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

Upcoming Events

Calendar

September 2013
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Women's Volleyball vs. Johnson University

CloseAugust 26, 2013 @ 4:00 pm
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Women's Volleyball vs. IUSE

CloseAugust 27, 2013 @ 7:00 pm
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Last Day to Register, Drop/Add

CloseAugust 28, 2013 @ N/A

Last Day to Register, Drop/Add

CloseAugust 28, 2013 @ N/A
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Women's Volleyball @ Cincinnati Christian

CloseAugust 30, 2013 @ 6:00 pm
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Labor Day (No Classes)

CloseSeptember 2, 2013 @ N/A
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Ist Quarter Mid-Term Ends

CloseSeptember 5, 2013 @ N/A

All-Campus Carnival & Cookout

CloseSeptember 5, 2013 @ 5:30 pm

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An SGA-sponsored event.

All-Campus Carnival & Cookout

CloseSeptember 5, 2013 @ 5:30 pm

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An SGA-sponsored event.
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Elementary Fall Field Day (K-5)

CloseSeptember 6, 2013 @ N/A

Men's Cross Country @ UPike Dual Meet

CloseSeptember 6, 2013 @ 4:30 pm

Women's Cross Country @ UPike Dual Meet

CloseSeptember 6, 2013 @ 4:30 pm
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Women's Tennis versus Asbury University

CloseSeptember 7, 2013 @ 1:00 pm
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ALC Blood Drive

CloseSeptember 10, 2013 @ N/A

Yearbook Photos

CloseSeptember 10, 2013 @ 9:00 am

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Yearbook photos will be taken in the entry area between the faculty-staff and student lounges on the 2nd floor of the Jerry C. Davis Student Center. The photo session counts as convocation credit and is required of all students. Please note that professional dress is also required.

Fall Opening Convocation: Colmon Elridge III

CloseSeptember 10, 2013 @ 1:00 pm

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ALC is pleased to welcome Colmon Elridge III, executive assistant to Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear. Attendance at ALC’s opening convocation is required for all students, faculty, and staff.

Opening Convocation

CloseSeptember 10, 2013 @ 1:00 pm

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Required of ALL students.

Opening Convocation

CloseSeptember 10, 2013 @ 1:00 pm

Women's Volleyball @ Johnson University

CloseSeptember 10, 2013 @ 2:00 pm

Women's Volleyball @ Hiwassee

CloseSeptember 10, 2013 @ 4:00 pm
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MAPP Test (Freshmen & Juniors)

CloseSeptember 12, 2013 @ N/A

MAPP Testing

CloseSeptember 12, 2013 @ 1:00 pm

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This is a required convocation for all first-time freshmen and all juniors ONLY. It is a casual dress event. Please watch for postings around campus that will provide more specific information. Location TBA.

MAPP Testing

CloseSeptember 12, 2013 @ 1:00 pm

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This is a required convocation for all first-time freshmen and all juniors ONLY. It is a casual dress event. Please watch for postings around campus that will provide more specific information. Location: TBA.
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Senior Field Day (6-12)

CloseSeptember 13, 2013 @ N/A
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Men's Cross Country @ Centre College Invitational

CloseSeptember 14, 2013 @ 10:30 am

Women's Cross Country @ Centre College Invitational

CloseSeptember 14, 2013 @ 10:30 am

Women's Tennis versus Midway

CloseSeptember 14, 2013 @ 11:00 am

Women's Volleyball Tri-Match @ Asbury

CloseSeptember 14, 2013 @ 12:00 pm

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Match #1 vs. SLCOP @ 12 PM Match #2 vs. Asbury University @ 2 PM Match #3 vs. Point Park University @ 4 PM
15 16

Religious Emphasis Week

CloseSeptember 16, 2013 @ N/A

Virginia College Fair: Buchanan County Technical Center (Buchanan Co, VA)

CloseSeptember 16, 2013 @ 9:00 am

Virginia College Fair: Dickenson County Education Center (Dickenson Co., VA)

CloseSeptember 16, 2013 @ 1:00 pm

Virginia College Fair: UVA-Wise, David J. Prior Convo. Center (Wise Co., VA)

CloseSeptember 16, 2013 @ 6:30 pm
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Religious Emphasis Week

CloseSeptember 16, 2013 @ N/A

Virginia College Fair: Lee High School (Lee Co., VA)

CloseSeptember 17, 2013 @ 9:00 am

Constitution Day

CloseSeptember 17, 2013 @ 1:00 pm

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Andrew Busroe, ALC’s Director of Library Services and adjunct professor, will lead us in a discussion to celebrate Constitution Day.

