ENGL-ENGLISH (ENGL)

ENGL 1105M. Intermediate ESL Composition and Grammar Review

3 Credits (3)

Development of fluent academic writing skills, with an emphasis on grammar review for editing purposes. May be repeated up to 3 credits. Restricted to Las Cruces campus only.

Prerequisite(s): Placement based on English language screening test, and either a minimum TOEFL score of 500 or consent of instructor.

ENGL 1110G. Composition I

4 Credits (4)

In this course, students will read, write, and think about a variety of issues and texts.They will develop reading and writing skills that will help with the writing required in their fields of study and other personal and professional contexts. Students will learn to analyze rhetorical situations in terms of audience, contexts, purpose, mediums, and technologies and apply this knowledge to their reading and writing. They will also gain an understanding of how writing and other modes of communication work together for rhetorical purposes. Students will learn to analyze the rhetorical context of any writing task and compose with purpose, audience, and genre in mind. Students will reflect on their own writing processes, learn to workshop drafts with other writers,and practice techniques for writing, revising, and editing.

Prerequisite(s): ACT standard score in English of 16 or higher, or an Accuplacer score 250 or higher, or an SAT score of 400 or higher or CCDE 1110 N.

ENGL 1110H. Composition I Honors

4 Credits (4)

In this course, students will read, write, and think about a variety of issues and texts.They will develop reading and writing skills that will help with the writing required in their fields of study and other personal and professional contexts. Students will learn to analyze rhetorical situations in terms of audience, contexts, purpose, mediums, and technologies and apply this knowledge to their reading and writing. They will also gain an understanding of how writing and other modes of communication work together for rhetorical purposes. Students will learn to analyze the rhetorical context of any writing task and compose with purpose, audience, and genre in mind. Students will reflect on their own writing processes, learn to workshop drafts with other writers,and practice techniques for writing, revising, and editing. Individualized assignments and independent study.

Prerequisite: ACT standard English score of 25 or higher, or an SAT score of 550 or higher.

ENGL 1110M. Composition I Multilingual

4 Credits (4)

In this course, students will read, write, and think about a variety of issues and texts.They will develop reading and writing skills that will help with the writing required in their fields of study and other personal and professional contexts. Students will learn to analyze rhetorical situations in terms of audience, contexts, purpose, mediums, and technologies and apply this knowledge to their reading and writing. They will also gain an understanding of how writing and other modes of communication work together for rhetorical purposes. Students will learn to analyze the rhetorical context of any writing task and compose with purpose, audience, and genre in mind. Students will reflect on their own writing processes, learn to workshop drafts with other writers,and practice techniques for writing, revising, and editing. For international and multilingual students. Your instructor and classmates will serve as your readers and will give you helpful and constructive criticism, which will in turn assist you in becoming a more fluent and engaging communicator in English. Restricted to Las Cruces campus only.

Prerequisite(s): CBT/PB score of 500, or IBT score of 61, or SPCD 110, or consent of instructor.

ENGL 1120. Composition II

2 Credits (2)

In this course, students will explore argument in multiple genres. Research and writing practices emphasize summary, analysis, evaluation, and integration of secondary sources. Students will analyze rhetorical situations in terms of audience, contexts, purpose, mediums, and technologies and apply this knowledge to their reading, writing, and research. Students will sharpen their understanding of how writing and other modes of communication work together for rhetorical purposes. The emphasis of this course will be on research methods.

Prerequisite: successful completion of ENGL 1110G or ENGL 1110H or ENGL 1110M.

ENGL 1410G. Introduction to Literature

3 Credits (3)

In this course, students will examine a variety of literary genres, including fiction, poetry, and drama. Students will identify common literary elements in each genre, understanding how specific elements influence meaning.

ENGL 2130G. Advanced Composition

3 Credits (3)

This course is for students who are striving for fluency, maturity, clarity and significance in their writing. It is an intermediate writing course that builds on and refines writing skills acquired in previous courses. It focuses on non-fiction writing for the professions, business, science, technical fields, academe and/or the popular press. Short works of master writers are studied for ideas, styleand structure.

ENGL 2210G. Professional & Technical Communication

3 Credits (3)

Professional and Technical Communication will introduce students to the different types of documents and correspondence that they will create in their professional careers. This course emphasizes the importance of audience, document design, and the use of technology in designing, developing, and delivering documents.This course will provide students with experience in professional correspondence and communicating technical information to a non-technical audience.

Prerequisite(s): Grade of C- or better in ENGL 1110G or ENGL 1110H or ENGL 1110M.

