Course Information

ENGL 1000 -€“ Introduction to Composition

Course Description:

(3 Units) Introduction to academic writing. Instruction is based on the Competencies for First-Year Composition with particular emphasis on reading skills as well as focus, development, organization, and control of language for sentences, paragraphs, and essays.

ENGL 1006-1007 - Stretch Composition

ENGL 1006

(Formerly First-Year Composition [Stretch A]) A course in reading and writing expository essays that also introduces students to academic culture in a learning community. In additional to writing essays, students will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of college level success skills. Class incorporates technology and information literacy skills. Satisfies G.E. area E1.

ENGL 1007

(Stretch B) A course in reading and writing expository essays. In addition to writing essays, students will be expected to demonstrate the ability to write informative summaries of university-level writing. Class incorporates use of word-processing, e-mail, and internet/world-wide web technologies. Satisfies G.E. area A2.

ENGL 1001 - First-Year Composition

Course Description:

(3 Units) A course in reading and writing expository essays. In addition to writing essays, students will be expected to demonstrate the ability to write informative summaries of university-level writing. (Formerly Freshman Composition) Satisfies G.E. area A2.

Prerequisites:

EPT score of T148 or above, or recommendation from a prebaccalaureate course. (Fall, Spring)

ENGL 1002 First-Year Composition CAI (Computer-Assisted Instruction)

Course Description:

(4 Units) A course in reading and writing expository essays. In addition to writing essays, students will be expected to demonstrate the ability to write informative summaries of university-level writing. Class incorporates use of word-processing, e-mail, and Internet/World-Wide Web technologies. No previous computer experience is required; one hour per week computer lab time. Satisfies G.E. area A2.

ENGL 3000 - Intermediate Composition

Course Description:

(3 Units) Course designed to help students further develop their abilities in addressing the complexity of a topic, developing an argument, organizing information, and controlling language. Students successfully completing the course and the final examination will be eligible to register for Writing Proficiency courses.

Prerequisites:

Two unsuccessful attempts on the Writing Proficiency Screening Test (WPST).

ENGL 3007 - Business and Technical Communication (WP)

Course Description:

(3 Units) An examination of the processes involved in writing for the professions, with emphasis on the business world. Attention will be paid to the writing of reports and proposals, the representation of research, and the principles of technical illustration. Satisfies upper-division writing proficiency requirement.

Prerequisites:

Completion of the Writing Proficiency Screening Test with a passing score; junior standing; and ENGL 1001, or 1002 and 2000, or equivalents. (Fall, Spring)

ENGL 3009 -€“ Writing for Teachers

Course Description:

(3 Units) Designed to renew a student'€™s confidence and develop an identity as a writer. Also explores various strategies to help build a strong foundation for teaching writing at all levels. Open only to Liberal Studies and English majors. (Formerly Applied Writing) Satisfies upper-division writing proficiency requirement.

Prerequisites:

Completion of the Writing Proficiency Screening Test with a passing score; and ENGL 1001, or 1002 and 2000, or equivalents. (Fall, Spring)