Skill Area I. Communication Skills

All entering students are required to take ENG 105 (Enhanced Introduction to College Writing) or ENG 110 (Introduction to College Writing), which are introductory courses in expository writing, unless exempt due to previous coursework. A score of 550 or higher on the Writing portion of the SAT or 23 or higher on the English portion of the ACT is needed to enroll in ENG 110. Students with SAT Writing scores below 400 or ACT English scores below 18 will be required to complete ENG 099 (Remedial English), which focuses on improvement of basic writing skills, prior to taking ENG 110. Students with SAT Writing scores between 400-540 or ACT English scores between 18-22 will be required to take the Writing Placement Test, which will place them in ENG 110, ENG 105, or ENG 099.

Six credits are required in total, including either ENG 105 or 110.*

*Students who have not completed ENG 110 prior to earning 61 credits are required to take both ENG 110 and ENG 202.

Courses designed to improve communications skills relevant for the successful pursuit of a university education and for the enhancement of career opportunities.

ASL 125

Intermediate American Sign Language I

3

ASL 126

Intermediate American Sign Language II

3

CHIN 125

Intermediate Chinese I

3

CHIN 126

Intermediate Chinese II

3

CHIN 225

Intermediate Chinese III

3

CHIN 226

Intermediate Chinese IV

3

COMM 115

Fundamentals of Communication

3

COMM 140

Public Speaking

3

COMM 280

Business and Professional Speaking

3

ENG 105

Enhanced Introduction to College Writing

3

ENG 110

Introduction to College Writing

3

ENG 202

Intermediate Composition

3

ENG 265

Introduction to Creative Writing: A Survey of Forms

3

ENG 280

Tutoring Writing

3

ENGR 290

Engineering Technical Writing and Presentation

3

ESL 108

English as a Second Language: Writing I

3

ESL 109

English as a Second Language: Writing II

3

FR 125

Intermediate French I

3

FR 126

Intermediate French II

3

FR 225

Intermediate French III

3

FR 226

Intermediate French IV

3

FYS 105

First Year Seminar - Communication Skills

2 TO 4

GER 125

Intermediate German I

3

GER 126

Intermediate German II

3

GER 225

Intermediate German III

3

GER 226

Intermediate German IV

3

HON 140

Writing & Research I

4

HON 441

Writing & Research III: Honors Thesis

2

ITAL 125

Intermediate Italian I

3

ITAL 126

Intermediate Italian II

3

ITAL 225

Intermediate Italian III

3

ITAL 226

Intermediate Italian IV

3

JAPN 125

Intermediate Japanese I

3

JAPN 126

Intermediate Japanese II

3

JAPN 225

Intermediate Japanese III

3

JAPN 226

Intermediate Japanese IV

3

JRN 200

Introduction to Journalism

3

JRN 235

News Writing and Reporting I

3

ML 125

Intermediate Modern Language I

3

ML 126

Intermediate Modern Language II

3

ML 200

Topics in Modern Language Studies

3

POL 125

Intermediate Polish I

3

POL 126

Intermediate Polish II

3

SPAN 125

Intermediate Spanish I

3

SPAN 126

Intermediate Spanish II

3

SPAN 128

Intensive Intermediate Spanish I

6

SPAN 190

Language for Heritage Speakers of Spanish I

3

SPAN 191

Language for Heritage Speakers of Spanish II

3

SPAN 225

Intermediate Spanish III

3

SPAN 226

Intermediate Spanish IV

3

SPAN 261

Business Spanish

3

SPAN 290

Hispanic Culture for Heritage Speakers of Spanish I

3

SPAN 291

Hispanic Culture for Heritage Speakers of Spanish II

3

SW 225

Writing for the Social Work Profession

3