- Name: Intro to Language & Literary Expression
- Division: Liberal Arts
- Discipline: English
- Units (Credits): 3.00
I. Catalog Course Description
Explores the forms and function of language with special application to literary study.
II: Course Objectives
Upon completion of this course the students should be able to:
- Subject matter mastery: gaining factual knowledge (the history of the English language; terminology; changing language issues); learning fundamental principles, generalizations, and theories (language as a unique achievement of the human mind; language and the writing process; language and culture).
- Development of general skills: developing skill in expressing oneself orally or in writing (through writing essays, engaging in class discussions, and presenting oral reports); learning how to find and use resources (by selecting and obtaining a book for the oral presentation, and using other materials in preparation for the oral report); learning to analyze and critically evaluate ideas, arguments and points of view both from the textbook and in the classroom.
- Personal Development: gaining a broader understanding and appreciation for the English language in a world-wide context; acquiring an interest in learning more by asking questions and seeking answers to support life-long learning.
III: Course Linkage
This course addresses the following Student Learning Objectives of the General Education Mission by ensuring that successful students:
- Are able to demonstrate college level reading, writing, and oral communication skills.
- Possess adequate problem solving, creative reasoning, and critical thinking skills.
- Can engage in meaningful self assessments and work effectively with others.
- Utilize effective and efficient learning skills, including locating and evaluating sources of information.
- Have knowledge of the subject matter to a level that is appropriate to the emphasis of their degree.
- Develop and improve their creative abilities.
- Appreciate the need for continuing education and lifelong learning.
- Will succeed at transfer institutions.
Scheduled ENG-282 classes:
There are currently no ENG-282 classes scheduled for this term.