivalents. Graded ABCN
  
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    ENG 155 - Reading Comics


    (3) H

    Strategies for reading, appreciation, and analysis of the unique combination of image, text, and meaning in a variety of graphic narratives. Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 156 - Reading Science Fiction and Fantasy


    (3) H

    Critical reading and analysis of short stories, novels, films and essays from the genres of science fiction and fantasy.  Examination of the historical evolution of both genres, the fictional worlds created and the interactions of characters within those worlds, and comparison of the fictional/fantastic to the contemporary world. Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 157 - Reading Crime Fiction


    (3) H

    Critical reading of works from throughout the history of mystery and detective fiction, from Edgar Allan Poe to the present, both fiction and works of theory. Emphasis on why readers appreciate this form of fiction, one of the most popular, what it tells us about ourselves as readers, and what it tells us about changing attitudes in society. Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 160 - Reading and Writing Seminar for Test Preparation


    ENG 111  or consent of instructor. (3)

    Preparation for taking standardized reading and writing tests, also beneficial for students who would like to improve their reading and writing skills. Emphasis on reading strategies and vocabulary development, intensive instruction in grammar and punctuation, and crafting appropriate essays. Includes general test-taking strategies such as overcoming test anxiety. Taught as a seminar, wherein students complete practice tests and exercises throughout the semester and receive individual feedback for improvement. Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 202 - Introduction to Fiction


    Prior or concurrent election of ENG 112  or EHS 120 . (3) H

    Examination of the several kinds of prose fiction–short story, novel and tale–focusing on the personal and social dimensions of narrative. Emphasis on the development of a critical vocabulary for discussing such aspects of fiction as the role of the narrator, irony, point of view, plot, character, romance and realism. Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 203 - Introduction to the Drama


    Prior or concurrent election of ENG 112  or EHS 120 . (3) H

    Study of the drama from earliest times to the present, with emphasis on social, ritualistic, personal and artistic elements. Attention to a critical vocabulary for discussing such formal concerns as plot, character, structure of the theater, realism, tragedy and comedy. Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 204 - Literature of Greece and Rome


    Prior or concurrent election of ENG 112  or EHS 120 . (3) H

    Contribution of classic myth to European and American literary culture. Selected masterpieces of ancient literature read in English translation. Also listed as CPL 204 . Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 205 - The Bible as Literature: The Hebrew Bible/Old Testament


    Prior or concurrent election of ENG 112  or EHS 120 . (3) GS

    Contemporary literary analysis of the Hebrew Bible and Deuterocanon in English translation; emphasis on textual history, literary structure and form, historical and cultural contexts, reception, and treatment of ethnicity, class, gender and sexuality. Also listed as CPL 205 . Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 206 - The Bible as Literature: The New Testament and Lost Gospels


    Prior or concurrent election of ENG 112  or EHS 120 . (3) GS

    Contemporary literary analysis of the first-and second-century texts that examine and promulgate the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth in English translation; emphasis on textual history, literary structure and form, historical and cultural contexts, reception and treatment of ethnicity, class, gender and sexuality. Also listed as CPL 209 . Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 207 - Greek and Roman Mythology


    ENG 112  or EHS 120 . (3) H

    Survey of literature of the Greek and Roman classical age in English translation, with focus on styles of writing, including the epic, tragedy and comedy, lyrics, eclogues, epistles and satires, with emphasis on the contribution these works have made to western civilization. Also listed as CPL 208 . Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 208 - Reading Poetry


    Prior or concurrent election of ENG 112  or EHS 120 . (3) H

    Readings of verse in English, drawn from a variety of periods and types, focusing on poetry as the individual’s response to the larger world. Emphasis on development of a critical vocabulary for discussion of figures of speech, meter, rhyme, symbolism, imagery, poetic forms and genres. Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 209 - Introduction to African Literature


    (3) H

    Origins and development of contemporary African fiction, including the African oral heritage and works of selected writers from different African geographic regions. The unique role and the experiences of the writer in modern African societies; critical reception of African literature within and outside of the African continent; influences of colonialism, nationalism, and feminism/womanism are examined. Also listed as AFA 206  and CPL 206 . Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 210 - Topics in World Literature


    Prior or concurrent election of ENG 112  or EHS 120 . (3)

    Study of literature from a variety of cultural, national, and geographical origins. Literary analysis of multiple genres with attention to cultural, historical, and political influences. Focus on enduring moral and ethical questions. Also listed as INT 210 . Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 212 - Literature and the Environment


