English 482: Literature and Composition: Non Fiction

Course No: 1482
Subject: English
Grade Level: 12
Course Length: Semester
Course Type: Elective
UC/CSU Subject Approval: B
Prerequisite: English 100 or 103H; 200 or 203H; 300 or 303H
Criteria for Enrollment: Open to all seniors but required for all who do not pass the Junior Writing Exam with an acceptable grade.
Fulfillments: Eight-semester graduation requirement and required for graduation for those who do not pass the Junior Writing Exam

This single semester course aims at developing the essentials of good expository and persuasive writing — the ability to generate, develop, and organize ideas.  The course will address and work through specific writing problems that stand in the way of effective written expression.  Students will be given ample opportunity to improve and refine techniques of composition that will aid them in producing effective college-level papers.  This course is open to all seniors intent upon actively strengthening their writing skills and is required for all seniors who did not pass the Junior Writing Exam.