Develops college-level reading, writing and critical thinking abilities. Develops writing skills by focusing on strategies and techniques to develop, organize and articulate ideas effectively, including the use of documented source material. Emphasizes writing process. Students must earn a minimum grade of 'C' (2.0) or better in this course to progress to a 200-level composition course.
Placement in language usage and reading or a grade of C or higher in ENGL 97 or a grade of B- or higher in ABE 19 or a grade of B or higher in the Bridge-to-College English Language Arts course or a grade of 3 or higher on the Smarter Balanced exam.