3 credits—Composition I emphasizes fluency, thesis-driven organization, the use of supporting details, and research techniques. Writing is approached as a recursive process that includes prewriting strategies, drafting, revising, and editing. The course helps students shape writing to serve readers' needs and define a sense of purpose in their writing. It also gives students strategies for reading college-level material.
Lecture Hours: 48
Prerequisite(s): Appropriate COMPASS scores or equivalent.
2015–2016 Course Cost: $478.50 *
Course Cost Calculation: 2015–2016 resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.
The course cost calculation does not include:
the cost of books. Visit the Hawkeye Bookstore to determine the cost of books.
tools and supplies. Some programs may have additional cost of tools and supplies. Check with a program advisor for more information.
non-resident tuition and fees or international student costs.
Hawkeye Center 134