ESL        130       Advanced Composition       3 credits

Promotes the achievement of an expert level of second language writing proficiency demanded by the university's academic community. Uses critical inquiry to explore global and local issues from multicultural perspectives as a basis for writing. Emphasizes the creation, revision, and reshaping of meaningful, clearly written texts in a variety of genres. Analyzes cultural influences on writing in different languages. Helps develop informed and independent writers.

For high-advanced nonnative speakers of English, both undergraduate (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors) and graduate students as well as foreign and domestic exchange students.

Offered during both the fall and spring semesters.

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