Dual Enrollment with Mt. SAC
Dual Enrollment (Mt. San Antonio College/Diamond Ranch High School)
Qualifying students are afforded the opportunity to take a college level English class at Diamond Ranch High School, earning both high school and college credit. The teacher is an adjunct professor with Mt. San Antonio college and a teacher at Diamond Ranch High School. While students take the course on the DRHS campus, they are treated as college students and the course will post on to a college transcript.
Qualifying students take English IA/80 the first semester and English IC second semester.
ENGL 1A Freshman Composition 4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC) 10 High School Credits with honors designation
Prerequisite: ENGL 68 or satisfactory score on the English Placement Test
Develops effective expository writing skills and investigates the principles and methods of composition as applied to the research process and the writing of essays. Emphasizes critical reading of academic material.
ENGL 80 Writing Support 1 Unit (Not Degree Applicable) (May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Corequisite: ENGL 1A
Analysis and writing of paragraphs and essays. Review and development of effective interdisciplinary writing skills, including organization, integration of evidence and supporting details, and revision.
ENGL 1C Critical Thinking and Writing 4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC) 10 High School Credits with honors designation
Prerequisite: ENGL 1A or ENGL 1AH
Develops critical thinking, reading, and writing skills beyond the level achieved in ENGL 1A. Increases the student's capacity for logical analysis and argumentative writing.