English: College Composition

EN 99 (previously CC 99)
Writing in the Contemporary World
A foundational course that focuses on critical reading and writing skills, the building blocks of academic success. In this course, students will complete diagnostic testing that will put them on an individualized learning path to success. In-class time will be spent completing exercises to work toward mastery in skill areas. Additionally, students will read and write effective short pieces such as professional email, blog spots, letters, reports, reflections and academic essays.  Following federal guidelines, this course is considered a developmental course for which no credit toward a degree is granted.

EN 100
Foundational Writing (first run Spring 2019)
A foundational course that focuses on critical reading and writing skills, the building blocks of academic success. In this course, students will have differentiated grammar instruction based on diagnostic. In-class time will be spent outlining, analyzing reading, and planning ones writing. Students will read and write effective short pieces such as professional email, blogs, letters, reports, reflections and academic essays. This course is designed for students who enter college in need of additional support with composition.  

EN 101
College Composition I (previously CC 110 A Topic-Based Writing Course)
Prepares students for the writing demands of other college courses. The course uses writing as a way to learn, as well as a means of communication. Readings, movies, and class discussion stimulate thinking and provide subject matter for student essays. Activities emphasize the writing process with a focus on revision through peer and teacher-student conferences. Students will have opportunities to present their work in larger forums outside the classroom.

EN 102
Persuasive Writing (previously CC 112 Controversial Issues)
Builds on the skills and processes introduced in EN 101/CC 110, but introduces more challenging academic writing. This class emphasizes the rhetoric of analytic and persuasive writing and information literacy in the context of the research paper.

EN H 102
Honors Persuasive Writing (previously CC H112 Honors Controversial Issues)
For students with exceptional achievement in EN 101/CC 110 or for those that have met the required Accuplacer score. This class emphasizes the rhetoric of analytic and persuasive writing and information literacy in the context of the research paper. Prerequisite: By recommendation of instructor or placement test.

EN 103 (2 credits)
Write Like a Pro:  College Grammar and Editing Workshop
Do you need to brush up on your grammar skills? Do you want to learn some basic editing? Writing is the most important part of any job, and this course will help strengthen your English Grammar skills, while also helping you to improve your editing skills. This class will help students with targeted grammar and writing skills. Students will work collaboratively and independently to improve their accuracy with English.