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ENGL-101

English Composition

Credit(s): 3

English 101 prepares students for the demands of writing for a range of audiences, purposes, and contexts. Students will learn processes and strategies for writing and revising clear, precise, and accurate prose and will demonstrate their abilities in a series of academic essays, mainly expository. Students will also learn to read, analyze, synthesize, and respond to a wide range of written works.
Prerequisites: Complete ENGL-099, ENGL-099A and B, or ESL-101 with a minimum grade of C-; or have the appropriate test score: COMPASS E-Write 6-8, COMPASS Writing 68-94 and Reading >80; ACT Writing 18-24 and Reading >19; SAT Writing 450-560 and Reading >470

ENGL-101+

English Composition

Credit(s): 3

English 101+ is equivalent to English 101 with the requirement of a corequisite lab course: English 114C. These two courses prepare students for the demands of writing for a range of audiences, purposes, and contexts. Students will learn processes and strategies for writing and revising clear, precise, and accurate prose and will demonstrate their abilities in a series of academic essays, mainly expository. Students will also learn to read, analyze, synthesize, and respond to a wide range of written works.
Prerequisites: By permission of the English department chair; or complete ENGL-099, ENGL-099A and B, or ESL-101 with a minimum grade of C-; or have the appropriate test scores: COMPASS E-Write = 5; COMPASS Writing 59-67 and Reading 64-79; ACT Writing 16-17 and Reading 16-18; SAT Writing 390-420 and Reading 410-440; SAT Verbal > 410
Corequisites: ENGL-114C

ENGL-102

English Composition

Credit(s): 3

ENGL-102 provides instruction in the research and writing skills and processes. Students will learn methods for gathering, evaluating, synthesizing, and documenting a range of sources in support of expository and argumentative essays. Emphasis is on critical thinking and writing clear, concise, and effective prose. The course is required for all transfer degree programs Lecture: 3 hours per week
Prerequisites: Complete ENGL-101 with a minimum grade of C-, or appropriate test score: COMPASS Writing > 94, ACT > 30, or SAT Verbal > 560.