First-Year Writing Program Course Descriptions

ENG 100, Reading and Writing Rhetorically, 
(4 credit hours)


ENG 100 (Reading and Writing Rhetorically) official course description

ENG 100 is offered primarily in the fall semester for students who are placed in the two-course sequence. Sections will be added to the spring schedule as needed. A parallel course, FLE 100, is offered by the English as a Second Language (ESL) Program for students who are non-native speakers of English. Students who complete ENG 100 or FLE 100 with a C- or better should take ENG 101 or FLE 101 in the next semester to complete the first-year requirement. ENG 100 carries four hours of credit as a free elective/additional course.


ENG 101, Academic Writing and Research,
(4 credit hours)


ENG 101 (Academic Writing and Research) official course description

ENG 101 fulfills the basic requirement. Students may take ENG 101 in either the fall or the spring semester of their first year. A parallel course, FLE 101, is offered by the English as a Second Language (ESL) Program, Department of Foreign Languages. This course satisfies the First-Year requirement for students who are non-native speakers of English.


ENG 105, Writing and Research in the Disciplines, 
‚Äč(1 credit hour)


ENG 105 (Writing and Research in the Disciplines) official course description

ENG 105 is restricted to transfer students with one 3-hour college composition course from their previous institution. Successful completion of ENG 105 requires a grade of C- or better. Together with approved transfer credit hours, this course satisfies the Introduction to Writing component of the General Education Program.



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