Course ENG102: English Composition II
English Composition II (3 credits)
This course builds on the lessons from English Composition I to focuses on analytical writing skills and developing a thesis or argument in an essay. Lessons also explore academic research writing, critical thinking, citation, and documentation.
Students who took the first college English composition course will use a variety of readings to develop several modes of writing, including evaluation, classification, illustration, and research-based writing.
Prerequisites: English Composition I or equivalent
English Composition II Course Objectives:
After completing this course, students will be able to:
- Write a variety of essays requiring analysis, evaluation, and research.
- Choose effective organization patterns to support an essay's rhetorical style.
- Conduct research in the library, online, and through interviews, and incorporate that research into written arguments.
- Read, interpret, and evaluate primary and secondary sources.
- Create strong thesis statements based on an analysis of information contained in primary and secondary sources.
- Appropriately document sources using American Psychological Association (APA) style, the documentation style used in all City Vision University courses
- Compose well-supported and well-organized essays based on research
- Revise essays to reflect correct usage, syntax grammar, and mechanics.
Textbook: Not Yet Determined