Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   English Composition I

 Title Abbreviation:   ENGLISH COMPOSITION I

 Department:    ENGL&

 Course #:    101

 Credits:    5

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    5

 CIP:    230101

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2021


 Course Description  

The study of fundamental writing skills and varied writing strategies leading to the planning, organizing, writing, and revising of academic essays.

 Prerequisite  

Prerequisite: ENGL 099 with a ""C"" or higher (or placement into ENGL& 101).

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 Communication  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
Institution Course # Remarks
CWU 101
OTHER Meets GUR at 3 BIS
U of W 131
WSU 101
WWU 101

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Analyze challenging and/or conflicting ideas from diverse texts using perspectives sensitive to power, privilege, equity, or empathy.
  2. Synthesize multiple sources to support an answer, claim, or thesis.
  3. Formulate responses to works in the service of developing the studentís own view.
  4. Implement a personalized writing process that includes a conscious use of prewriting, planning, writing, and rewriting.
  5. Illustrate the use of metacognition throughout the writing process.
  6. Demonstrate effective use of sources as evidence by supporting complex claims and sub-claims in essays and written assignments.
  7. Organize ideas to communicate effectively.
  8. Produce writing that is fluid and free of spelling and syntax errors and communicates ideas clearly.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2018 and affects outlines for 2019 and later.

Communicate

Definition: Produce and exchange ideas and information through written, spoken, and visual forms.

Course Contents

  1. Analyze challenging and/or conflicting ideas from diverse texts using perspectives sensitive to power, privilege, equity, or empathy.
  2. Synthesize multiple sources to support an answer, claim, or thesis.
  3. Formulate responses to works in the service of developing the studentís own view.
  4. Implement a personalized writing process that includes a conscious use of prewriting, planning, writing, and rewriting.
  5. Illustrate the use of metacognition throughout the writing process.
  6. Demonstrate effective use of sources as evidence by supporting complex claims and sub-claims in essays and written assignments.
  7. Organize ideas to communicate effectively.
  8. Produce writing that is fluid and free of spelling and syntax errors and communicates ideas clearly.