ENG - English

ENG 040 Business Writing for International Business Students

Course Description: Develops skills in writing business documents, including letters, memos, reports and case analyses. Emphasis is on format, organization and the use of appropriate language. English grammar, usage and vocabulary will be taught according to the needs of the members of the class. Grading is on a Pass/Fail basis.

1 credits

ENG 099A Introduction to Academic Writing - ESL

No college credit. 4 credits of tuition charged.

Course Description: This course helps students develop better control of written English with an emphasis on the type of English used in academic writing. Students learn to compose clear essays and to evaluate and edit them for grammar, organization, and content. For nonnative and bilingual speakers only.

0 credits

ENG 100A Academic Writing - ESL

Prerequisite: Referral through the English Placement Test for speakers of English as a second language. This course may not be used for core credit.

Course Description: In this course, students learn about the elements of an essay and writing. Students also become better skilled at identifying and correcting persistent grammar problems through numerous writing assignments and revision exercises. For nonnative and bilingual speakers only.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall and Spring.

4 credits

ENG 105C Composition and Rhetoric I (CAP)

2 credits

ENG 105D Composition and Rhetoric II - CAP

2 credits

ENG 110 Composition

Course Description: This course will emphasize critical reading, writing, and thinking. Students will learn to approach the writing, revising, and editing of well-organized and coherent analytical essays as a series of tasks and learn to develop strategies for effectively accomplishing each stage of the writing process. In addition, students will learn basic research skills, including methods of documentation and the use of library and Internet resources.

Course Rotation: TBA.

3 credits

Prerequisites

English Placement

ENG 110A Composition - ESL

Course Description: This course engages students in the process of writing while still emphasizing the importance of a polished final product. Special emphasis is placed on learning to revise essays for clarity and coherence. Students will read a variety of texts organized around specific themes. Students will also complete a guided research project as they learn basic research skills and methods of documentation. For nonnative and bilingual speakers only.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall and Spring.

3 credits

Prerequisites

ENG 100A Min Grade D or ESL Placement

ENG 110C Composition - (CAP)

3 credits

Prerequisites

English Placement

ENG 120 Critical Writing

Students must fulfill the prerequisites or request permission from the Department Chair.

Course Description: This course will emphasize the development of argument and analysis as students work with a variety of literary and non-fiction texts. Students will learn more advanced research skills, including methods of documentation, the use of library and Internet resources and the synthesis and integration of primary and secondary sources into their own essays.

Course Rotation: TBA.

4 credits

ENG 120A Critical Writing - ESL

Prerequisite: ENG 101A or ENG 110A or permission of Department.

Course Description: This course emphasizes advanced writing, analysis, and research skills as students read and respond to a variety of literary and non-fiction texts. Students continue to develop their research skills, including data collection, methods of documentation, and the integration of primary and secondary sources into their own writing. For nonnative and bilingual speakers only.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall and Spring.

4 credits

Prerequisites

ENG 101A Min Grade D or ENG 110A Min Grade D or ESL Placement

ENG 120C Critical Writing - (CAP)

Prerequisite: ENG 110C or placement by department.

4 credits

Prerequisites

ENG 110C Min Grade D

ENG 120D Critical Writing - CAP

Prerequisite: ENG 101C or ENG 110C or permission of Department Chair.

4 credits

Prerequisites

ENG 101C Min Grade D or ENG 110C Min Grade D

ENG 120K Film and Computing: Real and Virtual Identities

ENG 201 Writing in the Disciplines

Prerequisite: Upper sophomore standing (completion of 45 college credits)Required course for all New Core students in their second semester sophomore or junior year.

Course Description: This course is an upper-level writing requirement. Its focus will be on writing effective essays and research papers in disciplinary modes and in students' field of interest. It may include interviews, analysis of journal articles, and appropriate documentation style formats.

Course Rotation: TBA.

3 credits

Prerequisites

ENG 102 Min Grade D or ENG 120 Min Grade D or English Placement

ENG 201A Writing in the Disciplines (ESL)

Required course for all new core students in their sophomore or junior year.

Course Description: This course fulfills an upper-level writing requirement. Its focus will be on writing effective essays and research papers. It may include a number of different modes of professional writing and analysis, and appropriate documentation style formats. This course is recommended for ESL students.

3 credits

Prerequisites

ENG 120A Min Grade D

ENG 221 Report Writing

3 credits

ENG 223 Creative Writing

Course Description:This course offers students the opportunity to develop the art and craft of writing short stories, poems, and memoir. Across the genres of fiction, poetry, and creative non-fiction, students will write, read models by contemporary authors, and share new work with fellow students. All of this is aimed to help students cultivate their individual voice and style.

3 credits

Prerequisites

ENG 102 Min Grade D

ENG 223C Creative Writing: Drama

3 credits

ENG 223E Creative Writing: Film Scenario

3 credits

ENG 301 History of the English Language

3 credits

ENG 302 Composition Theory and Practice

Course Description: Designed to let students look at writing from two perspectives: as writers and as instructors. Theories of composition are studied and applied to help students improve their own writing and to help them work with others on their writing. Students taking the course have the option of applying to work in the Pace University Writing Center.

