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WRT090P English Composition Fundamentals Plus Credit Hours: 4.00
Development of fundamental writing skills and introduction to academic writing. Includes basic practice in employing critical thinking skills, practicing multiple writing processes, using appropriate conventions in creating and revising texts, composing using appropriate technology, and analyzing and writing paragraphs and short essays.
Prerequisite(s): ICS 079 with a C or better or placement into WRT 090P on the Writing assessment.
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Information: WRT 090PA, 090PB, 090PC, and 090PD together constitute WRT 090P. Equivalent to WRT 096P.
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This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
WRT090S English Composition Fundamentals Credit Hours: 4.00
Introduction to academic writing. Includes basic practice in employing critical thinking skills, practicing multiple writing processes, using appropriate conventions in creating and revising texts, composing using appropriate technology, and analyzing and writing paragraphs and short essays. Integrates an intensive studio component that includes specific strategies designed to improve student performance and success.
Prerequisite(s): ICS 079 with a C or better or placement into WRT 090S on the writing assessment.
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Information: Equivalent to WRT 090. For students who assess into WRT 070 but believe that with additional studio instruction they can successfully complete WRT 090.
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This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
WRT090 English Composition Fundamentals Credit Hours: 3.00
Introduction to academic writing. Includes basic practice in employing critical thinking skills, practicing multiple writing processes, using appropriate conventions in creating and revising texts, composing using appropriate technology, and analyzing and writing paragraphs and short essays.
Prerequisite(s): With a C or better: WRT 070, or 075, or ESL 088WG; or ICS 079 with a B or better, or required score on the Writing assessment.
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Information: WRT 090A, 090B, and 090C together constitute WRT 090. Equivalent to WRT 096.
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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WRT101HC English Composition I: Honors SUN# ENG1101 Credit Hours: 3.00
Principles and practices of college-level writing. Includes critically reading college texts, writing college-level essays using a variety of strategies, practicing diverse writing processes, using research effectively, and engage in critical and construction reflection.
Prerequisite(s): Honors-level score on the Reading and Writing assessment test.
Course Corequisites:
Information: Must qualify for Honors program. Instructor or advisor/counselor approval may be required before registering for this course. Honors Content may include: Intensive research using highest standards and best practices for the discipline, and a significant number/variety of readings of both primary and secondary sources. Also may include a high-quality, peer reviewed paper or project in a format appropriate for the discipline with research presented in class or to a wider audience.
Gen Ed: Meets AGEC - ENGL; Meets CTE - COMM. with research presented in class or to a wider audience.
Gen Ed: Meets AGEC – ENGL; Meets CTE - COMM.
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WRT101S English Composition I / Integrated Studio Credit Hours: 4.00
Principles and practices of college-level writing. Includes critically reading college texts, writing college-level essays using a variety of strategies, practicing diverse writing processes, using research effectively, and using standard grammar and mechanics.
Prerequisite(s): With a C or better: WRT 090P or 090S; or ESL 088WG with a B or better; or placement into WRT 090 on the Writing assessment.
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Information: Equivalent to WRT 101. For students who assess into WRT 090 but believe that with additional studio instruction they can successfully complete WRT 101.
Gen Ed: Meets AGEC - ENGL; Meets CTE - COMM.
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WRT101 English Composition I SUN# ENG1101 Credit Hours: 3.00
Principles and practices of college-level writing. Includes critically reading college texts, writing college-level essays using a variety of strategies, practicing diverse writing processes, and using research effectively.
Prerequisite(s): Requires both Reading and Writing prerequisites. Reading: With a C or better REA 091 or concurrent enrollment, or placement into REA 112. Writing: With a C or better WRT 090 or 090P or 090S or with a B or better ESL 088WG, or placement into WRT 101.
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Gen Ed: Meets AGEC - ENGL; Meets CTE - COMM.
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WRT102HC English Composition II: Honors SUN# ENG1102 Credit Hours: 3.00
Continuation of WRT 101 or WRT 101HC. Includes reading, analyzing, and discussing various types of text; writing analytical or critical papers; and developing research skills. Also includes writing a research paper and additional Honors content.
Prerequisite(s): With a B or better: WRT 101, 101HC, 101S, or 107.
Course Corequisites:
Information: Must qualify for Honors program. Instructor or advisor/counselor approval may be required before registering for this course. Honors content may include: Intensive research using highest standards and best practices for the discipline, and a significant number/variety of readings of both primary and secondary sources. Also may include a high-quality, peer reviewed paper or project in a format appropriate for the discipline with research presented in class or to a wider audience.
Gen Ed: Meets AGEC – ENGL; Meets CTE - COMM.
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WRT102 English Composition II SUN# ENG1102 Credit Hours: 3.00
Continuation of WRT 101. Includes reading, analyzing, and discussing various types of text; writing analytical or critical papers; and developing research skills. Also includes writing a research paper.
Prerequisite(s): With a C or better: WRT 101, 101S, or 107.
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Gen Ed: Meets AGEC – ENGL; Meets CTE - OTHER.
