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ENG 001 - College Preparatory English

Description: This course provides intense instruction in small classes to enable underprepared students to meet the demands of college-level writing. Specifically, students practice basic writing skills in preparation for the requirements of ENG 101 (See catalog description of ENG 101.) ENG 001 curriculum is designed to teach writing as a process encompassing pre-writing exercises, drafting, revising, and editing, but it is also provides review and instruction in basic grammar, punctuation, sentence boundaries and structural and developmental issues related to basic composition. Freshmen assigned to ENG 001 must pass it before enrolling in ENG 101. ENG 001 is a pass/fail course with no withdrawals allowed. (Students with a foreign language background are referred to the descriptions below of ENG 030. Additionally, ESL sections of ENG 001 are offered to students in need of focused language acquisition work in writing.) (3 lecture hours) SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 0
Department: English

ENG 030 - English as a Second Language (ESL Writing III)

Prerequisites: Placement by Department.

Description: This course prepares students for ENG 101. Advanced language skills and flexibility with advanced sentence structures, vocabulary, and idiomatic expressions are stressed so that students develop correct, clear, and coherent self expression. Students practice a variety of essay structures with a focus on presenting a point of view and supporting it with evidence. By the end of the semester, students are expected to write developed, coherent essays and to substantively revise, proofread, and edit their work. The course is also designed to develop in students the skills that enable them to interpret and analyze texts. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 0
Department: English

ENG 101 - Composition I

Prerequisites: ENG 001, ENG 030 or placement by Department, RDG 001, concurrent enrollment in RDG 030 or placement by Department.

Description: This course prepares students to produce clear, well-developed, well-organized, grammatically correct writing. The curriculum is designed to give students guided practice in drafting, revising, and editing essays. The course is also designed to develop the skills that enable students to interpret and analyze published texts. In addition to readings assigned in class, students respond to texts they locate themselves through research and write at least one documented or research essay. SUNY GEN ED-GBCM; NCC GEN ED-COMP Offered: Fall, Winterim, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 102 - Composition II

Prerequisites: ENG 101.

Description: This course is an introduction to writing about literature. The course is designed for students to practice close reading and organizing evidence to support their written interpretation and analysis of literary texts. The course offers students continued practice in drafting, revising, and editing essays. A primary goal for students is to produce clear, well-developed, well-organized, grammatical writing. For at least one essay, students use research materials. SUNY GEN ED-GBCM, GHUM; NCC GEN ED-COMP Offered: Fall, Winterim, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 105 - Grammar: Structure and Strategy

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 108.

Description: This advanced course is for students who are interested in a close study of the grammatical structures of the English language. Fundamental patterns underlying sentence building, word usage, punctuation, and spelling are addressed through intensive practice and exercises. SUNY GEN ED-GBCM; NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 108 - Honors English Composition I

Prerequisites: By invitation only.

Description: This course centers on the study of rhetorical form-narration, description, classification, process analysis, definition, comparison/contrast, cause/effect and problem/solution-and uses the essay form as its method of investigation. The course is designed to give students a critical awareness of language and to teach language techniques through extensive readings. This course fulfills the college requirement for the first semester of English composition. SUNY GEN ED-GBCM; NCC GEN ED-COMP Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 109 - Honors English Comppsition II

Prerequisites: ENG 108 and/or by invitation.

Description: The second half of Honors English integrates literature-the introduction of poetry, fiction and drama- with further instruction in expository writing. The emphasis is on analyzing literature as a way of developing personal style. The course includes extensive readings of major literary figures whose works are the heritage of educated people. The course fulfills the College requirement for the second semester of English composition. SUNY GEN ED-GBCM; NCC GEN ED-COMP Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 111 - Technical Writing

Prerequisites: Completion of the composition requirement in the student's major.

Description: This course examines the principles of technical writing and enables students to learn writing skills required in the technical job market. Style, strategy, and format in published samples of technical and scientific writing are analyzed. Student writings include reports, proposals, memos, outlines, and abstracts. Regular attention is paid to grammar and techniques of revision. SUNY GEN ED-GBCM; NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 203 - Early American Literature to 1865

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109.

