Service Learning Courses in English

Spring 2014


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 101-020):
    Students will prepare and present College presentation materials for the Boys & Girls Club.
    (10 hours) S-14

  • Service Project (ENG 101-C02, C08, C09, C12):
    Students will prepare and present College presentation materials for Democracy Days at DCC.
    (10 hours) S-14

  • Service Project (ENG 101-C03, C11):
    Students will participate in a RACE project where RACE is looked at from several different views (biological, sociological, cultural, historical, etc. Research will be shared with the community via a video and a blog maintained by the students.
    (10 hours) S-14

 
ENG 210 - Literature of the Black Experience | Course Descriptions | Monroe Community College
ENG 210 - Literature of the Black Experience

Provides insight into the Black experience through the writings of such representative authors as Dumas, Pushkin, DuBois, Hughes, Wright, Ellison, Cleaver, and Baldwin. Three class hours. (SUNY-H)

3 Credits

English 101 with a C or better, placement into English 200, or instructor permission.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

  • Service Project (ENG 210-CC2):
    Students will be creating a gallery space of Rochester's history that will be transported to the new MCC building.
    (10 hours) S-14

 
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 215-003, 004):
    Students will create fairy tales for 1st graders and present them to School #44.
    (10 hours) S-14

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