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ENG 203 English Composition

Course Category: 

Varies (self-study; self-paced).

Various; Distance Learning Format.

October 2022 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: write essays, including expository essays, which go beyond summary to the analysis and interpretation of texts; compose essays that incorporate research and documentation in preparation for the assignments of other college courses; apply grammatical and rhetorical skills to a variety of complex writing tasks in preparation for writing across the curriculum; conduct research and assess information from a variety of sources in order to understand the research topic; read intellectually challenging texts with increased comprehension and enriched aesthetic response; incorporate the vocabulary of literary analysis into class discussion and writing in order to facilitate thinking about texts from various literary genres; express in discussion and in writing an awareness of diverse voices found in literature; build a context for understanding literature by linking class readings to other academic disciplines and to universal human experiences.


ENG 203 English Composition is an intensive writing course designed to strengthen students' skills in expository writing and to focus on analysis and argument. Assignments include critical examination of literature and essays using research and documentation. Emphasis is placed on writing as part of the processes of thinking and learning.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in English, Writing, or as a general education elective (3/23).