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ENG 112A - Writing Methods/College Composition II

Credits: 3
Instructional Contact Hours: 5

The culmination of a two-course composition sequence, English 112A offers students the opportunity to reach a level of mastery in producing formal, college-level writing; in implementing effective use of critical thinking skills through reading and writing; and in applying principles and practices of academic research. Credit may be earned in only one of ENG 112 or ENG 112A or ENG 112H.

Prerequisite(s): ENG 111  or ENG 111A , with a grade of “C” or better.
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 45 Lab Hours: 30
Meets MTA Requirement: English Comp
Pass/NoCredit: Yes

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Master formal, first-year college-level writing
    1. Address varied writing situations with appropriate rhetorical strategies
    2. Use the writing process to refine writing
    3. Develop a thesis with original ideas and outside support
  2. Demonstrate critical thinking in reading and writing tasks
    1. Learn and use key rhetorical concepts through analyzing and composing a variety of texts
    2. Interpret texts through a local and global lens
    3. Analyze and respond to the rhetorical situation in a text
  3. Master basic research skills
    1. Attribute sources and ideas appropriately to specific genres and styles
    2. Locate, evaluate, and employ credible sources in a formal piece of academic research
    3. Interpret and organize source material to develop supporting points

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