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ENGL 3145. Early American Literature (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 2157 with a minimum grade of C. The purpose of this course is to gain a valuable understanding of American literature from from its beginnings through the Realist period of the latter half of the nineteenth century. This course may follow a traditional survey of the time period or a focus on a more specific literary theme, genre, and/or movement. Along with the prerequisite of ENGL 2157, it is recommended that students take ENGL 2155 and ENGL 2156 before or concurrently with this course.

ENGL 3148. American Naturalism and Modernism (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 2157 with a minimum grade of C. The purpose of this course is to gain a valuable understanding of American literature from the latter half of the nineteenth century to the middle of the twentieth century. This course may follow a traditional survey of the time period or a focus on a more specific literary theme, genre, and/or movement. Along with the prerequisite of ENGL 2157, it is recommended that students take ENGL 2155 and ENGL 2156 before or concurrently with this course.

ENGL 3149. Contemporary American Literature (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 2157 with a minimum grade of C. The purpose of this course is to gain a valuable understanding of American literature from the mid-twentieth century to the present. This course may follow a traditional survey of the time period or a focus on a more specific literary theme, genre, and/or movement. Along with the prerequisite of ENGL 2157, it is recommended that students take ENGL 2155 and ENGL 2156 before or concurrently with this course.

ENGL 4506. Selected Topics in American Literature (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 with a grade of "C" or better. Study of an author, theme, genre and/or movement in American literature, writing, or theory (i.e. American Women Writers; Southern Literature; Early American Novels; The Novels of Herman Melville, etc.). May be repeated twice for credit with different topics.