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IAI Communications

ENGL 101: Critical Reading & Writing

Prerequisite(s):
-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 099
AND
-Placement at college level reading

If placed at two or more developmental levels, concurrent enrollment in or completion of GENS 105 is also required.

In English 101, students will improve their writing by learning about the integrated relationship between critical reading and writing skills. Students will explore how genres of communication shape the acts of reading and writing, and in the process, will learn how to become responsible and ethical readers, writers, and designers of various kinds of texts. Students gain exposure to a wide range of tools and skills available and necessary to 21st century readers and writers, including collaboration techniques, visual design principles, and how to effectively control surface features of their writing. 3 credit hours
IAI GEC Code - C1 900R

Transferrable General Education Course: This course generally should transfer to an Illinois Articulation Initiative college or university. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.