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
33957 EWRT 1A 0PYD M·W···· 10:30 AM-12:20 PM Lydia Hearn L36

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2019-01-07 to 2019-03-29.
EWRT-001A-PYD: Puente Project Learning Community: This is a hybrid course. Access to the Internet is required. This class physically meets on Mondays and Wednesdays 10:30am-12:20pm. This class also meets online on Fridays from 10:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. The online portion of the class is conducted via the Canvas online system. Requires concurrent enrollment in CLP-075.P1D. This offering is part of the Puente Program. For more information, contact Brenda Gonzalez at gonzalezbrenda@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 (normally based on results of the English Placement Tests).
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