Apr 08, 2020
EGL-1010P Composition I: Expository Writing (ALP)
Special section of university-parallel freshman English. Fundamentals of effective prose writing, including research-based informative, analytical, and argumentative essays. Course is offered to Accelerated Learning Program (ALP) students only; students in EGL-1010P must be enrolled in the linked section of EGL-0100P . This class is equivalent to EGL-1010 .
Fulfills the General Education Composition I requirement.
Prerequisite(s): To be eligible for ALP, students must earn a combined score of 148-168 on the Accuplacer test. ALP eligibility may also be determined by a grade of C in EGL-0080 or EGL-0090 .
Corequisite(s): Students enrolled in EGL-1010P must be concurrently enrolled in EGL-0100P.
- Formulate restricted, unified, and precise thesis statements for thesis-driven essays.
- Organize essay content into introduction, body, and conclusion paragraphs.
- Construct unified, coherent, and well-developed paragraphs with precise topic sentences.
- Apply grammar and usage rules correctly.
- Evaluate library and online resources relevant to a specific topic.
- Synthesize multiple sources into an essay to support its thesis.
- Accurately integrate sources through summary, paraphrase, and direct quotation.
- Properly document sources through in-text parenthetical and end-of-text bibliographic documentation according to MLA or APA in order to avoid plagiarism.
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