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Course Descriptions for ENGL (Archived)

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(Also see Developmental Reading and Developmental Writing.) Additional instruction in writing and reading is available through the Learning Skills Center.


ENGL 1111 (1 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC, RLC.

Creative Writing
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: This course is an imaginative writing workshop. It may include fiction, non-fiction, poetry, or drama. (1 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2305015112


ENGL 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC.

Composition I
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: One of the following must be met: (1) Developmental Reading 0093 AND Developmental Writing 0093; (2) English as a Second Language (ESOL) 0044 AND 0054; or (3) have met Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Reading and Writing standards AND DCCCD Writing score prerequisite requirement.
Course Description: This course focuses on student writing. It emphasizes reading and analytical thinking and introduces research skills. Students practice writing for a variety of audiences and purposes. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2313015112

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)


ENGL 1302 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC.

Composition II
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: English 1301 and have met Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standard in Reading and Writing.
Course Description: In this course students refine the writing, research, and reading skills introduced in English 1301. A related goal is the development of critical thinking skills. Writing assignments emphasize argumentation and persuasion. Students will also write a formal research paper. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2313015112

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)


ENGL 2307 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, MVC, NLC, RLC.

Creative Writing
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: English 1301, English 1302 and have met Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards in Reading and Writing.
Course Description: The writing of fiction is the focus of this course. Included are the short story, poetry, and short drama. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2313025112

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)


ENGL 2308 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC, NLC, RLC.

Creative Writing
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: English 1301, English 1302 and have met Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards in Reading and Writing.
Course Description: Advanced experience in the techniques of imaginative writing. May include fiction, non-fiction, poetry, or drama. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2313025112

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)


ENGL 2311 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC, MVC, NLC, RLC.

Technical Writing
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: English 1301, English 1302 and have met Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards in Reading and Writing.
Course Description: The technical style of writing is introduced. Emphasis is on the writing of technical papers, reports, proposals, progress reports, and descriptions. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2313035112

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)


ENGL 2321 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, MVC, RLC.

British Literature
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: English 1301, English 1302 and have met Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards in Reading and Writing.
Course Description: This course includes selections in British Literature organized by movements, schools, periods, or themes. For repeatability purposes, students who take English 2321 should not also take English 2322 or 2323. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2314045112

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)


ENGL 2322 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC.

British Literature
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: English 1301, English 1302 and have met Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards in Reading and Writing.
Course Description: This course includes significant works of British and Commonwealth writers from their beginnings through the 18th century. For repeatability purposes, students who take English 2321 should not also take English 2322 or 2323. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2314045112

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)


ENGL 2323 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC.

British Literature
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: English 1301, English 1302 and have met Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards in Reading and Writing.
Course Description: This course includes significant works of British and Commonwealth writers from the 19th century to the present. For repeatability purposes, students who take English 2321 should not also take English 2322 or 2323. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2314045112

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)


ENGL 2326 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, MVC, RLC.

American Literature
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: English 1301, English 1302 and have met Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards in Reading and Writing.
Course Description: This course includes selections in American Literature organized by movements, schools, periods, or themes. For repeatability purposes, students who take English 2326 should not also take English 2327 or 2328. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2314025112

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)


ENGL 2327 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC.

American Literature
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: English 1301, English 1302 and have met Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards in Reading and Writing.
Course Description: This course includes significant works of American writers from their beginnings to the 19th century. For repeatability purposes, students who take English 2326 should not also take English 2327 or 2328. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2314025112

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)


ENGL 2328 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC.

American Literature
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: English 1301, English 1302 and have met Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards in Reading and Writing.
Course Description: This course includes significant works of American writers from the 19th century to the present. For repeatability purposes, students who take English 2326 should not also take English 2327 or 2328. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2314025112

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)


ENGL 2331 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, MVC, RLC.

World Literature
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: English 1301, English 1302 and have met Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards in Reading and Writing.
Course Description: This course includes selections in World Literature organized by movements, schools, periods, or themes. For repeatability purposes, students who take English 2331 should not also take English 2332 or 2333. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1601045213

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)


ENGL 2332 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC.

World Literature
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: English 1301, English 1302 and have met Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards in Reading and Writing.
Course Description: This course includes significant works representing a variety of cultures from the ancient world to approximately 1600 C.E. For repeatability purposes, students who take English 2331 should not also take English 2332 or 2333. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1601045213

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)


ENGL 2333 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC.

World Literature
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: English 1301, English 1302 and have met Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards in Reading and Writing.
Course Description: This course includes significant works representing a variety of cultures from approximately 1600 C.E. to the present. For repeatability purposes, students who take English 2331 should not also take English 2332 or 2333. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1601045213

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)


ENGL 2342 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, RLC.

Studies in Literature
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: English 1301, English 1302 and have met Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Reading and Writing standards.
Course Description: This course includes selections in literature organized by genre, period, or geographical region. Course descriptions are available each semester prior to registration. This course may be repeated for credit. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1601045113

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)


ENGL 2343 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, MVC, RLC.

Studies in Literature
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: English 1301, English 1302 and have met Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Reading and Writing standards.
Course Description: This course includes selections in literature organized by theme, interdisciplinary content or major author. Course descriptions are available each semester prior to registration. This course may be repeated for credit. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1601045113

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)


ENGL 2351 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC.

Mexican-American Literature
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302, and have met Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Reading and Writing standards.
Course Description: This course offers a survey of Mexican-American literature including selections from various genres. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 0502035525

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)



Academic Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four year colleges and universities.

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