ENC1102 English Composition II with a grade of "C" or better
There are no corequisites for this course.
||Selected American literature from its beginnings to the mid-nineteenth
century. Meets A.A. general education Category II. A writing
- McMichael, George. Anthology of American Literature, 10th ed., Pearson. Copyright 2011, 2011. ISBN: 9780205779390
|Program Learning Outcomes:
Global Learning Outcomes:
I. Critical Thinking: Students will evaluate the validity of their
own and others’ ideas through questioning, analyzing, and
synthesizing the results into the creative process. To that end,
A. Evaluate text, making logical judgments and reaching valid
conclusions from readings.
B. Consciously raise appropriate questions about authors’
C. Apply understanding and knowledge by extending the literary
discussion into the real world of contemporary issues.
II. Communication: Students will develop effective reading, writing,
speaking and listening skills to communicate verbally and nonverbally
on literal and figurative levels. To that end, they will:
B. Discuss ideas in speech and writing, with civility and
respect for opposing viewpoints.
C. Read and discuss works of fiction and nonfiction,
recognizing and comprehending literal and inferred content.
D. Organize coherent and meaningful written responses to
V. Cultural Literacy: Students will develop an appreciation of
human culture and its diversity and the role of the creative arts in
society. To that end, students will:
A. Understand the value of literature as art.
B. Recognize the role of creativity and the imagination in
literature and other writing.
C. Critically analyze, in discussion and writing, literature
as a reflection of history, culture, diverse societies and a
variety of world views.
Major Learning Outcomes:
1. Ability to analyze and interpret assigned literary works.
2. Competence in writing critical essays on literature.
3. Development of intellectual curiosity about literature.
4. Recognition of universal concepts in assigned literature and
awareness of their relevance to our lives.
|Course Learning Outcomes:
During this course, students will demonstrate ability to:
- Use selected literary terms in oral and written discussion of
- Choose and apply appropriate rhetorical strategies in formal
- Produce fully developed, coherent multi-paragraph essays on
- Analyze selected works using critical reading skills.
- Express convincing interpretations of selected literature.
- Make logical connections between literature and life
|Methods of Evaluation:
||Evaluation of student progress towards achieving the stated
learning outcomes and performance objectives is the responsibility
of the instructor, within the policies of the college and the
department. Detailed explanations is included in the expanded
syllabus developed by the instructor for each section being
- Writing which includes critical essays and which may also
include reader’s journals and documented reports based upon
- Oral participation which may range from participation in class
discussion to formal oral presentations.
- Unit tests, objective and/or essay, and a final exam.
|| It is the intention of the instructor to accomplish the objectives specified in the course syllabus. However, circumstances may arise which prohibit the fulfilling of this endeavor. Therefore, this syllabus is subject to change. When possible, students will be notified of any change in advance of its occurrence.
|Student Email Accounts
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|| For students with a disability that falls under the Americans with Disability Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, it is the responsibility of the student to notify Student Resource Center for ADA Services to discuss any special needs or equipment necessary to accomplish the requirements for this course. Upon completion of registration with the Student Resource Center for ADA Services office, specific arrangements can be discussed with the instructor.