ENG110 Introduction to English Composition

This course is an introduction to the conventions of academic and professional writing. Students develop crucial skills for college-level writing and establish a solid foundation for their future professional communications. Students learn about key rhetorical concepts, including purpose, audience, context, and genre. Students explore effective writing processes, build awareness of writing conventions, improve revising skills, and expand critical thinking, reading, and writing abilities. ENG110 is also intended to expand students' knowledge of grammar, punctuation, style, and the conventions of particular writing genres. Students learn about the importance of participation in civic dialogue and informed debate. Writing assignments emphasize genre, vocabulary, flexible thinking, self-directed revision and research, and critical engagement with the classroom community.

This class may be offered in a traditional, blended, or online format.


4 credits