English (ENG) - Rock County

Courses

ENG 097   TRIO Introduction to College Writing   3 Units

A Comp. course focusing on the conventions of academic writing, the composing process, critical thinking, & critical reading. Emphasis will be on reading & writing activities designed to prepare students for successful transition to college-level writing. This course is offered by a campus TRIO program.

ENG 098   Introduction to College Writing   3 Units

A Comp. course focusing on the conventions of academic writing, the composing process, critical thinking, & critical reading. Emphasis will be on reading & writing activities designed to prepare students for successful transition to college-level writing.

ENG 099   Writing Studio   1 Units

A small group & individualized instruction course that helps students develop college-level writing & critical reading skills. Emphasizes writing process strategies. Taken concurrently with a Comp. course or another writing-intensive class.

ENG 101   College Writing and Critical Reading   3 Units

A Comp. course focusing on academic writing, the writing process, & critical reading. Emphasis will be on essays that incorporate readings.

ENG 102   Critical Writing Reading and Research   3 Units

A Comp. course focusing on researched academic writing that presents Info, ideas, & arguments. Emphasis will be on the writing process, critical thinking, & critical reading.
PREREQ: A GRADE OF C OR BETTER IN ENG 101 OR EXEMPTION THROUGH A SUFFICIENTLY HIGH PLACEMENT ASSESSMENT.

ENG 190   Special Topics in First Year English   0 Units

Designed to cover topics which cannot be accommodated in usual course formats or by other courses. Topics, which will be specified in the campus course schedule, may include freshman Lit., readings in selected disciplines (e.g., readings in the Sci.s or the social Sci.s), or Intro to the English major. May be taken for credit more than once if content changes.
PREREQ: GRADE OF C OR BETTER IN INTRODUCTION TO COLLEGE WRITING OR EXEMPTION BASED ON PLACEMENT TEST SCORE OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ENG 201   Intermediate Composition   3 Units

A Comp. course that builds on learning from first-year college writing to help students develop more advanced reading, writing, & research strategies & skills. Introduces students to key concepts in the field of writing studies & their application to the writing process. Emphasizes Indp. inquiry, critical reading, & rhetorical adaptability.
PREREQ: COMPLETION OF ENG 102 WITH A GRADE OF C OR HIGHER, COMPLETION OF THE FIRST-YEAR WRITING REQUIREMENT AT A UW SYSTEM INSTITUTION, OR SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE ENG 102 EXEMPTION PROCESS

ENG 202   Writing and Literature   3 Units

Studying & writing about various types of Lit.. Helps students develop the ability to write critical, analytical, & explicative papers about Lit..
PREREQ: ENG 102 OR EXEMPTION BASED ON PLACEMENT TEST SCORE OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ENG 203   Creative Writing I   3 Units

Chiefly devoted to writing & studying one or more of the following: fiction, poetry & drama.
PREREQ: EXEMPTION FROM ENG 101 BASED ON PLACEMENT TEST SCORE OR COMPLETION OF ENG 101 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ENG 204   Creative Writing II   3 Units

This theme varies from time to time & may be, for example, philosophical, social, political, or psychological. May be taken for credit more than once if content changes.

ENG 205   Literary Magazines   0 Units

A study of contemporary literary magazines, including national & student publications produced in print & online, resulting in students collaborating to produce their own literary publication(s). May be taken for credit more than once.
PREREQ: ENG 101 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ENG 206   Technical Writing   3 Units

The study & practice of the techniques of achieving brevity, clarity, & fluency in technical prose with emphasis on generating reports, letters, proposals, & other technical writing forms. Particularly appropriate for students in Sci., engineering, architecture, & other applied Sci.s.

ENG 207   Applied Academic Writing   3 Units

A Comp. course that helps students develop critical reading, writing, & research strategies & skills for a variety of academic & professional purposes at an Int. to advanced level. Emphasizes writing & research processes, collaborative learning, Indp. inquiry, critical reading, & rhetorical adaptability. Prepares students for upper-division writing-intensive coursework. Can be used in place of ENG 102 to fulfill the core writing requirement for students entering the BAAS program with an Associate?s Degree from a Technical College.
PREREQ: FOR BAAS STUDENTS, COMPLETION OF ENG 101 WITH A GRADE OF C OR HIGHER OR EXEMPTION THROUGH A SUFFICIENTLY HIGH PLACEMENT ASSESSMENT. FOR NON-BAAS STUDENTS, A GRADE OF C OR BETTER IN ENG 102 OR EXEMPTION FROM ENG 102.

