English Composition, Rhetoric, and Language

ENGCOMP XL 3

This course stresses rhetorical techniques and skillful argument. Students analyze a variety of academic prose and write a minimum of 20 pages of revised text.

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What you can learn.

  • Comprehend, analyze, and synthesize a variety of texts and genres
  • Draft, revise, and edit focused, organized, and appropriately developed documents for specified purposes and audiences
  • Peer review writing of other students in the class, demonstrating acceptable analysis of an essay's content and a correct understanding of acceptable English prose

About this course:

This course stresses rhetorical techniques and skillful argument. Students analyze a variety of academic prose and write a minimum of 20 pages of revised text. Transferable for UC credit. 
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for English Composition, Rhetoric, and Language.

Satisfaction of UC Entry Level Writing Requirement through test scores listed at www.ucop.edu/elwr, or previous completion of English XL 2: Approaches to University Writing (or equivalent college writing course with a grade of C or better). 

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