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WHY STUDY ENGLISH AT NC?

The transfer curriculum is designed for students who plan to pursue a degree in English at a senior college or university after completing their studies at Navarro College.

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Course Descriptions

ENGL 1301 Composition I

Intensive study of and practice in writing processes, from invention and researching to drafting, revising, and editing, both individually and collaboratively. Emphasis on effective rhetorical choices, including audience, purpose, arrangement, and style. Focus on writing the academic essay as a vehicle for learning, communicating, and critical analysis. Students in English 1301 are required to complete one hour per week of ancillary writing, intense study and practice in the basic mechanics of research, and/or supervised writing workshops/exercises. Students must have access to a computer, either on campus or in a personal setting, to complete writing and/or laboratory assignments. 

 

ENGL 1302 Composition II

Intensive study of and practice in the strategies and techniques for developing research-based expository and persuasive texts. Emphasis on effective and ethical rhetorical inquiry, including primary and secondary research methods; critical reading of verbal, visual, and multimedia texts; systematic evaluation, synthesis, and documentation of information sources; and critical thinking about evidence and conclusions. Students in English 1302 are required to complete one hour per week of ancillary writing, intense study and practice in the basic mechanics of research, and/or supervised writing workshops/exercises. Students must have access to a computer, either on campus or in a personal setting, to complete writing and/or laboratory assignments. Prerequisite: ENGL 1301.

 

ENGL 2307 Creative Writing I

Practical experience in the techniques of imaginative writing. May include fiction, nonfiction, poetry, screenwriting, or drama. Prerequisites: ENGL 1301. 

 

ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing

Intensive study of and practice in professional settings. Focus on the types of documents necessary to make decisions and take action on the job, such as proposals, reports, instructions, polices and procedures, e-mail messages, letters, and descriptions of products and services. Practice individual and collaborative processes involved in the creation of ethical and efficient documents. Prerequisite: ENGL 1301.

 

ENGL 2322 British Literature I

A survey of the development of British literature from the Anglo-Saxon period to the Eighteenth Century. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical, linguistic, and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions. Prerequisite: ENGL 1301 & 1302.

 

ENGL 2323 British Literature II

A survey of the development of British literature from the Romantic period to the present. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected form a diverse group of authors and traditions. Prerequisite: ENGL 1301 & 1302.

 

ENGL 2327 American Literature I

A survey of American literature from the period of exploration and settlement through the Civil War. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected form among a diverse group of authors for what they reflect and reveal about the evolving American experience and character. Prerequisite: ENGL 1301 & 1302.

 

ENGL 2328 American Literature II

A survey of American literature from the Civil War to the present. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from among a diverse group of authors for what they reflect and reveal about the evolving American experience and character. Prerequisite: ENGL 1301 & 1302.

 

ENGL 2332 World Literature I

A survey of world literature from the ancient world through the sixteenth century. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions. Prerequisite: ENGL 1301 and 1302.

 

ENGL 2333 World Literature II

A survey of world literature from the seventeenth century to the present. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions. Prerequisite: ENGL 1301 and 1302.

 

ENGL 2341 Forms of Literature

The study of one or more literary genres including, but not limited to, poetry, fiction, drama,
and film. Prerequisite: ENGL 1301 & 1302.

OFFERED ON CAMPUS

Corsicana  |  Waxahachie  |  Midlothian  |  Mexia  |  Online

DEGREE PLANS OFFERED
English (AA)
60 credit hours

NEXT TERM: SPRING 16-WEEK & 1st 8-WEEK

November 6 - January 10Registration
Payment due by January 10 at 5 p.m.
COLLEGE CLOSED FOR WINTER HOLIDAYS: DECEMBER 21 - JANUARY 1
January 16 - 17Late Registration
Payment due by January 17 at 5 p.m.
January 16Classes start
DEGREE & TRANSFER OPTIONS
Complete your degree and begin your career or transfer to a 4-year college to continue your studies.

 

Have transfer credits from another college or university? Send your official transcript(s) to the Office of Admissions & Records at 3200 W. 7th Avenue, Corsicana, TX 75110

ACCREDITATION
Navarro College is accredited by the Southern Association of College and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees; approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; and is a member of the Texas Association of Community Colleges and the American Association of Community Colleges.
PROGRAM CONTACT INFORMATION

Office of Executive Dean, Corsicana Campus | 903.875.7316

Program Coordinator, Mexia Campus | 254.562.3848

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Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.