January 2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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January 2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EN 304 - English Composition II


This course requires students to analyze discourse communities, execute a well-designed academic research project, apply reading strategies to academic texts, and use texts as models for writing.  Analyzing discourse communities involves identifying how communication conventions change in different contexts.  Designing and executing an academic research project involves formulating research questions, conducting primary and/or secondary research, synthesizing ideas from multiple sources, discussing findings, and presenting the results in APA format.  Applying reading strategies to academic texts involves using a process for reading, identifying text features, evaluating sources, and organizing reading notes.  Using texts as models for writing involves analyzing and imitating the scope, structure, methods, use of evidence, and tone common to academic writing. 3.00 semester credit hours. Contact Hours: 45. Prerequisite: EN 106 Information Literacy and Research Writing  or EN 111 Information Literacy  and EN 104 English Composition I . Corequisite: None.