ENG 50

Modern English Grammar

Course Description

This is the first of a two-part sequence (ENG 050/055) designed to prepare students for composition courses. The course content focuses on major grammatical concepts and writing. A grade of 2.0 or better in ENG 050 is necessary to enter ENG 055.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • Minimum placement test score of 10 ACT or 35 CPT.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Identify parts of speech correctly: nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, pronouns, prepositions and conjunctions.
  • Identify sentence parts correctly: subjects, verbs, phrases and clauses.
  • Express complete thoughts using simple, compound, complex and compound/complex sentences.
  • Apply conventional punctuation correctly to all types of sentences.
  • Use a dictionary and thesaurus to identify word types and build vocabulary.
  • Compose well developed paragraphs.
  • Revise paragraphs for coherence, accuracy and clarity.
  • Edit paragraphs for sentence skills: grammar, spelling, punctuation and word choice.
  • Develop critical thinking skills.
  • Develop proficiency in modern grammar.

Course Schedule

        No of Weeks   Begins   
 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2015; ENGLISH; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2015

 050141500Modern English Grammar 3Harden A 1/28/0Open
M W 08:00AM-09:20AMLA310
 050141501Modern English Grammar 3Maheshwari A 4/28/0Open
T 08:00AM-10:54AMLA310
 050141551Modern English Grammar 3Zorn L 3/31/0Open
T 06:00PM-08:54PMLA465
 050246204Modern English Grammar 3Harden A 3/31/0Open
T R 11:30AM-12:50PMRC675

Winter; 2016; ENGLISH; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 02/01/2016

 050111553Modern English Grammar 3Maheshwari A 27/31/0Open
T 06:00PM-09:38PMLA400

Winter; 2016; ENGLISH; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2016

 050111502Modern English Grammar 3Hunley E 13/31/0Open
T R 02:30PM-03:50PMLA470
 050118600Modern English Grammar 3Zorn L$10.0023/31/0Open
M W 08:00AM-09:20AMLA340
 050216120Modern English Grammar 3Rose K 23/31/0Open
F 09:30AM-12:24PMRC670

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