University General Course Catalog 2019-2020 
    
    Sep 22, 2020  
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ENG 102 - Composition II

(3 units) CO1, CO3
Exploration of essay forms with particular attention to interpretation and argument; emphasis on analytical reading and writing, critical thinking, and research methodologies.

Prerequisite(s): ENG 101  or ENG 113  or ENG 100J  and ENG 100JL  or ACT English score of 30 or above or ACT ELA score of 32 or above or SAT Verbal score of 680 or above or revised SAT Evidence-Based Reading/Writing score of 660 or above.

Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall, Spring, and Summer

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. explain the writing process: prewriting, composing, revising, responding, editing, attending to language and style, and writing with audience and purpose in mind.
2. engage in critical reading and interpretation of a wide range of texts.
3. summarize, analyze, synthesize, evaluate, and apply what they read - both orally and in writing.
4. frame complex research questions or problems.
5. produce a coherent, well-supported argument that shows critical thinking about of student’s own and alternative viewpoints.
6. recognize, evaluate, and use a variety of information sources: expert people, publications of information agencies, popular and specialized periodicals, professional journals, books, and electronic resources.
7. conduct research that shows evidence of the ability to synthesize, use fairly, and credit the ideas of others using the appropriate citation style.
8. write coherently and observe the standards of academic English.


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