Richland College - Course Descriptions for Developmental Writing

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Course Descriptions for Developmental Writing

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Students can improve their writing skills by taking Developmental Writing. These courses are offered for three hours of credit.


DWRI 0090 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Developmental Writing
Course Description: This course introduces the writing process. Course topics include practice in getting ideas, writing and rewriting, making improvements, and correcting mistakes. A learning lab is available to provide additional assistance. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201085312


DWRI 0091 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Developmental Writing
Course Description: This course focuses on the writing process. Course topics include inventing, drafting, revising, and editing multi-paragraph papers. Building reading skills, using resources, developing thinking skills, and improving attitudes toward writing comprise other course topics. A learning lab is available to provide additional assistance. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201085312


DWRI 0100 (1 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Developmental Writing
Course Description: This course focuses on instruction to prepare students to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) requirements. This course is also for students who wish to extend their writing skills for academic or career programs. Individualized study and practice are provided. (1 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201085312


DWRI 0200 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Developmental Writing
Course Description: This course focuses upon writing skills improvement. Writing skills are strengthened. Emphasis is on individual needs and personalized programs. (5 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201085312


DWRI 0300 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Developmental Writing
Course Description: This course focuses upon strengthening writing skills. Topics include grammar, sentence structure, paragraph structure, and effective communication strategies. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201085312



Academic Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.


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