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ENG 2 - Spelling and Vocabulary Study
Helps students to improve spelling and develop vocabulary. Reviews common spelling patterns. Familiarizes the student with basic prefixes, suffixes, root words, and other word formations. Teaches effective use of the dictionary and thesaurus. Stresses recognizing words in reading context and using them effectively in writing.
Variable hours per week.
1-6 credits
ENG 95 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
ENG 98 - Seminar and Project
Requires completion of a project or research report related to the student's occupational objectives and a study of approaches to the selection and pursuit of career opportunities in the field.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
ENG 99 - Supervised Study
Assigns problems for independent study incorporating previous instruction and supervised by the instructor.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
ENG 100 - Basic Occupational Communication
Develops ability to communicate in occupational situations. Involves writing, reading, speaking, and listening. Builds practical skills such as handling customer complaints, writing various types of letters, and preparing for a job interview. (Intended for certificate and diploma students.)
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
ENG 101 - Practical Writing I
Develops writing ability for study, work, and other areas of life with emphasis on occupational correspondence and reports. Guides students in learning writing as a process: understanding audience and purpose, exploring ideas and information, composing, revising, and editing. Supports writing by integrating experiences in thinking, reading, listening, and speaking. Part I of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
ENG 102 - Practical Writing II
Develops writing ability for study, work, and other areas of life with emphasis on occupational correspondence and reports. Guides students in learning writing as a process: understanding audience and purpose, exploring ideas and information, composing, revising, and editing. Supports writing by integrating experiences in thinking, reading, listening, and speaking. Part II of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
ENG 107 - Critical Reading
Helps students refine their reading processes. Emphasizes applying and synthesizing ideas. Includes ways to detect organization, make inferences, draw conclusions, evaluate generalizations, recognize differences between facts and opinions, and other advanced comprehension, strategies. May include comprehensive library skills.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
ENG 108 - Critical Reading and Study Skills
Helps students improve their reading and learning processes. Includes advanced comprehension strategies and study skills such as time management, note-taking, studying from textbooks and other reading materials, taking examinations, and using the library.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
ENG 111 - College Composition I
Introduces and prepares students to the critical processes and fundamentals of writing in academic and professional contexts. Teaches the use of print and digital technologies to promote inquiry. Requires the production of a variety of academic texts, totaling at least 4500 words (15 pages typed) of polished writing. This course requires proficiency in using word processing and learning management software. This is a Passport Transfer course.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
ENG 111 Detailed Outline
ENG 112 - College Composition II
Further develops students' ability to write for academic and professional contexts with increased emphasis on argumentation and research. Requires students to evaluate, integrate, and document print and digital sources to produce a range of academic and multimodal texts, culminating in a fully documented research paper. This course requires proficiency in using word processing and learning management software.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ENG 111
3 credits
ENG 112 Detailed Outline
ENG 113 - Technical-Professional Writing
Develops ability in technical writing through extensive practice in composing technical reports and technical documents. Guides students in achieving voice, tone, style, and content in formatting, editing, and graphics. Introduces students to technical discourse through selected readings. Provides instruction and practice in basic principles of oral communication/presentation.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ENG 111
3 credits
ENG 113 Detailed Outline
ENG 114 - Scientific Writing
Develops rhetorical expertise in the conventions of scientific argumentation and writing through reading scientific literature and composing scientific writings. Introduces plain style and common genres of scientific writing. Develops the ability to communicate scientific knowledge to diverse audiences. Guides the student in achieving typical voice, tone, style, audience, and content in formatting, editing, and graphics.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisites: ENG 111 or its equivalent
3 credits
ENG 114 Detailed Outline
ENG 115 - Technical Writing
Develops ability in technical writing through extensive practice in composing technical reports and other documents. Guides students in achieving voice, tone, style, and content in formatting, editing, and graphics. Introduces students to technical discourse through selected reading.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
ENG 116 - Writing for Business
Develops ability in business writing through extensive practice in composing business correspondence and other documents. Guides students in achieving voice, tone, style, and content appropriate to a specific audience and purpose. Includes instruction in formatting and editing. Introduces students to business discourse through selected readings.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
ENG 121 - Introduction to Journalism I
Introduces students to all news media, especially news gathering and preparation for print. Part I of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ENG 111 OR 112 or divisional approval.
3 credits
ENG 122 - Introduction to Journalism II
Introduces students to all news media, especially news gathering and preparation for print. Part II of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ENG 111 OR 112 or divisional approval.
