ENG 100 : Composition I

Credits

3

Class Hours

3 lecture

Prerequisites

"C" or higher in ENG 75 and concurrent enrollment in ENG 100L, or acceptable English placement*, or instructor approval.

* Smarter Balanced score of 4; or Smarter Balanced score of 3 with a “B” or higher in 12th Grade ELA course; or Smarter Balanced score of 2 with a “B” or higher in 12th Grade ELA course jointly approved by HIDOE and UH; or Cumulative HS GPA 2.6 or higher; or a grade of “B” or higher in 12th Grade ELA course or AP Language & Composition class; or an ACT score of 18 or higher; or an SAT score of 510 or higher in Writing; or a score of 15 or higher on the HiSet College Ready, Language Arts - Writing; or a score of 170 on the GED - Reasoning Through Language Arts; or via writing sample.

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring, Summer

Description

This course introduces students to the essential rhetorical, conceptual, and stylistic demands of writing in Standard American English at the college level. Instruction in composing processes, research strategies, and writing from sources is a focus of the course. The course also provides students with experiences in the library and on the internet to enhance their skills in accessing and using various types of primary and secondary materials. Students will engage in research activities, evaluate sources, and apply the principles of college writing to produce substantial college-level compositions, building foundation skills for writing in courses across the college curriculum. 

Designations

Foundations (Written Communication) — FW