English at Marietta College
Thomas Hall and Erwin Bell Tower

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These classes are designed to help students develop their basic critical thinking, reading, writing, and grammatical skills to better prepare them for college English. All students are required to take either WRIT 101 or HONR 111.

WRIT 060 Basics of English Composition. A review of basic principles of grammar, usage, and mechanics; basic principles of exposition; preparation of paragraphs and essays. This course must be taken until completed with a grade of C- or better. Once a student is enrolled in WRIT 060, s/he may not withdraw from the course.
           
WRIT 101 English Composition. The study and writing of expository essays with attention to the development of research and analytical skills. Required of all first-time students without advanced placement standing in composition This course must be taken until completed with a grade of C- or better. Once a student is enrolled in WRIT 101, s/he may not withdraw from the course. See “Special Rules for First-Year Courses” in the Graduation Requirements section. Prerequisite: SAT Verbal > 449 or ACT English > 18 or completion of WRIT 060 with a C- or better. Students who are required to take ESL 201 or 202 must earn a grade of “C-“ of higher before enrolling in this course.

 

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