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Course Equivalents for WRIT 231 at Metropolitan State University in

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Alexandria Technical and Community College
ENGL 1420 - Composition II - 3 credits
Communication (01)
This course is a continuation of Composition I (ENGL1410), with stress on analytical writing, research, and documentation of supporting evidence. Learners write critical analysis, cause/effect, and persuasive essays. Prerequisite: ENGL1410.
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Anoka-Ramsey Community College
ENGL 2261 - Creative Nonfiction Writing - 3 credits
Communication (01)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
(MnTC Goals 1 and 6) Prerequisite: ENGL 1120 or 1121 with a grade of C or better Recommended Skills, Abilities, or Coursework: A student who has not met the necessary prerequisites for the course, but strongly possesses the abilities necessary to complete the course successfully, should contact the instructor directly. In this course, students will study the art of creative literary nonfiction writing, focusing on various subgenres, such as literary memoir, personal essay, lyric essay, literary reportage, nonfiction short, and blended forms. Students will engage in the creative and analytical process of reading as writers, responding to both student and published texts in writing and in class discussion. Guided by instruction in contemporary aesthetics, students will develop disciplined writing and revising practices.
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Central Lakes College
ENGL 1411 - Composition II - 4 credits
Communication (01)
Composition II focuses on research-based writing and information literacy. Students will learn and employ rhetorical strategies such as analysis (of ideas or human situations into comparable or constituent parts), cause and effect reasoning, inductive/deductive reasoning, and argument/persuasion. Subjects may include reaction, evaluation, and interpretation of literature and/or socio-cultural phenomena. Students will learn the principles of the academic research process such as developing a topic, understanding and applying outside sources, and defining and supporting a critical lens. During that process, students will learn how to locate, access, evaluate, and synthesize traditional and online library resources. Throughout the course, students will demonstrate a command of the writing and revision process and the APA (American Psychological Association) and the MLA (Modern Language Association) formats. Students will demonstrate these skills through formal papers written in edited Standard English, which will result in a total of at least 5,000 words.
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Century College
ENGL 1022 - Composition II - 3 credits
Communication (01)
This college composition course emphasizes sustained interpretive and analytical writing as well as the techniques of academic research using literature and other texts as the basis for composition. Students will apply critical thinking and practice evaluating and integrating primary and secondary sources in their writing. Prerequisite: ENGL 1021 with a grade of C or higher. Recommendation: Word processing proficiency and basic computer skills
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Hibbing Community College
ENGL 1090 - Advanced Composition - 3 credits
Critical Thinking (02)
Communication (01)
Advanced Composition is an advanced freshman-level composition course which places particular emphasis upon the development of writing and discussion skills which reflect library research and analytical procedures, critical thinking, persuasive writing, argumentation and logical reasoning, synthesis, evaluation, and problem-solving.
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Inver Hills Community College
ENG 1130 - Writing and Research For the Professions - 3 credits
Critical Thinking (02)
Communication (01)
Emphasizes critical audience analysis of professional texts across the disciplines, at least one book length, resulting in a professional research proposal, feasibility study, or report that reflects analysis and synthesis of multiple sources, persuasion, and students' mastery of professional and audience analysis, business writing, researching, and evaluative skills. Prerequisites: ENG 1108 or equivalent, with grade of C or better.
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ENG 1114 - The Research Paper - WRIT - 3 credits
Critical Thinking (02)
Communication (01)
Emphasizes critical analysis of fiction or nonfiction texts, at least one book-length, resulting in a research paper that reflects analysis and synthesis of multiple sources. Prereq: Grade of C or higher in ENG 1108.
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ENG 1130 - Writing and Research For the Professions - 3 credits
Critical Thinking (02)
Communication (01)
Emphasizes critical audience analysis of professional texts across the disciplines, at least one book length, resulting in a professional research proposal, feasibility study, or report that reflects analysis and synthesis of multiple sources, persuasion, and students' mastery of professional and audience analysis, business writing, researching, and evaluative skills. Prerequisites: ENG 1108 or equivalent, with grade of C or better.
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Lake Superior College
ENGL 1109 - College Composition II - 3 credits
Communication (01)
Second semester college-level composition course focusing on academic writing using primary and secondary sources, including basic research using print and electronic sources. Emphasis is on writing as a process, critical analysis, summarizing, research, logical argumentation, and documentation. Presupposes competency in standard English. Required of all students working toward an AA or AS Degree, unless special exemption is granted. MTC goal areas: (1) Communication (Prerequisites: ENGL1106 with a grade of "C" or better) (3 hrs lec/0 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
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Mesabi Range College
ENGL 1512 - College Writing II - 4 credits
Communication (01)
An introduction to argument, this advanced freshman-level composition course outlines the process of taking a stand on an issue, analyzing the opposition and its argument, researching and developing support for that argument, and molding all of that information into a readable, well-developed argument paper. Basic concepts of reasoning, critical thinking, problem solving, and documentation are introduced and included in a variety of argument papers. English.
