Alice Lloyd College

English Courses

ENG 100: Developmental Language Arts

NOTE: See Institutional Requirements on pg. 67 of the Program Catalog for additional information regarding this course.

Offered: Fall and Spring

For students who need to improve their language skills in reading and writing and their study skills before moving on to further work in composition. This course must be followed by ENG 101.

3 credit hours

ENG 101: Freshman Composition I

Offered: Fall and Spring

A course offering practice and development of skills in the basic types of the essay.

3 credit hours

ENG 102: Freshman Composition II

Prerequisite: ENG 101

Offered: Fall and Spring

A continuation of ENG 101, emphasizing literature, argumentation, and research. Final credit in ENG 102 is contingent on passing the ALC English Competency Exam. This also applies to transfer students.

3 credit hours

ENG 201: Survey of World Literature I

Prerequisite: Completion of ENG 102 with a grade of “C” or higher

Offered: Fall

The literature of Western civilization, excluding Britain and America, with an emphasis on earlier works.

3 credit hours

ENG 202: Survey of World Literature II

Prerequisite: Completion of ENG 102 with a grade of “C” or higher

Offered: Spring

The literature of non-Western civilizations with an emphasis on major works.

3 credit hours

ENG 211: Survey of English Literature I

Prerequisite: Completion of ENG 102 with a grade of “C” or higher

Offered: Fall

British literature from the Anglo-Saxon Period through Neoclassicism.

3 credit hours

ENG 212: Survey of English Literature II

Prerequisite: Completion of ENG 102 with a grade of “C” or higher

Offered: Spring

British literature from Romanticism to Postmodernism.

3 credit hours

ENG 215: Survey of American Literature I

Prerequisite: Completion of ENG 102 with a grade of “C” or higher

Offered: Fall

American literature form the Colonial Period through 1850.

3 credit hours

ENG 216: Survey of American Literature II

Prerequisite: Completion of ENG 102 with a grade of “C” or higher

Offered: Spring

American literature from 1850 through Postmodernism.

3 credit hours

ENG 302: Creative Writing – Fiction

Prerequisite: Junior status or permission of instructor

Offered: As needed

A study of the types, possibilities, and techniques of fiction writing.

3 credit hours

ENG 303: Creative Writing – Poetry

Prerequisite: Junior status or permission of instructor

Offered: As needed

Intensive study of contemporary poetry writing with an emphasis on publication.

3 credit hours

ENG 304: Technical Writing

Prerequisite: Junior status or permission of instructor

Offered: Fall, odd years

A study of the types of reports required in education, government, industry, medicine, and science. Assignments may include product and mechanism reports, memos, short reports, proposals, and analytical reports.

3 credit hours

ENG 305: Advanced Composition

Prerequisite: Junior status or permission of instructor

Offered: Fall, even years

Practice in expository writing with emphasis on effective style, sound structure, and mechanics. Additional emphasis on the composition of critical and creative papers. Introduction to advanced research methods. Assigned readings.

3 credit hours

ENG 310: Literary Criticism

Prerequisite: ENG 102

Offered: Spring

An introduction to contemporary literary theory in application to fiction and poetry. Approaches may include deconstruction, gender criticism, new historicism, postmodernism, and psychoanalytic criticism.

3 credit hours

ENG 311: Shakespeare’s Tragedies/Histories

Prerequisite: Junior status or permission of instructor

Offered: Fall

Selected tragedies and histories of Shakespeare.

3 credit hours

ENG 312: Shakespeare’s Comedies/Romances

Prerequisite: Junior status or permission of instructor

Offered: Spring

Selected comedies and romances of Shakespeare.

3 credit hours

ENG 315: Linguistics

Prerequisite: Junior status or permission of instructor

Offered: Spring

An introduction to the study of language. Topics covered include phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, dialects, and the history of the English language.

3 credit hours

ENG 350: Appalachian Literature

Prerequisite: Junior status or permission of instructor

Offered: As needed

Examination of the range and variety of Southern Appalachian literature with attention to cultural implications and artistic values.

