You are viewing the official archive of the 16-17 LCC Catalog.

English


*Filter this list of courses by Course ID, Title, or Credits.

 

Course Listings


ENGL 065READING AND WRITING: BASICS5.0 CR  

Provides an understanding of the reading and writing process including how to write clear sentences and paragraphs. Instruction in vocabulary development and effective reading are also covered. Students have opportunities to work individually as well as in collaboration with others. (Formerly known as INDV 065)

Prerequisite: COMPASS score of 40-68 in reading.


ENGL 072SENTENCE AND PARAGRAPH STRUCTURE2.0 CR  

Provides opportunity to improve skills writing complete and coherent sentences and paragraphs. Sentence patterns, paragraph development, and paragraph unity also are presented. This individualized course may be used to satisfy the high school English equivalency requirement. (Formerly known as INDV 072)

Prerequisite: None


ENGL 073THE COLLEGE ESSAY2.0 CR  

Presents an opportunity for improvement in short essay writing. Topics include developing the introduction, body, and conclusion, and using transitions to aid coherence. This individualized, pre-college-level lab course may be used to satisfy the high school English equivalency requirement. Course designed for students needing a refresher course on essay-writing before entering, or concurrent with taking, ENGL 099 (was ENGL 100) or TECH 105.

Prerequisites: None


ENGL 075READING AND WRITING IMPROVEMENT5.0 CR  

Provides instruction in improving reading and writing. Emphasizes on using steps of the writing process to achieve clear expression and, at the same time, how to improve literal and critical reading expression; also stresses improving literal and critical reading comprehension skills. Students needing additional remediation will complete individualized reading, spelling and/or grammar modules in Self-Paced Learning. (Formerly known as INDV 075)

Prerequisite: COMPASS scores of 69-80 in reading or completion of ENGL 065 (was INDV 065) with a grade of C or better.


ENGL 090SPELLING IMPROVEMENT1.0 CR  

Provides a review of basic spelling patterns, including consonant and vowel sounds, blends, plurals, and common confusing words. Emphasis is placed on learning and using tools for catching and correcting spelling errors. An initial diagnostic test will determine placement.

Prerequisite: None


ENGL 094SELF-PACED LEARNING LAB PRACTICUM3.0 CR  

Provides individualized plans to master language, reading comprehension, and/or study skills as recommended by the instructor and/or student. This course is graded on a pass/fail basis.

Prerequisites: None


ENGL 095VOCABULARY BUILDING1.0 CR  

Improves vocabulary skills for reading, writing, and speaking. Develops skills for determining the meaning of unfamiliar words. (Formerly known as INDV 095)

Prerequisite: None


ENGL 096READING WORKSHOP I2.0 CR  

Provides individualized and group instruction in reading. Students will explore their strengths and weaknesses in reading and learn to draw upon strengths to overcome comprehension barriers and successfully build from written texts.

Prerequisite: None


ENGL 097READING WORKSHOP II2.0 CR  

Continues individualized and group instruction in reading. Students will explore their strengths and weaknesses in reading and learn to draw upon strengths to overcome comprehension barriers and successfully build from written texts.

Prerequisite: None


ENGL 098COLLEGE-READY ENGLISH I5.0 CR   S, F, W, Sp

Introduces skills for reading college-level texts and writing college-level papers. Provides strategies for generating, developing, supporting, and organizing ideas, as well as revising for coherence, clarity, correctness, and documentation. This is an outcomes-based pathway to college-level composition courses. Prerequisite: None

Prerequisite: None Concurrent requirements: COLL 101 or COLL 102

Concurrent requirements: COLL 101 or COLL 102


ENGL 099COLLEGE-READY ENGLISH II5.0 CR   S, F, W, Sp

Develops and refines additional skills for reading college-level texts and writing college-level papers. Provides strategies for generating, developing, supporting, and organizing ideas, as well as revising for coherence, clarity, correctness, and documentation. This an outcomes-based pathway to college-level composition courses. Prerequisites: ENGL 098 with a grade of C or better and COLL 101

Prerequisites: ENGL 098 with a grade of C or better and COLL 101 Concurrent requirements: COLL 102

Concurrent requirements: COLL 102


ENGL&101ENGLISH COMPOSITION I5.0 CRE   S, F, W, Sp

Introduces first-year college writing skills including thesis discovery, development, support, organization, sentence correctness, diction, style, formal academic documentation and final editing to compose claim-driven essays. Emphasizes analytical reading and the writing of analysis, synthesis, and argument essays. Part one of the composition sequence.

