Writing Courses

Lead Instructor: Cathy Rusco                  231.777.0472            Cathy.Rusco@muskegoncc.edu

Paraprofessional: Lynda Ferry                231.777.0406            Lynda.Ferry@muskegoncc.edu 

 

 Course Descriptions:

ENG 085 Essential Writing Skills — 2 Cr. Hrs. — 3 Contact Hrs. This course will prepare the student for Eng 091 or Eng 101. This course is an equivalent to English 089 in a classroom setting. The student will improve writing skills using the writing process, including group editing, and study basic sentence structure.

ENG 089 Refresher English – 2 Cr. Hrs. — Variable Contact Hrs. Co-requisite: ENG 002 Day or Evening Lab. An Individualized introduction to basic writing through process oriented instruction. The self-paced course covers basic skills, including sentence structure, writing journals, paragraphs, and short essays.

ENG 114 Refresher English — 1 Cr. Hr. — Variable Contact Hrs. Co-requisite: ENG 002 Day or Evening Lab. A course designed to improve basic skills so that students can successfully complete writing assignments given in college classes. Emphasis is placed on sentence writing, punctuation, usage, and paragraph development. The course is individualized and self-paced. It should preferably be taken before English 101 but may be taken at the same time.

ENG 199A Personalized Writing – 1 Cr. Hr. — Variable Contact Hrs. Co-requisite: ENG 002 Day or Evening Lab. An individual program of study designed to help students expand writing skills. Students pursue a self-paced course emphasizing specific skills needed at work, in school, or in everyday life. Course content depends on individual needs. Students meet once a week with an instructor for direction, instruction, and encouragement.

ENG 199B Personalized Writing – 2 Cr. Hrs. — Variable Contact Hrs. Co-requisite: ENG 002 Day or Evening Lab. Similar to ENG 199A.