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Course Catalog - Bachelor's Degree


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*Indicates courses that have been approved to fulfill General Education literature requirements.

 


ENGL 3001 British Literature through the Eighteenth Century* Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
None. Course approved for General Education literature requirement.
Description:
A survey of the development of British literature through the eighteenth century, based on major authors and trends.
Syllabi from: Prof. M. Pedreira PDF document
  Prof. F. Bothwell PDF document

 

ENGL 3002 British Literature from Romanticism to the Present* Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites: None. Course approved for General Education literature requirement.
Description:
A survey of the development of British literature from the Romantic Movement to the present, based on major authors and trends.
Syllabi from: Prof. M. Pedreira
PDF document
  Prof. F. Bothwell PDF document


ENGL 3013 Fundamentals of English Grammar for Level 3 Students Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites: English 3004 or 3102 and level 3 on English Department Placement Test
Description: This is the first part of a two-semester English grammar course for students who have placed level 3 on the Humanities English Placement Test. Within a communicative setting, students analyze grammatical forms in natural language and put these into action in their own speech and writing. Explicit knowledge of grammatical form and function will help level 3 students to incorporate these structures into their developing grammatical system when psycholinguistically ready.
     

 

 

ENGL 3014 Fundamentals of English Grammar for Level 3 Students Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites: English 3013
Description: This is the second part of a two-semester English grammar course for students who have placed level 3 on the Humanities English Placement Test. Within a communicative setting, students analyze grammatical forms in natural language and put these into action in their own speech
and writing. Explicit knowledge of grammatical form and function will help level 3 students to incorporate these structures into their developing grammatical system when psycholinguistically ready.
     

 

 

ENGL 3016 Health Communication Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites: One of the following: Level 4 or 5 on the English Placement Test OR Advanced Placement in English.
Description:
Survey of theory and research in human communication in a healthcare context including interaction between parties and providers; communication in health care organizations; healthcare campaigns; information technologies in health communication; communication in support systems for the elderly, disabled, sick, and terminally ill; communication training for health care professionals; health ethics; mass media health images; how gender, race, age, ethnicity and language influence health communication; and cultural meanings of health and illness. Emphasis is on the nature of the communication processes that influence and/or are influenced by health and healthcare contexts.
Syllabi from: Prof. Janet MacLennan PDF document
     

 

ENGL 3017 Language in Science Fiction & Fantasy* Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites: None. Course approved for General Education literature requirement.
Description: This interdisciplinary course is dedicated to the exploration of language and linguistics in science fiction / fantasy (SFF) literature, including language as a determiner of worldview (Whorfian theory), invented languages, and language as a literary device in the genre of SFF. The course will utilize novels, short stories, television programs, and movies to explore some of the basic foundations of speculative literature and linguistics.
Syllabi from: Prof. A. Pousada PDF document

 

 

ENGL 3031 Developing Functions of Oral English (formerly Conversational English) First Level I Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
English 3003-3004 (or its equivalent) and level 1 on English Department Placement Test.
Description:
Development of basic vocabulary, social formulas; pronunciation and grammar needed to carry out simple conversations. Practice in listening comprehension via attendance in language laboratory.
Syllabi from: Prof. A. Pousada PDF document
  Prof. R. Dupey PDF document

 

ENGL 3032 Developing Functions of Oral English (formerly Conversational English) First Level II Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites: English 3031
Description:
Continuing development of basic vocabulary, social formulas; pronunciation and grammar needed to carry out simple conversations. Practice in listening comprehension via attendance in language laboratory.
Syllabi from: Prof. A. Pousada PDF document


ENGL 3036 Literature & the Healing Arts: A Crosscultural Perspective* Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites: None. Course approved for General Education literature requirement.
Description:
An interdisciplinary course that examines essays, short stories, poetry, plays, novels, films, and medical writings that address, from several cultural perspectives, the relationship between literature, the human body in pain, social meanings of illness, and the healing arts.
Syllabi from: Prof. L. Collins PDF document



ENGL 3037 The Role of the Literary Magazine in Contemporary Literary Production* Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites: None. Course approved for General Education literature requirement.
Description:
An interdisciplinary course that examines the role that the literary magazine plays in the production of contemporary literature. The course surveys the history of the literary magazine during the 20th and 21st centuries. The literature of the most influential professional literary journals and university student literary magazines in North America, the Caribbean, Latin America, and other global regions will be studied. In addition to examining contemporary literary trends, the course analyzes literary standards, editing techniques, and the aesthetics of magazine layout and graphic design. The final course project is the production of a volume of the multilingual student literary magazine Tonguas.
Syllabi from: Prof. D. Kuwabong PDF document



ENGL 3038 Advocacy Journalism in the U.S. Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
None. Course approved for General Education literature requirement.
Description:
The study and practice of writing for advocacy, from letters to corporations, politicians, and editors to articles and columns, culminating in a final research project and column about a current local issue. Students will publish their best work on the Internet. The course will examine journalistic coverage of current events and social causes from a broad spectrum of opinions.
 
