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Fall semester

English 847 Accelerated Academic Reading and Writing

This course integrates ENGL 836 and READ 836, satisfying both requirements. It introduces students to college-level reading and writing, covering thesis construction, organization, development, sentence skills, text-based writing, and effective reading strategies to improve comprehension, analysis, and vocabulary. Successful completion of ENGL 847, OR both ENGL 836 and READ 836 is required for entrance into ENGL 100.

 

Career 137 Life and Career Planning

Provides a comprehensive approach to life and career planning. Topics include self-assessment (values, skills personality and interests), and an analysis of career development over the life span. An intensive career investigation that encompasses decision-making, goal-setting, job search strategies, resume writing and interviewing skills. Transfer: CSU: E1, UC.

 

 

Spring semester

English 100 Reading and Composition

An intensive reading and writing course based on the study of primarily non-fiction materials of culturally diverse writers. Course writing emphasizes the expository and the argumentative forms. Emphasis is placed on writing coherent, compelling essays demonstrating critical thinking skills and the basic elements of building a convincing argument. Transfer: CSU: A2, UC. (IGETC: 1A)

 

Career 110 Honors Colloquium in CRER: Transfer Essentials and Planning

Provides essential information about the transfer process to a four-year university that includes transfer explorations, transfer policies, academic requirements, transfer planning and process, and available tools and services in support of transfer goal. It also provides opportunities to visit universities, guides students to examine their life plan and achievements, and develop a strong personal statement. Students complete a cost analysis and explore resources to fund their education. Students have the opportunity to broaden their perspectives by examining the changes in the education policies and regulations that impact society and may influence their transfer planning and admission to a university. Students must have completed at least 12 transferable semester units prior to enrolling in this course. Transfer: CSU, UC.