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Course Description

English - ENG 50

Modern English Grammar (3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.

Course Description

This course is designed to prepare students for composition courses. The course content focuses on major grammatical concepts and writing. Students will develop basic writing and editing skills.


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

  • Minimum score of 10 ACT-English, 17 SAT-Writing and Language, 35 CPT-Sentence Skills or 220 NGA-Writing.

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

 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2018; ENGLISH; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/27/2018

 050141500Mod English Grammar 3Harden A$12.002/28/0OpenM W  08:00 AM-09:20 AM LA310
 050141501Mod English Grammar 3Maheshwari A$12.002/28/0OpenT  08:00 AM-10:54 AM LA310
 050141551Mod English Grammar 3Zorn L$12.001/31/0OpenT  06:00 PM-08:54 PM LA465
 050246204Mod English Grammar 3Rose K$12.0010/31/0OpenT R  11:30 AM-12:50 PM RC675