Instruction offered under the direction of the Department of Communication, Media and Film.
Academic Writing 201
Introductory Academic Writing I
An introduction to academic writing and to the genres of narrative, critical, and essay writing. Emphasis on developing an effective writing process, reading critically, developing arguments, and using and citing sources. Some emphasis on oral presentations may be included. Course Hours:3 units; H(3-1T) Notes:Certain sections may be restricted to students in particular programs.
An introduction to inquiry-based research writing, from formulating good research questions to conducting an information search, developing an argument, using sources effectively, and revising and editing. A focus on oral presentations may also be included. Course Hours:3 units; H(3-1T) Notes:It is recommended, though not required, that students complete Academic Writing 201 before Academic Writing 203. Certain sections may be restricted to students in particular programs.
An intermediate level course in the writing styles, genres and modes of evidence and reasoning appropriate to academic writing in a specific discipline or disciplines. Emphasis on connections between reading, writing, critical reasoning and, where appropriate, other discourse forms such as oral and electronic presentation. Course Hours:3 units; H(3-0) Notes:Certain sections may be restricted to students in particular programs.