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EN 101 English Composition I (3)
This course is the NMC freshman composition course. It introduces students to the characteristics of formal written discourse and to rhetorical conventions associated with exposition. The objective is to help develop the ability to express ideas in short, formal compositions (300 to 500 words) which are unified, coherent, and concise. This course also provides practice in the skills needed to write academic research papers. It covers methods of generating, supporting, and organizing ideas; of analyzing primary and secondary sources of evidence; and of presenting arguments in convincing, logical prose in a five- to seven-page research paper, with sources properly cited. English Placement Level: EN 101

EN 111 Report Writing for Law Enforcement (3)
This course emphasizes principles and techniques of law enforcement report writing. It focuses on the procedures for gathering information efficiently, and for using that information to develop reports that are clear, complete, concisely written, and understandable to others in law enforcement and justice. New trends in report writing will also be discussed, along with up-dated computer templates. Students increase their proficiency in organization, sentence development, and clarity of content. Prerequisites: None. English Placement Level: EN 101.

EN 201 Creative Writing (3)
This is a course in imaginative writing. It can also serve those who teach or plan to teach creative writing. The major components of creative writing are studied: character development, point of view, and creation of mood and tension. The structures of the major forms of writing (character sketch, short story, drama, screenplay/teleplay, and poetry) are taught through lectures, models, class discussion, regular writing assignments, and both peer and instructor feedback. Prerequisite: EN 101.

EN 202 English Composition II (3)
This course gives students further practice in working with formal written discourse and with the rhetorical conventions associated with exposition. The objective is to help students develop the ability to express ideas in formal compositions (300 to 500 words) that are unified, coherent, and concise. This course also provides additional practice with the skill needed to write academic essays and research papers. It covers methods of generating, supporting, and organizing ideas; of analyzing primary and secondary sources of evidence; and of presenting arguments in convincing, logical prose in a ten- to twelve-page academic paper. Pre-requisite: a grade of “C” or higher in EN 101.

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