English Courses
ENGL 10 - Undergraduate Teaching Assistant in English
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Acquire the skills needed to assess student work and provide effective feedback to students.
  2. Work effectively with students and the instructor in advancing the classroom lessons and processes.


ENGL 101A - Reading, Reasoning, and Writing I
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Student can organize a paper so that it is unified and coherent.
  2. Student can respond to a topic, demonstrate critical thinking, comprehension and use of text to support ideas.
  3. Student demonstrates sentence-level fluency and control of grammar.


ENGL 101B - Reading, Reasoning and Writing II
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Student can organize a paper so that it is unified and coherent.
  2. Student can respond to a topic, demonstrate critical thinking, comprehension and use of text to support ideas.
  3. Student demonstrates sentence-level fluency and control of grammar.


ENGL 102 - Reading, Reasoning and Writing – Accelerated Course
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Student can organize a paper so that it is unified and coherent.
  2. Student can respond to a topic, demonstrate critical thinking, comprehension and use of text to support ideas.
  3. Student demonstrates sentence-level fluency and control of grammar.


ENGL 115 - FACULTY–STUDENT TUTORIAL: WRITING AND READING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Student will read in an engaged, active style.


ENGL 11A - Introduction to Creative Writing
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Student should be able to revise original poetry.
  2. Student will identify and manipulate source materials for creative writing journal.
  3. The student shows familiarity with the structure and elements of fiction


ENGL 11B - Intermediate Creative Writing
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Student should be able to revise original poetry
  2. Student will identify and manipulate source materials for creative writing journal
  3. The student shows familiarity with the structure and elements of fiction


ENGL 12A - The Craft of Writing - Fiction
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. student should be able to revise original fiction
  2. Student should be able to identify and manipulate source materials for creative journal
  3. the student should show familiarity with the stucture and elements of fiction


ENGL 12B - Intermediate Craft of Writing - Fiction
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. student should be able to use the elements of fiction writing to one's own work: dialogue, characterization, point of view, plotting and theme
  2. student should be able to analyze fiction from a writer's point of view
  3. student should be able to write and revise two short stories based on instructor and student critiques


ENGL 137 - Proofreading and Editing for College Writing
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Identify parts of speech and their function and placement within a sentence
  2. Combine elements to create simple, compound, complex and compound/complex sentences
  3. Demonstrate ability to effectively proofread own writing


ENGL 13A - Craft Of Writing - Poetry
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. The student should be able to write in traditional and modern forms
  2. The student should know the function(s) of tropes, images, symbols, diction, and syntax in poetry
  3. The student should be able to revise original poetry


ENGL 13B - Intermediate Craft of Writing - Poetry
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. The student should be able to write in traditional and modern forms
  2. The student should know the function(s) of tropes, images, symbols, diction, and syntax in poetry
  3. The student should be able to revise original poetry


ENGL 149F - Proofreading and Editing for College Writing
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Identify parts of speech and their function and placement within a sentence
  2. Combine elements to create simple, compound, complex and compound/complex sentences
  3. Demonstrate ability to effectively proofread own writing


ENGL 19A - Literary Magazine Workshop
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Student can perform basic editing, typesetting, proofreading and layout procedures


ENGL 19B - Intermediate Literary Magazine Workshop
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Student can perform basic editing, typesetting, proofreading and layout procedures


ENGL 1A - Critical Reading and Composition
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Student can organize a paper so that it is unified and coherent.
  2. Student can respond to a topic, demonstrate critical thinking, comprehension and use of text to support ideas.
  3. Student demonstrates sentence-level fluency and control of grammar.


ENGL 20 - Studies in Shakespeare
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Students create, organize and present a multi-media collaborative group project which enhances audience's appreciation/understanding of Shakespeare's plays
  2. Students acquire effective attitudes and strategies for reading, analyzing, discussing and writing about Shakespeare's Plays
  3. Student produces coherent, effectively supported formal essay, which is based on a thorough understanding of the assigned text and an understanding of the purposes of literary criticism.


