Grade of “C” or better in ENG 096 or placement
Writing of the multi-paragraph composition is taught, with concentration on the elements of theme, structure, and style. Principles of rhetoric are recognized and discussed through logical analysis of expository and argumentative essays. The course will culminate in the composition of a documented paper. Students will be introduced to library skills and be able to access and process information using a range of media. In each unit, students will go through the following stages to ensure satisfactory completion of all assignments: planning, forming the rough draft, editing, revising, and rewriting.
GENERAL EDUCATION GOALS
ENG 101 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 208 also addresses the General Education Integrated Course Goals: Ethical Reasoning and Action and Information Literacy, which are respectively as follows: Students will understand ethical issues and situations; and Students will address an information need by locating, evaluating, and effectively using information.