Course Descriptions: ENG 104
Description of English 104
This course is a one-credit hour introduction to techniques of investigation and interpretation using campus resources and exploration of ways of shaping language for various audiences and purposes.
English 104 Course Outcomes
English 104 students will:
- Frame complex research questions or problems;
- Demonstrate awareness of their own beliefs, concepts, and biases;
- Be able to produce a coherent, well-supported argument that shows critical thinking and careful consideration of alternative viewpoints;
- Recognize, evaluate, and use a variety of information sources: expert people, publications of information agencies, popular and specialized periodicals, professional journals, books, and electronic resources;
- Conduct research that shows evidence of the ability to synthesize, use fairly, and credit the ideas of others using the appropriate citation style;
- Write coherently, drawing from diverse sources, assimilating information and ideas and producing work that represents the student’s position on the material.