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The 2017/2018 Academic timetable will be posted Monday April 3, 2017.

Continuing student registration for 2017/2018 Academic year begins on Monday May 8, 2017.

New student registration begins on Tuesday May 23, 2017.

The college reserves the right to change its course offerings at any time. Note: Not all courses listed are offered every term. Unless otherwise specified, a minimum of letter grade of C is required to meet a prerequisite.

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ENG-013

Fundamental English Level I

4 - 6 hours lecture, 3 credits

This course teaches skills in pre-reading and reading, pre-writing and writing, spelling, listening and speaking. Students will have individualized instruction in a classroom setting. Students may be matched with a tutor, based on tutor availability and student interest.

Prerequisite(s):

  • English placement testing


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ENG-014

Fundamental English Level 2

4 - 6 hours lecture, 3 credits

This course teaches skills in reading, writing, spelling, listening and speaking. Students will have individualized instruction in a classroom setting. Students may be matched with a tutor, based on tutor availability and student interest.

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  • English placement testing


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ENG-015

Fundamental English Level 3

4 - 6 hours lecture, 3 credits

This course teaches skills in reading, writing, spelling, listening and speaking. Students will have individualized instruction in a classroom setting. After completing English 015, students will enroll in Fundamental English 025. Students may be matched with a tutor, based on tutor availability and student interest.

Prerequisite(s):

  • English placement testing


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ENG-025

Fundamental English Level 4

6 - 7.5 hours lecture, 3 credits

This course teaches skills in reading, vocabulary, spelling, writing, studying, listening, and speaking. Students work within a group setting at the campuses. At the outlying centres, the centre instructor will set up a self-paced program of course work for students on an individual basis. Students can also work with a tutor if needed.

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  • English placement testing


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ENG-026

Fundamental English Level 5

6 - 7.5 hours lecture, 3 credits

This course teaches skills in reading, vocabulary, spelling, writing, studying, listening, and speaking. Students work within a group setting at the campuses. At the outlying centres, the centre instructor will set up a self-paced program of course work for students on an individual basis. Students can also work with a tutor if needed.

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  • English placement testing


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ENG-027

Fundamental English Level 6

6 - 7.5 hours lecture, 3 credits

This course teaches skills in reading, vocabulary, spelling, writing, studying, listening, and speaking. Students work within a group setting at the campuses. At the outlying centres, the centre instructor will set up a self-paced program of course work for students on an individual basis. After completing English 027, students will move to the intermediate English level. Students can also work with a tutor if needed.

Prerequisite(s):

  • English placement testing


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ENG-035

Intermediate English

2 credits

This Intermediate English course is designed to help students learn the skills involved in the writing process, applied gramar, and reading comprehension, and apply these skills to everyday English. Students will gain initial competence in writing a variety of sentence types, paragraphs, and a very basic essay, as well as in reading proficiently at an intermediate level in an academic setting. Students will gain confidence, acquire knowledge, think critially, and upgrade their skills in the three content areas to increase their success in future college courses.

Prerequisite(s):

  • ENG 027 or assessment


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ENG-038

Directed Essential English Studies

1 credit

This seminar/workshop course is designed for students who are upgrading their Essential English skills in order to enter various workplaces or college programs. Students will update their skills via individualized, direct instruction, this obtaining the English skills that are necessary for success.

Prerequisite(s):

  • Assessment and instructor Permission.


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ENG-039

Spelling

4 hours lecture/tutorial, 2 credits

English 039 may be taken by students at or above the Intermediate ABE English level who wish to review and learn basic spelling rules and patterns. The course focuses on learning morphographic (core word) spelling, rules and patterns, and develops basic strategies for improving spelling.

Prerequisite(s):

  • Successful completion of ENG 027 or English placement testing


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ENG-052

Advanced English

3 hours lecture, or distance (D), 2 credits

Advanced English is designed to provide students with the skills needed for the reading, writing and critical thinking tasks that are required for college programs and employment. Students will develop their communicative abilities via assignments that promote academic and business reading, writing, and research skills. The course satisfies the requirements for English in the ABE Advanced Level Certificate program.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C+ minimum in one of Provincial English 10, English 10 First Peoples, NIC ENG 032/033/034, ENG-035, or equivalent articulated BC college course, or placement testing. It is strongly recommended that students consider placement testing if prerequisite courses were completed more than five years ago.