    ENG 112  or consent of instructor. (3) H

    Critical reading of personal narratives, short stories, novels, poems and essays on nature, the environment, conservation, and sustainable systems of living. Topics such as humans and nature, environmental politics and justice, social inequities and environmental degradation are examined from cross-cultural perspectives in a context of global community. Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 213 - American Ethnic Literature


    Prior or concurrent election of ENG 112  or EHS 120 . (3) H, US

    Comparative approach to American literature of various ethnic groups, including African American, American Indian, Asian American, Hispanic/Latino, and white ethnic groups. May be used to satisfy general education or BA distribution requirements, but not both. Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 215 - African American Literature


    Prior or concurrent election of ENG 112  or EHS 120 . (3) H, US

    Introduction to American literature written by African-American writers. Major authors studied in historical context along with cultural elements of folklore and related arts. May be used to satisfy general education or BA distribution requirements, but not both. Also listed as AFA 215 . Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 216 - Zombies in Film and Literature: The New Humanism


    ENG 112   or consent of instructor. (3) H

    Critical examination of tensions between human and post-human aesthetics and ideals.  Through film, fiction and essays, students investigate the zombie figure as a repository of social and psychological anxieties and as a reflection of cultural debates over gender, race, caste, social economics and issues of personal freedom. Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 228 - Women and Literature


    Prior or concurrent election of ENG 112  or EHS 120 . (3) H

    Study of writing by women in order to explore the concerns of women writers, recurrent themes in their work, and feminist approaches to literature. Readings include historically important works by women as well as contemporary literature. Also listed as WGS 228 . Graded ABCDE Offered infrequently.
  
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    ENG 241 - Introduction to Literary Analysis


    ENG 112  or EHS 120 . (3) H

    Concentrated study of literature through reading and careful analysis of poetry, fiction and drama.  Significant critical essay writing based on such readings. Majors must complete this course before completing 70 credits, and are encouraged to take it before upper-level English courses. Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 252 - Advanced Composition


    ENG 112  or EHS 120  or equivalent. (3) H

    Advanced work with the rhetorical elements of invention, form, and style; emphasis on writing for a variety of audiences; workshop activities in pre-writing, writing and revision;emphasis on the process of writing, from discovering subject matter to shaping discourse. Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 295 - Writing Creative Non-Fiction Genres


    ENG 112  or EHS 120 . (3)

    Students plan, write and revise essays in a faculty-selected genre within creative non-fiction such as memoir, nature writing, or blogging.  Students enrolled in this course and otherwise eligible may compete for the Avery Hopwood and Jule Hopwood Awards in creative writing. May be reelected to a total of 6 credits when genres vary. Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 296 - Introduction to Creative Writing: Fiction, Essay, Poetry, Drama


    ENG 112  or EHS 120  or consent of instructor. (3) H

    Creative writing in connection with readings in contemporary literatures. Workshop format. Students enrolled in this course and otherwise eligible may compete for the Avery Hopwood and Jule Hopwood Awards in creative writing. Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 297 - Writing Fiction Genres


    ENG 112  or EHS 120 . (3)

    Students practice the invention, writing and revising of stories in a faculty-selected genre within the area of short fiction such as science fiction, fantasy, or detective fiction. May be reelected to a total of six credits. Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 298 - Topics in Writing


    ENG 112  or EHS 120  or equivalent. (3)

    Writing in a specific form or genre or for a specific audience; appropriate readings as models for writing. Examples of offerings: the essay, biography and autobiography, nature writing, writing for specific markets. Only three credits may apply toward the concentration in English. Students enrolled in this course and otherwise eligible may compete for the Avery Hopwood and Jule Hopwood Awards in creative writing. May be reelected to a total of six credits. Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 299 - Topics in Literature


    Prior or concurrent election of ENG 112  or EHS 120 . (3) H

    Examination of literature in the context of contemporary events. May include the American essay, detective fiction, fantasy literature, travel literature, the holocaust, immigrant literature, midwestern writers, fairy tales in children’s literature. May be reelected to a total of six credits. Only three credits may apply toward the concentration in English. Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 301 - Medieval Women and Literature


    ENG 112  or EHS 120  or equivalent. (3)

    Introduction to literature written by, for or about women during the Middle Ages, with attention to the role of writing and reading in constructing and defining medieval gender and uses of the female body. Also listed as WGS 301 . Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 303 - Medieval Literature


