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ENF 1: Preparing for College English I (8 credits)
Provides integrated reading and writing instruction for students who require extensive preparation to succeed in college-level English courses. Students will place into this course based upon VPT-English test score. Upon successful completion and faculty recommendation, students will move into ENF 3: Preparing for College English (if they require additional preparation) or into college-level English (if they require no additional preparation). Credit is not applicable toward graduation. Lecture 8 hours per week. Contact hours 8. Qualifying placement test score.

ENF 2: Preparing for College English II (4 credits)
Provides integrated reading and writing instruction for students who require intermediate preparation to succeed in college-level English courses. Students will place into this course based upon VPT-English test score. Upon successful completion and faculty recommendation, students will move into ENF 3: Preparing for College English (if they require additional preparation) or into college-level English (if they require no additional preparation). Credit is not applicable toward graduation. Lecture 4 hours per week. Contact hours 4. Qualifying placement test score.

ENF 3: Preparing for College English III (2 credits)
Provides integrated reading and writing instruction for students who require minimal preparation for college-level English but still need some preparation to succeed. Students in this course will be co-enrolled in college-level English (ENG 111). Students will place into this course based on VPT-English test and faculty recommendation. Credit is not applicable toward graduation. Lecture 2 hours per week. Contact hours 2. Qualifying placement test score. Co-Enrollment in a college-level English course.

ENG 111 - College Composition I (3 Credits)
Prerequisite: VPT English Placement
Introduces students to critical thinking and the fundamentals of academic writing. Through the writing process, students refine topics: develop and support ideas; investigate, evaluate, and incorporate appropriate resources; edit for effective style and usage; and determine appropriate approaches for a variety of contexts, audiences, and purposes. Writing activities will include exposition and argumentation with at least one researched essay. Lecture 3 hours per week. 3 credits.

ENG 112 - College Composition II (3 Credits)
Prerequisite: ENG 111 or its equivalent

Continues to develop college writing with increased emphasis on critical essays, argumentation, and research, developing these competencies through the examination of a range of texts about the human experience. Requires students to locate, evaluate, integrate, and document sources and effectively edit for style and usage. Prerequisite: Students must successfully complete ENG 111 or its equivalent, and must be able to use word processing software. Lecture 3 hours per week. 3 credits.

ENG 115 Technical Writing (3 credits)
Students must pass VHCC college placement tests in reading and writing before entry into ENG 115.
Develops ability in technical writing through extensive practice in composing technical reports and other documents. Guides students in achieving voice, tone, style, and content in formatting, editing, and graphics. Introduces students to technical discourse through selected reading. Lecture 3 hours per week.3 credits.

ENG 215 Creative Writing – Fiction I (3 credits)
Introduces the fundamentals and techniques of writing short and long fiction. Part I of II. Lecture 3 hours per week.

ENG 241 - Survey of American Literature I (3 Credits)
Prerequisite: ENG 112 or divisional approval

Examines American literary works from colonial times to the present, emphasizing the ideas and characteristics of our national literature. Involves critical reading and writing. Part I of II. Lecture 3 hours per week. 3 credits.

ENG 242 - Survey of American Literature II (3 Credits)
Prerequisite: ENG 112 or divisional approval

Examines American literary works from colonial times to the present, emphasizing the ideas and characteristics of our national literature. Involves critical reading and writing. Part II of II. Lecture 3 hours per week. 3 credits.

ENG 243 - Survey of English Literature I (3 Credits)
Prerequisite: ENG 112 or divisional approval

Studies major English works from the Anglo-Saxon period to the present, emphasizing ideas and characteristics of the British literary tradition. Involves critical reading and writing. Part I of II. Lecture 3 hours per week. 3 credits.

ENG 244 - Survey of English Literature II (3 Credits)
Prerequisite: ENG 112 or divisional approval

Studies major English works from the Anglo-Saxon period to the present, emphasizing ideas and characteristics of the British literary tradition. Involves critical reading and writing. Part II of II. Lecture 3 hours per week. 3 credits.

ENG 250 Children’s Literature (3 credits)
Prerequisite : ENG 112 or 125 (or divisional approval)

Surveys the history, development and genres of children’s literature, focusing on analysis of texts for literary qualities and in terms of audience. Lecture hours 3, lab hours 0, total contact hours 3.

ENG 251 - Survey of World Literature I (3 Credits)
Prerequisite ENG 112 or divisional approval

Examines major works of world literature. Involves critical reading and writing. Part I of II. Lecture 3 hours per week. 3 credits.

ENG 252 - Survey of World Literature II (3 Credits)
Prerequisite ENG 112 or divisional approval

Examines major works of world literature. Involves critical reading and writing. Part II of II. Lecture 3 hours per week. 3 credits.
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