Integrated Reading & Writing


IRW 115: Introduction to College Reading and Composition

Credits 6

Covers reading and writing processes, organization, thesis development, and revision for clarity. Focuses on critical reading as a basis for academic inquiry, exploring one's ideas in response to texts, and developing thesis-driven essays. Emphasizes strategies for comprehension and response, critical thinking skills, information literacy, and reflection. Prepares students for WR 121Z and other college level coursework.