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2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
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ENGL 102 - Accelerated College Writing

Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-A2
An introduction to writing for academic purposes, critical analysis, and argumentation. Must complete course with a grade of “C-” or better in order to earn General Education A2 credit.

Strongly Recommended Preparation: ENGL 109.
Prerequisites:  Category II placement or Category III with concurrent enrollment in English 109.
Credit Restrictions:  Not for English major credit.
Equivalent Quarter Course: ENGL 1001.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: ABC/NC grading only.
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-A2 - Lower Division Written Communication
Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Recognize how writers adapt language for various audiences and purposes, including those common in academic writing tasks;
  2. Apply rhetorical knowledge and critical thinking to increase reading comprehension and improve writing effectiveness;
  3. Use a variety of flexible strategies to develop ideas and shape written drafts;
  4. Utilize resources, such as feedback and published reference materials, to improve clarity, coherence, and conventional correctness when revising drafts;
  5. Demonstrate respect for the thoughts of others and an ability to take into account multiple perspectives when presenting their own ideas, produce a thoughtful, carefully edited 5-7 page academic essay with a clear thesis, logical transitions, supporting evidence, and appropriate language.
  6. age academic essay with a clear thesis, logical transitions, supporting evidence, and appropriate language.

A2. Written Communication Learning Outcomes
  1. Write effectively in English;
  2. explain the principles and rhetorical perspectives of effective writing, including its form, content, context, and style;
  3. advocate for a cause or idea, presenting facts and arguments in an organized and accurate manner; and practice the discovery, critical evaluation, and reporting of information.

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