English Department First-Year Composition Program

The English Department offers English Composition I and English Composition II as core general education requirements.

Students are advised to select general education courses in conjunction with courses needed for their major during the first few semesters of study.

The following general education courses are offered through our department*:

ENGLISH -7 credits minimum, sequential. Appropriate placement by adviser.

  • 3300:111 English Composition I 4
    or
  • 3300:113 African American Lang. and Culture I 4

        AND

  • 3300:112 English Composition II 3
    or
  • 3300:114 African American Lang. and Culture II 3

*2020:121 English and 2020:222 Technical Report Writing are offered through Summit College.

First-Year Composition Contacts

  • Director of Composition
    Jennie Young - jyg1@uakron.edu
    330-972-7744
  • Assistant Director of Composition
    Katie Stoynoff - cf@uakron.edu
    330-972-7480
  • Administrative Secretary
    Carol Szabat - carol1@uakron.edu
    330-972-7471
    available 8-12 Mon-Fri
  • Administrative Assistant
    Thea Ledendecker- thea@uakron.edu
    330-972-7230
  • English Department Main Office
    330-972-7470
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