2017-2018 Catalog Vol. 78 
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2017-2018 Catalog Vol. 78 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENGL 1301 Composition I

CIP Code: 231301

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Contact Hour Total: 48

Intensive study of and practice in writing processes, from invention and researching to drafting, revising, and editing, both individually and collaboratively. Emphasis on effective rhetorical choices, including audience, purpose, arrangement, and style. Focus on writing the academic essay as a vehicle for learning, communicating, and critical analysis. This writing-intensive first-semester freshman composition course includes (1) study of and practice in all phases of the writing process, both individually and collaboratively, and (2) study of and practice in the strategies and techniques for developing research-based expository and persuasive texts. Essays including a 1500-word documented library research-based paper, are required. Prerequisite(s): A student must be college ready in reading and writing according to TSI college-ready standards
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Lower Division Academic Course Guide Manual (ACGM) course

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