English (ENG) Courses

ENG0001 Writing Workshop

This course affords an opportunity to students to complete the Graduation Writing Requirement at Johnson & Wales University. Students will review sentence structure, paragraph development and essay organization with the goal of applying these skills to the classroom and the workplace.
Prerequisite(s): Writing proficiency assessed as unsatisfactory in ENG1021. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, Denver CE, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
0 Quarter Credit Hours

ENG1020 English Composition

This course provides students with basic writing skills in a variety of genres and contexts. Instruction begins with a review of the fundamentals of writing through the use of personal narratives. The focus widens to forms of public writing, including informative and research-based writing. Research techniques and MLA documentation are covered. Class work includes lecture, writing workshops, and peer critique. Course requirements include five or six different writing projects as well as a final exam. (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, Denver CE, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

ENG1021 Advanced Composition and Communication

This course is a continuation of ENG1020 English Composition. Building on the research and audience skills from ENG1020, students develop more complex and rhetorically advanced papers. All work – written and oral – is aimed at persuading an audience. Instruction begins with the essential components of a logically constructed and articulated argument. Critical thinking skills are reinforced throughout the course as students develop, peer critique, and present projects to the class. Research and MLA skills are expected of students, and all projects require research from a variety of sources.
Prerequisite(s): ENG1020 or ENG1024 or English placement. (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, Denver CE, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

ENG1030 Communication Skills

This introductory course focuses on communication skills essential to career and personal success. Emphasis is placed upon awareness of and adaptation to the audience, ethical responsibility and cultural diversity. Students progress in gradual stages, gaining an understanding of the communication process along with confidence and experience in numerous speaking, listening and small group interactions. (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, Denver CE, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

ENG2010 Technical Writing

This course focuses on a practical approach to technical exposition, such as proposals, project reports, feasibility studies, abstracts, and technical correspondence delivered in both hard copy and electronic formats.
Prerequisite(s): ENG1020 or ENG1024 or English placement. (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

ENG2030 Introduction to Newswriting

This course provides students with a practical introduction to basic news and feature writing and emphasizes writing for the specific fields of business, culinary, hospitality and technology.
Prerequisite(s): ENG1020 or ENG1024 or English placement. (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, Online, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

ENG3012 Report and Proposal Writing

This course prepares students to write effective reports and proposals in a variety of workplace environments including business and industry, government, academic and nonprofit. Students learn to analyze the needs of various audiences including clients, supervisors, and investors or funding agencies, and apply the appropriate rhetorical conventions to create a range of informative and/or persuasive documents. Communication tasks include written reports, proposals and related correspondence, as well as oral presentation.
Prerequisite(s): ENG1021 or ENG1027, ENG2010. (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

ENG3016 Advanced Business Communication

This course prepares students to perform high-stakes written and oral communication tasks in organizational or entrepreneurial settings in a 21st-century global economy. Building on skills introduced in earlier composition and communication courses, students plan, compose and deliver documents and presentations for a diverse range of external and internal audiences. The course requires the highest level of professionalism not only in producing quality documents but also in interacting with external and in-house contacts.
Prerequisite(s): ENG1021 or ENG1027, ENG1030. (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

ENG3030 Introduction to Food Writing

This course provides students with an opportunity to concentrate on food writing for cookbooks, magazines, newspapers and websites. Students are introduced to the protocol for getting published while learning how to develop and compose food stories and restaurant reviews. Subjects taught include interview techniques, query letters and tailoring food articles to various publications.
Prerequisite(s): ENG1021 or ENG1027. (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

ENG3050 Introduction to Travel Writing

Students focus on the history of travel writing, article writing as a specific commercial genre, research skills, descriptive personal narrative, and integrating works with various forms of mixed media including: photography, computer graphics, and maps. This course explores the reasons and mediums for travel writing.
Prerequisite(s): ENG1021 or ENG1027, sophomore status. (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours