In these courses, students will learn how to communicate effectively according to purpose using written, oral, and/or audio-visual methods. While these courses may have a focus on teaching writing, they also offer opportunities for students to develop projects in a range of formats, including oral or visual communication.
Students must complete six (6) credit hours (two courses) in Writing and Communication with a grade of C or better in both courses. One course is required at the 1000-level, and the second course at the 1000- or 2000-level.
Writing and Communication Student Learning Outcomes:
- Students will demonstrate awareness of context, audience, and purpose of the assigned task(s) including following expectations appropriate to a specific discipline and/or task(s) for organization, content, and conventions.
- Students will use and document appropriate, credible research materials and integrate those materials with the student’s ideas and/or primary research materials.
- Students will reflect on their use of varying writing and communication strategies when composing, revising, and editing course projects, including responding to feedback they receive on emerging drafts.