ENGL 21 - The Evolution of the Black Writer
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Analyze literacy works in relation to their historical and cultural contexts with particular attention to identifying unstated premises and hidden assumptions.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of the structures of the works studied and analyze them in terms of such literary components as plot, character, tone, style and figurative uses of language
  3. Student can identify contributions of African American writers


ENGL 22 - Mexican American/Latino Literature of the U.S.
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Analyze literary works in relation to their historical and cultural contexts with particular attention to identifying unstated premises and hidden assumptions
  2. Demonstrate understanding of the particular contributions of the Mexican American/Latino writers to American history and contemporary culture
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of the structure of the works studied and analyze them in terms of such literary components as plot, character, tone, style and figurative uses of language


ENGL 24 - Storytelling in Modern American Novels and Films
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Analyze a modern novel and film with respect to its thematic, cultural, and historical aspects
  2. Define the key elements and structure of fiction
  3. In the film example provided, identify the elements of fictional narrative


ENGL 25 - Asian-American Literature
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Analyze literary works in relation to their historical and cultural contexts with particular attention to identifying unstated premises and hidden assumptions
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of the structures of the works studied and analyze them in terms of such literary components as plot, character, tone, style and figurative uses of language
  3. Demonstrate understanding of the particular contributions of Asian-American writers to American history and contemporary culture


ENGL 26 - The Literature of Immigration and Migration
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Compare and contrast commom themes that emerge in the literature and other forms of art of immigrants and migrants
  2. Student should critically evaluate the political, social, historical, and cultural backdrops against which the literature unfolds
  3. Student should critically evaluate the political, social, historical, and cultural backdrops against which the literature unfolds
  4. Student should demonstrate familiarity with forces that pull immigrants to the United States and that push them from their home locations.
  5. Student should demonstrate familiarity with forces that pull immigrants to the United States and that push them from their home locations.


ENGL 28 - Classic and Contemporary Youth Literature
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. identify and discuss key authors and works in the area of youth literature
  2. demonstrate familiarity with major themes and motifs of young adult literature
  3. apply literary concepts such as narrative structure, characterization, theme, diction, and symbolism to primary texts written for young readers; compare/contrast literary strategies used in various texts


ENGL 31 - Introduction to Gay and Lesbian Literature
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Student demonstrates ability to analyze class texts in terms of such literary components as plot,character, tone, style, narrative voice, and figurative language
  2. Student recognizes the diversity of the works while comparing their treatment ofcommon themes
  3. Students will analyze works of Gay and Lesbian literature in relation to their historicaland/or contexts, and with particular attention to the thematic meaning(s) imparted to readers


ENGL 32 - U.S. Women's Literature
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Demonstrate familiarity with the self-expressed perspectives of the represented groups.
  2. Demonstrate familiarity with the self-expressed perspectives of the represented groups.
  3. Demonstrate familiarity with the structure and literary devices of the works studied
  4. Read and appreciate the diversity of the literature while identifying some common themes


ENGL 35 - Modern and Contemporary U.S. Literature
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Demonstrate familiarity with the self-expressed perspectives of the represented groups.
  2. Demonstrate familiarity with the structure and literary devices of the works studied
  3. Read and appreciate the diversity of the literature while identifying some common themes


ENGL 4 - Critical Thinking and Writing about Literature
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Student can organize a paper so that it is unified and coherent.
  2. Student can respond to a topic, demonstrate critical thinking, comprehension and use of text to support ideas.
  3. Student demonstrates sentence-level fluency and control of grammar.


ENGL 41 - World Literature (17th Century to the Present)
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Demonstrate familiarity with the self-expressed perspectives of the represented groups.
  2. Demonstrate familiarity with the structure and literary devices of the works studied
  3. Read and appreciate the diversity of the literature while identifying some common themes


ENGL 45 - Studies in Fiction
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Student should demonstrate familiarity with the structure and elements of fiction, such as metaphor, plot, point of view, and character development
  2. The student should be able to recognize the cultural and historical influence on the works studied
  3. The student shows an appreciation of the diversity of literature while identifying common themes and topics


ENGL 48 - The Literature of the Holocaust
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. The student should be able to evaluate the relationships between film and literary representations of the Nazi Holocaust
  2. The student should be able to evaluate and analyze the role poetry from different times and cultures assumes in coming to terms with the Nazi Holocaust
  3. The student should be able to recognize different generes and styles in Holocaust Literature and their similarities with and differences from other "topical" writing.


ENGL 7 - Critical Thinking and Writing across Disciplines
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Student can organize a paper so that it is unified and coherent.
  2. Student can respond to a topic, demonstrate critical thinking, comprehension and use of text to support ideas.
  3. Student demonstrates sentence-level fluency and control of grammar.


ENGL 70 - Report Writing
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Correct interpretation of data or information, and will include appropriate terms that are explained or defined as needed for the intended audience.
  2. Formulate a controlling idea to focus their writing and to support each point with adequate and varied evidence.
  3. Studentwill write business and/or technical reports that are clearly organized, with clear and accurate content, with only one or two mechanical errors.