Academic Program - Transitional English
The transitional English department at Carroll Community College seeks to prepare students to transition successfully into college level coursework with the ability to write an emerging essay in a beginning college level writing style.
- Goal 1: Students will write a well-constructed paragraph with a clear topic sentence, specific details that support the topic sentence, and an effective concluding sentence.
- Goal 2: Students will write a well-constructed emerging essay with a clearly worded, sophisticated thesis, supporting paragraphs with specific details, and an effective conclusion.
- Goal 3: Students will demonstrate appropriate use of expression in writing, such as varied sentence structure and word choice.
- Goal 4: Students will demonstrate the ability to write using correct grammar and punctuation.
Chair, Department of Academic Services