Description: This course is a study of American literature from earliest times through the 1860s. It provides an understanding of the heritage of American culture as reflected in Native American folklore, the works of the American Puritans and in writers such as Irving, Poe, Douglass, Emerson, Thoreau, Hawthorne, Melville, and Whitman. Writing is an integral component of the course. SUNY GEN ED-GHUM; NCC GEN ED-WESH, HUM, LIT Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 204 - Modern American Literature from 1865 to Present

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109, ENG 203 is not a prerequisite for this course.

Description: This course is a study of the changing visions of the American dream as depicted by major writers since the Civil War such as Twain, Dickinson, Crane, Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Walker, Updike, Baldwin, Morrison and Kingston. Writing is an integral component of the course. SUNY GEN ED-GHUM; NCC GEN ED-WESH, HUM, LIT Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 205 - Early English British Literature to 1800

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109.

Description: Students are introduced to the major English writers from the Anglo-Saxon period to the 18th century. Particular themes and ideas are seen in the context of the times of such writers as Chaucer, Shakespeare, Milton, Defoe, Swift, and Pope. Writing is an integral component of the course. SUNY GEN ED-GHUM; NCC GEN ED-HUM, LIT, WESH Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 206 - Modern British Literature from 1800 to Present

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109, ENG 205 is not a prerequisite for this course.

Description: Students are introduced to major British writers from the late 18th through the early 21st centuries. Works of writers such as Wordsworth, Arnold, Dickens, Wilde, Woolf, Eliot, Yeats, Osborn, Lessing and Amis are studied in the context of their times and their literary and cultural values. Writing is an integral component of the course. SUNY GEN ED-GHUM; NCC GEN ED-HUM, LIT, WESH Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 207 - African American Literature I

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109

Description: (Dual listed with AFR 130) This course covers development of African American literature from early slave narratives and folklore following the advent of the trans-Atlantic slave trade through the Revolutionary, pre- and post-Civil War periods, to the major literary flowering of the 1920s Harlem Renaissance. Writing is an integral component of the course. SUNY GEN ED-GHUM; NCC GEN ED-HUM, LIT, PLDI Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 208 - African American Literature II

Prerequisites: AFR 130 or ENG 207 or permission of the African Studies Department.

Description: (Dual listed with AFR 130) This course examines intellectual currents in African American literature. The course explores themes and representative authors from the 1930s to the contemporary scene. Writing is an integral component of the course. SUNY GEN ED-GHUM; NCC GEN ED-HUM, LIT, PLDI Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 209 - Modern Irish Literature

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109.

Description: This course examines outstanding works by major writers such as Yeats, Joyce, Shaw, O'Casey, O'Connor, Behan, and Beckett and their cultural background in relation to the Irish literary tradition. Writing is an integral component of the course. SUNY GEN ED-GHUM; NCC GEN ED-WESH, HUM, LIT Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 215 - Journalism

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 108.

Description: This course examines the principles and practices of journalism with emphasis on reporting and writing news, features, interviews, and editing; today's press is also examined. Because of the many writing assignments of this course, only students seriously interested in journalism should enroll. SUNY GEN ED-GBCM; NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 217 - Autobiographical Writing

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109.

Description: Students read representative examples of autobiography which serve as models and inspiration for their own writing. Writing assignments include frequent journal writing and formal essays in which students use skills such as narration, description, and analysis to explore their world and examine their own ideas. SUNY GEN ED-GART; NCC GEN ED-HUM, LIT Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 220 - Mythology and Folklore

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109.

Description: This course is a study of the mythological roots of literatures such as Greek, Roman, Indian and African mythology, tales from the Bible, and folk material such as ballads, fables, and proverbs. Myths and symbols are traced from their early sources through the 21st century. Writing is an integral component of the course. SUNY GEN ED-GHUM; NCC GEN ED-HUM, LIT Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 222 - Latin American Literature

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109.

Description: (Dual listed with LAS 222) This course introduces students to the range of traditions that comprise the literatures of Latin America. It will examine literary productions in specific cultural and historical contexts. Spanish, Portuguese, and Francophone literature, as well as indigenous works from such countries as Brazil, El Salvador, Argentina, Cuba, Puerto Rico, and Mexico will be studied in translation. Writing is an integral component of this course. This course may not be used for foreign language credit. SUNY GEN ED-GHUM; NCC GEN ED-HUM, LIT, PLDI Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 225 - Introduction to Linguistics and Semantics I

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 108.

