Prerequisites: Completion of English 1101 with a grade of C or better or exemption of 1101 through the Advanced Placement Test.
Catalog Description: A composition course focusing on skills required for effective writing in a variety of contexts with emphasis on exposition, analysis and argument. Also includes introductory use of a variety of research skills.
Course Requirements: Students will be required to read all assigned material for discussion on the date each title appears on the syllabus. Students will be assigned five essays, both in class and out of class. These essays will require no outside research. There will be a research project with components due throughout the semester. In addition, there will be an oral presentation. Students will also be given a series of tests over the reading material and literary terms. Students are also expected to participate in class discussion. Students are expected to complete all classwork and homework as assigned.