In this course, students learn to write clearly and effectively for defined audiences through a variety of strategies. Emphasis is on the writing process from pre-writing through drafting, revising and editing. Students gain confidence through learning the basic principles of effective expository and persuasive composition and the application of these principles in writing essays and documented research papers. Students become aware of the variety of strategies, behaviors, habits and attitudes and choose those that help them improve. Students will also read and examine a wide variety of writers and writing styles. This class is a core requirement for all degree programs at NCC. Students who do not satisfactorily place into ENGL101N with the required Accuplacer or SAT scores will be required to enroll in the corresponding Co-Requisite Workshop.
ENGL101N: College Composition