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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 100 - Enhanced Composition I

Prerequisites: Score on the Placement essay of 5.5 or placement by Department.

Description: This course is equivalent to ENG 101, the first credit-bearing course in composition. ENG 100, created for underprepared students with marginal writing skills offers an extra hour for necessary developmental writing instruction and individualized support toward the creation of college-level essays. Exactly as does ENG 101, the course prepares students to produce clear, well-developed, well organized, grammatically correct writing. The curriculum is designed to give students guided practice in pre-writing, drafting, revising, and editing essays, with the addition of time for review and instruction in basic grammar, punctuation, sentence boundaries and structural and developmental issues related to basic composition. The course is also designed to develop 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. Students who take ENG 100 do not take ENG 001 or ENG 101. Success in ENG 100 indicates movement to ENG 102, the next course in the composition sequence. Students who have completed ENG 100 will not get credit for ENG 101. SUNY GEN ED-GBCM; NCC GEN ED-COMP Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
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.Students who have completed ENG 100 will not get credit for ENG 101. SUNY GEN ED-GBCM; NCC GEN ED-COMP Offered: Fall, Winterim, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 102 - Composition II

Prerequisites: ENG 100 or 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, HUM Offered: Fall, Winterim, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 105 - Grammar: Structure and Strategy

Prerequisites: ENG 100 or ENG 101 or ENG 108.

Description: This course is for students interested in improving their ability to write academic and professional English. It focuses on vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation at the sentence and paragraph levels. Students will study grammar, not only through rules and textual models, but also in the context and practice of their own writing and editing. SUNY GEN ED-GBCM; NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 108 - The Craft of Composition / Honors English 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 - The Art of Analysis / Honors English 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, HUM 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 workplace 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 120 - Creative Nonfiction Writing

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109.

Description: This course, conducted as a workshop, will enable students to explore a fourth writing genre: creative nonfiction. Student writers will utilize traditional literary techniques, such as point of view, dialogue, characterization, scene construction, and aesthetics to translate life experiences into compelling pieces of literature. Students will read and analyze nonfiction literary models, attempting to emulate the samples in their own writing. Students are expected to complete one of the following: attend a literary reading; submit to or work on the student literary magazine Luna; participate in an activity sponsored by the Creative Writing Club or Creative Writing Project. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-FAPA, HUM Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 203 - Early American Literature to 1865

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109.

Description: This course studies American literature through 1865. It examines the creation and emergence of American culture by engaging indigenous texts and colonial literatures (some in translation), Revolutionary Era writers, and early National writers, including some texts by former slaves. Some representative authors are: Bradford, Winthrop, Wheatley, Franklin, Irving, Poe, Douglass, Emerson, Fuller, Hawthorne. 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 studies evolving notions of the American individual and American society since the Civil War. Attention is paid to important literary texts and authors, significant historical and political events, and artistic innovations and movements. Writers studied include authors such as: Dickinson, Whitman, Twain, Wharton, Washington, DuBois, Eliot, Hemingway, Faulkner, Ellison, Baldwin, Plath, Rich, Alexie and others. 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 major English writers in Britain from the Anglo-Saxon period to the 18th century. Themes, ideas and literary form of literary works are examined with the aims of appreciating the aesthetics and understanding the historical background. Literature is examined as both a product of its time and as influential force in society. Representative writers include: 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 1950

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 century to the mid Twentieth century, roughly 1950. Writers such as Wordsworth, Arnold, Dickens, Woolf, Eliot, Yeats, and Du Maurier are studied. Each work is read both for understanding of its aesthetic form and for its relationship to the events and ideas of its historical time. 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 100 or ENG 101 and 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) The course examines the ideas, themes, and aesthetics in literature by African Americans from the 1930s to the present. Diverse writers such as Dorothy West, Malcom X, Ralph Ellison, James Baldwin, Gwendolyn Brooks, Robert Hayden, Alice Walker, Tony Morrison, and Walter Mosely are read. 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 100 or ENG 101 or ENG 108.

Description: The course examines the principles and practices of journalism and the media?s role in a democratic society. The course introduces students to basic reporting and newswriting skills, including interviewing, researching, and fact-checking. Students produce texts representing multiple genres of journalism, including hard news, features, profiles, critical reviews, cultural commentary, blogs, and op-ed articles. Students are introduced to the changes in journalism that have occurred due to the internet revolution. SUNY GEN ED-GBCM; NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: English

ENG 219 - Jewish Literature

Prerequisites: ENG 101 and ENG 102.

Description: This course introduces the range and diversity of Jewish writing from Biblical-era commentary to present-day texts. It enables students to appreciate literary development in relation to modern Jewish thought, culture, and creativity. The course includes works written in English and translations from Western and non-Western Jewish Literatures. Writing is an integral component of the course, as is the use of other media, including art, music, and film. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-GLNW, HUM, LIT, PLDI, WESH, Offered: Fall, Winterim, Spring, Summer

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, African, and Chinese 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-GLNW, 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 literary traditions that comprise the literatures of Latin America. It examines literary productions in specific cultural and historical contexts. Most literary works are translated into English from Spanish or Portuguese; a few may be from indigenous languages, French, or Haitian creole. Representative countries include: the North American nation of Mexico, Central American nations such as Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Guatemala; Caribbean nations such as Cuba and Puerto Rico; and many South American nations such as Argentina, Colombia, Brazil, Chile, and Uruguay. Writing is an integral component of the 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 100 or ENG 101 or ENG 108.

