Concurrent Enrollment

ENGL 1020: English Composition

Offered to grades 11-12 and high-achieving 10th graders with counselor approval
1 Credit (EA) // 3 Credits (NNU)

This course is designed to introduce students to college-level writing. Through a variety of essay types, students will learn how to construct an essay through explanations of its parts and through practice. Students will learn to support their essays’ theses and to use proper grammar and mechanics throughout. Students will learn to analyze arguments and present a defense. Students will also demonstrate knowledge of writing in a variety of essay types and will demonstrate critical thinking skills and understanding of literary analysis methods through writing and discussions.

Topics Discussed:

  • Grammar and mechanics
  • Rhetorical appeals and devices
  • Critical reading strategies
  • Modes and types of writing
  • Literary discussions
  • MLA formatting
  • The research process
  • Essay writing
  • Analysis of arguments and literature
  • Elements of a story
  • Poetic elements and analysis

To receive NNU—General Education requirements—credit, a student must earn a grade of C- or better. However, the student would still receive credit from Enlightium Academy if they pass the course.

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