2016-2017 Catalog

ENG 090 Writing Fundamentals


Placement by examination.

This course emphasizes the principles of writing coherent expository paragraphs and essays. The course introduces the concept of writing as a process that includes prewriting, writing, revising, and reflecting. Audience analysis, topic selection, and thesis support and development are also central to the course. The course develops proficiency in Edited Standard Written English (ESWE) through reinforcing a clear understanding of parts of speech, punctuation, and mechanics. Credit for this course is not applicable toward graduation and is not offered for academic credit. A grade of "C" or better is required for placement into ENG115.