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ENG 1101 English Composition I

In English Composition I students learn reflective, analytical and argumentative writing strategies, incorporating sources and personal experience. Students will negotiate between public and private rhetorical situations and purposes to achieve academic literacy. They will write multiple drafts using a recursive writing process as they work toward fluency in style and mechanics.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: English
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: DEV 0035 OR Placement Test Score 


  • Construct audience-smart texts to achieve an intended purpose, while using an appropriate voice, tone, style, and level of formality and the conventions of format and structure.
  • Understand and use a recursive writing process, including peer involvement, employing situation-appropriate writing strategies to produce successive drafts of increasing quality.
  • Understand and use electronic environments to support writing tasks and to share and publish texts.
  • Analyze through reading and writing the complex social, institutional, and cultural issues relevant to students' experience; explore through reading and writing the relationships between writer, text, and audience in various genres.
  • Control sentence-level language (syntax, grammar, punctuation, etc); employ appropriate conventions for larger structural components (paragraphing, structure, format, etc); and use standard documentation format to document a variety of texts ethically and appropriately.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3