ENG-131: Introduction to College Writing

WebAdvisor Title
Introduction College Writing

Catalog Info

Credit Hours
3.00
Contact Hours
3.00
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.

Pre-requisites
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
Yes
Course Satisfies MTA Requirements
Yes
Course Satisfies the following General Education Outcomes
Category 1: English Composition
Category 2: English Composition or Communications