Nov 20, 2019  
2019-2020 GCC Catalog 
    
2019-2020 GCC Catalog
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ENG* 066 - Introduction to Academic Reading, Writing & Scholarship


6 credits
Focuses on the foundational reading, writing and study skills necessary for effective learning and communication. The emphasis is on learning through reading. Students are introduced to various topics, content and forms through creative and expository literature. Students will develop the appropriate academic vocabulary as well as strategies for greater analysis, comprehension and retention of knowledge through reading. The writing component of the course focuses on the organizational and grammatical structure of the paragraph while introducing various rhetorical modes of expression. Instructional seminars by faculty and staff are coordinated with visits to library, computer labs, CES, fitness center, counseling and career offices will also be a component of the course. Placement: Determined by ACCUPLACER score. Exit criteria: C or better qualifies for ENG* 099A /ENG* 101  - ALP placement. A grade of C- qualifies for ENG* 091 .
Notes: Credit does not count toward meeting degree requirements. (This course replaces both ENG 043 and ENG 073 as of fall 2014)



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