Department of English Language and Literature

English Department 1000 Level Courses

1205 Introduction to Literature

3 credit hours

This course introduces students to works of literature in English representing a variety of historical and cultural contexts.  It develops the student’s ability to interpret written texts and to write about them in an informed and organized manner.

1300 Word, Image and Power

3 credit hours

Students examine the power of words and images, and will improve their own communicative and analytic ability in writing and speaking. Topics include: memorable speeches delivered by leaders worldwide, examples from contemporary visual culture and the advertising industry, and ideas communicated across various media platforms. 

NOTE: A PASSING GRADE IN A 1000-LEVEL ENGLISH COURSE IS NORMALLY REQUIRED FOR ENTRANCE INTO 2000-LEVEL ENGLISH COURSES.