Course Rotation: Fall.

3 credits

Prerequisites

ENG 102 Min Grade D or ENG 120 Min Grade D

ENG 303 Language, Meaning, and Behavior

Recommended for ENG, ECM and ED majors.

Course Description: An intensive study of the part language plays in perceiving, understanding, and evaluating.

Course Rotation: PLV: Spring - Even years.

3 credits

Prerequisites

ENG 102 Min Grade D or ENG 120 Min Grade D

ENG 304 Growth of the English Language

Prerequisite: ENG 120.

Course Description: A comprehensive study of the development of the English language. Special attention given to language growth and change in grammar, sounds, and vocabulary.

Course Rotation: PLV: Fall - Even years.

3 credits

Prerequisites

ENG 102 Min Grade D or ENG 120 Min Grade D

ENG 306 Writing for the Professions

Prerequisite: ENG 120.

Course description: Development of advanced communication skills on a professional level of research and writing. Individual and group projects and reports.

Course Rotation: NYC, PLV: TBA.

3 credits

Prerequisites

ENG 102 Min Grade D or ENG 120 Min Grade D

ENG 307 Creative Writing: Fiction

Satisfies Writing or Literature and Culture Concentration.

Course Description: Designed to provide students with an opportunity to develop their creative skills in fiction. Critical guidance is given in individual and group discussions.

Course Rotation: Fall - Odd years, and Spring - Even years.

3 credits

Prerequisites

ENG 102 Min Grade D or ENG 120 Min Grade D or ENGP 120 Min Grade D

ENG 308 Creative Writing: Poetry

(Formerly ENG 223B). Satisfies a 300-level requirement in writing concentration.

Course Description: Designed to provide students with an opportunity to develop their creative skills in poetry. Critical guidance is given in individual and group discussions.

Course Rotation: Spring - Odd years, and Fall - Even years.

3 credits

Prerequisites

ENG 102 Min Grade D or ENG 120 Min Grade D

ENG 309 Creative Nonfiction

Prerequisite: ENG 120.

Course description: This course is an advanced writing workshop in which students create a portfolio of short pieces of narrative nonfiction, including the memoir, first-person travel narratives, and cross-form portraits.

Course Rotation: NYC, PLV: Fe, Se.

3 credits

Prerequisites

ENG 102 Min Grade D or ENG 120 Min Grade D

ENG 310 Journalism

(Formerly ENG 224) New Core: Satisfies Literature and Culture or Writing Concentration.

Course Description:Designed for students who wish to further improve their communication skills, the course emphasizes news writing, news editing, makeup, and headlines. In addition to newspapers, this course will treat other media, including newsletters, house organs, magazines, and broadcasting.

Course Rotation: NYC: TBA.

3 credits

Prerequisites

ENG 102 Min Grade D or ENG 120 Min Grade D

ENG 311 Workshop in Fiction Writing

Course Description:The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the creative process and to help them develop their skills in writing short fiction. The class will function as a writing workshop, in which students will prepare assigned fiction-writing exercises; read and discuss assigned short stories and chapters on the craft of fiction writing; discuss and critique each other?s short fiction drafts; be guided in different strategies for editing and revising fiction; and become familiar with different styles of fiction.

Course Rotation:NYC, PLV

3 credits

ENG 312 Workshop in Poetry Writing

Course Description:Students will consider poetry in new ways and read contemporary and other poetry: experimenting with styles, forms, tones, and subjects; revising (i.e. learning to be self-critical); locating sources of inspiration; and considering criteria for publication.

Course Rotation:NYC,PLV

3 credits

ENG 318 Feature Writing

Satisfies Writing or Literature and Culture Concentration.

Course Description: An advanced course stressing techniques and methods of feature writing. Writing assignments include profiles, human interest, news, and television documentary.

Course Rotation: NYC: Spring - Odd years.

3 credits

Prerequisites

ENG 102 Min Grade D or ENG 120 Min Grade D

ENG 322 Advanced Writing

This course fulfills upper-level writing course requirement for ENG, ECM and TAE Majors.

Course Description: A course for those who need training in writing forms ranging from business or academic reports to general informative articles and interpretive and critical essays.

3 credits

Prerequisites

ENG 102 Min Grade D or ENG 120 Min Grade D

ENG 322A Advanced Writing: The Art of the Memoir

3 credits

ENG 322B Topic: Advanced Writing: Fiction

Course Description:This course will provide the student with the craft, tools and inspiration to write a short novel or series of short stories for the middle grade reader (those ages eight through thirteen). The student will learn how to develop a story idea, create a main character, plan a setting, devise a plot, build obstacles, uncover theme and find a writer?s ?voice?, as it pertains to the middle grade genre. The student will be expected to complete a series of writing assignments for presentation and constructive feedback to complete a series of writing assignments for presentation and constructive feedback in a positive and supportive environment. In addition, in order for the student to develop a reader/writer vocabulary and the skills necessary for critical analysis, the class will be expected to read a number contemporary MG books.

