English

ENG 001: CRSE SPCFC STDY SK-ENG 101

ENG 001 is a study skills course designed for those students who require support in ENG 101, Composition I. ENG 001 work includes practice in the skills necessary for reading non-fiction and for writing effective essays. NOTE: ENG 001 is a credit equivalent course. Equivalent credits do not satisfy degree requirements and are not calculated in a student¿s grade point average, but they do incur tuition charges and they do count towards full-time/part-time status.

Credits: 1
Type: Lecture
Attributes: Study Skills, Remedial
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 002: CRSE SPCFC STDY SK-ENG 102

ENG 002 is a study skills course designed for those students who require support in ENG 102, Composition II. ENG 002 will include practice in the skills necessary for reading short stories, poetry, and drama and for writing effective analyses of these literary works. NOTE: ENG 002 is a credit equivalent course. Equivalent credits do not satisfy degree requirements and are not calculated in a student¿s grade point average, but they do incur tuition charges and they do count towards full-time/part-time status.

Credits: 1
Type: Lecture
Attributes: Study Skills, Remedial
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 091: FUNDMNTLS OF GRAMMAR & WRITING

This course is designed to teach the rules of punctuation, mechanics, grammar, and sentence structure. Applying these principles, students will work to develop fluency and accuracy in writing sentences, paragraphs and short essays. This course is required of some students on the basis of a placement examination and open to other students who want a basic review course. NOTE: ENG 091 is a credit equivalent course. Equivalent credits do not satisfy degree requirements and are not calculated in a student¿s grade point average, but they do incur tuition charges and they do count towards full-time/part-time status.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: Remedial Writing, Remedial
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 092: BASIC PATTERNS OF WRITING

This course introduces students to college writing and reviews fundamental grammatical principles. Students begin to learn to formulate a thesis, use topic sentences, develop ideas, and organize supporting evidence in an essay. Grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, and clear language are heavily stressed. This course is required of some students on the basis of a placement examination and open to other students who want a review course. This course is also a requirement for those students receiving a grade of less than A in English 091, but is not required for students receiving a grade of A in ENG 091. NOTE: ENG 092 is a credit equivalent course. Equivalent credits do not satisfy degree requirements and are not calculated in a student¿s grade point average, but they do incur tuition charges and they do count towards full-time/part-time status.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: Remedial Writing, Remedial
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 095: ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE I

A course for students whose first language is not English, who have at least an elementary spoken and written knowledge of English, and who need further work on speaking, understanding, reading and writing standard American English. Class sessions will be intensive practice in practical applications of the rules of grammar and in vocabulary building and in basic composition. Required of some students on the basis of placement examination and open only to them. Note: The course is a prerequisite for ENG 096 and 101 for those students referred by the English faculty. NOTE: ENG 095 is a credit equivalent course. Equivalent credits do not satisfy degree requirements and are not calculated in a student¿s grade point average, but they do incur tuition charges and they do count towards full-time/part-time status.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: Remedial, English as a Second Language
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 096: ENGLISH AS SECOND LANGUAGE II

The second semester of a two-semester sequence designed for students whose first language is not English and who require further work on writing and reading standard American English in order to be prepared for entrance into the regular composition sequence. Class sessions will concentrate on advanced grammar, reading comprehension, and basic composition, with supplemental work on speaking and listening skills. Completion of ENG 096 with a grade of C or better will allow students to enter ENG 101. NOTE: ENG 096 is a credit equivalent course. Equivalent credits do not satisfy degree requirements and are not calculated in a student¿s grade point average, but they do incur tuition charges and they do count towards full-time/part-time status. Prerequisite: ENG 095 with a grade of C, or departmental approval based on placement test score.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: Remedial, English as a Second Language
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 101: COMPOSITION I

English 101 addresses the major principles of college writing, which are meant to serve students in all the disciplines across the curriculum. The course concentrates primarily on expository and argumentative writing; traditional rhetorical modes; and effective composing, revising and editing strategies. English 101 covers MLA conventions, and a research paper is required. Critical thinking and reading skills are also stressed. Prerequisite: Satisfactory scores in English proficiency tests, completion of ENG 091 or 095 with a grade of A, or completion of ENG 092 or 096 with a grade of C or better.

