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The North Central State College catalog is neither a contract nor an offer to contract. North Central State College reserves the right to make changes in any material contained herein as deemed necessary without notice.
ENGL 0010 - Engl0010 College Composition Lab 1.0 Credits; 2.0 Lab Hours This supplementary lab is aimed at providing additional practice and consultation in writing effective, clearly organized essays. The lab provides a review of expository writing skills: paragraph and essay structure; sentence structure; and grammar, spelling, and mechanics to support the sophisticated patterns and variations in paragraphing, planning/writing/revision techniques that are emphasized in ENGL0010. Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of WRIT0090/WRT116 or COMPASS writing score of 69 and above plus an eWrite score of 5 and abovet OR ACT 18-21 and above plus an eWrite score of 5 AND COMPASS Reading score of 80-99 or Successful completion of READ0080/RDG116. Course Syllabus
ENGL 1010 - English Composition I 3.0 Credits; 3.0 Lecture Hours This is a basic course in expository writing and critical reading. Students read a variety of nonfiction works and write summaries, analysis, essays, and a researched argument in response to their reading. Students learn to read actively and accurately and to organize, develop, and revise coherent papers appropriate for a college-educated audience. Prerequisite(s): COMPASS writing score of 69 or above OR ACT 18-21 AND eWrite score of 6 OR WRIT0090 with minimum grade of C. COMPASS Reading score of 80 OR READ0080 with a minimum grade of C. Note: Students who have taken DEV 116 and ENG 100 in the past must be retested and placed according to test results. Course Syllabus
ENGL 1030 - English Composition II 3.0 Credits; 3.0 Lecture Hours This is a course in argument and research writing. Students read issue-based works and write summaries, responses, and an argument and research paper. Students learn to organize research projects, find and evaluate sources, incorporate ideas and quotations from sources, document their sources in MLA and APA style, analyze and use argumentative strategies and persuasive appeals, and prepare and revise effective, coherent papers. Prerequisite(s): Take ENGL-1010 with a minimum grade of C- or better. Course Syllabus
ENGL 1999 - English Elective 1.0 Credits; 1.0 Lecture Hours This course is used for transfer purposes only. may be used more than once. Course Syllabus
ENGL 2010 - Introduction to Literature 3.0 Credits; 3.0 Lecture Hours Introduction to Literature introduces students to the three major forms of literature: fiction, poetry and drama. Readings are selected to show students varieties of form and themes in these three literary genres. The course places an emphasis on interpretive, analytical, and critical writing in response to literature. Prerequisite(s): Take ENGL-1030; Minimum Grade C- Course Syllabus
ENGL 2050 - American Literature I 3.0 Credits; 3.0 Lecture Hours American Literature I is a survey course that examines the development of American literature in English from the early colonies through the Civil War. Through the use of selected texts, students will become familiar with key authors and works that represent American literature in English and the multiple voices within it. As a survey course, American Literature I is designed to provide students with a foundational understanding of the historical and cultural conditions that influenced the development and formation of American literature. This course will provide the necessary background for a more in-depth understanding of and appreciation for American literature not covered in the course, and it will prepare students for more advanced study of literature in general Prerequisite(s): Take ENGL-1030; Minimum Grade C- Course Syllabus
ENGL 2070 - American Literature II 3.0 Credits; 3.0 Lecture Hours American Literature II is a survey course that examines the development of American literature in English from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. Through the use of selected texts, students will become familiar with key authors and works that represent American literature in English and the multiple voices within it. As a survey course, American Literature II is designed to provide students with a foundational understanding of the historical and cultural conditions that influenced the development and formation of American literature. This course will provide the necessary background for a more in-depth understanding of and appreciation for American literature not covered in the course, and it will prepare students for more advanced study of literature in general. Prerequisite(s): Take ENGL-1030; Minimum Grade C- Course Syllabus
