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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 instruction on documentation/plagiarism and information retrieval. A grade of C or better is required in this course. (Course fee required.)

COMM 1110. Communication (3-0-3) An introduction to the basic principles of public speaking. Students will deliver a variety of speeches using library research services. Computer laboratory assignments require students to conduct online research, generate word processing documentation and graphic support for their presentations. Satisfies the core curriculum requirement in area B. (Course fee required.)

POLS 1101. American Government (3-0-3) The constitutional framework, political processes, structures, and functions of the national government with reference to the state level. Satisfies state legislative requirements concerning United States and Georgia Constitutions.

PHED 1205. Concepts of Fitness (1-2-2) This course is designed to help students understand the role of fitness and related wellness components including cardio-respiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, body composition, and nutrition; develop and implement safe and effective personal fitness programs; and, participate in structured physical activities relevant to effective personal fitness plans. (Course fee required.)