Learn about our English composition college course
Penn Foster College's online English Composition course¹ can help you improve your writing skills. This online course will allow you to polish and enhance your writing process, techniques, and body of work. Professional writers can work for different companies writing articles, short stories, news stories, textbooks, and copy for advertising. This course is a great first step towards exploring a career as a professional writer.
You can even transfer credits to Penn Foster College programs or to another school. Credits earned in Penn Foster College programs may transfer to some, but not all, learning institutions. Students who plan to continue their education with another school after completing coursework at Penn Foster College should check with that school regarding credit transfer policies. No form of accreditation guarantees that any learning institution will accept credits from any school as transfer credits.
English Composition Program Details
Here are some of the learning objectives for the English Composition online course:
- Effectively use free writing and brainstorming
- Perfect your ability to edit and revise your writing
- Apply techniques for getting the reader’s attention
- Write descriptive essays, first-person narratives, reflective essays, persuasive essays, and effective thesis statements
Textbook: Successful College Writing
Supplement: The Little, Brown Essential Handbook
You will need high-speed internet access to begin your program. You will need access to a Microsoft® Windows® based computer running Windows XP® or later or an Apple® Mac® computer running OS X® or later, and an email account to complete your program with Penn Foster College.