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English Course Sequence

English Composition Classes

Path 1: ENGWR 300 Placement

First Semester

  • Enroll in one of the following:
    • ENGWR 300: College Composition (a stand-alone transfer-level class)
    • ENGWR 480: Honors College Composition (part of the ARC Honors Transfer Certificate program)
    Both courses satisfy AA/AS graduation, CSU GE A2, and IGETC 1A requirements, and earn you three (3) units.
  • If you would benefit from additional support, then you can also enroll in ENGWR 306: Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC).

Second Semester

  • Enroll in one of the following:
    • ENGWR 301: College Composition and Literature
    • ENGWR 302: Advanced Composition and Critical Thinking
    • ENGWR 303: Argumentative Writing and Critical Thinking Through Literature
    • ENGWR 481: Honors College Composition and Literature – Umoja-Sakhu Community (part of the ARC Honors Transfer Certificate program)
    • ENGWR 482: Honors Advanced Composition and Critical Thinking – PRISE Pacific Islander/Asian (part of the ARC Honors Transfer Certificate program)
    These courses meet AA/AS graduation requirements, satisfy CSU GE A3 and IGETC GE 1B areas, and can be used to complete the English Associate Degree for Transfer.

Path 2: ENGWR 94/300 Combo Placement

First Semester

Students take a combination of courses designed to ensure their success.

  • Enroll in ENGWR 300: College Composition (a transfer-level writing class) and ENGWR 94: Succeeding in College Composition (which provides the tools and time to succeed in the core transfer-level class).
    • Each ENGWR 94 has its own required section of ENGWR 300. Together, these courses satisfy AA/AS graduation, CSU GE A2, and IGETC 1A requirements and earn you six (6) units.
  • Enroll in ENGRD 111: Reading Across the Disciplines: Academic and Professional Development and one of the following:
    • ENGWR 95: Beginning Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC)
    • ENGWR 96: Intermediate Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC)
    These half-unit courses offer fine-tuning of writing and reading skills. Students can enroll in any open sections of these classes.

Second Semester

  • Enroll in one of the following:
    • ENGWR 301: College Composition and Literature
    • ENGWR 302: Advanced Composition and Critical Thinking
    • ENGWR 303: Argumentative Writing and Critical Thinking Through Literature
    • ENGWR 481: Honors College Composition and Literature – Umoja-Sakhu Community (part of the ARC Honors Transfer Certificate program)
    • ENGWR 482: Honors Advanced Composition and Critical Thinking – PRISE Pacific Islander/Asian (part of the ARC Honors Transfer Certificate program)
    These courses meet AA/AS graduation requirements, satisfy CSU GE A3 and IGETC GE 1B areas, and can be used to complete the English Associate Degree for Transfer.