English

Classes

ENG 099 : Introduction to College Writing

This course places emphasis on providing students with additional academic and noncognitive support with the goal of success in the students’ paired ENG 101 class.  The material covered or practiced in the ENG 099 course is complementary to and supportive of material taught in ENG 101 and the needs of the ENG 099 student.

Credits

1 - 2

Corequisites

ENG 101 : English Composition I

English Composition I provides instruction and practice in the writing of at least four extended compositions and the development of rhetorical strategies, analytical and critical reading skills, and basic reference and documentation skills in the composition process. English Composition I may include instruction and practice in library usage and information literacy.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

Grade of “C” or better in ENR 094/098 or satisfactory ACT, SAT, or placement score

ENG 102 : English Composition II

English Composition II provides continued instruction and practice in the writing of at least four extended compositions or equivalent assignments of which at least one is a research project using outside sources and/or references effectively and legally. Additionally, English Composition II provides instruction in the development of analytical and critical reading skills in the composition process. English Composition II may include instruction and practice in library usage and information literacy.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

A grade of “C” or better in ENG 101 or equivalent

ENG 130 : Technical Writing

This course provides instruction in the production of technical and/or scientific documents. Emphasis is placed on research, objectivity, organization, composition, documentation, and presentation of the report. Students will demonstrate the ability to produce written technical or scientific documents by following the prescribed process and format.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

A grade of “C” or better in ENG 101 or equivalent

ENG 251 : American Literature I

This course is a survey of American literature from its inception to the middle of the nineteenth century. Emphasis is placed on representative works and writers of this period and on the literary, cultural, historical, and philosophical forces that shaped these works and that are reflected in them. Upon completion and in written compositions, students will be able to interpret the aesthetic and thematic aspects of these works, relate the works to their historical and literary contexts, and understand relevant criticism and research.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

A grade of “C” or better in ENG 102 or equivalent

ENG 252 : American Literature II

This course is a survey of American literature from the middle of the nineteenth century to the present. Emphasis is placed on representative works and writers of this period and on the literary, cultural, historical, and philosophical forces that shaped these works and that are reflected in them. Upon completion and in written composition, students will be able to interpret the aesthetic and thematic aspects of these works, relate the works to their historical and literary contexts, and understand relevant criticism and research.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

A grade of “C” or better in ENG 102 or equivalent

ENG 261 : English Literature I

This course is a survey of English literature from the Anglo- Saxon period to the Romantic Age. Emphasis is placed on representative works and writers of this period and on the literary, cultural, historical, and philosophical forces that shaped these works and that are reflected in them. Upon completion and in written compositions, students will be able to interpret the aesthetic and thematic aspects of these works, relate the works to their historical and literary contexts, and understand relevant criticism and research.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

A grade of “C” or better in ENG 102 or equivalent

ENG 262 : English Literature II

This course is a survey of English literature from the Romantic Age to the present. Emphasis is placed on representative works and writers of this period and on the literary, cultural, historical, and philosophical forces that shaped these works and that are reflected in them. Upon completion and in written compositions, students will be able to interpret the aesthetic and thematic aspects of these works, relate the works to their historical and literary contexts, and understand relevant criticism and research.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

A grade of “C” or better in ENG 102 or equivalent

ENG 271 : World Literature I

This course is a study of selected literary masterpieces from Homer to the Renaissance. Emphasis is placed on major representative works and writers of this period and on the literary, cultural, historical and philosophical forces that shaped these works and that are reflected in them. Upon completion and in written compositions, students will be able to interpret the aesthetic and thematic aspects of these works, relate the works to their historical and literary contexts, and understand relevant criticism and research.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

A grade of “C” or better in ENG 102 or equivalent

ENG 272 : World Literature II

This course is a study of selected literary masterpieces from the Renaissance to the present. Emphasis is placed on major representative works and writers of this period and on the literary, cultural, historical, and philosophical forces that shaped these works and that are reflected in them. Upon completion and in written compositions, students will be able to interpret the aesthetic and thematic aspects of these works, relate the works to their historical and literary contexts, and understand relevant criticism and research.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

A grade of “C” or better in ENG 102 or equivalent

ENG 297 : African-American Literature

This course is a study of literature produced by representative African Americans from the eighteenth century to the present. The course emphasizes the diversity of themes and techniques found in these works and examines the historical, cultural, literary and philosophical forces that shaped these works and that are reflected in them. Students will demonstrate the ability to interpret the literature and to relate the works to their historical and literary contexts.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

A grade of “C” or better in ENG 102 or equivalent

ENG 298 : Special Topics in Language and Literature

This course, which may be repeated for credit as long as the topics differ, permits a student to study with an instructor a topic in English language or in literature. Emphasis is placed on a narrowly focused topic in which the instructor has special expertise, knowledge, or interest. Students will demonstrate through a research paper and/or a literary critique an understanding of the topic.

Credits

1 - 2

ENG 299 : Directed Studies in Language and Literature

This course, which may be repeated for credit as long as the topics differ, provides the student the opportunity to study an English language or literary topic chosen by the student in consultation with the instructor. Emphasis is placed on the student’s investigating the topic and reporting the results of the investigation. The student will demonstrate knowledge of the topic through either a written or an oral presentation.

Credits

1 - 3