    ENG 112  or EHS 120  or equivalent. (3) H

    Reading and discussion of important literary works from Beowulf to Malory with considerable attention given to the medieval culture out of which they arose and which they reflect. Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 305 - Career Preparation in the Liberal Arts


    ENG 112  or EHS 120 . (3)

    Career exploration for liberal arts majors. Using narrative, self-exploration, and practical reading and writing skills, students create personalized plans to identify and achieve career goals. Emphasis on recognizing, developing, and applying skills specific to the humanities that aid success in the current job market. Topics include self-assessment, social media, interviews, networking, career research, and résumés and cover letters. Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 307 - Travelers in the Muslim World


    ENG 112  or EHS 120  or equivalent. (3) GS

    Survey of encounters from the Renaissance to the present between English travelers and native Muslims, as well as individuals from other religious and ethnic groups in the Ottoman Empire, Morocco, Persia and the modern Middle East. Travel writing as an important branch of literary studies; how narrative strategies may further imperialist agendas or undermine them by representing encounters that are mutual, cooperative, respectful and potentially transformative. Also listed as MES 307 . Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 309 - Playwriting


    Consent of instructor. (3)

    Principles and practice of modern dramatic composition. Group analysis or characterization, story, plot structure, dialogue, and other dramaturgical elements in the one-act play. Also listed as THE 390 . Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 310 - Chaucer and the Fourteenth Century


    ENG 112  or EHS 120  or equivalent. (3) H

    Introduction to the literature of the late Middle Ages, including the Gawain poet, Langland’s Piers Plowman, the great mystics, early cycle drama, and Chaucer’s major works: the minor poems, Canterbury Tales, and Troilus and Criseyde. All but Chaucer read in modern English translation. Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 312 - The Renaissance


    ENG 112  or EHS 120  or equivalent. (3) H

    English literature from 1560 to 1625, including the works of Sidney, Spenser, Marlowe, Jonson and Donne and Shakespeare’s non-dramatic poetry. Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 315 - Shakespeare


    ENG 112  or EHS 120  or equivalent. (3) H

    Study of facets of the playwright’s art and its social significance then and now.  Topics vary and may include: Shakespeare and the Bible, Shakespeare and the family, Shakespeare and theories of mind, Shakespeare the historian, and Shakespearian appropriations. May be reelected to a total of 6 credits when topics vary. Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 316 - Shakespeare in Performance


    ENG 112  or EHS 120  or equivalent. (3) H

    Study of selected comedies, histories and tragedies in relation to historical and contemporary performance contexts including performance conditions and acting practices of the Renaissance theatre, contemporary film and stage adaptations of the plays.  Covers plays not studied in ENG 315. Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 317 - Writing and Revolution in Seventeenth-Century England


    ENG 112  or EHS 120  or equivalent. (3) H

    English literature of the seventeenth century, including works of Milton, Dryden and their contemporaries. Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 319 - Milton and Spenser: Radicals Making a Tradition


    ENG 112  or EHS 120  or equivalent. (3) H

    Intensive study of the major works of Edmund Spenser and John Milton, the two most important non-dramatic poets of 16th- and 17th-century England, in their socio-political contexts. Special focus on how an essentially radical English literary tradition was created by poets in the process of reading and rewriting their predecessors. Graded ABCDE Offered infrequently.
  
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    ENG 327 - 18th Century British Literature


    ENG 112  or EHS 120  or equivalent. (3) H

    English literature from Johnson to Burke, particularly the poetry of Thompson, Gray, Smart and Goldsmith, and the prose of Johnson and Burke. Attention to the eighteenth century art of travel writing as practiced by Boswell, Smollett and Sterne. Offered infrequently. Graded ABCDE Offered infrequently.
  
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    ENG 330 - The Early Romantic Era


    ENG 112  or EHS 120  or equivalent. (3) H

    Major and minor writers from the early British Romantic period, including Blake, Wordsworth and Coleridge. Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 331 - The Late Romantic Era


    ENG 112  or EHS 120  or equivalent. (3) H

    Major and minor writers from the late British Romantic period, including the Shelleys, Keats, Byron and Emily Bronte. Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 332 - Victorian Literature


    ENG 112  or EHS 120  or equivalent. (3) H

    British poetry and prose from 1830-1900. Emphasis on issues of the day such as education, science and technology, religion, “the woman question”, labor. Writers may include Tennyson, Browning, Barrett Browning, Arnold, Eliot, Bronte, Dickens, Carlyle, others. Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 333 - British Literature since 1900


    A sophomore course in literature or consent of instructor. (3) H

    British poetry and prose since 1900. Emphasis on Modernism as practiced by Joyce, Lawrence, Woolf, Yeats, Auden and Thomas, among others.  Graded ABCDE Offered infrequently.
  
