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English Associate Degree Core Classes
English Composition I
This course introduces students to university-level writing and focuses on communication structure, rhetorical strategies, writing processes, argumentation, research, and documentation. The course also includes an emphasis on revision through workshops and other formats.
English Composition II
A continuation of English Composition I, this class focused on writing across the curriculum/writing in the disciplines. Students are introduced to the basics of reading and researching in various majors. The class is organized around a research project relating to the student’s fields of interest. By the end of the semester, students learn how to: develop an actionable central research question, propose a research project, conduct primary and secondary research, design a research project for multimodal platforms, and present their research in an oral presentation.
Poetry Reading hones knowledgeable, close-examination skills for studying the poetic genre. This development broadens and deepens the reader’s interpretation in definition & approach, form, music, rhetoric, meaning, aesthetics, and oral interpretation, culminating in an informative survey for the collected works of two selected poets.