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ENGL 99 Intro 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: ELL 65  or ENGL 93  (or placement into ENGL 99)

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Write well-structured, cohesive paragraphs and thesis-driven essays that effectively make use of properly cited, well-integrated supporting examples and clear analysis to suit audience and purpose
  • Demonstrate analysis and synthesis by reading and responding to a variety of texts
  • Develop and use a writing process to draft, revise, and proofread academic compositions
  • Demonstrate the ability to produce written work that adheres to academic writing conventions related to mechanics, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and documentation
  • Recognize and correctly revise common errors in student writing
  • Apply fundamentals of critical thinking to reading, writing, and communicating

Total Hours: 50 Theory (Lecture) Hours: 50