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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 050 with a minimum grade of 2.0 or minimum placement test score of 15 ACT 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

Spring; 2016; ENGLISH; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 05/09/2016

 055121301Building Writing Skills 3Maheshwari A 28/28/0Open
M W 01:00PM-04:10PMLA300

Summer; 2016; ENGLISH; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 07/05/2016

 055131512Building Writing Skills 3Maheshwari A 28/28/0Open
M W 01:00PM-04:10PMLA310

Winter; 2016; ENGLISH; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 02/01/2016

 055111509Building Writing Skills 3Maheshwari A 8/28/0Open
T R 01:00PM-02:40PMLA310

Winter; 2016; ENGLISH; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2016

 055111505Building Writing Skills 3Zorn L 2/31/0Open
M W 09:30AM-10:50AMLA465
 055111507Building Writing Skills 3Dembicki H 6/28/0Open
T R 10:00AM-11:20AMLA310
 055111511Building Writing Skills 3Woods R 7/31/0Open
T R 01:00PM-02:20PMLA470
 055111558Building Writing Skills 3Rose K 1/28/0Open
R 06:00PM-08:54PMLA300
 055216095Building Writing Skills 3Fundukian L 6/31/0Open
T 06:00PM-08:54PMRC670

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


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