Credits: 3
Type: Online, Lecture
Attributes: SUNY Gen Ed Appendix J, Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 102: COMPOSITION II

A continuation of ENG 101, with further study of the resources of the language through a critical analysis of imaginative forms of writing. Emphasis will be placed upon well organized written composition, factually supported conclusions and awareness of language variety. Effectiveness of expression and validity of judgment in the student's writing are stressed. Genre reading will include fiction, poetry and drama. Prerequisite: ENG 101 with a grade of C or better.

Credits: 3
Type: Online, Lecture
Attributes: SUNY Gen Ed Appendix J, SUNY Gen Ed Appendix G, Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 201: ENG LIT:PRE-RENAIS/18TH CENTRY

A study of significant selections from the Middle Ages through the Age of Reason. The course includes poetry, drama, the essay and the novel. Such literary figures, as Chaucer, Milton, Donne and Pope will be studied. Prerequisite: ENG 102.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: SUNY Gen Ed Appendix G, Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 202: ENG LIT: ROMNTC POET/MDRN ERA

ENG 202 is a survey course with selections from the romantic period to the present. Such figures as Wordsworth, Keats, Browning, Yeats and Eliot will be studied. Prerequisite: ENG 102.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: SUNY Gen Ed Appendix G, Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 203: LIT OF US:COLONIAL/CIVIL WAR

A study of significant selections from the Colonial Period to the Civil War, including poetry, essays, short stories and novels with emphasis on Hawthorne, Thoreau, Melville, Poe and Whitman. Prerequisite: ENG 102.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: SUNY Gen Ed Appendix G, Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 204: LIT OF US:CIVIL WAR TO WW II

A survey course beginning with a study of writers such as Twain and James as representatives of the Realistic Period, and extending to writers such as Hemingway, Faulkner and Eliot as representatives of the Modern Period. Prerequisite: ENG 102.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: SUNY Gen Ed Appendix G, Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 205: 18TH AND 19TH CENTURY NOVEL

The study and interpretation of representative novels in English and in translation through the nineteenth century. Prerequisite: ENG 102.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: SUNY Gen Ed Appendix G, Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 206: 20TH AND 21ST CENTURY NOVEL

Twentieth and twenty-first century novels in English and in translation. Prerequisite: ENG 102.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: SUNY Gen Ed Appendix G, Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 207: ERLY DRMTC LIT:CLASS/ROM

A study of significant selections from the literature of the theatre in English and translation, this course acknowledges the debt of classical theatre while it emphasizes British drama, especially comedy, of the early modern period through the nineteenth century. Prerequisite: ENG 102.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: SUNY Gen Ed Appendix G, Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 208: MDRN DRMTC LIT:REAL/ABSRD

A study of significant selections from the literature of the theatre in English and in translation from Ibsen to the present. Authors may include Chekhov, Shaw, Strindberg, Brecht, Miller, O'Neill, Beckett, O'Casey, Pinter and Stoppard. Prerequisite: ENG 102.

Credits: 3
Type: Online, Lecture
Attributes: SUNY Gen Ed Appendix G, Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 209: DIRECTED WRITING OF FICTION

A course in which the student practices various forms of fiction writing. Direction in the assembling of fictional material and in the reading of fiction to gain an understanding of the creative process as it applies to writing. Pre- or Co-requisite: ENG 102 or permission of department.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: SUNY Gen Ed Appendix H, Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 210: DIRECTED WRITING OF POETRY

A course in which the student practices various forms of poetic composition. Direction in the assembling of poetic material and in the ordering of that material to achieve appropriate sounds and sense. Pre- or Co-requisite: ENG 102 or permission of department.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: SUNY Gen Ed Appendix H, Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 211: NEWSWRITNG EDITING & PUBLICATN

A course in which the student practices reporting and writing news for print journalism. Direction in observing events, interviewing people, researching information and writing straight-news and feature articles. Does not fulfill the advanced English course requirement in the liberal-arts program. Prerequisites: ENG 101 and 102, or permission of the department.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 212: GREEK/ROMAN LIT TRANSLATN

A study of significant selections from the works of such authors as Homer, Sappho, Theocritus, Aeschylus, Sophocles, Plato, Aristotle, Lucretius, Catullus, Vergil, Horace, Juvenal, Plautus and Seneca. The literary forms read include poetry, drama, satire, literary criticism and fiction. Prerequisite: ENG 102.

