English (ENGL)

WRITING FUNDAMENTALS
ENGL 097 5 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: Recommending score on college writing skills placement test.

Emphasis on writing complete, correct sentences and unified, coherent paragraphs and short essays. Learn to build writing skills through pre-writing, drafting, revising, and editing, and develop analytical habits of mind, reading comprehension strategies, and digital literacy skills. Short essays and selected readings will be assigned. [CA]

WRITING FUNDAMENTALS
ENGL 098 5 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in ENGL 097, or recommending score on the College writing skills placement test for ENGL 098.

Emphasis on expository writing and increasing control of grammar and mechanics. Skills include summarizing and writing essays. Students develop skills through pre-writing, drafting, revising, and editing. In-class and out-of-class writing required. [CA]

ENGLISH COMPOSITION I
ENGL&101 5 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in ENGL 098 or IELP 091 taken at 5 credits or recommending score on the writing skills placement test for ENGL 101.

Exposition and argument, emphasizing critical thinking in response to electronic and print texts. Focus on exploring, developing, and communicating ideas in a voice appropriate to the audience. Students strengthen skills through pre-writing, drafting, revising, and editing. In-class and out-of-class writing required. [CA,SE,CT,WC]

ENGLISH COMPOSITION II
ENGL&102 5 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in ENGL 101.

Continued studies in exposition and argument emphasizing the research paper. Focus on analysis and synthesis of electronic and print texts in the context of supporting the writer's ideas with appropriate documentation. Students refine skills through pre-writing, drafting, revising, and editing. [CA,CT,WC,SE]

ADVANCED ENGLISH COMPOSITION
ENGL 103 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: ENGL 102 (or ENGL 102).

Emphasis on composing essays on complex ideas of cultural importance. Assignments based on reading and research in art, science, philosophy, and politics. [CA,SE]

ENGLISH GRAMMAR
ENGL 105 5 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture

Description and analysis of the structure of English language, using traditional grammar and syntax. Designed to fulfill the grammar requirement for English majors seeking Washington State teacher certification in English. [SE]

WRITING ABOUT FILM
ENGL 108 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in ENGL 101.

Focus on writing effective research essays analyzing international films. Emphasis on the composition process and the development of writing skills and evaluation sources, including prewriting, drafting, revising, editing, and documenting. Introduction to film terminology and techniques and the major approaches used in writing essays about films, including film history, national cinemas, genres, auteurism, and formalism, and ideological studies. [CA,WC,SE]

COMPOSITION FOR LITERATURE
ENGL 110 5 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: ENGL 101 (ENGL 101).

Continued studies in writing essays of exposition and argument emphasizing the interpretation of literature, with focus on critical reading of literary texts using theories and appropriate use of documented sources to support the writer's ideas. Expanding academic writing skills of pre-writing, drafting, revising, editing, and documenting. [WC,SE]

ETHICS AND POLICY IN HEALTHCARE I
ENGL 112 2 Credits/Units

22 hours of lecture

Concurrent enrollment in NURS 110, NURS 111, NURS 113, NURS 114, and NURS 115.

Prerequisite: Consent of the Nursing Department.

ENGL 112 explores values, ethics, and legal decision-making frameworks and policies used to support the well-being of people and groups within the context of the healthcare professions. Foundational concepts are introduced and discussed in the context of a first year nursing student. [HA]

INTRODUCTION TO CREATIVE WRITING
ENGL 121 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

In this introduction to creative expression, students will be introduced to and practice at least two of the following genres: fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. Students will also practice peer critique and the stages of the creative writing process, including prewriting, drafting, and revision. Completion of ENGL 101 recommended, but not required. [HB, SE]

FICTION WRITING
ENGL 125 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Fundamentals of writing fiction with an emphasis on short fiction. Develops skills for critiquing student fiction. Writing Workshop format. [HB, SE]

POETRY WRITING
ENGL 126 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Class discussion of student work, development of tools for self-criticism, and strategies for getting poetry published. [HB, SE]

CREATIVE NONFICTION WRITING
ENGL 127 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Exploration of creative nonfiction writing, with an emphasis on writing from personal experience. Development of polished pieces of nonfiction; class discussion of student writing; reading and discussion of examples of the genre; writing exercises to develop key elements of craft; strategies for self-editing and revision. [HB] [PNP]

INTRODUCTION TO POETRY
ENGL 131 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Study of poetry, poetic forms, and the language and principles of literary analysis. [HA, SE] [PNP]

