English

ENGL 1010 FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGLISH I (45-0-3)
Prerequisites: ENGL 0090 or appropriate placement test score and READ 0090 or appropriate placement test score.
Emphasizes the development and improvement of written and oral communication abilities. Topics include analysis of writing, applied grammar and writing skills, editing and proofreading skills, research skills, and oral communication skills.

ENGL 1012 FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGLISH II (45-0-3)
Prerequisite: ENGL 1010
Provides knowledge and application of written and oral communications found in the workplace. Topics include writing fundamentals and speaking fundamentals.

ENGL 1101 COMPOSITION AND RHETORIC (45-0-3)
Prerequisite: Appropriate Degree Level Writing (English) Placement Test Score and Appropriate Degree Level Reading Placement Test Score.
Explores the analysis of literature and articles about issues in the humanities and in society. Students practice various modes of writing, ranging from exposition to argumentation and persuasion. The course includes a review of standard grammatical and stylistic usage in proofreading and editing. An introduction to library resources lays the foundation for research. Topics include writing analysis and practice, revision, and research. Students write a research paper using library resources and using a formatting and documentation style appropriate to the purpose and audience.

ENGL 1102 LITERATURE AND COMPOSITION (45-0-3)
Prerequisite: ENGL 1101
Emphasizes the student's ability to read literature analytically and meaningfully and to communicate clearly.    Students analyze the form and content of literature in historical and philosophical contexts. Topics include reading and analysis of fiction, poetry, and drama; research; and writing about literature.

ENGL 1105 TECHNICAL COMMUNICATIONS (45-0-3)
Prerequisite: ENGL 1101 with a grade of C or better
Emphasizes practical knowledge of technical communications techniques, procedures, and reporting formats used in industry and business. Topics include reference use and research, device and process description, formal technical report writing, business correspondence, and technical report presentation.

ENGL 2130 AMERICAN LITERATURE (45-0-3)
Prerequisite: ENGL 1101 with a grade of C or better
This course emphasizes American literature as a reflection of culture and ideas. A survey of important works in American literature which includes a variety of literary genres: short stories, poetry, drama, nonfiction, and novels. Topics include literature and culture, essential themes and ideas, literature and history, and research skills.