ENG-131: Introduction to College Writing

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Winter 2018
WebAdvisor Title
Introduction College Writing
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
3 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

The first college-level composition course in a two-semester sequence, emphasizing critical reading, critical thinking, and critical writing skills. Through readings, students will explore various topics and various types of writing. Through essays, written in and out of class, students will demonstrate the development of a clear main idea through well-organized supporting material, written in correct, effective English. To meet the above goals, a writing assignment integrating analysis and summary of an article and a persuasive paper synthesizing multiple sources will be included.

A satisfactory score on the English placement test or a grade of S in ENG-081 OR ENG-093, or a grade of C or better in ENG-082 OR ENG-092
Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements
MTA Categories
  • Category 1: English Composition
  • Category 2: English Composition or Communications
General Education Categories
  • English Composition
  • English Composition or Communications
Office Contact
School of Liberal Arts: 313-845-9624, lainfo@hfcc.edu, Liberal Arts Building, Room: K-201