English

Intensive study of and practice in writing processes, from invention and researching to drafting, revising, and editing, both individually and collaboratively. Emphasis on effective rhetorical choices, including audience, purpose, arrangement, and style. Focus on writing the academic essay as a vehicle for learning, communicating, and critical analysis. Note: ENGL 1301 is a pre-requisite for all 2000-level literature courses.

Meets NCTC Core Curriculum Requirement.

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Intensive study of and practice in the strategies and techniques for developing research-based expository and persuasive texts. Emphasis on effective and ethical rhetorical inquiry, including primary and secondary research methods; critical reading of verbal, visual, and multimedia texts; systematic evaluation, synthesis, and documentation of information sources; and critical thinking about evidence and conclusions.

Meets NCTC Core Curriculum Requirement.

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Practical experience in the techniques of imaginative writing. May include fiction, nonfiction, poetry, screenwriting, or drama.

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Intensive study of and practice in professional settings. Focus on the types of documents necessary to make decisions and take action on the job, such as proposals, reports, instructions, policies and procedures, e-mail messages, letters, and descriptions of products and services. Practice individual and collaborative processes involved in the creation of ethical and efficient documents.

Meets NCTC Core Curriculum Requirement.

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A survey of the development of British literature from the Anglo-Saxon period to the Eighteenth Century. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical, linguistic, and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions.

Meets NCTC Core Curriculum Requirement.

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A survey of the development of British literature from the Romantic period to the present. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions. 

Meets NCTC Core Curriculum Requirement.

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A survey of American literature from the period of exploration and settlement through the Civil War. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from among a diverse group of authors for what they reflect and reveal about the evolving American experience and character.

Meets NCTC Core Curriculum Requirement.

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A survey of American literature from the Civil War to the present. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from among a diverse group of authors for what they reflect and reveal about the evolving American experience and character.

Meets NCTC Core Curriculum Requirement.

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A survey of world literature from the ancient world through the sixteenth century. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions.

Meets NCTC Core Curriculum Requirement.

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A survey of world literature from the seventeenth century to the present. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions.

Meets NCTC Core Curriculum Requirement.

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The study of one or more literary genres including, but not limited to, poetry, fiction, drama, and film.

Meets NCTC Core Curriculum Requirement.

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A survey of Mexican American/Chicanx literature from Mesoamerica to the present. Students will study literary works of fiction, poetry, drama, essays, and memoirs in relation to their historical, linguistic, political, regional, gendered, and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors, literary movements, and media forms. Topics and themes may include the literary performance of identity and culture, aesthetic mediation of racialization, struggle and protest, and artistic activism.

Meets NCTC Core Curriculum Requirement.

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Integration of critical reading and academic writing skills. Successful completion of this course fulfills TSI requirements for reading and/or writing.

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Integration of critical reading and academic writing skills. This Intervention is designed specifically for students assessed at BASE levels 3-4 and must be part of a student’s co-enrollment (corequisite) enrollment:

  • as a mainstreamed intensifier providing contact hours for additional, just-in-time instructional support for the student’s success in the developmental IRW course, or
  • as a contextualized and/or integrated basic skills instructional support for a Career/Technical Education course.

Course Objectives

Development of reading and higher order thinking skills necessary for college readiness. This Intervention is designed specifically for students assessed at BASE levels 3-4 and must be part of a student’s co-enrollment (co-requisite) enrollment:

  • as a mainstreamed intensifier providing contact hours for additional, just-in-time instructional support for the student’s success in the developmental reading course, or
  • as a contextualized and/or integrated basic skills instructional support for a Career/Technical Education course.

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Development of college-level writing focusing on idea generation, drafting, organization, revision, and utilization of standard English. This Intervention is designed specifically for students assessed at BASE levels 3-4 and must be part of a student’s co-enrollment (co-requisite) enrollment: 

  • as a mainstreamed intensifier providing contact hours for additional, just-in-time instructional support for the student’s success in the developmental writing course, or
  • as a contextualized and/or integrated basic skills instructional support for a Career/Technical Education course.

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Last updated: 02/19/2019