Apr 10, 2021  
2019-2020 Archived Catalog 
2019-2020 Archived Catalog

ENGL-099 Foundations of College Writing

Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into RDNG-016  (ACSR-016) Pre-requisite: Placement into ENGL-099  or higher on the MCC placement test, 2.0 in ACLT-074, or ‘S9’ in ENGL-098  or ENGL-095 .
This writing course uses reading and writing to foster the development of ideas critical thinking and audience awareness. Writing in the course will include informal pieces reading responses short essays reflections on ones own writing and other writing assignments based on personal experience and reading. Students will learn how to compose focused detailed writing that sustains a central idea and will build confidence in their ability to meet the expectations of an academic audience.

Course Outcomes
1. Use the writing process-which includes idea-generating activities, drafting, revising and editing - to produce thoughtful, interesting, and effective writing 2. Read and use reading as a stimulus for thinking, discussion, and writing 3. Practice using MLA-style citation and documentation when you use the words and ideas of other writers in your writing 4. Use academic computing tools such as MS Word, Blackboard, and your MCC email account 5. Format your formal documents in the MLA style