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Learning Outcomes and Course Policies

The course information linked to on this page has been approved by the English Department faculty, the Arts and Sciences Executive Committee, the Undergraduate Academic Programs Committee (UAPC) or the Committee of Graduate Studies (COGS), and the Faculty Senate of the University of West Georgia. This information should be used by faculty as a guideline for teaching these approved courses.

Within the linked information, you will find the course description, learning outcomes, and program goals for each course. This is standard information, and the department requires it to be included on each course syllabus. Specific required texts, assignments, and assessment procedures may vary depending on the instructor teaching the course.

Syllabi  for specific sections of any course are kept on file in the department office and posted online at each faculty member's homepage. All syllabi must conform to the approved department descriptions, learning outcomes, program goals, and policies listed here. Sample syllabi for some courses are provided below.

Click the name of the course to view the course guidelines.

**Note: This page is in progress. We are currently working on updating this page and migrating the course information from our old site to the new one. If you find that the information you need is not here or the link doesn't work, please look on the old webpage at http://www.westga.edu/~engdept/fr/CouGuiSACS.htm.**

Click the name of the course to view the course guidelines:

Upper-Division Grading Rubric

ENGL 1101 (Composition I)
Related Link: First Year Writing
ENGL 1102 (Composition II)
Related Link: First Year Writing
ENGL 2000 (American Speech)
ENGL 2050 (Self Staging: Oral Communication in Daily Life) ENGL 2060 (Introduction to Creative Writing) ENGL 2110 (World Literature)
ENGL 2120 (British Literature) ENGL 2130 (American Literature) ENGL 2180 (Studies in African-American Literature)
ENGL 2190 (Studies in Literature by Women) ENGL 3000 (Research and Methodology) ENGL 3160 (Philosophy in Literature and Film)
Cross-listed with PHIL 3160.
ENGL 3200 (Intermediate Creative Writing) ENGL 3300 (Studies in American Culture)
Cross-listed with HIST 3300
ENGL 3350 (Introduction to Africana Studies)
ENGL 3400 (Pedagogy and Writing) ENGL 3405 (Professional and Technical Writing) ENGL 4106 (Studies in Genre)
ENGL 5106
ENGL 4108 (Studies in the Novel)
ENGL 5108
ENGL 4109 (Film as Literature)
ENGL 5109
ENGL 4110 (Medieval Literature)
ENGL 5110
ENGL 4115 (Renaissance Literature)
ENGL 5115
ENGL 4120 (Seventeenth-Century British Literature)
ENGL 5120
ENGL 4125 (Colonial and Early American Literature)
ENGL 5125
ENGL 4130 (Eighteenth-Century British Literature)
ENGL 5130
ENGL 4135 (British Romanticism)
ENGL 5135
ENGL 4140 (American Romanticism)
ENGL 5140
ENGL 4145 (Victorian Literature)
ENGL 5145
ENGL 4150 (American Realism and Naturalism)
ENGL 5150
ENGL 4155 (Twentieth-Century British Literature)
ENGL 5155
ENGL 4160 (Twentieth-Century American Literature)
ENGL 5160
ENGL 4165 (Contemporary British and American Literature)
ENGL 5165
ENGL 4170 (Studies in African-American Literature)
ENGL 5170
ENGL 4180 (Studies in Regional Literature)
ENGL 5180
ENGL 4185 (Studies in Literature by Women)
ENGL 5185
ENGL 4188 (Individual Authors)
ENGL 5188
ENGL 4210 (Advanced Creative Writing)
ENGL 5210
ENGL 4238 (Methods for Teaching Secondary English) ENGL 4286 (Teaching Internship)
ENGL 4295 (Young Adult Literature)
Cross-listed with SEED 4295
ENGL 5295
ENGL 4300 (Studies in English Language
ENGL 5300
ENGL 4310 (Studies in Literary Theory)
ENGL 5310
ENGL 4381 (Independent Study)
ENGL 5381
ENGL 4384 (Senior Seminar)
Related Link: Guidelines and Exit Interview Questions
ENGL 4385 (Special Topics)
ENGL 5385
ENGL 4386 (Internship)
ENGL 5386
ENGL 6100 (Seminar in Genre) ENGL 6105 (Seminar in British Literature I)
ENGL 6110 (Seminar in American Literature I) ENGL 6115 (Seminar in British Literature II)  ENGL 6120 (Seminar in American Literature II)
ENGL 6300 (Seminar in Language and Rhetoric) ENGL 6305 (Seminar in Literary Criticism) ENGL 6385 (Seminar in Special Topics)
ENGL 6399 (Thesis)