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Engineering Transfer 005
Accounting 010
African American Studies 014
Agriculture and Environmental Sciences
American History 512
American Literature 352
American Studies 050
Anthropology 070
Art (Art 080, Art History 082)
Arts and Sciences 090 (Interdisciplinary Courses)
Astronomy 100
Biochemistry 115
Biology 120
Biomedical Technology 124
Business Administration 135
Business Law 140
Chemistry (Biochemistry 115, Chemistry 160)
Childhood Studies 163
Classical Studies Minor
Computer Science 198
Criminal Justice 202
Dance 203
Ecommerce and Information Technology 623
Economics 220
Engineering Transfer Program 005
English (English Literature 350, American Literature 352, Film 354, Journalism 570, Linguistics 615, Writing 989)
Prerequisites for All Students
Major Requirements: CCAS and UC–C
Minor Requirements: CCAS and UC–C
Independent Study and Internship: CCAS and UCC
Departmental Honors Program: CCAS and UC–C
Teacher Certification in English: CCAS and UC–C
Graduate Courses for Undergraduate Credit: CCAS and UC–C
Dual-Degree Program
Courses (English 350)
Courses (American Literature 352)
Courses (Film 354)
Courses (Journalism 570)
Courses (Linguistics 615)
Courses (Writing 989)
European Studies 310
Finance 390
Fine Arts (Art 080, Art History 082; Museum Studies 698; Music 700, 701; Speech 950; Theater Arts 965)
Foreign Languages and Literatures (French 420, German 470, Italian 560, Russian 860, Spanish 940)
Geology 460
History (Historical Methods and Research 509; European History 510; American History 512; African, Asian, Latin American, and Comparative History 516)
Home Economics 520
Honors College 525
International Studies Program 549
Student-Proposed Majors and Minors 555
Journalism 570
Justice and Society 572
Latin American Studies Minor
Liberal Studies 606
Linguistics 615
Management 620
Marketing 630
Mathematical Sciences (Mathematics 640, Statistics 960)
Media Studies 657
Medicine, Dentistry, and Veterinary Medicine
Museum Studies 698
Music 700, 701
Nursing 705
Pharmacy 720
Philosophy and Religion 730, 840
Physics 750
Political Science 790
Psychology 830
Religion 840
Reserve Officer Training Programs
Russian 860
General Science 890
Social Work 910
Sociology (Anthropology 070, Criminal Justice 202, Sociology 920)
Spanish 940
Speech 950
Statistics 960
Teacher Preparation Program 964
Theater Arts (Dance 203, Speech 950, Theater Arts 965)
Urban Studies and Metropolitan Planning 975
Walt Whitman Program in American Studies
Women's Studies 988
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  Camden Undergraduate Catalog 2008-2010 Liberal Arts Colleges Programs, Faculty, and Courses English (English Literature 350, American Literature 352, Film 354, Journalism 570, Linguistics 615, Writing 989) Courses (American Literature 352)  

Courses (American Literature 352)

50:352:225 American Literature Survey I (3) Survey of the fiction, nonfiction, and poetry of America from colonial times to the Civil War.
50:352:226 American Literature Survey II (3) Survey of the fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and drama of America from the Civil War to the present.
50:352:250 Survey of African-American Literature I (G) (3) Survey of African-American literary production from its formal beginnings in the 18th century to the American Civil War.
50:352:251 Survey of African-American Literature II (G) (3) Survey of African-American literary production from the Civil War to the early 21st century.
50:352:264 American Short Fiction (3)

Short stories and novellas by diverse writers in selected periods.