Description: This course is a study of basic aspects of language (e.g., phonetics, phonology, morphology, semantics) as well as language in its social context (e.g. ethnic, 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 100 or 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 examines literature by writers of Asian ancestry living in the United States, from the early 1900s to the present. It explores the historical, social and cultural contexts of the literary works. The varied ethnic groups include: Chinese American, Japanese American, Filipino American, Korean American, Vietnamese American, Indian and Pakistani American. Some representative authors are: Carlos Bulosan, John Okada, Maxine Hong Kingston, Bharati Mukherjee, and 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: The course offers a historical survey of mystery and detective fiction as well as of the various subcategories of the genre (e.g. the classic mystery, the noir mystery and contemporary realistic fiction). Short story, novel length and cinematic representatives of the genre may be included. Representative authors include: Poe, Doyle, Christie, Chandler, Grafton, Mosley, and Hillerman. 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 both historical and thematic aspects of the wide-ranging science fiction genre. Fantastic representations of social, political, technological, and environmental issues are considered. Writers such as Wells, Heinlein, Lessing, LeGuin, Atwood, Delany, and Butler 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 narrative and poetry, as well as its literary and historical meaning. Examined as a literary text, the Bible is read in light of its significant contributions 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 - GLBTQ Literature

Prerequisites: ENG 102 or ENG 109.

Description: Through the study of selected literary works, this course provides a background in gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender theory and examines 20th century classification of people into these categories of ?queer? 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, gay, bisexual, and transgender 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 images of women from various feminist, historical, and cultural studies perspectives. The course observes how literary works may reflect or resist stereotypes and gender norms. While literature from different time periods and cultures is analyzed and studied comparatively, emphasis is given to feminist expressions in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. 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 examines narrative conventions used in both literature and fill as well as what is unique to each art. Students study concepts including characterization, narrative, genre, form, symbolism and convention in both media. Content, themes, and film production are studied in historical context. 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: Students study short stories by U.S. authors from the nineteenth century to the present. Stories are read with attention to historical and literary influences, and students closely study authors? use of elements such as plot, characterization, point of view, linguistic choices such as diction and figurative language, setting, and theme. 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 historical, cultural, artistic and contemporary trends and ideas is emphasized. Writers to be studied include, but are not limited to Whitman, Dickinson, Frost, Eliot, Hughes, Bishop, Lowell, Rich, Plath, Cummings, Ashberry, Harper and Clifton. Writing is an integral component of this course. SUNY GEN ED-GHUM; NCC GEN ED-HUM, LIT Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

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. Representative authors include classics such as Aesop, Juvenal, Jonathon Swift, and Mark Twain as well as twentieth and twenty-first century authors such as Joseph Heller, Dorothy Parker, Dick Gregory, and Steven Colbert. Some media sources are studied. 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 recorded performances 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 comedies and histories by exploring the character, theme, imagery, poetic techniques, and the evolving conventions of Elizabethan drama in plays such as A Midsummer?s Night?s Dream, Twelfth Night, The Tempest, Richard II, Henry IV and Richard III. Attention will be paid to influences of the Elizabethan Era on Shakespeare drama, and, of course, Shakespeare?s role in creating this new ?modern? era of drama. 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 teaches how to read Shakespeare?s tragedies. Students explore Shakespeare?s use of dramatic conventions such as the tragic hero, imagery, theme, and poetic/linguistic techniques in plays such as Macbeth, King Lear, Romeo and Juliet, Caesar, Othello, and Hamlet. Attention will be paid to influences of the Elizabethan Era on Shakespeare?s work and Shakespeare?s influence on Elizabethan drama. 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 Dreiser, Fitzgerald, Dos Passos, Baldwin, Wright, Welty, Morrison, Bellow, Husseini, Oates, and Erdrich 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 before 1500 C.E., such as, but not limited to, The Illiad, The Odyssey, the Torah, the Koran, the Ramayana, the Divine Comedy, Canterbury Tales, the Tale if Genji, and dramatic works by Shakespeare. 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 written after 1500 C.E.; 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 within the basic imaginative genres: fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry, and script writing. Students will read and analyze literary models and then focus on their own writing, partaking in peer revision. Students are expected to complete one of the following: attend a literary reading; submit to or work on the student literary magazine Luna; participate in an activity sponsored by the Creative Writing Club or Creative Writing Project. 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, is for students interested in exploring the craft of writing for the stage and screen. Students will read and analyze classic and contemporary dramas and then focus on their own scripts, partaking in peer revision. Students are expected to complete one of the following: attend a literary reading; submit to or work in the student literary magazine Luna; participate in an activity sponsored by the Creative Writing Club. 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, is for students who are interested in exploring fiction writing and discovering unique voices as storytellers. Students will read and analyze literary models to explore narrative techniques and then produce their own writing, partaking in peer revision. Students are expected to complete one of the following: attend a literary reading; submit to or work on the student literary magazine Luna; participate in an activity sponsored by the Creative Writing Club or Creative Writing Project. 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, is for students interested in exploring the craft or poetry. Students will read and analyze classic and contemporary poems and then craft their own property, partaking in per revision. Students are expected to complete one of the following: attend a literary reading; submit to or work on the student literary magazine Luna; participate in an activity sponsored by the Creative Writing Club. 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