School of Languages and Literature Approved Textbook List

The textbook list is meant for faculty use only. Students are discouraged from choosing their textbook from this list and are encouraged to contact their professor for the appropriate textbook for their course.

 

Chinese German
English (Undergraduate) Latin
English (Graduate) Research Writing
French Spanish

 

Chinese

CHIN 1401 - Beginning Chinese I

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #
The Routledge Course in Modern Mandarin Chinese, Textbook Level 1, Simplified Characters Claudia Ross, Baozhang He, Pei-Chia Chen, and Meng Yeh Routledge   2010 978-0415472517
The Routledge Course in Modern Mandarin Chinese, Workbook Level 1, Simplified Characters Claudia Ross, Baozhang He, Pei-Chia Chen, and Meng Yeh Routledge   2010 978-0415472524

 

CHIN 1402 - Beginning Chinese II

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #
The Routledge Course in Modern Mandarin Chinese, Textbook Level 1, Simplified Characters Claudia Ross, Baozhang He, Pei-Chia Chen, and Meng Yeh Routledge   2010 978-0415472517
The Routledge Course in Modern Mandarin Chinese, Workbook Level 1, Simplified Characters Claudia Ross, Baozhang He, Pei-Chia Chen, and Meng Yeh Routledge   2010 978-0415472524

 

CHIN 2301 - Intermediate Chinese I

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #
The Routledge Course in Modern Mandarin Chinese, Textbook Level 2, Simplified Characters Claudia Ross, Baozhang He, Pei-Chia Chen, and Meng Yeh Routledge   2011 978-0415472500
The Routledge Course in Modern Mandarin Chinese, Workbook Level 2, Simplified Characters Claudia Ross, Baozhang He, Pei-Chia Chen, and Meng Yeh Routledge   2011 978-0415472470

 

CHIN 2302 - Intermediate Chinese II

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #
The Routledge Course in Modern Mandarin Chinese, Textbook Level 2, Simplified Characters Claudia Ross, Baozhang He, Pei-Chia Chen, and Meng Yeh Routledge   2011 978-0415472500
The Routledge Course in Modern Mandarin Chinese, Workbook Level 2, Simplified Characters Claudia Ross, Baozhang He, Pei-Chia Chen, and Meng Yeh Routledge   2011 978-0415472470

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ENGLISH (UNDERGRADUATE)

ENGL 1301 - Composition and Rhetoric

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #
How to Write Anything: A Guide and Reference with Readings John J. Ruszkiewicz and Jay T. Dolmage Bedford/St. Martin's 3rd 2014 978-1457667039

 

ENGL 1302 - Composition and Reading

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #
The Norton Introduction to Literature Kelly J. Mays Norton 11th 2012 978-0393913392

 

ENGL 2301 - English Literature

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #
The Norton Anthology of English Literature Stephen Greenblatt, et al. Norton 9th 2013 978-0393919639

 

ENGL 2302 - American Literature

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #
The Norton Anthology of American Literature Nina Baym, et al. Norton 8th 2012 978-0393918854

 

ENGL 2303 - World Literature

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #
The Norton Anthology of World Literature Martin Puchner, et al. Norton 3rd 2012 978-0393919622

 

ENGL 2304 - African Literature

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #
The Norton Introduction to Literature Kelly J. Mays Norton 11th 2012 978-0393913392

 

ENGL 3300 - 19th Century American Literature

This course is only available at Kenya Campus.

ENGL 3301 - Early American Literature

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ENGL 3302 - 20th Century American Literature

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ENGL 3303 - Studies in English

Topics Vary--Contact Academic Dean for approval.

ENGL 3304 - Advanced Grammar

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #
Understanding English Grammar Martha J. Kolln and Robert W. Funk Longman 9th 2011 978-0205209521

 

ENGL 3307 - Creative Writing

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ENGL 3310 - 19th Century British Literature

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ENGL 3311 - 20th Century British Literature

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ENGL 3312 - Studies in the Fantastic

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ENGL 3315 - Young Adult Literature

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #
Essentials of Young Adult Literature Carl M. Tomlinson and Carol M. Lynch-Brown Pearson 2nd 2009 978-0137043149
Contact Academic Dean for approval of other fictional texts.

