ENG 100 Basic Occupational Communication (3 cr.) Develops ability to communicate in occupational situations. Involves writing, reading, speaking, and listening. Builds practical skills such as handling customer complaints, writing various types of letters, and preparing for a job interview. Includes instruction in networked information resources and in the use of telecommunication software. (Intended for certificate and diploma  students.) Prerequisite: Satisfactory score on placement test. Lecture 3 hours per week.

ENG 111 College Composition I (3 cr.) Introduces students to critical thinking and the fundamentals of academic writing. Through the writing process, students refine topics: develop and support ideas; investigate, evaluate, and incorporate appropriate resources; edit for effective style and usage; and determine appropriate approaches for a variety of contexts, audiences, and purposes. Writing activities will include exposition and argumentation with at least one researched essay. Prerequisite: Qualifying placement test score or ENF instructor recommendation. Lecture 3 hours per week.

ENG 112 College Composition II (3 cr.) Continues to develop college writing with increased emphasis on critical essays, argumentation, and research, developing these competencies through the examination of a range of texts about the human experience. Requires students to locate, evaluate, integrate, and document sources and effectively edit for style and usage. Prerequisite: ENG 111. Lecture 3 hours per week.

ENG 121-122 Introduction to Journalism I-II (3 cr.) (3cr.) Introduces students to all news media, especially news gathering and preparation for print. Prerequisite: ENG 111 or ENG 112 or division approval. Lecture 3 hours per week.

ENG 131 Technical Report Writing I (3 cr.) Offers a review of organizational skills including paragraph writing and basic forms of technical communications, various  forms of business correspondence, and basic procedures for research writing. Includes instruction and practice in oral communication skills. Lecture 3 hours per week.

ENG 150 Children’s Literature (3 cr.) Surveys the history of children’s literature, considers learning theory and developmental factors influencing reading interests, and uses bibliographic tools in selecting books and materials for recreational interests and educational needs of children. Lecture 3 hours per week.

ENG 211-212 Creative Writing I-II (3 cr.) (3 cr.) Introduces the student to the fundamentals of writing imaginatively. Students write in forms to be selected from poetry, fiction, drama, and essays. Prerequisite: ENG 112 or division approval. Lecture 3 hours per week.

ENG 241, 242 Survey of American Literature I, II (3 cr.) (3 cr.) Examines American literary works from colonial times to the present, emphasizing the ideas and characteristics of our national literature. Involves critical reading and writing. Prerequisite: ENG 112 or division approval. Lecture 3 hours per week.

ENG 243, 244 Survey of English Literature I, II (3 cr.) (3 cr.) Studies major English works from the Anglo-Saxon period to the present, emphasizing ideas and characteristics of the British literary tradition. Involves critical reading and writing. Prerequisite: ENG 112 or division approval. Lecture 3 hours per week.

ENG 251, 252 Survey of World Literature I, II (3 cr.) (3 cr.) Examines major works of world literature. Involves critical reading and writing. Prerequisite: ENG 112 or division approval. Lecture 3 hours per week.

ENG 256 Literature of Science Fiction (3 cr.) Examines the literary and social aspects of science fiction, emphasizing development of ideas and techniques through the history of the genre. Involves critical reading and writing. Prerequisite ENG 112 or division approval. Lecture 3 hours per week.

ENG 260 Fantasy Fiction (3 cr.) Examines the literary and social aspects of fantasy fiction, emphasizing development of ideas and techniques through the history of the genre. Involves critical reading and writing. Prerequisite: ENG 111. Lecture 3 hours per week.

ENG 295 Other Voices in American Literature (3 cr.) Studies contemporary American authors (1940s-present) of various ethnic minorities to explore literary contributions from often overlooked contributors. Prerequisite: Placement in English 111 based on VPT scores, or Divisional approval. Lecture 3 hours per week.