English

Classes

ENGL& 101 : English Composition I

Active reading, effective writing, and critical thinking, using subjective and objective approaches. Introduction to research techniques. This class will include students from multiple sections. (CC)

Credits

5

ENGL& 102 : Composition II

Reading and writing using analytical and critical approaches. One or more research papers. Builds on concepts introduced in ENGL& 101. This class will include students from multiple sections. (CC)

Credits

5

ENGL& 111 : Introduction to Literature

Study of the major genres of multicultural literature, including fiction, poetry, and drama. Focus on understanding key concepts to increase appreciation and knowledge. (H)

Credits

5

ENGL& 112 : Introduction to Fiction

Discover successful ways of exploring fiction. Study of form and structure, as well as major novelists and short-story writers, past and modern. (H)

Credits

5

ENGL& 113 : Introduction to Poetry

Approach poetry successfully. Study of poetic form and structure, as well as major poets and poems, past and present, American and worldwide. (H)

Credits

5

ENGL& 114 : Introduction to Drama

Helps to understand and experience a diversity of dramatic literature, from the Greeks through the Renaissance to modern and contemporary playwrights. (H)

Credits

5

ENGL& 220 : Introduction to Shakespeare

General introduction to the works of Shakespeare, emphasizing the plays: tragedies, comedies, histories, and romances. Approaches Shakespeare both as poetry and as drama, concerning itself with language and with staging. (H)

Credits

5

ENGL& 226 : British Literature I

Survey of British literature from diverse periods. Selections will vary by quarter but will include classic and influential texts. (H)

Credits

5

ENGL& 235 : Technical Writing

Develop professional skills in research, design, and communication of technical information. Emphasis on audience analysis, clear and effective writing style, and use of visual elements. Composition of documents in a variety of professional formats such as memos, proposals, progress reports, completion reports, lab reports, and instruction manuals. (Formerly ENGL 150). (E)

Credits

5

ENGL& 236 : Creative Writing I

Beginning writing in fiction and poetry, other modes by request. Workshop approach, with discussion of work by class members and instructor. Reading of contemporary fiction, poetry, and theory. (E)

Credits

5

ENGL& 254 : World Literature I

Survey of world literature from diverse cultures and periods, including historical contexts. Selections will vary by quarter but will include translations from African, Eastern, Latin, and Western literatures. (H)

Credits

5

ENGL 054 : Reading II

Practice of basic comprehension and critical thinking skills. Classroom or lab format. Includes use of computer software.

Credits

3

ENGL 057 : Reading III

Practice of basic comprehension and critical thinking skills. Classroom or lab format. Includes use of computer software.

Credits

3

ENGL 090/091/092 : Fundamentals of English

Review of sentence structure, grammar, usage, and punctuation. Introduction to essay writing. Placement based on Accuplacer score. This class will include students from multiple sections.

Credits

5

ENGL 240 : Children’s Literature

An examination of the variety and diversity of literature that forms a part of the imaginative experience of children and adolescents, as well as a part of a larger literary heritage, viewed in the light of their social, psychological, political, and moral implications. Exploration of book format, major genres, and works buy notable authors and illustrators. (H)

Credits

5

ENGL 250 : Intercultural Literature

An examination of literary works from a variety of cultural perspectives. Contemporary texts and local guest speakers from different cultures increase students’ awareness and understanding of the values, beliefs, stories, interests, and experiences of those cultures. Students define their own cultural identity and participate in service learning. (H)

Credits

5

ENGL 265 : Special Topics in English

This course fulfills the missing credit from transferring semester credits to quarter credits for prerequisite coursework for the Nursing DTA only.

Credits

1 - 3

ENGL 290 : Special Topics in Literature

Directed research is an in-depth learning opportunity offered to students where their abilities and interests indicate they would benefit from a highly focused task under the direction of an individual faculty member. The student is responsible for finding a sponsoring faculty member. (E)

Credits

1 - 5

ENGL 325 : Professional and Organization Communications

Business writing course required for students seeking the four-year Bachelor of Applied Science, Applied Management (BAS) Degree. Production of business documents, including reports, proposals, letters, memos, essays, emails, and performance evaluations. Group projects and oral presentations. Review of business writing style, paragraphing, grammar, and document formatting.

Credits

5