Jun 24, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
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WR 90 - Fundamentals of Composition

4 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): Designated placement.

Course Description: Introduces the basic five-paragraph essay form while reinforcing sentence skills and paragraph development. Critical thinking and reading are emphasized. Prepares students for transfer-level coursework and, specifically, for WR 115 . If a high proficiency is demonstrated with in-class writing and student self-identifies as challenging WR 115 , there is a process that allows students to meet the outcomes for WR 115  and be eligible to enroll in WR 121Z .

Course is graded on a pass/no pass basis. Course does not transfer.

Course Level: Postsecondary Remedial

Course Learning Outcomes:

  • CLO#1: Communicate written thought in a clear and organized manner to effectively inform, persuade, describe, and convey ideas in academic, work, community, and family settings. (ILO: Communication)
  • CLO#2: Improve the ability to think critically, including making connections between ideas, logically analyzing, evaluating, and clarifying information as both readers and writers in various reading and writing assignments.

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