(Required of all Freshmen, unless enrolled in EG 103, or exempted. Prerequisite, EG 001 or satisfactory ACT and/or writing diagnostic scores. Grade of C or better required for general education credit.) Emphasizes fundamental principles of written English and rhetorical modes available to the writer. The emphasis is on functional rhetoric. Students write essays that grow from their reading and their experiences in the context of issues pertinent to their immediate situation.