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Minneapolis Community and Technical College
ENGL 1111 - Research and Composition for Change - 3 credits
Communication (01)
This course teaches you how to write a research paper whose process includes engaging in multiple group settings, both online and in class. Some sections have particular topics, such as "Race, Gender and Identity," and other sections allow you to choose your own topic, subject to the instructor's approval. All sections teach valuable research methods and online writing practices. You will find, analyze and synthesize information from diverse multi-modal sources, and write reasoned, detailed research papers with properly cited sources.
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North Hennepin Community College
ENGL 1202 - College Writing II - 2 credits
Communication (01)
This class focuses on the research process, textual analysis of primary and secondary sources, rhetorical strategies for argument and persuasion, and successful integration of sources into a longer academic paper utilizing MLA (or other, as appropriate) documentation format. The class may be disciplinary, interdisciplinary, or topical in content, as noted on the class registration site. Prerequisite: Engl 1200 or 1201 with a grade of C or higher
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Northland Community and Technical College
ENGL 1112 - Composition II - 3 credits
Critical Thinking (02)
Communication (01)
(Fulfills MNTC Areas: 1, 2) This course offers continued emphasis on composition, with concentration on research methods and writing of the research paper, using an appropriate documentation format. Prerequisites: ENGL1111.
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Rainy River Community College
ENGL 1020 - Composition II - 3 credits
Critical Thinking (02)
Communication (01)
An introduction to research, this course provides practical instruction and guided experience in the process of gathering research material, evaluating that material for its credibility and usefulness, and molding that material into a readable, well-developed argument paper. Students will be required to complete their papers on a word processor. Prerequisite or equivalent: ENGL 1010. MNTC: 1/2
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Riverland Community College
ENGL 1104 - Composition II: Argument - 3 credits
Critical Thinking (02)
Communication (01)
This second semester composition course is designed as a continuation of ENGL 1101. It teaches the skills needed to write clear and coherent essays using different modes of expository prose such as process, comparison and contrast, classification, and definition. It will culminate in the study of argumentative writing in which the student learns to defend a position and argue a thesis with reason and evidence. Prerequisite: ENGL 1101 MnTC (Goal 1/CM and Goal 2/CT); (3 Cr - 3 lect, 0 lab)
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ENGL 1105 - Composition II: Research - 3 credits
Critical Thinking (02)
Communication (01)
This is a second semester composition course focused on the writing of an academic research paper. Students learn how to employ the resources of an academic library and how to cite those sources in a fully documented analytical/interpretive term paper. Prerequisites: ENGL 1101. MnTC (Goals 1/CM and 2/CT); (3 Cr - 3 lect, 0 lab)
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Rochester Community and Technical College
ENGL 1118 - Reading and Writing Critically II - 4 credits
Critical Thinking (02)
Communication (01)
English 1118 continues the development of writing skills begun in ENGL 1117 and concludes with emphasis on writing from multiple sources. This course fosters a deeper appreciation of language and literature by having students read, examine, and respond to a variety of literary works. A particular focus of this course is the development of the crucial skill of critical interpretation. Emphasis on the relationship between form and content will help students to formulate opinions and responses, forming the basis for their analytical and artistic judgments. Students will examine external resources, develop additional critical thinking skills, and analyze and synthesize texts by combining documented and textual evidence in a major research project. (Prerequisites: Completion of ENGL 1117 with a grade of C or better). (4 C/4 lect, 0 lab). MNTC: Goal 1/Written and Oral Communication, Goal 2/Critical Thinking.
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Saint Paul College
ENGL 1712 - Composition 2 - 2 credits
Communication (01)
This course emphasizes critical reading and analytical writing using literature as the basis for composition. The course includes an analysis of primary and/or secondary sources with a focus on academic writing. (Prerequisite(s): Grade of "C" or better in ENGL 1711) (MnTC: Goal 1) 2C/2/0/0
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Vermilion Community College
ENGL 1512 - College Composition II - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Communication (01)
This is an advanced writing course dealing with argumentation, research, and writing from sources. A majority of the content of the course is devoted to significant social and ethical issues of the day.
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