ENG 210   Business Communication   3 Units

(BUS 210 & ENG 210 are the same course.) Study & practice of the techniques of achieving clarity, brevity & effectiveness in business communication. Planning, preparation, critiquing of business letters, memor&a, short & long reports, resumes, manuals of procedure, & oral reports.
PREREQ: ENG 102 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ENG 242   The American Indian in Literature and Film   3 Units

(AIS 242 & ENG 242 are the same course.) This course will provide a cross-disciplinary exploration of the images of American Indians & their relevance to American society in film, literary, & historical texts.
PREREQ: EXEMPTION FROM ENG 101 BASED ON PLACEMENT TEST SCORE OR COMPLETION OF ENG 101 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ENG 250   Introduction to Literary Studies   3 Units

An Intro to the discipline of literary studies through its fundamental approaches to reading, interpreting, & writing about a variety of texts, ranging from the classic to the contemporary with the goal of underst&ing, appreciating, & enjoying Lit..
PREREQ: EXEMPTION FROM ENG 098 BASED ON PLACEMENT TEST SCORE OR COMPLETION OF ENG 098 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ENG 251   Introduction to Drama   3 Units

Intensive analysis of dramatic Lit. using representative types from several periods of drama.
PREREQ: EXEMPTION FROM ENG 098 BASED ON PLACEMENT TEST SCORE OR COMPLETION OF ENG 098 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ENG 253   Introduction to the Short Story and the Novel   3 Units

Intensive analysis of fiction using representative types from several periods of narrative Lit..
PREREQ: EXEMPTION FROM ENG 098 BASED ON PLACEMENT TEST SCORE OR COMPLETION OF ENG 098 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ENG 255   Introduction to Poetry   3 Units

Intensive analysis of poetry using representative types from several periods of poetry.
PREREQ: EXEMPTION FROM ENG 098 BASED ON PLACEMENT TEST SCORE OR COMPLETION OF ENG 098 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ENG 260   British Literature I   3 Units

A study of the development of British Lit. before 1798 through a Surv. of significant poetry, drama, fiction, &/or nonfiction.
PREREQ: EXEMPTION FROM ENG 101 BASED ON PLACEMENT TEST SCORE OR COMPLETION OF ENG 101 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ENG 261   British Literature II   3 Units

A study of the development of British Lit. after 1798 through a Surv. of significant poetry, drama, fiction, &/or nonfiction.
PREREQ: EXEMPTION FROM ENG 101 BASED ON PLACEMENT TEST SCORE OR COMPLETION OF ENG 101 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ENG 262   American Literature I   3 Units

A study of the development of American Lit. before 1865 through a Surv. of significant poetry, fiction, & nonfiction.
PREREQ: EXEMPTION FROM ENG 101 BASED ON PLACEMENT TEST SCORE OR COMPLETION OF ENG 101 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ENG 263   Anerican Literature II   3 Units

A study of the development of American Lit. after 1865 through a Surv. of significant poetry, fiction, & nonfiction.
PREREQ: EXEMPTION FROM ENG 101 BASED ON PLACEMENT TEST SCORE OR COMPLETION OF ENG 101 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ENG 264   The Western Tradition Before 1665   3 Units

Selected masterpieces of the West tradition in Lit. from ancient time to the end of the seventeenth century.
PREREQ: EXEMPTION FROM ENG 101 BASED ON PLACEMENT TEST SCORE OR COMPLETION OF ENG 101 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ENG 265   The Western Tradition in Literature After 1665   3 Units

Selected masterpieces of the West tradition in Lit. from the end of the seventeenth century to the present.
PREREQ: EXEMPTION FROM ENG 101 BASED ON PLACEMENT TEST SCORE OR COMPLETION OF ENG 101 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ENG 266   Modern Literature   3 Units

his course covers three explosive literary & artistic movements in early-twentieth-century American Lit.: the Harlem Renaissance the Southern Renaissance & the Lost Generation.
PREREQ: EXEMPTION FROM ENG 101 BASED ON PLACEMENT TEST SCORE OR COMPLETION OF ENG 101 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR ANTIREQ: ENG 276

