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Advanced Writing and Critical reading
ADVWRTG/CRRDG
CLASS CODE: ENG 311H CREDITS:  3 FEE:  $5.00
DIVISION: GENERAL STUDIES
DEPARTMENT: HONORS PROGRAM
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course fulfills a General Education - Reading & Writing requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Emphasizes writing expository and argumentative essays and the literal, analytical, and critical interpretation of college-level reading. Requires analytical essays including summaries, a research paper, critical analyses, and arguments totaling 8,000-10,000 words of edited and documented prose. (Intended for Honors Program students.)
DESCRIPTION: Emphasizes writing expository and argumentative essays and the literal, analytical, and critical interpretation of college-level reading. Requires analytical essays including summaries, resource papers, critical analyses, and arguments totaling 8,000-10,000 words of edited and documented prose. (Intended for Honors Program students.)
TOPICS: Reading complex texts confidently; strategies for critical thinking; the writing process including invention, synthesis, revision; research and documentation, argumentation; style and editing.
OBJECTIVES: 1) Learning a method for analyzing and summarizing complex texts. (2) Drawing inferences from data and recognizing patterns among data. (3) Understanding the distinctions between strong and weak arguments. (4) Becoming familiar with the form of classical argument. (5) Learning a strategy for major-specific research and documentation. (6) Writing papers (summaries, syntheses, critiques, analyses, and arguments) that demonstrate the successful application of those skills enumerated above.
REQUIREMENTS: Requires analytical essays including summaries, resource papers, critical analyses, and arguments totaling 8,000-10,000 words of edited and documented prose.
PREREQUISITES: Completion of English 111 or 111C and 22 credit hours or sophomore standing.
OTHER: Honors Program students only.
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001