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English and Communication Studies

Summer 1 Courses

May 28 - July 1

Summer 2 Courses

July 8 - August 1

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EN 121
English Composition
3.0 credits
In-state $612.00   Out-of-state $1,833.00
Online: In-state $657.00   Out-of-state $1,878.00
Prerequisite or Co-requisite: college-level English proficiency as demonstrated by placement test or completion of appropriate ES course(s)
This course encourages students' confidence, writing fluency, and the development of a competent writing self by focusing on the writing process. A number of forms are employed, including brainstorming, freewriting, journal writing, reading response journals, and formal essay writing. Classes are conducted as workshops, and both peers and instructor offer constructive feedback. (G1: Basic Communication)

Summer 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
2712 OL1 Online
2709 35A MTW 3:10 PM-6:00 PM A644


EN 200
Digital Writing
3.0 credits
Online: In-state $657.00   Out-of-state $1,878.00
Prerequisites: EN 121 or ES 129 or equivalent
This course investigates digital writing, ranging from individual artifacts such as memes to complex digital environments such as websites. Students will explore digital identity, ñslactivism,î remix culture, and other topics through course readings, discussions, and digital composition projects ranging from text-driven blogs to truly multimodal animations, infographics, and videos.

Summer 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
2714 OL1 Online


EN 201
Organizational Communication and Workplace Relationships
3.0 credits
Online: In-state $657.00   Out-of-state $1,878.00
Prerequisites: EN 121 or ES 129 or equivalent
This course explores modes of communication and workplace relationships as they converge to shape organizational behavior. The class cultivates professional communication skills expected in a business environment, especially in creative industries. A prominent component of the course includes city lab assignments capitalizing on FIT’s location in New York City. 

Summer 2

CRN Section Day Time Location
2899 OL1 Online


EN 231
Short Fiction
3.0 credits
In-state $612.00   Out-of-state $1,833.00
Prerequisites: EN 121 or ES 129 or equivalent
Students read and analyze stories by authors from around the world. They consider various aspects of narrative and explore different modes of storytelling. The study of short fiction prepares students to read more widely on their own in the future. (G7: Humanities) 

Summer 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
2898 35A MTW 6:30 PM-9:20 PM A641


EN 236
Major Writers of the Western World
3.0 credits
Online: In-state $657.00   Out-of-state $1,878.00
Prerequisites: EN 121 or ES 129 or equivalent
Studies major themes in the cultural heritage of the Western world from Greek tragedy to the modern novel. Readings are from such representative writers as Plato, Sophocles, Euripides, Dante, Shakespeare, Austen, Flaubert, Tolstoy, Ibsen, Chekhov, Mann, and Sartre. (G7: Humanities)

Summer 2

CRN Section Day Time Location
2715 OL1 Online


EN 245
Intercultural Communication
3.0 credits
Online: In-state $657.00   Out-of-state $1,878.00
Prerequisites: EN 121 or ES 129 or equivalent
Students are introduced to the communication process among people from different cultures. The course examines how factors such as cultural patterns, verbal and nonverbal communication, and perception play a role in intercultural relationships. Theory and research in intercultural communication are presented and students apply this information to intercultural encounters.

Summer 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
2716 OL1 Online


EN 274
Voices of Civil Rights in American History
3.0 credits
Online: In-state $657.00   Out-of-state $1,878.00
Prerequisites: EN 121 or ES 129 or equivalent
An examination of the evolution of civil rights rhetoric in the history of the United States. Students study civil rights speeches and the political, social, and cultural events that surrounded them. Speeches are analyzed using Aristotle's logic, emotion, and ethics. (G10: American History)

Summer 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
2718 OL1 Online


EN 321
Strategies of Business Communication
3.0 credits
In-state $858.00   Out-of-state $2,598.00
Prerequisites: EN 121 or ES 129 or equivalent, and any additional EN course
Students analyze business situations to write effective correspondence, job search materials, reports, and presentations. They also learn various strategies to elicit appropriate responses for specific audiences. Students are guided in techniques of business research and documentation and develop strategies for using available technology.

Summer 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
2710 85A MTW 12:10 PM-3:00 PM A641


EN 361
Creative Writing
3.0 credits
Online: In-state $903.00   Out-of-state $2,643.00
Prerequisites: EN 121 or ES 129 or equivalent
In a workshop environment, students prepare a portfolio of works from one or more of the following genres: fiction, poetry, or drama. Structure, plot, characterization, point of view, theme, and metaphoric language are explored, and works-in-progress are critiqued by faculty and fellow students. Through the processes of writing, critiquing, and revising, ideas are shaped into imaginative form. (G6: Arts)

Summer 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
2720 OL1 Online


EN 362
Creative Nonfiction
3.0 credits
Online: In-state $903.00   Out-of-state $2,643.00
Prerequisites: EN 121 or ES 129 or equivalent
In this advanced writing course, students are taught the skills needed to produce informal essays or chapters of nonfiction books of high quality. Drawing upon observation, experience, and research, they create works of intellectual substance that reveal carefully shaped structure. Students develop ease and efficiency in their writing processes and work toward clarity, grace, and individual style. (G1: Basic Communication)

Summer 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
2719 OL1 Online


EN 363
Fiction Writing
3.0 credits
Online: In-state $903.00   Out-of-state $2,643.00
Prerequisites: EN 121 or ES 129
"Fiction Writing" is a course in imaginative storytelling. Students read short stories and novel excerpts by established writers and create their own fictions, beginning with craft exercises and evolving toward polished stories as the semester progresses. In a workshop environment, students discuss and respond constructively to each other's works-in-progress. (G6: Arts)

Summer 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
2848 OL1 Online

 

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