English (ENGL)

ENGL 0100

Developmental English I

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:1

This English course is designed to advance the students’ writing skills. The aim of this course is to prepare the students for college readiness assessment tests and academic writing. The students will study professional and peer writing samples; the composing techniques of different and integrated rhetorical modes of writing; and grammar, usage, and mechanics. Curriculum will contextualize writing in projects based on college level courses. Special emphasis is placed on paragraph construction in the context of essay writing. This course has a required one-hour lab.

Prerequisite: Placement based on TSI score: Essay 1-3 with Multiple Choice 350-357, and ABE score levels 5 and 6.

ENGL 1301

Composition I

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0

This course focuses on the development of effective communication through written discourse. Emphasis is placed on the process of writing, including pre-writing, writing, stages of revision, and editing. Students will learn to employ various organizational strategies to expository essays and will analyze style, tone, and point of view in different literary genres.

Prerequisite: TSI complete in Reading and Writing; or completion of INRW 0304 with a grade of "C" or better; or TSI Reading score of 349-50 and co-enrollment in NCBR 0300 and TSI complete in Writing; or TSI Writing score of E4/MC 361-362 and co-enrollment in NCBW 0300 and TSI complete in Reading; or TSI Reading score of 349-350 and TSI Writing score of E4/MC 361-362 and co-enrollment in NCBR 0300 and NCBW 0300.

ENGL 1302

Composition II - Rhetoric

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0

Students will examine and employ rhetorical strategies and techniques of argumentation in written discourse, principles of logic will be discussed, and research and documentation techniques will be applied in the process of completing a research project.

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or higher in ENGL 1301.

ENGL 2307

Creative Writing I

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0

This course is for students who want to explore, discover, and develop their writing talents. The focus of this course is on the techniques and skills necessary in writing fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama or screenwriting.

Prerequisite: TSI complete in Reading and Writing; or completion of INRW 0304 with a grade of "C" or better; or TSI Reading score of 349-50 and co-enrollment in NCBR 0300 and TSI complete in Writing; or TSI Writing score of E4/MC 361-362 and co-enrollment in NCBW 0300 and TSI complete in Reading; or TSI Reading score of 349-350 and TSI Writing score of E4/MC 361-362 and co-enrollment in NCBR 0300 and NCBW 0300.

ENGL 2311

Technical and Business Writing

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0

This course focuses on writing special types of reports often used in engineering, science, and business.

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or higher in ENGL 1302.

ENGL 2321

British Literature

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0

This course emphasizes selected readings of British literature. It encompasses the study of three literary genres which may include short stories, poetry and drama, novel or novella, and essay. English 2321 is also designed to introduce students to the study of literary periods, terms and criticism.

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or higher in both ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302.

ENGL 2326

American Literature

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0

This course emphasizes selected readings of American literature. It encompasses the study of three literary genres which may include short stories, poetry and drama, novel or novella, and essay. English 2326 is also designed to introduce students to the study of literary periods, terms and criticism.

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or higher in both ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302.

ENGL 2331

World Literature

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0

This course emphasizes selected readings of world literature. It will include the study of three literary genres which may include short stories, poetry and drama, novel or novella, and essay. English 2331 is also designed to introduce students to the study of literary periods, terms and criticism.

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or higher in both ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302.

ENGL 2341

Introduction to Forms of Literature

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0

This course provides students an introduction to the study of a minimum of three literary genres which may include short stories, poetry and drama, novel or novella, and essay. English 2341 is also designed to introduce students to the study of literary periods, terms and criticism.

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or higher in both ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302.

ENGL 2351

Mexican-American Literature

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0

This course emphasizes selected reading in Mexican American Literature, as well as some other Hispanic American readings. It encompasses the study of three literary genres which may include short stories, poetry and drama, novel or novella, and essay. English 2351 is also designed to introduce students to the study of literary periods, terms, and criticism.

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or higher in both ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302.

ENGL 2389

Academic Cooperative

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0

This course is designed to integrate on-campus study with practical hands-on experience. Depending on the cooperative's and student's focus, individualized goals and objectives will be set to further their study in the field of English. This will enable students to gain valuable practical experience in their own specialized interests within the field of study.

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or higher in both ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302.