COMPOSITION

ENG* 101

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. 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. Prerequisites: a) Qualifying score on placement test;
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.