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ENC 0010 College Prep English II





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Writing First with Readings
Third Edition


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General Information

Course Number:  ENC 0010    Reference # 102200 & 109372

Course Title:  College Preparatory English II

Credit/Contact Hours:  3 Institutional Credits/3 Contact Lecture Hours

Term:  Spring 2008

Class Schedule:  Days_T 6:30 - 9:15 W 6:30 – 9:15

Instructor Information

Instructor Name: Professor Karen Hamilton                       

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Instructor Office Hours: by appointment

Instructor Telephone:            561.628.3881            

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Course Information

Catalog Course Description:  College Preparatory English II prepares students for ENC 1101.  It emphasizes the basic writing skills necessary to construct coherent paragraphs and essays in the rhetorical modes with individual grammar review as needed.  Graded A, B, C or Not Passing (A, B, C or N).  Special fee required.

Placement Information:  A College Placement Test (CPT) score of 61--82 or completion of ENC 0001.  Students may not retake the CPT while registered in ENC 0010.

Three-Attempt Rule:  Students may enroll in ENC 0010 a maximum of three times.  Students in their third attempt will be charged full instructional costs due to recent FL legislative action.

Transferability:  None

Corequisite: Strategies for College Success (SLS 1501) is required for Prep Eng./Prep Reading.


Corequisite: Strategies for College Success (SLS 1501) is required for Prep Eng./Prep Reading.

Textbook:  Writing First:  Practice in Context with Readings—3rdedition. Laurie G. Kirszer & Stephen R. Mandell.  Bedford/St. Martin’s:  2006.  ISBN # 0-312-43655-6

Equipment and Supplies:  Dictionary, thesaurus, notebook, Scantron answer sheets, pens, #2 pencils,  one blue book for final exam.

Course Topics and Objectives:

Upon satisfactory completion of the unit of study, students will be able to do the following:

1.   Identify and correct sentence structure and punctuation errors.

2.      Identify and use correctly spelled words and homonyms.

3.      Use correct paragraph form:  title, topic sentence, supporting details, and conclusion.

4.      Choose logical, adult-level content for paragraphs.

5.      Identify several rhetorical modes (description, narration, process, comparison and contrast, and argument).

6.      Write 200—400 word essays in several of the above-mentioned modes.

7.      Use and analyze written material in several of the above modes.

8.      Edit and revise first drafts to correct grammatical errors.

Last updated January 16, 2008

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