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ENG 55


Building Writing Skills (3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.


Course Description

This is the second of a two-part sequence (ENG 050/ENG 055) designed to prepare students for composition courses. The course focuses on the writing process, paragraph development, revision and grammar.

Prerequisites

(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • ENG 50 with a minimum grade of 2.0 or minimum placement test score of 15 ACT, 22 SAT or 51 CPT.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Use brainstorming, clustering, or outlining to generate and organize ideas.
  • Use basic paragraph structure.
  • Create effective topic and concluding sentences.
  • Employ different strategies in writing well organized paragraphs including but not limited to description, narration, comparison/contrast, classification, cause and effect, and/or illustration.
  • Apply conventional punctuation accurately to a variety of sentences.
  • Develop vocabulary skills to achieve college level diction.
  • Revise writing for errors in usage, sentence structure, word choice, and manuscript format.
  • Edit paragraphs for errors in usage, sentence structure, word choice, and manuscript format.
  • Develop critical thinking skills.

Course Schedule

        No of Weeks   Begins   
 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2016; ENGLISH; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/20/2016

 055141505Building Writing Skills  Taracuk D$12.0011/30/0Open
M W 08:00AM-09:40AMLA330
 055148603Building Writing Skills  Poswalk J$22.006/31/0Open
M W 01:00PM-02:40PMLA340

Fall; 2016; ENGLISH; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/29/2016

 055141504Building Writing Skills  Dembicki H$12.000/31/0Closed
M W 10:30AM-11:50AMLA330
 055141506Building Writing Skills  Woods R$12.004/31/0Open
T R 08:00AM-09:20AMLA400
 055141507Building Writing Skills  Maheshwari A$12.000/31/0Closed
W 10:00AM-12:54PMLA460
 055141511Building Writing Skills  Hunley E$12.000/28/0Closed
T R 01:00PM-02:20PMLA300
 055141553Building Writing Skills  Simmons-Short I$12.005/28/0Open
T 06:00PM-08:54PMLA300
 055246218Building Writing Skills  Fundukian L$12.008/31/0Open
W 01:00PM-03:54PMRC675
 055246277Building Writing Skills  Hunley E$12.006/31/0Open
M 06:00PM-08:54PMRC695

Winter; 2017; ENGLISH; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 01/30/2017

 055111509Building Writing Skills  Maheshwari A$12.0017/28/0Open
T R 01:00PM-02:40PMLA310

Winter; 2017; ENGLISH; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/09/2017

 055111505Building Writing Skills  Dembicki H$12.007/31/0Open
M W 09:30AM-10:50AMLA465
 055111507Building Writing Skills  Maheshwari A$12.006/28/0Open
T R 10:00AM-11:20AMLA310
 055111511Building Writing Skills  Woods R$12.0017/31/0Open
T R 01:00PM-02:20PMLA470
 055111558Building Writing Skills  Poswalk J$12.0015/28/0Open
R 06:00PM-08:54PMLA300
 055216095Building Writing Skills  Fundukian L$12.0015/31/0Open
T 06:00PM-08:54PMRC670

Note: This schedule updates once every 24 hours. Please reference WebAdvisor for current status.


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