ENGL 2210H. Professional and Technical Communication Honors

3 Credits (3)

Professional and Technical Communication writing for Crimson Scholars/Honors students will introduce students to the different types of documents and correspondence that they will create in their professional careers. This course emphasizes the importance of audience, document design, and the use of technology in designing, developing, and delivering documents. This course will provide students with experience in professional correspondence and communicating technical information to a non-technical audience. 3.5 GPA is also required. Restricted to Las Cruces campus only.

Prerequisite(s): grade of C- or better in ENGL 1110G or the equivalent; approval of the honors college.

ENGL 2215G. Advanced Technical and Professional Communication

3 Credits (3)

Theory and practice of writing in technical and professional fields, individualized to each student s field. Emphasizes efficient writing processes and effective written products. May be repeated up to 3 credits. Restricted to Las Cruces campus only.

Prerequisite(s): Junior or above standing, or consent of instructor.

ENGL 2221G. Writing in the Humanities and Social Science

3 Credits (3)

Theory and practice in interpreting texts from various disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. Strategies for researching, evaluating, constructing, and writing researched arguments. Course subtitled in the Schedule of Classes. May be repeated up to 3 credits.

Prerequisite(s): Grade of C- or better in ENGL 1110G or ENGL 1110H, or ENGL 1110M.

ENGL 2280. History of Argument

3 Credits (3)

Investigates the major figures and movements in rhetoric from the classical period to modern rhetorical theory, examining relations between rhetorical teaching and practice, culture, epistemology, and ideology. Main campus only. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1110G, or ENGL 1110GH, or ENGL 1110M

ENGL 2310G. Introduction to Creative Writing

3 Credits (3)

This course will introduce students to the basic elements of creative writing, including short fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. Students will read and study published works as models, but the focus of this "workshop" course is on students revising and reflecting on their own writing. Throughout this course, students will be expected to read poetry, fiction, and nonfiction closely, and analyze the craft features employed. They will be expected to write frequently in each of these genres.

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1110G or ENGL 1110H or ENGL 1110M.

ENGL 2381. Script Development and Storyboarding

3 Credits (3)

Examines effective writing principles for creating storyboards that communicate the overall picture of a project, timing, scene complexity, emotion and resource requirements. Crosslisted with: FDMA 2381.

ENGL 2382. Narrative: Principles of Story Across the Media

3 Credits (3)

Examines the various strategies of written and visual storytelling, narrative structure and its principal components (plot, theme, character, imagery, symbolism, point of view) with an attempt to connect them to elements of contemporary forms of media expression, including screenwriting, playwriting, writing for documentaries and animation, etc. Crosslisted with: FDMA 2382

ENGL 2520G. Film as Literature

3 Credits (3+3P)

The purpose of this course is to teach students how to analyze film as a visual text. Students will learn to analyze films, film techniques, eras, and genres. Students will also identify significant trends and developments in film-making, examining the ways in which film reflects and creates cultural trends and values.

ENGL 2521. The Bible as Literature

3 Credits (3)

Develops informed readings of Hebrew and Christian scriptures. Emphasizes understanding Biblical literary forms, techniques, themes; historical, cultural contexts for interpretation; authorship, composition, audience for individual books; development of Biblical canon.

ENGL 2610. American Literature I

3 Credits (3)

This course surveys American literature from the colonial period to the mid-nineteenth century. This course provides students with the contexts and documents necessary to understand the origins of American Literature and the aesthetic, cultural, and ideological debates central to early American culture.

ENGL 2620. American Literature II

3 Credits (3)

This course surveys American literature from the mid-nineteenth-century to the contemporary period. This course provides students with the contexts and documents necessary to understand American literature and the aesthetic, cultural, and ideological debates central to American culture.

ENGL 2630. British Literature I

3 Credits (3)

This course offers a study of British literature from its origins in Old English to the 18th century. This survey covers specific literary works--essays, short stories, novels, poems, and plays--as well as the social, cultural, and intellectual currents that influenced the literature.

ENGL 2640. British Literature II

3 Credits (3)

This course offers a study of British literature from the 18th century to the present. This survey covers specific literary works--essays, short stories, novels, poems, and plays--as well as the social, cultural, and intellectual currents that influenced the literature.

ENGL 2650G. World Literature I

3 Credits (3)

In this course, students will read representative world masterpieces from ancient, medieval and Renaissance literature. Students will broaden their understanding of literature and their knowledge of other cultures through exploration of how literature represents individuals, ideas and customs of the world cultures. The course focuses strongly on examining the ways literature and culture intersect and define each other.

ENGL 2996. Special Topics

1-3 Credits

Emphasis on a literary and/or writing subject chosen for the semester. Repeatable for a unlimited credit under different subtitles.