Intermediate level interdisciplinary writing and research methods class designed to help liberal studies majors develop a thesis proposal.
The purpose of the course is to assist students in completing a senior capstone project that integrates the two major areas of study in their BLS degree program. In addition to the written paper, an oral presentation or poster presentation at the Seven Rivers Undergraduate Research Symposium in the fall semester or Scholar's Day in the spring semester is required.
Taking up where ENGL-103/104/105/195 leaves off, this sophomore-level writing course extends students' ability to read, analyze, research, and develop argument. Students analyze arguments and create their own original essays. Additionally, this course serves as an introductory level liberal studies course. The course will draw on liberal studies disciplines in its examination of a theme or issue. Satisfies both WCII and Information Literacy requirements. (Equivalent to ENGL 212.) WCII, IL
An intentionally interdisciplinary course taught using two liberal studies disciplines that models interdisciplinary work at an intermediate level of interdisciplinary writing and research.
Independent reading and/or research under the guidance of an English faculty member. Refer to the academic policy section for independent study policy. Independent study contract is required. May be repeated for credit.
Course will be flexible to allow focus on a survey of women poets, on regional writers, on North and South American poets, or on a single theme or topic. Prerequisite: 104 or C or higher in 105 or C or higher in 195. LA
An analysis of selected prose and poetry especially suitable for students of middle and high school age and reflecting diverse backgrounds and viewpoints. Prerequisite: 104 or C or higher in 105 or C or higher in 195, any 100-level VUSM course or transfer student placement. LDW.
Provides practical training for upper division students who tutor first-year writing students in Viterbo's Academic Resource Center. Students build skills necessary for work in publishing, editing, and teaching. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: 103.
Intensive study of influential literary theories of the past 50 years, including structuralism, post-structuralism, deconstruction, psychoanalysis, reader response, feminism, Marxism, New Historicism, and cultural studies. Prerequisite: 255. Offered for the last time Fall 2020.