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Course Description

English - ENG 101

English Composition 1 (3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.

Course Description

This course teaches students to prepare and write a number of clear, well-developed essays using exposition and other rhetorical modes. This process assists students to build writing strategies and methodologies for college and professional writing.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • ENG 55 with a minimum grade of 2.0 or minimum placement test scores of 18 ACT, 25 SAT or 71 CPT.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Analyze types of writing, audiences and purposes.
  • Apply prewriting strategies such as brainstorming, idea mapping and outlining to plan writing tasks.
  • Employ techniques, such as observing, recording, summarizing, analyzing, classifying, interpreting, comparing, defining, arguing and/or instructing for effective college-level writing.
  • Examine student and professional writing for rhetorical elements, strengths and weaknesses.
  • Write unified essays whose central ideas are expressed by clear thesis statements and topic sentences.
  • Provide support for thesis statements and topic sentences through the use of relevant details, examples, reasons, facts, data and quotations.
  • Demonstrate appropriate writing competencies in advancing, addressing and expressing ideas within academic disciplines.
  • Evaluate writing through revising, editing and proofreading effectively to achieve coherence and avoid grammatical errors.
  • Apply rules of standard grammar and usage to writing.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2017; ENGLISH; No of Weeks : 5; Begins : 8/28/2017

 101142945English Composition 1Online3Harris M$12.002/30/0Open 

Fall; 2017; ENGLISH; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 10/24/2017

 101142455English Composition 1Online3Addi O$12.0026/30/0Open 
 101142477English Composition 1Online3Addi O$12.0030/30/0Open 

Fall; 2017; ENGLISH; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 8/28/2017

 101142457English Composition 1Online3Addi O$12.0025/30/0Open 
 101148627English Composition 1 3Harris M$22.0017/30/0OpenT R  09:30 AM-12:40 PM LA340

Fall; 2017; ENGLISH; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 9/19/2017

 101141301English Composition 1 3Thomson A R$12.009/30/0OpenF  08:00 AM-11:38 AM LA405
 101141310English Composition 1 3Zorn L$12.0018/30/0OpenT R  09:30 AM-11:10 AM LA400
 101141322English Composition 1 3Hunley E$12.0020/30/0OpenT R  03:00 PM-04:40 PM LA470
 101141340English Composition 1 3Harden A$12.0018/30/0OpenT R  02:30 PM-04:10 PM LA465
 101141343English Composition 1 3Munro J$12.0025/30/0OpenM W  01:00 PM-02:40 PM LA465
 101141352English Composition 1 3Fundukian L$12.0022/28/0OpenW  06:00 PM-09:38 PM LA310
 101142349English Composition 1Online3Maheshwari A$12.0017/30/0Open 
 101142750English Composition 1Online3Maheshwari A$12.0027/30/0Open 
 101142758English Composition 1Online3Maheshwari A$12.0027/30/0Open 
 101142969English Composition 1Online3Ditouras H$12.0020/30/0Open 
 101246248English Composition 1 3Fundukian L$12.0029/30/0OpenS  09:30 AM-01:08 PM RC670

Fall; 2017; ENGLISH; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 8/28/2017

