Course Descriptions – English

Course Descriptions – English 2017-09-06T11:14:24+00:00

WATC offers many transferable general education courses. Here is a list of course descriptions – English classes, many offered in class or online by WATC.

*Course has been approved by the Kansas Board of Regents for transfer as a direct equivalent at all public postsecondary institutions in Kansas.

ENG 035 PACER English 5 Cr Hrs

This course is designed to equip students for success in the writing, reading, and effective student skills required during academic endeavors at the college level. Review of grammar and reading skills is individualized and self-paced, using a computerized software program in addition to instructor-led lessons. Writing assignments will include a number of paragraphs and reading will include practice with college-level texts.

ENG 100 Composition I Lab 1 Cr Hr

This lab is designed for students to work in an adaptive setting based on their skills and needs in reading and writing skills. Students will take this lab in conjunction with English 101 Composition I.

ENG 101 Composition I 3 Cr Hrs*

This course is designed to improve the reading and writing skills of students. The emphasis is on fundamental principles of written English in structurally correct sentences, paragraphs and expository themes. Critical analysis of essays will be used to aid in developing the student’s thinking, support of thesis and style. Students are introduced to the basic components of research by writing a documented essay in Modern Language Association (MLA) style.

ENG 110 Introduction to Literature 3 Cr Hrs*

This course is an introduction to the short forms of literature, designed to develop understanding and appreciation of good literature. Study includes short stories, dramas and poems.

ENG 120 Composition II 3 Cr Hrs*

Through a study of poetry, short story, drama and essays as literary forms, this course furthers students’ writing skills. This course also improves research techniques through writing an in-depth research essay in Modern Language Association (MLA) style. It emphasizes accuracy and fluency in expressing sound ideas in class discussions, assignments and essays.

*Course has been approved by the Kansas Board of Regents for transfer as a direct equivalent at all public postsecondary institutions in Kansas.

Online Classes

There is a growing list of courses approved by the Kansas Board of Regents for guaranteed transfer among all Kansas public postsecondary institutions. Click here for more information.

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WATC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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Students interested in select programs are eligible to apply for federal financial aid.

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