2012-2013 CCBC College Catalog

English

ENGL 051 – 0 Credits, 1 TO 4 Billable Hours
Basic Writing I

Provides intensive instruction and practice in basic writing. Activities include the drafting, revision, and editing processes as well as instruction in grammar and mechanics. 4 billable hours, 4 contact hours. Successful participation in and completion of this course requires that student skills be at the secondary level. In classes that meet in a computer-equipped classroom or writing lab, students will develop their writing using networked computers. Keyboarding experience is helpful but not necessary. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Corequisite: RDNG 051 (conc) or ESOL 044 (conc)

ENGL 052 – 0 Credits, 1 TO 3 Billable Hours
Basic Writing II

Provides intensive instruction and practice in writing coherent paragraphs and essays for specific audiences; includes the drafting, revision, and editing processes as well as instruction in grammar, mechanics, and usage. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: Completion of ENGL 051 or ESOL 042 and placement of RDNG 052 or ESOL 54(conc); or ACLT 052

ENGL 101 – 3 Credits
College Composition I

Provides instruction that focuses on writing skills, evaluating and explaining ideas, conducting library and Internet research, developing a research paper, and documenting research. Placement is based on assessment and/or successful completion of ENGL 052 or ESOL 052 and RDNG 052 or ESOL 054; or ACLT 052 NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

ENGL 102 – 3 Credits
College Composition II

Increases the writing and thinking skills developed in English 101; covers applying critical thinking and writing skills to a variety of academic assignments, including analyzing complex texts. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in ENGL 101

ENGL 106 – 3 Credits
English Grammar and Usage

Explores how grammar in the English language works; examines the underlying structures of sentences, which leads to an understanding of why commonly made errors occur. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: To enroll in ENGL 106, students must be eligible to enroll in ENGL 101 and have successfully completed, if necessary, ENGL 052 or ESOL 052 and RDNG 052 or ESOL 054; or ACLT 052

ENGL 115 – 3 Credits
Children's Literature

Provides a survey of children's literature from its beginning to the present day; highlights the cultural and historical influences and shows the evolution of the particular art form that melds story and picture. NOTE: Same as EDTR 115. Credit can be earned for one course only. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite: ENGL 101 with a C or better or permission of the instructor

ENGL 151 – 3 Credits
Introduction to Journalism

Introduces the skills, principles, and ethics of news reporting and news writing; covers different types of journalistic writing (feature, editorial, and news story) and news gathering, interviewing, and writing. NOTE: Same as MCOM 151. Credit can be earned for one course only. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite: ENGL 101 or ESOL 052 with a grade of "C" or higher and RDNG 052 or ESOL 054; or ACLT 052

ENGL 152 – 3 Credits
Newspaper Production

Follows ENGL 151 (Introduction to Journalism) and is designed for students who wish to work on the student newspaper. The course gives students additional experience in the writing, editing, and production of a print publication. NOTE: Same as MCOM 152. Credit can be earned for one course only. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: ENGL 101 and ENGL 151

ENGL 154 – 3 Credits
Writing for the Stage

Explores the writing process, development of a personal voice, and alternative forms; focuses on the playwright's craft and creative process, from the initial stage of ideas and first draft to the revision stage of a final draft. NOTE: Same as THTR 154. Credit can be earned for one course only. NOTE: Courses offered less than once a year.

Prerequisite: ENGL 101 with a grade of "C" or higher.

ENGL 160 – 3 Credits
Studies in Mythology-GL

Introduces the mythology and major legends of a variety of cultures, with emphasis on Greek myth and legend; examines how myths and legends are used in various literary forms, particularly drama and epic, and how they appear in contemporary culture. This course is a globally intensive course that promotes intercultural competency and global awareness. Successful completion of this course contributes toward the 15 credits of globally intensive curriculum needed to earn the certificate of Global Distinction. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite: ENGL 101 with a grade of "C" or better

ENGL 180 – 3 Credits
Script Analysis

Script Analysis allows students to read, interpret and interact with plays from a range of periods and styles. Texts will be analyzed primarily through a theatrical perspective and theatrical choices, along with a research component. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite: ENGL 101 Corequisite: THTR 101

ENGL 194 – 1 Credit
Studies In Literature

ENGL 195 – 2 Credits
Studies In Literature

ENGL 196 – 3 Credits
Studies In Literature

ENGL 201 – 3 Credits
British Literature I

Examines British literature, beginning with Anglo Saxon works and continuing through the eighteenth century (Neoclassical literature); highlights the cultural, historical, and literary influences on each work. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite: Grade of "C" or higher in ENGL 101