INTRODUCTION TO DRAMATIC LITERATURE
ENGL 132 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Study of drama as both literature and theater, from historical, philosophical and artistic perspectives. [HA, SE]

INTRODUCTION TO SHORT FICTION
ENGL 133 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Study of short fiction, including classic and contemporary examples. Introduction to the language and principles of literary analysis. [HA, SE] [PNP]

INTRODUCTION TO NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE
ENGL 136 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Introduction to Native American literature as a lens for the experience, culture, and history of Native people within larger American historical contexts. By integrating active learning strategies, coursework focuses on the multicultural nature of Native American literature and on the strategies with which Native writers mediate imbalances of power and systems of oppression within the Americas. Eligibility for ENGL 101 recommended. [GE, HA]

WOMEN IN LITERATURE
ENGL 140 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Study of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and drama written by women reflecting the female experience. [HA, SE]

SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY
ENGL 143 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Study of speculative fiction from fantasy to hard science with attempts to define its particular qualities and place in modern literature. [HA, SE]

DETECTIVE FICTION
ENGL 145 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Introduction to detective fiction, its typical styles and techniques, its interactive nature, and its capacity for social critique. Topics include early detective authors and the evolution of the popular image of the detective in American and British cultures. [HA, SE] [PNP]

INTRODUCTION TO MYTHOLOGY
ENGL 150 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Study of significant world myths, including their sources and literary expressions. [HA, SE]

INTRODUCTION TO THE NOVEL
ENGL 156 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Study of the novel from historical, artistic, and thematic perspectives. Introduction to the language and principles of literary analysis. [HA, SE] [PNP]

WRITING FOR THE WEB
ENGL 160 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in ENGL 101.

A survey of best practices for creating reader-centered, purpose-driven web communications: problem solving through the writing process, designing for interactivity, collaborating with other creators and shareholders, measuring and analyzing web metrics, and practicing legal and ethical standards. [PNP]

POPULAR CULTURE
ENGL 173 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Introduction to American Popular Culture using methodology and theory from various disciplines: music, television and cinema studies, sociology, communication studies, literature, anthropology, and history. Central questions will focus on the ways popular culture serves not simply as a reflection of a culture's beliefs and values, but also as a site of conversation between the various sub-groups that thrive in America. [HA]

INTRODUCTION TO LGBTQ STUDIES
ENGL 175 5 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture

An interdisciplinary survey of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans issues in the sciences, social science, and humanities with an emphasis on the period from 1900 to the present in the United States. Introduction to the most compelling aspects of modern cultural representation of and discourse on sexual and gender identity. [HA or SS]

NATURE AND THE HUMANITIES
ENGL 176 4 Credits/Units

44 hours of lecture

Interdisciplinary study of historical and current ways of "constructing" and relating to nature in the Humanities. Topics include how cultures value nature, derive ethics and aesthetics from it, and interact with it in the creation of literature, art, architecture, social environments, social commentary, and legislation. Emphasis on 19th and 20th Century American cultures, with background in Asian, European, and Early American perspectives on nature. Can be linked with specific courses in the following departments for an integrated learning project: ART, BIOL, ENGL, ENVS, GEOL, MUSC, and PE. [HA]

COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE
ENGL 199 5 Credits/Units

165 hours of clinical

Prerequisite: Consent of Instructional Unit.

For students interested in careers that emphasize writing, co-op work experience offers credit for supervised work in writing-related jobs. Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, HDEV 195, 198, or 200 required. [GE]

TECHNICAL WRITING
ENGL&235 5 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in ENGL 101 or PTWR 135/ENGL 135.

Study of advanced writing skills for typical work-world documents in a business/technical environment, with emphasis on document format, audience analysis, correspondence, formal and informal reports, research, and documentation. [CA,CT,SE,WC] [PNP]

INTRODUCTION TO QUEER LITERATURE
ENGL 254 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in ENGL 101 or eligibility for ENGL 102.

An introductory survey of literature relevant to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and trans communities and their historical predecessors from pre-modern times to the present. [HA, SE] [PNP]

WORLD LITERATURE
ENGL 260 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in ENGL 101.

Masterpieces of the Ancient World through the fourteenth century. Literature is read within its historical and cultural setting. [HA, SE]

WORLD LITERATURE
ENGL 261 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in ENGL 101 or eligibility for ENGL 102.

