• WRIT 201 ADVANCED COLLEGE WRITING 3 CREDITS Students who plan to seek a bachelor’s level degree need to enroll in this sophomore-level class. They will read critically from diverse fields, analyzing the ideas, writing styles, and strategies of the various authors. They will complete in-depth writing assignments that demonstrate critical thinking and employ such techniques as argumentation, analysis, and illustration, demonstrating competency in editing and revising their own work. They will write at least six typed papers, with at least one assignment a research paper written in MLA or APA style. Prerequisite: WRIT 101 Fall, Spring Course Fee $15.00

     

  • WRIT 101 COLLEGE WRITING 3 CREDITS Students who enroll in the Associate of Arts and the Associate of Science degree programs should take this course to develop a foundation in writing skills necessary for college-level academics. During this course, they will become more efficient with the writing process, write well-organized papers, implement citation and documentation in research, judge the validity of research information according to criteria, and evaluate the effectiveness of written work. They will write at least six typed papers, with at least one assigned research paper written in MLA style. Placement is based on ACCUPLACER placement test scores. Students will complete an in-class writing sample during the first week to confirm class placement. Fall, Spring Course Fee $15.00

  • WRIT 095 BASIC EXPOSITORY WRITING 3 CREDITS This course is an introduction to academic writing that students will need for essays and papers required by all academic areas. It is intended to improve writing skills to meet the standards of college level written communication. Students will review and perfect basic writing techniques; thesis statements, supporting information, conclusions. They will examine and write various writing genres and learn to apply critical thinking skills in both their reading and writing. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to think and write critically and communicate effectively at the college level. Placement is based on ACCUPLACER scores and students will complete an evaluative writing sample at the beginning of the course. Fall, Spring Course Fee $15.00

     

  • CRWR 240 INTRODUCTION TO CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP 3 CREDITS Students interested in learning about fiction and poetry - and in writing fiction and poetry - should take this course. Students can expect to learn a wide range of styles and techniques. They will read, view and discuss a selection of fiction ranging from the classics to writers of the present day. Traditional, modern and contemporary poetry forms will also be read and discussed. Students can also expect to write short fiction and poetry along with compare and contrast papers on assigned writers and poets. Spring

     

  • Students who plan to seek a bachelor’s level degree need to enroll in this sophomore-level class.  They will read critically from diverse fields, analyzing ideas, writing styles, and strategies of the various authors.  They will complete in-depth writing assignments that demonstrate critical thinking and employ such techniques as argumentation, analysis, and illustration, demonstrating competency in editing and revising their own work.  They will write at least six typed essays of varying lengths, with at least one assignment a research paper written in MLA style, Photo Essay, and Argumentative Speech.