 

ENGL 3320 - Foundations of Technical Communication

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #
Technical Communication Today Richard Johnson-Sheehan Longman 4th 2011 978-0205171194

 

ENGL 3321 - History of English Language

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ENGL 3330 - Introduction to Film

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ENGL 4301 - British Renaissance and Early 17th Century Literature

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #
The Broadview Anthology of Seventeenth Century Verse & Prose Alan Rudrum, Joseph Black, and Holly F. Nelson Broadview Press   2000 978-1551110530
Paradise Lost John Milton Dover Publications   2005 978-0486442877

 

ENGL 4302 - Restoration and 18th Century British Literature

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #
Eighteenth-Century English Literature Geoffrey Tillotson, Marshall Waingrow, and Paul Fussell Harcourt 1st 1969 978-0155209572

 

ENGL 4303 - Shakespeare

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #
The Necessary Shakespeare David Bevington Longman 3rd 2008 978-0205352167

 

ENGL 4304 - Early Medieval Literature

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ENGL 4305 - Late Medieval Literature

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #
The Consolation of Philosophy Boethius Oxford 1st 2008 978-0199540549
Beowulf: A Prose Translation Nicholas Howe Norton 2nd 1998 978-0393974065
Chaucer's Canterbury Tales: An Interlinear Translation Geoffrey Chaucer; Vincent F. Hopper (Translator) Barron's 3rd 2012 978-1438000138

 

ENGL 4306 - Introduction to Linguistics

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #
How English Works: A Linguistic Introduction Anne Curzan & Michael Adams Longman 3rd 2011 978-0205032280

 

ENGL 4308 - Colonial and Postcolonial Literature

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ENGL 4310 - Major Authors

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ENGL 4311 - Introduction to Literary Theory

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ENGL 4314 - Usage and Style

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #
The Gregg Reference Manual: A Manual of Style, Grammar, Usage and Formatting William A. Sabin McGraw-Hill 11th 2010 978-0073397108

 

ENGL 4330 - Studies in Film

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ENGL 4345 - Teaching English as a Second Language

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #
Strategies for Teaching English Learners Lynne T. Diaz-Rico Pearson 2nd 2007 978-0205566754

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ENGLISH (GRADUATE)

ENGL 5102 - Comprehensive Exam

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ENGL 5301 - Seventeenth-Century Prose and Poetry

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #
The Broadview Anthology of Seventeenth Century Verse & Prose Alan Rudrum, Joseph Black, and Holly F. Nelson Broadview Press   2000 978-1551110530
Paradise Lost John Milton Dover Publications   2005 978-0486442877

 

ENGL 5302 - Eighteenth-Century Prose and Poetry

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #
Eighteenth-Century English Literature Geoffrey Tillotson, Marshall Waingrow, and Paul Fussell Harcourt 1st 1969 978-0155209572

 

ENGL 5303 - Shakespeare

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #
The Necessary Shakespeare David Bevington Longman 3rd 2008 978-0205352167

 

ENGL 5304 - Studies in British Literature

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ENGL 5305 - The Middle Ages

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ENGL 5306 - Sociolinguistics and Discourse Studies

No textbook required.

ENGL 5307 - Literary Theory

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ENGL 5308 - Advanced Literary Research

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #
MLA Handbook for Writers and Research Papers Modern Language Association MLA 7th 2009 978-1603290241
Literary Research Guide James L. Harner MLA 5th 2008 978-0873528085
The Oxford Guide to Library Research* Thomas Mann Oxford 3rd 2005

978-0195189988

*There is a new edition of this text that was published in 2015; we may begin using the newer edition in the future.

ENGL 5309 - Young Adult Literature

Topics Vary--Contact Academic Dean for approval.

