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ENGL 1101

ENGL 1101: Freshman Composition I

Course Description

Decorative Image of an Emoticon WritingGood writing skills are essential to successful completion of college, and skilled writers are highly sought after in the job market. This course will introduce you to a variety of writing forms and the nuances of writing for different audiences. It will hone basic writing skills and develop more advanced ones along with introducing you to library research.


This web-based class will be delivered via D2L. Students are expected to log in 2-3 times each week and complete work by the posted deadlines.

Required Materials

This course uses OER’s (open educational resources). These are free and available online, so no books need to be purchased.

Potential Major Assignments

  • Timed and Non-Timed Essays
  • Self-Reflective, Analytic, and Persuasive writing
  • Online Discussions
  • Blogs
  • Resume and Cover Letter
  • Videos and Podcasts

**The type of assignments in this list is subject to change.  This list is intended as a general guide only.** 


Satisfactory placement scores and/or concurrent registration in ENGL 0999.