ENC 1101 - Freshman Composition I 3 credits
Requirements Met: AATR, GE, GEC, GR
General Education Area: Group 1 Communications
Prerequisite(s): Completion of ENC 0025 and REA 0017 with a grade of C or better or ENC 0027C with a grade of C or better or score out on an accepted placement test.
This course requires documentation of collegiate-level writing. Students will study structure, mechanics, and content development as a process in attaining comprehension and applicative mastery of the essay; study and demonstrate critical-thinking skills especially in relation to analysis and assessment of subject matter; and practice and use fundamental research skills including evidence of understanding the avoidance of plagiarism, especially as these skills relate to library use and beyond. The course includes such topics as the rhetorical situation; the writing process; analysis; evaluation; synthesis; various modes of composition; critical reading and thinking skills; elementary research. Note: Completion of a department essay is required.
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