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ENG 101 College Composition I
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2018
SUN#: ENG 1101
AGEC: None   Written Communications  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
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Description: Advancement of ability to analyze and write academic, college-level essays with an emphasis on developing ideas and using a process of writing, revising, and editing to create organized, coherent, fully articulated essays that reflect the conventions of English grammar, mechanics, and usage. Prerequisite: ENG100. Prerequisite or corequisite: RDG100.

Prerequisites: ENG100 and RDG100

Corequisites: RDG100

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Application Level) Use writing for learning, thinking, and communicating to solve problems, draw logical conclusions, and create innovative ideas. (CSLO #4)
2. (Evaluation Level) Identify and evaluate the main idea, major points, and supporting details in a text, film, image, or presentation.
3. (Evaluation Level) Identify and evaluate the author's rhetorical choices in a text, film, image, or presentation.
4. (Evaluation Level) Differentiate between credible and non-credible sources and select appropriate sources for the writing task.
5. (Analysis Level) Identify multiple viewpoints pertaining to a given topic and engage in verbal or written discussion of those viewpoints.
6. (Application Level) Recognize writing as a recursive process of inventing, planning, drafting, revising, and editing, and employ these strategies in written work.
7. (Evaluation Level) Collaborate with instructor and peers to evaluate written work and incorporate feedback into one's writing.
8. (Application Level) Learn to recognize and adapt content, form, style, and tone to the audience, purpose, context, and requirements of a composition assignment.
9. (Application Level) Organize one's writing logically using a thesis statement and other organizational strategies such as topic sentences, transitions, and/or specific introductory and conclusion techniques to create cohesive, clear writing.
10. (Synthesis Level) Integrate research into written work.
11. (Application Level) Define plagiarism and avoid plagiarism in written work and oral presentations through proper quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing.
12. (Application Level) Use an appropriate system of documentation in written work, such as MLA, APA, or Chicago Style.
13. (Application Level) Employ the conventions of standard written English and grammar, language usage, punctuation, word choice, and style.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
Students write a minimum of four (4) essays of approximately 700-1000 words each. Polished written products total 3,500 words.