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ESLW 340 Advanced Composition

Units: 4

Hours: 72 hours LEC

Prerequisite: ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.

Transferable: CSU; UC (ESL 325, ESLW 310, ESLW 320, or ESLW 340: any or all of these courses combined: maximum credit, 8 units)

This college composition course emphasizes reading analysis, writing, and critical thinking skills, while also addressing the specific language and cultural needs of non-native speakers. These skills are essential for successful completion of a two or four-year college program. Writing assignments include expository and argumentative prose based on analysis of a variety of assigned readings and original research including a fully documented research paper and in-class essays.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO 1: COMPOSE EFFECTIVE COLLEGE-LEVEL ESSAYS USING STANDARD AMERICAN ENGLISH, EMPLOYING A VARIETY OF RHETORICAL STRATEGIES, AND APPLYING APPROPRIATE CITATIONS AND FORMATTING STANDARDS