ENGL 072 Introductory College Reading and Writing I • 10 Cr.


Students learn reading and writing strategies to prepare them for success in higher level composition classes. Students are also enrolled automatically in ENGL 080, Reading Lab, to work more intensively on reading skills, which are a key to improving writing and editing skills. Course is graded credit/no credit; may be repeated for a maximum of 30 credits. Prerequisite: Placement by assessment.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Reading: Demonstrate improved reading speed and fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension¬†
  • Writing: Demonstrate improved written content (accuracy, completeness, development), organization, and editing skills
  • Information Literacy: Demonstrate improved information literacy skills