This college preparatory course is designed to improve student’s ability to write paragraphs and short essays. Grammar skills are reviewed briefly, but emphasis is placed on well-constructed, logically-sound writing that enables the student to meet college-level writing requirements, such as the Gordon Rule. Students entering this class are expected to have knowledge of sentence structure, grammar and punctuation. Upon completing work for this course with a grade of “C” or higher and receiving a passing grade on the course exit test, the student will earn four compensatory credits. This course does not apply toward a degree.