ENGL 202 – 3 Credits
British Literature II

Surveys British literature, beginning with the Romantic period (late eighteenth century) and continuing through the Modern period; highlights the cultural, historical, and literary influences on each work. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite: Grade of "C" or higher in ENGL 101

ENGL 203 – 3 Credits
American Literature I

Examines American literature from its beginnings to the Civil War; highlights the cultural, geographic, and literary influences of each work. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite: Grade of "C" or higher in ENGL 101

ENGL 204 – 3 Credits
American Literature II

Examines American literature from the Civil War to the present day; highlights the cultural, geographic, and literary influences of each work. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite: Grade of "C" or higher in ENGL 101

ENGL 205 – 3 Credits
World Literature I-GL

Studies representative literary works from both Western and Eastern civilizations, from the invention of writing through the European Renaissance. In addition to works of Classical Greece and Rome and Medieval Europe, contemporaneous selections from China, India, Japan, the Middle East, and Africa will be studied. The readings are chosen to acquaint students with the attitudes and ideals characteristic of each culture and to illustrate the university of themes fundamental to the human experience. This course is a globally intensive course that promotes intercultural competency and global awareness. Successful completion of this course contributes toward the 15 credits of globally intensive curriculum needed to earn the certificate of Global Distinction. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite: Grade of "C" or higher in ENGL 101

ENGL 206 – 3 Credits
World Literature II-GL

Presents representative writers of both Western and non-Western cultures since the European Renaissance. Readings reflect views of humans as heroes and anti-heroes; alternative ways of representing reality; and responses to philosophical, scientific, and social developments. This course is a globally intensive course that promotes intercultural competency and global awareness. Successful completion of this course contributes toward the 15 credits of globally intensive curriculum needed to earn the certificate of Global Distinction. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite: Grade of "C" or higher in ENGL 101

ENGL 207 – 3 Credits
Native American Literature

Introduces students to the writings about Native American life. Students read prose statements of belief and values, narratives describing culture as it was manifested in the past and the ways it has evolved in the present. They read myths, legends, and contemporary literature. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or higher in ENGL 101 NOTE: Courses offered every fall and spring semester. Same as NAST 207. Credit can be earned for one course only.

ENGL 209 – 3 Credits
Workshop in Creative Writing

Intended for students interested in writing poetry and/or short fiction; offers instruction and practice in the creation of imaginative structures; writing forms include poems, short stories, and brief dramas. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite: Grade of "C" or higher in ENGL 101 or consent of the instructor

ENGL 210 – 3 Credits
Introduction to Creative Writing: Poetry

Provides the opportunity to learn and practice the craft of poetry; examines the work of modern and contemporary poets through reading and discussion. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite: Grade of "C" or higher in ENGL 101 or consent of the instructor

ENGL 211 – 3 Credits
Introduction to Creative Writing: Fiction

Provides the opportunity to learn and practice the craft of fiction; examines the work of modern and contemporary short story writers and the forms and techniques essential to fiction. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite: Grade of "C" or higher in ENGL 101 or consent of the instructor

ENGL 213 – 3 Credits
Technical Writing

Offers instruction and practice in planning and producing documents that deal with corporate, technological, and scientific subjects; focuses on the writing process with an emphasis on creating clear, concise, audience-directed prose. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite: Grade of "C" or higher in ENGL 101

ENGL 218 – 3 Credits
African American Literature I

Explores the portion of American literature created by African Americans, beginning with slavery to the Harlem Renaissance, and including the vernacular tradition.

Prerequisite: ENGL 101 with a grade of "C" or higher.

ENGL 219 – 3 Credits
African American Literature II

Explores the portion of American literature created by African Americans, from the Harlem Renaissance to the 21st century, and including the vernacular tradition.

Prerequisite: ENGL 101 with a grade of "C" or higher.

ENGL 224 – 3 Credits
Literature by Women

Introduces a wide array of written texts produced by women around the world; covers how women writers in different historical, cultural, and geographical contexts have used language and literature to communicate and question their experiences. NOTE: Same as WMST 224. Credit can be earned for one course only. NOTE: Courses offered every fall and spring semester.

