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Course number and title: ENGCO3 English Composition 3
Credits: 5
Instructor(s)-in-charge: L. M. Mattenson-Hoffman (mattenson@humnet.ucla.edu)
Course type: Lecture
Required or Elective: Required.
Course Schedule:
Lecture: 3 hrs/week.
Dicussion: 2 hrs/week.
 
Course Assessment:
Homework: Reading and writing assignments.
Quizzes: In-class exercises.
 
Grading Policy: Typically, 30% participation and 70% writing assignments.
Course Prerequisites: Satisfaction of Entry-Level Writing requirement, English Composition 2 or English as a Second Language 35 (C or better).
Catalog Description: Rhetorical techniques and skillful argument. Analysis of varieties of academic prose and writing of minimum of 20 pages of revised text. Completion of course with a grade of C or better satisfies Writing I requirement. Letter grading.  
Textbook and any related course material:
Compilation of articles available at Academic Publishing in the Student Union.
 
Course Website
Topics covered in the course and level of coverage:
Develop increasing awareness of writing process and styles. 8 hrs.
Examine various rhetorical situations. Consider audience, purpose, subject, and style and how they are interrelated. 8 hrs.
Read texts attentively and critically. 8 hrs.
Developing skills at each stage of the writing process: planning, composing, revising, editing. 8 hrs.
Course objectives and their relation to the Program Educational Objectives:  
Contribution of the course to the Professional Component:
Engineering Topics: 0 %
General Education: 0 %
Mathematics & Basic Sciences: 0 %
Expected level of proficiency from students entering the course:
Mathematics: Not Applicable
Physics: Not Applicable
Chemistry: Not Applicable
Technical writing: Some
Computer Programming: Not Applicable
Material available to students and department at end of course:
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TA(s)
Course Objectives and Outcomes Form: X
Will this course involve computer assignments? NO Will this course have TA(s) when it is offered? YES

  Level of contribution of course to Program Outcomes
(g) Strong  
(i) Strong  
Strong: (g) (i)

:: Upon completion of this course, students will have had an opportunity to learn about the following ::
  Specific Course Outcomes Program Outcomes
1. How to develop increasing awareness of writing process and styles. g i
2. How to examine various rhetorical situations. How to consider audience, purpose, subject, and style and how they are interrelated. g i
3. How to read texts attentively and critically. g i
4. Develop skills at each stage of the writing process: planning, composing, revising, editing. g i

  Program outcomes and how they are covered by the specific course outcomes
(g)   How to develop increasing awareness of writing process and styles.  
  How to examine various rhetorical situations. How to consider audience, purpose, subject, and style and how they are interrelated.  
  How to read texts attentively and critically.  
  Develop skills at each stage of the writing process: planning, composing, revising, editing.  
(i)   How to develop increasing awareness of writing process and styles.  
  How to examine various rhetorical situations. How to consider audience, purpose, subject, and style and how they are interrelated.  
  How to read texts attentively and critically.  
  Develop skills at each stage of the writing process: planning, composing, revising, editing.  

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