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ENG 111H - College Composition I - Honors

Credits: 3
Instructional Contact Hours: 3

Develops fluent, effective, and confident writers. Practices the process of composing; generating ideas; shaping and evaluating writing. Uses reading and language awareness to further the development of writing. Provides opportunities to engage in independent intellectual inquiry to foster deeper learning.

Prerequisite(s): HSGPA of 3.200+ within last ten years, SAT score of 550 or higher, or permission from the Honors Office.
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 45 Lab Hours: 0
Meets MTA Requirement: English Comp
Pass/NoCredit: Yes

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Write effectively for appropriate rhetorical situations.
    1. Use the writing process: pre-write, write, and revise.
    2. Write with clarity.
    3. Select, organize, and present details to support a main idea.
    4. Use generalizations and details effectively.
  2. Read effectively.
    1. Demonstrate the ability to derive meaning of text from multiple perspectives.
    2. Demonstrate the ability to distinguish between the meaning one makes of a text and the author's intended purpose.
    3. Show comprehension by accurately paraphrasing and summarizing a wide variety of texts.
  3. Develop critical thinking skills.
    1. Explore the relationships among language, knowledge, and power.
    2. Develop critical thinking skills and apply them to reading texts.
    3. Demonstrate intermediate skills for information literacy, including accessing, analyzing, and using resources.
  4. Practice independent, intellectual curiosity.
    1. Complete at least one significant project which demonstrates higher level, academic rigor.
  5. Apply higher level, critical thinking skills to deepen understanding of course material.
    1. Actively engage with peers in discussions, seminars, or other formats to enhance the depth of knowledge of the relevant material. 


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