*Composition II - ENGL 1213

Course Overview:

Composition II is a General Education course that continues to develop writing skills in more formal and academic contexts through practice in rhetoric, argumentation, and research. ENGL 2213 is recommended as a substitute course for students who score 25 or above on the English portion of the ACT.

Course Learning Outcomes

As a part of this course, you will meet the following SNU General Education Learning Outcome that states “SNU students”:

…are able to evaluate the assumptions, presuppositions, and arguments (both subtle and direct) embedded in expressions of thought and culture by individuals and society. (Critical Thinking/Discernment)

…can construct rational arguments based on solid evidence acquired from appropriate sources and through the use of the best available methods and can communicate those arguments clearly and concisely using sound rhetorical strategies in both speech and writing. (Effective Communication)

Required Textbooks

  1. They Say/I Say 2nd edition by Gerald Graff and Cathy Birkenstein
  2. The Easy Writer 3rd or 4th edition by Andrea Lunsford


A passing grade in Composition I (ENGL 1113) or equivalent.