Course Description:

This course is an introduction to English composition and research methodology. Students learn some fundamental research concepts and the skills needed to write an effective research paper. Students learn how to identify various research topics, define a research problem statement, find, use, evaluate, and cite information from credible sources. The course will incorporate a variety of methodologies including lecture, discussion, research papers, and test questions.

Course Code: ENG101

Credit hours: 3

Pre-Requisites: None

Learning Objectives:

  • Distinguish between quantitative and qualitative theories and recognize examples of each.
  • Define the following key terms: basic research, applied research, descriptive research.
  • Understand the components of a research paper.
  • Write a research papers using either MLA or APA format.