ENG* 101 - Composition

Credit(s): 3
- On Campus and Online -

Prerequisite(s): a) Qualifying score on Placement Test; OR Completion of ENG* 095  with a grade of C- or higher; or A- or better in ESL* 162 . Students who complete ENG* 095  with a grade of B- or higher are eligible for ENG*101 but may opt for ENG* 101P  to benefit from the lab component. In unusual situations, the department chair may grant a written waiver of one of the prerequisites to students as they exit ESL* 153A .
Study of writing and the writing process. Students analyze expository essays in multiple genres and prepare writing projects with attention to rhetorical situations for audience and purpose, organization according to genre key features, development using detailed description, attention to language and conventions, and with support from outside sources using MLA documentation. Students prepare revised writing in final portfolios complete with self-assessment letters. Required for all degree programs; to be completed within the first 15 credits. This course introduces students to college level writing for academic inquiry about current social issues and may not include literary themes.

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