English 2 - Composition and Critical Thinking*

Approval Status


Date Reviewed

May 2022

This course examines “the relations of language to logic, leading to an ability to analyze, criticize, and advocate ideas, to reason [and] to reach factual or judgmental conclusions based on sound inferences drawn from unambiguous statements of knowledge or belief” (California State University Executive Order 338). Lectures, writing, readings, multi-media, and discussions provide methods and opportunities “for the examination of propositions of any kind in order to discover whether they correspond to reality or not” (William Graham Sumner).

Prerequisites: ENGL 1A

*Course name and/or description may have changed. Description taken from 2011-2012 catalog. 

Course Type

Lower Division