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A "T" located to the left of the available semester indicates transfer to Murray State University, Southeast Missouri State University, and Southern Illinois University-Carbondale as per articulation agreements. These courses will also transfer to most public four-year institutions in the state of Illinois.


ENG 041 DEVELOPMENTAL COLLEGE READING

Fall/Spring/Summer

ENG 041 is a strategy-oriented class for developing readers who have not yet achieved a functional level of reading to meet the demands of college classes or for students who wish to improve their reading skills. This class is designed to improve reading through discussion and active participation in reading. Improvement will be sought in the four areas of reading: vocabulary, comprehension, study skills, and fluency.

Credit: 3 hours - Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Based on skills assessment


ENG 047 BASICS OF COLLEGE READING AND WRITING

Fall/Spring/Summer

This course is designed to help students improve their comprehension, vocabulary, and critical reading skills through intensive writing assignments. It introduces students to the connection between the reading and writing processes. Students will participate in a variety of activities and projects to become more successful in reading and writing for college-level courses. These activities and projects include, but are not limited to, group discussions, reading responses, peer workshops, and essays.

Credit: 3 hours - Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): A grade of "C" or higher in Developmental College Reading-ENG 041 or placement as per diagnostic test results


ENG 048 FUNDAMENTALS OF COLLEGE WRITING

Fall/Spring/Summer

This course is designed to prepare students for English 111. It introduces various strategies for writing within multiple disciplines and emphasizes basic principles of effective college-level writing through drafting and revising essays. Students will also learn how to improve sentence structure and how to conduct academic research.

Credit: 3 hours - Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): A grade of "C" or higher in Basics of College Reading and Writing-ENG 047 or placement as per diagnostic test results


ENG 049 WRITING LAB

By Request

This course is designed as additional support for students enrolled in developmental English courses, as well as students enrolled in any writing intensive course. Students seeking increased assistance with and opportunities to develop research, writing, and documentation skills will benefit from this course.

Credit: 2 hours - One lecture and 2 lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): None


ENG 111 ENGLISH COMPOSITION I

T C1 900 Fall/Spring/Summer

This course places emphasis on teaching basic writing skills and critical thinking. Emphasis is placed on invention, prewriting, shaping and organizing, writing, revising, and editing written communication. This course is taught employing a process approach to writing and its basic aim is to make the student writer aware of his or her own writing process and to recognize the "tools" that may be used to create strong written communication.

Credit: 3 hours - Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory evidence of entry level writing skills based upon high school transcript, ASSET/COMPASS scores, and/or completion of the developmental English program with a minimum grade of "C".


ENG 112 ENGLISH COMPOSITION II

T C1 901R Fall/Spring/Summer

This course places emphasis on research writing skills and critical thinking. Emphasis is placed on creating logical arguments supported with adequate research. Furthermore, it continues expanding upon the writing process skills learned in ENG 111. Students learn proper documentation and citation of resources and references and explore various types of argumentative organization.

Credit: 3 hours - Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): English Composition I-ENG 111 with a minimum grade of C.


ENG 124 TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION I

By Request

This English course is designed as a basic or fundamental course and will be used as an option to ENG 111 for vocational, technical, and occupational students. This course is designed to introduce and give the students experience in using the writing skills necessary for employment in today's workplace. Emphasis is placed upon the reader, purpose, focus, organization, clarity, conciseness, grammar and usage, and punctuation. Students will learn to summarize material, write instructions, describe procedures, write memorandums and letters using inductive and deductive reasoning, and organize writing through classification.

Credit: 3 hours - Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory ASSET/COMPASS score


ENG 125 CAREER ENGLISH

By Request

This course is a continuation of ENG 124 and is designed to refine basic skills in grammar and composition. Credit: 3 hours - Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Technical Communication I-ENG 124 with a minimum grade of C


ENG 126 CREATIVE WRITING

T By Request

This course is designed to provide a study of creative writing. Emphasis will be placed on the production of student writing, with critical evaluation being an integral part of the process. Areas of concentration will be poetry, fiction, and drama.

Credit: 3 hours - Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): None


ENG 210 SPECIAL TOPICS

T By Request

Topics will vary, but could include women in literature, film and literature, and others not covered by existing literature courses. Topics may be suggested by students or faculty. The course may be taken no more than four times, and the topics must be different each time it is taken.

A - The Graphic Novel
B - Film History

Credit: 3 hours - Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): None


ENG 221 TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION II

T By Request

This advanced course is a continuation of ENG 124 and is designed to teach technical writing skills to vocational, occupational, and technical students. Class work will include analysis of the communication problems particular to technical writing. Students will study the techniques of writing memos, letters, proposals, and various types of reports, and making oral presentations in the workplace. Attention will be given to pre-writing, audience analysis, language, organization, development, and editing, and presenting (visually or orally) various types of technical materials.

Credit: 3 hours - Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Technical Communication I-ENG 124 or English Composition I-ENG 111


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