ENGL 0900 ENGLISH SKILLS (3)
This course is designed to prepare students for ENGL 1010. Students will learn how to improve the structure of their sentences and the expression of their ideas through writing. The integration of thinking, reading, and writing is also emphasized in the development of short essays. (Previously known as ENG 099)
ENGL 1010 ENGLISH COMPOSITION I (3)
English Composition I offers instructional practice in the techniques of effective writing. The process of planning, writing, revising, and editing essays for particular audiences and purposes and research-related skills are also emphasized. (Previously known as ENG 101) *Prerequisite: Placement program scores (minimum score on placement exam) or successful completion of ENGL 0900.
ENGL 1020 ENGLISH COMPOSITION II (3)
Students will read and analyze various texts and respond with research-based argumentative essays that demonstrate information literacy, critical-reading, and source integration. A significant argument-based research project is required. (Previously known as ENG 102) *Prerequisite: ENGL 1010 or appropriate placement
ENGL 1040 CREATIVE WRITING (3)
This is an introductory course in creative writing. Students will be exposed to various creative writing forms and be asked to write their own works and could include fiction and/or creative non-fiction short stories, and poetry. Students will learn common techniques in creative writing such as voice, setting, character, plot, and theme and will present their writing in workshop format.
(Previously known as ENG 120) *Prerequisite: ENGL 1010
ENGL 1050 JOURNALISTIC WRITING (3)
This course is a study of the impact that mass media and journalism has on society. Students will be asked to critically read and understand various media examples as well as write their own according to assignments. Forms to be covered in class include: advertising; feature writing for newspapers, newsletters, magazines, and television; and various forms of Internet writing.
(Previously known as ENG 130) *Prerequisite: ENGL 1010
ENGL 1150 CRITICAL THINKING (3)
This course will examine the objective analysis and evaluation of arguments and the ways of improving critical thinking skills. Students will gain proficiency with systems of formal reasoning and construct sound arguments based on relevant evidence. (Previously known as PHI 105)
ENGL 2100 INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE (3)
This course offers a critical analysis of culturally diverse works of poetry, drama, and fiction. Students employ various techniques for discussing, evaluating, and writing about literature. (Previously known as ENG 210) *Prerequisite: ENGL 1010
ENGL 2170 AMERICAN LITERATURE SINCE 1865 (3)
This survey of American literature will introduce students to some of the important voices as well as literary, artistic, and cultural movements in the United States. Students will develop skills to critically read, understand, and assess a variety of literary works from different historical periods, ethnic communities, and genres. *Prerequisite: ENGL 1010
ENGL 2900 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-3)
(Previously known as ENG 290)
ENGL 2990 INTERNSHIP (1-4)
(Previously known as ENG 299)