Lec. 3. Credit 3. Prerequisite: ENGL 1010 and ENGL 1020 and one course from among ENGL 2130, ENGL 2235, and ENGL 2330 are prerequisites for all upper division courses. The prerequisite for upper-division courses of ENGL 2130 or ENGL 2235 or ENGL 2330 is waived for ENGL and SEEN majors. This class will examine American English from multiple cultural and linguistic angles and allow the students to develop their own understanding of how the language around them shapes their lives.