Writing in the Discipline
SOC 200 - Writing in the Discipline3 hours An intensive writing course required of all sociology and criminology majors that incorporates both academic and argumentative/persuasive writing in the social sciences. Students will learn the basics of writing research papers and appropriate reference/citation style in preparation for the expectations of higher-level courses in the major. This course emphasizes critical writing, reading, and thinking, employing groundwork in theory, empirical data, and both primary and secondary research relating to the subject matter of sociology and criminology. Students are strongly encouraged to take this course as soon after SOC 110 as possible and before they take upper-division courses requiring research papers.
Prerequisite(s): SOC 110 .