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SLCC Catalog

   
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog
Salt Lake Community College
   
 
  Nov 22, 2017
 
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog 
  
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog

Course Descriptions

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Course Numbering Information:
Courses at SLCC are identified by an alphabetic prefix (two to four letters) followed by a four-digit number. Numbers beginning with a “1” generally indicate a course designed primarily for freshmen (such as ENGL 1010 ); numbers beginning with a “2” generally indicate courses designed primarily for sophomores (such as MATH 2010 ); numbers beginning with a “0” generally indicate preparatory courses that are non-transferable (such as WRTG 0990 ).

 

English

  
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    ENGL 0900 - Integrated Reading & Writing I

    Credits: 4
    The course facilitates students’ confidence and competence in reading and writing. It prepares students for reading and writing tasks in college level courses, in the workplace, and in the community. Students read, write and think about social, cultural, or polirical issues, participate in collaborative literacy learning activities, and develop metacognitive practices that enable life-long learning.

    Prerequisite: ESL 1010  and ESL 1020  , both w/C grades of better; or appropriate placement test score
    Semester: All


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    ENGL 0990 - Integrated Read & Write II

    Credits: 3
    Through numerous activities students will develop increased fluency in reading and writing in academic contexts. The course will create opportunities for students to become active participants in their own learning through methods designed to enhance students’ abilities to both read and write more effectively and strategically.

    Prerequisite: RDG 0900  or WRTG 0900  or ENGL 0900  w/C grade or better, or appropriate placement score
    Semester: All


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    ENGL 1010 - Intro to Writing (EN)

    Credits: 3
    Development of critical literacies-reading, writing and thinking using methods of knowledge-making. Promotes awareness of rhetorical strategies as they apply to a variety of socio-cultural contexts.

    Prerequisite: WRTG 0990  or ENGL 0990  w/C grade or better, or appropriate placement score
    Semester: All


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    ENGL 1030 - Writing in Professions (HR)

    Credits: 3
    Course examines theoretical principles, practical applications and ethical approaches of public and professional writing and places these concepts in experience-specific settings and contexts with the focus on writing as human interaction.

    Semester: Fall & Spring


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    ENGL 1050 - Intr/Rdg Diverse Cultur(HU,DV)

    Credits: 3
    Study of written and visual genres about diverse U.S. culture in order to explore the structures that serve to the advantage of certain social groups and to the disadvantage of others.

    Semester: All


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    ENGL 1100 - Diversity /Pop US Lit (HU,DV)

    Credits: 3
    Course examines popular American genres as sites of cultural struggle. Students study how popular American writing preserves cultural values and reinforces imbalances of power along lines of race, class, gender, and sexual orientation.

    Semester: Fall & Spring


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    ENGL 1120 - Introduction to English Grammar

    Credits: 3
    Designed to provide an understanding of Standard English grammar. We will cover basic terms, principles, and functions; however, the goal of the course is to prepare students, ultimately, to create and edit their own prose with greater confidence, variety, and clarity.

    Semester: Fall & Spring


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    ENGL 1200 - Intro to Ling./Stdy of Lang.

    Credits: 3
    Introduces students to the study of language. Students explore the sound, structure and social role of language in immediate and distant cultures. Natural language events will be observed, collected, interpreted and analyzed.


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    ENGL 1250 - Effective Revision and Editing

    Credits: 2
    Students, individually and in groups, learn strategies to revise and edit the personal school and workplace writing they bring to class. They see how issues of correctness, like spelling, relate to purpose, audience, content, and process.

    Semester: Fall & Spring


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    ENGL 1260 - Efficient Reading

    Credits: 3
    This course emphasizes improving reading speed, recall and comprehension for college-level materials.

    Prerequisite: RDG 0990 w/C grade or better or appropriate placement
    Semester: All


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    ENGL 1800 - Digital Media Tools/Techniques

    Credits: 4
    Intro to software and hardware used to create multimedia productions. Hands-on experience using hardware, software to create 2D/3D graphics, sound, animation, and video. Discussion of the multimedia market, copyright, and ethics in mass media.

    Semester: All


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    ENGL 1810 - Mentoring Writers

    Credits: 3
    Introduces students to the theory, practice, and pedagogy of writing centers and provides practical experience through Service Learning opportunities at SLCC’s Student Writing Center (SWC) and Community Writing Center (CWC).

