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Core Requirement Courses in Communication

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COMM 101: Introduction to Oral Communication
This is an introductory course in public speaking, with the dual goals of helping students understand basic communication principles and improving their oral communication skills. The course emphasizes preparing, selecting, organizing, and delivering oral messages, as well as analyzing and evaluating the speaking-listening process. 3 HRS
IAI GEC Code - C2 900

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ENGL 101: Composition I
Prerequisite: ENGL 095 with a grade of C or better or satisfactory score on English placement exam. Placement in ENGL 101 presupposes competence in English grammar, mechanics, punctuation, and spelling. ENGL 101 is an introduction to college-level writing, with training in the skills needed at each phase of the writing process, including generating ideas about a topic, determining a purpose, forming a controlling idea, analyzing the needs of your audience, organizing and planning your writing, and composing effective sentences, paragraphs, and essays. ENGL 101 is intended to prepare students to write effectively for a variety of audiences and purposes. A final portfolio that includes research papers is required. This portfolio constitutes the majority of the grade for this course. 3 HRS
IAI GEC Code - C1 900R

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ENGL 102: Composition II
Prerequisite: ENGL 101 with a grade of C or better. ENGL 102 is a course that focuses on the rhetorical strategies used in argumentative writing, including logical analysis, critical thinking, the interpretation and evaluation of primary and secondary sources, and the conventions of academic and professional discourse. A final portfolio that includes a research paper (or papers) is required. This paper (or papers) constitutes the majority of the grade for this course. 3 HRS
IAI GEC Code - C1 901R