Credits: 3
Type: Online, Lecture
Attributes: SUNY Gen Ed Appendix G, SUNY Gen Ed Appendix E, Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 213: ASIAN LIT IN TRANSLATION

A study of selected literary works from Japanese, Chinese and Indian literature. Emphasis will be on modern literature. The literary forms read will be novels, short stories, drama and poetry in English. Prerequisite: ENG 102.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: Global Perspective, SUNY Gen Ed Appendix G, SUNY Gen Ed Appendix F, Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 214: DIRECTD WRITNG CREATV NON-FCTN

In creative non-fiction, the details of the content are true and accurate while the strategies of the form and style use the full range available to fiction, poetry and drama. In this course, the student will practice various forms of creative non-fiction, an inclusive term for writing of memoir; lyric and personal essay; plotted narrative; biography; cultural criticism and travel, science and nature writing. Students will be directed in their assembling of material-gathering notes, conducting interviews, research and in the reading of creative non-fiction (sometimes termed literary journalism, literary non- fiction, the literature of reality and the literature of fact) to gain an understanding of the creative process as it applies to writing. Pre- or Co-requisite: ENG 102 or permission of department.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: SUNY Gen Ed Appendix H
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 215: MODERN POETRY

A study of selected modern poets chosen to illustrate the significance of various influences upon the contemporary poetic scene. A consideration of the techniques available to the modern poet and of the relation of the poem's meaning to its sound. Prerequisite: ENG 102.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: SUNY Gen Ed Appendix G, Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 216: THE SHORT STORY

This course is a study of the development of the short story from its beginnings in the nineteenth century to the present day. The works of a number of authors are studied. Emphasis is placed on how contributions by these significant individual authors changed the focus and altered the purpose of the short story during its brief history. Prerequisite: ENG 102.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: SUNY Gen Ed Appendix G, Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 218: ADV COMP/PEER TUTORNG WRT

This course is designed for capable student writers who wish to improve their writing skills in advanced composition and to learn approaches to tutoring in order to assist other students who have writing concerns. In this course, students will study different approaches to composition and the various types of writing in the disciplines. They will write essays, journals, case studies and critiques of other students' writing. In evaluating their tutoring, they will use role playing and peer review. The instructor will supervise tutorial work regularly. Students will be required to work two hours per week in the Writing Center. Note: Students must register for both a lecture and a lab. Prerequisites: Completion of the composition series, ENG 101 and 102, with a grade average of B or better, and permission of instructor.

Credits: 4
Type: Lecture, Lab
Attributes: Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 221: RUSSIAN LIT IN TRANSLATION

A course exploring the literature of Russia, using major authors to reveal the intellectual, social and philosophical forces that helped mold 19th Century Czarist Russia, influenced the post-Czarist U. S. S. R. and modern Russia. Prerequisite: ENG 102.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: Global Perspective, SUNY Gen Ed Appendix G, Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 223: WOMEN IN AMERICAN LITERATURE

This course explores conscious and unconscious stereotypes of women in literature by men and women. Emphasis is placed on critical analysis of selected works from traditional and feminist points of view. Prerequisite: ENG 102.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: SUNY Gen Ed Appendix G, Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 224: AFRICAN-AMERICAN & BLACK LIT

A study of selected works by significant African-American writers. The forms studied include the novel, the short story, drama, the autobiography and poetry. Prerequisite: ENG 102.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: SUNY Gen Ed Appendix G, Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 225: ISSUES/IDEAS IN CARIBBEAN LIT

This course introduces students to issues and ideas in Caribbean literature. Poetry, prose, short stories, plays and criticisms from English, Dutch, French and Spanish speaking islands will be discussed. Students will be introduced to ideas in magical realism, creolization, pastoralism and assimilation as they appear in the stories of the people. By using structural, feminist, reader response and new historicism analysis, students will discuss the presentation of the African diaspora. Prerequisite: ENG 102.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 226: POPULAR CULTURE

This course critically examines selected examples of popular culture and popular art including fiction, non-fiction, music and film. Emphasis is placed on how print and electronic media transmit and circulate popular culture. Prerequisite: ENG 102.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: SUNY Gen Ed Appendix G, Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 227: FILMS AND LITERATURE

A course in which the student examines the relationship between films and literature. Direction in the reading of literary works, the viewing of films based on these works, and the comparison and contrast of the two. Prerequisite: ENG 102.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: SUNY Gen Ed Appendix G, Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 229: LIT OF THE HUDSON RIVER VALLEY

The Hudson River Valley has produced a rich body of literature which includes poetry, nonfiction, short fiction and novels. Students will read selected works from this literature, including fiction by Cooper, Irving, T.C. Boyle, William Kennedy and non-fiction works by landscape painters, landscape artists, naturalists and travelers in the region. Prerequisite: ENG 102.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: SUNY Gen Ed Appendix G, Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 230: SHAKESPEARE