    Semester: Fall


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    ENGL 1820 - Publication Studies

    Credits: 3
    Introduces students to the theory and practice of production, circulation, and distribution of printed and digital writing. Provides experience with publication software and equipment. Students will assist peers with production.

    Semester: Spring


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    ENGL 1900 - Special Studies

    Credits: 1-3
    Students propose a possible writing project for example, genre-based-fiction or poetry-or technical writing, then meet with the instructor a number of times throughout the semester to create and revise the project.

    Prerequisite: ENGL 1010 or instructor approval


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    ENGL 1910 - WCC Capstone

    Credits: 1
    Course examines practical documentation, creation and application of the Writing Certificate of Completion Program, including the WCC e-Portfolio, resume writing and revision of signature assignments. The grade for this course is given after the ePortfolio is graded at the end of the program.

    Semester: All


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    ENGL 2000 - English CO-OP Education

    Credits: 2-4
    Prereq: Sophomore standing, minimum 2. 0 GPA and study-related employment. Supervised work experience in a business, industrial or government environment related to the program. Credit for successful completion of specific learning objectives that provide new learning related to the job and the program.

    Prerequisite: Sophomore standing, minimum 2


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    ENGL 2010 - Intermediate Writing (EN)

    Credits: 3
    Extends principles of rhetorical awareness and knowledge making introduced in English 1010 and increases the ideological engagement within the classroom. Interrogates socioeconomic and political issues. Course may be taught with a Service Learning component.

    Prerequisite: ENGL 1010 w/C grade or better
    Semester: All


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    ENGL 2030 - Language in US Society (HU,DV)

    Credits: 3
    Through a study of the patterns and functions of language in U. S. society, this course addresses how language establishes cultural identities and social allegiances, creates and disseminates knowledge, and develops and maintains power.

    Prerequisite: ENGL 1010 w/C grade or better
    Semester: Fall & Spring


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    ENGL 2040 - Intro to Writing Studies

    Credits: 3
    In Intro to Writing Studies, you will explore what it means to enter an emerging discipline, Writing Studies, as a knowledge-maker yourself.  In other words, in this class, we will approach writing as an activity, something you do, but also an object of study. Writing Studies represents a multi-disciplinary approach to writing, one that considers writing as a social, linguistic, and rhetorical practice. Broadly conceived, it studies theories and practices of writing, and how writing functions in the world. This course explores multiple approaches to the study of writing, and will require you, ultimately, to articulate your own working definition of Writing Studies.

    Semester: Fall & Spring


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    ENGL 2100 - Technical Writing (EN)

    Credits: 3
    Professional writing in technical fields, contextualizing assignments in real-life work situations. Adaptation of writing strategies to cultural, social, and political contexts. Composing of diverse workplace documents.Course may be taught with a Service Learning component.

    Prerequisite: ENGL 1010 w/C grade or better


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    ENGL 2250 - Intro/ Imaginative Writing (HU)

    Credits: 3
    Intro to various practices and genres of imaginative writing. The course invites writers to explore the rich resources of language at play in all kinds of writing. Students prepare a portfolio of their revised work.

    Semester: Spring & Summer


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    ENGL 2260 - Intro to Writing Poetry (HU)

    Credits: 3
    Introduction to forms and meta-forms of poetry. The course invites student writers to take up historic and modern forms and to engage with poetry’s history. Students prepare a portfolio of their revised work.

    Semester: Spring


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    ENGL 2270 - Intro to Writing Fiction (HU)

    Credits: 3
    Fiction will be examined as to its originations, conventions and effects on audience. Investigation of where distinctions of fiction, autobiography and other prose writing become ambiguous. Cultural assumptions and influences discussed.

    Semester: Spring & Summer


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    ENGL 2280 - Intro Creative Nonfiction (HU)

    Credits: 3
    Intro to the conventions the creative nonfiction genre. Students read, analyze, and practice various forms of the essay. Creative non-fiction invites writers to make connections between personal experiences and the larger world.

    Semester: Fall & Summer


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    ENGL 2290 - Intro Novel Writing

    Credits: 3
    Introduction to the history and conventions of the novel. Students will read, analyze, and practice various genres. Course invites writers to explore various structures.

    Semester: All


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    ENGL 2300 - Intro to Shakespeare

    Credits: 3
    Interpretive strategies for reading Shakespeare. Approach from traditional critical positions, moving to current social cultural and political reinterpretations. Students examine contemporary retellings of the plays.

