University General Course Catalog 2020-2021 
    May 16, 2021  
University General Course Catalog 2020-2021
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ENG 100 - Composition Studio

(4 units)

The writing process, including audience, purpose, and context in academic genres; emphasis on planning, drafting, revising, and editing. Addresses global and local conventions and correctness. Fulfills ENG 101 prerequisite for ENG 102.

Students taking ENG 100 must also take ENG 100JL, a 1-unit lab offered by the University Writing and Speaking Center. To enter ENG 102, students must pass both 100 and 100JL.

Prerequisite(s): ACT English score of 18 or ACT ELA score of 18 or SAT Verbal score of 440 or revised SAT Reading/Writing score of 420. Corequisite(s): ENG 100JL .

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 4
Offered: Every Fall and Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. write purpose-driven texts that respond to a variety of rhetorical situations and that anticipate the needs of different readers (CO1).
2. recognize and employ the conventions associated with different rhetorical situations (CO1).
3. draw on and integrate a variety of sources, including first-hand experience, relevant perspectives, and expert voices, when composing (CO3).
4. demonstrate critical reading skills when interpreting, analyzing, discussing, and evaluating a variety of texts (CO3).
5. use generating, organizing, revising, and editing strategies that are appropriate to specific writing situations (CO1).
6. write understandable, efficient sentences that follow the general conventions of usage, spelling, grammar, style, and punctuation in standard written English; check for conventions about which they are unsure (CO1).

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