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.

Name Office Phone Email
Khalilah Ali Clayton State University
Erin Andersen University of North Georgia
Brandi Arrington Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
Justin Barbaree University of North Georgia
Jamie Barker Albany State University
Arthur Basler University of North Georgia
Laura Beasley University of West Georgia
Amanda Campbell University of West Georgia
Tara Causey University of North Georgia
Rebecca Cofer Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
Jason Dew Georgia State University
Lisa Diehl University of North Georgia
Leigh Dillard University of North Georgia
Andrew DiNicola South Georgia State College
Karen Dodson University of North Georgia
Ashley Dycus University of West Georgia
Jonathan Fegley Middle Georgia State University
Ebony Gibson Georgia Gwinnett College
Nathanael Gilbert Middle Georgia State University
Wendy Grisham University of West Georgia
Cortney Grubbs-McLeod Gordon State College
Cyndy Hall Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
Joy Handelman Albany State University
Vivien Harris-Murphy Savannah State University
Jonathan Hendrix University of West Georgia
Stephanie Hollenbeck University of West Georgia
Napolita Hooper-Simonga University of West Georgia
Michelle James University of North Georgia
Rhonda Kelley South Georgia State College
Alan Keith Kelly Georgia Gwinnett College
Jeff Kozee Georgia Highlands College
Juliet Kozee Georgia Highlands College
Mary Lamb Clayton State University
Michael Lewis Savannah State University
Lisa Lishman University of North Georgia
Jade Loicano University of West Georgia
Lisa Mallory Atlanta Metropolitan State College
John Marinan Georgia Gwinnett College
Christina Matthews Fort Valley State University
Chaunda McDavis Atlanta Metropolitan State College
Marissa McNamara Georgia State University
Mary Mears Middle Georgia State University
Joseph Milford Georgia Highlands College
Karen Morris Valdosta State University
Clay Morton Middle Georgia State University
Jeffrey L. Newberry Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
Eugene Ngezem Clayton State University
Matthew Paproth Georgia Gwinnett College
Tim Payne University of West Georgia
Karen Redding University of North Georgia
Billy Reynolds University of North Georgia
Pete Rorabaugh Kennesaw State University
Lisa Russell Kennesaw State University
LaRonda Sanders-Senu Middle Georgia State University
Matthew Sherling University of West Georgia
Nancy Sherrod archive
Amanda Shoemake University of West Georgia
Sarah Shope Dalton State College
Amelia Simmons East Georgia State College
James Sisson Middle Georgia State University
Elizabeth Steere University of North Georgia
Charla Sutton-Terrell Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
William Teem University of West Georgia
Duane Theobald University of West Georgia
Laura Thomason Middle Georgia State University
Shane Trayers Middle Georgia State University
Jeremiah Walker University of North Georgia
Patricia West Savannah State University
Kaci West Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
Dianne West University of West Georgia
Frank Williams Savannah State University

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.
  • How to Succeed in this Course
  • Unit 1: Introduction to Literary Analysis
  • Unit 2: Analyzing Poetry
  • Unit 3: Analyzing Short Stories
  • Unit 4: Analyzing Drama
  • Final Reflection Paper

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

  • Discussions - 42%
  • Unit 1 Literary Criticism Assignment - 6%
  • Unit 2 Thesis and Outline Assignment - 6%
  • Unit 3 Essay - 12%
  • Unit 4 Essay - 12%
  • End-of-Course Reflection - 8%
  • Unit 2 Poetry Reading & Response Video - 6%
  • Plagiarism Quiz and Discussion - 7%
  • Attendance Verification - 1%

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