2023-2025 Catalog

ENGL 102 English Composition II

Builds upon the critical thinking, reading, and writing capabilities developed in ENGL 101. Emphasizes selection, evaluation, close reading, annotation, and incorporation of primary and secondary research sources into well-organized expository and argumentative essays of short and moderate lengths. Prerequisite: ENGL 101 (CS)




  1. Demonstrate Standard English mechanics and grammar in creating texts.
  2. Demonstrate academic research skills.
  3. Show evidence of critical reading, thinking, and writing through the application of social discourse concepts and persuasive writing.
  4. Organize ideas in an academic style.