English

Composition

Welcome
Thanks for visiting the Composition Program at SUNY New Paltz. We believe that initial writing courses are foundational to student success both in college and beyond. We hope this site will provide you with useful information and resources. Please contact us if you have questions about the Composition Program. 

Purpose
First-year writing courses offered by the Composition Program assist students in developing the capacities to think critically and to expand their depth of knowledge in order to become lifelong learners as well as productive citizens and members of society.

Details
The Composition Program consists of Composition I, Writing & Rhetoric, Composition I, Writing & Rhetoric Supplemental Writing Workshop (SWW), Composition I, Writing & Rhetoric English as a Second Language (ESL/SWW), Advanced Writing & Rhetoric English II, and Intermediate Composition courses. Students are required to complete a two-course Composition sequence in order to graduate; this is a university policy that applies to all matriculated students from all majors.

Courses
ENG 160 Composition I ENG 170 Writing & Rhetoric
ENG 206 Advanced Writing & Rhetoric ENG 207 Intermediate Composition

 

 
For details, visit our course descriptions here.  

Contacts
Nicola Wilson Clasby, Composition Program Coordinator, JFT 702A
Joann Deiudicibus, Composition Program Assistant, JFT 702
(845) 257-2727
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