This the first course of the freshman English requirement for English and Journalism students who have indicated an interest in English and/or Journalism as a major. It develops writing skills in a range of formal and informal texts involved with expository modes (form) in comparison/contrast, classification/division, causal analysis, and argument. It is designed to provide intensive practice in writing—a recursive process—and related skills (analytical reading, speaking, and listening). The course gives attention to language and mechanics relevant to grammar and usage appropriate for the writing process. Prerequisite: Declaration of intention to major in English or journalism. Taken by majors in place of ENG 131.
Declaration of intention to major in English or journalism.