Apr 13, 2021
ENGL& 101 - English Composition I5 Credits
A general introduction to the principles of writing with emphasis on the writing process, thesis, context, purpose and audience.
Pre-requisite(s) ENGL 091 min 2.0
Placement Eligibility English 101
Course Note Previously WRIT 101.
Designed to Serve This course is designed for students who have an average writing proficiency, as determined by an English placement test or passing the appropriate pre-college level composition course. It is an essential course for students, in either an academic or a vocational environment, who expect to comprehend and to communicate ideas and information clearly.
Active Date 2015-09-25
Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 25
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions: AA Communications ProfTech Communications
Students will develop skills needed to write effectively in a variety of contexts as students, as professionals, as citizens, and as individuals. Each student will produce about 5,000 words of finished (revised, edited) text Emphasis is on writing for critical thinking, e.g., analysis and synthesis.
Students will study and write in a selection of the following forms: the personal essay, the proposal, the argument or editorial, the profile, the letter, the summary, the expository paper using sources, the literary explication, the review, the definition paper, the concept paper, and others.
Student Learning Outcomes
Write texts that demonstrate awareness of audience, purpose, and genre across multiple communities and contexts.
Analyze, respond to, and document a variety of complex written and visual texts.
Develop flexible strategies for planning, drafting, revising, and editing.
Collaborate effectively and respectfully with peers throughout the writing process.
Reflect on, articulate, and assess writing choices.
Apply situation-appropriate conventions at the sentence level.
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