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ENGL& 101 English Composition I

5 credits

Advanced expository writing, reading and evaluating essays, and critical thinking are covered in this course that fulfills the written communication requirement for an AAS degree. Students will write a minimum of 5000 words of finished composition during the quarter.

This course meets the Written Communication  general education distribution requirement.

Prerequisites: ENGL 99  (or placement into ENGL& 101)

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

  • Consistently apply the stages of the writing process to create finished compositions
  • Consistently exercise critical thinking skills to analyze and express ideas in writing
  • Analyze and evaluate the structural components of written texts
  • Draft and edit effectively structured essays to suit audience and purpose
  • Employ basic research and library skills to locate and evaluate information
  • Synthesize and cite sources using accepted documentation styles

General Education Distribution Area Outcomes
Students who successfully complete courses in the Written Communication distribution area will be able to:

  • Write clear, coherent, and well-organized prose 
  • Employ critical thinking in evaluating and expressing ideas
  • Demonstrate effective use of sources following accepted academic conventions

Total Hours: 50 Theory (Lecture) Hours: 50