This variable content course introduces methods of literary research as an in-depth process through one or more case studies. Not to be taken by students with *6 in approved junior English. This course can only be taken once for credit. Note: refer to the Class Schedule and the Department of English and Film Studies website for specific topics.
Studies in the structure and social life of the English language. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101 or 102.
Selected works in the English language from the medieval period. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101 or 102.
Introduces methods of critical analysis through a range of literature written in English, broadly conceived, from different historical periods and cultural locations. Not to be taken by students with *6 in approved junior English.
An introduction to studies in the discipline recommended for students considering a major, minor, or Honors degree in English. Students will be introduced to a variety of methodological approaches while learning about current topics in literary, cultural and media studies, with special attention to race, Indigeneity, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and class. NOTE: Credit does not fulfill Arts' common English requirement. (See Course Listing notes for ENGL courses.) Restricted to students registered in the Faculty of Arts.
This course aims to develop the student's ability to provide effective written and oral information. It will focus on instruction in fundamental writing skills, including building effective sentences and paragraphs, and on learning to communicate clearly across a range of genres and media used in academic and professional contexts, including correspondence and presentations. Students will be introduced to the principles of information gathering, analysis, and citation. Note: Restricted to students in the Faculty of Engineering only.