The following courses are designed to prepare students for college-level coursework and do not result in degree or transferable credit.

IRW 0300. INTERMEDIATE INTEGRATED READING AND WRITING
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. AGCM.

This course integrates preparation in basic academic reading skills with basic skills in writing a variety of academic assignments. Students placed in IRW 0300 who successfully complete this course ("C" or better) will then take IRW 0320. Placement: (1) TSI Essay 2-3 with TSI Writing multiple choice score of 350-354 and TSI Reading score of 342-345 (2) ABE Diagnostic 5. (3) Successful completion ("C" or better) of READ 0300 prior to 8/31/2014.

IRW 0320. ADVANCED INTEGRATED READING AND WRITING
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. AGCM.

This course integrates more advanced preparation than IRW 0300 regarding academic reading skills and skills in writing a variety of academic assignments. Topics include critical reading and writing skills. Students will be expected to write compositions similar to those assigned in ENGL 1301. Placement: (1) TSI Essay - score of 4 with TSI Writing multiple choice of 355-362 or (2) TSI Reading - score 346-350 or (3) Successful completion ("C" or better) of READ 0340 or ENGL 0330 prior to 8/31/2014 or (4) Successful completion ("C" or better) of IRW 0300.

The following are approved courses for general academic degrees or transfer to public universities in Texas.

ENGL 1301. COMPOSITION I
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. AGCM.

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. Prerequisites: One of the following TSI scores combinations or equivalent developmental courses (1) TSI Reading 351 and TSI Writing 350 and TSI Essay 5 (2) TSI Reading 351 with TSI Writing 363 and Essay 4 (3) TSI Reading 351 and TSI Writing less than 350 with ABE 4 and TSI Essay 5.

ENGL 1302. COMPOSITION II
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. AGCM.

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. Prerequisite: ENGL 1301 with a grade of "C" or better.

ENGL 2307. CREATIVE WRITING I
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. AGCM.

Practical experience in the techniques of imaginative writing. May include fiction, nonfiction, poetry, screenwriting, or drama. Prerequisite: ENGL 1301 with a grade of "C" or better.

ENGL 2311. TECHNICAL WRITING
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. AGCM.

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, policies 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 with a grade of "C" or better.

ENGL 2322. BRITISH LITERATURE I
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. AGCM.

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 with a grade of "C" or better.

ENGL 2323. BRITISH LITERATURE II
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. AGCM.

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 from a diverse group of authors and traditions. Prerequisite: ENGL 1301 with a grade of "C" or better.

ENGL 2327. AMERICAN LITERATURE I
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. AGCM.

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 from among a diverse group of authors for what they reflect and reveal about the evolving American experience and character. Prerequisite: ENGL 1301 with a grade of "C" or better.

ENGL 2328. AMERICAN LITERATURE II
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. AGCM.

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 with a grade of "C" or better.

ENGL 2332. WORLD LITERATURE I
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. AGCM.

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 with a grade of "C" or better.

ENGL 2333. WORLD LITERATURE II
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. AGCM.

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 with a grade of "C" or better.

ENGL 2342. FORMS LITERATURE I - POST-APOCALYPTIC ALTERNATIVE REALITIES GENRES
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. AGCM.

The study of one or more literary genres including, but not limited to, poetry, fiction, drama, and film. Prerequisite: ENGL 1301 with a grade of "C" or better.

ENGL 2343. FORMS LITERATURE II - THE UNDEAD IN FILM AND LITERATURE
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. AGCM.

The study of one or more literary genres including, but not limited to, poetry, fiction, drama, and film. Prerequisite: ENGL 1301 with a grade of "C" or better.

ENGL 2351. MEXICAN-AMERICAN LITERATURE
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. AGCM.

A survey of Mexican-American/Chicano/a literature including fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and drama. Prerequisite: ENGL 1301 with a grade of "C" or better.