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ENG 203 Advanced Composition
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2015
SUN#: None
AGEC: Intensive Writing/Critical Inquiry  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only
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Description: Designed to help transfer students further develop their critical reading, writing and research abilities. Emphasis is placed on the methods of discourse students will need to know in their own disciplines and areas of interest.

Prerequisites: ENG102

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: Advanced word processing, research and composition skills.

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Evaluation Level) Produce discursive samples that involve sustained research, resource evaluation and manipulation, and critical thinking.
2. (Analysis Level) Apply the reading conventions of a specific discipline or field in the analysis of texts from that discipline or field.
3. (Synthesis Level) Correlate materials from scholarly resources to evidence successful and appropriate search techniques through such methods as development of annotated bibliographies or textual notes.
4. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate source material for credibility, objectivity, and accuracy.
5. (Synthesis Level) Strategize methods for implementing source materials in written discourse while balancing the writer's own voice.
6. (Analysis Level) Analyze the conventions of a specific discipline or field.
7. (Analysis Level) Employ complex argument and critical analytical skills in written discourse.
8. (Analysis Level) Recognize inductive and deductive forms of reasoning and methods of arrangement.
9. (Synthesis Level) Construct discipline-specific discourse or meta-discourse using the discipline-appropriate style format, such as MLA, APA, or CMS.
10. (Synthesis Level) Use technology to develop hyper-textual essays that incorporate targets and hyperlinks, presentation software, websites, and a variety of visual elements.
11. (Synthesis Level) Develop strategies for the revision of written, grammatically correct discourse based on oral and written feedback from peers and the instructor.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None