English (ENG)

ENG 111 - College Composition I

Course Description

Effective: 2021-05-01

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

General Course Purpose

ENG 111 prepares students to write in academic and professional contexts. Students will apply the writing process to generate ideas, organize their thoughts, draft texts in various genres and modes (e.g. digital and print), and revise, proofread, and edit to improve writing. Students will produce texts that reflect critical thinking and knowledge of active reading and rhetorical situations. Students will develop information literacy, learning to use traditional and digital technologies to conduct introductory research. Students will produce multiple texts, totaling at least 4500 words (15 pages typed).

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ENG 112 - College Composition II

Course Description

Effective: 2021-05-01

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.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

ENG 112 further develops students' ability to write in academic and professional contexts. Students will apply critical thinking and reading techniques, demonstrate knowledge of rhetorical strategies, and conduct independent research to produce a range of academic and multimodal texts that effectively analyze, synthesize, and argue, culminating in a fully documented research paper.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite: ENG 111

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ENG 113 - Technical-Professional Writing

Course Description

Effective: 2021-05-01

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.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course develops skills for effective written and oral communication in the business, technical, and professional workplace. Students will apply critical thinking, reading, and communication techniques, demonstrate knowledge of composing various technical reports and documents, and apply technical strategies of voice, tone, style, and content in correct formatting. Students will identify technical discourse as well as its use and purpose in technical writing.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite: ENG 111

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ENG 114 - Scientific Writing

Course Description

Effective: 2013-01-01

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.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

The purpose of this course is to prepare the student to write for the professional sciences.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites: ENG 111 or its equivalent

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ENG 225 - Reading Literature: Culture and Ideas

Course Description

Effective: 2021-08-01

Examines a set of literary texts linked by a particular theme, with inquiry into the historical, cultural, and/or social contexts of the texts and the theme. Emphasizes interpretive and critical analysis skills developed through close reading and intertextual study, as well as highlights an exploration of cultural ideas. Engages works of diverse genres, authors, and time periods. Specific themes will vary by section.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

ENG 225 introduces students to the study of culture and ideas through literature, focusing on the fundamental skills of close reading, interpretation, and literary analysis of literary texts and their contexts.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites: ENG 112, ENG 113, or departmental approval.

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ENG 245 - British Literature

Course Description

Effective: 2021-08-01

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.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

ENG 245 introduces traditions and works of multiple genres within British literature. This course develops skills in close reading, interpretation, and comparative analysis.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites: ENG 112, ENG 113, or departmental approval,

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ENG 246 - American Literature

Course Description

Effective: 2021-08-01

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.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

ENG 246 introduces students to texts and traditions within American literature. This course requires close reading, interpretation, and analysis.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites: ENG 112, ENG 113, or departmental approval.

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ENG 250 - Children's Literature

Course Description

Effective: 2021-08-01

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.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

ENG 250 examines the history and genres of children's literature across a variety of cultures and traditions. This course develops skills in close reading, interpretation, and comparative analysis.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites: ENG 112, ENG 113, or departmental approval.

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ENG 255 - World Literature

Course Description

Effective: 2021-08-01

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.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

ENG 255 examines the diversity and depth of the human experience through literature across a variety of cultures and traditions. This course develops skills in close reading, interpretation, and comparative analysis.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite: ENG 112, ENG 113, or departmental approval.

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ENG 257 - Mythological Literature

Course Description

Effective: 2015-05-01

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.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course provides the student with specific knowledge about 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.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites: ENG 112 or divisional approval.

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ENG 258 - African American Literature

Course Description

Effective: 2021-08-01

Explores the stories African American authors tell about themselves, their communities, and the world. Examines common and diverging themes within African American literary traditions through the study of diverse authors, genres, and literary movements from a variety of time periods. Emphasizes interpretive and critical analysis skills developed through close reading and consideration of historical and cultural contexts.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

ENG 258 introduces students to the rich history of African American literary traditions. This course focuses on the fundamental skills of close reading, interpretation, and literary analysis.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites: ENG 112, ENG 113, or departmental approval.

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ENG 275 - Women in Literature

Course Description

Effective: 2021-08-01

Examines literary texts by women writers from diverse time periods, genres, and authors. Develops skills of close reading and literary analysis through analysis of texts within their historical, cultural, social, and/or literary contexts. Explores how women's experiences have shaped their literary contributions, the cultural forces affecting their lives, and how they have used writing to shape their cultures.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

ENG 275 introduces traditions in literature by women writers. This course focuses on the skills of close reading, interpretation, and literary analysis.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite: ENG 112, ENG 113, or departmental approval

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