Course title



GPA 2.8 or above

Course description

This is a writing course that prepares the student for the types of communication and thought essential to academic and working-world success. The course focuses on writing as a process and is intended to help students identify and refine their own personal writing. Students will:

∑†Write as a means of discovering and clarifying ideas.∑†Write in many forms?such as essays; reports; articles; and letters.∑†Implement a process approach to writing of generating ideas; drafting; revising; and



editing.∑†Use appropriate writing strategies for varying purposes and audiences.∑†Develop an authentic; personal writing voice and tone appropriate for varying

purposes and audiences.∑†Organize essays which present logical progression and support through introduction;

body; and conclusion.∑†Polish individual writing style by using conventions of standard written English.†∑†Revise writings based on peer; instructor; and sometimes; NICC Writing Center

responses.∑†Reflect on their own writing in order to make necessary revisions and improvements

in content; style; and editing.

COMMENT: This is a concurrent enrollment course. In addition to high school credit; students will earn 3 college credits at NICC. Contact your school counselor and/or the admissions office of the postsecondary institution you plan to attend for more information on the transferability of the credits.

School country

United States

School state


High school

Hemptead High School

School / district Address

3715 Pennsylvania Avenue

School zip code


Requested competency code


Date submitted



Approved competency code

  • ENGL
  • 4 years of English

Approved date

Online / Virtual