Prerequisites: College level reading and writing skills or completion of ENGL 099 (was ENGL 100) or TECH 105 with a grade of C or better.


ENGL&102COMPOSITION II5.0 CRHA   S, F, W, Sp

Develops first-year college writing skills to compose claim-driven writing, including an 8-12 page researched argument essays. Emphasizes inquiry and research; synthesis and analysis; argumentation and reasoning; integration and documentation of evidence; and sentence correctness, diction, and style. Part two of the composition sequence.

Prerequisites:ENGL& 101 with a grade of C or better.


ENGL 104ACCELERATED REVIEW OF GRAMMAR/PUNCTUATION2.0 CRRE  

Develops knowledge of standard English grammar and punctuation for college and the workforce through individualized skill work with verbs, subjects, and modifiers. Emphasis is also placed on sentence structure, capitalization, and the following punctuation marks: the comma, apostrophe, semicolon, and quotation marks. Students develop the tools to spot and correct errors in their writing. (Formerly known as INDV 104)


ENGL 106NORTHWEST VOICES CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP2.0 CRE  

Provides exposure to regional writers and creative writing techniques. Students read and discuss the work of Northwest Voices authors, attend the northwest Voices writing workshops, and revise and complete creative works inspired from that workshop.

Prerequisites: None


ENGL 108INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE5.0 CRH  

Provides a broad introduction to various genres of literature, such as the novel, play, poem, short story, and non-fiction essay through extensive reading, discussion, and writing about literary works. Students will gain an appreciation for the diversity of literary offerings and strategies for interpreting them. The course prepares students for more advanced literature courses.

Prerequisite: ENGL 099 (was ENGL 100) or TECH 105 concurrent or passed.


ENGL 110INDUSTRIAL COMMUNICATION5.0 CRE   S, F, W, Sp

Offers practical, job-related study of written and interpersonal communications. Writing includes resumes, memos, work orders, and short reports. Interpersonal communications involve active listening, as well as paraphrasing, perception checking, and group problem solving.

Prerequisite: ENGL 099 with a grade of C or better


ENGL 124ARTS MAGAZINE PUBLICATION I2.0 CRH   PF

Provides instruction and guidance for students editing the Lower Columbia College arts magazine, and examines the role of the literary small press in print and electronic publication.

Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 required; ENGL 231 or 234 recommended.


ENGL 125ARTS MAGAZINE PUBLICATION II2.0 CRH   PW

Provides instruction and guidance for students editing the Lower Columbia College arts magazine, and examines the role of the literary small press in print and electronic publication.

Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 required; ENGL 231 or 234 recommended


ENGL 126ARTS MAGAZINE PUBLICATION III2.0 CRH   PSp

Provides instruction and guidance for students editing the Lower Columbia College arts magazine, and examines the role of the literary small press in print and electronic publication. Formerly known as ENGL 124. Pre requisite: ENGL 101 required; ENGL 231 or 234 recommended


ENGL 140INTRODUCTION TO WOMEN WRITERS:DIV5.0 CRH   F

Examines literature written by women over a broad span of time to understand how social forces relating to gender, class, and race shape(d) their writing. Genres to be read will include poetry, short stories, non-fiction essays, and novels. Satisfies Diversity requirement.

Prerequisite: ENGL 099 (was ENGL 100) or TECH 105 or college-level writing ability


ENGL 161SPEED READING3.0 CRE  

Helps develop flexibility, versatility, speed of comprehension, and vocabulary acquisition skills. The emphasis is on developing good reading habits and adaptability to different types of materials.

