English (ENGLISH)

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ENGLISH 1040 Studio College Writing I 4 Credits

English 1040 is the alternate course for English 1130, satisfying the first semester of the UW-Platteville two-semester first-year writing sequence. Like English 1130, the purpose of this course is to help students understand rhetorical situations and how their roles as a writers are influenced by audience, purpose, and context. Additionally, English 1040 includes a weekly writing studio component in which students receive individualized feedback from instructors and peers, as well as structured studio/lab time to move their writing assignments through all stages of the writing process. English 1040 offers the rhetorical and formal background necessary for the more focused critical and analytical reading and thinking processes required in English 1230. This course has a lower enrollment limit than English 1130 and is designed for students who need extra help with writing.
Components: Laboratory, Class
GE: English
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: Wisconsin English Placement Test score below 11
Typically Offered: Fall/Spring/Summer

ENGLISH 1230 College Writing II 3 Credits

A continuation of English 1130 with particular emphasis on argumentation, research and documentation, and writing essays based on inductive analysis.
Components: Class
GE: English
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: ENGLISH 1130 or ENGLISH 1040
Typically Offered: Fall/Spring/Summer

ENGLISH 1330 Introduction to Literature 3 Credits

A course designed to introduce the student to the understanding and enjoyment of literature through different genres--fiction, poetry and drama--and through its cultural and historical contexts. The course will also acquaint students with such literary terms as plot, theme, character, setting, form, and interpretation.
Components: Class
GE: Humanities
Prereqs/Coreqs: C: ENGLISH 1130 or ENGLISH 1040
Typically Offered: Fall/Spring