2023-2024 Academic Catalog

English (ENG)

ENG 519  Contemporary American English Grammar  (3 Credits)  

This course examines the function of American English grammar in modern communication. It discusses usage, dialectology, stylistics, and aesthetics.

ENG 560  Assessment and Evaluation of Writing  (3 Credits)  

Study of writing assessment practices with an emphasis on the variables of composition assessment, scalar measures of composition, large-scale assessment and classroom assessment methods, and alternative assessment techniques.

ENG 648  Language and Culture  (3 Credits)  

This course examines interrelationships among language, perception, and culture. It pays particular attention to the works of such authors as Whorf, Lee Sapir, Carpenter and McLuhan.

ENG 654  Professional Writing  (3 Credits)  

This course teaches writing for selected professions and occupations, including technical writing for industrial, educational and social agencies. It emphasizes audience, purpose, and content analysis. The course includes proposals, feasibility studies, and short reports.