Writing for Academic Success (INTS 103.3)

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Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
INTS 103 62 January 2017 Celene Sidloski (primary instructor)
INTS 103 61 September 2016 Celene Sidloski (primary instructor)


The purpose of this course is to help students become stronger writers. To the end of sculpting effective essays, the course will teach students the principles of good reading; essay structure; editing and revision; and the effective use of rhetoric. The course proceeds upon the premise that clear writing is rooted in sound grammar, and that even analysis cannot properly proceed without this basis. For this reason, the course will necessarily include instruction in grammar.


Students are encouraged to take this course in their first year to maximize the opportunity to increase success in later courses. However, it may be taken as an elective requirement at any time.

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