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ENGL250P:  PRACTICAL WRITING


Course Description

This course covers writing clear, correct, effective essays and learning preliminary research skills. This course will be offered as pass/no pass unless student requests a grade. PREREQUISITE: Eligibility for ENGL 440 or ENGL 420. COREQUISITE: ENGL 260P


Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate the ability to write clear, coherent essays in standard English.
  • Apply research techniques to college-level research papers.
  • Analyze essay writing in terms of message, form, effectiveness
  • Utilize reading and writing skills to effectively complete a timed argument essay (department final), thus demonstrating the ability to proceed to English 1A or receive an AA degree


Last modified: November 25, 2014
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