English (851)

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For complete 2017-2018 programs/academic plans, please refer to Academic Programs.

851-713 BSE Communications I

Introductory course includes basics of punctuation, spelling, capitalization as needed for written expression in everyday situations. Basic sentence and paragraph construction will be included.

Aid Code: 73 - Beg ABE (0-5.9).
Credits: 3

851-755 BSE Communication Skills Workplace Learning Center

Participants in this course will learn how to increase their reading comprehension; use punctuation, spelling and capitalization rules as needed for written expression in everyday situations; write complete sentences and paragraphs; and demonstrate the ability to use listening and speaking skills. Participants will also learn problem solving, critical thinking and conflict resolution skills using work related materials when appropriate. Emphasis will be placed on skill enhancement that is immediately transferable to professional or personal use by the participants. Course work may also be used in preparation for the GED test.

Aid Code: 77 - ASE Developmental.
Credits: 2

851-762 Communication 2

This course develops conventions of English structure, usage, mechanics and spelling in order to write and expand ideas. It includes practice in writing, correcting, and revising. The focus will be on expression of ideas through e-mails, business letters, and paragraphs. Successful completion of Communication 2 is required for progression to Communication 3. *Credits earned in this course will not be counted toward the number of credits needed for any degree. This course is not eligible for financial aid, and the credits do not count in enrollment status for financial aid eligibility.*

Aid Code: 74 - Interm ABE (6.0-8.9).
Credits: 3
Pre-requisites: (COMPASS Writing Skills, 001 or AccuPlacer Sentence Skills, 030 or ACT English, 01)

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201727120851-76208/23/2017 - 12/18/2017TBA*Svejda, E.Central
Fall 201729395851-76208/23/2017 - 12/18/2017TBA*McLeish, R.Monroe

851-763 BSE Writing for COMPASS

This course will provide instruction in writing skills needed to be successful on the COMPASS writing test.

Aid Code: 74 - Interm ABE (6.0-8.9).
Credits: 2

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201750193851-76308/23/2017 - 12/18/2017TBA*Svejda, E.Central

851-764 Communication 2 GED Review

This course develops conventions of English structure, usage, mechanics, and spelling in order to write and expand ideas. It includes practice in writing, correcting and revising for the GED test at the pre-GED level. *Credits earned in this course will not be counted toward the number of credits needed for any degree. This course is not eligible for financial aid, and the credits do not count in enrollment status for financial aid eligibility.*

Aid Code: 74 - Interm ABE (6.0-8.9).
Credits: 3

851-771 BSE Communication 3, GED

A continuation of Communications 2. Expansion of English structure, usage and mechanics with emphasis on writing skills needed for the essay component of the GED Writing Skills test.

Aid Code: 76 - HS Dip,GED.HSED (9.0-12.9).
Credits: 3

851-772 Communication 3 GED Review

This course further develops conventions of English structure, usage, mechanics, and spelling in order to write and expand ideas. It includes practice in writing, correcting, and revising for the Reasoning Through Language Arts GED test. This course may also develop communication skills as needed for the Mathematical Reasoning, Social Studies, and Science GED tests. *Credits earned in this course will not be counted toward the number of credits needed for any degree. This course is not eligible for financial aid, and the credits do not count in enrollment status for financial aid eligibility.*

Aid Code: 76 - HS Dip,GED.HSED (9.0-12.9).
Credits: 3

851-780 BSE Communication 3, Review

This course allows the students to work on any area in writing that they need to review to be successful in later course work or in their career. A variety of methods can be used in reviewing writing skills, including workbooks, work sheets, computer software and video tapes. An instructor will be available to guide students through their learning to achieve a predetermined goal.

Aid Code: 78 - ASE Remedial.
Credits: 3

851-781 Communication 3

This course will include the basic points and refinement of grammar, spelling and the writing of paragraphs and essays. Successful completion of Communication 3 with a C or better is required for progression to Intro to College Writing. *Credits earned in this course will not be counted toward the number of credits needed for any degree. This course is not eligible for financial aid, and the credits do not count in enrollment status for financial aid eligibility.*

Aid Code: 76 - HS Dip,GED.HSED (9.0-12.9).
Credits: 2
Pre-requisites: (ASSET Writing Skills, 35 or COMPASS Writing Skills, 025 or ACT English, 12 or AccuPlacer Sentence Skills, 046 or 851-762)

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Summer 201711754851-781MW06/12/2017 - 08/08/20178:00am - 12:00pmSvejda, E.Central
Fall 201728480851-78108/23/2017 - 12/18/2017TBA*McLeish, R.Monroe
Fall 201750835851-781MW08/23/2017 - 12/18/20178:00am - 9:50amSvejda, E.Central

851-793

This course helps students improve both basic reading skills and critical thinking skills. Specific skills covered include: recognizing words in context, recalling facts, keeping events in order, making inferences and understanding main ideas.

Aid Code: 76 - HS Dip,GED.HSED (9.0-12.9).
Credits: 2