English Courses

ENGL 0890 Academy WritingCredit Hrs: 0
Co-Req.: ENGL 0891    Supplemental instruction in grammar required for students whose TBR placement scores indicate the need for required supplemental intervention. This course does not meet English requirements for graduation nor elective credits for graduation.

ENGL 0891 Learning Support in Writing ICredit Hrs: 3
Co-Req.: ENGL 0892    A modularized course designed to introduce the basic principles of writing to prepare students for the rigors of college-level writing projects. Grammar, mechanics, formatting, academic tone, essay structure, basic research, and citation are covered at TBR Competency Level 1. This course is co-requisite with ENGL 0892. These courses must be taken concurrently. This course does not meet English requirements for graduation nor elective credits for graduation.

ENGL 0892 Learning Support in Writing IICredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: Placement by testing   Co-Req: None
A modularized course designed to introduce the basic principles of writing to prepare students for the rigors of college-level writing projects. Grammar, mechanics, formatting, academic tone, essay structure, basic research, and citation are covered through TBR Competency Level 2. This course does not meet English requirements for graduation nor elective credits for graduation.

ENGL 1010 English Composition ICredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: READ 0892 and ENGL 0892 or acceptable placement scores   Co-Req: None
A course designed to emphasize the development of writing skills applied to different purposes with emphasis on logic, organization, levels of usage, information gathering, and audience awareness. Familiarity with basic essay form and outlining techniques is assumed.

ENGL 1020 English Composition IICredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: ENGL 1010   Co-Req: None
A course designed to focus on expository writing using both research and documentation procedures and the ideas found in literature.

ENGL 2111 American Lit Pre Col to 1865Credit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: ENGL 1010; recommended: ENGL 1020   Co-Req: None
A survey of American Literature from pre-colonial times to the American Civil War, emphasizing an exploration of American literary identity through an examination of literary trends, themes, and historical and political contexts. Literature courses may be taken in any order.

ENGL 2121 American Lit 1865 to PresentCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: ENGL 1010; recommended: ENGL 1020   Co-Req: None
A survey of American Literature from the American Civil War to today, emphasizing an exploration of American literary identity through an examination of literary trends, themes, and historical and political contexts. Literature courses may be taken in any order.

ENGL 2210 British Lit Begin to 1785Credit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: ENGL 1010; recommended: ENGL 1020   Co-Req: None
A survey of British Literature from the early Medieval period to the Renaissance and the 18th-Century Neoclassical period, emphasizing the changing literary trends and themes these works represent as well as their historical and political context and relating them to relevant contemporary issues. Literature courses may be taken in any order.

ENGL 2220 British Lit 1785 to PresentCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: ENGL 1010; recommended: ENGL 1020   Co-Req: None
A survey of British Literature from the Romantic, Victorian, early 20th Century, and Modern periods, emphasizing those ideas and events of the 19th and 20th Centuries which have shaped this literature and which still influence our contemporary experience. Literature courses may be taken in any order.

ENGL 2222 Reacting to the PastCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: HIST 1110 or 1120 or 2010 or 2020   Co-Req: None
?Reacting to the Past? courses employ a different pedagogy. Students learn by taking on roles, informed by classic texts, in elaborate games set in the past; they learn skills?speaking, writing, critical thinking, problem solving, leadership, and teamwork?in order to prevail in difficult and complicated situations. That is because Reacting roles, unlike those in a play, do not have a fixed script and outcome. While students will be obliged to adhere to the philosophical and intellectual beliefs of the historical figures they have been assigned to play, they must devise their own means of expressing those ideas persuasively, in papers, speeches or other public presentations; and students must also pursue a course of action they think will help them win the game.

ENGL 2250 Topics in EnglishCredit Hrs: 1-3
Pre-Req: ENGL 1010 and ENGL 1020 or permission of the instructor.   Co-Req: None
A course designed to explore specific literary, writing, or language interests. The focus of the course will be either theme, genre, or media. Typical topics: literature of ethnic groups, literature by women, modern drama, Shakespeare on film, or the American novel on film. May be taken more than one time for credit.

ENGL 2260 Technical WritingCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: ENGL 1010 or permission of the instructor.   Co-Req: None
A course designed to prepare students for the writing they will do in their careers. By preparing students? writing skills and developing their insights regarding readers? needs, reactions, and reading circumstances in the business and industrial workplace, this course aims to help students become confident, flexible, and effective communicators on the job.

ENGL 2261 Print Media ApplicationsCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: ENGL 1010 and ENGL 2260 or COM 121, or permission of instructor.    Co-Req: None
A course designed to train students to develop sophisticated professional publications ? printed and electronic media that involve challenges in collecting, managing, and effectively using text, graphic designs, photographs, and other data. Students use standard publication software to plan, draft, and edit text and graphics electronically, in a manner used by today?s businesses that create product brochures, newsletters, advertisements, bulletins, training materials, and the like.

ENGL 2310 World Lit Begin to 1650Credit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: ENGL 1010; recommended: ENGL 1020   Co-Req: None
A survey of selected world literature from ancient times to the early seventeenth century, reflecting the changes within civilizations, exploring the struggle with universal problems, and analyzing the influence of the past upon the present. Literature courses may be taken in any order.

ENGL 2320 World Lit 1650 to PresentCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: ENGL 1010; recommended: ENGL 1020   Co-Req: None
A survey of world literature from the late seventeenth century to the late twentieth century, emphasizing changes in public standards of taste and morality, exploring the pursuit of individual liberties, and analyzing societal values that influence contemporary cultures and issues. Literature courses may be taken in any order.