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CEM: UExcel: English Composition Exam

English Composition

Catalog number: ENGx111

Description: Corresponds to an introductory, two-semester course in English Composition. Measures the ability to persuade a reader; to understand and compose an extended argument; to analyze and respond appropriately to written texts including literary texts; to use and document sources; and to recognize and write about revision and editing processes. In general, the examination measures the ability to organize knowledge, ideas, and information; to use rhetorical strategies such as narration, illustration, explanation, description, comparison and contrast, division, classification, and cause and effect in appropriate ways; to choose a tone and point of view appropriate for a specified rhetorical situation; to develop and maintain a controlling idea and a coherent organization; and to write within the rhetorical, syntactic, and mechanical conventions of Standard Written American English. Extended response examination. Three (3) credits from ENGX111 exam duplicates the ENG*101: English Composition course or the ENGX101 exam

Exam Type: Extended Response

Credit / Level: 6.0 / Lower

Exam Fee: $470*

*Fee shown is for the exam only. Other associated expenses such as books and study resources, or travel, lodging, or providing any required documentation or background checks, are additional.

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