University Catalog 
    Mar 18, 2018  
University Catalog

Course Descriptions

Courses at Furman are typically identified by codes separated into three distinct parts. The first segment designates the academic subject of the course, the second component relates to the level of instruction, and the final element (when displayed) assists with the identification of the meeting times and location for individual course sections.

Credit bearing undergraduate courses typically are numbered between 100 and 599, graduate instruction is typically numbered between 600 and 999, while zero credit experiences frequently have numbers between 001 and 099. Undergraduates can further expect courses numbers to reflect:

100-299 introductory courses, geared to freshmen and sophomores
300-499 advanced courses, designed for majors and other students with appropriate background and/or prerequisites
500-599 individualized instruction, including internships, research, independent study, and music performance studies

Literacy Education

   •  EDRD-966 Advanced Assessment of Reading and Writing Practicum

School and Educational Leadership

   •  EDSL-718 Organization and Control of American Schools
   •  EDSL-719 Leadership in Educational Organizations
   •  EDSL-727 Strategic Planning and Thinking in Education
   •  EDSL-730 Designing and Implementing Curriculum
   •  EDSL-780 Issues in Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment in Schools
   •  EDSL-823 School Finance
   •  EDSL-825 Schools and the Law
   •  EDSL-840 Supervison and Instructional Leadership
   •  EDSL-849 The Principalship
   •  EDSL-851 Interpersonal and Group Relations
   •  EDSL-852 Data Analysis for Educational Leadership
   •  EDSL-853 School Personnel Administration
   •  EDSL-854 Leadership for Social Justice
   •  EDSL-855 Leading School Renewal
   •  EDSL-856 School Facilities Planning
   •  EDSL-858 Evaluation of School Programs and Personnel
   •  EDSL-859 The Superintendency
   •  EDSL-879 Advanced Seminar in Educational Leadership and Research: Topics in Finance, Law and Policy
   •  EDSL-971E Internship in Elementary School Administration
   •  EDSL-971S Internship in Secondary School Administration
   •  EDSL-972E Internship in Elementary School Administration
   •  EDSL-972S Internship in Secondary School Administration
   •  EDSL-975 Internship in the Superintendency & District Administration
   •  EDSL-976 Internship in the Superintendency & District Administration

Special Topics in Education

   •  EDSP-650 International Perspectives on Public Education
   •  EDSP-670 Topics in Music Education Grades 7-12
   •  EDSP-671 Astronomy: Solar System
   •  EDSP-672 Physics for Teachers
   •  EDSP-673 Models of Teaching
   •  EDSP-674 Teaching About Asia
   •  EDSP-675 Curriculum and Instruction for Gifted a nd Talented Students
   •  EDSP-676 Nature and Needs of Gifted and Talented Students
   •  EDSP-677 Best Practices for Teaching Math in the Elementary Schools
   •  EDSP-678 Curriculum and Advanced Methods of Teach ing Grades 7-12
   •  EDSP-679 Technology Literacy for Teachers Grades 7-12

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

   •  EDOL-621 Sociolinguistics for English Language Learners
   •  EDOL-640 Teaching English Language Learners
   •  EDOL-641 Reading and Writing for English Language Learners Pk-12
   •  EDOL-720 Linguistic and Cultural Diversity in Education
   •  EDOL-723 Bilingual Special Education
   •  EDOL-742 Testing & Assessment of English Language Learners
   •  EDOL-743 Content Modification for English Language Learners
   •  EDOL-961 Teaching English Language Learners Practicum


   •  ENG-111 Texts and Meaning
   •  ENG-150 Interpretive Strategies
   •  ENG-172 Gothic Creatures
   •  ENG-200 Introduction to Creative Writing
   •  ENG-210 Advanced Composition
   •  ENG-211 Professional Communication
   •  ENG-212 Journalism Principles and Practice
   •  ENG-213 Investigative Reporting
   •  ENG-214 Immersion Journalism: Reading as Writers
   •  ENG-215 Writing for Film and Television
   •  ENG-220 Writing Poems
   •  ENG-221 Writing Fiction
   •  ENG-223 Writing Nonfiction
   •  ENG-225 Writing with Writers
   •  ENG-227 Making Comics: Form and Craft = Product
   •  ENG-239 Art of Travel Writing
   •  ENG-242 Literature and the Environment
   •  ENG-243 Fantasy and Science Fiction
   •  ENG-251 Medieval Arthurian Literature
   •  ENG-253 Altered States in Victorian Literature
   •  ENG-301 Late 14th Century English Literature
   •  ENG-302 Literature of Early Modern Britain
   •  ENG-303 Early Modern Drama
   •  ENG-304 English Literature of Restoration and 18th Century
   •  ENG-305 British Romantic Literature
   •  ENG-306 Victorian Literature and Culture
   •  ENG-307 Literature Before Print
   •  ENG-308 Renaissance Epic
   •  ENG-309 Nature in South Asian Literature
   •  ENG-310 Studies in Fictional Histories
   •  ENG-311 Early American Literature
   •  ENG-312 Emerson to Dickinson
   •  ENG-320 Eighteenth Century Novel
   •  ENG-321 Victorian Novel
   •  ENG-322 Modern British Novel
   •  ENG-323 Global Novel Since 1960
   •  ENG-325 Global Issues in Literature
   •  ENG-331 American Novel to World War I
   •  ENG-332 American Novel Since World War I
   •  ENG-340 Early Modern Drama
   •  ENG-342 Drama in London
   •  ENG-343 Drama at Stratford-upon-Avon
   •  ENG-345 Travel Study in the British Isles
   •  ENG-351 Modern Poetry
   •  ENG-352 Experimental Poetries
   •  ENG-355 Religious Poetry in English
   •  ENG-361 History of English Language
   •  ENG-362 English Language: How It Works
   •  ENG-365 Revolution and Reaction
   •  ENG-367 South Asian Travel Writing
   •  ENG-368 Film and Visual Culture in South Asia
   •  ENG-369 Gender in South Asian Literature and Film
   •  ENG-371 Mystery and Detective Fiction
   •  ENG-372 Studies in Short Fiction
   •  ENG-373 Medical and Scientific Culture in Film
   •  ENG-374 Stardom and Identity

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