Prerequisite: None


ENGL 204THE NOVEL5.0 CRH   S

Provides extensive reading, discussing, and writing about the works by classic novelists. Through these novels, students will gain an understanding of how the novel works, how it has developed over a period of 200 years, and how its universal truths and insights are still applicable to the modern world.

Prerequisite: None


ENGL 205FILM AND DRAMA APPRECIATION5.0 CRH  

Focuses on how film and drama reflect and shape community attitudes. The course looks historically at the development of narrative and style; however, particular attention is paid to how visual images shape our perceptions, reflect biases, or challenge stereotypes imbedded in popular culture. Students watch and discuss plays and films to develop critical analysis skills for interpretation and evaluation. They read representative works from Asian, African, and native American authors and filmmakers.

Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 or instructor permission.


ENGL 215INTRODUCTION TO FILM STUDIES5.0 CRH  

Examines the conventions and techniques of narrative cinema with some readings in film theory. Explores the development of narrative and style and how film reflects and shapes community attitudes. Studies watch and discuss select representative films to develop critical analysis skills for interpretation and evaluation.

Prerequisites: ENGL& 101 or instructor permission.


ENGL 221TEACHING AND TUTORING I5.0 CRE  

Provides instruction in writing center and composition theory, emphasizing theories on language and literacy acquisition, tutoring writing, and composition pedagogy (2+ credits). Includes hands-on practice tutoring writing in the LCC Learning Commons, paired with discussion and reflection (4+ credits). Introduces students to the practice of writing center research. Students enrolled for 4 or more hours must pass a background check.

Prerequisites: ENGL& 101


ENGL 222TEACHING AND TUTORING II5.0 CRRE  

Deepens understanding of the concepts and skills from English 221. Applies concepts to a broader range of composition theory and tutoring experience. Prepares for a leadership role within a writing center environment by designing and implementing a lesson on tutoring writing. Continues writing center research skills. [Introduces academic authorship (5 credits only).] Students must pass a background check.

Prerequisites: ENGL 221


ENGL 224ARTS MAGAZINE PUBLICATION IV2.0 CRH   PF

Provides instruction and guidance for students editing the Lower Columbia College arts magazine, and examines the role of the literary small press in print and electronic publication.

Prerequisite: ENGL 124 required; ENGL 231 recommended.


ENGL 225ARTS MAGAZINE PUBLICATION V2.0 CRH   PW

Provides instruction and guidance for students editing the Lower Columbia College arts magazine, and examines the role of the literary small press in print and electronic publication.

Prerequisite: ENGL 125 required; ENGL 231 recommended.


ENGL 226ARTS MAGAZINE PUBLICATION VI2.0 CRH   PSp

Provides instruction and guidance for students editing the Lower Columbia College arts magazine, and examines the role of the literary small press in print and electronic publication. Formerly known as ENGL 224.

Prerequisite: ENGL 101 required; ENGL 231 or 234 recommended


ENGL 231CREATIVE WRITING5.0 CRH   F, W, Sp

Provides an introduction to the writing of short fiction and poetry. Assignments explore techniques of writing and revising, examining the elements of stories and poems. Students critique each other?s work and study the published work of other writers.

Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 or instructor's permission.


ENGL 232CREATIVE WRITING5.0 CRH   F, W, Sp

Engages students in writing and revising short fiction and poetry. Assignments explore the elements of stories and poems but allow students to concentrate on one form or the other. Students critique each other?s work and study the published work of other writers.

Prerequisite: ENGL 101 and 231 or consent of instructor


ENGL 233CREATIVE WRITING5.0 CRH   F, W, Sp

Engages students in writing and revising short fiction and poetry. Students may choose to concentrate on stories or poems in individual projects. In class sessions, students critique each other?s work and study the published work of other writers.

Prerequisite: ENGL 101, 231, and 232 or instructor?s permission


ENGL 234CREATIVE WRITING:LIFE STORIES5.0 CRH  

Emphasizes the writing, constructive analysis, and revision of creative nonfiction, focusing on the personal experience. Students use journaling and respond to other exercizes to develop ideas from personal experience; write, revise, and critique one another's work; and study the published work of other writers.

Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 or instructor permission.


