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.
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.
Builds on the skills and processes introduced in 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.
Honors Controversial Issues
For students with exceptional achievement in 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.