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    ENG 336 - History and Principles of Rhetoric


    ENG 112  or EHS 120 ; ENG 241 ; junior standing; or consent of instructor. (3)

    Introduction to rhetoric and rhetorical theory. Origins and history of rhetoric from the Greeks to the 20th Century; definitions of rhetoric from each historical period. Study of historical rhetoric as an influence on modern composition theory and practice. Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 337 - Topics in Women’s Literature


    ENG 112  or EHS 120  or equivalent. (3) H

    Intensive study of the concerns and achievements of selected women writers as they explore a common theme, genre, or question. Topics may vary (e.g. Life Writings, Portrait of the Artist as a Young Woman, Marriage and the Novel). May be reelected to a total of six credits. Also listed as WGS 337 . Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 338 - Communications in Business


    ENG 112  or EHS 120 . (3)

    Theory and practice of business communications. Audience; content and tone; collection and arrangement of data; selection of form, strategy and medium. Practical applications to management, including oral, written and audio-visual presentations. Also listed as COM 338 . Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 340 - Introduction to Composition Theory


    ENG 112  or EHS 120 ; ENG 241 ; junior standing; or consent of instructor. (3)

    Broad survey of competing theories of the field of Composition, including current-traditional, expressive, cognitive, and social construction; historical views that have helped shape the field. Substantial writing project derived from course curriculum and individual student interest. Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 345 - Technical Writing


    ENG 112  or EHS 120  or equivalent. (3)

    Special problems in organizing and understanding technical information. Strategies for writing technical descriptions, definitions, classifications, abstracts and analyses. Writing assignments, revisions and oral presentations using graphics. Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 354 - Public and Professional Writing


    ENG 112  or EHS 120 ; at least junior standing. (3)

    Expository writing to develop writing skills needed for success in the academy and the chosen career. Emphasis on clear and concise writing. Practice adapting to the demands of style, voice, and content in various public contexts. Résumés, cover letters, blogging, and analysis of professional writing. Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 355 - American Literature through 1863


    ENG 112  or EHS 120  or equivalent. (3) H

    Examination of the literatures of exploration, conquest, colonization and slavery and the development of a fraught American identity. Students read non-fiction, poetry, and long and short fiction from the traditional canon and from women, indigenous peoples, and people of color. Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 357 - American Literature since 1863


    ENG 112  or EHS 120  or equivalent. (3) H

    Examination of American literature from the Reconstruction to globalization, including literatures of modern alienation and displacement; immigration; global war; race, class, gender and sexual identity and rights; and advancing technology. Students read non-fiction, poetry, and long and short fiction from the traditional canon and from women, indigenous peoples, and people of color. Graded ABCDE
  
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    ENG 358 - Major Novelists


    ENG 112  or EHS 120  or equivalent. (3) H

    Intensive study of one to three major novelists, English, American, or continental.  Graded ABCDE Offered infrequently.
  
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    ENG 359 - Special Topics in Literary Studies


    ENG 112  or EHS 120  or equivalent. (3) H

    Examination of literary topics of special interest that may cross historical periods, genre distinctions and disciplines. Depending on the topic, instruction in special research methods may be offered. Because students should have some prior experience analyzing literary texts, the course provides opportunities for developing unique research or creative projects. Graded ABCDE Offered infrequently.
  
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    ENG 363 - Seminar in Collaborative Writing Theory and Practice


    Consent of the instructor. (4)

    Examination and practice of writing center theory. Study of one-on-one conferencing techniques and basic writing tutorials. Required of students interested in becoming UM-Flint Writing Center tutors. Includes two hours observation per week in addition to class meetings. Graded ABCDN
  
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    ENG 373 - Philosophy in Literature


    At least junior standing or consent of instructor. (3)

    Examination of philosophical ideas and problems as they occur in works of literature. May focus on major authors such as Dostoevsky and Camus, or on philosophical ideas such as good and evil, freedom or personal identity.  Also listed as PHL 373 . Graded ABCDE Offered infrequently.
 

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