Service Learning Courses in English

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

A course emphasizing college-level essay writing with special attention on the writing process. Students draft, revise, and edit multiple essays. They also study research, persuasion, and oral discourse in ways that challenge and develop their reading and thinking abilities. (ENG 101 or ENG 200 satisfy the composition requirement for graduation.) Three class hours. (SUNY-BC)

3 Credits

Waiver of accuplacer reading and sentence level tests; score of 71 or higher on reading test and 82 or higher 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.

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

Waiver of Accuplacer Reading and sentence level tests; score of 71 or higher on reading test and 82 or higher 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 101 with a C or higher.

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

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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