Freshman Composition

There are two courses in the composition sequence. EH 101 (or 101S with 101L Writing Studio, based on placement) and EH 102.

 

  • EH 101 - COLLEGE WRITING I (Semester Hours: 3): Introduction to academic writing, critical reading, and rhetorical knowledge.
  • EH 101S - COLLEGE WRITING I W/STUDIO (Semester Hours: 3): Introduction to academic writing, critical reading, and rhetorical knowledge. For students whose preparation suggests a need for intensive support as they progress through the composition sequence. Requires concurrent registration in studio section 100L.
    • EH 101L - STUDIO FOR COLLEGE WRITING I (Semester Hours: 0): A writing workshop/lab to be taken concurrently with EH 101S The course provides supplementary instruction and practice in written English language skills, editing techniques, writing strategies (brainstorming, drafting, revising editing) as well as critical reading skimming, scanning, inferring) for students needing additional support. Students must pass EH 101L to pass EH 101S.
  • EH 102 - COLLEGE WRITING II (Semester Hours: 3): Intermediate academic writing. Focuses on research questions and techniques, as well as critical engagement with published and student texts. Prerequisite: EH 101 or 101S.
  • EH 103 - ACCELERATED COLLEGE WRITING (Semester Hours: 3): Accelerated introduction to academic writing, critical reading, and research questions. Focuses on research questions and techniques, as well as critical engagement with published and student texts. Prerequisites: minimum high school GPA 3.5; minimum 26 on ACT or minimum 1170 on SAT.
  • EH 105 - HONORS ENGLISH SEMINAR (Semester Hours: 3): Interpretive and comparative readings in texts of enduring intellectual, esthetic, and ethical importance; critical and analytic writing and research projects. Grading Scale: A, B, C, D, F. Minimum grade of C- required to advance to 200-level English classes. Prerequisites: Formal admission to the University Honors Program.



PLACEMENT:

The Writing Center

As part of UAH's Student Success Center (SSC), the Tutoring and Writing Center offers free writing consultations to currently enrolled students. All consultations take place in the Tutoring and Writing Center, which is located in First Floor Library, North Wing. Visit the Student Success Center's Undergraduate Writing Program page for more information and/or to make an appointment.