• Program: English
  • Course: Special Topics: English Composition Transfer Curriculum
  • Course #: ENGL2135
  • Total Credits: 1

Course Description

This class is meant for students who have already taken a 3 semester credit freshman level composition class at another institution. This course assumes the student has already achieved an understanding of writing basics: intro, body, conclusion; organization; outlining; the thesis; etc. Therefore, this class will focus on the research paper; specifically, an argument paper. This paper will be 6-10 pages in length, and will give students the opportunity to demonstrate their writing proficiency, their understanding of research and citation, and their critical thinking and reading skills.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Synthesize information from various sources with original ideas
Create a coherent argument
Cite sources using a recognized style
Apply the conventions of Standard Edited American English to all written documents
Use technology competently in the writing process

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 1
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Accredited 3 semester credit, freshman level composition class or its equivalent. This class is only for students who have taken and successfully completed a 3 semester credit composition course. Basic computer literacy skills required
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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