400 Level Courses

Undergraduate Course Catalog

400 Level

ENG 401: Honors Seminar (3)
Prerequisites: ENGL 102 or 105
Note: Approved for the Arts and Sciences upper-level requirement in written communication (WR).
Two seminars required of all students within the departmental honors program.

ENG 402: Honors Seminar (3)
Prerequisites: ENGL 102 or 105, membership in English Honors Program
Note: Approved for the Arts and Sciences upper-level requirement in written communication (WR).
Two seminars required of all students within the departmental honors program

ENG 413: British Literature from the Beginning through Shakespeare (3)
Prerequisites: ENGL 102 or 105; ENGL 300 or 310.
Note: Approved for the Arts and Sciences upper-level requirement in written communication (WR).
Study of selected works, in a variety of genres, from the beginning to Shakespeare. Taught with attention to historical and cultural context.

ENG 414: British Literature from Shakespeare through the Neoclassical Period(3)
Prerequisites: ENGL 102 or 105; ENGL 300 or 310
Note: Approved for the Arts and Sciences upper-level requirement in written communication (WR).
Study of selected works, in a variety of genres, from Shakespeare through the eighteenth century. Taught with attention to historical and cultural context.

ENG 415: Nineteenth-Century British Literature (3)
Prerequisites: ENGL 102 or 105; ENGL 300 or 310
Note: Approved for the Arts and Sciences upper-level requirement in written communication (WR).
Study of selected works, in a variety of genres, from British literature of the nineteenth century. Taught with attention to historical and cultural context.

ENG 416: Modern British and Irish Literature (3)
Prerequisites: ENGL 102 or 105; ENGL 300 or 310
Note: Approved for the Arts and Sciences upper-level requirement in written communication (WR).
Study of selected works, in a variety of genres, from British and Irish literature, 1900 to 1950. Taught with attention to historical and cultural context.

ENG 417: Contemporary British and Post-Colonial Literature (3)
Prerequisites: ENGL 102 or 105; ENGL 300 or 310
Note: Approved for the Arts and Sciences upper-level requirement in written communication (WR).
Study of selected works, in a variety of genres, from contemporary British literature and the literature of former colonies. Taught with attention to historical and cultural context.

ENG 418: American Literature to 1830 (3)
Prerequisites: ENGL 102 or 105; ENGL 300 or 310
Note: Approved for the Arts and Sciences upper-level requirement in written communication (WR).
Study of selected works, in a variety of genres, produced before 1830. Taught with attention to historical and cultural context.

ENG 419: American Literature from 1830 to 1865 (3)
Prerequisites: ENGL 102 or 105; ENGL 300 or 310
Note: Approved for the Arts and Sciences upper-level requirement in written communication (WR).
Study of selected works, in a variety of genres, from 1830 to the Civil War. Taught with attention to historical and cultural context.

ENG 420: American Literature from 1865 to 1910 (3)
Prerequisites: ENGL 102 or 105; ENGL 300 or 310
Note: Approved for the Arts and Sciences upper-level requirement in written communication (WR).
Study of selected works, in a variety of genres, from the Civil War to 1910. Taught with attention to historical and cultural context.

ENG 421: American Literature from 1910 to 1960 (3)
Prerequisites: ENGL 102 or 105; ENGL 300 or 310
Note: Approved for the Arts and Sciences upper-level requirement in written communication (WR).
Study of selected works, in a variety of genres, from 1910 to 1960. Taught with attention to historical and cultural context.

ENG 422: American Literature from 1960 to the Present (3)
Prerequisites: ENGL 102 or 105; ENGL 300 or 310
Note: Approved for the Arts and Sciences upper-level requirement in written communication (WR).
Study of selected works, in a variety of genres, from American literature since 1960. Taught with attention to historical and cultural context.

ENG 423: African American Literature from 1845 to the Present (3)
Prerequisites: ENGL 102 or 105; ENGL 300 or 310
Note: Approved for the Arts and Sciences upper-level requirement in written communication (WR).
Study of selected works, in a variety of genres, by African American writers from 1845 to the present. Taught with attention to historical and cultural context.

ENG 450: Cooperative Internship in English Studies (1-3)
Prerequisites: Restricted to Approved English Majors & Minors; overall 3.00 GPA in 60 credit hours (at least 24 at the University of Louisville); departmental GPA of 3.25 in at least 6 hours beyond freshman composition; ENGL 303, 306, or 309.
An individually-arranged course for an academic project cooperatively arranged with the student's employer. May not be used to fulfill minimum requirements for the English major; may be repeated for up to 6 hours of credit.

ENG 491: Interpretive Theory: The New Criticism to the Present (3)
Prerequisites: ENGL 102 or 105; ENGL 300 or 310.
Study of selected theories for the interpretation of literary and other texts, from the New Criticism to the present.