College Reading and Composition

Course Details

This course is delivered by Westcott Courses in partnership with Brandman University

ENGU 099 - College Reading and Composition

Prerequisite: None.

Course Description: Provides a basic course in college reading and writing. Emphasis is on sentence structure, paragraph and essay structure, grammar, and critical thinking skills.

Enrollment Schedule: This class has hard start and stop dates, and does NOT have rolling enrollment as most of the courses. Students can enroll up to 2 weeks into class. View the schedule.

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8 weeks

Single 30 day extension if needed

Estimated Cost


Payment Plan: First payment of $292.25 and a second payment 30 days later of $239.75.

Ways to Learn



3 academic credits


Program Partner

We partnered with with Westcott Courses to offer online remedial, general education and other courses that count towards degree completion.

Upon successful mastery of this course, you will be able to

  • Developed reading, writing, critical thinking and study skills.
  • An understanding of the writing process: prewriting, drafting, editing, revising.
  • Developed the ability to write a well-organized, well-developed, and well-edited essay.
  • Developed the skills needed for the final essay exam.

Course Topics:

  • Discussion/Review of reading strategies
  • Review of writing as a process
  • Analysis of various readings
  • Review strategies for integrating and synthesizing sources into students' own writing
  • Review strategies for writing effective sentences
  • Review strategies for writing effective compositions
  • Develop/revise essays

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Earn your credit in 4 simple steps

Step 1
Register and enroll in your course via Westcott Courses.

Step 2
Once you enroll, Westcott Courses will forward your registration to Brandman University.

Step 3
You will be working directly with Westcott Courses from the beginning to end of the course.

Step 4
Once your course is completed, your grade will be posted with Brandman University and you can then order a transcript.



How it Works

These individual courses are available to anyone in the public who would like to enroll in a math or general education course. Unlike traditional colleges where one must enroll in a degree granting program, Westcott Courses offers individual courses where filling out a one page form makes the course immediately available. Westcott Courses is the teacher of the course and your official transcript with academic semester credits will come from one of our partner universities which are regionally accredited by WASC. Westcott Courses does not appear on the transcript; the transcript will show our courses the same way it would show a traditional class taken on the universities campus without being enrolled as a regular student. View transferring the credits.

Teachers for the Course

The classes are self-paced; however, a teacher is attached to each course who holds at least a master's degree in their field of study (or related). Most of our teachers are teachers who teach the exact same course on either a California State University or California Community college campus.

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