Composition and Rhetoric
English 0098 (Basic Composition)
This course is an introductory study of the
essay, emphasizing idea generation, paragraph development, and effective
sentence construction. The course includes a one-hour-per-week laboratory
component for more individualized instruction.
English 0099 (Pre-College Composition)
Prerequisite: English 0098 with a "C" or better
or appropriate placement.
This is a course in the writing of essays,
with particular attention given to expanding the paragraph into the essay,
ordering ideas, and using transitional devices. Emphasis is given
to grammar and usage within the composition. This course includes
a one-hour-per week laboratory component for more individualized instruction.
English 1101 (English Composition I)
Prerequisite: Exit or exemption from Learning
Support English, reading, and ESL requirements. This course focuses
on skills required for effective writing in a variety of contexts, with
emphasis on exposition, analysis, and argumentation, and also including
introductory use of a variety of research skills. Some sections of
this course are taught with computer assistance in classrooms equipped
with personal computers. Keyboarding experience is useful but not
English 1102 (English Composition II)
Prerequite: Eng 1101 with a "C" or better
or Eng 1101H with a "C" or better. This course develops writing skills
beyond the levels of proficiency required by Eng 1101, emphasizes interpretation
and evaluation, and incorporates more advanced research methods.
A research paper is required. Some sections of this course are taught
with computer assistance in classrooms equipped with personal computers.
Keyboarding experience will be useful but is not required.
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