Students further develop the composition and comprehension skills they gained in Rhetoric I. The course focuses on writing as a means of learning to reason effectively. In the process of writing several brief essays and one 10-page research paper for the course, students learn to analyze arguments and to construct a complex argument that interweaves their own ideas with those of their sources. Students also learn basic textbased and electronic research methods and proper documentation procedures. Lecture three hours per week. Note: All entering freshmen (first-time college enrollees) must earn at least a "C" in each of ENG 101 and ENG 102 for satisfactory completion of the IAI General Education Package and for graduation from the College in all university transfer degrees (A.A., A.S., and A.F.A.). This is a regulation of the IAI Steering Panel and endorsed by the Illinois Community College Board.
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