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  • English 15: Basic Writing Skills 
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Spring 2013 Courses

  • English 50: Creative Writing Syllabus
  • English 202D: Business & Report WritingSyllabus

  • Other courses offered by Jim Manis in previous semesters.
  • English 1:  Introduction to Literature Syllabus 
  • English 4: Basic Writing Skills
  • English 202A: Writing in the social sciences.
  • English 296A: Desktop Publishing & the Literary Magazine: Download the syllabus as a PDF. (Publication of literary magazines in traditional and online formats - course has enrollment limitations.)
  • English 419
  • FYE:Freshman Year Seminar Syllabus

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