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English Courses

ENG 096 (3-0-0)

College Composition Workshop

This course provides students with additional academic instruction and learning strategies to successfully achieve ENG 123 College Composition student learning outcomes. It individualizes grammar and reading instruction. Additionally, the course supports students in developing content, organizing information and ideas, and presenting material to readers in an ePortfolio. Through workshopping projects, students analyze and respond to others’ writing and learn to use feedback from the instructor and peers. Assignments are directly aligned with those in ENG 123. 


ENG 123 (3-0-3)

College Composition

This course provides a foundation in academic discourse by developing effective communication skills with an emphasis on expository writing; an oral presentation is required. 
PR: Exemption from placement testing as defined by the Academic Code or successful completion of CSS 126


ENG 124 (3-0-3)

Literature & Writing

This course encourages students to use writing to explore the ways in which literature functions as an art form. Writing and research techniques introduced in ENG 123 College Composition are strengthened and refined. 
PR: ENG 123 


ENG 125 (3-0-3)

College Composition II

This course builds upon the written and oral rhetorical skills established in ENG 123 with a greater emphasis on argumentation and research in academic writing. 
PR: ENG 123


ENG 200 (3-0-3)

Introduction to Creative Writing

Students will learn the essential principles, strategies, and methods of creative writing and will acquire a foundation in the skills necessary to master this art. The emphasis will be on the writing of short fiction, but opportunities will be provided to explore poetry, drama, screenwriting, the novel, and the essay. Students will also learn how to go about getting their work published. 
PR: ENG 123 
CR: ENG 124


ENG 205 (3-0-3)

Writing Poetry

This course focuses on developing students’ abilities to write, revise, and analyze poetry. It is primarily conducted as a workshop: students write and revise their own poetry, as well as give oral feedback and produce written critiques of their peers’ poems. In addition, the course introduces students to a variety of poetic forms and asks them to write poetry in these forms. It also introduces them to theories of free verse and to studies of the poetic line and asks them to write their own free verse. The course also includes an oral component: students practice reading their own and others’ poems to the class. Last, the class introduces students to opportunities for performing and publishing their poetry. 
PR: ENG 123


ENG 211 (3-0-3)

Technical and Professional Writing

This course applies the principles of effective writing to the specific forms of professional and technical writing. It emphasizes designing texts and oral presentations for professional audiences after analyzing the needs and values of those audiences. 
PR: ENG 123