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ENG 200: Composition II (3 credits)

Course Description

A writing intensive composition course that furthers the study of rhetorical, conceptual, and stylistic demands of writing. Through a variety of assignments, each essay students write will build on the next one, culminating in a final argumentative research paper into which students will incorporate the knowledge they have gained through the writing and research performed during the semester. (3 hours lecture)

Pre-Requisite(s): Grade of "C" or better in ENG 100, or consent of instructor.

Recommended Preparation: Students should possess a strong foundation in grammar and punctuation; ideally, students will know MLA and/or APA writing styles.


Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Summarize and organize appropriate primary and secondary sources.
  • Analyze written arguments and resolutions using Aristotle’s rhetorical triangle.
  • Evaluate the validity and relevance in a given argument.
  • Employ MLA and APA documentation styles in a written research project.

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