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Columbus State University

English Options

ENGL 1101. English Composition 1 (3-0-3) A composition course focusing on skills required for effective writing in a variety of contexts, with emphasis on exposition, analysis, and argumentation, and also including introductory use of a variety of research skills. A grade of "C" or better is required in this course. (Course fee required.)

ENGL 1102. English Composition 2 (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 1101 with a grade of C or better. A composition course that develops writing skills beyond the levels of proficiency required by ENGL 1101, that emphasizes interpretation and evaluation, and that incorporates a variety of more advanced research methods. Course will include an information literacy component (instruction on documentation/plagiarism and information retrieval). If a student does not pass the documentation/plagiarism test (after repeated attempts) and/or does not submit a passing research paper, the highest grade the student can receive in the course is a D, regardless of the quality of other graded work. A grade of C or better is required in this course. (Course fee required.)