GCC 2018-19 Catalog - Page 109



signs out of the course, the Gogebic Community College guarantee is void for
that student.
placed on individual, evaluative study, interpretation and creative writing.
Prerequisite:
ENG 101 or 111
This course does not count toward an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree.
ENG 090 APPLIED COMMUNICATIONS I
3 (3-0)
This course helps students to improve their decoding and literal comprehension
skills. Multi-sensory instruction in basic reading skills with phonics is presented
along with sight word decoding practice. Additional instructional activities may be
incorporated as supplemental skill-building tools as needed and applicable.
This course does not count toward an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree.
Prerequisite:
Credit:
None
3 Institutional, Non-graduation
ENG 091 APPLIED COMMUNICATIONS II
3 (3-0)
This course is offered to help students improve their writing skills. Basic sentence
structure, fundamentals of grammar, punctuation, vocabulary building, and
spelling are covered. Additional activities may be incorporated as
supplemental skill-building tools.
This course does not count toward an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree.
Prerequisite:
Credit:
None
3 Institutional, Non-graduation
ENG 095 LEARNING SKILLS IMPROVEMENT I
4 (4-0)
This course helps students acquire basic English skills necessary for success
in college-level courses. It is considered a skill-builder class which does not
transfer to other institutions. Upon successful completion of this course, students
may take ENG 100 Learning Skills II in order to strengthen academic skills or
COM103 Workplace Literacy to develop communication skills for the workplace.
The focus of the course is on writing paragraphs with proper grammar,
punctuation, vocabulary, and
development.
This course does not count toward an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree.
Prerequisite:
Credit:
Contact:
None
4 Institutional, Non-graduation
4
ENG 100 ACCELERATED LEARNING PROGRAM
3 (3-0)
This course is a co-requisite of ENG101 for those students assessed at a level
below college-level English. This class emphasizes active learning, improved
reasoning skills, engaged reading, and effective editing skills to maximize the
likelihood of success in ENG 101. This developmental level course does not
transfer to other institutions.
This course does not count toward an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree.
Prerequisite:
Credit:
Contacts:
None
3 Institutional, Non-graduation
3
ENG 101 ENGLISH COMPOSITION I
3 (3-0)
This course focuses on the writing and revising of expository essays,
concentrating on the writing process, identifying and responding to different
audiences and rhetorical situations, and understanding the conventions of format
and structure. Critical reading and thinking skills are emphasized.
Prerequisite: Appropriate placement by assessment scores or ACT/SAT
ENG 102 ENGLISH COMPOSITION II
3 (3-0)
This course focuses on the writing, researching and revising of expository essays
and writing projects. The second of a two-course sequence, it concentrates on
the writing process, identifying and responding to different audiences and
rhetorical contexts, and understanding the conventions of format and structure.
Skills in essay development and in critical writing, reading, and thinking are
emphasized. Students write analytical and argumentative essays, including an
academic research paper.
Prerequisite:
Grade C or higher in 101 or 111
ENG 105 TECHNICAL ENGLISH
3 (3-0)
The focus of this course is on expository writing for utilitarian purposes in the
business and technical fields. Emphasis is on developing a clear and concise
style of presentation based on one's audience and purpose. Course
assignments include, among others, a set of instructions, various kinds of
abstracts based on readings, a comparison-contrast leading to a
recommendation, basic business letters and a resume.
Prerequisite:
None
ENG 114 INTRODUCTION TO ENGLISH STUDIES
1 (1-0)
The opening act for the English major, this course introduces students to the
study of English as a discipline and to the demands of the major at Gogebic
Community College. The class provides an overview of program expectations,
major focus areas, and career pathways. This course also facilitates the first
steps in creating the required student portfolio.
Prerequisite: none
ENG 201 ENGLISH LITERATURE (Beginnings to 18th Century)
3 (3-0)
An intensive study of selected works from the major periods of English literature.
Emphasis is placed on literary analysis to show how the dominating
philosophy, attitude or mood of each period is reflected in the works themselves.
Its main objective is to furnish the student with a literary background of the
development of Western culture. Includes lecture, commentary, discussion and
analytical writing.
This course fulfills a humanities requirement.
Prerequisite:
Placement by assessment scores or ACT/SAT scores
into ENG 101 or permission of Instructor.
ENG 202 ENGLISH LITERATURE (18th, 19th, 20th century)
3 (3-0)
A continuation of English 201. Includes the reading of supplementary works.
This course fulfills a humanities requirement.
Prerequisite:
Placement by assessment scores or ACT/SAT scores into
ENG 101 or permission of Instructor.
ENG 211 AMERICAN LITERATURE (1600-1860)
3 (3-0)
The course enables the student to conduct an in-depth study of the works of five
or six of the great masters of early American literature. The study is based on a
series of paperback collections and novels.
This course fulfills a humanities requirement.
Prerequisite:
Placement by assessment scores or ACT/SAT scores into
ENG 101 or permission of Instructor.
ENG 212 AMERICAN LITERATURE (1860 to the Present)
3 (3-0)
The course enables the student to conduct an in-depth study of the works of five
or six of the great masters of early contemporary poetry and prose (1840-1950)
and acquaints the student with late contemporary poetry and prose (1950 to
date). The study is based on a series of paperback collections and novels and
contemporary periodicals.
This course fulfills a humanities requirement.
Prerequisite:
Placement by assessment scores or ACT/SAT scores into
ENG 101 or permission of Instructor.
ENG 221 INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE
3 (3-0)
An introduction to poetry, drama, fiction, and non-fiction. Analyses of classic and
contemporary works help the student to have a better appreciation and
understanding of literature.
This course fulfills a humanities requirement.
Prerequisite:
Placement by assessment scores or ACT/SAT scores into
ENG 101 or permission of Instructor.
ENG 222 SPECIAL TOPICS IN LITERATURE
3 (3-0)
The study of literature that has been grouped by era, nation, and/or content.
Selections vary from semester to semester, and the course may be repeated to
a maximum of six credits provided there is no repetition of subject matter.
This course fulfills a humanities requirement.
Prerequisite:
Placement by assessment scores or ACT/SAT scores into
ENG 101 or permission of Instructor.
Credit:
3 Semester Hours
Contact Hours:
Lecture 3, Laboratory 0
ENG 223 MODERN LITERATURE
3 (3-0)
This course focuses on the poetry and prose of modern writers (1950- present).
The study is based on collections of works of established modern writers
and literary journals that showcase the works of emerging modern writers.
This course fulfills a humanities requirement.
Prerequisite:
Placement by assessment scores or ACT/SAT scores into
English 101 or permission of Instructor.
ENG 111 HONORS ENGLISH COMPOSITION I
3 (3-0)
For students who have high aptitudes in English. The course places less
emphasis on the "fundamentals" and more on the development of individual
interests and creative and analytic writing.
Prerequisite:
Placement by assessment scores or ACT/SAT scores
ENG 224 WOMEN IN LITERATURE
3 (3-0)
This class will explore the changing perspectives of women through the close
reading of writings by and about women in a variety of genres. Topics considered
are women’s relationship to literary, philosophical, and social movements; the
experience of women in various social, political, and cultural landscapes; and the
impacts of race, class, and gender in the construction of women's identities and
voices.
ENG 112 HONORS ENGLISH COMPOSITION II
3 (3-0)
Continuation of Freshman English 111. Emphasis is on research and the
preparation of one major research paper. Also, considerable importance will be
This course fulfills a humanities requirement.
Prerequisite: Placement in ENG 101 or permission of instructor
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