Masterpieces from the fifteenth century through the eighteenth century. Literature is read within its historical and cultural settings. [HA, SE]

WORLD LITERATURE
ENGL 262 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in ENGL 101 or eligibility for ENGL 102.

Masterpieces of world literature from the nineteenth century through the contemporary period. Literature is read within its historical and cultural settings. [HA, SE]

BRITISH LITERATURE
ENGL 264 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in ENGL 101 or eligibility for ENGL 102.

Classics of British literature from the eighth to the seventeenth century. Literature is read within its historical and cultural settings. [HA, SE]

BRITISH LITERATURE
ENGL 265 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in ENGL 101 or eligibility for ENGL 102.

Classics of British literature from the seventeenth to the nineteenth century. Literature is read within its historical and cultural setting. [HA, SE]

BRITISH LITERATURE
ENGL 266 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in ENGL 101 or eligibility for ENGL 102.

Classics of British literature from the nineteenth century to the present. Literature is read within its historical and cultural settings. [HA, SE]

AMERICAN MULTIETHNIC LIT
ENGL 267 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in ENGL 101 or eligibility for ENGL 102.

Survey of American multiethnic writing from Civil Rights era to the present. Emphasis on writings as a "window" to American ethnic experience, culture, and history within larger American historical contexts, encouraging students to develop understanding of political, social, and historic climate as it helps shape and is shaped by literature. [HA, SE] [PNP]

AMERICAN LITERATURE
ENGL 268 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in ENGL 101 or eligibility for ENGL 102.

Survey of American writing from the colonial period to the Civil War. Literature is read within its historical and cultural setting. [HA, SE]

AMERICAN LITERATURE
ENGL 269 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in ENGL 101 or eligibility for ENGL 102.

Survey of American writing from the Civil War through World War I. Literature is read within its historical and cultural setting. [HA, SE]

AMERICAN LITERATURE
ENGL 270 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in ENGL 101 or eligibility for ENGL 102.

Survey of American writing from World War I to the present. Literature is read within its historical and cultural setting. [HA, SE]

PACIFIC NORTHWEST LITERATURE
ENGL 271 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in ENGL 101 or eligibility for ENGL 102.

Focus on writing from and about the Pacific Northwest to explore how the region is defined, imagined, and represented in literature, and the development of regionalism, national and regional histories and other identity-producing media. [HA, SE]

INTRODUCTION TO SHAKESPEARE
ENGL 272 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in ENGL 101 or eligibility for ENGL 102.

Readings of selected tragedy, comedy and historical plays of Shakespeare. [HA, SE]

ETHICS AND POLICY IN HEALTHCARE II
ENGL 273 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Concurrent enrollment in NURS 261, NURS 262, NURS 263 and NURS 264.

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in NURS 251, NURS 252, NURS 253 and NURS 254.

ENGL 273 explores values, ethics and legal decision-making frameworks and policies used to support the well-being of people and groups within the context of the healthcare professions including nurse practice acts, and state and federal laws. ENGL 273 is taught concurrently with NURS 261. The role of the professional nurse is examined in relation to policy and ethics with analysis of case studies allowing for application of concepts in the health care setting.

ADVANCED FICTION WRITING
ENGL 275 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in ENGL 121, 125, or 127 or consent of Instructional Unit.

Continuation of introductory creative writing courses. Advancement of the fundamentals of writing fiction with an emphasis on short fiction. Further development of skills for critiquing student fiction and participation in the larger literary world through publication, presentation, or other mediums. Writing workshop format. [HB, SE]

ADVANCED POETRY WRITING
ENGL 276 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in on of the following: ENGL 121 or 126.

Continuation of ENGL 126. Further development of the principles of writing and marketing poetry. [HB, SE]

INTRODUCTION TO LITERARY PUBLICATION
ENGL 277 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 101.

Introduction to publication strategies and editing of short fiction, poetry, and creative non-fiction. Topics include study of current literary journals to aid in building a vision for Clark's art and literary journal, Phoenix, and work on production tasks related to Phoenix. Intended for Phoenix literary staff, creative writing students, and others interested in the literary publication and editing. [HB] [PNP]

SELECTED TOPICS
ENGL 280 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Course focuses on selected topics in English. Topics vary, and course theme and content change to reflect new topics. Because the course varies in content, it is repeatable for credit for different topics. [SE]

SPECIAL PROJECTS
ENGL 290 5 Credits/Units

Prerequisite: Consent of Instructional Unit.

Opportunity to plan, organize, and complete special projects approved by the department. [GE]