Critical Reading, Writing and Thinking

Course Description

This course allows students to develop critical thinking skills and the ability to apply these skills to reading and writing. Students will practice analytical and argumentative academic essays based on the reading of complex texts, and the use of outside research leading to analysis, comparison and synthesis, and a documented research paper.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
37753 EWRT 2 1PD M······ 10:30 AM-11:20 AM Christine Chai ONLINE
··W···· 10:30 AM-11:20 AM MLC110
······· TBA-TBA

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2022-01-03 to 2022-03-25.

Footnote Information

EWRT-002-1PD: This is a HYBRID PUENTE PROJECT class that has both online and ON CAMPUS attendance requirements. Students must have access to a computer, the internet, and an individual e-mail address. The online component uses the Canvas course management system; please see the class schedule for information on the weekly ON CAMPUS meetings.This section is designated for the Puente Program and must be taken with CLP5.1PD CRN#36362. If interested in joining the Puente Program, please visit our website at http://www.deanza.edu/puente/. Applications are reviewed late Spring quarter of each year.

Course Details

5 Units
Five hours lecture (60 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


See general education pages for the requirements this course meets.
Not open to students with credit in EWRT 2H.
EWRT 1A or EWRT 1AH or (EWRT 1AS and EWRT 1AT) or ESL 5.
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