English Composition (ENG COMP)


ENG COMP 95. English Composition Writing Studio. 1 Credit.

Composition Writing Studio is a co-requisite course to ENG COMP 100. It is required for students who are provisionally admitted to ENG COMP 100 due to their ACT or SAT score, and must be taken simultaneously with ENG COMP 100. The Writing Studio provides extra support that is intended to help students succeed in ENG COMP 100. Offered on a pass/no credit, non-degree-credit basis only.
P: ACT English score of 16 or lower or SAT Critical Reading score of 440 or lower or SAT Reading score of 24 or lower; This course must be taken as a co-requisite with the matching section number of ENG COMP 100.
Fall and Spring.

ENG COMP 100. English Composition I: College Writing. 3 Credits.

Emphasis on writing as a process and on techniques used in academic writing. Also emphasizes essay structure, informative writing and persuasive writing, and locating, evaluating, integrating, and citing source material, including multimodal sources. Reviews conventions of paragraph and sentence structure, punctuation, grammar, and usage as needed.
P: ACT English score: 17-24 OR SAT Critical Reading score: 450-580 OR SAT Reading score: 25-31
Fall and Spring.

ENG COMP 105. English Composition II: Composition and Rhetoric. 3 Credits.

Further instruction and practice in the rhetorical techniques and types of writing covered in English Composition I, but with greater emphasis on rhetorical and critical analysis; may also include elements such as original research and the conventions of writing for specific academic communities.
P: ENG COMP 100 or 164 or ACT English score of 25 or higher or SAT Reading score of 32 or higher
Fall and Spring.

ENG COMP 164. English Composition for International Students. 3 Credits.

An introductory course in academic writing for international students. Focuses on topic development, library research, paragraph and essay organization, the writing process, and language style.
P: International student status or permission of instructor.
Fall Only.

ENG COMP 198. First Year Seminar. 3 Credits.

First Year Seminar, topics vary.
Reserved for New Incoming Freshman.

ENG COMP 200. Professional Writing for Business Majors. 3 Credits.

Professional Writing for Business Majors is a course focused on study and application of the best practices for writing in today's digital and intercultural workplace.
P: ENG COMP 100 or placement
Fall and Spring.

ENG COMP 299. Travel Course. 1-6 Credits.

Travel courses are conducted to various parts of the world and are led by one or more faculty members. May be repeated to different locations.
P: cons of instr & prior trip arr & financial deposit.

ENG COMP 305. Composition Practicum: Tutoring. 1 Credit.

Effective tutoring in composition requires both a working knowledge of composition theory and guided practice analyzing student essays. This course will invite students to explore those theories and to reflect on their application prior to working as tutors in the Writing Center.
P: prior written cons of inst.

ENG COMP 497. Internship. 1-12 Credits.

Supervised practical experience in an organization or activity appropriate to a student's career and educational interests. Internships are supervised by faculty members and require periodic student/faculty meetings. Course is repeatable for credit.
P: jr st.
Fall and Spring.

ENG COMP 498. Independent Study. 1-4 Credits.

Independent study is offered on an individual basis at the student's request and consists of a program of learning activities planned in consultation with a faculty member. A student wishing to study or conduct research in an area not represented in available scheduled courses should develop a preliminary proposal and seek the sponsorship of a faculty member. The student's advisor can direct him or her to instructors with appropriate interests. A written report or equivalent is required for evaluation, and a short title describing the program must be sent early in the semester to the registrar for entry on the student's transcript. Course is repeatable for credit.
P: fr or so st with cum gpa > or = 2.50; or jr or sr st with cum gpa > or = 2.00.
Fall and Spring.

ENG COMP 499. Travel Course. 1-6 Credits.

Travel courses are conducted to various parts of the world and are led by one or more faculty members. May be repeated to different locations.
P: cons of instr & prior trip arr & financial deposit.