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ENG-060

Introduction to Literature

3 hours lecture, or distance (D), 3 credits

Through a systematic study of major literary forms, students will master essential literary techniques, develop skill in critical analysis, improve essay writing skills and prepare a research paper. The course includes a selection of essays, short stories, novels, poems and plays. This is a high school completion course in English literature and satisfies the requirements for English in the ABE Provincial Level Diploma program.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C minimum in Provincial English 11 or English First People 11, or ENG 052, or placement testing. It is strongly recommended that students consider placement testing if prerequisite courses were completed more than five years ago.


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ENG-096

First Peoples Literature And Composition

3 hours lecture, or distance (D), 2 credits

Through the study of oral and written texts by Indigenous authors, First Peoples Literature and Composition develops critical thinking skills, reading skills, speaking skills, and writing skills to prepare students for the demands of either the workplace, college programs, or university-level courses. Students will write several essays, deliver oral presentations, and complete a research essay or assignment at the conclusion of the course. Students will also explore elements of First People history and culture through the readings and assignments in the course. Credit will only be granted for either ENG 096 or ENG 098.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in one of Provincial English 11, English 11 First Peoples, ENG 052, or equivalent articulated BC college course, or placement testing. It is strongly recommended that students consider placement testing if prerequisite courses were completed more than five years ago.


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ENG-098

Essay Writing And Critical Reading

3 hours lecture, or distance (D), 2 credits

English 098 is designed to prepare students for the reading, writing, and critical thinking demands they will encounter in either the workplace, college programs or university-level courses. The course assists students to develop reading, research and reference skills and write effective sentences, paragraphs, and a variety of essays. A research essay or a research assignment will also be produced. They will also apply critical thinking skills to situations ranging from problem solving to media literacy. This course satisfies the requirements for English in the ABE Provincial Level Diploma Program. Credit will only be granted for either ENG 096 or ENG 098.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in one of Provincial English 11, English 11 First Peoples, ENG 052, or equivalent articulated BC college course, or placement testing. It is strongly recommended that students consider placement testing if prerequisite course were completed more than five years ago.


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ENG-104

Foundations of Academic Writing Fiction & Non-Fiction

3 hours/week, 3 credits

This course prepares students for the writing, reading, studying, and research demands of post-secondary academic courses. The course will provide instruction in the following: English words and their Latin and Greek origins; sentence diagramming and the writing of sentences and paragraphs, how and why to avoid plagiarism; developing clarity and coherence of written ideas using planning and revision; planning, researching, writing, revising and presenting using computer software and online sources (including conventions of email as a communication tool); and understanding and selecting the appropriate documentation style for research projects. Oral presentation is a component of scheduled classes; online presentation skills will be a focus of the online version of the course.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in one of Provincial English 12, NIC ENG-098, ENG-096, ENG-060, ESL-090 or Assessment, or LPI-Level 4 (minimum [SS] 50%, [EU] 50%, [RC] 65% on the sub-scores).


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ENG-107

Introduction to Creative Writing: Fiction & Non-Fiction

3 hours/week, 3 credits

ENG 107 is a first year writing seminar focusing on method and craft in fiction and creative non-fiction. Fiction writing may include short stories or novel writing. Non-fiction may include creative essay writing, documentary, life-writing or biography. Students create a portfolio of work including both fiction and creative non-fiction. This seminar focuses on the practice of writing with an emphasis on learning the craft of writing through discussions, exercises and peer critiquing.

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  • C in one of Provincial English 12, ENG 060, ENG 096, ENG 098, or ESL 090; or placement testing; or portfolio.


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ENG-108

Introduction to Creative Writing: Poetry & Drama

3 hours/week, 3 credits

ENG 108 is a first year writing seminar focusing on method and craft in poetry drama and screenplays. This seminar focuses on the practice of writing with an emphasis on learning the craft of writing through discussions, exercises, and peer critiquing. Students create a portfolio of work including both poetry and a play or screenplay.

