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ENGL 035 - Introduction to College Composition

Unit(s): 3.00

Prerequisite: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 with a grade of "Pass" or appropriate placement
Corequisite: ENGL 035W

ENGL 035, a foundation-level composition course, prepares students to succeed in transfer-level English courses by developing and reinforcing essential college writing skills. Instruction on utilizing critical reading, thinking, and reasoning skills will be the focus of selected college-level readings. Through the use of engaging thematic units, students will practice effective written communication through a process-centered approach, including pre-writing, drafting, and multiple revisions of their work during the submission process. Throughout the semester, emphasis will be placed on active learning, skill development, as well as tools for college and life success. This is a non-degree credit course and is offered on a pass/no pass basis. In addition to ENGL 035, students will concurrently enroll in the ENGL 035W Writing Workshop where they will take part workshop-specific assignments and additional individualized activities that complement and strengthen their work in ENGL 035. ENGL 035W Writing Workshop is required and offered on a pass/no pass basis.

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