This course provides an overview of the fundamentals of grammar, mechanics, usage, sentence structure, and paragraph development. A laboratory component will supplement classroom instruction. With a D or an F, a student must repeat the course. Credit for this course may not be used to meet degree requirements.
This course will focus on critical thinking skills required to read, analyze, and synthesize written information, including the expansion of vocabulary and grammatical/mechanical skills required to successfully negotiate the writing process in preparation for reading and writing at the college level.
A refinement of grammatical, mechanical, and usage principles including an overview of the strategies of paragraph and essay development. A laboratory component will supplement classroom instruction. With a D or an F, a student must repeat the course. Credit for this course may not be used to meet degree requirements.
ENC1101 is a university parallel course that requires students to learn and practice writing by creating original compositions, exploring basic rhetorical forms such as narration, exposition, and argumentation. Students will also develop research skills and learn to incorporate research material through the writing process. ENC1101 is a writing credit course. Students must earn a minimum grade of C to meet the requirements of the Gordon Rule for writing.
Composition II is designed to further develop a student's communication skills by building on the writing and critical thinking strategies learned in ENC1101. The course requires students to observe the conventions of Standard American English and create documented essays, demonstrating a student's ability to think critically and communicate analytically. Selected texts supplement the course and provide topics for discussion and assignments. Students use library research methods for primary and secondary sources to produce MLA style-documented and well-argued research essays and projects. ENC1102 is a writing credit course. Students must earn a minimum grade of C to meet the requirements of the Gordon Rule for writing.
A composition course focusing on writing for business, science, and technology. Assignments include letters, memos, resumes, reports, proposals, an oral presentation, and the use of graphics. Students use a variety of research and investigative techniques to produce documented papers on science, business or technological subjects.