3 credits

Prerequisites

ENG 120 Min Grade D

ENG 324 Writing of Fiction

3 credits

ENG 326 Topics in Professional Writing

Course Description: This course is designed to deal with the writing professions: magazine writing and editing; broadcasting; advertising writing; public relations; and marketing, for example.

Course Rotation: TBA.

3 credits

Prerequisites

ENG 102 Min Grade D or ENG 120 Min Grade D

ENG 326B TV Scriptwriting

3 credits

ENG 326C Topics in Professional Writing: Travel Writing

Course Description: This course involves the reading and analysis of important and groundbreaking contemporary journalism, classic travel pieces, and literary narratives on travel. In a discussion and workshop setting, students will examine a wide variety of travel narratives; fictional and literary devices used in travel writing; the literary and journalistic elements of 'writing place' by the exploration of local, national and international travel narratives; and their own unique voices as the traveler/adventurer.

3 credits

Prerequisites

ENG 120

ENG 326D Topic: Fiction Writing for Teachers

Course Description: This course looks at the skills of writing fiction and cosiders the issues of teaching others to explore their creativity through writing.

3 credits

ENG 336 Creative Writing for the Broadcast Media

3 credits

ENG 391 Advanced Writing Workshop: Poetry

Prerequisite: ENG 223B and ENG 308 or permission of Instructor.

Course Description: A workshop in poetry for those who want to pursue their interest at a higher level. The course will include readings and discussion of contemporary and other poetry, development of individual writing styles, opportunities for feedback, and trips to poetry readings when possible.

Course Rotation: NYC: TBA.

3 credits

Prerequisites

ENG 223B Min Grade D or ENG 308 Min Grade D or ENG 312 Min Grade D

ENG 392 Seminar in Poetry Writing

Course Description:A seminar in poetry writing at the advanced level. This course will include readings and discussions of contemporary and other poets, development of individual styles, writing experiments, group feedback, individual conferences and advice about getting published.

Course Rotation: NY, PLV

3 credits

Prerequisites

ENG 223B Min Grade D or ENG 308 Min Grade D or ENG 312 Min Grade D

ENG 393 Internship

Prerequisite: Permission of Department Chair.

Course Description: An internship is an assignment to a business, corporation, public agency, school, or other organization that provides on-the-job and pre-professional experience. Internships may be full-time or part-time and generally last for one semester.

Course Rotation: PLV: Fall, Spring, and Summer.

1 - 6 credits

ENG 394 Internship: Writing for Civic Engagement

Prerequisite: Permission of Department Chair. Satisfies AOK I.

Course Description: Placements in this internship will engage students in a community-based work experience that will involve them in issues and events through which community values are contested. Through writing, research, oral communication, and discussion, students will consider the notion of citizenship from a discplinary perspective, will apply their skills as writers in a way that meets community needs, develop a sense of the role and responsibilities of the engaged citizen, test and expand their leadership abilities, and integrate service and learning.

Course Rotation: Every semester.

3 - 6 credits

Prerequisites

ENG 120 Min Grade D

ENG 395 Independent Study in English

Prerequisite: Junior standing and a minimum CQPA of 3.00

Course Description: With the approval of the appropriate faculty member, the department chairperson, and the academic dean, students may select a topic for guided research that is not included in the regular course offerings. The student meets regularly with the faculty member to review progress. A research project or paper must also be submitted.

Course Rotation: Fall, Spring, and Summer.

1 - 9 credits

ENG 395A Independent Study in English (a)

1 - 9 credits

ENG 396A Creative Nonfiction

3 credits

ENG 396B Screenwriting

Satisfies Literature and Culture or Writing Concentration.

Course Description: In this course, students will learn the fundamentals of screenwriting, starting with a general overview and then with closer examination of techniques for developing plot, character, dialogue, and theme. In the course we will explore several famous as well as less-famous examples of screenplays while students work on developing their screenwriting skills.

3 credits

Prerequisites

ENG 102 Min Grade D or ENG 120 Min Grade D

ENG 396C Topics: Advanced Screenwriting

Prerequisite: ENG 120 and ENG 396B or permission of the department chairperson.

Course Description: Further instruction and guidance in the preparation of scenarios for students.

Course Rotation: NY: Spring, odd years.

3credits

Prerequisites

ENG 120 Min Grade D and ENG 396B Min Grade D

ENG 397 Critical Writing and Analysis

Satisfies Literature and Culture or Writing Concentration.

Course Description: An advanced course designed to further develop a student's critical abilities through an intensive study of the methods of analyzing poetry, fiction, and drama. Students will write expository critical essays employing these methods throughout the course.

Course Rotation: NYC: Spring - Even years.

3 credits

Prerequisites

ENG 102 Min Grade D or ENG 120 Min Grade D