English Courses

Undergraduate

ENG 101 Communication Arts I

  • Format: Online
  • Webcam required for proctored exams
    Online proctoring fees are not included in course fee (see syllabus for details)

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Open Enrollment
  • Tuition: $600

A course designed to provide students with the reading, writing and critical thinking skills necessary to produce effective college-level expository writing. Call for syllabus.

ENG 101 Communication Arts I

  • Format: Online
  • Webcam required for proctored exams
    Online proctoring fees are not included in course fee (see syllabus for details)

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Semester
  • Tuition: $995.40

Call for syllabus.

ENG 102 Communication Arts II

  • Format: Online
  • Webcam required for proctored exams
    Online proctoring fees are not included in course fee (see syllabus for details)

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Open Enrollment
  • Tuition: $600

Emphasis is on source-based writing designed to develop critical reading, thinking, and writing. A series of written assignments, including a fully documented paper, and an oral presentation are required. Call for syllabus.

ENG 102 Communication Arts II

  • Format: Online
  • Webcam required for proctored exams
    Online proctoring fees are not included in course fee (see syllabus for details)

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Semester
  • Tuition: $995.40

Emphasis is on source-based writing designed to develop critical reading, thinking, and writing. A series of written assignments, including a fully documented paper, and an oral presentation are required.

ENG 203 Major Themes in Literature

  • Format: Online
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Open Enrollment
  • Tuition: $600

This course is designed to expose students to a variety of literatures and to develop critical and effective thinking, reading, and writing skills. In this course, students will read literature from three major genres: poetry, short stories, and drama. The students will learn basic literary terms and different approaches to literature. Students will come to understand that major human concerns are depicted by literature across time and cultures. There will be units on the following themes: family, men and women, fear and loss, freedom and responsibility, and quest.

ENG 210 The Study of Literature

  • Format: Online
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Open Enrollment
  • Tuition: $600

This course covers fundamental literary terms and concepts. There will be a focus on close analysis of texts: tone, symbolism, figurative language, speaker, diction, and syntax, among others. The student will be introduced to literary theories. The student will learn the mechanics of incorporating primary and secondary sources using MLA style and develop analytical reading and writing skills.

ENG 227 Introduction to Creative Writing

  • Format: Online
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Semester
  • Tuition: $995.40

Students write and read poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and drama, develop aesthetic standards, and evaluate their writing and that of their classmates. Course emphasizes the writing process, including strategies for invention and revision, and as an option for potential teachers, integrates ideas for teaching creative writing. This course is required for English/Secondary Education and English/Creative Writing. It supports the mission of the college and the goals of the program by providing opportunities for students to develop critical thinking, aesthetic standards, cultural diversity, and reading and writing skills.

ENG 259 Development of Vocabulary

  • Format: Online
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Open Enrollment
  • Tuition: $600

This course is designed to increase the student’s vocabulary through a systematic word-building approach. The emphasis is on learning word families through the study of bases, prefixes, and suffixes derived from the Greek and Latin languages. During this course, the students will study bases, prefixes, and suffixes derived from the Latin and Greek languages. A thorough grasp of the units from which complex words are formed is crucial if we want to be able to understand and use sophisticated discourse. This course is especially valuable for students who plan to take graduate school entrance exams.

ENG 279 Women and Memoir

  • Format: Online
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Semester
  • Tuition: $995.40

Women and Memoir is designed to help students explore and understand the recent explosion of women's memoir as a significant contribution not only to literature but also to the story of humanity and its treasure house of collective wisdom. Memoir is significantly different than autobiography; rather than focusing on an entire life, memoir focuses on a certain slice of the author's life that significantly shaped him or her as a person. In addition to reading diverse woman-authored memoirs and excerpts, students will study the craft of memoir as a creative writing genre with its own challenges and problems, and will begin the process of writing their own memoir in order to tell their own unique and diverse stories. Although this course will have special appeal for women, it is open to any student.

ENG 309 English Literature I

  • Format: Online
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Open Enrollment
  • Tuition: $600

This course is designed to give students an overview of English Literature from Beowulf to the transition writers.

ENG 359 Mythology

  • Format: Online
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Open Enrollment
  • Tuition: $600

This course will focus on selected works of Literature from the ancient authors to 1700. Students will read selected works from the literary canon of World literature from ancient authors to the period around 1700 CE. Since literature and history mirror and reinforce each other, I strongly encourage that students familiarize themselves with the historical context of each period and author by reading the introductions to each work studied.

ENG 363 Advanced Composition

  • Format: Online
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Semester
  • Tuition: $995.40

Advanced composition emphasizes techniques of effective writing for a variety of purposes. Includes a unit on writing for the World Wide Web.

ENG 403 Shakespeare

  • Format: Online
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Open Enrollment
  • Tuition: $600

An advanced study of selected plays of William Shakespeare. The course will include an offering of the comedies, tragedies, and one history. Additionally, the course will focus on Shakespeare’s progression as a playwright, regarding the development of language, structure, and themes. Emphasis will be placed on analysis, literary interpretation, Elizabethan/Jacobean world-view, and close reading. We will study the following plays: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Much Ado About Nothing, Henry V, Hamlet, King Lear, Macbeth, The Winter’s Tale, and The Tempest.