English – HUEN

HUEN 100 - English Grammar (3)

The study of proper grammatical skills, with an emphasis on parts of speech, clauses, phrases, sentence structure, punctuation, and mechanics. Knowledge of these skills will prepare the student for HUEN 121 and 122 as well as other writing courses. (3 credit hours) Offered every semester.

HUEN 121 - English Composition 1 (3)

The study of grammatical form, sentence structure, and punctuation as well as usage, diction, and vocabulary related to the writing process. Incorporating proper grammatical skills into the composition of paragraphs and essay-length papers is emphasized. Once a student has begun main campus coursework, this course must be taken in the classroom and not online. (3 credit hours) Offered every semester.

HUEN 122 - English Composition 2 (3)

Discussion and practical application of various techniques and approaches useful in producing correct and effective writing. Includes instruction in research paper procedures. Once a student has begun main campus coursework, this course must be taken in the classroom and not online. Prerequisite: HUEN 121. (3 credit hours) Offered every semester.

HUEN 123 - English Composition 2 Lab (3)

A workshop approach with one-on-one instruction to give further support to students who did not pass Composition 2 solely on the basis of below-average papers. This course is available only during Summer School and requires the approval of the English Program Coordinator. (3 credit hours - to replace HUEN 122) Offered as needed.

HUEN 232 - American Masterpieces (3)

A survey of the major works of American prose and poetry from Colonial times to the present. Prerequisites: HUEN 121 and 122. (3 credit hours) Offered every semester.

HUEN 233 - British Literature Survey to 1789 (3)

A survey of the major works of British prose and poetry from the Old English period through the Neoclassical period. Prerequisites: HUEN 121 and 122. (3 credit hours) Offered every Fall semester.

HUEN 234 - British Literature Survey 1789 to Present (3)

1789 TO PRESENT: A survey of the major works of British prose and poetry from the Romantic period through the present. Prerequisites: HUEN 121 and 122. (3 credit hours) Offered every Spring semester.

HUEN 236 - Composition and Literature (3)

A study of effective writing using literary analysis. An introduction to basic literary concepts and techniques as demonstrated in notable works of poetry, prose, and drama. This course may not be taken as a literature elective. Prerequisites: HUEN 121 and 122. (3 credit hours) Offered every Spring semester.

HUEN 237 - Journalism (3)

An introduction to the news industry, including practical application of news gathering techniques and news writing. Prerequisites: HUEN 121 and 122. (3 credit hours) Offered Fall semester of odd-numbered years.

HUEN 241 - Technical Writing (3)

A writing course designed for students to understand and to apply writing strategies for planning, organizing, designing, and revising a variety of business documents. Prerequisites: HUEN 121 and 122. (3 credit hours) Offered Fall semester of even-numbered years.

HUEN 330 - The Bible as Literature (3)

An introduction to the literary features of the Bible, including elements of its poetry, narrative, epistolary writing, and wisdom literature. Prerequisites: HUEN 232 or HUEN 233 or HUEN 234. (3 credit hours)

HUEN 331 - Classical Literature (3)

A survey course designed to provide the student with a critical understanding of the major works of Greek and Roman literature. Prerequisites: HUEN 232, 233, or 234. (3 credit hours) Offered Fall semester of even-numbered years.

HUEN 332 - Literary Criticism (3)

Discussion and practical application of principles and terms involved in literary analysis and of the genres and traditions of literature. Interpretive and evaluative techniques are applied to specific literary works. Prerequisites: HUEN 121 and 122, and either 232, 233, 234, or 331. (3 credit hours) Offered Spring semester of even-numbered years.

HUEN 333 - Shakespeare (3)

A study of the development of Shakespeare as a dramatist, focusing on selected works. Prerequisites: HUEN 121, 122 and 232, 233, or 234. (3 credit hours) Offered Spring semester of even-numbered years.

HUEN 334 - Advanced Grammar and Linguistics (3)

A detailed study of English language form and syntax as well as an introduction to English phonology and morphology. Prerequisites: HUEN 121, 122, and junior classification. (3 credit hours) Offered Spring semester of odd-numbered years.

HUEN 339 - Advanced Writing (3)

A study, discussion, and development of a clear expository voice and style suitable for academic or professional writing. Prerequisites: HUEN 121, 122, and 236. (3 credit hours) Offered Fall semester of odd-numbered years.

HUEN 341 - Colonial American Literature (3)

A study of the principal works of the Colonial period in American literature. Prerequisites: HUEN 121, 122, and 232, 233, or 234. (3 credit hours) Offered Fall semester of odd-numbered years.

HUEN 344 - Adolescent Literature (3)

An analytical study of literature appropriate for adolescents. Emphasis will be given to surveying and assessing the styles and genre of current literature written especially for adolescents, as well as to a historical overview of young adult literature. Prerequisites: HUEN 121, 122, and at least one of the following: 232, 233, 234, or 331. (3 credit hours) Offered Spring semester of odd-numbered years.

HUEN 350 - Western World Literature (3)

A wide-ranging study of western world literature, including representative selections from the ancient period up through the twentieth century, with a broad spectrum of countries represented. Attention is given to the historical, cultural, and philosophical contexts of the literature. Prerequisites: HUEN 121, 122, and one of the following HUEN 232, 233, or 234. (3 credit hours) Offered as needed.

HUEN 421 - Creative Writing (3)

A study of the principles and techniques of imaginative writing. Prerequisites: HUEN 121, 122, and 236. (3 credit hours) Offered Spring semester of odd-numbered years.

HUEN 436 - Romantic Literature (3)

A study of the principal works of the Romantic period in English literature. Prerequisites: HUEN 121, 122, and 233, or 234. (3 credit hours) Offered Fall semester of even-numbered years.

HUEN 438 - Renaissance Literature (3)

A study of the principal works of the Renaissance period in English literature. Prerequisites: HUEN 121, 122, 232, and 233, 234, or 331. (3 credit hours) Offered as needed.

HUEN 440 - Topics in Literature (3)

A study, discussion, and analytical approach to various topics of interest to English majors and minors. Prerequisites: HUEN 121, 122, 232, and 233, 234, or 331. (3 credit hours) Offered as needed.

HUEN 442 - History of the English Language (2)

A study of the nature of the language: questions of origins, language families, development, relationships of English as one of the Indo-European languages. Prerequisites: HUEN 121, 122, and junior classification. (2 credit hours) Offered Spring semester of even-numbered years.

HUEN 444 - 20th Century Literature (3)

Students will evaluate works of Christian and secular philosophy as well as contemporary fiction in order to understand current thought and its translation into narrative. This course is ESOL infused Prerequisites: HUEN 121, 122, and two of the following HUEN 232, 233, 234, or 331. Offered as needed.

HUEN 460 - Writing Portfolio (3)

The capstone course for the writing minor, this course is taken as a directed study only. The student will be assigned a mentor from within the English faculty, and will work with the mentor to revise and proofread selected written works from the student's previous courses. The student will also write an original composition and pursue publication of that work. The portfolio is a minimum of 75 pages and must demonstrate what the writer believes is his or her best effort. The portfolio must be judged acceptable by the Portfolio Committee prior to the student's being eligible to graduate with the writing minor. Prerequisite: Must be taken in the final semester of senior year. (3 credit hours) Offered as needed.

HUEN 490 - Literature Capstone (3)

A capstone course, required for English majors that will enable the student to draw together all of his/her college courses and experience and to consider God's plan for post-baccalaureate study. Prerequisites: HUEN 121,122, 236, and 339; must be at least a second semester junior and have departmental approval to enroll in the course. (3 credit hours) Offered every Fall semester.

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