ENGL 5310 - Early American Literature

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #
The Norton Anthology of American Literature, Vol. A: Beginnings to 1820 Wayne Franklin, et al. Norton 7th 2007 978-0393927399
The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano: or, Gusstavus Vassa, the African Olaudah Equiano Modern Library   2004 978-0375761157

 

ENGL 5311 - American Romanticism and Realism

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ENGL 5312 - Modern American Literature

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ENGL 5313 - Studies in American Literature

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ENGL 5314 - Usage and Style

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #
The Gregg Reference Manual: A Manual of Style, Grammar, Usage and Formatting William A. Sabin McGraw-Hill 11th 2010 978-0073397108

 

ENGL 5315 - Advanced Creative Writing

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ENGL 5316 - Special Topics in Literature

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ENGL 5317 - Studies in Poetry

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ENGL 5318 - Structures of Language

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ENGL 5345 - Teaching English as a Second Language

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #
Strategies for Teaching English Learners Lynne T. Diaz-Rico Pearson 2nd 2007 978-0205566754

 

ENGL 5346 - Teaching College Composition

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FRENCH

FREN 1401 - Beginning French I

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #
Horizons + Student Activities Manual Joan H. Manley, Stuart Smith, John T. McMinn, and Marc A. Prevost Cengage Learning 5th 2011 978-1111997182

 

FREN 1402 - Beginning French II

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #
Horizons + Student Activities Manual Joan H. Manley, Stuart Smith, John T. McMinn, and Marc A. Prevost Cengage Learning 5th 2011 978-1111997182

 

FREN 2301 - Intermediate French I

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #
Sur le vif Clare Tufts and Hannelore Jarausch Cengage Learning 6th 2013 978-1133311263

 

FREN 2302 - Intermediate French II

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #
Sur le vif Clare Tufts and Hannelore Jarausch Cengage Learning 6th 2013 978-1133311263

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German

GERM 1401 - Beginning German I

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #
Wie geht's? Dieter Sevin, Ingrid Sevin and Beatrix Brockman Cengage Learning 10th 2014 978-1285733609
Student Activities Manual for Wie geht's? Dieter Sevin, Ingrid Sevin and Beatrix Brockman Cengage Learning 10th 2014

978-1285737126

 

GERM 1402 - Beginning German II

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #
Wie geht's? Dieter Sevin, Ingrid Sevin and Beatrix Brockman Cengage Learning 10th 2014 978-1285733609
Student Activities Manual for Wie geht's? Dieter Sevin, Ingrid Sevin and Beatrix Brockman Cengage Learning 10th 2014

978-1285737126

 

GERM 2301 - Intermediate German I

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #
Wie geht's? Dieter Sevin, Ingrid Sevin and Beatrix Brockman Cengage Learning 10th 2014 978-1285733609
Student Activities Manual for Wie geht's? Dieter Sevin, Ingrid Sevin and Beatrix Brockman Cengage Learning 10th 2014

978-1285737126

 

GERM 2302 - Intermediate German II

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GERM 3300 - Advanced Grammar, Composition and Teaching Techniques

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GERM 3301 - The German Novelle

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GERM 3302 - German Drama

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GERM 3304 - Survey of German Literature

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LATIN

LATN 1401 - Beginning Latin I

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #
Wheelock's Latin Richard A. LaFleur Collins 7th 2011 978-0061997228

 

LATN 1402 - Beginning Latin II

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #
Wheelock's Latin Richard A. LaFleur Collins 7th 2011 978-0061997228

 

LATN 2301 - Intermediate Latin I

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #
Wheelock's Latin Richard A. LaFleur Collins 7th 2011 978-0061997228

 

LATN 2302 - Intermediate Latin II

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #
Wheelock's Latin Richard A. LaFleur Collins 7th 2011 978-0061997228

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Research Writing

RSWR 3345 - Research Writing Methods

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #

Writing from Sources

**Preferred Text**

Brenda Spatt Bedford/St. Martin 8th 2010 978-0312602901
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association American Psychological Association APA 6th 2009 978-1433805615
A Writer's Reference Dianna Hacker and Nancy Sommers Bedford/St. Martin 7th 2010 978-0312601430
Perspectives on Contemporary Issues: Reading Across the Disciplines Katherine Anne Ackley Wadsworth 5th 2008

