LIN 2670 English Grammar: Usage and Mechanics (Y) 3 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: ENC 0021 or satisfactory score on the placement test. This course provides a brief history of the English language, an overview of developments in American English, instruction in dictionary usage, and an intensive study of traditional American English grammar usage and mechanics for those students who wish to improve both their understanding and use of standard American English. This course also includes CLAST writing competencies with emphasis on preparation for the CLAST English language skills exam. The course does not replace a college preparatory course which students may be required to take. Three contact hours.