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Mary K Little
ENGL 121
Seattle Campus

Composition: Social Issues

Focuses on the study and practice of good writing: topics derived from a variety of personal, academic, and public subjects. Includes a service-learning component allowing students to engage with and write about social issues in applied ways.. Cannot be taken if student has already received a grade of 2.0 or higher in either ENGL 111, ENGL 121, or ENGL 131.

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This course requires completion of service work outside the class. DO NOT enroll in this class if you are not prepared to spend 20-40 hours (throughout the quarter) outside the class volunteering at a service organization!

English 121 integrates service learning to a first year college writing course to help students develop academic writing skills. The title of this course is "Writing as a Force for Social Change" and will focus on the various ways language and writing play a part in achieving social change.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Mary K Little
Date: 11/02/2012