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ENG 1113 - English Composition I

Writing paragraphs and expository themes to give the student practice in communication. Emphasizes good writing techniques and correct grammatical construction, enabling the student to think coherently, write clearly and effectively, and read more efficiently. Prerequisite: Pre-Test; or a grade of “C” or better in LAD 9033 Foundations of Writing and a Reading COMPASS score of 83 or higher. Fall, Spring, Summer. ACTS Equivalent Course Number = ENGL 1013
Units: 3
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
Area: Communication & Arts

ENG 1123 - English Composition II

Continuation of English Composition I. Study of good writing and rhetorical style. Students develop research skills through writing a formal, documented paper. Prerequisite: ENG 1113-English Composition I with a grade of “C” or better. Fall, Spring, Summer. ACTS Equivalent Course Number = ENGL 1023
Units: 3
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
Area: Communication & Arts

ENG 1133 - Technical Report Writing

Technical Report Writing is designed for students pursuing careers in technical and vocational fields. Technical papers include process analysis, description of a mechanism, definition, analysis by partition, comparison/contrast, cause/effect. Considerable research is expected for technical papers, articles, summaries, and a full research report, all of which are on topics related to the student’s major. Use of visuals and technical paper layout are covered. Grammar, mechanics, usage are covered as needed. Fall, Spring, Summer upon sufficient student demand. ACTS Equivalent Course Number = ENGL 2023
Units: 3
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
Area: Communication & Arts

ENG 1143 - Introduction To The Novel

A beginning course in reading and understanding of the novel, focusing upon strategies for analysis. The purpose of the course is to make the student comfortable and confident in the reading of the novel. Available upon sufficient student demand.
Units: 3
Offered: Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Area: Communication & Arts

ENG 1153 - Introduction To Poetry

A beginning course in the reading of poetry, designed to acquaint students with the language and form of poetry. The purpose of the course is to make the student comfortable and confident in the reading of poetry. Available upon sufficient student demand.
Units: 3
Offered: Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Area: Communication & Arts

ENG 1163 - Introduction To Drama

Critical reading of selected traditional and contemporary plays, focusing on plot, character, dramatic conventions, and language. The purpose of the course is to make the student comfortable and confident in the reading of drama. Available upon sufficient student demand.
Units: 3
Offered: Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Area: Communication & Arts

ENG 1173 - Introduction To The Short Story

A beginning course to introduce the major short story writers and the techniques, terms, and elements that these writers employ. The student will also learn to write about literature effectively. Prerequisite: Pre-test. Available upon sufficient student demand.
Units: 3
Offered: Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Area: Communication & Arts

ENG 1183 - Introduction To Literature

A beginning course in reading and analysis of fiction, poetry, and drama. The purpose of the course is to have the student become comfortable in the reading of literature. The instructor may choose to focus on a particular genre. Prerequisite: English Composition I with a grade of “C” or better.
Units: 3
Offered:
Area: Communication & Arts

ENG 1193 - English As A Second Language

An English language course designed for the student whose native language is not English. Using a communicative approach, this course focuses on Basic English grammar while helping students improve their speaking, reading, and writing skills. The course objective is that students obtain a level of proficiency in the English language that prepares them to function in American society by emphasizing good communication and daily living skills. Available upon sufficient student demand. Non-transferable at some colleges.
Units: 3
Offered: Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Area: Communication & Arts

ENG 2223 - American Literature I

Survey of American poetry, fiction, and essays from 1620 to 1860. Provides historical, biographical, and formal approaches to these works of American literature. Prerequisite: ENG1123 - English Composition II
Units: 3
Offered: Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Area: Communication & Arts

ENG 2233 - American Literature II

Survey of American poetry, fiction, essays, and drama from 1860 to the present. Provides historical, biographical, and formal approaches to these works of American literature. Prerequisite: ENG1123 - English Composition II
Units: 3
Offered: Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Area: Communication & Arts

ENG 2243 - English Literature I

Survey of English literature from the Anglo-Saxon period through the eighteenth century. Available upon sufficient student demand. Prerequisite: English Composition I with a grade of "C" or better. ACTS Equivalent Course Number = ENGL 2673
Units: 3
Offered: Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Area: Communication & Arts

ENG 2253 - English Literature II

Survey of English literature from the Romantics to contemporary writers, with emphasis on major figures. Available upon sufficient student demand. Prerequisite: English Composition I with a grade of "C" or better. ACTS Equivalent Course Number = ENGL 2683
Units: 3
Offered: Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Area: Communication & Arts

ENG 2273 - World Literature I

Survey of master works of literature of the world from the ancient period through the Renaissance. Prerequisite: ENG1123 - English Composition II
Units: 3
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
Area: Communication & Arts

ENG 2283 - World Literature II

Reading and discussion of master works of world literature from the seventeenth century to modern times. Prerequisite: ENG1123 - English Composition II
Units: 3
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
Area: Communication & Arts

ENG 2290 - Special Studies

Organized class or individual instruction to meet special literary/writing needs. Variable credit. Instructor permission required.
Units: 1-6
Offered:
Area: Communication & Arts

ENG 2393 - Creative Writing I

The writing of poetry and fiction. No prerequisite. Available once each year. ACTS Equivalent Course Number = ENGL 2013
Units: 3
Offered: Once Per Academic Year
Area: Communication & Arts

ENG 2693 - Creative Writing II

In this course, students write in the genre of choice: poetry, fiction, non-fiction, drama, etc. Students will learn advanced critique methods, including editorial symbols. They will also learn how to submit their work for publication. Prerequisite: Creative Writing I. Available upon sufficient student demand.
Units: 3
Offered: Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Area: Communication & Arts