    Prerequisite: ENGL 1010 w/C grade or better


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    ENGL 2330 - Children`s Literature

    Credits: 3
    This course explores texts written for children through the elementary level. Emphasis is placed on scope, artistic merit, and selection.

    Prerequisite: ENGL 1010 w/C grade or better


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    ENGL 2500 - Grammar and Style

    Credits: 3
    A study of prose style through the lens of grammar, focusing on shaping sentences, paragraphs, and longer discourses for rhetorical effect, elegance, clarity, readability, and coherence. Students will gain practical abilities to edit their own and others prose.

    Semester: Spring


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    ENGL 2600 - Critical Intro Literature (HU)

    Credits: 3
    Course introduces and analyzes various genres of literature in light of a variety of critical and theoretical approaches.

    Semester: All


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    ENGL 2610 - Diversity in Amer. Lit (HU,DV)

    Credits: 3
    Course interrogates historical, political and cultural ideas suggested and sustained within representative American texts, some classic, others newly emerging. Materials include both traditional and popular readings.

    Prerequisite: ENGL 1010 w/C grade or better
    Semester: All


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    ENGL 2630 - Contemporary World Literature (HU)

    Credits: 3
    This course surveys literature from all parts of the world with a goal to promote an understanding of global/international literary works in their cultural/historical contexts and with an understanding of the enduring human values that unite different literary traditions.

    Semester: Fall


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    ENGL 2640 - Writing and Social Justice (HU)

    Credits: 3
    Examine how writing can activate a reader’s moral imagination & can function as an act of social justice. Using narrative theory, explore the ways in which multiple genres address social justice through reading & writing. Discuss theories & conceptual frameworks of social justice as well as multiple issues: racism, sexism, classism & able-ism.

    Prerequisite: WRTG 0900; RDG 0900 or placement into RDG 0990
    Semester: All


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    ENGL 2700 - Introduction Critical Theory

    Credits: 3
    This course outlines, and challenges, the central orthodoxies of cultural criticism in the 20th century. Includes linguistics, Marxism, feminism, and various post-structuralisms. Includes film and pop-cultural texts. .

    Prerequisite: ENGL 2600


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    ENGL 2710 - Intro to Folklore (HU)

    Credits: 3
    Study of the importance of ordinary people and their constructions of cultural meanings. Popular creation of material goods, oral traditions, customs, and meaning-making are examined through numerous academic and hands-on methods.

    Semester: All


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    ENGL 2740 - Intro. to Women`s Studies (HU)

    Credits: 3
    Surveys the cultural and social forces that have determined women’s place in society. Women’s issues are examined within cultural, social and political contexts that influence ideologies of gender and power.

    Semester: All


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    ENGL 2760 - Gender & Cultural Studies (HU,DV)

    Credits: 3
    Examines texts (literature, film, theory) to understand social constructs in the US. Studies the power of language to preserve cultural values & reinforce imbalances of power based on gender as well as race, class, & sexual orientation, etc. Investigates the power of language to construct gender and the interrelation of race, class, sexual orientation, and age.  Also explores how those classifications influence gender identity and gender-linked behavior. Issues addressed include effects of current gender assignments and strategies for possible restructuring of self and society.

    Semester: Fall & Spring


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    ENGL 2810 - Native Am Lit & Exp (HU,DV)

    Credits: 3
    This course explores Native American Experiences, including a survey of histories, literatures, cultural patterns and contemporary experiences, examined within the framework of cross-cultural interactions and competing world views.

    Prerequisite: ENGL 1010 w/C grade or better
    Semester: Fall & Spring


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    ENGL 2830 - Diverse Women Writers (HU,DV)

    Credits: 3
    Course examines the range of U.S. women’s voices and explores how racism, sexism, and cultural imperialism affect identity formation and relations between the powered and the disempowered.

    Semester: All


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    ENGL 2850 - Intro to Queer Studies (HU,DV)

    Credits: 3
    Intro to postmodern and queer theories (challenging the idea of “normal”), societal gender construction as seen in literature & film, beginning with the history of heterosexism and questioning modern US. society’s treatment of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, & Transgendered people. ENROLLMENT IN THIS COURSE IMPLIES NOTHING ABOUT THE STUDENT’S SEXUAL ORIENTATION.

    Semester: All


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    ENGL 2900 - Special Topics in English

    Credits: 1-3
    In depth study of a particular topic in English Studies. It involves readings, discussion, research, and intensive writing.

    Semester: Fall & Spring


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