You are here
College Writing Skills
Through introductory-level work in writing for academic purposes, students learn to cultivate effective language use to enhance their writing. Specific, focused instruction in the following areas: using resource materials to write and revise essays; organizing and writing essays using a variety of rhetorical modes; proofreading, editing, and revising prose to assure clarity, consistency, and conformity to conventions of Standard American English; avoiding plagiarism; and providing appropriate documentation of sources. Placement determined by score on entry assessment. This course does not carry credit towards a bachelor’s degree.