ENGL 1302 - COMPOSITION II

Intensive study of and practice in the strategies and techniques for developing research-based expository and persuasive texts. Emphasis on effective and ethical rhetorical inquiry, including primary and secondary research methods; critical reading of verbal, visual, and multimedia texts; systematic evaluation, synthesis, and documentation of information sources; and critical thinking about evidence and conclusions.

Meets NCTC Core Curriculum Requirement.

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of individual and collaborative research processes.
  • Develop ideas and synthesize primary and secondary sources within focused academic arguments, including one or more research-based essays.
  • Analyze, interpret, and evaluate a variety of texts for the ethical and logical uses of evidence.
  • Write in a style that clearly communicates meaning, builds credibility, and inspires belief or action.
  • Apply the conventions of style manuals for specific academic disciplines (e.g., APA, CMS, MLA, etc.)

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture hours: 48.0

Prerequisites:

Restrictions:

  • Must meet TSI College Readiness Standard for Reading and Writing.