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  • C in one of Provincial English 12, ENG 060, ENG 096, ENG 098, or ESL 090; or placement testing; or portfolio.


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ENG-115

Essay Writing and Critical Analysis

3 hours lecture, or distance (D), 3 credits

ENG 115 involves the study of university level critical analysis and the production of expository and persuasive writing appropriate to university level discourse across the curriculum. A variety of rhetorical models are studied and practiced. Emphasis is placed on research, documentation and the writing of a research paper. Students may not receive credit for ENG 115 if they have previously completed ENG 116 or ENG 117.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in Provincial English 12 or one of ENG 098, ENG 096 or ESL 090, or ENG 160 or English Assessment, or LPI-Level 4 (minimum [SS] 50%, [EU] 50%, [RC] 65% on the sub-scores). Students with less than a "B" grade in Provincial English 12 are strongly recommended to complete ENG 060 or 098 before attempting ENG 115.


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ENG-116

Essay Writing And Indigenous Perspective

3 hours lecture, or distance (D), 3 credits

ENG 116 introduces university-level research and writing in the humanities and social sciences and/or natural sciences with a specific focus on contemporary Indigenous issues in Canada. Students will critically analyze and study the writing, oral and aural practices of Indigenous scholars and teachers in a variety of disciplines and settings. Emphasis is placed on respecting and interweaving non-Indigenous and Indigenous ways of knowing and research methodologies in writing a post-secondary research paper. Students may not receive credit for ENG 116 if they have previously completed ENG 115, ENG 117 or ENG 125.

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  • C in Provincial English 12, First Peoples English 12, ENG 098, ENG 096, ESL 090 or ENG 160; or English Assessment


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ENG-117

Academic Writing

3 hours lecture, or distance (D), 3 credits

This course is an introduction to university-level research and writing in the humanities and social sciences and/or natural sciences. It is designed to help students acquire the research skills and understand the writing practices used by scholars in a variety of academic disciplines. As a way of focusing discussion, students will examine different disciplinary approaches to a single research topic. Note: Credit will only be granted for ENG 115 or ENG 117 or ENG 125.

Prerequisite(s):

  • B in one of Provincial English 12, NIC ENG 098, ENG 096, ENG 060 or ESL 090, or C or better in any University-transferable English course, or English assessment.


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ENG-120

Introduction to Literature: Short Stories And the Novel

3 hours lecture, or distance (D), 3 credits

ENG 120 introduces the student to the short story and novel genres. The reading list will include a selection of works which are representative of fiction written over the last 100 years. As well, students will be introduced to basic literary theory through critical essays that focus on writers and their craft. Although the course includes a review of essay-writing strategies, it is assumed that students will have the writing and research skills necessary to produce their own critical essays based on the works they have read.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in ENG 115, or C+ in ENG 098, ENG 096, ENG 060, or ESL 090, or B in Provincial English 12, or English Assessment or LPI-Level 5 (minimum [SS] 50%, [EU] 50%, [RC] 65% in the sub-scores). Students taking a literature/composition combination of courses are encouraged to enroll in ENG 115 before ENG 120 or 121.


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ENG-121

Introduction to Literature: Poetry And Drama

3 hours lecture, or distance (D), 3 credits

English 121 introduces students to poetry and drama using twentieth century examples. The major features of poetry are examined, leading to a consideration of organization, thematic patterns, and style. Drama is studied in the second half of the course with consideration given to dramatic structure, theme, comedy and tragedy. Students will receive instruction in writing about poetry and drama.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in ENG 115 or ENG 120; or C+ in ENG 098, ENG 096, ENG-060, ESL 090; or B in Provincial English 12; or English Assessment; or LPI-Level 5 (and minimum [SS] 50%, [RC] 65% sub scores). Students taking a literature/composition combination of courses are encouraged to enroll in ENG 115 before 120 or 121.


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ENG-122

Reading Literature

3 hours lecture, or distance (D), 3 credits

In this course, you will become familiar with selected writers and their works and themes; develop and understanding of literary terms, techniques, and styles, and analyze fiction, drama, poetry and literary non-fiction using a range of critical approaches. The long-term objective of this course is to gain a greater understanding of yourself and others. You will, as Frederick Nietzsche commands, "Read...your own life and from this understanding the hieroglyphs of universal life!" Students may not receive credit for ENG 122 if they have previously taken ENG 120, ENG 121 or ENG 126.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C+ in Provincial English 12, First Peoples English 12, ENG 060, ENG 096, ENG 098, ESL 090; or C in ENG 115, ENG 116, or ENG 117; or English Assessment.


