First-Year Composition Course Descriptions

 ENG 1113 - English Composition

This course provides instruction in college level writing, covering grammatical skills, rhetorical issues, and cognitive abilities necessary to produce effective academic prose. The primary purpose of first-year English is to produce writers of competent expository prose by providing an environment, which acts as an initiation into the academic world. Credit may be earned in only one course from ENG 1113, 1143, 1153, or 1173.

 

ENG 1143 - Composition & Community Service

This course is the same as ENG 1113 but incorporates community service. Students are required to volunteer for service learning projects as part of this course. Credit may be earned in only one course from ENG 1113, 1143, 1153, or 1173.

 

ENG 1153 - English Composition - International

This course is the same as ENG 1113 but designed for international students. Credit may be earned in only one course from ENG 1113, 1143, 1153, or 1173.

 

ENG 1173 - English Composition: Honors

This course is the same as ENG 1113 but focuses on the literary needs of honor students. Credit may be earned in only one course from ENG 1113, 1143, 1153, or 1173.

 

ENG 1213 - English Composition & Research

The primary purpose of this course is to help students write clear, concise, and coherent academic prose in both expository and persuasive modes. The major emphasis of the course will be in improving research and investigative skills. Credit may be earned in only one course from ENG 1213, 1223, 1233, or 1243. Prerequisite(s): ENG 1113 or 1143 or 1153 or 1173.

 

ENG 1223 - English Composition & Research: International

This course is the same as ENG 1213 but designed for international students. Credit may be earned in only one course from ENG 1213, 1223, 1233, or 1243. Prerequisite(s): ENG 1113 or 1143 or 1153 or 1173.

 

ENG 1233 - Composition & Research: Honors

This course is the same as ENG 1213 but designed for honors students. Credit may be earned in only one course from ENG 1213, 1223, 1233, or 1243. Prerequisite(s): ENG 1113 or 1143 or 1153 or 1173.

 

ENG 1243 - Composition, Community & Research

This course is the same as ENG 1213 but incorporates community service. Students are required to volunteer for service learning projects as part of this class. Credit may be earned in only one course from ENG 1213, 1223, 1233, or 1243. Prerequisite(s): ENG 1113 or 1143 or 1153 or 1173.