Oct 16, 2019
SOC 3560J - Writing in Sociology & Anthropology
Junior level composition course for Sociology and Anthropology majors and students in related fields. Combines writing instruction with consideration of substantive social science topics. Students try various styles of social science writing (book reviews; grant proposals; field notes; interviews; etc.). Prerequisites: (JR OR SR) & 13 HRS SOC/ANT
Requisites: 9 Hours in (ANTH or SOC)
Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 1J
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 seminar
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
- Develop professional work habits, including those necessary for effective collaboration and cooperation with co-authors and peer reviewers.
- Incorporate qualitative and quantitative data as appropriate, into assigned writing clearly, concisely, and logically.
- Practice the qualities of professional rhetoric and writing style appropriate to the disciplines of Sociology and Anthropology.
- Recognize, explain, and use elements of genres of communication appropriate to the disciplines of Sociology and Anthropology.
- Revise and edit effectively in all assignments, including informal media.
- Utilize current resources effectively in locating information for assigned writing and attribute reference sources with proper citation.
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