Fall 2013 EH Course Descriptions - page 1

EH 102: Seminar in Critical Thinking and Writing
Various professors and times.
A seminar on college-level writing and critical inquiry. The course emphasizes clear and
engaging prose, persuasive reasoning, various rhetorical strategies, research documentation, and
standard English grammar and mechanics.
EH 160-ES: America in the 1960s
Cowan, MWF 11:00-12:00
In this Explorations Seminar, you will immerse yourselves in the culture of the 1960s,
particularly through literature, film, and music, but also through historical analyses and political
documents of the time. Throughout the term, we will consider the legacy of that decade by
trying to identify ways in which it is still with us today. In order to initiate you into college life--
that is, being a member of an intellectual community--this course emphasizes peer teaching,
cooperative learning, and interdisciplinary analysis.
EH 200: Introduction to Literature
Klein, TTH 9:30-10:50
Critical approaches to poetry, short stories, and drama.
EH 204: Writing for the Media
Brock, WF 9:30-10:50
A survey of writing styles and techniques appropriate for news writing, public affairs reporting,
and feature articles for print, broadcast, and Internet media.
EH 205-B: Introduction to Creative Writing
Ullrich, TTH 2:00-3:20
Beginning work in creative writing in several genres, including fiction, poetry and either drama
or creative nonfiction. Using a combination of in-class exercises, readings, and workshops, the
course introduces students to the fundamentals of creating, reading, and evaluating short pieces
of creative writing.
EH 208: Intermediate Writing
Section A: Ashe, TTH 9:30-10:50
Section B: Stitt, MW 11:00-12:20
The development of intensive analytical skills, precise and extensive vocabulary, and
consciousness of style.
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