English (ENGL)

(Communication Theory & Skills)

Review the ERAU Worldwide English placement policy under the Skills Assessments section of the Worldwide Catalog.


ENGL 106  Introduction to Composition  3 Credits (3,0)

This course focuses on the basic principles of unity, support, and coherence as applied to the writing of a variety of paragraphs and essays. Grammar, mechanics, punctuation, sentence skills and basic writing skills are emphasized. Prerequisite: Qualifying score on the ERAU English Skills Assessment or course listed.
Prerequisites: GNED 104.

ENGL 123  English Composition  3 Credits (3,0)

This course focuses on the principles of using writing for thinking, as well as a tool for expressing ideas. It addresses the composing process, research and documentation, and rhetorical strategies for various audiences and purposes. Students develop their communicative, evaluative, critical thinking, and research writing abilities. Prerequisite: Qualifying score on the ERAU English Skills Assessment or course listed.
Prerequisites: ENGL 106.

ENGL 143  Studies in Rhetorical Theory  3 Credits (3,0)

This course is a broad survey of speculation concerning the nature and techniques of persuasion, this course is a continuation of ENGL 123. This writing-intensive course will focus on enduring issues in the study of rhetoric: the value of such a study, the nature of audiences, the most effective techniques, and the continual re-framing of these issues to meet changing circumstances.
Prerequisites: ENGL 123.

ENGL 221  Technical Report Writing  3 Credits (3,0)

This course introduces students to the preparation of formal and informal technical reports, abstracts, proposals, instructions, professional correspondence and other forms of technical communication. Major emphasis is placed on the long technical report and the acquisition of advanced writing skills.

ENGL 222  Business Communication  3 Credits (3,0)

This course is an introduction to effective business communication. Topics in oral, written, non-verbal and intercultural communications are covered. Research methods, effective speaking and the preparation of letters, memoranda and reports are emphasized.
Prerequisites: ENGL 123.

ENGL 355  Creative Writing  3 Credits (3,0)

This course culminates the interpretive and expressive elements of communications classes. The study, practice and utilization of a personal style of creative composition, examples of contemporary literature and submittal of publications are included in this course.
Prerequisites: ENGL 123.