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21 English Fundamentals
(3) NDA
Prerequisite: Acceptable level of skill as demonstrated in the English placement process or satisfactory completion of Reading 20.
Advisory: Reading 25.
Lecture, 3 hours.
Note: This course is offered on a PASS/NO-PASS basis only.
This course focuses on the fundamentals of academic reading, writ
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ing, and critical thinking. It reinforces basic skills such as the cor
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rect use of punctuation, spelling, and sentence structure. Students incorporate these skills, along with sentence combining techniques, to write single paragraph responses progressing to short essays (250-500 words) that have an introduction, body, and conclusion.
26 Academic Foundations in Reading and Composition
(3) NDA
Prerequisite: Acceptable level of skill as demonstrated in the English placement process or satisfactory completion of English 21, 86 or English as a Second Lan
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guage 6A.
Advisory: Reading 25.
Lecture, 3 hours.
This course is designed to strengthen students’ ability to read and ana
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lyze texts written at the 11th grade reading level. In short essays, stu
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dents demonstrate their increased ability to think and read critically.
Vocabulary development and appropriate usage are emphasized. Eng
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lish 26 requires the writing of in-class and typed, MLA-style essays characterized by coherent paragraphs with clear topic sentences that are tied to a cogent thesis, supported by adequate and relevant evi
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dence (both textual and personal sources).
28 Intermediate Reading and Composition
(3)
Prerequisite: Acceptable level of skill as demonstrated in the English placement process or satisfactory completion of English 26 or 57.
Advisory: Reading 29.
Lecture, 3 hours.
This course prepares students for English 101. In this course, students plan, draft, revise, and edit compositions of increasing sophistication and complexity, progressing from multi-paragraph 750-word essays to essays of 1000 words that reference classroom texts as well as personal experience in support of a clearly delineated thesis statement. Writing is based on readings which cover topics that challenge the students’ thinking and provide an intellectual background for the assignments.
Readings, discussion, and writing assignments may focus on fiction, non-fiction, memoirs, and/or poetry.
32 College Literary Magazine Editing
(2) CSU RPT3
Lecture, 2 hours.
This course studies the ways to process poetry, prose, and drama (for screen or theater) submitted to the editor of the literary magazine,
Milestone. Critical evaluation of short…