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Course Number: ENGL 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Composition I

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: College level ready in Reading and Writing.
Course Description: Intensive study of and practice in writing processes, from invention and researching to drafting, revising, and editing, both individually and collaboratively. Emphasis on effective rhetorical choices, including audience, purpose, arrangement, and style. Focus on writing the academic essay as a vehicle for learning, communicating, and critical analysis. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2313015112


Course Number: ENGL 1302 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Composition II

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: ENGL 1301.
Course Description: Intensive study of and practice in the strategies and techniques for developing research-based expository and persuasive texts. Emphasis on effective and ethical rhetorical inquiry, including primary and secondary research methods; critical reading of verbal, visual, and multimedia texts; systematic evaluation, synthesis, and documentation of information sources; and critical thinking about evidence and conclusions. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2313015112


Course Number: ENGL 2307 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Creative Writing I

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302.
Course Description: Practical experience in the techniques of imaginative writing. May include fiction, nonfiction, poetry, screenwriting, or drama. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2313025112


Course Number: ENGL 2311 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Technical and Business Writing

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: ENGL 1301.
Course Description: Intensive study of and practice in professional settings. Focus on the types of documents necessary to make decisions and take action on the job, such as proposals, reports, instructions, policies and procedures, e-mail messages, letters, and descriptions of products and services. Practice individual and collaborative processes involved in the creation of ethical and efficient documents. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2313035112


Course Number: ENGL 2321 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, ECC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: British Literature

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302.
Course Description: A survey of the development of British literature from the Anglo-Saxon period to the present. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical, linguistic, and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions. For repeatability purposes, students who take English 2321 should not also take English 2322 or 2323. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2314045112


Course Number: ENGL 2322 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: British Literature I

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302.
Course Description: A survey of the development of British literature from the Anglo-Saxon period to the Eighteenth Century. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical, linguistic, and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions. For repeatability purposes, students who take English 2321 should not also take English 2322 or 2323. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2314045112


Course Number: ENGL 2323 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: British Literature II

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302.
Course Description: A survey of the development of British literature from the Romantic period to the present. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions. For repeatability purposes, students who take English 2321 should not also take English 2322 or 2323. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2314045112


Course Number: ENGL 2326 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Mountain View Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, ECC, RLC

Course Title: American Literature

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302.
Course Description: A survey of American literature from the period of exploration and settlement to the present. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from among a diverse group of authors for what they reflect and reveal about the evolving American experience and character. For repeatability purposes, students who take English 2326 should not also take English 2327 or 2328. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2314025112


Course Number: ENGL 2327 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: American Literature I

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302.
Course Description: A survey of American literature from the period of exploration and settlement through the Civil War. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from among a diverse group of authors for what they reflect and reveal about the evolving American experience and character. For repeatability purposes, students who take English 2326 should not also take English 2327 or 2328. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2314025112


Course Number: ENGL 2328 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: American Literature II

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302.
Course Description: A survey of American literature from the Civil War to the present. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from among a diverse group of authors for what they reflect and reveal about the evolving American experience and character. For repeatability purposes, students who take English 2326 should not also take English 2327 or 2328. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2314025112


Course Number: ENGL 2331 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Mountain View Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, ECC, RLC

Course Title: World Literature

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302.
Course Description: A survey of world literature from the ancient world to the present. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions. For repeatability purposes, students who take English 2331 should not also take English 2332 or 2333. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1601045213


Course Number: ENGL 2332 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: World Literature I

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302.
Course Description: A survey of world literature from the ancient world through the sixteenth century. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions. For repeatability purposes, students who take English 2331 should not also take English 2332 or 2333. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1601045213


Course Number: ENGL 2333 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: World Literature II

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302.
Course Description: A survey of world literature from the seventeenth century to the present. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions. For repeatability purposes, students who take English 2331 should not also take English 2332 or 2333. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1601045213


Course Number: ENGL 2341 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Forms of Literature

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite: ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302 with a grade of "C" or higher.
Course Description: The study of one or more literary genres including, but not limited to, poetry, fiction, drama, and film. Course descriptions are available each semester prior to registration. This course may be repeated for credit. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: ENGL 2351 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, ECC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: Mexican-American Literature

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302 with a grade of "C" or higher.
Course Description: A survey of Mexican-American/Chicano/a literature including fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and drama. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 0502035525



ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.


WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) 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.