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   Admin. of Justice - AA
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      AAS - BAS Track
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      Services - AAS

   Advertising Design - AAS
   AGEC-A - Cert
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   Agribusiness - AA
   Agriculture - AA
   Anthropology - AA
   Art - AA
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      Specialist - Cert

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   Basic Peace Officer
      Academy - Cert

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   Bookkeeping - Cert
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   Business Education - AA
   Business Programming/
       Database Support - Cert
   Chemistry - AS
   CNC Machining - Cert
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      Drafting Technology - AAS
   Computer Assisted Design & 
      Drafting Tech. I - Cert
   Computer Assisted Design & 
      Drafting Tech. II - Cert
   Computer Information
      Specialist - AAS
   Computer Information
      Systems - ABus
  
Computer Systems &
      Applications AAS
   Computer Technology - AAS
      - BAS Track
   Early Childhood Edu. - AAS
   Early Childhood Edu. - Cert
   Early Childhood Dev. -
      Family Child Care - Cert

   Early Childhood Dev. -
      Infant/Toddler - Cert
   Early Childhood Dev. -
      Preschool - Cert
   Education-Elementary - AA
   Education-Secondary - AA  
   Emergency Medical Tech. -
      Basic - Cert

   Emergency Medical Tech. -
      Intermediate - Cert

   Emergency Medical Tech. -
      Paramedic - Cert

   English - AA
   Forestry - AA
   General Studies - AGS
   Geology - AS
   Health & Phys. Ed. - AA
   History - AA
   Home Health Aide - Cert
   Laboratory Assistant - Cert
   Languages - AA
   Law Enforcement Office 
      Assistant - Cert
   Law Enforcement
      Technology - Cert

   Liberal Studies - AA
   Licensed Practical Nurse
      - Cert

   Machine Shop Tech. - AAS
   Machine Technology - Cert
   Mathematics - AA
   Mathematics - AS
   Media Communications
      - Cert

   Medical Assistant - Cert
   Medical Transcription - Cert
   Music - AA
   Nursing - AAS
   Nursing Assistant - Cert
   Office Assistant - Cert
   Paramedicine - AAS
   Patient Care Tech. - Cert
   Physics - AS
   Political Science - AA
   Pre-Chiropractic
      Medicine - AS

   Pre-Engineering - AS
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   Pre-Optometry - AS
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   Pre-Physical Therapy - AA
   Programming - Cert
   Psychology - AA
   Small Business Mgmt - AAS
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      Proprietor - Cert

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      Networking - Cert

   Sociology - AA
   Technology Education - AA
   Tech-Prep Administrative
      Information Services - AAS

   Tech-Prep CAD & Drafting
      Tech - AAS

   Theatre and Cinematic
      Arts - AA

   Web Master - Cert
   Wildlife Biology - AS
   Word Processing Specialist -
      Cert
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Chronological Listing
of Catalog Changes

   Through 08/02
   09/02 to 11/03
   12/03 to 01/04
   02/04 to 04/04

 

English Course Descriptions

Explanation of Course Description Items

ENG 054
Basic Writing Skills Lab
1 credit

Developmental course - does not count for graduation credit
Offered upon request
Activity/Personal Enrichment
Concurrent enrollment in ENG 055 required

Practice in grammar, mechanics, and usage to develop clear and effective writing.  Lab is self-paced, focusing on individual needs.  
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

ENG 055
Basic Writing Skills
3 credits

Developmental course - does not count for graduation credit
Offered every fall and spring semester
Prerequisite: Placement testing or equivalent and concurrent enrollment in ENG 054 required
Individual and group instruction in basic writing skills.
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ENG 090
Reading Improvement I
3 credits
Developmental course - does not count for graduation credit
Offered every fall and spring semester
Emphasizes improvement in comprehension and related reading and thinking skills.
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ENG 091
Reading Improvement II
3 credits
Developmental course - does not count for graduation credit
Offered every fall and spring semester
Emphasizes improvement in comprehension and related reading and thinking skills. Completion meets AAS graduation reading requirement.
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ENG 098
Writing Lab
1 credit
Developmental course - does not count for graduation credit
Offered every fall and spring semester
An open entry/open exit developmental course for students not concurrently enrolled in a composition course who wish to improve grammar, mechanics, and usage skills. Lab is self-paced, focusing on individual needs.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

