PRIOR TO FALL 2015, THIS COURSE WAS OFFERED AS ENG 365. This course will develop skills in academic writing that can be used in upper-level courses by providing instruction and practice in writing, rhetoric, editing, and information literacy. Students will craft an extended piece of persuasive research writing that covers a topic within their discipline. They will use various rhetorical strategies to present their research, and they will find, evaluate, and synthesize sources from discipline-specific academic databases to support their arguments. In addition, students will learn effective revision strategies, and will utilize APA guidelines to accurately present their writing and ethically site their sources.
Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of ENG 122 (with a C or higher) or be enrolled in a completion degree that requires ENG 310. Please note the minimum passing grade of ENG 310 is a ''C''.