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ENG 110 - College Writing I

Students learn to use writing to develop their thinking and to read texts critically for both form and content.  They practice different writing processes and rhetorical strategies in order to write essays that are purposeful, thoughtful, and coherent, and that conform to the conventions of standard written English.  They understand writing as a social and collaborative process, both as a mode of individual expression and as a rhetorical act.

Prerequisite- Corequisite
Prerequisite:  Placement Test

Students who earn a score of 85 or higher on the NYS ELA may enroll directly into ENG 110 without taking the Placement Test.

Credits: 3
3 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

SUNY General Education Assessment Review committee general writing outcomes:

  • Students will demonstrate the ability to produce coherent texts within common college level forms.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to revise and improve such texts.


Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

1.  Write reflectively about their observations and experiences.
2.  Engage in reading as a dialogic activity.
3.  Use information and ideas from texts to support a thesis, implicit or explicit; represent borrowed information and ideas accurately.
4.  Evaluate sources for relevance and appropriateness.
5.  Engage in writing as a dialogic activity.
6.  Write in Standard Written American English, using diction appropriate to a college-level audience.

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