Many of the courses offered by the English Department are on a predictable rotation.  If you are looking for a particular course and want to know when it may be offered, please review the list below.  For a list of all our courses and their descriptions, refer to the University Catalog.  If you cannot find the information you are looking for, email us at EnglishDept@umich.edu.

Writing Courses

ENG 111
College Rhetoric
Offered most terms
ENG 112
Critical Writing and Reading
Offered most terms
ENG 252
Advanced Composition
Offered rarely
ENG 296
Introduction to Creative Writing
Offered most FALL & WINTER terms, periodically in SPRING & SUMMER
ENG 298
Topics in Writing
Periodically offered in SPRING & SUMMER
ENG 305
Career Prep in the Liberal Arts
Offered rarely
ENG 336
History and Principles of Rhetoric
Offered most FALL terms
ENG 338/COM 338
Communications in Business
Offered most terms
ENG 340
Introduction to Composition Theory
Offered most WINTER terms
ENG 345
Technical Writing
Offered most WINTER terms
ENG 354
Public and Professional Writing
Offered most FALL terms
ENG 363/ENG 563
Seminar in Collaborative Writing Theory & Practice
Offered most FALL terms
ENG 392
Advanced Creative Writing: Fiction
Offered most FALL terms
ENG 393
Advanced Poetry
Offered rarely
ENG 561
Topics in Publishing
Offered every other Winter
ENG 562
Creative Writing Workshop
Periodically offered in Fall
ENG 566
Teaching College Composition
Offered every other Fall
ENG 567
Survey of Modern Composition Theory
Offered every other Winter

Literature Courses

ENG 155
Reading Graphic Novel/Comics
Offered most WINTER terms
ENG 156
Reading Sci-Fi and Fantasy
Offered most FALL terms
ENG 157
Reading Crime Fiction
Offered most WINTER terms
ENG 202
Intro to Fiction
Offered most FALL & WINTER terms
ENG 205 or
ENG 206
The Bible as Literature: The Hebrew Bible/Old Testament
The Bible as Literature: The New Testament and Lost Gospels
One of these courses will be
offered most FALL terms
ENG 207
Greek and Roman Classical Literature
Offered most WINTER terms
ENG 208
Intro to Poetry
Offered most FALL terms
ENG 209
African Literature
Offered most FALL terms
ENG 213 or 
ENG 215
American Ethnic Literature
African American Literature
One of these courses will be offered most FALL & WINTER terms
ENG 241
Introduction to Literary Analysis
Offered most FALL & WINTER terms
ENG 393
Advanced Poetry
Offered rarely
Course
Number
Varies
Literature before 1900
American Literature after 1900
British Literature before 1800
British Literature after 1800
Cross-Cultural Perspectives in Literature
There will be at least one course offered in each of these areas each year.

Linguistics Courses

LIN 150 or
LIN 151
Taboo language
#HowWeTalkNow
One course offered each year
LIN 200
Introduction to Linguistics
Offered Fall & Winter terms
LIN 244
Structure of English
Offered Fall & Winter terms
LIN 346
Linguistics Analysis
Offered rarely
LIN 447/ENG 447/ENG 549
History of English Language
Offered every other Fall
LIN 507
Discourse Analysis
Offered rarely
LIN 508
Language & Human Nature
Offered rarely
LIN 509
American English
Offered rarely
LIN 520
Linguistics for Teachers
Offered most Fall terms
LIN 521
First Language Acquisition
Offered rarely
TEL 313
Second Language Acquisition
Offered rarely
TEL 410
TESOL seminar/practicum
Offered rarely
Course Number Varies
Sociolinguistics
One course offered each year
Course Number Varies
Psycholinguistics
One course offered each year

TCP Courses (outside of English)

SEC 347
Teaching English in Middle and Secondary Schools
Offered most FALL terms
SEC 446
Writing for Middle and Secondary School Teachers
Offered most WINTER terms