ENG 091 Integrated Reading & Writing

This course is designed to develop critical thinking by integrating reading, writing, and learning strategies. Emphasis is placed on critical reading skills necessary to understand complex college-level texts and write in response to them. Using a theme-based approach to readings, coursework will encourage students to read closely and independently in order to comprehend, summarize, analyze, and make connections between texts. Students will respond to reading through writing assignments that demand practice of paragraph and essay structure, as well as integration of quotations and citations in MLA format. Fundamental writing skills such as punctuation, sentence structure, and word choice are also covered. This course fulfills both RDG 090 and ENG 090 requirements, but credit for this course cannot be applied toward a degree.  Prerequisite: A passing grade in RDG 080 or ESL 123 or a score of 46 on the RDG Placement Exam, and a score of 2 on the ENG Placement Exam or passing grade in ENG 090.  Six lecture hours per week.  Instructional Support Fee applies.  6 credits Fall, Spring, Summer. Credits earned for this course will not be included permanently in the cumulative GPA, but will be included permanently in the cumulative SPI.

6 credits
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