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AML 2010– American Literature I (formerly AML 2011) 3 credits
American Literature from Colonial times to the Civil War. Pre-requisites are ENC 1101 and ENC 1102.
AML 2020 – American Literature II 3 credits
American Literature from the Civil War to the present. Pre-requisites are ENC 1101 and ENC 1102.
AML 2601 – African American Literature I 3 credits
A study of African American literature with emphasis on poetry, fiction, biography, and drama from 1746 to the Harlem Renaissance. Pre-requisites for both are ENC 1101.
AML 2602 – African American Literature II 3 credits
A second course in African American literature of the Harlem Renaissance period with a focus on contemporary Black American literature to the present. Emphasizes the enormous body of literature produced in the 1960's including prose, poetry, drama, and biography as well as film and T.V. specials. Pre-requisites for both are ENC 1101.
CRW 2001 – Creative Writing I 3 credits
Imaginative writing in selected genres.
CRW 2002 – Creative Writing II 3 credits
Imaginative writing in selected genres.
CRW 2700 – Reading & Writing Satire 3 credits
Focuses on learning techniques of effective satire by reading well-known satirical works, ranging from ancient to modern times, and applying these techniques in student writing, which may be in the form of essay, poem or short play.
ENC 1101 – English Composition I 3 credits
First required general core course in college-level writing. Focuses on composing essays and other works using various methods of development. Fulfills 8,000 words of the Gordon Rule requirement.
Note: Must be completed with a grade of “C” or better. Pre-requisites are: Placement by SAT verbal subtest score, ACT English subtest score, CPT English subtest score or ENC 0021 with a grade of “S.”
ENC 1102 – English Composition II 3 credits
Required general education course in college-level writing. Focuses on composing informative and persuasive essays, writing responses to a variety of literary genres and/or non-fiction, and producing a document paper based on research, as well as observing the conventions of standard edited American English. Fulfills 8,000 words of the Gordon Rule requirement.
Note: Must be completed with a grade of “C” or better. Pre-requisites are: Placement by SAT verbal subtest score, ACT English subtest score, CPT English subtest score or ENC 0021 with a grade of “S.”
ENC 1112– Essential Elements of English Grammar 1-3 variable credits
A course designed for students whose writing and/or CLAST English language skills test scores demonstrate a need for continued instructional support. Covers many of the same topics assessed by the CLAST objective English language component. Individualized course content, based on specific student needs. Repeatable. Pre-requisites are: Placement by SAT verbal subtest score, ACT English subtest score, CPT English subtest score or ENC 0021 with a grade of “S.” This course was formerly known as ENC 1090.
ENC 1113– Writing Skills Review 1-3 variable credits
A course designed for students whose writing and/or CLAST English language skills test scores demonstrate a need for continued instructional support. Also, reinforces the principles of composition. Individualized course content, based on specific student needs. Repeatable. Pre-requisites are: Placement by SAT verbal subtest score, ACT English subtest score, CPT English subtest score or ENC 0021 with a grade of “S.” This course was formerly known as ENC 1091.
ENC 1210 – Technical Report Writing 3 credits
Intended primarily for technical programs, and emphasizes research techniques, graphic presentation and technical report writing.
ENC 2200 – Advanced Exposition for Business 3 credits
Study and practice of effective writing techniques for business, including collaborative skills and effective use of graphics. Pre-requisites are: ENC 1101 and ENC 1102.
ENC 2300– Adv Composition and Communication (formerly ENC 2135) 3 credits
Addresses techniques of critical thinking, persuasion, and argumentation. Emphasis on refining composition skills and developing oral communication skills by examining and discussing a range of issues. Pre-requisites are: ENC 1101, ENC 1102 or equivalent with a grade of “C” or better. This course was formerly known as ENC 2106.
