English Skills (ENG)

Credit Courses

ENG 060 Basic Reading And Study Skills (5 Units)

Prerequisites: Qualifying score on SBCC placement exam.

Hours: 90 (90 lecture)

Non-transferable developmental reading course intended for students who demonstrate the need for intensive work in critical reading, comprehension, study skill and vocabulary development. Students must receive credit for ENG 60 to be eligible for ENG 70. Graded Pass/No Pass.

ENG 065 Basic Skills In Writing (5 Units)

Prerequisites: Qualifying score on SBCC placement exam.

Hours: 90 (90 lecture)

Non-transferable basic writing course designed to promote competence and fluency. Students must receive credit for ENG 65 to be eligible for ENG 80.Graded Pass/No Pass.

ENG 068 Introduction to Reading, Composition and Study Skills- Intensive (6 Units)

Prerequisites: Qualifying score on SBCC Placement Exam.

Hours: 104 (104 lecture)

Non-transferable intensive developmental reading and writing course designed to promote competence and fluency. Graded Pass/No Pass.

ENG 070 Effective Reading And Study Skills Techniques (5 Units)

Prerequisites: ENG 060 or qualifying score on SBCC placement exam.

Hours: 90 (90 lecture)

Non-transferable developmental reading course intended for students who demonstrate the need for intensive work in critical reading, comprehension, study skills and vocabulary development. Students must receive credit for ENG 70 to be eligible for ENG 103. Letter grade.

ENG 075 Fundamentals of Reading and Composition - Intensive (6 Units)

Prerequisites: ESL 134 or ENG 060 and ENG 065 or Placement into ENG 070 and ENG 080 based on SBCC Placement Exam, ESL 135.

Hours: 108 (108 lecture)

Non-transferable intensive developmental reading and writing course designed to promote competence and fluency in critical reading, comprehension, written composition and study skills.

ENG 080 Effective Writing Techniques (5 Units)

Prerequisites: ENG 065 or qualifying score on SBCC Placement Exam.

Hours: 90 (90 lecture)

Non-transferable developmental writing course designed to promote competence and fluency in written composition. Students must receive credit for ENG 80 to achieve eligibility for ENG 98. Course is also available in hybrid online format. Graded Pass/No Pass.

ENG 085 Creative Writing Skills (3 Units)

Course Advisories: ENG 65.

Hours: 54 (54 lecture)

Introductory study and practice in the art of creating elements of fiction, poetry, drama and other literary forms.

ENG 088 Fundamentals of Composition - Intensive (6 Units)

Prerequisites: ENG 065 or ESL 134 or ESL 135 or ENG 060 or qualifying score on SBCC placement exam.

Hours: 108 (108 lecture)

Designed to provide an immersion experience in composition, with additional readings for students who qualify for course entrance with a high placement in ENG 80. Students must achieve a passing portfolio to enter English 98/110.

ENG 103 Improvement Of College Reading And Study Skills (5 Units)

Prerequisites: ENG 070 or qualifying score on SBCC placement exam.

Hours: 90 (90 lecture)

Reading course to improve critical thinking, comprehension, vocabulary and study skills. Various texts, including book-length works and textbook selections from various content areas, are read and analyzed.

Transfer Information: CSU Transferable

ENG 119A CAP Core Literacies: Reading and Writing Within Academic Disciplines (3 Units)

Limitations on Enrollment: Admission to Program, students must have been accepted in the College Achievement Program.

Hours: 54 (54 lecture)

Students will identify how personal challenges (including reading and writing methodologies) affect academic performance in specific disciplines, develop strategies to address these challenges, and assess effectiveness of adopted strategies.

ENG 119B Cap Core Literacies: Reading, Writing And Critical Thinking Across Disciplines (3 Units)

Limitations on Enrollment: Admission to Program, students must have been accepted in the College Achievement Program.

Hours: 54 (54 lecture)

Students will identify standards and strategies for success embedded in their field of interest (including reading, writing, research, critical inquiry, and problem-solving) and transfer these skills across disciplines.

ENG 160 Reading and Literacy Strategies for Nursing (3 Units)

Hours: 54 (54 lecture)

Designed to assist nursing students further develop reading, communication and study strategies that will be needed in the Licensed Vocational Nursing (LVN) program. Intended as a bridge between the CNA and LVN programs, the course focuses on the academic skills needed by pre-nursing students.

ENG 161 Comprehension and Study Strategies for Beginning Accounting Students (2 Units)

Hours: 36 (36 lecture)

Skills Advisories Eligibility for ENG 103 and proficiency in MATH 4 or MATH 41. Reading course to improve critical thinking, comprehension, vocabulary, visual literacy and study skills for the beginning accounting student.

ENG 162 Comprehension and Study Strategies for Advanced Accounting Students (2 Units)

Hours: 36 (36 lecture)

Skills Advisories Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H and proficiency in MATH 4 or MATH 41. Reading course to improve critical thinking, comprehension, vocabulary, visual literacy and study skills. Designed to serve as a companion course to financial and managerial accounting courses.

ENG 163 Critical Reading Strategies for the Earth Sciences (1 Unit)

Hours: 18 (18 lecture)

An academic reading course for students enrolled in Earth and Planetary Science classes. The course will emphasize the development of critical reading and thinking strategies and practices. It is intended to help students optimize their success with content reading in the sciences.