College Writing - Excelsior College
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Catalog number: ENGx110
Description: The UExcel examination in College Writing measures knowledge and understanding of the material typically taught in an introductory, one-semester course in college writing. The examination measures the ability to organize knowledge, ideas, and information; to adopt rhetorical strategies such as narration, illustration, explanation, and description in appropriate ways; to adopt and maintain a tone and point of view appropriate for a specified audience and rhetorical situation; to develop and maintain a controlling idea and a coherent organization; and to write within the rhetorical, syntactic, and mechanical conventions of Standard Written American English. (Extended response examination.)
Exam Type: Extended Response
Credit / Level: 3.0 / Lower
Exam Fee: $110*
* Fee shown is for the exam only. Other associated expenses such as books and study resources, or travel, lodging, or providing any required documentation or background checks, are additional.