50:352:305 Nineteenth-Century American Poetry (3) Selected readings in 19th-century poetry, poetics, and culture. Syllabus may include satirical, romantic, transcendental, abolitionist, Civil War, and regional poetry, as well as folk songs, spirituals, and versions of American Indian poetry.
50:352:308 American Renaissance I (3) Early to mid-19th-century Romantic writers such as Emerson, Fuller, Thoreau, Hawthorne, Poe, Douglass, and Jacobs.
50:352:309 American Renaissance II (3) Mid- to late-19th-century Romantic writers such as Stowe, Melville, Dickinson, Whittier, Harper, and Wilson.
50:352:311 American Realism and Naturalism (3) Readings in post-Civil War writers such as Twain, James, Howells, Crane, Wharton, Dreiser, Chopin, Chesnutt, and Dunbar.
50:352:313 Recent American Writing (3) Readings in American poetry, fiction, and drama since 1950.
50:352:322 Modern American Poetry I (3) Selected readings in modernist poetry and poetics, 1900-1950. Such authors as Pound, H.D., Eliot, Frost, Stein, Williams, Stevens, Moore, Rukeyser, and Hughes.
50:352:323 Modern American Poetry II (3) Selected readings in postmodern poetry and poetics from 1950-present. Such authors as Brooks, Ginsberg, Plath, Baraka, O'Hara, Ashbery, Soto, Rich, and Hejinian.
50:352:325 Multicultural American Literature (D) (3) Readings in multicultural literature of the United States--for example, Anglo-European, African-American, Asian-American, Chicano, Jewish-American, and Native American--with emphasis on relationships between culture and literary form, theme, and language.
50:352:329 American Drama (3) The development of drama in the United States, with emphasis on 20th-century themes and forms. Likely playwrights include O'Neill, Stein, Williams, Odets, Hansberry, Miller, Albee, Wilson, Kushner, and Wasserstein.
50:352:337 American Novel to 1900 (3) The development of the novel in America through the 19th century. Works by such authors as Rowson, Brown, Cooper, Hawthorne, Stowe, Melville, Twain, Crane, and James.
50:352:338 Modern American Novel (3) Readings chosen from the works of leading American novelists from 1880 to 1950.
50:352:339 Postmodern American Novel (3) Study of the development of the American novel since 1950. Readings in works by such authors as Pynchon, Coover, Barth, Walker, DeLillo, Reed, Morrison, Kingston, and Cisneros.
50:352:341 Contemporary Jewish-American Fiction (D) (3) This course will examine novels and short stories by 20th- and 21st-century Jewish-American writers, including Bellow, Roth, and Ozick.
50:352:347 The American Child in Literature and Culture (D) (3) Literary views of childhood and youth in the context of American nationhood, with attention to innocence, protection, violence, diversity, and citizenship.
50:352:348 Literature of Adolescence (D) (3) Literary, cultural, and historical constructions of adolescence in a range of literature written for young readers.
50:352:351 The Harlem Renaissance (D) (3) An investigation of writing and thought by black writers in America during the 1920s and 1930s, a period known as the Harlem Renaissance.
50:352:352 The Slave Narrative (D) (3) The slave narrative from its beginnings in the 18th century to its more recent enunciations in 21st-century writing.
50:352:370 American Autobiography (3)

Autobiography, memoir, and other life writings, with attention to the act of writing, construction of selfhood, memory, and personal and cultural history.

50:352:391,392 Special Topics in American Literature (3,3) A course in a specially selected topic. Primarily, but not exclusively, for advanced students. Courses with different topics may be repeated for credit.
50:352:393,394 Special Topics in American Literature (1-3,1-3) A course in a specially selected topic. Satisfies the major requirement (pre-2008) for "cross-cultural perspectives." Primarily, but not exclusively, for advanced students. Courses with different topics may be repeated for credit.
50:352:407,408 Independent Study in American Literature (BA,BA) An opportunity for advanced students to work individually with an instructor on a self-determined course of study. The project culminates in a substantial paper.
50:352:436,437 Major Writers of America (3,3) An intensive study of the works of a single author, or of two or three related authors.
50:352:451 Major African-American Writers (D) (3) An intensive study of the principal works of two or three major African-American writers.
50:352:491,492 Seminar in American Literature (3,3) An opportunity for juniors and seniors to pursue advanced study of literature in a small-group format.
50:352:495,496 Honors Program in American Literature (3,3)
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