(I.A)   English Composition (6 credits)

ENGL 101:     English Composition I

3 class hours 1 recitation hour 3 credits
Prerequisite: A score of 480 on the SAT, or 75% on the New York State English Regents, or a passing score on the CUNY/ACT Writing and Reading tests.
Note: Credit will not be given to students who have successfully completed ENGL-103.
Development of a process for producing intelligent essays that are clearly and effectively written; library work; 6,000 words of writing, both in formal themes written for evaluation and in informal writing such as the keeping of a journal. During the recitation hour, students review grammar and syntax, sentence structure, paragraph development and organization, and the formulation of thesis statements.

ENGL 102:     English Composition II: Introduction to Literature

3 class hours 1 recitation hour 3 credits
Prerequisite: ENGL-101
Continued practice in writing combined with an introduction to literature: fiction, drama, and poetry. During the recitation hour, students review basic elements of writing and analytical and critical reading skills and research strategies.

ENGL 103:     Writing for New Media

3 class hours 1 recitation hour 3 credits
Prerequisite: A score of 480 on the SAT, or 75% on the New York State English Regents, or a passing score on the CUNY/ACT Writing and Reading tests.
Note: Credit will not be given to students who have successfully completed ENGL-101.
Students will study and practice writing in Digital Media. They will concentrate on producing clearly and effectively written formal essays with the goal of learning how to communicate in the World Wide Web and e-mail environments. Particular attention will be given to the process of writing, including the use of informal writing strategies. Proficiency in standard grammar and syntax, sentence structure, paragraph development and organization, and the formulation of thesis statements will be stressed in the context of preparing essays, arguments, hyperlinked and other new media documents.

 

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