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English Options

ENGL 3128. Editorial and Opinion Writing (3-0-3) Prerequisites: ENGL 1102. The purpose of this course is to give students experience in writing editorials (newspaper, magazine, online) and columns (political, humor, sports, lifestyle, arts, and business) for both print and online media. Discussion will also cover legal traps, campus newspaper columns, plagiarism, and research.

ENGL 3156. Advertising Writing (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 1102. Study of and practice in advertising writing for a variety of media, including television, radio, magazines, and newspapers.

ENGL 3158. Writing in the Workplace (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 1102. Study and practice of the principles of written communications in business: letter writing, report writing, planning, organizing writing, and rewriting from research to final manuscript. Some emphasis on word processing and telecommunications skills. (Course fee required.)

ENGL 4177. Advanced Topics in Professional Writing (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 with a minimum grade of C. Intensive practice in a specific genre, marketplace, theme, technique, format, or style of professional writing. May be taken twice for credit if the topic is different.

ENGL 5167. English Grammar (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 1102. A study of the major ways of analyzing English grammar and a detailed study of the structure of sounds, words, and sentences.