ENG 267   Contemporary Literature   3 Units

A study of the development of contemporary Lit. through a Surv. of significant poetry, drama, fiction, &/or nonfiction written after 1945.
PREREQ: EXEMPTION FROM ENG 101 BASED ON PLACEMENT TEST SCORE OR COMPLETION OF ENG 101 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR ANTIREQ: ENG 276

ENG 268   International Literature Before 1750   3 Units

A study of notable authors from a variety of regions & eras, ranging from non-West traditions such as the Indian, Arabic, West African, Chinese, Japanese &/or Native American to West traditions such as the Greek, Sc&inavian, French, Russian, Australian, &/or Latin American. Content & focus will vary according to instructor.
PREREQ: EXEMPTION FROM ENG 101 BASED ON PLACEMENT TEST SCORE OR COMPLETION OF ENG 101 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR ANTIREQ: ENG 273

ENG 269   International Literature After 1750   3 Units

A study of notable authors from a variety of regions & eras ranging from non-West traditions such as the Indian, Arabic, West African, Chinese, Japanese &/or Native American to West traditions such as the Greek, Sc&inavian, French, Russian, Australian &/or Latin American. Content & focus will vary according to instructor.
PREREQ: EXEMPTION FROM ENG 101 BASED ON PLACEMENT TEST SCORE OR COMPLETION OF ENG 101 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR ANTIREQ: ENG 273

ENG 270   English Literature   3 Units

A study of the nature of British Lit. through a Surv. of significant poetry, drama, fiction, &/or nonfiction by major British authors.
PREREQ: EXEMPTION FROM ENG 101 BASED ON PLACEMENT TEST SCORE OR COMPLETION OF ENG 101 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR ANTIREQ: ENG 260 OR 261

ENG 271   Children's Literature   3 Units

A Surv. of Lit. for children focused on techniques of literary study, social contexts of Lit., new developments in the field of study, & criteria for evaluating the quality of fiction & novels, picture books, fairy tales, nonfiction texts, poetry, & plays. Recommended for students who have achieved sophomore st&ing.
PREREQ: EXEMPTION FROM ENG 101 BASED ON PLACEMENT TEST SCORE OR COMPLETION OF ENG 101 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ENG 272   American Literature   3 Units

A study of the nature of American Lit. through a Surv. of significant poetry, drama, fiction, &/or nonfiction by major American authors.
PREREQ: EXEMPTION FROM ENG 101 BASED ON PLACEMENT TEST SCORE OR COMPLETION OF ENG 101 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR ANTIREQ: ENG 262 OR 263

ENG 273   Studies in International Literature   3 Units

A study of notable authors from a variety of regions & eras, ranging from non-West traditions such as the Indian, Arabic, West African, Chinese, Japanese &/or Native American to West traditions such as the Greek, Sc&inavian, French, Russian, Australian, &/or Latin American. Content & focus will vary according to instructor.
PREREQ: EXEMPTION FROM ENG 101 BASED ON PLACEMENT TEST SCORE OR COMPLETION OF ENG 101 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR ANTIREQ: ENG 268 OR 269

ENG 275   Twentieth Century Novels of the World   3 Units

A study of the twentieth century novel in a number of countries (usually excluding American & European novels). The course will explore the cultures of those countries as they are reflected in the novels.
PREREQ: EXEMPTION FROM ENG 101 BASED ON PLACEMENT TEST SCORE OR COMPLETION OF ENG 101 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ENG 276   Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature   3 Units

A study of the nature of twentieth & twenty-first century Lit. through a Surv. of significant poetry, drama, fiction &/or nonfiction by significant authors. Primarily British & American, of the twentieth & twenty-first centuries.
PREREQ: EXEMPTION FROM ENG 101 BASED ON PLACEMENT TEST SCORE OR COMPLETION OF ENG 101 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ENG 277   Film Studies   3 Units

An exploration of some aspect, theory, problem, or distinctive variety of film, particularly narrative film. Emphasis may be upon the history of a genre, a single artist, or the distinctive character of the medium in comparison to drama or narrative fiction. May be taken for credit more than once if content changes.
PREREQ: EXEMPTION FROM ENG 101 BASED ON PLACEMENT TEST SCORE OR COMPLETION OF ENG 101 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ENG 278   Multicultural Literature in America   3 Units

