EN 1001 Composition (3 Cr.):
A reading and writing course to help students: 1) comprehend and summarize what they read, and 2) organize and clearly communicate their own ideas. Included is a review of grammar and mechanics. The various phases of writing instruction are integrated with training in computer basics and word processing.
EN 1022 Critical Thinking and Writing (3 Cr.):
A continuation in writing instruction with emphasis on developing skills in evaluating arguments, synthesizing ideas and adapting communication to particular audiences. Library and computer instruction helps students to locate and process research information. Writing assignments include critiques, syntheses, persuasive essays and research papers. (Prerequisite: EN 1001)
EN 2300 Creative Writing (3 Cr.):
Creative Writing has a dual goal: Students learn about and can articulate aspects of the process of creative writing, and students also produce creative products. It is a multi-genre course designed to help students improve their creative writing skills in areas of interest to them. Liberal Arts elective. (Prerequisites: EN 1022 and any literature course)
EN 2600 Professional Writing for Pharmacists (2 Cr.):
This course familiarizes students with the types of professional writing they may utilize in their careers, especially the resume, the business letter, the memo, patient reports, news articles and journal writing. The course seeks to improve writing skills; generally students work together creating and revising. Two hours a week of lecture and workshop meetings. General elective. (Prerequisites: EN 1001 and 1022)
EN 3100 Professional Communication (3 Cr.):
This course covers principles and practice of interpersonal communication and public speaking, with special emphasis on skills needed in the provision of pharmaceutical care including: gathering information from patients, instructing them on their medications and working to improve their compliance, and relating effectively to other health professionals. Teaching methods include lectures, discussions and workshops.