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BSc (Earth Science Major)(TB) - Introduction to Academic Writing

English 1015 Introduction to Academic Writing
An introduction to university-level standards of composition, revision, editing, research, and documentation. A review of English grammar (word and sentence level) and rhetorical forms (paragraph level and beyond), and a study of the methods and conventions of academic argumentation and research, with an emphasis on finding and evaluating sources, formulating research questions, developing arguments, and composing various types of analyses including academic essays.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Students who have previous credit in English 1011, 1031, or 1500 may not take English 1015 for credit.
Course Classifications: Type A: Humanities