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ENG 096 English Foundations

ENG 096 – English Foundations

Course Outline

Course Number & Name: ENG 096 English Foundations

Credit Hours:  4.5            Contact Hours:  4.5          Lecture:  4.5       Lab:  N/A             Other:  N/A

Prerequisites: Grade(s) of “C” or better in ENG 085 or in ESL 105 and ESL 106 or placement

Co-requisites: ENG 096T                                               Concurrent Courses: None

Course Description: This course is designed to enable the student to write at college level.  By applying the writing process, the student will write a number of multi-paragraph compositions, adhering to the principles of English grammar, usage, mechanics, and punctuation. Students will be introduced to the principles of rhetoric through logical analysis of expository writing.  Modern Language Association (MLA) rules for documentation will also be introduced.

Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. write a composition;
  2. implement critical reading techniques to analyze selected materials; and
  3. incorporate a single source into an essay.