Dec 15, 2018  
Traditional Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 
    
Traditional Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019

EGL 1003 Basic Writing

Three hours
Basic Writing is a course designed for students who need to improve written communication prior to taking the Core Curriculum requirement EGL 1013 . This course equips students with a firm knowledge of the fundamentals of composition, standard English grammar, punctuation, and style. The course develops college-level reading, writing, and thinking skills; practical writing skills such as generating and focusing ideas for essays, composing drafts, and polishing (revising and editing) drafts; critical reading skills such as annotating, summarizing, responding, discussing, and synthesizing assigned readings; and critical thinking skills such as analysis; argumentation, and persuasion.

Prerequisite: less than 19 on the ACT English score or SAT score of at least 500
Offered fall semester