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ENGL 847 – Accelerated Acad. Read/Writing (CRN: 95278) at Cañada College for Fall 2017

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ENGL 847 Accelerated Academic Reading and Writing

This course integrates ENGL 836 and READ 836, satisfying both requirements. It introduces students to college-level reading and writing, covering thesis construction, organization, development, sentence skills, text-based writing, and effective reading strategies to improve comprehension, analysis, and vocabulary. Successful completion of ENGL 847, OR both ENGL 836 and READ 836 is required for entrance into ENGL 100.

Units: 5
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 80-90
  • Homework hours/semester: 160-180
Prerequisites: Successful completion of, ENGL 827; OR, ENGL 826 and READ 826; OR eligibility for ENGL 847; OR eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836 based on scores on approved Cañada College assessment instruments (placement tests with multiple measures assessment), or successful completion of coursework at other colleges/universities equivalent to ENGL 801 or 826 and READ 801 or 826; OR ENGL 827.
Corequisites: None

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Department: English

Number of Units: 5


Most English, Literature and Reading courses have prerequisites that are listed as part of the course description. You can meet the prerequisite by taking the designated class or by achieving a certain score on the English placement test. If it is unclear that you have met the prerequisite for the class in which you wish to enroll you might be blocked by the system. For more information about how prerequisites work please visit us at the college website: www.

To inquire about placement tests and the assessment process please visit us here: www. You may also contact the Cañada College Counseling Office (located in Building 9, Room 139) at (650) 306-3452 for assistance.

Fee Description Type Amount
Mat'ls Fee CAN English Flat Fee $2
L9X - Lecture and/or Discussion
Meeting Date: 08/17-12/14
Meeting Time: 5:30pm-7:50pm
Days: T, Th
Building: 03 Room: 0104
Instructor: Lucia Olson
Critical Dates for this Course Date
Last day to add class August 29, 2017
Last day to drop with a refund August 29, 2017
Last day to drop without a "W" September 4, 2017
Last day to drop with a "W" November 15, 2017
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