Summer Term, 2005-2006 (2005-3) Starts Saturday, May 13, 2006
ENC 1101 -- English Composition I, 3 Credit Hours
Saturday: 8:30 – 11:50 AM Room: 2146, Reference Num.: 353394
General Description: This is the first required general core course in college-level writing. Students will compose essays and other works using various methods of development. This course fulfills 8,000 words of the Gordon Rule requirement.
Note: This course must be completed with a grade of “C” or better. Students will write personal essays, expository essays, short research papers, and a critical paper on a novel. Students will develop their in-class writing skills as well as their out-of-class writing skills.
Instructor: Jose M. Blanco ("Mr. Blanco")
Office: 2221 -- My office is located on the second floor of building 2, north wing.
Office phone: 237-0928 -- I have phone mail.
Office hours: Monday – Friday, 10:00 – 11:00AM -- If we need to meet, but our schedules conflict, we shall arrange to meet at a mutually convenient time.
Kirszner, Laurie G. and Stephen R. Mandel. Patterns for College Writing: A Rhetorical
Reader and Guide.
Troyka, Lynn Quitman, and Douglass Hesse. Simon and Schuster Handbook for Writers
College Dictionary (American Heritage, Webster's, ...) $5.99 - $8.99
Last Day to Drop Class with a 100% Refund: May 11, 2006
Last Day to Drop Class with a "W": June 27, 2006
Course Objectives (Competencies): See attached.
Assignment Type # Words Due % of Grade
In-class 1 In-class 500 May 20 5
In-class 2 In-class 500 June 10 10
In-class 3 In-class 500 June 24 15
Expository Out-of-class 1000 July 1 15
In-class 4 In-class 500 July 8 10
Final Essay In-class 500 July 22 10