ENG 114: Composing Research (Honors)
(3) Applies fundamentals of rhetoric to the research process: methods of research; the rhetorical nature of research; elements, strategies, and conventions of research writing, including multimodal presentations of new knowledge. Major research project; some literary analysis. Prerequisites: ENG 101 and 102; or ENG 103; or appropriate placement as per Writing Program policy; and admission to the Honors College or permission of the department chair.
ENG 114 fulfills the ENG 104 requirement for honors students, with extensive emphasis on critical thinking, reading, and writing in response to literary texts. It includes instruction and practice in research methods and presentation of formal research paper.
Course Content and Format
The content and format of ENG 114 are designed to enable students to achieve the course goals; specifically, students in ENG 114:
As an outcome of the course content and format, students in English 114 are required to complete:
NOTE: In order to fulfill the University's Core Curriculum requirement in Writing Program courses, students must earn a minimum grade of C to pass; a grade of C- is not considered acceptable. Writing Program courses may be repeated as many times as necessary to meet the requirement but:
(Please see Ball Point for a more complete explanation of these policies.)
Students provide anonymous evaluations of the course. Instructors are urged to evaluate and revise individual syllabuses on a regular basis. ENG 114 is subject to curriculum review by the writing committee.
ENG 114 instructors select their texts and submit a rationale to the Writing Program Director Mike Donnelly for approval.
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