This is a college class that will provide you with an opportunity to improve your reading, writing, and higher level thinking skills. Students will read and analyze assigned essays and novels by professional writers. The focus will be primarily on higher level writing and expository writing with all the state’s English 101 competencies being covered. Students will do extensive research and produce five or more essays. Homework will be assigned almost daily. Since this is a college class, work will be fast paced and challenging. Students who maintain a C or higher will earn college credit through Mesa Community College.