ENG 200: Composition II

Credits 3 Class Hours3 lecture

This course further develops the writing and research skills covered in Composition I. Students will be given more in-depth instruction in rhetoric, logic, argument, research techniques, and the stylistic demands of writing within a discipline. Particular emphasis will be placed on writing well-researched and well-documented papers.


"C" or higher in ENG 100.

Semester Offered Fall, Spring
Course Student Learning Outcomes (CSLOs)
  1. Integrate sources effectively into their own writing, using standard disciplinary conventions (such as MLA or APA formatting) to document them.
  2. Write in standard American English.
  3. Edit their own writing and the writing of others both for content and punctuation.
  4. Support positions logically and systematically.
  5. Properly organize and structure well-reasoned essays and in-depth research papers which adhere to the conventions of academic discourse appropriate to the transfer level, addressing complex issues, achieving a specific purpose, and responding adeptly to an identifiable audience.
  6. Locate credible sources and evaluate the quality of the evidence provided based on reliability, bias, currency, and relevance.