English Preparatory Program

College preparatory English courses cover basic writing and grammar. These courses are a good refresher for students who have not written college reports or essays. The writing courses, assigned according to placement test scores, help students to express their thoughts in complete sentences, organized paragraphs, and whole compositions. The writing courses progress in the following order:

ENG 030

Basic Writing Skills (basic grammar, usage, punctuation, sentence structure, and paragraphing)

ENG 060

Writing Fundamentals (grammar/punctuation, text interaction, paragraph structure) prerequisite for a number of general education classes.

ENG 090

Basic Composition (writing process, critical thinking, text interaction, effective dictation, and essay structure)


ENG 090 is a prerequisite for


ENG 121 English Composition I: CO1 and for


ENG 131 Technical Writing I