A study of Shakespeare's drama and poetry. Readings include tragedies, histories, comedies, romances and sonnets. Shakespeare's work is examined both in relation to Elizabethan/Jacobean culture and history and as it has been received and understood through the present. Prerequisite: ENG 102.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: SUNY Gen Ed Appendix G, Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 231: LIT OF CREATIVE NON-FICTION

The literature of creative non-fiction is a course in which the student reads and evaluates a wide variety of writing forms and styles in the literature of fact. Creative non-fiction includes selections of literary diaries and journals, literary memoirs, personal essays, literary journalism, nature writing, literary travel writing, science essays and creative cultural criticism. Prerequisite: ENG 102 or permission of the department.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: SUNY Gen Ed Appendix H, Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 232: GRAPHIC NARRATIVE

This course explores the development, theory, and achievement of the medium of graphic narrative, in which narrative arises from the interplay of sequential images and words. Topics studied include the growth of the medium (from the comics tradition to book-length graphic novels, graphic memoirs, graphic reportage, and other forms), the nature and possibilities of its formal conventions, connections to the novel and to film, and emerging directions (including the impact of the Internet and other new technologies). The formal elements of several graphic narratives, as well as the social and historical issues they address, will be studied. 3 Lecture, 0 Lab, 3 Credit Hours. Prerequisite: ENG 102.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 263: CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE OF US

A study of American novels, poetry and short stories written from 1945 to present, chosen for both their literary excellence and their multi-cultural perspectives, including such writers as Morrison, Mason, Silko, Roth, Cheever, Plath, O'Connor, Bellow, Rivera, Sonchez, Tan and Hong-Kingston. Prerequisite: ENG 102.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: SUNY Gen Ed Appendix G, Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 264: CONTEMPORARY INTERNATIONAL LIT

Designed for Honors students, this course includes the works of significant contemporary international authors from countries such as those in Africa, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, the Far East and Latin America. The genres studied may include poetry, novel, short story, autobiography, memoirs and essays. Writing, discussion and independent research are emphasized. Prerequisites: ENG 101 and 102 or permission of the department.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: Global Perspective, SUNY Gen Ed Appendix G, SUNY Gen Ed Appendix F, Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 267: SELECTED GLOBAL LITERARY STUDY

This course deals with a selected literary question chosen for its significance, its potential for contributing to the intellectual development and literary understanding of the participants, and with geographic and/or cultural areas defined by the College as meeting its definition of 'Global Perspective'. Prerequisite: ENG 102.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: Global Perspective, SUNY Gen Ed Appendix G, SUNY Gen Ed Appendix F, Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 268: LITERARY STUDIES I

This course deals with a selected literary question chosen for its significance and its potential for contributing to the intellectual development and literary understanding of the participants. The topic will differ from the topic for ENG 269.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: SUNY Gen Ed Appendix G, Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 269: LITERARY STUDIES II

This course deals with a selected literary question chosen for its significance and its potential for contributing to the intellectual development and literary understanding of the participants. The topic will differ from the topic for ENG 268.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: SUNY Gen Ed Appendix G, Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 271: SPECIAL STUDY PROJECT I

A special learning experience designed by one or more students with the cooperation and approval of a faculty member. Proposed study plans require departmental approval. Projects may be based on reading, research, travel, work experience or other activities that advance the student's knowledge and competence in writing, literature, or related subjects. The student's time commitment to the project will be approximately 35-50 hours.

Credits: 1
Type: Lecture, Independent Study
Attributes: Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 272: SPECIAL STUDY PROJECT II

Similar to ENG 271, except that the student's time commitment to the project will be approximately 70-90 hours.

Credits: 2
Type: Lecture, Independent Study
Attributes: Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 273: SPECIAL STUDY PROJECT III

Similar to ENG 271, except that the student's time commitment to the project will be approximately 105-135 hours.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture, Independent Study
Attributes: Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


ENG 280: OVERSEAS STUDY: CARIBBEAN LIT

This is a study-abroad course that takes students to a Caribbean island for ten days to study the culture. This includes a look at the religion, education, traditions, customs, politics, arts, entertainment and celebration. Students will read and critically analyze a novel, a play and poetry from this island and write a major paper synthesizing this material. Prerequisites: ENG 101 and ENG 102.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014