Course Descriptions

Composition

Developmental Writing

ENGL 100. English Composition I: Intensive Writing. 3-3-0. Coregistration is required in ENGL 100L. Prerequisites: Initial placement by ACT score of 16 or better in English, C or better in ENGL 003, or satisfactory score on departmental placement test. This course can be used to satisfy general education requirements. Introduction to expository writing and critical thinking with particular attention to sentence and paragraph level writing skills and grammar. Credit in ENGL 100 is equivalent to ENGL 101. (23.1301)

ENGL 100L. English Composition I: Intensive Writing Lab. 2-0-3. Coregistration is required in ENGL 100. A laboratory course to accompany ENGL 100. S or U assigned upon completion of course. (Credit earned in this course cannot be applied toward a degree.) (23.1301)

Composition I and II

ENGL 101. English Composition I. 3-3-0. Prerequisites: Initial placement by ACT score of 18 or better in English, or C or better in ENGL 003, or satisfactory score on departmental placement test. Introduction to expository writing and critical thinking. [LCCN: CENL 1013] (23.1301)

ENGL 102. English Composition II. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 100 or 101 or satisfactory score on placement test. Further development of writing in various genres and critical thinking with an introduction to research. C or better in ENGL 102 is required for graduation. [LCCN: CENL 1023] (23.1301)

Honors Composition

ENGL 111. Honors English Composition I. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: Honors placement or permission of department head. Emphasis on independent engagement in the writing process through introduction and practice in the multiple forms of exposition and argument. (23.1301)

ENGL 112. Honors English Composition II. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: Honors placement, C or better in ENGL 111, or permission of department head. Emphasis on independent engagement in the writing process through the exploration of multidisciplinary/multicultural topics expressed through a variety of genres. The course will also include studies in research strategies and effective integration of research. C or better in ENGL 112 is required for graduation. (23.1301)

Upper-Level Writing Courses

ENGL 366. Advanced Expository Writing. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 102 or advanced ENGL placement. Intensive practice writing in and exploring multiple genres. Emphasis will be placed on enhanced writing techniques, establishing clear voice, use of support, and precise, coherent writing style. (23.9999)

ENGL 368. Technical and Professional Writing. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 102. The preparation of documents used in technical and corporate settings. (23.1303)

ENGL 468. Technical Writing for the Sciences. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 102. Application of writing skills to specialized tasks in technical and scientific areas. Individual and collaborative writing projects. (23.0101)

CONTACT INFORMATION

Writing Program Administrators

Erick Piller
Peltier Hall 251B
erick.piller@nicholls.edu
985-448-4980

Scott Banville
Peltier Hall 251C
scott.banville@nicholls.edu
985-448-4445