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English Course Descriptions

english 111 studentENG 111  Writing and Inquiry

This course is designed to develop the ability to produce clear writing in a variety of genres and formats using a recursive process. Emphasis includes inquiry, analysis, effective use of rhetorical strategies, thesis development, audience awareness, and revision. Upon completion, students should be able to produce unified, coherent, well-developed essays using standard written English.

This is a Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 3; Lab, 0
Semester Hours Credit: 3
Prerequisites:ENG 090 and RED 090, or ENG 095, or DRE 098, or satisfactory score on placement test.
Corequisite: ACA 122
ENG 111 Course Outline: Not Available

ENG 112  Writing/Research in the Disciplines

This course, the second in a series of two, introduces research techniques, documentation styles, and writing strategies. Emphasis is placed on analyzing information and ideas and incorporating research findings into documented writing and research projects. Upon completion, students should be able to evaluate and synthesize information from primary and secondary sources using documentation appropriate to various disciplines. Students should also be able to make clear, logical, and effective oral presentations.  

This is a Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 3; Lab, 0
Semester Hours Credit: 3
Prerequisite: ENG 111
Corequisite: None
ENG 112 Course Outline: Not Available

ENG 113  Literature-Based Research

This course, the second in a series of two, expands the concepts developed in ENG 111 by focusing on writing that involves literature-based research and documentation. Emphasis is on critical reading and thinking as well as the analysis and interpretation of prose, poetry, and drama, including plot, characterization, theme, and cultural context. Upon completion, students should be able to construct mechanically-sound, documented essays and research papers that analyze and respond to literary works. Students should also be able to present material orally in a clear and logical format. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for the general education core requirement in English composition.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 3; Lab, 0
Semester Hours Credit: 3
Prerequisite: ENG 111
Corequisite: None
ENG 113 Course Outline: Not Available

ENG 231  American Literature I

This course covers selected works in American literature from its beginnings to 1865. Emphasis is on historical background, cultural context, and literary analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and respond to literary works in their historical and cultural contexts. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for the general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts.

This is a Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 3; Lab, 0
Semester Hours Credit: 3
Prerequisite: ENG 112 or ENG 113
Corequisite: None
ENG 231 Course Outline

ENG 232  American Literature II

This course covers selected works in American literature from 1865 to the present. Emphasis is on historical background, cultural context, and literary analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and respond to literary works in their historical and cultural contexts. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for the general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts.

This is a Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 3; Lab, 0
Semester Hours Credit: 3
Prerequisite: ENG 112 or ENG 113
Corequisite: None
ENG 232 Course Outline

ENG 233  Major American Writers

This course provides an intensive study of the works of several major American authors. Emphasis is on American history, culture,and the literary merits. Upon completion,students should be able to interpret, analyze, and evaluate the works studied. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for the general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 3; Lab, 0
Semester Hours Credit: 3
Prerequisite: ENG 112 or ENG 113
Corequisite: None
ENG 233 Course Outline

ENG 241  British Literature I

This course covers selected works in British literature from its beginnings to the Romantic Period. Emphasis is on historical background, cultural context, and literary analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and respond to literary works in their historical and cultural contexts. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for the general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 3; Lab, 0
Semester Hours Credit: 3
Prerequisite: ENG 112 or ENG 113
Corequisite: None
ENG 241 Course Outline

ENG 242  British Literature II

This course covers selected works in British literature from the Romantic Period to the present. Emphasis is on historical background, cultural context, and literary analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and respond to literary works in their historical and cultural contexts. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for the general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 3; Lab, 0
Semester Hours Credit: 3
Prerequisite: ENG 112 or ENG 113
Corequisite: None
ENG 242 Course Outline

ENG 243  Major British Writers

This course provides an intensive study of the works of several major British authors. Emphasis is on British history, culture, and the literary merits. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and evaluate the works studied. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for the general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 3; Lab, 0
Semester Hours Credit: 3
Prerequisite: ENG 112 or ENG 113
Corequisite: None
ENG 243 Course Outline

ENG 251  Western World Literature I

This course provides a survey of selected European works from the Classical period through the Renaissance. Emphasis is on historical background, cultural context, and literary analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and respond to selected works. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for the general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 3; Lab, 0
Semester Hours Credit: 3
Prerequisite: ENG 112 or ENG 113
Corequisite: None
ENG 251 Course Outline

ENG 252  Western World Literature II

This course provides a survey of selected European works from the Neoclassical period to the present. Emphasis is on historical background, cultural context, and literary analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and respond to selected works. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for the general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 3; Lab, 0
Semester Hours Credit: 3
Prerequisite: ENG 112 or ENG 113
Corequisite: None
ENG 252 Course Outline

ENG 261  World Literature I

This course introduces selected works from the Pacific, Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas from their literary beginnings through the seventeenth century. Emphasis is on historical background, cultural context, and literary analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and respond to selected works. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for the general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 3; Lab, 0
Semester Hours Credit: 3
Prerequisite: ENG 112 or ENG 113
Corequisite: None
ENG 261 Course Outline

ENG 262  World Literature II

This course introduces selected works from the Pacific, Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas from the eighteenth century to the present. Emphasis is on historical background, cultural context, and literary analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and respond to selected works. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for the general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 3; Lab, 0
Semester Hours Credit: 3
Prerequisite: ENG 112 or ENG 113
Corequisite: None
ENG 262 Course Outline

ENG 272  Southern Literature

This course provides an analytical study of the works of several Southern authors. Emphasis is on the historical and cultural contexts, themes, aesthetic features of individual works, and biographical backgrounds of the authors. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and discuss selected works. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 3; Lab, 0
Semester Hours Credit: 3
Prerequisite: ENG 112 or ENG 113
Corequisite: None
ENG 272 Course Outline

ENG 273  African-American Literature

This course provides a survey of the development of African-American literature from its beginnings to the present. Emphasis is on historical and cultural context, themes, literary traditions, and backgrounds of the authors. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and respond to selected texts. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 3; Lab, 0
Semester Hours Credit: 3
Prerequisite: ENG 112 or ENG 113
Corequisite: None
ENG 273 Course Outline

ENG 274  Literature by Women

This course provides an analytical study of the works of several women authors. Emphasis is on the historical and cultural contexts, themes and aesthetic features of individual works, and biographical backgrounds of the authors. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and discuss selected works. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 3; Lab, 0
Semester Hours Credit: 3
Prerequisite: ENG 112 or ENG 113
Corequisite: None
ENG 274 Course Outline

 

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