Prerequisite: Grade of "C" or higher in ENGL 101

ENGL 231 – 3 Credits
Film and Television Writing

Presents screenings of important films and television programs illustrating the script writer's craft. NOTE: Same as MNGT 231. Credit can be earned for one course only. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisites: MCOM 111 and Grade of "C" or higher in ENGL 101 or written permission from instructor

ENGL 239 – 3 Credits
Business Communications

Focuses on three aspects of effective business communications: the written, the oral, and the visual (with emphasis on the written). NOTE: Same as MNGT 239. Credit can be earned for one course only. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite: ENGL 101 or ESOL 052 with a grade of "C" or better and RDNG 052 or ESOL 054; or ACLT 052

ENGL 241 – 3 Credits
Major Figures

Provides an intensive study of the works of a single writer or two or three related writers. NOTE: Courses offered less than once a year.

Prerequisite: Grade of "C" of higher in ENGL 101

ENGL 242 – 3 Credits
Modern Literature

Provides a detailed study and analysis of selected works of modern Western literature, written from 1850 to 1950. NOTE: Courses offered less than once a year.

Prerequisite: Grade of "C" or higher in ENGL 101

ENGL 243 – 3 Credits
Contemporary Literature

Explores selected works of contemporary Western literature from 1950 to the present. NOTE: Courses offered less than once a year.

Prerequisite: Grade of "C" or higher in ENGL 101

ENGL 244 – 3 Credits
Adv Comp:Analysis/Pract Style

ENGL 247 – 3 Credits
Advanced Creative Writing Workshop

ENGL 247 continues the objectives introduced in ENGL 209, with comprehensive study in poetry, non-fiction, and short story projects. Students are expected to participate in intensive workshops and create multiple drafts of each project through the peer editing and revision process. The class will culminate in a final presentation and reading of work. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite: ENGL 209 with a grade of "C" or better.

ENGL 248 – 3 Credits
Creative Themes in Writing

ENGL 248 introduces students to various special topics with the genre of Creative Writing. Examples include: Travel Writing; Memoir; The Art of the Essay; and Novel Writing. The course is designed to facilitate writing workshops with a given genre and includes readings from various writers. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite: ENGL 209 with a grade of "C" or better.

ENGL 249 – 3 Credits
Creative Writing:Capstone Portfolio

ENGL 249 culminates the various required writing courses taken under the requirements for a transfer pattern in Creative Writing. Within this Independent Study project, the student is partnered with a faculty mentor in his or her final semester, preparing a polished and representative portfolio of work completed during the AA in English program. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite: Successful completion of 18 credits, including ENGL 209, in the A.A. in Creative Writing.

ENGL 250 – 3 Credits
Shakespeare

Examines plays and sonnets, focusing on Shakespeare's major themes, his career as a dramatist, and the principal critical perspectives from which his work is viewed. NOTE: Courses offered less than once a year.

Prerequisite: Grade of "C" or higher in ENGL 101

ENGL 251 – 3 Credits
Studies in Poetry

Explores poetry with emphasis on history, theme, topic, or trend. NOTE: Courses offered less than once a year.

Prerequisite: Grade of "C" or higher in ENGL 101 or written permission from instructor

ENGL 252 – 3 Credits
Studies in Short Fiction

Explores short fiction from diverse perspectives; emphasizes literary research and critical reading and writing. NOTE: Courses offered less than once a year.

Prerequisite: Grade of "C" or higher ENGL 101

ENGL 253 – 3 Credits
Studies in the Novel

Explores the novel from diverse perspectives; emphasizes literary research and critical reading and writing. NOTE: Courses offered less than once a year.

Prerequisite: Grade of "C" or higher ENGL 101

ENGL 254 – 3 Credits
Contemporary Themes in Literature

Explores a specific literary, social, or historical theme through selected readings---fiction, essays, letters, autobiography, poetry, and drama. NOTE: Courses offered less than once a year.

Prerequisite: Grade of "C" or higher ENGL 101

ENGL 255 – 3 Credits
World Drama:Aeschylus-Turgenev

ENGL 257 – 3 Credits
Introduction to Fiction

ENGL 258 – 3 Credits
Modern Drama:Ibsen to Albee

ENGL 259 – 3 Credits
Multicultural Literature in America

Enables students to study and analyze forms of literary works by minority writers representing various ethnic backgrounds in the United States. NOTE: Courses offered less than once a year.

Prerequisite: Grade of "C" or higher ENGL 101 or consent from the instructor

ENGL 260 – 3 Credits
Holocaust Literature-GL

Explores memory, the role of the writer, and controversies about fictionalizing the Holocaust. It focuses on the moral, philosophical, and cultural legacy if these terrible events as presented through the artistic imagination. This course is a globally intensive course that promotes intercultural competency and global awareness. Successful completion of this course contributes toward the 15 credits of globally intensive curriculum needed to earn the certificate of Global Distinction. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or higher in ENGL 101

ENGL 263 – 3 Credits
Travel Study