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2015-2016 Undergraduate catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate catalog [Archived Catalog]

Writing Intensive Requirement [W]

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Goal: Students will demonstrate advanced research-based critical writing skills.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Students will complete formal writing assignments that entail research drawing from sources that are documented using a recognized style such as APA, Chicago, MLA, a journal-specific style, etc.,
  2. Students will be able to critique the validity and effectiveness of arguments presented by others in the field,
  3. Students will use a planning/drafting/revising process that incorporates self-assessment and/or peer review and includes instructor feedback, and
  4. Students will write using standard American English, including correct punctuation, grammar, and sentence structure.

Any course used to satisfy this requirement must be taken from USD.


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