Basic Writing Skills (Noncredit) - Certificate

Basic Writing Skills (noncredit)

This certificate indicates that the student has completed two courses focused on writing improvement and has demonstrated the ability to use a variety of sentence types and rhetorical strategies.

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Program Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will upon completion of the courses required for the Basic Writing Skills Certificate, students will assess into English 905 or above.

To earn this certificate, students must complete the minimum required courses with a grade of C (or P) or better.

Core Curriculumn Courses (Required):
Code Class Units
NCB 901 Strategies to Improve Writing (NONCREDIT) 0.0
NCB 902 Strategies to Improve Writing (NONCREDIT) 0.0

Units Required

  Units
Total Required Units 0.0
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Career/Transfer Opportunities:

The ability to write accurate sentences and paragraphs is required in order to place into the credit English program, to successfully complete college-level coursework, to improve employment skills, and/or to reach personal goals.