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English Course Descriptions

Here you will find more information about which classes we are offering, what books you will need for your classes, and a preview about what you will study in your English classes. This list is updated regularly, so check back often.

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For the most up-to-date list of classes offered, visit the dynamic schedule.
For questions about classes, consult our undergraduate advising page, graduate advising page, or contact the listed instructor.
To see what we'll be offering in future semesters, visit our two-year course rotation template.

summer 2017 course descriptions

Course Course Title Instructor Day/Time Term
1010 Composition Jones, Joseph MTWRF 8:55 1st
1020 Composition/Analysis Myers, Nina MTWRF 8:55 1st
1020 Composition/Analysis Barlow, Greg MTWRF 8:55 2nd
1020 Composition/Analysis Scraba, Jeff MTWRF 10:50 2nd
2201 Literary Heritage Domingo, Darryl MTWRF 8:55 1st
2201 Literary Heritage Mickalites, Cary MTWRF 8:55 2nd
2201 Literary Heritage Gal, Grace WEB 1st
2201 Literary Heritage Harris, Donal WEB 2nd
2202 Lit Heritage African American Tucker, Terrence      MTWRF 10:50       1st
2202 Lit Heritage African American Crosby, Shelby WEB 2nd     
3327 American Lit to 1865 Miles, John MTWRF 10:50 2nd
3401 Children's Lit Dice, Cathy MTWRF 8:55 1st
3501 Modern English Grammar Bolton, Carlos WEB 2nd
3601 Technical and Prof. Writing Ansbro, Terry WEB 1st
3603 Engineering Communications Adams, Ayanna MTWRF 10:50 1st
3604 Persuasive Writing Kim, Loel MTWRF 10:50 2nd
4531 Methods and Techniques of ESL       Jones, Tammy MTWRF 8:55 2nd
7/8535       ESL Grammar Thrush, Emily WEB Full
7/8538 Cultural Issues in ESL Dalle, Teresa WEB Full