978-1413033977

Writing and Reading Across the Curriculum Laurence M. Behrens and Leonard J. Rosen Longman 11th 2010 978-0205727650
A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations Kate L. Turabian, et al. Univ. of Chicago Press 7th 2007 978-0226823379
The Bedford Researcher Mike Palmquist Bedford/St. Martin 4th 2011 978-0312675127
The Nuts and Bolts of College Writing Michael Harvey Hackett   2003 978-0872205734
The Craft of Research Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, and Joseph M. Williams Univ. of Chicago Press 3rd 2008 978-0226065663

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Spanish

SPAN 1301 - Beginning Spanish I (VIRTUAL CAMPUS ONLY)

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #

Vistas 5e SSPlus(vTxt) + SAM Code (36M)

(Online Learning System E-book Only)

Vista Higher Learning Vista 5th 2016 978-1626806467

 

SPAN 1302 - Beginning Spanish II (VIRTUAL CAMPUS ONLY)

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #

En Linea 3.0 - Online Textbook w/ Access Code

(Online Learning System E-book Only)

-Only for Fall 2015-

Vista Higher Learning Vista   2012 978-1617671180

Vistas 5e SSPlus(vTxt) + SAM Code (36M)

(Online Learning System E-book Only)

-Beginning Winter 2015-

Vista Higher Learning Vista 5th 2016 978-1626806467

 

SPAN 1303 - Beginning Spanish for Law Enforcement

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #

Spanish for Law Enforcement

Patricia Rush and Patricia Houston Prentice Hall 1 2004 978-0131401334
Spanish for Law Enforcement: Workbook Patricia Rush and Patricia Houston Prentice Hall 1 2005 978-0131401631

 

SPAN 1401 - Beginning Spanish I

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #

Panorama Student Edition-Volume 1

+Student Workbook

Vista Higher Learning Vista 4th 2013 978-1617677465

 

SPAN 1402 - Beginning Spanish II

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #

Panorama Student Edition-Volume 1

+Student Workbook

Vista Higher Learning Vista 4th 2013 978-1617677465

 

SPAN 2301 - Intermediate Spanish I

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #

Panorama Student Edition-Volume 2

+Student Workbook

Vista Higher Learning Vista 4th 2013 978-1617678127

 

SPAN 2302 - Intermediate Spanish II

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #

Panorama Student Edition-Volume 2

+Student Workbook

Vista Higher Learning Vista 4th 2013 978-1617678127

 

SPAN 3300 - The Bible in Spanish

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #

Santa Biblia: Version Internacional

         

 

SPAN 3304 - Spanish Culture and Civilization

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #

Civilizacion y cultura de España

Vicente M. Cantarino Prentice Hall 5th 2005 978-0131946385

 

SPAN 3305 - Spanish Conversation

No textbook required.

SPAN 3312 - Introduction to Spanish and Latin-American Literature

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SPAN 3313 - Spanish-American Culture and Civilization

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #

Civilizacion y cultura (Intermediate Spanish)

Lynn A. Sandstedt, Ralph Kite, and John G. Copeland Heinle 10th 2010 978-1439084496

 

SPAN 3315 - Spanish for Law Enforcement

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #

Spanish for Law Enforcement Personnel

William C. Harvey Barron's 2nd 2008 978-0764193651

 

SPAN 3316 - Special Topics in Spanish

Topics Vary--Contact Academic Dean for approval.

SPAN 3322 - Advanced Grammar and Composition I

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SPAN 3323 - Advanced Grammar and Composition II

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SPAN 4302 - Literature of Spain

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #

Momentos cumbres de las literaturas hispánicas

Rodney T. Rodriguez Prentice Hall   2003 978-0131401327

 

SPAN 4305 - Spanish-American Literature

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #

Introduccion a la Literaturea Hispanoamericana

Gladys Varona-Lacey NTC   1997 978-0844276793

 

SPAN 4306 - Methods of Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #

How Languages Are Learned

Patsy M. Lightbown and Nina Spada Oxford 3rd 2006 978-0194422246

 

SPAN 4307 - Latin American Essays

TITLE EDITOR / AUTHOR PUBLISHER ED YEAR ISBN #

Antología Del Ensayo Español, Hispanoamericano Y Puertorriqueño

Juan Escalera Ortiz Editorial Plaza Mayor   2000 978-1563282676

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