English Catalog Descriptions

ADVANCEMENT STUDIES ENGLISH

Initial student placement in developmental courses is based on CPCC’s placement testing policies and procedures. Students
should begin developmental course work at the appropriate level indicated by the College’s placement test.

Class Hours:                                             Lecture             Lab                 Credit

ENG 060 Speaking English Well                 2                      0                         2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course is designed to improve conversational skills. Emphasis is placed on practice using fluent standard spoken English. Upon
completion, students should be able to converse comfortably in a variety of situations. This course does not satisfy the developmental
reading and writing prerequisite for ENG 111 or ENG 111A.

ENG 080 Writing Foundations                     3                      2                         4
Prerequisites: Appropriate Placement Test Score(s)
Corequisites: None
This course introduces the writing process and stresses effective sentences. Emphasis is placed on applying the conventions of written
English, reflecting standard usage and mechanics in structuring a variety of sentences. Upon completion, students should be able to write
correct sentences and a unified, coherent paragraph. This course does not satisfy the developmental reading and writing prerequisite for
ENG 111.

ENG 090 Composition Strategies               3                         0                         3
Prerequisites: ENG 080 or Appropriate Placement Test Score(s)
Corequisites: ENG 090A
This course provides practice in the writing process and stresses effective paragraphs. Emphasis is placed on learning and applying the
conventions of standard written English in developing paragraphs within the essay. Upon completion, students should be able to compose
a variety of paragraphs and a unified, coherent essay. This course satisfies the developmental reading and writing prerequisite for ENG
111 and ENG 111A.

ENG 090A Composition Strategies Lab      0                         2                         1
Prerequisites: ENG 080 or Appropriate Placement Test
Score(s)
Corequisites: ENG 090
This writing lab is designed to reinforce the skills introduced in ENG 090. Emphasis is placed on learning and applying the conventions of
standard written English in developing paragraphs within the essay. Upon completion, students should be able to compose a variety of
paragraphs and a unified, coherent essay.

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