Rainy River Community College

Course Equivalents

Course Equivalents for ENGL 1010 at Rainy River Community College in Fall 2017 (Aug - Dec)

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Alexandria Technical and Community College
ENGL 1410 - Composition I - 3 credits
Communication (01)
This course meets Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) goal area 1. This course deals with the fundamentals of expository writing based on reading or personal experience. It stresses organization, the process of writing, English grammar, mechanics, and style. Emphasis is on the strategies of exposition as well as effective description and narration. This course offers students an introduction to the academic research process, as well. Students learn the process method of writing that can be utilized in business, academic, and creative writing. Prerequisite: College level writing score on a placement test or a minimum grade of C in ENGL0900 (College Prep Writing).
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Anoka-Ramsey Community College
ENGL 1121 - College Writing and Critical Reading - 4 credits
Critical Thinking (02)
Communication (01)
(MnTC Goal 1 and 2) Prerequisites: ENGL 0950 or ELL 0850 with a grade of C or better or achievement of recommended score on the English placement test Provides extended practice in critical reading, writing, and thinking. Course content includes the writing process, essential composition skills, and critical reasoning in various rhetorical situations. The course requires effectively reasoned and supported essays including an argumentative research paper.
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Central Lakes College
ENGL 1410 - Composition I - 4 credits
Communication (01)
Composition I is a writing-intensive course that prepares students for writing effectively in a variety of academic and professional situations. Students will learn and employ a variety of rhetorical strategies, including (but not limited to) description, narration, exposition, exemplification, classification, process analysis, comparison/contrast, and definition through formal papers written in edited Standard English, which will result in a total of at least 5,000 words. In addition, students may also be asked to write journals, a resume and letter of application, and to review grammar. Students will regularly engage in all stages of the writing process; learn how to successfully participate in an online, academic environment; and hone their ability to identify thesis, audience, tone, unity, coherence, and emphasis in their reading and writing. The course will also include a literature component to present basic terminology and foster critical thinking skills.
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Century College
ENGL 1021 - Composition I - 4 credits
Communication (01)
This college composition course emphasizes academic writing, persuasive writing, and the expository essay. Students will apply rhetorical principles, such as purpose, audience, and style, throughout the writing process. Students will also compose source-based and claim-based writing by selecting, evaluating, organizing, and documenting sources. Instructor-supervised use of the Writing Center, equivalent to one credit, is required for students enrolled in ENGL 1021 sections meeting fewer than four hours per week. Prerequisite: Assessment score placement in ENGL 1021 or completion of ENGL 0090 with a grade of C or higher, and assessment score placement in RDNG 1000 or completion of RDNG 0900 or RDNG 0950 with a grade of C or higher. Recommendation: Word processing proficiency and basic computer skills
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Dakota County Technical College
ENGL 1150 - Composition I - 3 credits
Communication (01)
This course emphasizes the process of writing expository and persuasive essays using effective writing skills and a variety of research techniques. Also included in the course content are critical reading and logical reasoning. Meets MnTC Goal 1 - PREREQUISITES: Student must score an 86 or above on the Accuplacer Sentence Skills assessment OR complete developmental courses through English Essentials AND score a 78 or higher on the Accuplacer Reading Comprehension Assessment OR complete College Reading I or II.
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Hennepin Technical College
ENGL 2121 - Writing and Research - 4 credits
Communication (01)
This course emphasizes the process of writing expository and persuasive essays using effective writing skills and a variety of research techniques. Students will also gain skills in critical reading and logical reasoning. (Prereq: Qualifying score on writing assessment test OR ENGL1021 or ENGL1026 and Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0921. Basic computer literacy skills required) (BP/EP) 4 cr MnTC Goal Area = 1
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Hibbing Community College
ENGL 1060 - Freshman Composition - 3 credits
Critical Thinking (02)
Communication (01)
Freshman Composition focuses on learning the process of writing expository essays, including cause and effect, classification, comparison and contrast, illustration and description, definition, argumentation and persuasion, and analysis. Writing assignments emphasize collaborative learning, peer editing, and individual evaluation. Prerequisite: Grade of C or higher in ENGL0900 or appropriate placement score.
