ENG 1D - Advanced Composition and Critical Thinking

Approval Status


Date Reviewed

January 2022


Prerequisites: ENG 1A Reading and Composition with a grade of “C” or better.
This course is designed for the student who wishes to transfer to a four-year college or university. The course emphasizes the development of critical thinking skills through instruction in essay writing by focusing on the principles of logic and developing the abilities to analyze, to criticize, and to reach reasoned conclusions. Critical thinking is refined by close reading of prose to distinguish fact from value judgment and knowledge from opinion. The student is required to write between 6,500 and 8,000 words divided among several essay assignments. (UC, CSU, C-ID ENGL 105) 

Course Type

Lower Division