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WRT125 Beginning Poetry Writing Credit Hours: 3.00
Poetry for beginners. Includes beginning poetry writing techniques, beginning evaluation and critical response to poems, and beginning original writing.
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Information: May be taken three times for a maximum of nine credit hours. If this course is repeated, see a financial aid or Veteran's Affairs advisor to determine funding eligibility as appropriate.
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WRT126 Basics of Short Story Writing Credit Hours: 3.00
Short fiction writing for beginners. Includes beginning fiction writing techniques, beginning critical responses to fiction, and beginning original writing.
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Information: May be taken three times for a maximum of nine credit hours. If this course is repeated, see a financial aid or Veteran's Affairs advisor to determine funding eligibility as appropriate.
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WRT154 Career Communications Credit Hours: 3.00
Job related writing skills for use in career communications. Includes writing for audiences and situations at the beginning and intermediate levels, applying business writing and organization conventions, completing job-related forms at the beginning and intermediate levels, and writing resumes.
Prerequisite(s): WRT 090 or 096 with a C or better or required score on writing assessment test.
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Gen Ed: Meets CTE - COMM.
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WRT162 Literary Magazine Workshop Credit Hours: 3.00
Creative magazine publication. Includes review of college literary magazines, critical review, magazine design and editing, magazine production techniques, as well as printing and distribution.
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Information: May be taken two times for a maximum of six credit hours. If this course is repeated, see a financial aid or Veteran's Affairs advisor to determine funding eligibility as appropriate.
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This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
WRT196 Independent Studies in Writing Credit Hours: 1-4.00
Independent projects in writing to be arranged with the instructor.
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Information: May be taken four times for a maximum of sixteen credit hours.
Information: May be taken four times for a maximum of sixteen credit hours. If this course is repeated, see a financial aid or Veteran's Affairs advisor to determine funding eligibility as appropriate.
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WRT205 Introduction to Poetry Writing Credit Hours: 3.00
Writing contemporary poetry. Includes poetry writing techniques, evaluation and critical response to poems, and original writing.
Prerequisite(s): WRT 102 or 108 with a C or better.
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Gen Ed: Meets AGEC – FA; Meets - CTE - A&H.
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WRT206 Short Story Writing Credit Hours: 3.00
Short fiction writing. Includes fiction writing techniques, critical responses to fiction, and original writing.
Prerequisite(s): WRT 102 or 108 with a C or better.
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Gen Ed: Meets AGEC – FA; Meets - CTE - A&H.
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WRT207 Creative Nonfiction Credit Hours: 3.00
Creative nonfiction writing. Includes techniques of creative nonfiction writing, original writing, and critical responses to nonfiction.
Prerequisite(s): WRT 102 with a grade of C or better.
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Information: Consent of instructor is required to enroll in this course.
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WRT215 Advanced Poetry Writing Credit Hours: 3.00
Advanced poetry writing workshop. Includes continued focus on techniques of writing, evaluation and critical responses to poetry, and original writing. Also includes more intensive study of contemporary poets and poetry.
Prerequisite(s): WRT 125 or 205 with a C or better.
Course Corequisites:
Information: Consent of instructor is required to enroll in this course. May be taken four times for a maximum of twelve credit hours. If this course is repeated, see a financial aid or Veteran's Affairs advisor to determine funding eligibility as appropriate.
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WRT216 Advanced Fiction Writing Credit Hours: 3.00
Advanced techniques of fiction writing. Includes advanced techniques of fiction writing, original writing, and critical response to fiction. Also includes preparing manuscripts for publication.
Prerequisite(s): WRT 206 with a C or better.
Course Corequisites:
Information: Consent of instructor is required to enroll in this course. May be taken four times for a maximum of twelve credit hours. If this course is repeated, see a financial aid or Veteran's Affairs advisor to determine funding eligibility as appropriate.
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WRT217 Advanced Creative Nonfiction Credit Hours: 3.00
Advanced techniques of creative nonfiction writing. Includes advanced original writing, advanced critical responses to nonfiction, and marketing techniques.
Prerequisite(s): WRT 207 with a C or better.
Course Corequisites:
Information: Consent of instructor is required to enroll in this course. May be taken four times for a maximum of twelve credit hours. If this course is repeated, see a financial aid or Veteran's Affairs advisor to determine funding eligibility as appropriate.
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This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
WRT226 Special Projects in Fiction Credit Hours: 3.00
Advanced fiction writing for book-length projects. Includes techniques for book-length fiction writing, original writing and/or revision process, critical responses to fiction, and marketing and publishing of fiction books.
Prerequisite(s): WRT 216 with a C or better.
Course Corequisites:
Information: Consent of instructor is required to enroll in this course.
Information: May be taken four times for a maximum of twelve credit hours. If this course is repeated, see a financial aid or Veteran's Affairs advisor to determine funding eligibility as appropriate.
Course Outlines
This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
WRT254 Advanced Professional Communications Credit Hours: 3.00
Business writing and communication strategies and practices. Includes how to develop and improve business communication skills. Also includes how to apply business writing strategies in professional fields.
Prerequisite(s): With a C or better: WRT 102 or 108.
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