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.
| ENGL 1AH || HONORS COMPOSITION & READING||5 Units|
|Techniques and practice of expository and argumentative writing based on critical reading and thinking about texts. Reading focused primarily on works of non-fiction prose, chosen to represent a broad spectrum of opinions and ideas, writing styles, and cultural experiences. Fulfills the Foothill College reading and composition requirement for the AA/AS degree and the university-transfer general education requirement in English reading and written composition.
The honors section offers rigorous preparation in analytic reading and writing skills for students intending to transfer to a four-year college or university. Course provides opportunity to engage contemporary social and ethical issues through small group discussion, a structured sequence of papers requiring higher-level thinking tasks, and collaborative projects. Emphasis is placed on multiple drafts and substantive revision to produce articulate writing appropriate to academic disciplines. Research paper is required.|
|Prerequisites: Demonstrated proficiency in English by placement as determined by score on the English placement test OR through an equivalent placement process OR completion of ESLL 25 & ESLL 249; Honors Institute participant.|
|Advisory: Not open to students with credit in ENGL 1A or ENGL 1T. |
|Repeatability: Not Repeatable.|
|5 hours lecture. (60 hours total per quarter.)|
|GE Area: English|
|Transferability: CSU and UC|