ENG 090 Basic Writing Skills

This course is for students who need to improve their ability to express themselves in writing and to accomplish common writing tasks. Basic principles of spelling, punctuation, usage, sentence structure, paragraph and essay development are stressed. Small group instruction supplements classroom activity. Students must take this course before ENG 101 unless exempted by the writing skills test. Prerequisite: passing score on the College's reading placement test or concurrent enrollment in/prior completion of RDG 080 or RDG 090. ESL students may substitute ESL 123 for RDG 080. Instructional Support Fee applies. 3 credits Fall, Spring, Summer ENG 090 may not be used to meet the General Education English requirement, nor do the credits apply toward a degree. Grade points earned in this course will be included permanently in the student's SPI.

3 credits
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