EPB 50100 Academic & Professional Writing for Business Students

This course is designed to introduce non-native English speakers to the conventions and expectations of U.S. graduate academic writing and develop their abilities to follow those conventions. Particular emphasis will be given to the organization of student writing. Topics will include: academic formatting, academic integrity, paraphrasing, citation, and referencing; thesis writing; presentation, support, and development of ideas; coherence, language formality, language accuracy, and punctuation. Work will be conducted primarily in small groups to allow for the optimum student participation and production. This course aims to prepare students to submit academically appropriate written work and to meet the expectations of the U.S. graduate classroom.