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Undergraduate Course Details
Number ENL 101ESL
Title Composition I for English as a Second Language
Credits 3.0
Prerequisites Placement by recommendation of the English Department or a grade of C or better in ENG100ESL or ENL100ESL


This course is exclusively for students whose native language is not English. The course focuses on English language skills necessary for success in academic writing. The course teaches students how to compose expository essays on topics of interest to the college community and to other well-educated audiences, with emphasis on achieving correctness in written English. Students will learn how to draft and revise essays that express the writer's own ideas while also considering the ideas of others. Reading assignments include fiction and non-fiction texts, and students will learn basic procedures for summarizing, analyzing, and documenting sources. Equivalent to ENL101. Six lecture/activity hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG101ESL.