background in editing, publishing, marketing, and business writing
gives his classes a mixture of traditional and non-traditional
approaches to the writing discipline. The skills you learn as a writer strengthen other
spheres of life in ways that are often unexpected. For example,
in ENGL 1301, students learn how the skills in narrative storytelling can
help land a job.
More than just writing
essays and reports, Professor Armstrong's classes incorporate examples
from the worlds of marketing, publishing, editing, social activism, and
Whether you hate, love, or
fear writing, prepare yourself for thought-provoking discussions and
writing assignments that will enhance your professional and intellectual
Unauthorized Class Descriptions
Composition I is the most
important course to take in your academic program. ENGL 1301 develops
your college-level reading, writing, and thinking skills, which will
enhance your thinking, analysis, and communication in all of your other
classes. Already know how to read, write, and think? Not like this.
After completing ENGL 1301, you'll read with a higher
level of comprehension, write concisely and effectively, and free
yourself from the societal shackles that have enslaved mankind for
eons...or, you may just squeeze by with 3 credit hours; it's really up
Composition II continues the momentum you picked up in
1301 and turns your focus to the applications of critical thinking to
literature, analysis, and research.
When preparing your schedule for 1302, make time for
reading, writing, and, most importantly, thinking. After all, rumination and contemplation
are where we find our inspiration.
Technical and Business Writing
Technical and Business Writing is a fun and intensive
course in writing professional documents. More than just writing skills,
this class also covers theory, research, structure, style, design,
and a multitude of specific workplace documents.
Throughout the semester we will work on so-called
"real world" assignments, studying the elements of effective business
writing while working on documents for various non-profit organizations.
You'll work as a writer, editor, publisher, designer, typographer, and
more! No matter you career choice, ENGL 2311 is sure to
boost your professional and academic success.