English (ENG)

English

Course Information Cr Hrs
ENG-040 Introduction to Writing

English 040 prepares the student to enter English 050 by developing introductory writing skills including structuring essays, developing paragraphs, and recognizing that audience and purpose affect texts. Students will progress from single-paragraph writing to multi-paragraph essays. Students will be required to participate in coursework, the Writing Proficiency, and a standardized final exam. Students enrolled in English 040 must successfully complete the exit process with a grade of NC or higher in order to take English 050 or qualify for further placement.

3-3-0
ENG-041 Introduction to Composition I for ESL

English 041 prepares the student to enter English 051 by focusing on the foundations of composition and by progressing from sentences to mult i-paragraph writ ing assignments. Students review writing basics and develop writ ing skills through application and practice within the context of single- and multi-paragraph texts and other writing assignments. Students will practice listening and speaking skills in class discussions and assignments. Students enrol led in English 041 must complete the course with a grade of NC or higher in order to take English 051.

3-3-0
ENG-050 Foundations of College WritingEnglish 050 prepares the student to enter English 101 by developing skills necessary for college-level writing including adapting texts to affect an audience and accomplish a purpose, developing essays, and introducing beginning concepts of research and documentation. Students will progress from multi - paragraph writing assignments to more complex compositions. Students will be required to participate in coursework, the Writing Proficiency, and a standardized final exam. Students enrolled in English 050 must successfully complete the exit process with a grade of NC or higher in order to take English 101.  Prerequisite: Grade of NC or better in ENG 040, or satisfactory score on the English placement assessment. 3-3-0
ENG-051 Introduction to Composition II for ESL

English 051 for ESL students prepares the student to enter English speaking college level classes by focusing on skills necessary for college-level comprehension and composition, including knowledge of audience and purpose, paragraph and essay development, and beginning concepts of research and documentat ion. This course includes an integrated study of English grammar, comprehension, communication and composit ion. Students will progress from mult i-paragraph writ ing assignments to larger compositions. English 051 classes will require at least four major assignments, including three writing assignments (ranging in lengths from 1-5 pages per assignment) and a course final. Students enrol led in English 051 must successfully complete the course with a grade of NC or higher and an appropriate score on the COMPASS in order to take English 101.

3-3-0
ENG-101 Composition I

English 101 introduces students to college-level writing and thinking through personal narrative, analytical, and research-supported writing. The processes of critical thinking, composing, revising, and editing are emphasized.  Students will learn basic research skills and documentation techniques.

 Prerequisite: Grade of NC or better in ENG 050 or satisfactory score on English placement assessment.
3-3-0
ENG-102 Composition II

This course continues the process of learning to write clear, concise, effective prose that was started in Composition I. Students will incorporate the fundamentals of sound research and documentation techniques to a variety of rhetorical situations.

 Prerequisite: ENG 101.
3-3-0
ENG-150 Technical Writing

This course emphasizes developing the studentís ability to write clearly, concisely and accurately. Students will practice collecting, analyzing, interpreting and presenting information in a variety of technical documents used in professional settings while using proper research and documentation techniques, sound visual design principles and effective writing styles suitable for a specific communicative context. Throughout, emphasis will be placed on honing skills in audience analysis, analytical reading, critical thinking, research methods and clear writing.

 Prerequisite: ENG 101.
3-3-0
ENG-180 Introduction to Literature

In this course, students read a wide selection of literary works from a variety of different cultures and times. The primary characteristics of fiction, poetry, and drama will be introduced, as students analyze the impact of social, cultural, linguistic and historical circumstances upon the literary imagination.

 Prerequisite: ENG 101 or concurrent enrollment.
3-3-0
ENG-195 Selected Topics in Literature

In this course, students read a narrow selection of literary works from a specific author, culture, era or region. The emphasis is on reading for understanding and enjoyment. Course can be repeated up to three times for credit, provided the topic is different each time.

 Prerequisite: ENG 101 or concurrent enrollment.
1-1-0
ENG-210 Creative Writing - Short Story

This course is an introduction to the theory, technique, and terminology of short story writing and practical experience in writing in the form.

 Prerequisite: ENG 101.
3-3-0
ENG-215 Creative Writing - Poetry

This course provides an introduction to the theory, technique, and terminology of poetry writing and practical experience in writing in the form.

 Prerequisite: ENG 101.
3-3-0
ENG-220 American Literature I: Beginnings - 1870

Students in English 220 will read and discuss major works of American nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and drama written before 1870.  The impact of the historic and cultural environment upon the literature will be considered as students read for both critical analysis and appreciation.

 Prerequisites: ENG 101 and ENG 102.
3-3-0
ENG-225 American Literature II: 1870 - Present

Students in English 225 will read and discuss major works of american nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and drama written since 1840.  The impact of the historic and cultural environment upon the literature will be considered as students read for both critical analysis and appreciation.

 Prerequisites: ENG 101 and ENG 102.
3-3-0
ENG-240 British Literature I: Beginnings - 1790

Students in English 240 will read and discuss major works of British nonfiction, fiction, poetry and drama written before 1790. The impact of the historic and cultural environment upon the literature will be considered as students read for both critical analysis and appreciation.

 Prerequisites: ENG 101 and ENG 102.
3-3-0
ENG-245 British Literature II: 1790 - Present

Students in English 245 will read and discuss major works of British nonfiction, fiction, poetry and drama written since 1790. The impact of the historic and cultural environment upon the literature will be considered as students read for both critical analysis and appreciation.

 Prerequisites: ENG 101 and ENG 102.
3-3-0
ENG-250 Childrenís Literature

This course is an examination of literature suitable for preschool through elementary grades, including its development, its writing and publication, storytelling methods and criteria for selection and evaluation.

 Prerequisite: ENG 101.
3-3-0
ENG-260 Survey of World Literature I

Students in English 260 will read and discuss a wide selection of the greatest literary works ever written, from the beginnings to 1600.  The impact of the historic and cultural environment upon the literature will be considered as students read for both critical analysis and appreciation.

 Prerequisite: ENG 101 or concurrent enrollment.
3-3-0
ENG-265 Survey of World Literature II

Students in English 265 will read and discuss a wide selection of the greatest literary works ever written, from 1600 to the present.  The impact of the historic and cultural environment upon the literature will be considered as students read for both critical analysis and appreciation.

 Prerequisite: ENG 101 or concurrent enrollment.
3-3-0