May 15, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21
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ENG D160 - Fundamental English Usage Skills

Intended to assist non-native English speaking students in becoming more skilled writers in their undergraduate coursework. Students practice their ability to organize, develop, and write up their ideas; use sources in their writing without plagiarizing; revise and proofread their own writing; and become more aware of their own strengths and opportunities for development in writing. Helping students use correct grammar and vocabulary is also very important in this course.

Requisites: ENG D160 placement or non-native English speaker and WARNING: not ENG 1510. Not open to College Credit Plus students (program codes ND9955 and ND9956).
Credit Hours: 4
General Education Code: 0E
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 4.0 seminar
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students should know how to avoid plagiarism and implement this knowledge.
  • Students should be able to use grammar and vocabulary accurately in order to convey their ideas clearly.
  • Students should be able to write organized and meaningful essays for the academic setting.
  • Students should know and apply the concepts of summary and citation.
  • Students should reflect on the writing process and their own needs in order to develop their writing.

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