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ENG 111

COLLEGE COMPOSITION I

(3.00 CR.)

Prerequisite: Students must achieve satisfactory scores on placement tests, SATs, or ACTs as established by the VCCS and adopted by the College, or have satisfactorily completed ENG 3 and ENG 5 under the COMPASS test, or ENF 1 or ENF 2 under the Virginia Placement Test. Introduces students to critical thinking and the fundamentals of academic writing. Through the writing process, students refine topics; develop and support ideas; investigate, evaluate, and incorporate appropriate resources; edit for effective style and usage; and determine appropriate approaches for a variety of contexts, audiences, and purposes. Writing activities will include exposition and argumentation with at least one researched essay. Lecture 3 hours per week.

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