ENG 131 Introduction to College Writing

Credit Hours: 
Course Description: 

English 131 is the first college-level composition course in a two-semester sequence, emphasizing critical reading, critical thinking, and critical writing skills. Through readings, students will explore various topics and various types of writing. Through essays, written in and out of class, students will demonstrate the development of a clear main idea through well-organized supporting material, written in correct, effective English. To meet the above goals, a writing assignment integrating analysis and summary of an article and a persuasive paper synthesizing multiple sources will be included.

A satisfactory score on the English placement test or a grade of S in English 092 or English 093 and a grade of S in English 081 or 082, if required.