English Department

 The English Department at Delgado Community College offers an array of courses to prepare students for the traditional freshman college writing sequence.  Beyond the freshman composition classes, the department offers various literature courses that may earn degree credit and also courses in writing that have direct application to the workplace.
Not all of these courses are offered every semester or in all locations. Check with the Department Chair of your location.
Developmental Composition
English 060: Intense practice in fundamentals of grammar and writing. A skills improvement course that may not be used as credit for a certificate or degree. Placement Test Score of 2. C or better required to enroll in the next level Developmental Composition Course.
English 061 and 062: Basic writing sequence focusing on fluency, idea generation, revision, and proofreading. These are skills improvement courses and may not be used as credit for a certificate or degree. In English 061 a final grade of C or better is required to enroll into English 062. To enroll in English 101, English 062 students who have earned a 70% or higher must pass the departmental Exit Exam. Students who do not pass the exit exam must repeat the course. Students who have earned below 70% in the course are not allowed to take the exit exam and must repeat the course.
Freshman Composition
English Compositions I (ENGL 101)
Introductory course in essay writing with emphasis on expository prose. Prerequisite: Completion of ESLN, or “C” or better in English 062, English 063, Placement Test score of 8, or ACT score of 18. Students must compete developmental reading requirement prior to taking English 101.
English Composition II (ENGL 102)
Advanced course in essay writing with emphasis on argumentation. Research paper required. Prerequisite: “C” or better in English 1010 or ACT score of 25.
Writing for Business/Industry (ENGL 112)
Writing and communication skills for special vocational areas. Research paper required. Prerequisite: “C” or better in English 101.
Literature and Creative Writing
ENGL 205 – Intro to Short Stories/Novels
ENGL 206 – Intro to Poetry & Drama
ENGL 211 – American Literature to 1865
ENGL 212 - American Literature after 1865
ENGL 221 – British Literature to 1798
ENGL 222 – British Literature After 1798
ENGL 240 – Special Topics (Classes change by semester. Topics include: Madness and Literature, Shakespeare,
ENGL 244 – African-American Writers
ENGL 253 – The Bible as Literature
ENGL 251 – Creative Writing
City Park English Faculty
Dr. Lester Adelsberg,                                                             Emily Cosper
Dean of the Communication Division                                   Department Chair of English
                                                               Bldg. 1, Rm. 115E02                                                            Bldg. 1, Rm. 115E03
      ladels@dcc.edu                                                                      ecospe@dcc.edu
Administrative Assistant
Communication Division's Front Desk
Bldg. 1, Rm. 115E
 Isaac Brumfield                                  Emily Clay                                         Melissa Diaz
    Bldg.1, Rm. 115E13                           Bldg. 1, Rm. 115E19                          Bldg. 1, Rm. 118e06
ibrumf@dcc.edu                                 eclay@dcc.edu                                   mfdiaz@dcc.edu
  Lilian Gamble                                    Cathy Gorvine                                     Susan Halter
Bldg. 1, Rm. 119E14                          Bldg. 1, Rm. 115E16                          Bldg. 1, Rm. 118E24
lgambl@dcc.edu                                 cgorvi@dcc.edu                                  shalte@dcc.edu
Shaye Hope                                       Jennifer Kooken                                 Brad Koski
     Bldg. 1, Rm. 115E15                          Bldg. 1, Rm. 115E07                          Bldg. 1, Rm. 118E05
eshope@dcc.edu                                 jkooke@dcc.edu                                 bkoski@dcc.edu
Joseph Makkos                                   Daniel McBride                                  Carol McCarthy
Bldg. 1, Rm. 115E11                          Bldg. 1, Rm. 115E07                          Bldg. 1, Rm. 115E12
jmakko@dcc.edu                                dmcbri@dcc.edu                                cmcart@dcc.edu
        Cheryl Mott                                        Jackson Moss                                  Leeandra Nolting
Bldg. 1, Rm. 216W                             Bldg. 1, Rm. 115E15                          Bldg. 1, Rm. 107W
csmott@dcc.edu                                 jhmoss@dcc.edu                                lnolti@dcc.edu 
Don O’Callahan                                  Robbi Pounds                                     Eugenia Rainey
Bldg. 1, Rm. 115E10                          Bldg. 1, Rm. 115E08                          Bldg. 1, Rm. 115E07
docall@dcc.edu                                  rpound@dcc.edu                                 eraine@dcc.edu
Deborah Reed                                     Wendy Rihner                                    Paul Rosefeldt
Bldg. 1, Rm. 115E18                          Bldg. 1, Rm. 118E03                          Bldg. 1, Rm. 115E22
dreed@dcc.edu                                   wstrou@dcc.edu                                 prosef@dcc.edu
         R. Nason Smith                                                Erin Vonsteuben
Bldg. 1, Rm. 115E08                                              Bldg. 1, 119E

rnsmith@dcc.edu                                                evonst@dcc.edu