2016-2017 College Catalog 
    
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2016-2017 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENG 1A PRINCIPLES OF COMPOSITION I


4 Units 4 hours lecture
Transfers: CSU, UC
Prerequisite: Satisfactory score on the English Placement Examination or completion of ENG 200  with a grade of “C” or better
Focuses on composing academic-style expository and argumentative essays; essays feature a comprehensive thesis and logical support. Students will write original compositions increasing in level of difficulty and length, totaling at least 6,000 words, which will use rhetorical strategies such as textual analysis, causal analysis, comparison/contrast and argument. Students will read, interpret, and synthesize non-fiction sources using Standard Written English and MLA format. Credit may be earned for ENG 1A or ENG 1AH but not both.
Repeatability NR