ENGL 101 - Composition I

In this composition course, students will write personal essays developing a point or an idea with evidence drawn from their own lives and academic essays organized around an intellectual task, such as arguing in favor of an idea, comparing, defining or analyzing. A student must demonstrate competency in (1) organizing and paragraphing, (2) clarity of main point, (3) appropriateness, logic and specificity of development, (4) maturity of content, and (5) sentence structure, grammar, spelling, and punctuation. This course will include an introductory research component. [Fall, Spring]