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Course Descriptions

ENG 95   Developmental Writing I ...   3

Prerequisites: Writing Placement Score 1-2/Place in RDG 092 or higher.

Remediates basic writing weaknesses such as basic grammar and sentence structure. Focus on construction of developed paragraphs. Course is ungraded and may be repeated.

ENG 96   Developmental Writing II ...   3

Prerequisites: Placement or ENG 095 with pass grade

Pre-college-level writing class focusing on basic writing skills. Includes review of sentence structure, grammar, punctuation, and paragraph structure. May require assignments in ACE Center. Course does not count toward most degrees. Some sections offered as ESL friendly, i.e. taught by instructor trained to work with students for whom English is not primary language. Course grade on pass (P), repeat (R), or fail (F) basis.

ENG 101   English Composition I ...   3

Prerequisites: Meet 1 of the following: 1.) Assess into ENG-101; 2.) Pass ENG-096; 3.) Grade of B or better in ESL-108 and a grade of C or better in ESL-106 (or assess out of ESL-106); 4.) Grade of C or better in ESL-109 and a grade of C or better in ESL-106 (or assess out of ESL-106).

College-level writing course required for all other college-level writing classes. Emphasizes essay structure, ways of organizing information, and use of sources. Basic research skills and critical thinking skills as integral part of course.

ENG 102   English Composition II ...   3

Prerequisites: C grade in ENG 101 or EACT27

Advanced college-level writing course emphasizing analysis and in-depth research. Critical reading and thinking skills as well as library skills are integral part of course.

ENG 115   Technical Writing ...   3

Prerequisites: ENG 101

Required course for some technical programs. Writing skills applied to technical reports and summaries. Emphasizes special language, information, and audience demands of technical subjects and audiences. Students must receive a minimum grade of ?C? in ENG 101 to register for course.

ENG 125   Business Writing ...   3

Prerequisites: C or better in ENG 101

Required course for some business majors. Writing skills applied to various types of business communications including business correspondence. Emphasis on demands of special audiences and types of communications.

ENG 200   Book Writing Workshop ...   3

Student should have excellent writing skills and be proficient in the English language. Skills and methods required to professionally write a fiction or nonfiction book. Students will complete the framework and a minimum of three chapters for possible submission to a publisher.

ENG 201   Introduction to Creative Writing ...   3

Exploration of various forms and processes of creative writing.

ENG 202   Creative Writing II ...   3

Prerequisites: ENG 201

A continuation of Creative Writing I with a focus on publication of works through both a review of submission procedures for periodical publications and publishers and production of a literary magazine. Writing for this class will be interpretive in nature.

ENG 203   Self-Publishing Workshop ...   3

From manuscript preparation to media marketing, presentation of how to publish books for bookstore shelves or for family history. Guest speakers enhance course with expertise in industry. Instructor is published professional writer.

ENG 206   Fiction and Nonfiction Writing ...   3

Prerequisites: ENG 201 or permission of instructor

Advanced creative writing with emphasis on guided editing and revision of narrative forms including essay, fiction, and creative non-fiction.

ENG 207   Poetry Writing ...   3

Prerequisites: ENG 201 or permission of instructor

Advanced poetry writing with emphasis on open discussion of student work and individualized critique by instructor and peers.