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ENGL& 101 - English Composition I

5.0 Credits
Critical analysis of diverse texts. Emphasis on analytic reading, writing and discussion, and on development of argumentative essays based on textual analysis, with attention to style, audience, and documentation (was ENGL 105). Prerequisite: Accuplacer placement, essay placement, or Edmonds CC’s ENGL 100  with a grade of 2.0 or higher.

Course Objectives
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. [REASON]
  2. Adapt writing to audience, context, and purpose by using rhetorical principles at an intermediate level. [REASON]
  3. Apply the basics of composition principles at an intermediate level in order to connect ideas coherently, explain them thoroughly, and arrange them logically. [COMMUNICATE]
  4. Demonstrate writing processes by applying various strategies for idea generating, drafting, revising, editing, and proofreading. [COMMUNICATE]
  5. Use academic sentence-level conventions and style; apply MLA style documentation at an intermediate level for college writing. [COMMUNICATE]

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