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ENG 101 - English Composition I

Lecture Hours: 3 Credits: 3

Description: This is a (college transfer) course in which the following topics are presented: a study of composition in conjunction with appropriate literary selections, with frequent theme assignments to reinforce effective writing. A review of standard usage and the basic techniques of research are also presented.

Prerequisite(s): Take ENG 100  or ENG 165  and RDG 100  with a minimum grade C.
Course Topics:
  • Rhetorical Structure
  • Thesis Statements
  • Essay Support and Development
  • Synthesis of Secondary Sources
  • MLA Guidelines for Format and Research
  • Standard English Usage
  • Timed In-class Writing

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
Required Materials:
Access to a computer with Windows 2000 or newer (compatible with Microsoft 2007) and Internet access. Please note that many instructors will not accept assignments that are not formatted as .doc or .docx
Grading System:
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.

A =  90 - 100
B =   80 - 89
C =   70 - 79
D =   60 - 69
F =     0 - 59

Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Analyze content and rhetorical structure in essays and other writings and/or multimedia.
  2. Support a thesis for an academic essay with well-organized, relevant evidence.
  3. Synthesize researched materials in a coherent, original essay focused on a clear thesis.
  4. Document source materials using Modern Language Association (MLA) guidelines.
  5. Compose essays with minimal grammatical, mechanical, including spelling, and punctuation errors.

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