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2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog
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EN 101 - English Composition I

Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 3
Prerequisites/Other Requirements:  

  • IRW 98  or above (C or above) OR
  • SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing of 450 and above OR
  • ACT English and Reading Combined Score of 31 and above (valid February 2018 forward) OR
  • Accuplacer Writing of 5 and NextGen Reading of 249 and above (valid October 2018 forward) OR
  • Accuplacer Writing of 6 or above (valid October 2018 forward)

English Prerequisites: None

Math Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None
Description: EN 101 emphasizes critical writing, thinking, and research skills and processes designed to acquaint students with writing across contexts. In order to understand the ways audience and purpose shape their texts, students practice writing for various rhetorical situations. Coursework includes a combination of academic essays and alternative texts intended to give students practice developing their identities as writers, conducting research, and thinking about writing. The course ties together reading, writing, idea development, and critical thinking, equipping students to navigate the complex web of voices competing for attention in the twenty-first century. Students must earn a C or Higher in this course before enrolling in EN 102 

Department Consent: No Department Consent Required
General Education Distribution Category Met: English Composition

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