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Inver Hills Community College
ENG 1108 - Writing And Research Skills - 4 credits
Critical Thinking (02)
Communication (01)
Emphasizes critical writing, reading, and thinking with attention to rhetorical elements such as argumentative structure, audience, and purpose. Students learn types of college writing and research techniques; report, synthesize, and draw conclusions from their readings; document the use of sources; and practice the writing process. Prerequisites: Recommended by Accuplacer assessment or Grade of C or higher in Read 93/94 and Eng 99.
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Itasca Community College
ENGL 1101 - Composition I - 4 credits
Critical Thinking (02)
Communication (01)
This course teaches students to write college-level essays, with a focus on analytical academic writing. Students learn to focus and organize essays, make an argument in response to readings, effectively revise, and carefully edit and proofread. They will become comfortable responding to other people¿s ideas and incorporating research in their writing while avoiding plagiarism. This course meets MnTC areas 1 and 2.
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Lake Superior College
ENGL 1106 - College Composition I - 3 credits
Communication (01)
First semester college-level composition course focusing on writing expository prose using word processing as a tool for composing. Emphasis is on writing as a process, critical reading, developing a voice, and grammar review. Presupposes competency in Standard English. This course is required of all students working toward an AA degree. MTC goal areas: (1) Communication (Prerequisites: ENGL0950 or ENGL0955 or READ0950 or READ0955 with a "C" or better, or 77.50 or higher on the reading comprehension portion of the CPT.) (3 hrs lec/0 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
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Mesabi Range College
ENGL 1511 - College Writing I - 4 credits
Communication (01)
This course is a study of basic principles of writing. The course will cover the development of a thesis and supporting paragraphs, organization of ideas according to traditional writing patterns, examination of usage and grammatical problems most troublesome to students, and a study of prose models to develop writing techniques. Students will be required to use a simple word processing program. English.
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Minneapolis Community and Technical College
ENGL 1110 - College Composition - 3 credits
Communication (01)
This course provides instruction and practice in writing essays for a variety of purposes and audiences. You will receive instruction and help in developing ideas, thinking critically, organizing your writing, using databases, and revising and editing sentences. By approaching writing as a process involving pre-writing, drafting, online and face-to-face peer response, revising, and editing, you will write more clearly, fully and gracefully.
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Minnesota State Community and Technical College
ENGL 1101 - College Writing - 3 credits
Communication (01)
Meets MnTC Goal Area 1. This is an introductory writing course designed to prepare students for later college and career writing. The course focuses on developing fluency through a process approach, with particular emphasis on revision. Students will consider purpose and audience, read and discuss writing and further develop their own writing processes through successive revisions to produce polished drafts. Course work will include an introduction to argumentative writing, writing from academic sources and a short research project. Completion of ENGL0050 with a grade of C or higher and completion of ENGL0040, OR ENGL0096 with a grade of C or higher OR placement in ENGL1101 (because of entrance examination score).
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Minnesota State University Moorhead
ENGL 387 - Technical Report Writing - 3 credits

Expository writing dealing with subjects in student's major and planned for a specialized audience: documenting, writing abstracts, preparing reports of original investigations. Recommended for students who have taken classes in their major.
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Minnesota State University, Mankato
ENG 101 - Composition - 4 credits
Communication (01)
This course helps students develop a flexible writing process, practice rhetorical awareness, read critically to support their writing, research effectively, represent others ideas in multiple ways, reflect on their writing practices, and polish their work.
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Minnesota West Community and Technical College
ENGL 1101 - Composition I - 3 credits
Communication (01)
English 1101 reviews and reinforces basic essay writing principles. English 1101's emphasis is on rhetorical modes of development and writing as process. Assignments include a short research paper. Prerequisite: English 0095 or placement through assessment test or prior college coursework.
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Normandale Community College
ENGC 1101 - Freshman Composition - 4 credits
Communication (01)
The course focuses on critical thinking and writing skills necessary in college and professional writing through text analyses and argument strategies. Students 1) study the writer¿s purpose, audience, and rhetorical structure in a variety of genres and texts, 2) organize and develop clear, thesis-driven logical arguments in various personal and academic essays, 3) find sources, and synthesize and document information in research-based academic essays, and 4) demonstrate proficient command of English writing conventions.
