2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    
    Apr 05, 2020  
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BUS 495 - Academic Writing and Research


(HA 495 )

This course will focus on those skills required for scholarly writing in the fields of Health Administration, Human Services, and Management. In addition to reviewing documentation and citation styles, accessing peer-reviewed journals using electronic databases, and knowing how to avoid plagiarism, this course will guide students through the style and structure of professional research writing. First, students will become familiar with the scholarly style of journal articles and will develop the ability to extract relevant information from those articles. Then, students will practice skills of narrowing the subject field, creating an annotated bibliography, writing a literature review, and creating a research question, all in preparation for their Capstone Research Seminar.

Prerequisite: ENG 103 
This course is applicable to the liberal arts requirements of the curriculum.
3 hours a week 1 semester 3 credits.