2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    Mar 20, 2023  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENGL 256 Advanced Composition-Portfolio (2 credits)

Prerequisite ENGL& 101  with a 2.0 or better, and two of the following courses: ENGL& 102 , ENGL 107 , ENGL& 235 , or JOURN 102  with a 2.0 or better.

Course Description
Advanced study in rhetoric concentrating on the revision process in writing and editing. Required capstone course for student completion of Pierce College’s Written Communication Endorsement.

Student Outcomes
1. Write self-critiques and/or peer critiques of student-generated texts based upon a rhetorical analysis of purpose and audience.
2. Revise student-generated texts by applying specific rhetorical strategies.
3. Apply the strategic use of grammar, punctuation, and mechanics in the composition process.
4. Apply appropriate documentation of research in revised compositions.

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