Course Descriptions - English

ENG-002: Transition English

This course provides an opportunity to customize foundational English content in specific areas and will include developing a growth mindset. Topics include developing the academic habits, learning strategies, social skills, and growth mindset necessary to be successful in college-level English. Upon completion, students should be able to build a stronger foundation for success in their gateway level English courses by obtaining skills through a variety of instructional strategies with emphasis placed on the most essential prerequisite knowledge.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:0

ENG-011: Writing and Inquiry Support

This course is designed to support students in the development of skills necessary for success in ENG 111 by complementing, supporting, and reinforcing ENG 111 Student Learning Outcomes. Emphasis is placed on developing a growth mindset, expanding skills for use in active reading and writing processes, recognizing organizational relationships within texts from a variety of genres and formats, and employing appropriate technology when reading and composing texts. Upon completion, students should be able to apply active reading strategies to college-level texts and produce unified, well-developed writing using standard written English.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

ENG-110: Freshman Composition

This course is designed to develop informative and business writing skills. Emphasis is placed on logical organization of writing, including effective introductions and conclusions, precise use of grammar, and appropriate selection and use of sources. Upon completion, students should be able to produce clear, concise, well-organized short papers.

Course Prerequisites:
Take DRE-097(S23642) ENG-002 BSP-4002 or ENG-111(S24022); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

ENG-111: Writing and Inquiry

This course is designed to develop the ability to produce clear writing in a variety of genres and formats using a recursive process. Emphasis includes inquiry, analysis, effective use of rhetorical strategies, thesis development, audience awareness, and revision. Upon completion, students should be able to produce unified, coherent, well-developed essays using standard written English. This course will also introduce students to the skills needed to produce a college-level research essay.

Course Prerequisites:
Take 1 group; Option: Take DRE-098(S23643); Option: Take ENG-002; Option: Take BSP-4002; Take previously. Required.Take 1 group; Option: Take DRE-098(S23643); Option: Take ENG-002; Take previously. Required.Take 1 group; Option: Take DRE-098(S23643); Option: Take ENG-002; From rule RMINP2; Option: Take ENG-011; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

ENG-112: Writing and Research in the Disciplines

This course, the second in a series of two, introduces research techniques, documentation styles, and writing strategies. Emphasis is placed on analyzing information and ideas and incorporating research findings into documented writing and research projects. Upon completion, students should be able to evaluate and synthesize information from primary and secondary sources using documentation appropriate to various disciplines.

Course Prerequisites:
Take ENG-111(S24022); Take previously. Required.Take ENG-111(S24022); Minimum grade C; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

ENG-113: Literature-Based Research

This course, the second in a series of two, expands the concepts developed in ENG 111 by focusing on writing that involves literature-based research and documentation. Emphasis is placed on critical reading and thinking and the analysis and interpretation of prose, poetry, and drama: plot, characterization, theme, cultural context, etc. Upon completion, students should be able to construct mechanically-sound, documented essays and research papers that analyze and respond to literary works. This course may include a variety of critical approaches.

Course Prerequisites:
Take ENG-111(S13673); Take previously. Required.Take ENG-111(S13673); Minimum grade C; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

ENG-114: Professional Research & Reporting

This course, the second in a series of two, is designed to teach professional communication skills. Emphasis is placed on research, listening, critical reading and thinking, analysis, interpretation, and design used in oral and written presentations. Upon completion, students should be able to work individually and collaboratively to produce well-designed business and professional written and oral presentations. The student will be able to research a targeted company, write a letter of application and resume for a specific job as well as demonstrate the ability to present competently his or her qualifications in a job interview.

Course Prerequisites:
Take ENG-111(S13673); Take previously. Required.Take ENG-111(S13673); Minimum grade C; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

ENG-125: Creative Writing I

This course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to practice the art of creative writing. Emphasis is placed on writing, fiction, poetry, and sketches. Upon completion, students should be able to craft and critique their own writing and critique the writing of others.

Course Prerequisites:
Take ENG-111(S13673); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

ENG-231: American Literature I

This course covers selected works in American literature from its beginnings to 1865. Emphasis is placed on historical background, cultural context, and literary analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and interpret literary works in their historical and cultural contexts.

Course Prerequisites:
Take ENG-112(S24024) ENG-113 or ENG-114(S13706); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

ENG-232: American Literature II

This course covers selected works in American literature from 1865 to the present. Emphasis is placed on historical background, cultural context, and literary analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and interpret literary works in their historical and cultural contexts.

Course Prerequisites:
Take ENG-112(S24024) ENG-113 or ENG-114(S13706); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

ENG-241: British Literature I

This course covers selected works in British literature from its beginnings to the Romantic Period. Emphasis is placed on historical background, cultural context, and literary analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and respond to literary works in their historical and cultural contexts.

Course Prerequisites:
Take ENG-112(S24024) ENG-113 or ENG-114(S13706); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

ENG-242: British Literature II

This course covers selected works in British literature from the Romantic Period to the present. Emphasis is placed on historical background, cultural context, and literary analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and respond to literary works in their historical and cultural contexts.

Course Prerequisites:
Take ENG-112(S13681) ENG-113 or ENG-114(S13706); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

ENG-261: World Literature I

This course introduces selected works from the Pacific, Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas from their literary beginnings through the seventeenth century. Emphasis is placed on historical background, cultural context, and literary analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and respond to selected works.

Course Prerequisites:
Take ENG-112(S13681) ENG-113 or ENG-114(S13706); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

ENG-262: World Literature II

This course introduces selected works from the Pacific, Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas from the eighteenth century to the present. Emphasis is placed on historical background, cultural context, and literary analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and respond to selected works.

Course Prerequisites:
Take ENG-112(S13681) ENG-113 or ENG-114(S13706); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0