A single-semester option for meeting the first writing requirement. Designed for transfer students and students scoring 670-710 on the SAT II Writing Test. Covers framing and developing effective academic arguments, with an emphasis on essays and reports. Graded A+ to C- or NC. Special topics sections are listed on the English department’s Web site. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.