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English 1110.01H

Honors First-Year English Composition


Credit hours: 3
GEC categories: Writing and Communication: Level 1
Prerequisites: Honors Standing

Text Books:

Title Author(s) Publisher ISBN
Writing Analytically David Rossenwasser and Jill Stephen Wadsworth 978-0-495-91008-4

Example Syllabus:

Course Objectives: To develop students' skills in written communication, reading, critical thinking, and oral expression.

Course Content: Study and practice of effective composing strategies, including these appropriate to academic writing, writing for the public, and visual composition. In this class, we will also look at the how the definitions and purposes for writing vary over time and from context to context. Class readings, group discussions, and writing assignments will help students understand their own writing processes and understand the role of writing in college and society.

Method of Presentation: A combination of class discussion, lecture, and hands-on activities.

Method of Evaluation: Students' grades will reflect their performance on four major assignments (two written papers, a portfolio of revisions, and one visual presentation), the completion of drafts of these projects, and class participation.


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