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Academic and Professional Writing

Program(s): Undergraduate Courses

*Taught Online for Summer 2021*  Academics and professionals need advanced writing skills if they are to communicate effectively and efficiently.  In this intensive, pragmatic course, students master the writing skills they need by first studying and then applying fundamental structures of effective writing.  Each week, students meet in a synchronous small-group seminars to discuss each other's papers and then watch asynchronous lecture videos on a new principle.  Discussion, editing, critiques, and rewrites ensure that all students sharpen their ability to write with clarity and power.

Course Considerations

$35 materials fee. Graduate Students need approval from the University Writing Program to register. Instructor consent required to enroll at graduate (ENGL 33000) level. This course is not open to HS Program students.

Course Overview

Current Grade / Education Level

Undergrad / Grad


Undergraduate Courses

Start Date

June 21

End Date

July 30

Class Details

Primary Instructor

Linda Smith-Brecheisen

Secondary Instructor

Academic Interest

Humanities (e.g., arts, philosophy)
Writing and Literature

Class Specifics

Course Code

ENGL 13000 91

Class Day(s)

Tues Thurs

Class Duration (CST)


12:00 P.M.


Session I

Course Length

6 weeks