Department: Dept of English and Communication

Code Name Description
COMM1100 Human Communication A broad-based oral communication course focusing on public speaking, interpersonal and small group communication. Credit toward graduation not allowed for COMM 1100 and COMM 1100H.
COMM1100H Human Communication (Honors) Prerequisite(s): Honors Program membership. A study of the techniques required in speech research, organization, and argument development. Designed to develop advanced delivery techniques for different types of speeches in various public forums. Cred...
COMM1110 Public Speaking Students develop techniques in research, organization and delivery of different types of speeches; to develop communication skills including the clear, concise, effective oral presentations of ideas; and to develop an acceptable speaking voice.
COMM2100 Interpersonal Communication Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C in the following courses: (COMM 1100 or COMM 1110) and ENGL 1101. Communication as it occurs in dynamic and small group settings. Primary concern is given to understanding how individuals use both verbal and nonv...
COMM2300 Comm Theory & Research Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C in the following courses: (COMM 1100 or COMM 1110) and ENGL 1101. Introduction to the nature of academic inquiry in communications, the basic structure and methodology of professional and academic research, resou...
COMM3100 Professional Comm Methods Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C in the following courses: (COMM 1100 or COMM 1110) and ENGL 1102. Development, delivery and evaluation of effective means of communication by use of a variety of presentation methods. The use of current technolog...
COMM3325 Intercultural Communication Study of communication and cultural variables and how intercultural interaction affects participants and messages.
COMM3850 Intro to Public Relations This introductory course surveys the discipline including the professional foundation of ethics, law, and theory as well as the process, audiences, and professional practice areas. Students focus on the historic and contemporary roles of public relat...
COMM4000 Issues in Mass Media Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C in COMM 2300. A historical and social examination of issues in mass media and their relationship to the mass communication process in modern society.
COMM4210 Communication Ethics This course explores the practical aspects of moral reasoning related to current issues in professional communications and examine the relationship of personal moral foundations to professional ethical codes in such fields as journalism, digital medi...
COMM4300 Comm Science Non-Tech Audience Prerequisites: A minimum grade of C in the following courses: ENGL 1102 and (COMM 1100 or COMM 1110). An overview of the theoretical approaches, prior research, and practical application of scientific communication to a non-technical audience. Course...
COMM4400 Online Media Management Prerequisites: COMM 1100 or COMM 1110 and ENGL 1101 with a minimum grade of C. This course focuses on communicating via social media and websites. Students will learn about the core concepts of social media today, keeping in mind and knowing it is ev...
COMM4500 Persuasive Communication A study of persuasive communication and how persuasive messages influence attitudes and behaviors. This course examines how to effectively evaluate and develop advertisements, campaigns and other persuasive communication.
COMM4890 Special Topics Communication Prerequisite(s): Reserved for upperclassman and permission of the dean or department head. This customized course is designed to offer students an opportunity to pursue study of a topic not covered in existing curriculum or to focus on a topic that l...
COMM4891 Special Topics Communication Prerequisite(s): Reserved for upperclassman and permission of the dean or department head. This customized course is designed to offer students an opportunity to pursue study of a topic not covered in existing curriculum or to focus on a topic that l...
COMM4892 Special Topics Communication Prerequisite(s): Reserved for upperclassman and permission of the dean or department head. This customized course is designed to offer students an opportunity to pursue study of a topic not covered in existing curriculum or to focus on a topic that l...
ENGL0999 Support English Composition Prerequisite(s): Minimum placement requirements established by the University System of Georgia https://www.usg.edu/academic_affairs_handbook/section2/C769. Corequisite(s): ENGL 1101. A lab-based tutoring course designed to provide remediation and su...
ENGL1100A English Seminar Practical application and study of the publication techniques in the production and operation of student literary magazine Pegasus. The equivalent of at least 20 internship-oriented hours must be logged by the student each semester.
ENGL1101 Composition I A composition course focusing on skills required for effective writing in a variety of contexts, with emphasis on exposition and argumentation, and also including introductory use of a variety of research skills. Credit toward graduation not allowed...
ENGL1101H English Composition I (Honors) Prerequisite(s): Honors Program membership. A composition course focusing on skills required for effective writing in a variety of contexts, with emphasis on exposition and argumentation, and also including introductory use of a variety of research s...
ENGL1102 Composition II Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C in ENGL 1101. A composition course which emphasizes analysis, interpretation, and evaluation of a variety of texts. This course focuses on academic writing and research. Credit toward graduation not allowed for E...
ENGL1102H English Composition II(Honors) Prerequisite(s): Honors Program membership; A minimum grade of C in ENGL 1101. A composition course in emphasizes analysis, interpretation, and evaluation of a variety of texts. This course focuses on academic writing and research. Credit toward grad...
