Catalog 2016-2017 
    Jan 20, 2019  
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENGL 995 Introduction to Essay Writing

5 credits
This course presents grammar and paragraph review and instruction in writing thesis-driven essays. Students will write a minimum of 3500 words of finished composition during the quarter.

Prerequisites: ENGL 092 , or ENGL 093A , or ENGL 093B , or equivalent placement score.

Quarters Offered: Fall

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Speak, comprehend, read, and write English fluently at a college level
  • Apply the writing process to create finished compositions
  • Exercise basic critical thinking skills to analyze and express ideas in writing
  • Demonstrate awareness of audience in written compositions
  • Develop well-structured paragraphs with very few grammar mistakes
  • Recognize and write thesis-driven essays including introductions, developments, and conclusions
  • Use basic editing skills to revise writing