UTEP has a strict policy against harassment or discrimination, which will be fully enforced in this class.No racist, sexist, homophobic or other discriminatory language is allowed in class, or in any writing assignment, written communication or online posting for this class.
(However, be aware that some professors do not allow this.)"God" is always capitalized if you are a religious believer.
Any pronoun used to refer to the divinity is also capitalized.
Poorly written work receives a grade of "D" ("Pass"), while clearly failing work receives an "F" ("Rejected").
One of the goals of English 1311 is to give you the tools necessary to produce exceptional, "A" papers in all your University courses.
The following rules are designed to help you to achieve that goal. You may use "he/she," "she or he," or something similar.
Black Writing Paper
In some classes, the use of the singular "they" to mean a person whose gender is not known IS allowed.
There are thick lines at the top and bottom, with a dashed line in the center.
It’s surprisingly easy to create artwork and calligraphy on black paper.
When referring to a number of people or objects, "several" means a few (usually less than twenty), and "many" means a large number. Many people are alcoholics in the United States.") Do not use "several" when you mean "many."When referring to African American people, the word "Black" is capitalized.
The reason for this is that in this case, "Black" refers to a nationality or ethnic group, just like "Hispanic," "Romanian," or "Apache." The word "white," when used to refer to "Caucasians" need not be capitalized, since "whites" are not a nationality or ethnic group ("whites" can be American, Mexican, Iraqi, or whatever).