COMPOSITION-PLUS

ENG* 101P

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. ENG 101
(or ENG 101P) is 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. Students
in ENG 101P will receive embedded support through a required three-hour writing
lab. Prerequisites: a) Placement into 043/073 but with a Writeplacer score of 4 or
higher; OR b) achievement of a C- or better in both English 043 and English 073. In
unusual situations, the department chair may grant a written waiver of one of the
prerequisites to students as they exit either English 013 or ESL 153A. 3 hours of lecture per week and 3 hours of lab per week