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ENG 23: Introduction to College Reading and Writing (4 credits)

Course Description

This course prepares students for college-level reading and writing with practice in the writing process, instruction in grammar and mechanics, emphasis on effective paragraphs and essays, introduction to research techniques, and practice in vocabulary development and reading comprehension. (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory)

Pre-Requisite(s): Compass placement in ENG 23, grade of C or better in ENG 18 or ENG 20, or grade of C or better in ENG 19 and reading score of 56-78.


Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Effectively use a multi-step writing process that includes drafting, revising, and editing; respond constructively to written and oral feedback.
  • Write compositions that have a main point and supporting ideas developed with specific, logically organized details.
  • Integrate source material according to academic conventions.
  • Proofread for effective grammar, word choice, punctuation, and spelling.
  • Effectively use entry-level college vocabulary.
  • Comprehend various types of entry-level written and visual college materials.
  • Demonstrate application of varied reading strategies to entry-level college texts.

For transfer information within the UH system, visit the System Transfer page


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page last updated: April 28, 2014

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