Virginia College Fair: Scott County Career and Tech Center (Scott Co., VA)

CloseSeptember 17, 2013 @ 1:00 pm

Virginia College Fair: Southwest VA Higher Ed. (Abingdon/Washington Counties)

CloseSeptember 17, 2013 @ 6:00 pm

Religious Emphasis with Mark Combs

CloseSeptember 17, 2013 @ 7:30 pm

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In the first of three sessions, Mark Combs, founder of Hazard, KY’s Summit Community Church, will address students as part of Religious Emphasis Week.
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Religious Emphasis Week

CloseSeptember 16, 2013 @ N/A

Virginia College Fair: Smyth County College Night

CloseSeptember 18, 2013 @ N/A

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Time and location TBD.

Virginia College Fair: Lebanon High School Gymnasium (Russell Co., VA)

CloseSeptember 18, 2013 @ 9:30 am

Virginia College Fair: Southwest VA Community College (Tazewell Co., VA)

CloseSeptember 18, 2013 @ 12:30 pm
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Religious Emphasis Week

CloseSeptember 16, 2013 @ N/A

Virginia College Fair: Carroll County High School

CloseSeptember 19, 2013 @ 9:00 am

Religious Emphasis with Mark Combs

CloseSeptember 19, 2013 @ 1:00 pm

Event Details >>

In the second of three sessions, Mark Combs, founder of Hazard, KY’s Summit Community Church, will address students as part of Religious Emphasis Week.

Virginia College Fair: Wytheville Meeting Center

CloseSeptember 19, 2013 @ 1:00 pm

Event Details >>

The Wytheville Meeting Center is located adjacent to the campus of Wytheville Community College.

Religious Emphasis with Mark Combs

CloseSeptember 19, 2013 @ 7:30 pm

Event Details >>

In the last of three sessions, Mark Combs, founder of Hazard, KY’s Summit Community Church, will address students as part of Religious Emphasis Week.
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Alumna and Alumnus of the Year Banquet

CloseSeptember 20, 2013 @ N/A

Men's Golf @ Hiwassee One-Day Golf Tournament

CloseSeptember 20, 2013 @ N/A

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Location: Three Ridges Golf Course – Knoxville, TN

Women's Volleyball @ Berea College Spoonbread Smash

CloseSeptember 20, 2013 @ 7:00 pm

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Matches: Sept. 20th vs. Ohio Christian @ 7 PM Sept. 21st vs. UPike @ 9 AM Sept. 21st vs. Johnson University @ 11 AM Sept. 21st vs. Carlow University @ 4 PM
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Women's Volleyball @ Berea College Spoonbread Smash

CloseSeptember 21, 2013 @ 9:00 am

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Matches: Sept. 20th vs. Ohio Christian @ 7 PM Sept. 21st vs. UPike @ 9 AM Sept. 21st vs. Johnson University @ 11 AM Sept. 21st vs. Carlow University @ 4 PM

Men's Cross Country @ Berea College Invitational

CloseSeptember 21, 2013 @ 10:30 am

Women's Cross Country @ Berea College Invitational

CloseSeptember 21, 2013 @ 10:30 am
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Women's Tennis @ IU Southeast

CloseSeptember 22, 2013 @ 11:00 am
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PBL Cupcake Social

CloseSeptember 24, 2013 @ 12:45 pm

Women's Volleyball @ Hiwassee College

CloseSeptember 24, 2013 @ 6:00 pm
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Women's Volleyball vs. Cincinnati Christian

CloseSeptember 28, 2013 @ 1:00 pm

Women's Tennis @ Carlow University

CloseSeptember 28, 2013 @ 3:00 pm
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1st Quarter Grades Due

CloseOctober 2, 2013 @ N/A
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Fall Festival

CloseOctober 4, 2013 @ N/A

Women's Volleyball vs. IU Kokomo

CloseOctober 4, 2013 @ 3:00 pm

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Match to be played at Midway College.

America's Funniest Professor - Dr. Carl Hurley

CloseOctober 4, 2013 @ 6:00 pm

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Dinner & a show. Special fundraiser for The June Buchanan School.

Women's Volleyball @ Midway College

CloseOctober 4, 2013 @ 7:00 pm

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MCVB Tri-Match
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Men's Golf @ Berea College Fall Tournament

CloseOctober 5, 2013 @ N/A

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@ Battlefield Golf Course – Berea, KY

Women's Tennis @ SLCOP

CloseOctober 5, 2013 @ 11:00 am

Women's Tennis @ IU East

CloseOctober 5, 2013 @ 2:00 pm