Prerequisites: CSU General Education Written Communication Placement. Score of 147 or higher on the English Placement Test; “C” or better in ASAM 100S, AFRS 100S, CHLS 104S, ENGL 100S, ALI 150; or consent of instructor. Composition II does not count toward meeting the major requirements. It does count toward graduation and will be included in the overall GPA. Expository writing course designed for first-year students. Satisfies one of the writing requirements for general education at CSULB. Emphasizes academic writing, focusing primarily on analytical reading and thesis-driven writing.