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ENG 102 College Composition II

ENG 102 College Composition II

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  ENG 102 College Composition II

Credit Hours:  3.0            Contact Hours:  3.0          Lecture:  3.0       Lab:  N/A             Other:  N/A

Prerequisites:  Grade of “C” or better in ENG 101

Co-requisites:  None                                                      Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description:  This course is a continuation of ENG 101 with emphasis on the longer composition and the process of documentation.  Techniques of research are taught, culminating in the production of an original, extensive, multiple source, fully documented, literary research paper.  Informational literacy is stressed through advanced library skills as well as hands-on experience utilizing computers in researching and developing projects.  Interpretive skills are developed through the introduction of literature.

General Education Goals: ENG 102 is affirmed in the following General Education Foundation Category:  Written and Oral Communication.  The corresponding General Education Goal is as follows:  Students will communicate effectively in both speech and writing.  ENG 102 also addresses the General Education Integrated Course Goal: Information Literacy, which is as follows: Students will address an information need by locating, evaluating, and effectively using information.

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

  1. write a fully documented, multiple source, literary research paper with citations based on the result of personal investigation;
  2. efficiently use the library as a research facility and the Internet as a research tool;
  3. evaluate research sources, both written and electronic;
  4. demonstrate effective composition skills through the writing of critical essays about literary elements; and
  5. define and apply terms and concepts used in literary discussion.