Core/Elective Course

English Fundamentals: Writing (HEN5401B)

"English Fundamentals: Writing" replaces Developmental English. This course focuses on the nuts-and-bolts knowledge you need to learn to become a successful writer. You will discover the structure of language, the words, phrases, and clauses that are the building blocks of sentences. You will learn the rules that govern how language is used in various social situations, including standard versus nonstandard and formal versus informal English. You will receive instruction on revising and improving sentences. Mastering the mechanics of correct written English includes learning correct capitalization, punctuation, and spelling. After mastering the skills of structuring sentences, you will learn the basics of good paragraphs, including how to achieve unity and coherence and how to use effective transitions between paragraphs in a longer piece of writing. A confident control of grammar, usage, and mechanics helps to ensure clear and effective communication.

Course Syllabus

This computer generated PDF syllabus provides an exact outline of all topics and assignments presented to the student.

North Dakota State Course Codes (MIS03)

This is a single semester (0.5 credit) course. The MIS03 code for this course is: 05022

Course Duration and Extension

This course is designed to be completed in a 20 week semester. Students may extend the time for completion to 40 weeks by re-purchasing the course as a Course Extension before the end of the 20 week enrollment.

Computer Requirements for Online Courses

This is an online course. Click here to view minimum computer requirements. Phones, tablets, and other computing devices, while they may work for some NDCDE services, are not supported for submitting assignments, posting discussions, or taking assessments.

MIS03 Code: 05022
Mode of Instruction: Asynchronous
Course Maximum Completion Length: 140 Days (20 Weeks, 0 Days)
Course Syllabus: LMS Generated PDF File

North Dakota Price: $189.00
Out-of-State Price: $285.00