Course Descriptions

ENGL 1301. Composition I. (Core 010)                                 3:3:0

Intensive study of and practice in writing processes, from invention and researching to
drafting, revising, and editing, both individually and collaboratively. Emphasis on effective
rhetorical choices, including audience, purpose, arrangement, and style. Focus on writing the
academic essay as a vehicle for learning, communicating, and critical analysis.
Prerequisite: TSI satisfied in reading and writing

ENGL 1302. Composition II. (Core 010)                                  3:3:0

Intensive study of and practice in the strategies and techniques for developing research-based
expository and persuasive texts. Emphasis on effective and ethical rhetorical inquiry, including
primary and secondary research methods; critical reading of verbal, visual, and multimedia
texts; systematic evaluation, synthesis, and documentation of information sources; and critical
thinking about evidence and conclusions.
Prerequisite: ENGL 1301 or its equivalent

ENGL 2311. Technical Report Writing.                                 3:3:0

Intensive study of and practice in professional settings. Focus on the types of documents
necessary to make decisions and take action on the job, such as proposals, reports,
instructions, policies and procedures, e-mail messages, letters, and descriptions of products
and services. Practice individual and collaborative processes involved in the creation of ethical
and efficient documents.  Prerequisite: ENGL 1302 with a C or better

ENGL 2322. British Literature I. (Core 040)                          3:3:0

A survey of the development of British literature from the Anglo-Saxon period to the
Eighteenth Century. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation
to their historical, linguistic, and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group
of authors and traditions.  Prerequisite: ENGL 1302

ENGL 2323. British Literature II. (Core 040)                          3:3:0

A survey of the development of British literature from the Romantic period to the present.
Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and
cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions.
Prerequisite: ENGL 1302. ENGL 2322 not a prerequisite for ENGL 2323. 

ENGL 2327. American Literature I. (Core 040)                       3:3:0

A survey of American literature from the period of exploration and settlement through the Civil
War. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical
and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from among a diverse group of authors for what
they reflect and reveal about the evolving American experience and character.  Prerequisite: ENGL 1302 

ENGL 2328. American Literature II. (Core 040)                       3:3:0

A survey of American literature from the Civil War to the present. Students will study works of
prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will
be selected from among a diverse group of authors for what they reflect and reveal about the
evolving American experience and character.
Prerequisite: ENGL 1302. ENGL 2327 is not a prerequisite for ENGL 2328. 

ENGL 2332. World Literature I. (Core 040)                                3:3:0

A survey of world literature from the ancient world through the sixteenth century. Students will
study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural
contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions.  Prerequisite: ENGL 1302. 

ENGL 2333. World Literature II. (Core 040)                                3:3:0

A survey of world literature from the seventeenth century to the present. Students will study
works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts.
Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions.  Prerequisite: ENGL 1302. ENGL 2332 is not a prerequisite for ENGL 2333. 

ENGL 2341. Forms of Literature. (Core 040)                              3:3:0

The study of one or more literary genres including, but not limited to, poetry, fiction, drama,
and film. May be repeated for credit.  Prerequisite: ENGL 1302.  

PHIL 1301. Introduction to Philosophy. (Core 040)          3:3:0

A study of major issues in philosophy and/or the work of major philosophical figures in
philosophy. Topics in philosophy may include theories of reality, theories of knowledge,
theories of value, and their practical applications.  Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in or completion of ENGL 1301. 

 

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