ENG 1020: English Composition II


(Prerequisite: ENG 1010 English Composition I, or equivalent) Provides advanced introduction to the basic concepts and requirements of college-level writing, and presents additional skills, methods, and techniques to improve and polish the student’s completed written documents. Gain writing experience, an understanding of the writing and revision process, methods and techniques to enhance the delivery of the writer’s thoughts and ideas, proper grammar usage, and critical reading skills.


  1. Apply research strategies and methods for finding information.
  2. Describe the various information sources available for research.
  3. Apply the steps of the writing process and appropriate research and citation methods to write essays, literary analyses, and research papers with identifiable thesis statements.
  4. Choose primary and secondary sources using the American Psychological Association style in a research-based project.


  1. ENG 1010


The curious researcher: A guide to writing research papers (Rev: 8th ed.)

Publisher: Pearson (2015)
Author: Ballenger, B.
ISBN: 9780321992963
Price: $120.90

The Little, Brown compact handbook (Rev: 9th ed.)

Publisher: Pearson (2016)
Author: Aaron, J. E.
ISBN: 9780321986504
Price: $114.40

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