3 credit hours

ENG 400-409: Special Topics in Literature

Prerequisite: Junior status or permission of instructor

Offered: As needed

An intensive study in literary genres (poetry, drama, or prose) or groupings (theme, period, or movement). Course content will vary each time the course is offered.

3 credit hours

ENG 410-414: Studies in Major Authors

Prerequisite: Senior status or permission of instructor

Offered: As needed

Intensive study of individual authors (excluding Shakespeare) or groups of authors. Course content will vary each time the course is offered.

3 credit hours

ENG 415: Nineteenth Century American Literature

Prerequisite: Junior status or permission of instructor

Offered: Spring, even years

A study of the works of selected authors from the American Renaissance through Naturalism.

3 credit hours

ENG 416: Seventeenth & Eighteenth Century English Literature

Prerequisite: Junior status or permission of instructor

Offered: As needed

A study of selected writings from the British Renaissance through the Restoration and Eighteenth Century, excluding Shakespeare.

3 credit hours

ENG 417: Nineteenth Century English Literature

Prerequisite: Junior status or permission of instructor

Offered: As needed

A study of selected writings from the British Romantic Period through the Victorian Period.

3 credit hours

ENG 418: Twentieth Century English Literature

Prerequisite: Junior status or permission of instructor

Offered: As needed

A study of selected writings from the Modern and Postmodern Period in English literature.

3 credit hours

ENG 419: Twentieth Century American Literature

Prerequisite: Junior status or permission of instructor

Offered: As needed

A study of selected writings from the Modern and Postmodern Periods in American literature.

3 credit hours

ENG 451-469: Special Topics in Literature

Prerequisite: Junior status or permission of instructor

Offered: As needed

An intensive study in literary genres (poetry, drama, or prose) or groupings (theme, period, or movement). Course content will vary each time the course is offered.

3 credit hours

ENG 471-489: Studies in Major Authors

Prerequisite: Senior status or permission of instructor

Offered: As needed

Intensive study of individual authors (excluding Shakespeare) or groups of authors. Course content will vary each time the course is offered.

3 credit hours

ENG 490: Senior Seminar in English

Prerequisite: English or English Education (8-12) major and junior standing

Offered: Spring

Advanced reading in literature and criticism. Topics covered may include multiculturalism, stylistics, ecocriticism, colonial and postcolonial theory, and advanced grammar. Students are encouraged to take this course during the second semester of their junior year. This is the capstone course for English majors. Taught by all English Department faculty.

3 credit hours

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Women's Volleyball Tri-Match @ Rio Grande

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JBS Fall Festival

Women's Volleyball vs Hiwassee College

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Men's and Women's Cross Country - Run for the Hills

Men's and Women's Cross Country - Run for the Hills

Women's Tennis vs Carlow University

Women's Volleyball Tri-Match @ UPIKE

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JBS 1st Quarter Grades Due

Breast Cancer Awareness

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ALC Midterm Grades Due

JBS Science Fair

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JBS Grandparents' Day

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ALC Alumni Association Meeting

ALC Alumni Association Meeting

Appalachia Day Homecoming

Appalachia Day Homecoming

Appalachia Day Homecoming

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Women's Volleyball @ Berea

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Fall Break (No Classes)

JBS Fall Break (No Classes)

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Fall Break (No Classes)

JBS Fall Break (No Classes)

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Alcohol Awareness Week

Golf Scramble

Women's Volleyball vs Brescia

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Alcohol Awareness Week

Mountain Comprehensive Care

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Alcohol Awareness Week

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Alcohol Awareness Week

Brett Wiscons

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Alcohol Awareness Week

Fall Board Meeting

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Fall Board Meeting

Men's and Women's Cross Country - Midway College Invitational

Men's and Women's Cross Country - Midway College Invitational

Women's Volleyball Tri-Match @ Asbury

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Women's Volleyball Tri-Match vs IU East/UPIKE

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