ENG 099
Written Fundamentals Lab
1 credit
Developmental course - does not count for graduation credit
Offered every fall and spring semester
Activity/Personal Enrichment
Concurrent enrollment in ENG 100 required
Practice in grammar, mechanics, and usage to develop clear and effective writing. Lab is self-paced, focusing on individual needs.
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ENG 100
Writing Fundamentals
3 credits
GE category: AAS degree only
Offered every fall and spring semester
Prerequisite: Placement testing or equivalent and concurrent enrollment in ENG 099 required
Practice in reading and writing sentences, paragraphs, and short essays; intensive review of basic grammar.
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ENG 101
Written Communications I
3 credits
GE category: English
Offered every fall and spring semester
Prerequisite: Placement testing or equivalent
Emphasizes clear and effective writing and critical reading. Students generate a minimum of 7,000 words including revision throughout the semester.
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ENG 102
Written Communications II
3 credits
GE category: English
Offered every fall and spring semester
Prerequisite: ENG 101 with a grade of "C" or higher
Continues development of skills and concepts taught in ENG 101. Emphasizes research and critical reading and writing. Students generate a minimum of 7,000 words including revision throughout the semester.
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ENG 110
Composition Skills I
1 credit
Offered every fall and spring semester
An open entry/open exit course. Intensive practice in grammar, mechanics, and usage. Emphasis on generative and evaluative writing skills. Lab is self-paced, focusing on individual needs.
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ENG 111
Composition Skills II
1 credit
Offered upon request
An open entry/open exit course. Intensive practice in grammar, mechanics, and usage. Emphasis on generative, evaluative, and research skills. Lab is self-paced, focusing on individual needs.
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ENG 112
Speed Reading
2 credits
Offered upon request
Activity/Personal Enrichment
Introduces students to various reading techniques designed to increase speed and comprehension; also emphasizes study skills.
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ENG 113
College Reading
3 credits
Offered every fall and spring semester
Activity/Personal Enrichment
Emphasizes mastery and application of critical reading strategies for college level texts. Completion meets AA, ABus, AGS and AS graduation reading requirements.
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ENG 131
Introduction to Creative Writing
3 credits
Offered every fall semester
Activity/Personal Enrichment
Introduction to techniques in writing poetry and fiction; emphasizes elements of poetry such as imagery, meter, rhythm, and form, and elements of fiction such as dialogue, description, conflict, characterization, and point of view.
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ENG 161
Power Vocabulary
2 credits
Offered upon request
Activity/Personal Enrichment
Focuses on vocabulary and spelling with emphasis on etymology, word families, and context clues.
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ENG 189
Film as Literature I
3 credits
Offered upon request
Investigation of film as literature, applying literary concepts to analysis and evaluation of cinematic works.
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ENG 190
Film as Literature II
3 credits
Offered upon request
Investigation of film as literature, applying literary concepts to analysis and evaluation of cinematic works. This course is a continuation of ENG 189.
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ENG 191
Film as Literature III
3 credits
Offered upon request
Investigation of film as literature, applying literary concepts to analysis and evaluation of cinematic works. This course is a continuation of ENG 190.
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ENG 201

World Literature I
3 credits
GE categories: Humanities and Intensive Writing
Offered upon request
Prerequisite: ENG 101 with a grade of "C" or higher and prior or concurrent enrollment in ENG 102
Selected world literature from ancient times to the Renaissance.  Students generate a minimum of 2,500 words including revisions throughout the semester.
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ENG 202

World Literature II
3 credits
GE categories: Humanities and Intensive Writing
Offered upon request
Prerequisite: ENG 101 with a grade of "C" or higher and prior or concurrent enrollment in ENG 102
Selected world literature from the Renaissance to modern times.  Students generate a minimum of 2,500 words including revisions throughout the semester.
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ENG 218

