3 Credit Hours
This course develops knowledge in the techniques of academic writing at the graduate level. Students are expected to develop knowledge about the various types of academic writing – seminar papers, dissertations, grant proposals, etc. They will work on assignments designed to build skills for analyzing writing, editing written work with a view to identifying errors and improving it, and perfecting their own ability to express ideas in an academic format. Students will also gain exposure to commonly used academic citation styles and methods employed within their disciplinary areas.