English (851)

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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
Pre-requisites: (GED/ESL/BS Course Approval)

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
Pre-requisites: (GED/ESL/BS Course Approval)

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
Pre-requisites: (GED/ESL/BS Course Approval)

851-795 Writing Studio

A small group and individualized instruction course that helps students develop college-level writing skills. Emphasizes writing process strategies. Must be taken concurrently with Written Communication or English Composition 1.

Aid Code: 77 - ASE Developmental.
Credits: 1
Pre-requisites: (ACT English, 15 or COMPASS Writing Skills, 038 or SAT Writing, 290 or AccuPlacer Sentence Skills, 063 or Next Gen AccuPlacer Writng, 242) or (851-781)

851-798 Writing Foundations

A small group and individualized instruction course that helps students develop precollege writing skills. Emphasizes writing conventions (grammar, punctuation, capitalization, spelling) and sentence and paragraph skills. Must be taken concurrently with Intro to College Writing.

Aid Code: 77 - ASE Developmental.
Credits: 1
Pre-requisites: (COMPASS Writing Skills, 24 or ACT English, 11 or SAT Verbal, 200 or AccuPlacer Sentence Skills, 30 or Next Gen AccuPlacer Writng, 220)