ENC 2302 – Advanced Composition II 3 credits
For students who have mastered the college level competencies of ENC 1101 and ENC 1102, further instruction in the analysis and writing of non-fiction prose with emphasis on contemporary materials and styles. Pre-requisite: ENC 2301
ENG 1069 – The Roots of English 3 credits
Designed to enhance the vocabulary skills of the serious student with little or no knowledge of Greek or Latin. An historical and cultural study of the principal classical elements current in subjects such as law, science, and technology, as well as in everyday speech and writing.
ENG 1949 – Co-op Work Experience 1: ENG 3 credits
Designed to provide training in a student’s field of study through work experience. Grading based on documentation of learning acquired as reported by student and employer. Pre-requisite: Co-op Department approval. Students will be assigned specific course prefixes related to their academic major prior to registration. All students must contact the Co-operative Education Office to obtain registration approval.
ENG 2949 – Co-op Work Experience 2: ENG 3 credits
Designed to continue training in a student’s field of study through work experience. Grading based on documentation of learning acquired as reported by student and employer. Pre-requisite: Co-op Department approval and completion of 1949 Co-op Work Experience. Students will be assigned specific course prefixes related to their academic major prior to registration. All students must contact the Co-operative Education Office to obtain registration approval.
ENL 2012– English Literature (formerly ENL 2011) 3 credits
A survey of major British writers from Chaucer through the 18th century period. Required for English majors. Pre-requisites are: ENC 1101, ENC 1102 or equivalent.
ENL 2022 – English Literature 3 credits
A survey of major British writers from the 18th century through the contemporary period. Required for English majors. Pre-requisites are: ENC 1101, ENC 1102 or equivalent.
LIT 1000 – Introduction to Literature 3 3 credits
A variety of approaches to the study of literature. Pre-requisite: ENC 1101
LIT 2020 – The Short Story 3 credits
The development of the short story as a literary form.
LIT 2090 – Contemporary Literature 3 credits
A survey of contemporary prose and poetry. Pre-requisites are: ENC 1101, ENC 1102 or equivalent.
LIT 2110 – A Survey of World Literature 3 credits
The masterpieces of world literature. Pre-requisites are: ENC 1101, ENC 1102 or equivalent.
LIT 2120 – A Survey of World Literature 3 credits
Explores masterpieces of world literature from the mid-renaissance to the present. Works studied exemplify the universality of human experience. This course fulfills 2,000 words of the Gordon Rule requirement. Pre-requisites are: ENC 1101, ENC 1102 or equivalent.
LIT 2131 – Mythology in Literature: the Arthurian 3 credits
Traces the progress of the legends surrounding King Arthur from medieval to contemporary poetry and prose, with primary focus on literary texts and supplementary investigation of Arthurian themes in art, film and music.
LIT 2140 – Contemporary World Novel 3 credits
An intensive study of the novel in the contemporary world including reciprocal influences between the novel and the film.
LIT 2191 – Introduction to West Indian Literature 3 credits
Surveys the works of major Caribbean authors ranging from the sixteenth century to the present.
LIT 2323 – Introduction to Mythology in Literature 3 credits
Using the work of Carl G. Jung (Archetypal symbolism) as a conceptual foundation, examines universal themes and motifs in myths from various cultures and in some contemporary literature and film.
LIT 2330 – Survey of Children’s Literature 3 credits
Familiarizes students with major works in children's literature and with the principle genres and sub-genres including, but not limited to, picture books, traditional fantasy, modern fantasy, realistic fiction, poetry and nonfiction. Emphasis on analyzing the role that literature has played and/or should play in the teaching of reading in primary school.
LIT 2480 – Issues in Literature and Culture 3 credits
Explores literature as a form of cultural expression, as well as engages students in the critical process of analysis by connecting literary texts to cultural issues. Focuses on the study of literature as a socio-cultural response by writers to the world in which they live through oral and written assignments, and practical investigation. Fulfills the oral communications requirement and 4,000 words of the Gordon Rule requirement.
Course Competencies
ENC 1101 ENC 1102
ENC 1112 ENC 1113
ENC 2135 (see ENC 2300) ENC 2300 (formerly ENC 2135)
LIT 2120 LIT 2480

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