District Syllabus
LIN1670C
Traditional English Grammar And Composition


Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 4
Laboratory Fee: None.
Prerequisites: Appropriate score on Florida Entry-Level Placement Exam or
ENC0002C College Preparatory Writing II
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.
Catalog Description: A comprehensive course including grammar, usage, and mechanics; basic sentence structure; and effective writing strategies. Course satisfies A.A.S. general education requirement for Category I. LIN1670C is useful as a college elective for A.S. and A.A. students.
Required Materials: Books:
  • Anker, Susan. Real Essays with Readings: Writing Projects for College, Work, and Everyday Life, 4th ed., Bedford/St. Martin's, 2012. ISBN: 9780312648084
Supplemental Materials:
Special Requirements:
Program Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of grammar by passing 
comprehensive tests and by using correct grammar and mechanics in 
their writing. Students will be able to write an effective essay.
              
              
              
              
Course Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to do the following:
  1. write an organized, well developed essay.
  2. use outlines to organize essays.
  3. locate subjects and verbs.
  4. make subjects and verbs agree.
  5. avoid sentence structure errors.
  6. solve verb problems.
  7. write standard expressions.
  8. manage pronouns (case, number, reference).
  9. correctly use capital letters, commas, and other punctuation marks.
  10. use parallel construction.
  11. use confusing words correctly.
  12. use modifying words and phrases to clearly express thoughts and ideas.
Methods of Evaluation:
  1. Writing that includes paragraphs,essays, and other assignments.
  2. Quizzes and tests at instructor’s discretion.
  3. District objective final examination.
  4. Final essay, using a previously unannounced topic, in a timed, in-class setting.
Flexibility: It is the intention of the instructor to accomplish the objectives specified in the course syllabus. However, circumstances may arise which prohibit the fulfilling of this endeavor. Therefore, this syllabus is subject to change. When possible, students will be notified of any change in advance of its occurrence.
Student Email Accounts Pensacola State College provides an institutional email account to all credit students. Pirate Mail is the official method of communication, and students must use Pirate Mail when communicating with the College. In cases where companion software is used for a particular class, emails may be exchanged between instructor and student using the companion software.
Note: For students with a disability that falls under the Americans with Disability Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, it is the responsibility of the student to notify Student Resource Center for ADA Services to discuss any special needs or equipment necessary to accomplish the requirements for this course. Upon completion of registration with the Student Resource Center for ADA Services office, specific arrangements can be discussed with the instructor.