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ENG-125

Composition & Indigenous Literature I

Distance (D), 3 credits

ENG 125 provides a review of grammar, instruction in essay writing, and an introduction to literature written by First Nations authors. This course offers an alternative to the traditional first year English course. The materials include stories from the oral tradition, personal narratives, essays, and modern short stories. Like other first year courses, the assignments focus on analyzing material, organizing ideas, and expressing them in clear prose following correct procedures for documenting and presenting research.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in one of Provincial English 12, NIC ENG 098, ENG 096, ENG 060, or ESL 090, or placement testing, or LPI-Level 4 (& minimum [SS] 50%, [EU] 50%, [RC] 65% sub-scores).


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ENG-126

Composition & Indigenous Literature II

Distance (D), 3 credits

English 126 introduces the student to texts written in the 20th century by indigenous peoples from around the world, including North America. This course offers an alternative to traditional literature. Students will study the elements of indigenous fiction, poetry and theatre. Instruction is given in the composition of critical essays.

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  • C in one of ENG 115, ENG 120 or ENG 125.


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ENG-127

Indigenous Literatures in Canada

3 hours lecture, or distance (D), 3 credits

English 127 introduces students to Indigenous literatures in Canada with emphasis on their historical, political, and cultural contexts. Students will study works selected from various genres, including story-telling, both oral and written, non-fiction writing, novels, short stories, drama, and poetry, as well as art, film, and digital media. They will learn to write reflective and scholarly analysis by interweaving Indigenous and Western approaches to textual interpretation and literary criticism. Students may not receive credit for ENG 127 if they have previously completed ENG 120, ENG 121 or ENG 126.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C+ in Provincial English 12, First Peoples English 12, ENG 060, ENG 096, ENG 098, ESL 090; or C in ENG 115, ENG 116, or ENG 117; or English Assessment.


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ENG-159

Professional Writing

3 hours lecture, or distance (D), 3 credits

English 159 is an applied writing course which recognizes the importance of effective communication in the modern workplace. This course focuses on the study and application of the theories and principles of effective technical/professional communication.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in one of Provincial English 12, ENG 098, ENG-096, ENG 060, or ESL-090, or placement testing, or LPI-Level 4 (and minimum (SS) 50%, [EU] 50%, [RC] 65% sub-scores). An exception to these prerequisites is made for NIC Drafting and Electronics students.


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ENG-160

Effective Organizational Writing

3 hours lecture, or distance (D), 3 credits

English 160 is an applied writing course which recognizes the increasing importance of effective writing, speaking, reading and listening in the workplace. This course focuses on the study and application of the theories and principles of effective business communication.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in Provincial English 12 or one of NIC ENG 098, ENG-096 ENG 060 or ESL 090, or placement testing or LPI-Level 4 (and minimum [SS] 50%, [EU] 50%, [RC] 65% sub-scores).


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ENG-202

Survey of English Literature I

3 hours lecture or distance (D), 3 credits

This course surveys the significant works of English literature from the late Medieval and Renaissance periods, focusing on major authors: Chaucer, Spenser, Shakespeare, Jonson, Donne, and Milton. Major works discussed are The Canterbury Tales, Antony and Cleopatra, and Paradise Lost. Elizabethan and Jacobean lyric verse is also examined. The works are studied within the context of the philosophical, social, religious and political thought and conditions of the times.

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  • B in English 12, ENG 096, ENG 098, ESL 090, or C in one first-year university transfer English.


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ENG-203

A Survey of English Literature II

3 hours lecture or distance (D), 3 credits

The student will survey English Literature of the 18th and 19th centuries, focusing on the works of major authors: Swift, Pope, Blake, Coleridge, Wordsworth, Keats, Emily Bronte, Arnold, Tennnyson and Browning. The student will also examine the philosophical, social and religious aspects of life in the Neo-Classical, Romantic and Victorian Periods.

