ELAN 101A Introduction to College Writing, Part 1

The stretch composition courses are designed to fulfill the English 101 requirement in a modified, two-semester model. ELAN 101A is the first semester of the stretch model, and is specifically designed for non-native English speakers. It adds intensive work in grammar, punctuation, building confidence and skill as a writer, and the expectations of American academic writing. Students in ELAN 101A will work individually and in groups to observe and produce writing for both academic and workplace settings. The course explores the writing and revision process and reviews grammar, editing, and proofreading as applied in students’ writing. Writing will grow from different purposes as students compose for varied audiences, formats, and media; this includes business documents, research-based academic and general writing, reflections, and presentations. Critical thinking and information literacy are included in this course. Students who succeed in this course will produce professional- Ensign College 2021-2022 Academic Catalog | 219 quality writing that is clear, concise, evidence-driven and persuasive. Students who enroll in ELAN 101A are encouraged to take ELAN 87 concurrently.


3 credits


See the English Department’s "Directed Self Placement Guide."




Fall, Winter, Spring