Course Descriptions

This directory describes courses available at KCC according to the latest Academic Catalog. To determine when these courses are offered or to register, visit “Class Schedules.”

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  • ENGL 151
    3.00 CR
    Writing expository prose with emphasis on the thesis sentence, idea development, unity, continuity, coherence, patterns of exposition, and educated usage. Lab Fee
    Prerequisites: COMPASS reading score of 70, or a "C" or "P" in TSRE 50, 55 or 75; and COMPASS writing score of 78, or "C" in TSEN 90 or 95
  • ENGL 151H
    3.00 CR
    The intellectually-able student is permitted to pursue in-depth studies in expository writing. The student must be interested in developing excellence in writing. Lab Fee
    Prerequisites: COMPASS writing score of 93-100, and student must meet one or more of the Honors Program's eligibility requirements
  • ENGL 152
    3.00 CR
    A continuation of ENGL 151, including research writing, examination, and discussion of selected readings. Lab Fee
    Prerequisites: a "C" in ENGL 151
  • ENGL 152H
    3.00 CR
    A continuation of ENGL 151 Honors with emphasis on preparation and writing of a research paper on a challenging topic. Analysis of fiction and nonfiction selections to refine critical thinking skills. Lab Fee
    Prerequisites: a "C" in ENGL 151H, or ENGL 151 with departmental or honors coordinator's approval
  • ENGL 153
    3.00 CR
    Instruction and practice in writing for industry and technology. Emphasis is on meeting the written communication needs for the technical student. Lab Fee
    Prerequisites: COMPASS reading score of 70, or a "C" or "P" in TSRE 50, 55 or 75; and a COMPASS writing score of 78, or a "C" in TSEN 90 or 95
  • ENGL 201
    3.00 CR
    Prerequisites: ENGL 152
  • Designed to introduce students to the basic elements that govern the creation of short fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. Emphasis is on development of creative style and the development of craft in handling poetic form.
    Prerequisites: COMPASS reading score of 70, or a "C" or "P" in TSRE 50, 55 or 75. ENGL 201 recommended prior to ENGL 203
  • Designed to facilitate students’ understanding of the ways fiction, poetry, and drama work. Students will deal with theory and technique in traditional and contemporary works, emphasis on expanding creative scope, and developing students’ own voice and style.
    Prerequisites: a "C" in ENGL 203
  • ENGL 205
    3.00 CR
    This course emphasizes writing for the media using current industry practices. Students will learn writing of script for radio and television broadcasting, audio and video production, and screen play for film style production.
    Prerequisites: COMPASS writing score of 72, or a "C" in TSEN 90 or 95
  • A lecture/workshop structured to develop the writing skills of prospective teachers and to explore the means by which the writing ability of elementary school children can be encouraged, developed, and evaluated. Lab Fee
    Prerequisites: a "C" in ENGL 151
  • ENGL 298
    3.00 CR
    An opportunity for the interested student with a good scholastic record to pursue independently the study of some subject under the direction of a member(s) of the professional staff. Subjects are chosen and arrangements made to suit the needs of the individual student.
    Prerequisites: department approval