A study of ethnic Lit.s in America, chiefly African American, Asian American, Native American, &/or Latino, though not necessarily limited to these groups. May be taken for credit more than once if content changes.
PREREQ: EXEMPTION FROM ENG 101 BASED ON PLACEMENT TEST SCORE OR COMPLETION OF ENG 101 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ENG 279   Women Writers   3 Units

(ENG 279 & GSW 279 are the same course.) A study of women writers through a Surv. of significant poetry, drama, fiction, nonfiction, &/or film. May be taken for credit more than once if content changes.
PREREQ: EXEMPTION FROM ENG 101 BASED ON PLACEMENT TEST SCORE OR COMPLETION OF ENG 101 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ENG 280   Introduction to Shakespeare   3 Units

A study of selected plays & sonnets.
PREREQ: EXEMPTION FROM ENG 101 BASED ON PLACEMENT TEST SCORE OR COMPLETION OF ENG 101 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ENG 281   A Theme in Literature   3 Units

This theme varies from time to time & may be, for example, philosophical, social, political, or psychological. May be taken for credit more than once if content changes.
PREREQ: EXEMPTION FROM ENG 101 BASED ON PLACEMENT TEST SCORE OR COMPLETION OF ENG 101 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ENG 282   African American Literature   3 Units

A study of African American Lit., history, & culture through the Surv. of significant poetry, fiction, drama, non-fiction, &/or film.
PREREQ: EXEMPTION FROM ENG 101 BASED ON PLACEMENT TEST SCORE OR COMPLETION OF ENG 101 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ENG 283   A Figure or Figures in Literature   3 Units

The figure or figures may be one writer, such as Milton, or a group of writers, such as English Romantic poets of the nineteenth century or African-American writers of twentieth century. May be taken for credit more than once if content changes.
PREREQ: EXEMPTION FROM ENG 101 BASED ON PLACEMENT TEST SCORE OR COMPLETION OF ENG 101 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ENG 284   Science Fiction and/or Fantasy Literature   3 Units

A study of texts (e.g., fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, film) that speculate on alternative futures or worlds.
PREREQ: EXEMPTION FROM ENG 101 BASED ON PLACEMENT TEST SCORE OR COMPLETION OF ENG 101 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ENG 285   Literature of Nature   3 Units

A study of texts characterizing the natural world as experienced primarily by American writers of the 19th & 20th centuries.
PREREQ: EXEMPTION FROM ENG 101 BASED ON PLACEMENT TEST SCORE OR COMPLETION OF ENG 101 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ENG 286   The Literature of Sport   3 Units

A study of texts (e.g., fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, film) that use sports in significant thematic or symbolic ways, primarily by Americans in the 20th century.
PREREQ: EXEMPTION FROM ENG 101 BASED ON PLACEMENT TEST SCORE OR COMPLETION OF ENG 101 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ENG 287   The Bible as Literature   3 Units

A study of literary aspects of selected portions of the Bible.
PREREQ: EXEMPTION FROM ENG 101 BASED ON PLACEMENT TEST SCORE OR COMPLETION OF ENG 101 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ENG 288   Religious Traditions in Literature   3 Units

A study of texts (e.g. fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, film) that treat religion &/or spirituality in significant thematic ways. Readings may include sacred scriptures, but the course may focus instead on the themes presented in various texts & religions.
PREREQ: EXEMPTION FROM ENG 101 BASED ON PLACEMENT TEST SCORE OR COMPLETION OF ENG 101 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ENG 290   Special Topics   0 Units

Designed to cover topics which cannot be accommodated in usual course format or by other courses. Topics, which will be specified in the campus schedule, could include the study of a literary subgenre, the Lit. surrounding a specific historical event, or the construction of a campus newspaper or literary magazine. May be taken for credit more than once if content changes.
PREREQ: EXEMPTION FROM ENG 101 BASED ON PLACEMENT TEST SCORE OR COMPLETION OF ENG 101 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ENG 299   Independent Study   0 Units

Individual student program must be approved by the UW Colleges English Department chair. May be taken for credit more than once if content changes.
PREREQ: CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR