English (ENG)

ENG 96 - Integrated Reading, Writing, and Inquiry Units: 4

An intensive developmental course designed to provide the basic reading, writing, and critical thinking skills necessary for success in college-level academic courses. Instruction includes reading and writing processes, critical thinking strategies, and the recognition and composition of well-developed, coherent, and unified texts. The course focuses on helping students develop as active critical readers, strategic thinkers, and rhetorical writers who can address a variety of texts, including their own. With a C- or better, the student may take English 101.

Transferability: May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree

Enrollment Requirements: Qualifying placement from one of the following options: ACCUPLACER Reading Comprehension scores, SAT, or ACT.

Term Offered: ALLSEM&W

ENG 98A - Composition Studio: Accelerated Learning Program Units: 2

A course designed to ensure success in ENG 101A, this course will offer additional support for the reading, writing, critical thinking, study skills, and language skills necessary to succeed in ENG 101A. Students must earn a C- in both ENG 98A and ENG 101A to succeed in this course and move on to ENG 102. A C- in ENG 98A, but not in ENG 101A qualifies the student to take ENG 101.

Transferability: May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisites: Qualifying ACCUPLACER Reading Comprehension (RC) score, SAT, or ACT placement. Required co-requisite: ENG 101A.

Term Offered: All Semesters

ENG 100 - Composition Enhanced Units: 5

Writing intensive course designed to strengthen college level writing skills, with particular attention to persuasion, analysis, synthesis and an introduction to research methodologies. Focus on process through drafting, revising, and editing is emphasized. Conventions of standard English are reviewed. Additionally, critical reading strategies of college level texts are developed. Course provides additional assistance in comprehensive writing and reading skills.

Enrollment Requirements: Qualifying ACCUPLACER Reading Comprehension (RC) score, SAT or ACT placement.

ENG 101 - Composition I Units: 3

Writing intensive course designed to strengthen college level writing skills, with particular attention to persuasion, analysis, synthesis and an introduction to research methodologies. Focus on process through drafting, revising and editing is emphasized. Conventions of standard English are reviewed. Additionally, critical reading strategies of college level texts are developed.

Enrollment Requirements: C- or better in ENG 96 or ENG 98--OR--high school unweighted cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above--OR--ACCUPLACER, SAT, or ACT test scores.

Term Offered: All Semesters

ENG 101A - Composition I: Accelerated Learning Program Units: 3

Writing intensive course designed to strengthen college level writing skills, with particular attention to persuasion, analysis, synthesis and an introduction to research methodologies. Focus on process through drafting, revising and editing is emphasized. Conventions of standard English are reviewed. Additionally, critical reading strategies of college level texts are developed.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisites: Qualifying ACCUPLACER Reading Comprehension (RC) score, SAT, or ACT placement. Required co-requisite: ENG 98A.

Term Offered: All Semesters

ENG 102 - Composition II Units: 3

Continuation and extension of English 101 with an exploration of essay forms with particular attention to interpretation, analysis and synthesis, while emphasizing analytical reading and writing, critical thinking and research methodologies.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: A grade of C- or better in ENG 101 or equivalent or qualifying SAT/ACT score.

Term Offered: All Semesters

ENG 107 - Technical Communications I Units: 3

Introduction to expository methods with concentration on specific writing forms including memorandums, cover and business letters, formal and informal reports, manuals, and proposals. Suggested for students in occupational fields.

Term Offered: All Semesters

ENG 108 - Technical Communications II Units: 3

A continuation of expository methods. Concentration on developing writing projects required on the job. Lecture and individual instruction. Suggested for students in occupational fields.

ENG 111 - Integrated Reading, Writing, and Inquiry for English Language Learners Units: 4

An intensive developmental course designed to provide English language learners with the basic reading, writing, and critical thinking skills necessary for success in college-level academic courses. Instruction includes reading and writing processes, critical thinking strategies, and the recognition and composition of well-developed, coherent, and unified English texts. The course focuses on helping students develop as active critical readers, strategic thinkers, and rhetorical writers who can address a variety of texts in English, including their own. With a C- or better, the student may take English 113. May be repeated for a maximum of eight credits.

Enrollment Requirements: Qualifying placement from one of the following options: ACCUPLACER Reading and Comprehension scores; or UNR-IELC Bridge test scores; or completion of 81-level courses (ENG 81A and 81C).

Term Offered: ALLSEM&W

ENG 113 - Composition I for International and Multilingual Students Units: 3

Writing the expository essay; develops fluency and emphasizes development, coherence, style, revision, and editing for target-language accuracy. This course satisfies the English 101 requirement for non-native English speakers.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: Qualifying high school GPA; ACCUPLACER, ACT/SAT, or AP placement score; UNR-IELC Bridge test; C- or better in 112-level courses; C- or better in ENG 111 or ENG 112D. Corequisite: READ 135 with qualifying ACCUPLACER test score.

Term Offered: Spring and Fall

ENG 114 - Composition II For International and Multilingual Students Units: 3

Exploration of essay forms with particular attention to interpretation and argument; emphasis on analytical reading and writing, critical thinking, and research methodologies; attention to language skill development and needs of learners of English as a second language. This course satisfies the English 102 requirement for non-native English speakers.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: ENG 113 or equivalent or qualifying SAT/ACT score.

Term Offered: Spring and Fall

ENG 181 - Vocabulary and Meaning Units: 3

Problems of meaning, word derivation and word formation are investigated with a view to enlarging and refining a working English vocabulary. Transfers for two credits to UNLV/UNR.

Term Offered: All Semesters

ENG 202 - Film Analysis and Interpretation Units: 3

Introduces the critical study and interpretation of film art, exploring aspects of film style and basic theoretical concerns while presenting a survey of important film genres, both narrative and non-narrative.

Term Offered: Spring and Fall

ENG 205 - Intro to Creative Writing: Fiction and Poetry Units: 3

This class is an introductory level creative writing class in which primarily the principles of poetry and fiction will be addressed, with some limited discussion of creative nonfiction. Students who successfully complete this course will have a working knowledge of the literary arts and the life of the literary artist and should be better prepared to go on to advanced study in the genre of their choice.

Term Offered: Spring and Fall

ENG 220 - Writing Poetry Units: 3

This class is an introductory level poetry writing class in which the study of poetic writing methods and forms will be addressed, with concentration on the student's creative writing. Students who successfully complete the course will have a working knowledge of the literary arts and the life of the literary artist and should be better prepared to go on to the advanced study of poetry.

Term Offered: Spring and Fall

ENG 221 - Writing Fiction Units: 3

The study of fiction writing methods and forms with concentration on the student's writing and a focus on developing students' knowledge of the literary arts and the life of the literary artist.

Term Offered: All Semesters

ENG 222 - Intermediate Fiction: Novel Writing Units: 3

This course is a continuation of ENG 221 with an emphasis on novel writing. The class will be conducted as a combination craft lecture and writer's workshop.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: ENG 221 or instructor approval.

Term Offered: Spring and Summer

ENG 224 - Introduction to Screenwriting Units: 3

The study of screenwriting methods and forms with a concentration on the student's creative writing.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: ENG 101 or ENG 113 or instructor approval.

Term Offered: Fall

ENG 231 - World Literature I Units: 3

Introduction to aesthetic and ideological trends in world literature. Reading of literary masterpieces through the year 1650.

Term Offered: Summer and Fall

ENG 232 - World Literature II Units: 3

Introduction to aesthetic and ideological trends in world literature through reading of literary masterpieces from 1650 to present.

Term Offered: Spring and Summer

ENG 250 - Introduction to Children's Literature Units: 3

A survey of historical periods, major writers, and trends in children's literature, primarily in the Western tradition.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: ENG 101 or ENG 113 or instructor approval.

Term Offered: Spring

ENG 267 - Introduction to Women and Literature Units: 3

A consideration of women as writers and as characters in literature. Readings are drawn from poetry, drama, fiction and biography. Women's voices are represented as diverse within a variety of cultures, sub-cultures, regions, and periods.

Term Offered: Spring and Fall

ENG 275 - Contemporary Literature Units: 3

The reading of recent literature of various types to acquaint students with contemporary writers.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: ENG 101 or ENG 113 or instructor approval.

Term Offered: AS NEEDED

ENG 281 - Introduction to Language Units: 3

Nature and function of language, including an introduction to the linguistics subsystem of Modern English and the development of the English language.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: ENG 101 or ENG 113 or instructor approval.

Term Offered: Fall

ENG 282 - Introduction to Language and Literary Expression Units: 3

The forms and function of language with special application to literary study.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: ENG 101 or ENG 113 or instructor approval.

Term Offered: Spring

ENG 298 - Writing About Literature Units: 3

Introduction to literary study--literary terms, genre, time periods, and analysis.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: ENG 101 or ENG 100 or ENG 113 or instructor approval.

Term Offered: Fall

ENG 299 - Special Topics in English Units: 1-3

The successful student will be able to initiate one on one dialog between student and tutor, focusing on the degree to which the paper fulfills the requirements of the assignment. Diagnose written communication problems and offer suggestions for improving the writing quality. Help peers to evaluate their own writing in terms of fulfilling requirements of assignment, including the appropriate content, and accurately using grammar.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: ENG 101 or ENG 113 or instructor approval.

Term Offered: AS NEEDED