Curriculum

English 1010 - Introduction to Writing

3:3:0 Su, F, Sp

  • Prerequisite(s): Appropriate placement scores or ENGH 0990 with a grade of C- or higher

Teaches rhetorical knowledge and skills, focusing on critical reading, writing, and thinking. Introduces writing for specific academic audiences and situations. Emphasizes writing as a process through multiple drafts and revisions. In addition to major essay assignments, may include in-class writing and collaboration, research writing, journals, and portfolios.

English 2010 - Intermediate Writing for the Humanities and Social Sciences

3:3:0 Su, F, Sp

  • Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1010 or ENGL 101H with a grade of C- or better.

Emphasizes academic inquiry and research in the humanities and social sciences. Explores issues from multiple perspectives. Teaches careful reasoning, argumentation, and rhetorical awareness of purpose, audience, and genre. Focuses on critically evaluating, effectively integrating, and properly documenting sources. In addition to major essay assignments, may include in-class writing and collaboration, an annotated bibliography, oral presentations, and portfolios.As a result of taking English 1010 and 2010/2020, students will be able to craft an essay that is suitable for the rhetorical context in which they are writing. Students will learn how to appropriately adjust their tone and level of formality for their intended audience, genre, and purpose.

English 2020 - Intermediate Writing for Science and Technology

3:3:0 Su, F, Sp

  • Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1010 or ENGL 101H with a grade of C- or better.

Emphasizes academic inquiry and research in science and technology fields. Explores issues from multiple perspectives. Teaches careful reasoning, argumentation, and rhetorical awareness of purpose, audience, and genre. Focuses on critically evaluating, effectively integrating, and properly documenting sources. In addition to major essay assignments, may include in-class writing and collaboration, an annotated bibliography, oral presentations, and portfolios.