ENG 111 Syllabus


Division:Arts and Sciences†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Date:February 2014††††††††


Curricula in Which Course is Taught:Liberal Arts, Science, Business Administration and other transfer and non-transfer programs.


Course Number and Title:†††††††††† ENG 111, College Composition 1


Credit Hours:3††††† Hours/Wk Lecture:†††††††††† 3††††††††† Hours/Wk Lab:††††††††††††††††††† Lec/Lab Comb:



I.              Course Description:Develops writing ability for study, work, and other areas of writing based on experience, observation, research, and reading of selected literature.Guides students in learning writing as a process: understanding audience and purpose, exploring ideas and information, composing, revising, and editing.Supports writing by integrating, composing, revising, and editing.Supports writing by integrating experiences in thinking, reading, listening, and speaking.


II.            Relationship of the Course to Curricula Objectives in Which it is Taught:Students successfully completing this course will be able to write with college level competency.


III.             Required Background:†† ENF 1, ENF 2


IV.          Course Content:

A.   Basic Academic research skills

B.   Theme writing including essays in narrative, descriptive, expository, or argumentative modes

C.   Grammar

D.   The Academic Term Paper


V. Learner Outcomes

VI. Evaluation


The student will :


A.   Understand the different rhetorical modes above

B.   Be able to write an academic term paper

C.   Have college level writing skills

D.   Have an improved sense of coherence

E.   Have an understanding of basic logical structures essential to good writing.

F.    Distinguish reliable from unreliable sources

Each studentís mastery of the skill will be demonstrated by his successfully writing at least three major themes (essays).Students will complete a term paper using citations from sources used in research for it.


All written assignments will be assessed for spelling, punctuation, grammar, and consistency according to the conventions of standard English.



         VII.    This course supports the following objectives:


DCC Educational Objectives:


Critical Thinking