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College Writing
COLL WRITING
CLASS CODE: ENG 111 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: LANGUAGE & LETTERS
DEPARTMENT: ENGLISH
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course fulfills a General Education - Reading & Writing requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Focuses on the development of proficient college writing. Emphasizes the composing process, expository and argumentative discourse, research and documentation.
DESCRIPTION: Focuses on the development of proficient college writing. Emphasizes the composing process, expository and argumentative discourse, research and documentation.
TOPICS: The writing process; rhetorical aims and strategies; audience awareness; research and documentation; style; and editing.
OBJECTIVES:

  1. Recognize the interconnectedness of writing, other disciplines, and life.
  2. Apply elements of effective writing, such as adapting to audience and purpose; focusing, organizing, and developing ideas; achieving coherence; and editing.
  3. Practice writing as a recursive process: prewriting, drafting, responding, revising, and editing.
  4. Accurately paraphrase, summarize, and respond to college level reading.
  5. Write a research paper accurately integrating information from traditional, technical, and electronic sources, and documenting them correctly using MLA guidelines.
  6. Approach, in both reading and writing, rhetorical modes including narration, description, process, classification, comparison, causal analysis, and definition.
  7. Write essays representing principal rhetorical aims: reflective, informative, and persuasive.
REQUIREMENTS: 20 pages of edited prose.
PREREQUISITES:
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 1998