ENG-131: Introduction to College Writing

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Fall 2014
WebAdvisor Title
Introduction College Writing
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
Either ENG-081, with a grade of S, or ENG-082, with a grade of C or better, AND either ENG-092, with a grade of C or better, or ENG-093, with a grade of S; OR a satisfactory English placement test score.
Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements
Yes
MTA Categories
  • Category 1: English Composition
  • Category 2: English Composition or Communications
General Education Categories
  • English Composition
  • English Composition or Communications