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English Composition 1

Credits: 3
Course Number: 10-801-136

Course Description

10-801-136 ENGLISH COMPOSITION 1 ...learners develop knowledge/skills in planning, organizing, writing, editing. Students will also analyze audience/purpose, use elements of research, format documents using standard guidelines, and develop critical reading skills. (Prerequisite: High school GPA greater/equal to 2.6; OR ACT Reading score greater/equal to 16 AND English greater/equal to 18; OR Next Gen Reading score greater/equal to 250 AND Writing score greater/equal to 260; OR "preparatory course(s)", contact academic advisor at 920-498-5444)

Course Typically Offered

  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Spring

Most NWTC classes are offered in 8-week sessions. Learn more about how our class schedule can help you succeed.

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What will I learn?

  1. Employ rhetorical strategies
  2. Develop thesis statement(s)
  3. Compose paragraphs
  4. Organize document content
  5. Apply revision techniques to created content
  6. Apply the writing process to various essay types
  7. Employ critical reading skills
  8. Evaluate information from various sources
  9. Integrate sources into document content