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COURSE SCHEDULES

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COMPOSITION

 

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COMPOSITION COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

ENG 098 Composition (3-0) 3 hrs.

Provides instruction in developing basic writing skills essential for effective written discourse by giving students the conceptual tools necessary for developing a basic framework for writing. Prepares students for entry into ENG 100. Carries no transfer credit.

Prerequisite: English placement exam. Recommended Corequisite: RDG 090.

ENG 100 Composition (3-0) 3 hrs.

Develops skills in reading comprehension and in writing standard effective English through the study of language, grammar, sentence structure, and the paragraph and essay form. Activities include the analytical reading of paragraphs and short essays, the writing of paragraphs and essays, and practice with usage, diction, semantics, basic mechanics and sentencing. This course does not meet the General Education requirements for the A.A. and A.S. degree.

Prerequisite: Satisfactory score in English placement test or grade of "C" or better in ENG 098.

ENG 101 Composition (3-0) 3 hrs.

Emphasizes the writing of expository prose. Introduction to the critical reading of nonfiction prose. IAI C1 900

Prerequisite: Satisfactory score on the writing placement test, an ACT English score of 19 or more and an ACT reading score of 20 or more, or ENG 100 with a grade of "C" or better. ESL students who have achieved a grade of "B" or better in ESL 073 and a grade of "B" or better in ESL 074 or ESL 099 will be admitted.

ENG 102 Composition (3-0) 3 hrs.

Continues ENG 101. Reading literature and writing of various types of prose. Introduces methods used in writing investigative papers. IAI C1 901R

Prerequisite: ENG 101 with a grade of "C" or better or consent of instructor or department chair.

ENG 103 Technical and Report Writing (3-0) 3 hrs.

Introduces the various types of writing and communication used in business and technology. Includes instructions, procedures, abstracts, proposals, visuals and reports.

Prerequisite: ENG 101 with a grade of "C" or better or consent of instructor or department chair.

ENG 130 Business Writing (3-0) 3 hrs.

Teaches formal and psychological aspects of business correspondence. Introduction to various kinds of business letters, memoranda and reports. Improvement of grammar, spelling and word usage.

Prerequisite: Satisfactory score on English placement test or ENG 100 with a grade of "C" or better.

ENG 200 Professional Writing: Grammar and Style (3-0) 3 hrs.

Investigates the elements of English grammar, usage, and style important for effective academic and public writing, such as letters, essays, reports, and proposals.

Prerequisite: ENG 101 with a grade of "C" or better or consent of instructor or department chair.

ENG 201 Advanced Composition (3-0) 3 hrs.

Teaches additional skills in critical reading and thinking, the forms of public expository and argumentative writing and the elements of an effective public writing style.

Prerequisite: ENG 102 with a grade of "C" or better or consent of instructor.

ENG 220 Creative Writing (3-0) 3 hrs.

Provides guided practice in various types of creative writing. Emphasizes skills common to creative expression, including description, plotting, narration, dialogue and verse.

Prerequisite: ENG 102 with a grade of "C" or better or consent of instructor.