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Active as of Spring Semester 2013

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Writing Fundamentals for Healthcare Professionals

2. Course Prefix & Number:
ENGL 1501

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 1

Lecture Hours: 1

Lab Hours: 0

Internship Hours: 0

4. Course Description:

This course offers the student instruction leading to writing improvement through a better understanding of sentence-level grammar. The course emphasizes language structure, conventions, and the application of these to writing sentences, paragraphs, and program-specific documents. The primary goal of the course is to transform students who are competent readers and writers into subject matter experts in language mechanics and in so doing prepare students for success in the professional, increasingly technological, and text-focused workplace. In addition, the course offers students the opportunity to review the writing process and practice the most common editing and proofing techniques in order to generate documents that are free of errors, concise, and reflective of their intended meaning.

5. Placement Tests Required:

Accuplacer (specify test): Accuplacer Reading Score: 56

6. Prerequisite Courses:

ENGL 1501 - Writing Fundamentals for Healthcare Professionals

There are no prerequisites for this course.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

ENGL 1501 - Writing Fundamentals for Healthcare Professionals

All Credit(s) from the following...
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
READ 1500Reading IIcr.