2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Apr 25, 2024  
2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENG 098 - Preparatory Composition

Credits: 3
Intensive reading and writing course focusing on college-level critical reading and essay writing strategies. This course was designed for students whose ACT or SAT scores indicate that they would benefit from an additional semester of English before beginning their college-level work.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate critical reading skills by identifying the main idea, supporting points, and specific evidence in a variety of texts.
  2. Plan, draft, revise, and proofread various types of essays written to support a well-developed thesis.
  3. Create essays with appropriate introductions, well-developed body paragraphs, and appropriate concluding paragraphs with clear topic sentences and transitions.
  4. Use correct sentence structure.
  5. Apply Standard English conventions of grammar, mechanics, and vocabulary.
  6. Use a word processor to type, spell check, revise, edit, save, and print a document.

Prerequisite: ENG 092  with a grade of C- or higher or English Placement Test
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade

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