ENGL2111 World Literature I Prerequisite(s): eCore Introduction Quiz, and a minimum grade of C in ENGL 1102. A survey of important works of world literature from ancient times through the mid-seventeenth century. Credit toward graduation not allowed for ENGL 2111, ENGL 2114, an...
ENGL2112 World Literature II Prerequisite(s): eCore Introduction Quiz, and a minimum grade of C in ENGL 1102. A survey of important works of world literature from the mid-seventeenth century to the present. Credit toward graduation not allowed for ENGL 2112, ENGL 2115, and ENGL...
ENGL2114 World Lit I Begin-15th Century Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C in ENGL 1102. A study of selected works of literature from the beginning of writing to the mid-15th century (Medieval) presented in their historical and cultural contexts. This course presents myths, epics, drama...
ENGL2114H Worl Lit I Beg to 15th Honors Prerequisite(s): Honors Program membership; a minimum grade of C in ENGL 1102. A study of selected works of literature from the beginning of writing to the mid-15th century (Medieval) presented in their historical and cultural contexts. This course p...
ENGL2115 World Lit II 15th-18th Century Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C in ENGL 1102. A study of selected works of literature from the mid-15th century (Renaissance) through the 18th century Common Era (CE), presented in their historical and cultural contexts. This course includes in...
ENGL2115H World Lit II 15th-18th Honors Prerequisite(s): Honors Program membership; ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102H, with a minimum grade of C. A study of selected works of literature from the mid15th century (Renaissance) through the 18th century Common Era (CE), presented in their historical and...
ENGL2116 World Lit III 19th Cent-Presen Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102H, with a minimum grade of C. A study of selected works of world literature from the 19th century to the present, presented in their historical and cultural contexts. Emphasis is placed on major trends in the de...
ENGL2116H World Lit III:19th Cen-Pre (H) Prerequisite(s): Honors Program membership; ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102H, with a minimum grade of C. A study of selected works of world literature from the 19th century to the present, presented in their historical and cultural contexts. Emphasis is place...
ENGL2121 British Literature I Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102H, with a minimum grade of C. A survey of important works of British literature. Designed to foster in students some knowledge and appreciation of British literature from Old English through the Neo-classical pe...
ENGL2122 British Literature II Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102H, with a minimum grade of C. A survey of important works of British literature. Designed to foster in students some knowledge and appreciation of British literature from the Romantic period to the present. Lect...
ENGL2131 American Literature I Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102H, with a minimum grade of C. A survey of important works of American literature. Designed to foster in students some knowledge and appreciation of American literature from the 16th century pre-colonial to the m...
ENGL2132 American Literature II Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102H, with a minimum grade of C. A survey of important works of American literature. Designed to foster in students some knowledge and appreciation of American literature from the mid-19th century (Civil War) throu...
ENGL2401 Intro to Creative Writing Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1101 or ENGL 1101H, with a minimum grade of C. This serves as an introduction to the craft of creative writing and to the stylistic conventions and techniques of poetry and prose through reading, discussion, and generation of or...
ENGL2402 Writing Narrative Nonfiction Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1101 or ENGL 1101H, with a minimum grade of C. This serves as an introduction to writing narrative nonfiction. This course explores classic storytelling technique used by ancient and contemporary writers. Students read and discu...
ENGL3010 Technical Writing Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102H, with a minimum grade of C. An introduction to the rhetoric, forms, and practices of the effective handling of technical information. This course addresses forms including abstracts, reports, proposals and gra...
ENGL3020 Advanced Composition Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102H, with a minimum grade of C. This is an intensive writing course designed to help students strengthen their practice as academic writers. Students advance their understanding of the rhetorical situation (audien...
ENGL3030 Rhetoric Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102H, with a minimum grade of C. Students are introduced to a range of frameworks useful for composing and interpreting texts, which can range from classical concerns such as logos, pathos, ethos, and kairos to con...
ENGL3050 Creative Nonfiction A creative nonfiction writing course focusing on memoir, biography, journalism, the personal essay, and hybrid forms. Students study published model essays and compose and revise their own writing. Relevant research skills are discussed, as well as a...
ENGL3115 Visual Rhetoric & Document Des Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102H, with a minimum grade of C. A professional writing course covering the basics of visual rhetoric, rhetorical practice, layout, editing, and design of print and online media.
ENGL3130 The Publishing Process Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102H, with a minimum grade of C. In this course, students learn the fundamentals of preparing materials for publication. Students also gain hands-on experience with every stage of the production process, from revie...
ENGL3300 Literature of Rural America A lecture course focusing on American literature of the rural experience. This course begins with the colonization of America and traces rural literature through the contemporary era.
