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ENGL-101

English Composition

Credit(s): 3

English 101 prepares students for the demands 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 collection of written texts. This course is required for all degree programs. A grade of C- or above allows the student to enroll in ENGL 102. Lecture: 3 hours per week
Prerequisites: Complete ENGL-099A and ENGL-099B or ESL-101 with a minimum grade of C- or have the appropriate test score: COMPASS E-Write >5, COMPASS Writing > 67, ACT > 17, SAT Verbal > 440.

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.