Undergrad Catalog 2010


Core Composition Courses (ENG)

ENG 1000. International English (3-6). All students for whom English is a second language must take this course in their first semester, unless they demonstrate proficiency on the Belmont University English Placement Test. Develops the academic skills, aural and written, necessary for performing in the American university and university system. Graded on a Pass/Fail basis. Any student missing five class meetings in English 1000 will be involuntarily dropped with a grade of “WF”. Appeal is to the Provost. Does not fulfill general education humanities requirement.

ENG 1010. First-Year Writing (3). A required first-year course in which students practice recognizing, evaluating, and constructing written arguments, in the process developing their reading and research skills. With ENG 3010, this course fulfills the general education writing requirement. Does not fulfill Core Humanities, English major, or English minor requirements.

ENG 1030. Composition Writing Laboratory (1). Uses literature, rhetorical essays, or content material from the student's major area as a basis for writing. Recommended for students who lack requisite English Composition skills or who wish additional composition practice. Does not fulfill general education humanities requirement.

ENG 3010. Third-Year Writing (3). Prerequisite: ENG 1010. An advanced writing course required of all Belmont students which builds on the skills students are asked to develop in ENG 1010 and their other General Education classes. In ENG 3010, students work to enhance their critical thinking, reading, writing, and research abilities as they complete a series of thematically linked assignments. With ENG 1010, this course fulfills the general education writing requirement. Does not fulfill Core Humanities, English major, or English minor requirements.

ENG Courses

ENG 1950-4950. Studies Abroad (3-18). Prerequisite: ENG 1010. Study through the Cooperative Center for Study Abroad (CCSA), beginning through advanced level. Individual titles will be assigned to each course taken, indicating place of study and subject matter. Courses may count toward major, minor, core, and/or elective credit. Students must consult with the CCSA representative prior to enrollment to determine credit within the program of study.

ENG 1990-4990. Special Studies (1-3). Prerequisites: ENG 1100. ENG/ENW 1990 does not fulfill general education humanities requirement. (Note: Final sentence only applies to ENG/ENW 1990).

ENG 2000. Critical Reading and Writing About Literature (3). Prerequisites: ENG 1100. A close analysis of several major literary works from a variety of critical approaches. Writing-intensive. Required of all English majors, who are expected to take this course in their sophomore year, prior to enrolling in 3000-level English courses. Does not fulfill general education humanities requirement.

ENG 2030. The Writing Studio (1). (Pass/Fail). An elective course that offers intensive and individualized one-on-one writing instruction, including an emphasis on, and development of, critical reading abilities, diction, sentence and paragraph control, and writing processes. May be repeated for credit. Does not fulfill general education humanities requirement.