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Applied Psychology Degree Program

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Professional Core Course Descriptions

WRIT 220 - RESEARCH WRITING: EXPLORING PROFESSIONAL IDENTITIES

This is an intermediate course focusing on the composition of research papers. Students in this course prepare to be active participants in professional discourse communities by examining and practicing the writing conventions associated with their own fields of study and work. By calling attention to the conventions of disciplinary writing, the course also prepares students for upper-division college writing and the special conventions of advanced academic discourse. Course activities include three extended research papers, semi-formal writing addressing interdisciplinary communication, and readings fostering critical engagement with disciplinary conversations.

WRIT 320 - BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL WRITING

This is an advanced composition course that focuses on writing for business and professional purposes. Students will review the writing conventions commonly expected within business and professional environments, as well as strategies for analyzing rhetorical situations within those environments. Coursework includes analysis, revision, and research exercises, as well as substantial practice in composing business correspondence. The final project is an extensive, researched business proposal developed in stages and presented to the class. Students will be encouraged to relate course materials to their major programs and workplace experiences.

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The above list of courses only represents a portion of the courses required for a bachelor's degree. View the bachelor's degree full curriculum.

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