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ENG 1001 - Composition I | Credits 3
This is a writing-intensive course in which students draft and revise college-level essays. Students study the conventions of academic prose, examine various methods of organization and development, and learn research skills.
ENG 1003 - Composition I with Writing Studio | Credits 3
Composition I with Writing Studio students meet in a typical Composition I course (3 credits) and also meet separately in a Writing Studio (3 equivalency credits); the two parts create one class and are listed as having the same meeting times and meeting locations on a student’s schedule. In Writing Studio, students learn critical thinking, reading, study, writing, revision, and time management skills designed, primarily, to help them produce college-level writing and pass their Composition I course. Students also work closely with instructors, who act as mentors helping to guide them successfully through their first semester of College. The grade students earn for the typical Composition I portion constitutes the grade for the Composition I with Writing Studio course and the Writing Studio course; however, poor attendance and poor performance in the Writing Studio can lead to failure and withdrawal from both courses. Students who are withdrawn from Composition I with Studio will be withdrawn from Writing Studio and vice versa. Students who fail or withdraw from Composition I with Writing Studio or Writing Studio must take Developmental English DEN 1000 or retake the English Placement exam to determine placement. Composition I with Writing Studio is a substitute for Composition I for all degree and pre-requisite requirements. Like Composition I, this is a writing-intensive course in which students draft and revise college-level essays. Students study the conventions of academic prose, examine various methods of organization and development, and learn research skills. Composition I with Writing Studio meets the writing component requirement for Gen Ed
PLA 2310 - Legal Writing | Credits 4
Legal writing is a 4-hour, writing-intensive course in which students learn the basic elements of legal prose. They gain further experience in legal research which is then applied to preparing basic legal documents in a variety of substantive areas of the law: letters, pleadings, motions, case briefs, trial and appellate briefs, and internal and external memoranda of law. Students must have earned a grade of “B” or higher in ENG 1001, and a grade of “C” or better in POL 1350. Prerequisites: ENG 1001 Composition I, ENG 2005 Composition II, PLA 1104 Legal Research, and POL 1350 Introduction to American Law