Composition I

This introductory course in
composition prepares students for the writing to be undertaken in their
undergraduate coursework and provides an
introduction to the rhetorical,
conceptual and stylistic demands of writing at the university level including
composing, researching, and utilizing sources. During the course students will
practice and peer edit their personal, expository, analytical and persuasive
research writing, paying attention to the elements that make for good writing
in any genre.


Required Texts

Say, I Say: The Moves that Matter in Academic Writing
by Gerald Graff and
Cathy Birkenstein