ENG 089 - Introduction to College Reading and Writing

0 credits (PREREQUISITE: PLACEMENT EVALUATION OR “C” OR BETTER IN ENG 088)

This course is designed to enhance students’ competence in reading, writing, listening, and speaking in preparation for college-level assignments. Emphasis is on applying cognitive strategies to the reading process as students analyze a variety of readings and rhetorical patterns through class discussions and written responses. Students utilize the writing process to develop accurate sentence, paragraph and essay structures in response to readings and assigned rhetorical patterns. The goal of this course is to engage students in developing analytical and interpretive reading and writing skills and mastering grammar, mechanical, and syntactical concepts of writing. (F, Sp, Su)