 101047707English Composition 1OE/OE3Maheshwari A$12.0024/31/0Open 
 101141302English Composition 1 3Woods R$12.004/30/0OpenM W  08:00 AM-09:20 AM LA410
 101141304English Composition 1 3Zorn L$12.0021/30/0OpenT R  08:00 AM-09:20 AM BTC100
 101141305English Composition 1 3Thomson A R$12.000/28/1ClosedT R  08:00 AM-09:20 AM LA300
 101141306English Composition 1 3Berg S$12.000/28/0ClosedM W  10:00 AM-11:20 AM LA310
 101141308English Composition 1 3Thomson A R$12.000/30/0ClosedT R  10:00 AM-11:20 AM LA460
 101141309English Composition 1 3Shaw E$12.004/30/0OpenT R  10:00 AM-11:20 AM LA410
 101141311English Composition 1 3Scott M$12.000/28/0ClosedT R  10:00 AM-11:20 AM LA300
 101141312English Composition 1 3Munro J$12.0020/28/0OpenF  10:00 AM-12:54 PM LA300
 101141313English Composition 1 3Scott M$12.000/30/0ClosedT R  11:30 AM-12:50 PM LA460
 101141314English Composition 1 3Berg S$12.000/28/0ClosedM W  11:30 AM-12:50 PM LA300
 101141315English Composition 1 3Simmons-Short I$12.0018/30/0OpenM W  11:30 AM-12:50 PM LA410
 101141316English Composition 1 3Staff$12.000/30/0ClosedM W  10:00 AM-11:20 AM LA400
 101141317English Composition 1 3Rybicka E$12.003/28/0OpenT R  11:30 AM-12:50 PM LA300
 101141318English Composition 1 3Thomson A R$12.000/30/0ClosedT R  11:30 AM-12:50 PM LA400
 101141319English Composition 1 3Hays S$12.000/28/0ClosedT R  12:30 PM-01:50 PM LA310
 101141320English Composition 1 3Malesh V$12.0018/28/0OpenT R  11:00 AM-12:20 PM LA310
 101141321English Composition 1 3Staff$12.001/30/0OpenM W  01:00 PM-02:20 PM LA410
 101141323English Composition 1 3Chaudhery S$12.0022/30/0OpenM W  01:00 PM-02:20 PM LA460
 101141324English Composition 1 3Harden A$12.004/30/0OpenT R  08:30 AM-09:50 AM LA410
 101141325English Composition 1 3Chaudhery S$12.0022/30/0OpenT R  01:00 PM-02:20 PM LA460
 101141326English Composition 1 3Berg S$12.0015/28/0OpenT R  02:00 PM-03:20 PM LA310
 101141328English Composition 1 3Bell C$12.0013/30/0OpenM W  01:30 PM-02:50 PM LA400
 101141330English Composition 1 3Munro J$12.0017/28/0OpenM W  11:30 AM-12:50 PM LA310
 101141331English Composition 1 3Haslett C$12.0014/30/0OpenM W  12:00 PM-01:20 PM LA400
 101141333English Composition 1 3Simmons-Short I$12.0025/30/0OpenM W  02:30 PM-03:50 PM LA410
 101141334English Composition 1 3Poswalk J$12.0022/28/0OpenM W  02:30 PM-03:50 PM LA300
 101141335English Composition 1 3Staff$12.0022/30/0OpenT R  03:00 PM-04:20 PM LA410
 101141336English Composition 1 3Shaw E$12.0025/28/0OpenT R  02:30 PM-03:50 PM LA300
 101141338English Composition 1 3Poswalk J$12.0023/30/0OpenT R  03:00 PM-04:20 PM LA400
 101141339English Composition 1 3Poswalk J$12.0019/30/0OpenF  09:00 AM-11:54 AM LA400
 101141342English Composition 1 3Sosnoski S$12.0010/30/0OpenM W  08:30 AM-09:50 AM LA460
 101141347English Composition 1 3Munro J$12.0027/30/0OpenM W  08:00 AM-09:20 AM LA465
 101141359English Composition 1 3Harden A$12.0024/30/0OpenM  06:30 PM-09:24 PM LA460
 101141363English Composition 1 3Dolgin S$12.0025/30/0OpenR  06:00 PM-08:54 PM LA460
 101141364English Composition 1 3Dolgin S$12.0027/30/0OpenW  06:00 PM-08:54 PM LA400
 101141400English Composition 1 3Harden A$12.000/30/1ClosedT R  10:00 AM-11:20 AM LA465
 101142956English Composition 1Online3Chaudhery S$12.0018/30/0Open 
 101142968English Composition 1Online3Rybicka E$12.0016/30/0Open 
 101142988English Composition 1Online3Ditouras H$12.000/30/0Closed 
 101148629English Composition 1 3Maheshwari A$22.0021/30/0OpenF  09:00 AM-11:54 AM LA340
 101148632English Composition 1 3Cronyn E$22.0018/30/0OpenT  02:00 PM-04:54 PM LA340
 101148660English Composition 1 3Dolgin S$22.0023/30/0OpenT  06:00 PM-08:54 PM LA340
 101246237English Composition 1 3Sosnoski S$12.0017/30/0OpenM  11:00 AM-01:54 PM RC685
 101246244English Composition 1 3Sosnoski S$12.0027/30/0OpenF  08:00 AM-10:54 AM RC660
 101246246English Composition 1 3Cronyn E$12.0022/30/0OpenW  01:00 PM-03:54 PM RC690
 101246279English Composition 1 3Barnes B$12.0024/30/0OpenW  06:00 PM-08:54 PM RC670
 101246282English Composition 1 3Barnes B$12.0025/30/0OpenR  05:00 PM-07:54 PM RC660

Spring; 2017; ENGLISH; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 5/8/2017

 101027725English Composition 1OE/OE3Hays S$12.0017/31/0Open 
 101121302English Composition 1 3Woods R$12.0014/30/0OpenT R  09:00 AM-12:10 PM LA420
 101121303English Composition 1 3Dolgin S$12.000/28/0ClosedT R  01:00 PM-04:10 PM LA300
 101121304English Composition 1 3Scott M$12.005/28/0OpenM W  11:30 AM-02:40 PM LA310
 101121307English Composition 1 3Woods R$12.0014/30/0OpenM W  08:00 AM-11:10 AM LA400
 101121352English Composition 1 3Dolgin S$12.0012/28/0OpenT R  06:00 PM-09:10 PM LA310
 101122318English Composition 1Online3Maheshwari A$12.0011/30/0Open 
 101122906English Composition 1Online3Chaudhery S$12.0013/30/0Open 
 101122913English Composition 1Online3Addi O$12.009/30/0Open 
 101122917English Composition 1Online3Maheshwari A$12.008/30/0Open 
 101226253English Composition 1 3Hunley E$12.0021/30/0OpenT R  06:00 PM-09:10 PM RC670

Summer; 2017; ENGLISH; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 7/3/2017

 101131314English Composition 1 3Woods R$12.0014/28/0OpenM W  09:00 AM-12:10 PM LA300
 101131315English Composition 1 3Woods R$12.0027/28/0OpenT R  09:00 AM-12:10 PM RC670
 101131316English Composition 1 3Thomson A R$12.005/28/0OpenT R  01:00 PM-04:10 PM LA310
 101131460English Composition 1 3Thomson A R$12.0014/28/0OpenM W  06:00 PM-09:10 PM LA300
 101132945English Composition 1Online3Maheshwari A$12.004/30/0Open 
 101132955English Composition 1Online3Maheshwari A$12.009/30/0Open 

Summer; 2017; ENGLISH; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 7/6/2017

 101037709English Composition 1OE/OE3Hays S$12.0022/31/0Open