Introduction to Composition
This course focuses on preparing students for academic writing at the college level. The course emphasizes the connection between reading and writing. Students learn and practice the writing process, from idea to final essay (e.g., pre-writing, drafting, revising, and editing), finding and evaluating sources, summarizing, paraphrasing, quoting, citing, and documenting conventions. Individualized attention is given to grammar, vocabulary development, and rhetorical style. The minimum passing grade for this course is C-.