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If you plan to enroll for the first time in an English course above ENGL 209, you must first complete an English placement test. Students whose primary language is not English should first take an ESLL placement test and complete required ESLL classes before enrolling in English Department classes. Refer to the front of the schedule for placement testing information or call (650) 949-7230.

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Further development in the technique and practice of expository and argumentative writing, critical reading and thinking. Readings chosen to represent a broad spectrum of opinions and ideas, writing styles, and cultural experiences. Formal instruction in composition and critical thinking. The honors section offers a challenging intellectual environment for students intending to transfer to a four-year college or university. Class discussion and assignments focus on literature as a reflection of multiple perspectives, social constructs, and cultural values. Course fosters an understanding and appreciation of various literary genres and includes logic and literary theory. Emphasis on rhetorical strategies and stylistic refinements for effective persuasive writing across the disciplines. Enrichment activities include attendance at plays, author readings, public lectures, and independent or collaborative study on a contemporary author.
Prerequisites: One of the following: ENGL 1A, 1AH, 1S & 1T or ESLL 26; Honors Institute participant.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in ENGL 1B.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
5 hours lecture. (60 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Communication & Analytical Thinking
Transferability: CSU and UC
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Honors Program

Winter & Spring Hours
Mon-Fri: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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