ENG 1020: English Composition II


Provides advanced introduction to the basic concepts and requirements of college-level writing and presents additional skills, methods, and techniques to improve and polish students’ completed written documents. Students will gain writing experience, an understanding of the writing and revision process, methods and techniques to enhance the delivery of their 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 American Psychological Association (APA) Style in a research-based project.


  1. ENG 1010


The curious researcher: A guide to writing research papers (Rev: 9th ed.)

Publisher: Pearson (2018)
Author: Ballenger, B.
ISBN: 9780134498263
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The Little, Brown compact handbook (Rev: 10th ed.)

Publisher: Pearson (2019)
Author: Aaron, J. E., & Greer, M.
ISBN: 9780134668499
Price: (No information available)

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