ENGL 4399. SENIOR SEMINAR. 3 Hours.
Capstone course for English majors. A writing-intensive, seminar-style, in-depth study of a topic. Content may consist of a figure or figures, a period, a literary movement, a theme, or a critical theory. Offerings have included modern American poetry, Heidegger, existentialism, Negro expressionism, early modern manuscripts, race in science fiction, and American literature and animal studies. Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 3333, ENGL 3350, and ENGL 3384 and completion of 18 hours of required 3000 - 4000 level English courses.
By majoring in English, students are involved simultaneously with two activities that are essentially and uniquely human: language and art. The mission of the Department of English in the College of Liberal Arts at UT Arlington is to educate students about the powers and pleasures of literary and other kinds of language.