Gordon Rule Writing Courses

The Department offers many courses on writing for a variety of purposes and audiences. All give Gordon Rule credit; some also satisfy UF’s Humanities, International, and Diversity requirements.

ENC 1145: WRITING ABOUT A SPECIAL TOPIC

Uses of writing for thinking creatively and critically about a particular topic: sports, autobiography, the Gothic, aviation, food and culture, gender and culture. Prerequisite: ENC 1101 or SAT 650+ verbal, SAT II in Writing 590+, ACT 29+, AP 3, IB 4. 19 cap. Readings and 6000 words of writing in essays and short writings. (C,H)

ENG 1131: WRITING THROUGH MEDIA

Explorations in the practices of literacy in the context of popular culture, (cinema, television, advertising, popular fiction, and journalism). Prerequisite: ENC 1101 or SAT 650+ verbal, SAT II in Writing 590+, ACT 29+, AP 3, IB 4. 19 cap. Readings and 6000 words of writing in essays and short writings. (C,H)

CRW 1101: BEGINNING FICTION WRITING

Designed to acquaint the student with the craft of fiction. Readings and discussions of works of fiction by published writers and by student writers. Prerequisite: ENC 1101 or SAT 650+ verbal, SAT II in Writing 590+, ACT 29+, AP 3, IB 4. 19 cap. Readings and 6000 words of writing in essays and fiction. (C)

CRW 1301: BEGINNING POETRY WRITING

Designed to acquaint the student with various forms and techniques of poetry. Readings and discussions of works of poetry by published writers and by student writers. Prerequisite: ENC 1101 or SAT 650+ verbal, SAT II in Writing 590+, ACT 29+, AP 3, IB 4. 19 cap. Readings and 6000 words of writing in essays and poetry. (C)

CRW 2100: FICTION WRITING

An intermediate course in the resources and imagination of fiction. Original work by students will be compared with work by representative authors for a deeper understanding of the fictional act. Prerequisite: CRW 1101 or Junior or Senior status. 19 cap. Readings and 6000 words of writing in essays and fiction. (C)

CRW 2300: POETRY WRITING

An intermediate course in the resources and imagination of poetry. Original work by students will be compared with work by representative authors for a deeper understanding of the poetic act. Prerequisite: CRW 1301 or Junior or Senior status. 19 cap. Readings and 6000 words of writing in essays and poetry. (C)

ENC 2210: TECHNICAL WRITING

A survey of the forms and methods of communication in business, industry, and government: nonformal and formal reports, letters and resumes, proposals. Prerequisite: ENC 1101 or SAT 650+ verbal, SAT II in Writing 590+, ACT 29+, AP 3, IB 4. 19 cap. Readings and 6000 words in forms of technical writing. (C)

ENG 2300: FILM ANALYSIS

Introduction to thinking and writing about the cinema by means of film theory and history. Prerequisite: ENC 1101 or SAT 650+ verbal, SAT II in Writing 590+, ACT 29+, AP 3, IB 4. 19 cap. Readings and 6000 words of writing in essays and short writings. (C,H)

AML 2070: SURVEY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE

Writing critically and creatively about significant writers, forms, and issues in various American cultural time periods and places. Prerequisite: ENC 1101 or SAT 650+ verbal, SAT II in Writing 590+, ACT 29+, AP 3, IB 4. 19 cap. Readings and 6000 words of writing in essays and short writings. (C,H)

AML 2410: ISSUES IN AMERICAN LITERATURE AND CULTURE

Writing critically and creatively about various American literary texts involved with such issues as gender, race, work, mobility, violence, technology. Prerequisite: ENC 1101 or SAT 650+ verbal, SAT II in Writing 590+, ACT 29+, AP 3, IB 4. 19 cap. Readings and 6000 words of writing in essays and short wriings. (C,H)

ENL 2012: SURVEY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE: MEDIEVAL TO 1750

Instruction in critical methods of reading and writing about significant works of the period. Prerequisite: ENC 1101 or SAT 650+ verbal, SAT II in Writing 590+, ACT 29+, AP 3, IB 4. 19 cap. Readings and 6000 words of writing in essays and short writings. (C.H)

ENL 2022: SURVEY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE: 1750 TO THE PRESENT

Instruction in critical methods of reading and writing about significant works of the period. Prerequisite: ENC 1101 or SAT 650+ verbal, SAT II in Writing 590+, ACT 29+, AP 3, IB 4. 30 cap. Readings and 6000 words of writing in essays and short writings. (C,H)

LIT 2110: SURVEY OF WORLD LITERATURE ANCIENT TO RENAISSANCE

Instruction in critical reading of and critical writing about the period’s significant literary forms and themes. Prerequisite: ENC 1101 or SAT 650+verbal, SAT II in Writing 590+, 29+, AP 3, IB 4. 19 cap. Readings and 6000 words of writing in essays and short writings. (C,H,I)

LIT 2120: SURVEY OF WORLD LITERATURE 17TH CENTURY TO MODERN

Instruction in critical reading of and critical writing about the period’s significant literary forms and themes. Prerequisite: ENC 1101 or SAT 650+ verbal SAT II in Writing 590+, ACT 29+, AP 3, IB 4 or dual-enrollment. (C,H,I)

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