 



 

ENGL 3041 Developing Functions of Oral English (formerly Conversational English) Second Level I Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
English 3101-3102 (or its equivalent) and level 2 on English Department Placement Test
Description:
Development of vocabulary, idioms, pronunciation and grammar needed for daily conversation and written communication. Practice in listening comprehension and written production via attendance in language laboratory.
Syllabi from: Prof. A. Pousada PDF document

 

ENGL 3042 Developing Functions of Oral English (formerly Conversational English) Second Level II Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites: English 3031 or 3041
Description:
Continuing development of vocabulary, idioms, pronunciation and grammar needed for daily conversation and written communication. Practice in listening comprehension and written production via attendance in language laboratory.
Syllabi from: Prof. A. Pousada PDF document
     

 

ENGL 3045 Literature & Ecology* Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites: None. Course approved for General Education literature requirement.
Description:
An interdisciplinary course that examines essays, short stories, novels, and films that address, from a variety of perspective, the human relationship to the natural, non-human world during the contemporary era of planetary change, globalization, and increasing commercial and technological dependency.
Syllabi from: Prof. D. Kuwabong PDF document

 

 

ENGL 3051 Developing Functions of Oral English (formerly Conversational English) Third Level I Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
English 3101-3102 (or its equivalent) and level 3 on English Department Placement Test
Description:
Development of more advanced vocabulary, idioms, pronunciation, spelling, and grammar needed to achieve fluency in both oral and written English. Practice in listening comprehension and written production via attendance in language laboratory.
Syllabi from: Prof. Y. Rivera PDF document
     

 

ENGL 3052 Developing Functions of Oral English (formerly Conversational English) Third Level II Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites: English 3041 or 3051
Description:
Continuing development of more advanced vocabulary, idioms, pronunciation, spelling, and grammar needed to achieve fluency in both oral and written English. Practice in listening comprehension and written production via attendance in language laboratory.
Syllabi from: Prof. R. Dupey PDF document
     

 

ENGL 3061-ENGL 3062 Oral and written English for Public Communication
(No longer offered)
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Credit hours:
Laboratory:
3
1 hour per week
Prerequisites:
English 3101-3102 (or its equivalent) and level 4 on English Department Placement Test
Description:
Teaches students to speak and write clearly and effectively, utilizing an oral and written communication approach and a program of laboratory experiences.
NOTE: This course was discontinued in May 2004.
Syllabi from: Prof. M. González PDF documents for 3061 & for 3062

 

ENGL 3065 Intercultural Communication Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
One of the following: English 3103-3104, or English 3011-3012, or level 5 on English Department Placement Test, or advanced placement in English. High level of fluency.
Description:
Theory and Practice as a means of having students become more effective intercultural communicators. Intercultural perception, language, nonverbal elements, values, social organizations and world view. Comparison will be made to show how cultural differences in these areas affect the intercultural communication process.
Syllabi from: Prof. J. MacLennan PDF document
  Prof. A. Simounet PDF document
  Prof. M. Gonzalez PDF document

 

ENGL 3071 Developing Functions of Oral English (formerly Conversational English) Fourth Level I Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
English 3101-3102 (or its equivalent) and level 4 on English Department Placement Test.
NOTE: Students who took English 3103-3104 will not be admitted.
Description:
Development of advanced vocabulary, social formulas, pronunciation, and grammatical structures needed to carry out complex conversations in English. Practice in listening comprehension via attendance in language laboratory twice a week.
Syllabi from: Prof. M. González PDF document
     
     

 

ENGL 3072 Developing Functions of Oral English (formerly Conversational English) Fourth Level II Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites: English 3051 or 3071
Description: Continuation of development of advanced vocabulary, social formulas, pronunciation, and grammatical structures needed to carry out complex conversations in English. Practice in listening comprehension via attendance in language laboratory twice a week.

 

ENGL 3081 Acquiring English Through Literature Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
English 3003-3004 or English 3101-3102 (or their equivalents), and level 1, 2, or 3 on English Department Placement Test.
Description:
The course focuses on the study, discussion, critical analysis, and oral representation of stories, poems, plays, essays, and novels as a means of accelerating acquisition, understanding, and production of written and oral English. Emphasis is placed on building vocabulary, the grammar and syntax of the readings, the aesthetic uses of language in literary expression, and the structural components of literary genres.
Syllabi from: Prof. L. Fiet PDF document
 

 

ENGL 3082 Acquiring English Through Literature II Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites: English 3081
Description: An introductory-level course that focuses on English language acquisition through the study and critical analysis of literary works. Emphasis is placed on the comprehension of the grammatical, syntactical, and aestheitic use of the language as well as on the process of creative writing, role-playing, and “performance.”
     

 

 


 
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