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  • B in English 12, ENG 096, ENG 098, ESL 090, or C in one first-year university transfer English.


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ENG-207

Creative Non-Fiction

3 hours seminar, 3 credits

Eng 207 is a second year university studies writing workshop that focuses on the method and craft of creative non-fiction, which will include creative essay writing, documentary, travel writing, life-writing and biography. Students will create a portfolio of work.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C+ in one of the following: English 107, 108, 115, 120, 121, 125, 126, or by portfolio with instructor permission


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ENG-208

Creative Writing: Poetry

3 hours lecture, 3 credits

Eng 208 is a second year poetry writing workshop focusing on peer critiquing. Students will be encouraged to explore a variety of styles and structures in their work and will create a portfolio of polished poetry.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C+ in English 108 or by portfolio.


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ENG-209

Creative Writing: Fiction

3 hours lab, 3 credits

Eng 209 is a second year university studies fiction writing workshop that examines the work of successful fiction authors and nurtures the fiction writing skills of students through the workshop method. Students will create a portfolio of stories.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C+ in English 107 or by portfolio with the instructor permission.


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ENG-212

Introduction to Canadian Literature I

3 hours lecture or distance (D), 3 credits

This course is an introductory survey of Canadian poetry and prose from colonial to modern times. It examines literature's role in the creation of a national discourse on subjects such as identity, history, place, ethnicity, gender and class.

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  • B in English 12, ENG 096, ENG 098, ESL 090, or C in one first-year university transfer English.


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ENG-213

An Introduction to Canadian Literature

3 hours lecture or distance; 3 credits

This course introduces students to contemporary Canadian literature including poetry,short fiction and the novel. Key topics may include nationality, regional identity, ethnicity, gender, postcolonial theory, and wilderness vs. urban influences.

Prerequisite(s):

  • B in English 12, ENG 096, ENG 098, ESL 090, or C in one first-year university transfer English.


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ENG-216

Travel Writing

18 hours lecture, 12-21 days travel, 3 credits

This course combines intensive study of the contemporary and historical travel writing about one country or civilization with a two-to-three week international tour of that location. Typically Travel Writing will only be offered in the Spring or the Summer semester and will feature a short series of preparatory and follow-up lectures and seminars. The academic demands of Travel Writing are significant, but accentuate and focus the travel experience.

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  • B in English 12, ENG 096, ENG 098, ESL 090, or C in one first-year university transfer English.


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ENG-224

Women's Literature & Theory I

3 hours lecture, 3 credits

English 224 is a survey of literature written in English by women from medieval times to the 19th century. The focus is on poetry and feminist literary theory and history.

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  • B in English 12, ENG 096, ENG 098, ESL 090, or C in one first-year university transfer English.


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ENG-225

Women's Literature & Theory II

3 hours lecture, 3 credits

English 225 is a survey of literature written in English by women from the 19th century to the present. The focus is on fiction and feminist literary theory and history.

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  • B in English 12, ENG 096, ENG 098, ESL 090, or C in one first-year university transfer English.


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ENG-230

Selected Topics in Literature

3 hours lecture, 3 credits

For 2016-17 the topic is narratives of crime and deviance. This course introduces the function of narrative and examines narrative method in a variety of genres such as poetry, fiction, drama, biography, autobiography, essay, film and textbook. The focus of study will vary according to instructor interest, and may include themes such as love and sex, war, crime, death, family, social justice etc. Students will be introduced to narratology and will examine the ways in which narrative structures shape understanding of the self and the world.

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  • B in English 12, ENG 096, ENG 098, ESL 090, or C in one first-year university transfer English.


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ENG-260

Advanced Communications And Professional Writing

3 hours lecture, 3 credits

English 260 will give students the opportunity to study the theory and practice of professional writing. Combining readings from the field of professional writing with discipline-specific applications, the course will emphasize the analytical, persuasive, and research skills required to produce effective client-based longer documents, such as analytical reports, persuasive proposals, technical manuals, and case studies. Students will work individually and collaboratively, both in class and on assignments.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C+ in any of one of the following: ENG 115, ENG 120, ENG 121, ENG 125, ENG 160 or permission of instructor


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