May 07, 2021  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Academic Catalog
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EGL-1010 Composition I: Expository Writing

Credits 3
University-parallel freshman English. Fundamentals of effective prose writing, including research-based informative, analytical, and argumentative essays.
Prerequisite(s): Grade of A or B in EGL-0080  or EGL-0090 ; grade of C in ESL-0202 . Combined Accuplacer score of 169. 
Course Outcomes
  1. Formulate restricted, unified, and precise thesis statements for thesis-driven essays.
  2. Organize essay content into introduction, body, and conclusion paragraphs.
  3. Construct unified, coherent, and well-developed paragraphs with precise topic sentences.
  4. Apply grammar and usage rules correctly.
  5. Evaluate library and online resources relevant to a specific topic.
  6. Synthesize multiple sources into an essay to support its thesis.
  7. Accurately integrate sources through summary, paraphrase, and direct quotation. 
  8. 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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