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ENG101
English Composition I
3 Credit Hours, 3 Lecture Hours
Electives: Humanities Elective, Liberal Arts Elective, Open Elective
Prerequisites/Proficiencies: Basic Reading proficiency and Basic Writing proficiency
Course Description A required course to develop critical thinking and clear, effective writing. Students will demonstrate their competence through a variety of writing assignments including essays and a research paper. Successful completion of a research paper is required to pass this course.
ENG102
English Composition II
3 Credit Hours, 3 Lecture Hours
Electives: Humanities Elective, Liberal Arts Elective, Open Elective, Reading Content Course
Prerequisites/Proficiencies: ENG101 English Composition I Minimum Grade of: C- and Basic Reading Proficiency and Basic Writing Proficiency
Course Description A required course with emphasis on analysis and argumentation. Texts and materials, primarily drawn from literature, will vary from section to section and will be employed as the basis for a range of essays.
ENG103
Technical Writing
3 Credit Hours, 3 Lecture Hours
Electives: Humanities Elective, Liberal Arts Elective, Open Elective, Reading Content Course
Prerequisites/Proficiencies: ENG101 English Composition I Minimum Grade of: C-
Course Description Providing exposure to and practice in various types of technical writing, this course gives students practice in preparing technical definitions, descriptions, user instructions, proposals, written and oral reports. Whenever possible students will be expected to integrate their technical knowledge with writing projects.
ENG111
Creative Writing
3 Credit Hours, 3 Lecture Hours
Electives: Humanities Elective, Liberal Arts Elective, Open Elective, Reading Content Course
Prerequisites/Proficiencies: Basic Reading proficiency and Basic Writing proficiency
Course Description In this introductory course for students who wish to write poems, narratives, plays, or film scripts, student writing will be discussed with attention to the possibilities of revision and professional writing will be presented for examination of technique and critical theory.
ENG113
Creative Non-fiction
3 Credit Hours, 3 Lecture Hours
Electives: Humanities Elective, Liberal Arts Elective, Open Elective, Reading Content Course
Prerequisites/Proficiencies: Basic Reading proficiency and Basic Writing proficiency
Course Description In this seminar, students seriously interested in writing will examine types of both non-fiction and fiction as guides in the development of writing style. Students will work on longer writing projects of their own design. Successful completion of Composition I or demonstrated equivalent experience recommended.
ENG114
Magazine Feature Writing
3 Credit Hours, 3 Lecture Hours
Electives: Reading Content Course
Prerequisites/Proficiencies: Basic Reading proficiency and Basic Writing proficiency
Course Description Magazine writing focuses on writing feature articles for magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and other publications, including online editions. Students will write three short features and one longer article suitable for publication. Emphasis will be on formulating ideas, researching and writing feature articles on subjects of a personal interest, which may include arts, living, health, sports, politics, history, literature, family, criminal justice, technology, an others.
ENG115
Creative Writing: Fiction
3 Credit Hours, 3 Lecture Hours
Electives: Humanities Elective, Liberal Arts Elective, Open Elective, Reading Content Course
Prerequisites/Proficiencies: Basic Reading proficiency and Basic Writing proficiency
Course Description This course is a workshop focusing on the craft of writing fiction. Emphasis will be on the process of creating a work of fiction from inception to final draft, on analyzing techniques of published writers, and on providing constructive feedback to fellow writers.
ENG116
Creative Writing: Poetry
3 Credit Hours, 3 Lecture Hours
Electives: Humanities Elective, Liberal Arts Elective, Open Elective, Reading Content Course
Prerequisites/Proficiencies: Basic Reading proficiency and Basic Writing proficiency
Course Description This course is a workshop focusing on the art of writing poetry. Emphasis will be on the process of creating a poem from inception to final draft, on analyzing techniques of published writers, and on providing constructive feedback to fellow writers.
ENG117
Screenwriting
3 Credit Hours, 3 Lecture Hours
Electives: Humanities Elective, Liberal Arts Elective, Open Elective, Reading Content Course
Prerequisites/Proficiencies: Basic Reading proficiency and Basic Writing proficiency
Course Description This course is a workshop focusing on the fundamentals of writing scripts for film and television. Emphasis will be on generating ideas, adapting the principles of dramatic action to visual media, script formatting, the realities of production processes, and marketing procedures.

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