Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite
Socially relevant readings introduce students to academic reading, writing, and research.
Students analyze complex fiction and/or non-fiction texts and write expository or
argumentative essays with persuasive claims and evidence. Revision and proofreading
skills are developed over multiple drafts in a feedback-rich environment. Students
reflect on their positions in relation to larger social, cultural, and economic issues.
Letter Grade Only
Lecture hours/semester: 80-90
TBA hours/semester: 16-18
Homework hours/semester: 144-162
Prerequisites: ESL 828 or appropriate skill level indicated by the ESL placement test.
Recommended: Eligibility for ESL 858 or appropriate skill level as indicated by the ESL placement