English C101 Course Description

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English 101 (Written Communications I) emphasizes clear and effective writing and critical reading .  In this composition course for transfer to four-year institutions, students write expository and argumentative essays that respond to a variety of rhetorical situations and incorporate university-level research. The course emphasizes critical reading, effective use of language, and analysis of university-level concepts presented in outside sources. Students write four to five expository essays including a lengthy research paper (total: 7,000 words). This course is offered by Cerro Coso Community College and is taught on campus and at the Burroughs High School Campus.