Course Catalog

Golden Gate University offers degree and certificate programs at four teaching centers and online.

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NUMBER COURSE TITLE
ENGL 200
GRADUATE COMMUNICATIONS

Prepares students to communicate in both written and spoken English in academic and professional settings. Explores strategies for developing critical thinking and systematic analysis. Through a variety of instructional techniques, students will produce graduate-level writing and presentations.

Units: 6 , Offered: Spring 2018 , Fall 2017

ENGL 201
GRADUATE WRITING

Prepares graduate students to write in both academic and professional settings. Reviews unity, coherence, clarity, conciseness, audience analysis and document formatting. Using library and online research, students will prepare documents appropriate for presentation in the student's professional field.

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of B in ENGL 200 or satisfactory performance level on the Graduate Writing Placement Exam., Units: 3 , Offered: Spring 2018 , Fall 2017

ENGL 1A
EXPOSITORY WRITING

Introduces the comprehensive skills of expository writing and critical reading. Students will learn to analyze various types of reading material and will strengthen their writing skills in a variety of genres. These skills will support their academic work and prepare them to meet the reading and writing demands of professional activities.

Prerequisite: Satisfactory score on the English Placement Exam or a grade of C or better in ENGL 10B., Units: 3 , Offered: Spring 2018 , Fall 2017

ENGL 1B
RESEARCH WRITING

Provides extensive practice in research and writing techniques that can be applied in both academic and professional settings. Students will learn to analyze various types of reading material and will practice information-gathering techniques, library and online research strategies, and the use of surveys, interviews and field observations.

Prerequisite: ENGL 1A with a grade of C or better., Units: 3 , Offered: Spring 2018 , Fall 2017

ENGL 10A
WRITING SKILLS WORKSHOP I

Reviews the basics of well-formed sentences, paragraphs and essays. Earns three units of lower-division general elective credit.

Prerequisite: Satisfactory score on the English Placement Exam., Units: 3 , Offered: Spring 2018 , Fall 2017

ENGL 10B
WRITING SKILLS WORKSHOP II

Teaches students the skills for composing well-formed essays for both academic and professional writing purposes. Earns three units of lower-division general elective credit.

Prerequisite: Satisfactory score on the English Placement Exam or a grade of C or better in ENGL 10A., Units: 3 , Offered: Spring 2018 , Fall 2017

ENGL 120
BUSINESS WRITING

Helps students develop the skills necessary for effective business writing. They will write, edit and format letters, memos, reports and a research paper. They will analyze business articles and other professionally oriented material.

Prerequisite: ENGL 1A, ENGL 1B or consent of the department. Students must complete ENGL 1B with a grade of C or better., Units: 3 , Offered: Spring 2018 , Fall 2017

ENGL 198
SPECIAL TOPICS IN ENGLISH

Examines specific topics in English. Students are selected by the department coordinator. You may take this course more than once, provided the topic is not repeated.

Prerequisite: Consent of the department., Units: 3

ENGL 199
DIRECTED STUDY IN ENGLISH

Provides individual study of selected topics under the supervision of a faculty member. Students may enroll in only one directed study course each trimester.

Prerequisite: Consent of the department., Units: 1 - 3