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ENGL 090|Writing Express

1–3 Credits

Formerly ENG 090

An intensive composition course designed to prepare students for college reading and writing. Successful completion of this course makes the student eligible for ENGL& 101.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: successful completion of ENGL 098 or ENGL 099 placement.

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ENGL 091|Grammar Skills

5 Credits

Formerly ENG 091

A review of basic grammar including sentence writing and editing, sentence structure, usage, and mechanics. Grade is pass/no credit.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: appropriate placement.

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ENGL 095|English Review

5 Credits

Formerly ENG 095

A study of basic grammar and beginning paragraph writing. This is a review class to better prepare students to continue to more advanced English courses.

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ENGL 097|Special Studies

5 Credits

A class used to explore new coursework.

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ENGL 098|Writing Prep I

5 Credits

Formerly ENG 098

This course is designed to teach the basics of writing well-developed and grammatically correct single and multiple paragraph papers.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: ENGL 098 placement or successful completion of ENGL 091.

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ENGL 099|Writing Prep II

5 Credits

Formerly ENG 099

An intensive composition course designed to prepare students for college reading and writing. Successful completion of this course makes the student eligible for ENGL& 101.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: successful completion of ENGL 098 or ENGL 099 placement.

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ENGL&101|English Composition I [C]

5 Credits

Formerly ENG 101

Study and application of the principles of writing clear exposition with emphasis on organizing unified and coherent essays.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: passing grade in ENGL 090 or 099 or placement into ENGL& 101.

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ENGL&102|Composition II [C]

5 Credits

Formerly ENG 201

An advanced expository writing course focusing on research essays and other aspects of college writing.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 with a 1.0 or better.

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ENGL 103|Writing in the Workplace

5 Credits

Formerly ENG 103

This course is designed to teach writing tasks encountered in the workplace including resumes, business letters, memos, reports, instructions, and policies.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: successful completion of ENGL 099 or placement into ENGL& 101.

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ENGL&111|Intro to Literature [H]

5 Credits

Formerly LIT 150

This course focuses on reading and analyzing prose, poetry, and drama and is designed to help students develop a method of reading and evaluating literature.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: eligible for ENGL& 101 or currently enrolled in ENGL 099.

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ENGL 140|The Cinema [H]

5 Credits

Formerly LIT 140

The study of cinema and its narrative function; presentation of alternative modes of narrative structure; comparative analyses of original texts and their filmic adaptations.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: ENGL 099 or concurrent enrollment.

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ENGL 160|Women's Literature [H]

5 Credits

Formerly LIT 160

This course is a study of the ways women represent female experience and question cultural norms through the literary arts.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: eligible for ENGL& 101 or currently enrolled in ENGL 099.

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ENGL 180|Multicultural Literature [H]

5 Credits

Formerly LIT 180

Introduction to the multicultural literatures of the Americas (i.e., African American literature, Native American literature, Hispanic American literature, Asian American literature, etc).

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: eligible for ENGL& 101 or currently enrolled in ENGL 099.

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ENGL 195|Bible as Literature [H]

5 Credits

Formerly LIT 195

Readings from the Old Testament and New Testament, in appropriate cultural, historical, and literary contexts.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: eligible for ENGL& 101 or currently enrolled in ENGL 099.

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ENGL 199|Special Studies

1–15 Credits

A class used to explore new coursework.

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ENGL 203|Mythology [H]

5 Credits

Formerly LIT 203

The theory of mythology and the use of Greco-Roman myths in art and literature.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: eligible for ENGL& 101 or currently enrolled in ENGL 099.

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ENGL 210|Intro to Linguistics [H]

5 Credits

Formerly ENG 210

An introduction to the study of human language from the standpoint of sounds and sound patterns, word formation, and sentence structure. Students learn about the similarities and differences among the world's languages and are introduced to the various sub-disciplines of the field of linguistics.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 or concurrent enrollment in ENGL& 101.

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ENGL&220|Intro to Shakespeare [H]

5 Credits

Formerly LIT 270

Introduction to Shakespeare's artistic writings. Emphasis is on understanding the culture, language, and ideas.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: eligible for ENGL& 101 or currently enrolled in ENGL 099.

