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Comp II-P. Hawk

composition 2 Polly Hawk



Composition 102 is the second of two required composition courses. A continuation of ENGL 101, Composition I, this course emphasizes research, bibliographic, and writing skills. Students write a minimum of four (4) graded documented essays in MLA format.


  1. Research

A. Topic selection

B. The Research Question

C. Preliminary Bibliography

D. Academic Integrity/Note-taking

                1. Quotation

                2. Paraphrase

                3. Summary

E. Analysis, Interpretation, and Synthesis of Ideas from Research Sources

F. Organization of Information Using Notes and Outline

  1. Drafting the Paper
  1. Thesis Statement
  2. Outline
  3. Rough Draft
  4. Documentation of Research Sources
  5. Bibliography Works Cited
  1. Revising the Paper
  1. Editing
  2. Incorporating the Feedback into the Draft
  3. Polishing the Final Draft
  4. Proofreading
  1. Selected Readings