ENGL1210 - Writing About Current Issues

Credits
3 (3/0/0)
Description
Meets MnTC Goal Area 1. This course builds on the foundations of College Writing and provides students with additional opportunities to develop and refine their writing through a process approach. Students will explore current issues by critically reading a variety of texts, conducting academic research and responding through discussion and writing.
Prerequisites
Competencies
  1. Demonstrate an awareness of current issues.
  2. Examine texts about current and contemporary life.
  3. Exhibit an awareness of context when analyzing a text.
  4. Explore current issues from multiple perspectives.
  5. Evaluate a variety of primary and secondary academic sources.
  6. Draw inferences from multiple academic sources.
  7. Respond critically via discussion and writing: reflections, observations, essays, articles and/or profiles.
  8. Establish a position and synthesize information from academic sources to support that position.
  9. Apply ethical principles when writing.
  10. Document sources according to the standards of a discipline.
  11. Refine drafting, revising and editing skills.
  12. Develop style and voice through writing.
Goal Areas
1. Communication
Degrees that use this course

Art Transfer Pathway

Associate of Fine Arts (AFA)

Engineering

Associate of Science (AS)

Environmental Science

Associate of Science (AS)

History Transfer Pathway AA

Associate of Arts (AA)

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Associate of Arts (AA)

Political Science Pathway

Associate of Arts (AA)

Psychology Transfer Pathway

Associate of Arts (AA)

Theatre Transfer Pathway

Associate of Fine Arts (AFA)