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Students are recommended to complete their college-level English and Math classes within their first two semesters of college.

ENG 272 Japanese Literature in Translation (Modern) (3) (DL) Prerequisite: “C” or higher in ENG 100, OR Placement in ENG 201-296 Survey from mid-nineteenth century to the present. Major emphasis on fiction. Cross-listed as EALL 272. (3 hrs. lect. per week)

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL) Note: Non-credit introduction to College English (ICE) courses are also available. ESL 3 College Reading/Writing Skills (9) Prerequisite: ICE 6 OR Placement in ESL 3 Co-requisite: ESL 4 This course will provide students with a foundation in reading and writing skills necessary to succeed in subsequent English, Liberal Arts, and Technical/ Occupational courses. There are two components to this class: students will read authentic pieces of writing, written for native speakers of English, and will focus on vocabulary development and comprehension. Writing assignments based on the readings will also be done. (9 hrs. lect. per week) ESL 4 Grammar I (3) Prerequisite: Placement in ESL 4 or Instructor Approval Co-requisite: ESL 3 This course is a study and practice of high-beginning to intermediate grammar. It will provide students with a solid foundation in grammar to succeed in subsequent English and Liberal Arts courses. (3 hrs. lect. per week) ESL 13 College Reading/Writing Skills II (9) Prerequisite: “C” or higher in ESL 3 OR Placement in ESL 13 Co-requisite: ESL 14 This course will provide the student with advanced reading and writing skills necessary to succeed in subsequent English, Liberal Arts, and Technical/ Occupational courses. There are two components to this class: students will read authentic pieces of writing, written for native speakers of English, and will focus on vocabulary development and comprehension. Writing assignments based on the readings will also be done. (9 hrs. lect. per week)

ESL 20 College Reading/Writing Skills (6) This course focuses on the reading/writing problems of students who have completed either ESL 3 or ESL 13 but require additional practice prior to proceeding to the next level of study. It will provide the student with skills necessary to succeed in subsequent ESL, English, liberal arts, and career and technical education courses. There are two components to this class: students will read authentic pieces of writing, written for native speakers of English, and will focus on vocabulary development and comprehension. Writing assignments based on the readings will also be done. (6 hrs. lect. per week) ESL 23 Introduction to Expository Writing for NNS (3) Prerequisite: ESL 13 This course provides intensive study of structure, usage, and vocabulary of English as a necessary prelude to effective writing. Emphasis is placed on the development of paragraphs to communicate ideas in short papers. Students are encouraged to exercise critical thinking and clear, correct language in their writing. (3 hrs. lect. per week) ESL 24 Grammar III (3) Prerequisite: ESL 14 This course is a study and practice of advanced grammar, covering such topics as verb tense, passive voice, gerunds, infinitives, adjective clauses, indirect speech, and embedded questions. Problematic grammar areas for non-native speakers of English (NNS) at the high intermediate/advanced level will be focused on with subsequent written compositions based on those specific grammar points. (3 hrs. lect. per week)

FAMILY RESOURCES (FAMR) FAMR 100 Personal and Professional Development (3) Prerequisite: Placement in ENG 100 + ENG 100S Intended for college students of any age who wish to expand their self-awareness and explore choices available. Topics include personal style of learning, challenges of adulthood, and clarity in education/ career goals. May be taken on a CR/N basis. (3 hrs. lect. per week) FAMR 100A Personal and Professional Development (1) Prerequisite: ENG 100 + ENG 100S This course is designed to learn about the specific requirements of the CENT program including the different options within CENT, to survey the IT industry in terms of job opportunities, to perform job site visitations, to provide information about succeeding in college, and to gain knowledge about job seeking skills such as filling out application forms, writing resumes, and interviewing techniques. (1 hr. lect. per week)

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ESL 14 Grammar II (3) Prerequisite: ESL 4 Co-requisite: ESL 13 This course is a study and practice of intermediate to advanced grammar. Common grammar problem areas will be focused on with required written compositions based on those specific grammar points. It will provide students with a solid foundation in grammar to succeed in subsequent English, liberal arts, and technical/occupational courses. (3 hrs. lect. per week)

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