Introduction to College Writing

Course Number
LENG-111
Description

In this course, students explore the writing process as a tool of thinking and a mode of exploration. Students develop academic writing and expository prose techniques for creating clear and coherent papers. The course covers a wide range of skills necessary for college-level work including sentence-level issues, theses, paragraph structure, organization, form, and style. A focus will be placed on writing styles appropriate to audience and purpose. In addition, the process of writing and revision will be emphasized during the course. Students develop critical thinking skills and learn to evaluate, utilize, and cite primary and secondary printed and electronic sources. Students begin to cultivate a strong, individual, and creative voice by developing oral communication skills for a variety of settings.

Credits
3
Prerequisites
LENG-106 or native English speaker
Electable By
All
Required Of
Degree students
Semesters Offered
Fall, Spring, Summer
Location
Boston Campus
Valencia (Spain) Campus
Department
LART
Course Chair
Mike Mason

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