The First-Year Writing Program @ CCNY

English 21003: Writing for the Sciences Sample Syllabi and Assignments

Syllabus and Portfolio Requirements
In order to ensure that all sections of this course are focused on the same learning outcomes, we ask that you use the portfolio assignment as it is written with no more than minor alterations. Every syllabus must also include the information contained in the syllabus template.

Required texts:

This course does not have a required textbook. Here are two suggested texts:

Writing in the Life Sciences: A Critical Thinking Approach by Laurence Greene (Oxford UP, 2010)

Writing in the Sciences: Exploring Conventions of Scientific Discourse by Ann M. Penrose and Steven B. Katz 3rd ed. (Pearson, 2010)

Syllabus Template
English 21003 Syllabus Template FA18

Syllabus Guidelines
English 21003 Syllabus Guidelines FA18

Portfolio Assignment
English 210 Portfolio Assignment FA18

Sample Syllabi
ENGL 21003 P Fall 17 Delamare
ENGL 21003 K Fall 17 Kelly
ENGL 21003 D2 Fall 17 Williams

Open Educational Resources

English 21003, 2019, Pam Stemberg, Julia Brown, Gina Ryder, and Anna Voisard
English 21003, 2018, Debra Williams
English 21003, 2018, Pam Stemberg
English 21003, 2018, Susan Delamare