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Duke University has about 13,000 undergraduate and graduate students and a world-class faculty helping to expand the frontiers of knowledge. The university has a strong commitment to applying knowledge in service to society, both near its North Carolina campus and around the world.
About This Course
You will gain a foundation for college-level writing valuable for nearly any field. Students will learn how to read carefully, write effective arguments, understand the writing process, engage with others’ ideas, cite accurately, and craft powerful prose.
Why Take This Course?
“English Composition I” provides an introduction to and foundation for the academic reading and writing characteristic of college. Attending explicitly to disciplinary context, students learn to read critically, write effective arguments, understand the writing process, and craft powerful prose that meets readers’ expectations.