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2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
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ENGL 200 - College Writing II

Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: Second Composition
Further work in expository writing with emphasis on argumentation and persuasion. Introduction to the preparation and writing of the research paper.

Prerequisites: One of: ENGL 101, ENGL 102, ENGL 104.
Credit Restrictions:  Not for English major credit.
Equivalent Quarter Course: ENGL 1002.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Entirely Online, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: Second Composition
Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Recognize how audience expectations and purposes in a particular academic field compare to general university writing tasks;
  2. Apply rhetorical knowledge and critical thinking to reading and writing tasks that increase subject-matter knowledge;
  3. Use strategies common in a particular discipline to develop ideas and shape written drafts;
  4. tilize resources, such as feedback and published reference materials, to improve clarity, coherence, and conventional correctness when revising drafts;
  5. Demonstrate respect for the thoughts of others and an ability to take into account disciplinary perspectives when presenting their own ideas.

Second English Composition Learning Outcomes
  1. complete a variety of reading and writing tasks that incorporate subject-matter knowledge;
  2. adjust their writing for different audiences, showing awareness of expectations for academic writing in general and adhering to discipline-specific conventions when appropriate;
  3. demonstrate critical thinking and logical reasoning, including strategies coming in a discipline, in the development and organization of ideas in written texts; take into account multiple perspectives and key disciplinary concepts when presenting their ideas in writing; and
  4. revise their writing in response to feedback in order to improve development, clarity, coherence, and correctness.

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