The Developmental Language Arts (DLA) English Area is devoted to helping students become more proficient, confident writers. Typically, students are seeking to improve their writing skills for more advanced college-level courses, focusing on work-related writing demands or concentrating their efforts for personal growth.
DEV 0030 - Foundations of Paragraph Writing 3 Cr. Hr.
Review of basic grammar and writing skills with emphasis on creating proper sentence structure through combining, coordinating, and subordinating ideas in correct sentence form including application of the basic principles of grammar.
DEV 0032 - Foundations of Essay Writing 3 Cr. Hr.
Introduction to basic paragraph writing (topic sentence, body sentences, concluding sentence) and the principles of correct grammar, usage, punctuation, and mechanics.