May 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog
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ENGL 99 - Introductory Composition

Credits: 5
Intensive writing course designed to prepare students for ENGL& 101 . Focuses on college-level composition skills (composition and revision processes) and college-level reading analysis. Presents a general review of the rules of English grammar and spelling.

Enrollment Requirement: ENGL 97  with a grade of 2.0 or higher; or appropriate English/reading placement; or instructor consent.

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Apply writing process steps (brainstorming, drafting, outlining, peer review, revision, editing, and metacognitive reflection) to develop and organize ideas that emerge from the reading process. 

  2. Write thesis-driven essays, focusing specifically on purpose, rhetorical approach, claim, evidence, audience, and patterns of organization. 

  3. Integrate source material and document sources in order to enter academic conversations.  

  4. Apply academic English conventions of grammar and mechanics critically.  

  5. Practice various reading skills (inference, synthesis, annotating, summary, etc.) on a diverse range of texts, reading rhetorically and metacognitively for purpose, evidence, audience, and patterns of organization. 

Program Outcomes
Produce effective written communication, which demonstrates critical thinking; writing and research processes; and knowledge of genres for workplace, expository, or research writing.

College-wide Outcomes
Written Communication- Written Communication encompasses all the abilities necessary for effective expression of thoughts, feelings, and ideas in written form.

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