2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Sep 25, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

SGR Goal #1

Written Communication

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), and
  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: a, b, c, and d

Required Credit Hours

Associate Degrees 6 Credit Hours
Baccalaureate Degrees 6 Credit Hours


Student enrollment in the initial English course is determined by the Academic Affairs Guidelines 7.6.B English Placement Guidelines.