English (ENGL)

ENGL 0100

Developmental English I

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:1   OTH HRS:0

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   OTH HRS:0

This course is an intensive study of and practice in writing processes, from invention and research to drafting, revision, and editing, both individually and collaboratively. Emphasis on effective rhetorical choices, including audience, purpose, arrangement, and style. Focus on writing the academic essay as a vehicle for learning, communicating, and critical analysis.

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   OTH HRS:0

This course is an intensive study of and practice in the strategies and techniques for developing research-based expository, argumentative, and persuasive texts. Emphasis on effective and ethical rhetorical inquiry, including primary and secondary research methods; critical reading of verbal, visual, and multimedia texts; systematic evaluation, synthesis, and documentation of information sources; and critical thinking about evidence and conclusions.

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

ENGL 2307

Creative Writing I

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:0

This course is a practical experience in the techniques of imaginative writing. May include fiction, nonfiction, poetry, screenwriting, or drama.

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   OTH HRS:0

This course is an intensive study of and practice in professional settings. Focus on the types of documents necessary to make decisions and take action on the job, such as proposals, reports, instructions, policies and procedures, e-mail messages, letters and descriptions of products and services. Practice individual and collaborative processes involved in the creation of ethical and efficient documents.

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

ENGL 2321

British Literature

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:0

This course is a survey of the development of British literature from the Anglo-Saxon period to the present. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical, linguistic, and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions.

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   OTH HRS:0

This course is a survey of American literature from the period of exploration and settlement to the present. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from among a diverse group of authors for what they reflect and reveal about the evolving American experience and character.

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   OTH HRS:0

This course is a survey of world literature from the ancient world to the present. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions.

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   OTH HRS:0

This course is the study of one or more literary genres including, but not limited to, poetry, fiction, drama, and film. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to literary periods, terms, and criticism. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions.

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   OTH HRS:0

This course is a survey of Mexican-American/Chicano/a literature including fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and drama in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions within the context of Mexican-American/Chicano/a literature.

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   OTH HRS:0

This course is an instructional program designed to integrate on-campus study with practical hands-on work experience. In conjunction with class seminars, the individual student will set specific goals and objectives in the study of English language and literatue.

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