This is a process-based writing class that focuses on academic writing, reading, and critical thinking as expressed in expository and analytical writing assignments through 5 to 7 substantial essays over the course of the semester. Develops fluency, coherence, style, effectiveness, and literary analysis. Students must pass this course with a C- or better or demonstrate a comparable level of writing competence to fulfill general competency requirements and to proceed to ENG 123 - Intermediate Composition. Students may only earn credit for ENG 113 or ENG 113E - Composition Enriched with Lab. (3 units; Fall, Spring, and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 ENG113-BE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Hannah, Aaron Vance
Spring 2024 ENG113-CE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Bowley, Vanessa Lynn
Spring 2024 ENG113-AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Brook, Tiffany
Spring 2024 ENG113-DE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Alzen, Jessica L.
Summer 2024 ENG113-CE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Brook, Tiffany
Summer 2024 ENG113-AE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Morris, Brian Richard
Summer 2024 ENG113-BE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 ENG113-BE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 ENG113-AE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 ENG113-CE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG113-AE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG113-BE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG113-CE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG113-DE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG113-GE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ENG113-AE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ENG113-BE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ENG113-DE Session 2
06/30/2025
08/24/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ENG113-FE Session 2
06/30/2025
08/24/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

Continued practice in writing and research strategies, with emphasis on critical thinking, information literacy, argument, analysis, and interpretation of multicultural and interdisciplinary readings. Includes the writing of a major research paper in addition to several shorter essays. Students may earn credit for either ENG 123 or ENG 123E - Intermediate Composition Enriched with Lab. Prerequisite: ENG 113 with a grade of C- or better or evidence of comparable level of writing competency. Note: Students must successfully complete this course with a grade of C- or better to fulfill general education requirements and to begin any literature course. (3 units; Fall, Spring, and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 ENG123-DE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Sexton, Adeleigh P.
Spring 2024 ENG123-GE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online White, Guy E.
Spring 2024 ENG123-FE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Trammell, Jeanette T.
Spring 2024 ENG123-IE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Barrett, Tyler Andrew
Spring 2024 ENG123-BE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Tronti, Jennifer
Spring 2024 ENG123-LE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Fisher, Erin Lynne
Spring 2024 ENG123-AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Wang, Yage
Spring 2024 ENG123-ME Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Liddell, Leslie
Spring 2024 ENG123-JE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Wang, Yage
Spring 2024 ENG123-KE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Youngren, Selina Brigette
Spring 2024 ENG123-NE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Buckner, Stefanie Leigh
Spring 2024 ENG123-CE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Tronti, Jennifer
Spring 2024 ENG123-HE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Fisher, Erin Lynne
Summer 2024 ENG123-AE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Tronti, Jennifer
Summer 2024 ENG123-BE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Buckner, Stefanie Leigh
Summer 2024 ENG123-DE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Wang, Yage
Summer 2024 ENG123-GE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2024 ENG123-IE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2024 ENG123-HE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2024 ENG123-FE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online Tronti, Jennifer
Fall 2024 ENG123-CE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 ENG123-BE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 ENG123-AE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 ENG123-GE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 ENG123-DE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 ENG123-FE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG123-BE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG123-DE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG123-CE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG123-AE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG123-HE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG123-IE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG123-JE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG123-KE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG123-NE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG123-OE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ENG123-AE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ENG123-BE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ENG123-CE Session 2
06/30/2025
08/24/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ENG123-HE Session 2
06/30/2025
08/24/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

 

Introductory Concepts and Approaches

An introduction to the English major in the online modality with a focus on applying a Christian worldview to study of English. Introduces students to a range of online discussion tools and to a range of professions in which the English major can be applied. Pass/Fail. (1 unit; Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 ENG100-AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Buckner, Stefanie Leigh
Fall 2024 ENG100-AE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG100-AE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

An introductory study of literary terminology and the major genres of American, British, European, and multicultural literature. Focuses on critical reading and intelligent appreciation of literature and of the ways of writing about literature. Pre- or Co- Requisite: ENG 100, 101, 123, or 123E. (3 units; Fall, Spring, and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 ENG201-AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Alspach, Berniece
Summer 2024 ENG201-AE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Alspach, Berniece
Fall 2024 ENG201-AE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG201-AE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ENG201-AE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

Literature of Great Britain from the Middle Ages through the eighteenth century. Pre- or Co- Requisite: ENG 100, 101, 123, or 123E. (3 units; Spring, even years and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 ENG213-AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Schneider, Thomas R.
Summer 2025 ENG213-AE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

Literature of Great Britain from the Romantic Period to the present. (3 units)

American literature from the Colonial Period to 1865. Pre- or Co- Requisite: ENG 100, 101, 123, or 123E. (3 units; Fall and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Fall 2024 ENG233-AE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF

