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The English Department at Jefferson College provides students with an excellent foundation for all communication fields including journalism, public relations, mass communications and education. The English Department plays an important role in helping Jefferson College students prepare for successful transfer to four-year colleges and universities.
The English curriculum includes a broad range of classes in writing and journalism, as well as literature and humanities. Writing instruction includes courses in composition, creative writing, and journalism. Student publication is encouraged through departmental magazines and the student newspaper, The Harbinger. Departmental offerings also include a wide variety of literature and humanities courses from American, British, and world literature, to mythology and film appreciation.
English Course Syllabi
The following links are for Official Course Syllabi, which detail expected learning outcomes, outlines of topics, and methods of instruction and evaluation.
ENG031 English as a Second Language I
ENG032 English as a Second Language II
ENG033 English as a Second Language III
ENG034 English as a Second Language IV
ENG098 Basic Writing Skills I
ENG099 Basic Writing Skills II
ENG101 English Composition I
ENG101H Honors English Composition I
ENG102 English Composition II
ENG102H Honors English Composition II
ENG104 Creative Writing
ENG105 Literary Appreciation: Poetry/Short Story
ENG106 Literary Appreciation: Drama/Short Novel
ENG110 Journalism I
ENG111 Journalism II
ENG122 Film Appreciation
ENG210 Journalism III
ENG211 Journalism II
ENG215 World Literature: Before 1650
ENG215H Honors World Literature
ENG216 World Literature: After 1650
ENG225 English Literature: Before 1800
ENG226 English Literature: After 1800
ENG228 American Literature: Before 1865
ENG229 American Literature: After 1865
ENG235 The Shakespeare Plays
ENG235H Honors Shakespeare
ENG250H Honors Mythology
ENG255 Poems and Their Makers
ENG255H Honors Poetry: Poems and Their Makers
The Academic Success Center provides free services to students, including a Writing Lab at the Hillsboro Campus. Learn more!
English Academic Plan
The Academic Plan is a semester-by-semester plan for the full-time college-ready student. Part-time students should work with an advisor to customize the map to fit individual needs.
Learn more about the many opportunities to transfer and continue your education.
Meet the English Faculty