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ENG-0800 Developmental Special Topics in English
01-03 Semester Credits
Study of selected developmental topics or current issues in English. Provides student an opportunity to explore various topics in greater detail (see current semester Credit Schedule for offerings). Repeatable for different topics. May not be applied toward elective and/or program graduation degree requirements.
Lecture 1- 3 hour. Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequisite(s): Faculty counterparts determine appropriate prerequisite/corequisite for each topic.

ENG-0900 Transition to College English
01 Semester Credits
Intensive practice in writing for the purpose of preparing students for college-level English. Successful completion permits a student to enroll in ENG-1010.
Lecture 01 hour. Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequitie(s): Appropriate placement test score or departmental approval.

ENG-0960 Reading Improvement
03 Semester Credits
Designed for those students who need to improve basic comprehension. Emphasis in literal, inferential, and critical comprehension and vocabulary development.
Lecture 03 hours. Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequisite(s): Appropriate placement test score; or departmental approval.

ENG-0980 Language Fundamentals I
06 Semester Credits
Emphasis on mastery of language fundamentals.
Lecture 06 hours. Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequisite(s): ENG-0960 Reading Improvement or appropriate placement test score; or departmental approval.

ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II
06 Semester Credits
Emphasis on basic essay writing skills, reading, study and test-taking skills.
Lecture 06 hours. Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequisite(s): ENG-0980 Language Fundamentals I, or placement by department.

ENG-1000 Using Grammar Effectively
03 Semester Credits
Development of clear, effective English sentences by studying form and function of words, phrases, and clauses. Note: Class is not intended for transfer.
Lecture 03 hours. Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II, or departmental approval.

ENG-1010 College Composition I
03 Semester Credits
Study of and practice in principles of good writing. Course reading material and writing assignments may be thematically organized.
Lecture 03 hours. Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequisite(s): Appropriate placement test score; or ENG-0900 Transition to College English; or ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II; or ESL-1310 English as a Second Language: Grammar for Communication III, and ESL-1320 English as a Second Language: Reading and Writing III; and ESL-1330 Speaking English as a Second Language III; or departmental approval.

ENG-101H Honors College Composition I
03 Semester Credits
Study of and practice in principles of good writing at a level exceeding requirements and objectives of ENG-1010; course reading material and most writing assignments thematically organized. Concurrent enrollment in English honors independent study course is available to students who wish to pursue guided independent scholarship. Note: This course meets the ENG-1010 graduation requirements.
Lecture 03 hours. Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequisite(s): Appropriate placement test score, or departmental approval.

ENG-1020 College Composition II
03 Semester Credits
Study of and practice in principles of good writing with emphasis on analytical writing, research paper, reading and interpretation of selected literary works. Course reading material and writing assignments may be thematically organized.
Lecture 03 hours. Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequisite(s): ENG-1010 College Composition I, or ENG-101H Honors College Composition I.

ENG-102H Honors College Composition II
03 Semester Credits
Study of and practice in principles of good writing with emphasis on analytical writing, research, reading and interpretation of selected literary works, at a level exceeding requirements and objectives of ENG-1020; course reading material and most writing assignments thematically organized. Concurrent enrollment in English honors independent study course is available to students who wish to pursue guided independent scholarship. Note: This course meets the ENG-1020 graduation requirements.
Lecture 03 hours. Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequisite(s): ENG-101H Honors College Composition I; or ENG-1010 College Composition I and departmental placement.

ENG-1070 Advanced Reading Improvement
03 Semester Credits
Instruction in art and skills of efficient reading with emphasis on understanding and critical analysis of college-level material. Strategies to increase comprehension, promote vocabulary development, and improve ability to study and retain text-related information. Application to professional and business-related reading when adaptable.
Lecture 03 hours. Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENG-1010 College Composition I, or placement by department.

ENG-179H Honors Contract in English
01 Semester Credit
Honors Contract complements and exceeds requirements and objectives for an existing ENG 1000-level course through formulation of a contract with a faculty mentor. In conjunction with a faculty mentor, student will formulate a contract, which upon completion will result in distinctive scholarship. In order to complete contract, student is required to meet on a regularly scheduled basis with instructor offering the contract for mentor-student tutorial sessions. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits of different topics.
Lecture 01 hour. Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequisite(s): Must be taken concurrently with a 1000-level honors course in English, whose instructor approves the Honors Contract.

ENG-2010 Creative Writing
03 Semester Credits
Practice in imaginative writing, exploration of creative potential. Emphasis on sources of creativity and forms of expression in selected literary genres.
Lecture 03 hours. Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequisite(s): ENG-1020 College Composition II, or ENG-102H Honors College Composition II, or departmental approval.

ENG-2020 Women Writers on the Experiences of Women
03 Semester Credits
An introduction to women's literature through the study of classic and contemporary readings. Involves analysis of theme, character, plot, setting, dramatic conflict, and writing style. Provides an opportunity to study literature by women authors that are not traditionally covered in most American and British literature survey courses. 
Lecture 03 hours.  Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequisite(s):  ENG-1020 College Composition II or ENG-102H Honors College Composition II.

ENG-2040 Poetry Workshop
03 Semester Credits
Practice in imaginative writing, exploration of creative potential.  Emphasis on sources of creativity and forms of expression in poetry and its subgenres.
Lecture 03 hours.   Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequisite(s):  ENG-1020 College Composition II, or ENG-102H Honors College Composition II.
 
