ESL 115 ESOL Composition I (3 credits)

Designed for non-native speakers of English. Emphasis is on writing multiple drafts to produce paragraphs that are unified around a controlling idea, are substantially and coherently developed, and are effectively concluded. Writing should conform to Standard American English. Focus is on writing in response to reading and on critical thinking in reading and writing. This course does not satisfy First Year English Composition requirements. For ESOL students only. Prerequisite: Current ESOL placement test.