WRIT1000Y -

Writing 1000

Writing 1000

Introduction to Academic Writing

Credit hours: 3.0

Contact hours per week:


This course is designed to develop skills in critical reading and writing at the university level. The course includes the critical reading of assigned texts and an introduction to expository writing, including description, analysis, persuasion and other strategies of academic discourse. Special attention will be paid throughout to conventions of English usage.


This course may NOT be included among the 13 courses required for the major in English for the B.A., BASc., or B.A./B.Mgt., or for the major in English/English Language Arts Education for the B.A./B.Ed.

This course does NOT satisfy the prerequisite for 2000-level courses in English.

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