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ENGC 1101 - Freshman Composition - 4 credits
Communication (01)
The course focuses on critical thinking and writing skills necessary in college and professional writing through text analyses and argument strategies. Students 1) study the writer¿s purpose, audience, and rhetorical structure in a variety of genres and texts, 2) organize and develop clear, thesis-driven logical arguments in various personal and academic essays, 3) find sources, and synthesize and document information in research-based academic essays, and 4) demonstrate proficient command of English writing conventions.
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North Hennepin Community College
ENGL 1201 - College Writing I - Every Other Saturday - 4 credits
Communication (01)
This class provides extended practice in critical reading, writing, and thinking skills. Students will develop an effective writing process and work to achieve college-level competence in reading and responding to texts, visuals, events, and ideas in a variety of written formats, with an emphasis on the academic essay. Audience awareness, interpretation and analysis, logical reasoning, and persuasive and argumentative skills will be developed. MLA style documentation of primary sources will be included.
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Northland Community and Technical College
ENGL 1111 - Composition I - 3 credits
Critical Thinking (02)
Communication (01)
(Fulfills MNTC Areas: 1, 2) The course is an introduction to college-level writing, focusing on descriptive, narrative, and expository essays. One essay will be a research paper using an appropriate documentation format. Prerequisites: ENGL0095 Reading & Writing III or a sufficient Accuplacer Reading Placement score to be exempted from developmental coursework in reading and writing.
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Northwest Technical College
ENGL 1111 - College Writing I - 3 credits
Critical Thinking (02)
Communication (01)
Meets MnTC Goal Area(s):1, 2 This course is an introduction to college-level writing, focusing on descriptive, narrative, persuasive and expository essays that are written clearly, concisely and correctly. This course seeks to develop writers who 1) understand the importance of using the writing process (invention, organization, drafting, revision, proofreading, and editing) to produce interesting, thoughtful and thought-provoking essays; 2)understand the role the active reading of professional and peer review plays writing well. Learners in this course will share their writing and actively participate in discussion and peer review groups. Prerequisite(s): ENGL0100 or appropriate assessment score
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Pine Technical and Community College
ENGL 1276 - College Composition - 4 credits
Communication (01)
Students will learn the process of writing their ideas for an audience. The course will focus on the generation, organization and communication of ideas in expository essay forms based on experience, observation, and research, with an emphasis on argumentation, critical thinking, and rhetorical strategies. Mechanics and writing style will also be integrated throughout the course.
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Ridgewater College
ENGL 0121 - College Composition I - Critical Reading & Writing - 3 credits
Communication (01)
A course designed to give students extended practice at developing and improving their writing abilities. Students work on their writing through a process approach and through an emphasis on critical reading. Assignments address specific audiences and range from personal writing to writing from sources. Students are placed into English 121 by way of appropriate placement scores, or successful completion of English 97 with instructor recommendation, or successful completion of English 98. Prerequisites: Appropriate placement scores or successful completion of ENGL 98 MnTC Goal: 1
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Riverland Community College
ENGL 1101 - Composition I - 3 credits
Critical Thinking (02)
Communication (01)
This is an introductory college writing course designed to help students develop effective writing skills for college level work. Students learn to generate ideas and organize them into unified, coherent essays. Methods of instruction vary, but most sections combine individual conferences and peer review with regular class meetings. Prerequisites: A grade of C or higher in ENGL 0960 or appropriate placement score. MnTC (Goals 1/CM and Goal 2/CT); (3 Cr - 3 lect, 0 lab)
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Saint Paul College
ENGL 1711 - Composition 1 - 4 credits
Communication (01)
This course emphasizes the process of writing expository and persuasive essays using effective writing skills and a variety of research techniques. The course includes an analysis of primary and/or secondary sources with a focus on critical reading, logical reasoning and academic research writing. (Prerequisite(s): Grade of "C" or better in READ 0722 Reading 2, ENGL 0922 Fundamentals of Writing 2 with a grade of "C" or better, or appropriate assessment score) (MnTC: Goal 1) 4C/4/0/0
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St. Cloud State University
ENGL 191 - Introduction to Rhetorical and Analytical Writing - 4 credits
Communication (01)
Analytical reading, writing, and critical reasoning in various rhetorical situations. Argumentative research project comprising analysis and interpretation of information, texts, and perspectives. 4 Cr. F, S, SUM.
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Vermilion Community College
ENGL 1511 - College Composition I - 4 credits
Communication (01)
Essay writing focused on the modes of exposition is covered in this course.
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