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English Composition Courses

0015
ENC

Developmental Writing I

$5.00 lab fee Must be passed with minimum grade of “C.” (A developmental course that does not satisfy General Education requirements in English or count toward required hours for graduation.) A study of the elements of standard English grammar, mechanics, and usage.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 4

0022
ENC

Developmental Writing I and II Combined

$5.00 lab fee Must be passed with minimum grade of “C.” This course is a developmental course that is not intended to satisfy any part of college-level English requirements and not counted as part of the required hours for graduation. A study of the elements of standard English grammar, mechanics, and usage. Writing from the paragraph to the essay; introduction to expressive, expository, and persuasive writing; and introduction to research techniques. Must be passed with minimum grade of “C.”

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 4

0025
ENC

Developmental Writing II

$5.00 lab fee Prerequisite: ENC0015 or satisfactory score on the Gulf Coast State College placement test. Writing from the paragraph to the essay; introduction to expressive, expository, and persuasive writing; introduction to research techniques; review of basic grammar, punctuation, spelling, sentence structure, and basic formatting. Must be passed with a minimum grade of "C." (A developmental course that does not satisfy General Education requirements in English or count toward required hours for graduation.)

Credit hours: 4
Lecture hours: 5

0055L
ENC

Developmental Composition Lab Support

Prerequisite: Non-exempt students earning a PERT score of 86-102 and exempt students earning a PERT score of 50-102 or by faculty advisement should take ENC0055L. A writing lab course taken concurrently with ENC1101 that will focus upon the elements of standard English grammar, mechanics, usage and the writing process. Must be passed with minimum grade of “C.”

Credit hours: 1
Lab hours: 2

1101
ENC

English Composition I

$5.00 lab fee Minimum competency in word processing needed. Impromptu and process-based writing, inclusive of a multiple-source essay. This course is a Gordon Rule writing course in which students will produce extensive college-level writing and which requires completion with a minimum grade of "C."

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1102
ENC

English Composition II

$5.00 lab fee Prerequisite: ENC1101 with a minimum grade of "C." Rhetoric of the argumentative essay and the documented paper. Compositions based on readings of fiction, nonfiction, drama, poetry, film, video, and other media. This course in a Gordon Rule writing course in which students will produce extensive college-level writing and which requires completion with a minimum grade of "C."

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1102H
ENC

English Composition II-Honors

$5.00 lab fee Prerequisite: ENC1101 with a minimum grade of "C." Rhetoric of the argumentative essay and the documented paper. Compositions based on readings of fiction, nonfiction, drama, poetry, film, video, and other media. This course in a Gordon Rule writing course in which students will produce extensive college-level writing and which requires completion with a minimum grade of "C."

Credit hours: 3

1930
ENC

Introduction to Critical Thinking

Creative and critical thinking skills applied to current problems and issues in oral and written communication. Course emphasizes deliberation in classroom forums.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2210
ENC

Technical Writing

$5.00 lab fee Prerequisite: ENC 1101 with a minimum grade of "C." Applies written and oral English skills to technical communication assignments, such as definitions, object or mechanism descriptions, process descriptions, instructions, analyses, proposals, memoranda, feasibility, laboratory, and technology research reports and resumes. Emphasizes clarity, objectivity, simplicity, and readability by multiple audiences. This course in a Gordon Rule writing course in which students will produce extensive college-level writing and which requires completion with a minimum grade of "C."

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2301
ENC

Supplementary Composition Skills I

Prerequisite: CLEP credit for General Education English or ENC 1102 with a minimum grade of "C." Expository and argumentative writing for students (a) who have earned CLEP credit for General Education English or Areas II or III Humanities but still need to fulfill the writing requirements of the institution or (b) who have completed ENC1101 and ENC1102 with a minimum grade of "C" and want to develop their writing skills. This course is a Grodon Rule writing course in which students will produce extensive college-level writing and which requires completion with a minimum grade of "C."

Credit hours: 1
Lecture hours: 1

2302
ENC

Supplementry Composition Skills II

Prerequisite: CLEP credit for General Education English or ENC 1102 with a minimum grade of "C." Expository and argumentative writing for students (a) who have earned CLEP credit for General Education English or Areas II or III Humanities but still need to fulfill the writing requirements of the institution or (b) who have completed ENC1101 and ENC1102 with a minimum grade of "C" and want to develop their writing skills. This course is a Grodon Rule writing course in which students will produce extensive college-level writing and which requires completion with a minimum grade of "C."

Credit hours: 1
Lecture hours: 1

2303
ENC

Supplementary Composition Skills III

Prerequisite: CLEP credit for General Education English or ENC 1102 with a minimum grade of "C." Expository and argumentative writing for students (a) who have earned CLEP credit for General Education English or Areas II or III Humanities but still need to fulfill the writing requirements of the institution or (b) who have completed ENC1101 and ENC1102 with a minimum grade of "C" and want to develop their writing skills. This course is a Grodon Rule writing course in which students will produce extensive college-level writing and which requires completion with a minimum grade of "C."

Credit hours: 1
Lecture hours: 1

2324
ENC

Supplementary Composition Skills IV

Prerequisite: CLEP credit for General Education English or ENC 1102 with a minimum grade of "C." Expository and argumentative writing for students (a) who have earned CLEP credit for General Education English or Areas II or III Humanities but still need to fulfill the writing requirements of the institution or (b) who have completed ENC1101 and ENC1102 with a minimum grade of "C" and want to develop their writing skills. This course is a Grodon Rule writing course in which students will produce extensive college-level writing and which requires completion with a minimum grade of "C."

Credit hours: 1
Lecture hours: 1

2949
ENC

COOP/Work Experience/English

1-3 crs. Cooperative Education courses may be taken toward completion of most of the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degree programs. A maximum of six credit hours may be used in meeting the A.A. degree requirements. Prerequisite: Minimum of 2.0 GPA, meet with the co-op coordinator, and availability of co-op work experience slot. Supervised, practical work experience that seeks to combine theories and apply practical skills to projects in the student’s major field of study. Requirements include online weekly, mid-term, and end-of-term reflection assignments.

Credit hours: 1
Other hours: 1

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