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2023-2024 Academic Calendar

ENGL099 University Preparation

(3.0 credits)

This course prepares students for university-level success by exploring many of the practices and concepts associated with North American university culture. Students will examine individual responsibilities in an academic environment, the shared construction of knowledge, and the fundamental aspects of clear and appropriate written communication in academic settings. Topics may include structuring of a list of sources, (bibliography), and summarizing and criticizing academic articles. Emphasis is placed on the fundamental components of clear written communication, including source documentation, basic research skills, essay structure, organization of ideas, diction, grammar, and punctuation.

Restrictions: Must have been admitted to an NLC program.

Lecture Hours: 45