Composition and Reading

Course Description

Introduction to university level reading and writing, with an emphasis on analysis. Close examination of a variety of texts (personal, popular, literary, professional, academic) from culturally diverse traditions. Practice in common rhetorical strategies used in academic writing. Composition of clear, well-organized, and well-developed essays, with varying purposes and differing audiences, from personal to academic.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
23985 EWRT 1A 10Q MTW···· 01:30 PM-02:20 PM Lauren Gordon LCW26
···R··· 01:30 PM-03:20 PM

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2019-09-23 to 2019-12-13.

Footnote Information

EWRT001A.10Q: This section is for students with a LART250 and EWRT1A placement and requires concurrent enrollment in LART250.10Q. Open to all students but recommended for students with HS GPA between 2.0 and 2.59. Students who place directly into EWRT 1A should search for a section without the “Q” designation. For assistance, please contact the English Performance Success counselors at eps@deanza.edu

Course Details

5 Units
Five hours lecture (60 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


See general education pages for the requirement this course meets.
Not open to students with credit in EWRT 1AH.
EWRT 211 and READ 211 (or LART 211); or equivalent placement.
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