Course Descriptions

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsDescriptionCompetencies
ENG060College Preparatory Writing I3Introduces students to writing at the basic sentence and paragraph levels, including grammar, punctuation, spelling and editing techniques. Students then compose 3 - 4 essays. Preparation for ENG 061 and 105Loading...
ENG061College Preparatory Writing II3Prepares students for college-level writing while reviewing sentence and paragraph patterns, mechanics and essay development. Explores writing purposes, audience and editing based on assignment criteria. Students write 4 - 6 essays. For students who have taken ENG 060 or met course's objectives. Preparation for ENG 105.Loading...
ENG104Resources for Composition3This course provides a college-credit composition environment that stresses the resources and reinforces the skills necessary for negotiating college writing.Loading...
ENG105Composition I3Composition I introduces students to the college-level writing process through the construction and revision of a series of expository and persuasive essays. Students may also produce other writing appropriate to the academic and working world. Through exposure to a variety of college-level readings, the students will build critical reading skills, and students will be expected to respond to assigned readings in a variety of ways. The course introduces library and computer-based research strategies. Students will write and revise at least 4 essays and produce a minimum of 20 pages. Pre-requisite: Satisfactory writing skills.Loading...
ENG106Composition II3Composition II is a continuation of Composition I. Students will analyze, synthesize, and evaluate texts. Effective academic research is also emphasized. Assignments may include expository and persuasive writing appropriate to academic and professional contexts. Students will write and revise three or more essays, including a research-based argument, and produce a minimum of 20 pages of prose. Academic integrity is a key expectation of this course. Prerequisite: ENG 105Loading...
ENG108Comp II: Technical Writing3A study of technical/business communication with emphasis on writing in the workplace. Course material includes written and oral communication to a variety of audiences in different situations. There will be special focus on individual career goals. Prerequisite: ENG 105Loading...
ENG145Strategies for Composition2Designed to support student success, ENG 145 provides the resources and reinforces the skills necessary to negotiate college-level writing and reading. Students will be enrolled concurrently in ENG 105 while taking ENG 145. This course provides whole-class and individualized support for ongoing ENG 105 writing projects to improve student understanding and performance. Corequisite: ENG-105 and Pre-requisite: ENG 061 with a C or better; or ACT 16-18, COMPASS Reading 48-80 and Writing 54-69, ACCUPLACER Reading 59-72 and Sentence 74-81Loading...
ENG221Creative Writing3An introduction to the techniques of writing poetry and fiction. Students will read the works of professional writers and apply the principles of imaginative writing to their own work.Loading...
ENG225Creative Writing: Poetry3A course devoted to the advanced study and writing of poetry, emphasizing the development of poetic techniques and an expanded understanding of contemporary poets and their work.Loading...
ENG230Creative Writing: Fiction3A course devoted to the advanced study and writing of fiction, emphasizing the development of narrative techniques and an expanded understanding of contemporary fiction writers and their work.Loading...
ENG235Playwriting and Screenwriting3A course devoted to the advanced study and writing of stage-worthy plays and/or marketable screenplays emphasizing appropriate techniques of each dramatic form and an expanded understanding of contemporary practitioners.Loading...