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ENGL 2157. Writing for the English Major (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 1102. In this advanced writing course for English majors, students will analyze prose style and structure to help them develop their own skills in composing expository prose, and they will write 4-6 papers, totaling at least 25 graded pages. At least two of the essays should be analytical, requiring close reading of a text; at least one paper should require research and documentation; and two essays may require students to employ personal narrative. Students will be encouraged to approach writing as a way to think about and communicate ideas to others; to develop an awareness of the self as a thinker; to develop a sense of voice; to write persuasively; and to understand the rhetorical contexts for writing by establishing the writer.

ENGL 3158. Writing in the Workplace (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 1102. Study and practice of the principles of written communications in business: letter writing, report writing, planning, organizing writing, and rewriting from research to final manuscript. Some emphasis on word processing and telecommunications skills. (Course fee required.)