CO 150 - College Composition (GT-CO2)

  • 3 credits
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CO 150 is CSU’s all-university requirement in writing. This course has a long history at CSU, as it was first offered in the Fall of 1979, and has always incorporated a research paper as one of its major assignments. CO 150 prepares writers for the types of writing situations they are likely to encounter in college: academic writing (including narrative, summary, response, synthesis, analysis, and argument), source evaluation, and source-based writing.

This course meets the All-University Core Curriculum (AUCC) requirements for Intermediate Writing (Category 1A) and is approved under gtPathways in the content area of Intermediate Writing (GT-CO2).

Prerequisite

Must have taken CO 130 (Academic Writing) or Composition Challenge Essay (score of 3, 4, or 5) or SAT Verbal/Critical reading score of minimum 570 or SAT Evidence Based Reading/Writing score of minimum 620 or ACT COMPOSITE score of minimum 26 or Directed Self-Placement Survey code of 15.

Important Information

Compliance for meeting the course prerequisite will be checked.

Textbooks and Materials

(Students may purchase either a hard copy or a digital copy.)

Instructors

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