Lincoln College

Undergraduate Catalog :: Normal Campus

English

ENG 100: Writing Fundamentals

Credits: 3
English 100 is intended to strengthen students’ critical reading and writing skills and further prepare them for college writing.

ENG 101: English Composition I (G1) (Final Grade of C or better required)

Credits: 3
This course focuses on the study and practice of expository writing with emphasis on the development of effective written communication. It is supported by individual and group tutoring programs offered through the Learning Resource Center.
Prereq. C or better in ENG 100 or placement exam.
IAI – Cl.900

ENG 102: English Composition II (G1) (Final Grade of C or better required)

Credits: 3
This course is a continuation of English 101 through the writing of themes and experimentation in a variety of written forms. The emphasis is on critical reading as well as writing and on the applied principles of research.
Prereq. ENG 101 or concurrent enrollment.
IAI – H3.901

ENG 105: Introduction to Literature (G2)

Credits: 3
This course is a study of the fictional, poetic, and dramatic genres of literature.  The attention of the course will be selected readings from various eras and nations.
Prereq. ENG 101 or concurrent enrollment.
IAI – H3.900

ENG 106: Non-Traditional World Literature (G2 or G11)

Credits: 3
This course is a study of selected texts and forms of literary art by authors from such places as the South Pacific, The orient, Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America.
Prereq. ENG 101 or concurrent enrollment.
IAI – H3.908N

ENG 137: Introduction to Fiction (G3)

Credits: 3
This course focuses on reading and analysis of short stories and novels from a variety of periods.  Focus will also be placed on different approaches to determining literacy meaning, form, and value.
Prereq. ENG 101 or concurrent enrollment.

ENG 201: American Literature I (G3 or G12)

Credits: 3
This course is a survey of American literature from colonial days to 1860 with emphasis on major authors and works.
Prereq. ENG 101 or concurrent enrollment
IAI – H3.914

ENG 202: American Literature II (G3 or G12)

Credits: 3
This course is a survey of  American literature from the Civil War to the present with emphasis on major authors and works.
Prereq. ENG 101 or concurrent enrollment

ENG 203: Introduction to Technical Writing

Credits: 3
This course concerns various types of writing, such as correspondence, memos, reports, instructions, proposals, visual data, resumes, and a longer text.  Editing manuscripts is a component of the course.
Prereq. ENG 101 and/or ENG 102

ENG 302: Professional Writing

Credits: 3
Business and career-related writing, including letters, memos, instructions, policy and procedure descriptions, proposals and reports. Emphasizes various writing processes to be used when the time is short, the form is prescribed, and the audience is real.
Prereq. ENG 102

ENG 308: Contemporary Literature

Credits: 3
Study and analysis of the nature of contemporary literature and its divergence from Modernist “realism.” Through the reading of literary theory and short fiction, the student in this course will address post-modernist issues such as literary influence, intertextuality, “closure” or its avoidance, and the denial of binaries.

ENG 309: Advanced Literary Genres

Credits: 3
An in-depth study and analysis of one specific literary genre depending on the instructor. The course may include techniques, historical trends, and/or major figures of the genre under study. Genres and topics vary by semester with possible concentrations in poetry, short stories, creative non-fiction, drama, science fiction and fantasy, and the novel. Students may take the course a maximum of two times provided the topic is not the same as a previous semester.