ENGL 2090 - Introduction to Fiction 3.0 Credits; 3.0 Lecture Hours Introduction to Fiction is a survey course that introduces students to fiction, both the short story and the novel. Students will study the various modes of storytelling, from the historical context to the elements of fiction, through works by major authors from America and around the world. This course will allow students to gain a greater understanding of fiction than available in multi-genre literature courses through the study of the novel and investigation of major authors through readings in the texts. Students will also be introduced to a variety of critical approaches as lenses through which they can view works of fiction. Prerequisite(s): Take ENGL-1030; Minimum Grade C- Course Syllabus
ENGL 2110 - Creative Writing 3.0 Credits; 3.0 Lecture Hours Creative Writing is an introduction to the craft of writing in one or more genres (for example, fiction, poetry, non-fiction, etc). Students will analyze the elements of literature in published works and use those elements in their own work through a variety of in-class and out-of-class assignments and exercises. Students' work will be presented and discussed in class-wide peer workshop format, and based on the responses of the instructor and their peers, students will provide revisions of some of their work by the end of the course. Prerequisite(s): Take ENGL-1030; Minimum Grade C- Course Syllabus
ENGL 2130 - Introduction to Film 3.0 Credits; 3.0 Lecture Hours Introduction to Film is a beginning course designed to provide students with the tools to critically analyze films. The course will cover the history of film, the principles of film form, and the different types and genres of movies. Students will evaluate films viewed together as a class and apply the elements of their studies to these films and others viewed outside of class. Course content will consist of written responses to films, discussion of films and related topics,analytical essays, and exams. Prerequisite(s): Take ENGL-1030; Minimum Grade C- Course Syllabus
ENGL 2150 - Technical Writing 3.0 Credits; 3.0 Lecture Hours Technical Writing is designed to develop design skills in the following written document types: brochures, proposals, research and analytical reports, and workplace correspondence. Skill development may also include summarizing and abstracting information, conducting primary research through interviews, surveys and questionnaires, as well as technical editing. Students will write a resume and cover letter, create a definition newsletter, write instructions, and create a technical marketing brochure. Students will participate in collaborative writing and produce a group oral presentation. Prerequisite(s): Take ENGL-1010; Minimum Grade C- Course Syllabus
ENGL 2900 - English Capstone 1.0 Credits; 1.0 Lecture Hours This course provides the capstone experience for the synthesis of theoretical and practical knowledge acquired in the student's English experience. It emphasizes critical thinking, ethical decision-making, problem solving, career and professional planning, and preparation for transfer into a baccalaureate program. Course Syllabus
ENGL 9101 - Argument Writing Bridge Course 1.0 Credits; 1.0 Lecture Hours This bridge course provides a supplement to the expository writing and critical reading skills developed in ENG101. The focus of this course is writing researched arguments. Students will read a long nonfiction work and write summaries, analyses, and a researched argument in response to their reading. Students refine their research skills and learn to plan, organize, develop, and revise a coherent research paper appropriate for a college-educated audience. Prerequisite(s): Take ENG-101; Minimum Grade C- Course Syllabus
ENGL 9114 - Research Writing Bridge Course 2.0 Credits; 2.0 Lecture Hours This writing course involves a study of strategies for writing effective, researched reports. Stressed strategies include selecting and narrowing topics, analyzing audience, using the library, taking notes, organizing material, composing, documenting, revising, and presenting with an attractive layout. Computers are used throughout the process. Prerequisite(s): Take ENG-114; Minimum Grade C- Course Syllabus
ENGL 9910 - Paired Crse WRIT0090 ENGL1010 6.0 Credits; 6.0 Lecture Hours This combination of WRIT0090 Basic Writing and ENGL1010 College Composition I is designed to provide individualized instruction in a small supportive cohort for students who place in WRIT0090 and who want to simultaneously earn credit for the college-level ENGL1010 course. Students will attend two separate courses' WRIT0090 Basic Writing (3 credit hours) and ENGL1010 (3 lecture hours). Prerequisite(s): COMPASS writing score of 50-68, or eWrite of 3-4,OR ACT 15-18 AND COMPASS Reading score of 80-99 or successful completion of READ0080. Course Syllabus