Description: This course is a study of basic aspects of language-phonology, morphology, semantics- and other topics such as regional, social, and gender differences. SUNY GEN ED-GBCM; NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Fall

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 226 - Introduction to Linguistics and Semantics II

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 108.

Description: This course examines grammatical systems and linguistic theory with primary emphasis upon first and second language acquisition. SUNY GEN ED-GBCM; NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 227 - South Asian Literature

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109.

Description: This course will introduce students to the diverse literatures of South Asia. It will provide an understanding of the literary and cultural traditions of the sub-continent: classical, Islamic, European, and postcolonial. This course will include texts in English and in translation from such countries as India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Tibet. Writing is an integral component of this course. SUNY GEN ED-GHUM; NCC GEN ED-GLNW, HUM, LIT Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 228 - Asian American Literature

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109.

Description: This course surveys the development of the literature by writers of Asian ancestry living in the United States, from the early 1900s to the present. It examines the historical, social and cultural contexts that produced these writings, and the backgrounds for the varied ethnic groups, including Chinese American, Japanese American, Filipino American, Korean American, Vietnamese American, Indian and Pakistani American. Authors include Carlos Bulosan, John Okada, Maxine Hong Kingston, Bharati Mukherjee, Amy Tan. Writing is an integral component of the course. SUNY GEN ED-GHUM; NCC GEN ED-PLDI, HUM, LIT Offered: Fall

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 229 - Native American Literature

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109.

Description: This course examines narrative styles and themes in Native American literature, and focuses on its embodiment of traditional American Indian concepts of time, space, history, spirit, body, and community. How Native American literature adapts oral literature and its traditions to the requirements of written literature is central to the course. It also studies myth, pastiche, and humor as literary modes employed to challenge stereotypical depictions of "the Indian" in dominant Western culture. Authors include: N. Scott Momaday, Leslie Marmon Silko, Louise Erdrich, Greg Sarris, Sherman Alexie, James Welch and Paula Gunn Allen. Writing is an integral component of the course. SUNY GEN ED-GHUM; NCC GEN ED-HUM, LIT, PLDI Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 231 - Mystery and Detective Fiction

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109.

Description: Several types of popular fiction, for example, the gothic mystery, the classic puzzle, hard boiled and pulp fiction are examined with regard to their origin and development. Writers such as Poe, Doyle, Sayers, Christie, Hammett, Chandler, and Stout are among the writers considered. Writing is an integral component of the course. SUNY GEN ED-GHUM; NCC GEN ED-HUM, LIT Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 233 - Studies in Science Fiction

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109.

Description: This course examines the genre from its beginnings to the present. Fantasy and futuristic representations of social, political, technological, and environmental issues are considered. Authors such as Wells, Verne, Orwell, Huxley, Vonnegut, Bradbury, Clarke, Heinlein, Asimov, and LeGuin are studied. Writing is an integral component of the course. SUNY GEN ED-GHUM; NCC GEN ED-HUM, LIT Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 236 - The Literature of the Bible

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109

Description: This course is a study of the Bible in English translation: its forms, themes, art, and unity; its literary and historical meaning; and its influence on English and American literature. Examined as a literary text, the Bible is read in light of its contribution to our culture. Writing is an integral component of the course. SUNY GEN ED-GHUM; NCC GEN ED-HUM, LIT, WESH Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 243 - Gay and Lesbian Literature

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109.

Description: Through the study of selected literary works, the course will provide a background in gay identity theory and examine 20th-century classification of people into the categories of "gay" or "straight." Selections from classical Greece to present day literature, with emphasis on their historical context, will present issues about the definition, experience, and acceptance of lesbian and gay people. Writing is an integral component of the course. SUNY GEN ED-GHUM; NCC GEN ED-HUM, LIT, PLDI Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 247 - Women in Literature

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109.

Description: This course examines the image of women in literature across centuries and cultures. Different literary genres and critical approaches address stereotypical and mythical portrayals. Writing is an integral component of the course. SUNY GEN ED-GHUM; NCC GEN ED-HUM, LIT, PLDI Offered: Fall

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 248 - Women Writers

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109

Description: Students explore the variety of literature written by women from various cultures. The course analyzes the point of view and the changing status of the woman writer in contemporary times. Writing is an integral component of the course. SUNY GEN ED-GHUM; NCC GEN ED-HUM, LIT, PLDI Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 251 - Film and Literature

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109

Description: This course compares different techniques and effects of literature and film. Students explore genre, form, structure, symbolism, myth, and convention in both media. Writing is an integral component of the course. SUNY GEN ED-GHUM; NCC GEN ED-HUM, LIT Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 261 - Literature of the Holocaust

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109.

