ENGL398L - Topics in Professional Writing; Scholarly Writing in the Humanities
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This course is aimed primarily at students considering graduate work in the humanities. The course treats academic scholarship as a genre of professional writing and comprises a series of assignments that investigate the norms and procedures of advanced academic writing. Assignments may include a graduate school application essay, a genre review, an annotated bibliography, a journal article, and an oral presentation of article subject matter.

For more information about this course please see the Professional Writing Programs website

http://www.english.umd.edu/academics/professionalwriting/pwp/courses/engl398l

This course satisfies the professional writing requirement. For ENGL majors to receive major credit from this course, they will have to have already fulfilled the professional writing requirement with another course.

Repeatable to 6 credits if content differs.

Prerequisites: 

ENGL101; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department. Restriction: Must have earned a minimum of 60 credits; and junior standing or higher.