The 英语 Department offers coursework to support the general education requirements of all degree programs of the College. Additionally, the department offers courses in literature, creative writing, film, and independent study.
The freshman composition sequence at Vol State consists of ENGL 1010 and ENGL 1020. The student must have successfully completed ENGL 1010 before registering for ENGL 1020 . The student must have successfully completed ENGL 1020 before registering for any sophomore 英语 course.
英语 Composition I includes writing expository compositions based primarily on analysis of essays and literary works with an emphasis on rhetorical modes, documentation skills, and revision. 学生们 must have acceptable placements scores or have completed all competencies for Learning Support.
英语 Composition II includes writing argumentative compositions based on issues raised in essays and literary works with emphasis on research skills, support and revision. 学生们 must have successfully completed ENGL 1010 before registering for this course.
To satisfy the sophomore literature requirements, Vol State students may choose two courses from any of the following classes: ENGL 2010, 2020, 2110, 2120, 2310, or 2320. These courses may be taken in any order. No other 英语 courses may be substituted for the sophomore literature requirement specified in the general education program for any degree.
- ENGL 2010 Introduction to Poetry and Drama
- ENGL 2020 Introduction to Fiction
- ENGL 2030 Experience of Literature
- ENGL 2110 Survey of American Literature to 1865
- ENGL 2120 Survey of American Literature from 1865 to Present
- ENGL 2310 Survey of World Literature to 1650
- ENGL 2320 Survey of World Literature II from 1650 to Present
If you need extra assistance when it comes to writing or foreign languages, the 学习共享 is the place to go. Tutors are available to assist students with every aspect of writing, from homework assignments to class projects. The 学习共享 offers speech outline and preparation assistance. Computers are available with word processing programs and Rosetta Stone software. Please visit the 学习共享 for campus specific locations and what each campus offers.
视图 档案 of the Pioneer Pen (student literary magazine) as well as some of our students' best essays.