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ENGL&235|Technical Writing [C]

5 Credits

Formerly ENG 205

This course emphasizes students' technical communication skills for use in the workplace and other academic settings. Students employ various methods of analyzing and writing for different audiences and purposes. Students also use traditional and online resources for problem-solving, research, documentation, and editing.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 with a 1.0 or better.

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ENGL&236|Creative Writing I [H]

5 Credits

Formerly ENG 240

A study of creative writing, emphasizing diverse styles and techniques.

Prerequisite

Strongly recommended: ENGL& 101.

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ENGL&237|Creative Writing II [H]

5 Credits

Formerly ENG 241

A continuation of ENGL& 236.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: ENGL& 236.

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ENGL&244|American Literature I [H]

5 Credits

Formerly LIT 225

A survey of American literature from the founding of Jamestown to the Civil War Era.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: eligible for ENGL& 101 or currently enrolled in ENGL 099.

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ENGL&245|American Literature II [H]

5 Credits

Formerly LIT 226

A survey of American literature from Civil War to World War I.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: eligible for ENGL& 101 or currently enrolled in ENGL 099.

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ENGL&246|American Literature III [H]

5 Credits

Formerly LIT 227

A survey of American literature from World War I to the present.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: eligible for ENGL& 101 or currently enrolled in ENGL 099.

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ENGL&254|World Literature I [H]

5 Credits

Formerly LIT 205

A survey of world literature from ancient times through the Roman Empire.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: eligible for ENGL& 101 or currently enrolled in ENGL 099.

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ENGL&255|World Literature II [H]

5 Credits

Formerly LIT 206

A survey of world literature emphasizing European Medieval and Renaissance and Enlightenment literature.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: eligible for ENGL& 101 or currently enrolled in ENGL 099.

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ENGL&256|World Literature III [H]

5 Credits

Formerly LIT 207

A survey of world literature emphasizing Romanticism, Realism, and Modernism.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: eligible for ENGL& 101 or currently enrolled in ENGL 099.

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ENGL 257|English Grammar [H]

5 Credits

Formerly ENG 255

An introduction to the terms, concepts (including phonemics, morphology, and syntax), and analytical methods of English grammar.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 or concurrent with ENGL& 101.

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ENGL 264|English Literature [H]

5 Credits

Formerly LIT 264

A survey of English literature from Beowulf to 1640.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: eligible for ENGL& 101 or currently enrolled in ENGL 099.

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ENGL 265|English Literature [H]

5 Credits

Formerly LIT 265

A survey of English literature from 1640 to 1800.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: eligible for ENGL& 101 or currently enrolled in ENGL 099.

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ENGL 266|English Literature [H]

5 Credits

Formerly LIT 266

A survey of English literature from 1800 to the present.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: eligible for ENGL& 101 or currently enrolled in ENGL 099.

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ENGL 275|The Lord of the Rings [H]

5 Credits

Formerly LIT 275

Students study J.R.R. Tolkien's trilogy and Peter Jackson's films, analyzing their literary, theological, and philosophical elements. Students read the novels in their entirety over the course of the quarter.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: eligible for ENGL& 101 or currently enrolled in ENGL 099.

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ENGL 280|Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer Studies [H]

5 Credits

Formerly LIT 280

An introduction to the interdisciplinary field of lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender/gueer studies from a historical and multicultural perspective. Works of fiction, poetry, drama, nonfiction, and film/television are used to understand connections between sexual orientation, gender identity, and the humanities.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: eligible for ENGL& 101 or currently enrolled in ENGL 099.

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ENGL 299|Special Studies

1–15 Credits

A class used to explore new coursework.

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ENGL 315|Writing for Health Professionals [C]

5 Credits

This course provides writing instruction for students preparing for careers in the health sciences. Students develop skills needed to research health-related topics and communicate technical information in genres appropriate for diverse audiences, such as health professionals, patients, clients, and the public.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 or ENGL& 102 or ENGL&235 with a grade of 2.0 or higher. Meets the criteria for acceptance into a BAS/BSN program, completion of a two-year degree, or instructor approval.

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ENGL 410|Professional & Organizational Communication [C]

5 Credits

A study of the skills necessary to communicate effectively in the workplace. Topics include selection of the proper channel and medium for information delivery, business etiquette, and professionalism. Students analyze and prepare correspondence, proposals, and reports.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: successful completion of ENGL& 101 and acceptance into a BAS/BSN program, completion of a two-year degree or equivalent, or instructor approval.

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