Course Descriptions

English Composition II – ENGL 1102


A composition course that develops writing skills beyond the level of proficiency required by English Composition I. English Composition II emphasizes interpretation and evaluation, and incorporates a variety of more advanced research methods.

ENGL 1102 - Summer 2024

Course Instructor
ENGL 1102 1AGBrittney Beth Baxter
ENGL 1102 1BGAshley Dycus
ENGL 1102 1CGMichelle James
ENGL 1102 1DGBilly Reynolds
ENGL 1102 1EGJoseph Milford
ENGL 1102 1FGCarmine Palumbo
ENGL 1102 1GGDuane Theobald
ENGL 1102 1HGLaura Chambers
ENGL 1102 1IGHeather Bodiford Hartness
ENGL 1102 1JGJesse Russell
ENGL 1102 1KGAndrew DiNicola
ENGL 1102 1LGCarla Chwat
ENGL 1102 1MGAsha Warren
ENGL 1102 1NGRobert Stiles
ENGL 1102 1OGKristl Commander
ENGL 1102 1PGTim Payne
ENGL 1102 1QGAustin Riede
ENGL 1102 1RGRachael Price
ENGL 1102 1SGMary Lamb
ENGL 1102 1TGGina Denton
ENGL 1102 1UGWhitney Porter

Credit Hours


  • See your home institution's prerequisite requirement.

Free Textbook

  • Open educational resources (OER)

Course Equivalency

After completing this course, you will be able to

  • Enhance your appreciation of various types of texts, both visual and written.
  • Reflect upon and respond to the ideas of others.
  • Refine your thinking, reading, and writing skills.
  • Use the writing process to understand different texts.
  • Increase your working vocabulary of literary terms.
  • Improve your research and documentation skills.
  • Improve your electronic communication skills.
  • Apply critical perspectives to various genres.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills in reading and writing assignments.
  • Write well-developed and logically organized essays.
  • Plan and conduct a research project using a variety of research sources.
  • Navigate and communicate effectively online.
  • Expand your awareness of these themes and explore the connections between these themes and your own experiences.
  • Critically evaluate resources and assess varied perspectives and viewpoints.
  • Unit 1: Introduction to Literary Analysis
  • Unit 2: Analyzing Poetry
  • Unit 3: Analyzing Short Stories
  • Unit 4: Analyzing Drama

Your final grade will be based on the following breakdown. Please note that each instructor may choose to make modifications.

  • Discussions - 20%
  • Unit 1 Literary Criticism Assignment - 10%
  • Unit 2 Thesis and Outline Assignment - 10%
  • Unit 3 Essay - 17%
  • Unit 4 Essay - 17%
  • End-of-Course Reflection - 8%
  • Major Project - 10%
  • Plagiarism Quiz and Discussion - 7%
  • Attendance Verification - 1%

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