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ENGL 1177 - Academic Writing

English Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

This course introduces students to the principles of university-level writing and critical reading. Academic writing focuses on the study and application of the principles of university-level discourse, with particular emphasis on exposition and persuasion. Students will read and analyze essays, and write their own compositions. In several language workshops, students will also learn fundamental strategies for developing an effective prose style.

Prerequisite(s)

C+ in Grade 12 English.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$517.81 - $554.64 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2021

Below are nine offerings of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 34908

Tue Sep 07 - Fri Dec 17 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Dec 17 Online

Instructor

Lisa Allen

Course Outline

Cost

$517.81

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.5 in Writing and 7.0 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* This is NOT a SELF-PACED course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(E)* FINAL EXAMS: Final exams will be held online. Your instructor will provide further information.
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 42592

Tue Sep 07 - Fri Dec 17 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Dec 17 Online

Instructor

Hannah Watts

Course Outline

Cost

$517.81

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.5 in Writing and 7.0 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* This is NOT a SELF-PACED course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(E)* FINAL EXAMS: Final exams will be held online. Your instructor will provide further information.
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 43587

Tue Sep 07 - Fri Dec 17 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Dec 17 Online

Instructor

Jaime Denike

Course Outline

Cost

$517.81

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.5 in Writing and 7.0 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* This is NOT a SELF-PACED course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(E)* FINAL EXAMS: Final exams will be held online. Your instructor will provide further information.
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 43588

Tue Sep 07 - Fri Dec 17 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Dec 17 Online

Instructor

Robin Dahling

Course Outline

Cost

$517.81

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.5 in Writing and 7.0 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* This is NOT a SELF-PACED course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(E)* FINAL EXAMS: Final exams will be held online. Your instructor will provide further information.
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 46537

Tue Sep 07 - Fri Dec 17 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Dec 17 Online

Instructor

Stephen Ogden

Course Outline

Cost

$517.81

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.5 in Writing and 7.0 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* This is NOT a SELF-PACED course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(E)* FINAL EXAMS: Final exams will be held online. Your instructor will provide further information.
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 47429

Tue Sep 07 - Fri Dec 17 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Dec 17 Online

Instructor

Chris-Anne Stumpf

Course Outline

Cost

$517.81

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.5 in Writing and 7.0 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* This is NOT a SELF-PACED course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(E)* FINAL EXAMS: Final exams will be held online. Your instructor will provide further information.
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 47466

Tue Sep 07 - Fri Dec 17 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Dec 17 Online

Instructor

Jaime Denike

Course Outline

Cost

$517.81

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.5 in Writing and 7.0 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* This is NOT a SELF-PACED course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(E)* FINAL EXAMS: Final exams will be held online. Your instructor will provide further information.
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 47478

Tue Sep 07 - Fri Dec 17 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Dec 17 Online

Instructor

Ashton Howley

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$517.81

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.5 in Writing and 7.0 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* This is NOT a SELF-PACED course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(E)* FINAL EXAMS: Final exams will be held online. Your instructor will provide further information.
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 47520

Tue Sep 07 - Fri Dec 17 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Dec 17 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$517.81

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.5 in Writing and 7.0 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* This is NOT a SELF-PACED course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(E)* FINAL EXAMS: Final exams will be held online. Your instructor will provide further information.
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

Winter 2022

Below are nine offerings of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 73124

Tue Jan 04 - Fri Apr 15 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Apr 15 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$517.81

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Current BCIT students may also be eligible based on past post-secondary courses. Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.5 in Writing and 7.0 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* This is NOT a SELF-PACED course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(E)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.

1 seat remaining as of Dec 4, 2021 5:29 pm (PST). Availability may change at any time.

CRN 83404

Tue Jan 04 - Tue Apr 12 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Apr 12 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 403

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$554.64

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. On the start date of the course, you will have access to the course link in the Learning Hub. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Current BCIT students may also be eligible based on past post-secondary courses. Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.5 in Writing and 7.0 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.

CRN 87657

Tue Jan 04 - Fri Apr 15 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Apr 15 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$517.81

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Current BCIT students may also be eligible based on past post-secondary courses. Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.5 in Writing and 7.0 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* This is NOT a SELF-PACED course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(E)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.

CRN 87722

Tue Jan 04 - Fri Apr 15 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Apr 15 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$517.81

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Current BCIT students may also be eligible based on past post-secondary courses. Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.5 in Writing and 7.0 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* This is NOT a SELF-PACED course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(E)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.

CRN 70397

Thu Jan 06 - Thu Apr 14 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Apr 14 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE25 Rm. 115

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$554.64

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. On the start date of the course, you will have access to the course link in the Learning Hub. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Current BCIT students may also be eligible based on past post-secondary courses. Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.5 in Writing and 7.0 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.

CRN 82085

Sat Jan 08 - Sat Apr 23 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Apr 23 Sat 09:30 - 12:30 DTC DTC Rm. 687

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$543.21

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. No class on Saturday, April 16 (Easter weekend) On the start date of the course, you will have access to the course link in the Learning Hub. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Current BCIT students may also be eligible based on past post-secondary courses. Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.5 in Writing and 7.0 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.

CRN 84468

Mon Jan 10 - Mon May 02 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - May 02 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 309

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$554.64

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. No class on Monday, February 21 (Family Day) and Monday, April 18 (Easter). On the start date of the course, you will have access to the course link in the Learning Hub. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Current BCIT students may also be eligible based on past post-secondary courses. Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.5 in Writing and 7.0 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.

CRN 84369

Tue Jan 04 - Fri Apr 15 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Apr 15 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$517.81

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Current BCIT students may also be eligible based on past post-secondary courses. Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.5 in Writing and 7.0 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* This is NOT a SELF-PACED course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(E)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

CRN 86588

Tue Jan 04 - Fri Apr 15 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Apr 15 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$517.81

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Current BCIT students may also be eligible based on past post-secondary courses. Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.5 in Writing and 7.0 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* This is NOT a SELF-PACED course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(E)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Identify and compose a variety of sentence types to achieve a given aim
  • Analyze and compose paragraphs of different structures
  • Identify and compose thesis statements suited to a given purpose
  • Analyze the stylistic qualities of essays having a variety of rhetorical purposes
  • Critically read and compose expository essays
  • Critically read and compose persuasive essays
  • Compose essays that present a critical analysis of an essay or article or part of one
  • Write effective summaries of an essay or article or part of one

Effective as of Fall 2004

Related Programs

ENGL 1177 is offered as a part of the following programs:

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  2. Bachelor of Business Administration
    Full-time/Part-time   Bachelor of Business Administration

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