Service Learning Courses in English

ENG 101 - College Composition | Course Descriptions | Monroe Community College
ENG 101 - College Composition

A course emphasizing college-level, source-based writing (summary, analysis, synthesis, research), with special attention to critical reading and thinking skills. Students will draft, revise, and edit multiple thesis-driven essays. They will also study and practice argument and persuasion. (ENG 101 or ENG 200 satisfy the composition requirement for graduation.) Three class hours. (SUNY-BC)

3 Credits

Prerequisite(s): Waiver of accuplacer reading and sentence level tests; placement into ENG 101 or ENG 200 (minimum score of 81 on reading test and minimum score of 65 on sentence level test); or completion of TRS 200 with a C or better; or completion of TRS 105 with a C or higher; or completion of ESL 201 with a C or higher, or ENG 200 placement.

Co-requisite(s): REA 100 is required for students scoring between 71 and 80.9 on the Accuplacer reading test. Students may take REA 100 concurrent with ENG 101 or may take it prior to ENG 101. Students who take REA 100 before ENG 101 will need to earn a C or better in REA 100 in order to enroll in ENG 101.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

  • Service Project (ENG 101-C04, C05):
    Students will be participating with The Democracy Commitment, "Engage the Voter" initiative. Students will design their own projects to engage the MCC student body to participate in the election. The will make videos, posters, possible panel discussions.
    (20 hours) F-12
 
ENG 213 - Creative Writing* | Course Descriptions | Monroe Community College
ENG 213 - Creative Writing*

A workshop approach for students interested in doing original writing of short fiction, poetry, and drama. Emphasis is on reading and analytical discussion of students' work. Three class hours. (SUNY-A).

3 Credits

(Prerequisite(s): ENG 101 with a C or better, placement into ENG 200 or instructor permission.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

  • Service Project (ENG 213-CC1):
    Class will host a poetry reading for the college and collect non-perishables for a local food pantry.
    (10 hours - option) F-12
 
ENG 215 - Children's Literature | Course Descriptions | Monroe Community College
ENG 215 - Children's Literature

A survey of classic and contemporary children's works from Aesop to Rowling. Students will analyze a variety of different genres such as fables, poems, myths, fairy tales, picture books, and novels with themes such as evil, escape, individuality, and the demands of society. Critical approaches such as historical, psychological, feminist, and Marxist theories may be discussed and applied to texts. Three class hours. (SUNY-H). Three credits.

3 Credits

Prerequisite(s): ENG 101 with a C or better, or placement into ENG 200, or instructor permission.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

  • Service Project (ENG 215-CC5):
    Students will rewrite a fairy tale and illustrate it demonstrating elements of children’s literature. Students will donate their books to local elementary schools for use in teaching English Language Arts. Students may have the opportunity to read their books to elementary school students.
    (10 hours) F-12
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