In this course, students develop writing skills and critical thinking skills in order to prepare them for ENG-105. Students will complete writings with an emphasis on sentence, paragraph, and essay development, and practice research and documentation strategies. Also covered in class are study skills, reading strategies, time management, job-seeking strategies, and oral presentations. At the end of the course, students will take the ACCUPLACER WritePlacer or another placement exam. In order for students to move to ENG-105, students must earn a CP or above in the course OR a 5+ on the WritePlacer Exam OR a 4 on the WritePlacer and 66+ on the ACCUPLACER Reading Comprehension (which may be taken at the Testing Center).