Description: This course introduces students to the response of creative writers to the Nazi plan to destroy European Jewry between 1933 and 1945. Students read an international spectrum of writers and are introduced to the diversity of literary styles writers use to examine and convey the consequences of genocide. Writing is an integral component of the course. SUNY GEN ED-GHUM; NCC GEN ED-HUM, LIT, PLDI Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 263 - The Modern American Short Story

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109

Description: This course is a study of the American short story as it developed in the 19th century through the present. Stories reflect a wide variety of issues from those following the Civil War to those of contemporary life. Writing is an integral component of the course. SUNY GEN ED-GHUM; NCC GEN ED-HUM, LIT Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 265 - Modern American Poetry

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109.

Description: This course studies the diversity of American poetry from the 19th century to contemporary times. Analysis of the texts, with reference to contemporary trends and ideas, is emphasized. Writing is an integral component of the course. SUNY GEN ED-GHUM; NCC GEN ED-HUM, LIT Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 267 - Satire

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109.

Description: This course examines how satire is used to comment on human behavior and critique society. Selections from Aesop, Juvenal, Horace, Swift, and Twain, as well as from contemporary media are studied. Writing is an integral component of the course. SUNY GEN ED-GHUM; NCC GEN ED-HUM, LIT Offered: Fall

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 271 - Psychoanalytic Approaches to Literature

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109.

Description: Students read and analyze the impact of psychoanalytical theory on works of literature, focusing on issues such as human consciousness and behavior. Writing is an integral component of the course. SUNY GEN ED-GHUM; NCC GEN ED-HUM, LIT Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 281 - Nature in Literature

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109.

Description: This course examines literature that considers the relationship between human beings and the natural world. It includes works that focus on conservation and ecology. It also explores how science relates to literary art. Representative selections include the Bible, medieval poetry and plays, pastoral poetry, plays by Shakespeare, and such writers as Gilbert White, Mary Shelley, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Charles Darwin, Henry David Thoreau, Thomas Hardy, Isak Dinesen, Farley Mowat, Edward Abbey, Annie Dillard, Barry Lopez, Leslie Mamon Silko, and Linda Hogan. Writing is an integral component of the course. SUNY GEN ED-GHUM; NCC GEN ED-HUM, LIT Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 298 - Comedy: Theory and Development

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109.

Description: This course examines comedic genres such as farce and parody and emphasizes their historical development in works from various cultures. Writing is an integral component of the course. SUNY GEN ED-GHUM; NCC GEN ED-HUM, LIT Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 300 - Shakespeare on Stage and Page

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109.

Description: (Dual listed with THR 300) This interdisciplinary course, team-taught by members of the English and Theatre Departments, offers a performance-oriented view of Shakespeare's plays. Students see films and videotapes as well as perform segments of the plays in class. Writing is an integral component of the course. SUNY GEN ED-GHUM; NCC GEN ED-HUM, LIT, WESH Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 301 - Shakespeare's Comedies and Histories

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109.

Description: This survey course teaches how to read Shakespeare's comedy and history plays by exploring character, theme, imagery, and poetic technique in plays such as A Midsummer Night's Dream, Twelfth Night, The Tempest, Richard II, Henry IV, and Richard III. Writing is an integral component of the course. SUNY GEN ED-GHUM; NCC GEN ED-HUM, LIT, WESH Offered: Fall

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 302 - Shakespeare's Tragedies

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109.

Description: This survey course teaches how to read Shakespeare's tragedies by exploring the concept of the tragic hero, imagery, theme, and poetic technique in plays such as Macbeth, King Lear, Romeo and Juliet, Julius Caesar, Othello, and Hamlet. Writing is an integral component of the course. SUNY GEN ED-GHUM; NCC GEN ED-HUM, LIT, WESH Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 305 - Modern American Novel

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109.

Description: Selected modern and contemporary authors such as Gilman, Dreiser, Fitzgerald, Hemingway, Wright, Ellison, Morrison, Bellow, Malamud, Mailer, Angelou, and Desai are studied in relation to the historical and intellectual background of their times. Writing is an integral component of the course. SUNY GEN ED-GHUM: NCC GEN ED-PLDI, HUM, LIT Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 309 - Modern British and American Drama

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109.

