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ENG 0013 Pre-College Literacy 3 credit hours (does not count toward degree)

A course designed to improve reading comprehension skills and habits through basic reading strategies. The design also includes improving writing skills through basic grammar, in mechanics, in sentence structure, and in paragraph structure. Students with ACT reading and/or English scores below 15 must take this course. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 1 hour per week. (Credit earned not applicable toward a degree.) This course is offered on the Beebe campus during the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters.

ENG 0022 College Literacy 2 credit hours (does not count toward degree)

College Literacy is a two hour literacy course designed to be taken concurrently with Freshman English I (ENG 1003) and is for students with ACT English & Reading scores between 15-18 (or ACT equivalent). This course is offered on the Beebe campus during the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters.

ENG 1003 Freshman English I 3 Credits

Instruction in expository essay form, structure, and style. Prerequisite: ACT scores of 19 or better on reading and English or successful completion of Developmental English and Reading Improvement.

ENG 1013 Freshman English II 3 Credits

A continuation of ENG 1003 with the addition of research papers and literary genres. Prerequisite: ENG 1003.

ENG 1033 Technical Writing & Communication 3 Credits

A course designed to prepare students to demonstrate a high level of effectiveness in handling the demands of workplace writing and communication. Prerequisite: ENG 1003.

ENG 2003 World Literature I 3 Credits

A study of literature from antiquity through the Renaissance, reflecting the major philosophical, religious, and literary trends of these time periods. Prerequisite:ENG 1013 or a 21 ACT or its equivalent in both English and reading.

ENG 2013 World Literature II 3 Credits

A continuation of ENG 2003, from the Renaissance to the present. Prerequisite: ENG 1013 or a 21 ACT or its equivalent in both English and reading.

ENG 2023 Creative Writing 3 Credits

Instruction and practice in writing in creative literary forms including creative nonfiction, fiction, and poetry. Students develop skills in the use of literary devices and techniques as well as methods for inspiring creative thinking and expression. Prerequisite: ENG 1013.

ENG 2303 American Literature I 3 Credits

A study of American literature from its beginnings in colonial America through the end of the Civil War, reflecting the major authors, issues, and literary trends of these time periods. Prerequisite: ENG 1013.

ENG 2313 American Literature II 3 Credits

A continuation of ENG 2303, from the end of the Civil War to the present. Prerequisite: ENG 1013.

ENG 2613 Folklore 3 Credits

Survey of form in American folk culture. Includes collection, classification, and analysis of folklore within the context of form. Prerequisite: ENG 1013.

ENG 2623 Mythology 3 Credits

A survey of world mythologies, including archetype, hero, creation, flood, apocalyptic, and afterlife characteristics that cultivate literary interpretive skills. Prerequisite: ENG 1013.

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