English

Freshman Composition

The freshman composition sequence at Vol State consists of ENGL 1010 and ENGL 1020. The student must have successfully completed ENGL 1010 before registering for ENGL 1020 . The student must have successfully completed ENGL 1020 before registering for any sophomore English course.

English Composition I includes writing expository compositions based primarily on analysis of essays and literary works with an emphasis on rhetorical modes, documentation skills, and revision. Students must have acceptable placements scores or have completed all competencies for Learning Support.

English Composition II includes writing argumentative compositions based on issues raised in essays and literary works with emphasis on research skills, support and revision. Students must have successfully completed ENGL 1010 before registering for this course.