2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    May 14, 2021  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

System Goal #1: Written Communication

Credit Hours: 6

Students will write effectively and responsibly and will understand and interpret the written expression of others.

Student Learning Outcomes

As a result of taking courses meeting this goal, students will:

  1. Write using standard American English, including correct punctuation, grammar, and sentence structure;
  2. Write logically;
  3. Write persuasively, with a variety of rhetorical strategies (e.g., expository, argumentative, descriptive);
  4. Incorporate formal research and documentation into their writing, including research obtained through modern, technology-based research tools.

Each course meeting this goal includes the following student learning outcomes:

Required: #1, #2, #3, and #4

Note: Student enrollment in the initial English course is determined by the Board of Regents placement guideline.