2017-2018 College Catalog 
    
    Sep 20, 2018  
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENG 1A PRINCIPLES OF COMPOSITION I


4 Units 4 hours lecture
Transfers: CSU, UC
Prerequisite: Placement by the current assessment process or successful completion of ENG 200 , 390 , or comparable course 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.
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