ENGL&235TECHNICAL WRITING5.0 CRH   W

Emphasizes written workplace communications designed especially for the CIS, engineering, and science professions. Topics covered include document format, visual design, multi-tiered audience, formal and informal reports,instructions, letters, and memos. (Formerly known as ENGL 220 or ENGR 220)

Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 with a grade of C or better.


ENGL&244AMERICAN LITERATURE I5.0 CRH   W, Sp

Presents the context for works of American literature and studies major works by authors such as Melville, Dickinson, and Hemingway. Explores the major forms and movements in American literature. Formerly known as ENGL 240.

Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 or instructor permission.


ENGL 245CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE:DIV5.0 CRH   DSp

Explores contemporary films, drama, poetry, and fiction using analysis, interpretation, and evaluation. Field trips to view a movie or a play, or attendance at a poetry reading may be included. Essays and other written work are required.

Prerequisite: ENGL& 101


ENGL 246RAINBOW READERS: LGBTQ LITERATURE:DIV5.0 CRH   D

Examines some of the major concepts of modern and contemporary queer culture through close readings of writers of the 20th Century Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer community.

Prerequisites: ENGL& 101 or instructor permission.


ENGL 251THRU 18TH CENTURY5.0 CRH  

Surveys major authors from Beowulf, Chaucer, Shakespeare, Donne, Johnson, and Milton through 18th Century authors including Swift, Pope, and Fielding. Seminar-discussion format.

Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 or instructor permission.


ENGL 25219TH CENTURY TO PRESENT5.0 CRH  

Surveys major authors from Blake and Wordsworth among other Romantic writers, Tennyson and Browning among other Victorian writers, and poets and prose writers of the 20th century, including Conrad, Yeats, Joyce, Lawrence, Eliot, Becket, and Auden. The course is operated in a seminar-discussion format.

Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 or instructor permission.


ENGL 254UNDERSTANDING FICTION AND POETRY5.0 CRH  

Examines traditional and experimental fiction and poetry, presenting the short story and the poem as related literary forms. Students will gain an understanding of the elements of fiction and poetry, as well as the ways in which writers reflect or challenge prevalent societal values through literature. This experience provides an opportunity for students to demonstrate their progress in developing the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values contained in the course plan outcomes.

Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 or instructor permission.


ENGL 255SCIENCE-FICTION LITERATURE AND FILM5.0 CRH   W

Examines science fiction as an important genre in literature and film. Explores historical and modern examples of science fiction, focusing on significant works in the history and development of the genre, such as H. G. Wells' The Time Machine, William Gibson's Neuromancer, and kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey. Considers science fiction's power to engage with challenging social and political issues, and explores how it both inspires and is inspired by science and technology. This course meets the Humanities requirement for transfer degrees and professional/technical degrees.

Prerequisites: ENGL& 101 or ENGL 108 or instructor permission.


ENGL 256SPECIAL TOPICS IN LITERATURE5.0 CRH  

Focuses on special topics or genres of literature, identified each quarter. Students learn the literary depth of a specific genre or thematic topic while gaining an understanding of the different forms of literature. This experience provides transfer students an opportunity to demonstrate their progress in developing the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values.

Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 or instructor permission.


ENGL 260WORLD LITERATURE5.0 CRH  

Examines literature from a thematic approach, tracing the human struggle for intellectual identity and personal autonomy in such foundational works as Gilgamesh, the Bible, the Greek classics, and in more recent writings.

Prerequisite: ENGL 102 or instructor permission.


ENGL 270LITERATURE FOR CHILDREN5.0 CRH   S, F, Sp

Offers a critical survey of literary materials appropriate for children from nursery through elementary school age with practice in using literature with groups.

Prerequisite: None


ENGL 280MULTICULTURAL LITERATURE:DIV5.0 CRH   W

Provides students with an introduction to multicultural literature. Emphasis is placed on increasing awareness and understanding of the values, beliefs, and experiences of people from different cultures, especially those of Asia, Latin America and Africa.

Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 with a grade of C or better or instructor permission.


Copyright 2017 Lower Columbia College | All Rights Reserved.