ENGL3325 Literature and Film Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1101 with a minimum grade of C. A study of how plot, narrative, character development and other literary devices play out on screen. The class may also include discussions of film adaptation, the language of film criticism, and...
ENGL4010 Intro to Professional Writing Prerequisite(s): COMM 1100 or COMM 1100H or COMM 1110, and ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102H, with a minimum grade of C. Development, delivery and evaluation of effective means of communication by use of a variety of presentation methods. The use of current te...
ENGL4030 Editing A study of the rhetorical effects of grammatical and stylistic choices on meaning. This course reviews principles of Standard Edited English as well as higher stylistic concerns such as figures and tropes, sentence styles, tone, voice, genre, and so...
ENGL4040 Writing in Health Professions Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102H, with a minimum grade of C. Designed both to improve students? writing skills as well as acquaint them with important genres, strategies, and styles of writing in medicine, nursing, physical therapy, athletic...
ENGL4310 Topics in Rural Literature Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102H, with a minimum grade of C. This special topic course focuses on local, national, and global perspectives of rural literature to provide students with a broader cultural, historical, and philosophical understa...
ENGL4760 Survey of Southern Literature A survey of the major authors of southern literature within their historical and ideological context.
ENGL4890 Special Topics in English Prerequisite(s): Reserved for upperclassman and permission of the dean or department head. This customized course is designed to offer students an opportunity to pursue study of a topic not covered in existing curriculum or to focus on a topic that l...
ENGL4891 Special Topics in English Prerequisite(s): Reserved for upperclassman and permission of the dean or department head. This customized course is designed to offer students an opportunity to pursue study of a topic not covered in existing curriculum or to focus on a topic that l...
ENGL4892 Special Topics in English Prerequisite(s): Reserved for upperclassman and permission of the dean or department head. This customized course is designed to offer students an opportunity to pursue study of a topic not covered in existing curriculum or to focus on a topic that l...
HNRS1102 Honors Seminar Prerequisite(s): Honors Program membership. Honors seminar built around the concepts of America, its mythic ideal and its multifaceted reality. Basic analysis of self within a larger community is explored in an interdisciplinary manner.
HUMN1100 Topics in the Humanities An exploration of issues and ideas related to the study and/or practice of the humanities in the contemporary world. Topics vary. Credit toward graduation not allowed for HUMN 1100 and HUMN 1100H.
HUMN1100H Topics in the Humanities (Hon) Prerequisite(s): Honors Program membership. An exploration of issues and ideas related to the study and/or practice of the humanities in the contemporary world. Topics vary. Credit toward graduation not allowed for HUMN 1100 and HUMN 1100H.
HUMN2221 Western World Humanities I Fosters in students some knowledge and appreciation of literature, music, painting, sculpture, and architecture in the following art periods: Greek, Roman, early Christian, Romanesque, Gothic, and Renaissance.
HUMN2222 Western World Humanities II Fosters in students some knowledge and appreciation of literature, music, painting, sculpture, and architecture in the following art periods: Baroque, Rococo, Classic, Romantic, and Twentieth Century.
HUMN2700 International Film Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1101. This course examines various connections between international films and the societies and cultures they represent. By viewing, discussing, analyzing, comparing, and evaluating films from diverse eras and continents, stude...
HUMN4200 Indigeneous World Cultures This course covers the study of indigenous world cultures in their rural settings. The Emphasis is on indigenous European, Asian, African, Australian and American cultures. The way of life, literature, art, music and architecture of these indigenous...
HUMN4890 Special Topics in Humanities Prerequisite(s): Reserved for upperclassman and permission of the dean or department head. This customized course is designed to offer students an opportunity to pursue study of a topic not covered in existing curriculum or to focus on a topic that l...
HUMN4891 Special Topics in Humanities Prerequisite(s): Reserved for upperclassman and permission of the dean or department head. This customized course is designed to offer students an opportunity to pursue study of a topic not covered in existing curriculum or to focus on a topic that l...
HUMN4892 Special Topics in Humanities Prerequisite(s): Reserved for upperclassman and permission of the dean or department head. This customized course is designed to offer students an opportunity to pursue study of a topic not covered in existing curriculum or to focus on a topic that l...
JRNL1101 Introduction to Mass Media This course covers the history, theory, technologies and practices associated with the mass media industries of the print media (newspaper, books, and magazines), the electronic media (movies, television, radio, internet and cable and the services th...
JRNL2510 News Writing and Reporting Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1101 or ENGL 1101H, with a minimum grade of C. A study and practical application of basic news reporting, writing, editing, photojournalism, and design techniques for the print media.
