Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Grammar/Composition II

 Title Abbreviation:   GRAMMAR/COMPOSITION II

 Department:    ELA

 Course #:    68

 Credits:    5

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    0

 CIP:    320306

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

A course for ELA students with clearly defined academic goals, with an emphasis on advanced ELA composition skills. Designed to teach students to write, analyze, and revise sentences and to develop coherent essays. The course replaces the ENGL 097 requirement for ELA students.


Prerequisite: CASAS testing and permission of ELA and AESL department chairs.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 55

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic N/A  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Write for college-level classes more effectively.
  2. Be able to speak about writing and research clearly and express concepts and ideas related to their own writing more effectively and fluently.
  3. Understand lecture material well enough to be able to take good lecture notes and to write about content.
  4. Read and understand college-level texts with better comprehension in order to write competently about the material.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. Presentation skills and pronunciation.
  2. Lecture note-taking skills.
  3. Reading college-level texts for better understanding.
  4. Writing skills, with a focus on the sentence, paragraph, and essay level.
  5. Advanced grammar skills.
  6. Research writing skills.