Apr 15, 2024  
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:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Develop and demonstrate skills in close reading, textual analysis, and rhetorical analysis while identifying their cultural, social, and historical contexts.
  2. Compose college-level writing projects for academic audiences.
  3. Write a sequence of college-level 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.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of the writing process by effectively using prewriting, planning, drafting, and revising strategies.
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of the research process by finding, selecting, and evaluating appropriate sources.
  6. Incorporate and document primary and secondary source material according to MLA conventions.
  7. Understand plagiarism and implement strategies to avoid it.
  8. Consistently use Standard English and other stylistic options appropriate for audience and purpose.
  9. Learn to correct errors in grammar, punctuation, and mechanics.