English (ENGL)

(Communication Theory & Skills)

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Courses

ENGL 104  Basic English  1 Credit (1,0)

Emphasis in the course is placed on improving conceptual and organizational skills, grammar, spelling, capitalization, punctuation, and word choice. Students will also practice arranging ideas and supporting details in logical order, identifying topic and thesis statements, recognizing errors in pronoun usage, using verb tenses correctly, recognizing parallel structures and misplaced modifiers, and using coordination and subordination effectively. Students will also complete a variety of writing assignments. They will practice editing and revising paragraphs before submitting them for a grade, making corrections in sentence structure, content and rhetoric. The culmination of the course is applying learned skills to a final essay. This course cannot be used to satisfy credit for General Education requirements.

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. Pre-Requisite: Qualifying score on the ERAU English Skills Assessment or course listed.
Prerequisites: ENGL 104

ENGL 123  English Composition  3 Credits (3,0)

Adapting communication in response to diverse audiences, purposes, and contexts through rhetorical thinking; addresses composing processes, critical thinking, research, analysis, and documentation. Pre-Requisite: Qualifying score on the ERAU English Skills Assessment or course listed
Prerequisites: ENGL 106

ENGL 143  Introduction to Rhetoric  3 Credits (3,0)

Fundamentals of rhetorical theory and practice: nature of audiences, history, and application of rhetorical concepts, analysis of persuasive 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 223  Collaborative Writing & Presenting  3 Credits (3,0)

This course is a study of collaborative writing and presenting with an emphasis on best practices for team formation, management, and collaboration on planning, composing, and editing documents and presentation materials. Additionally, students will work through team challenges and group conflict scenarios, individual and group reflection, and peer evaluation.