Course Descriptions

Language Arts Courses

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The English Survey courses focus on reading and writing skills through the use of high-interest literature and current event articles. Grammar and vocabulary refreshers are also featured in each week’s assignments. The first semester focuses on the...


These courses explore literary voices through time and many cultures in an attempt to discover the ideas and ideals that make people similar, or that open doors to new ways of seeing and being. We begin by reading creation stories and mythologies...


Students step back in time to explore our literary roots with a semester-long survey of British Literature. The course covers The Anglo-Saxon Period through the Elizabethan, Romantic, and Victorian periods. As they study such classic works as...


The media has become one of the most powerful institutions in the world as access to newspapers, blogs, data, videos, Facebook and Twitter has exploded across the Internet. This semester-long introduction to journalism focuses on the role of...


In this one-semester composition course, students develop written communication skills. To achieve that goal, students practice description, word choice, sentence variety, imagery and many other techniques as they are used in sketches, essays,...


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