Students will work with SMC faculty and writing
assistants for an opportunity to enroll directly into English 1! Students who
place into English 21A are eligible for this accelerated two-week reading and
writing course for a chance to enroll directly into English 1. In the Academy,
students work with SMC faculty and writing assistants to strengthen their
writing and research skills in preparation for a final paper. Successful
students may skip English 21A and enroll directly into English 1 in fall.
Participants: All new students participating in the First Year Experience (FYE) program who placed into English 21A and desire to take English 1.