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Writing Requirement I

Semester Units




Course Description

Students are required to complete a college-level writing course that strengthens their writing and reading comprehension skills. These skills include college-level grammar and punctuation, identifying the characteristics, techniques, and examples of comparison/contrast and informative writing, and the application techniques for revising, editing and proof-reading. Additional skills include the basic characteristics of argumentative writing and practices for identifying reliable research.

Students may fulfill this requirement by completion of English Composition I or Workplace Writing I via Sophia at; or by completion of a comparable course at an accredited college, or by transfer credit. For guidance on completing this requirement, contact

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate proficiency in College-Level grammar and punctuation.

  • Analyze and implement comparison/contrast and informative writing technique.

  • Revise, edit, and proofread effectively.

  • Understand the fundamentals of argumentative writing.

  • Evaluate and utilize reliable research sources.

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