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Prairie State College    
  Nov 24, 2017
2017-2018 Catalog

ENG 101 Composition I

(C1 900)
Prerequisite: ENG 099  with a C or better or qualifying score on English Placement Test
3 lectures per week: 3 hrs transfer credit
This is the first course in the composition sequence. It provides an introduction to college writing, emphasizing how students can incorporate and respond to texts in their own essays. Students will develop strategies for creating, organizing, and revising their writing, and explore the range of ways language is used in the academic and professional worlds. Students will also practice identifying aspects of effective writing in professional and peer essays. Students write a minimum of five essays with extensive revisions. Note: Students must produce a passing portfolio and receive a course grade of “C” or better in order to pass the course.