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English 20: overview

Catalog Description for English 20: Expository Writing:

This class requires exploratory, expository, and analytical writing; development of research skills; reading, summarizing, evaluating and integrating texts, including literature by both men and women, and by a number of ethnic groups, focusing on a single broad theme. Essays are expected to be of sufficient length and complexity for an advanced composition course. Course Theme: Myths and Archetypes: Understanding the Other Within Ourselves.

Prerequisite and requirements: English 1A with a grade of "C-" or better.

Number of Units: 3 units

Students will need anelectronic mail account and computer access to the Web. All CSUS students enrolled in one or more units can create a SacLink account for electronic mail and Internet services. Although a home computer with a high speed modem running Netscape or Internet Explorer would be beneficial, students can use the Web from one of the campus student labs. Check out System Check and Computer Hardware Recommendations for more information about equipment.

Computing Recommendations

Comfortable using the computer and browsing the Web
Windows compatible Pentium running Windows 98 or XP, or Macintosh compatible with System 10 (OS X)
  • 128 MB RAM
  • 56K modem, DSL, or Cable connection
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 or Netscape 6 (or higher)
SacLink or other Internet Account
Word processing skills
Online class participation on the Web assignments and electronic discussions
last updated: 01/08/2003
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