College Writing

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This accelerated course seeks to prepare the more advanced student with the essential writing skills required for college-level coursework. Students will learn how to understand and think critically about the ideas and language of others and how to develop and persuasively articulate their own ideas about selected topics. Assignments include an applied research paper. Thus, the course provides students with intensive practice in critical thinking and academic writing skills, such as reading, researching, drafting, editing, and revising, as well as evaluation of and engagement with examples of rhetorical style in contemporary culture.