English

A. Andaluz, E. Engh, T. Marmack, D. Snyder, N. Stotts, E. White

Program Learning Outcomes

Classes

ENG 10 : Reading & Writing Fundamentals

Develops fundamental writing, reading, and study skills. (A-F, N, W grades only.)

Credits

3

Prerequisites

Placement for English language fundamentals, or consent.

ENG 19 : Writing Essentials

Develops essential writing skills for college and the workplace. Students engage in writing as a process, applying basic rhetorical strategies to produce focused, well-supported paragraphs and other short compositions that meet the needs of specific audiences and purposes. Students study the grammar and mechanics of Standard English, applying knowledge to recognize and correct errors in their writing. Students also practice effective reading strategies, developing skill in summarizing ideas from courses. (A-F, N, W grades only.)

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENG 10, or placement at ENG 19, or consent.

ENG 21 : Intro to College Reading

Develops college-level reading skills, improving reading speed, comprehension, and retention of information in written texts. Students build college-level vocabulary and learn to distinguish between main ideas and supporting details and examples. Students practice drawing inferences through critical analysis of written materials and demonstrate understanding of reading material through writing accurate summaries and paraphrases. (A-F, N, W grades only.)

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENG 19 with grade C or better, or placement at ENG 21, or consent.

ENG 22 : Intro to Composition

Develops college-level writing skills, Students engage in a writing process that includes generating ideas, organizing ideas, drafting, revising, and editing for sentence-level errors. Students employ varied rhetorical strategies to produce short compositions that effectively develop a main point while appealing to an appropriate audience and purpose. Students also learn and practice basic academic conventions for incorporating information from sources into their writing. (A-F, N, W grades only.)

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENG 19 with grade C or better, or placement at ENG 22, or consent.

ENG 98 : Composition I Supplement

Provides supplemental instruction in the writing process, rhetorical principles, critical reading, and research to support achievement of ENG 100 learning outcomes. (A-F, N, W grades only.)

Credits

1

Prerequisites

ENG 19 with grade C or better, or placement at ENG 22, or consent.

Corequisites

ENG 100.

ENG 100 : Composition I

Discovers and applies the concepts of purpose, audience, and tone in writing. Emphasizes evaluating written texts and writing various types of essays, including writing from sources. Focuses on critical thinking.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENG 22 with grade C or better, or placement at ENG 100, or consent.

ENG 102 : College Reading Skills

Studies and practices strategies to improve college-level reading and study skills. Intended for students who are reading at or above their grade level and who wish to improve skills of comprehension and critical thinking.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENG 21 with grade C or better, or placement at ENG 100 or 102, or consent.

ENG 104 : Introduction to Creative Writing

Explores the principles and practice of creative writing through readings and composition in several major genres.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENG 100 with grade C or better, or consent.

ENG 106 : Report Writing

Practices organization of factual material and objective writing for the purpose of writing reports and technical articles. Develops ability to write clearly, accurately, and concisely. Reviews basic grammar. Improves technical vocabulary usage.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENG 22 with grade C or better, or placement at ENG 100, or consent.

ENG 200 : Composition II

Expands and deepens composition skills from ENG 100 (Composition I). Prepares students for upper-division study and research in a variety of academic fields. Studies and practices advanced skill in academic writing, reading, and research with emphasis on research strategies, critical analysis of texts, and self-assessment of the rhetorical impact of one’s writing. Students produce at least one substantial research project in the course.  (Formerly ENG 210.)

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENG 100 with grade C or better, or consent.

ENG 204A : Fiction Writing

Studies and practices creative strategies to produce and revise works of fiction.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENG 104 with grade of C or better, or consent.

ENG 204B : Poetry Writing

Studies and practices creative strategies to produce and revise works of poetry.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENG 104 with grade of C or better, or consent.

ENG 204C : Screenwriting

Studies and practices creative strategies to develop and write screenplays and related writing.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENG 104 or CM 119, either with grade C or better, or consent.

ENG 209 : Business & Managerial Writing

Focuses on the skills needed for effective business and managerial written communication. Studies and practices strategies for effective business writing, including a formal report requiring research documentation.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENG 100 with grade C or better, or consent.

ENG 225 : Writing for Science and Technology

Develops and applies skills in scientific writing to produce reports on experimentation and research. Analyzes various forms of writing required in scientific and technical careers.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENG 100 with grade C or better, or consent.

ENG 250 : American Literature

Studies major works of American fiction, non-fiction, drama, and poetry.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENG 100 with grade C or better, or consent.

ENG 251 : Major Works of British Literature to 1800

Studies major works of British fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and drama from the Middle Ages to 1800. Note: The courses ENG 251-256 and ENG 257EFR satisfy the 6-credit requirement for sophomore literature at the University of Hawai‘ i, a prerequisite for upper division English courses.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENG 100 with grade C or better, or consent.

ENG 252 : Major Works of British Literature after 1800

Studies major works of British fiction, non-fiction, drama, and poetry from 1800 to the present. Note: The courses ENG 251-256 and ENG 257EFR satisfy the 6-credit requirement for sophomore literature at the University of Hawai‘ i, a prerequisite for upper division English courses.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENG 100 with grade C or better, or consent.

ENG 254 : World Literature (Western)

Studies and analyzes literary works of Western cultures from ancient times to present. Note: The courses ENG 251-256 and ENG 257EFR satisfy the 6-credit requirement for sophomore literature at the University of Hawai‘ i, a prerequisite for upper division English courses.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENG 100 with grade C or better, or consent.

ENG 255 : Types of Literature

Studies, analyzes, and critiques major European and American short stories and novels. Note: The courses ENG 251-256 and ENG 257EFR satisfy the 6-credit requirement for sophomore literature at the University of Hawai‘ i, a prerequisite for upper division English courses.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENG 100 with grade C or better, or consent.

ENG 257 : Themes in Literature: Special Topics

Studies and analyzes universal problems in selected literary works of various types, cultures, and periods. Presents topics, which will vary with student interest and availability of faculty. Note: The courses ENG 251-256 and ENG 257EFR satisfy the 6-credit requirement for sophomore literature at the University of Hawai‘ i, a prerequisite for upper division English courses.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENG 100 with grade C or better, or consent.

ENG 257E : Themes in Literature: Literature of Hawai‘i

Focuses on selected poems, legends, biographies, short stories, and novels by people of present-day Hawaiian, Polynesian, American, European, and Oriental heritage, drawn from ancient, transitional, and modern Hawaiian literature. Studies and analyzes universal problems in selected literary works. Note: The courses ENG 251-256 and ENG 257EFR satisfy the 6-credit requirement for sophomore literature at the University of Hawai‘ i, a prerequisite for upper division English courses.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENG 100 with grade C or better, or consent.

ENG 316 : Advanced Research Writing

Provides advanced knowledge in planning, developing, organizing, and editing writing projects with clarity and precision. Emphasizes critical thinking skills; social, ethical, and political argument; and the ability to write a variety of work, including research projects in specific fields of study, using appropriate documentation styles.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENG 209 or 200 or 225, any with grade of C or better; or consent.