English

Degrees and Certificates

Classes

ENG 099 : Introduction to College Writing

This learning support course is a co-requisite English course paired with ENG 101 English Composition.  This course places emphasis on providing students with additional academic and non-cognitive support with the goal of success in the students' paired ENG 101 class.  The material covered or practiced in the ENG 099 course is complementary to and supportive of material taught in ENG 101 and the needs of the ENG 099 student. 

This course does not apply toward the general core requirements for English.

Credits

1

Prerequisites

Appropriate English placement score.

ENG 101 : English Composition I

English Composition I provides instruction and practice in the writing of at least four (4) extended compositions and the development of analytical and critical reading skills and basic reference and documentation skills in the composition process. English Composition I may include instruction and practice in library usage.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

Successful completion of ENR 098; a score of five to eight on the writing section of the ACCUPLACER® test; a score of 18 (17 will require ENG 099 and co-requisite course) or better on the ACT® (or equivalent SAT® score); or, cumulative high school GPA of 2.75 or above with an A, B, or C in English IV.

ENG 102 : English Composition II

English Composition II provides instruction and practice in writing four (4) formal, analytical essays, at least one of which is a research project, using outside sources and/or references effectively and legally. Additionally, the course provides instruction in developing analytical and critical reading skills in the composition process and may include instruction and practice in library use.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

A grade of C or better in ENG 101 or equivalent.

ENG 130 : Technical Report Writing

This course provides instruction in the production of technical and/or scientific reports. Emphasis is placed on research, objectivity, organization, composition, documentation, and presentation of the report. Students will demonstrate the ability to produce a written technical or scientific report by following the prescribed process and format.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENG 101 or equivalent.

ENG 246 : Creative Writing I

This course provides instruction and practice in the writing of critical analysis of imaginative forms of literature. Emphasis is placed on originality in the creative writing process, and this course may include instruction on publishing. Students will compose a significant body of imaginative literature, which may be read by or to the class.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENG 102

ENG 247 : Creative Writing II

A continuation of ENG 246, this course provides instruction and practice in the writing of critical analysis of imaginative forms of literature. Emphasis is placed on originality in the creative writing process, and this course may include instruction on publishing. Students will compose a significant body of imaginative literature, which may be read by or to the class.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENG 246 and/or as required by program.

ENG 248 : Creative Writing III

A continuation of ENG 247, this course provides instruction and practice in the writing of critical analysis of imaginative forms of literature. Emphasis is placed on originality in the creative writing process, and this course may include instruction on publishing. Students will compose a significant body of imaginative literature, which may be read by or to the class.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENG 247 and/or as required by program.

ENG 251 : American Literature I

This course is a survey of American literature from its beginnings to the mid-nineteenth century. Emphasis is placed on representative works and writers of this period and on the literary, cultural, historical, and philosophical forces that shaped these works and that are reflected in them.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENG 102 or equivalent.

ENG 252 : American Literature II

This course is a survey of American literature from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. Emphasis is placed on representative works and writers of this period and on the literary, cultural, historical, and philosophical forces that shaped these works and that are reflected in them.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENG 102 or equivalent.

ENG 261 : English Literature I

This course is a survey of English/British literature from its inception to the end of the eighteenth century. Emphasis is placed on representative works and writers of this period and on the literary, cultural, historical, and philosophical forces that shaped these works and that are reflected in them.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENG 102 or equivalent.

ENG 262 : English Literature II

This course is a survey of English/British literature from the late eighteenth century to the present. Emphasis is placed on representative works and writers of this period and on the literary, cultural, historical, and philosophical forces that shaped these works and that are reflected in them.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENG 102 or equivalent.

ENG 271 : World Literature I

This course is a survey of world literature from its inception to the mid-seventeenth century. Emphasis is placed on representative works and writers of this period and on the literary, cultural, historical, and philosophical forces that shaped these works and that are reflected in them.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENG 102 or equivalent.

ENG 272 : World Literature II

This course is a survey of world literature from the mid-seventeenth century to the present. Emphasis is placed on representative works and writers of this period and on the literary, cultural, historical, and philosophical forces that shaped these works and that are reflected in them.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENG 102 or equivalent.

ENG 297 : African-American Literature

This course is a study of literature produced by representative African Americans from the eighteenth century to the present. The course emphasizes the diversity of themes and techniques found in these works and examines the historical, cultural, literary, and philosophical forces that shaped these works and that are reflected in them. Students will demonstrate the ability to interpret the literature and to relate the works to their historical and literary contexts.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENG 102 or equivalent.

ENG 298 : Special Topics in Language and Literature

This course, which may be repeated for credit so long as the topics differ, permits a student to study with an instructor a topic in English language or in literature. Emphasis is placed on a narrowly focused topic in which the instructor has special expertise, knowledge, or interest. Students will demonstrate through a research paper and/or a literary critique an understanding of the topic.

Credits

2

Prerequisites

Instructor permission.

ENG 299 : Directed Studies in Language and Literature

This course, which may be repeated for credit so long as the topics differ, permits a student to study with an instructor a topic in English language or in literature. Emphasis is placed on a narrowly focused topic in which the instructor has special expertise, knowledge, or interest. Students will demonstrate through a research paper and/or literary critique an understanding of the topic.

Credits

3

ENR 098 : Writing and Reading for College

This course integrates reading and writing skills students need to comprehend and interact with college-level texts and to produce original college-level writing. Reading skills will center on processes for literal and critical comprehension, as well as the development of vocabulary skills. Writing skills will focus on using an effective writing process including generating ideas, drafting, organizing, revising and editing to produce competent essays using standard written English. This course may include a one-hour lab component.

This course does not apply toward the general core requirements for English.

Credits

4