ENG-2151 Technical Writing
03 Semester Credits
Technical communication process; roles within complex organizations, and how those roles affect communication of technical information. Emphasis on writing reports effectively to meet the needs of various readers within an organization.
Lecture 03 hours. Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequisite(s): ENG-1010 College Composition I, or ENG-101H Honors College Composition I, or departmental approval. 

ENG-2310 American Literature I
03 Semester Credits
Survey of major works of American prose, poetry, and drama from the early period through 1860.
Lecture 03 hours. Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequisite(s): ENG-1020 College Composition II, or ENG-102H Honors College Composition II, or departmental approval.
OAN Approved: OAH033

ENG-2320 American Literature II
03 Semester Credits
Survey of major works of American prose, poetry, and drama from 1861 to the present.
Lecture 03 hours. Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequisite(s): ENG-1020 College Composition II, or ENG-102H Honors College Composition II, or departmental approval.

ENG-2350 British Literature I
03 Semester Credits
Survey of major works of British prose, poetry, and drama from early period to 1785.
Lecture 03 hours. Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequisite(s): ENG-1020 College Composition II, or ENG-102H Honors College Composition II, or departmental approval.
OAN Approved: OAH032

ENG-2360 British Literature II
03 Semester Credits
Survey of major works of British prose, poetry, and drama from 1785 to the present.
Lecture 03 hours. Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequisite(s): ENG-1020 College Composition II, or ENG-102H Honors College Composition II, or departmental approval.

ENG-2410 Introduction to Literature: Poetry
03 Semester Credits
Critical analysis of selected works of poetry, designed to develop understanding and appreciation of poem and dramatic text as literary form.
Lecture 03 hours. Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequisite(s): ENG-1020 College Composition II, or ENG-102H Honors College Composition II, or departmental approval.

ENG-2420 Introduction to Literature: Fiction
03 Semester Credits
Critical analysis of selected works of fiction, designed to develop understanding and appreciation of short story and novel as literary forms.
Lecture 03 hours. Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequisite(s): ENG-1020 College Composition II, or ENG-102H Honors College Composition II, or departmental approval.

ENG-2430 Introduction to Literature: Drama
03 Semester Credits
Critical analysis of selected dramatic works designed to develop understanding and appreciation of drama as a literary form.
Lecture 03 hours. Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequisite(s): ENG-1020 College Composition II, or ENG-102H Honors College Composition II, or departmental approval.

ENG-2510 African-American Literature I
03 Semester Credits
Study of major works of African-Americans from the colonial period to 1950.
Lecture 03 hours. Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequisite(s): ENG-1020 College Composition II, or ENG-102H Honors College Composition II, or departmental approval.

ENG-2520 African-American Literature II
03 Semester Credits
Study of major works of African-Americans from 1950 to the present.
Lecture 03 hours. Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequisite(s): ENG-1020 College Composition II, or ENG-102H Honors College Composition II, or departmental approval.

ENG-2601 Literature for Children and Adolescents
03 Semester Credits
Reading, discussion, interpretation, and written analysis of a wide variety of literary works written for children and adolescents
Lecture 03 hours. Laboratory 00 hours.
Departmental Approval:, or
Prerequisite(s): ENG-1020 College Composition II, or ENG-102H Honors College Composition II, or departmental approval.

ENG-2700 World Literature
03 Semester Credits
Study of World's major authors, themes, and literary movements from earliest literatures to modern literatures. Emphasis on writers from the non-Western world. Some works of Western authors are used for comparative purposes and to demonstrate interconnectedness of world's various cultures.
Lecture 03 hours. Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequisite(s): ENG-1020 College Composition II, or ENG-102H Honors College Composition II, or departmental approval.
OAN Approved: OAH034

ENG-2710 Shakespeare
03 Semester Credits
Critical analysis of selected works of Shakespeare.
Lecture 03 hours. Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequisite(s): ENG-1020 College Composition II, or ENG-102H Honors College Composition II, or departmental approval.

ENG-2720 Survey of Biblical Literature
03 Semester Credits
Critical analysis of selected books of the Bible with emphasis on those works that have been particularly influential in Western literary tradition.
Lecture 03 hours. Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequisite(s): ENG-1020 College Composition II, or ENG-102H Honors College Composition II or departmental approval.

ENG-2730 Exploration of World Mythology
03 Semester Credits
Develops skills for the in-depth exploration of literature. Focuses on reading and interpreting myths from around the world and throughout history, practicing various analytical approaches essential to building interpretive arguments.
Lecture 03 hours. Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequisite(s): ENG-1020 College Composition II, or ENG 102H Honors Composition II, or departmental approval.

ENG-2740 Literature and Film
03 Semester Credits
Introduces literary works and film adaptations.   Literal, faithful, and loose adaptations of literary works discussed.   Includes how a work of literature is adapted into a film and examples of adaptation of a novels, short stories, plays, and others.
Lecture 03 hours.  Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequisite(s):  ENG-1010 College Composition I.

ENG-2760 Detective Fiction:  Mystery, Murder and Malice
03 Semester Credits
Study of detective fiction as a genre from the ninteenth century to the present day.
Lecture 03 hours.  Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequisite(s):  ENG-1020 College Composition II or ENG-102H Honors College Composition II; or departmental approval.

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