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Writing for College

ENGL - 131

Credits: 1

Catalog Year: 2017

This course provides a skills review in the fundamentals of college reading and writing. The instructional focus is on composition planning and design and a review of fundamental reading and study skills with an emphasis on content and analysis (critical reading and thinking skills). A minimum of 1,000 words of finished writing will be assigned, supported by independent lab modules focusing on study and practice in thesis writing, outlining, developing essay supports and usage--idiom, sentence structure, grammar, punctuation, and style. Students will review use of the computer to compose and edit writing assignments and to locate appropriate electronic sources. This course may not be substituted for English course required for OCC degrees.


Satisfactory placement test score or successful completion of required developmental courses.