ENGL 9920 - Combined ENGL1010 & ENGL0010 4.0 Credits; 3.0 Lecture Hours; 2.0 Lab Hours This combination of ENG0110 College Composition I and ENG 0010 Lab is designed to provide a supplementary instruction lab for students who do not qualify completely for placement in ENGL1010 College Composition I. Students will attend two separate courses'ENGL0010 (2 lab hours) and ENG 1010 (3 lecture hours). Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of WRIT0090/WRT116 or COMPASS writing score of 69 and above plus an eWrite score of 5 and above OR ACT 18-21 and above plus an eWrite score of 5 AND COMPASS Reading score of 80-99 or Successful completion of READ0080/RDG116. Course Syllabus
ENGR 1010 - Introduction to Engineering 2.0 Credits; 1.0 Lecture Hours; 2.0 Lab Hours This is an introductory course for engineering technology students. Students will develop a deeper understanding and appreciation of engineering, the problems engineers encounter and the contributions made by engineers in various disciplines. The ethics and responsibilities of the engineer will discussed. Lab experience includes the following PC applications: operating systems and hardware, word processors, spreadsheets, and engineering graphing. An introduction to basic language programming is included at the end. Emphasis will be placed on using a PC to solve engineering problems and produce results. TAG: OES001 - INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING Course Syllabus
ENGR 1200 - Fundamentals of Alternative Energy 3.0 Credits; 2.0 Lecture Hours; 2.0 Lab Hours This course is an introductory course in alternative energy. Students will develop an understanding of traditional energy generation along with their pending environmental and economic consequences, and then be introduced to the concepts of sustainability as the basis for the consideration of alternative energy systems. An overview of wind and solar energy, biomass and biofuels, geothermal, tidal and wave energy technologies will be explored. The basic science of fuel cells and their operation will also be presented. The course concludes with a general review of how to integrate these technologies into a system providing a continuous uninterrupted power stream for the nation. Course Syllabus
ENGR 1220 - Solar Power - Thermal Energy 2.0 Credits; 1.0 Lecture Hours This course teaches the background, essential theory, principles and tfuture of 'Solar Thermal Systems'. Topics covered are: solar fundamentals, solar water heating systems and components, systems installation, check-out and commissioning tprocedures, troubleshooting and repair, solar pool heating systems, and code and safety issues. Prerequisite(s): Take ELET-2240, EMMT-1050 Course Syllabus
ENGR 1240 - Solar Power - Photovotaic Energy 3.0 Credits; 2.0 Lecture Hours; 2.0 Lab Hours This course teaches how photovoltaic (PV) systems operate, how to determine the size of a PV system needed for a certain application, how to install and connect the PV system to the electrical grid. Prerequisite(s): Take EMMT-2300 Course Syllabus
ENGR 1910 - Engineering Programming 3.0 Credits; 2.0 Lecture Hours; 2.0 Lab Hours This course is designed to help students with very little or no computing background learn the basics of building simple interactive applications. The primary method for learning the course material will be to work through multiple "mini-projects". The student will create technical and simple game programs, debug and test programs, and describe and implement the data structures available. The student will also design a simple algorithm using pseudocode and create programs that implement a variety of common algorithms. Prereq: ENGR1010 and MATH1050. Prerequisite(s): Take ENGR-1010, MATH-1050 Course Syllabus
ENGR 1999 - Engineering Elective 1.0 Credits; 1.0 Lecture Hours Used for transfer credit purposes only. Course Syllabus
ENGR 2850 - Engineering Economics & Organization 3.0 Credits; 3.0 Lecture Hours A practical introduction to the economic analysis of capital investment. The economic portion of the course covers interest factors for present, annual, and future worth; rates of return; increment and sunk costs; and economic order quantity. The course also covers a broad overview of the operations of an industrial organization, emphasizing the relationship of basic functions and principles essential to efficient and profitable operation of industrial enterprises. Content covers such topics as organizational structure, production planning and control, purchasing, sales, personnel administration, ownership and financing, business ethics and compensation. Prerequisite(s): Take MATH-1050 Course Syllabus
ENGR 2930 - Engineering Related Studies I 1.0 Credits; 1.0 Lecture Hours This credit is awarded for educational activities directly related to specific engineering technology and maintenance careers and generally classified in an approved area of concentration. Repeatable for a maximum of 10 credits. Course Syllabus
ENGR 2999 - Special Topics in Engineering Technology 1.0 Credits; 1.0 Lecture Hours The course presents a specific topic in Engineering Technology that is not normally covered in the current ENGR curriculum. Credit hours and topics will be pre-approved by the academic administration. Course Syllabus

 

 

 

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