American literature from 1865 to present. (3 units)

This course introduces the creative writer to the literary genres of poetry, short fiction, creative nonfiction, and drama and to the writing workshop. Students will analyze examples in each genre and apply elements of form, technique, and meaning. The course is designed to help students develop a writing voice and practice each of the major genres. Pre- or Co- Requisite: ENG 100, 101, 123, or 123E. (3 units; Fall/Spring and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2025 ENG273-AE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

 

Foundations in Literary Studies and Traditions

Advanced study in theories of imaginative literature and in the issues of interpreting literary texts. Prerequisites: ENG 123, 201, and at least one literature survey course are required. (3 units; Fall and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 ENG401-AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Sung, Tae
Fall 2024 ENG401-AE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ENG401-AE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

Selected poems and plays are studied in their historical contexts. A variety of critical approaches are incorporated. Includes comedies, history plays, and tragedies. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Fall 2024 ENG413-BE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 ENG413-AE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF

 

Professional Development

Introduction to research topics, methods, and materials in the field of language and literature for application in a series of scholarly papers and presentations of various types and lengths. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 ENG350-AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Crosby, Raymond Arlo
Summer 2024 ENG350-AE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Crosby, Raymond Arlo
Fall 2024 ENG350-AE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG350-AE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ENG350-AE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

Linguistic theory and method. Includes the study of the five universal elements of language (phonology, morphology, semantics, syntax, and pragmatics) as well as the use of language and its variants in culture. Fieldwork required. Prerequisite: ENG 123 or ENG 123E. (3 units; Fall and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 ENG463-AE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Liu, Carla
Summer 2024 ENG463-BE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Barrett, Tyler Andrew
Summer 2024 ENG463-AE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 ENG463-AE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG463-AE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG463-BE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ENG463-AE Session 2
06/30/2025
08/24/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

This three unit senior capstone project serves to assess the subject matter competence of the English major and the Single Subject Program candidate. Students will enroll for this course with the recommendation of their English program advisor and the approval of the department chair. Additional course fee. Prerequisite: ENG 350. (3 units; Spring and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 ENG499-BE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Schneider, Thomas R.
Summer 2024 ENG499-BE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online Tronti, Jennifer
Fall 2024 ENG499-BE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG499-AE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ENG499-BE Session 2
06/30/2025
08/24/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

 

American Literature

Major fiction and poetry from 1900 to World War II. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall, even years, and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2025 ENG440-AE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

 

British Literature

Neoclassical, Romantic, and Victorian literature in historical context. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; As offered and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Summer 2024 ENG343-AE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Bartels Ray, Gretchen C.

 

Diverse Perspectives

The literature of women and ethnic minorities. Recommended for Liberal Studies majors. At least one literature survey course recommended. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 ENG313-AE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Isaacs, David E.
Spring 2024 ENG313-BE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Isaacs, David E.
Summer 2025 ENG313-AE Session 2
06/30/2025
08/24/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

 

Christian Literary Studies

Surveys some of the great literary texts in the Christian tradition. Readings from primary works will provide opportunity to become familiar with a variety of voices in the history of Christian spirituality. Students will examine the texts in light of literary, historical, social, and theological contexts. Authors and texts may vary each time the course is offered. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall, odd years and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Summer 2024 ENG365-AE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online Isaacs, David E.

 

Elective Requirements

An intensive study of a particular area of world literature in translation (e.g., Greek drama, or the literature of Existentialism). See the instructor for the area currently being studied. May be offered as a dual-language topic such as Latin American authors. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; As offered and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Summer 2024 ENG303-AE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Schneider, Thomas R.

An introduction to the study of a wide variety of children's literature, including picture books, novels, poetry, and folklore. Focus on critical analysis of texts, employing a variety of literary theoretical perspectives, close readings, and contemporary research. Also examines the historical constructions of childhood, uses within the elementary classroom, and social response to children's literature. Meets the Liberal Studies requirement for Children's literature. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall, Spring, and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 ENG353-BE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Youngren, Selina Brigette
Summer 2024 ENG353-AE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Cordes, David J.
Spring 2025 ENG353-CE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG353-AE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ENG353-BE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

Detective Fiction is an historical approach to the detective fiction genre and its impact on Western society. The class explores issues of knowledge production, detection, policing, and identity through drama, novels, short stories, and film. (3 units)

Introduction to literature designed to meet the unique needs of adolescents and young adults. Varied uses of literature such as poetry and short stories will be explored with intensive study of longer works of fiction and non-fiction. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Summer 2024 ENG363-AE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Schneider, Thomas R.
Spring 2025 ENG363-AE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

Christian studies courses (6 units)

cbu campus

Online General Education

in addition to completing major courses, students are also required to complete general education requirements in order to earn a bachelor's degree.

See General Education Requirements

*Curriculum subject to change.