Academics

Composition Courses

ENC 1101 Written Communication I (3)(A.A.)

Three hours per week. Prerequisite of ENC 0025C and REA 0017 or appropriate score on English and Reading placement tests. This course meets Area I requirement for the A.A., A.S. and A.A.S. general education requirements. This course encompasses grammar and diction review, composition, expository writing, work with both primary and multiple source themes, instruction in the use of the library and writing the research paper and practice in oral communication.

ENC 1102 Written Communication II (3)(A.A.)

Three hours per week. Prerequisite ENC 1101 with a grade of "C" or better: This course meets Area I requirement for the A.A. general education requirements. While this course is an introduction to literature, with a focus on fiction, poetry and drama, emphasis is on composition and grammar. A research paper is required.

ENC 2210 Technical Communication (3)(A.A.)

Three hours lecture per week. Prerequisite: ENC 1101 with a grade of "C" or better. This is a basic course in communication, both written and oral, for anyone who must convey specific information accurately and clearly. Representative aspects of technical communication encountered in industry and business are covered. 

CRW 2001 Creative Writing (3)(A.A.)

Three hours per week. Prerequisites: ENC 1101 and concurrent registration in or completion of ENC 1102 with a grade of "C" or better. This course is a beginning workshop in the writing of poetry and/or fiction; projects in drama are optional. Assignments (some formal, some thematic) in either poetry and/or fiction are designed to stimulate beginning writers and to familiarize them with literary techniques and forms. Students are expected to share their poetry and/or fiction with the class to participate in class discussion. This course may be repeated for credit. 

CRW 2002 Creative Writing (3) (A.A.)

Three hours per week. Prerequisites: ENC 1101, CRW 2001, and concurrent registration in completion of ENC 1102 or its equivalent with a grade of C or better. This course meets the Gordon Rule requirements. This course is the second level course in the writing or poetry and/or short fiction; projects in drama are optional. Assingments (some formal, some thematic) are designed to stimulate second level writers and to familiarize them with literary techniques and forms. Students are expected to share their work with the class and to participate in class discussion. 
 

EAP COURSES

EAP 0385 Integrated Grammar and Writing III (5) (IC)  

Pre-requisite/co-requisite EAP 0386 Integrated Reading, Speaking, and Listening III.  Placement by Accuplacer and writing sample.  Five hours per week.   Intermediate-level English language learners will acquire skills necessary to write well-developed paragraphs using intermediate grammar and rhetorical structures.  A grade of C or better is necessary to move to EAP 0485 Integrated Grammar and Writing IV.

EAP 0485 Integrated Grammar and Writing IV (5) (IC)

Pre-requisite/co-requisite EAP 0486 Integrated Reading, Speaking, and Listening.  Placement by Accuplacer and writing sample.  Five hours per week.   High intermediate-level English language learners will acquire skills necessary to write multi-paragraph essays using intermediate grammar and rhetorical structures.  A grade of C or better is necessary to move to EAP 1540 Writing V.

EAP 1540- Writing V (3) (A.A.)

Prerequisites: Placement by ESL Accuplacer and writing sample or successful completion of  EAP 0485. This is an advanced level writing course for ESL students designed to develop their ability to write basic, structured academic essays with an emphasis on accuracy and cohesiveness and execute other academic writing tasks.  Please note that no more than a total of twelve (12) combined credits from EAP courses may count toward A.A. elective credits. Students are advised to consult the transfer university about the number of transferrable credits for EAP courses.

 EAP 1640- Writing VI  (3) (A.A.)

Prerequisites: Placement by ESL Accuplacer and writing sample or successful completion of EAP 1540. This is a high advanced level writing course for ESL students designed to develop their ability to write a variety of college-level essays with sophistication, fluency and accuracy and execute other academic writing tasks.  Please note that no more than a total of twelve (12) combined credits from EAP courses may count towards A.A. elective credits. Students are advised to consult the transfer university about the number of transferrable credits for EAP courses.

 

 COLLEGE PREPARATORY COURSES

ENC 0015C College Preparatory Writing I (5)(CP)

Three hours lecture and two hours laboratory per week. This course is required for students whose past performance and/or test scores indicate a need for training in the basic skills of written communication. After successful completion with a grade of "C" or better, the student may enroll in ENC 0025C.

ENC 0025C College Preparatory Writing II (3)(CP) Three hours lecture per week.

Prerequisite: ENC 0015C or appropriate test scores. This course is required for students whose past performance and/or test scores indicate a need for training in the basic skills of written communication with emphasis on writing multiparagraph essays. After successful completion with a grade of "C" or better and receiving passing scores on both sections of the state exit exam, the student may enroll in ENC 1101. 

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