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    Grand Rapids Community College
  Aug 20, 2017
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2017-2018 Catalog
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EN 101 - English Composition-1

Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 3
Prerequisites/Other Requirements: EN 97  (C or Higher) OR English Readiness

English Prerequisites: Accuplacer 6 or Higher OR Completion of IRW 098  OR Higher (C or Higher) OR ACT English 18 or Higher OR SAT Writing 25 OR Higher 

Math Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None
Description: EN 101 emphasizes critical writing, thinking, and research skills and processes designed to acquaint students with writing across contexts. In order to understand the ways audience and purpose shape their texts, students practice writing for various rhetorical situations. Coursework includes a combination of academic essays and alternative texts intended to give students practice developing their identities as writers, conducting research, and thinking about writing. The course ties together reading, writing, idea development, and critical thinking, equipping students to navigate the complex web of voices competing for attention in the twenty-first century. Students must earn a C or higher in this course before enrolling in EN 102 

Department Consent: No Consent
General Education Distribution Category Met: English Composition

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