417 Barnard Hall
Director: Margaret Vandenburg, Senior Lecturer in English
First-Year English (ENGL BC 1201) is designed to cultivate powerful expository writing. Reading and writing assignments focus on major works of literature from one of three traditions: Legacy of the Mediterranean; Women and Culture; or The Americas. In addition to teaching critical reading and the process of writing, the First-Year English program is responsible for training students to conduct interdisciplinary research and document sources, thereby fostering proficiency in courses across the curriculum.
Students who successfully complete this one-semester course should be able to: