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ENG 1201 English Composition II

English Composition II, building on the skills in English Composition I, develops rhetorical literacy through research, critical reading and multigenre writing tasks. Through major and minor, cumulative and stand-alone assignments, students construct arguments and analyses, ethically incorporating academic sources while developing their own voices as writers and citizens.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: English
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: ENG 1101 


  • Locate, evaluate, organize, and ethically document material from electronic and print sources, including scholarly databases and Internet sources; understand and use electronic environments to support writing tasks and to share and publish texts.
  • Understand and use a recursive writing process, including peer involvement, employing situation-appropriate writing strategies to produce successive drafts of increasing quality.
  • Read critically to connect course and research texts with local and broader communities through summary, analysis, evaluation, and other written response.
  • Construct audience-smart texts to achieve an intended argumentative or analytical purpose while using an appropriate voice, tone, style, and level of formality; effectively use source texts in persuasive writing and demonstrate understanding of the uses of public and private discourses.
  • Control sentence-level language (syntax, grammar, punctuation, etc); employ appropriate conventions for larger structural components (paragraphing, structure, format, etc); use standard documentation format to document a variety of texts ethically and appropriately; and develop competence in introducing and incorporating quoted, paraphrased, and summarized material from sources.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3