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Learning Environment and CurriculumThe student will gain knowledge and skills related to providing age appropriate curriculum and learning environments for young children. The student will examine the role of the teacher in providing learning experiences to meet each child's needs, capabilities, and interests, and ways to implement the principles of developmentally appropriate practices. The student will practice language and literacy, social, emotional and sensory learning, art and creativity, and math and science activities. For this course students should either be working with children or have consistent access to a group of children.4Qualifying score on writing assessment test OR ENGL1021 or ENGL1026CDEV1130View
Health, Safety and NutritionThe student will be introduced to the regulations, standards, policies, procedures, prevention techniques, and early childhood curriculum related to health, safety, and nutrition. The key components that ensure physical health, mental health, and safety for both children and staff will be identified, as well as the importance of collaboration with families and health professionals. A focus will be on integrating key components into everyday planning and program development.3Qualifying score on writing assessment test OR ENGL1021 or ENGL1026CDEV1530View
Introduction to CinemaThis is a writing intensive course where students study and analyze the basic elements of a critical understanding of film: story elements; visual design; cinematography and color; editing and special effects; functions of sound and music; styles of acting and directing; and functions of genre.3Qualifying score on writing assessment test OR ENGL1021 or ENGL1026 and Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0921ENGL2200View
Topics in Literature: Trades and IndustryThis course explores, through literature, the issues relevant to various professions. Topics will be varied and selected by the instructor and may change every term. Examples of topics include but are not limited to: Literature of the Working Class, Garden Literature, Literature of Health Sciences, Literature in Graphic and Visual Arts, Transportation Literature, Literature of the Culinary Arts. Students will engage in understanding multiple viewpoints; and reflect on style, voice, and other elements of critical reading.3Qualifying score on writing assessment test OR ENGL1021 or ENGL1026 and Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0921. Basic computer literacy skills requiredENGL2140View
Workplace CorrespondenceThis course will provide instruction in selecting, organizing, and writing effective workplace correspondence. The course will cover a variety of methods of correspondence commonly used in the workplace including, but not limited to, letters, memos, e-mail, instant messaging, text messaging, and wikis. Areas of study will include selecting the appropriate medium for the message and using common guidelines for different mediums. This course is designed primarily for working students who want to improve the writing skills they are already using in the workplace.2Qualifying score on writing assessment test OR ENGL1021 or ENGL1026 and Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0921. Basic computer literacy skills requiredENGL2001View
Writing for Health CareThis course will help students to develop an understanding of professional writing skills as well as a familiarity with academic writing. This will help them develop practical writing skills for their work in the health care field and in the college classroom. Process writing and real-time writing will both be emphasized.3Qualifying score on writing assessment test OR ENGL1021 or ENGL1026 and Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0921. Basic computer literacy skills requiredENGL1050View
Short Form Composition and ReportingThis course emphasizes both process and real-time writing. Students will develop the ability to accurately produce on-the-spot writing for a variety of occasions that call for an accelerated writing process. This may include summary, reaction, analysis, evaluation, and reporting. Students will also develop more extensive pieces that incorporate essential skills of library literacy, source evaluation, and source integration. Throughout the course, students will sharpen their observation skills, awareness of audience and purpose, and critical thinking.4Qualifying score on writing assessment test OR ENGL1021 or ENGL1026 and Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0921. Basic computer literacy skills requiredENGL2050View
Technical WritingThis course will enhance students` abilities to write effective technical reports. Emphasis will be on effective writing styles, audience analysis, ethics, intercultural issues, documentation of sources, designing visual aides, and practicing outlining techniques to create instructions and process reports. Students also will plan, organize, and complete a persuasive proposal.3Qualifying score on writing assessment test OR ENGL1021 or ENGL1026 and Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0921. Basic computer literacy skills requiredENGL2125View
Introduction to Creative WritingThis introductory course will provide a broad overview of creative writing. Emphasis will be on short stories, nonfiction, memoir, playwriting, and essays. Students will study the work of published authors, complete short writing assignments, and complete a substantial creative piece in the genre of their choice.3Qualifying score on writing assessment test OR ENGL1021 or ENGL1026 and Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0921. Basic computer literacy skills requiredENGL2130View
Writing and ResearchThis course emphasizes the process of writing expository and persuasive essays using effective writing skills and a variety of research techniques. Students will also gain skills in critical reading and logical reasoning.4Qualifying score on writing assessment test OR ENGL1021 or ENGL1026 and Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0921. Basic computer literacy skills requiredENGL2121View