Class Descriptions

ENG-001: English Skills Support

This course is designed to supplement the skills introduced in ENG-111 with emphasis placed on the editing and revision components of the writing process. Topics include concepts, skills, writing in a variety of genres and formats using a recursive process, and effective use of rhetorical strategies, with emphasis placed on the editing and revision components of the writing process. Upon completion, students should be able to produce unified, coherent, well-developed essays using standard written English.

Course Prerequisites:
Take 1 group; Option: Take ENG-090 RED-090; Option: Take ENG-095; Option: Take DRE-098(S23643); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:1
Class Credits:0
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 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; Take previously. Required.Take 1 group; Option: Take DRE-098(S23643); Option: Take ENG-090 RED-090; Option: Take ENG-095; Take previously. 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-116: Technical Report Writing

This course, the second in a series of two, introduces layout and design of technical reports used in business and industry. Emphasis is placed on audience analysis, data collection and analysis, technical writing style and organization, oral presentation of technical data, and the appropriate use of graphics in written and oral presentations. Upon completion, students should be able to produce written and oral reports using a variety of technical communication models.

Course Prerequisites:
Take ENG-110(S13348) or ENG-111(S13673); 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
 

HUM-110: Technology and Society

This course considers technological change from historical, artistic, and philosophical perspectives and its effect on human needs and concerns. Emphasis is placed on the causes and consequences of technological change. Upon completion, students should be able to critically evaluate the implications of technology.

Course Prerequisites:
Take 1 group; Option: Take ENG-090 RED-090; Option: Take ENG-111(S13673); Option: Take DRE-098(S23643); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0
 

HUM-115: Critical Thinking

This course introduces the use of critical thinking skills in the context of human conflict. Emphasis is placed on evaluating information, problem solving, approaching cross-cultural perspectives, and resolving controversies and dilemmas. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate orally and in writing the use of critical thinking skills in the analysis of appropriate texts. Students will also explore the parameters of selected ethical issues.

Course Prerequisites:
Take DRE-098(S23643) ENG-002 or ENG-111(S24022); Take previously. Required.Take 1 group; Option: Take ENG-090 RED-090; Option: Take ENG-111(S24022); Option: Take DRE-098(S23643); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0
 

HUM-121: The Nature of America

This course provides an interdisciplinary survey of the American cultural, social, and political experience. Emphasis is placed on the multicultural character of American society, distinctive qualities of various regions, and the American political system. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant cultural, social, and political aspects of American life.

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

HUM-130: Myth in Human Culture

This course provides an in-depth study of myths and legends. Topics include the varied sources of myths and their influence on the individual and society within diverse cultural contexts. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a general familiarity with myths and a broad-based understanding of the influence of myths and legends on modern culture.

Course Prerequisites:
Take 1 group; Option: Take RED-090 ENG-090; Option: Take ENG-111(S13673); Option: Take DRE-098(S23643); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0
 

HUM-160: Introduction to Film

This course introduces the fundamental elements of film artistry and production. Topics include film styles, history, and production techniques, as well as the social values reflected in film art. Upon completion, students should be able to critically analyze the elements covered in relation to selected films.

Course Prerequisites:
Take ENG-111(S13673); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0
 

HUM-161: Advanced Film Studies

This course provides an advanced study of film art and production, building on skills learned in HUM 160. Topics include advanced film production techniques, film genres, examination of master directors' styles, and the relation of film to culture. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and critically analyze advanced elements of film production.

Course Prerequisites:
Take HUM-160(S16395); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0
 

HUM-220: Human Values and Meaning

This course presents some major dimensions of human experience as reflected in art, music, literature, philosophy, and history. Topics include the search for identity, the quest for knowledge, the need for love, the individual and society, and the meaning of life. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize interdisciplinary connections and distinguish between open and closed questions and between narrative and scientific models of understanding.

Course Prerequisites:
Take ENG-111(S13673); Take previously. Required.Invalid block level for block "L57553" Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0
 

HUM-230: Leadership Development

This course explores the theories and techniques of leadership and group process. Emphasis is placed on leadership styles, theories of group dynamics, and the moral and ethical responsibilities of leadership. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and analyze a personal philosophy and style of leadership and integrate these concepts in various practical situations.

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

JOU-110: Introduction to Journalism

This course presents a study of journalistic news, feature, and sports writing. Emphasis is placed on basic news writing techniques and on related legal and ethical issues. Upon completion, students should be able to gather, write, and edit news, feature, and sports articles.

Course Prerequisites:
Take 1 group; Option: Take RED-090 ENG-090; Option: Take ENG-111(S13673); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0