Jun 17, 2024  
2015-2016 Undergraduate catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate catalog [Archived Catalog]

IGR #1

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Additional First-Year Composition Course (0-3 credit hours*)

Institutional Graduation Requirement

Goal: Students will write effective and responsible critical prose and will understand and interpret the written literary and critical expression of others.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Students will write using standard, formal American English, including correct punctuation, grammar, and sentence structure,
  2. Students will write well-reasoned, critical essays on topics in literature, demonstrating competence in critical reading of texts,
  3. Students will write persuasively, employing appropriate evidence and a variety of rhetorical strategies so as to produce effective arguments, and
  4. Students will incorporate into their writing formal research and documentation using MLA style, including research obtained through modern, technology-based research tools.

Each course meeting this goal meets the following required student learning outcomes:
Required: #1, #2, #3, and #4.


* Students choosing ENGL 210 - Introduction to Literature (C) [SGR #4, IGR #1] [online]  to satisfy Goal 4 of the Systemwide General Education Requirements (SGR) will simultaneously satisfy this part of the IGR.

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