JRNL2610 Introduction to Broadcasting Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1101 or ENGL 1101H, with a minimum grade of C. Introductory course to prepare students for television, radio and multimedia reporting. Students learn to record video and audio, write for broadcast and edit completed video and au...
JRNL3125 Writing for Contemporary Media This course examines the basics of writing styles employed by media professionals including news writing, copy writing for television and radio, commercial advertising copy, and promotions. Students study processes of preparing, writing and editing c...
JRNL3610 Advanced Broadcasting Prerequisite(s): JRNL 2610 with a minimum grade of C, or permission of instructor upon presentation of demonstrated audio/visual skills. Course prepares students to produce high-quality video and audio suitable for professional distribution. Students...
JRNL3710 Photojournalism Prerequisite(s): JRNL 2510 or JRNL 2610 with a minimum grade of C or permission of instructor. This entry-level photo course will build fundamental skills needed to produce images for publication in modern media. The class will enhance abilities of v...
LANG11XX Foreign Language - 1st year Transfer credit for first-year foreign language
LANG12XX Foreign Language - 1st year Transfer credit for first-year foreign language
LANG13XX Foreign Lang Intensive-1st yr Transfer credit for first-year intensive foreign language
LANG21XX Foreign Language - 2nd year Transfer credit for second-year foreign language
LANG22XX Foreign Language - 2nd year Transfer credit for second-year foreign language
PHIL2010 Introduction to Philosophy Prerequisite(s): eCore Introduction Quiz. Introduction to the central issues, questions, and theories of Western Philosophy. Topics covered include logic & critical thinking; religion; knowledge & skepticism; philosophy of mind; freedom and determini...
SPAN1001 Elementary Spanish I Introduction to listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Spanish and to the culture of Spanish-speaking regions. Work includes drill in fundamentals of grammar. This course counts toward a foreign language deficiency from high school and not in a...
SPAN1002 Elementary Spanish II Continued listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Spanish with further study of the culture of Spanish-speaking regions.
SPAN1110 Spanish for Agric Industries This course offers job-specific (occupational) Spanish vocabulary and phraseology, as well as pronunciation and vocalization through intensive oral exercises, scenarios, and role playing. Topics include greetings, training, phrase words, the calendar...
SPAN2001 Intermediate Spanish I Prerequisite(s): SPAN 1002 with a minimum grade of C. A rapid review of grammar with continued use of listening, speaking, and reading and writing skills in Spanish, all with a cultural emphasis.
SPAN2002 Intermediate Spanish II Prerequisite(s): SPAN 2001 with a minimum grade of C. This course focuses on listening, speaking, and reading and writing skills in Spanish in an introduction to literature and within a cultural context.
WRCM3000 Intro Writing & Communication Prerequisites: ENGL 1101 and ENGL 1102 with a minimum grade of C. This course introduces students to a range of topics, issues, approaches, and methods in the fields of writing and communication. This course offers students an exposure to scholarship...
WRCM4020 Proposal and Grant Writing Grant and proposal writing skills offer a competitive edge for job-seekers across many disciplines. Grounded in the interplay of education, government, and nonprofits, this workplace writing course concentrates on formal documents, specifically propo...
WRCM4790A Writing & Comm Internship Prerequisite(s): A minimum 2.0 overall grade point average and a minimum 60 overall earned credit hours. This course will provide students the opportunity to link program skills and content with career-related work experiences. Students will demonstr...
WRCM4790B Writing & Comm Internship Prerequisite(s): A minimum 2.0 overall grade point average and a minimum 60 overall earned credit hours. This course will provide students the opportunity to link program skills and content with career-related work experiences. Students will demonstr...
WRCM4790C Writing & Comm Internship Prerequisite(s): A minimum 2.0 overall grade point average and a minimum 60 overall earned credit hours. This course will provide students the opportunity to link program skills and content with career-related work experiences. Students will demonstr...
WRCM4791 Writing & Comm Internship Prerequisite(s): A minimum 2.0 overall grade point average and a minimum 60 overall earned credit hours. This course will provide students the opportunity to link program skills and content with career-related work experiences. Students will demonstr...
WRCM4792 Writing & Comm Internship . Prerequisite(s): A minimum 2.0 overall grade point average and a minimum 60 overall earned credit hours. This course will provide students the opportunity to link program skills and content with career-related work experiences. Students will demons...
WRCM4980 Capstone: Senior Project Prerequisite(s): Senior Standing. Students work with a mentor on a Mentored Research Project.
WRCM4990 Capston Seminar Prerequisite(s): Senior Standing. Through a variety of course activities, students are required to integrate and demonstrate what they?ve learned in their program?s curriculum. Discipline knowledge, critical thinking, and communication skills are emp...