3 credits
ENG 131 - Technical Report Writing I
Offers a review of organizational skills including paragraph writing and basic forms of technical communications, various forms of business correspondence, and basic procedures for research writing. Includes instruction and practice in oral communication skills.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
ENG 135 - Applied Grammar
Develops ability to edit and proofread correspondence and other documents typically produced in business and industry. Instructs the student in applying conventions of grammar, usage, punctuation, spelling, and mechanics.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ENG 134 or divisional approval.
3 credits
ENG 137 - Communication Processes I
Covers content, form, and procedures for research writings, which may include reports, articles, summaries, essays and correspondence. Stresses editing, proofreading skills, sentence structure, and paragraph development. Offers instruction and practice in oral communication skills. May use reading selections for discussions and writing assignments. Part I of II.
Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
3-4 credits
ENG 138 - Communication Processes II
Covers content, form, and procedures for research writings, which may include reports, articles, summaries, essays and correspondence. Stresses editing, proofreading skills, sentence structure, and paragraph development. Offers instruction and practice in oral communication skills. May use reading selections for discussions and writing assignments. Part II of II.
Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
3-4 credits
ENG 193 - Studies In
Covers new content not covered in existing courses in the discipline. Allows instructor to explore content and instructional methods to assess the course's viability as a permanent offering.
Variable hours per week.
1-5 credits
ENG 195 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
ENG 198 - Seminar and Project
Requires completion of a project or research report related to the student's occupational objectives and a study of approaches to the selection and pursuit of career opportunities in the field.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
ENG 199 - Supervised Study
Assigns problems for independent study incorporating previous instruction and supervised by the instructor.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
ENG 200 - Introduction to Linguistics
Introduces the scientific study of language. Focuses on brain and language, phonetics, morphology, syntax, first and second language and society, and language in social contexts.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
ENG 210 - Advanced Composition
Helps students refine skills in writing non-fiction prose. Guides development of individual voice and style. Introduces procedures for publication.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ENG 112 or divisional approval.
3 credits
ENG 211 - Creative Writing I
Introduces the student to the fundamentals of writing imaginatively. Students write in forms to be selected from poetry, fiction, drama, and essays. Part I of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ENG 112 or divisional approval.
3 credits
ENG 212 - Creative Writing II
Introduces the student to the fundamentals of writing imaginatively. Students write in forms to be selected from poetry, fiction, drama, and essays. Part II of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ENG 112 or divisional approval.
3 credits
ENG 215 - Creative Writing - Fiction I
Introduces the fundamentals and techniques of writing short and long fiction. Part I of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
ENG 216 - Creative Writing - Fiction II
Introduces the fundamentals and techniques of writing short and long fiction. Part II of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
ENG 217 - Creative Writing - Poetry I
Introduces the fundamentals and techniques of writing poetry. Part I of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
ENG 219 - Creative Writing - Drama
Introduces the fundamentals and techniques of writing plays.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
ENG 221 - Advanced Journalism I
Provides instruction in news and feature writing and other aspects of journalism. Part I of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ENG 122.
3 credits
ENG 222 - Advanced Journalism II
Provides instruction in news and feature writing and other aspects of journalism. Part II of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ENG 122.
3 credits
ENG 236 - Introduction to the Short Story
Examines selected short stories emphasizing the history of the genre. Involves critical reading and writing.
Lecture 3 hours.
Prerequisite: ENG 112 or divisional approval.
3 credits
ENG 237 - Introduction to Poetry
Examines selected poetry, emphasizing the history of the genre. Involves critical reading and writing.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ENG 112 or divisional approval.
3 credits
ENG 241 - Survey of American Literature I
Examines American literary works from colonial times to the present, emphasizing the ideas and characteristics of our national literature. Involves critical reading and writing. Part I of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ENG 112 or divisional approval.
3 credits
ENG 242 - Survey of American Literature II
Examines American literary works from colonial times to the present, emphasizing the ideas and characteristics of our national literature. Involves critical reading and writing.Part II of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ENG 112 or divisional approval.
3 credits
ENG 243 - Survey of English Literature I
Studies major English works from the Anglo-Saxon period to the present, emphasizing ideas and characteristics of the British literary tradition. Involves critical reading and writing. Part I of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ENG 112 or divisional approval.
