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Reading books, magazines and websites can take you to faraway places. Accurately interpreting information can land you a job. Granted, English can be a tricky language, but reading, writing and understanding English is key to developing critical thinking skills, clear and effective communication, and successful leadership skills. Build your confidence at Ridgewater!
Now offering English Pathway! If you complete a Transfer Pathway degree program at Ridgewater College and are admitted to any of the 7 Minnesota State universities, you will be guaranteed junior status and given assurance that all 60 college credits will count toward the related bachelor’s degree.
Knowledge you will gain
- Critical and creative reading and writing
- Composition processes
- Textual analysis
- Scholarly information gathering and integration
- Deep understanding of a wide range of current topics
English courses at Ridgewater offer great variety. Learn to express yourself better, write academic research, or study classic or modern literature. Ridgewater’s dedicated English faculty can prepare you to write your club’s minutes or advance you to your next challenge at a transfer university. We have a strong developmental English sequence, but also student-centered, challenging humanities options. Through class dialogue, varied class structures, and available faculty, we strive to help students become productive citizens who understand English so they may use it for successful communication.
Attributes that help students thrive
- Available, approachable faculty
- Low student-to-teacher ratios for personal attention
- Challenging coursework to prepare students for transfer universities
- Free, supportive, academic tutoring
- Easily transferable credits
- Affordable tuition
Improving your English is not only about correct grammar, but it’s also about comprehending and communicating ideas. Take a class or two to strengthen your foundation or begin your journey toward a bachelor’s degree at Ridgewater College. Hundreds of students complete their first two years of virtually any four-year degree at Ridgewater where tuition is very affordable before transferring to their preferred university.
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