Writing About Literature
3 credits
GE categories: Humanities and Intensive Writing
Offered every fall and spring semester
Prerequisite: Prior or concurrent enrollment in ENG 102 required
Critical reading and analytical writing on poetry, fiction, and drama.  Students generate a minimum of 2,500 words including revisions throughout the semester.
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ENG 221

English Literature I
3 credits
GE categories: Humanities and Intensive Writing
Offered upon request
Prerequisite: ENG 101 with a grade of "C" or higher and prior or concurrent enrollment in ENG 102
Covers selected literature from the Middle Ages through the Restoration and Eighteenth Century. Students generate a minimum of 2,500 words including revisions throughout the semester.
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ENG 222

English Literature II
3 credits
GE categories: Humanities and Intensive Writing
Offered upon request
Prerequisite: ENG 101 with a grade of "C" or higher and prior or concurrent enrollment in ENG 102
Covers selected literature from the Romantic Period through the present. Students generate a minimum of 2,500 words including revisions throughout the semester.
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ENG 232
Poetry Writing
3 credits
Offered spring semester in even-numbered years
Analysis and discussion of student work. Readings develop familiarity with and critical insight into the genre.
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ENG 233
Advanced Poetry Writing
3 credits
Offered upon request
Prerequisite: ENG 232
Continuation of ENG 232.
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ENG 234
Short Story Writing
3 credits
Offered spring semester in odd-numbered years
Activity/Personal Enrichment
Discussion and critique of student work and readings of representative works.
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ENG 235
Independent Writing: Poetry
1 to 3 credits
Offered upon request
Activity/Personal Enrichment
Prerequisite: ENG 131 or ENG 232
Directed poetry writing. Students confer with instructor throughout semester. To receive department elective credit at many universities, English majors should register for 3 credit hours.
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ENG 236
Independent Writing: Fiction
1 to 3 credits
Offered upon request
Activity/Personal Enrichment
Prerequisite: ENG 131, ENG 232, ENG 233, or ENG 234
Directed fiction writing. Students confer with instructor throughout semester. To receive department elective credit at many universities, English majors should register for 3 credit hours.
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ENG 237
Independent Writing: Nonfiction
1 to 3 credits
Offered upon request
Activity/Personal Enrichment
Prerequisite: ENG 131, ENG 232, ENG 233, or ENG 234
Directed nonfiction writing: essays, journals, and reports. Students confer with instructor throughout semester. To receive department elective credit at many universities, English majors should register for 3 credit hours.
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ENG 241

American Literature I
3 credits
GE categories: Humanities and Intensive Writing
Offered upon request
Prerequisite: ENG 101 with a grade of "C" or higher and prior or concurrent enrollment in ENG 102
Selected readings from the Colonial Period to the Civil War.  Students generate a minimum of 2,500 words including revisions throughout the semester.
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ENG 242

American Literature II
3 credits
GE categories: Humanities and Intensive Writing
Offered upon request
Prerequisite: ENG 101 with a grade of "C" or higher and prior or concurrent enrollment in ENG 102
Selected readings from the Civil War to the present.  Students generate a minimum of 2,500 words including revisions throughout the semester.
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ENG 260

Technical Report Writing
3 credits
GE category: AAS degree only
Offered every spring semester
Prerequisite: ENG 100 or higher
Drafting and revising memos, letters, resumes, proposals, and interpretive reports. Identical to TEC 260.
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ENG 281
Children's Literature
2 credits
Offered every fall semester
Introduction to children's literature. Considers selection guidelines, storytelling, interpretation, and evaluation. Identical to FCR 281.
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ENG 283
Tutor Training Workshop I
2 credits
Offered upon request
Introductory workshop in tutoring composition; review of writing skills.
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ENG 284
Tutor Training Workshop II
2 credits
Offered upon request
Continued improvement of writing and tutoring skills acquired in ENG 283.
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ENG 298
Workshop
1 to 3 credits
Offered upon request
Activity/Personal Enrichment
Meets specific student needs.

ENG 299
Independent Study
1 to 3 credits
Offered upon request
Activity/Personal Enrichment
Original projects under faculty supervision.