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ENC

ENC 0015   DEVELOPMENTAL WRITING I

credits: 0  

This course was formerly ENC 0010. This college preparatory course is designed to develop skills in grammar, usage, mechanics, sentence structure, and vocabulary by means of practice in sentence construction and paragraph development. It is intended to prepare students for successful completion of other college-preparatory and college-level courses in writing. (Note: ENC 0015 may not be taken concurrently with ENC 1101 or ENC 1121H.) Five class and laboratory hours weekly. 77 contact hours.

ENC 0025   DEVELOPMENTAL WRITING II

credits: 0  

This course # was formerly ENC 0020. Prerequisite: ENC 0015 or appropriate score on the SPC placement test. This college preparatory course is designed to improve basic writing skills in grammar, usage, spelling, capitalization, punctuation, sentence structure, and vocabulary by means of practice in paragraphs and short essays. It is intended to prepare students for successful completion of college-level writing courses in English. 77 contact hours.

ENC 0027   DEVELOPMENTAL READING AND WRITING II

credits: 0  

Prerequisites: (REA 0001 or REA 0007) and (ENC 0010 or ENC 0015) each with a minimum grade of C; or appropriate scores on SPC placement test; or approval of Program Administrator. This developmental course provides integrated reading and writing instruction. The skills taught in this course include literal comprehension, critical comprehension, vocabulary, and Standard American English grammar and usage. Students will improve their skills through reading selected passages, including textbook selections, and by composing effective paragraphs and essays in a variety of rhetorical modes. This course is intended to prepare students for successful completion of college-level courses requiring intensive reading and writing. 92 contact hours.

ENC 0056   BASIC WRITING II: MY BRIDGE TO SUCCESS

credits: 0  

Prerequisite: Appropriate score on the SPC placement test or permission of a Communications Department program administrator. This college preparatory course is designed to improve basic writing skills in grammar, diction and usage, punctuation, sentence structure and variety, and paragraph and essay composition using course modules. Course strategies will include one-on-one instruction, small group instruction, and computer instruction in a lab setting. A diagnostic assessment will determine placement into course modules as well as exit requirements. This course is intended to prepare students for successful completion of college-level writing courses in English. 17 contact hours minimum.

ENC 1101   COMPOSITION I

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: (ENC 0025) and (prerequisite or corequisite REA 0017) or EAP 1695 or appropriate scores on the Writing and Reading placement tests. This course is designed to develop composition skills. It emphasizes the development of the multi-paragraph essay and includes practice in information retrieval from electronic and other sources, as well as in the selection, restriction, organization, and development of topics. It also offers the student opportunities to improve proficiency with sentence structure, diction, and mechanics. Selected writing samples are examined as models of form and as sources of ideas for the student's own writing. Conferences provide individual instruction. Sections of computer-assisted and individualized instruction are offered. This course partially satisfies the writing requirements outlined in the General Education Requirements. Credit is only given for one of the following: ENC 1101, ENC 1121H or IDS 1101H. 47 contact hours.

ENC 1102   COMPOSITION II

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: (ENC 1101 with a minimum grade of C or ENC 1121H with a minimum grade of C) and (REA 0017 with a minimum grade of C or EAP 1695 with a minimum grade of C) or appropriate scores on the English and Reading placement test. This course builds upon the skills developed in Composition I. It provides further instruction in the planning, organization, and writing of essays. It stresses methods of library research including information retrieval from electronic sources, and emphasizes writing of the research paper and the paper of literary interpretation. The reading includes selections from at least two forms of literature. This course partially satisfies the writing requirements outlined in the General Education Requirements. Credit is not given for both ENC 1102 and ENC 1122H. 47 contact hours.

ENC 1121H   HONORS COMPOSITION I

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: Appropriate score on the SPC placement test or approval of the dean. This is a course designed to develop the expository writing skills of academically talented students so they can write effectively. It emphasizes prewriting techniques, organizational techniques, and essay writing techniques. Conferences are provided for individualized instruction. This course partially satisfies the writing requirements as outlined in the General Education Requirements. Credit is only given for one of the following: ENC 1121H, ENC 1101 or IDS 1101H. 47 contact hours.

ENC 1122H   HONORS COMPOSITION II

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: (ENC 1101 and appropriate score on the SPC placement test) or ENC 1121H or IDS 1101H or IDS 1111H or approval of the dean. This course builds upon the skills developed in Honors Composition. It provides the academically talented student further opportunity to learn to write effectively. It emphasizes writing papers of literary interpretation, using the library, finding and evaluating primary and secondary source material, and employing that material in formally documented research papers. Conferences for individualized instruction are provided. This course partially satisfies the writing requirements as outlined in the General Education Requirements. Credit is only given for one of the following: ENC 1122H or ENC 1102. 47 contact hours.

ENC 2210   TECHNICAL WRITING

credits: 3  
Prerequisite: ENC 1101 or ENC 1121H. This course is offered for students desiring experience in various types of technical writing, such as process reports, investigative reports, feasibility studies, instructions, memoranda, and letters. Concentration is on practice in analyzing and developing reports, in collecting and organizing data, and in preparing the formal and informal report. This course has value in the fields of business administration, military, engineering, health, hospitality, law enforcement, architecture, building construction, and science. Assignments are related to the individual interest of the student. This course has a substantial writing requirement. 47 contact hours.

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