ENG 001D - Critical Composition - Units 3
Prerequisites: ENG 001A, Written Communications, with a grade of "C" or better.
This course is designed for the student who wishes to transfer to a four-year college or university. The course emphasizes the development of critical thinking skills through instruction in essay writing by focusing on the principles of logic and developing the abilities to analyze, to criticize, and to reach reasoned conclusions. Critical thinking is refined by close reading of prose to distinguish fact from value judgment and knowledge from opinion. The student is required to write between 6000 and 8000 words divided among several essay assignments. (UC, CSU)