Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option
Description: This is a course in essay writing that focuses on the writing of the argumentative essay. Classes are taught at the UCSD campus. In this course students practice the writing process in the production and editing of essays. In addition, students read and think critically using a variety of texts that are the basis for writing and class discussion. In addition to earning a grade for the course, students must also pass a timed-writing examination at the end of the course, holistically graded by English instructors. This course is intended for students who need to complete the Subject A requirement and develop effective writing skills.