Welcome to English Composition! This is a rigorous, academic course that will take commitment, passion and hard work. ENG 105 will work to develop and apply skills, abilities, and content knowledge at the college level. This is a writing intensive course that covers academic prose, including essays, arguments, research and constructions. Aspects of the class will focus on developing skilled readers of prose written in a variety of rhetorical contexts, and creating skilled writers who compose for a variety of purposes. In addition, the class will develop discussion skills, the study of grammar, and advanced vocabulary. All written assignments demand mature and appropriate organization, style, level of understanding, word choice, voice, and proper use of conventions in accordance with the GCU rubrics.