The English and Developmental English Departments at Quinsigamond Community College offer courses to fulfill program and transfer requirements and to prepare students for success in college. Developmental courses prepare students for success in writing and reading at the college level. Freshman composition courses foster communication and composition skills necessary for success in all academic and career endeavors. Upper level literature-based courses, seminars, Honors, and other advanced courses offer additional challenges in interpretive and critical skills. Learning goals are designed to:

  • Develop critical thinkers, readers, and writers
  • Incorporate interdisciplinary research and current technology in writing 
  • Develop creativity in written expression
  • Recognize diverse perspectives in communication
  • Promote academic integrity and apply ethical standards in problem-solving