Dec 07, 2023  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog
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WRIT 095~ - Developmental Writing

Credit(s): 3

Prerequisite(s): a score of 6-10 on the FVCC Writing Placement assessment or a COMPASS score of 38 or better or instructor’s consent.
This is a developmental writing course focused on building skills necessary for expository writing.  Based on assessment of student needs, instruction emphasizes paragraph development resulting in unity, coherence, and organziation.  Students will begin with the well-developed paragraph and extend to the essay.  Instruction in grammar, mechanics and usage is also included. (All Semesters)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Demonstrate control of mechanics, word usage, and sentence structure needed to construct a well-developed paragraph.
  • Monitor and adjust independent writing to avoid fragments, run on sentences, and comma splices.
  • Identify and utilize correct punctuation and capitalization.
  • Construct unified, coherent paragraphs developing an idea into a multi paragraph essay with a clear thesis statement.

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