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Edmonds Community College    
  Jan 18, 2018
2017-2018 Academic Catalog
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ENGL& 101 - English Composition I

5.0 Credits
Emphasizes integrating critical reading, thinking, and writing in the development of analytic/argumentative essays. Covers composition methods, rhetorical principles, academic writing style and conventions; textual analysis; and source integration and citation.
Prerequisite ACCUPLACER or ACCUPLACER exemption or essay placement or ENGL 099 (or certified equivalent) with minimum grade of 2.0.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Integrate critical thinking, reading, and writing to analyze college-level texts and to develop college-level analytic/argumentative essays.
  2. Adapt writing to audience, context, and purpose by using rhetorical principles at an intermediate level.
  3. Apply the basics of composition principles at an intermediate level in order to connect ideas coherently, explain them thoroughly, and arrange them logically.
  4. Demonstrate writing processes by applying various strategies for idea generating, drafting, revising, editing, and proofreading.
  5. Use academic sentence-level conventions and style; apply MLA style documentation at an intermediate level for college writing.

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