About ENGS 001 E

A foundational composition course featuring a sequence of writing, reading, and information literacy assignments. Students learn to write and revise for different rhetorical situations while increasing their mastery of academic conventions. Some sections designed for specific student audiences.


First Year & Sophomores only; Juniors & Seniors needing this course to fulfill the General Education requirement, FWIL, please contact Lise.Larose@uvm.edu for an override. Students who have enrolled in a TAP course, CAS integrated program, or HCOL 085 have already fulfilled this requirement. Open to Degree and CDE students

Section Description

This course is an introductory writing course designed to help students hone their writing skills in a number of different areas. Types of writing will range from expressive work involving description and narrative, to more analytical types of work, to research. Students will choose their own subjects within the context of the focus of each assignment (ie-- students will choose what they will research). Emphasis will be on writing as a process, and each essay will move from discovery of idea, to rough draft(s), to final draft.

Section Expectation

he course will be run like a workshop, with emphasis on student work in process, and in-class writing exercises keyed to the writing assignment being worked on. Attendance and participation is expected, as is meeting the due dates of out of class writing including rough drafts. There will be frequent peer review of drafts of work in process.


Grades will be based on essays produced for the course, assuming attendance, participation, and timely completion of assignments.

Course Dates



Old Mill Annex A206 (View Campus Map)


to on Monday, Wednesday and Friday

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Note: These dates may not be accurate for select courses during the Summer Session.

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