Dec 15, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


Course Description Notes

Northern Kentucky University has established abbreviations for its various disciplines. These abbreviations, which are printed next to the name of each discipline in the following course descriptions, should be used in preparing course schedules and at other times when referring to specific courses.

Following course titles in parenthesis is the number of semester hours of credit in the course. Listed below the course title are the number of classroom and lab/studio hours in the course, course prerequisites and co-requisites, and the semesters in which the course is taught.

Many courses satisfy NKU general education requirements under guidelines of the Kentucky Transfer Policy. If a particular course is approved for general education credit, a two-letter general education category designation follows the course title. The category for which the course is approved is listed in full beneath the course description. The general education category designations are:

OC – Oral Communication
WC – Written Communication
AH – Arts and Humanities
QR – Quantitative Reasoning
NS – Natural Sciences
SB – Social and Behavioral Sciences

Please refer to the General Education section of this catalog for complete information.

The university reserves the right to withdraw or modify courses of instruction at any time.

 

English

   •  ENG 101 College Writing - WC (3 credits)
   •  ENG 151H Honors Freshman Composition - WC (3 credits)
   •  ENG 200 Understanding Literature - AH (3 credits)
   •  ENG 201 Ideas in Literature (3 credits)
   •  ENG 202 Survey of British Literature I (3 credits)
   •  ENG 203 Survey of British Literature II (3 credits)
   •  ENG 204 Introduction to Writing Studies (3 credits)
   •  ENG 205 Contemporary Issues in Writing Studies (3 credits)
   •  ENG 206 Western World Literature I (3 credits)
   •  ENG 207 Western World Literature II (3 credits)
   •  ENG 208 Survey of American Literature I (3 credits)
   •  ENG 209 Survey of American Literature II (3 credits)
   •  ENG 213 Global Viewpoints in Literature - AH (3 credits)
   •  ENG 214 Literature Across History - AH (3 credits)
   •  ENG 215 Greek and Roman Mythology (3 credits)
   •  ENG 217 African-American Literature to 1940 (3 credits)
   •  ENG 218 African-American Literature 1940-Present (3 credits)
   •  ENG 231 Introduction to Creative Writing (3credits)
   •  ENG 250 Introduction to English Studies (3 credits)
   •  ENG 291 Advanced College Writing - WC (3 credits)
   •  ENG 300 American Women Poets (3 credits)
   •  ENG 301 American Novel (3 credits)
   •  ENG 302 Literature and Film - AH (3 credits)
   •  ENG 304 Introduction to Post-Colonial Literature (3 credits)
   •  ENG 305 American Women Writers (3 credits)
   •  ENG 306 Multicultural American Literature (3 credits)
   •  ENG 307 Diverse Voices in English Studies (3 credits)
   •  ENG 308 Shakespeare I (3 credits)
   •  ENG 309 Shakespeare II (3 credits)
   •  ENG 315 The Bible as Literature (3 credits)
   •  ENG 316 Social Issues in Literature - AH (3 credits)
   •  ENG 318 The Short Story (3 credits)
   •  ENG 322 Literature and Sexuality (3 credits)
   •  ENG 323 Writers in Context (3 credits)
   •  ENG 324 Holocaust Literature (3 credits)
   •  ENG 326 Literature and the Environment (3 credits)
   •  ENG 331 Persuasive Writing (3 credits)
   •  ENG 332 Fiction Writing (3 credits)
   •  ENG 334 Poetry Writing (3 credits)
   •  ENG 335 Craft of Creative Writing (3 credits)
   •  ENG 336 Creative Nonfiction Writing (3 credits)
   •  ENG 338 Writing for Social Change (3 credits)
   •  ENG 340 Business Writing (3 credits)
   •  ENG 345 Legal Writing (3 credits)
   •  ENG 347 Technical Writing (3 credits)
   •  ENG 348 Professional Editing in the Workplace (3 credits)
   •  ENG 349 Web Writing for the Professions (3 credits)
   •  ENG 350 Critical Theory (3 credits)
   •  ENG 351 Rhetorical Theories & Writing Practices (3 credits)
   •  ENG 355 Contemporary Literature (3 credits)
   •  ENG 357 Biographical Writing (3 credits)
   •  ENG 358 Writing in Creative Genres (3 credits)
   •  ENG 359 Writing in Workplace Genres (3 credits)
   •  ENG 362 Studies in Dramatic Literature (3 credits)
   •  ENG 365 American Folklore (3 credits)
   •  ENG 366 Studies in Literary Genres (3 credits)
   •  ENG 368 The Graphic Novel (3 credits)
   •  ENG 371 Traditional Grammar (3 credits)
   •  ENG 380 Studies in Literature and Other Arts (3 credits)
   •  ENG 381 Introduction to Linguistics (3 credits)
   •  ENG 382 History of the English Language (3 credits)
   •  ENG 384 Modern Poetry (3 credits)
   •  ENG 386 Children’s Literature (3 credits)
   •  ENG 394 Topics (3 credits)
   •  ENG 399 Independent Study (3 credits)
   •  ENG 401 Chaucer (3 credits)
   •  ENG 402 Middle English Literature (3 credits)
   •  ENG 403 Old English (3 credits)
   •  ENG 404 Arthurian Legend (3 credits)
   •  ENG 411 Elizabethan Literature (3 credits)
   •  ENG 412 Seventeenth Century Literature (3 credits)
   •  ENG 414 English Renaissance Drama (3 credits)
   •  ENG 418 Gender and Early Modern Literature (3 credits)
   •  ENG 420 Pre 1800 Exploration/Travel Literature (3 credits)
   •  ENG 421 Restoration and Eighteenth Century Literature (3 credits)
   •  ENG 422 Studies in Eighteenth Century Literature (3 credits)
   •  ENG 425 Eighteenth Century British Novel (3 credits)
   •  ENG 430 Advanced Poetry Writing (3 credits)
   •  ENG 431 Screenwriting (3 credits)
   •  ENG 432 Novel Writing (3 credits)
   •  ENG 433 Novel Writing II (3 credits)
   •  ENG 434 Advanced Fiction Writing (3 credits)
   •  ENG 436 Advanced Creative Nonfiction Writing (3 credits)
   •  ENG 442 Studies in British Literature (3 credits)
   •  ENG 450 Capstone in English Studies (3 credits)
   •  ENG 451 British Romanticism (3 credits)
   •  ENG 452 Victorian Literature (3 credits)
   •  ENG 453 Victorian Poetry (3 credits)
   •  ENG 455 British Narrative Fantasy (3 credits)
   •  ENG 456 The Gothic in Literature and the Arts (3 credits)
   •  ENG 461 Nineteenth Century American Literature (3 credits)
   •  ENG 462 Modern American Literature (3 credits)
   •  ENG 463 Studies in Regional American Literature (3 credits)
   •  ENG 464 Studies in American Literature (3 credits)
   •  ENG 467 Studies in African-American Literature (3 credits)
   •  ENG 468 Gender in 19th-Century American Literature (3 credits)
   •  ENG 470 Twentieth Century British Novel (3 credits)
   •  ENG 472 Studies in British Modernism (3 credits)
   •  ENG 473 Studies in Contemporary British Literature (3 credits)
   •  ENG 474 Studies in Postmodern Literature (3 credits)
 

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