*this schedule is subject to change

Course Course Title Instructor Time
2201.028 Literary Heritage: Intro to LGBTQ Lit Wilson, Brandy TR 9:40
3210.001 British Lit to 1750 Cervone, Cristina MW 12:40
3210.002 British Lit to 1750 Domingo, Darryl TR 9:40
3210.M50 British Lit to 1750 WEB Martin, Catherine WEB
3213.001 17th Century Literature Martin, Catherine MW 12:40
3215.501 Shakespeare LAMBUTH Weston, Elizabeth W 5:30
3220.001 British Lit Since 1750 Powers, Rhonda MW 2:20
3220.002/.350 British Lit Since 1750 with Honors embedded Tabachnick, Stephen TR 11:20
3222.001 British Lit Victorian Era Tabachnick, Stephen TR 9:40
3325.001 AfAm Lit Through Harlem Renaissance Crosby, Shelby TR 9:40
3325.M50 AfAm Lit Through Harlem Renaissance WEB Mitchell, Verner WEB
3326.002 AfAm Lit After Harlem Renaissance Schultz, Kathy Lou TR 1:00
3327.001 American Lit to 1865 Miles, John MW 12:40
3327.002 American Lit to 1865 Scraba, Jeff TR 1:00
3327.M50 American Lit to 1865 WEB Compton, Mike WEB
3328.501 American Lit since 1865 LAMBUTH Hilmerson, Gray TR 9:40
3401.001 Children's Lit Dice, Cathy TR 1:00
3401.002 Children's Lit Cohoon, Lori MWF 10:20
3401.003/.350 Children's Lit with Honors embedded Cohoon, Lori MW 2:20
3401.501 Children's Lit MILLINGTON 2nd Session TBA W 5:00-9:45
3401.504 Children's Lit COLLIERVILLE TBA S 9:00-12:00
3404.001 Studies of Popular Texts Domingo, Darryl TR 1:00
3500.001 Practical English Grammar Barlow, Greg MW 2:20
3500.005 Practical English Grammar Smith, Stacy TR 11:20
3501.001 Modern English Grammar  Bolton, Carlos TR 11:20
3511.002 Introduction to Linguistics Graham, Sage TR 1:00
3521.001 The American Language Adams, Rebecca MW 12:40
3601.002 Tech and Prof Writing Plunka, Gene TR 9:40
3601.003 Tech and Prof Writing TBA MW 12:40
3601.M50 Tech and Prof Writing WEB Ansbro, Terry WEB
3602.M50 Professional Editing WEB TBA WEB
3603.001 Engineering Communication Verbist, Calen TR 2:40
3603.002 Engineering Communication Adams, Ayanna MW 2:20
3603.003 Engineering Communication Verbist, Calen TR 1:00
3604.001 Persuasive Writing Kim, Loel MW 12:40
3604.002 Persuasive Writing Verbist, Calen TR 9:40
3604.003  Persuasive Writing  McAdon, Brad  TR 11:20
3604.M50 Persuasive Writing Kim, Loel WEB
3606.001 Poetry Writing TBA TR 9:40
3606.002 Poetry Writing TBA MW 12:40
3607.001 Fiction Writing TBA MW 2:20
3607.003 Fiction Writing TBA TR 11:20
3607.M50 Fiction Writing WEB Wilson, Brandy WEB
3608.001 Creative Non-Fiction Writing TBA TR 9:40
3701.001 Lit Criticism/Theory Britt, Theron MWF 11:30
4001.001 Senior Honors Seminar Duffy, Will MW 2:20
4237.001 Shakespeare II Cervone, Cristina MW 2:20
Af/Am Author through Harlem Renaissance WEB
Crosby, Shelby
Af/Am Author since Harlem Renaissance
Menson-Furr, Ladrica
MW 12:40
Contemporary Lit
Mickalites, Carey
TR 2:40
Contemporary Lit LAMBUTH
Weston, Elizabeth
T 5:30
Practicum in ESL
Methods and Techniques ESL
Jones, Tammy
MW 2:20
Methods and Techniques ESL
Wright, Lyn
TR 9:40
4531 M50
Methods and Techniques ESL
Fuentes, Ron
Creative Non-Fiction Workshop
MW 2:20
Poetry Workshop
TR 1:00
Advanced Composition
Jones, Joseph
MW 12:40
Fiction Workshop
Santo, Courtney
TR 9:40
Fiction Workshop
Hilmerson, Gray
M 5:30
Forms of Poetry
Schultz, Kathy Lou
TR 11:20
4605.001 Forms of Fiction Compton, Mike MW 12:40
Document Design
TR 1:00 
English Internship
7/8000.001 Literary Research Britt, Theron MW 2:20
7/8001.001 Textual Rhetorics TBA R 5:30
Teaching Composition
Fredlund, Katie
T 1-4
English Renaissance Lit
Phillips, Josh
T 5:30 
7/8281.001 Studies in Early American Lit Miles, John R 1-4
7/8328.001 Major Authors: African-American Lit Mitchell, Verner T 5:30
7/8337.001 African American Lit, 1930-1988 Tucker, Terrence MW 12:40
7/8462.001 Contemporary British Lit Mickalites, Carey R 5:30
Forms of Creative Non-Fiction
R 1-4
Literary Publishing
Santo, Courtney
M 1-4
7/8507.001 Empirical Methods Linguistics Research Adams, Rebecca W 5:30
Survey of Linguistics
Graham, Sage
R 5:30
Field Experience and Practicum
Theory and History of ESL
Fuentes, Ron
Theories of Skills Assessment in ESL
Fuentes, Ron
T 5:30
7/8533.M50 Methods & Techniques of ESL in K-12 Thrush, Emily WEB
ESL Grammar
Thrush, Emily M 5:30
Topics in Linguistic 
Wright, Lyn
W 1-4
Creative Non-Fiction Workshop
W 5:30
Fiction Workshop
Holladay, Cary
T 5:30
Poetry Workshop
M 5:30
Contemporary Critical Theory
Harris, Donal
W 5:30
Wksp Government & Corporate Writing
Kim, Loel
Topics in Composition
Jones, Joseph
M 5:30
CW Colloquium
Scraba, Jeff