Description: This survey of British and American drama from the 20th century to the present encompasses a variety of aesthetic, political, and philosophical interests: social Darwinism, Freudian psychology, existentialism, the theatre of the absurd, minimalism, feminism, and the perspectives of Civil Rights' Movements. Representative playwrights might include Eugene O'Neill, Langston Hughes, Samuel Becket, Harol Pinter, Tom Stoppard, Luis Valdez, Adrienne Kennedy, and August Wilson. SUNY GEN ED-GHUM; NCC GEN ED-HUM, LIT Offered: Fall

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 311 - Masterworks of Literature I

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109, and by invitation only.

Description: Students read selected masterpieces of world literature, such as the Iliad and Odyssey, the Bible, the Ramayana, Divine Comedy, the Canterbury Tales, the Tale of Genji and Shakespeare's plays. Writing is an integral component of the course. SUNY GEN ED-GHUM; NCC GEN ED-LIT, HUM Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 312 - Masterworks of Literature II

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109, and by invitation only.

Description: Students read selected masterpieces of world literature from the Renaissance through modern times, such as Paradise Lost, The Dream of the Red Chamber, Madame Bovary, Crime and Punishment, A Hundred Years of Solitude, The Stranger, and Things Fall Apart. Writing is an integral component of the course. SUNY GEN ED-GHUM; NCC GEN ED-HUM, LIT Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 313 - Creative Writing

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109

Description: This course, conducted as a workshop, is for students interested in exploring their writing style through practice in writing within the three basic imaginative genres: fiction, poetry, and drama. Classes will focus on critiques of student work and on assigned readings in these genres and their conventions as models. SUNY GEN ED-GART; NCC GEN ED-FAPA, HUM Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 314 - Studies in Children's Literature

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109.

Description: This course is a study of children's literature as it responds to children's aesthetic as well as developmental needs. A variety of prose and poetic genres are examined, including fables, fairy tales, fantasy, and others. Writing is an integral component of the course. SUNY GEN ED-GHUM; NCC GEN ED-HUM, LIT Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 316 - Play and Screen Writing

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109 and permission of instructor or Department Chair.

Description: This course, conducted as a workshop, teaches students to write character-driven scripts for the stage and more visual scripts for the screen. In addition to students' works in progress, dramatic texts from classic and contemporary playwrights and screen writers are analyzed and discussed, and films are viewed in class. Students are expected to participate in a project, such as a literary magazine, dramatic reading, newsletter, radio show, or filmmaking. Alternates with ENG 317 and ENG 318. SUNY GEN ED-GART; NCC GEN ED-FAPA, HUM Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 317 - Fiction Writing

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109 and permission of instructor or Department Chair.

Description: This course, conducted as a workshop, enables developing fiction writers to discover their unique voices as storytellers and to use them to full effect. Written exercises and analyses of published fiction are used to explore narrative techniques such as characterization, scene construction, and point of view. Students are expected to participate in a project, such as a literary magazine, dramatic reading, newsletter, or radio show. Alternates with ENG 316 and ENG 318. SUNY GEN ED-GART; NCC GEN ED-FAPA, HUM Offered: Fall

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 318 - Poetry Writing

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109 and permission of instructor or Department Chair.

Description: This course, conducted as a workshop, teaches students to give poetic shape to their writing through discussions of imagery, open and closed forms, tone, meter, rhyme, and voice. The students' works in progress and examples of published poems are analyzed to illustrate the facets of the craft. Students are expected to participate in a project, such as a literary magazine, poetry reading/performance, or radio show. Alternates with ENG 316 and ENG 317. SUNY GEN ED-GART; NCC GEN ED-FAPA, HUM Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 490 - Cooperative Education Internship

Prerequisites: One of the following: ENG 111, ENG 200, ENG 215, ENG 216, or ENG 313 and permission of the Department Chair.

Description: By matching internships with pertinent class work in English, students will study the connection between the practical experience in the workplace with the theoretical concepts explored in the appropriate classroom setting. Occupational titles for which internships are appropriate may include Fact Finder, Copy Editor, Reporter, Photo Caption Editor, Columnist, Production Manager, and Report Writer. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-HUM

Credit Hours: 4
Department: English