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The English Department at Jefferson College provides students with an excellent foundation for all communication fields including journalism, public relations, mass communications and education. The English Department plays an important role in helping Jefferson College students prepare for successful transfer to four-year colleges and universities.

The English curriculum includes a broad range of classes in writing and journalism, as well as literature and humanities. Writing instruction includes courses in composition, creative writing, and journalism. Student publication is encouraged through departmental magazines and the student newspaper, The Harbinger. Departmental offerings also include a wide variety of literature and humanities courses from American, British, and world literature, to mythology and film appreciation.

English Institutional Course Guides

The following links are for Official Course Syllabi, which detail expected learning outcomes, outlines of topics, and methods of instruction and evaluation.

ENG031   English as a Second Language I
ENG032   English as a Second Language II
ENG033   English as a Second Language III
ENG034   English as a Second Language IV
ENG090   College Reading and Writing
ENG099   Foundations of English Composition
ENG101   English Composition I
ENG101H Honors English Composition I
ENG102   English Composition II
ENG102H Honors English Composition II
ENG104   Creative Writing
ENG105   Literary Appreciation: Poetry/Short Story
ENG106   Literary Appreciation: Drama/Short Novel
ENG110   Journalism I
ENG111   Journalism II
ENG191   Intro to German Literature
ENG122   Film Appreciation
ENG210   Journalism III
ENG211   Journalism II
ENG215   World Literature: Before 1650
ENG215H Honors World Literature
ENG216   World Literature: After 1650
ENG216H Honors World Literature: After 1650
ENG225   English Literature: Before 1800
ENG226   English Literature: After 1800
ENG228   American Literature: Before 1865
ENG229   American Literature: After 1865
ENG235   The Shakespeare Plays
ENG235H Honors Shakespeare
ENG250   Mythology
ENG250H Honors Mythology
ENG255   Poems and Their Makers

The Academic Success Center provides free services to students, including a Writing Lab at the Hillsboro Campus. Learn more!

English Academic Plan
The Academic Plan is a semester-by-semester plan for the full-time college-ready student. Part-time students should work with an advisor to customize the map to fit individual needs.

Transfer Resources
Learn more about the many opportunities to transfer and continue your education.

Meet the English Faculty


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