Sep 24, 2023  
2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog

ENG 101H - Academic Writing and Research 1 - Honors

3 credit hours - Three hours lecture weekly; one term.
This is an honors course.

Learn critical writing, reading, and thinking strategies. Write multiple essays, culminating in an instructor-guided research paper. Analyze a variety of texts and identify their cultural, historical, and social contexts. Develop foundational information literacy, academic research, and documentation skills.

Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for Honors courses and appropriate placement into ENG 101 .

Crosslisted: Also offered as ENG 101 .

Note: A grade of C or better is required to satisfy the general education requirement. Complete and present an honors capstone research project that extends beyond the classroom. Credit is not given for both ENG 101H and ENG 101  or ENG 101H and ENG 101A . Typically offered at MC, AM, GB, and OL; fall, spring, and summer terms.

Course Outcomes:
  1. Apply close reading and textual analysis to the identification of the cultural, social, and historical contexts that shape text;
  2.  Apply rhetorical analysis skills in written and oral presentations;
  3. Compose college-level writing projects for academic audiences;
  4. Write analytical essays that incorporate a clear thesis statement, strong topic sentences, effective transitions, focused and developed paragraphs, logical organization, appropriate modes of exposition, and effective source material;
  5. Effectively use prewriting, planning, drafting, and revising strategies;
  6. Conduct research necessary for college-level writing by finding, selecting, and evaluating appropriate sources;
  7. Incorporate and document primary and secondary source material according to MLA conventions;
  8. Explain plagiarism and implement strategies to avoid it;
  9. Consistently use Standard English and other stylistic options appropriate for audience and purpose;
  10. Correct errors in grammar, punctuation, and mechanics.