3 credits
ENG 244 - Survey of English Literature II
Studies major English works from the Anglo-Saxon period to the present, emphasizing ideas and characteristics of the British literary tradition. Involves critical reading and writing. Part II of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ENG 112 or divisional approval.
3 credits
ENG 245 - British Literature
Examines British literary traditions and texts from diverse time periods, genres, and authors. Develops critical thinking and interpretive skills through close reading, discussion, and analysis of literary texts in their historical, cultural, social, and/or literary contexts
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisites: ENG 112, ENG 113, or departmental approval,
3 credits
ENG 245 Detailed Outline
ENG 246 - American Literature
Examines American literary traditions and texts from diverse time periods, genres, and authors. Analyzes literary works within their historical, cultural, social, and/or literary contexts. Emphasizes skills of close reading. Develops critical thinking and interpretive skills through discussion, interpretation, and analysis of these texts.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisites: ENG 112, ENG 113, or departmental approval.
3 credits
ENG 246 Detailed Outline
ENG 247 - Survey of Popular Culture
Analyzes familiar aspects of American culture, as seen through popular literature, with additional emphasis on television, film, and popular art.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ENG 112 or divisional approval.
3 credits
ENG 250 - Children's Literature
Examines the history and development of children's literature of diverse genres, time periods, and authors. Focuses on analysis of texts for literary qualities and audience. Develops critical thinking and interpretive skills through close reading, discussion, and analysis of literary texts
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisites: ENG 112, ENG 113, or departmental approval.
3 credits
ENG 250 Detailed Outline
ENG 251 - Survey of World Literature I
Examines major works of world literature. Involves critical reading and writing. Part I of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ENG 112 or divisional approval.
3 credits
ENG 252 - Survey of World Literature II
Examines major works of world literature. Involves critical reading and writing. Part II of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ENG 112 or divisional approval.
3 credits
ENG 253 - Survey of African-American Literature I
Examines selected works by Black American writers from the colonial period to the present. Involves critical reading and writing. Part I of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ENG 112 or divisional approval.
3 credits
ENG 255 - World Literature
Examines literary texts across a variety of cultures, genres, and time periods. Develops critical thinking and interpretive skills through close reading, discussion, and analysis of literary texts from around the world in their historical, cultural, social, and/or literary contexts.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ENG 112, ENG 113, or departmental approval.
3 credits
ENG 255 Detailed Outline
ENG 256 - Literature of Science Fiction
Examines the literary and social aspects of science fiction, emphasizing development of ideas and techniques through the history of the genre. Involves critical reading and writing.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ENG 112 or divisional approval.
3 credits
ENG 257 - Mythological Literature
Studies a variety of mythological works of literature, along with an examination of the allegorical and metaphorical themes within each work, and an understanding of figurative language, symbology and mythical allusions.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
Prerequisites: ENG 112 or divisional approval.
3 credits
ENG 257 Detailed Outline
ENG 261 - Advanced Creative Writing I
Guides the student in imaginative writing in selected genres on an advanced level. Part I of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ENG 112 or divisional approval.
3 credits
ENG 268 - The Modern Drama
Studies the modern drama. Emphasizes the understanding and enjoyment of dramatic literature. Requires critical reading and writing.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ENG 112 or divisional approval.
3 credits
ENG 271 - The Works of Shakespeare I
Examines selected works of Shakespeare. Involves critical reading and writing. Part I of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ENG 112 or divisional approval.
3 credits
ENG 272 - The Works of Shakespeare II
Examines selected works of Shakespeare. Involves critical reading and writing. Part II of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ENG 112 or divisional approval.
3 credits
ENG 273 - Women in Literature I
Examines literature by and about women. Involves critical reading and writing. Part I of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ENG 112 or divisional approval.
3 credits
ENG 274 - Women in Literature II
Examines literature by and about women. Involves critical reading and writing. Part II of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ENG 112 or divisional approval.
3 credits
ENG 278 - Appalachian Literature
Examines selected works of outstanding authors of the Appalachian region. Involves critical reading and writing.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ENG 112 or divisional approval.
3 credits
ENG 279 - Film and Literature
Examines the translation of literature into film viewing and writing.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ENG 112 or divisional approval.
3 credits
ENG 293 - Studies In
Covers new content not covered in existing courses in the discipline. Allows instructor to explore content and instructional methods to assess the course's viability as a permanent offering.
Lecture 1-5 hours per week.
1-5 credits
ENG 295 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits