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ENGL 100 Composition

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Course Description

Designed to help the student recognize and critically evaluate important ideas in short and book length texts, and offers instruction in expository and argumentative writing, appropriate and effective use of language, close reading, cogent thinking, research strategies, information literacy, and documentation.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: Appropriate skill level as indicated by a 2.6 GPA or higher in high school, or completion of ESL/ESOL 400, or other measures as applicable. Students eligible for English 100 who would prefer to receive extra support in reading and writing skills may enroll in English 105.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: 3a, 3c; Area 9A2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area A2), UC (IGETC Area 1A)
C-ID: ENGL 100